Christmas Craft Fair

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Every year the Parents Advisory Council organizes an amazing Christmas Craft Fair held at the elementary school. This year I have the pleasure of organizing the event which is a rather large job. This fundraiser is the biggest one done by our PAC and last year brought in over $10,000. The money is used for… Read more »

Helping Hands

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On June 9th Robert of Robert’s Place will be donating food and time to cook up a lunch as a fundraiser for People for a Healthy Community!  The cost of lunch will be by donation and all the funds raised will be donated to PHC.  PHC recently got word that the Gaming Commission grant money… Read more »

Shake Your Can…Literally!

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On Saturday May 1st between 1 and 3pm in Folklife Village on Gabriola Pat Maloney, Kerry Sorrenti and myself, will be shaking our can for money!  Well the PHC (people for a healthy community) garbage can to be exact:)  This is part of the Shake Your Can Drive put on by the Gabriola Arts Council… Read more »

Shake Your Can!

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I am a board member at People for a Healthy Community (PHC) and we have entered an artistic garbage can, designed by Gabriola’s very own Jeff Molloy, in the Art Councils “Shake your Can” event.  Done with the encaustic method and utilizing Jeff’s common crow theme this is a fabulous one of a kind piece… Read more »