Gabriola Chamber of Commerce Giveaway!

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WIN! a Weekend Getaway to @Gabriola Island, BC To win you must LIKE the Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce FaceBook Page, SHARE the post & COMMENT on the post. Winner will be announced April 17th. 2 Nights Accommodation – Ferry Pass – Dinning – Shopping – Recreation and MORE!! The Gabriola Chamber of Commerce would like to… Read more »

The Chair Affair

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On January 31, 2015 the Gabriola Arts Council will be presenting The Chair Affair fundraiser to help cover some of the costs of improvements to the W.I. Hall. 45 original chairs that have called the W.I. Hall home for many years have been designed, decorated and transformed into works of art by many of Gabriola’s… Read more »

Polar Bear Swim 2015!!!

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Yesterday was Gabriola’s annual polar swim at Twin Beaches Provincial Park. My eldest daughter was determined this year that she would join a few friends and make the plunge. The outside temperature was a “balmy” 2 degrees and apparently the water was absolutely frigid. She even took a second quick dip and came out cold… Read more »

Our New Website!!!

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We are proud to announce the completion of our new stylish, informative and easy to use website!! We are extremely happy with the finished product! To get the word out about our new site and share some holiday cheer we have decided to hold a Holiday Give Away. There are 2 ways to enter: visit… Read more »

Fall Fair

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One of our favourite things to do at the end of the summer is to enter things in the Fall Fair at the Gabriola Commons. This year all the girls as well as myself and my mother entered displays. The kids entered miniature gardens, dried flower arrangements, cookies, vegetable art and mom and I entered… Read more »