Come out for a work party this weekend at Signal Hill Elementary as the new playground is installed. Bring your shovels and rakes, get the playground bedding in place for opening May 14, and enjoy a free hotdog lunch. "We are hoping to see many of our parents and students at the playground with shovels … Continue reading The Great Pemberton Playground Build Wants You! May 10 + 11
This weekend, the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation hosts its 21st annual TELUS Winter Classic. The non-profit is the ultimate Fairy Godmother in this corridor, most recently committing $240,000 to make Pemberton's Community Barn a reality. That's over and above the money they've granted in 2013 to the Pemberton BMX Society, Ull'us Child Care Centre Playground, Pemberton … Continue reading Shout Out: Whistler Blackcomb Foundation
A Shout Out for the New Year: On December 8th, my son and his uncle took Pacific Coach Lines (PCL) from Vancouver to Whistler after a hockey game. My son Oliver is 9 years old and was pretty sleepy by the time they arrived in Whistler. He left his Vancouver #1 finger on the bus. … Continue reading Shout Out: Pacific Coach and a great start to 2014!
Earlier this month, the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation made a lot of local kids very very happy, when they announced their grants, including a generous $35,000 gift to the Pemberton BMX Society to purchase a new start gate. The Foundation, which has awarded more than $7.8 million in grants since 1993, distributed $145,000 this month, and … Continue reading Shout Out: Whistler Blackcomb Foundation
If you know someone who Brings people and communities together in spirit of collaboration and cooperation, Empowers individuals and communities to make healthy lifestyle choices, Strengthens individual or community resilience through the provision of health or community services, and Exemplifies community caring and responsibility or who actively is working towards: Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Choices Increasing … Continue reading Nominate a Wellness Champion
If you do acts, small or large, to look after our local environment, then here's to you. (Thanks for the inspiration, Maxine Bruce.)
A belated shout-out to Lil'wat Nation's Public Works team, who worked 48 hours straight last week, to reconnect the community's water.