Category: STORIES

Halalt library makes news in Cowichan Valley

The opening of the new library at Halalt by new Lt. Governor Judy Guichon was covered by local news media. As project coordinator Bob Blacker explained, the library is like a community centre, designed to suit the needs of many.…

New Lt. Governor Judy Guichon opens library

More than 1,750 books already lined the shelves at the Halalt/ Lyackson Community Library Wednesday morning but Lt. Governor Judith Guichon added to the collection with a donation of her own during the building’s official opening. More

A visit from Big Bob inspires Lions Gate Club

Why would any organization take on the task of “partnering” with a remote First Nations community whom they have never met?  Why shoulder the task of fundraising and the other attendant details that emanate from such a commitment? For members…

Lions Gate Rotary of North Vancouver partners with Oweekeno

It may seem a strange mix, but an upscale Vancouver community organization has agreed to “partner” with a remote First Nations band to promote literacy and other initiatives. The Lionsgate Rotary Club of North Vancouver has made an official commitment…

Video explains the Write to Read Project

The Write to Read project is “community based,” which means it is not underwritten by any level of government or other funding mechanism. The project needs books, computers, donations, volunteers, mentors and skills from people like you. The purpose, history…

Daybreak club is first past the post

Anyone who has ever met her will agree that Shirley-Pat Gale is a human dynamo. The driving force from the Williams Lake Daybreak Rotary Club is the hidden secret behind forming the partnership that resulted in the opening of the…

Britco Commits to Building 5 More Libraries

Britco Structures of Langley has been a prime sponsor of the Lt. Governor Steven Point’s aboriginal literacy initiative from the beginning. The company, which builds modular trailers on its property in suburban Langley, donated the first modular trailer to the…