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There’s now an app for reporting illegal trash dumping

Posted by on May 25, 2017

There’s now an app for reporting illegal trash dumping

Share this!Nowadays, there seems to be an app for everything. But did you ever think you could use an app to report illegal trash that has been dumped in our beautiful trails? Enter the Trash Out app. Here’s a snippet from the CBC.ca article about it: District officials in Powell River, on the northern part of B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, are encouraging residents to download the Trash Out...

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Powell River Golfers Swing into Spring with BC Lung Association’s Golf Savings Book

Posted by on May 5, 2017

Powell River Golfers Swing into Spring with BC Lung Association’s Golf Savings Book

Share this!The BC Lung Association is encouraging golf lovers province-wide to pick up a Golf Savings Book. For $35, this fundraising book offers great deals and discounts on golf courses across BC and Washington State, all while supporting the BC Lung Association and the one in five British Columbians living with lung disease. “The sun is out and flowers are blooming – so it’s a great time to...

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Vote for Your Picks in the 2017 Best of Powell River Awards

Posted by on May 1, 2017

Vote for Your Picks in the 2017 Best of Powell River Awards

Share this! Powtown Post and Powell River Living have teamed up once again to bring you the 2nd Annual Best of Powell River Awards! Vote for your favourite local things, businesses, and people in the categories of Civic Pride, Arts, Food & Drink, Retail, and Outdoors. Here’s what you need to know: The August issue of Powell River Living will feature a full report of the top three...

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Hey Powell River: Join the Hike for Hospice!

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017

Hey Powell River: Join the Hike for Hospice!

Share this!On April 10th, 2014, five Powell River citizens came together to create the board of directors for the Powell River Hospice Society. They shared a common mission: to create a community based, non-profit organization, offering social, emotional and spiritual support to individuals at the end of their life – through compassion, respect and care, aimed at quality of living and a good...

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Drink and Dash for the BOMB Squad

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017

Drink and Dash for the BOMB Squad

Share this! Pavement Pounders pound drinks for a good cause The Powell River Pavement Pounders are a group of running enthusiasts who decided to create a fun event for the community that would benefit those who create and maintain our wonderful trail networks. That event is the Drink and Dash 10km fun run. All proceeds from the Drink and Dash event go to the BOMB Squad. The Drink and Dash 10...

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