The Powtown Post

Stories and photos from Powell River, BC.

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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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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Quit Smoking and Win $250 Cash from BC Lung Association

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016

Quit Smoking and Win $250 Cash from BC Lung Association

Share this!On January 3, the BC Lung Association is challenging ‘wannabe’ quitters to take a breather for 24 hours and quit smoking. They’re also offering a $250 cash prize as an extra incentive (the winner will be randomly drawn). There’s no catch. The BC Lung Association simply wants as many British Columbians to quit smoking as possible, and they know that while most smokers want...

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Texada’s Tight-knit community keeps students warm this winter

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016

Texada’s Tight-knit community keeps students warm this winter

Share this!The worst part about winter on the West Coast is getting your socks wet. The best part? When you take off your cold, soggy socks after a particularly damp day and change into warm, wool slippers. Thanks to a kind group of knitters on Texada Island, school kids at the local elementary are keeping their feet warm this winter in newly-knit, wool slippers. So far, 15 hand-knit slippers...

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Swing Into Great Savings this Christmas Season with BC Lung Association

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016

Swing Into Great Savings this Christmas Season with BC Lung Association

Share this!Looking for a great way to support lung health and clean air initiatives throughout BC, as well as save money at your local golf course? The BC Lung Association’s Golf Privilege Club® Membership Book is back this year, and offers money-saving deals at almost 100 golf courses throughout BC and Washington State. “It’s the perfect gift for all the golf-lovers on your Christmas list,”...

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Inclusion BC Month: Paul Stroomer says, “Thank you for saving my life.”

Posted by on Oct 15, 2016

Inclusion BC Month: Paul Stroomer says, “Thank you for saving my life.”

Share this!October is Inclusion BC Month Founded in 1955, Inclusion BC is a provincial non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the participation of people with developmental disabilities in all aspects of community life. It provides support, education and advocacy, where and when it’s needed, breaking down barriers and building communities that include people of all abilities. A founding...

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