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North Van dad opens ball training facility

THIS summer, the North Shore's passion for baseball was out in full force during the 2011 Little League National Championships. But North Vancouver dad Stephan Grisbrook, whose three sons play the sport, noticed that something was missing.

Community bulletin board

Musicians Wanted: The West Vancouver Concert Band, an adult band for brass, wind and drum instruments is looking for new members. They practise Mondays (September to June) from 8 to 9: 45 p.m. at the West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr.

options for volunteers

THE FOLLOWING is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society.

Pink Ribbon Tea Locations and Details

- The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver will hold Pink Ribbon Tea throughout October with $2 from each afternoon tea donated to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation; www.cbcf.org.

what's going on

Gospel Choir at Mount Seymour United: Feel the passion and power of gospel music. All voices are welcome and music reading is not required. The choir sings at worship on the Sunday following the practice.

Anonymous art wanted for show

FOR those collectors who value the art more than the artist, the Anonymous Art Show is looking for painters to colour their canvasses for the November opening.

NV student honoured for community work

CAPILANO University student Abbid Jaffer was awarded a scholarship for his commitment to supporting community members who struggle with mental health issues.
PHOTOS: Coho Festival

PHOTOS: Coho Festival

Options for volunteers

THE FOLLOWING is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society.

Writing sessions to spark stories about mom

SONS and daughters hoping to chronicle the turbulence and triumph of their mother's life can get counsel and support at writing workshops at North Vancouver libraries this September.