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Community Sports Organizations Build Heroes

Looking at children enjoying sports on the North Shore's playing fields, it's easy to forget that it takes hours of hard work by dedicated volunteers to make it all happen.

The Jim Martin Memorial Society

Building on a Legacy of Excellence

NV's Cascadia receives grant

REPRESENTATIVES of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada Foundation Leadership Grants Program recently handed out 50 grants to charities across Canada and one North Shore organization was among the recipients.

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Local Author Series: Young adult author KC Dyer will read from Facing Fire Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6: 30 p.m. at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. A question and answer period will follow the reading. Free. Info: www.nvcl.
News Around the World - February 12, 2012

News Around the World - February 12, 2012

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.

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Kitten and Cat Adoptions: The Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association will hold an adoption event Feb. 12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at PetSmart, 1325 Main St., North Van. To start the adoption process in advance of this event, apply online at www.

Calendar

GALLERIES Bellevue Gallery: 2475 Bellevue Ave., West Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5: 30 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and outside gallery hours by appointment. Info: www.bellevuegallery.ca.

Eco film night in W. Van

ECOURBIA Network will present a screening of DIRT! the Movie, March 14 at Kay Meek Centre. Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis, the film looks at the environmental, economic, social and political significance of soil.

Green guide

Cedar Lecture Series - Hellebores - Jewels of the Winter Garden: Discover the botany, ecology and distribution of hellebores as well as their history in western gardens Thursday, Feb. 9, 7: 30 p.m.
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