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Pebble in the Pond Annual General Meeting

Thursday June 10, 2010
6 pm – 8 pm
Breakwater Books
6812A Alberni
Powell River, BC

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Everyone is welcome to attend and participate in the meeting. We welcome your ideas on how to reduce plastic garbage in our community! Pebble in the Pond will report out on the many successful activities undertaken in the past year, and the amazing progress Powell River has made as a community. We will also provide a preview of projects planned in the next 12 months. Membership fees have played a key role in helping Pebble in the Pond make a big splash that is making good waves in our community.

If you’re not a member or haven’t renewed your membership yet, we welcome you to join us as a member before or at the meeting.

Special Event to Follow:
“Sweetness from Ashes” book presentation and African fundraiser with Marlyn Horsdal at 7 PM. Click here for more information on the special event.

May 3, 2010:

Here are Pebble in the Pond’s Earth Day Heroes Writing contest winners! Congratulations to everyone!

1st Prize and Oceanview’s Earth Day Hero is Mikayla Likar for her poem “Make a Change”

2nd Prize: Cassandra King for her poem “Earth”

3rd Prize: Kerin Fogarty for her word poem: Planet without Plastic!

Hon. Mention Certificates went to: Ben L., Jessie Whitehouse and Nicole Ure

1st Prize and Edgehill’s Earth Day Hero is Aidan Devereaux for his rap: P.I.P Plastic

2nd Prize: Tyler Pielle for his poem: Earth Day Poem

3rd Prize: Carly McKay for her comic: Recycle It!

Hon. Mention Certificates went to: Shelby Elliott

Kelly Creek is the winning school for Overall School Entries!

1st Prize and Kelly Creek’s Earth Day Hero is Lani Barrett for:Get Rid of It

2nd Prize: Austin Ackerman for his poem: Plastic Bags

3rd Prize: Kaci Ellerby for: Plastic

Hon. Mention Certificates went to: Devin Kenmuir, Jesse Burge and Elisa Almquist Hooff

Home Schooled: 1st Prize: Jaxon Lee for “My Pledge”

2nd Prize: Gabe Dalpiaz for “I Have a Dream”

April 19, 2010:

For Immediate Release
Pebble in the Pond President Judi Tyabji to Speak at Earth Day in Vancouver, Victoria

POWELL RIVER (APRIL 19, 2010)— Chapters Indigo Books & Music is partnering with some
of BC’s most prominent not-for-profits to celebrate Earth Day in Vancouver & Victoria, and
Powell River-based Pebble in the Pond ( was included in the invitation to present.

The “Read Local, Buy Local” series consists of 28 free sessions open to the public, including
family activities, readings, talks and demonstrations.

Judi Tyabji will speak on Saturday, April 24 at the Chapters in Vancouver at 2505 Granville
Street at 1 p.m. and in Victoria on Sunday, April 25 at Chapters in Victoria at 1212 Douglas

Street at 3 p.m. She invites anyone who is traveling to either city to come and cheer her on in a gesture of solidarity for Earth Day. For the full event schedule, visit:

View full press release: click here

For more information about Earth Day events at Willingdon Beach or to volunteer, please visit or phone 604.483.8987  end_of_the_skype_highlighting email:

April 19, 2010:

PROJECT WATER WAGON: Providing clean, fresh & FREE filtered drinking water at community celebrations. Let’s eliminate the need for the thousands of (expensive!) plastic bottles of water used every year at Powell River festivals alone. This small investment will garner a huge return for our environment and us! Read More

April 18, 2010:

Passionate about the environment AND looking for a summer job? PIP is hiring! Check out our Youth Eco-Intern job posting! CLICK HERE

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