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Freeing the Words Support Group

Freeing the Words Support Group offers a confidential place for women, men, and couples who are barren (unable to conceive or successfully produce their children). It is a space where everyone is heard with respect, empathy and dignity. This group is non-denominational and all are welcome. The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month (except Boxing Day) from 7–8:30 pm at

Tear the Tab fundraiser

Lions Club International (District N-1) has partnered with The Shriners Hospital for Children Canada through a campaign entitled Tear the Tab.

All aluminum tabs from food and beverage containers are removed, amassed and are exchanged for the top market price for the aluminum.  The money raised is donated to the hospital in Montreal and is used to purchase equipment, for training for doctors

Call for Submissions

32nd Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards

The PEI Writers’ Guild is accepting submissions for the 32nd Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards. Deadline to submit is February 28, 2019 at 9 pm (AST).

For over 30 years, the Island Literary Awards have recognized the best in Island writing by writers of all ages. Cash prizes are awarded to individuals who place first, second and third in both the

Engage PEI

Engage PEI encourages Islanders to join one of the more than 70 government boards that align with their interests and knowledge. Some of the boards currently seeking new members are: Community Care Facilities and Nursing Homes Board; Learning Partners Advisory Council; and Provincial Apprenticeship Board. Up to 20 vacancies become available every month. For a full list of vacancies, and to apply, go to

Be an In-School Mentor

Who can be a mentor? You can! Kids need real people with real experience to help them realize their dreams.  Spend an hour a week with a child at his or her school. Whether you are playing games, making crafts or just chatting, you can have fun while providing the guidance and support a child needs to succeed. Imagine who they will become because of you. Volunteer today. For more information,

Tulips for CT scanner

QEH Foundation’s Tulips for the QEH sale is on February 28. Businesses and individuals are encouraged to pre-order tulip bouquets before February 21 by calling the QEH Foundation office at 902-894-2425 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Volunteers with the QEH Foundation will offer free delivery to businesses in the Greater

Taking Care of Women’s Business

Campaign moves to February

The aim of the “Taking Care of Women’s Business. Period. 28-day campaign” is to collect product or monetary donations to address the need for feminine hygiene products for PEI food banks. The provincial PEI Women’s Institute and branches want to ensure there are sufficient feminine hygiene products for the increasing number of clients across PEI. Over 500 women, not

Ostomy Supplies Program

Beginning January 1, 2019, more than 580 Islanders living with a permanent ostomy are eligible for financial assistance. Islanders can access the forms required to apply to the new Ostomy Supplies Program online or call the PEI Pharmacare Program toll-fee 1-877-577-3737. Additional ostomy support will continue to be provided for low-income individuals who quality for AccessAbility Supports through

Island Literary Awards

The PEI Writers’ Guild has announced that the 32nd Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards Gala will be taking place on May 18 at the Rodd Charlottetown. The Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty Creative Writing Awards for Young People will be handed out during an afternoon ceremony and the Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards (18+) awards will be handed out during an evening ceremony. During

Bowl for Kids Sake needs you

A best friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have. Raise a pot of gold for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Prince Edward Island and help provide a mentor for a child who is waiting. Register your Bowl for Kids Sake team today. Join organizers March 2 or 3 for a St Patrick’s Day themed bowling party which includes Tim Hortons Treats, Pepsi products, and great prizes. Imagine who

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