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RE-USE-IT CENTRE Open daily, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the recycling depot in Function Junction. New or used items that are clean, in good shape and working order will be accepted.

tetra Society, whistler chapter This non-profit volunteer-based organization creates assistive devices for people with disabilities. Project requests and volunteers, particularly those with mechanical and design skills, are needed. Contact Carolyn at 604-932-0955 or go to www.tetrasociety.org for info.

THE ART ROOM Drop into this open studio at the Whistler Secondary School every Tuesday from 6:15 to 9:15 p.m. Equipment is available such as a printing press, photo lab and pottery wheel. $8.50 drop in fee. Call Stephanie for info at 604-902-1433. Classes start October 4.

TOASTMASTERS CLUB Interested in mastering communication skills, conducting meetings and delivering speeches in a friendly group and supportive environment? Drop in for free to the Whistler Toastmasters Club every Wed. at 5:30 p.m. at the Spruce Grove Field House. For info call Ralph Forsyth at 604-905-8997.

WHISTLER ADAPTIVE SKI PROGRAM This non-profit organization provides ski experiences for people with disabilities and is accepting donations of used skis, jackets, helmets, etc. for the upcoming winter season. Contact the program at adaptiveski@intrawest.com or 604-905.2071.

WHISTLER ANIMALS GALORE WAG is a no-kill animal shelter dedicated to protecting and enhancing the lives of lost, unwanted and homeless animals. Take part in volunteer dog walking every day from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. Call 604-935-8364 or stop by the shelter located on Nesters Road by the recycling depot.

WHISTLER ARTS COUNCIL Whistler’s central resource for the arts. Full arts and culture listings for events at www.whistlerartscouncil.com. The arts council has a comprehensive artist directory and produces numerous programs, events and performances year-round. For info call 604-938-9221 or info@whistlerartscouncil.com.

WHISTLER BOTTLE DEPOT Open for the end of summer Thursday, September 1 through to Tuesday, September 6. Closed September 5. Normal hours are Friday-Monday, noon-4 p.m. at the recycling depot on Nesters Road, next to municipal works yard. Most drinkable containers are now on the deposit-refund system. Commercial loads accepted by appointment. Call

604-932-3733.

WHISTLER EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE CENTRE Computer and Internet access, job postings and employment resources. Open Mon-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 604-932-6281 ext. 11. Located in the Chamber office above the Visitor Information Centre.

WHISTLER FISHERIES STEWARDSHIP GROUP The WFSG exists to restore Whistler’s waterways through education, projects, advocacy, and community partnerships. There are volunteer opportunities throughout the summer for water quality sampling, fish monitoring, educational programs and habitat restoration. Call 604-935-8323 or e-mail Veronica Woodruff at vwoodruff@whistler.ca.

WHISTLER HOUSING AUTHORITY Provides long-term rental and ownership housing for Whistler residents. All eligible residents can register with the WHA to purchase or rent a resident restricted property. For details visit www.whistlerhousing.ca. The WHA also provides a free rental listing service for landlords. The office is located in Creekside. Visit www.whistlerhousing.ca.