ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA, WHISTLER SECTION Outdoor club focused on mountaineering, ski touring, climbing and hiking. Trip schedule www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/sections/whistler.html. Call 604-902-1772 for details.
AWARE The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment is a non-profit, member-driven organization dedicated to preserving the environment and moving toward environmental sustainability. AWARE meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Westin Resort & Spa. For more info about AWARE: www.awarewhistler.org
BIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS The In School Mentoring Program is starting at Spring Creek Elementary in February 2006. If you are a male and have one hour per week (11:30-12:30) on a Tuesday or Thursday and you want to make a difference in the life of a child, call Kim ASAP at 604-938-9299.
Career Counselling Looking for help with career direction? Call the Whistler Employment Resource Centre at 604-932-6281 ext. 11 for an appointment.
Canadian home Builders Assn The Sea to Sky Chapter of the CHBA meets every second Wednesday at El Tipos in Creekside from 12-1 p.m. Members and non-members welcome. Contact Bronwen at email@example.com.
COUNCIL OF CANADIANS The Whistler chapter invites locals to engage in discussions of Canadian sovereignty, social justice, water issues, heathcare, security issues and international trade. Contact Betty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB The Whistler Residents Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at MY Place. Visitors and new members are warmly welcomed. For info or partnership arrangements call Shirley at 604-932-5368 or Astrid at 604-938-9274.
ELIZABETH MANSO VISITING VOLUNTEERS A volunteer support group for the incapacitated who do not have the support, help and comfort needed. In case of confinement to home, either terminal or temporary, the group can be called upon for assistance. Call the Whistler Community Services Society at
Get bEAR Smart SOCIETy People and Bears Living in Harmony. Learn more about coexisting with bears in your backyard. Call us at 604-905-4209 or at www.bearsmart.com.
Girl guides The Girl Guides, Sparks, Brownies and Pathfinders (ages 5-15) meet weekly Sept. to May. For info contact Cherie at 604-894-5443 or Shelagh at 604-932-9675.
MATURE ACTION COMMITTEE (MAC) MACs goal is to create resident housing projects for seniors that respond to their special needs and desire to remain in Whistler, such that long term residents can mature in place. Call 604-932-6167 or
My millennium place Whistlers community centre for arts, culture and inspiration. Performance theatre, art gallery, daycare, youth centre, meditation room, meeting facilities all this and more. Visit www.MyPlaceWhistler.org or call 604-935-8410.
PEarls safe home A program designed to provide temporary shelter (one to five days) in a safe and supportive environment for women who are experiencing abuse in an intimate relationship, and for their children. With locations in Whistler and Pemberton, the program offers assistance, support, referrals, community resource and outreach services. Crisis line is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week: 1-877-890-5711 or 604-892-5711.