Connect with Sheila in person at a 2018 event!

May 11-13, Delta Hotels Burnaby Conference Centre, Burnaby, BC, This is Your Journey — Take a Risk! District 96 Toastmasters Annual Conference. Sheila was the Conference Chair … and it was risky and rewarding for all!

Nov 5, Frank West Hall – Gibsons, BC, pm to 8pm, Coast Car Co-op Raffle Draw. Who will be the lucky winners of a $350 BC Ferries card, $100 in local transit tickets, or a $50 Compass card? Draw at 6:30pm. Light snacks provided.

Nov 16, Gibsons Library – Gibsons, BC, 12:15pm to 1:15pm, LIFT Speaker Series. Sheila will speak on the theme of Writing Your Life: The Art of Making Connections. This free event includes two other speakers — Mark Cameron (author of 17 Weddings and Goodnight Sunshine) and Krystin Clark (author of The Grateful Jar Project).

Nov 17, Heritage Theatre – Gibsons, BC, 11:30am to 2:30pm, Area 73 Toastmasters Fall Extravaganza. Humorous speeches, tall tales and the fine art of expert evaluations for improved speaking. Free event includes light lunch.

Nov 22, The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery – Gibsons, BC, 6pm to 10pm, Coast Car Co-op annual fundraiser, Burger and Beer event, live music by Matthew Lovegrove and Bonar Harris, silent and live auctions, lots of fun to  help a great community organization. $30 includes burger, side dish, beer, and gratuity (vegetarian and non-alcohol options available).

Nov 28, Gibsons Public Art Gallery – Gibsons, BC, 7pm to 9pm, Coast Creatives On the Wall–OFF the Wall. Funny You Should Say THAT–in Writing! Local authors and performers share their work. Sheila will share her ridiculous obsession.

Next Date TBA, FUSE Community Work Hub, #15-292 Gower Point Rd., Gibsons, BC, 1pm to 5pm. inFUSEd Writing. Free access to the FUSE Work Hub for a few hours of heads-down writing from 1pm to 4pm, followed by a facilitated discussion from 4pm to 5pm.

Next Date TBA, Gibsons Library – Gibsons, BC, 6pm to 7:30pm, MUSE Open Mic Night. Come on out and share your work or read someone else’s in a brave 5-minute time slot. Or come to support the speakers and readers, and be inspired. This is a free event, scheduled for Oct 31 and Nov 28. Check library for confirmation and details.

Every Wednesday, Harmony Hall, Gibsons, BC, 7am to 8:30am. Sheila attends MorningSTARS Toastmasters to increase her public speaking skills. Guests are welcome.

Every Thursday, Gibsons Chamber of Commerce office, Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons, BC, 6:15pm to 8pm, Sheila attends Coastmasters Toastmasters to increase her public speaking skills. Guests are welcome.