Category Archives: Skookum

We Sold Lots of Cider!

We had great success at the Fall Fair this year! Skookum made over $900 selling freshly pressed apple cider, and we gained new 5 memberships over the weekend, and we continued to promote our Co-op to many interested individuals. A HUGE THANK YOU … Continue reading

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Skookum’s annual apple drive is now ON!

Our annual Fall Fair Cider Press is coming up and we are officially starting our Apple Drive. Once per year we collect excess apples from the community, and press them into Apple Cider at the Fall Fair.  We then sell … Continue reading

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Current Board Members

Your current board members are: Dan Glover – President Vacant – Vice-President Jillian Amatt – Treasurer Alane Wilson – Secretary Debbie Joslin – Director Barbara Trottier – Director

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Townsite Brewing Growler Program!

Hello Skookies, As the Skookum Board, we would like to publicly thank Townsite Brewing for their exceptional Growler Program, and for having Skookum on board as the September Recipients. For those who don’t know, Townsite Brewing selects one Not-For-Profit group … Continue reading

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We need your apples + Support Skookum with Townsite Brewery in September

We will be running our usual Fall Cider Press Event this fall. This event is a chance for us to press apples to cider, show people how to do it, and to also raise some funds for your cooperative. We … Continue reading

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Our Annual General Meeting will be Tues. May 13 at 6PM

Our members are urged to attend our Annual General Meeting. Potluck supper will start at 6PM. Skookum is providing two hearty main dishes, and members are encouraged to bring a side dish, salad, or dessert. If you can’t manage to … Continue reading

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See you at Seedy Saturday on March 8!

Hey there Skookies- Powell River’s ninth annual Seedy Saturday is coming up this Saturday (March 8, 2014). Please note the new earlier hours: doors open at 9:30 AM and the event goes until 2:30 PM.  Admission is $2 and the … Continue reading

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Message from Skookum

(originally sent as an email to our members Dec 21, 2013) I slept in a little this morning although I did not realize this until after I found my watch (no easy feat) to find the time.  Almost 7 o’clock and yet it … Continue reading

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Welcome to Splitsville, at the Abundant Pantry project

It really is worth remembering that one of Skookum’s recurring benefits to members comes through our The Abundant Pantry (TAP) Bulk Food Buying Club that runs every two months. The next deadline is Sunday, November 10 at 11:00 PM sharp. … Continue reading

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Skookum Co-op Week Event

We had around 50 people come out on a foggy night in Powell River BC’s Cranberry neighbourhood for our guest speaker Tom Shandel’s film screening and discussion. We were very lucky to have Tom’s experience and insights into the co-op/credit … Continue reading

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