Around The Point


The Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce is inviting chamber members and those businesses that would like to join to their annual general meeting on Wednesday, December 7. The guest speaker this year is Elliott Smith, director of real estate and asset management for the Port of Bellingham. Smith is also a resident of Point Roberts.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. and will be held at Saltwater Cafe on Gulf Road. Light refreshments will be served. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the chamber and meet fellow business members.

Please RSVP by December 5 to For more information about the chamber, please visit


The Point Roberts parks department and the senior center are looking for volunteers to help set up for the senior lunches, assist with food preparation and distribution as needed, and clean-up afterwards. Send an email to with your information. Please include days and times that you’re available to volunteer.


The Point Roberts Food Bank is hoping to establish a permanent home to better serve their clients here in Point Roberts. A central site with approximately 1500 square feet, power, water and septic is needed.

Contact Ray Smith, Point Roberts Food Bank president, at if you have any questions or would like to discuss options in greater detail.


The Point Roberts chapter of Dollars for Scholars is holding a fundraising drive. Umpqua Bank has offered to roll and donate your tin of coins to the worthy cause of supporting young scholars.

As well, will donate .5 percent of your purchases under Scholarship America Point Roberts.

For more info, go to


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