Obituary and Memorial for Lizabeth Lanier 

It is with sadness that I write to inform you that Lizabeth Lanier, former Beaver Island Community Center employee and daughter of longtime PABI President and former CEO Judy Gallagher, has passed away. Her obituary is below: Obituary and Memorial for Lizabeth Lanier...

The 2020 Gala Auction is on!

The 2020 Gala Auction team is pleased to let you know that the BIC Center/WVBI 2020 Gala Auction is up and running online right here on the BIC Center website.  We’ve made that move because our traditional in-lobby Silent Auction and Gala Dinner and Live Auction...

Welcome Back! Welcome Home!

We are thrilled to let you know that the BIC Center will be re-opening on Friday, May 22nd. Hot dogs, drinks and snacks will be available at our concession stand, and the Welcome Center and Hangout will be available for use (including our PCs and printers, games, pool...

Changes to our Summer Schedule

Given the current situation with Covid-19 several events on the Island have been cancelled or changed to adapt to the current situation. This includes our Summer Solstice Dinner and the GALA dinner scheduled for July. We are planning these events for later in the...

100 Thousand Welcomes to our New PABI CEO

After an exhaustive search, the PABI board is pleased to introduce the organizations first CEO.  Please join us in welcoming Marcy Dean to the island and her new role at PABI.  Marcy comes to us with extensive non-profit management experience, including 13 years at a...

Celebrate Summer 2020 Events at the BIC Center

We are thrilled to announce our Celebrate Summer 2020 events at the BIC Center.  And, to help you plan your summer on the island, let us remind you we’ve listed all of these BIC Center events along with all of the other island summer events we know about in the...

Jack Gallagher

We are sad to let you know of the passing of long-time PABI treasurer and advisor Jack Gallagher.  Our Community Center would not be here without his hard work and dedication.    John “Jack” Gallagher, 84, died peacefully at his Beaver Island home on January 19, 2020....

January on the Island

Our January seems to be moments of winter and almost spring so far.  We’ve had lows in the teens and highs near 40.  No material build-up of snow and the harbor remains clear.  If you aren’t on the island, you can have a look for yourself from the Hodgson...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you and yours from all of us at your Beaver Island Community Center and WVBI!  We hope 2020 will be filled with good health and cheer for you, and we hope to see you soon at the BIC Center. While island life slows a bit this time of year, if you...