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...

Winter Arrives on the Emerald Isle

The first day of December brought a blanket of snow to the island complicating Thanksgiving visit departures for some, but painting a festive holiday backdrop for us to enjoy.  On December 7th we’ll join the Beaver Island Chamber and many island merchants in a...

PABI Seeks Chief Executive Officer

The Preservation Association of Beaver Island is pleased to announce that we are searching for our first staff Chief Executive Officer.  A generous pledge by a donor will allow us to transfer a number of executive functions now handled by volunteers to the person who...

Forward Through the Fall

Our fall colors are passed peak as we start the month of November, but plenty of fall splendor remains both in the woods and around the island as we get ready for another spectacular winter on America’s Emerald Isle.  Events at the BIC Center continue at the BIC...

Discover Fall at the BIC Center

Summer is now officially gone and fall is here, at least according to the celestial calendar.  It was a busy summer for the Island, which always leaves in its wake come cleanup to do.  On Saturday September 28th the Beaver Island Community Center is hosting the annual...

Discover Summer in the Fall on the Island

The “official” end of summer doesn’t mean the end of summer-like weather on the island or the end of fun at your Beaver Island Community Center. September brings the Irish Festival to the island with special events here at the Community Center...