Jonas Bradbrooke and the rest of teh JK Tree crew were hard at work this past week, trimming back the iconic hedge at the Gabriola Commons. The Commons Foundation made the changes - including opening up the corner by the school crosswalk - after an extensive consultation process with it's supporters and members of the public. Derek Kilbourn photo

Jonas Bradbrooke and the rest of teh JK Tree crew were hard at work this past week, trimming back the iconic hedge at the Gabriola Commons. The Commons Foundation made the changes - including opening up the corner by the school crosswalk - after an extensive consultation process with it's supporters and members of the public. Derek Kilbourn photo

David Lewis with 10 pounds of pennies he dropped off as a donation to the Keep on Pushin' Campaign. Derek Kilbourn photo

David Lewis with 10 pounds of pennies he dropped off as a donation to the Keep on Pushin' Campaign. Derek Kilbourn photo

Gabriolan Steve Smith has a hot dog in front of Jeff Alexander with CCCU Insurance and Michael Li, Financial Consultant with the Coastal Community Credit Union. CCCU and CCCU Insurance hosted a hot dog sale this past Friday, raising $760 in support of the Keep on Pushin’ skatepark campaign - which is fundraising to help the Regional District of Nanaimo build a skatepark at Huxley Park, across North Road from CCCU Insurance. Sarah Holmes photo

Gabriolan Steve Smith has a hot dog in front of Jeff Alexander with CCCU Insurance and Michael Li, Financial Consultant with the Coastal Community Credit Union. CCCU and CCCU Insurance hosted a hot dog sale this past Friday, raising $760 in support of the Keep on Pushin’ skatepark campaign - which is fundraising to help the Regional District of Nanaimo build a skatepark at Huxley Park, across North Road from CCCU Insurance. Sarah Holmes photo