Blue Christmas & Celebrate A Life Offers Comfort For the Holidays

Blue Christmas & Celebrate A Life Offers Comfort For the Holidays

Blue Christmas & Celebrate a Life is an annual community gathering that offers a gentle time of
comfort, reflection, and a program of music and special readings. It is also an opportunity to
celebrate a life and to honour the memory of loved ones no longer with us. Co-hosted by Comox
Valley Hospice Society and Comox United Church this years’ service will be held on Saturday,
December 14th at 1pm at Comox United Church, located at 250 Beach Drive in Comox.

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Denman Island Receives Childcare Space Funding

Denman Island Receives Childcare Space Funding

Funding will allow for the creation of 20 additional childcare spaces for children ages 12 months
to 5 years and alleviate the increasing demand on the Denman Island Preschool Society
(Blackberry Lane Children’s Centre), the island’s only official childcare centre operating out of
the Community Hall.

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Films Of Change

Films Of Change

“Keep Your Money, We Want Change” will be a free screening of films created by local youth at the Rotary Hall in the Florence Filberg Centre Friday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m.

The screening will feature original films created by participants of the Youth Media Project at the Comox Valley Art Gallery. This is a free, all ages event, open to the general public. Doors will open at 6:30 for people to mingle with the filmmakers and enjoy the free snacks

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Crimson & Gold 2019 Gala raises in excess of $70,000

Crimson & Gold 2019 Gala raises in excess of $70,000

“The evening was elegant, yet fun, with delicious food and a tremendous program of silent and live
auctions, music and an introduction to the impact our donors, through the Comox Valley Community
Foundation, have had on our community,” said Chrissie Bowker, CVCF Board member and Chair of the
Gala Committee. “We are so pleased with how this event has grown over the years and would like to
thank all of our sponsors, volunteers and guests for their continued support of the Community
Foundation and our Gala.”

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Write for Rights 2019 Focuses on Grassy Narrows Youth

Write for Rights 2019 Focuses on Grassy Narrows Youth

Comox Valley Amnesty International takes action with the annual Write for Rights campaign to do the ‘write’ thing and demand justice for youth in Grassy Narrows, Ontario. CV Amnesty invites the community to join us in standing up for the rights of these and other youth defenders of human rights on Monday, December 9, between 4 and 6 pm at the Courtenay Library.

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Take a gamble for Kus-kus-sum!

Take a gamble for Kus-kus-sum!

Want to take a gamble for Kus-kus-sum? Join Project Watershed and LIFT for Festive Cheer at Match Eatery and Public House/Chances Casino. Every year LIFT hosts a Festive Cheer party as a fun way to wrap up their year of networking events and a FUNdraiser for a local charity. Project Watershed and the Kus-kus-sum project have been the recipients two years in a row. “ We are honored to be chosen again this year. It is just in time for our final push to raise the money needed to acquire and restore the property!”

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