On Transit Appreciate Day, October 23rd, 100 transit riders were pleasantly surprised when a friendly transit ambassador thanked them for riding the bus and offered free gift cards to local cafés.
The Lions will start their walk at 8:30am setting off on a 32KM trek, pushing a wheelbarrow from Fanny Bay, northbound on Highway 19A and ending up on the Telethon stage around 5pm. There, the Baynes Sound Lions Club will present the profits they raised to the CVCDA contributing to the Telethon’s totals for the day. The Club’s donation will include the Wheelbarrow Walk total and funds from additional initiatives leading up to Telethon including a meat draw, chain saw eagle carving raffle and various community donations.
In front of an excited crowd, Marcel Moose of MNP drew the winning ticket for the Comox Valley Hospice Society (CVHS) 5th Annual Ultimate fifty/50 raffle on Friday evening at the Kingfisher Resort and Spa. The winning ticket holder, Scott McLennan, a retired RCMP officer, jubilantly expressed his disbelief and excitement saying, “You made my year!”
Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is inviting the community to celebrate four Comox Valley families who will receive the keys to their new Habitat homes at 1330 Lake Trail Road on Thursday, December 5th. These homes, built with assistance from hundreds of community partners and volunteers, will provide a safe and affordable living situation for the new homeowners.
Unity Comox Valley invites you to attend a Sunday afternoon workshop with guest presenter Rev. Dr. Gail Muzio. Dr. Muzio will help you learn to be free without concern about your finances. In this experiential workshop you’ll learn ways to enhance openness and receptivity to a prosperous life, positive money behaviours and how to lay the foundation for your Financial Intelligence.
safeTALK is a workshop for that prepares participants to identify and engage people with thoughts of suicide and connect them with further help and care
The Cumberland Community Forest Society (CCFS) has been presented with an incredible opportunity thanks to a generous donor who has offered a “magic match’ for the week of October 24th to 31st. Up to $50,000 will be matched, dollar for dollar, from special events and donor drives for the last week of October. That’s $100,000 in forest saving fundraising potential. This week long campaign called “Perseverance Week” is filled with events and initiatives to celebrate the Cumberland Forest community and their efforts to projects the forests, creeks and wetlands surrounding the Village of Cumberland and in the Perseverance Watershed.
Comox Valley Nature Holds 1 Day Island Conference on Courtenay’s Urban Forest Plan and Its Implications for Climate Change and Biodiversity
Comox Valley Nature is opening its annual Fall Vancouver Island Regional BC Nature conference to the public to initiate a public conversation on the implementation of Courtenay’s Urban Forest Plan within upcoming the Official Community Plan Review.
The date is set for our annual Holiday Market. Join us this holiday season for the well-loved and well-attended, Black Creek Winter Market. Our unique market is a popular destination for holiday shoppers with ~30 craft & artisan vendors, food, a bake sale, sealed-bid auction and plenty of one-of-a-kind handcrafted goods and goodies. Our rustic country setting provides a cozy and relaxed atmosphere as you hunt for the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Entry by donation.