Residents and non-resident owners of property in the Village of Cumberland are invited to learn more about the proposed construction of a new fire hall – and the alternate approval process that is underway to seek elector assent to pay for its construction.
The Immigrant welcome centre continues to be a respected leader for fostering safe, respectful, diverse, inclusive and welcoming communities. Over the past 27 years, the Immigrant Welcome Centre (IWC) has become a respected organisation in supporting newcomer integration in our community.
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.