Book sale success

More than 1,500 people attended the Comox Valley Book Friends annual fundraising book sale recently.

More than 1,500 people attended the Comox Valley Book Friends annual fundraising book sale recently.

Thanks to the generous donations of material, there was something for each of the attendees, the Friends say.

Proceeds of the sale are donated by the Book Friends to local non-profit groups.

This year they are pleased to announce that $17,000 will be distributed to: 4R’s Education Centre, Comox Valley Adult Learning Centre, Anderton Therapeutic Gardens, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue, L’Arche Mental Health Society, St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary, Therapeutic Riding, Comox Firefighters Association and Vancouver Island Regional Library.

There will also be a student bursary awarded to a student graduating from Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School.

The Friends thank Tiffany and Les of the Comox Centre Mall, Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue, Peter Woodhall, Sebastian Ackroyd, Second Page Used Books, Vogue Optical, Good Vibrations, Comox Firefighters, Comox Valley Record, JET-FM and the Eagle.

Books are accepted year-round and may be dropped off at Good Vibrations. Park at the corner of Fourth and England.

Please take your good-quality donations in bags or boxes that you can leave there. New volunteers are always welcome.

For more information, contact Ruth at ruth_dilts@hotmail.com or 250-338-2750.

 

— Comox Valley Book Friends