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Community Champions Gala raises $32,000 for Comox Valley social agencies

Comox Valley Dodge owner Carson Grant (middle) presents a cheque for $32,485 to three Comox Valley social agencies - Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness, Sunday Station and Healing Hearts. The money was raised at November’s Community Champions Gala.

November’s Community Champions Gala was a resounding success.

The event raised a total of $32,485 for three Comox Valley social agencies - Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness, Sunday Station and Healing Hearts.

Organizer Carson Grant was thrilled with the success of the event.

“We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the 135 guests who dedicated their Friday evening to engaging in meaningful conversations about crucial community issues,” he said of the Nov. 10 event. “We would also like to thank the three vital non-profits who brought the very essence of their impactful work into the ballroom through meaningful presentations, allowing our guests to understand the significance of their work.”

He also expressed heartfelt appreciation to KFN Elder Ramona Johnson, who opened and welcomed the event.

“We would also like to give a massive shoutout to every single local business, professional, and organization that generously contributed through raffle/live auction prizes or by purchasing a table and actively participating in the event,” said Grant.

The following companies and individuals were integral to the success of the gala:

Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community

Integra Homes

98.9 Jet FM

Comox Valley Record

Island Pursuit Sport Fishing

Jamie Edwards - Real Estate Comox Valley Ace Brewing Company Butchers Block The Mill Coffee Browns Socialhouse Courtenay Community UB Diving Island Hearts Of Hope Carly Banner Mortgages Gray Box Solutions

Thermo Tec Mechanical Ltd.

Church St. Taphouse

Braidwood Dental Centre

Courtenay Appliances

Speedpro Signs

The Buddery

Scotia Wealth Management

La Mia Bella Salon & Boutique

Design Therapy Home

Canadian Tire Courtenay

Aero Art Screen Printing

Phat Parrot

Natural Pastures Cheese Company


Property Guys

Sid Williams Theatre

Jeepapalooza BC

ABC Printing & Signs

Mackenzie Gartside & Associates

Bumper to Bumper

Selkie Sisters Apothecary

Hair by Erin Rideout

Hello Glow Colour Bar

RedFox Boutique

Move Eat Play

Gravity MTB

West Coast Law

Amanda Racine Realtor (Royal LePage In the Comox Valley) & many more!

“We were truly taken aback by how well this community rally’s together for important causes and feel so blessed to operate in the Comox Valley,” added Grant. “Our goal was to enrich peoples lives and we most definitely did that not only through the funds raised but more importantly the message that was spread that evening.

“From the bottom of my heart, thank you.”