100+ Women Who Care Comox Valley Cheque Presentation for Comox Valley Marine Search & Rescue $7,250. Pictured (from left) - Carol Daize (100+ Women committee), David Mellin ( Marine Search & Rescue president), Mandy Baker (100+ Women member), Don Behan (Marine Search & Rescue coxman), Kathy Pilon (100+ Women member), Lisa Wilcox ( 100+ Women committee), Roch Massicotte (Marine Search & Rescue station leader), Diane Kenny ( 100+ Women committee). Bosley’s Courtenay recently donated $704.70 to Vancouver Island Ferret Rescue. The local Tim Hortons locations had a wildly successful Smile Cookie Campaign, much to the appreciation of the benefactor; Kidsport Comox Valley. “Together and with thanks to our valued guests we raised $3,224 through our Smile Cookie Fundraiser to support Comox Valley Kidsport and support local kids in our community to ensure they have access to sports,” said franchisee Kris Toijonen. Comox Valley Transition Society (CVTS) supports women, children and families who are experiencing or fleeing abuse, overcoming trauma, working toward/through recovery, and those who are unsheltered and/or struggling though poverty. Presenting the donation cheque are CV Monarch Lions Gerd Brockelmann, Ron Webber and Gary Flath to Heather Ney, CVTS executive director. For more information about CVTS and what they do, visit www.cvts.ca Lion Cec Specht of the Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club presents a donation to the St. Johns Ambulance Society. Lion Cec Specht presenting a donation to the Boys and Girls Club from the Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club. The Comox Valley Hospice Society received a donation from the Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club. This donation will help to provide hospice services in the community which include emotional and spiritual support for those who are dying, their families and caregivers, as well as grief counselling and support groups. Appearing left to right Lion Gerd Brockelmann, Lion Ron Webber, newly elected CVHS Chair Chris Swift, CVHS Executive Director Jane Sterk, and Lion Gary Flath.
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