Thank you to the Coastal Community Credit Union for supporting the Glacier View Lodge as a $500 event sponsor in The Grand Parade. The Grand Parade is a Virtual Family-friendly Fundraising Walk taking place Sept. 11-18 to benefit the residents of Glacier View Lodge. Pictured here is Coastal Community Credit Union employee Tania Tremblay (right) and Glacier View Lodge volunteers and The Grand Parade Co-chairs Roslyn Smith (left) and Diane Kenny (centre).

Thank you to the Coastal Community Credit Union for supporting the Glacier View Lodge as a $500 event sponsor in The Grand Parade. The Grand Parade is a Virtual Family-friendly Fundraising Walk taking place Sept. 11-18 to benefit the residents of Glacier View Lodge. Pictured here is Coastal Community Credit Union employee Tania Tremblay (right) and Glacier View Lodge volunteers and The Grand Parade Co-chairs Roslyn Smith (left) and Diane Kenny (centre).

Comox Valley gives back

Groups, businesses and individuals give back to the community

The Comox Valley Record wants to recognize the many events that make our community a better place to live. Email your photos and submissions to editor@comoxvalleyrecord.com, with the subject “Giving Back.”

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Kimberley Koznuik of Designer Woodworks presents a $165 cheque to Carol Tyson of Elder Dog Canada CV Pawd. The funds represent proceeds from Designer Woodworks’ silent auction sale of a watercolour painting donated by John F. Janzen. Janzen, a local artist educated at U of A and NABA in Milan Italy, strongly believes in giving back to his community. Elder Dog is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping ageing people and ageing dogs. CV Pawd is part of Canada’s only free companion animal in-home support service. Providing daily care, transportation and rehoming of senior dogs for Comox Valley seniors.

Kimberley Koznuik of Designer Woodworks presents a $165 cheque to Carol Tyson of Elder Dog Canada CV Pawd. The funds represent proceeds from Designer Woodworks’ silent auction sale of a watercolour painting donated by John F. Janzen. Janzen, a local artist educated at U of A and NABA in Milan Italy, strongly believes in giving back to his community. Elder Dog is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping ageing people and ageing dogs. CV Pawd is part of Canada’s only free companion animal in-home support service. Providing daily care, transportation and rehoming of senior dogs for Comox Valley seniors.

For the month of May, the Comox Box donated 10 per cent of sales to John Howard Society’s Kid Start program.

For the month of May, the Comox Box donated 10 per cent of sales to John Howard Society’s Kid Start program.

Tōshikan Traditional Karate and Kobudō instructors and students present $834 from a recent fundraiser to YANA board member Rosanne Hagel Gerritsen (Submitted photo by Tōshikan Traditional Karate and Kobudō owner, Mac Newton).

Tōshikan Traditional Karate and Kobudō instructors and students present $834 from a recent fundraiser to YANA board member Rosanne Hagel Gerritsen (Submitted photo by Tōshikan Traditional Karate and Kobudō owner, Mac Newton).

Hope Afloat Canada recently hosted a virtual Tag Day, raising $1,205 in support of palliative care, as two of their past members journeyed this path last year. “We are honoured to present the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation with $1,205 towards palliative care in memory of some of our wonderful team members and friends,” said Barb Book, Hope Afloat Canada team member. Over 18 years, Hope Afloat has donated more than $35,000.00 to Cancer Care and Palliative Care through the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation.

Hope Afloat Canada recently hosted a virtual Tag Day, raising $1,205 in support of palliative care, as two of their past members journeyed this path last year. “We are honoured to present the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation with $1,205 towards palliative care in memory of some of our wonderful team members and friends,” said Barb Book, Hope Afloat Canada team member. Over 18 years, Hope Afloat has donated more than $35,000.00 to Cancer Care and Palliative Care through the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation.

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