Comox Valley gives back

Groups contribute to enrichment of the community

Jeff and Susan Hampton (far centre, right) of the Comox Valley Food Bank (CVFB) thank all NVICA members for their generous donation of $1,000 to our Food Hamper program. Lesley Stav (far left), president of the North Vancouver Island Chefs Association (NVICA) made the presentation on International Chefs Day. NVICA volunteers are pictured following their food bank cooking demonstration. The CVFB reaches many local families, from Oyster River in the North to Cook Creek in the South, including Denman and Hornby Islands. Thank you for helping provide healthy, nutritious food to those in need.

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The Comox Valley Head Injury Society’s executive, Beverly Campbell, receives a cheque for $5,325 from Cathy and Rob (Norton) McBride of the Vancouver Island Parrot Heads. Super huge kudos to WestJet and their Caring for our Community Program donating the Gift of Flight for two anywhere WestJet flies for this fundraising raffle. The draw took place on Jan. 2 and the lucky raffle ticket holder was Tanya Johnson (on right) of the Comox Valley.

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