Creations needed for Christmas Village

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Comox Valley are calling all creative citizens to begin work on gingerbread houses or Teddy Bears.

ANNIKA SENN

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Comox Valley are calling all creative citizens to begin work on their masterpiece mansion of gingerbread or their tremendously brilliant Teddy Bear.

The 12th annual Christmas Village presented by Odlum Brown and hosted by Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community will be on display from Dec. 2 to 16.

Don’t miss out! There is a limited supply of gingerbread building lots and teddy bears. Create the gingerbread house of your dreams or decorate, accessorize & outfit your teddy bear with swag.

This is a major fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Comox Valley and all submissions will be available for purchase through the silent auction, which runs from Dec. 2 to the 16. The silent auction closes at 6 p.m. on Dec. 16.

Gingerbread building lots and teddy bears are available for purchase at the Boys & Girls Club located at 367 11th St. in Courtenay from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cash or cheque payable upon pickup.

• Business gingerbread building lot — $100;

• Amateur adult gingerbread building lot — $35;

• Children 12 and younger gingerbread building lot — $10;

• Teddy bear — $25.

The BGCCVI is the largest licensed childcare provider on Vancouver Island that specializes in programs that support child and youth development.

In the Comox Valley, the clubs offer Before and After school care programs at Aspen Park Elementary, and Brooklyn Elementary. In addition we provide Spring, Summer and Winter Day Camps as well as facilitate a number of innovative Parenting Programs for families within our community.

For further information on Boys and Girls Clubs, visit www.bgccvi.com, call 250-338-7582 or e-mail us directly at comoxvalley@bgccvi.com.

— Boys & Girls Clubs of the Comox Valley

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