The Q-SHOP is delighted to once again give back to our community! With volunteer Christine Jackson, Comox Quality Foods manager Mike Trask and staff from QF, nurse-leader Nicole Sherwood (centre) accepts a cheque for $2,332.50 on behalf of Cumberland Lodge. The Q-SHOP at Quality Foods in Comox is a phone-in shopping service run by and for seniors and shut-ins in the Comox Valley. A small fee is charged for this service, half of which is then donated back to the community. I If you or someone you know could benefit from the Q-SHOP service, or if you would like to be a volunteer shopper, please contact us at 250-941-4208.

Giving back to the Comox Valley

Groups and individuals recognized for their community service


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 and write “Giving Back” in the subject line.


Tiffany Gee from K’ómoks First Nation receives a $1,000 cheque from the Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise. The money will go towards after school programs.

To celebrate the opening of the new North Island Hospital Comox Valley Cascadia Liquor Store donated proceeds from the sale of each bottle of Prospect Sauvignon Blanc and Rebellion Shiraz to Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation. The promotion raised $ 1,339. These funds will help enhance quality healthcare for our community. Pictured in the photo from Cascadia is Jeff Lucas – store manager, and Mel Horler, and from the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation Marianne Dufresne and Lynn Dashkewytch.

Comox Valley KidStart co-ordinator Wendy Thurlborn gives RE/MAX realtor Mason Walker a KidStart Champion sponsor profile. Walker became a KidStart Bronze Champion donor after giving a portion of his commission earned on the sale of Katie Rose Brand’s home to The John Howard Society of North Island for KidStart.

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