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

WHAT’S YOUR GROUP UP TO?

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 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.

Just Posted

Saratoga Speedway celebrates its 50th opening night of racing May 5

In 1968 the central Vancouver Island communities and business came together to… Continue reading

Cumberland May Day Bean Dinner planned

Labour Minister Harry Bains as guest speaker at annual event

Draft plan for Union Bay coal hills remediation to be submitted this spring

West Fraser Mills is paying for the installation of an engineered membrane

Crowdfunding page created for family of Comox Valley man killed in Peru

A GoFundMe page has been created for the family of Sebastian Woodroffe,… Continue reading

Comox Valley’s living wage sees four per cent increase from 2017 – report

Advocacy groups say the Valley’s inflation rate was nearly double the provincial average

Canadian musician duets with ancestral Indigenous voices on debut album

Toronto’s Jeremy Dutcher has mixed his operatic tenor with his Wolastoq First Nation roots

COLUMN: Stanley Cup playoff second-round predictions

Sidney Crosby and the Penguins continue their quest for their third straight Stanley Cup

B.C. seeks court ruling on new pipeline regulations

Province wants to require permits for any new bitumen transport

LIVE: TSB findings on plane crash that killed former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice

The TSB will announce its findings and the Capital News will follow.

Former child watchdog to head UBC centre on residential schools

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond to lead university’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

Man dead after possible attack near Vancouver casino

A 38-year-old man with ‘serious injures’ was rushed to hospital but died in surgery

Toronto sports fans come together in wake of van attack

Police probe Toronto van attack as details emerge

Prince William to be Harry’s best man

Prince William will be Prince Harry’s best man at May wedding

Humboldt arena memorial ring to be removed

Arena ring of tribute to Saskatchewan hockey team to be removed as summer nears

Most Read