The Salvation Army would like to send a huge bouquet of white and red poinsettias to Thrifty Foods staff, Salvation Army staff, and all the wonderful volunteers and families who came out on Thursday, Dec. 8 to pack over 600 hampers for locals in need.• • •
I would like to challenge the teachers (two of them) to live on $906 per month, as we are! This is what the disabled receive!• • •
Bill Kennedy from Santa’s Workshop and Darryl Burry from the Salvation Army received cheques of $1,000 and $1,500 respectively for their tireless work to raise money for their organizations. President Harold Kempf was able to present these cheques thanks to the B.C. Gaming Grant and fundraising done by the Kiwanis Club.• • •
The staff at Courtenay’s Ministry of Children and Family Development would like to thank all of the Comox Valley businesses that donated door prizes for our annual Chili Bakeoff/Texas Hold-em Night. Their generosity helped to raise $1,576.76 that will be used for various Christmas Charities here in the Comox Valley. Thanks again and happy holidays to everyone!• • •
A big thank you to Kal Tire once again for the loan of their popcorn machine and accessories for a school movie night fundraiser for école Au coeur de l’île.