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Parking lot sale organizer Lue Petri (second from right) and her hardworking helpers (from left ) Jeni Cummings, Vicki Willems, Marlene Glennie and John Toogood are hard at work preparing items for the sale. Photo by Jacqui Graham

Courtenay parking lot sale will benefit humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

By Jacqui Graham Special to the Record Every day Tania Zhuravel listens…

 

My Son The Hurricane will take to the stage at Simms Park Aug. 14 for the final show of the 2022 Simms Park Summer Concert Series. The event will double as a fundraiser for the Comox Valley Food Bank. Photo supplied

Simms Park Concert Series concludes with a food bank fundraiser Aug. 14

My Son the Hurricane and DRFTR to perform in doubleheader

  • Aug 8, 2022

 

18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)

2 teens killed after driver flees police in Lower Mainland; fundraisers launched for families

Yasbirat Ytatek and Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali were killed in a collision on July 26

18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)
Kim Letson (left) and Pat Gould will be walking 2,000 kilometres in an effort to raise $1,000,000 for Doctors Without Borders humanitarian programs this summer. Photo supplied

Two Comox Valley seniors aim to raise $1 million by walking 2,000 kilometres

Kim Letson and Pat Gould are preparing to embark on a 2,000-kilometre walk from Canterbury to Rome

  • Jul 21, 2022
Kim Letson (left) and Pat Gould will be walking 2,000 kilometres in an effort to raise $1,000,000 for Doctors Without Borders humanitarian programs this summer. Photo supplied
Victor Ford raised $1,245 for the Comox Valley Ukrainian Cultural Society through sales of displays he created. He is pictured above donating the money at a Sunday barbecue. Photo supplied

Baynes Sound Lions supports Ukrainian refugees

The Baynes Sound Lions raised more than $1,000, through the sales of…

Victor Ford raised $1,245 for the Comox Valley Ukrainian Cultural Society through sales of displays he created. He is pictured above donating the money at a Sunday barbecue. Photo supplied
The Comox Rotary's Ducky 500 will happen this summer. Stock image.

Comox Rotary Ducky 500 winners

The 2022 Ducky 500 was another sold out success. Here’s who won:…

  • Jul 13, 2022
The Comox Rotary's Ducky 500 will happen this summer. Stock image.
Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Lucas Stiefvater has committed to matching up to $50,000 in donations to his two favourite Comox Valley non-profits. Photo supplied

Comox Valley resident celebrating 50 years in Canada with donation match of up to $50k

Lucas Stiefvater has led a full life since that warm sunny morning…

  • Jul 7, 2022
Lucas Stiefvater has committed to matching up to $50,000 in donations to his two favourite Comox Valley non-profits. Photo supplied
Balfe Martin Private Wealth of RBC Dominion Securities is making the most of the Comox Bike Co YANA Ride fundraiser by offering to double ALL donations over $100 from July 5-15. Photo submitted

YANA Ride donation doubler hopes to raise $10,000 in 10 days

Balfe Martin Private Wealth of RBC Dominion Securities is making the most…

  • Jul 6, 2022
Balfe Martin Private Wealth of RBC Dominion Securities is making the most of the Comox Bike Co YANA Ride fundraiser by offering to double ALL donations over $100 from July 5-15. Photo submitted
Halbe Hall has been at the centre of the community for almost 100 years, starting as a school in Oyster River in the 1920s. Photo supplied

Black Creek Old Age Pensioners Society hosting its first fundraiser in more than 2 years

The Black Creek Old Age Pensioners Society # 126, is set to…

  • Jul 5, 2022
Halbe Hall has been at the centre of the community for almost 100 years, starting as a school in Oyster River in the 1920s. Photo supplied
Ride anytime and anywhere you like from Aug. 1s to 21, and celebrate together at the Marina Park finish line on Aug. 21. Photo submitted

Time to register and rally for YANA

YANA is offering a flexible, hybrid event for the 2022 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride

Ride anytime and anywhere you like from Aug. 1s to 21, and celebrate together at the Marina Park finish line on Aug. 21. Photo submitted
Volunteers spent a day making 3,000 perogies for the Ukrainian Food Take Out Dinner at the upper Florence Filberg, Friday, June 24. Photo via Facebook

Take out Ukrainian dinner fundraiser for newest Comox Valley residents

Sales from dinners will support Ukrainian refugee families in the Comox Valley

Volunteers spent a day making 3,000 perogies for the Ukrainian Food Take Out Dinner at the upper Florence Filberg, Friday, June 24. Photo via Facebook
Habitat For Humanity Vancouver Island North video ambassador Alli Epp is looking forward to this year’s Bid To Build online auction. Photo supplied

Habitat for Humanity #BidtoBuild Online Auction returns for third year

By Cady Corman Special to Black Press Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island…

  • Jun 12, 2022
Habitat For Humanity Vancouver Island North video ambassador Alli Epp is looking forward to this year’s Bid To Build online auction. Photo supplied
The iconic Comox glacier. Black Press file photo

Glacier View Lodge Auxiliary seeking photos of the glacier for 2023 calendar

The Glacier View Auxiliary Society is once again looking for 13 unique…

  • Jun 12, 2022
The iconic Comox glacier. Black Press file photo
Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)

B.C. artist featured on song to help people of Ukraine

Red Harvest features vocals by Summerland musician Paul Rodgers

Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)
Alice Mwangi gives out kits and conducts an education session on Maasai land in Narok County, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of Alice Mwangi)

Comox Days for Girls hosting a Strawberry Tea Social

Comox Days for Girls is hosting its inaugural Strawberry Tea Social fundraiser…

Alice Mwangi gives out kits and conducts an education session on Maasai land in Narok County, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of Alice Mwangi)
Mike Warren has decided to give back to the Comox Valley Head Injury Society by turning his daily walks into a fundraiser. Photo submitted

Hitting the pavement one mile at a time

Mike’s Miles is in its second year fundraising for head injury society

Mike Warren has decided to give back to the Comox Valley Head Injury Society by turning his daily walks into a fundraiser. Photo submitted
2,000 golf balls are dropped from a sack at the end of a Courtenay Fire Department ladder truck, for the inaugural Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser in 2021. The Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club and the Rotary Club of the Comox Valley shared the net profits from the event. (screen grab from Facebook video)

Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club golf ball drop fundraiser returns

The inaugural Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club Golf Ball Drop fundraiser, in…

  • Jun 5, 2022
2,000 golf balls are dropped from a sack at the end of a Courtenay Fire Department ladder truck, for the inaugural Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser in 2021. The Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club and the Rotary Club of the Comox Valley shared the net profits from the event. (screen grab from Facebook video)