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The Georgina Falt Memorial Trophy and a photo of Georgina, whom the tournament is named after. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Having fun and raising money the bottom line of music trivia tournament

Alzheimer’s fundraiser a No. 1 hit with supporters from around the Island

 

A cancer researcher conducts lab work for the BC Cancer Foundation. On Wednesday (Sept. 21), the foundation announced the launch of a $500 million fundraising campaign. (Photo courtesy of BC Cancer Foundation)

BC Cancer launches $500M fundraising campaign as patient numbers projected to grow

Estimated 37,000 British Columbians will be diagnosed with disease annually by 2030

 

CR Lawyers is hosting an open house Sept. 29 to help raise funds for The Immigrant Welcome Centre and the Comox Valley Head Injury Society. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

CR Lawyers to use open house at Courtenay office as fundraiser for two local non-profit societies

CR Lawyers LLP is hosting an open house and fundraiser for two…

 

Doctors Shawn Peters and Deidre Macdonald are hosting a seminar entitled “The Seven Habits of Healthy Living” on Tuesday, Sept. 27, with all proceeds going to the Comox Valley Transition Society. Photo supplied

Healthy living seminar doubles as a fundraiser for Comox Valley Transition Society

Your health is the most precious asset you have. There is nothing…

Doctors Shawn Peters and Deidre Macdonald are hosting a seminar entitled “The Seven Habits of Healthy Living” on Tuesday, Sept. 27, with all proceeds going to the Comox Valley Transition Society. Photo supplied
The Merville Grand Mothers are holding their ‘Fabulous Fabric Sale’ from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Comox Valley Curling Club on Headquarters Road.

Merville Grand Mothers’ Fabulous Fabric Sale takes place Saturday

In their ongoing support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, the Merville Grand…

The Merville Grand Mothers are holding their ‘Fabulous Fabric Sale’ from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Comox Valley Curling Club on Headquarters Road.
Robert Owsianyk and Madison Fotheringham died just days apart this summer. (Supplied by family)

Island family rocked by tragic losses of father and daughter within 2-week span

Woman loses husband and daughter to cancer within two weeks

Robert Owsianyk and Madison Fotheringham died just days apart this summer. (Supplied by family)
The Pooch-A-Poolooza raised $858 for the Comox Valley & District Branch SPCA. Photo supplied

Courtenay dog swim was pawsitively perfect

Pooch-A-Poolooza was rated two paws up by many happy doggies! A total…

  • Sep 8, 2022
The Pooch-A-Poolooza raised $858 for the Comox Valley & District Branch SPCA. Photo supplied
The 2022 Canadian Walk for Veterans takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Courtenay Riverway Heritage Walk (Mansfield Drive entrance). Scott Stanfield photo

Canadian Walk for Veterans returning to Courtenay

Sept. 25 fundraiser supports Canadian veterans and first responders

The 2022 Canadian Walk for Veterans takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Courtenay Riverway Heritage Walk (Mansfield Drive entrance). Scott Stanfield photo
From left: Ali Usher, Blake Usher and Janice McQueen, members of Lightening McQueens, who raised $6,918.03 so far. Photo supplied

2022 Comox Bike Co YANA Ride first hybrid version

By Kelly Barnie Special to the Record As most of you know,…

  • Aug 30, 2022
From left: Ali Usher, Blake Usher and Janice McQueen, members of Lightening McQueens, who raised $6,918.03 so far. Photo supplied
A member of the winning team, Boss Hog’s, was busy behind the grill Sunday at the annual Comox Valley Ribfest, which also ran Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Scott Stanfield photos

Boss Hog’s sweeps awards at Comox Valley Ribfest

Boss Hog’s, an award-winning team of ribbers from London, Ont., swept the…

A member of the winning team, Boss Hog’s, was busy behind the grill Sunday at the annual Comox Valley Ribfest, which also ran Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Scott Stanfield photos
More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: $6.3 million raised as Tour de Cure cycling fundraiser for cancer rolls through B.C. cities

More than 1,100 cyclists rode through Eastern Fraser Valley to raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
On Aug. 18 A&W is selling burgers to beat MS (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer).

Burgers to Beat MS returns to A&W

A&W is partering with the MS Society of Canada to raise money to support people with MS

On Aug. 18 A&W is selling burgers to beat MS (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer).
The Lone Tree by Isabelle Durand is one of the pieces available at the Pearl Ellis Gallery. Photo submitted

Pearl Ellis Gallery members holding fundraising garage sale for Comox gallery

Following the inspiring example and success of the Macmillan Art Gallery in…

  • Aug 17, 2022
The Lone Tree by Isabelle Durand is one of the pieces available at the Pearl Ellis Gallery. Photo submitted
Caelan McIntosh was involved in the 2021 Comox Bike Co YANA Ride, three weeks before his birth. Photo supplied.

McIntoshes paying it back at this year’s YANA Ride, after paying it forward in 2021

Lina Konovalov Special to the Record Last week, Beckett Williamson was introduced…

Caelan McIntosh was involved in the 2021 Comox Bike Co YANA Ride, three weeks before his birth. Photo supplied.
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…

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
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
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
Beckett Williamson was born six weeks premature in June 2020, with a rare genetic condition, called Prader-Willi syndrome. Photo supplied
Beckett Williamson was born six weeks premature in June 2020, with a rare genetic condition, called Prader-Willi syndrome. Photo supplied
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
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