Gourmet Gala in the Cowichan Valley

We’re thrilled to be guests of Gourmet Gala taking place in the Cowichan Valley Saturday October 1st, as a fundraiser of the Duncan Chamber of Commerce for a new regional visitor information centre. It’s only in recent years that I’ve come to know the valley better. As a child growing up in Ucluelet, with grandparents […]

Nanaimo Fringetastic Theatre Festival

After 14 years, Fringe Theatre returns to Nanaimo thanks to a trio of eager young impressarios – Jeremy Banks, Spencer Sacht-Lund and Chelsee Damon. From September 8-11, revel in a variety of theatrical experiences – 8 performers, 32 shows, 3 venues – something for everybody at the Nanaimo Fringetastic Theatre Festival. What is “fringe theatre”? […]

Sponsor @ChrisTheRoadie for Drop Zone

Chris Loran of 100.3 the Q radio station, aka @ChrisTheRoadie or # 1 son is celebrating his birthday September 15th by participating in the Drop Zone for the Kids to raise funds for Easter Seals – Camp Shawnigan. I still remember vividly the September he was born, a perfect late summer not unlike this year. […]

Vital Signs Survey – Victoria Foundation

Did you know that we have Canada’s 2nd oldest and 6th largest community foundation in Victoria? Established in 1936 with $20, the Victoria Foundation celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. That initial gift of $20 has grown to total assets under management of over $180 million. What is a community foundation? A community foundation is a philanthropic […]