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Danielle Groenendijk and some of her Vancouver Island University teammates back in 2018. (Photo submitted)

Volleyball star running for Parkinson’s awareness, funding

Cause in honour of her grandfather the focus of athlete’s energy over 30 days

Danielle Groenendijk and some of her Vancouver Island University teammates back in 2018. (Photo submitted)
New adult day care program bus is in operation at the Chemainus Health Care Centre. From left: Foundation board member John Marriott, Denise Stanton, Sam Miiller and Jennifer Thompson. (Photo by Don Bodger)

New bus for Chemainus Health Care Centre’s adult day program

Foundation purchase from donations meets ever-expanding needs

New adult day care program bus is in operation at the Chemainus Health Care Centre. From left: Foundation board member John Marriott, Denise Stanton, Sam Miiller and Jennifer Thompson. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Barbara Swanson receives $2,000 on behalf of the Chemainus Harvest House Food Bank from the Chemainus Legion 191 Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion’s treasurer Janet Mitchell and president Len Lavender. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Legion still does its part despite COVID downturn

A total of $8,000 in donations made to community groups

Barbara Swanson receives $2,000 on behalf of the Chemainus Harvest House Food Bank from the Chemainus Legion 191 Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion’s treasurer Janet Mitchell and president Len Lavender. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Angela Seguin has an abundance of pet favourites at Krazy Kritter Kookies in the Chemainus Public Market. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Caring community keeps cats fed

CATastrophe charity of the month at Krazy Kritter Kookies

Angela Seguin has an abundance of pet favourites at Krazy Kritter Kookies in the Chemainus Public Market. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Aerial view of West Ballenas Island. (Photo courtesy the BC Parks Foundation)

Community rallies to buy private island off Parksville for parkland

BC Parks Foundation successfully raises $1.7M for purchase of West Ballenas Island

Aerial view of West Ballenas Island. (Photo courtesy the BC Parks Foundation)
Neighbours have set up a GoFundMe account to help Peter Colyn, whose trailer was severely damaged in a fire last month.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Neighbours rally to help Duncan man after trailer fire

GoFundMe account set up to help with clean-up and moving

Neighbours have set up a GoFundMe account to help Peter Colyn, whose trailer was severely damaged in a fire last month.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Supporters at the Chemainus Legion await the arrival of Tour de Rock riders at last year’s event. The Legion is still the site of a quick donation and greeting spot next Monday for an alumni tour. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Big changes, but Tour de Rock rolls on

Chemainus alumni rider in the group starting at the Legion next Monday

Supporters at the Chemainus Legion await the arrival of Tour de Rock riders at last year’s event. The Legion is still the site of a quick donation and greeting spot next Monday for an alumni tour. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Shanahan girls - Danika, 12, in the middle, Makayla, 10, right, and Ema, 8, left. (Photo submitted)

Sudden death leaves Shanahan family of five children without a father

GoFundMe campaign set up by wife Tiffany’s friend

The Shanahan girls - Danika, 12, in the middle, Makayla, 10, right, and Ema, 8, left. (Photo submitted)
Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)

Ryan Reynolds matching fundraising dollars for B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

Vancouver-born actor appeals to the public with Make Ryan Pay! campaign

Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)
A Cermaq Canada employee undertook a cycling activity with his children and participated in the ‘fitness for food banks’ program. (Submitted photo)

B.C. aquaculture farm’s employees sweat it out to raise funds for food banks

For every five minutes of exercise recorded, Cermaq Canada is donating a dollar to local food banks in communities they operate

A Cermaq Canada employee undertook a cycling activity with his children and participated in the ‘fitness for food banks’ program. (Submitted photo)
Bottle drop-off attendants for the Rotary Club of Chemainus, from left, include: Tom Andrews, Derek Hardacker and president Richard Calverley. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Rotary Bottle Drop-Off site opens for charity

Refundables can be taken in from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays

Bottle drop-off attendants for the Rotary Club of Chemainus, from left, include: Tom Andrews, Derek Hardacker and president Richard Calverley. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Cory Mills, Eric Blackmore and A.J. Jenson went missing in Sooke on Friday night. Now the community is showing its support to the community. (Black Press Media)

Sooke rallies to show its support in the wake of tragic deaths

Fund raising efforts, scholarships and meal trains have all been launched

Cory Mills, Eric Blackmore and A.J. Jenson went missing in Sooke on Friday night. Now the community is showing its support to the community. (Black Press Media)