Lifestyle

Autism fundraisers throughout the summer

Local autism fundraiser Fran Duncan will be canvassing throughout the summer.

This weekend, she will be at Heaven on Earth in Qualicum Beach (July 15 and 16).

Her goal is to raise awareness and funds for autism as they gear up for the walk in Vancouver in September.

Fran and her family take part in the walk as team Adian’s Avengers on behalf of her grandson Aidan who suffers with the disorder.

There will be a bottle drive at the Wembley Mall White Spot from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 23. The restaurant is donating coupons for 15 per cent off a meal for anyone who donates.

There will be another bottle drive August 20. Bottles can also be dropped off in the team’s name at the bottle depots in Parksville and Qualicum Beach and Fran will consider picking bottles up from Oceanside homes, call 250-752-3744 to make arrangements.

To learn more about autism visit www.autismspeaks.org.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

New metal slide installed in Horne Lake caves
 
Hunters protest shift favouring non-residents
 
Lava slows but still on track to hit Hawaii market
The Christmas trees of 1914
 
BOOKS PLUS: Movies among the stacks at Tri-City’s libraries
 
Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever
Vic High edges Reynolds in junior boys hoop action
 
Local chef competes on Chopped Canada
 
Excellent Winter fishing: salmon, halibut, cod

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 16 edition online now. Browse the archives.