Event to help Nanoose food bank

Hunger raises its head at every time of year

The Sunday jam and meat draw on Oct. 30 at the Arlington Pub is hoping to raise both awareness and money for the Nanoose food bank.

Also known as the Nanoose Bay Community Cupboard, it provides food for low income families. Without donations the food bank would not be able to provide the services they do to the community.

The Country Jam and meat draw will run from 3 to 7 p.m.  There will be a local band playing country music throughout the event and patrons are more than welcome to join in. There is no cover charge for the event, but the pub asks that patrons bring a non-perishable food item to donate.

There will be a meat draw with great prices, and all proceeds from this will also go to the food bank. The Arlington Pub will be donating a portion of the proceeds from their daily specials to the food bank, as well as having a food donation bin year round to help support the Community Cupboard.

Anyone interested in learning more about the Nanoose Bay Community Cupboard and what they do, can contact them at info@nanoosecommunityservices.com.

If you wish to learn more information about the event, and what you can do to help please contact the Arlington Pub at arlingtonpub@shaw.ca.

 

— Submitted

 

 

Just Posted

Nanoose Bay carver goes all-in on projects

Bellis creates eight-foot totem as Christmas gift for wife

Oceanside RCMP auxiliary officer earns top honour for volunteer work

Dally presented special award by Island Commander

‘A really kind person’: Parksville’s Nick Major remembered by instructor

Outpouring of support in the days following death of young man

Qualicum Beach council talks East Village plans, traffic calming

Ideas floated for village as a pedestrian-friendly area attracting tech, digital arts industry

Island residents team up on beach cleanups, call for government regulation

‘It’s way beyond what we can deal with’: Lasqueti, Texada, Denman islanders

VIDEO: Young couple found dead in northern B.C. had been shot, police say

Chynna Noelle Deese of the U.S. and Lucas Robertson Fowler of Australia were found along Highway 97

Police ask for help locating missing men last seen in South Surrey

Jeep that Richard Scurr and Ryan Provencher were in has been located unoccupied in Logan Lake: RCMP

Islanders have new cancer screening option with $6.5 M diagnostic suite in Victoria

The Gordon Heys Family PET/CT Suite was unveiled at the BC Cancer Centre-Victoria

Unsealed record suggests U.S. man convicted of murdering Vancouver Island couple left DNA on zip tie in 1987

William Talbott is set to be sentenced Wednesday in the murders of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg

Vancouver Island teens missing after vehicle found ablaze near Dease Lake, BC

RCMP say a body discovered nearby not one of the missing teens

B.C. Ferries crew member’s medical emergency causes cancellations on Nanaimo route

One sailing from West Vancouver and one sailing from Nanaimo cancelled Monday

Okanagan Air Cadet challenges gender-exclusive haircut policy

Haircut regulation inspires challenge around gender identity

Surrey court clerk files human rights complaint related to concussion

Deborah A. Ryane claims her employer discriminated against her on basis of mental disability

Food fight: Liberals, Tories trade shots as pre-campaign battles intensify

Health Canada released an overhauled document that did away with traditional food groups and portion sizes

Most Read