The 12th annual Dragonfly Dinner will be hosted next Tuesday in support of mental health. Pictured above

Forward House celebrates clients and volunteers

Dragonfly Dinner will be hosted at the Quality Resort Bayside in Parksville

The 12th annual Dragonfly Dinner will be hosted next week in support of mental health and the achievements of Forward House clients.

The dinner will be hosted Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Quality Resort Bayside starting at 5:30 p.m.

According to a news release issued by Forward House, the evening will celebrate mental health, Forward House clients, community supporters and grant funders who help Forward House offer a wide variety of programs and supports.

The evening will include a buffet-style dinner followed by recognition, community awards, music, a live auction and a 50/50 draw. Additionally, Forward House 16-month calendars will be available at the dinner featuring art work created by Forward House clients.

Forward House has been serving clients in Parksville Qualicum Beach since 1982 with funding from Island Health. Forward House provides day programs for clients with mental health and/or addiction issues.

Tickets are $25 each. They are available at Forward House located at 136 East Hirst Avenue in Parksville. Doors to the Dragonfly Dinner open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

For more information visit www.forwardhouse.com or call 250-954-0785.

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