A cheque of $7,000 was presented to the Oceanside Hospice Society by Tim Hortons in Parksville. From left: assistant manager Lisa Nickerson, owners Nick Pollard and Michelle Neid, Oceanside Hospice executive director Julie Chambers, Oceanside Hospice Fund Development Co-ordinator Shianne Carswell, team member Alex Williamson and his wife Bev, and team member who sold the most cookies Amanda Anderson. (Submitted photo)

A cheque of $7,000 was presented to the Oceanside Hospice Society by Tim Hortons in Parksville. From left: assistant manager Lisa Nickerson, owners Nick Pollard and Michelle Neid, Oceanside Hospice executive director Julie Chambers, Oceanside Hospice Fund Development Co-ordinator Shianne Carswell, team member Alex Williamson and his wife Bev, and team member who sold the most cookies Amanda Anderson. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Hospice Society receives $7K from Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign

Society grateful to volunteers, restaurant owners, staff

The Oceanside Hospice Society was smiling after it received $7,000 from the Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign.

The campaign took place Sept. 19-25 and raised funds through the sale of iconic chocolate chunk cookies topped with pink and blue icing drawing out a smile. They were available at every participating Tim Hortons restaurant across the country including the one in Parksville.

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All proceeds from the special cookies were donated to local charities. In Parksville, the Oceanside Hospice Society was the chosen recipient of the funds raised.

The society is grateful to all volunteers who came out to help decorate cookies, owner/operators Michelle Neid and Nick Pollard, as well as to the Tim Hortons staff.

— NEWS Staff

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