Gina Adams next to her prize-winning submission to the Oceanside Benchmark Project. (Submitted photo)

‘Benchmark Project’ prize winner donates winnings to Port Alberni veterinary fund

Wood sculptor Gina Adams encourages other prizes winners to follow suit

One winner of the Oceanside Benchmark Project, a community art project initiated by Qualicum’s and Parksville’s chambers of commerce, will donate her $500 prize to the Alberni SPCA Veterinary fund.

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“I am asking all artists to donate part of their art proceeds to a worthy charity. Lets make a difference,” said Gina Adams, in an email to PQB News.

Adams’s bench will be installed at the Nanoose Library, located at 2489 Nanoose Rd.

She invites everyone to “come and have a sit at this enchanting library.”

– NEWS Staff, submitted

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