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Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marked 99 days to the Games

 

The B.C. 55-Plus Games, the province’s largest annual sporting competition, requires 1,500 volunteers and is expected to contribute over $3 million to the region’s economy. (Courtesy of 55-Plus BC Games)

1,500 volunteers needed for Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games this year

Saanich Commonwealth Place host kickoff to volunteer drive on April 30

 

SOS Oceanside Better at Home Volunteer George Godfrey drops off groceries for May Mackie. Volunteers are the backbone of SOS and make a positive impact in our commuities. SOS is highlighting volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 24 to April 30, 2022. (Submitted photo)

SOS volunteers provide invaluable service for Parksville Qualicum Beach area

National Volunteer Week runs April 24 to April 30

 

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Regional District of Nanaimo needs volunteers for advisory committees

Interested residents are encouraged to apply until Nov. 15

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Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)
Nanoose Bay Volunteer firefighters as they work to extinguish a bush blaze in Nanoose Bay on Monday, May 10, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Flames from backyard burn in Nanoose Bay shoot higher than owner’s home

Fire chief reported blaze took more than 90 minutes to suppress

Nanoose Bay Volunteer firefighters as they work to extinguish a bush blaze in Nanoose Bay on Monday, May 10, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The theme of this year’s National Volunteer Week, from April 18 until April 24, highlights the value of one and the power of many. (photo courtesy of volunteer.ca)

Mayor designates April 18 to April 24 as Volunteer Week in Parksville

City thanks volunteers and community organizations for outstanding contributions

The theme of this year’s National Volunteer Week, from April 18 until April 24, highlights the value of one and the power of many. (photo courtesy of volunteer.ca)
Mary Ellen Berry is an SOS Thrift Shop Volunteer. National Volunteer Week is April 18-24 and this year the theme is ‘the value of one, the power of many.’ (Lissa Alexander photo)
Mary Ellen Berry is an SOS Thrift Shop Volunteer. National Volunteer Week is April 18-24 and this year the theme is ‘the value of one, the power of many.’ (Lissa Alexander photo)
From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP
Joan LeMoine. (Peter McCully photo)

Beloved Parksville volunteer and friend Joan LeMoine dies

‘She touched so many and will be missed, but her memory will live in our hearts forever’

Joan LeMoine. (Peter McCully photo)
Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Watercolour of Mark Watson. (Dave Davies photo)

YOUR PHOTOS: Watercolour of local volunteer Mark Watson

Send your photos to editor@pqbnews.com

Watercolour of Mark Watson. (Dave Davies photo)
OPINION: Parksville Qualicum Beach volunteers worthy of all their accolades

OPINION: Parksville Qualicum Beach volunteers worthy of all their accolades

Communities made better through selfless effort

  • Jul 15, 2020
OPINION: Parksville Qualicum Beach volunteers worthy of all their accolades
Hope is in your hands… volunteer and share your skills

Hope is in your hands… volunteer and share your skills

The latest program at Orca Place prepares residents for employment opportunities

  • Jul 13, 2020
Hope is in your hands… volunteer and share your skills