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By the way, did you hear:
• How about those Cowichan Valley firefighters and the folks at the Duncan Safeway store who kicked off the Canada Safeway Make Muscles Move Awareness Weekend for Muscular Dystrophy Canada with a variety of events, including getting dunked in ice cold water. The campaign wrapped up Sept. 2.
• Jane Hope says the Alzheimer’s Society has launched an early stage information and education support group serving the Cowichan Valley. It is designed specifically for people who have been diagnosed, or are in the process of being diagnosed, with mild dementia. For info, call 1-800-462-2833 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• What Pip Woodcock calls “one of the biggest recycling events of the year” returns soon with the St. John’s Anglican Church’s annual September Festival Sept. 21 in Cobble Hill. It features yard, jewellery, plant and book sales and more. For information phone 250-743-3095
• Jeanne Ross and the crew at the Chemainus Chamber of Commerce tell us the south end of Willow Street is seeing a flurry of changes. Among them: Little Town Market moves into space previously occupied by Morganne’s Uniquely Chemainus and Pioneer Video before that; A new ice cream booth in front of the old home of Little Town Market is owned by the new owner of Gringo’s Burritos. And Etc! will be moving into the old home of Little Town Market in October.
• Michael W. Bishop, Catherine Duchene, David Gordon the rest of the team at CICV The Lake (Lake Cowicha’s public radio station) welcomed Nanaimo-Cowichan federal MP Jean Crowder recently to check out the new studio and new staff.
• The 68-year-old Colwood cyclist David Cox who visited the News Leader Pictorial recently during the third bi-annual Van Isle End-to-End-to-End Ride For MS reported he raised $6,385 for MS.
• Judy Cline of Vineland ON writes us seeking information of the Boney Express. On Mothers’ Day in 1993, Eleanor Mills (then 79) s left Victoria on a cross-Canada walk to raise awareness of osteoporosis and to raise funds for research into osteoporosis. Cline is writing Eleanor’s story. If you were inspired by her, contact Cline at vaxxine.com.
Exciting things happening for you, your friends or your family that you want to share with your community? Send me a quick email at email@example.com. We’d love to spread the word.