VOLUNTEERS

J Love-Eastham (NCS) and Don White (Lantzville Rotary)

Rotary Rocks

Our sincere thanks to the Lantzville Rotary Club for their very kind donation of $1,000 from the proceeds of their recent golf tournament at Fairwinds Golf Course. Eleven supporters answered our call for volunteers and sat at various holes spotting (and hoping for) a prize-winning “hole-in-one”, closest to the pin,

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Pre-schooler holding rhubarb

Canada150 Community Garden

Nanoose Community Services (NCS) is pleased to announce that we have received a grant from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th to create a community garden for NCS clients to grow their own produce with the assistance and engagement of a variety of groups and businesses within Nanoose Bay. This

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Client Services Planning Session March 2017

Planning for Increasing Needs

The NCS Client Services team now numbers 14 hard-working volunteers. Their responsibilities include the Food Program, Emergency Services, and Education as well as manning the telephone hotline 24/7. On March 15th the team held a lengthy planning session. Applying their experience and knowledge of NCS client needs, they began the

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Feat for Funds

A small but cheerful group of local residents took to their feet Sunday April 2nd and raised $1,893 for the Nanoose Community Services (NCS) food program.  The Feat for Food event was organized for the 7th year in a row by Dr. Rustin Abdurahman’s wife, Rhonda and his dental team at Nanoose

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Client Survey

Client Survey

With the help of our NCS founder, Ginny Brucker, NCS recently developed a client satisfaction survey to enable us to find out how our clients perceive our services, how satisfied they are with the assistance they receive, and how, from their perspective,  NCS could improve. The survey was administered by two volunteers

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Elves

Be an Elf

Following a tradition started by our founder, Ginny Brucker,  the NCS elves are beginning to dust the Christmas trees off, pull gifts, wrapping paper, and decorations out of storage and get ready for our 2016 Elf Program. Trees, with Santa hat tags attached, will be on display starting November 15th in about ten locations

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St. Mary's Community Dinner

Dining Out with Neighbours

The lights were low and the spirits high as people sat around small tables decorated with flowers enjoying a delicious home-cooked ‘Oktoberfest’ meal.  It was the monthly community dinner at St. Mary’s Anglican Church hall and hostesses Terry Shepherd and Elaine Cowan roamed the room greeting people, chatting with volunteers

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