Posted by: cherylyoung | September 19, 2015

Bed Races on Beacon


I love helping the comunity

Originally posted on Vancouver Island Womens Networking:


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BED RACES ON BEACON, Sunday August 17, 2014

and… Stroller Races!

The ladies of Sidney Meet Up Network of Women in business will be in the race and we fully expect to win.

Below is a picture of us at our very first top secret meeting planning out our strategy.


We will be accepting donations to sponsor us and all of the proceeds will go to Resthaven Lodge so come down that day and cheer us on.

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In support of Palliative Care at Rest Haven Lodge12pm-4pmBed Race Team (5-10 people) Entry Fee $500.00 Bed race spots are limited and will sell out on a first come basis, call today to register! CONTACT INFORMATION: Brenda Hennigar 250-656-0717 Ext: 428 Email:


  • by  Steven Heywood – Peninsula News Review
  • posted Jul 31, 2014 at 3:00 PMPodmore, a Sidney town councillor and Town Crier, issued a challenge to the community on behalf of his employer, the Sidney…

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Posted by: cherylyoung | September 19, 2015

Woodwynn Farms believing in people


One of our most successful fundraisers

Originally posted on Cheryl Young's Blog:


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Check out this video all about Woodwynne Farms Fundraiser





Woodwynn Farms is our 193 acre organic farm for our therapeutic

community for the homeless, offering an opportunity to change

peoples’ lives with educational and work programmes based on

responsibility, dignity, independence and the principles of

peer-to-peer help.

The affection, understanding and support that every person receives

are daily examples of the kind of selflessness that cannot be

considered a simple exchange because it can only come straight

from the heart.

There is no single, failsafe recipe that can save everyone, only a

fundamental rule – Respect and Unconditional Love.

The road that people have to travel can be long and complex, but the

aim is to help them become aware of their true potential.

Outcasts that have been overcome by life’s difficulties are encouraged

and supported through trust and dialogue.

All those who enter Woodwynn will find a home, health…

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Posted by: cherylyoung | September 19, 2015

A kidney for COEN WALLACE


All about Coen

Originally posted on Vancouver Island Womens Networking:

Published: September 26, 2012 9:00 AM
Updated: September 26, 2012 9:31 AM

Looking at bright eyed, smiling Coen Wallace is like looking at any other two-year-old.

But the difference between Coen and any other little boy is that he has never lived a day in his short life without being hooked up to a machine.

Coen, who lives with his mother Tanis, father Chris and brother Layton in North Saanich, was born with kidneys that didn’t function.

“It was literally a few days after he was born that he was hooked up to dialysis,” explained Tanis. “He has never known what its like to live without being hooked up to machines or tubes, but he’s a trooper.”

Coen has been in and out of Children’s Hospital in Vancouver for the last two years and currently spends 12 hours, from the…

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Posted by: cherylyoung | August 21, 2015

Queen Elizabeth, Celebrate a Historic Reign

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Posted by: cherylyoung | August 21, 2015



Originally posted on Vancouver Island Womens Networking:

Any of these 3 framed Lansdowne prints are available for $350.00 eachfen print Wildlife artist J. Fenwick Lansdowne has been described as a humble man, yet with a commanding presence. Just don’t compare him to James Audobon. While Lansdowne, too, specialized in painting birds with meticulous detail, in his introductory essay to J. Fenwick Landowne (Pomegranate 2014 $65 Canada), natural history guru Robert McCracken Peck disdains any such comparison. “Such references serve little purpose, except to confirm the seriousness of the artist’s work,” writes Peck. “They confuse shared subjects with shared styles, and public recognition with success. They imply there are winners and losers, and all artists are playing at a single game. Fen print 3 “When reviewers describe Fenwick Lansdowne as the John James Audubon of his day—as many have done through the years—what they are really trying to say is that he was a bird painter, and a very good one. Seen…

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Posted by: cherylyoung | August 17, 2015

Antique Burlington Glass Hurricane Lamp

Originally posted on Vancouver Island Womens Networking:

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Posted by: cherylyoung | July 15, 2015

Authentic Louis Vuitton and Celine Handbags

Originally posted on Norma Jeans' Closet:


Item specifics

Condition: Pre-owned:An item that has been used or worn previously. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions– opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: “Pristine condition
Bag Depth: 3.25″ Shade: Dark Brown
Bag Height: 7.5″ Material: Canvas
Bag Length: 11″ Size: Medium
Brand: Louis Vuitton Strap Drop: 9.25″
Color: Browns Style: Shoulder Bag

AUTH LOUIS VUITTON Brown Coated Canvas Monogram Hudson PM Handbag BC7411 MHL


  • Hardware: Gold Tone
  • Closure: Buckle
  • Embellishment: Leather Trim
  • Print: LV Logo Monogram
  • Interior Pockets: One Side Slip
  • Exterior Pockets: Two Front Push Lock
  • Inscription in Hardware: LV, LOUIS VUITTON
  • Lining: Fully Suede Lined
  • Made In: France

Strap: Adjustable

  • Additional Information:
  • Size: Medium
  • Color: Brown
  • Fabric: Coated Canvas

Celine Handbag

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Honourable Shirley Bond


Shirley Bond was elected in 2001 and 2005 as the MLA

for Prince George-Mount Robson, and re-elected in 2009 and

2013 as the MLA for Prince George-Valemount.

Shirley was appointed Minister of Jobs, Tourism and

Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour on June 10, 2013.

In this role she will drive government’s commitment for job

creation and economic development by accelerating the

BC Jobs Plan and ensure that British Columbians are first

in line for the jobs of today and tomorrow by executing

on B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, which will re-engineer

our education and training system.

She also works closely with Destination BC to meet

the targets laid out in the Province’s tourism strategy.

With more than 13 years of Cabinet experience,

Shirley has served as Deputy Premier, Minister of

Transportation and Infrastructure,

Minister of Education, Minister Responsible for

Early Learning and Literacy, Minister of Advanced Education,

Minister of Health Services, and was the first female to hold

the position of Attorney General in British Columbia,

a title she held while Minister of Justice.

Shirley currently serves as the Chair of the

Cabinet Committee on Strong Economy,

Vice Chair for the Core Review Committee and she

is a member of the Treasury Board and the Priorities

and Planning Committee.

Before her election to the Legislative Assembly,

she served three terms on the Prince George

School Board, the last as chair

She also worked with the continuing education department

of the Prince George School District, becoming

its business manager.

She was given the B.C. Interior, North & Yukon Woman

of Distinction Award for her work in public education.

Shirley lives in Prince George with Bill, her husband of

more than 30 years, and they love spending time

with their twin adult children

and their families, especially their grandsons,

Caleb and Cooper

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MLA: Hon. Naomi Yamamoto

North Vancouver-Lonsdale

Minister of State for Tourism
and Small Business

Elected: 2009, 2013



Room 227
Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC
V8V 1X4

Phone: 250 356-0946
Fax: 250 356-0948

Naomi Yamamoto was re-elected as MLA for

North Vancouver-Lonsdale and appointed

Minister of State for Tourism and Small

Business in 2013.

She is also a member of the Cabinet Committee

 on Strong Economy.

She has served as Minister of Advanced Education,

Minister of State for Intergovernmental Relations,

Minister of State  for Small Business and Minister

of State for Building Code Renewal.

Previously, Naomi was the president and

owner of Tora Design Group in North Vancouver

for 21 years.

 She also enjoyed working with the business

community as chair of the BC Chamber of Commerce,

chair of the North Shore Credit Union, and

representing the North Vancouver Chamber on

Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism Association


She served a six-year term on the board of

Capilano College (now Capilano University),

with the last three years as chair.

 She also enjoyed six years as a director of

 North Shore Neighbourhood House.

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