Posted by: cherylyoung | January 8, 2014

Hearts of the Community Volunteer Awards and I nominate Sidney Volunteer Firefighters


Hearts of the Community Volunteer Awards & Luncheon

Tuesday, February 25th – 11 am

Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney


Please help Beacon Community Services and the Peninsula News Review acknowledge the many wonderful volunteers who contribute so much to our Saanich Peninsula community!

Nominate an outstanding volunteer by January 30th! Using the nomination form linked here,

please tell us about a person or group whose volunteer efforts (past or present) have made an impact on the Saanich Peninsula. You can also find printed copies of these forms at the  SHOAL Centre, Beacon Peninsula Thrift Shops, or the Beacon Community Services office at 9860 Third St

 This is a wonderful opportunity to recognize and thank an outstanding volunteer from your organization or elsewhere in the community.

The nomination deadline is Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 4pm.

A panel will then select award winners. All nominated volunteers and winners will be honoured at a special public event, which also includes a community luncheon and entertainment by the amazing young performers from Stelly’s.

Join us for this special ceremony! Complimentary tickets for the awards ceremony

and luncheon will be available in early February at the  Peninsula News Review office and at Beacon Community Services’ Peninsula locations: SHOAL Activity Centre (10030 Resthaven Dr),9860 Third Street office and Brentwood and Sidney Thrift Shops.

Last year we had a full theatre, so remember to pick up your tickets early!

Call 250-658-7243 or email for further information.

In advance, thank you for helping us honour and thank the community’s invaluable volunteers — we look forward to receiving

 Hearts of the Community Award nominations, and hope you can join us at the special ceremony on Tuesday, Feb 25




Penny Thomsen                                                                      Jim Parker

Chair, Board of Directors                                                        Publisher

Beacon Community Services                                                  Peninsula News Review

Please click on the attached link and vote for the Sidney Volunteer Firefighter.  Every time they go out to a fire, they put their lives on the line for us and this is our way to thank them



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