2019 Philanthropy Week Celebrations – Agency and Designated Fund Distribution

During the week of November 23 2019, the Comox Valley Community Foundation Directors and Staff celebrated philanthropy in the Comox Valley by visiting Agency and Designated fund holders to present each organization with their annual distribution cheque.  During the visits, CVCF Directors and Staff learned about how each organization is working to enrich life in the Comox Valley.  Thank you to all the organizations which took time out of their busy schedules to meet with us.

Courtenay and District Historical Society

Russell Tibbles (CVCF Director), Deb Griffiths (Executive Director Courtenay and District Historical Society), Matt Beckett (CVCF President)

Comox Valley Community Arts Council

Dallas Stevenson (Comox Valley Community Arts Council Executive Director)  Kris Trudeau, Dallas (CVCF Director) Kera McHugh  (Comox Valley Community Arts Council Membership and Marketing Coordinator) and Matt Beckett (CVCF President)

Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation

Matt Beckett (CVCF President), Kris Trudeau (CVCF Director) and Colt Long (Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation Executive Director)

Comox Valley Project Watershed Society

Kris Trudeau (CVCF Director), Cathy Haigh (Project Watershed Fundraising and Outreach Chair), Caila Holbrook (Project Watershed Manager of Fundraising, Outreach and Mapping) and Matt Beckett (CVCF President)

Comox Valley Regional District Sports Centre

Russell Tibbles (CVCF Director), Jennifer Zbinden (CVRD Sports Centre Senior Manager of Recreation Facilities), Kris Trudeau (CVCF Director) and Matt Beckett (CVCF President)

Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park Association

Colin Sauer (CVCF Director), Audrey Craig (Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park Association President) and Matt Beckett (CVCF President)

North Island College

Russell Tibbles (CVCF Director), Jolean Finnerty (North Island College Manager, Office of Advancement), Matt Beckett (CVCF President) and Kris Trudeau (CVCF Director)

North Island College Foundation

Jolean Finnerty (North Island College Manager, Office of Advancement), Russell Tibbles (CVCF Director), Kris Trudeau (CVCF Director) and Matt Beckett (CVCF President)

Oyster River Enhancement Society

Lyle Edmunds (Oyster River Enhancement Society), Susan Auchterlonie (CVCF Executive Director) and Ron Gammie (Oyster River Enhancement Society)

RESTOR International

Colin Sauer (CVCF Director), Keith Tatton (RESTOR International), Tim Cowan (RESTOR International), Deb Nolan (RESTOR International) and Aniel Datoo (CVCF Director)

Salvation Army Comox Valley Chapter

Colin Sauer(CVCF Director), Colleen (Salvation Army), Brent Hobden (Salvation Army) and Matt Beckett (CVCF President)

School District 71

Geoff Manning (School District 71 Assistant Superintendent) Aniel Datoo (CVCF Director), Susan Auchterlonie (CVCF Executive Director and Tom Demeo (School District 71 Superintendent)