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Potters ‘Light The Fire’ at Filberg

Comox Valley Record. November 23, 2015. The Comox Valley Potters are at it again. They are creating a festive, community-based event. The “Light the Fire” pottery sale and show is coming up Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Filberg Centre, downtown Courtenay.  They will, again, be sharing their space with the Comox Valley Food Bank and the Merville Grandmothers. The warm, joyful atmosphere is sure to fi ... Continue Reading »

Fundraising tea Nov. 18

By: Stephen Uhler. Observer Multimedia Journalist. November 15, 2015. Members of the Pembroke chapter of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation are holding their annual Christmas Tea held at Sunset Nursery on Wednesday,with funds raised going to help grandmothers in Africa caring for thousands of grandchildren orphaned by the AIDS epidemic.Pictured here enjoying tea at the 2014 ... Continue Reading »

November Granny Bulletin: Special Letter from Kenneth, South Africa Gathering, and Tribute Cards

In this Granny Bulletin: A letter from Kenneth Mugayehwenkyi South African Grandmothers Gathering Holiday Tribute Cards Dearest Grandmothers and Grandothers, In every edition of the Granny Bulletin, we begin with a few words from those of us who work most closely with you. This month however, we thought we would share a heartfelt letter from Kenneth Mugayehwenkyi, the Chair of the recent Uganda National Grandmot ... Continue Reading »

Quinte Grannies for Africa Celebrate 9 Years

Quinte Grannies cutting their celebration cake at their 9 year anniversary party. (From L-R) Dorothy Davies-Flindall, Win Perryman and Bernice Hassay It’s been nine years since three local women gathered together and initiated the Quinte Grannies for Africa. Recently those three women, Win Perryman, Bernice Hassay and Dorothy Davies-Flindall and thirty other Grannies plus a dozen supporters, known as ‘grandothe ... Continue Reading »