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Island women cycling 275 km to fight AIDS in Africa Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign aiming to raise $55,000

David Gordon Koch, August 29, 2018.  Ladysmith Chemainus Chronicle. Women from across the Island are cycling from Campbell River to Victoria next week to raise funds for areas of sub-Saharan Africa afflicted by HIV/AIDS. The campaigners – many of them grandmothers – are riding in solidarity with African grandmothers who care for millions of children orphaned by the disease. “I know what it’s like ... Continue Reading »

Off the Wall art shows/sales raised approximately $3,000 in Saugeen Shores

PostMedia News.  August 31, 2018. The final tally is not yet official, but Saugeen Grannies members are already planning for their second Off the Wall art show. Saugeen Grannies Elaine Palmer, Margitta Lange, Grace Reany, Marie Melanson and Ruth Jonas held up some of the art up for grabs at their Off the Wall Art Sale at St. Paul Anglican’s Church in Southampton last month. POSTMEDIA NEWS Elaine Pal ... Continue Reading »

Island women cycling 275 km to fight AIDS in Africa.

Ladysmith Chemainus Chronicle August 29 by David Gordon Koch Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign aiming to raise $55,000. Pat Johnstone and Mary Lou Mahoney (left to right) are cycling 275 km in solidarity with women who are leading the fight against HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror Women from across the Island are cycling from Campbell River to Victoria next week t ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers celebrate another cycle tour

Pedro Arrais, Times Colonist AUGUST 26, 2018 06:00 AM Come join the celebrations to welcome and celebrate the successful conclusion of the 12th Vancouver Island Cycle Tour, Sept. 9 in Centennial Square. Twenty-five women, who range in age from 56 to 75, will have ridden 275 kilometers over three days from Campbell River to Qualicum Beach to Chemainus to Victoria. An additional 12 women will cycle 50 km on the thi ... Continue Reading »

Tasty, peachy event at First Saturday Sept. 1

East Kootenay news online weekly August 26th 2018 The Kimberley Gogo Grannies invite you to relax and enjoy your choice of one of our several delicious homemade peach desserts on Saturday, Sept. 1 Gogo Desserts is running in conjunction with Kimberley’s First Saturday September 1 from 1 pm to 3 p.m. at the Chateau Kimberley. This event is the Gogo Grannies’ main fundraiser to help Stephen Lewis Foundation’ ... Continue Reading »