FREE listings for non-profit community events. Please email, 25 words or less, to: events@myCoffeeNews.ca (no attachments). Deadline Tuesdays noon.
Experience VIU Virtually in 3 Online Events: Join us online to learn more about Vancouver Island University in this informative & fun open house-style event. While things may be different this year, we’re committed to helping you choose a program, discover the many services & supports available to you & get your questions answered. Jan. 16, 9am-2pm; Jan. 20, 1-6:30pm; Jan. 21, 1-6:30pm. To register & more info, visit: info.viu.ca/experienceviu-register/
Duncan Blood Donation Event: Will you save a life this New Year? Donate blood in Duncan, January 19-21 at the Cowichan Community Centre, from 2 to 6:45pm. Book your appointment online at blood.ca, using our GiveBlood app or by calling 1-888-2DONATE (1-888-236-6283). Happy New Year & thank you for keeping Canada’s Lifeline going. Blood donations must be by appointment only.
Women in Construction Trades:
North Island College, Port Alberni, is offering an upcoming (Jan 25 - Feb 5) 2 week TUITION FREE hands-on training program for women including: Automotive, Carpentry, Furniture Design & Joinery, Metal Fabrication, Plumbing, Welding. For more info visit www.nic.bc.ca/trades
The Coldest Night of the Year: A covid-safe, family-friendly walk to raise money for charities serving people experiencing homelessness, hurt & hunger. Walk virtually or in-person on Feb. 20, 2021. Adults & children. To find your location, donate and/or to register, visit: www.cnoy.org
UK Pension Transfers: Personal or Company pension left behind in the U.K? Contact us to discuss your options. Sterling Advisory, 1-250-863-7766 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Neighbourhood Place to Discover Health & Wellness! Visit Lynn’s Vitamin Gallery, 4 - 180 Central Rd. Building a stronger, healthier community. Curbside pickup available via phone or email. Let our highly trained staff help you safely discover natural remedies. Call 250-748-4421. Mon - Sat., 9:30 - 5:30. Closed on stat holidays.
Duncan Farmer’s Market: Every Saturday, year round, 10am-2pm, rain or shine. Visit the Duncan Farmers’ Market in downtown Duncan for the freshest local fruits & vegetables, baking, jams & jellies, honey, crafts, clothing, pet treats & more! 200 Craig Street.
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