BOW VALLEY – To help spread holiday cheer and goodwill, the Bow Valley Christmas Spirit Campaign is back this year, with higher goals and some changes to the way it distributes food. The goal for this year’s Bow Valley Christmas Spirit Campaign (BVCSC) fundraiser is an ambitious $90,000, up from last year’s goal of $85,000. […]
2017 Campaign Summary: We couldn’t do it without you!
With the support of the Bow Valley community, our 2017 campaign was a great success. The Christmas Spirit Campaign delivered 261 hampers and raised $83,000. The board would like to extend a huge thank you to the Bow Valley for all their support and an extra special thanks to our donors and volunteers. We couldn’t […]
Mayor’s Award for Voluntary Excellence Presented to Cathy Robinson
Cathy Robinson is the winner of the Mayor`s Award for Voluntary Excellence in 2017. She was one of 13 people nominated. Cathy received the most nominations of anyone in the adult category, the largest category of all the voluntary awards. The criteria for this award include: Nominees must have given freely of themselves and/or their […]
The Numbers Are In: 2016 Campaign a Success!
The Christmas Spirit Campaign delivered 242 hampers and raised $82,000. The board would like to extend a huge thank you to the Bow Valley for all their support and an extra special thanks to our donors and volunteers. We couldn’t do it without you! With the support of the Bow Valley community, our 2016 campaign […]
Rocky Mountain Outlook: Elves Perform Good Deeds Once Again
For the past five Christmases, elves have been running around the Bow Valley committing good deeds for seniors. Christine DeSoto, owner of Rusticana Grocery and founder of the program, got the idea from her sister who has a similar program in Burlington, Ont. Starting off by herself, DeSoto ended up joining forces with the Bow […]