Cumberland Businesses Protecting Forest

Cumberland businesses and professionals (and their friends) got together for a fun photo shoot on Earth Day to celebrate the progress of the Cumberland Forest campaign to protect 52 hectares of forest from destruction. Earth Day officially marked a 100% increase in monthly donors to the campaign since they kicked off their new purchase plans…

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Great incentives for monthly donors

Every month our friends in the local business community are coming up with new ways to entice you to sign up as a monthly donor. This month Alley Cuts is offering a free haircut for anyone shop comes in and signs up at the shop. The Wandering Moose, Drift Mountain Biking and Stansbury Guest House…

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Cumberland Mountain Film Fest Big Success

The fourth annual Cumberland Mountain Film Festival, held on February 27 and 28th, was a huge success.  Tickets were quickly sold out to an eager crowd who enjoyed a selection of outstanding short outdoor sports and adventure films from Vancouver Island.  This year, thirty-four films were submitted and the festival judges selected just 16 films…

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Lighthouse Shines on Forest

Lighthouse Brewery passed along a nice cheque for $650 last week! 50 cents from every sleeve and $2 from every jug of Lighthouse beer sold in the month of March went towards this donation, so well done Lighthouse drinkers! CCFS Directors Ron Hansen and Bill Ransom hooked up with Max and Don for a glass…

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Yoga for the Forest

Toni Dunne  is offering A Yoga Class for the Forest on Saturday, April 19th 10-1130am @ The Abbey in Cumberland.  By Donation (suggested $10), all levels welcome and 100% proceeds to save our forest. Check out Toni’s beautiful blog post below! Remember to walk in the woods. This is my mantra. I have even considered…

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Pirates of Improv Give

Kevin Flesher from the Cumberland based Improv Soap Opera “The Pirates of Cascadia” stopped off at Riders Pizza to drop off a $250 cheque, proceeds from his weekly theatrical soap, for the Cumberland Forest. CCFS Treasurer Caroline Tymchuk was on hand to fight for the cheque wielding her mighty pizza paddle. It was an ugly battle to be sure. 

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The Great Valley Rally

We are thrilled to announce that 2014 will will be in inaugural year for the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce’s exciting new event –  the Great Valley Rally! One of the many functions of the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce is to promote the business, social and civic welfare of the various communities in the Comox Valley.  The Great Valley Rally will offer a way to bring the three communities of the Comox Valley together in support…

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