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Forbes Hall Expansion Donations

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Forbes Hall Fundraising Campaign

Community Dinner 

Feb 24th ~ Forbes Hall (by reservation)

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Rainfall Stats ~ Preedy Harbour
 

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Who's Who of Thetis Pets Registry

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Sunday
Feb182018

The Beaver is at it Again!

The beaver's construction in the culvert has created this huge lake in Lawrence Valley.  Until it gets drained, there's no loop to the trail.

Sunday
Feb182018

Solid Waste Committee

The company, All Battery Ltd, in Duncan recycles old cellphones and will also purchase phones that no longer work  or you are getting rid of.

Their PH# 250-597-1959 and  Address: 1-5311 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan

Reminder: All recyclable materials such as metal, glass, plastic, that contained any food products should be cleaned before bringing them into the solid waste site.

Your cooperation and support  of our volunteers is greatly appreciated!

Thank You,

TISWMC

(Thetis island Solid Waste management Committee)

Sunday
Feb182018

Soup's On ~ Wednesday, February 21st

Forbes Hall  - $5.00

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, but do come early before we run out of soup!

This week the Soup's On menu is:

CAULIFLOWER CHEDDAR SOUP

Served with Biscuits

Assorted Baked Goods

Pot of Gold Coffee

Tea, Hot Chocolate, Hot Apple Drink

Take out available if there is enough available after guests served

The Bridge Group meets in the Library at 1:00 PM

Sunday
Feb182018

Cedar Beach Pizza 

Cedar Beach Pizza will be open today (Sunday) and will then be closed until Mar 6.

Thank you for your continued support.  We look forward to serving you in March. 

Virginia Lamb

250-246-9770

Friday
Feb162018

Forbes Hall Community Dinner ~ Saturday, February 24th

Looking forward to a great group of islanders joining together to celebrate the upcoming expansion of Forbes Hall.  Get some friends & neighbours together, and make an evening of it!

A group of eager volunteers will be creating a special double-menu’ed dinner designed to include all, with children & toddlers plates available, as well. 

$25 per adult ~ Dinner starts at 6:30PM

Reserve: call or email Ann Dickie 250-246-4079 ann@lawrenspring.net

Please respond by Wednesday, February 21 to allow for shopping!

For menus and more detailed information, please click here.

Wednesday
Feb142018

Meals Out at Capernwray

Capernwray Harbour invites you to join us for meals! Our kitchen serves a wonderful menu of home cooked meals: Monday to Friday Join us for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner.  Saturdays for Brunch or Dinner and Sundays for a Formal Dinner, we welcome you to stay for our Sunday evening service too. 

Our students will be away over two and a half weeks in March, please join our retreat/conference guests & staff for a meal then too.

Phone us at 250-246-9440 or email us at chbc@capernwray.ca

to arrange a meal with us as often as you would like.  We request that you let us know in advance if you would like to join us and our costs are $10/breakfast or lunch/person and $15/brunch or supper/person.  Thank-you and we look forward to hosting you! 

April Galbraith

Administrative Assistant

Wednesday
Feb142018

Eelgrass Ecology and Restoration Training

Native eelgrass (Zostera marina) is a critical component of nearshore ecology for salmon, birds, and hundreds of invertebrates in B.C. and globally.

SeaChange Marine Conservation Society is offering a free eelgrass ecology and restoration training workshop to community volunteers in preparation for near future eelgrass restoration in the Gulf Islands, including Thetis Island. 

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

10 am to 11:30 am

Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre

1845 Cowichan Bay Rd

 

Please RSVP by February 28th to Ann Eriksson author@anneriksson.ca

250-246-8176

Wednesday
Feb142018

Community Bat Program Information Session

Got Bats! We would love to chat with you.

The Thetis Island Nature Conservancy would like to invite you to an evening all about Bats.

Wednesday February 28th, Forbes Hall, 6:45 pm

Wednesday
Feb142018

Soup's On ~ Wednesday, February 14th Forbes Hall

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM or until the soup runs out, whichever happens first! Good to come early!

The Menu:

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Assorted Baked Goods

Pot of Gold Coffee

Tea - Hot Apple Drink

$5.00

Take-Out sold after guests served.

"There are two food groups in the world;

The one you put cheese on and the one

you put chocolate on."

Bridge at 1:00 PM in the Library

Wednesday
Feb142018

Valentine's Pizza

Cedar Beach Pizza is open for your Valentines treat..  We're loaded with all your favourite toppings including Red Tomatoes and Red Peppers.  We will also have a limited number of Chocolate Cherry bunt cakes for two $8  and  by pre-order 9" apple pies $12.

Andy and I are off island Tuesday but will happily take your orders on Wednesday morning.

Virginia

250-246-9770

Monday
Feb122018

Hall Expansion Fund ~ Online Donations

Online donations are now being accepted through CanadaHelps.org.  

Simply click on the button on the right side of the page to access the donation page.

Thanks

Monday
Feb122018

Forbes Hall Expansion Approved!

On Saturday, February 10th, TICA held a Special Members’ Meeting to discuss and vote on “going ahead” with the construction of the expansion & renovations of Forbes Hall.  The motion passed with 94% in favour.  We’d like to thank everyone who has been involved so far in the planning of this exciting project, and those that have agreed to join in on the next phase.   There will be opportunities soon for the general public to view the plans. 

The Fundraising Campaign kicked off yesterday, and there will be events organized to enhance the campaign. Click here for information about the February 24th Community Dinner. 

TICA has been gifted a “matching” donation of up to $200,000 for 2018.  Every dollar donated, raised, and received through grants will be matched up to that amount, so remember that every dollar you give will be doubled.  

All cheques should be made out TICA, and mailed to:

Treasurer, TICA, PO Box 14-0, Thetis Island, BC V0R 2Y0

Tax receipts will be issued for amounts $25 + over.  Please include your name and address.

As well, an Online Payment program will be up and running within the near future.

Ann Dickie

Co-Chair FH EX Committee

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