2018 Community Impact Grants

2018 Spring Newsletter

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Find out what your Community Foundation has been up to in the 2018 Spring Newsletter: Our Bowen Community Giving Back: Our 2018 Grant Recipients Scholarship Updates Chair’s Report Highlights Treasurer’s Report Highlights 2017 Vital Conversations Featured Artist Estate Planning/Legacy Giving Event Changes at the Foundation

Donations

Heartfelt thanks from the Foundation to our Community

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The Bowen Island Community Foundation is grateful to have been the recipient of recent donations made possible by events organized by fellow Bowen Islanders. Nicholas Bradford Fritz was the force behind a recent vinyl record swap, with support from Barry Thomas, and from Julie Cree and Christophe Langlois of Artisan Eats Café, which raised $333 […]

AGM

Community Foundation Celebrates Bowen’s Generosity

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It was a packed house at Cates Hill Chapel for the Annual General Meeting of the Bowen Island Community Foundation. Arriving guests were greeted by members of the Board and encouraged to enjoy drinks and appetizers, before the festivities began. There was a lot to celebrate. The Foundation received about $180,000 in community donations in […]

Cove Commons

Cove Commons Groundbreaking Ceremony

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A large crowd of Bowen Islanders as well as MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones and MLA Jordan Sturdy met at the library last month to celebrate the successful fundraising efforts of the Bowen Island Library and Arts Council. With $950,000 in the bank to cover the cost of construction, the building of the addition to the library, […]

Garden Gateway

Garden Gateway Unveiled

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For many years there has been a desire to improve the attractiveness of Snug Cove, the entrance that welcomes both residents and visitors to our island. The recently completed Garden Gateway Initiative, an inspired creation of attractive plantings and stonework, just on your right as you drive on to the ferry, was funded by the […]