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 […]

2016 Giving Campaign

Bowen Island’s Community Foundation: Strengthening Community and Enriching Everyday Life

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About 16 years ago a group of Bowen Islanders began working on the concept of creating a local community foundation – building a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for community betterment. By December of 2002 we had qualified as a registered charity with Revenue Canada, one of about 200 community foundations in Canada. Almost […]

2016 Giving Campaign

The Giving Campaign for 2016

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Bowen Island’s Community Foundation has a lot to celebrate this year – the creation of the Snug Cove Garden Gateway, a new lighting system for Tir na nog Theatre, solar panels at the community school, scholarships, and funding for islanders in need. Please help us to do even more for our island next year. We […]

Workshops

Governing Effectively – Essential Strategies

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A workshop for present and aspiring board Directors and Executive Directors. Improve your Board’s Effectiveness in this one day workshop that will help you and your board function more effectively then ever before. Learn the essential strategies and best practices of boards and board directors that have discovered how to govern in ways that are effective […]