Campbell River Rotary Auction breaks previous fundraising record

Over $111,500 raised this year to help with club’s community initiatives

The annual Rotary TV Auction took place last weekend, and the community once again stepped up to help the cause.

Bidding on the 580 items donated by local businesses, organizations and community members broke the club’s previous fundraising record again this year, with $111,500 raised.

The funds will go towards the club’s community initiaitves, including the fieldhouse at Robron field, currently in the design stages. In previous years, the auction has supported such projects as the Elk Falls Suspension Bridge, Centennial Pool, the Willow Point Splashpark, and, of course, the Rotary Seawalk.

Just Posted

Reminder: John Hart Dam road closed until Nov. 15

BC Hydro is providing public notice that the road across the John… Continue reading

Strathcona Gardens shuffles ice time to accommodate BCHL game ousted by ammonia leak at Port Alberni rink

Campbell River’s Rod Brind’Amour Arena will host a British Columbia Hockey League… Continue reading

Local salon raises $5,300 for Ovarian Cancer Canada

Affected team member catalyst for fundraiser

Use of force deemed justifiable in arrest of suspect after snowy chase near Nanaimo

Independent Investigation Office of B.C. reports on incident from late last winter

‘It’s been 12 years’: Father of murdered B.C. real estate agent pleads for mayor’s help

Lindsay Buziak was stabbed to death on Feb. 2, 2008 in Saanich. Her case is unsolved.

B.C. to restrict nicotine content, bring in 20% tax on vaping products

Province will also restrict candy and fruit flavoured vaping products to adult-only stores

B.C. woman sends fight to reduce preventable medical errors to Victoria

Teri McGrath and South Okanagan senior’s centre members presented 150 signature petition to local MLA

B.C. First Nation Chief Ed John faces historic sex charges

John served as minister for children and families under then-premier Ujjah Dosanjh

Nearly half of B.C. drivers nervous in winter conditions: BCAA

‘Wait and see’ approach common practice for 32% of B.C. motorists

Yelling at your dog might hurt its long-term mental health: study

Researchers find dogs trained using negative reinforcement are more ‘pessimistic’

At least 3 hurt in California school shooting, gunman sought

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department looking for a male suspect in black clothing was seen at the location

Most Read