General · 21st April 2011
Our Coffee House which was held on April 16th/11 at Q.I.C.C., was a huge success.
While Val Barr and Tucker Dinnes welcomed everyone at the door, John Toelle organized a tremendous Musical evening. Our fabulous M.C. Julie Douglas introduced everyone starting with Jeanne Schweitzer performing a beautiful dance with huge golden wings. Following her, a night of music began with Smooth Edge, who played an array of guitars,& a mandolin with singers Lois Taylor and Diana McKerracher, joining in with many lively tunes, by guitarists, Kent ONeill, Duffy Frank,& Mo Davenport. Following also with comedy & Guitarists John Toelle & Richard Christie, and on guitar and singing Rick Bockner, and the highlite of the night on guitar Rodrigo Figueroa, who charmed everyone with his romantic tunes.
Coffee, Teas and a selection of Baking provided, by Quadra Seniors and the Legion Womans Auxiliary, was served by Karen Gair, Linda Bell, Hillary Hanson.
We would like to thank wholeheartedly all the Bakers and workers, who helped in the kitchen, to provide the tasty desserts.
Tucker Dinnes presented with appreciation, Thank-You letters to all the Trades, who helped with the building of our first two Senior Duplexes, who are now being lived in, so Seniors can stay on beautiful Quadra Island.
The Royal Canadian Legion-Br. 154,President Thomas Vaniderstine, Leonard Lamb,Poppy Chairman, & Carol Ann Terreberry, Deputy Zone Manager, presented a $3000.00 Cheque to Q.I.S.H.S. Ken Duncan, to help with costs, of the buildings. A Special Thank-you to Michael Foort- Stage Manager, Tony Simard-Stage Lighting, George Murdoch- Sound.
A successful Silent auction was held, with donations provided by Quadra Island & Campbell River Businesses, and many supporters. This display was layed out with the help of Jeanne Stoppard, Ruth Amiabel, Robin Beaton & Mia Frisholz.
The following businesses and supporters gratefully donated goods to our silent auction
Yellow Dog foods, customers and friends; Peoples Drugs(Quadra); Humming Bird Office Supply; Bonanza Books; Fermentations; Island Marine Supply; Quadra Petro Canada Station; Artist Rhonda Richmond; Quadra Taxis; Roy Dahlnas Excavating; Ilse Tech Auto; Café Aroma; Whiskey Point Lodge; Taku Resort; Vitalis; Artist Ann McLean; James Pottery; Gabriella Romano; Ruth & Martin Amiabel; Walcan Seafood; Kathy McLeod; Stacey & Rod Stewart; Val Barr; Jill Sampsons; Eleanor Kane; Artist Elena Mason; Rejuvanation through Bodyworks-Lori Hewitt; Viken Waste Management; Lawyer Pat Field; Moxies Restaurant; Superstore; General Paints; Joeys Only Restaurant; Zellers; Canada Tire; Staples; Shoppers Drugs; Merecroft A& W; Canton Restaurant; Music Plant. Tru Valu Stores.
The Q.I.S.H.S Board. --who consist of Pres. Jeanne Stoppard, Sec. Val Barr,
Treas. Tucker Dinnes, Directors Bob Lasby, Kurt Hagen & Ruth Amiabel, would like to Thank all who helped this event become so successful.
A Huge Thank-You is extended to Philip Stone who always does a great job printing our Q.I S.H.S. Articles.