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Events · 14th March 2016
Carol Foort
Participate in an exciting fund-raising event at the Quadra Community Centre on Saturday, March 26th and help bring 3 Syrian families to Campbell River! This diverse evening of food, a silent auction and entertainment is by donation and doors open at 6 pm. A slideshow and performances will begin just after 6!
Come early to enjoy a $10 Syrian food platter prepared by Baba Ganouj Restaurant and to place bids on the many amazing items and services available at our silent auction. Bidders will have a wide selection of art and services to choose from, all selected with Quadra Islanders in mind. Perhaps you have company arriving this summer and want to treat them (or yourself!) to something memorable with a stay at Luna Vista B & B overlooking Rebecca Spit or to a night at the Heriot Bay Inn. Top that up with a whale watching trip in the Broughton Islands, an offer by two outfitters. Planning a renovation? If so, bid on Ian Williamson’s cabinetry/ carpentry or let Michael Foort Drywall deal that pesky drywall job. Maybe you need a load of logs from Snarpen Contracting to restock the woodshed. Perhaps you’d like to grace your walls with a lap quilt, a new painting, print or sculpture from a local artist or adorn your body with a new piece of jewellry or woven shawl. You can also toss your name in a draw for an enticing Quadra gift basket . We thank the many contributors in advance for all of their generous donations!
The evening will begin with some middle eastern ambience created by Fouad Awad, Quadra drummers and belly-dancers to accompany your Syrian meal. We then welcome musicians Cat and Cal from Campbell River followed by our local favourites Smooth Edge and Willowishes. There will be delicious home baked treats and a display of beautiful quilts lovingly created and donated by Quadra Quilters for our soon to arrive Syrian families. The evening will end with a final performance by Quadra’s belly dancers!
A shuttle service will be provided by Camp Homewood to meet and greet Campbell Riverites off the 5:25 ferry and return them to the 10:15 ferry. Mark March 26th on your calendar to participate in another gratifying and positive Quadra fund-raising experience! For further information contact Carol at 285-3035.
Organic Homemade Ice Cream?
Comment by Lu Schanfarber on 17th March 2016
Lee & I can contribute 2 x 1 litre containers of organic homemade ice cream to the silent auction if you like.