Saanich News advertising consultants Chris Kelsall and Sarah Taylor.

Saanich Business Buzz: Cadboro Bay hosts caroling fundraiser

PISE announces new board members; Saanich Active Living Guide available now

The holiday season is about giving and The Cadboro Bay Village Business Association is providing that opportunity as they present “Caroling in the Village” on Sunday, December 7th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The night will also feature the amazing Louise Rose as well as the Mount Douglas Secondary School Jazz Band, Open Door Choir and Mezzo Soprano Julia Morgan.

Favourite holiday treats and beverages will be available by donation. All proceeds support local music programs and Our Place Society. Raffle tickets will also be available to win gift baskets from local Cadboro Bay Village merchants.

The Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence or PISE has announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors for 2014 – 2015. Peter Lockie, Stephen Chang and Suzanne Weckend-Dill joined the PISE Board at the Society’s AGM on September 30, 2014.

Lockie is currently Interim President of Camosun College and has worked there since 2000. Chang is a builder and business owner operating in the Capital region. He is active in the community and is currently a Director on the board of the Swan Lake -Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary. Weckend-Dill is a department head at St. George’s School in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she teaches within the physical education department as well as managing the swimming pool facility. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Commonwealth Games Canada and the Executive Board of the Commonwealth Games Federation.

You are invited to the Saanich Volunteer Services Society “Celebrating the Season” open house on Thursday, December 4th from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. The open house is for all of their loyal clients, many volunteers and friends of the society. They are located at 1445 Ocean View Road.

There will be a special appearance by the amazing musician, composer and arranger Louise Rose. She is a pianist who also coaches and is a choral conductor.

2015 Winter-Spring Saanich Active Living Guide Is available now for online viewing as well as registration. Copies are also available at all Saanich Recreation Centres, Cedar Hill Golf Course, Saanich Libraries and Saanich Thrifty Foods locations as of each publications release date.

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