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Submitted by Tofino Food Initiative

Have your say on the idea of community gardens in Tofino! Do our super-quick online survey and you could win one of three $50 gift certificates for groceries in Tofino!
Community Garden Survey
The Tofino Community Food Initiative is working hard to facilitate access to local, high quality, fairly-priced, organic, sustainable and healthy food for our community. Planned projects include the Edible Garden Tour, workshops in gardening, composting and cooking, special movie nights, and the creation of community gardens. In order to plan for a garden this summer, we must apply for funding and start preparing now. Please take a moment to help guide us by filling in our survey!
Thank you for your help,
The Tofino Community Food Initiative
tofinolocalfood@yahoo.ca
http://www.tofinofood.blogspot.com/
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=113935945907

Community Sing-a-long
Holiday Songs & Christmas Carols
Wednesday December 16th
3-4:30pm
Village Gazebo
All Welcome
Donations to Pacific Rim Hospice Society

by Josie Osborne, Executive Director, Raincoast Education Society

Earlier this fall, the Raincoast Education Society undertook a survey in conjunction with the Tofino Consumers Co-op about customer opinions and attitudes on disposable plastic bags.

As was reported in the Westerly News, 41 per cent of members said they preferred the total removal of bags and 51 per cent of members preferred a fee of at least five cents being charged for Read the rest of this entry »

Hey look, this is the kind of thing that makes me feel really good about our town – a local business taking the initiative to contribute to our community:

Nomination Request

The Best Western Tin Wis Resort will offer a local’s discount of 20% in the Calm Waters Dining Room, beginning October 1st. On Saturday October 3rd, and every second Saturday thereafter, this 20% will be donated to a local charity/organization that provides invaluable services to the coastal communities.

We are in the process of searching for organizations that will receive this contribution, but we need some help compiling a list of charities and organizations in the towns of Tofino and Ucluelet.

We are asking for nominations from the communities for a list of organizations that you would like to see receive this donation.
Please forward the name of the charity/organization that you would like us to consider.
Email: media(at)tinwis.com

We are very excited about this program and would like the community’s help in determining the beneficiaries.
Thank you and if you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Warmest Regards,
Jenny Touchie
Director of Sales and Marketing
Best Western Tin Wis Resort
250.725.4445
media(at)tinwis.com
http://www.tinwis.com