Boat boost

NANAIMO – Quality Foods donates money raised from S.S. Minnow from 1960s TV fame.

Maeve O’Bryne, president of Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation, left, takes the helm of the S.S. Minnow with a little guidance from Dianna Rivard, Quality Foods executive assistant, as Rob MacKay, QF marketing manager, presents a $15,000 donation.

The craft made famous in the TV show Gilligan’s Island has been owned by Quality Foods since 2006 and is used solely for charity fundraising.