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Tim Hortons smile cookies being sold in support of Nanaimo hospital foundation

Nanaimo Tim Hortons owners challenge Victoria locations to see who can sell the most smile cookies

Nanaimo SPCA asking for volunteers to provide foster care for dogs

Society asks for help from those able to make a six-month commitment

Leadership V.I. looks to give a lift to Vancouver Island’s next leaders

Organization has space in its fall intake for those wishing to learn and develop leadership skills

Credit union donates $25,000 to Vancouver Island’s United Way chapters

Coastal Community Credit Union’s donation will help agencies provide services

Nanaimo hospital foundation golf tourney going four weeks due to COVID-19

Golf for Life fundraiser will take place Sept. 1-30 at Fairwinds Golf Club in Nanoose Bay

Nanaimo professor raising awareness about rare blood cancer

Socially distanced Vancouver Island Multiple Myeloma March to take place on Labour Day

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Tutors needed to help Nanaimo high school students with homework

Literacy Central Vancouver Island asks for volunteers to assist youths in grades 10-12

Girl Guide from Nanaimo recognized with national Change Maker Award

Alex Brick, 12, one of four girls her age across Canada to receive award

VIEX will take place during pandemic, but will be mostly virtual

Fairgrounds open for food truck festival Aug. 22-23, contests and entertainment all online

Nanaimo firefighters’ burn fund video wins people’s choice award

Firefighters film gag video based on a burn camp water fight tradition

Military police motorcycle relay roars through Nanaimo

National fundraising ride visited Mt. Benson legion en route to Lantzville and Campbell River

MS Society looks for Nanaimo volunteers to offer peer support

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada asks for help with its one-to-one support program

Peace ceremony in Nanaimo will be a little different in a pandemic

Hiroshima Day will be observed during the afternoon Aug. 6 at Maffeo Sutton Park

Society asks for volunteers to help make Nanaimo more age-friendly

Nanaimo Age Friendly Community Society asking for volunteers to help in a number of roles

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

Royal Canadian Legion hopes for support for bottle drive this week

Branch 10 Harewood asking for empties Friday and Saturday, June 26-27

Nanaimo Community Hospice looking for volunteers

Hospice needs men or women to help deliver free client care programs

Walk for Alzheimer’s will physically distance online this year

Nanaimo invited to take part in fundraiser for Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Car cruise in Nanaimo lifts seniors’ spirits during pandemic

Cars 4 COVID includes Nanaimo Seniors Village in its route

Car enthusiasts in Nanaimo drive support for health charity during pandemic

Cars 4 COVID’s second event raises nine times as much money as the first