Boxes of roses help raise money for symphony

NANAIMO - Vancouver Island Symphony's annual roses fundraiser begins.

The 14th annual Symphony of Roses Day, a fundraiser for the Vancouver Island Symphony, is April 10.

People can send a dozen boxed roses to people anywhere from Qualicum Beach to Ladysmith, including Gabriola. Or people can order for themselves and pick them up at Turley’s Florist. A dozen roses are $29.99 or $52 for a box of 24 roses. Orders must be received by April 5 at 4 p.m. by calling 250-754-6344 or completing the online form at www.vancouverislandsymphony.com. People who order before Friday (March 29) will be entered into a draw for a dozen roses.

The fundraising event is made possible by Turley’s Florist. All proceeds go to the Vancouver Island Symphony.