Celebration

Raj Banga, left, Sunita Banga, Jeet Manhas, Kaajal Manhas, Arjan Manhas, Shashi Monga and Peter Monga all meet together as part of the community organizing committee for the Beban Park social centre Diwali celebration. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)

Community members in Nanaimo celebrate Diwali, a ‘triumph of light over darkness’

Members of Indo-Canadian community and others will celebrate at sold-out event at Beban Park

 

Ucluelet garbageman Frank Thomas Trodden took this photo of just some of the bounty he received during an appreciation day held in his honour to thank him for his hard work and positive attitude. (Photo courtesy of Frank Thomas Trodden)

B.C. small town shows its ‘Frank Appreciation’ for popular garbage collector

“Thanks Frank for doing a great job. We really do appreciate you.”

 

Jane Gagnon holds up balloons left over from celebrating her 100th birthday Aug. 14, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

‘I just love to live’: Vernon woman celebrates 100th birthday

Jane Gagnon celebrated her 100th birthday Aug. 14.

 

Amanda Daly, left, Adam Smith, Susan Urban, Flora Starr, Chloe Collins, Sophie Johnston, Finley Johnston, Casey Daly and Harper Daly are ready to party at Maffeo Sutton Park on Canada’s birthday, July 1. The City of Nanaimo is hosting a celebration of food, activities and live entertainment for the whole family. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Maffeo Sutton Park will be filled with festivities for Canada Day

Music, roving entertainers, food, cultural entertainment happening Friday, July 1

Amanda Daly, left, Adam Smith, Susan Urban, Flora Starr, Chloe Collins, Sophie Johnston, Finley Johnston, Casey Daly and Harper Daly are ready to party at Maffeo Sutton Park on Canada’s birthday, July 1. The City of Nanaimo is hosting a celebration of food, activities and live entertainment for the whole family. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Wendy Pratt, left, and Eric Martin chat with Janeane Coutu, Eden Gardens fundraising committee member, as they place bids on silent auction items Thursday, June 16, when the facility celebrated its fifth anniversary at its Northfield Road location. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo’s Eden Gardens care facility celebrates fifth anniversary

Barbecue and entertainment marked return to happy days following lifting of pandemic restrictions

Wendy Pratt, left, and Eric Martin chat with Janeane Coutu, Eden Gardens fundraising committee member, as they place bids on silent auction items Thursday, June 16, when the facility celebrated its fifth anniversary at its Northfield Road location. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)