The Community Futures team is happy to have kicked off the Gazette Hamper fundraising season with a donation of $3,750.
These funds were raised at CFMW's annual Barbecue Fundraiser The rain did not deter you and in the end we made 130 salmon and regular burgers!
Thank you so much everyone for your most generous donations! This is... Read more
The commitment, vision and concern of our volunteers measure the success of community-based organizations like Community Futures. The annual Volunteer of the Year Award is given to an individual in each Community Futures office who has demonstrated outstanding service in the field of community and business development.
Dennis... Read more
Local Treasures at the Bead Lady in Port McNeill.
Carol Ellison has been doing beadwork most of her life. As a Metis she learned traditional beadwork from her grandmother in Edmonton. Carol developed her own beadwork style and started marketing her products at Windsong Marina when she lived in Echo Bay over ten years ago. During that time she made strong friendships and connections with the many boaters who visit Broughton... Read more
Peter Barratt, Owner, Operations Manager and Vice-President
We have 16 aircraft between Nanaimo, Campbell River, Bella Coola and Port McNeill on the BC Coast serving British Columbia as a whole along with other parts of Canada. We do everything you could imagine with a helicopter.
The best job we have is at Nimmo Bay; Heli Ventures and Heli Fishing. Part of the Nimmo Bay adventure is basically where we get up on top of a... Read more