Hearts and stories of the Saanich Peninsula

Hearts of the Community nominations are due Thursday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m.

  • Jan. 28, 2015 9:00 a.m.

SIDNEY — Do you know of a great volunteer in your Saanich Peninsula community?

Tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 29, is the deadline for nominations in the 17th annual Hearts of the Community Volunteer Awards Celebration next month.

Hosted by Beacon Community Services and the Peninsula News Review, the event honours volunteers, young and old.

All fields of volunteer work, past or present, are eligible as long as it’s been on the Peninsula. The free event is open to everyone, but tickets are required.

Nomination forms and complimentary tickets can be picked up from the SHOAL Activity Centre, 10030 Resthaven Dr., the Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Ave. or the Peninsula News Review offices, 103-9830 Second St. in Sidney, from Beacon Thrift Shops in Sidney and Brentwood Bay, or downloaded and printed from beaconcs.ca.

Forms are to be dropped off at the SHOAL Activity Centre, faxed in to 250-655-4420, or can be scanned and emailed to hearts2015@beaconcs.ca. Nominations must be received by  4 p.m. on Jan. 29.

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