Community

The Sooke Christmas Bureau is working hard to provide Christmas dinner for needy families.

You can help with time and money

Sooke Christmas Bureau is seeking volunteers and donations

The Sooke Christmas Bureau is working hard to provide Christmas dinner for needy families.
The old Leechtown Station

Gas car to Leechtown Station, 1923

Sooke region historian Elida Peers tells the tales of people and places from the past.

The old Leechtown Station
The Sooke Christmas Bureau is ready for fundraising.

Christmas Bureau start up

The Sooke Christmas Bureau is fund raising for hampers

The Sooke Christmas Bureau is ready for fundraising.

Sooke Fall Fair gets recognition and awards

Volunteers recognized and awards given for superb fall fair in Sooke

  • Dec 4, 2013
Amazing Kid Lyra Hindrichs

Amazing Kid: Lyra Hindrichs

Involvement, volunteerism and academics wins praise and cash

Amazing Kid Lyra Hindrichs
Basketball 1927 style.

What was what in basketball, 1927

Historian Elida Peers writes about the past in the Sooke region

Basketball 1927 style.
Rotary District Governor Pete Taylor presents a $5

Elementary school reports

Sooke's junior school reporters write about events at their schools

  • Dec 4, 2013
Rotary District Governor Pete Taylor presents a $5
The cast of volunteers at Vital Vittles

Ten years of feeding the body and nourishing the soul

Sooke's Vital Vittles celebrates 10 strong years of Friday lunches

The cast of volunteers at Vital Vittles

Finding a GP in Sooke: A community forum

One of the top issues in health care facing some Sooke residents is finding a family doctor in their own community.

  • Nov 27, 2013
Agnes George

Effervescent Agnes George 1877-1979

I first got to know Agnes George in the 1960s, just about the time this photo with a smoked salmon was taken on the Sooke Reserve.

Agnes George

Electronic resource inventory on-line

A electronic library of Sooke resources offered by Sooke Region Volunteer Centre

  • Nov 20, 2013
Harry Vogel

A businessman and a bit of a rake

Historian Elida Peers tells tales of Sooke's people and history

Harry Vogel

What’s happening at Poirier

Local Sooke student reporters detail the action at Ecole Poirier elementary school

  • Nov 20, 2013
Fun at the Fair

Fun at the Fair

The All Sooke Arts & Crafts Christmas Fair was well attended

Fun at the Fair
Members of Journey middle school Band and Strings perform at Ayre Manor.

Journey band students kept busy with concerts

JMS Band and strings students perform at Ayre Manor

Members of Journey middle school Band and Strings perform at Ayre Manor.
The hatchery and farm at Veitch Creek back in 1940.

Veitch Creek and the trout hatchery

Sooke historian Elida Peers writes about the past in the Sooke region

The hatchery and farm at Veitch Creek back in 1940.
Diabetes fundraising chair Jeanette Umbach

Spare change can make a difference

Sooke Harbourside Lions raise money for diabetes research

Diabetes fundraising chair Jeanette Umbach

Sooke Harbour House gets StreetSmart

Local inn works to raise money for Sooke Food Bank

The 2012 Santa Parade through downtown Sooke.

Get involved in Santa Parade

Sooke's chamber of commerce seeking parade participants

The 2012 Santa Parade through downtown Sooke.

Young local musicians perform with the Sooke Philharmonic

Journey middle school band and strings have concerts lined up

  • Nov 6, 2013