Community

David Bennett

Extraordinary volunteer: David Bennett

The Sooke Volunteer Centre is profiling some of the many volunteers in the region

  • Jun 6, 2012
David Bennett

Come to the Volunteer Fair

June 6 event will showcase organizations and groups needing volunteers

  • May 30, 2012
Chuck Minten

Extraordinary volunteers: Chuck and Colleen Minten

The Sooke News Mirror is highlighting some of Sooke's amazing volunteers

Chuck Minten
Elleen Christofferson

Postal employees deliver to Food Bank

Annual food drive to aid less fortunate in Sooke community

Elleen Christofferson
At the Shirley Women's Institute stand Sylvia Cassidy

Fresh, flavourful favoured at Shirley market

New farmers' market is filling a niche for locals

At the Shirley Women's Institute stand Sylvia Cassidy
The Gordon Farm

The Gordon Farm on Otter Point

The Sooke Region's historian writes about old homestead

The Gordon Farm
Marlene Barry

Volunteer Fair hopes to bring people and jobs together

Organizers are busy getting ready for a Volunteer Fair at EMCS

Marlene Barry

Canada Day Society seeking vendors for July 1

Annual celebration of Canada needs participation and booth are available

25 reasons to attend the Rotary Auctions and Spring Fair

Sooke Rotarians give you many good reasons for coming to the fair

  • May 2, 2012
Volunteer Lorraine Dever

Extraordinary volunteer

Lorraine Dever is one of Sooke's amazing volunteers

  • May 2, 2012
Volunteer Lorraine Dever
Sharron Ho photo Jim Arden and his wife Elsie

Former president remembers the way it was

Jim Arden was the president of the Sooke Community Association

Sharron Ho photo Jim Arden and his wife Elsie
Volunteers helped a family by building them a new washroom.

Creating a momentum of pride

Sooke Harbourside Lions and volunteers help local family

Volunteers helped a family by building them a new washroom.
Lyall Sheilds was Sooke's blacksmith.

Sooke’s legendary blacksmith

Elida Peers provides a look at the history of the Sooke Community Hall

Lyall Sheilds was Sooke's blacksmith.
1942 class photo shows a school class practicing a cancan dance.

The Cancan dancer and the Chopper

Elida Peers writes about the Hansen boys who were involved with the Sooke Community Association

1942 class photo shows a school class practicing a cancan dance.

Neighbours helping diabetic neighbour

Man with diabetic condition requires an expensive insulin pump

  • Apr 18, 2012
A small excerpt from one of Capt. Grant's letters back home to Scotland.

Clan connection tied to Sooke

Letters written by early settler found in Scotland

  • Apr 18, 2012
A small excerpt from one of Capt. Grant's letters back home to Scotland.
Laura Smith

Extraordinary volunteer: Laura Smith

Highlighting the many dedicated volunteers in Sooke and region

Laura Smith

Earth Day is about awareness

Elementary schools have events planned for April 22

Troy Sedgwick and his daughter Simona

Easter Bunny helped raise money

Sooke Food Bank is the recipient of the generosity of Easter egg hunters

  • Apr 11, 2012
Troy Sedgwick and his daughter Simona
The Wilson brothers from left

The Wilson connection

The Sooke Community Hall will be celebrating its 75th year

The Wilson brothers from left