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Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon addresses members of the Victoria Lions and Lioness Clubs as they celebrated their 100th anniversary at Government House, Dec. 6. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Lt.-Gov. Guichon celebrates with Greater Victoria Lions Clubs on their centennial

Lions Club members enjoy Christmas Tea at Government House

Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon addresses members of the Victoria Lions and Lioness Clubs as they celebrated their 100th anniversary at Government House, Dec. 6. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Volunteers young and not so young make Santas Anonymous tick. Photo by Shane Deringer

Santas Anonymous broadening its scope in Greater Victoria

Organization hosts its annual Miracle on Broad Street fundraiser this Friday

Volunteers young and not so young make Santas Anonymous tick. Photo by Shane Deringer
Island Savings credit union was honoured by Big Brothers and Big Sisters recently for its community volunteer work. Island Savings president Randy Bertsch, left, shown here helping out at the Burnside Gorge Community Association, said being generous of time and expertise is part of the company’s culture. Island Savings/Facebook

Victoria Big Brothers/Big Sisters honours Island Savings for contribution to community

Credit union given Community Partnership Award for generosity and leadership

Island Savings credit union was honoured by Big Brothers and Big Sisters recently for its community volunteer work. Island Savings president Randy Bertsch, left, shown here helping out at the Burnside Gorge Community Association, said being generous of time and expertise is part of the company’s culture. Island Savings/Facebook
Victoria city councillor Chris Coleman takes a pie in the face from Rocky Raccoon of the Victoria Shamrocks as part of Mustard Seed’s annual Pie Off Challenge. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Mustard Seed challenges you to Pie-Off in Esquimalt

Local street church raising funds to re-stock the shelves of their food distribution centre

Victoria city councillor Chris Coleman takes a pie in the face from Rocky Raccoon of the Victoria Shamrocks as part of Mustard Seed’s annual Pie Off Challenge. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
A man helps himself to a piece of hot pizza at the Flash Feeding Frenzy in Centennial Square on Sunday evening. The charitable event, organized by members of an online Facebook group, saw food and clothing distributed to members of Victoria’s street community.  Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Facebook group members pay it forward to Victoria’s homeless community

Volunteers distribute food, clothing to street community

A man helps himself to a piece of hot pizza at the Flash Feeding Frenzy in Centennial Square on Sunday evening. The charitable event, organized by members of an online Facebook group, saw food and clothing distributed to members of Victoria’s street community.  Don Descoteau/Victoria News