Rotary

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

 

Volunteers from the Rotary Club of Port Alberni collect garbage in the Scotiabank parking lot on Saturday, April 17, 2021 as part of a Community Clean-Up. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Rotary Club of Port Alberni plans second annual community cleanup for April 23

Last year’s event saw more than 700 Kg of garbage collected from public areas, neighbourhoods

 

Soap for Hope representatives fill Port Alberni volunteer Larry McGifford’s truck full of personal hygiene items that are destined for a number of charitable organizations to be distributed in the Alberni Valley. (PHOTO SUBMITTED)

Bringing hope to Port Alberni with soap

Victoria organization takes hotel recycling to a new level while helping with hygiene

 

The Alberni-Clayoquot Recycling Depot is located on Third Avenue in Port Alberni. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Community clean-up planned for April 17 in Port Alberni

Rotary Club of Port Alberni wants to start an annual event

The Alberni-Clayoquot Recycling Depot is located on Third Avenue in Port Alberni. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Port Alberni artist Shayne Lloyd works with a scissor lift to reach the top portion of a mural he is painting on the side of the Canadian Maritime Engineering building across from the Port Alberni Train Station. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Work begins on mural near Harbour Quay

Mural will depict the creation story of Tseshaht First Nation

Port Alberni artist Shayne Lloyd works with a scissor lift to reach the top portion of a mural he is painting on the side of the Canadian Maritime Engineering building across from the Port Alberni Train Station. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Contractors work on either end of the roof of a gazebo going up at Victoria Quay, last week. The gazebo is a joint project between Rotary Club of Port Alberni-Arrowsmith and the City of Port Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

New gazebo for Victoria Quay opens with help from Alberni Rotary club

A new gazebo that has been erected at Victoria Quay is the…

Contractors work on either end of the roof of a gazebo going up at Victoria Quay, last week. The gazebo is a joint project between Rotary Club of Port Alberni-Arrowsmith and the City of Port Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Christine Sparks paints her banner with hummingbirds and butterflies. She recently started painting in First Nations design and has a love of both creatures, so decided to paint them. (SONJA DRINKWATER / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Banners will hang in Port Alberni’s Rotary Arts District despite COVID-19 delay

Only half the banners were painted before nationwide closures due to the pandemic

Christine Sparks paints her banner with hummingbirds and butterflies. She recently started painting in First Nations design and has a love of both creatures, so decided to paint them. (SONJA DRINKWATER / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Christine Sparks paints her banner with hummingbirds and butterflies. She recently started painting in First Nations design and has a love of both creatures, so decided to paint them. (SONJA DRINKWATER / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

2020 is another banner year for Port Alberni

Painted banners will be hung up in the Rotary Arts District this summer

Christine Sparks paints her banner with hummingbirds and butterflies. She recently started painting in First Nations design and has a love of both creatures, so decided to paint them. (SONJA DRINKWATER / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)