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Why I Volunteer | A Peek Inside the CFOW

Why I Volunteer | A Peek Inside the CFOW

Posted: June 11, 2018

We even had our retirement all planned out . . . we would sit in her “English Country Garden” in Isobel McLaurin hand-painted Adirondack chairs, sipping tea by the rose bushes.

But life had another plan, and that good friend. . .

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Anonymous Art Show Fundraiser was a Huge Hit!

Anonymous Art Show Fundraiser was a Huge Hit!

Posted: May 01, 2018

The Anonymous Art Show raised $15,000 toward Arts Whistler’s 2018 fundraising target of $30,000. And we're excited they've established an annual event that's so much fun.

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Congratulations Steve Bayly!

Congratulations Steve Bayly!

Posted: April 29, 2018

Steve Bayly was named 2018 Citizen of the Year on April 25th at 2018 Whistler Excellence Awards Presented by BlueShore Financial.

Thank you Race and Company for presenting the 2018 Citizen of the Year Award.

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Community Foundation of Whistler awards $219K in grants

Community Foundation of Whistler awards $219K in grants

Posted: April 23, 2018

At the Community Foundation of Whistler, each of the volunteer granting committees takes a long-term view of community development to invest in programs that get to the root cause of issues and provide long-term solutions.

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Thank you, Whistler Volunteers!

Thank you, Whistler Volunteers!

Posted: April 18, 2018

Next week, the Whistler Chamber of Commerce will “celebrate Whistler’s innovators, trailblazers and community cultivators” at the Whistler Excellence Awards Presented by Blue Shore Financial.

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Make a Will Week

Make a Will Week

Posted: April 11, 2018

April 8th to 14th is Make a Will Week and the province is urging you to start the process of making a will.

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Media Release: Vital Connections 2018

Media Release: Vital Connections 2018

Posted: March 20, 2018

Vital Connections is about engaging, building and celebrating community. Vital Connections combines the Whistler Vital Signs initiative with the Whistler Resilient Streets program.

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Media Release 2018 Call for Grant Applications

Media Release 2018 Call for Grant Applications

Posted: December 15, 2017

We are seeking to fund projects and programs that build connections, knowledge and a sense of belonging in Whistler.

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Community Foundation of Whistler releases Vital Focus report on Growth, Change and Belonging in Whistler

Community Foundation of Whistler releases Vital Focus report on Growth, Change and Belonging in Whistler

Posted: October 03, 2017

A growing resident population, growth in visitors, growth in diversity, growth in traffic, and urbanization is challenging our values of nature and how people develop a sense of belonging in Whistler.

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Supporting Innovative Ways to Prevent Human-Bear Conflict at Special Events in Whistler

Supporting Innovative Ways to Prevent Human-Bear Conflict at Special Events in Whistler

Posted: September 22, 2017

This year, the Foundation was approached by Get Bear Smart Society and the Wind River Bear Institute to positively augment measures used by event coordinators to keep our bears safe.

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