Thank You

Now that the whirlwind of our big move is over and we are settled into our new location, we want to take some time to recognize and thank the following community members and businesses that donated their time, labour, and materials to help us get our new space move in ready!!

The board presented a trophy to Grant McKinnon, CVYS Champion. ”Thank you for working miracles in difficult times and renovating an old house into a beautiful work home.”

Firstly we need to thank our board member Grant McKinnon, for his unwavering commitment to get everything we needed done in order for us to move in as quickly as possible. Grant put in a lot of hours of labour as well as the time he spent reaching out to businesses and trades people to find good deals for the agency. We are so lucky to have Grant on our board and will forever be grateful for his enthusiasm and commitment to the agency.

The Finlayson family were incredibly generous during the process of purchasing the building. They gave CVYS an incredibly generous donation off the cost of the purchase, which allowed us to make the necessary changes to the building in order to make it function more for our needs.

We are so appreciative of the following individuals and businesses who donated and volunteered their time, labour costs, and materials to help facilitate a skilled renovation in a very short period of time!

John Butler from Slegg Building Materials
Dave Brown from G & G Drywall
Rick Camplair from Camplair Enterprises
Doug Bodger ( Legendary local hockey hero, and carpet ripper-outer extraordinaire!! )
Mike Lee from Duncan Rotary
Drayson Akhurst from Pacific Homes
Al Jackson from Nexus Modular Solutions
Tom Silva from S & B Windows and Doors
Keith Washington from KW Enterprises

We want to recognize the following businesses and individuals for generously giving us a discount or reduced rate, and for making it happen within our very short timeline!

Mark from HB Electric
Jurgen from JS Plumbing & Heating Ltd
Dave Kilmer from Housecalls Painting
Rick from Rick’s Stuccoing
Cam Drew from Thermoproof Windows and Doors
Gord Smith from Cowichan Woodwork Ltd.
Chad Gurski from Valley Carpet One Floor & Home

All of these amazing individuals and businesses really rallied together to help us stretch our limited budget and make these renovations happen, so we could get back to our main focus, the youth and families of Cowichan Valley.

Before and After pictures showing the amazing work done!

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A huge thank you from all of us at CVYS!!

The CVYS team, our first group picture at the new location!

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