When: Sunday, September 23, from 10am to 3pm
Where: Sunriver Community Gardens, 2380 Phillips Road, Sooke
Admission: By donation
Sooke’s Apple Fest is an event that celebrates all things apples including apple pie auction, apple sales, apple identification, apple bobbing, hand-pressed apple juice, apple tasting and orchard tours. There will also be lively music and fun games!
Nominate your favourite Sooke businesses using this online form, by October 8th. Be sure to read the category descriptions carefully.
Then, book your ticket for the Sooke Chamber’s Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala, which will be held in the ballroom on Friday, November 2nd at the Prestige Oceanfront Resort. Early bird pricing is in effect until Oct 2.
Sooke Region Volunteer Center helps connect People with volunteer opportunities in the Sooke Region. We believe that volunteering is a pillar in everyone's life. Our mission is to inspire to volunteer. Please contact us and become a volunteer! Please check our Facebook Page at Sooke Region Volunteers or our website. We have a list of organizations looking for volunteers. Drop by our office we would love to know what you would like to do as a volunteer, what skills you have and what your background is. We can refer you to a compatible organization in our region. It is easy and time efficient. You can volunteer once, only during summer time or all year round. You decide how much time you can dedicate. Please do not wait. Give us a call. Our office hours are: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12.30-4.30PM and our phone number is: 250-642-6364 Ext 235
Volunteer Center Updates
We are currently updating on our Volunteer Opportunities website database. We hope it is more user friendly and you visit it very oftern. This project should be available in a few weeks.
We are looking for backup volunteers for our office. If you like answering phones, data entry or filing this position will be good for you. It comes with great time flexibility. Please give us a call to find out more details. Training will be provided.
Educational Sessions are back in September. The full list of workshops is already available on our calendar. Registration starts on August 15th. There are still some seats available but please do not wait to register too long, as some workshops are almost full.
Interesting Volunteer Opportunities
If you are interested in volunteering, but you are not sure what opportunites are available please check our website or give us a call. We will be happy to meet with you and based on your skills, interests and experience we will match you with the best volutneer opportunity in our community.
We have updated list of community events on our website. Our volunteers are keeping their ears and eyes open for any new event happending in our community so please checki it often.
The Sooke Baptist Church is hosting a simulcast event with best-selling author and bible teach Beth Moore, on Saturday September 15, 2018. The Living Proof Simulcast begins at 9am until 4:30pm on Saturday, September 15, at the Sooke Baptist Church, 7110 West Coast Rd, Sooke, BC. SOOKE BAPTIST CHURCH
To provide information to local farmers impacted by bears, the Coexisting with Carnivores Alliance has organized a workshop about the utilization of electric fencing, and noise and light deterrents to bears, led by Jeff Marley of Margo Supplies Ltd. Mr. Marley leads hundreds of workshops throughout North America and has over 30 years of experience and expertise in bear deterrents.