Community Papers

Comox Valley kayakers celebrate International Women's Day

EIGHT FEMALE KAYAKERS celebrated International women
EIGHT FEMALE KAYAKERS celebrated International women's Day on the water of the Courtenay River Estuary.
— image credit: PHOTO SUBMITTED

The female staff of Comox Valley Kayaks and Canoes were joined by members of the Comox Paddlers Club and other members of the paddling community to celebrate International Women's Day.

The all-women group headed out for a morning paddle to explore the Courtenay River Estuary by kayak. Comox Valley Kayaks & Canoes waived the rental fee for the kayaks in favour of collecting donations for the Comox Valley Transition Society.

The group of eight paddlers raised $100 for CVTS, and had a great time on the water among a diverse group of women who share a love of paddling.

The participants were Lauren LaBossiere (CVKC manager), Gabriela Brunschwiler (CVKC staff), Elsa Skender, Michelle Quaife, Marie Maccagno, Norene Wells, Sharon Haave and Leslie Hauser.

— Comox Valley Kayaks and Canoes

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Kortschaga feted at Citizen of the Year gala
 
ICBC blocking record 25,000 drivers for Port Mann toll evasion
 
Pedestrian struck at Montrose and McDougall avenues
BCHL HOCKEY: Express struggles continue
 
Silent visitor
 
Uchucklesaht to start construction in February
Nanoose Bay couple builds tiny house
 
Shelter, meal providers see huge demand
 
Couple learns to cope with PTSD