A Few of the Many Comox Valley Community Organizations
A few of the many service-related and other community organizations that exist in the Comox Valley have been added to this page for the information and convenience of people who are not currently residents but who are considering making the Valley their home. These links are provided for information only and should not be taken as endorsement. If any community organizations listed here wish to be removed from this page please let me know. Others who have a web page who wish to be added, please send me a request. thank you.
There are two online publications that provide an overview of accomodations, recreation, restaurants, entertainment and area information in the Comox Valley. They are the Comox Valley Guide (www. comoxvalleyguide.com) and Discover Comox Valley (www. discovercomoxvalley.com). Toursim Vancouver Island provides information on our entire island and it offers a virtual guide for the island on its home page (www. vancouverisland.travel). The If you are looking for more information on businesses, visit the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce website (www. comoxvalleychamber.com)
Information on the arts can be found through the Comox Valley Arts Council (www. comoxvalleyarts.org) and by visiting the website of the Comox Valley Art Gallery (www. comoxvalleyartgallery.com) or the gallery at 580 Duncan Avenue in Courtenay. The Sid Wiliams Theatre Society for the performing arts is located at 442 Cliffe Ave in Courtenay (www. sidwilliamstheatre.com). If museums interest you, the Courtenay & District Museum & Palaeontology Centre is located at 360 Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay.
There are many community service organizations in the Comox Valley. They include the:
Courtenay Rotary Club which meets Tuesdays at 12 pm at the Westerly Hotel (1590 Cliffe Ave in Courtenay);
The Rotary Club of Comox which meets Thursdays at 630 pm at the D’Esterre House (1801 Beaufort Ave in Comox);
Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise which meets Wednesdays at 7 am at the Best Western (1675 Cliffe Ave in Courtenay);
Comox Valley Lions Club which meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at the Lion’s Den (1729 Comox Ave – Comox);
Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club which meets Mondays at 12 pm at the White Spot (2299 Cliffe Ave in Courtenay);
Royston-Cumberland Lions Club which meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7pm in various locations; and
Black Creek Lions Club which meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 730 pm at 1547 Dingwall Rd in Courtenay.
Canadian Forces Base Comox has a number of unique community organizations that support its personnel including the:
19 Wing Community Gateway (www. cfpsa.ca)
Comox Military Family Resource Centre (www. familyforce.ca)
The Comox Air Force Museum (www. comoxairforcemuseum.ca)
888 (Komox) RCAF Wing (250-339-0888)
The Comox Valley Newcomers Club is a social group for men and women who have moved to the Comox Valley in the past year or two. This club meets at the Filberg Centre at 411 Anderton Ave in Courtenay the 2nd Monday of the Month at 7 pm. Contact ellispat @gmail.com
You Are Not Alone (YANA) offers help to local families who need to travel to access medical treatment for their children. The office is located at 495 Fitgerald Ave in Courtney (www. yanacomoxvalley.com and 250-334-3268)
The Service Canada Job Bank can be accessed online at www. jobbank.gc.ca and the Comox Valley Job Shop can be accessed at http:// the jobshop.ca
The Comox Valley Food Bank is located at 1755 13th Street in Courtenay (250-338-0615)
The Comox Valley has many different sports organizations that include the:
Comox Valley Minor Hockey Association (http:// cvma.goalline.ca);
Comox Valley Baseball Association (www. cvba.ca); and
Comox Valley United Soccer Club (www. cvusc.org)
Other community organizations include:
The Comox Valley Senior’s Centre Association (d’Esterre House Seniors’ Centre at 1801 Beaufort Ave in Comox – call 250-339-5133 or visit www. comoxseniors.ca
The Georgia Straight Jazz Society (Thursdays at 730 pm at Elk’s Hall 231 6th St Courtenay (http:// georgiastraightjazz.com)
The Comox Valley Classic Cruisers car club meets the 4th Sunday of each month at the Whitespot restaurant in Courtenay and during the summer months members gather at the A&W on Thursday nights around 630 pm (www. cvclassiccruisers.com)
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