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Posted On June 29, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

First Word with Sue Hodgson

Working as a magazine publisher and owner affords me the opportunity to be an integral part of the community. Unfortunately, the coverage of many other publications is too large or too spread out to maintain kinship like Seaside Magazine offers. Being hyperlocal is an amazing way to couple a magazine’s content with its readers. Seaside hosted its Fourth Annual Taking It To The Street road hockey charity event at the Mary Winspear Centre (see story page 17). The focus of the day’s events was for Help Fill A Dream Foundation, aRead More

Posted On June 29, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Scene Around Town

  Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Sidney Community Safety Building: 1. Sidney Mayor Steve Price, Town of Sidney Fire Chief Brett Mikkelsen, VAA President and CEO Geoff Dickson 2. Town of Sidney Fire Chief Brett Mikkelsen 3. Seaside Magazine Owner/Publisher Sue Hodgson, Brian Losie, Executive Director, Help Fill A Dream Foundation 4. Town Crier Kenny Podmore Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Mixer: 5. Tara Keeping, Tiger Lily Events; Pat Taylor, Audra Bevan and Doug Walker, Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; Richard Flader, Flader Chartered Professional Accountant 6. Johanna Socha, Island Gals; HeidiRead More

Posted On June 29, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Common Cents: How to Live Forever

by Viola Van de Ruyt, VandeRuyt Wealth Management Group –  Now that I have your attention, I’ll rephrase: how to be remembered forever. Family is of course important for most people, but many aren’t aware that they can accomplish more. When wealthy individuals are surveyed about their gift giving, they almost all are interested in making charitable gifts, in fact their top two reasons are to have an impact on their community and the world and second is to give back. Their third is naturally a passion they have forRead More
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Posted On June 29, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

New & Noteworthy

by Lara Gladych –  CELEBRATING Arts Anniversary  McTavish Academy of Arts (MAOA) celebrated its first anniversary on June 10, with a family-friendly birthday party filled with music, art, yoga and fun! Nine for Nine Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse took home nine medals for the nine ciders entered in the 2017 Great Lakes International Cider and Perry Competition (GLINTCAP). Congratulations! For a full list of their medal winners, visit www.seacider.ca. FOOD Fresh Fare Bevan Bistro, opening soon, will offer homestyle breakfasts and fresh, fast sandwiches, salads and house-made soups. Their freshRead More
by Paula Kully –  Who doesn’t love fireworks? I certainly do. They light up the night sky with explosive bursts of brilliant colour while we stand frozen in awe, looking up and marvelling at them. Here on the Saanich Peninsula, residents celebrate Canada Day with the annual fireworks display in Sidney on June 30. The event attracts thousands of people who line the shores of the Salish Sea to watch as the bright lights sparkle and crackle with the enhanced reflection off the water below. Last year there was anRead More