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The Market Stores Sponsor the Home Runners!

Posted on September 28, 2017

The GVHS Home Runners are participating in the Good Life Fitness Marathon running events on Sunday October 8, 2017.   This is our second year as an official charity of the CHEK Charity Pledge Program. The Market Stores are generously supporting us so we can find the motivation to finish the race!

GVHS on the List for PECSF Donations

Posted on September 6, 2017

We are so pleased to receive our first donation from the Provincial Employees Community Services Fund.  The support provided by Provincial Government employees has great local impact.

GVHS Able to Accept Gifts of Publicly Traded Securities

Posted on September 2, 2017

If you would like to make a gift of mutual funds or other securities, please talk to your finanical advisor.  You can use this form to facilitate the transfer. 
We are grateful to have received our first such gift from a client of Odlum Brown

Townley Place – new plans going to Saanich Committee of the Whole on September 19, 2017

Posted on September 1, 2017

We have taken several months to work with the neighbours and members of Camosun Community Association and are pleased to present our new plans to Saanich Council. Please write a letter of support or come and say a word or two at the meeting in the evening of September 19.

 

The Home Runners are Up and Running

Posted on August 6, 2017

Staff, board members and friends of Greater Victoria Housing Society will be running in the Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon on October 8, 2017 as one of the CHEK Charity Pledge Program selected charities.
Join our team the Home Runners or make a pledge.   And don’t worry: you don’t have to run the marathon – most of us will be running the 8 km event!  http://runvictoriamarathon.com/

Brunch for the Housing Crunch 2017!

Posted on June 1, 2017

Serving up brunch for a good cause! Brunch for the Housing Crunch is back for a fourth year, generously hosted by the Crooked Goose Bistro. A portion of all brunch and lunch sales served over the weekend of June 24-25 will be donated to the Greater Victoria Housing Society. With a special thank you to Steve and Gina Watson, proprietors of the Crooked Goose, for their generous support!

Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, 2017

9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Crooked Goose Bistro, 4136 Wilkinson Road (at Interurban)

Reservations strongly recommended | Please call 250-590-4556

www.crookedgoosebistro.ca

For more information, contact Kathy at 250-384-3434, ext. 34 or at kstjohn@greatervichousing.org. See you there!

Townley Lodge back on track after open house

Posted on March 20, 2017

Saanich News caught up with Kaye Melliship, GVHS Executive Director, following the March 14 Open House at Townley Lodge:

“As a result of the positive response we are proceeding to architectural and engineering design so that we can submit a rezoning application. We hope to go to [committee of the whole] in September, with [public hearing] in October or November and final reading early in 2018.”

You can read the full article here:  Saanich News

Townley Lodge Open House | March 14, 2017

Posted on March 2, 2017

Victoria Real Estate Investment Expo 2017

Posted on February 24, 2017

The inaugural Victoria Real Estate Investment Expo takes place on Saturday, March 11 at the Crystal Garden. We are delighted to be the charitable partner of this exciting new event in town! You can find more information about the Expo here: http://victoriarealestateexpo.com

The short promotional video, below, is worth a watch. With many thanks to Shaw TV South Vancouver Island for this Community Spotlight moment!

Shaw-TV Community Spotlight

More encouraging news about Townley Lodge proposed redevelopment

Posted on February 15, 2017

“Townley Lodge down to a pair of options for redevelopment” — Saanich News

You can read the full article, here:

http://www.saanichnews.com/news/413442373.html