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About 100+ Women Who Care Comox Valley

Inspired by the various 100+ Women Who Care throughout Vancouver Island, and all over North America, we wanted to contribute to this incredible organization by forming a group in the Comox Valley.

100+ Women Who Care was started in 2006. Across North America, 700+ chapters contribute and give back to their community. To learn more about the history of this organization, visit: www.100whocarealliance.org.

How It Works

Make sure you're a member before the meeting!

Join Here

 We encourage you to gather for a happy hour pre/post meeting.

At the beginning of the meeting, three charities will be drawn from our "Charity Nomination Basket".

The member who nominated the selected charity gives a 5 minute presentation about the charity.

After the three presentations, members will cast a secret vote on who they'd like the funds to go to.

Committee Members will announce the Charity with the most votes. Members will e-transfer or write a cheque for $100. 

The selected Charity will receive a donation of $10,000+! 

Organizing Committee

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Co-Founder/Administrator

Carol Daize

As a co-founder of 100+ Women Comox Valley, Carol is excited to be back with the team. Carol is passionate about bringing local women together to help those in need in the Comox Valley. With a thirty year career as a financial advisor, Carol is now enjoying retirement. She keeps busy with hiking, Tai Chi, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

 

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Charity

Wanda McMillan

Wanda is enjoying retirement after a 39-year career in health care – 36 of which were spent in the Comox Valley – the best place  ever to live. Where else can a person ski, and bike on the same day?!  Wanda is pleased to play a small part in the organizing committee of the 100 plus Women Who Care Comox Valley organization   which is doing such amazing fund raising to support local charities. 

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Meeting Host

Carla Arnold

Carla moved to the Comox Valley 30 years ago with her husband and 3 young children. She is a Realtor with Royal LePage, a retired Lay Chaplain, and now has the extreme joy of being a grandmother of 5! Carla is a supporter of the Arts, children's sports and education programs, and is proud to have belonged to 100+ Women Comox Valley since its inception, an organization that is powerful and magical in its simplicity.

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Membership

Anne Judson

Anne was born in New Brunswick and moved to Courtenay in 1965.  The next five decades took her all over British Columbia - Quesnel, Powell River, Victoria, Vancouver and Nanaimo - before returning to the Comox Valley in 2015.  Anne has been an Administration Manager, a Volunteer Coordinator for Nanaimo Hospice, a Marriage Commissioner and still works as a casual Library Assistant in Courtenay and Comox.  Anne loves the powerful concept of 100+ Women Who Care, and is delighted to help out on the organizing committee.

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Sponsorship

Mandy Baker

Executive Financial Consultant of Baker & Associates IG Private Wealth Management, Mandy is a Certified Financial Planner providing women a voice at the financial table. Born and raised on the Sunshine Coast, Mandy has a strong passion for the ocean, her community and family. With deep roots in the Comox Valley, it is the perfect playground for her to work, play and give back. 100+ Women Who Care CV shines an important light for her showcasing how women have strength in numbers, and collectively can make a difference.

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Venue & Community

Mary Lee

Mary is the owner and founder of MGG Communications Inc. a public relations boutique firm that focuses on brand reputation management and content creation. She has worked with a variety of clients and organizations over the past 22 years, including, St. Joseph's Hospital, Comox Valley Schools and, most recently, Vancouver-based firm, PR Associates Ltd. Mary has resided in the Comox Valley off and on since 1991 having first come to the island as a young military officer. She is inspired to “be the change you want to see in the world” and is committed to helping her community thrive and prosper.

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Treasurer

Diane Kenny

Diane and her husband Richard retired to the Comox Valley in 2011. After working 30 years in the Environmental field she now dedicates her time volunteering for various not-for-profit organizations and is now very excited to be part of the 100+ Women committee. She has two beautiful grandchildren who live close by. She occupies her free time with Tai Chi, golf and walking throughout this amazing valley.

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Tech Support

Laila Trogneux-Goosen

Laila and her husband Algy immigrated from South Africa in 2001 and are incredibly grateful to call the Comox Valley home since 2007. They have a wonderful teenage son, Nalan. The family is passionate about the environment and living healthy. Laila has a strong project management and training background and is excited to support 100+ Women Who Care.

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