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Country Grocer Campaign Makes Dreams Come True for Island Children

Victoria,Tuesday,January22, 2013–Country Grocer stores raised an astonishing $10,640 to support Vancouver Island children with life-threatening conditions through the sale of‘dream bouquets’,paper T-shirtsand island-grown Christmas between November 18, 2012and December 15, 2012.All funds raised as part of this campaign will go to the help Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island children achieve their Dreams

Dreams come in all shapes and sizes.A child’s dream may be a trip to Disneyland or to meet their favourite celebrity; while for their parents, the dream may simply be to spend time with their child as they undergo medical treatment or to make life more comfortable when they come home” said Help Fill a Dream Executive Director Craig Smith.“We would like to thank Country Grocer, its employees, its customers and especially its suppliers, Eurosa and Wintergreen Tree Farm, who all have generously supported this campaign

Established in 1984, Country Grocer is a proud 100% Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island company with seven
stores and more than 600 employees. It is one of the Islands’ most cherished grocery companies with a strong set of
values and principles

Help Fill a Dream provides hope, help and happiness for Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands children with life
-threatening conditions. The foundation fulfills dreams,improves quality of life and assists families with care and financial support.Since 1986, Help Fill A Dream has fulfilled 1,971dreams

Please join us at the Cobble Hill Country Grocer (#33–1400 Cowichan Bay Road, Cobble Hill, BC,V0R 1L3)on Thursday,January 24, 2013at1:30 pm for cheque presentation

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