Public Relations, Publicity and Fundraising

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Our public relations and publicity efforts are ongoing and we constantly strive to develop links between the members of our community, as well as with off-island groups and individuals. Here is a summary of what has been accomplished so far... Fundraiser Food Film Festival Spring 2011 Galiano Community Food Program 2011 Calendar Launch of Galiano Cooks, Storybook/cookbook May 2010 North End Jamboree and South End Fiesta SUMMER 2008 & 2009 Garden Club Harvest and Flower Show August, 2009 Fundraising Dance August, 2008 Mayne Island Food Program September, 2008 and September, 2009 Community Food Program Calendar December, 2008 & December, 2009 Galiano Saturday Market August, 2009 & Summer 2010 Monthly summaries- e-mail correspondence- ongoing Active Page monthly letter to the Community and articles, ongoing Inter-island press releases and advertizing, ongoing CFAI e-brief, monthly From the table to the field : turning discussion into action. An islands conference on Community, Agriculture and the Environment March 2010 Farmers’ Institute February 2010 Ongoing correspondence with various Galiano goups Ongoing correspondence with various off-island groups Off-island conferences, ongoing Without the various grants we have received over the past few years, the Galiano Community Food program would not have been possible. Thanks to the efforts of the Galiano Club Board of Directors and to Jane Wolverton's relentless pursuit of funding, over $100,000.00 dollars have come into our community in the form of grants, providing full-time and part-time employment to at least four Galiano residents, as well as the means to purchase the equipment and materials necessary to the continuation of our activities. We gratefully thank our current sponsors for their invaluable monetary contributions: The Vancouver Foundation YMCA ...as well as ongoing support from members of our community ! :)