Greetings Gold River from Sunny Victoria!

Please accept my heartfelt thanks to all the wonderful people who helped bring me back to life. A special thank you goes out to Alan Woodruff. Due to his professional treatment I was able to reach my special friend, Dr. Durante, who, with her expertise and fantastic staff, stopped the sudden ventricular fibrillation attack, brought me back to life and transported me to Campbell River.
-Flemming Alstrup
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Employment Opportunity: Wellness and Addictions Support Worker

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Gold River Legion Looking for Bartenders


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Three/four Bedroom Home for Rent

Peaceful and private 3 or 4 bedroom home for rent. 2400 sq. ft. with carport, woodstove and new appliances. Partial furnishings available. South facing back garden set up for food and flower production. $850 per month.
Please call 250-285-3235 or email neilmaffin [at] mac [dot] com.
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Strengthening Rural Canada


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Gold River’s “Jewel of the Isle” Golf Tournament – 2016

On Saturday, September 17, 2016 (under adverse conditions), the Gold River Ladies Club hosted our 24th annual “Jewel of the Isle” Golf Tournament.

62 ladies from all over the Island participated. We are very pleased to announce that Caroline Anderson of Cordova Bay Golf Club in Victoria was the winner of the Low Gross Trophy (sponsored by Gold River Builders) with a score of 86. The low net winner with a net score of 73 (sponsored by Cypress Creek Logging Ltd.) was Deb Hutchinson of Storey Creek Golf Club.


Low Gross and Low Net winners


Low gross winner


Low net winner

Our Hole-In-One prize was not won this year, but our sincere thanks to the sponsors for this. They were: Gold River Golf & Country Club, Get West Adventures, the Ridgeview Motor Inn and the Ridge Roadhouse.

The low handicap KP was won by Caroline Anderson (Cordova Bay) sponsored by GR Auto Parts Plus and the high handicap KP was won by Penny Wagenstein (Sunnydale), sponsored by Reliable Auto Body. The low handicap long drive was won by Marge Bibby (Cottonwood), sponsored by HB Energy and the high handicap long drive was won by Cathy Watson (Gold River), also sponsored by HB Energy.

Many thanks to Barb Brinkman, Trudy Annand, Kathy Allison, Nicki Hammell, Cathy Watson, Debbie Bono, Sheryl Parkes, Norma Leighton, Pat Akerlund, Lynda Mifflin, for all the help you provided. Thanks to Marion Last and her crew who were our awesome entertainers at our Friday night social. To our hole spotters (Brian Watson, Richard Parkes, Danny Ball, Vanetta White, Vienna Johnston), our cart driver (Ron Bono), and our course marshall (Larry Rich), a big thank you. Our score keeper, Georgie McKenzie, a big thanks. Thanks to Dave McGeachy and his staff for having the course in such great shape. Once again, the golf club staff provided great service at the Pro Shop and Leanne and her staff provided an excellent spread for our Friday night appies and our Saturday luncheon.

Everyone had a wonderful time and we owe a great “thank-you” to the merchants that helped to sponsor this. They are as follows:

A Lot on the Side, Caroline Anderson, Coastal Mountain Fuels – North, Conuma Cable, Cypress Creek Logging, Fields Stores, GR Auto Parts Plus, GR Builders Supply & Garden Centre, Get West Adventures, HB Energy, Joanne Schmidt – Avon, Linda Vandenberg, Liquor Express, London Drugs, North Island Clayworks, Peoples Pharmacy, Reliable Auto Body, Ridgeview Motor Inn, Ridge Roadhouse Pub, Stop n’ Go General Store, Shopper`s Drug Mart, Super Valu, Tammy Hammell – PartyLite, The Lodge – Gold River, VI Insurance, Village of Gold River, Western Forest Products, Alberni Golf Club, Arrowsmith Golf Club, Cordova Bay Golf Club, Glacier Greens Golf Club, Gold River Golf Club, Quadra Island Golf Club, and Sunnydale Golf Club.


Jewel of the Isle Committee

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Interested in Curling this Year? Call Sheila


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End of Season for the 19th Hole

 19th Hole Restaurant
Come in anytime between 12:00 and 6:30 Monday Sept 26th to Wednesday Sept 28th for our 3 day meal special. Buy any meal at regular price and receive the second of equal or lesser value free. While quantities last! The 19th Hole will be closed for the season Thursday Sept 29th and will reopen March 2017 weather pending.
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Time to clean your chimney


Time to clean your chimney! It’s a great idea to clean your chimney before the cold weather sets in! We’ll lend you a chimney brush, at no cost, so you can get the job done. Just pop into the village office to sign it out!
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BBQ & Bake Sale Thank You

On behalf of Wendy Coyne we would like to thank Gold River once again for coming together. The bakers really out did themselves again. Thank you to Brad and Lynne Unger for donating everything for the BBQ and all the helpers that bbq’d and did the baking tables. IT IS VERY MUCH APPRECIATED. To everyone who donated money, we cannot express how thankful we are. We brought in $3112.15 to help Wendy through her journey. Way to go GOLD RIVER.
The organizers of Wendy’s fundraiser.
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