Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Thank You Note

Our volunteer submitter, Gord D., just received this kind response to some of his postings.........

Hi Gord -

Just wanted to drop you a line and say thanks for contributing the photo of my G-G Grandparents grave (see attached), William and Susan ARMSTRONG. 
The write up describes the photo as...[transcript of headstone omitted]

You also posted a photo of my G-G-G Grandparents: Thomas ARMSTRONG and Mary REID (attached), with this description...[transcript of headstone omitted]
If I ever find myself in the Carp area I will be sure to visit this cemetery.  Until then, thanks again for taking the time to post these. It is much appreciated!
P.... T...
Vancouver, BC

We ARE "making a difference" !

Monday, May 7, 2012

400,000 Another Record

Thanks so our rapidly growing list of volunteers,
we have reached another milestone -

400,000 records.

Congratulations Everyone!

Friday, May 4, 2012

A Volunteer who Loves Our Project !

This is part of an email received today. We are so glad to find our project being enjoyed by our volunteers.

I am having an absolute blast since I found your great site! I LOVE old cemeteries as well as photography so I have a chance to do two things I really enjoy!
Ciao for now!
A.... in London, ON

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Coordinators Named Volunteers of the Year !

Eric Marshall and his wife Dorothy were winners of the Volunteer of the Year Award at the annual Duncan [British Columbia] Chamber of Commerce Black Tie Awards banquet held last Saturday. Eric and Dorothy have been stalwart coordinators and submitters in BC from the start of

We salute them for Giving Back to their community!

[Eric is the gentleman in the back row with the bow tie. Dorothy is in front of him in the gold top]

[This article reproduced with Permission of the Cowichan News Leader]


 Black Tie salutes best in Cowichan business

Presenting this year's Black Tie award-winners.
Andrew Leong
This year's winners were:
Home-based business: Andrew Shepherd, Vancouver Island Salt Company
Green business: Aimee Bartesko, skin n.v.
Young entrepreneur: Marcus Woernle, BioFlame Briquettes
Customer service: Mike McCluskey, Thermo Proof Windows
Art in business: Sue Coleman, Coleman and Coleman Enterprises
Volunteer of the year: Dorothy and Eric Marshall, Cowichan Valley Naturalists Society
Business achievement: Chad Conrad, Mr; Mike's Steakhouse and Bar
Lifetime achievement award: Ken McKinnon, Pacific Building Systems