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Announcing Music Camp 2019

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At the end of last year we promised that 2019 would have some exciting announcements and today we are ready to announce the first of these, Music Camp 2019. Music Camp 2019 is designed to bring together blind and Deafblind youth ages ten to eighteen from across the province for eight days on Bowen Island, […]

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July 24, 2018 Update On the Bowen Island Lodge Dispute

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Dear Community, On Monday, July 23, 2018, members from Camp Bowen went before Mayor and Council on behalf of the interests of persons with disabilities during public comments to share some of our concerns regarding the rezoning application of the Bowen Island Lodge. At the meeting we learned that Mayor and Council are required to […]

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July 23, 2018 Update On the Bowen Island Lodge Dispute

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Please see this post for important updates and corrections. Dear Community, On July 20, 2018, we were made aware of a report drafted by the bylaw office, dated July 13, 2018, regarding a rezoning application submitted by the owners of the Bowen Island Lodge, that will go before Mayor and Council on Monday, July 23, […]

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Notice of the 2018 Annual General Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired will be held on Friday, June 15 at 7 PM Pacific at 5737 180 St., Surrey BC, Canada. Members unable to attend in person can attend via teleconference using the instructions found on the contact […]

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Update on the Bowen Island Lodge Situation for April 21, 2018

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Issues regarding the Bowen Island Lodge continue. On April 12, 2018, the Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired met with the Bylaw department of the Bowen Island Municipality to reaffirm our position regarding the covenant governing the Bowen Island Lodge. We asked the Municipality to enforce the covenant that protects the rights of the […]

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Update Re: Bowen Island Lodge Situation

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Hello Everyone, After receiving inquiries into whether or not our meeting with the Bowen Island Municipality, scheduled for April 12, 2018, would be open to the public, we realized that we were unclear in our original communication as to the nature of the meeting. The meeting was set up by the Bylaw Office of the […]

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Help to End the Injustice Happening On Bowen

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For immediate release Please circulate to as many interested groups or individuals as possible. On April 12, 2018, we, the Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired, the Bowen-based non-profit that took over CNIB’s summer camp program in the fall of 2010, will be meeting with the Bowen Island Municipality to seek enforcement of the […]

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Less Than 60 Hours to Order Your Tasty Purdy’s Treats

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Hello Everyone, There are less than 60 hours left to get orders in for your tasty Purdy’s Easter treats. With pick up locations set up for Bowen Island, Vancouver, and Surrey, this is not a chance you want to miss! 25% of all proceeds will be donated by Purdy’s to the Camp Bowen Society for […]

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We’re Hopping with Excitement!

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Hello Everyone, Easter will be here before you know it, bringing with it family get togethers, easter egg hunts for the children, and, of course, lots and lots of chocolate. This year, it is also bringing an opportunity for you to get your fix of Purdy’s delicious chocolates while supporting programs benefiting blind, partially sighted, […]