Monday's Musings

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Monday's Musings

(Credit - The Guardian)


At a time of much confusion and worry about health, jobs and world affairs there is still plenty to be grateful for in our surrounds.  In Victoria we have a low Covid incidence and a very philanthropical community that has already donated over a couple of million charity dollars in local aid to help those in great need this season.  This generosity is exemplified by many local businesses with their passion and support for local sports, CW rugby being amongst such recipients.  We would like to take this opportunity to highlight a number of our major sponsors who, despite their personal, business financial hardships, have managed to find their way clear for their continued support of and belief in, our club.

Our major, President’s Elite sponsor - VICTORIA PUB COMPANY, consisting of The Penny Farthing, The Bard and Banker and The Irish Times Pubs continues to operate its business.  All Provincial restrictions are strictly adhered to and we encourage you, if at all possible, to patronize one of these establishments over the Christmas Season.

Our Platinum Sponsors – Butchart Gardens and Carson Automotive Group also continue to operate and are supportive of our club.

Unfortunately, this season, Butchart’s will not be open for its customary spectacular seasonal viewing of lights. The Gardens ARE open between 9:00 and 3:30p.m., daily and are following all Covid Rules. The Restaurant is open for Afternoon Tea (Reservations necessary) and the Gardens still remain; “….I would highly recommend people still visit during the winter, it's an excellent outing and a beautiful place to spend the day.” Covid requirements, VIEW HERE.

The Carson Automotive Group operates Jaguar Victoria, Suburban Lincoln, Victoria Mitsubishi, Glenoak Ford, Pacific Mazda, Land Rover Victoria, Glenoak Westshore and Suburban Motors.  New, Used and Demo models available can be viewed HERE.

This blogger recently put his money where his mouth is, purchasing a very economical, pre-owned Mazda gem!  In the business for a vehicle - support the Carson Group.

GOLD SPONSORS - La Quercia (Vancouver), Johns, Southward, Glazier & Margetts Law and Prince of Whales also have recommitted to the club.

La Quercia – an exclusive Vancouver Restaurant (closed Christmas period), remains in operational mode and is doing well with its on-line, takeout menu business. If in Vancouver, give it a try

Johns, Southward, Glazier & Margetts also offer a full range of services in Covid times. 
You can contact the firm HERE.

Finally, Prince of Whales sadly has had to cease operation at this time.  In lieu of the wonderful Zodiac adventure they provide, they are offering purchase of gift certificates which can be used in the future.  This is a unique family gift at Christmas.  PURCHASE HERE.

To all of our sponsors and financial supporters we say THANK YOU and may you have a safe, healthy and happy Christmas.