Juan De Fuca Recreation
Childcare Centre finds a Sponsor
Peninsula Co-op and West Shore Parks and Recreation to partner
In 2008, Peninsula Co-op proudly announced that we were partnering with Juan de Fuca Recreation in providing sponsorship to the Centre’s on site child-minding facility. As approved by the Board of Directors of the West Shore Parks and Recreation Society, the Co-op’s Member and Community Relations Committee is providing funding in the amount of $10,000 annually, to be reviewed each year. This funding continues to ensure that the much needed childcare services remain available and affordable for parents who frequent JDF.
In return, as part of the partnership agreement, Juan de Fuca Recreation provides passes for all interested Co-op staff and Board members, as well as the facilities to host special events for the Co-op’s Kids Club. With three Peninsula Co-op gas bars located on the Westshore (Goldstream and Jacklin / Millstream and Treanor/ Wale Road), staff are enjoying all of the facilities offered by JDF.
The Peninsula Co-op Member and Community Relations Committee has a similar agreement in place with the Panorama Rec Centre, and strives to contribute positively to the communities where they do business through their Community Support Program. Each year the Co-op donates more than 5% of their profits to the community, in addition to the member rebate. Last year, donations in excess of $400,000 were distributed to a variety of community projects and organizations, and this year a similar amount will be returned to the communities we serve.
Peninsula Co-op is very proud to support an organization such as the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, that contributes so much to the community and to our young people.