March 14, 2015: Comox Valley Special Olympics invite you to support them by attending a Gala Evening & Silent Auction with dinner at Crown Isle Resort and entertainment provided by The Jilli Martini Band.

Special Olympics is a multi-sport organization that offers year round training and competitive sport opportunities for individuals with an intellectual disability.

Comox Valley Special Olympics provides program services to more than 90
athletes in the sports of swimming, bowling, floor hockey, curling, alpine skiing, rhythmic gymnastics, bocce, softball, and track & field.

This Gala evening is being graciously hosted by Crown Isle Resort, the Comox Valley’s premier golfing destination.

Event spokesperson Agnes Knowles…

The no-host Bar opens at 6:30; the fabulous Buffet Dinner starts at 7:00; the Silent Auction is available for bidding from 6:30 – 9:30.

The evening’s entertainment is generously provided by Comox Valley’s own Jilli Martini Band. Jilli is recognized for her ability to perform a broad range of styles and genres, from sultry blues, to rock ballads and everything in between. She is also the leader of the Jilli Martini Band, a high energy rock band guaranteed to fill the dance floor, primarily featuring
favorite hits from the 70’s and 80’s, with some older and newer tunes thrown in the mix here and there as well!

The tickets for this great evening are $50 per person, and are available at Long & McQuade on Cliffe Street, Codes Country Lanes at 6th & Duncan or by calling 250-898-1153.

A variety of Comox Valley businesses have donated great gifts, prizes and services for the Silent Auction! Businesses in Victoria and the Lower Mainland have also provided auction items! To keep up on Silent Auction items as they come in, check out CVSO’s Facebook page at – remember to give it a “Like” while you
are there so more people see what’s going on in this vibrant community! It’s going to be a fabulous evening!

It is not too late for you to donate to the Silent Auction! Call 250-898-1153 to arrange pick-up.
Also on sale are the raffle tickets for the CVSO’s annual raffle. Exceptional prizes this year: 1st Prize is 2 WestJet tickets anywhere WestJet flies (value: $2900); 2nd Prize is a BC Lions family weekend – this includes one night’s accommodation including breakfast at Marriott Residence Inn Downtown Vancouver and Four BC Lions end-zone tickets, also a #14 Travis Lulay autographed cap (value: $485); 3rd Prize is a Vancouver Canucks hockey stick autographed by Captain Henrik
Sedin (value: $250).

The tickets are $10 each or 3/$25 – Know Your Limit, Play Within It!!! The actual draw date for the
Raffle is June 25th, 2015 at CVSO’s year-end party.

 if you want to buy tickets for the gala at Crown Isle…
 if you want to donate a prize for the silent auction…
 if you want to scoop raffle tickets before they are sold out
 can leave a message on the FB page
 can call Fundraising Chair Agnes Knowles @ 250-898-1153
 can email Agnes at [email protected]
 email [email protected]

Special thanks to Crown Isle Resort, The Jilli Martini Band and all the businesses that are making this evening possible!!

(Comox Valley Special Olympics)