Events

Hope Bay Boat Days

September 23, 2014 West Wind Boat BuildingEvents

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Our longtime customer David McKenzie sent in some pictures from Pender Island’s Hope Bay Boat Days! He spent the day with the kids building these little gems…

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Danny Wins Top 3rd Year Apprentice!

September 23, 2014 West Wind CompanyEventsStaff

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Our milling manager, Danny Schaftlein, deserves some major congratulations: he has been awarded Top 3rd Year Apprentice by AWMAC (the Architectural Woodworking Manufacturers Association of Canada).

He is continuing his studies this fall for his fourth year and we are beyond proud of his success so far! Send him your congrats

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Community Sponsorship Events

July 10, 2014 West Wind CompanyCustomer ProjectsEvents

Two lucky winners of these community events this past May/June walked away with a prize of $500 donated by West Wind. Check out a few photos from the events:

School of Trades & Technology Awards – Camosun College

Camosun College Trades & Tech Awards

Lars attended the Gala Evening and presented Melissa Miralles the Top Fine Furniture Student Award. Awarded to a graduating Fine Furniture student with the highest overall combined theory and practical marks. Congrats Melissa!

Vancouver Island Woodworkers’ Guild – Explorations in Wood

Western Maple wardrobe by Alfons Laicher

We presented Alfons Laicher (for his stunning Western Maple wardrobe) our donated prize of $500.

Additionally, Congrats to our long-time customer, Keith Battersby for his fine representation of his Western Maple chair and table.

Western Maple chair by Keith BattersbyWestern Maple table by Keith Battersby


 

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West Wind’s Epic Corporate Camp-Out!

July 8, 2014 West Wind CompanyEventsExplorationStaff

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Every year we brave the weather (however wet it may be) and spend two glorious days camping, boating, fishing, relaxing & eating… Good times were had and oh boy were we well fed!

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Support the “Lemon Love Ride” for Langley Hospice

May 22, 2014 West Wind CompanyEvents

West Wind was proud to support this cause, we hope you will too.

This fundraiser for the Langley Hospice Society is a bike ride by Ryan Jones, on August 7th 2014, where he will ride from Langley to Kelowna, that’s 400 kms in one day.

This ride is in honour of Laurie Lemon, Ryan’s mother-in-law and wife to our friend Phil Lemon.

Please visit the lemonloveride website to donate.

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Hope Bay Boat Days 2014

May 21, 2014 West Wind Events

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Visit Pender Island this June 28th & 29th to experience the Hope Bay Boat Days. A wonderful, family friendly event sure to impress with live outdoor music, kids boat building, rowing races and much more!

visit hopebayboatdays.com for more information.

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