CFB Esquimalt aiming for a big target

Naval base one of United Way's largest workplace campaigns in Greater Victoria

Chief Petty Officer second class John Haggis gets a shot away for a twoonie

CFB Esquimalt officially kicked off its 2012 workplace giving campaign for the United Way on Thursday, with a variety of fun activities aimed at building morale and raising money for local charities.

In an announcement at Naden, base commander Captain (Navy) Bob Auchterlonie said the community’s fundraising goal for the campaign is $700,000 this year.