A child peeks around a tree during playtime. Parenting can be fun, but challenging at the same time, and Moms and Mentors helps young mothers get through it. The Colwood group is celebrating its 22nd birthday in the community with a free family event this Saturday at Royal Colwood Golf Club. Photo contributed

Moms and mentors celebrating 22 years on the West Shore

Colwood-based group helps moms navigate parenting challenges

A public celebration of mothers, their children and those who help guide them through parenthood is happening this weekend at Royal Colwood Golf Club.

On Saturday (May 27) from 1 to 5 p.m., Moms and Mentors group is hosting a special day to mark 22 years of sharing the good times with young mothers, and helping them build their strength in the troubled times. The day includes light refreshments, cake and plenty of conversation.

If you’d like to come and check out this free event and hear more about what Moms and Mentors is all about, RSVP by calling Maureen at 250-478-6658, or Jenn at 250-474-3245 to reserve a spot.

Moms and Mentors regularly meets on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pacific Centre Family Services, 345 Wale Rd. in Colwood. A snack and babysitting services are available. For more information, visit momsandmentorssociety.ca.

Saturday’s event is a collaboration between Pacific Centre Family Services, Westshore Rotary, Rotary Westshore Sunrise, Beta Sigma Phi, The Lions Club, PEO and Nicky Reid and Co.



Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Cyclists see potential and pitfalls in Sooke infrastructure

Getting from Sooke Road to Galloping Goose Trail a challenge for bike riders

Province buys Paul’s Motor Inn to house Victoria’s homeless population

Inn is the second hotel the province has purchased to support vulnerable community

Firefighters called for technical rescue at Sooke Potholes

Woman breaks her leg while walking along riverbed

Sidney blocks off parking spaces to create more sidewalk

Additional measures to create more outdoor space for restaurants and cafe on way

B.C. records four new COVID-19 cases, Abbotsford hospital outbreak cleared

Four senior home outbreaks also declared over, eight still active

Friendly Cove and Kyuquot will remain closed until further notice

Transition of other B.C. communities will be monitored before a decision to ease restrictions

Gold River organizes a shop local initiative to creatively boost economy

Local purchases can earn shoppers $200 gift certificates to be spent on businesses within Gold River

Young killer whale untangles itself from trap line off Nanaimo shore

DFO marine mammal rescue unit arrived as whale broke free from prawn trap line

About 30% of B.C. students return to schools as in-class teaching restarts amid pandemic

Education minister noted that in-class instruction remains optional

Trudeau avoids questions about anti-racism protesters dispersed for Trump photo-op

Prime minister says racism is an issue Canadians must tackle at home, too

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Most Read