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Branded CO-OP® Flex E-85, this fuel is engineered for today’s Flex Fuel Vehicles. This domestically produced fuel blend contains between 51 to 83 per cent ethanol, a much higher percentage than regular gasoline, which typically contains up to 10 per cent. This results in a high-performance fuel with significantly reduced emissions. Mid Island Co-op is the first provider of this alternative fuel on Vancouver Island, and one of the first in British Columbia
Drivers with Flex Fuel Vehicles can now take advantage of the technology that’s built into their vehicles and enjoy the performance and environmental benefits of this alternative fuel.
Flex Fuel Vehicles are available from most major auto manufacturers and can typically be recognized by a Flex Fuel logo on the vehicle. To see if your vehicle is designed to use this fuel please check your vehicle owners manual or contact your dealer.
Drivers who choose Co-op Flex E-85 can expect these benefits:
• Renewable: The ethanol used in Co-op Flex E-85 is produced from renewable resources, such as corn.
• Reduced emissions: Co-op Flex E-85 has a greater oxygen content than other gasoline products, resulting in a cleaner burning fuel that reduces CO2 emissions and improves air quality.
• Performance: Co-op Flex E-85 has an exceptionally high-octane rating, which results in increased power and acceleration.
• Flexible: Flex Fuel Vehicle owners can seamlessly switch between Co-op Flex E-85 and other gasoline products.
Official Notice for Mid Island Consumer Services Co-operative ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.
Date: May 29th, 2019
Location: Cavallotti Lodge Nanaimo
Any Special Resolutions regarding the rules of the association must be submitted in writing before March 22, 2019.
c/o Resolutions Committee
Mid Island Consumer Services Co-operative
#103 – 2517 Bowen Road,
Want to WIN some FREE home heating fuel????
Order now until December 7th and you will be entered into a draw for $1,000 in FREE Home Heating Fuel!
Fuel Delivery Only Available in: Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Parksville, Errington,Whiskey Creek, Chemainus, Lake Cowichan and Gabriola. Winner will be drawn December 14th, 2018. GOOD LUCK!
Be sure to call Mid Island Co-op before it gets too chilly! Your home heating fuel purchases will count towards your Mid Island Co-op cash back and equity!
For more information, and to get set up with home heating fuel delivery call Mid Island Co-op at 250-729-8400 toll free at 1-888-621-2667.
Gabriola Island residents please call 250-247-8450.
Mid Island Co-op Generously Supports Parksville Splash Park The Parksville splash park project received a huge boost of support from Mid Island Co-op with a donation of $30,000, the single largest donation to the project and the only donation at the Tsunami sponsorship level. The donation was announced on October 10 by Mid Island Co-op along with the Parksville Lions Club and the Rotary Club of Parksville AM. The City of Parksville, on behalf of the Lions and Rotary Clubs is pleased to acknowledge this generous donation by Mid Island Co-op. Mayor Marc Lefebvre said, “The City is extremely grateful for this substantial contribution from Mid Island Co-op which is a significant milestone to the splash park project. We are appreciative of the generous support of Mid Island Co-op, a business we are proud to have in our community.”
Barb Peters, Funds Allocation Committee Chair with Mid Island Co-op said, “Mid Island Co-op is thrilled to be able to contribute to the revitalization of the new Oceanside splash park. As a Co-op we are committed to supporting the communities where we do business and causes that matter to our member-owners.” The City is grateful for the commitment of the Rotary and Lions Clubs to ensure the success of this project and to the businesses, organizations and individuals in our community for their support of this important fundraising project to make a new splash park a reality for the Oceanside region.
About Mid Island Co-op Located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Mid Island Co-op has been in business since 1959 and was created by local citizens as an alternative way to provide themselves with goods and services. We currently have more than 57,000 members throughout our territory; spanning from North Cowichan to Sayward. Mid Island Co-op has fifteen retail petroleum and convenience store locations, seven commercial Cardlocks and two liquor stores.
About the Splash Park The new splash park will cost about $300,000, which will include dismantling of the existing spray park, waterlines, drain nfrastructure, new equipment to meet current regulations, new surface or pad, equipment installation, signage, landscaping and commissioning. The City will contribute $200,000 and the Rotary and Lions have committed to raising $100,000 from the community, including their own club contributions. Any additional funds raised will be used to assist with ongoing maintenance of the new splash park.
Donations may be made online through Canada Helps linked from www.parksvillesplashpark.com. The website also offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities as well as project updates, ongoing fundraising initiatives and how people can help with the project.
For more information: Deb Tardiff, Manager of Communications 250 954-3073; firstname.lastname@example.org Mike Garland, Parksville Lions Club 250 586-4374; email@example.com
We are very excited to announce the results from last week’s Fuel Good Day! Mid Island Co-op’s is happy to donate $23,652.40 to our local community food banks and hampers programs in our trading area.
Donations will be made to the following groups:
NANAIMO: Loaves & Fishes Community Food Bank $9,524.12
GABRIOLA: People for a Healthy Community Food Bank $714.94
PARKSVILLE: Community Food Bank Parksville – The Salvation Army $4,575.48
LADYSMITH: Ladysmith Resources Centre Society Food Bank $2,146.65
CHEMAINUS: Harvest House Food Bank $2,578.31
SALT SPRING: Salt Spring Island Community Services Society Food Bank $2,130.21
LAKE COWICHAN: Lake Cowichan Community Services – Christmas Hamper Program $1,332.38
SAYWARD: Sayward Food Bank at the Kelsey Recreation Centre – Christmas Hamper Program $673.84
Thank you to all our member/owners and customers for filling up!
Mid Island Co-op Educational Awards
Each year $23,000 in bursaries and awards are given to local students through secondary schools, Vancouver Island University and through the Mid Island Co-op Member Relations Committee. The Member Relations Committee awards three (3) $1,000 educational awards each year. This award is given to a Co-op member or an immediate member of their family who is attending post-secondary education or training.
Mid Island Co-op would like to thank all of those who applied this year and extend a warm congratulations to this year’s award recipients: Alexandr K., Fiona S. and Jennifer C. We wish you all success with your future studies.
For more information please contact your local secondary school and the Vancouver Island University Foundation for applications.
Mid Island Co-op’s 2017 Education Award application will be available on-line mid March 2018.
Awards presented by Stuart Seifert Chair of Mid Island Co-op’s Member Relations Committee.
Mid Island Co-op is pleased to donated $8,400 to the Nanaimo Food Share Society solar demonstration site. Ian Anderson General Manager from Mid Island Coop presented Graham Hubka from the Foodshare Board with a cheque for $8, 400 for the materials for the installation.