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2020 Client Appreciation

We appreciate our clients to the fullest and always want them to know that. This year's Client Appreciation Event for any client that bought or sold with us in 2019, that referred a client that bought or sold in 2019, as well as, some of our trusted partners we had the pleasure working with in 2019 was lots of fun.

It was a good time together at White Sails with great food, excellent drinks and splendid company!

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Happy Argyle Day 2020

Happy Argyle Day. Its kind of a big thing with Dawn if you hadn't noticed. She has been sporting the vibrant argyle vests for years and today it is officially ARGYLE DAY so who better than Dawn Walton & Associates to wish you a very happy argyle day!

The argyle pattern comes from the tartan of Clan Campbell, which originated in Argyll in western Scotland. While this pattern was used by members of Clan Campbell for kilts and plaids, the argyle pattern has been worn in the form of patterned socks by various clans in Scotland from the 17th century.

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Happy New Year From Dawn Walton & Associates

From all of us here at Dawn Walton & Associates, we would like to wish you and your whole family a Happy New Year filled with true happiness, success and prosperity.

We have had an exciting year of growth and explansion and we look forward to serving you in 2020!

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Happy Holidays from Dawn Walton & Associates

From all of us here at Dawn Walton & Associates, we wish you and your family and friends a beautiful holiday.

We hope you enjoy festive time spent with your friends and family filled with delicious food, laughter, sparkly lights and all of your holiday traditions.

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The Big Cheese Classic 2019

Big Cheese Charity Classic Hockey Game | November 8, 2019

What a fantastic charity hockey event. Business owners coming together for a good ol' hockey game to raise funds for this years' charity, Youth Unlimited. Proceeds from the Big Cheese Charity Classic Hockey Game to go to worthwhile charitable organizations year to year helping the less fortunate in the Nanaimo area.

Team Red won the game against Team White 6-2.

Team Red

  • 1 | Mark MacDonald - Business Examiner Vancouver Island
  • 2 | Jeff Boehm - Boehm Construction Ltd.
  • 4 | Grant McDonald - Church Pickard Chartered Professional...

2019 World Kindness Day

Its World Kindness Day! Its easy to get caught up in the hustle bustle of every day but if we stop for a moment, sometimes the simplest random acts of kindness can have a huge impact!

Here are 20 ideas for random acts of kindness to put more smiles in this world

  • Bake cookies for someone
  • Volunteer at a homeless shelter
  • Pick Up litter on a beach
  • Let someone go in front of you in line
  • Leave money on a vending machine
  • Pay for the drive thru order behind you
  • Leave letters of encouragement on people's cars
  • Participate in a fundraiser
  • Donate your old clothes to a clothing drive 
  • Babysit for free 
  • Wash someone's car
  • Shovel a neighbour's driveway when it snows
  • Leave your waiter a generous tip
  • Make a family member breakfast in bed
  • Write a list of things you adore about a friend
  • Take the time to listen to someone
  • Recycle...

National Nachos Day 2019

Its National Nacho Day. Now its no Taco Tuesday but we know that Gina's Mexican Cafe serves a supreme plate of nachos.

Feeling peckish, head on down. Or do you have another favourite place for nachos or other authentic Mexican food, comment below!

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2019 Pumpkin Patch - Thank You !

Thank you to all of this year's sponsors, volunteers and to all those that attended the 2019 North Nanaimo Pumpkin Patch!

It was another great year with a load of pumpkins to choose from, hot chocolate, treats, games, family photos and face painting and we couldn't do it all without the help from our sponsors, volunteers and all those that join in the fun with their donations for these two very worthy causes. $2586 was raised for KidSport Nanaimo and the VIU Athletic Bursary in memory of our friend, Erica Murphy.

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10 Money-Saving Household Hacks

I hope you’re enjoying your first few weeks of fall and (hopefully) cooler temperatures. With the changing of the seasons, it’s a great time to take a fresh look at your home and make tweaks that will help you save money this fall and winter. 


I’m providing a cheat sheet that reveals ten ways you can adjust your habits and make small, affordable household hacks that will lower your utility bills — and in many cases, help the environment. 

If you’d rather...

2019 Pumpkin Patch Sponsors - Thank You!!!

We are always so grateful year to year for our stellar sponsors helping us give back to some of the organizations that mean the most!

This year so far we have the following sponsors and we are excited to host this Sunday:

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