Tru Value Foods knows about being a good neighbour. Each of our stores contributes to its home community through the Spirit Board, a program we launched in 2001. The program directs 1% of sales to the customer’s group of choice. Once a community group has been approved for the Spirit Board, it receives ongoing donations [...]
Tru Value Foods was recently presented with the very prestigious 2014 Corporate Responsibility Award at the National Philanthropy Awards Gala. The annual event was presented by the Vancouver Island chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and this award was sponsored by UVic.
Our annual contribution to the B.C. Cancer Foundation on Dec 19, 2014. Through points generated on our Community Spirit Board, Golf Tournament, BBQ’s and other fundraising initiatives we were able to donate $7,000.00.
Yes – The holiday season mantra. While the smooth voices of Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Josh Groben permeate the air like a sweet fragrance enveloping us, we drift away with these familiar melodies to another time and place. As we wind down and take a ‘peace pause’ on life, we put the gym [...]
Every family has their tradition over the holiday season. No matter the religion or belief system, the festive spirit (starting with the sparkle of an eye) can be felt in the kindness of strangers. There is more patience among us – waiting in line to see Santa or perhaps even at the check out counter [...]
As the pages of the calendar turn and a new year begins, it is often the case that lofty and ambitious goals for change are made and then given up on in a matter of weeks. Making a New Year’s Resolution is a popular pastime, yet there are far too many who endeavour to fly [...]
1 pound ground beef 1 (14 ounce) can beef broth 3 large carrots, diced 3 potatoes, cubed 1 cup frozen green peas 3 tbsp cornstarch 1/3 cup water 2 (9 inch) pie crusts salt and pepper to taste In a saucepan brown the ground beef. Transfer meat to a large mixing bowl. In another 2 [...]
September 26. 2013 Tru Value Foods helps revitalize the B.C. Sharing program
1 1/2 c butter, softened 2 c white sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 5 c all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt Festive Icing 1 c powdered sugar 2 tsp milk 2 tsp light corn syrup 1/4 tsp vanilla extract food coloring In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar [...]
Flour 2 pork tenderloins, about 1 lb each 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp vegetable oil Salt and pepper 4 shallots, chopped 1 tbsp dijon mustard 1/2 cup maple syrup With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Dust the tenderloins with flour. In an ovenproof skillet, brown the [...]