Haeley grew up in the Comox Valley, split between Hornby Island and Mount Washington. After leaving for a few years, she knew she had to call the Comox Valley home. Haeley has a passion for outdoors, community, and finding adventures. She loves what small business brings to our community and is excited to support her husband, who owns Coast Surf Shop in Comox and Cumberland. When Haeley isn’t working her “real jobs,” you can find her working as a ski patroller on Mount Washington, on the beach, or exploring the Comox Valley with her daughter.
SMASHING BARRIERS WITH SIP
Behind every non-profit there’s at least one driven, talented founder willing to make sacrifices to chase their vision. For Society of Inclusion and Participation (SiP) Global Adventures, that guy is Dave Calver. Calver—an avid paddler, occupational therapist, and wheelchair user—has recently launched SiP, a Comox Valley-based group that teaches youth and adults with disabilities to […]
Words by Haeley DewhirstPhotos by Dave Prothero