Chiara Perin let us know that the Bowen Island Espresso hut is offering delivery of freshly roasted coffee beans 🙂 Email firstname.lastname@example.org for orders.
The Bowen Island Accessibility Group and Camp Bowen Society have made available the Bowen Island Undercurrent over the phone. those who cannot access the print or online edition of the paper due to isolation owing to the Corona Virus or who have a perceptual print disability can call +1 (604) 947-0021 and press 7 at the main menu to have the paper read to you.
If you are an islander with a disability or who otherwise has accessibility needs, please do not hesitate to reach out if there is anything you need. You can reach the Bowen Island Accessibility Group and Camp Bowen Society through the Camp Bowen Community Outreach line at: +1 (604) 947-0021, extension 123, by email at: <email@example.com>, or by joining the Bowen Island Accessibility Group’s Facebook group.
The Bowen Island Accessibility Group and Camp Bowen Society are offering a text to phone call service (where a volunteer will call on a resident’s behalf and interpret for the resident via text message. This service is intended for Deaf residents of Bowen Island. Volunteers will be available to place calls from 9 AM to 9 PM Pacific. To access this service, please text +1 (778) 512-4721.
The Bowen Island Accessibility Group and Camp Bowen Society are currently able to match people with volunteers and other community resources that can help access supplies, community supports, and medical appointment transportation. To access this program or to volunteer, you can reach the Bowen Island Accessibility Group and Camp Bowen Society through the Camp Bowen Community Outreach line at: +1 (604) 947-0021, extension 123, by email at: <firstname.lastname@example.org>, or by joining the Bowen Island Accessibility Group’s Facebook group. Please be aware that due to social distancing guidelines, we are only able to provide medical transportation services if the appointment cannot be postponed.
For islanders/island households in self-quarantine or isolation, or who are referred to us by healthcare professionals, Artisan Express is offering free delivery from various businesses and services to your home. They can bring you: prescriptions & medications (human or pet), food (human or pet), medical & healthcare supplies, household supplies, library books & work or school supports, other materials, other necessities. They can’t deliver: tobacco, alcohol, lottery tickets, or non-prescription cannabis products.
You order the goods or arrange for them to be ready, and pay for the goods if payment is required, then either you or the provider let ARtisan Express know a delivery is ready. They will pick it up and bring it to your home. Just make sure that Artisan Express have a telephone number to reach you on so we can confirm addresses, delivery times and locations.
Artisan Express also goes into Vancouver five days a week to make deliveries and pick-up courier packages and small freight; Artisan Express regularly pick up items from workplaces, family or friends, pharmacies, health care services and providers, opticians, from stores that offer click-and-collect or can take your business over the phone or by email. They can’t offer this as a free service, but for those in self-quarantine or isolation who do need goods or items from town, we will charge an adjusted low rate; please get in touch and discuss this with us, and we will advise you on your particular situation.
More information can be found on their website or by calling +1 (604) 947-9119.
The Snug Cafe is offering Take Away service.
For delivery of takeout food from the Bowen Pub and other Bowen restaurants to your home – visit the Food on Bowen page, a wonderful new service offered by the very energetic Guillermo.
Instead of seated service, Barcelona is offering take-out 4-8pm 7 days a week. Pick-up from the take-out window at their location; full menu posted there.
Artisan Eats is offering pre orders for take away or delivery for the following day.