Russ Hammond has been a citizen of the Comox Valley for over 40 years. He has spent the majority of his life working tirelessly to benefit his fellow citizens. He has especially focused on helping seniors. Some of the groups that Russ has been involved with include the Marsland Seniors Housing Society, the Island Peer Counsellors, the D’Esterre Seniors Centre, and the Glacier View Lodge, an intermediate care facility. Russ is known as a constant source of information and knowledge who is available at all times as a resource for the community’s seniors and those who work with them.
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