The Monk Office cheque presentation with Amy Corkery (PISE), Lindsay Player (PISE), Robert Bettauer (CEO of PISE), Caitlin McKenzie (CEO of Monk Office), and Stacey Lund (PISE)

PISE has kicked off its 10-year Anniversary with a celebration for Camosun College Centre for Sport and Exercise Education, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, students, athletes and staff to raise funds for PISE charitable initiatives.

The celebration included an anniversary cake, prizes from Monk Office and a cheque presentation to PISE from Monk Office CEO, Caitlin McKenzie. The funds were raised in a Monk Office furniture sale.

“PISE looks forward to celebrating our 10-year Anniversary in many ways over the next year. We have some exciting announcements and look forward to sharing the positive impact we have made in the lives of community members, students and athletes over our first 10 years,” said Robert Bettauer, CEO of PISE. “Our partnerships with organizations like Monk Office have really helped PISE grow and expand its reach in the community and we are so thankful for the support.”

Founded in 2008, PISE is a charitable non-profit organization that provides programs and services for South Vancouver Island while managing the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence facility, the first summer sport institute in Canada. Nationally recognized for work in the areas of physical literacy and inclusion, PISE is also a part of the viaSport Regional Alliance in BC. The organization helps build a healthy, active community while focusing on inclusion, physical literacy, active living and supporting the development of performance sport.  PISE’s driving purpose is to transform lives through healthy activity and sport by providing physical activity and health education programming and services for children, youth and adults. Visit  to learn more.