Why should you become a Board member?
Because it’s a great experience! As a volunteer you’ll get to work together with a group of amazing, creative and multi talented people. You will have the chance to learn about how a non-profit organization works and runs efficiently; you may also get the chance to hone your leadership and delegation skills as a committee chair or executive member.
And you get the satisfaction of giving back to a program that does wonderful things for the community and perhaps has made a difference in your life.
Another positive thing is that childcare is provided at the regular board meetings each month and we take turns cooking and chairing the meetings. So you get to learn how to lead the group and taste a variety of new foods, although take out works just as well too. (A $30 reimbursement is provided for food expenses if needed.)
We would like to invite all parents and children to our annual Canada Day Celebration which will be hosted here at Robson Park on Thursday, June 27th from 10am-2pm. All are welcome! We will be having lots of special visitors, crafts, a live band and a parade.
We would like to give a big thank you to Libby Davies our Vancouver East Federal MP for providing a cake for our Canada Day celebrations and the many local businesses: IGA, G&F Financial, Destination Auto Group who supported our event with their kind donations!
Please join the Mount Pleasant community for our annual Celebrate Mount Pleasant Festival. Held at Mount Pleasant Elementary, where the school takes the lead in organizing and many community partners come together to program, this year’s festival will surely be a lot of fun! Please share widely!
When: Saturday June 1, 11 am - 3 pm, 2013.
Where: Mount Pleasant Elementary School Grounds
Between 7th & 8th Ave/Guelph & St. George Street - North of Kingsgate Mall
View the attached PDF below for more information.
A special thanks to the creativity and generosity of Anne Saint Louis who has donated the lovely design and illustrations to the Mount Pleasant Family Centre to help us promote our services. Over the years Anne has contributed greatly to the centre including designing the logo, particpating on the Board of Directors and now as a freelance artist. http://annesaintlouis.com/
If any of you are interested, international scholars and practitioners will be presenting at Summit 3 under the theme of "When Vulnerable Readers Thrive: Dreams Come True."
The event will take place in Vancouver on October 7th and 8th. Registration details are found in the attached flyer.
The Summit is sponsored by HELP, Dalai Lama Centre, Vancouver Island University and Early Learning, Inc.