An Award of Appreciation from Vancouver School Board

An Award of Appreciation from Vancouver School Board

An Award of Appreciation from Vancouver School Board

The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) recently received an Award from the Vancouver School Board’s Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program in appreciation of its collaboration and support in hosting Youth Volunteer Fairs and Chinese New Year celebrations in past years. The program targets youth in Vancouver schools who are new arrivals to Canada.

The Award was presented during the “UNICEF Newcomer Youth Ambassador Recognition & Nepal Earthquake Relief Fundraiser” organized by SWIS at Lord Byng Secondary School on May 22, 2015. If featured colourful performances or multicultural songs, dances and musical instruments, culminating in the announcement that a total of $20,000 was raised for the Nepal Earthquake Rescue Fund.

Board member and Chair of Program Committee, Barb Mikulec, attended the event and received the Award on behalf of KCCS. At a recent Board meeting, Barb (left of photo) formally handed the Award to the President of KCCS, Kathleen Bigsby.

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KCCS Board members joined National Aboriginal Day Celebration

KCCS Board members joined National Aboriginal Day Celebration

KCCS Board members joined National Aboriginal Day Celebration The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) was invited by the Musqueam Indian Band to attend their National Aboriginal Day Celebration on June 19, 2015. KCCS was represented by Fred Jay – Vice President, Barb Mikulec – Chair of Program Committee, Terry Kong – Board Member and Alison… Continue Reading

Strong Presence at 2015 Kerrisdale Carnival

Strong Presence at 2015 Kerrisdale Carnival

           Hundreds of Carnival spectators and shoppers stopped by the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) booth in front of the CIBC Bank on West 41st Avenue and Vine Street during the 2015 Kerrisdale Carnival Day on April 25. The annual Parade and Celebration was organized by the Kerrisdale Business Association. The KCCS… Continue Reading