Dianne Desbiaux, the Boys and Girls Club’s French early childhood educator, took on the Tower Garden project to teach her French pre-school club kids the importance of nutrition and how to grow their own healthy food. “It is only logical that providing kids the opportunity to grow their own food will help set them up for a life of smart food choices and I am so proud to be a part of this amazing opportunity,” said Jennifer Strange of Juice+. Read the newspaper article here: h
The generous employees of New Afton Mine picked two charities to benefit from funds raised at their holiday party in December, and Boys & Girls Club of Kamloops was one of the selected recipients! New Gold Inc.'s Management and Community Relations Coordinator, Samuel Numsen, came to the Club today to present us with a very generous donation of $8,480.50! Thank you from everyone at the Club!
Our 2nd Power Start Corporate Breakfast in November was a big success! Thank you so much to everyone who joined us for breakfast this morning. With your support, we are able to help 100+ kids who need us most get to school on time with full bellies!
Madame Dianne is our Early Childhood Educator for the Pre-Maternelle Bonjour Preschool Program a unique French Immersion Kindergarten readiness program based at our John Tod Centre. "I am grateful for the opportunity to create a community for French students and parents who are motivated to have their children speak both languages in our bilingual country." Sometimes you will spot her parading through the halls with her young students, singing in French. "The first time I san
Thank you to Elk's Lodge No.44 for donating to our Power Start Program! Power Start is a free community program. Children who take part in this program may be experiencing challenges with food sustainability or getting to school on time. Our friendly and caring staff & volunteers pick children up from their homes on school day mornings and safely drive them to school. Once at school, children are fed a nutritious breakfast and receive help with preparing for the school day. W