One evening, in November 2016, we hosted a virtual ceilidh across the entire country, and it was so incredible, it’s taken us over a month to post this recap! So, first, we apologize for making you all wait for so long for us to tell you all about how this wonderful event went—and we thank… [Read More]
‘Tis the season for sending holiday cards and packages. As you get set to mail off your cards/packages for another year, why not think about sending something to a deployed member of our military? These men and women will be facing the holiday season away from home, and a kind note or a package showing… [Read More]
Remembrance week in November is a time to reflect on the sacrifices of service men and women. This year, Islanders will have a new way to show their support for military, veterans, RCMP, and their families, when a new variety show takes the stage two days before Remembrance Day. Salute! A celebration of those who serve and the families who support them will take place November 9 at 7pm at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall.
Recently, Margaret MacKenzie, our Virtual Program Coordinator, chatted with Matt Rainnie on CBC’s Island Morning about the virtual ceilidh we’ll be hosting in November. Our program is filling up, but we’d really love to include 1-2 more performers from PEI/Atlantic region. Please share with anyone you might think is interested.
TD Leadership Scholarship (Deadline November 18) 20 Canadian students finishing grade 12 will receive up to $70,000 for post-secondary education. This could be You! Stake your Claim! Apply! It’s time to submit your application for the 2016 TD Scholarship for Community Leadership! This program is open to students in their final year of high school who… [Read More]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PEI Military Family Resource Centre Seeking Song Submissions for Canada-wide Virtual Ceilidh SUMMARY — The PEI MFRC is seeking song submissions for a Canada-wide virtual ceilidh to take place on November 24 as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations for Military Family Services. Deadline for submissions is September 30. (SEPTEMBER 1, 2016)… [Read More]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUMMARY: Doug Allen, Operations and Recruitment Coordinator for the Atlantic region’s Veterans Transition Network will be on PEI Thursday to speak about the Veterans Transition Program. Veterans and those who work with veterans are encouraged to attend. (CHARLOTTETOWN, PE) August 23, 2016 – Veterans and those who work with veterans are invited… [Read More]