Registration is now open for the 2015 WR3 (Wear Red Road Race). The event takes place on April 18 with a 5k race/walk, a 10k race, and a half-marathon. There is also a free fun-run for children (100m).
It’s no secret that military life can be complicated, and we probably don’t need to tell you that taxes are usually always complicated. We’d like to try and make things a bit simpler for our PEI military families by giving a few tax tips specific for you. If you haven’t already had your taxes prepared… [Read More]
It’s Wednesday March 11 . . . morale package day. This evening, I will bring together parents and volunteers for some social time, assembling and wrapping morale packages for Islanders who are currently deployed to various areas of the world.
If you are a military family member with concerns about systemic issues within the military community, you are invited to voice these via the Military Family Panel Process group page.
It has been almost one year since we’ve taken up permanent residence in Charlottetown. We’ve made great strides in our mandate to provide outreach services and resources to the military families of Prince Edward Island, but we recognize that we could be doing more
My name is Margaret Mackenzie, virtual program coordinator for PEI MFRC, and this is my very first time blogging, ever. Yeah! Celebrate the Learning!
Each year, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) invites Canadian schools, individuals, and organizations to make Valentines for Vets. VAC then distributes the valentines to veterans in long-term care facilities across the country in time for February 14.
Most people use the new year to develop a plan for a “better” self, a better me. It makes sense, I suppose. It’s like making up your business plan at work—a guide to accomplishing all that we know we can do and need to do to move forward.
Back in December, PEI MFRC staff and volunteers got together and put together Morale Packages for PEI military working overseas. (You can read all about it here.) Earlier this month, we received a letter from a serving member of the Royal Canadian Air Force thanking us for the package. While this solider expresses humility at… [Read More]
Now that the holiday season has come and gone, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the past year. Many people use January as a time for reflection—a look back on the year that has come to a close—, and we at the PEI MFRC can say that had an incredible year. It was our… [Read More]