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May 2012

Stelly’s Secondary students hope to touch lives through new volunteer effort at Woodwynn Farms

Making an impact on more than the farm Clockwise from top left: Alex Mitchell, Gillian Bryson, Addie Côté, Charlotte Lauener, Lexy Young, Nareka Narendrabalan and Julia Bolster, all Grade 11 students in Stelly’s global perspectives class, prepare for their volunteer work at Woodwynn Farms. Erin Cardone/News staff   By Erin …

Victoria Foundation’s Vital Youth Philanthropists Present Grants to 18 Local Charities

http://www.victoriafoundation.bc.ca/news/victoria-foundations-vital-youth-philanthropists-present-grants-18-local-charities Victoria Foundation’s Vital Youth Philanthropists Present Grants to 18 Local Charities Victoria, B.C., May 3, 2012 – Representatives of the Victoria Foundation’s Vital Youth program presented a total of $17,684 in grants to 18 local charities last night. The Vital Youth program provides students with hands-on experience in philanthropy …

Check out this letter to the Times-Colonist

Re: "Woodwynn decision not our proudest moment," April 28. I disagree with the writer's statement that "the decision of the Agricultural Land Commission and the Central Saanich municipal council concerning Woodwynn Farms is a most disappointing setback." In fact, it was a magnificent defence of the Agricultural Land Reserve. Since …