The bureau’s annual charity event, which gives planners the chance to hear six speakers and give to a worthy cause. Speakers this year were: Dr. John Izzo; Melissa Agnes; Timothy Caulfield; Chris Bailey; David Segal; and Margaret Trudeau.
Pathways to Education is another example of mentoring with the promise of a college scholarship. Pathways provides counselling, tutoring and material support through the high school years. This has more than doubled graduation rates and college access rates.
A Spryfield organization is collecting prom and formal wear to help bring the magic of prom night to local students facing financial barriers.
A local program dedicated to helping students graduate high school is extending its reach to the Gibson and Landsdale neighbourhoods.