2011 Projects: Elders

Elders Program Lead: Janine Sheard (Elders' Coordinator)
(250) 949-7406

Elders Grant Proposal

Here is a short interview with Silena George, Elders' Coordinator, about the Elders Grant.

What’s the Purpose?
To support Elders activities & events throughout 2011 in the amount of $200,000.
Who does it benefit?
All of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Elders
What does it cover?
12-passenger, accessible van, Annual Elders Retreat, Monthly Elders adventures ie. Museum, Culture Events etc., Upgrades to Elders facility ie. Flooring, new appliances, woodstove, furniture, Fitness Centre drop-ins.

June 2, 2011 Project Update

So far this grant has been used for the following: 

  • Repaid loan for 2009 Elder's Trip to Prince Rupert
  • Furniture purchased for Elders' Centre
  • Hotel & registration prepaid for 2011 Elders' Trip to Abbotsford
  • Fitness activities at Elders' Centre with Sharon Whitehead

 The next steps are: 

  • New flooring in Elders' Centre (offices, hallways, etc.)
  • Charter bus for Elder's Trip
  • Covering meals and incidentals for the Elder's Trip

 



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