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September 27, 2014
A very big thank you to the Memorial University Seahawks Soccer Team for hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive Fundraiser for clients of the Association for New Canadians during their home games on September 27th and 28th, 2014. Representatives from the Association were on site at King George V Field to thank the Seahawks for their very generous donation, and had the opportunity to watch as both the Women's and Men's Teams swept their weekend series' against the Universite de Moncton! GO SEAHAWKS GO!!
During the Association for New Canadians' Thanksgiving Potluck on Thursday, October 9, ANC clients participated in a prize draw for three Memorial University Seahawks food hampers! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...
September 26, 2014
On Friday, September 26th, the Association for New Canadians organized a trip to the Johnson's GEO Centre for stay at home newcomer parents and their children. They participated in a number of science-based tours, including Earth's Geological Exhibits, Fossils of Newfoundland, and The Titanic Story. A great time was had by all who attended! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
September 24, 2014
Students and staff of the Association for New Canadians participated in the 2014 Terry Fox National School Run Day on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. Participants walked along the Rennie's Mill trail in St. John's - a wonderful time was had by all! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
September 22, 2014
Thanks to a very generous donation from Scotiabank, clients from the Association for New Canadians were given the opportunity to attend a NHL pre-season game between the Ottawa Senators and the New York Islanders on Monday, September 22, at the Mile One Centre in downtwon St. John's. A great time was had by all who attended, and a sincere thanks to Scotiabank's Churchill Square Branch!! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
September 19, 2014
The Atlantic Lottery Corporation partnered with the Association for New Canadians to participate in the United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador's Day of Caring on Friday, September 19, 2014. The Atlantic Lottery Team cleaned up the grounds of the ANC's ESL Training Centre, including laying new sod on the Centre's lawn. Many thanks to the members of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation Team and the United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...
August 25, 2014
On Monday, August 25th, 14 women participated in the monthly ANC Women’s Group where they took part in a tour of the Cape Spear Historical Site. A big thanks to Parks Canada and especially our tour guide Victoria for being so accommodating! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
August 23, 2014
Students and staff of the Association for New Canadians' New Canadians' ESL Training Centre attended the Tombolo Multiculturalism Festival in Ferryland on August 23, 2014. They enjoyed a tour of Ferryland and had the opportunity to participate in the Multicultural Variety Concert, where the New Canadian Voices Choir performed for the crowd in attendance. A great time was had by all! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
August 21, 2014
The Association for New Canadians' Summer Program for Children held its Closing Ceremony on Thursday, August 21, at Bishop Abraham Elementary in St. John's. Those in attendance were treated to a number of performances by program participants, including presentations on summer field trip activities, dance routines, and a slideshow! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
July 24, 2014
The Association for New Canadians' Summer Enrichment Program for Refugee and Immigrant Youth held its Closing Ceremony on Thursday, July 24th. Youth had the opportunity to speak about the activities and outings they participated in throughout the duration of the program, including a visit to Salmonier Nature Park, the Confederation Building, the Fluvarium, the Town of Brigus, and Bowring Park. The event also featured dance performances by participating youth, as well as a prize giveaway that included 5 bikes donated by the Read to Ride Program! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...
July 22, 2014
On June 22nd, the Association for New Canadian’s organized a Women’s Group outing to Middle Cove Beach. 28 participants learned how to make s’mores, enjoyed the beautiful weather, dipped their toes in the Atlantic Ocean, and even got to kiss a cod! A big thank-you to the volunteers that came out to lend a hand, and to the kayakers we met that were more than happy to show off their catch! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day