VAE 2017


lots of great photos of the event in the pictures taken by Silja just click on photo booth above … plus more set up team pictures here … just scroll down

sorting out the 117 nominations for volunteers in 4 categories , Child, Youth, Adult and Life Time Achievement …to see the VAE 2017 nominees – complete list … and the winners are Child – Caleb McKenzie, Youth – Taylor Stafford, Adult – Rose Klein Beekman, Lifetime Achievement – Catherine Beatty  … pictures taken by Susan

and read all the Volunteer Interviews by Sea View students

part of  the VAE 2017 volunteer team Silja & Steve, Em & Darrell, Brenda, Gail getting ready for the big event … blowing up balloons, fluffing flowers, arranging tables, tablecloths and chairs, hanging decorations, putting up nomination displays …

Silja and Steve create the photo booth and Darrell tests it

the student interview wall gets glued up IMG_2839

read the individual interviews here

the 117 nomination wall is assembled

tada says Gail after hours and hours of work !!!! thank you Gail


corralling the balloons is too much fun for Em

volunteers man the tables …Natasha and Joseph at the Volunteer Fire Department table with Sandra and Mac at the Red Cross equipment lending table … The Thrift Shop, Girl Guides, Cops for Cancer and Alice In Action Society also had tables with loads of donor prizes ….

gifts and door prizes and handouts … no one went home empty handed … beautiful handouts were given from the HENNY PENNEY PLAY GROUP and the students at SEA VIEW too … IMG_2850


and there were dedicated gifts for donors who provided monetary donations which are so important when organizing successful community events… including Port Alice Family Foods, Sandra Masales of Royal Lepage, Port Alice Thrift Shop and additional anonymous dollar donors …


to download a copy of the VAE 2017 FINAL POSTER


to download the poster yourself VAE NOMINATION poster with logo