CFUW West Vancouver thanks Maestro Bramwell Tovey for his outstanding presentation at our September 30 fundraiser. Maestro Tovey entertained the audience with his warm manner, personal anecdotes and wonderful selections at the piano. Proceeds from the evening are going to support scholarships and bursaries for women’s education.
Maestro Tovey with CFUW WV President Ieva Cornford following the successful concert.
Reina Lahtinen receives her cheque from CFUW WV member Eleanor Scarth
Reina Lahtinen,a student in the Early Childhood Care and Education program at Capilano University, is our most recent Education Award winner. She is the recipient of a $200 award funded by money raised through our club’s participation in the Thrifty Foods Smile Fundraising Campaign. Thank you to Thrifty Foods for this addition to our Education Awards program.
Astrid Heyerdahl addressing people who attended AFK fundraiser May 12
Astrid Heyerdahl, Curator of the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art and Executive Director of the Gordon and Marion Smith Foundation for Young Artists, addresses participants of an afternoon event held by CFUW North Vancouver at the gallery on May 12, to raise funds for a scholarship to the Artists for Kids program. The event consisted of a tea and talk about the gallery’s current exhibition of Chinese-Canadian multimedia artist Gu Xiong’s work, followed by a guided tour of the exhibition. Event proceeds will fund a scholarship enabling a talented North Vancouver secondary school student to attend a five-day camp led by distinguished Canadian artists at the Paradise Valley Summer School of Art near Squamish, BC.