Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Our Latest Presentations - Thank You Everyone

During the last week of school we had several presentations from businesses, organizations and individuals that got together and raised funds in various ways to support our Community Park at Bishop White. We thank them and everyone that took part in any way as we Unite the Bight.

Thanks to Two Whales Coffee Shop for holding a very successful Eat for the Park fundraiser on Saturday, June 15. A $1,000.00 was donated after the event. Thanks to everyone that showed up to support the cause. Pictured here is David Ellis (owner/operator) making a presentation to Cairine House, Vice Principal, Bishop White School.
A great evening of entertainment and laughs was provided to everyone at the Concert/Kitchen Party that was held at Bishop White on June 18. Thanks to the following for organizing and taking part: Caitlyn Short, Monica Hiscock, Rebecca Hiscock, Bonnie Hiscock, Carrie Hookey, Brady Fisher, Aaron Freeman, Compton Rose, Tyler Hiscock, Allie Fisher, Jasmine Hayter, Andrew Cooper, Brian Hiscock, Dawson Hiscock, Austin Hookey, Matthew Hiscock, Nathan Hiscock and Byron Hiscock. A total of $1,015.00 was raised for the Park and provided a great way to end off the school year highlighting the talent of the Trinity Bight area.
Thanks to RBC Foundation for their contribution of a $1,000.00 to the Bishop White Community Park and to the staff at the local RBC branch in Trinity for their donation of $230.00 from the sale of tickets on a Lawn Chair that was won by Leigh Kane. Making both presentations is Leigh Kane, Account Manager, RBC Branch, Trinity (left) to Cairine House, Vice Principal, Bishop White School.          

St. Pau's Anglican Church Women (ACW) in Trinity made a donation of $100.00 to the Community Park. (left to right) Cairine House, Vice Principal, Barbara Vokey, President(ACW) and Lillian Hollett, Treasurer (ACW).                    

Former teacher at Bishop White School, Audrey Smith held a Rock-a-Thon on June 10th at the parking lot of the school where she rocked the day away in her rocking chair. Thanks to the continuous support of everyone she was able to raise a total of $1,500.00 to contribute towards the Park. Standing from left to right - Cairine House, Vice Principal; Stephanie Gould, Principal; Audrey Smith and Cst. Justin Lyall (RCMP and Community Park Committee Member)

Compton Rose, student at Bishop White presenting to Cairine House, Vice Principal a cheque for  $500.00 from a family relation, Susan Patten towards the Community Park.

The graduating class of 2013 makes a presentation to project in the amount of $136.00. Left to right: Stephanie Gould, Principal; Taylor McAlpine; Tyson Bannister; Emily Morris; Andrew Cooper; Peter Freeman and Cairine House, Vice Principal. Missing from photo Troy Clarke and Samantha Hunt.                                                                              

Marieke Gow (left) of the Artisan Inn/Twine Loft presents a cheque to Cairine House (right) in the amount of $903.60 to the Community Park. These were the proceeds from hosting and donating their portion of The Ennis concert ticket sales to our Community Park Project. Funds were also raised from Ennis donating $5.00 from every sale of their CD at the event and Aunt Sarah's Chocolates, Trinity who brought along an assortment of their delicious treats and asked that donations be made to the project for a sample. The breakdown on the donation is as follows: $744.60 from Twine Loft from the Concert; $84.00 from chocolates from Aunt Sarah's and $75.00 from Ennis.

Beryl Fisher and Kim Baker present a cheque in the amount of $1,535.00 to the Community Park from the Let Them Be Kids - Bishop White Community Park On-line Facebook Auction. Thanks again to everyone who made donations and purchases. A total of $1,535.00 was raised over the course of the week.

The K - 6 classes at Bishop White made a donation of $600.00 to the Park from their Read-a-thon. Thank you students for your donation towards the Unite the Bight project.

Mr. Wilson Spurrell representing both The Spirit of Dunfield and Grace United Church, Dunfield makes presentations to Cairine House (left) and Stephanie Gould (right). Spirit of Dunfield presentation was in the amount of $250.00 and Grace United Church $100.00.

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