FROM ADVOCACY TO ACTION SERIES
Advocacy Group Meeting
@ 6 ? 7 pm Murrayville Town Pub, 22070 48a Ave. Langley
A special group of ‘movers and shakers’ meet for about one hour per month on the issue of Violence Against Women & Children. Our dynamic leader is 1st Vice president, Tracy Scanks. Everyone is invited to attend or help out in any way you can. If you are interested email: Tracy@proconadvantage.com or connect with her at one of our dinner meetings. You will be contacted regarding the date of the meeting each month.
The Honourable Mary Polak
Mary Polak is currently vice-chair of the Environment and Land Use Committee, and is a member of the Cabinet Working Group on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), and the Priorities and Planning Committee. Previously, she served as the Minister of Children and Family Development and Responsible for Child Care, and Minister of Aboriginal Relations.
Columnist, Vancouver Sun
Daphne Branham has been a columnist at The Vancouver Sun since 2000. She is a three-time winner of the Beyond Borders Media Award for her investigative work on the polygamous community of Bountiful, B.C. and for a series on sex tourism in Cambodia. Her book on Bountiful – The Secret Lives of Saints: Child Brides and Lost Boys in Canada’s Polygamous Mormon Sect – was published in 2008 by Random House and was a finalist for three national non-fiction book awards.
FEBRUARY 2016 Date TBA.
BPW Underwear Fundraiser
Our advocacy group is still in the planning stages with this event. If you have some ideas to help the evening, we welcome you to join our committee. It will be a fun evening that will give ‘support’ to women in our community. Panties, bras, stockings, jewelry, handbags, and other accessories to add to the clothing we have collected. We will also continue to collect gently used suits and career apparel at our dinner meetings between now and then.