Posts By: Lawrence Surges

Volunteer Update – June 2017

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From Linda Van Sickle, WRSG Secretary Just in time for summer, here’s an update for our WRSG volunteers: The Festive Evening event at Church of the Advent on Saturday, May 13th, was a wonderful success in every way. There was lots of fun and socializing as well as generous bidding on an amazing array of… Read more »


Forget about fake news; we’re grateful to the Goldstream Gazette for more good news about the WRSG on the front page here.

Online Art Sale (Updated June 2017)

Since January, Rebecca Barnard‘s led amazing painting workshops using different media — watercolour, acrylic, and mixed media. She donated some colourful original artwork for sale – but they’re now all gone.

Wonderful News

We have some wonderful news to share!  In late January, we learned that our application to sponsor the family with whom we have been matched has been approved by Immigration Canada!  The application has now been sent on to Lebanon where the family is currently staying.  It will take another eight months or so before… Read more »


January PaintIns were a great success, and the February 7th session is already fully booked. However, there’s still space for you on February 10th (watercolours) and on March 7th or 10th (mixed media). Did you miss the January sessions? Here are photos: For more information, see the Home page.