Month: May, 2012

BCSS Victoria’s Hazel Meredith wins Peninsula Co-op’s Giving Back Award

On Monday, April 30, 2012, BCSS Victoria Executive Director Hazel Meredith won the Peninsula Co-op’s Giving Back Award.  Each week one deserving person is recognized for the outstanding contribution they have made to their community, neighbourhood or workplace.  Hazel was nominated by Peer Support Worker Doreen Gee who had this to say in her nomination:  “Hazel is a rare and remarkable human being….she works tirelessly to help, support and embrace people with serious mental illnesses….hazel Meredith has raised the bar in this community when it comes to compassionate selfless service to others.”  Congratulations Hazel!


Margarita Heroes!

Saturday, April 28th was the Eves of Destruction roller derby season opener pitting the Margarita Villains against the Anarchy Angels.  A sold out crowd at the Archie Browning Arena in Esquimalt was treated to an evening of fishnet stockings and hard hits on the oval track.  A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales were generously donated to BCSS Victoria.  To learn more about roller derby in Victoria, see the Eves of Destruction website at www.evesof

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