Alex Boyd, Executive Director: firstname.lastname@example.org, 459-7461
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2019
Fredericton Community Services Inc, Greener Village, Home of the Fredericton Food Bank
Update Annual General Meeting
Members of the corporation of Fredericton Community Services Incorporated gathered for the 2nd Annual General Meeting under the new corporate structure at Greener Village.
The members received in depth reports of the 2018 year as well as year to date updates on the progress made in 2019. Over the past year the board of directors completed a new 4-year strategic plan, started research on a major fundraising project, commissioned a redesign of our website and began research on the possible rebranding of the organization. The organization continues to grow with the addition of new members to the Corporate Membership.
Fredericton Community Services Inc. has re-elected Daniel Taylor as President, Sharon Nussey as Vice President, Scott VanBuskirk as Treasurer, and Dorma Grant as Secretary.
Additionally, the organization re-elected the following directors Rev. Dr. Neville Gosman, Wyn Gruffydd, Kenneth Little (past president), Tim Rattenbury, to serve on our board of directors. The organization welcomes newly elected directors Greg Doucet and Leslie Reid. We would like to take a special opportunity to thank out going directors, Chris Wilby and Kate Mackay for their dedicated service to the board of directors.
The outcome of the AGM election is as follows:
President – Daniel Taylor
Vice-President – Sharon Nussey
Treasurer – Scott VanBuskirk
Secretary- Dorma Grant
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Rev Dr Neville Gosman
Kenneth Little (past president)
For more information on the work of Fredericton Community Services Inc, or to read our updated by-laws please visit greenervillage.org
We are at the design stage of a meal planning project and would like to sit down with potential client users to help us figure out what they would like to get from the project.
We are looking for the following types of potential users.
For more information or to volunteer e-mail Ken.
Chef Yves is part of this fantastic new project to show some simple and classic meals as part of the educational component of what we do here at Greener Village! Look for new videos weekly through October and November.
A big thank you to the folks from Social Development who came out today for their Policy Branch volunteer day. They put in a bunch of work in the boutique, gardens and warehouse and we're deeply appreciative!
Greener Village, Home of the Fredericton Food Bank Recognizes Four
Fredericton, NB – On May 2nd, Steven Murdoch of the Nashwaaksis Y’s Service Club
donated $4,000 to Greener Village Food Bank. The Nashwaaksis Y’s Service Club has
been a long-standing partner of Greener Village and has supported many different
programs and initiatives over the years. We greatly appreciate all that they’ve done!
On May 3rd, representatives from all 3 local credit unions in Fredericton visited Greener
Village to take part in a learning session surrounding our new Meals Made Simple
program. They also were happy to provide a $10,000 award in conjunction with
Concentra’s Empowering Your Community Awards. Greener Village has had a long and
meaningful relationship with these Omista, NBTA, and Progressive Credit Union and
looks forward to helping people through this award.
On May 9th, our Executive Director attended the Top 50 CEO Awards Gala hosted by
Atlantic Business Magazine. It was a wonderful evening filled with great food,
stimulating presentations, and wonderful networking opportunities. As part of the
event, Atlantic Business Magazine made a $5,000 donation to Greener Village. Our
Executive Director, Alex Boyd was thrilled to be able to give a short acceptance speech
thanking the business leaders in attendance for their support of the Greener Village
To close out the month of May, on the 28th Alex Boyd, Executive Director of Greener
Village Food Bank, received a donation of $10,000 from Fredericton Direct Charge CoOp’s 50/50 fundraising program. Fredericton Co-op has been a stalwart supporter of
our work for many years, both in regular food donations and financial support through
their 50/50 program.
News and updates posted by the staff at Greener Village.