Saturday, February 21, 2015

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Heroes in our Midst

Glenda Standeven to speak at special Ann Davis celebration March 6

By Patti MacAhonic, MBA, Chilliwack


nn Davis Transition Society will host a luncheon at the Chartwell Lynwood on March 6th to commemorate International Women’s Day – honouring women volunteers who positively impact our community and are actively seeking nominations of outstanding women who make a positive difference in our community.


This year’s exciting event will feature well-known local inspirational guest speaker Glenda Standeven and a presentation to acknowledge the important contributions women volunteers make for our community symbolized by a rose and loaf of bread for each nominee.


Ann Davis Transition Society serves over 2,700 families and individuals in crisis per year. All monies raised at this event will go towards supporting programs such as our Transition House, Stopping the Violence Programs, Caught in the Middle, Youth and counselling programs.


Executive Director Patti MacAhonic shared the historic tradition of Bread and Roses saying that “The idea behind the bread and roses celebration, is that life is more than sustenance and survival, it is the expression of beauty that allows women to flourish and thrive.”  To nominate a deserving volunteer or to buy tickets please contact the Ann Davis Transition Society office at or call 604-792-2760, this event is open to the public and all are welcome.




Ann Davis Transition Society provides education, prevention and support services to those affected by abuse or violence. Our vision is to see communities free of violence and abuse.


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