OUR 25th ANNIVERSARY

Our Celebration!

In 2017, Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador is celebrating the start of its 25th year of environmental and cultural programming in the province. To mark this silver anniversary, CCNL has a variety of events and celebrations planned throughout the year!

25 Years of Kindness

To celebrate our 25th year, CCNL is giving back to the community in a new way on the 25th of each month! If your organization needs a helping hand in the months ahead, get in touch: kpower@ccnl.ca

January:

CCNL staff visited the Ronald McDonald House to prepare baked goods for the residents of the house as a part of the "Just Like Nan's" program.

February:

Throughout the month of February, CCNL staff held a clothing drive for the Single Parents Association of Newfoundland to collect warm winter gear.

March:

CCNL staff brought sweet treats to the Association for New Canadians, Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Council, and St. John's Native Friendship Centre to celebrate multiculturalism week.

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Act of Kindness Saying Thanks on Multiculturalism Week!

April:

The CCNL staff team had so much fun with the residents of Hillcrest Estates planting starter plants for their summer vegetable garden. We planted beans, peppers, tomatoes, peas and more!

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Act of Kindness (1) Gardening at Hillcrest Estates
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May:

The folks at CCNL were happy to donate goods to the CBS/Paradise Community Food Bank in support of this year's wonderful SOAR Memorial Food Drive!

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June:

Throughout the month of June CCNL staff participated in community clean-ups in Kenmount Terrace, Power's Pond in Mount Pearl, and the Outer Ring Road.

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July:

CCNL's mascot Polly the Polar Bear visited kids camps at The Fluvarium and MUN Botanical Garden to deliver free climate change books!

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August:

The CCNL staff team joined Home Again Furniture Bank for a day of delivering gently used furniture items to those in need.

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September:

The CCNL staff team joined Ducks Unlimited's St. John's Chapter for a community clean-up in Fogarty's Wetland in St. John's.

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25th Year – September