A Decade of Our Good Work Acknowledged

Public Acknowledgement of Alexander Society's Good Work

...for creating unique and valuable programs...

Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly   Monday, December 6, 2010
Resolution No. 2783
Whereas the Alexander Society of Wolfville celebrated its 10th Anniversary on November 19, 2010 and
Whereas the Alexander Society was founded in 2000 by Kathleen Purdy and Kim Smith of Canning to enhance learning opportunities for children and teens who require special care and
Whereas the Alexander SOciety teaches children and teens with intellectual disabilities to see the world through arts-based strategies such as music, drama, painting, storytelling and nature which foster communication,social interaction and flexible thinking;
Therefore be it resolved that this House of Assembly commends Kathleen Purdy and Kim Smith for creating a unique and invaluable program for educating  children who require special care that will help them develop the capacity for acknowledging and understanding perspectives of others as well as their own.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice.

Motion carried unanimously

Ramona Jennex, MLA
Kings South

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