(Moncton, N.B. – Nov. 15, 2018) Due to the projected snowfall, the YMCA of Greater Moncton has decided to postpone its Peace Lunch and Learn scheduled for noon tomorrow.
“We regret that the event will not take place Friday but safety is always our first consideration so we have opted to reschedule the event for Friday, Nov. 30, at noon,” says Zane Korytko, CEO of the local YMCA. “We hope to see you all in two weeks and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.”
Tickets purchased for tomorrow’s event will be valid for Nov. 30. Those wishing to purchase tickets for the revised date can do so at the YMCA’s Membership Desk or online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ymca-of-greater-moncton-peace-lunch-learn-tickets-51711889654. If you hold a ticket for tomorrow and cannot attend on the new date, you can donate the ticket or have it refunded by contacting the YMCA’s Bonnie MacFadyen at 857-0606 Ext 2253 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the YMCA Peace Lunch and Learn – sponsored by JE Hastings Ltd. and Chocolate River Company – the YMCA of Greater Moncton will award its 2018 Peace Medals. Created in 1987, the Medals have been awarded annually to individuals or groups, who – without any special resources, status, wealth or position – demonstrate a commitment to the values of P-E-A-C-E (participation, empathy, advocacy, community, empowerment) through contributions within their local, national or global community.
The 2018 YMCA of Greater Moncton Peace Medals will be presented to Carol Elderkin of Shediac River, Gerry Gildart of Bouctouche, Joannie Sichel of Moncton and Woven Cultures (founded by Alfred Bessawa, Khairunnisa Intiar and Jabbar Lawani of Benin).