Pics of the BSS Event Committee & Brit teachers with the famous Brit Alum, Simon Chang, from Montreal. Getting together with us to brainstorm new and exciting ways to promote the “True Brit” brand, Shoe Bags project, and the BSS, of course. More details about this and more to come down the road. Stay tuned.
Simon Chang and Brenda Wong
From left to right: Trevor Stokes, Britannia Streetfront teacher Frank Sam, BSS, Events Committee Member Willy Quan, BSS, Events Committee Member Allan Lee, Britannia Councellor Simon Chang, Britannia Alumni and Canadian Fashion Designer Brenda Wong, BSS, Membership Director and Events Committee Member Dawn Kelly, Britannia Home Economics teacher and BSS Events Director
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Thank you all for supporting this year’s edition, the fourth, of the Britannia Alumni Golf, Dance and Dinner held on September 7, 2014 at Meadow Gardens Golf Course.
89 people attended this year’s event, a record number.
A very big thank you to all who donated auction items, prizes and who helped out. As previously mentioned, no money was raised on the golf and dinner fees. All monies raised were by 50/50 sales, the heads and tails event and by the auction items.
Thanks to your generosity, $6,353.53 was raised. All of this money will be used to support the students and programmes of Britannia High School.
Congratulations once again to this year’s teacher honorees, Mike Evans and George Rapanos who join past honorees Bill Vance, John Minichiello, Rosemarie Voakes and Jack Schreiber.
We look forward to seeing you at next year’s event and hope that you will continue to support Britannia HS and our event.
The East End Strathcona Seymour Alumni just donated $231.50 to the BSS from their yearly reunion dinner!
Congrats to Alvin Lee, Lance Yip, Fred John and Jim Merritt. This group of east side kids have been meeting since 1979 and are grads of 1940 to 1950.
Way to go, guys!
The 4th annual Britannia Alumni Golf/Dinner/Dance at Meadow Gardens Golf Course on Saturday, September 6, 2014. A record attendance of 82 enjoyed a fabulous meal. Honored this year were past educators Mike Evans and George Rapanos. A special and big thank you to all who donated prizes that helped raise funds in support of the students and programmes at Britannia Secondary School in Vancouver. Your continued support is much appreciated.
This year’s annual Britannia Alumni Dinner/Dance and Optional Golf will be held on September 6 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club (19675 Meadow Gardens Way, Pitt Meadows.
Come enjoy great food, golf, dancing and friends and help support Britannia High School at the same time.
Download the 2014 Registration Form
The first few years of the event, the honoree was Bill Vance. We recently acknowledged the contributions made by longtime teachers Rosemarie Voakes, Jack Schreiber and John Minichiello. by adding their names to the list of honorees in whose names money raised at the event would be donated to the school for bursaries and ongoing student programmes.
This year, we are adding the names of Mike Evans and George Rapanos to our list of honorees. Their dedication to the school and students of Britannia have long been recognized but perhaps not sufficiently acknowledged until this year.
While continuing to thank all of the past honorees , we now also thank Mike and George this for their efforts in bettering the lives of the students, past and present, of Britannia High School.
As always, any monies raised at the Alumni Dinner/Dance/Golf will be donated in the names of all of the honorees for bursaries and ongoing student programmes.
Please diarize this year’s event for September 6, 2014. If you wish to golf, tee times will start at noon. Dinner will be at 6:00 followed by the Dance.
The prices this year are as follows for members of the Britannia Support Society (BSS) and non-members:
Assorted Dinner Rolls and Butter
Mixed Green Salad and House Made Dressings
Cranberry Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Ranch Dressing
Build your own Caesar Salad
Potato Salad in a Creamy Bacon and Shallot Dressing
Mussels, Smoked Salmon and Poached Prawns
Crudite and Creamy Dill Dressing
Wild Rice Pilaf
Roasted Herb Potatoes
Baked Wild Coho and a Lemon Dill Sauce
Roasted Chicken with a Natural Jus
Carved Prime Rib
Pies, Cakes, Squares, Fruit Salad
Coffee and Tea
TO MEMBERS OF BRITANNIA SUPPORT SOCIETY
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
TAKE NOTICE that the 2014 Annual General Meeting of BRITANNIA SUPPORT SOCIETY (the “Society”) will be held at the Staff Room of Britannia Secondary School, located on the third floor of the main building at 1001 Cotton Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, on the 22nd day of May, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Pacific Time, for the following purposes: (more…)
The Class of ’69 is issuing a Reunion Challenge to all other Brit Reunions.
The Class of ’69 is holding its 45th Reunion in June, with all proceeds going to the Britannia Support Society.
The Class of ’69 challenges all other Reunions to meet or beat its contributions to the BSS this year. The winners will get bragging rights for 2014.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up and register your reunion for the Challenge.
Let’s see which class can make the largest donation to the BSS and emerge victorious!
February 21, 2014 was the inaugural Jeans Day at Deloitte in support of Britannia Support Society (BSS). A special thanks to Gloria Russell for the event. A grand total of $417 was raised for the BSS.
It was such a success that Jeans Day for BSS will now be an annual event at Deloitte. The BSS is grateful to Deloitte for their continued support.
The Britannia Support Society (BSS) is dedicated to fostering and maintaining educational, social and cultural activities at Britannia Secondary, the oldest public high school in Vancouver. The BSS supports equal access to all opportunities for every student and solicits, raises and accepts funds, with the hope of enhancing student learning and engagement in all activities, in addition to establishing and maintaining an endowment fund.