Your only local independent newspaper.
Proudly serving Vermilion and area since 2004.

5006-50 Ave., Vermilion, AB T9X 1A2
Phone: 780-853-6305
Fax: 780-853-5426
Email: vermilionvoice@gmail.com

Follow Us

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon

Home     News     Sports     Lifestyle    Community     About Us     Contact Us

© Copyright 2017 Vermilion Voice

FCSS Celebrates 50 Years

 

Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) celebrated 50 years in Vermilion at the Regional Centre on May 15. 
Chair, Darla Yonkman, emceed the event, and FCSS Coordinator, Carol Coleman, shared interesting facts about the organization. Currently, they are partnering with other organizations to address substance abuse, mental health issues and depression, homelessness, affordable housing, and senior in-home supports.
In 1969, the group began with a $421.24 budget, and by 1990 had grown to fund $70,140.00 locally. In 2019, they reached another milestone budgeting $102,667.00. 
“Fortunately the Town of Vermilion decided to keep funding for social programming. It has been a privilege to work with so many different programs. The key things have been the people willing to adapt to change, and the agencies who continue to do the work.
Margaret Mead said, ‘Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.’ 
Thank you for being partners in prevention,” said Carol Coleman.

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Like this
Please reload