Celebrating 30 Years of Purpose

The Vancouver Island Community Association has been operating programs at Providence Farm since 1979. In September 2009 a grand celebration was held in St. Ann’s Garden to celebrate ’30 Years of Purpose’ and to look forward to stewarding the next 30 years.

Sunny day at Providence Farm, tents and crowds in the middle distance

A beautiful day at Providence Farm

Sister Frieda speaking at the 30th anniversary

Sister Frieda Rabb (Founder, Providence Farm) welcomed the crowd.

Anne announcing the Endowment Fund

Anne introduces the 30th Anniversary Endowment Fund

Mark Timmermans, Executive Director, at the opening of the new St. Ann's Building.

Mark Timmermans, Executive Director, at the opening of the new St. Ann's Building.

Making the formal annoucement of transfer of the farm property to the Vancouver Island Providence Community Association.

Making the formal annoucement of transfer of the farm property to the Vancouver Island Providence Community Association.

Boy being served tasty snacks in the sun

Fun and snacks for all!