Resource centre picks new board

The Family Resource Centre Society held its annual general meeting and elected a new executive.

A service which has been centred around helping families since 1992 continues to lend its support to those in need.

The Family Resource Centre Society held its annual general meeting and elected a new executive.

They are chairperson Mary Malerby, treasurer Marcel Korver, secretary Keri-Ann Austin and directors Anne-Marie Hague, Barbara Keith, Cheryl Turcotte, Melanie Prince, Andy Erickson and Jennifer Morrison.

Since 1992, the Family Resource Centre has been serving the North Okanagan by offering counselling for individuals, couples and families, as well as sexual abuse recovery for women and men, family support, a sexual abuse intervention program for children, therapeutic counselling, healthy families programs and parenting isn’t easy programs.

In addition, the FRC has the community support volunteer program and the senior support volunteer program.

Complementary to counselling many psycho-educational groups for adults, children, couples and families are offered.

The agency is dependent on government grants, contracts and organizations such as the United Way for its ongoing funding, as well as community donations.

“The board of directors is committed to enhancing the services of FRC by continuing fundraising efforts,” said Malerby.

“In recent months, the FRC has received generous support from individuals, community groups, service clubs and corporations in the North Okanagan. The board will continue to work towards supporting this vital service in our community”.

For more information about the Family Resource Centre, contact Scott Manjak, executive director, at 250-545-3390 ext. 202 or by e-mail at smanjak@vernonfrc.ca.

Further information can also be found at www.vernonfrc.ca.