Community Foundation donates to youth groups

The Melville and District Community Foundation presented cheques to six Melville organizations during its annual meeting on Nov. 22 at the Melville Heritage Museum. The five Melville schools each received $100, while the Melville 4-H club received $500. In front are Mayor Walter Streelasky, president of the foundation, principal Steven Boucher of École St. Henry’s Sr. School, and principal Brandon Needham of Melville Comprehensive School. In the middle are principal Joanne Sebastian of École St. Henry’s Jr. School, Darian Beattie, and Paula Beattie with Melville Town and Country 4-H. In the back are principal Darla Nashiem of Davison School, Rebecca Perra, chair of the Miller School Community Council, and Susan Avramenko with 4-H. Photo by Jason G. Antonio

By Jason G. Antonio Advance Reporter The Melville and District Community Foundation might have only eight directors and small resources, but it does some neat things in the community and area, the group’s president says. “We work for our community. It’s hard work,” remarked Mayor Walter Streelasky, during the foundation’s…