Entries by Shannon Whissell

Camosun College and a partnership in caring

On June 12, 2012 Paula West-Patrick, Manager of Children's Services, and Shannon Whissell, Manager of Communications & Fund Development were honoured to attend Camosun College's presentation of awards to students in the Community, Family and Child Studies Department. The Cridge Centre for the Family, with 139 years of service to children in Greater Victoria, proudly […]

Society Member’s Breakfast 2012

The Cridge Centre for the Family, like all non-profits and charities in Canada, is truly owned and answers to a committed volunteer body, the society members. In the case of The Cridge Centre, society members provide support in many ways, including expert advice, volunteer activities, and prayerful support. High on the list of member benefits, […]

The Gift of Love from Adore’s Dream Women

What’s a manicure worth? What about a haircut? Time for yourself? Now – what price would you put on an evening of pampering, complete with professional hair, make-up and nail treatments and a decadent dessert tea, all while your children are safely cared for nearby. For the women of The Cridge Dovetail Services, that priceless […]

What’s in a Week?

Shakespeare asked us "what's in a name?", but this week there was so much going on, that one has to wonder 'what's in a week?" In many ways, a week is a week – it has 7 days. Many of us spend 5 of those days working. We try to fit in some rest and […]

In Memorium: Anne Spicer

We learned on the morning of Friday, April 13 of the passing of a dear friend and committed leader of The Cridge Centre, Anne Spicer. Chief Executive Officer Shelley Morris shares the prayers of all who knew Anne and benefited from her committment to our work:  "With heavy hearts for ourselves and her family, we […]

Bridging the Gap for Families

Mother May I Productions has been holding its premier event, Bridging the Gap, for three years. This year The Cridge Respitality Service is proud to have been invited to participate.  Beyond ABC there is a World of Possibility…  Bridging the Gap offers parents of children from preschool through early elementary the opportunity to discover and […]