HIES LLL is also offering Literacy Outreach support to the community on Friday’s at Room to Grow from 1 – 3pm by appointment. We are pleased to announce that adult educator, Wendy Burton, will provide free support for any adult looking for support in translating and completing government forms, resumes, applications, etc. Please call to make an appointment with her @ 250-335-1085.
The HIES AGM will be held November 23rd at 4:00 PM via Zoom. A link will be provided at a later date.
Join us for food, fun, and frolic on Saturday October 8th for the newest episode of The HIES Auction!
The Bruce Fairbairn Memorial Bursary was established in 1999, in the memory of Bruce Fairbairn honoring the encouragement and support that Bruce gave to Hornby musicians. The intent of the bursary is to help aid Hornby students of any age in their pursuit of post-secondary education at an accredited BC institution. Preference is given to students studying music or fine arts. The award at this time is $1000. The bursary is to help with tuition costs and payment is made directly to the institution that the student plans to attend in the upcoming academic year.
Basic criteria for eligibility:
For application details please refer to: https://hornbyeducation.com
Applications must be complete and must be received by email by 4pm July 28, 2022.
Bruce Fairbairn Memorial Bursary
The application should include the following information:
Topics to be included:
As accurately as you can, outline your financial need and the impact that receiving his bursary would have on you and your family.
You must include the following items and amounts in your anticipated budget:
Total Income for the academic year
Total Cost for the academic year
You must include two letters of reference that are current within the past year.
You must include proof of your application/registration to the post secondary institution you are planning to attend. Once it is received, proof of acceptance must be forwarded to the Bursary Selection committee.
If you have any questions, please email April Lewis at aprilslewis42@g ail.com or Joy Jeffries at firstname.lastname@example.org
Breanna Bishop presents … Climate, Cultures and Environmental Change
Sunday February 27, 2022 @ 2pm via Zoom
Preregister @ email@example.com
In her talk, Breanna will take you on her journey from Hornby Island to Nunatsiavut and share some of her experiences working with Inuit to map changing sea ice and ocean conditions.
How do different cultures experience environmental change, and how can knowledge of those changes be effectively communicated in cross-cultural settings? Breanna Bishop, PhD student at Dalhousie University, is exploring these questions in Nunatsiavut, the Inuit region in northern Labrador.
Arzeena Hamir presents … Growing Fabulous Tomatoes
March 13, 2022 @ 2pm via Zoom
Organic farmer Arzeena Hamir will talk on how best to start, transplant, grow and harvest this wonderful fruit. She and her husband run Amara Farm, a 25-acre certified organic farm in Courtenay, BC
HIES and Lifelong Learning are pleased to present the winter program schedule.
Five fabulous prizes – 300 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $40 each or 3 for $100. Available from HIES board members and at Beulah Creek Nursery. Draw will be held on February 21, 2022, at noon.
On November 21st, at 2pm, Janessa Laskin will discuss how her team are exploring individual people and their cancers through DNA sequencing.
Check out our other Fall sessions on the LifeLong Learning page
Follow the links below to learn about becoming a member. HIES envisions a healthy, vibrant, inclusive community on Hornby Island, that includes supported and coordinated lifelong learning. Our mission is to further education and community capacity building on Hornby Island by developing, providing and/or facilitating programs, services and activities through advocacy, coordination and collaboration.