Month: December 2019

Pembina Pipeline Donates $5,000!!

We would like to extend a BIG Thank You to Pembina Pipeline Corporation for their recent donation of $5,000 towards literacy programming in Fort St. John!

As well as an extra special Thank You from all the Nutritional Literacy-Cooking On A Budget participants. Pembina’s previous support, along with North Peace Secondary and Beccalicious Cooking made this program possible. We hope to offer again in the Spring of 2020.


New Year’s Eve 2020 Fundraiser – Tickets NOW On Sale!

Join us for an evening of entertainment and celebration as we ring in the New Year! 100% of the event proceeds will be directed to the Fort St. John Literacy Society to enhance and expand the FREE literacy programs offered to the community!

Entertainment starts at 9PM. There will be a 50/50 draw, as well as door prizes given away throughout the evening, as well as a midnight lunch and complimentary champagne toast.

This is a 19+ event

Tickets $49.99 +taxes/fees
Early Bird – ONLY the first 50 tickets $25+ taxes/fees, so act fast!!
Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite, or at the Casino Cash Cage and Pomeroy Hotel Fort St. John.

If you wish to make dinner reservations please call Just Jacks at 250-262-2040


Chances FSJ Supports Literacy in Fort St. John

We would like to extend a BIG Thank You to Chances Fort St. John for their recent donation of $2,667.30!! Thank you so much for your continued support of improving literacy in Fort St. John!

Microtel Donates towards children’s book program

BIG Thank You to Microtel Inn & Suites – Fort St. John for your very generous donation towards our Dolly Parton Imagination Library children’s book program!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

FSJ Co-Op Donates $1,500!

Big Thank You to Fort St. John Co-operative Association for you donation of $1500 towards our youth tutoring program today!!

Lone Wolf Discount Cards – Fundraiser

Calling all ⛳️ golfers 
The cards are in! Huge Thank You to Lone Wolf Golf Club for allowing us to use this as a fundraiser!!
Discount cards are $25 and we get to use 100% of that towards literacy programming here in Fort St John 
Let us know if you would like 1 (or more ) and we will come to you! We only have 100 available, which gives us a chance to raise up to $2,500!

If you are a golfer or know a golfer, these make awesome gifts  

Please share and send people our way!

*With the exception of the fashion discount each square on the card can be used for up to four people/four items, they expire October 2020

LGBTQ Youth Group

We are pleased to be providing space for the LGBTQ youth meetings starting this month! A fun & safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, queer or questioning teens in grades 7-12.

Cooking on a Budget Program a Big Success!

Thanks to Pembina Pipeline, Beccalicious Cooking and North Peace Secondary our Cooking on a Budget program was a big success!!

We plan to host another program in the Spring of 2020
Feeding your brain healthy nutrient rich foods is the first step to learning. This program will build and strengthen every day numeracy skills, financial understanding while promoting healthy eating habits.

Board Games & Brew

We will be partnering up with the Fort St. John Public Library to hold a monthly Board games & Brew night on the third Wednesday of each month at Mighty Peace Brewing Co. Hope to see you there!

Retro Run Raises $4,380!

To all the participants, sponsors and volunteers of the Retro Run, brought to you by ConocoPhillips. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!
Because of your support, we are thrilled to announce that $4,380 was raised from this event 

100% of the funds raised will go towards enhancing and expanding the FREE literacy programming offered to the community.

Literacy Society Staff (left to right):
Charo Lloret, ESL Instructor
Jessica Kalman, Executive Director
Taylor Mills, Program Coordinator


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