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West Abbotsford 5th Annual Walk/Run for Success

The West Abbotsford Community School Society (WACSS) is hosting the fifth annual West Abbotsford Walk/Run for Success on March 8th, 2015 starting at 10am, registration at 9am. The Walk/Run for Success is a 2km walk, 5km (1 lap) run or 10km (2 laps) run taking place at Rotary Stadium and Discovery Trail. By participating in the West Abbotsford Walk/Run for Success fundraising event, you are helping us provide children and families with the opportunity for success by supporting subsidies towards programming, equipment and supplies in order to allow for free and low cost programs. WACSS is a non-profit, charitable organization (charitable # 898708243RR0001), which is designed to facilitate the provision of extended and enriched learning opportunities-educational, recreational, and cultural-for children, youth, and families at risk; to build an increased sense of belonging through facilitated access and connection to services and supports offered in the community; to remove barriers for students learning and development.


raised of $5,000 goal


West Abbotsford Community School Society
In Support of West Abbotsford Community School Society
The West Abbotsford Community School Society (WACSS), formerly known as the John Maclure Community School Society, was established in 1996 to provide programming opportunities for families at Abbotsford schools. These include programs in literacy, arts, technology, programming, sports, and events! 

WACSS is committed to promoting programs that support life-long learning in the Abbotsford Community. 

Key elements of this mandate and focus are: 
- Promotion of literacy skills in children and youth 
- Environmental awareness and development of stewardship in youth 
- Localization, activities brought close to the people who will participate. 
- Self-help activities organized by the participants 
- Integrated service delivery, the bringing together of various agencies an organizations in cooperation to fulfill common purposes. 

WACSS Mission 
“Our mission is to provide educational, recreational, and social activities for the children and families in the diverse community of West Abbotsford” 

WACSS Vision 
“Our vision is a community where children and families are accepted, respected, healthy, successful learners” 

Value Statements 
- Integrity: WACSS demonstrates integrity by living through our values with honesty 
- Ownership: WACSS demonstrates ownership through accountability and pride in our role within the community 
- Cooperation: WACSS demonstrates cooperation through partnerships with the community to accomplish great things we could not do alone 
- Excellence: WACSS demonstrates excellence by being satisfied with no less than the highest goals we can envision 
- Respect: WACSS demonstrates respect through courtesy and thoughtfulness by honouring the dignity of ourselves and all others 

Pierre Welbedagt
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