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Monday, April 8, 2019 7:45 PM

Judging Scratchfest

April 7, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Pauline Raven described being a judge at Refresh’s Scratchfest Sunday afternoon 2-4pm as: "an extraordinary joy!" She been a sponsor and supporter of Refresh since becoming a municipal councillor and sees is as: "Youth entrepreneurship at its very best."

Scratchfest is a competition but the children are encouraged to help one another throughout the weekend long programming camp... All the way from Friday night to Sunday afternoon. Pictured is Raven with children who placed first, second or third, as an individual or team.

Raven said she meet: "a tribe of happy and engaged boys and girls who were obviously having a ton of fun collaborating on projects."

Wolfville's Mike Caplin was the project lead and, with his many helpers, he ensured the weekend rocked!

Kings County is fortunate to have such a stellar event totally organized by volunteers and supported by many sponsors.

According to organizers it was: "Refresh Annapolis Valley's biggest #ScratchFest computer science build-a-thon yet."

It brought children aged 8 to 17 years together... Original digital tech projects were built, in just over 26 hours.

Lots of muscles were flexed. Lots of prizes were won. Creativity bloomed. Friendships were strengthened.

Raven noted: "Eighty-five children competed with girls well represented and winning key prizes."

 


Monday, April 8, 2019 7:25 PM

Women of Excellence Award

April 1, 2019

Councillor Pauline Raven has been nominated for the Community Leader for Betterment Award organized by the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce Women of Excellence Awards.

This award recognizes an exceptional woman dedicated to social change and improving the Annapolis Valley community.

Nominees have garnered extraordinary support from the community by being champions for philanthropy and volunteerism. The judges look for evidence of where, what, when and how they have shown their leadership for community betterment.

The top 5 nominees for various categories will be announced at a meeting on June 14th, where the awards will be presented.

Congratulations for Pauline continue to roll in from far and wide, thanking her for her contributions to the Annapolis Valley.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 12:05 PM

SPECIAL HONOUR


Friday, March 15, 2019 12:27 PM

My run is on!

Pauline Raven, an experienced two-term municipal Councillor, announced March 15, 2019, that she is seeking the Liberal nomination in the riding of Kings-Hants where Scott Brison served as MP for over 22-years.

“Good government starts with good, hard-working people,” says Raven. “Liberal governments have proven that many times over. I’m eager to add to that history.”



Committee to Elect Pauline Raven
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