Pam Pederson, director of Canadian Parents for French accepts a $250 donation from Patrick Witwicki, executive director of AFFNO.

C’est un joyeux Noël pour AFFNO et CPF Prince Rupert

L’Association des Francophones et Francophiles du Nord-Ouest donates to Canadian Parents for French

L’Association des francophones et francophiles du Nord-Ouest (AFFNO) a fait un don de 250 $ à Canadian Parents for French (CPF) la semaine dernière à l’école primaire Roosevelt.

“CPF est un partenaire important et un avocat de l’éducation en français”, a déclaré Patrick Witwicki, directeur général de l’AFFNO.

CPF est un réseau national de bénévoles qui fait la promotion et crée des possibilités d’apprentissage du français comme deuxième langue pour les jeunes Canadiens, avec un chapitre à Prince Rupert.

“Les fonds seront utilisés pour faire venir des artistes français à Prince Rupert et dans les écoles, pour que les enfants apprennent le français avec plaisir”, a déclaré Pam Pederson, directrice du CPF.

Lisez plus: Un meurtre-mystère de science fiction se déroule au Crest Hotel et AFFNO a une nouvelle initiative

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L’Association des Francophones et Francophiles du Nord-Ouest (AFFNO) donated $250 to Canadian Parents for French (CPF) last week.

“CPF is an important partner and advocate for French language education,” Patrick Witwicki, executive director of AFFNO, said.

CPF is a national network of volunteers which promotes and creates French-second-language learning opportunities for young Canadians, with a chapter in Prince Rupert.

“The funds will be used to bring in French artists to Prince Rupert and the schools, to make it fun for kids to learn French,” Pam Pederson, director of CPF said.

READ AND WATCH MORE: AFFNO puts on ninth annual murder mystery and has a new initiative

READ MORE: Prince Rupert says ‘Oui, s’il vous plaît’ to French immersion


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