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Plate Story Series: #ConvoPlate 219

  66 passes, 19 cities, 16,239 miles… that’s just a taste of how far #ConvoPlate 219 has travelled.      In May of 2016, students of Assumption Catholic Secondary School organized the production of Beneath Our Skin. Written and directed by students of Assumption, Beneath Our Skin is a play devoted to raise awareness of and support the mental and emotional well-being of youth. … Continue reading Plate Story Series: #ConvoPlate 219

Plate Story Series: #ConvoPlate 292

  The Clipper Round the World Race is unlike no other. It is the only race in the entire world that consists of eleven identical yachts, each accompanied by its own skipper to guide the Clipper crew through the race. It gets even more interesting when you hear who is sailing the 70-foot watercrafts. With … Continue reading Plate Story Series: #ConvoPlate 292

Plate Story Series: #ConvoPlate 205

  The students of Ms. Buchmann’s class at Kirkland Lake District Composite School had one goal in mind for #ConvoPlate 205, designed by Bea Calingasan: get Canadian CBC television personality, Rick Mercer, to come to their school and pass him the plate. The students received the plate from MP Charlie Angus in May of 2016, after the school … Continue reading Plate Story Series: #ConvoPlate 205

Keeping the Conversation Going

  “We met the Burlington Foundation, and we met a team of caring and compassionate individuals that really helped us get our thoughts organized.” – Brian Hansell, President of the Paul Hansell Foundation   In partnership with the Burlington Community Foundation (BCF), the Paul Hansell Foundation Fund was established in memory of Paul Hansell, who … Continue reading Keeping the Conversation Going

Plate Story Series: #ConvoPlate 111

  On September 26, 2016, TERRA Garden Centre Waterdown joined forces with the Paul Hansell Foundation to take part in the #ConvoPlate initiative. TERRA was excited to join in on the mental health conversation by designing seven plates, each hand painted with a positive message.    “I think mental awareness and mental health is really on … Continue reading Plate Story Series: #ConvoPlate 111