A very successful Eating Disorder Awareness Week – February 1 -7, 2016

On Wednesday January 27, the Hon. Dr. John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services signed a Proclamation declaring February 1-7, 2016 as Eating Disorder Awareness Week in Newfoundland and Labrador.


Back row Left to Right——Paul Thomey – Executive Director EDFNL
Joan Norris – Program Manager – HSC PSYCH/J4D
Wilf Curran – Vice-Chair Board of Directors EDFNL
Krista Wade – Program Manager – Hope Program
Holly Foley – Chair – Body Image Network

Sitting —Left to right —
Minister Hon. Dr. John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services
Vince Wither – Chair Board of Directors EDFNL


This years recipients of the Renata Elizabeth Withers Memorial Scholarships were awarded during our AGM on Tuesday February 2…Congratulations to Holly Foley and Sydney Waring.


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It was a wonderful celebration at Government House on Wednesday February 3rd, as the Eating Disorder Foundation of NL presented its Volunteer Appreciation Awards to Valero Energy Inc.(Keith Lee), NL Power (Lee Ann Surrette) and Kelly & Elizabeth Chesnutt. Congratulations to all recipients and many thanks to His Honour Frank Fagan and Mrs. Fagan for hosting the event.


Keith Lee (right) accepting award on behalf of Valero Energy Inc.

image5Lee Ann Surette accepting award on behalf of NL Power
image6Kelly & Elizabeth Chesnutt (right) accepting their Volunteer of the Year Award image1Executive Director, Paul Thomey emceed the event
image2Chair, Vince Withers welcomes everyone image3EDFNL Staff Tina Martin, Lucy O’Driscoll & Patricia Nash


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