West Bay youngsters spread sunshine

Brownies and Rainbows from Sir John A. Cumber Primary School recently did their part for their community, hosting a tea party for West Bay seniors at the school.

The event, now in its 10th year, was held on May 11 at the school’s Shirley Kidd Memorial Hall, and brought smiles all around as the youngsters served refreshments and delicious fare to elderly members of the district.

Local MLA, Education Minister Tara Rivers attended the tea party.

Sir John A. Cumber acting principal Lorna Lumsden, along with the students, helped coordinate the event.

“We express appreciation to Celita Zimmer and her team of the John Gray United Church in West Bay for assisting with the event,” said teacher Annette Vaughan.

“We’d also like to thank Brenda Connolly and Woody Foster from Fosters’ Food Fair, and Valerie Hoppe and Chef Steve Griffon from the Marriott Resort who contributed to the refreshments.”