Santa Clothes Came To Town!

November 6 was a special day for 100 of our community’s kids. For the first time anywhere in Canada, the Rotary Club of Edmonton West gave the gift of the holiday season to children in need of warm clothing. Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters partnered with four inner city Edmonton elementary schools to identify 25 kids from each school who could benefit from a shopping spree at Old Navy. We picked them up by bus at their … Continue reading

Make some noise against bullying – Pink Shirt Day 2014

Tara grew up with brothers who she saw only infrequently because they all lived in different foster homes.  She had such a desire to be like them and spend time with them, that she began to dress and act like them.  Sadly, this made Tara different at her school and she began to get bullied.  Within months, this formerly easy going child became angry, resentful and scared, and she pushed back.  The result of the pain inflicted on her was … Continue reading

You’re invited to the Microsoft WEM Store Opening!

Earlier this week, BGCBigs was thrilled to learn we will receive a large grant for software from the new West Edmonton Mall Microsoft Store.  As if that wasn’t enough, they have graciously opened their doors and expertise to our staff and our kids, families and matches, to take advantage of the learning and entertainment opportunities this store brings to our community.  And it keeps getting better! Join us on October 26th at 9:30AM at West Edmonton Mall Entrance 8, near … Continue reading