You’re only young once

You’re only young once
Lennoxville Youth Centre members, staff, and board members gathered June 4 for its annual general meeting (Photo : William Crooks)

Lennoxville Youth Center holds annual general meeting

By William Crooks

Local Journalism Initiative

On June 4, the Lennoxville Youth Center (LYC) held its annual general meeting (AGM) at its headquarters on Queen Street. The meeting was a comprehensive review of the past year’s activities, financial health, and a presentation of the budget and action plan for the upcoming year. A jovial and light-hearted atmosphere pervaded the event; participants snacked on pizza and traded jokes as the meeting unfolded.

The meeting began with the appointment of the president and secretary of the assembly. Marie-Eve Mailhot, the president, and Ashley Coulombe, the secretary, were nominated and confirmed in their respective roles. Attendees were officially welcomed and informed of the meeting’s agenda. The last names of youth members in this article have been omitted for reasons of confidentiality.

Review of past activities

Corissa Mullin, the interim executive director during Brooklynn Roy’s maternity leave, presented the annual activity report for the 2023-2024 fiscal year, emphasizing the center’s dedication to fostering positive change and community engagement.

“We are committed to further growth, learning, and inspiring resilience within our community,” Mullin said.

In the report, youth member Landon reflected on the year’s experiences, noting the enjoyment and educational value of trips and events.

The LYC had a vibrant and engaging year from 2023 to 2024, marked by robust participation and a variety of activities. With 1,108 visits and 93 planned and spontaneous activities, the center offered a rich program for youth between 12 and 17.

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