Villa Charities Annual Report 2019 - Page 32

Villa Charities ’ Giro Cycling Fundraiser :
TLN , May 26 , 2019
Villa Charities ’ 13th Annual Giro cycling fundraiser , held on May 26 , 2019 at Veneto Centre in Woodbridge , was featured on TV by the event ’ s media partner , TLN Media Group . TLN Media Group spoke with Villa Charities President and CEO Anthony DiCaita and other participants in its “ TLN Connects ” segment .
“ Leonardo ’ s Last Supper ”:
OMNI Italian News , April 12 , 2019
OMNI Television aired a story about “ Leonardo ’ s Last Supper ,” a theatrical and dining experience hosted at the Columbus Centre . Created by DopoLavoro Teatrale and inspired by Leonardo da Vinci ’ s masterpiece , the production unlocked the mysteries of one of the most discussed , copied and interpreted paintings in the history of art , providing audiences with a memorable experience .
Consolidated Annual Report 2019 | 17
“Released under the recording artist name Zoë Starra, “Sound Waves” is available on over 50 digital platforms.” Day Camps Columbus Centre Day Camp enrollment increased 11% overall to 315 campers in 2019 over the year before. March Break camp enrollment more than doubled to 61 campers, and the number of Summer campers rose slightly to 254. Of the total enrollment, 40%, or 126, were returning campers. A new program, Multi-Media Camp, was introduced, and it proved to be an immediate success. Another popular first was a new hot lunch program that offered campers a daily choice of two nourishing entrées. Other highlights: • The Ultimate Experience Camp continued to be our most popular camp, especially for kids aged 7-10. • 2019 day camp excursions included Camp Day at a Toronto Blue Jays game, CTRL V Virtual Reality Arcade, Hands on Exotics animal presentation, Scientists in Schools STEM presentations, a presentation from the Dairy Farmers of Ontario, Pizza Nova workshops and much more! • The day camps reinforced its partnership with Fieldstone King’s College School, which continues to be a source of student camp volunteers. 32 | Consolidated Annual Report 2019 Columbus Centre School of Music Registration was steady at the Columbus Centre School of Music in 2019, compared with the year before. A notable personal achievement during the year was the release of a music single by 21-year-old Zoë Roiati-Antonucci, a student of the program since age 7. Released under the recording artist name Zoë Starra, “Sound Waves” is available on over 50 digital platforms including YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music and Google Play. Congratulations Zoë! “A new program, Multi-Media Camp, was introduced, and it proved to be an immediate success.” Consolidated Annual Report 2019 | 33