Delta Central Parent-Teacher Association

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Delta Central Parent-Teacher Association

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        Dates of existence

        1949-1957

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        Delta Central Parent-Teacher Association was formed in 1944 in Ladner at Delta Central School (Ladner Elementary and Delta Junior-Senior High School Centre). Dr. Frank. Thorne was its first president. The executive officers named at the first PTA meeting in Sept. 1949 are Mr. W.E. Tamboline (President), Rev. N.J. Crees (Vice-President), Mrs. G. Massey (Vice-President), Mrs. J. Husband (Secretary), Miss O. Tamboline (Treasurer), and committee heads, Mrs. H. Bowing, Mrs. G. Tamboline, Mrs. L. Bain, Mrs. G. Wallace, Mrs. J. Anderson, Mrs. H. Walker, Mrs. A. Swenson, Mrs. I. Travers, Mr. McFee, Mrs. S. Harris, and Mrs. D. Toms.

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        Delta, British Columbia

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        The Delta Central PTA played an important advocacy role promoting the education and well-being of the children of the community. The PTA raised funds for the purchase of equipment and books, sponsored school programs and teen events, created awards that marked pupils' achievements, educated parents about better parenthood, and supported the school staff. The group also sponsored Dental Clinics for school children, a major activity on the part of the PTA in the 1950s.

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        Created June 11, 2014

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