As founder of the Metchosin Community Association, Jo Mitchell has played a pivotal role in developing a rich and vibrant community through their Community House – quite literally, the heart of Metchosin. Jo has also served as President of the Metchosin Equestrian Society, joint founder of the Neighbourhood Response Program and editor of the community’s local paper. She served as a Councillor for three terms and, during this time, she inspired support for the Metchosin Arts and Cultural Centre Association, and the Seniors’ Information Resource Centre. As a result of Jo’s vision and dedication, Metchosin was one of the first to be recognized as an ‘age friendly community’ by the BC Provincial Government.
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