Monica Genge

LaFF Opens in 1995

Back in 1995, the doors of the Ladysmith Boys and Girls Club opened and LaFF was born.

Monica Stieda-Genge (yep, that’s our Monica) was Coordinator of the original program and based it on her experiences with a Vancouver program, which helped her with her 2 young sons.

“I knew nothing about babies, I was plunged into it and thinking, ‘What do I know about all this?’. The centre helped me feel I had value as a parent, making me really comfortable with what I was doing.”

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