MBC Students Participating in Easter Seals Drop Zone 2021!

MBC
Published: June 24, 2021

If you’ve ever taken the ferry from Dartmouth to Halifax, or walked down Hollis Street, chances are you’ve seen 1801 Hollis before: it’s a towering monolith of glass and stone on the Halifax harbour skyline, and it’s not uncommon to see window-washers hundreds of feet up on a catwalk, cleaning each pane.
But this summer, you’ll likely see a lot more than that.

The Easter Seals Drop Zone was started in Halifax in 2005, and has since become a nation-wide fundraising event. The goal is simple: participants register to raise money in support of Easter Seals— a charity organization dedicated to providing assistance to individuals with physical, intellectual, sensory and learning disabilities– and when the goal is met, they rappel down one of the tallest buildings in Halifax.
That’s right: rappel.
Think of the window washers, but without the catwalk to stand on.

This year, we’re proud to hear that several of our Corrections and Law Enforcement students have registered as a team to participate in The Easter Seals Drop Zone: Meaghan Hackett, team captain, is joined by classmates Marcia Sweeney, Stacia Comeau, Kayla Knott, and Brady Gilby with the goal of raising $1,250.00 each (for a team total of $6,250.00) by August 7th, 2021.
It takes a lot of courage to rappel down the tallest building in the city, but they’re dedicated and willing to help a good cause.

Want to help the team? Just go to their team page, and then select one of the team members to donate to: once all members have their goals met, on August 7th you’ll find them on the side of 1801 Hollis! 

Click here to support Easter Seals Canada, and the MBC Class 2021 team!

Request Information

Fill out the quick form below, get all the answers you need by email.

Take the Next Step,
Start Training for your Dream Job

Your First Step into the Job Market

Here is what our students have to say
My experience at Maritime Business College filled in the knowledge gaps I needed to launch my business. The instructors went above and beyond in helping to make it happen.
Davan Skelhorn
What a great year! I learned so much on both an academic level and personal level. Thank you so much!
Monique Reade
Paralegal Graduate
I’d probably be flippin’ burgers somewhere if it wasn’t for all of you and your patience and incredible understanding! I absolutely love my job!
Beth Collins
I am enrolled in the law enforcement program and I absolutely love it! It's hands on. The instructors are super friendly and all the staff are wonderful as well.
Chianne Witter
Corrections and Law Enforcement Graduate
Maritime Business College

Request More Info