Fire!

Hey everone:

Check this out – we were lucky to have the Kelowna Fire Department come and teach a group of us to use fire extinguishers…. above is a pic of the folks who came out to learn how to use a fire extinguisher properly.

Amit

Grand Forks: May 23 Fire Extinguisher Training

Community Connections Support Services has partnered with the Grand Forks Fire Department to offer an upcoming Fire Extinguisher Training

Event Date: Thursday May 23, 2019

Location: Grand Forks Fire Department – 7214 2nd St. Grand Forks BC

Time: 10:30 AM to noon

There will be a fire safety and fire prevention component, followed by a practical hands-on training in the use of fire extinguishers.

We encourage you and the individuals you support to participate and learn new skills or refresh old ones.

Please contact Sue Clark to register those that will attend by May 17, 2019, please check out the poster below.

Castlegar: May 16 Fire Extinguisher Training

Community Connections Support Services has partnered with the Castlegar Fire Department to offer an upcoming Fire Extinguisher Training

Event Date: Thursday May 16, 2019

Location: Castlegar Fire Department – 2161 6th Ave Castlegar BC

Time: 10:30 AM the training takes 1.5 to 2 hours to complete

There will be a fire safety and fire prevention video component, followed by a practical hands-on training in the use of fire extinguishers.

We encourage you and the individuals you support to participate and learn new skills or refresh old ones.

Please contact Sue Clark to register those that will attend by May 10, 2019.

Castlegar: Mental Health First Aid Training May 2019

BECOME A
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AIDER
If you’ve taken a physical frst aid course; you’ve learned
the skills needed to help someone experiencing a sudden
illness or injury.
People can also have mental health crisis, and it is
important that more Canadians know how to provide
help in these situations too.

Date/ Time: May 29th and May 30th from 9-4pm

Location: Library at the Kinnaird Park Community Church
1250-26th Street
Castlegar, BC

Home Share Announcement

From Margaret and the team at COPCS:

Dear COPCS Members,

On February 26th, COPCS received an invitation from John Horgan (Premier of B.C.), Shane Simpson (Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction) and Katrine Conroy (Minister of Children and Family Development).

The COPCS Executives were invited to represent our members on February 28th for the announcement regarding rate increases for caregivers in BC.The Premier and Minister ‘s expressed a sincere thank you to all caregivers across the province. The recognition given to caregivers was extremely emotional for all those who attended.

We look forward to discussing details further from this event in our upcoming General Meetings.Sincerely,Executive Members of the Central Okanagan Professional Caregivers Society 

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 Jack Sawatzky (COPCS), Margaret Milsom (COPCS), Premier John Horgan, Minister Shane Simpson