KELOWNA: PEERS Program!

Hi all, PosAbilities is offering the PEERS program for young adults with disabilities — a 16 week social skills program bringing young adults (ages 18-30) together to connect and build friendships.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about friendship skills, important social behaviours, and dating etiquette.  Thanks to our colleagues at PosAbilities for circulating this information.  The program will be running from March to June, 2019.  See the attached poster for details, and please feel free to share!

Health Fair – Mar. 15

Hey all, on March 15th there is a Health Fair taking place in Creston, sponsored by CLBC’s Kootenay Community Council.  There will be lots of information and door prizes, as well as lunch and swim time.  You can RSVP to Susan if you plan to go, check out the poster for details.  This will be a fun afternoon for all!

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CRESTON: Health Fair – Mar. 15

Hey all, on March 15th there is a Health Fair taking place in Creston, sponsored by CLBC’s Kootenay Community Council.  There will be lots of information and door prizes, as well as lunch and swim time.  You can RSVP to Susan if you plan to go, check out the poster for details.  This will be a fun afternoon for all!

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WEBINAR: Employment Related Webinars!

Hi all, there is a webinar taking place tomorrow regarding meaningful supports – check out the link for more information. 

https://www.transcen.org/upcoming-webinar-meaningful-day-services-putting-people-on-pathways-to-success-2122019/?fbclid=IwAR2sR2RePD1bjDfyxxZG9qm8hs3YoWH–XBKEqYd4uu5-zKgKPmyzXMZPr0

Thanks to our colleagues over at The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities for passing along this opportunity.

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CRESTON & CRANBROOK: MANDT Training coming up!

Hi all, just wanting to let you know there is an opportunity coming up for MANDT Training in both Creston and Cranbrook with our very own Mike Holdsworth!

Cranbrook

Location: Manual Training Center, next to the Cranbrook Library. 212 2nd Ave N, Cranbrook BC
Date: 7th of March
Time 9am to 5pm
Please confirm attendance by the 28th of February
Instructor Michael C Holdsworth
Contact Mike by cell: 250 919 7929 or by email Mike@commconn.ca
Course content: Building Healthy relationship, communication and conflict resolution.

Creston

Location: Creston Rec Plex, Kootenay Room, 312 9th Ave N Creston BC
Date: 12th of March
Time 9am to 5pm
Please confirm attendance by the 28th of February
Instructor Michael C Holdsworth
Contact Mike by cell: 250 919 7929 or by email Mike@commconn.ca
Course content: Building Healthy relationship, communication and conflict resolution.

If you would like more information on the training sessions scheduled, contact Mike!

Great News! Inclusion Starts with Friendship

Hey everyone, one of our awesome home share matches submitted an article titled “Inclusion Starts with Friendship” to CLBC’s magazine for their Celebrate Diverse Abilities issue.

You can read it at this link, on page 9.

Thanks to Shelly, Janeen, and Travis for sharing!