Hey everyone, as part of our “Have Your Say” series letting you know about opportunities to get involved (and self-advocate!) in your community — check out this opportunity to weigh in on Kelowna’s 2040 Official Community Plan!
…are being offered through the Family Support Institute of BC this month, check it out.
…is an online Family Support Institute (FSI) event that takes place every Saturday at 3 pm on Zoom! Check out CREATIVE PEOPLE – On Line! and connect with others safely online!
Liz Charyna, PLAN Mentor, has been hosting as weekly session, Creative People On-Line, since the beginning of the pandemic. It is open to anyone and offers a time for people to work on anything creative while having some company on-line. They are also open to having people do a demo or share what they are doing for a part of the time.
- Join Zoom Meeting https://plan.zoom.us/j/612991746
- Meeting ID: 612 991 746 Passcode: 815868
PLEASE NOTE: For this event, you’ll need a phone, tablet or laptop and the zoom app. The event can be accessed using phone only if zoom is a barrier.
Family Day is coming up on Monday (Feb. 15) and, even though we are all adjusting to COVID-19 safety precautions, we are all feeling grateful for those closest to us at this time.
Here are some ideas for a fun (and socially distanced!) Family Day weekend:
CRANBROOK: The Cranbrook History Centre is offering a new YOUNG HISTORIANS program, helping record what the last year has been like in Cranbrook for future generations. If you don’t feel comfortable coming into the museum, you can participate online – check out more info here.
KELOWNA: The City of Kelowna is running a Family Day Active Photo Contest, encouraging families to participate in any kind of physical activity and tagging #KelownaFamilyDay to enter. Contest runs from Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, and photos can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org to be eligible for prizes. Check out details here.
Stay safe and healthy, wear a mask, and have a Happy Family Day!
Hey everyone, as part of our “Have Your Say” series letting you know about opportunities to get involved (and self-advocate!) in your community — check out these opportunities to get involved and self-advocate in Kelowna! Topics include: City Park Promenade accessibility, the 2040 Official Community Plan, and the Pandosy Waterfront Park design.
…is an online Family Support Institute (FSI) event that takes place every Monday at 6:30 pm on Zoom! Check out RECIPE FOR RESPITE and connect with others safely online!
What’s your Recipe for Respite? COVID is still here. And families need a break to stay safe and strong. We’re interested in learning about and sharing what families are already doing to get a break, as well as understanding the unique ingredients still needed to make respite a reality. Please join our discussion circle about how we can work together for families and their loved ones to have a safe and helpful break from the significant and daily stresses going on right now.
The Family Support Institute (FSI) is holding an information session on February 16th at 6:30 pm about how to use a free online planning tool called myBooklet BC. This tool – myBooklet BC – can be used to store and share a personalized information booklet full of strengths, goals, gifts, and more…consider participating if you want to:
- learn the basic functions of myBooklet BC
- learn tips to make using myBooklet BC easier (like formatting information)
- learn many different ways myBooklet can be used for the individual’s benefit
Hi all, there are a number of workshops and webinars coming up on topics including compassion fatigue, mental health and stigma, and emotional wellbeing. Check out the newsletter announcement here for more information!