NEWSLETTER – June 2019

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CSPC HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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CSPC held our Annual General Meeting on May 27, 2019 at Chilliwack Community Services. We were pleased with the attendance of our members at the meeting, and as well, the outpouring of support offered to our Society!
We would like to thank all of those who attended the event and say welcome to our new Executive Board Members: Ruth Smith, Jo Ann McNeil, Linda Brawn, Rose Williamson, and Albert Loewen! Thank you for your interest in helping Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors grow!

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Thanks to Lorna OlitchSPECIAL THANKS

CSPC would also like to extend a very special thank you to Lorna Olitch for her role as President for the past two years. Thank you for your service Lorna

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CSPC Executive Board of Directors for 2019-2020:

President: Ruth Smith

Past President: Lorna Olitch
Vice President: Kay Campbell

Secretary: Jan Miscich
Treasurer: Helene Long

Statistician: Charlie Lenz
Members at Large:
Irene Lawrin, Jo Ann McNeil, Linda Brawn
Rose Williamson, David Parsons, Albert Loewen

Garage sale graphic CSPC GARAGE SALE & BBQ FUNDRAISER

Get ready for the CSCP Garage Sale & BBQ Fundraiser! We will be hosting a garage sale & BBQ on July 20, 2019 between 8:00a-2:00p at 7485 Leary Cres, Chilliwack. We are looking for any item and bake sale donations
for this event as all funds will go directly to our Society! If you would like to donate an item, please contact the office at (604) 793-7204 to arrange a drop-off!

Post Note - What's New

 

      • JUNE ROUND TABLE JUNE 24TH 10:00AM -12:00PM
        CSPC Round Table w/ Special Guest Connie Stam10:00a-12:00p PLACE: Chilliwack Community Service45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack
        JUNE 18TH!
      • CONNECT CAFÉ: Connect Café will be happening from 10am to 12pm on June 6th at IHOP, June 13th at Homers, June 20th at IHOP and June 27th at Homers Restaurant.
      • WHAT IS CONNECT CAFÉ? Connect café is an event coordinated by the CHIP Society four Thursdays a month. Join fellow seniors to enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea…and some great conversation!
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      CSPC NEEDS RECIPES for cookbook fundraiser!

      CSPC is collecting recipes for a fundraising cookbook! We are currently accepting collections of recipes from our volunteers and their clients. Do you have a delicious recipe or a family favourite that you would be willing to share with our community? Please contact the office at (604) 793-7204 or email us at info@chilliwackseniorpeercounsellors.org. Our office will be accepting recipes until Sep 1, 2019 and creating a book for purchase around Christmas time! All funds go directly to our Society

       

      UPCOMING EVENTS SIGNJune 24, 2019    CSPC Round Table w/ Special Guest Connie Stam
      10:00a-12:00p    Chilliwack Community Services
                                    45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack

      July 20, 2019      CSPC Garage Sale & BBQ Fundraiser
      8:00a-2:00p  7485 Leary Cres, Chilliwack
                                    (Donations, BBQ & Bake Sale Items Welcomed!)    

      August 9, 2019   CSPC Annual BBQ Potluck
      4:00p-7:00p    Gwynne Vaughan Park 46181 Hope River Rd, Chilliwack                             


      Happy Birthday-GraphicHappy Birthday to all who were born in June!

      Shiela Genrty

      Albert Loewen

      Linda Sutton

      Kathi Westwood

      MARILYN MONROE

      FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

       

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      JOKE OF THE DAYJoke of The Day

      DON’T LET AGING GET YOU DOWN………IT’S TOO HARD TO GET BACK UP!

       

       

       

       

      See you next month. Stay well!

       


NEWSLETTER – July 2019

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CHILLIWACK CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS

This year Canada celebrates its 152nd birthday and Chilliwack will be hosting a large variety of community events for individuals of all ages to attend! Do you have plans to celebrate Canada Day? Here is a list of the local festivities being held in Chilliwack on July 1st:

  • Chilliwack Fire Department – Annual Canada Day Pancake Breakfast Starting at 8:00AM – 45950 Cheam Avenue – Breakfast by Donation All Proceeds Go to the Chilliwack Firefighters Charitable Society
  • Sardis Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at Evergreen Hall Starting at 8:00AM – 9291 Corbould St – Breakfast is a $5 Donation – All Proceeds Go to Special Olympics BC
  • Chilliwack Canada Day 2019 Celebration at Townsend Park All Day 8:00AM-10:30PM – 45130 Wolfe Rd – Fireworks at 10:00PM. Live Entertainment, Antique Showcase, Military Displays, Rotary Train

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Q: Which city did Tim Hortons open their first location in?  A: Hamilton, On
Q: True or False: O Canada became an official anthem in 1980  A: True
Q: What percentage of the world’s polar bears live in Canda?  A: 62%
Q: What is the official symbol of Canada: a beaver or a moose?  A: Beaver
Q: True or False: Canada is the 2nd largest country in the world  A: True
Q: True or False: 50% of Canadian homes have internet  A: False – 80.5%


CSPC ANNUAL BBQ POTLUCK

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You are invited to the CSPC Annual BBQ Potluck! Join us for another year of good company and  great laughs on August 9th ! This event welcomes both counsellors and their clients for an afternoon together! Hamburgers, hot dogs, and water will be provided by CSPC, and we kindly ask that guests bring a small dish to share! This is an accessible event with lots of parking!

Please call the office to RSVP by July 25th so we can plan on what supplies we’ll need!


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CSPC FALL SENIOR PEER COUNSELLOR TRAINING

Are you or someone you know interested in making a meaningful connection with a senior peer? CSPC is looking for volunteers who would like to take a counselling course in September 2019. Please contact the office for more details.


JOKE OF THE DAYJOKE OF THE MONTH

CANADA:
The only place where you can get a sunburn and frost bite all in the same day!


Birthdays this monthJuly Birthdays

  • Roseanne Bonkhe
  • Kay Campbell
  • Liz Norman
  • Gerry Sheanh
  • Herta Stoffels

UPCOMING EVENTS SIGN

  • July 20, 2019 CSPC Garage Sale & BBQ Fundraiser 7485 Leary Cres, Chilliwack 8:00am-2:00pm (Donations, BBQ & Bake Sale Items Needed!)
  • Sept 24, 2019 CSPC Round Table – Gateway Presentation 10:00am-12:00pm Chilliwack Community Services – Large Board Room 45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack (Please RSVP!)
  • Nov 30, 2019 CSPC Annual Christmas Potluck 3:00pm-6:00pm Evergreen at Ensley Club House 45900 South Sumas, Chilliwack
  • Next Round Table – September 24, 2019  What is a round table? Counsellors are invited to join their peers for a meeting once a month for supportive discussions and light refreshments
  • Connect Café* from 10:00am – 12:00pm: JUL 4 at IHOP, JULY 11 at Homer’s Restaurant, JULY 18 at IHOP, JULY 25 at Homer’s Restaurant  *What is Connect Café? Connect Café is an event coordinated by the CNHP society four thursdays a month. Join fellow seniors to enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea…and some great conversation! 

 

IMPORTANT DATES in July!

  1. July 1st  – Canada Day
  2. July 4th – Independence Day
You can’t buy happiness but you can live in Canada and that’s pretty much the same thing! – Unknown

CSPC GARAGE SALE JULY 20th - Please help! Donations of all sorts needed (604) 793-7204