NEWSLETTER – January 2020

 

Sign: Volunteer Counsellors NeededCSPC VOLUNTEER TRAINING – STARTING JANUARY 2020

Are you or some body you know looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity to make a difference in the community?
Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors are looking for individuals who would be interested in providing peer support and making connections with fellow seniors in the Chilliwack area! Volunteers are trained and certified to provide one-on-one listening, empathy, and support to fellow seniors and peers. CSPC volunteers are offered the opportunity to meet new people, develop new friendships, and give back to the community!
If this sounds like an opportunity you or someone you know may be interested in please call the office at (604) 793-7204 or email: info@chilliwackseniorpeercounsellors.org to find out more information or sign up!
Join us for a no-obligation Orientation Session on January 10th to find out what volunteering with CSPC is all about!

Orientation Session:
Friday, January 10th – 11:00am – Chilliwack Community Services 45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack (Large Board Room)
January-March 2020 Training Details:
Mondays 6:00-9:00pm January 20th, 27th & February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & March 2nd, 9th

Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm
January 22nd, 29th & February 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th & March 4th, 11th

All training sessions will be held at Remax Nyda Chilliwack BC on behalf of Mike DellaFortuna – 7300 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack


 

CSPC BREAKS A NEW RECORD – OVER 700 CLIENTS!

CSPC has broken a new record…we have served over 700 clients in the past 20 years! This is a huge accomplishment and shows our continual devotion to helping support seniors in the Chilliwack community! Thank you to our counsellors over the last 20 years, your service has been life changing and is greatly appreciated!

 


Sign: Volunteer Counsellors NeededCSPC TRAINING – STARTING JANUARY 2020

Are you or some body you know looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity to make a difference in the community? Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors are looking for individuals who would be interested in providing peer support and making connections with fellow seniors in the Chilliwack area! Volunteers are trained and certified to provide one-on-one listening, empathy, and support to fellow seniors and peers. CSPC volunteers are offered the opportunity to meet new people, develop new friendships, and give back to the community! If this sounds like an opportunity you or someone you know may be interested in please call the office at (604) 793-7204 or email us to find out more information and sign up for our class starting in January 2020!

January-March 2020 Training Details:

Mondays 6:00-9:00pm
January 20th, 27th & February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & March 2nd, 9th

Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm

January 22nd, 29th & February 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, 9th & March 4th, 11th

Note: All training sessions will be held at Remax Nyda Chilliwack BC on behalf of Mike DellaFortuna – 7300 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack


CSPC PUB NIGHT FUNDRAISER – MARCH 7, 2020

Roast beef dinner at our fundraiser

You are invited to the CSPC Pub Night Fundraiser:

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2019
Time: Dinner is served at 6pm
Location: Duke’s Country Pub
Tickets: $15 per person includes a roast beef dinner buffet
Details: 50/50 tickets, Silent Auction! – This event is open to the public (volunteers, clients, friends, family, etc. …anyone over the age of 19+!)

All proceeds from this event go to helping seniors in the Chilliwack community! Tickets can be purchased through the office by emailing us or
calling 604-793-7204.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS SIGN

CSPC Round Table – All Volunteers Welcome!               Jan 16, 2020 10:00am-12:00pm


Feb 14, 2020 10:00am-12:00pm

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WHAT IS A ROUND TABLE? VOLUNTEER COUNSELLORS ARE INVITED TO JOIN THEIR PEERS FOR A MEETING ONCE A MONTH FOR SUPPORTIVE DISCUSSIONS AND LIGHT REFRESHMENTS

CSPC Round Table – All Volunteers Welcome! Place: Chilliwack Community Services – Small Board Room 45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving”
-Albert Einstein


December Birthdays

  • Nellie Bennett
  • Delores Hiles
  • Ali Kassam
  • Henry Peters
  • Harry Rempel
  • Theresa St. Denis

Reminder finger with bow on itUpcoming Café Meetups

  • January 2nd – HOMER RESTAURANT, 9th – ROYAL CDN LEGION,16th – HOMER RESTAURANT, 23rd – ROYAL CDN LEGION, 30th – LYNNWOOD RESIDENCE
  • 2020 CSPC Round Table10:00am-12:00pm – All Volunteers Welcome! Chilliwack Community Services – Small Board Room 45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack
  • *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!

FRIENDLY REMINDER! PLEASE SEND IN YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS FOR DECEMBER IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO YET THANK -YOU!

Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors 45938 Wellington Ave. Chilliwack, BC V2P 2C7 (604) 793-7204     MONDAY – FRIDAY 9AM-1PM

NEWSLETTER – December 2019

December 2019 newsletter header

 

 

Merry Christmas graphic CSPC WISHES EVERYONE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS

CSPC would like to wish all of our counsellors, volunteers, and clients a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year! As we reflect back on this year we cherish the memories and joy that 2019 brought, and treasure the friendships and new connections created!
We wish everyone a safe and cheerful holiday season!

A Christmas statementRECEIVE TAX RECEIPTS FOR CSPC DONATIONS

Did you know that Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors is a Registered Charity that provides Tax Receipts? CSPC is graciously acceptingdonations at our office and at future CSPCevents! Donating to CSPC goes directly to supportive services and outreach initiatives to help seniors in the Chilliwack area! ‘Tis the season to help others and give back to the community!

Sign: Volunteer Counsellors NeededCSPC TRAINING – STARTING JANUARY 2020

Are you or some body you know looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity to make a difference in the community? Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors are looking for individuals who would be interested in providing peer support and making connections with fellow seniors in the Chilliwack area! Volunteers are trained and certified to provide one-on-one listening, empathy, and support to fellow seniors and peers. CSPC volunteers are offered the opportunity to meet new people, develop new friendships, and give back to the community! If this sounds like an opportunity you or someone you know may be interested in please call the office at (604) 793-7204 or email us to find out more information and sign up for our class starting in January 2020!

January-March 2020 Training Details:

Mondays 6:00-9:00pm
January 20th, 27th & February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & March 2nd, 9th

Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm

January 22nd, 29th & February 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, 9th & March 4th, 11th

Note: All training sessions will be held at Remax Nyda Chilliwack BC on behalf of Mike DellaFortuna – 7300 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack

UPCOMING EVENTS SIGN

Jan 16, 2020 10:00am-12:00pm


Feb 14, 2020 10:00am-12:00pm

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WHAT IS A ROUND TABLE? VOLUNTEER COUNSELLORS ARE INVITED TO JOIN THEIR PEERS FOR A MEETING ONCE A MONTH FOR SUPPORTIVE DISCUSSIONS AND LIGHT REFRESHMENTS

CSPC Round Table – All Volunteers Welcome! Place: Chilliwack Community Services – Small Board Room 45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
-Charles Dickens


December Birthdays

  • Shirley Lepin
  • Rick Long
  • Lynda Lorenger

 

Reminder finger with bow on itUPCOMING EVENTS

  • January 16, 2020 CSPC Round Table10:00am-12:00pm – All Volunteers Welcome! Chilliwack Community Services – Small Board Room 45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack
  • 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: December 5th at Homer Restaurant; December 12th at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 280; December 19th at Homer Restaurant;  December 25th NO CONNECT CAFE!
  • *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 DECEMBER:
  • CSPC OFFICE HOLIDAY CLOSURE DECEMBER 23 TO JANUARY 3 – Happy New Year everyone!
  • FRIENDLY REMINDER:  PLEASE SEND IN YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS FOR NOVEMBER IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO YET  THANK -YOU! 
Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors 45938 Wellington AveChilliwack, BC V2P 2C7 (604) 793-7204