NEWSLETTER – December 2019

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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

NEWSLETTER – November 2019

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CSPC ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY POTLUCK DINNER

All CSPC volunteers are cordially invited to our annual Christmas Party on Saturday, November 30th between 3:00-6:00pm!

This is a non-alcoholic event for peer counsellors and their spouses/partners to get together & celebrate the holiday season!

Please bring a food dish to contribute to the potluck. You are welcome to bring your own non-alcoholic beverage.
~Coffee, tea, and water will be provided~

All attendees are invited to join a Secret Santa gift exchange
If you would like to participate please bring a wrapped, unisex gift worth $10!

Please R.S.V.P. with the number of guests attending and the potluck dish you wish to contribute by calling the office at 604-793-7204

LOCATION: Evergreen at Ensley Clubhouse
45900 South Sumas Rd, Chilliwack


Return bottles to depot for CSPC accountPLEASE DONATE TO THE CSPC BOTTLE DRIVE ACCOUNT

Do you have extra bottles or cans that you would be willing to donate to a great cause?

Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors have accounts at both the Sardis and Chilliwack Bottle Depot locations!

Donations can be made to our CSPC accounts by telling the cashier that you would like to contribute any bottle/can returns to our account:

Sardis Account #59 or Chilliwack Acct #E057331


Remembrance day-2019REMEMBRANCE DAY NOVEMBER 11, 2019

Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors pays tribute to all of the brave men and women who have served our country. We remember all those who served, volunteered, sacrificed, and died for our freedom. We wear our poppies proudly in honour of those who fought so hard for what we have today.

“They shall not grow old, as we that are left
grow old: age shall not weary them, nor the
years condemn. At the going down of the sun
and in the morning, we will remember them.”

-Laurence Binyon, “Ode of Remembrance”

 


UPCOMING EVENTS SIGN

Nov 13, 2019 10:00am-12:00pm

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 – Large Board Room 45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack

This Round Table will include a special presentation
from the Chilliwack Fire Department on fire safety
and emergency preparedness – Questions welcome!

Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors Christmas Party Nov 30, 2019 3:00pm-6:00pm

CSPC Annual Christmas Potluck

Place: Evergreen at Ensley Club House
45900 South Sumas, Chilliwack
Please RSVP to the Office ASAP!
PH: (604) 793-7204

 


November Birthdays

  • Doug Hartwick
  • Kelly Hiebert
  • Lin Neumann
  • Lorna Olitch
  • Robert Saucier
  • Ruth Smith

Reminder finger with bow on itUPCOMING EVENTS

  • Nov 13, 2019 CSPC Round Table10:00am-12:00pm – All Volunteers Welcome! Chilliwack Community Services – Large 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.
  • Nov 30, 2019 CSPC Annual Christmas Potluck 3:00pm-6:00pm Evergreen at Ensley Club House 45900 South Sumas, Chilliwack
  • Connect Café* from 10:00am – 12:00pm: November 7 at Homer Restaurant; November 14th at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 280; November 21st at Homer Restaurant; November 28th at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 280
  • *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 NOVEMBER:
  • NOV 11 REMEMBRANCE DAY

remembrance-day-Canada“They gave their tomorrows so we could have our today.”
LEST WE FORGET


 

Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors
45938 Wellington AveChilliwack, BC V2P 2C7 (604) 793-7204