NEWSLETTER – October 2018

The current Senior Peer Counselling Course has begun. There is a group of 5 students and we are learning a lot and getting to know each other as well!
After a summer of record breaking temperatures many of us are happy to see conditions change to cooler temperatures. The first official day of Fall was Saturday September 22nd. Daylight Savings Time will happen on Sunday November 4th.

Autumn winds begin to blow
Colored leaves fall fast and slow
Twirling Whirling all around
Until at last they touch the ground

calendar graphicUpcoming Events Mark Your Calenders!
• October 1st is National Seniors Day
• October 1st Open House at The Waverly and at The Auburn from 2 pm to 4 pm.
• Reminder there is Free Seniors Coffee on the first and second Thursdays of the month. This will be October 4th at Homers and October 11th at IHOP., at 10 am
• December 1st Chilliwack Seniors Peer Counsellors will have a Christmas Lunch to be held at Minter Gardens Cultivate Café from 11 am to 1 pm.
Cost is $20.00 in advance. Phone 604-793-7204 to reserve a spot.


Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors Course
A training course will take place starting Jan, 28 2019 at 9 am.
We provide one-on-one listening, empathy, and information to seniors to enable them to help themselves. We train you. It is a training you may find helpful for yourself.
It gets you out and enables you to meet others in the community. Perhaps you are new to Chilliwack, retired and wanting something to do? This volunteer position will involve one hour per week.
Simply phone 604-793-7204 and leave your name and number.


Rudolf Xmas 2018Chilliwack Seniors Peer Counsellors Cordially Invite You to Our CHRISTMAS LUNCH

When: Saturday December 1st, 2018
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Minter Gardens Cultivate Café
Cost: $20.00 per person in advance.
Please RSVP: 604-793-7204

Birthdays this monthBirthdays in October

  • Wanda Hook
  • Terri Dargatz
  • Irene Lawrin


Thanksgiving background photo

Wishing everyone the Happiness of Friends and Family this Thanksgiving!

NEWSLETTER – July 2018

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New Training Starts In September  

There will be a training class in September. This will be a six-week class. Please help us spread the word.
The dates for the September training are:

Wed Sept 5,  9AM – Noon
Mon Sept 10,  9AM – 3PM
Wed Sept 12,  9AM – Noon
Mon Sept 17,  9AM – 3PM
Wed Sept 19,  9AM – Noon
Mon Sept 24,  9AM – 3PM
Wed Sept 26, 9AM – Noon
Mon October 1,  9AM – 3PM
Wed October 3,  9AM – Noon
Wed October 10,  9AM – Noon

CSPC Annual_BBQ_2018 Reminder

 August brings our annual BBQ on August 17th at the Gwynne Vaughan Park on Hope River Road. David, our webmaster, will be the chef again this year. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be supplied.However, if you prefer to not eat this sort of food just bring your chosen food and we can cook it for you on the grill.

Please let us know if you and your client will be coming.

Letters To The Editor
Letters & envelope on a chalkboardWe invite our readers to send letters about what it is like to be a volunteer. Or
comments about anything volunteering for seniors. We will be adding a “letters
to the editor” type section to our monthly newsletter.

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We will be without Susan Houle this month as she is treating herself to a trip to Israel. She will be missed. Bob will cover for her in the office so all will seem like normal.

Irene Lawrin
Irene Lawrin

Irene Lawrin looked after our table. She is our super volunteer!  







Coletta Holmes
Coletta Holmes  

Coletta Holmes “womaned” the table for the Seniors Society table at the Alzheimer’s Walk.



Happy Birthday


Gerry Sheanh     Kay Campbell     Herta Stoffels


------------- Due to COVID -19 our offices remain closed but staff are monitoring phone messages remotely. ------------- For info call: (604) 793-7204