NEWSLETTER – February 2020

Roast beef dinner at our fundraiserTHE CSPC PUB NIGHT FUNDRAISER IS FAST APPROACHING – BUY YOUR TICKETS SOON!

You are invited to the CSPC Pub Night Fundraiser:

**DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TICKETS: FEBRUARY 24th**

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
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+!)

Proceeds from this event go to helping seniors in the Chilliwack community through CSPC! Tickets can be purchased through the office during Monday to Friday, 9am-1pm.

CSPC VALENTINE’S DAY SOCIAL – EVERYONE WELCOME!

Join us at our next Round Table event: Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors Valentine’s Day Social! Counsellors are encouraged to bring their clients for a casual get-together with light refreshments and friendly mingling! The event will take place on Friday, February 14th between 10am-12pm in the Large Board Room at Chilliwack Community Services on Wellington Ave. We hope to see you there!

** UPDATE TO OUR WINTER TRAINING CLASS SCHEDULE **

Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors are looking for VOLUNTEERS!

Do you or someone you know want to make a difference in the Chilliwack community? CSPC provides support to lonely and isolated seniors through one-on-one volunteer counsellors. Our counsellors are trained and certified through Senior Peer Counselling of BC to become volunteers that make a difference in the lives of senior peers. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact our office at (604) 793-7204 to receive an orientation package and find out if this volunteering opportunity is right for YOU!

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!

February-April 2020 Training Details:
Mondays, February 10th to March 30th: 6:00-8:30pm
Wednesdays, February 12th to April 1st: 6:00-8:30pm

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

NEXT ROUND TABLE

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

PLACE: Chilliwack Community Services – Large Board Room  45938 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack

Volunteer Counsellors Are encouraged to bring their clients to our next round table event: CSPC valentine’s day SOCIAL!

CSPC Pub Night Fundraiser: 

EVERYONE is Welcome!  PLACE: Duke’s Country Pub – 41582 Yale Rd, Chilliwack

50/50 Raffle, Silent Auction, Roast Beef Dinner!  Tickets: $15/person  Call the office: (604) 793-7204

Connect Café

10:00am-12:00pm

Feb 6  – Homer restaurant
Feb 13 – Royal Cdn Legion
Feb 20 – Homer restaurant
Feb 27 – Royal Cdn Legion

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 conversation. 

“There is nothing on this earth more prized than true friendship.”
-Thomas Aquinas


February Birthdays

 

  • Linda Brawn
  • Sharon Nielsen
  • Jack Tearne

⇒Friendly reminder! PLEASE SEND IN YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS FOR JANUARY 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

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