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Bud Mercer Pictured with Board Members
Chilliwack City Counsellor Bud Mercer Pictured with Board Members and Volunteers Lorna Olitch, Helene Long, and Kay Campbell.

On April 1, 2019 board members, volunteers, and the community joined together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors. Chilliwack City Counsellor Bud Mercer attended the event and presented a speech to honour the invaluable work that our society provides in the community. Attendees of the event commemorated the many years of special memories with good food, great friends, and plenty of laughter!

Bob Saucier & Irene Lawrin
Bob Saucier with Volunteer Irene
Lorna Olitch, Kay Campbell, with Rose
Lorna Olitch and Kay Campbell with Volunteer Rose


Rachel Doucette, with Board Members & Volunteers
Senior Peer Counseller Instructor Rachel Doucette along with Board Members and Volunteers Kay Campbell, Lorna Olitch, and Helene Long Celebrate The Newest Volunteer Graduates of CSPC: Kim & Rose!

CSPC would like to extend a warm welcome to the newest Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors! Our recent class of counsellors graduated on April 25, 2019 and look forward to making connections in the community. Rachel did a great job of instructor for this latest group of grads. Thank you Rachel!

Post Note - What's New

  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Date and Time: May 27, 2019 from 9:30am-12:00pm Location: Large Boardroom at
  • MAY ROUND TABLE CANCELLED DUE TO AGM. 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!
  • CONNECT CAFÉ: Connect Café will be happening from 10am to 12pm on May 2nd at IHOP, May 9th at Homers, May 16th at IHOP and May 23rd at Homers. 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!


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

  Karen Krowchenko

Kathie Bowden  

Charlie Lenz  

Julia Martin

Susan Houle

Audrey Hepburn

JOKE OF THE DAYJoke of The Day

OMG, I’m rich! Silver in the hair, Gold in the teeth, Crystals in the kidney, Lead in the butt, Iron in the arteries, and an inexhaustible supply of natural gas.
I never thought I would accumulate such wealth in my lifetime!




Finger Ribbon ReminderIMPORTANT DATES IN MAY






May 4, 2019 @ 11AAM

Lexw Qwò:m Park Celebration
Lexw Qwò:m Park
51930 Hack Brown Rd, Chilliwack

May 5, 2019 @ 2PM – 4PM

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s
Landing Sports Centre
45530 Spadina Ave, Chilliwack
(Registration at 1:00p)  

May 23, 2019 @ 10:30 AM – 12PM

Genealogy Group –New Members Welcome!
Sardis Library
5819 Tyson Rd, Chilliwack

May 28, 2019 @ 11AM – 2PM

Health and Wellness Fair at Birchwood
Birchwood Retirement Centre,
45650 Patten Ave, Chilliwack

“Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.”
-Walt Disney


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