Newsletter – January 2019


Happy New Year!!

We hope everyone has had a fantastic Holiday Season! It has been wonderful to relax, recharge, unplug and catch up with friends and family. We look forward to starting a New Year with each and everyone of you!


Events and Reminders

• A new Counsellor training class will begin on Monday, Jan 28th. There will be 10 sessions. The orientation will be on Monday Jan 28th at 9 am. After the initial orientation there will be an option to attend an evening course which will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. If you know of anyone that may be interested in becoming a Senior Counsellor please pass this information on!

• There will be a Roundtable discussion on Wednesday January 16th at 0930. It will be held in the Boardroom adjacent to the CSPC office. All Peer Counsellors are invited. Please RSVP by calling 604-793-7204.

Seniors Coffee (Connect Café) will be at 10 am on Thursday January 3rd at Homers and at 10 am on January 10th at IHOP. Feel free to bring your client with you.

• CSPC Membership dues are payable as of Janary 1st 2019. The cost is 10.00 for the year.

January Birthdays

Birthdays this month

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


Joke of the Day

A senior citizen was chatting with his 80 -year-old buddy.
“So I hear you’re getting married?”
“Do I know her?”
This woman, is she good looking?”
“Not really.”
Is she a good cook?”
“Nah, she can’t cook very well.”
“Does she have lots of money?”
“Why in the world do you want to marry her then?”
“Because she can still drive!”

Food Distribution Pilot Project Started

The Fraser Valley Regional District and FoodMesh have started a pilot project across the region to reduce the amount of food waste being disposed of by finding higher uses.
Every year an estimated 170,000 tonnes of edible food, which is equivalent to 300 million meals, ends up in Canadian landfills. This amounts to an estimated cost of $31 to $107 billion of waste in the production, shipping and fair market value of the food.

The City of Chilliwack is encouraging Industry Food Donations in an effort to reduce food waste and distribute food more efficiently to those in need.

Excerpt from CHC Mail Out December 14, 2018

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