This year’s celebrations mark the 20th Anniversary of National Aboriginal Day on June 21st!
Join in the events celebrating First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in your area, listed here.
You can also visit Aboriginal Tourism BC at their website, here.
Join in the fun July 17th at the Birchbank Station Picnic Ground near Trail as CCSS celebrates WE DAY – Burger, Hotdogs, coffee, tea, punch provided. Feel free to bring a dish to share – salad? chips? dessert? etc?
Live music provided – feel free to bring an instrument, your voice, your dancing shoes, etc.
Do you have a hobby you would like to share? Feel free to bring your – artwork? photography? homemade crafts? etc?
Most important of all, bring yourselves, your support worker, Home Share Provider, your friends and family…everyone welcome.
Looking forward to seeing many of you!
WE DAY poster-1
Check out the attached poster and information (below) for the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) workshop taking place in Penticton next week, courtesy of PLAN Okanagan.
Information for upcoming RDSP workshop in Penticton on June 15th at 7 p.m. at CLBC office 444 Ellis Street, Penticton.
There is an exciting opportunity to meet the new Advocate for Service Quality in Kelowna tomorrow, June 9th. See details below, and attached introduction from the ASQ.
The Advocate for Service Quality Review and Recommendations report can be accessed here: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/family-and-social-supports/services-for-people-with-disabilities/supports-services/advocate_service_quality_report.pdf
new Advocate for Service Quality, Leanne Dospital, will be in Kelowna and invites adults and transitioning youth with developmental disabilities, families, stakeholders, and service providers to a meet-and-greet. Leanne Dospital “want[s] to hear firsthand about how to better support adults with developmental disabilities and their families” in our area. …… Introduction letter attached.
June 9th, 1:00 to 3:00 pm
1345 St. Paul Street (Public Guardian and Trustee office)
The Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship (CIC) at UBC invites the community, individuals, and service providers to join them on June 15th to talk about Inclusion, Citizenship and Democratic Participation. Please check out the online invitation here: us5.campaign-archive2.com/?u=8b1099804524ef7f7bb76aafa&id=09a64bcc61&e=ca4e4e0e4