Cerebral Palsy Association of BC- the Janna Epp Bursary

                                                       Janna Epp

In memory of a beautiful little girl whose life was cut too short, Pacific Law has established a $5,000 bursary that is awarded annually to a child living with cerebral palsy in British Columbia, to assist with the child’s care, therapy, equipment and/or recreational needs. To get a application you can contact Pacific Medical Law at 604 685 2361, apply online http://www.pacificmedicallaw.ca/jannaeppbursary.shtml or info@pacificmedicallaw.ca Applications are due July 2, 2018. If you could please pass this information on to individuals who may be interested that would be greatly appreciated.

inclusion Powell River & First Credit Union are delighted to co-sponsor: An Evening With David Roche

Join us on February 27th at 7:30pm in the newly renovated
ARC Community Event Centre for an evening
with the ever engaging David Roche as he shares the inspiring,
poignant, wickedly funny, and sometimes heartbreaking story of his life’s journey from shame to self-acceptance. A story David calls…
The Church of 80% Sincerity.
Admission by donation.
ARC Community Centre 7055 Alberni St. Powell River BC
for further information call 604-485-6411 Ext 0

People with Disabilities Have a Right to Live in the Community Not Institutions Argues Lawyer

CBC The Current‘s Anna Maria Tremonti talks to human rights lawyer Vince Calderhead

 

 

 

 

Read and listen to the full interview and story here.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-february-6-2018-1.4522000/people-with-disabilities-have-a-right-to-live-in-the-community-not-institutions-argues-lawyer-1.4522928

 

Youth Transition Fair

Inclusion Powell River’s Child and Family Services along with the Ministry of Child and Family Services – CYSN (Child and Youth with Special Needs) and Community Living BC present:
Youth Transitional Fair
A free event for youth and families with developmental disabilities. Ages 13 – 24 years
Helping each other to build and live full and meaningful lives. Information for life after high school.
Please join us in this opportunity to meet and learn from local supports and programs.
Thursday, February 8th 3:30-5:30pm
The ARC Community Event Centre – 7055 Alberni Street
Please contact Meghan McAllister, CLBC Facilitator
at Meghan.McAllister@gov.bc.ca with any questions.

Family Christmas Concert with the Powell River Community Band!

The staff of inclusion Powell River’s Child and Family Services and the Powell River Community Band put on a maigical Christmas Concert Dec 17th. What a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season. The entertainment was stellar and combined with the silent auction both the adults and the children had a marvellously relaxing time. We at inclusion Powell River want to thank all those who attended and congratulations to those at the Children and Family Services and the Powell River Community Band for such an excellent event.

It Takes a Village- Child Poverty Fundraiser

On February 24th you’re invited to the newly renovated ARC Community Event Centre to enjoy an evening of dinner, dancing and a silent auction too!
A community partnership presented by:
Scout Mountain, inclusion Powell River &
The Pavement Pounders Running Club.Dinner catered by The Convenient Chef- 6pm
Dancing with music by Scout Mountain- 7pm
shhh Silent Auction all night long!
oh, and Door Prizes too!!
proceeds to by distributed throughout the local area by
The United Way Powell River.
Tickets $35 each and are available at:
inclusion Powell River-201-4675 Marine Ave.
Rockit Music- 101 4400 Marine Ave
Base Camp- 4548 Marine Ave
32 Lakes- 4707 Marine Ave.
Scout Mountain
Pavement Pounders Running Club