Community Life Program – September Calendar

Check out the September calendar below for  upcoming events in the Fall. We are working on some exciting things and will let you know once it is all planned. Last Hot Dog Day is Tuesday 13th September at noon. Soup Days will start up on 4th October and run every second week. We hope that you can take the time to come out and enjoy!

09.2016-CLP Monthly Calendar

Disability Alliance BC – Community Update

In June, upcoming changes were announced to the Bus Pass Program for people receiving the Persons with Disabilities benefit (PWD). These changes begin on September 1st 2016. The community update below includes a chart which explains the new PWD rate system and more information about the changes.

There are three ways to contact the Ministry about the Bus Pass:

By Phone: Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm 1-866-866-0800

By Email: SDSIBUSPA@gov.bc.ca (allow up to 5 business days for a response)

Online via My Self Serve: www.myselfserve.gov.bc.ca (once registered)

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Grocery Card Fundraiser

Support the WISH FUND by purchasing Grocery Cards at inclusion Powell River Society main office located at #201-4675 Marine Avenue and Cranberry Children’s Centre, 6831 Artaban Street. We accept all payment options.

You receive the full amount you choose to purchase and the store gives the WISH FUND a percentage back.

We have grocery cards available for:

MITCHELL BROTHERS
SAFEWAY
SAVE ON FOODS
QUALITY FOODS

For more information go to our Donations & Fundraisers page.

New Fall Classes – Adaptive Yoga at the ARC

FALL YOGA CLASSES! New yoga sessions are starting in September. Wednesday 9:30 – 10:30AM and Thursday 1:00-2:00PM with KELLY EDWARDS registered Yoga Teacher. Class is $5 or a 10 Class Pass is $50. Thank you for supporting us throughout the summer – we look forward to seeing you in September. EVERYONE WELCOME
FALL YOGA POSTER

Caregivers Retreat: Reclaiming Ourselves – A Journey Inwards for Caregivers

Reclaiming ourselves: a journey inwards for caregivers. September 16 – 18, 2016

This special weekend retreat is designed to support and nourish family caregivers. It offers an opportunity to feel rejuvenated and renewed with a gentle schedule of activities including nature walks, painting and collaging, sharing stories, guided meditation, as well as alone time for personal reflection and relaxation. For more information:

2016 Caregivers Retreat (Early bird rate)