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The snow is here to stay

Now that we have a good blanket of snow on the ground, it is beginning to feel a lot like winter, even if not officially yet on the calendar. These are the perfect days to get out and play in the snow with your little ones as it is not …

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Navigating the holidays together

As the end of autumn washed away the daylight, just in time, the snow arrived to brighten our days and lift our mood. Like the natural flow of the seasons, I like to think that we humans are resilient and can renew ourselves despite the challenges we face. With the …

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It’s Hamper time!

And just like that, I’ve finished my rookie year as Volunteer Coordinator! Over the last year, I have had the pleasure to welcome over 60 new volunteers to our “Community of Care” within the Wellness Centre and Saint Brigid’s Home.  A special welcome to everyone who joined this year, including …

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Thank You for Your Generosity!

Thank you for giving to the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign! Thank you for all of the generosity, creativity, perseverance and dedication from all of the organizations, fundraisers, volunteers, community members, staff and people connected to this year’s hamper campaign. We cannot do it without you! We are extremely proud of …

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Preparing and Planning

Welcome November! I hope you were able to enjoy the beautiful palette of colours and sunshine that October gifted us. This month, I would like to focus on planning and prepardeness. There are things in life that we are not able to control and, often times, we only realize this …

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Fun Jars Fundraiser

Thank you for helping the RISE Program raise funds for the Hamper Campaign! Only $12 per jar. Makes a great gift and for a great cause.  All the proceeds to to the Hamper Campaign. Order yours below before December 11th, then see below for important details about where and when …

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The quiet before the winter

As the last of the leaves fall and nature gets ready for winter, I always feel like there is a quiet that falls over everything this time of year much like the quiet before a storm. It won’t officially be winter until the winter solstice in December, but we can …

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Fall transitions

And just like that, fall is here. It is that glorious time of year once again for cooler days, beautiful foliage and leaves crunching under our fall boots, not to mention apple and pumpkin picking. With September being such a busy month, October always kind of sneaks up on me. …

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October brings lots of news for caregivers

As your Caregivers’ Circle Coordinator, I have been working hard over the past month to ensure that our services meet YOUR needs and realities. First and foremost, we will hold three Caregiver Cafés in October, in person and online. Be sure to check out our events calendar often so you …

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Get together with other parents and families this fall

Do you find that, as you get older, it seems tougher to make new friends and connections with others your own age?  I sure find that to be true sometimes, especially living in a city where I didn’t grow up or go to school. Kids are lucky because they have …

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