GLEANERS is holding a fundraiser at the Belleville Banquet Centre on January 30th which will feature a locally harvested meal, entertainment and live auction. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling 613-962-9043. CLICK HERE for poster.
HOW CAN WE HELP SYRIAN REFUGEES? At this point in time, news of government-sponsored refugees arriving in the Quinte area is unclear. Quinte Immigration Services (QUIS) is developing a database of items that people are offering to donate. QUIS is also willing to coordinate with community groups. Contact QUIS through their website. Here is a link to information about some of the groups in the area who are working on refugee sponsorship: http://www.insidebelleville.com/news-story/6180281-refugee-sponsorships-flourishing-here-s-how/.
NEW RESOURCE: Early years partners will be interested in a new book just released by Jason Avery, Karyn Callaghan and Dr. Carol Anne Wien entitled: Documenting Children’s Meaning: Engaging in Design and Creativity with Children and Families. CLICK HERE to view the cover. Distribution is by Oxford University Press.
RED CARDS: Another printing of the Red Cards was necessary due to their popularity with member and partner organizations. If you require additional cards, please complete this form and return to me. A device-friendly version is available under the “No Wrong Door” tab on this website.
REMINDER – SUPPORTING STUDENT SUCCESS CONFERENCE: For families and professionals, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Stuart Shanker, on February 4th, 9am-3:30pm at the Belleville Travelodge. Provided by: Autism Ontario, Kerry’s Place Autism Services, Trenton Military Family Resource Centre, Pathways to Independence, and Community Living Prince Edward. Please CLICK HERE for workshop summary, cost and registration.
SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMS for adults with special needs, and children with special needs and their siblings are being offered at Trenton MFRC. For details, please click the following links to posters: Puzzle Project, Projet Casse-Tete, Building Blocks Club, Creative Animation and Adult Social Group.
VISION BOARD WORKSHOP: Learn about the law of attraction, power of positive thinking and create a vision board for your best year ever on January 26th, 6-8pm at LARC OEYC, 465 Advance Avenue, Napanee. Sponsored by the Ontario Native Women’s Association. Please register with Sarah Dunkley, 613-438-5741 by noon on January 22nd. To share with clients and colleagues, CLICK HERE for poster.