GVAD UPDATE

GVAD UPDATE – MARCH 2, 2017

from President Kimberly Wood

GVAD has been very busy lately:

  • We hosted the Townhall/Roundtable on Saturday January 21st – with about 60 participants
  • From the feedback at the Townhall/Roundtable, the Board decided to re-structure GVAD, to enable us to meet future GVAD goals.

Read more

“How to Make a 9-1-1 Call” videos (click here)

ASL Raw Food for Beginners Cooking Class

ASL Raw Food for Beginners Cooking Class

Learn how to prepare quick, delicious and nutritious meals that won’t leave you feeling bloated, but WILL increase your energy, help you lose weight, give you clearer skin, balance your mood, reduce pain and inflammation and much more! In this fun and informative 3-hour class, you will learn how to prepare three delicious raw food meals, a dessert and nut milk.

Includes: Guided demonstrations in ASL, recipe booklet & samples of all recipes!
All dishes are organic, 100% plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free!

MENU

Energy Green Smoothie
Creamy Nut Milk
Veggie Sushi with Sunflower Pate
Zucchini Pasta with Tomato Basil Marinara
Raw Vegan Chocolate Brownies
WHERE: Nulife Living Food Cafe
108-2957 Glen Dr. Coquitlam, BC

WHEN: April 30th, 2017
5:45-8:45pm

COST: $99 per person

WEBSITE: www.plentyfullme.com

Meet your instructor: Michelle Garland, CNP
Founder of Plentyfullme Nutrition and Lifestyle Consulting, Michelle is a Certified Nutritionist and Raw Food Chef.

5 SPOTS LEFT!
To reserve a spot email plentyfullme@gmail.com
or text 778-995-1028
Bring your questions and appetite!

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Parent Resource Group

 

Deaf / Hard of Hearing Parent Resource Group

When: Biweekly, starting Monday, June 5th, 2017
Time: 10:00—11:15am
Where: Well Being Program Office
Facilitator: Tara Nesbitt

· Discuss resources available for parents
· Connect with other parents
· Increase parenting confidence
· Process experiences together

Please register at WellBeing.Staff@vch.ca

Come at 9:45am for coffee and snacks

Need More Information?
Email: WellBeing.Staff@vch.ca
Voice: 604-456-0900 • Text: 778-987-4174
TTY: 604-456-0901 • FAX: 604-456-0904
Toll-free TTY: 1-800-949-1155
Website: deafwellbeing.vch.ca

You and Your Hospital Visit: Intro to Acute Care

 

 

You and Your Hospital Visit
Intro to Acute Care

When: Thursday May 11th, 2017
Time: 6:30-8pm
Where: #300 4211 Kingsway, Burnaby BC
Presenter: Felicia D’Amato (WBP Social Worker) and Katie Anderson (Providence Health Social Worker)

ASL interpreters will be provided.

· Learn about social workers in the hospital
· Learn how to advocate for yourself when in the hospital
· Learn how to get the most out of your hospital visit
· Ask questions about social workers in the hospital

Need More Information or Register?
Email: WellBeing.Staff@vch.ca
Voice: 604-456-0900 • Text: 778-987-4174
TTY: 604-456-0901 • FAX: 604-456-0904
Toll-free TTY: 1-800-949-1155
Website: deafwellbeing.vch.ca

Taking Care of Yourself and Others – Postpartum Issues

 

 

Taking Care of Yourself and Others
Postpartum Issues

When: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Time: 2:00—4:00pm
Where: Well Being Program Office
Presenter: Tara Nesbitt

Workshop Topic:
Postpartum Issues

Learning Points:
What is the difference between “baby blues” and depression?
What you can do to support a parent who is going through a difficult postpartum experience?
Did you know that approximately 20% of mothers go through postpartum depression?

Please register to reserve a spot

Please contact us if you need ASL/ Deaf Interpreters

Email: WellBeing.Staff@vch.ca
Voice: 604-456-0900 • Text: 778-987-4174
TTY: 604-456-0901 • FAX: 604-456-0904
Toll-free TTY: 1-800-949-1155
Website: deafwellbeing.vch.ca

Friendly Reminder: 50th Anniversary Banquet – Greater Vancouver Deaf Bowling Club

 

Flyer Description:

One picture of Fred Flinstone standing on his toes with bowling ball in his right hand, another picture of bowling alley.

50 th Anniversary Banquet hosting by Greater Vancouver Deaf Bowling Club

Where: Best Western Plus Coquitlam Inn

319 North Road

Coquitlam, BC V3K 3V8

When: Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Dinner Buffet: 5:30 pm

-Slow Roasted Barn of Beef

– Grilled Teriyaki Breast of Chicken

Cost: $50.00 each

Deadline: April 30,2017, Payable to GVDBC

Ticket sellers:

-Sharon Kalk -Christel Devos – Hester Hussey

-Jeanne Durnion -Linda Milton -Shirlee Kenealey

– Gail Zimmer

Please wear nice casual clothing (no T-shirts and worn out jeans) Thank you