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GVDBC10 Pin Deaf Bowling League 2018 – 2019!


Come out and have some fun at GVDBC10 Pin Deaf Bowling League 2018 – 2019!

Anyone who is deaf, Hard of Hearing or Hearing with ASL fluent is welcome. We accept teams of 3 persons or more bowlers and need at least 15 bowlers to run the league.

We will play 6 games on the following Saturdays: October 13th & 20th for twice in a month then every month in November 3rd, December 1st, January 5th, 2019 and February 2th as We only bowl for 5 months or 24 weeks, this is shorter than most leagues in Metro Vancouver. The team will have more than one chance to make it into the final playoffs in February 2nd. The cost is $22.00 for 6 games including prizes every month and will be collected before the game starts.

Join us for a short meeting on October 6th, 2018 at 9am before our first set of games at Revs Bowling Centre (next to Holdom Skytrain Station).

Please be sure to call and reserve your spot now – even if you cannot attend the October 6th session. No space, you will have to roll off or pay for it if you miss the games.

League play begins Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 10;00 AM to 2;00 PM.

Deaf or Hard of hearing with disability are welcome to play. They will play 3 games instead of 6 games. The dates are October 13th & 20th, November 3rd, December 4th, January 5th, 2019 & February 2nd. The cost will be $11.00 for 3 games including prizes per month. Please note you are required to have someone with you at all times.

We will have many exciting events!
– Provincial 10 Pin Deaf Bowling Playdown
– National Deaf Championships
– Travelling to USA for NWBAD tournament in March.

If you have any questions/ concerns, please contact:

Jeanne Durnion (President) jeanats80@hotmail.com
Lynda Milton (Vice President) miltonlynda@gmail.com



GVDBC flyer 2018

CAD-ASC events in Vancouver, BC May 25-26, 2018

Hello everyone, I m here to let everyone in Deaf Community about important events for you to attend, three events- this coming weekend hosted by CAD-ASC. You all know CAD-ASC which is an national organization which requires English, French, ASL and LSQ. I m here in Vancouver which I know English and ASL but French or LSQ, not really familiar so want to warn viewers that I will sign in ASL and flyers in English- No French as we are in West Canada. 

Three events, Friday evening, presentation which is special by CAD-ASC President, Frank Folino and then Saturday afternoon townhall will be general discussion with community, then  Saturday evening, will have beer and burger. If you want know more information on those events and meet and social with the President, Frank Folino and the tickets, please contact Leanor Vlug which will be posted down. Thank you. 

Leanor Vlug: cadsecretary@gmail.com




SRV Canada VRS coming to Vancouver, BC next weekend May 31-June 2, 2018

Hello everyone, want to let everyone know important events for next weekend- Thursday, Friday and Saturday May 31, June 1, June 2nd.  On Thursday, SRV Canada VRS coming to the deaf school for parents, children, also the dorm. 

Friday evening, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Douglas College. We will have short presentation and then will have technical support and customer support, the team will support all of us. This is your OPPORTUNITY to bring your iphones, smartphones, iPad, tablets, laptop, etc as some of you struggling to get the app to work, or struggling to register for SRV Canada VRS . The VRS team will work with you on to ensure everything working normal on ur iPhones, smartphones, iPads, tablets, and laptop. 

On June 2nd, as you all are aware of our annual event of Deaf Deaf World at Vancouver Community College which they will have an booth there, if you have missed Friday evening, you can grab bring ur iPad, iPhone, smartphones, tablets, or laptop to their booth for technical support. 

For Friday evening, if you are planning to attend, please email me to confirm your name on the list so I can pass them onto the SRV Canada VRS team so they know what to expect and how many people coming, ready to support us. Thank you! 

Email: gvadpresident@gmail.com

Friday: 6:30-9:30pm N2201 Douglas College  New Westminister Campus 


Grief Journey workshop provided by Deaf WBP in Prince George

“Grief Journey”
What are different kinds of grief? How do we cope with grief?
When: Saturday May 26th
Time: 10am—12:30pm
Where: Civic Centre
            808 Canada Games Way    
            Prince George.  V2L 5L1
            (next to the Library)
Afternoon Activity:
Community picnic hosted by Northern BC Children and Families Hearing Society
Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park (Fort George Park)
Set up close to Exploration Place – 333 Becott Place
Tiffany’s workshop will focus on:
– learning about different kinds of grief (not just grief from the death of a loved one)
– how we manage feelings of grief
– what we can do to support ourselves and others
Tiffany is a clinical counsellor who works at the WBP.  The presentation will be in ASL.
ASL Interpreter to be provided for the afternoon picnic.
Need More Information or Register?
Voice: 604-456-0900 
Toll-free TTY: 1-800-949-1155

Disability Social & Intergnerational Event

Hello,You are invited to our “Disability Social & Intergenerational Event,” an event by All Abilities Connected Communities group supported by PeerNetBC and Inclusion BC.

This “Disability Social & Intergenerational Event” is meant to connect communities that are often separated by disability and age by fostering peer support. This event will allow people to share their lived experiences and gain knowledge from each other. The event will provide the opportunity to share lived experiences on a variety of disability-themed topics including Identity & Culture, Relationships, Fitness and Income.

Friday, June 1st (National Access Ability Week)
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 
Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) – Still Creek Office 
2702 Norland Ave, Burnaby

The event is open to anyone that identifies as having a disability, invisible or visible.

The venue is wheelchair accessible and ASL interpretation will be available. It will be in a scent-free environment as well. Should there be further access needs you may require, please let us know.

Our keynote speaker for the event is David Roche, an inspirational humorist, motivational speaker and performer who has transformed the challenges and gifts of living with a facial difference into a compelling message that uplifts and delights audiences around the world.


To register for the event please go to the Eventbrite page at: https://bit.ly/2JlWawb
For more inquires, please email aacc.intergen@gmail.com or 604.733-6186

We recognize that the planning and delivery of this event takes place on the unceded and occupied Coast Salish territory of the x?m??k??y??m, S?wx?wú7mesh & s?l?ilw?ta?? nations.