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WBP: Annual Deaf Happy Holidays Luncheon

Hosted by: Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind Well Being Program

What: a hot Turkey Lunch will be served: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, corn, mesclun greens, tomatoes, cucumber, feta, kalmate, olives, and new york cheesecake with strawberry, coffee and tea
Socializing, Prizes.

When: Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Time: 11:00am. – 3:00pm.

Where: Firefighter’s Club Banquet and Conference Centre*
In the Metrotown Complex
6515 Bonsor Street, Burnaby, BC V5H 3E8
* two blocks from Metrotown Skytrain Station (See Map in Flyer on 2nd/Back page)

Please contact Well-Being Program for tickets on sale

RVSP/DEADLINE: November 10, 2008


Marjorie Cameron, E-mail: Marjorie.Cameron@vch.ca TTY: 604.456.0903 or
Patti Dobie, E-mail: Patti.Dobie@vch.ca TTY; 604.456.0902
Or, Fax: 604.456.0904


Click: more-info

Hi Everyone!!

Theatre des Mains will present the performance ‘THE CONTAGIOUS HANDS’ on Thurs. November 20th, 2008 at 7 pm. The general admmission cost $20.00. The family, dorm and students (12years old to 18 years old) rate: $10.00 per person. Rated: 12 years old and up. Includes the Theatre des Mains booth and food. The voice interpreters will be provided. Please, see the flyers attachment.

Where: Micheal J. Fox Theatre, 7373 MacPherson Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5J 2B7
when: Thurs. November 20th, 2008
Time: 7 pm

Come one and all. Enjoy our original new performance!!! Hope to see you over there!!

Best regards,
Denise Read
Artist director
Theatre des Mains

You are invited to Partylite Open House

Please spend everyone and your friends as come and enjoy to shopping at my place


Canada Business – Community Futures Focus Group

Canada Business – Community Futures is looking for youths between the ages of 14 to 24 for a Focus Group. This can also include those who work with this age group or a parent of a youth.

The purpose of the Focus Group is to identify key factors towards developing a toolkit for individuals with disabilities who are considering entrepreneurship as a career opportunity.

The results will help to determine how to adapt existing kits and/or create a new one.

The Focus Group will be held on November 3 at 9 AM until 11 AM (and possibly 1-3 PM). The location will be the Community Futures Videoconferencing centre in Vancouver.

Food and refreshments will be served.

If you are interested in attending, please contact John Markin at 604.306.4994 or jmarkin(at)mac.com.

More info:

WBP Workshop in Nanaimo: Empowering Deaf Recovery

NANAIMO – Workshop Presented by the EDR committee: Empowering Deaf Recovery: “Empowering Deaf Recovery Calls for a Community Forum” … do you know anyone who has alcoholic/drug addiction? Do you think YOU have alcoholic or drug addiction? WE CAN HELP!”

EDR committee: Devin A., Amorena B., & Jodi B.

Date: Saturday November 29, 2008
Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm.
Location: Child Development Centre (near Nanaimo hospital), 1135 Nelson Street, NANAIMO, BC

Refreshments will be provided!

Registration Deadline: Friday November 21, 2008

Registration contacts:
Nanaimo WBP Workshop Volunteer: Donna Potter, donna.workshops@hotmail.com
Alex Walker, Nanaimo IDHHC office: alex@idhhc.ca
Or call TTY Toll free: 1.877.424.3323


Hearing family members of deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind are welcome at any of the WBP workshop events, however the earlier you let us know, the better the chances are of securing a sign language interpreter to voice the workshop for your listening access and participation.

Flyer: EDR flyer Nanaimo

Submitted by:
Lisa Anderson: lisa.anderson@vch.ca