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WIDHH AGM April 22nd, 2010


2010 Annual General Meeting

 Date: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Doors Open at: 5:30 pm

Meeting Starts at: 6:00 pm


Planet BINGO – 3rd Floor

2655 Main Street (near 11th Avenue)

Vancouver, BC, V5T 3E7

Wheelchair Accessible with Elevator

 The purpose and business of the meeting, as required of the By-Laws are:

1. To formally report to the Members on the activities of WIDHH for the year 2009. The Annual Report for the year 2009, will be presented.

2. To formally report to the Members on the fi nancial status of WIDHH for the year 2009. The Audited Financial Report, will be presented, for the year ending December 31, 2009.

3. To elect the Board of Directors.

 ASL Interpreters, Relay Interpreters, FM System and Captioning will be provided.

Refreshments will be served.

Please see attachment for more information: 2010 AGM WIDHH

WAVLI Fundraiser


 WAVLI’s Burger and Bowling Night

March 03, 2010 

6:30- Arrive and Socialize
7:00-9:00 Bowling
9:00- 50/50 draw

Excalibur Bowling Centre
12350 Pattullo Place
Surrey V3V 8C3
(Near Scott Road Skytrain Station)

Includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, one burger (no vegetarian option available) and one drink.

Please RSVP by ASAP to Tess tessiwama@hotmail.com or Carli vanrossumc@hotmail.com. Tickets can be bought at the door but we need to know how many people will attend to ensure we reserve enough lanes.

This is an event for family and friends all ages. Non-signers are welcome. Interpreters will be provided to facilitate communication


Well-Being Program Workshop Planning Event

See Poster for more information: WHAT DO YOU WANT TO LEARN?

The Well-Being Program (WBP) is now trying to plan for workshops to provide between the years 2010 – 2014.

We will talk about different and new topic ideas (those that were already proposed and suggested by all of you over the past 3 years).

WBP Staff Lisa Anderson-Kellett will ASK you what YOU want to learn in future workshops by surveys.

WHEN? Friday, March 5, 2010   from 7:00 – 9:00pm OR Saturday, March 6, 2010 from 12:30 – 3:30pm (pick either day)

Where? WBP Activity Room, Well-Being Program, #300 – 4211 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 1Z6

TO SIGN UP for one of the sessions, contact wbp.workshops@vch.ca and for more information.

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Workshop in Nanaimo: “The Four Agreements – A Deaf-Friendly Book Interpretation”

the four agreementsSubject: WBP Workshop “The Four Agreements – A Deaf-Friendly Book Interpretation ” in Nanaimo

What?  Workshop in ASL:  The Four Agreements are 4 simple rules you can follow for life, and make your life so much easier with less heartache, less hurt, acceptance and personal freedom.

 If you keep these 4 agreements or guidelines in your head always, you will feel so much better. Your relationships with people will be easier because things will be a bit more clearer.

 In the workshop, using these 4 agreements Jodi and Lisa have examples that are used to illustrate how important or how each of them has worked and applied in our life and how they can apply to your life in different ways!

Who?    Jodi Birley and Lisa Anderson (see Bios on 2nd page of flyer)

When? Saturday, March 20, 2010.  9:30am. – 4:30pm.

Time? Please come at 9:00 for Coffee, Tea, Muffins then for LUNCH: You either pay $5.00 for us to order lunch OR You bring your own lunch. Please let our Nanaimo workshop volunteer or Alex Walker at IDHHC-Nanaimo know what you plan to do so we can order right amount of food, thank you.

Where? Child Development Centre (near Nanaimo Hospital), 1135 Nelson Street, Nanaimo, BC  

Who contact? Donna Potter, Workshop Volunteer, e-mail: donna.workshops@hotmail.com OR Alex Walker, IDHHC-Nanaimo,  TTY 250-753-0977 or  e-mail: alex@idhhc.ca

 REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  March 10, 2010   (Register ASAP to avoid disappointment)

**See attachment for more information: The Four Agreements Poster

This Workshop will be Coming Soon to: Victoria

BCRAD Olympic Party


BCRAD Supports the Olympics!

Come join us for some Olympic FUN at The Fountainhead
on February 21, 2010 at 2 pm.

Come show your support for our Canadian Athletes.

The Fountainhead is located at 1025 Davie Street, Vancouver BC.

See you then!