Women’s March 2019 in Kamloops

 January 21, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Canada, Community, Kamloops, News /  No Comments

Along with other communities around the globe, Kamloops had it’s 3rd annual Women’s March on Saturday. The March started at Sandman Centre, looped around downtown Kamloops and ended back at Sandman Centre. The successful event had nearly 200 men, women, children, and dogs come out to march. Much of the signage and placards had a hint of humour making the event friendly and approachable. Not everything was fun and games with the march though, there was some very serious messages being put forward …


Careers @ ASK: General Maintenance Worker (Kamloops) – ASK Wellness Society

 January 18, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops /  No Comments

  Join Us! Whether you are a student, recent graduate just starting out, or a senior professional, we’re always looking for great individuals to join our team. For us, finding the right people fit for our culture is key. When we achieve this, we come together to provide hope and collaboration.  Please note we do not keep resumes on file so check back often, like us on Facebook or Twitter to get notification of the latest employment opportunities. ASK-Permanent-Full-Time-General-Maintenance-Worke …


Careers @ ASK: Housing Intake Worker (Kamloops) – ASK Wellness Society

 January 18, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops /  No Comments

  Join Us! Whether you are a student, recent graduate just starting out, or a senior professional, we’re always looking for great individuals to join our team. For us, finding the right people fit for our culture is key. When we achieve this, we come together to provide hope and collaboration.  Please note we do not keep resumes on file so check back often, like us on Facebook or Twitter to get notification of the latest employment opportunities. ASK-Permanent-Part-Time-Housing-Intake-Worker-Job …


What if working together for the good of all was the most common business model?

 January 16, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community /  No Comments

Transition Kamloops invites you to explore different ways of doing bu­­siness, ways that put people and planet on an equal level as profit, in corporate ventures.  The upcoming Films For Change screening of A New Economy, sponsored by TRU Sustainability Office, follows seven interwoven stories of organizations moving towards a more cooperative, revolutionary, people-friendly future. A cooperative brewery started by a group of beer-drinking friends in London, ON; a laser physicist developing open …


Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES Magazine – Winter 2018-19 Edition

 January 16, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

Welcome to the Winter 2018-19 Edition of CLBC’s “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES” magazine.Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES is created under the guidance of the CLBC Editorial Board, which is made up of self advocates from across the province, as well as family members.The theme for this edition is “Inclusion and Equality.” The authors who are featured in this edition share their stories about the many activities, places and relationships where they find a sense of equality and a feeling of being include …


Sharing my message – Community Living BC

 January 16, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

by Shameera RosalShameera (left) proudly displays her silver medal in swimming which she won at the Special Olympics 2018 National Games.I’m a Welcome Workshop presenter in Kelowna. I’m part of a team of three presenters. It’s important to have three perspectives on the team so there’s equal chance to share our story and inspire families and people to have a life to look forward to.Our team just finished a workshop series at Rutland Secondary School where I graduated in 2014. It felt good to be …


Playing an important role in CLBC’s new Welcome Workshops

 January 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

This past fall, CLBC launched a new approach to planning with people and their families. One exciting part of this new approach is the new series of CLBC Welcome Workshops currently being hosted in communities all around the province.The CLBC Welcome Workshops are a series of four two-hour workshops that welcome people new to CLBC by sharing valuable information about resources in the community and about how different supports and services fit together in the big picture of adulthood.The four wo …


Setting the pace – Community Living BC

 January 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

by Orrin MilneOrrin celebrates the recent holiday season with fellow members of the Vanderhoof Master Running Club. Back row (left to right): Brian Nemethy, Ken Simon, Jennifer Little, Wanda Nemethy, Jeremy Seely. Front row (left to right): Claire Radcliffe, Orrin Milne, Jessica Seely, Alexis Seely.My name is Orrin Milne. I’m a runner. I run most Tuesday nights at the Vanderhoof Master Running Club. I have a slower pace, but the whole group has different speeds and paces so that makes us the sam …


Making friends and giving back

 January 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

by Matthew JacobsenMatthew is one of the team at Kelowna’s Gospel Mission and has made strong connections with his colleagues over the past five years.My name is Matthew Jacobsen. This is the story of my amazing workplace where I have been working for the last five years. I work at Kelowna’s Gospel Mission. It is a shelter for the homeless people of Kelowna. I like being part of an organization that does good work.My job is to sort lots and lots of bottles and cans that get donated. The money th …


Loving the work I do

 January 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

by Mark DowneyFor the past three years, I have volunteered at Steveston Community Centre, which is nearby where I live.I volunteer Friday evenings for up to four hours with youth and young adults. I assist at the front desk to check people in, make sure they write their name, pay the drop-in fee for basketball and receive a wrist band for access to the gym.Sometimes people try to sneak into the gym, so I compare the numbers of people on the list and in the gym. If the number isn’t the same, I te …



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