Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
The Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner was held Friday, May 11th at the Parish Hall with everyone enjoying a Roast Beef Dinner catered by Riley’s Catering Co. followed by presentations and entertainment by The Magic of Steven Anthony. The first group of the ‘Newest’ volunteers were welcomed and thanked by Dennis Harrington, Executive Director and Margaret Bourk, Volunteer Coordinator. The first group, front row, left to right, Shawna Oostendarp, Volunteer Driver, Karen Townley Board Member/Special Events., Jean McCarron, Entertainment and Brenda Vaughan, Volunteer Driver/Special Events. Back left, Richard Hall, Meal on Wheels, Don Washington, Parkinson Support Group, Pat Washington, Committee Member/Special Events, Gilbert Paquette, Website/Office/Special Events, Barry LaBrie, Volunteer Driver and Linda Robertson, Special Events/Foot Clinic/Regal. Photo by Liz Wall
The next group honoured at the Volunteer Dinner included, front, left to right, Lisa Kopil, Entertainment, Barb Shea, Special Events, Sheila McBride, Board of Directors, Nancy Strong, Special Events/Foot Clinic/Income Tax, and Dennis Harrington, Executive Director, Back left , Anne Gozzard, Craft Workshop/Special Events, Margaret Bourk, Social/Volunteer Coordinator, Andre Latreille, Entertainment, Sandy Ireland, Entertainment, Jane Anne Lafont, Entertainment, Nikki, Rumbelow, Office/Foot Clinic/Income Tax/Special Events, Dave Anthony, Driver and Maurice Burnette, In-Town Transportation. Photo by Liz Wall
Kathleen’s Creations – February 2018
The newest program offered by Seniors at Home; Kathleen’s Creations’, a craft workshop instructed by Kathleen Bender, Agency Volunteer which is held the third Wednesday of each month from 1-3pm at 106 McGonigal St. West. Free to those age 55 and over. Must register by the Monday prior to the Wednesday date. Classes are presently limited to eight members only – if full you will be added to a waiting list and called by Tuesday.
All photos by Nancy Peck, Program Coordinator
The finished project – Desk Top Calendar
Kathleen Bender, Instructor of Kathleen’s Creations, assists Theresa Charbonneau with the press.
Pictured is Lynne Zander who is all smiles after completing the January workshop which included both a desk top calendar and matching note card.
The finished project – Note Card
It was a satisfying afternoon as the ladies display their desk calendars with matching note cards. Enjoying the Craft Workshop included Pat Washington, Lynne Zander, Carol St. Michael, Annie Gozzard, Norma Langevin, Donna Jorgensen, Debbie Feilders, Donna Jonas and Theresa Charbonneau (missing from the photo).