Monthly Archives: December 2009

Spectrum’s January 2010 e-Newsletter

Happy New Year to everyone on our e-newsletter mailing list!

We’d love to see you at our annual New Year’s Tea at Van Dusen Gardens (this year we have an Olympics Wii theme!), first Sunday of the New Year, January 3rd, 1pm to 4pm at the Van Dusen Floral Hall. Refreshments will be served. For more information call the office at 604-323-1433.
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Spectrum’s Person of the Month: Virginia Adams

Virginia Adams, one of the people at the heart of Spectrum’s family, shares some of her thoughts about our agency Continue reading

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Thank you for being part of the Spectrum Family!

In December, we sent out special thank you cards to employees who have been part of our family for a long time. Continue reading

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Person Centred Planning Part 2

Often, we find that people have turned “Person Centred Planning” into something more complicated or less meaningful than we feel it is. We think it is at the heart of everything we do…. Continue reading

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Reading and talking about Peter Block: Join us!

Some of us who have been reading Peter Block’s Community: Structures for Belonging are feeling like we’d like to get together and talk about his ideas… or about other ideas around building community that we’re reading about…. Continue reading

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