Monthly Archives: February 2010

Spectrum’s Person of the Month: Paul Tymkiw

What is your favorite thing about your job?: I like talking to people, asking my co-workers about how their work is coming along and how things are going with their family. It’s a really nice feeling to be connected that way. Continue reading

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Welcome to the March Edition of Spectrum’s e-newsletter!

We’re proud of Canada for how well we’ve done, and proud of British Columbia for pulling off an amazing Winter Olympics and showing our best side to the world, but reading all these updates… I gotta say, on behalf of Ernie, Susan, Millie and myself – we’re really proud of how much all of you are doing, and of the amazing teams that we work with! To read the whole newsletter from its site, go to http://www.sscl.wordpress.com Continue reading

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News from People We Care About: Kira and Stephanie

Kira is very happy to announce that her long time friend Stephanie Whittaker became her housemate as of February 1st. Stephanie is an active, gregarious and compassionate young woman who attends work at the P.A.C.T. program during the week while remaining dedicated to her Special Olympic swimming and bowling commitments during her relaxation time. Stephanie loves horses, dogs, cats and her family… Continue reading

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Judy’s Prize-Winning Olympic Window Display!

Spectrum’s Office Manager, Judy Wong, wins City of Vancouver prize for window display… Continue reading

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News From People We Care About: Jan, Jai And Gary

Jan will be participating in a Snow Shoe competition at the end of this month & got a gold medal for his deadlift earlier this month. He lifted 405 lbs… click through to read more! Continue reading

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News About People We Care About: Terri, Sandy, Ken, Lindsay, Patti, Satinder, Jamie, Velma and Lynn

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Jamie, Velma and Lynn have increasingly become familiar faces in their communities and beyond. Jamie’s enthusiasm at various community dances has enhanced other participants’ experiences. People have expressed how they feel as though they can let go of their inhibitions when he is present… Continue reading

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News from People We Care About: Kathy

Kathy is now the only volunteer responsible for the Children’s Clothing Exchange at Collingwood Neighborhood House. Kathy has been getting to know many of the people who attend the various clubs and programs at Collingwood and was sad to see the Friday sewing program leave. The ladies and their families moved to a different site. Kathy won’t be able to see baby Louie or his brothers any more… Continue reading

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