Monthly Archives: March 2010

Spectrum’s e-newsletter for April 2010

In this e-issue for April read about Scott Lowry, an exemplary team member from Wendy, Ene, Randy and Phil’s home, Manny’s first art show, Patrick and Paul writing a resume, Autism Awareness Month and an exciting gathering of self-advocates from all over the province.
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Provincial Budget Update

Community Living BC, our primary funder, is expecting only small budget increases for the next three years. Because CLBC has people approaching them for new services every year, they anticipate a funding shortfall this year. Continue reading

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John Lord, May 5th “Creating Conversations and Community”

Participate in an exciting, empowering event with Master Facilitator and author John Lord, May 5th, Burnaby Hilton… Continue reading

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Ladybug 12 ~ Manny Ravelo’s First Art Show

Manny Ravelo is a Surrey based painter. ’Ladybug 12’ is his first exhibit and he is very excited to share his art with the community. Manny was born in Makati, Philipines. He immigrated to Canada with his family in 1973 at the age of 12. Continue reading

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Paul and Patrick have been working on a resume.

Patrick and Paul have been creative in creating a collaborative resume that highlights Paul’s talents and provides a great picture of Paul’s unique gifts. Paul is eager to find some interesting work, somewhere he can be the “life of the party” and provide his knowledge and entertainment to guests.
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Interested in Self-Advocacy? Save the Date! B.C. People First Conference June 17th and 18th

June 17th and 18th will see the renewed and re-energised B.C. People First’s first conference in a few years, at the Hilton Metrotown in Burnaby. “We are People First, an independent voice for people who have been labeled. We are about equal rights and speaking for yourself.” Continue reading

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Jack Canfield, in Seattle April 10th. 2 spots left at our table!

To learn more about the upcoming trip to Seattle to hear Jack Canfield and visit some of our American neighbours and see some of the initiatives there, click through… Continue reading

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