Monthly Archives: February 2011

Spectrum Person of the Month: Gary Adams

GA: What I like about my jobs is they get me into the community and give me a chance to socialize. Continue reading

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Welcome to the March 2011 Newsletter for Spectrum Society for Community Living

In this month’s newsletter, our person of the month is Gary Adams. This Friday, on February 26th, there is a free workshop on building personal support networks. Call Judy at 604-323-1433 or email judy@spectrumsociety.org. Continue reading

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Employer Bus Pass Program launched

The Translink Employer Bus Pass Program allows employees to buy monthly bus passes for a 15% discount with a one year commitment. The passes must be paid by payroll deduction. Continue reading

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Niall writes and stars in his own play

Our good friend Niall and the Leaky Heaven circus have just finished an excellent run of the production of “Peter Panties”. Continue reading

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Upcoming artistic events and performances

The Stag is a locally operated Art Gallery started by Aja Bond, a friend to the Spectrum Society. This month Aja will be hosting some artists from our community and a dialogue about art & disability. Continue reading

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Personal Support Networks Workshop – Friday, February 25

Spectrum will be hosting a one-day workshop on “Building Personal Support Networks” on Friday, February 25, at the Centre for Peace (Canadian Memorial Church, 16th & Burrard).  This workshop is sponsored by CLBC and is FREE of charge but seating … Continue reading

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Olesia Kornienko

This month we have an interview with Olesia Kornienko. Olesia is an amazing woman ; She is a world-class Tango Dancer, Rock climber, artist and author.   Olesia has wonderful and incredible insight into living life to the fullest.  Olesia shares … Continue reading

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