Club 55+

Neighbours Helping Neighbours - Training in November

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Club 55+ is organizing a new initiative in the parish - Neighbours Helping Neighbours, a seniors' ministry. The program begins with a series of training sessions. The series gives participants an opportunity to grow skills they may be practicing now or believe will soon be needed in the near future with aging family, friends and neighbours!

The training sessions run on four consecutive Monday morning in the Parish Hall: November 9, 16, 23 and 30, from 9:00 a.m. until noon.

Information session for caregivers in our community

Club 55+ Executive invites you to attend an Information Session on a new initiative in the Ottawa Archdiocese. The project entails supporting caregivers in our community who are caring for loved ones at home.

The Information Session will take place in the Parish Hall on Tuesday, Sept 8th from 1-3 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Please check parish bulletin boards for more details and/or call Myrnah Vullings 613-737-0755 or Fran Hadley 613-737-0755 to register.

Club 55+ Working toward Purchase of a Defibrillator

Give from the heart—save a life! is the motto for the Club 55+ campaign to raise money for the purchase of a defibrillator.

The club is asking for donations of re-gifting items, such as china, silver, jewellery, or small household items. These items will be sold and raffled off to help buy an automatic external defibrillator for the parish.

Donations can be dropped off in the parish hall before or after all weekend Masses on November 15/16, and at the Live, Learn, Laugh and Lunch get-together on Thursday, November 20.

Club 55+ Luncheon Learns About Emergency Action Plans

Images from Club 55+ Luncheon, October 23

The first session of the Live, Laugh, Learn & Lunch program organized by Club55+ was held on Thursday, October 23. The event featured a catered lunch and two guest speakers from St. John Ambulance.

Shawn McLaren, Director of Operations, and James Patterson, Community Services Coordinator, spoke on the topic “Emergency Action Plan”.

The 10-session series of talks is supported by a grant from the Government of Ontario.

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