No need to pre-register for workshops, in fact please invite non-members who might be interested.
You must, however, pre-register for lunch and/or breakfast events.
May 7th Workshop
Hollywood Rd. Educ. Centre
Start time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Speaker: Colin Flannigan (F H & P Lawyers)
“Make Sure your Will Works” Q&A to follow
Excellent Volunteer Opportunity
The Kelowna 2019 55+ BC Games are taking place September 10 – 14, 2019. The 55+ BC Games is an annual multi sport event produced by the BC Seniors Games Society for 55+ population of BC to participate in the 20 to 29 individual Sports.
If you would like to volunteer, go to the following website to register:
Denise Trowsdale will speak to these 55+ Games at our March 4 Luncheon
Paid Opportunity for CORTA Members
Lynne at OakLearning.ca is reaching out to our group to invite anyone who may be interested in becoming a Brain Trainer to contact her directly at 250-549-6958 or at Lynne@oaklearning.ca. Ideally, she would like to have two individuals who are looking for a few hours of paid work each week. She will provide prospective employees with training, observation opportunities and supervision until the person feels comfortable to deliver the program independently. Contact Lynne to learn more or go to their website: http://www.oaklearning.ca/
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Project Literacy is proud to have a One to One Reading program where it matches volunteers with Elementary school children who are struggling with reading. It is currently searching for more volunteers, especially in West Kelowna.
Project Literacy Kelowna
Hours would be once or twice a week for 1-3 hours, between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm. Current volunteers have expressed enjoyment from:
– Being a positive role model for a child
– Giving back to the community
– Being a part of the school culture
Call for Volunteers
Orchard City Abbeyfield Seniors home on Bernard needs new board members.
Small 10 room house, financially stable, needs members for the board. General management skills or willingness to help attract volunteers to run reading, music or other programs with residents.
for more details or to discuss further
Canada’s New Food Guide
Photo courtesy of Canada’s Food Guide
Thanks to all CORTA members who contributed to the Central Okanagan Bursary Scholarship Society (COBSS) – To see the three recipients for this year, please check out the Bursaries Page by clicking here!
UPDATE – NOW ACTIVE IN BC!
MEDOC travel insurance is now active when you travel inside or outside of BC.