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   Community ConneXtor
October 2016
  
  
Welcome to the October edition of Community ConneXtor! Happy Community Living Month! This month we welcome Fall and look forward to our Halloween festivities and gearing up for the holiday season! Read below for more information and other exciting updates... 

*Please note correction in Award Recipient section 
ConneXions News and Updates
Around the Block News: The Summit

 











Happy 60th Anniversary ConneXions!
 
2016 Apple and Special Recognition Awards
Congratulations and thank you to all of this year's award winners! 

         
Special Recognition Awards:

Dawn Mende: Self Advocate

Karen Byers : Staff 
Mylene Enriquez: Staff
Peter Hawkins: Staff

Presentation House Theatre: Employer

Richard Grubb: Community
Danielle Rae: Community 
Marlee Walchuk: Community

Apple Awards:

Fortunata Plastino
Erica Weiss
2016-2017 Board of Directors
We are pleased to introduce you to our new Board of Directors... 
Bonnie Cadman 
Shirley Clarke  
Cheri Dawn Carey 
Mike Hall 
Ryan Hall 
Carole Harkema 
Mark Kilian 
Heather Lohn 
Siann Montgomery 
Jerry Miachika 
Linda Sellars 
Len Slade 
Tom Tupper 
Deborah Wanner
 
Articles, Announcements and Resources

JUST IN! The Summit's Fall/Winter Leisure Guide 
Download it here   

Increases to Persons with Disabilities on the Horizon
Read more here

Assistive Technology is Breaking Down Barriers for Employees with Disabilities
For more information, click   here

BC Makes Largest Housing Investment Ever in Province's History
Read the full story here

Upcoming ConneXions and Community Events
October: Various Dates Edu Talks: 2016 Fall Series
October 1, 2016
October 1, 2016
Inclusion BC Membership Meeting
October 6, 2016
October 15, 2016
Facing the Future Together
October 21 - 23, 2016
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