Adult Community Lunch tomorrow, Tuesday July 12, just drop in from 11:30 – 1:00 pm. $5.00 for gourmet soup, artisan breads, dessert, tea & coffee and the company of friends! This week’s soups are: Tuscan tomato soup with roasted red peppers and cream (gluten-free) and Greek meatball with potatoes and spinach. Transportation is available just…

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The Caring Circle Health and Wellness Society of Bowen Island envisions a community where all people feel safe, connected and healthy by linking individuals to health services, social programs, and each other – all for free. Caring Circle seeks to appoint 2 new Board members this year. We are looking for Bowen Island residents wishing…

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We were told recently that although Bowen Islanders are concerned about health and the provision of health care on the island, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they know anything about the work of Caring Circle. One suggestion to our board, by a local councilor was to make sure Islanders know more about the work we…

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A few weeks ago Caring Circle organized and hosted a Concussion (Traumatic Brain Injury) Education Session with guest speakers including a brain health expert physician, a physiotherapist, two counsellors, and an educator.It was well attended and we know that there were others who wanted to attend but their schedules didn’t jive. So we’ve created this…

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Colleen O’Neil has been working to build better health-care support as part of the Medical Clinic Society on Bowen. She sees a dire need for a health centre so that islanders don’t have to leave the island when they feel least like commuting into town for health services. O’Neil is flabbergasted that it would appear…

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LOUISE LOIK / BOWEN ISLAND UNDERCURRENT JANUARY 15, 2016 12:16 PM Hundreds of people participated in a 29-page survey, supported by the Municipality was initiated by the Medical Clinic Society. The survey was meant to discover specific issues around access to health care on Bowen Island. Organizer Colleen O’Neil said that they “had some concerns…

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