Last call for registrants for this conference focusing on various issues around pain. Deadline to register is this Friday Nov. 10th so please spread the word to anyone you know who might be interested. We have 13 registrants at this time so we will most likely change the venue from Bowen Lodge to a smaller…

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Nine years ago I started the Reindeer Run as I wanted to offer a winter walk/run event to get us outside and moving in the grey and drizzle and at the same time support Bowen Island’s Christmas Hamper Fund. We raise heart rates, have a whole lot of fun in less than perfect weather conditions…

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This article comes to follow-up Caring Circle’s article in the June Bulletin. You may already know about some of our more visible activities like the Driver’s Program and our partnership in the Lunch Program. We hope that you will watch for the launch of our Befriending Program this fall. Caring Circle was founded to help…

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The Community Lunches are indeed going ahead in September – we’ve just been advised that the Legion is now available for the month of September, so our team kicked into high gear and is raring to go! Just drop into the Legion on Tuesday the 13th and 27th this month from 11:30 – 1:00 pm.…

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Free Hearing Screening Test or a free clean and check of your hearing aids. NextGen Hearing will hold a clinic at Collins Hall this Wednesday August, 31 from 10:45 to 3:30. They will once again be offering free Hearing Tests and introducing a free Hearing Aid Clean and Check Clinic. Hearing aids should be checked…

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African peanut chicken and Summer vegetable and barley are on the menu! They will be served at Collins Hall for the month of August. Just drop in on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 11:30 – 1:00 pm. $5.00 for gourmet soup, artisan breads, dessert, tea & coffee and the company of…

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West Vancouver-Sea-to-Sky MLA Jordan Sturdy presented Caring Circle program director Colleen O’Neil with a $15,000 provincial gaming grant last week. The money will support ongoing programming at Caring Circle, which has helped 1,032 people access health care on Bowen Island in the last three years. – See more at: http://www.bowenislandundercurrent.com/community/caring-circle-receives-15-000-funding-boost-1.2308558#sthash.PMAjYNPz.dpuf

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Hello Mayor and Council, (cc to: Granting Committee of Council) The Caring Circle Board would like to thank Mayor Murray Skeels, and Councillors Gary Ander, Melanie Mason and Maureen Nicholson for their willingness to talk to us regarding Council’s decision to amend the funding recommendation from the Granting Committee of Council. This decision resulted in…

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