SPOTLIGHT: City of Kelowna – Community for All (Survey)

Hey everybody!  The City of Kelowna is asking for help from the public to prioritize accessibility improvements to parks – take the survey below to participate in this project.

Good afternoon,

The assessment of our City parks has now been completed, and we are working on compiling the data. To help us prioritize improvement efforts in the future, please take a few moments to answer a quick survey found at the following link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/communityforall

If you are having issues with the survey, or need help filling it in please email me and I will have a summer student give you a call. Please forward the survey on to anyone who identifies with any of the following groups:

Senior

Caregiver of a baby/toddler

Deaf or hard of hearing

Blind or visually impaired

Person with a cognitive disability

Person with a mobility disability

Thank you for your time,

Lindsay Clement, MBCSLA, CSLA
Park and Landscape Planner | City of Kelowna
250-469-8563 | LClement@kelowna.ca

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SLOCAN FLOAT – Supplies!

Hi all, this Friday (Aug. 25) we are floating the Slocan river – check out Endless Adventure (link below) if you need any supplies.  See you there!

Hi All
Passing along this link – thanks Linda!…for those of you who might find it useful for the float this Friday.
Crescent valley store, Endless Adventure, rents tubes and life jackets and looks like they deliver.
http://endlessadventure.ca/?product_cat=kayak-rentals-sup-rentals
Looking forward to seeing some of you at the SS Junction – 9:30 am
Cheers, Viv

pdf icon 17-08-25-Slocan-Float-2017.pdf

SPOTLIGHT: Technology@Work

Hi all – some great information circulating from the Neil Squire Society in the Okanagan.  Check it out!

Attention: Advocates, board members, staff and volunteers

Did you know that chronic pain, mobility, and flexibility are the most common disabilities in Canada?

From vehicle modifications to specialized software, ergonomic seating and adaptive devices, Neil Squire Society has been providing customized solutions since 1985.
If you know someone in BC who experiences disability-related barriers to employment, self-employment or volunteering, Technology@Work can help.

Funding is available for eligible candidates and medical documentation is not required.  To apply, please visit www.BCTechAtWork.ca 

Need help? Call us toll-free at 1.844.453.5506 or email us at technologyatwork@neilsquire.ca

Funding for the Technology@Work Program is provided by the Government of British Columbia and the Government of Canada through the Canada Jobs Fund.

NEIL SQUIRE SOCIETY http://www.neilsquire.ca

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CRANBROOK: Fall Self Advocates Conference – Oct. 20-21

Hi all – the Fall Self Advocates Conference will be taking place at St Eugene’s Resort near Cranbrook, check out the info below and the attached invite!

Please see attached invitation to the Fall Self Advocates Conference. It will be from October 20-21 and will be at the St. Eugene’s Resort near Cranbrook.  Please feel free to pass this invitation along to anyone who might be interested in attending. If you have any questions about the conference please contact either Jonathan Righton or Ana Yost via email or by calling 250-426-3393.  Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!

 pdf icon Fall-Conference-Invite.pdf