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Join Strive at Hats of Day on June 3rd!

Join us on Saturday, June 3rd for Hats Off Day in Burnaby! This year’s theme is the Great Canadian Outdoors and our enthusiastic team will be there in full regalia.

Come visit the Strive tent between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the Community Zone, on the 3800 block of Hastings Street, between Ingleton Avenue and Esmond Avenue. The Community Zone hosts 20 selected non-profit groups and organizations, all offering an array of activities for the whole family.

We’ll have a prize wheel, face painting, colouring, and plenty of unique prizes. This is an incredible free event and parade in the Burnaby community. You can expect an array of delicious food, live music, and plenty of swag.  For more information on Hats Off Day click here. We look forward to seeing you there!

Join Strive at its Annual Acquired Brain Injury Awareness BBQ

Join us on Wednesday, June 7th for our annual ABI Awareness BBQ! This fun, inclusive, and free event takes place in New Westminster from 12 pm to 3 pm in Queen’s Park. This is a community celebration that includes food, music, games, and special guest speakers.

We aspire to bring together community members in the Lower Mainland affected by acquired brain injury for a diverse social gathering and celebration. This event also increases public awareness of ABI by offering interactive information, speakers, and the opportunity to meet people living with acquired brain injuries.

Food options include hot dogs, veggie dogs, fruit, and veggies. Games include bocce, badminton, and a bean bag toss. We’ll also have a live DJ, dancing, and swag! Our Brain Health Stations will teach you how the activities you do in your daily life can improve your brain’s health.

This event is open to the public! We specifically encourage survivors of brain injuries, their families, friends, caregivers, support staff, and professionals working within the ABI community to attend. Come enjoy a beautiful day in the park and help raise awareness for Acquired Brain Injury.

RSVP today by calling the Strive Centre Vancouver: 778.370.5499 or Strive Centre Headway New West: 604.520.0130! You may also email Katryna@striveliving.ca! Check out more information here: ABI Awareness BBQ PDF

Upcoming events at Strive’s Head Office
 

Strive Living Society is hosting a Career Fair. Join us on Thursday April 20, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm and meet our amazing management team!

We are looking for Community Support Workers, Community Health Workers, Care Aides, Children and Youth Care Workers, Home Support Workers, Residential and Day Program Workers, Foster Care & Family Care Homes, and Home Share providers for our Assisted Independent Living (AIL) and Hybrid Supported Home Share programs.

Please bring your resume and references with you if you are interested in having an on the spot interview.
Join us at our Head Office (4370 Dominion Street, Burnaby).
https://careers-striveliving.icims.com/…/12…/career-fair/job

 

Strive Centre Art Show and Sale, August 25th

The Vancouver Strive Centre is holding an Art Gallery of creative works created by its participants! By attending you are supporting the Acquired Brain Injury community and will have the opportunity to view, purchase, and create art.

This art show is Renewal Themed! Join us in creating a nature weaving project using pine cones, twigs, and other natural objects. What renewPoster for Strive Centres you?

Join us on August 25th from 12:30 to 3:30 pm at #100 – 5055 Joyce St. Vancouver, BC. This event is FREE! Art is cash sales only. For more information, please contact: katryna@striveliving.ca.
Thanks for your support! 

 

 

ABI Awareness BBQAcquired Brain Injury BBQ, July 11th

Join us on July 11th for our annual ABI Awareness BBQ! This fun, inclusive, and free event takes place in New Westminster from 12 pm to 3 pm in Queen’s Park.

Food options include hot dogs, veggie dogs, fruit, and veggies. Games include bocce, badminton, and a bean bag toss. We’ll also have a live DJ, dancing, incredible guest speakers, and swag for all participants! Our Brain Health Stations will teach you how the activities you do in your daily life can improve your brain’s health.

Community members, care providers, family members, friends, and professionals are all more than welcome to attend. Come enjoy a beautiful day in the park and help raise awareness for Acquired Brain Injury!

The Speakers

Tony Mok: Brain injury survivor and BC Brain Injury Association Board of Directors member. Tony is an active advocate and participates in his local community brain injury programs. Tony will be discussing his personal experience in brain injury recovery as well as the future direction of brain injury coordinated services in BC.

Marthe Love: Partner to a brain injury survivor, and a powerful advocate for her husband’s recovery. Marthe struggled to navigate the community of brain injury services, but was relentless in her pursuit to engage Rick in programs that would benefit him. His story of determination and recovery is remarkable! It demonstrates the body and the brain’s ability to continually improve when you have the attitude, support, and the opportunity to do so.

RSVP today by calling the Strive Centre: 778.370.5499 or our Headway Centre: 604.520.0130! Swag for ABI Event

More details and directions are in the attachment below. We look forward to seeing you there!

ABI Awareness BBQ 2016 Poster

 

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