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Mar 23
Strive to Hold an Open House for NAOSH Week
23 Mar, 2018. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Alisha Lundgren-Drinkwater
Strive is proud to be participating in NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety and Health Association) Week again this year!  Join our NAOSH Open House on Monday, May 7th, we'll be promoting awareness of Health and Safety in the workplace. The open house will showcase ways in which Strive (and other organizations) can make safety a habit. This event will feature: Interactive displays for kitchen safety Interactive ergonomic safety at a desk Build a First Aid kit discovery station Full display of what is in an Earthquake Kit Date: Monday, May 7, 2018 Location: #500-4370 Dominion Street, Burnaby BC V5G 4L7, Tonnar Brace…
Mar 23
Meeting Space Available for Short-term Rentals in Burnaby
23 Mar, 2018. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Alisha Lundgren-Drinkwater
Strive’s Head Office has a stunning space available for meetings, get-togethers, training events, and seminars! The Tonnar Brace room, named after Strive’s founder, is available for short-term rentals and is over 1,700 Sq./Ft. The room has excellent natural light from two directions, a small updated kitchen, a snack vending machine, and an ample supply of tables and chairs. The Tonnar Brace room is located in Burnaby at our Head Office, near BCIT and the Grand Villa Casino, right across from the Delta Hotel. There are plenty of restaurants located nearby: Personas, Starbucks, and Atlas Steak + Fish (just to name a few directly…
Dec 18
Donations and Grants at the Strive Centre Vancouver
18 Dec, 2017. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Strive
The last few months have been a whirlwind of developments for the Strive Centre Vancouver. Thanks to MEC and Feel Films, their shelves are stocked with shoes and backpacks for the monthly Nature Walk program. They reached out to MEC and Feel Films and both companies generously donated an ample supply of backpacks and shoes for participants to use. Each participant now has their own pack, which includes bottled water, a rain poncho, and a healthy homemade snack made by participants in the Healthy Baking program. An anonymous philanthropist donated $5,000 towards the Centre’s growing music program. Registered Music Therapist,…
Oct 18
Strive Finalist for Not-For-Profit Organization of the Year
18 Oct, 2017. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Strive
Strive is one of the finalists for the Not-For-Profit Organization of the Year! Strive was nominated and selected as one of the finalists by the Burnaby Board of Trade and the City of Burnaby.  "For a Not-For-Profit organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the Burnaby community and its citizens, and in doing so has made Burnaby a better place to live, work, and play," according to the Burnaby Board of Trade. Thank you for this tremendous honour. Strive relocated its head office to Burnaby last November and this is an excellent culmination to that year. We wish to take this…
Aug 18
A Thinking Ape Ltd. Raises $3000 for Strive
18 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Strive
Strive received close to $3000 from A Thinking Ape Ltd. Huge thanks to their incredible team for organizing everything and coming 2nd place in the Tech's Got Talent lip sync battle. Strive truly appreciates their efforts and creativity! These funds have been allocated towards:  A new computer and speakers for Freedom Place tenants.  A new smart TV for Freedom Place tenants. A new, accessible fridge for Strive Centre Headway New West. This will be utilized by the centre's incredible cooking program. An Arjo lift and sling for Strive Centre Footprints in North Vancouver, as well as a hospital bed mattress.
Jul 18
Headway Member DJ James Shares his Story
18 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Strive
On Wednesday, June 7th, approximately 150 individuals gathered at Queen’s Park in New Westminster to raise awareness for ABI. This event was run by the Strive Centre Vancouver and Strive Centre Headway New West, offering an inclusive venue for participants, caregivers, and members of the community. Food was offered, along with games, swag, dancing, and live music by DJ James. James also gave a fantastic speech and told his story of recovery. Below is his speech. Hi. Most of you know me as DJ James but today my name is just James. I suffered my stroke in August of 2010.…
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