Connections First: An Introduction to the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region 1:00 pm
Connections First: An Introduction to the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region @ Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
Jul 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Connections First is a new introductory session where people can get connected to the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region. Persons with dementia and their partners in care learn about living well with dementia through Wellness and Healthy Brain Strategies, find out why it is important to connect with community services and get support. Participants have opportunity to explore Normal Aging and Dementia and hear about recommended first steps. Sessions will be held monthly. Registration is required (see contact information above). These sessions are hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.
Designing Data Tools for Health Equity and Community Action 2:00 pm
Information Session: Multicultural Community Capacity Grants Program 2:00 pm
Information Session: Multicultural Community Capacity Grants Program @ St. Catharines Public Library, Central Branch, Mills Room
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
On June 27th, the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration released a Call for Proposals to invite eligible incorporated and unincorporated not for profit organizations to submit applications under the new Multicultural Community Capacity Grants Program. The province will allocate $3.0 million in 2017-18 to build diverse and inclusive communities by enhancing the ability of newcomers and ethno-cultural communities to participate fully in the civic, cultural, social and economic life of Ontario. Information about the Multicultural Community Capacity Grants Program and the Call for Proposals can be found on the Ministry’s website at ontario.ca/multiculturalgrants The deadline to submit applications is 4:00 p.m. on August 1, 2017. This grant program will make funding available for projects across Ontario that address one or more of the following priorities: Civic engagement – Facilitate community engagement, social integration and voluntarism to promote inclusion for immigrant and ethno-cultural communities. Social connections – Promote social connections and employment networking, including programs that reduce barriers and increase support for vulnerable groups. Education and empowerment – Promote intercultural understanding and break down barriers to participation in community life and decision-making. Women’s empowerment – Support empowerment by helping women of diverse cultural backgrounds to achieve their full social and economic potential. Capacity building and partnerships – Build the capacity of immigrant and multicultural organizations, and promote collaboration between service providers, to better serve newcomer and ethno-cultural communities. Grants between $1,000 and $8,000 will be available for projects that address these priorities. Projects must start on or after November 1, 2017,...
Caregiver Wellness: Navigating Your Journey 1:30 pm
Caregiver Wellness: Navigating Your Journey @ Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
Jul 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Caregiver Wellness: Navigating Your Journey is a new 3 part series. The first two sessions present the opportunity for care partners of persons living with dementia to reflect on their current journey, prepare for the next steps and navigate the process. Part three will focus on keeping connected and will allow care partners to check-in with each other and as well as receive additional education. Registration is required. Dates: July 17 July 31 August 14 These sessions are hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.
Your Library Just Got Bigger – LiNC Information Session 2:00 pm
Contemplative Client: Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Education Session 12:00 pm
Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey Lunch & Learn 12:00 pm
Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey Lunch & Learn @ Niagara Region Headquarters - Public Health (Room CE 101 and CE102)
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Did you know that 30% of Niagara secondary students have played drinking games in the past 4 weeks? Or that 20% of grade 7 and 8 students don’t always wear a seatbelt while in a vehicle? Find out more with Niagara’s Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey results! During this 2-hour interactive session, you can expect: A presentation highlighting the findings and trends from the 2015 data To receive tools to help you share this data with your colleagues, partners and target audiences, including 11 infographics (some examples shown below) and a report An opportunity to discuss ways you and your colleagues can help impact these statistics The results will cover information about health-related behaviours, attitudes and beliefs from grades 7-12 students in Niagara. Health topics discussed will include: mental health and addictions, tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, other drug use, physical activity, healthy eating, road safety, head injuries, family and school environments. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance with firstname.lastname@example.org by July 4, 2017. This lunch & learn is hosted by Niagara Region Public Health.
Food Handler’s Certification Course
Food Handler’s Certification Course @ Royal Canadian Legion #230
Jul 20 all-day
Join Job Gym for this one-day Food Handler’s Certification Course. The morning will consist of instructions and lessons. A test will be written in the afternoon. Those who pass the test will receive a card in the mail indicating that they are Food Handler Certified. Registration fee includes materials. To register, contact Barbara Hopkins (contact information above). This course is hosted by Job Gym.
Opioids Across the Lifespan: Transitional Aged Youth 11:00 am
Volunteer Recognition: Individual Social Responsibility 1:00 pm
World Hepatitis Day at Montebello Park 11:00 am
World Hepatitis Day at Montebello Park @ Montebello Park
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Hepatitis C Care Clinic invites community members and partners to World Hepatitis Day. Attend for: Free food & refreshments Live music & entertainment Private testing & health testing Community health fair – information displays Community partners are invited to provide an information display to share with the residents of Niagara Region the great care and services you provide each day. For more details, contact Karen Usick (see contact information above). This event is hosted by Niagara Health’s Hepatitis C Care Clinic.