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This is a list of upcoming events. You can also see a calendar view of these events, or you can find details about past events in the Event Archive.

2016 Community stROLL

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, September 30, 2016 - 5:00pm

stROLL in Your Community

Make it your goal, to do the stROLL, and make a significant impact in the lives of over 33,000 Ontarians living with a spinal cord injury. 

Walk, wheel or run 2.5, 5k or 10km (the choice is yours) at a location of your choice on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 or the pre-organized date in your community. You can stROLL solo or with friends. You can also join a pre-organized stROLL happening in Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie and Hamilton.

Pre-Organized stROLLs are already happening in:

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10th Annual Accessible/Modified Vehicles Show & BBQ

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

All are welcome! Be sure to join us afterwards for the BBQ Social.

If you wish to attend the BBQ or have your accessible/modified vehicle included in the show, please RSVP by Sept 12th to:

Michael Genereaux, michael.genereaux@sjhc.london.on.ca, 519-685-4292 ext 42121

Location: Parkwood Institute, Parking Lot #1

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2016 Wheelchair Challenge

Sunday, September 18, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Join us at the Wheelchair Challenge End of Summer Celebration on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Monarch Park Stadium in Toronto.  You’ve heard of our Wheelchair Relay Challenge?  This is a new revamped version filled with exciting, fun challenges.  Whether you're looking for a corporate team building experience, a group outing or an opportunity to get out there, have fun and support your community, this event is for you!  We provide the wheelchairs and an arena to embark on a series of friendly challenges.  You provide the team (teams of 6), lots of spirit, energy and enthusiasm.  The event

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Direct Funding

Monday, September 26, 2016 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm

If managing your own attendant services appeals to you then join us for a presentation regarding the Direct Funding Program.
A representative will talk about how you can hire, schedule and manage your own attendants to maximize your independence.

Location: Board Room McMaster Wing, General Hospital

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Nutrition

Monday, October 31, 2016 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm

Nutrition has the power to help rebalance our body, prevent the development of many common and recurring secondary health issues and achieve over all well-being.  Practicing good nutrition also enables you to enhance your bodily functions, which can lead to greater independence and quality of life.
With Author of Eat Well, Live Well with Spinal Cord Injury Joanne Smith

Location: Board Room McMaster Wing, General Hospital

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Shades of Ability

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 5:30pm

The Shades of Ability will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016, 5:30pm-9:00pm at Toronto Botanical Gardens, 777 Lawrence Ave E, North York, ON M3C 1P2 in the Floral Hall

Shades of Ability is a celebration of creativity, showcasing visual arts by people with a disability. The show will be open to all artists, professional or amateur who are living with a disability.

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