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Kingston Vehicle Modification and Summer BBQ

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

FIND OUT ABOUT:

 Cars with hand controls

 Vans with side or back load fold out ramp, swivel driver seat, wheelchair lift and storage device

 What option is best for me?

 How much should I expect to pay?


Location: Lake Ontario Park at the Pavilion, 920 King St W, Kingston

Catering by Scoops Food Truck

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Wheelchair Service and Maintenance

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Do you have questions about service or maintenance of your wheelchair or other mobility equipment? This is the perfect opportunity to have your questions answered!  Drop in to talk to the technicians as well hear ideas from others.  Winter’s coming…..

  • What steps can I take in preventing problems with my equipement?
  • Should I have a maintenance schedule or just wait until things break?
  • What to do in case of an emergency?

Location: Lyndhurst Centre 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto

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Résumé Workshop & Cover Letter-Part 1 & 2

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment Workshop!

  • Create a functional and chronological résumé
  • Tailoring your résumé for job posting
  • Finalize resume preparation/revision
  • Prepare a basic & tailored cover letter

Location: Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 520 Sutherland Dr, Toronto, ON, M4G 3V9

RSVP: Jenny Gilker, SCI Ontario, 416-422-5644 ext 245, jenny.gilker@sciontario.org

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11th Annual Accessible/Modified Vehicles Show & BBQ Social

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 5:00pm to Saturday, September 13, 3017 - 7:00pm

LIVING WELL Program 11th ANNUAL ACCESSIBLE/MODIFIED VEHICLES SHOW & BBQ SOCIAL

All Are Welcome (SCI Inpatients, Outpatients & their Families, Rehab Staff)

Location: Parkwood Institute, Parking Lot 1

If you wish to attend the BBQ OR have your accessible/modified vehicle included in the show, please RSVP by Sept 11th to: Michael Genereaux Email: michael.genereaux@sjhc.london.on.ca Phone: (519) 685-4292 ext 42121

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Professionalism Workshop 1&2

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment workshop!

  • How to act, dress and communicate in a professional manner
  • Social Media and Job Search
  • How to create a profile and navigate Linked In 

Please review the pre-workshop preparation below:

Checklist Professionalism Workshop

  • Dress professionally for the workshop. Pretend you are attending a formal networking event

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Life Skills Problem Solving Workshop

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment workshop!

  • Learn steps of successful problem solving
  • Be prepared for 'problem solving' interview questions

 

Location: Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 520 Sutherland Dr, Toronto, ON, M4G 3V9

RSVP: Jenny Gilker, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 416-422-5644 ext 245,jenny.gilker@sciontario.org

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Job Search-Part 2

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment workshop!

  • Learning new workplace communication skills & culture
  • Now you have a job, how to keep it!
  • Create your business information card

 

Location: Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 520 Sutherland Dr, Toronto, ON, M4G 3V9

RSVP: Jenny Gilker, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 416-422-5644 ext 245,jenny.gilker@sciontario.org

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Personality Dimensions-Part 1

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment workshop!

  • Enjoy self-discovery while learning more about personalities and the impact of these personality types on our behavior and communication at work

 

Location: Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 520 Sutherland Dr, Toronto, ON, M4G 3V9

RSVP: Jenny Gilker, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 416-422-5644 ext 245,jenny.gilker@sciontario.org

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Personality Dimensions-Part 2

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment workshop!

  • I know my Personality Dimensions colour-What now?
  • How to work with other personalities in the workplace

 

Location: Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 520 Sutherland Dr, Toronto, ON, M4G 3V9

RSVP: Jenny Gilker, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 416-422-5644 ext 245,jenny.gilker@sciontario.org

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Rebuilding Lives Golf Tournament

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Provincial Building & Construction Trades Council of Ontario/Central Ontario Building Trades and Bruce Power & Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

In support of Brother Peter Reed and his children and other people with spinal cord injuries in Ontario.

Come out and join us on the greens for a great day of golf and more!

Click here for full event details! Hope to see you there!

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London Wheelchair Challenge

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

THE LONDON CHALLENGE IS BACK IN TOWN!!

After a long wait of FOUR years, the London Wheelchair Challenge is BACK! Same Time! Same Place! Remember the fun!!

SAVE THE DATE - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017

Registration:10AM

Wheelchair Challenge:11AM-1PM

Location: Clarke Road Secondary School, 300 Clarke Road, London

Register Online at http://support.sciontario.org/ldnwrc2017

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Fitness and Nutrition

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
  • Do you have questions about exercise?
  • Ever wonder about healthy foods to eat

I’ve tried all these fab diets and I still don’t feel energized. I want to feel and look the best I can. Drop and listen to a nutrition expert who sustained a spinal cord injury 8 years ago and how they changed their life for the better. A community member who is a fitness specialist will provide tips and tricks to a stronger more flexible you.

Location: Lyndhurst Centre 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto

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Karaoke Night

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

We’ve all sang in the shower thinking we’re Elvis and now’s your chance for a fun filled evening of singing a tune. We might even put the spotlight on you…..J Come out and sing along with us to some of your favorite tunes! 

Location: Lyndhurst Centre 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto

For more information please contact:

Ivan Rendulic, 416 422 5644 ext 263, ivan.rendulic@sciontario.org

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Know Your Rights

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Whether you have legal representation or questions that come to mind such as:

  • Do I have a case?  
  • Am I being represented properly?  

Please join us and bring in your legal questions for clarity.

Location: Lyndhurst Centre 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto

For more information please contact:

Ivan Rendulic, 416 422 5644 ext 263, ivan.rendulic@sciontario.org

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