Be a part of our active – and fun! – Seniors Council (in photo above) and put your name forward by 9 p.m., January 20. With three one-year terms opening up, we want to hear about YOU, your experiences, background and interests. Email your name, contact info and a couple of sentences about yourself to the society’s Edie Bonvillain at email@example.com. The Seniors Council Election will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m., February 9 and 10,
January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. As the Alzheimer Society of B.C. says on its website, there are several ways you can help reduce your risk of developing dementia. One way is through regular exercise, including aerobic activities. Well, we can help with that! Check out our winter 2023 group fitness programs and sign up for one today. Start by strengthening and relaxing your muscles in a Gentle Fit class, especially designed for seniors. Then push
The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) is sad to hear of the recent passing of Norm Funk. Norm was the KCCS accountant from 1990 to 2016, serving under seven different treasurers. During that time, he provided the structure of our financial statements and recommended many of the policies and protocols that continue to serve the society well today. Norm will be remembered as pleasant, knowledgeable, kind and thoughtful. We send our condolences to his family and
Many thanks to all who attended our 80th anniversary celebration on Sunday, January 8. We hope you had a sweet time. 😉 As KCCS president Kathy McKay (in photo below with board member Fred Jay) says: “We were the first community centre on the west side of Vancouver. The goal of the initial organizers was to promote fitness and fun close to home. It’s great to see that we’re still providing services to the community, and
Tune into the January Monarch Newsletter for what’s happening at the Seniors Centre and beyond, including our 80th Anniversary Celebration, Sacred Journey Bus Trip and a call for Seniors Council nominations (due January 20). The Seniors Lunch Program kicks off the year with a slight price increase and all your favourites: shepherd’s pie, butter chicken, sole fillets — plus a Robbie Burns feast! View the full menu here and below.