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August Calendar

July 27, 2017

Check out what’s happening this month at BeConnected! August is filled with free outdoor movies, music, festivals, and other community events.

 

BC Government Announces an Increase in PWD Rates

July 21, 2017

The new BC Government has announced that benefit rates for people with disabilities and those living on social assistance will increase by $100/month. An individual receiving disability assistance will now receive $1,133 a month starting on September 20, 2017. Read the full news release for more information.

Its My Home!

July 21, 2017

Open Future Learning has created a powerful new music video about independent living! Check it out here!

July Calendar

June 30, 2017

July is filled with activities including Canada Day celebrations, BeConnected’s Aboriginal Day Picnic, Victoria Pride Week, and the first free outdoor movies of the summer! Check out our calendar for more details!

2017 Friends and Family Picnic in Celebration of Aboriginal Day

June 19, 2017

Join us on Saturday, July 8th for our annual Friends and Family Picnic in celebration of Aboriginal Day! Lunch will be served following a performance by the Ahousaht Singer’s and Dancer’s! Hope to see you there!

 

Save the Date – One Day 2017!

May 31, 2017

This year One Day will take place on Saturday, September 16th! One Day is Victoria’s kick off to community living month with FREE entertainment, activities, kids zone, and more! One Day also features a low cost BBQ and a marketplace for local artisans! Interested in joining our marketplace? Download our reservation form here!

June Calendar

May 31, 2017

This month is jam-packed with activities! Check out what’s happening at BeConnected and in the community!

Annual Spring Food Drive!

May 3, 2017

After the increase in donations around the holidays, food banks receive very few donations and often run low come springtime. That’s why BeConnected holds an annual Spring food drive to help those in need in our community!

We will once again be donating to the Mustard Seed Food Bank. Donations are due to Head Office or a BeConnected program by Thursday May 18th. Together we CAN!

May Calendar

April 27, 2017

Check out what’s happening at BeConnected and in the community this month!

Fit in to Fitness with a Regional May Pass!

April 25, 2017

Every year in May, recreation centres from around the Greater Victoria area participate in a Regional May Pass. This $25 pass grants you access to drop in fitness programs from 14 different recreation centres!

 

The participating recreation centres are:

– Archie Browning Sports Centre         – Cedar Hill Recreation Centre
– Crystal Pool & Fitness Centre             – Esquimalt Recreation Centre
– Greenglade Community Centre         – Gordon Head Recreation Centre
– Henderson Recreation Centre            – Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre
– Oak Bay Recreation Centre                 – Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence
– Panorama Recreation                           – Pearkes Recreation Centre
– Saanich Commonwealth Place           – SEAPARC Leisure Complex

 

Find out more information about the Regional May Pass here!

 

In order to promote fitness, BeConnected will reimburse staff and residents who purchase the $25 May pass and Fit in Fitness next month!  You must provide an original receipt to your Home Coordinator by May 15th, 2015, in order for your pass to be paid for.

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