We will be adding details to events as they get closer to the date and will also be adding dates for upcoming workshops and guest speakers
CORTA Members have requested time to socialize before our luncheon events, and for that reason we now have the luncheon facility opening at 11:00 a.m. for those who want time to mingle:)
- Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 – Candidates Forum @ 7 pm, Club 17, Senior Citizens Assoc. (Richter St.)
- Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 – CORTA General Mtg & Luncheon @ 11:00 am (lunch @ 12), Coast Capri Hotel
- Thursday,Nov. 21, 2019 Workshop on Hearing @ 10:00 am, Hollywood Rd. Education Services
- Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 – CORTA General Mtg & Luncheon @ 11:00 am (lunch @ 12), Coast Capri Hotel
- Monday, Mar. 2, 2020 – CORTA General Mtg & Luncheon @ 11:00 am (lunch @ 12),Coast Capri Hotel
- Monday, May 4, 2020 – CORTA AGM & Luncheon @ 11:00 am (lunch @ 12)
When we are hosting an event that requires you to register you can now do so using email@example.com
Monday October 7th
Coast Capri Hotel
Socializing starts at 11:00 am for those interested
Lunch at 12:00 noon
Menu and cost will be provided soon through an email
Fern G. Z. Carr – Guest Speaker
She will remain after lunch to sign her books.
A reminder that you MUST pre-register for this luncheon using firstname.lastname@example.org
Fern G. Z. Carr is a contemporary Canadian poet. A full member of the League of Canadian Poets and the Federation of BC Writers, Fern G. Z. Carr is the author of Shards of Crystal
Thursday November 21st
Hollywood Rd Education Services
Workshop starts at 10:00 am
Doug Edgar – COSCO Workshop Presenter
You DO NOT need to register for this workshop – just show up and bring any interested party with you.
He will review the anatomy of the ear, common causes of hearing loss, various remedies, and how to choose hearing aids.
FEDERAL ELECTION INFORMATION
Click on the Elections Canada logo above to get impartial election information. Please also feel free to attend one or both of the forums listed above under ‘Upcoming Events 2019’
MASTER GARDENERS ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Saturdays, September 7 to December 7 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Paid Opportunity for CORTA Members
Lynne at OakLearning.ca is reaching out to our group to invite anyone who may be interested in becoming a Brain Trainer to contact her directly at 250-549-6958 or at Lynne@oaklearning.ca. Ideally, she would like to have two individuals who are looking for a few hours of paid work each week. She will provide prospective employees with training, observation opportunities and supervision until the person feels comfortable to deliver the program independently. Contact Lynne to learn more or go to their website: http://www.oaklearning.ca/
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Project Literacy is proud to have a One to One Reading program where it matches volunteers with Elementary school children who are struggling with reading. It is currently searching for more volunteers, especially in West Kelowna.
Project Literacy Kelowna
Hours would be once or twice a week for 1-3 hours, between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm. Current volunteers have expressed enjoyment from:
– Being a positive role model for a child
– Giving back to the community
– Being a part of the school culture
Canada’s New Food Guide
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