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BSOSS 30th Anniversary, Volunteer Appreciation and New Peer Counsellor Graduation Triple Party  Celebration

On May 5, 2017 BSOSS celebrated its 30th Anniversary, Volunteer Appreciation and New Peer Counsellor Graduation with a wonderful lunch held at its premises.  Some twenty BSOSS members turned up to join in the celebration.  MC for the afternoon was President, Alfred Woo, who also led the group sing-a-long after lunch.

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30th Anniversary Celebration

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The New Senior Peer Counsellors with Lori

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Burnaby Elks Donation

A very big THANK YOU to the Burnaby Elks for continuing to support us!

Elks Donation 2016
Picture shows BSOSS Board member Annette Mew (centre) receiving the donation from the Elks.

 

Photos from the Volunteer Recognition Party 2016

The 2016 Senior Peer Counsellor Graduation and Volunteer Appreciation Pizza Party was held on April 27 at BSOSS's new premises at the Brentwood Community Resource Centre. 

Altogether some 25 BSOSS members and staff were present for the pizza party.  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the pizzas and had their fill, after which, certificates for the new peer counsellors were handed out by Linda.

Christmas Hampers for Needy Seniors

Some lucky needy seniors recently received lovely hampers from the employees of BCAA. Thanks to Anne McQuade for coordinating this event. All were thrilled with their Xmas hampers!

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Wrap-up Party 2015 Photos

The BSOSS annual end-of-year Wrap-up Celebration for 2015 was held on December 16 at the office premises.  The pot-luck was a huge success.   After that the merry-making continues with Alfred (and his guitar) leading the group on a sing-a-long of seasonal songs. 

Photos from the Wrap-up Party
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BSOSS 2015 AGM - Photos

Chit-chatting before the AGM
Chit-chatting before the AGM
Chit-chatting before the AGM
Membership renewal
Linda conducting the elections
Queuing for the potluck lunch
Pot luck lunch after the AGM
Enjoying the potluck lunch
Sing-along after the lunch

 

Photos from the Volunteer Recognition Party 2015

In conjunction with National Volunteer Week 2015 (April 12-18), a pizza party was held on Wednesday, April 29 to honour our volunteers and the most recent batch of graduating peer counsellors.  Altogether some 25 BSOSS members and staff were present for the pizza party.  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the pizzas and had their fill, after which, certificates for the new peer counsellors were handed out by Linda.  The party ended with a sing-along session led by Alfred, Alex and Phil.

BSOSS Counsellers Featured in "Words of Wellness" Booklet

BSOSS is proud to have four of its peer counsellors, Kehar, Kate, Annette and Alfred, featured in the booklet "Words of Wellness - Seniors Sharing Stories" developed by the The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre).

The pictures below show the four BSOSS peer counsellors featured in the "Words of Wellness" booklet.

BSOSS peer counsellors featured

BSOSS peer counsellors featured