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Margie McLean

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International Volunteer Day!

Today is International Volunteer Day! United Nations Volunteers founded International Volunteer Day in 1985 and since then, it has been celebrated every year on December 5.  They said: International Volunteer Day (IVD), is an opportunity for us all to promote volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts

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Years of Service Appreciation Event

Yesterday afternoon, KW Habilitation celebrated the commitment of some wonderful staff members at the Years of Service Appreciation Event.  65 staff members who have worked a total of 1015 years at KW Habilitation were celebrated.  (1015 years!!) It is a testament to the great team

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Canada Summer Jobs Program

The Canada Summer Jobs program is a Canadian government grant that offers support for employers providing supervised career-related work experience for youth employees. Our Summer Job Coaches had a visit from Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre on August 26, 2019 where he

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An Update from Early Learning

CHANGES TO SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCING SERVICES Our Special Needs Resourcing Collaborative (SNRC) is currently undergoing a change in how we provide services to our Early Learning and Child Care community.  Beginning September 2019, we will move toward a full Tiered Services model, and launch new

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A 75th Birthday to Remember

At least twice a week, you’ll find Tony Riddell in a pool hall. A member of two different leagues, Tony has been an avid pool player for years. Having lived independently in different apartments around Kitchener, Tony could write a book on what it means to have

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18th Annual Golf Classic

KW Habilitation hosted our 18th Annual Golf Classic Tournament on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Ariss Valley Golf and Country Club. With over 100 golfers participating, we are so pleased to have thrown another successful tournament.   This year we raised more than $20,000 which will

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Our Farm Trailbuilding Initiative at DFR

Over the past five years, Our Farm has been using the phrase “Good things come from Our Farm” and now in our sixth year, good things will continue to come.  Not only do we provide fresh produce grown with organic practices but we have been

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Pink Shirt Day at KW Habilitation

Pink Shirt Day, an international day bringing awareness to anti-bullying, was celebrated at KW Habilitation and across the Region. Started in Nova Scotia by high school students in support of a male classmate who was bullied for wearing pink, they started a movement in support

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