Rideau Canal Corridor Events

Upcoming Events

June Picnic in the park

Date: Thursday July 12th 2018
Centennial Park ( Water Tower Park ) Smiths Falls
Meeting Place:
Parks Canada Office, Lock Side
2- 3:30pm  Rain or Shine!

The purpose of this get together is to get to know other members of the Sweatergang team, brainstorm/bounce things off co-workers, share experiences, hear about exciting things happening at Sweatergang etc.  This event is not mandatory (You will not be paid to participate in this event), but we do hope that as many people as possible will be able to make it. Pop in for a little bit or stay the entire time, it is completely up to you and your schedules!
Please let me know if you think you can make it, we hope to see everyone on Friday!

Recent Events

2018 Walk for Memories in support of our local Alzheimer’s Societies

Date: Sat May 26th 2018

Time: 9am Start

Place:Lower Reach Park - Kinsmen Pavilion, Smiths Falls, Ontario

Please let us know if you are able to join us in  Smiths Fall ! Everyone is welcome – kids, husbands etc! It will be a great day, in support of a cause that is close to all of our hearts.  Below is further detail about the upcoming walks that we will be participating in.

If you are interested in donating, please visit our team page below.   Our goal is to raise $1000 for the cause this year as well as to walk together as a Sweatergang team.  

More Details: Lanark

Communication and Safety in Dementia Care

DATE: April 25 2018
PLACE: 9-3:30

Please see HERE for details about the event!

Live Facebook Interview 

DATE: April 26, 2018 
TIME:  1:15pm
PLACE: Live on Facebook - Hinton Auto Group page.

Please join in and watch as Hugh Colton of the Hinton Auto Group does a live interview with Christine!

Click here to watch the interview!

Cogeco Interview

DATE: April 24, 2018

Christing will do a Cogeco interview with Kathy Botham to discuss our Caregiver Giveaway!

UCW General Meeting Guest Speaker

DATE: April 18 2018
PLACE: St. Paul's - Perth
COST: Free

Christine will be a guest speaker at the UCW General Meeting at St. Paul's Church in Perth.

Perth Job Fair

DATE: March 21, 2018
PLACE: Legion - Perth
COST: Free

Christine attended the job fair in Perth.  Sweatergang Companions is currently looking for additional staff!

Live interview with Hugh Colton

DATE: March 13, 2018

Christine was interviewed by Hugh Colton live on Facebook about the services that Sweatergang Companions provides.

Lanark Business Development Conference 

DATE: March 1, 2018

Christine attended the conference.

PROBUS Meeting

DATE: February 7, 2018

Christine was honoured to be the guest speaker at the Probus meeting.

GPA Course

DATE: February 5 2018
PLACE: Alzheimer's Society of Lanark, Leeds Grenville

The GPA Course is being offered for all new Sweatergang employees in Smiths Falls at the Alzheimer's Society of Lanark, Leeds Grenville

Fall Prevention Training

DATE: Nov 15 2017
TIME: 6-8pm
PLACE: Smiths Falls Chartwell Willowdale Retirement Residence

Preventing Falls

Not All Aging is the Same 

DATE: Nov 13 2017
PLACE: Kingston

Members of our team attended this workshop in Kingston

Teepa Snow Workshop

DATE: Nov 8 - 9 2017
Place: Smiths Falls  / Brockville

Members of the Sweatergang Companions team will be attending a Teepa Snow Workshop in Smiths Falls (8th) and Brockville (9th) offered through the Alzheimer's Society 


DATE: Oct 12, 2017
TIME: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
PLACE:  Place: Elliot Street Clinic – 12 Elliot Street, Perth
COST:Free to PEP Clients and their families

PEP invites you to our second fall presentation seminar.

We will be welcoming Natalie Phillips from the Smile Program (Seniors Managing Independent Living Easily) as well as Christine Wilson from the Sweatergang Companions.
Natalie will be outlining what SMILE is and what it does to support people living independently. SMILE is fully supported by the South East LHIN.
Christine will discuss the services that Sweatergang Companions provides in the community.

Fall Prevention Training

Date: November 15 2017
Place:Chartwell Willowdale Smiths Falls

Falls Prevention classes are taught by a physiotherapist or other health professional, and provide information on preventing falls in seniors. 

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