Rideau Canal Corridor Events
June Picnic in the park
Date: Thursday July 12th 2018
Location: Centennial Park ( Water Tower Park ) Smiths Falls
Meeting Place: Parks Canada Office, Lock Side
Time: 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!
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
Live Facebook Interview
DATE: April 26, 2018
PLACE: Live on Facebook - Hinton Auto Group page.
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
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
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.
DATE: February 7, 2018
Christine was honoured to be the guest speaker at the Probus meeting.
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
PLACE: Smiths Falls Chartwell Willowdale Retirement Residence
Not All Aging is the Same
DATE: Nov 13 2017
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
PEP FALL PREVENTION
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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