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Join OnRock Community Services on February 11 at Le Spot for a Superbowl Party!

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters West Island on February 14 from 6-10am at Jack Astors Dorval for their annual Valentine’s breakfast! Guests receive a breakfast upon donation at the door, there will be a photobooth, vendor section (for any last-minute shopping needs) as well as a raffle table. 

Join Ricochet Hébergement/Homes  on February 17 for a fundraising Casino & Poker Night! For more information, click here.

Join Alzheimer Groupe Inc for their annual charity poker tournament on March 27. Sign up as a player or simply enjoy the event!

Save the Date: April 6 for an event marking the commencement of a new era of the West Island Black Community Association! More information to come!

Events

Community Kitchens

Part workshop and part community meal, this program allows West Island residents to cook and eat together, and best of all, take home the leftovers! Click here to access the schedule. Register prior by sending an email to [email protected].

Tutor Training

Literacy Unlimited is holding its 3-part Tutor Training February 7,12 & 16 for new volunteer tutors. If interested in helping an English-speaking adult improve their reading and writing, please contact Suzanne at [email protected].

Understanding Medical Terms

Literacy Unlimited is hosting a free workshop on February 8 for 55+ from 1:30-3:00 pm at The Teapot in Lachine. Learn more about your body and understand medical terms your healthcare team uses. To sign up, call 514-694-0007. 

The West Island Black Community Association invites you to an evening with some of Quebec’s trailblazing women on February 10. Reserve your seats and get information here.

Join the West Island Black Community Association on February 14 for their 2nd annual Lovers & Friends event with spectacular musical performances. Reserve your spot now!

Join Arthritis West Island Self-Help Association on March 24 for a day of information sessions, guest speakers and more! Learn more here.

Did You Know?

West Island Community Shares has moved! You can now find them at their new office at 451 boul. Beaconsfield, suite 205 in the Beaurepaire Village.

Viser sa réussite

Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de l’Ouest-de-l’Île is recruiting for their “Viser sa réussite” program. This program helps young adults with a physical or mental work limitation (diagnosed or not) get into the job market. Learn more about the program here.

ANEB Québec is seeking volunteers for their listening and referral line. If interested, fill out the application here

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