Upcoming Events in September

Looks like September is going to be a busy social month for Seniors with two Open Houses for the new Seniors’ Facility – Valemount Cares on September 27 and 28.  Our amazing Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie will be here. And the successful Construction contractor Mierau Contracting will be here on September 27, so spread the … Continued

VSCHS elects New Board

At the AGM on June 16, 2022, members of the Valemount Senior Citizens Housing Society elected a new board by acclamation. The directors are returning board members Donalda MacLean, Hugo Mulyk, Vern Mickelson and new board members Sheri Gee, Catherine Hiroe, Kurien Thomas and Lillian Basaraba. At a subsequent meeting, the board determined the Executive: … Continued

A Legacy Worth Supporting

By Dianne St. Jean, Administrator For the last forty-four years Valemount Senior Citizens Housing Society (VSCHS) has worked with BC Housing to provide0 safe and affordable housing for seniors in Valemount. Its stated vision is “to be an inclusive community where the physical, mental and social needs of seniors are met”. VSCHS operates under an … Continued

2021 AGM Results

New board announced at the AGM on June 23, 2021 are:Mary Anne Watt – ChairHugo Mulyk – Vice ChairPete Pearson – TreasurerDonalda (Donnie) MacLean – SecretaryVern MickelsonBerna PaquetteMarian Plummer Thanks to all the candidates who put forward their names for the board and to the 99 out of 119 people who turned in their mail-in … Continued

BC Housing gives Valemount Cares the green light

It is with great excitement that the Valemount Senior Citizens Housing Society shares the news that Hon. David Eby, BC Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, announced on June 4 that Valemount Cares is one of 47 projects announced by the province to be selected through Building BC’s Community Housing Fund. BC Housing’s approval … Continued

Walking in the Footsteps of Pioneers

By Rashmi Narayan Louise MacLean’s recent passing offered an opportunity to reflect as I also receive my 20-year resident pin later this year. My first nine years as a journalist and museum administrator gave me unique opportunities to learn from the likes of Bob Beeson, Sandy and Louise MacLean and Berna Meersman, who had played … Continued

Changes at Meals on Wheels

After many years of managing the Meals on Wheels program, Marion Farquharson is stepping down from that role. She will continue to be the Administrator for the Society and manage the operations and administration side of Golden Years Lodge and Valemount House. Rashmi Narayan will coordinate the program in the interim. She is working with … Continued

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