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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.https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021AG0084-001085 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

We’re ready!

We’re exploring new trails. Valemount Senior Citizens Housing Society is finally glad to have a presence on the world wide web to share news and updates as well as let you know how the society board and staff are trying to enhance what’s available for seniors. Thanks to Zachary Schneider and his business ByteMethod Consulting … Continued

We heard from you!

In 2019, the Valemount Senior Citizens Housing Society wanted to develop a Strategic Plan to chart their work for the next few years. For that, they hired me, Rashmi Narayan. As part of the Strategic Plan, the board determined that the vision of the society was – an inclusive community where the physical, mental and … Continued

Seniors Housing & Care Needs

The Valemount Seniors Housing Society asked seniors in the Robson Valley what they wanted the society to prioritize and develop in Valemount. The survey determined that seniors looking to move into age-friendly housing are seeking independent affordable housing units along with services like meals, housekeeping, laundry, social activities and personal care (hygiene, bath, etc.). Valemount … Continued

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