Summer Social & BBQ 2018!

Our Annual Summer Social & BBQ held on July 12th was a great success and a good time was had by all who attended.

The weather was beautiful and everyone was able to enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner in our Front Courtyard. Dinner was followed up by some great entertainment by Nathan Aswell and Leonard Pallerstein.

Thanks go out to our Recreation staff for organizing this event and to our Food Services staff for preparing all of the delicious food and our Family Council who organized the raffle. We would also like thank the many staff who volunteered their time to help out at this event.

Be sure to check out our web photo album of this event (Click on the link above).

A Night at the Theatre Fundraiser

October 3rd at The Metro Theatre

A Night at the Theatre!

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Columbus Residence will be hosting a performance of James Yaffe's comedy/thriller play, "Cliffhanger" at the Metro Theatre Company in Vancouver.

This evening event will feature a wine and cheese reception, silent auction and the evening's performance of the play.

Your support through ticket purchases for this event will support the continuation of our Physiotherapy Program at Columbus Residence.

Tickets are $60 each. Tickets may be purchased from the Front Office at Columbus Residence or may be purchased by phone: 604.321.4405 Ext 103 (Cash, cheque, Visa or Mastercard accepted).

All tickets must be purchased in advance (by September 23rd). There will be no ticket sales at the Metro Theatre on performance night.

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Silent Auction - Donations Needed!

We will be holding a silent auction at our Night at the Theatre fundraiser on October 3rd.

Donations Needed!

We are seeking donations of auction items that have sufficient value to raise at least $200 at auction. Examples include: theatre or sporting event tickets, spa or massage gift certificates, fine dining gift certificates and gift certificates for travel, hotel, adventure experiences, etc.

Columbus Residence will acknowledge your donation by including your name in the evening's event program as well as displaying it with the auction item and an acknowledgement on our website after the event.

If you are interested in making a donation of goods or services or would like to make a cash donation, please do not hesitate to call Holly Martin-Thompson at: 604.321.4405 Ext 103.

August Highlight Events

Get out your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts - it's "Hawaiian Day" on Thursday August 2nd. The day features the music of "Suede Dogs" at 2:00 p.m. followed by our Hawaiian Party at 3:00 p.m. Join us for some of that "Aloha Spirit"!

You can never get enough ice cream in the summer! There will be an Ice Cream Social held on Wednesday August 22nd at 2:30 p.m.

Our annual 4th Floor Summer Social will be held on Thursday August 23rd from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Family and friends are welcome to join us for snacks and beverages. Music will be provided by Lyndia. If you are plan to attend, please RSVP with our Recreation Department (Ext 124).

It's party time again as we celebrate our August birthdays at the monthly Birthday Party on Thursday August 30th. Entertainment will be provided by Bruce Coughlan. Join us for some fun, music and cake in the Dining Room at 2:45 p.m.

Stay Sun Safe!

Summer Safety!

We all enjoy the summer but we need to keep in mind that our residents are particularly vulnerable to the effects of excessive heat.

You can help us keep your loved one "sun safe" during the hot summer weather with the following precautions:

Spring is Here!

Happy Summer

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4th Floor Summer Social!

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August Calendar

For more information about all programs and events in August please click on the calendar below.

August 2018

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Put Some Spring in Your Step

Tips to Help You Put Some Spring in Your Step

Summer is here and the sunny and warm weather invites us to get outdoors. Here are some tips for seniors from Physio2U physiotherapy services on just how to get that "spring" back for those walks in the summer sunshine. CLICK HERE

Family Council News

There will be no Family Council meetings held in July or August. The next Family Council meeting is scheduled for September 24th at 4:00 p.m.

Monthly meetings are usually held on the last Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. If you would like more information about our Family Council please contact Paloma Leon in our Recreation Department (Ext 124) or visit our FAMILY COUNCIL webpage.

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