The program at the Nova Adult Day Centres, which provides “Friendship and fun for elderly (60 years+) adults with cognitive deficits or degenerative conditions” is a successful and growing concern–very good news. However, with this growing success comes a need for more volunteers. Specifically, the centre is currently looking for Activity Monitors on Thursdays and Fridays at the BriarwoodContinue reading “Nova Adult Day Centres is Looking for Volunteers”
It’s true. And it’s so very sad that, as a society, we “need” so much, and buy so much, and throw away so much! Many of us try to do our share and we Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. In fact, we don’t really contribute to a healthy economy at all because we also Restrict, Revive, Reallocate, Reassign, Rebuild, Repurpose, etc. SomeContinue reading “We Live in a Consumer Society”
Perhaps you’ve noticed: The volunteers at Thrift Shops for Nova West Island are extraordinary. And, much like the Cabbage Patch Dolls shown here, no two of us are identical.
On Saturday, the first day of our May half-price sale, I was thrilled to meet N, a lovely young woman who apparently comes into our Ste. Anne boutique regularly. Since my regular shift is Friday, I had not seen her before.