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Katie preparing meal for Breakfast Club
Mar 5, 2020

March 2020

Below you will find a list of the March 2020 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Tuesday, March 3 Knitting Club, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Seniors Drop-in, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 5 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 6 Advocacy Club, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March […]

Feb 19, 2020

Bougie Bingo Benefit

  NOTE: Due to the effects of the COVID-19 virus, the Bougie Bingo Benefit in Support of People Who Are Deafblind has been rescheduled for Friday, September 18, 2020.  BUY TICKETS The first annual Canadian Helen Keller Centre (CHKC) Bougie Bingo Benefit in Support of People Who Are Deafblind will take place on September 18, […]

Susan & Deza are placement students at George Brown College
Jan 28, 2020

What is an Intervenor?

Many outside of the deafblind community ask, “What is an intervenor?” At Canadian Helen Keller Centre, intervenors are the lifeblood of our organization. Without them, we would be incapable of providing our programs and services. Acting as the eyes and ears, an intervenor provides complete information about the environment to a person who is deafblind […]

Jan 27, 2020

February 2020 activities

Below you will find a list of the February 2020 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Tuesday, February 4 Knitting Club, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Seniors Drop-in, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 6 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m Reading Club, 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 8 Art Club, […]

Nov 29, 2019

December 2019 activities

Below you will find a list of the December 2019 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Monday, December 2 Cooking Course – Eggs and Flower, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3 Chili Drop-in, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. @ RCA Thursday, December 5 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m Saturday, December 7 Workshop: Holiday […]

Nov 4, 2019

Mae Brown, A World Without Sight and Sound

Today, November 4, marks the anniversary of the death of Mae Brown. Miss Brown was the second deafblind woman (after Helen Keller) and the first deafblind Canadian to earn a university degree, graduating from the University of Toronto in 1972. Following graduation, Miss Brown held a pioneer role at the CNIB to help persons who […]

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