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Royal Cheshire Apartments (RCA)
Oct 21, 2021

November 2021

To learn about the virtual events during the month of November see below. Monday, November 1 World Current Events Club (Zoom) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Tuesday, November 2 Knitting Club (Zoom) 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Seniors Drop-In (Zoom) 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 3 Chair Yoga (Zoom) 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 […]

Cyril Cassell getting his hair cut
Oct 20, 2021

Remembering Cyril

It is with a heavy heart to share the news of Cyril Cassell’s passing, on October 18, 2021. Cyril was one of the original tenants at RCA. He had been living at a BRCD Long Term Care facility in Barrie and receiving intervenor services from CNIB Deafblind Community Supports Cyril was born October 27, 1938 […]

Sep 29, 2021

JT Award Winner – Bonnie Heath

The JT Award recognizes significant contributions to the Canadian deafblind community by a deserving individual, consumer group or service provider who has demonstrated excellence in at least one of the categories of Awareness, Expansion and Involvement of individuals who are deafblind at all levels. Joyce Thompson was awarded the JuneFest Award of Excellence in 2010. Thereafter, […]

2021 CHKC Award Winner Jose Orozco
Sep 29, 2021

CHKC Award Winner – José Orozco, Purinapaq, Mobility Without Borders

José Orozco suffered a personal injury while on a job-site, and realized the physicalchallenges of living with a disability. After a long, challenging recovery, he wanted to find away to give back to those who are not so lucky to recover. He remembered his native country Peru and how people with disabilities are left without […]

Marta Zaharia, 1st annual Joan MacTavish Award Winner
Sep 29, 2021

Joan MacTavish Award Winner Marta Zaharia

The inaugural Joan MacTavish Award was presented at the September, 28 2021 Annual General Meeting. Each year, one deserving CHKC employee who has demonstrated excellence in at least one of our values: Advocacy, Respect, Collaboration, Professionalism and Community will be the recipient of the award. This year, Marta Zaharia was selected as the first Joan […]

A tree in the autumn at CHKC Training Centre
Sep 20, 2021

October 2021

Below you will find a list of the October 2021 calendar of activities. Monday, October 4 World Current Events Club (Zoom) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 5 Knitting Club (Zoom) 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Seniors Drop-In (Zoom) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 6 Chair Yoga (Zoom) 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 […]

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