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Vulcan & Region Family and Community Support Services (F.C.S.S.)

Please Take One! Thank you Volunteers!

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August 22, 2013

This Week’s Riddle: You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat? THE GET-A-WAY YOUTH CENTRE IS MOVING!!!

Say Goodbye, Farewell, So-long…. to over 10 years of great fun, games, and laughter at our current location at 119-2nd Ave. N. Thursday, Aug. 29th 4-8 pm

→ Fun games for everyone → Music/dancing

→ Refreshments → Reminiscing….

Never Knock Your Own Town Never knock your own town — Wherever you may roam Keep in mind the slogan “There’s no place like home.” Never slam your own town No matter where nor how. It isn’t the place you were born that counts It’s where you are living now. You partly own your own town, You help to pay the bills; And knocking a thing you partly own Will not cure many ills. Always boost your own town, Make that a solemn vow. It isn’t the place you were born that counts It’s where you are living now. Your own town isn’t the only town That has a fault or two; And some of the faults of your own town May perhaps be due to you. The spot to boost is your own town — The town where you earn your chow. It isn’t the place you were born that counts It’s where you are living now.

$3/adult of 2 for $5 » Guided Workshops » Keynote Speaker: Julie Freedman ~ Parenting Power » Supervised activities for kids 4-11 years old » Children’s Clothing/Toy Swap (please call FCSS to rent a free table) » Supper will be available for purchase

Quote of the Week Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river. ~Malagasy Proverb

Contact Us At:

115-2nd Avenue N Box 594 Vulcan, AB, T0L 2B0 Toll Free: 1-877-485-2192 (Carmangay Only) 403-485-2192 403-485-2106 Fax: 403-485-6043 To advertise, please email Wendy at

Bank Society WISH LIST


3:00 - 8:00 PM

Brought To You By: Vulcan & Region Family and Community Support Services (F.C.S.S.) - Director: Carrol Thomson - Senior Supports: Tina Wideen - Community Services Coordinator: Wendy Theodore - Youth Coordinator: Charlotte Kimber - Reception/Food Bank: Brenda English and Wendy Theodore

Vulcan Regional Food

RAISING Friday, Sept. 13th 3:00 - 8:00 pm CCHS/CRC

For all your financial needs, call 403.485.2268 today!!

Free Summer Programs

“Super StorieS” @ The Rainbow Literacy Learning Center 105-2nd Ave. S. Vulcan An opportunity to share some great stories.  Supports listening skill development  Provides an opportunity for social interaction  Strengthens comprehension skills  AND IT IS JUST PLAIN FUN!!! Parents are encouraged to come along. Kindergarten to Grade Three Thursdays 10am-11am

Grade Four to Grade Six Thursdays 11am-12pm

Items Such As: *Canned Vegetables/Fruit *Peanut Butter/Jam *Canned Tuna/Salmon *Spaghetti *Dry Noodles *Jell-o/Pudding *Juice *Honey *Miracle Whip/Mayo *Juice Boxes *Kids snacks *Ketchup/Mustard Due to Health regulations, the Food Bank cannot accept homemade foods. Please remember to check all dates on donated items.

Community Calendar

Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society

Every Sunday


Vulcan Evangelical Missionary Church 10:30 am. Bethel Lutheran Church 4:00 pm Vulcan Church of Christ 11:00 am St. Aldhelm’s Anglican Church 11:00 am St. Andrew’s Catholic Church 9:00am Vulcan United Church 11:00am Vulcan Community Church 11:00 am Vulcan Victory Church Services 10:00 am Champion Congregational Church 10:30 am

Auction Saturday, Oct. 26th

Every Monday Crib at the Vulcan Legion at 7:30pm Coffee’s On at the Champion Pioneer Club, 9:30am-11:30am, Everyone Welcome

Every Tuesday Alcoholics Anonymous, 8pm in the Lutheran Church Basement Al Anon: Call Ann for time and location at 403.485.2095 Coffee’s On at the Champion Pioneer Club, 9:30am-11:30am, Everyone Welcome Legion kitchen open from 11-3 Coffee Time at the Vulcan Senior’s Centre - 10:00a.m - Everyone Welcome! Carmangay Seniors’ Centre 9:30-11:30am.

Every Wednesday Darts at the Vulcan Legion 7:30 pm Coffee’s On at the Champion Pioneer Club, 9:30am-11:30am, Everyone Welcome Legion kitchen open from 11-3 and 5-7 Community Choir, Vulcan Seniors’ Centre, at 7:30pm (starting Oct. 3rd)

Every Thursday Alcoholics Anonymous at 8pm in the Lutheran Church Basement Coffee’s On at the Champion Pioneer Club, 9:30am-11:30am, Everyone Welcome Legion kitchen open from 11-3 Carmangay Seniors’ Centre 2-4pm. Social Events ongoing Farmer’s Market at the Legion 3-6pm

Every Friday Legion Kitchen open from 11-3 Moms & Tots Carmangay Library 10am-11am Coffee’s On at the Champion Pioneer Club, 9:30am-11:30am, Everyone Welcome Second Friday of the Month—Stargazing at the Trek Center-7:30pm

Every Saturday “Meat Draw" - 3:00 pm at the Vulcan Legion

Ding Dong!! Avon Calling!

The Food Bank is requesting donations of suitable items for our auction. Please contact us at 485-2192. The Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society is requesting funding which would assist us in purchasing and renovating our own building. We would like to raise $160,000 for the building fund this year. Our costs of raising these funds will be about $3500. The Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society is currently located at 115-2nd Ave. N. in Vulcan, which is also where we are incorporated in Alberta, or we may be reached by mail at Box 594, Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0. For further information, please call the Executive Director, Carrol 403 485 2192. If you are donating to our Building Fund, please make cheques out to Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society Building Fund. Thank you!

TRIPLE P SEMINARS (0-12 yrs) Most of the time, parenting is great fun. You know you are doing a good job, but there are times when things get a little tricky. Like when your toddler won’t eat dinner. Or your six year old won’t pick up his toys. If only someone could give you some ideas to make those times easier! If this sounds like you these Triple P Seminars (0-12 yrs) may be just for you! These FREE Seminars will take place at the Vulcan FCSS (115-2nd Ave. N.)

The Answer: An ear of corn

Call Bea Henry for your Avon needs at 403.485.4165.

Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 pm (Raising Resilient Children) Deadline: Sept. 12, 2013

To register, please contact Vulcan FCSS at 403-485-2192 or Parent Link Centre at 403-652-8633

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 pm (Raising Confident, Competent Children) Deadline: Sept. 19, 2013

Seminars facilitated by The Parent Link Centre

Get-A-Way Youth Centre Assistant The Vulcan and Region FCSS is looking to fill apart time Youth Centre Assistant position. Some key duties of this position include, but are not limited to: *Supervising youth at the Youth Centre 3 nights of the week. *Working with the Youth Centre Leader. *Posters for activities and theme nights. *Fundraising. *Tracking attendance. *Providing resources for youth. *Interacting with youth. *Planning activities, events and theme nights. *Crisis intervention. *Canteen sales. **Job offer is dependent on current Vulnerable Sector/Criminal Record and Child Intervention Checks.** Position will remain open until filled. Please send resumes and cover letters to: Carrol Thomson, Director Vulcan and Region FCSS Box 594 Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0 Fax: 403.485.6043

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