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

Please Take One! Thank you Volunteers!

Produced and Printed Locally; Folded By Hand!!

August 29, 2013

This Week’s Riddle: If you break me I do not stop working, If you touch me I may be snared, If you lose me Nothing will matter. What am I?

WHAT EVERY BABYSITTER SHOULD KNOW COURSE ~~~ Saturday, Sept. 21st 9 am to 4 pm Hospital Classroom Deadline to register is Sept. 18th at 3:30 pm -Minimum age is 11 yrs old. -Students should bring a bagged lunch, wear comfortable clothing, and bring a pen or pencil.

Facilitated by St. John Ambulance


Trick Questions Put on your thinking caps for these questions that induce you to scratch your heads and come up with a sensible answer and not just a logical one (answers will be in next week’s newsletter). 1. What is light as a feather, but even the strongest man cannot hold it more than a few minutes? 2. Imagine you are in a sinking rowboat surrounded by sharks. How would you survive? 3. There was an airplane crash, every single person died, but two people survived. How is this possible? 4. The Mississippi River is the dividing line between Tennessee and Arkansas. If an airplane crashed exactly in the middle of the Mississippi River there, where would the survivors be buried? 5. Divide 50 by half and add 40. 6. You went to visit a doctor and he/she gave you 5 pills. He/she asked you to take 1 pill every 30 minutes. Now how many hours will it take you to consume all the pills? 7. How close of a relative would the sister-in-law of your dad's only brother be to you? 8. Larry's father has five sons named Ten, Twenty, Thirty, Forty...Guess what would be the name of the fifth? 9. You have a cup placed on a table. You are pointing towards the North and the cup is facing towards the South. On which side is the cup's handle? 10. Two men play 7 games of checkers. Each wins an equal number of games and yet, there are no ties. How is this possible?

For all your financial needs, call 403.485.2268 today!! 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

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

Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society WISH LIST

Friday, Sept. 13th 3:00 - 8:00 pm CCHS/CRC $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 for a free table) » Supper will be available for purchase

Quote of the Week

For me the diamond dawns are set, In rings of beauty, And all my ways are dewy wet With pleasant duty. ~~ John Townsend Trowbridge

Items Such As:



SEPT. 5th


4 to 8 PM






* foosball


*air hockey *games

*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 The Answer: Your heart

Due to Health regulations, the Food Bank cannot accept homemade foods. Please remember to check all dates on donated items.

Community Calendar 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

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)

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!



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 Get-A-Way Youth Centre Farewell Building Party 4-8 pm

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

Tuesday, Sept. 24th @ 1:00 pm Champion School Wednesday, Sept. 25th @ 9:00 am Lomond Community School Wednesday, Sept. 25th @ 1:00 pm Milo School

“Meat Draw" - 3:00 pm at the Vulcan Legion FCSS would like to thank the staff and volunteers at Rise and Shine Services Ltd. and the County of Vulcan Operations Crew for all their hard work painting and moving the Get-A-Away Youth Centre. We couldn’t have done it without your help!

Tuesday, Sept. 24th @ 9:00 am Prairieview Elementary School

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.) 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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