Monday, April 13, 2015


Hey, guess what!!!    It is NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK.     Hats off to the people who help us out all year.    And to the many, many seniors who volunteer in their communities.    Where on earth would we be without you?    Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Friday, January 16, 2015


Helping Others Learn is a five-week series of sessions designed for people who provide knowledge to individuals or groups as volunteers or in a paid position. It’s being offered free of charge by East Prince Seniors Initiative and is open to anyone who is interested....
Everyone is a teacher. Whether you teach community school, run a fitness class, help seniors learn about computers, work one-on-one with someone, or do presentations on any number of topics…….you are teaching! This program is going to help increase effectiveness as mentors, instructors, presenters, coaches, and facilitators. Instructor Maitland MacIsaac is a learning consultant who will cover many topics in a fun and supportive environment.
East Prince Seniors Initiative is pleased to offer this five-week program at no cost to participants. No previous formal training or experience is required. The program is based on the belief that people bring to the class the prior knowledge and life experience necessary to be successful in mentoring, coaching, presenting, or teaching.
Sessions will be 2 ½ hours in length and will be offered on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. They will be held in Room 3 at Credit Union Place, beginning January 27th and running through February 3rd, 10th, March 3, and 10th.
To register or find out more details, please call Gloria at EPSI 902-888-2177, email , or drop by the EPSI office in Credit Union Place.
The program is open to anyone. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to get together with others to learn new skills or improve on the skills you already have. PLEASE NOTE: Maximum number of participants for the program is 12. Register early!

Thursday, January 8, 2015


Now HERE is a fun volunteer opportunity!!!    Culture Summerside is looking for people to view old issues of the Journal-Pioneer on microfilm to find graphics and stories that reflect the social history of Summerside.   This is in conjunction with celebrating the J-P's 150-year mark.    You would be working in the McNaught House with Culture Summerside staff.    The time commitment is VERY flexible, and you can even bring a friend.    Please contact the MacNaught History Centre and Archives at 75 Spring Street (902) 432-1332 or by email at     The project will run January, February and March.    No computer knowledge is required. 

Monday, November 17, 2014


HOW'S YOUR HEARING?     Not sure?     Connect Hearing will be at Credit Union Place on Friday December 5 from 1-3 p.m. and a consultant will do complimentary hearing screenings with a portable audiometer.  It takes approximately 15 minutes to conduct each hearing screening. After the screening the Consultant will review audiogram and answer any hearing health questions.    If you are interested in a screening, please give us a call at the EPSI office 902 888 2177 to book a time.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014


 As you have probably read, EPSI and Parkside School are partnering in the Reading Pals program. This program will see seniors helping children to practice their skills on a one-on-one basis. The reading time is Mondays through Thursdays from 10:40 till 11:40 at the school library. If you have an hour a week, or if you would like to be on our "substitute" list, why not give us a call at 888-2177. What a feel-good way to make a difference!!!