Tuesday, October 7, 2014

WONDERFUL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY!

 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!!!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Excellent Employment Opportunity!


PLEASE NOTE:    The deadline for submission of applications is extended to October 7.

TUTORS NEEDED AT NOTRE DAME PLACE

We received a note from Lila MacIsaac-Buchanan, from Notre Dame Place in Summerside, regarding their need for volunteers who might be interested in helping out with their tutoring program.   They currently have three volunteers, but they have a list of at least 8-10 people who have an interest in being tutored.     This would be a 2-3 hour per week commitment.   If you think you are able to help out, please give Lila a call at 902 888 2237.

Friday, September 19, 2014

 
This is exciting! On October 30, EPSI is hosting a one-day event for grandparents across PEI. It's called SHADES OF GRANDPARENTING and it will celebrate the roles grandparents play in their families and communities, provide lots of go...od information, talk about issues grandparents are concerned about, and have some fun. Nils Ling, harpist Christine Gallant, and Emily Schurman as MC will make sure you have an entertaining day. You can register by calling EPSI at 888-2177 or emailing us at director.epsi@live.ca The are only 100 seats available, and they will fill up quickly. A buffet dinner is provided, there will be booths to view, and the entire day is FREE, thanks to funding through the federal New Horizons program.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Think About This!

HAVE YOU EVER GIVEN ANY THOUGHT TO BECOMING A "BIG"????
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