Syrian Newcomers: Community Orientation

posted over 1 year ago by BPL from Burlington Public Library
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Burlington Public Library and The Centre for Skills Development and Training are hosting a session this Tuesday, May 3rd for Syrian newcomers. There will be an interpreter to translate the presentation.

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WOODTURNING SHOW AND SALE

posted over 1 year ago by sandyw from Bay View Refugee Support Group
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We're hosting a fundraising event on Saturday May 7th & Sunday May 8th between 10AM-2PM selling hand made wood turning items.

On Friday May 6th between 7-9PM there will be an evening reception where refreshments and light snacks will be served.

Location: 2123 Harris Cres., Burlington ON For information contact…

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APRIL 17TH BENEFIT CONCERT

posted over 1 year ago by denisel from Port Nelson United Church Refugee Sponsorship Group
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We need you to attend a benefit concert on April 17th which is a fundraiser in support of Syrian Refugees. It will be held at Port Nelson United Church. Tickets are $25. Children 12 and under are free. Buy your tickets on line using this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5000-miles-benefit-concert-burlington-tickets-22467622263

Halton Community Resource Fair

posted over 1 year ago by BPL from Burlington Public Library
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A large community resource fair will be held at Craig Kielburger School in Milton on Saturday, April 30th from 10 am - 2 pm.

There will be bouncy castles and food trucks that families can enjoy as well as lots of great information about community services.

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Public Meeting for Volunteers

posted over 1 year ago by garethwilliams from Bay View Refugee Support Group
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Bay View Refugee Support Group will be holding a public meeting on Saturday March 19th at 10am in the Community Room at Sobey's on Brant St to meet with volunteers interested in supporting our cause.

We are a group of concerned citizens of Burlington who have come together to support…

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ESL Conversation Circle starting at Central Library

posted over 1 year ago by BPL from Burlington Public Library
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I just wanted to let you know that in partnership with HMC Connections, we will be offering an ESL conversation circle at Central Library on Wednesdays from March 2nd until May 11th, 2016.

Please phone Shinobu at 905-842-2486 ext. 241 for registration.

Address: 2331 New Street, Burlington Time: 7:00-8:30 pm…

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Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) arriving with great needs

posted over 1 year ago by stuartpike from Burlington Downtown Refugee Alliance
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Many sponsoring groups have been working hard for months making sure that the family they are supporting has all its needs met and a community to welcome them. What has recently happened in Halton and Hamilton, though are Government Assisted Refugees arriving from Toronto and moving here because they are…

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YOUR FAMILY IS INVITED TO A “PLAY DATE”!

posted over 1 year ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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World Vision Canada and Mennonite Central Committee invite Canadian children and Syrian newcomer children to make new friends in a fun environment!

Amazing fun perfectly suited for families with children 10 and under! • Jumpy castle and all kinds of active fun • Games and entertainment • Face painting •…

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Our sponsored Refugee family has arrived in Burlington!

posted over 1 year ago by RefugeeLeadHolyCrossBurl from Holy Cross
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Our sponsor family arrived in Burlington this past Saturday. They have settled into their temporary accommodations and will move into their apartment this week.

Our team members and new friends have been checking in on the family to make sure they have everything they need. Hot meals have been provided,…

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Sponsorship Information Session at Central Library

posted over 1 year ago by libraryheather from Burlington Public Library
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An information session hosted by HMC Connections will focus on understanding what it means to sponsor a refugee family. HMC will alert you to community supports and provide you with an opportunity to meet other sponsoring groups. For those at any stage of the sponsorship journey!

Margarita Cardona and Babur…

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Holy Cross Helps Refugee Family arriving Friday

posted over 1 year ago by RefugeeLeadHolyCrossBurl from Holy Cross
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Hello Burlington Residents! Holy Cross received word yesterday that our family is arriving Friday - yes Friday - and we are all working diligently to get everything ready for their arrival.

We have had an overwhelming response of donated items to furnish their new apartment as well as clothes for…

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Syrian Cultural Sensitivity Lecture Invitation To All

posted over 1 year ago by denisel from Port Nelson United Church Refugee Sponsorship Group
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Please join us on Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, at the Port Nelson United Church Sanctuary, located at 3132 South Drive, Burlington, ON.

All are welcome to learn about Syrian cultural sensitivity. Topics to be covered by Hanadi Al Masri of the Halton Multicultural Council include:

•Language and…

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Holy Cross Lutheran Church housing needs

posted over 1 year ago by RefugeeLeadHolyCrossBurl from Holy Cross
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Hello Burlington: our group will be supporting a refugee family from Aleppo, currently residing in Jordan. This family of five will need housing when they arrive, sometime in the next 2-4 months. If you have ideas, locations which might be available, know a landlord who might have a townhouse available,…

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Halton Community Resources Orientation Session

posted over 1 year ago by OfficeoftheMayor from Office of the Mayor
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Halton Newcomer Strategy invites you to the Halton Community Resources Orientation Session on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 6-8 p.m. at Employment Halton, 2441 Lakeshore Road West in Oakville. This orientation session will provide information for ‪Newcomers, ‪‎Refugees and ‪Sponsors on the resources and services available in ‪‎Halton. To Register: Visit…

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WEDNESDAY FEB 17th 6-8PM: Halton Community Resources Orientation Session: for Newcomers, Refugees and Sponsors on the resources and services available in Halton!

posted almost 2 years ago by sabessner from Halton Newcomer Strategy
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Halton Newcomer Strategy invites you to the Halton Community Resources Orientation Session, this orientation session will provide information for Newcomers, Refugees and Sponsors on the resources and services available in Halton.

There will be booths set up displaying information from the following community agencies and service providers:

• Settlement •…

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