White Rock RCMP Community Policing is looking for volunteers. "If you have 100 hours a year to spare and want to join our team, please contact Julia Everett at 778-593-3611. Activities include Van Patrol, Bike Patrol, Speed Watch and more. Applicants must be prepared to pass a security assessment, which normally takes about four months to process."
Fraser Health Crisis Line is recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to people in the region who are experiencing emotional distress. No previous experience is needed as extensive training and ongoing support is provided. To get involved, visit www.options.bc.ca and follow link for Crisis Line.
Calypso Hut Dance Society: Caribbean events hosted by not-for-profit group based in South Surrey. "Our objective is to provide social entertainment with a Caribbean flavour." For info, email email@example.com or call Orvis, 604-209-5081, 778-829 7107.
White Rock/South Surrey Women's Probus Club for retired and semi-retired professional/ business women: Meeting at 1: 30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Chateau Cargill, 3550 King George Blvd., South Surrey. Topic: Preserving Family History. Club information: 604-531-8593.
Dutch-Canadian Cultural Society of Greater Vancouver, incorporated in 1965, has goal "to provide entertaining venues in the Lower Mainland whereby Dutch-Canadians and their friends can come together to preserve, enhance and celebrate, their heritage and cultural traditions." Info: 604-5363394, www.dutchnetwork.ca.
White Rock and District Garden Club welcomes new members. Club info: Eileen Davidson, 604-538-0496.
Newcomers Club of White Rock and South Surrey is a club for women who are new to the area. The club meets the first Tuesday of the month (September to June) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2350 148 St., Surrey. First visit is free. Membership is $30 per year. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WAV (Widows at Victory): Social events for widows to meet other widows and have a social outing. Group meets on second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m., at Victory Memorial Park, 14831 28th Ave., Surrey. Colleen Bujak, 604-536-6522. South Surrey Soul Sisters, a Gogo group under auspices of Stephen Lewis Foundation, supporting African grandmothers raising 14 million orphaned children, holds monthly meetings. All are welcome (you do not need to be a grandmother). Info, email email@example.com.
Fraser Valley Multiple Miracles: Non-profit society offers support for families of multiples (twins, triplets, etc.). Group meets monthly at Clayton Hall in Surrey on first Wednesday of each month (excluding Dec. and June), 7 p.m., providing support, friendship and fun for moms of multiples, exploring challenges and experiences. Special events, cooking classes, exercise sessions and more. Info: 604-531-3107.
Seniors Come Share Society Java Caregiver Group: "Join us every Tuesday at 9: 30 a.m. and Thursday at 10 a.m. for a caregiver group designed to validate caregivers for who they are and what they do, share experiences, strength and hope and to have fun." Call Andrea, 604-531-9400, ext. 29.
Free support circle for Filipino parents: Parent Support Circles are free, confidential, anonymous, weekly meetings of parents who wish to learn new ways to nurture and protect their children. In Surrey, circles available in Filipino. For info, call 604-669-1616 or visit www. parentsupportbc.ca.
Caregivers Network of Surrey/ Delta: The support group for family caregivers of Surrey/Delta (caring for loved ones with chronic illness, disabilities and frailty) meets four times a month. For info about place and time, call 604-686-3793.
Women Living With Chronic Conditions group launched by South Fraser Women's Services Society in partnership with Fraser Health iConnect, Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. at 15138 20th Ave. Call 604-536-9611, ext. 221.
Codependents Anonymous group meetings held in White Rock on Tuesday evenings at First United Church, basement entrance at 15385 Semiahmoo Ave. For info, contact Warren, 604-785-9300.
Early Psychosis Intervention Program (EPI) holds family/friend support group every last Tuesday of the month from 7-9 p.m. at Peace Arch Hospital Elder Health Building (conference room). 604-538-4278.
Email all Wellbeing listings to firstname.lastname@example.org. Publication is not guaranteed.
© Copyright 2013