eNEWS - February 19, 2020
HEARTS FOR HOSPICE
There were over 180 people at the Hearts for Hospice Fundraiser in Support of Matthews House Hospice on Saturday night, all having a great time for a great cause. Thank you to the organizers for this wildly successful evening.
CANCELLATION - Thursday, February 20th - Care First is Cancelled
BHCC - PIANO
The BHCC would like to find a new home for the Piano in the Lounge. The Piano is free, we would ask that anyone interested, arrange to pick up the Piano. Please contact the BHCC Office if you are interested @ 705-435-8066 or
PEER LEARNING GROUP (PLG)
Join the PLG for another season of "weekly" discussions on topics of interest as presented by attendees. Briar Hill and Green Briar residents are welcome. Meetings are 2 hours in a non-confrontational forum wherein a PLG'er presents a topic of general interest in the first portion of the meeting. A coffee recess it taken, then we conclude with a "Round Table" short presentation of a current event.
On February 25th at 9:00 am Hamilton Jansen will cover
"The Perils of Joint-Tenancy"
On March 3rd at 9:00 am Ron Godward will cover "The Railways of New Tecumseth"
LOUNGE SPEAKERS FORUM
Will be presenting speakers on a number of informative topics - as we are limited to 35 people (by law) in the lounge, please register early. Registrations forms are located on the Bar in the Lounge. Topics will vary from Alliston's homeless community to downsizing your wardrobe, to mental health issues. Come and enjoy these speakers
Friday, February 28th at 1:00 pm
A DIFFICULT TIME --
John Earle, from the Thomas Funeral Home will help us to better understand the options we have when we must say goodbye to a loved one. His information and the answers to your questions will be most helpful. --- SORRY, THIS PRESENTATION IS FULL
Friday, March 6th @ 1:00 pm
Alliston's Heritage - What it Was and How its Changed
Speaker: Carolyn Knowles has lived here her entire life and is a wealth of knowledge about the colourful past of the place we now call home.
Friday, March 13th @ 1:00 pm
Out from the Cold - Alliston's hungry and homeless. Speaker: Executive Director, Jennifer Pergentile. Come join us to hear about this unfortunate group of people
Friday, March 27th @ 1:00 pm
Stevenson Memorial Hospital - What's New - What's Coming
President & CEO, Jody Joseph Levac, will share with us the present and future of the health care that is at our doorstep
SORRY, THIS PRESENTATION IS FULL
Friday, April 3rd @ 1:00 pm
Child Pornography -
It's not what we know -- It's what we don't know
Jeremy Spence, retired, former OPP Head of Child Pornography Division will share with us stories about he secret world of child pornography in our society.
NOTTAWASAGA MEN'S GOLF ASSOCIATION
Couples Golf - don't forget to save the dates for this years Mixed Golf events - June 5th for the Opening Mixed Scramble & August 21st for the Mixed Alternate Shot (aka the "Divorce Open"). Members of the NMGA. NLGA & LDGA are welcome to play and NON-members can participate for a small extra cost. Full details at nmga.webs.com/mixed-tournaments
GREEN BRIAR WEBSITE
THE BRIAR CRIER
Louise Galinauskas & Wayne Allard
Briar Hill Community Centre
Telephone: (705) 435-8066
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm