Category: Health

Coalition and Community Health Network to Join Forces at Drop-in Open Houses

How does health influence housing? How does housing influence health? At the last Comox Valley Community Health Network forum housing was identified as a top priority and since the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness already exists in the community to plan, coordinate, recommend and implement community responses to homelessness the two organizations have decided to collaborate and join forces to host drop-in open houses for people to learn more. The open houses will be hosted on October 17th from 5-7 pm at the Cumberland Council chambers, October 18th 4:30-6:30 pm in the Lewis Centre lobby and October 25th from 9-11am in the Comox Recreation Centre lobby.

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Drop in Open Houses at CVCHN

The Comox Valley Community Health Network will be holding drop in open houses. The CVCHN, formed in 2018, brings together a wide variety of people to take action on issues that impact well-being and health in the Comox Valley. It is a forum for our community to identify, prioritize and take collaborative action to make improvements on determinants of health. It focuses on areas for change that require the involvement of multiple people, groups and organizations to develop and
implement solutions.

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Comox Valley Community Health Network Hires Facilitator

The Comox Valley Community Health Network is pleased to announce that Lindsay McGinn has been hired as the Facilitator for the network. The Comox Valley Community Health Network, formed in 2018, brings together a wide variety of people to take action on issues that impact well-being and health in the Comox Valley. We focus on areas for change that require the involvement of multiple people, groups and organizations to develop and implement solutions. The network is open to anyone who lives and/or works within the Comox Valley Regional District. Lindsay will provide leadership for the network by working with the community, including the network Coordinating Circle and Action Teams to build the capacity of the network and move it forward.

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Sound & Energy Healing Circle

The Sound & Energy Healing Circle meets once a month at my home in South Courtenay . . . We discuss and share our journey with healing, enjoy a Sacred Sound meditation, learn self-help, practice and receive sessions with each other, and socialize over raw vegan refreshments.

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Introductory Classes – Comox Valley Scottish Country Dancing Society

The Comox Valley Scottish Dancing Society, will kick off its 2018-1019 season and open two FREE  introductory classes to the public. September 10  and October 1. No kilt or partner are required, just a desire to enjoy yourself.   

The Comox Valley Scottish Country Dancing Society meets in fall and winter at 7:30-9:30pm at the Comox United Church Hall (corner of Comox Ave. and Beach Drive.)  ( Teenagers between 13 and 16 should be accompanied by an adult).

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Talking About Death Can Add Value To Life!

Kick the bucket. Buy the farm. Pushing up daisies. Whatever you want to call death — many of us are uncomfortable talking about it. But could we actually benefit from confronting our mortality head on? For most of us, we want time, and lots of it, to live on this earth. However, more and more people are realizing that actually talking about death can add value to life.

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Cycle of Life Tour Supports Hospice Care in the Comox Valley

All of us at the Comox Valley Hospice Society are extremely grateful for the generous acts of kindness that are being gifted to us by nine courageous community members; Dave Ward (Zoomers) and Ellissa Prendergast, Liz Gilbank, Kelsey Staples, Leah Hull, Yana Suna, Casey Schoenfelder, Jamie Reid and Tyler Bellows (Soul Cyclers). These amazing individuals have joined forces as the to participate in the Cycle of Life Event on July 28 & 29 in support of our Hospice Society.

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