Membership! Membership! Membership!

The spring edition of the Blue Heron News will be available to members only on March 1st, so make sure you renew your membership before then.  The newsletter is full of information.  For example the grand opening of the Courtyard Garden, calendar of all the group activities planned for the next three months, future plans for our association, and much more.

Remember you must be a paid-up member to vote at our AGM on March 29, so don’t delay!  Pay today!  $40 is a small fee for all the activities offered at CB Place.  You may renew your membership at the CB 55 office which is open from 9 am to noon every weekday.  This would be a good time to drop by the centre with a friend, enjoy a cup of coffee (donation please), use the computers, browse through the library and enjoy the friendship of other members.

Spring Dinner and Show The 7th annual Spring Dinner and Show is planned for Saturday evening May 14, 2011 at the Greek Orthodox Church Hall (beside Commonwealth Place) – wheelchair accessible.  Bring a friend – they don’t need to be a member.  This is a fundraiser for needed shelving throughout the centre.  For your $50 ticket you will receive a lovely buffet dinner, great entertainment and lots of camaraderie,  There will also be a prize raffle. Please let Rich McMorran know or reply to cb55 <> as soon as possible.

Self-Management of Chronic Pain This participatory course will give people (and/or their spouses) tools to manage chronic pain and live a healthy life.  It is put on by the Centre on Aging, and offered across BC to anyone experiencing chronic pain from any source (eg.,  fibromyalgia, whiplash injury, multiple sclerosis, etc.)  Printed information is available on the reception desk at CB Place.

The classes are free to CB 55+ members (another reason to keep your membership active).  You have the option to attend the first class to see if you would like to continue with the course.  There is no need to join until the second session.   Classes are on Fridays, Feb 18 to March 25, 9:30 – 12:00 pm in the Courtyard Room.  The minimum number of participants is 8 and maximum 16.  If interested members must register at the CB55+ office prior to the second class (Feb.25).

Cordova Bay Association The President of the Cordova Bay Association for Community Affairs, Richard Alexander, spoke to us at our Tuesday Drop-In on Feb.15 about the value of supporting your local community by becoming a member of CBA.  Membership is only $5 per year/person. For more information about the association and becoming a member go to their website <>.

Cordova Bay 55+ Association

Help In Fundraising
Donations can be made by cheque and dropped off or mailed to:

Cordova Bay 55 Plus Association
#1-5238 Cordova Bay Road,
Victoria, BC, V8Y 2L2
Telephone: 250-658-5558
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