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  • 30 Aug 2020 2:56 PM | Belinda Zylstra (Administrator)

    This is an excellent City of Burlington sponsored service - try it out!  Just click on the link below for more information.

    TelePALS provides free over the phone discussion, social and learning programs for adults. Participants can join in Chat Groups, Listen and Learn, Game Shows, Ask the Expert or Listen for Enjoyment programs. 

    Programs will be either multi-person conversations, question and answer or listening only.

    • No special equipment needed – any phone will do!
    • Programs vary in length but most are about  an hour long and currently run Monday to Friday
    • Listen to conversation, learn from others, enjoy team competitions or participate in creative activities
    • For programs requiring Registration (R) or to leave a question, call 905-335-7738 ext. 4662
    • Registrations accepted up until 24 hours prior to start of program.

    In partnership with the Older Adult Centres' Association of Ontario (OACAO) and sponsored by the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility (MSAA).

    https://www.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/telepals-free-dial-in-programs-for-adults.asp#


  • 16 Aug 2020 3:32 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    One of our CFUW Burlington members has been struggling with Lyme Disease for the last few weeks. It seems that she encountered the tick in her own backyard. Everyone needs to be vigilant when enjoying the outdoors.

    For more information about Lyme Disease in Halton click HERE.


  • 07 Jun 2020 11:45 AM | Anonymous

    11:00 am– 4:00 pm - (Rain Date June 14th)
    Empty Parking Lot – The Burlington Centre (formerly Burlington Mall)

    Members of the general public are asked to “drive through” with food donations during the hours of 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.  

    Families will stay safely in their vehicle as volunteers unload donations.  Social distancing and strict safety protocols will be in place to ensure a contact-less drop-off process.  

  • 07 Jun 2020 11:43 AM | Anonymous

    Stories from Burlington organizations and businesses that have inspired us by taking action to support our community in new and creative ways. From retooling their manufacturing process to create personal protective equipment, to donating food or supplies to our local hospital, to finding new ways to connect with vulnerable residents and get them the essentials they need, our city has risen to this unique and unprecedented challenge. 

    Click here for more information.

  • 30 May 2020 11:42 AM | Anonymous

    To avoid the seemingly vast amount of incorrect information that is circulating about this corona virus it is strongly recommended that we look to official sources for the latest and most up to date information.

    Only official sources should be considered as they have the latest status on COVID-19. Unofficial sources can be out of date and may even contain factually incorrect information.

    Official government sources are recommended as these will contain the most up to date and most accurate information.

    Three of the best sources of information are:

    You may also like to visit the following websites:

    Information from the Halton Chapter of CARP May 13, 2020 newsletter

  • 30 May 2020 11:40 AM | Anonymous
    According to the Burlington Food Bank, they are low on peanut butter and macaroni and cheese, which is very unusual. Also, with kids at home, their snacks and juice boxes are still needed and many families are running out of toiletries. 

    Check the Burlington Food Back homepage and scroll down to see where donations of food or toiletries can be dropped.  Or donate online. More information here.

  • 18 May 2020 11:39 AM | Anonymous

    The May 27 General Meeting will now take place on ZOOM. Connection instructions will follow via email. All in-person meetings, speakers & events are cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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