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Shine The Light 2012 – Deadline April 30th

Posted on: March 28th, 2012

Hands’ 2nd annual Shine The Light video contest in support of mental health awareness among youth is underway!

Shine The Light 2012 is a video contest open to Nipissing and Parry Sound Districts students in grades 7-12. Students must create an original video representing the theme “increasing awareness and decreasing the stigma of mental health“. Last year, Hands received over 40 video submissions, and staff are hoping to double that number this year. The contest which launched February 10th closes on April 30th, with grand prizes given out during Children’s Mental Health Week May 6-12, 2012.

Hands’ invites all those interested to visit the Shine The Light 2012 section of their website to see full contest rules and to submit a video. There are lots of amazing prizes to be won, including the grand prize: $500 Walmart gift card!

Click for Hands’ Shine The Light 2012 – Poster English and French poster here

For more information, contact Samantha at 705-476-2293 x 1210 or [email protected]

Recipient of the Scotia Employee Volunteer Program

Posted on: March 28th, 2012

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca received $1000.00 from Scotiabank’s Bright Future’s Scotia Employee Volunteer Program. Under the Scotia Employee Volunteer Program, Scotiabank donates money each year to charitable organizations in which Scotiabank employees are active volunteers. We appreciate Scotiabank’s recognition of our volunteer activities within our organization.

Hands’ North Bay Autism Services have Moved

Posted on: March 21st, 2012

Our Autism Services in the North Bay area have moved to 820 Lakeshore Drive. The services included in the move are:

  • ASD School Support Program (SSP)
  • Behaviour Communication Therapy (BCT) services
  • Enhanced Respite Services
  • Autism Intervention Program (AIP)

We are very excited to have all of our Autism Services in this new space as it will streamline and enhanced the quality of the services that we offer.

Early Years 10th Anniversary – Week of April 23rd

Posted on: March 2nd, 2012

During the week of April 23rd, the Parry Sound/Muskoka Ontario Early Years system is very proud to be hosting its 10th Anniversary celebration. You are invited to help celebrate and join in the special activities at the various Early Years Program locations across the Region. Please see the Early Years 10th Anniversary Schedule for event listings, dates and locations.

See you there!

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