National Volunteer Week: April 12-18, 2015

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  A volunteer action is like a stone thrown in a lake:  its effect has a direct impact.  At the same time, like ripples, volunteer efforts reach out far and wide to improve communities. Undeniably, volunteers rock!   The CAS of Haldimand and Norfolk is celebrating volunteers in child welfare this month.  Our volunteers play an important role by sharing their time and talents to enrich the lives of our children, youth and families.  You can contribute to a wide range of services, including:  acting ... Read More

Social Work Week - March 2-8, 2015

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Social Work Week provides an opportunity each year for the Society to recognize and celebrate social workers and all of our staff, for the life-changing work that they champion in our community. They are committed to helping people face challenges and make positive changes in their lives. OASW’s theme this year is mobilizing strengths in individuals and communities.  Social workers play a significant role in helping people improve the quality of their lives and achieve their goals.  The foundation for growth and change ... Read More

Thanks to “100 Women Who Care”

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Our "Fresh Air Fund" was chosen as the recipient of a donation of $15,100 at the February meeting of "100 Women Who Care Norfolk".  This generous donation will help over 50 children in Norfolk County attend summer camp or participate in recreational activities, who may not otherwise have this opportunity.  The Fresh Air Fund is supported entirely through community donations, so this is very much appreciated.  Thank you "100 Women Who Care Norfolk", which has grown to 151 members.  Pictured here is ... Read More

It’s all about Family! Family Day is Monday, February 16, 2015

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Family Day Free Skate Times --  Lace up and celebrate Family Day with some fun family time.  Free public skating is offered in Haldimand and Norfolk at the following locations and times: Haldimand: Caledonia HCCC Arena – Almas Rink 10:30 am – 1:30 pm   Cayuga Memorial Arena   10:30 am – 1:30 pm   Dunnville Arena     2:30 pm –  5:30 pm   Hagersville Arena     2:30 pm –  5:30 pm Norfolk: Simcoe Recreation Centre    1:00 pm –  2:30 pm   Delhi, Langton, Port Dover & Waterford  1:00 pm –  2:30 pm Read More

Thanks to Doug Maxwell, Bill Clarke and the Fisherville Lions Club

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Doug Maxwell and Bill Clarke belong to a local musician’s group which raised $500.00.  They challenged the Fisherville Lions Club to match the money they raised for camp activities through the Fresh Air Fund. The Fisherville Lions club was up for the challenge.  Seen in the photo from left to right is Doug Maxwell, musician and Lions member, Brenda Hunt, from the Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk, Bill Clarke, musician and Lions member and Jim Swing, President of the Fisherville ... Read More