PIL Spring Session Week 4 – Stewart Memorial Church

On Tuesday March 12 the Partners in Learning group had a field trip to visit Stewart Memorial Church on John Street. Aileen Duncan gave the kind invitation to visit and explore the history of this church which is an Ontario Historic Site. It has served as both a religious and social centre for Hamilton’s community … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 4 – Stewart Memorial Church

PIL Spring Session Week 3 – Safety in the Home

A very informative talk on the extensive role of the Fire Prevention Division was given by Fire Department officials, Mark Spelic and Kelli O ‘Connor. Various types of dwellings, eg. houses, apartments, renting or owning, the requirements needed for each type of dwelling and whose responsibility it is to maintain fire alarms etc. were discussed. … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 3 – Safety in the Home

PIL Spring Session Week 2 – The Salvation Army

On February 26th we welcomed, Dan Miller, Head the Public Relations and Development Department of the Salvation Army, who is an interesting and engaging speaker.He gave an excellent talk, videos ¬†and slide show, sharing a great deal of information about ALL of the incredible services that are offered to the residents of the City of … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 2 – The Salvation Army

PiL Spring Session Week 1 – VON Hamilton

For our first week we welcomed Nicole Dowson of the VON Hamilton, who gave a very comprehensive list of the many wonderful and caring services offered by this organization.Their title maybe, Victorian Order of Nurses, but the services they offer go way beyond nursing care, looking at the after care of many people during their … Read morePiL Spring Session Week 1 – VON Hamilton

Fall Session #2 – The LOST Organization

Nicole, on behalf of, LOST Organization, Living Outside of Suffering and Trauma, gave the group information on the services offered by them which includes community support for those individuals who want to improve their mental health. They offer a sixteen week guided programme for the maintenance of mental health, mindfulness training, counselling and coping mechanism. … Read moreFall Session #2 – The LOST Organization