CLBC BI Monthly updates E-Newsletter March 2017

CLBC’s E-Newsletter    |    March 2017
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A bi-monthly update with news, stories and tips

The village helped to raise our son:
A Smithers family reflects 

When you walk into Sport Chek in Smithers and see Jesse Clegg unpacking garments and hanging gear, you may not realize the number of people, programs, time and advocacy that created that moment.

Click here to read Jesse’s story shared by his mother Anita,

and learn how local community councils give families a voice in B.C.


Lessons from our children:
never say never
“I am so proud of him and I love being a part of his journey. I look forward to seeing how Krystian changes society and helps the world see the gifts and abilities of those who are labelled,” says Linda Shaw.Click here to read Linda’s story, and learn about Krystian’s efforts to make communities more inclusive, including publishing his own monthly newsletter.

Finding a good fit at the corner store

Aaron Allison’s love for helping people and his attention to detail led to a rewarding employment opportunity at his local 7-Eleven in Quesnel

Click here to read Aaron’s story, find links to employment resources and learn more about CLBC’s ongoing initiative to increase inclusive employment opportunities.


A passion for meaningful support

When you walk through the community of Salmon Arm with Lori Skinner, you can feel the love. Lori loves her hometown, and the people she lives and works with. Everyone knows who she is and she knows everyone.

Click here to read Lori’s profile and learn how she builds strong relationships with individuals and families to support their goals and dreams.


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