Upcoming Programs and Events for June and July 2013

Do you like to garden? Port Cares is looking for Volunteers on June 22nd to participate in planting vegetables for our Food Bank and Meal Program.

Port Cares gratefully acknowledges a generous donation of one acre of land from Rob and Sally Hurkmans of Port Colborne. Now that it has stopped raining the field is ready for planting. If you would like to volunteer to help us plant vegetables for our food bank and meal program, join us on June 22nd at 10am at the Reach Out Food Centre at 61 Nickel St. This is a great opportunity for families, community groups and individuals of all ages to get involved and experience the Port Cares from “Farm to Table” project. To learn more call 905-835-1914 ext.22.

Farm to table imagefrom left to right Rob Hurkmans, Volunteers Tina and Bell Burger and Manager Andrea Birrrell from the Reach Out Food Centre. Photo courtesy of the Welland Tribune.

Food Service Associate Program – next class starts June 24th

Interested in employment in the foodservice industry? Our 8 week program offers you training in food preparation and safety, customer service and healthy lifestyles plus certification in Smart Serve, Safe Food Handling and WHMIS. Call 905-835-1914  ext. 27  for information and to register. Food Service Associate Program

Fun in the Sun Program for ages 6-14  starts  July 2 and runs until  August 23

The program will be held at the Victoria Playground from 10 am until noon followed by activities at the Reach out Food Centre at 61 Nickel Street from 12-3 pm.

Nutritious snacks will be provided however children should bring a bag lunch as well.

There is no cost for this summer program and parents are encouraged to contact Aaron Russell at 905-834-1914 for more information and to register. FUN IN THE SUN PLAYGROUND PROGRAM .

Fun in the Sun 2013




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