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SPLC volunteer Jackie Mac watches as his students play Machet

How this ancient game creates community

Posted on Aug 21, 2017

The greatest creations come from a pure desire to help others. Machet was one such creation. Machet is a derivative of the ancient tile-based mind game Mahjong, and it was created by long time SPLC volunteer Jackie Mac. Jackie created the game 19 years ago and has changed many lives with it. He...

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Volunteer Fair for Older Adults and Seniors

Posted on Aug 1, 2017

SPLC will be hosting a volunteer fair to teach you about how to get involved in the community. The event will take place on August 23rd at SPLC's centre.

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How SALT Safety Walks Can Prevent Crimes

Posted on Oct 31, 2016

Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT), is a partnership of seniors in the community, Toronto Police 42 Division and St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre. SALT is a community volunteer organization developed to meet the needs of seniors in Scarborough by addressing their crime and safety concerns.

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October is Community Support Month

Posted on Sep 29, 2016

  Re: Press Release October 2016 is Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) Support Month. This month is of public interest as it is intended to celebrate service achievements and increase public awareness of what community support services are and why they are an important part of the...

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Seniors Month Edition: Meet Mr. Crisp

Posted on Jun 6, 2016

As part of Seniors Month, we will be featuring a Seniors Series, where we will interview vibrant seniors throughout June with inspiring stories to share!We encourage you to share these stories and tell us about your experiences with inspiring seniors!Sometimes you meet someone and discover a...

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Celebrate the Power of Volunteers at our Recognition Night

Posted on Apr 29, 2016

On Thursday April 29 we recognized our volunteers for their hard work, dedication and commitment at St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre. Volunteers, ranging from students, residents and clients gathered in their best clothing and received their awards: bronze, silver and gold. For more on this event...

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Jan White MPP Soo Wong Leading Women Leading Girls

Jan Whyte Receives Service Award

Posted on Apr 21, 2015

On Thursday April 16th, MPP Soo Wong recognized nineteen women and girls that have been awarded Ontario’s Leading Women/Leading Girls, Building Communities Award.  Jan Whyte, one of our long serving volunteers, was recognized for the "Leading Women Building Communities Award". 

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Jan White MPP Soo Wong Leading Women Leading Girls

Jan Whyte Receives Service Award

Posted on Apr 21, 2015

On Thursday April 16th, MPP Soo Wong recognized nineteen women and girls that have been awarded Ontario’s Leading Women/Leading Girls, Building Communities Award.  Jan Whyte, one of our long serving volunteers, was recognized for the "Leading Women Building Communities Award". 

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Ontario Service Award Winners

Ontario Recognizes Our Volunteers with Eight Awards

Posted on Apr 8, 2015

The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards are given by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration to recognize individuals for their continuous years of service to an organization. On April 06, 2015, no less than eight of SPLC's volunteers were honoured! Congratulations to Matildes Fernandes, Bob Ho,...

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Annual Volunteer Satisfaction Survey

Posted on Sep 10, 2014

St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre has over 500 volunteers, each one helping us do the work we do to transform the lives of local seniors. We value our volunteers and it is important to us as an organization that we take the time to get their feedback about their experience with our organization....

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