Social Capital

Celebrating over 32 years of Employment

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Like many people, Neil Fromhart graduated from school and promptly entered the workforce, and has been working ever since, for over 32 years. This may not seem exceptional, but when you consider the employment rates for people with developmental disabilities (15%-26% versus 79% for people without disabilities),

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Thaddeus Leads The Way

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Not many people can claim to be an expert in fun, but Thaddeus Trill arguably holds that title since winning Employee of the Year Award from the Chilliwack Landing Leisure Center, where he works as a “Fun Leader”. Thaddeus has worked at the Leisure Center for about

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Girl Guide Leader

Terra is now a girl guide leader

Congratulations to Terra for winning the Grand Prize in CSCL’s 2018 Photo Contest – What Does Social Capital Look Like To You?. Terra submitted the photo with help from CSCL’s Outreach Services. Terra has just started as a leader with the Girl Guides in Chilliwack. The photo

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Chiefs Fan For Life

Amanda

Hockey season is in full swing, and while nobody can predict whether or not the Chilliwack Chiefs will repeat as National Champions this year, there is one thing they can count on: a group of committed and dedicated fans cheering them on! One of those fans is

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David’s Social Capital Story – Busy Bee!

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David Godbout is a hard-working success story – a self-employed business owner with a successful micro-enterprise called, “Busy Bee”. David’s interest in enterprise goes back to “Teen Biz”, an unofficial business, back in the day, run by teens in CSCL’s Teen Clubs selling pop and snacks at

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CSCL Photo Contest Winner 2017

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Congratulations to Adrian Collins for winning the year’s Photo Contest – “What Does Social Capital Look Like To You?” Adrian submitted a photo with support from his Vocational Counselor at CSCL’s Supported Employment Services titled “DSLR Sefie”. Adrian is a freelance photographer (his business is called Adrian

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Jonathon’s Social Capital Story

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Jonathon loves games.  CSCL staff found a group that has meets for the common purpose of playing games, close to Jonathon’s home.  The group, called the Youth Games Guild is a weekly Community Drop-In for Youth. Quickly, it became apparent to staff that Jonathon loved attending this

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Paul’s Social Capital Story

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Paul has started jamming with one of the musicians at Triple Play Pub. A CSCL employee, who had previously worked with Paul, called to let him know that her friend hosts a jam session and invited Paul to it. Paul is using his IPad that has songs

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Susan’s Social Capital Story

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Susan started going to Chair Yoga at the Senior Resource Center a year ago. When she first started going she didn’t know anyone there except for one lady who used to work for CSCL. As Susan continued going, the instructor and the ladies became more friendly with

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Anjili’s Social Capital Story

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Anjili was very excited when CSCL helped provide the opportunity for her to join “Stampin’ Up” – a Card Making group. She also attended a Community Art project called “Expresso Yourself” and met some wonderful people. Anjili now maintains contact with some of these new friends outside

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