CLBC’s E-Newsletter    |     March 2020
A bi-monthly update with news, stories and tips
Striking a chord:
Band puts talents on display
For Erik, Ryan and Adam, members of the band 13th Floor, playing music together is chance to pursue a shared passion, develop their skills, and put on some rockin’ live shows.Click here to read about the band and learn about upcoming performances, including taking the stage at an inclusive art and music festival.
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Blazing a new trail:
Social enterprise sparks opportunities
Barbarah Kisschowsky’s son Zackery had difficulty finding a job that would meet his needs. She shares how K-lumet helped create employment for him as well as new opportunities to build social connections.Read their story here and hear Barbarah’s advice for other family members about exploring different avenues of employment for their loved ones.
Easy does it: New system simplifies direct funding reporting for families

The new Direct Funding Financial Reporting System is making it easier for individuals and families who receive individualized funding directly to submit spending reports.

Read about the system here and learn how CLBC partnered with VELA Canada to create resources to teach families about the easy-to-use
reporting process.

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Pass it around: Facilitator fosters connection through hockey

CLBC Facilitator Peter Buitendyk (second from right) launched a drop-in floor hockey program as a way for people in Abbotsford to make social connections while also getting physically active.

Click here to read about the program and find out how to participate.

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