Be Active in the Community!
TAKE NOTICE THAT the Toronto Military Family Resource Centre (Toronto MFRC) will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 6:00 till 7:30 pm at the Centre located at 5 Yukon Lane, Toronto, Ontario. Everyone is invited to attend and an RSVP is encouraged.
The purpose of this meeting is:
1. To hear reports presented by the Board of Directors highlighting significant achievements during the 2015/2016 fiscal year;
2. To presented the audited financial statements of the Toronto MFRC for 2015/2016;
3. To appoint the auditor for the Toronto MFRC for 2016/2017; and,
4. To nominate and elect new members to the Centre’s Board of Directors.
Light refreshments will be served and childcare is available, if needed.
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How Can We Serve You Better?
Calling all military personnel, veterans, and family members! From 12-23 September 2016, share your opinions in our Community Needs Assessment survey.
The Community Needs Assessment is your opportunity to influence the programs and services available to support the military community. The survey is administered jointly by Personnel Support Programs (PSP) and Military Family Resource Centres (MFRC) and is available online at www.cfmws.com/CNA.
The Community Needs Assessment asks you to share your most pressing challenges and to define your needs as a military member, veteran or family member. We ask you to share your opinion irrespective of whether you use PSP or MFRC services regularly, occasionally, or not at all.
This information will give us a better picture of which issues military personnel, veterans and their families think are most important, and of how well our current services address those key needs.
Our services will be adjusted at the local and national levels based on the survey outcomes to ensure that we are delivering programs that are as helpful and relevant as possible.
Help us do better! Share your opinion from 12-23 September 2016 at www.cfmws.com/CNA.
Come One Come All!!!
Strength & Stillness Yoga
"When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath."
~Hatha Yoga Pradipika
We're excited to announce a brand new program coming to the Toronto Military Family Resource Centre! Strength & Stillness Yoga provides beginner movement and meditation classes for active and veteran service men and women, caregivers, spouses, and adult family members. Yoga and meditation have been known to support the treatment of anxiety, depression, PTSD, OSI, and TBI. While it is not a replacement for clinical treatment, it can help with coping and resiliency.
About the Yoga Teacher, Tania (Tawn) Haas: Tawn earned her restorative yoga teaching certificate in 2012 from Octopus Garden Yoga Centre at College and Dovercourt, downtown Toronto. She completed her 200-hour teaching certificate in 2015, followed by a specialty course in teaching students affected by trauma. Tania was first exposed to yoga as a dancer at a creative arts public high school in North York. She taught her first yoga class in 2002 in the Kathmandu valley while working as an English and math teacher at a home for 150 children, when the Maoist insurgency and bombing campaign was still ongoing. She has since worked as a journalist in Canada, the U.S. and around the world including the West Bank, Mexico and South Africa. Yoga and meditation have been helpful tools to stay focused and grounded along the way. She now lives in Toronto and works as a full-time in-house writer at Medcan.