News and Updates
Our Square One Older Adult Centre is in need of a New Name and we need your help!
Members’ News – April 2016
Able! Willing! Ready!
Seniors’ Community Engagement: A Toolkit
Square One Older Adult Centre, through the support of a federal government’s New Horizons for Seniors Program grant, has created a Resource Toolkit complete with practical suggestions and tips for organizations that wish to expand their volunteer engagement practices to include the differently-abled senior. This resource will dismiss commonly-shared myths, explore the facts about physical mobility, visual limitations, and hearing impairment, and will assist community organizations to expand their volunteer and leadership team by effectively welcoming differently-abled seniors and encouraging them to share their knowledge and abundant skills.______________________________________________________________________
Notice to Members: Call for Nominations for Board of Director Vacancies – 2016/2017:
The following Board of Director positions are up for election this year at the Square One Older Adult Centre General Meeting:
Programs and Cafeteria Director
Special Events and Fundraiser Director
Nominations must be submitted to Linda Salb, Executive Director, by Friday, May 27th, 2016 by 5:00pm. If you have any questions....
Good News for Older Adults and Seniors in Mississauga!
Square One Older Adult Centre and Square One Seniors Wellness Services are pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2016, both organizations have joined forces and resources under the leadership of one Board of Directors to deliver a wide variety of programs and services that will address the high-priority needs of its members and Mississauga’s growing older adult community. The amalgamated organization will continue to operate under the name: Square One Older Adult Centre (Charitable number: 81959 5893 RR0001).
Arabian Nights Gala – Saturday, March 5th, 2016
Location: Square One Older Adult Centre
Doors open at 6:30pm
Tickets: $35 members, $40 guests. Tickets available at the Square One Older Adult Centre Administration Office. Cash or Cheque only.
Featuring an Exotic Marketplace, Fortune Teller, Henna Artist, Photo Booth, DJ Dancing, Silent Auction, free Belly Dancing lessons, Cash Bar, Door Prizes, Best Costume contest and a delicious Mediterranean Dinner.
Town Hall Information Session – Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
Members and stakeholders interested in learning more about the Centre’s lease expiry and relocation progress are invited to join the Future Location Task Group for an update and question period on Thursday, December 10th from 3:00pm – 4:00pm in the Centre’s Auditorium.
Square One Seniors Wellness Services Walk-a-Thon – Friday, October 16th, 2015
Join Square One Seniors Wellness Services for our indoor walk on Friday, October 16th in Square One Shopping Centre, as we journey to various Pit Stops. Free continental breakfast, t-shirt, gift bag, auction for VIA Rail tickets and prizes galore! Just $20 min. in collected pledges gets you in! Pre-registration preferred. Thanks to our sponsors: Amica at City Centre, Cruise Holidays/Luxury Travel Boutique, Erinview by Sifton, Evergreen Retirement Community, Investors Group – Amy Ozamiz.
Future Amalgamation – Friday, May 1st, 2015
After much consideration and discussion, at their joint meeting on March 27th, 2015, the Boards of Square One Seniors Wellness Services and Square One Older Adult Centre passed a motion to amalgamate the two organizations into one. It’s expected that this move will provide a more efficient and effective way of delivering vital services and programs to the seniors’ community in Mississauga. Further details regarding this future amalgamation will regularly be made available throughout the process.
Annual General Meetings Notice
Square One Older Adult Centre and Square One Seniors Wellness Services Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 25th, 2015 starting at 11:00am. Get your free lunch ticket from the Administration Office upon presentation of your 2015 membership fob. Lunch is only available for those who have a ticket. Questions for the Boards must be submitted in writing to the Administration Office by June 5th, 2015.