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Luncheon at Volunteer Ann's House

Published on: January 22, 2018
Last month, one of our wonderful volunteers, Ann, invited Community Membersto her house for a festive lunch to celebrate the holidays, and the start of theNew Year. During the visit, Ann served a variety of scrumptious dishes, and even enjoyedpopping open some Christmas...

A Year of Giving

Published on: December 20, 2017
  Throughout 2017, Community Members actively immersed themselvesin meaningful initiatives to give back to the community-at-large andthose in need.   Our Year Of Giving began in the spring, when Community Member,partnered with Glengrove Public School to clean up the...

A Beautiful Bazaar!

Published on: November 29, 2017
At V!VA Pickering, November is a time for sweet treats, beautiful crafts,and warm hearts: three components of our annual Holiday Bazaar.   This year’s bazaar featured 32 vendors, with Community Members enjoying everything from edible goods to knitted crafts, and...

V!VA Pickering Wins Big!

Published on: September 28, 2017
On August 30th, V!VA Pickering hosted the V!VA Olympics: with V!VA Pickeringcompeting against V!VA Mississauga and V!VA Thornhill Woods. The first game was Bola Ball, where Community Member June’s remarkableperformance led V!VA Pickering to its first victory! The second...

Canadian Tour and Tea

Published on: August 29, 2017
Community Members had the opportunity to take a tour of Ontario LegislativeBuilding in Toronto where they learned about Canadian traditions, and the manyportraits of notable citizens that adorn the building’s halls. After the tour, CommunityMembers enjoyed a beautifully...

Five Years and Counting

Published on: July 28, 2017
V!VA Pickering celebrated five years of Making Today Great! with a Masquerade,complete with black and gold themed V!VAlicious cupcakes, music and dancing!   The celebrations started in the morning with a speech from Pickering’s Mayor,David Ryan, who thanked V!VA Pickering...

Walk of Life

Published on: June 30, 2017
The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada extended an invite for V!VA Pickeringto take part in their annual “Walk of Life” fundraiser, held at the Ontario Science Center.   Community Members and Team Members participated in the 1km walk, raising$500 to help boost awareness of...

Mother's Day Hight Tea

Published on: June 1, 2017
*/ The Community Members and their guests celebrated Mother’s Day with sharedlaughter, stories and fond memories while sipping on a selection of teas providedby David’s Tea. The Lifestyles Team made an assorted tray of delectable fingersandwiches, scones, pastries and...

My Time to Give Volunteer Fair

Published on: May 1, 2017
Thursday, May 18th, 2:00pm - 4:00pm    Find volunteer opportunities in your community and connect with organizationsfrom a variety of sectors!   For more information call Matthew at 905.831.2088 x444or e-mail

Benefits of Aquafit

Published on: April 5, 2017
Water exercises provide all the benefits of regular exercises for promotinghealth, strength, balance and brain fitness while also supporting the bodyto reduce the risk of muscle or joint injury. The ability to float also makeswater aerobics safe for anybody able to keep...


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