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Rosanne Bland, Editor
Joyce Steadman, Bookkeeper
26 Beamish Road
Mount Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0
March is Fraud Awareness Month. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) warns consumers and businesses to be on the lookout for a variety scams targeting senior citizens in our communities. The scammers are practiced con men that use tactics to befriend, gain trust and even scare seniors into parting with their money, in some cases their life savings. Here are 3 prominent scams affecting seniors today:
(1) The “Emergency – Grand Parent Scam” which is aimed at persuading seniors to believe a family member or friend is in trouble
Information on the SafePlace-SafeSpace workshops and how to register are in the linked files below.
All proceeds go to Uniacke District School Breakfast Program
WHEN: Saturday, April 12th
TIME: Doors open at 1:00pm
Games start at 2:00pm
WHERE: Mount Uniacke Legion
Where: Church of the Holy Spirit, Lakelands
1231 HWY #1
When: March 22, 2014 from 11 am-1pm
Brunch : Fish Cakes, Homemade Beans, Brown Bread,
Dessert, Tea, Coffee and Shamrock Punch.
Cost : $10 per person ( children under 5 Free)
Tuesday, March 4th 4pm to 6:30pm
ST. PAUL’S UNITED CHURCH
293 ETTER RD., MT. UNIACKE
PANCAKES, SAUSAGE, BAKED BEANS, CHILI,
HOMEMADE ROLLS & BISCUITS & A VARIETY
OF DELICIOUS DESSERTS
Take-outs Welcome 866-2510
Sponsored by St. Paul’s U.C.W.
Free Swim: Thursday March 13
2:00pm – 4:00pm at Boulderwood Stables. – East Hants residents only.
Open Play: Bring your family and enjoy some free PLAY time for all ages! Youth under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. *Please bring a clean pair of sneakers for inside and outdoor dress for the playground & trails!
Tues. March 11 Uniacke Community Fire Hall 10:00am – 12:00pm
BOULDERWOOD STABLES, ARDOISE
Thursday March 13
2:00pm – 4:00pm.
East Hants residents only
COME AND JOIN US FOR A RELAXING AFTERNOON
Red Cross Swimmming Lesson Registration is now open for the Spring 2014
Saturday morning starting 21st April
Monday evening starting 26th April
Phone Boulderwood Stables 757-1644
Download enrolment form at www.boulderwood.com
March Break Public Swims 1-4 daily.
FREE East Uniacke swim Thursday March 13th
The winter fun day scheduled for Feb 14 in Mount Uniacke is cancelled due to the effects of the weather. It will be rescheduled to March break. The trails, which were a key part of the activities planned, are icy and as a result not usable for our planned activities.
The Senior Safety Program in Hants County is a not for profit organization that was developed in 2000. It focuses on concerns regarding personal safety and well-being, home security, frauds and scams, elder abuse, and a myriad of other topics. The program strives to keep seniors in the county safe and well informed.
The goal of the Senior Safety Program is to enhance communication between seniors and the police, to provide education and programs that would meet the needs of all seniors in Hants County and offers support through direct contact with a Senior Safety Coordinator. The coordinator, Lisa Wallace,
Learn more about:
Gambling and how it can become a problem
Wills and Estate Planning, Power of Attorney
Housing Options for Seniors
Information sessions are free and are held at the Windsor Legion
Light lunch provided
Seniors’ Expo will be held May 29 at Windsor Legion
Seniors’ Safety Program Association of Hants CountySupported by the RCMP