Entries by SACL

Shuswap Association for Community Living receives commendation and grant award from City of Salmon Arm

Shuswap Association for Community Living (SACL) was informed in early March that the City of Salmon Arm Grants-in-Aid Adjudication Committee awarded the association with a cheque for $1,850.00.  There were many worthy submissions for consideration.  While requests for funding totaled $100,222 the committee had only $45,250 to disburse. The members of the committee commended our […]

3 year accreditation speaks to quality of services

 By Barb Brouwer – Salmon Arm Observer Published: February 18, 2012 6:00 AM They’re the tops and it shows. Shuswap Association For Community Living (SACL) has just received a three-year accreditation that allows them to continue to provide top-notch opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. Accreditation came from CARF International, an independent, non-profit accrediting body […]

Businesses Honoured for Excellence

By Staff Writer – Salmon Arm Observer Published: April 20, 2011 9:00 AM Updated: April 20, 2011 9:01 AM The first four of nine Business Excellence Awards for 2011 were presented Tuesday. They were:  Sedo International Foods – 2011 Rookie Business of Excellence Award, for outstanding achievement in the first 18 months of operations. Nominator: […]

Winter 2010 Newsletter

Shifts in Community Living bring new opportunities   The Sheltered Workshop concept of day programs is coming to an end in B.C. The wave of mainstreaming that started in the school system and supported child care has progressed to the Adult population. Programs where participants spend their days in segregated settings with other mentally challenged people […]

Creating Inclusive Communities

Work program: Shuswap Association for Community Living client Robert Almas feeds cardboard boxes into the box compressor at De Mille’s Farm Market. By Barb Brouwer – Salmon Arm Observer For the first time in his 48 years of life, Robert Almas has a paying job. And it was a completely satisfying experience for the Shuswap Association […]

Shuswap Community Foundation Supports SACL

(Salmon Arm, BC) — (October 1st, 2010) —“ Due to a generous $2500 grant from the Shuswap Community Foundation – the Mary Douhaniuk Memorial Fund and the foundation’s General Fund – we were able to purchase 3 new laptop computers and 2 office chairs,” said Jo-Anne Crawford Executive Director of the Shuswap Association for Community Living. “We […]