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STRONGER COMMUNTIES Picnic july 23 2017 St Maloo : Eritrean community programs Summer Program / Soccer Program : Information and Book Day and special Youth days.. Integrating our newcomer Children and Families ; Picnic july 23 2017 St Maloo

Posted by: "ERITREAN COMMUNITY IN WINNIPEG INC."

Date: Wednesday, 19 July 2017



  Sunday  July 23rd 2017 St. Malo Picnic  Buses depart  at 09:30 am  and 11:30 am  from 346 Hargrave

ERITREAN FESTIVALs ACROSS CANADA    
-  TORONTO FESTIVAL  AUGUST 5, 6,    
-EDMONTON FESTIVAL  AUGUST 12 AND 13
     

Hello  Everyone                                                                       

   The   Board Eritrean Community in Winnipeg  Inc.  would like to  updated on  our summer programs and efforts to integrate Newcomer families ,youth and create stronger networks to support each other and BUILD STRONGER COMMUNITIES

    A) Summer Learning Program
    B) Summer Soccer Program
    C) Important dates and activities for youth and families 
    D)Registration information on different programs
    E) Registration  of Families and Youth about next year Graduation  (graduates of High School 2018 of grade 12 student. 
    F) Newcomers welcoming Dinner update 
    G) Annual Picnic Information to St Malo
    H) Driving classes and oral test preparation 
  

  These  is  a series of  programs organized by the community: (visit  www.eritreancommunity .ca  for more info) and its volunteers to  bring together Families ,children, integrate Newcomer Eritrean Canadians  in to community programs .


The programs    are highly organized and built on the experience of 10 years (minimum) of community programs
 and the support of the whole community is needed in order to enhance them and  make the most of it.


  Summer Learning Program:

567 Banattyne Avenue  SIR JOHN HUGH MCDONALD SCHOOL 

Parents drop their children at 08:30 and pick them up at 04:00 p.m.Program runs form July  4 to August 18th 2017  from Monday to Friday  five days a week
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There is no fee and  two full meals are provided to the children breakfast and warm lunc
Details of the program follow:

  •      We have 92 children registered age 4-17 at present. the number is expected to rise to 120 as some children participate in different  programs during July and they will join end of July registration is ongoing
  •      Registration requirements are strict and  very formal and all parent are required to fill the registration forms and provide a copy of the PR of the students /children.(It's a requirement).
  •       The program is supervised by the director of the after-school tutoring program of the Eritrean Community in Winnipeg Inc.  Tigisti Abay Asmerom.
  •   The Program has  9 employed staff  Supervisor of the program,  Haben Asgedom teacher with the  Louis Riel program  (University students)   Hermon Gidey , Feruz Mehari, Reem Godafay, Habtom Meresi, Asmeret  Gilay, Ariam Zeray and Selam Haile
  •  Two cooks    Semainseh  Temenwo  and Lemlem Tsegay that provide 240 meals a day 
  •  Breakfast and  warm lunch is cooked at the site and provided to all children. Parents are encouraged to provide food to their children if any particularities exist in nutrition.
  •  15 volunteers assist the program in class and with activities . More volunteers are needed. Youth/ employment  opportunities are given after volunteering for two years a certain amount of hours. 
  •   The curriculum includes Literacy,  Numeracy for Newcomer students on transition, Cultural classes , Heritage awareness and reinforcement , Tigrigna and Arabic language enhancement , English classes  culture , food ,dances, sports , and entertainment. Tutors speak . Tigrigna, Arabic, Swahili ,English and French  . 
  •   The Program is culturally sensitive and  oriented to promote Eritrean Culture , History, integration and assist families with inter-generational issues and promote stronger healthier Families.
  •    There is a dancing class ( Nine Ethnic group )  and children out side the program  that want to participate   can register by contacting :Hermon at hermongidey@hotmail.ca and Haben Asghedom at habenasghedom@hotmail.com
  • Important Dates       1)ZOO DAY  August 4 2017        2) SPORT DAY  july 28th 2017   3)  MAGIC BOOK DAY   August 2nd     4) CLOSING CEREMONY DAY  August 17th 2017.
  • There are also other field trips. For more info contact habenasghedom@hotmail.com  
  •  Saturdays the Soccer team activities take place and for registrations and information call Daniel Yemane at 204 9635651 or email him at   danieloyemane@gmail.com
  •  Soccer started on July 1st  Time 10:00 am to 1200 LORD ROBERTS SCHOOL 665 BERESFORD AVENUE timely arrival important SCHOOL age children all welcome
  •  On June  25th 2017 we  had a graduation ceremony  of 17 grade twelve students from 14 Different High Schools and with 460 parents and families in attendance.
  •  Registration of new graduates 2018 has started . Please an email at lkyriak@shaw.ca to register. First meeting will take place end of September 2017.Date TBA post registration
           There will be  two Picnics this  year  Sunday  July 23rd 2017 St. Malo Picnic  Buses live at 09:30 and 11:30 from 346 Hargrave a second one will take place in August 

   Welcoming newcomer dinner  : June 11 22017  and July 16th  session took place with 36 newcomers , families children and individuals participating these two months  welcomed to the community and introduced to services and programs   of the community accessibility to  Canadian Manitoba  government and Eritrean Consulate Services, Eritrean ID renewal and and Occupational Health sessions. 
 Next session will take place on September and will be advertised, all newcomers are welcomed.

 Driving classes oral test preparation for newcomers 
every Saturday  at 11:15 at the Eritrean Community Center 346 Hargrave 
on going registrations and classes
assistance provide with test interpretations and documentation 

  October 16th 2017  :ERITREAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURAL AWARENESS YOUTH PROGRAMS  TUTORING PROGRAM FUNDRAISER  TICKETS ON SALE SOON


                           A   fundraising EVENT AT THE MASONIC TEMPLE
WITH THE AIM TO PROMOTE
CULTURAL AWARENESS AMONG YOUTH, STRENGTHENING FAMILIES AND YOUTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 

  ERITREAN FESTIVALs ACROSS CANADA    
-  TORONTO FESTIVAL  AUGUST 5, 6,    
-EDMONTON FESTIVAL  AUGUST 12 AND 13

 

Lambros Kyriakakos
204 7944981 e-mail:  lkyriak@shaw.ca
Eritrean Community in Winnipeg Inc.
Bringing a Proud  African History and Culture  In Canada
CELEBRATING 35 YEARS 
OF PROUD COMMUNITY COMMITMENT IN MANITOBA
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