Northland Chrysler Jeep Dodge has started an amazing fundraiser for the CDC. They will be donating $500 to the Child Development Centre for each person that purchases a new or used vehicle from them and that brings in the notice available for download here. If you or anyone you know is in the market for a vehicle, keep us in mind!
Special thanks to Norhland for their ongoing and much appreciated support!
Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) information session
There will be a free Registered Disability Savings Plan information session at the CDC on Tuesday, March 25th at the Child Development Centre at 12:00 noon. There is more information available here. RDSPs are available for individuals that have a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions. For those that qualify, there are many benefits, especially for individuals from families with lower income levels.
The Child Development Centre (CDC) has been enhancing the lives of the region's children since 1967. We help children through services that promote the balanced development of their social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and communication skills.
We are a non-profit charity (118848696RR0001). If you are interested in supporting our services, we would love to hear from you. For additional information, please visit our donations and planned giving page.Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This signifies that we have met or exceeded internationally recognized standards of quality as well as recognizing our commitment to continuous quality improvement and family-focused services.
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Ben Yarish (Centre), Darrell Roze (left) and Sharon
Beetlestone (right) from the CDC.
March 3. 2014
Healthy Food Initiative Gets Welcome Boost!
Ben Yarish, VP with TD Waterhouse delivered a $5,000 cheque today in support of our Health Foods Initiative. By using healthy snacks and meals, we use the initiative to help instill a lifetime of healthy food habits to Children in our daycare and preschool programs.
September 25, 2013
Big thanks to Windsor Plywood last week and to everyone that came out our barbeque. Windsor plywood hosted us for a hot dog sale and they purchased all of the food. Thank you for your support Windsor!
Husky Energy comes through for the Region's Children. As part of their 75th Anniversary, Husky Energy donated $7,500 to the CDC to help us with the purchase of equipment to support children with special needs.
June 24, 2013
Here are some pictures of our Family Picnic on June 21. Our staff look forward to participating on our annual picnic. It is always lots of fun.
Families that utilize our services are great. A couple of years ago it was raining when we had the Picnic, but lots of families still made it out and had a great time. It was a quite hot on Friday, but lots of families still made it out and had a fantastic time. Thank you for coming out everyone!
May 31. 2013
The Child Development Centre (CDC) would like to give a big “thank you” to Future Shop and the many folks and other agencies that supported the third annual barbeque fundraiser in memory of Doug Paquette. Rain in the afternoon dampened the brisk business they were doing, but they still raised $1,200 in support of the CDC early music program. Thanks everyone!
McHappy Day raised $20,013 for the Child Development Centre yesterday! Thank you to everyone that came out to support us, and a big thanks to Val and Dean from McDonald's for their ongoing support of our services.
May 3. 2013
McHappy Days is coming up on Wednesday May 8th. The CDC will be the beneficiary of this year's event. McDonald's has been an WONDERFUL supporter of our activities over the years.
Can you believe it? Spring must actually have finally arrived! Future Shop will be running their third annual barbeque fundraiser in memory of Doug Paquette in a couple of weeks, on Saturday, May 18th. All proceeds come to the CDC in support of our music programming for our daycare classes.
There are fund raising barbeques, and then there are Future Shop barbeques. They have set a goal of $2,000 this year. That's a lot of hot dogs. Come out and help make it happen.
April 23. 2013
Community Support has been wonderful this year. Nancy Condon from Gingerbread Toys in the Domano Square in College Heights stopped by on Friday to provide us with a $1,375 donation! Thank you Nancy!!
A couple of weeks back we also received $2,500 from the Prince George Community Foundation in support of our Specialized Preschool/Therapy Groups. The Foundation is doing a wonderful job of supporting local charities.
Are you headed to the Home Show on April 26-28? If so, check out Check out NORTHERN DECKS’. They will be raffling this amazing patio set including an umbrella and stand. The booth will be outside as you go toward the main entrance. All raffle proceeds will come to the Child Development centre.