In Your Community – June 2014

BCSC staff ambassadors tour the province, helping people to protect themselves from fraud and unsuitable investments. Our goal is to enable BC investors to develop critical thinking skills so they can become more informed of steps they should take to protect themselves when investing.

Where we are this month

Surrey
Focus on Seniors Forum
June 7
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Surrey City Hall –Council Chambers 13450-104 Avenue Surrey
This event is free for all seniors – focusing on an English speaking audience.
This forum will raise awareness of issues impacting seniors as well as provide valuable information about legal, safety and support resources available to seniors and their caregivers in Surrey.
Lunch will be provided. Many great prizes!
Wheel chair accessible
Seating is limited, so please register early.

  • 604-501-5100   8:30 am- 4:30 pm  Monday- Friday
  • Any City of Surrey ‘s recreation centres or senior’s centres
  • www.surrey.ca/register
  • Quote course #4353659

Courtenay
Be Fraud Aware
June 11
Private event

Kelowna
10th Annual Kelowna Seniors’ Safety Fair
Presented by the Seniors Outreach Services Society
June 11
9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Trinity Baptist Church 1905 Springfield Road Kelowna
Come visit our exhibitor’s table
All welcome!  Lots of prizes! Cost: Free
For more information go to http://www.castanet.net/events/9th_annual_seniors_safety_fair/19379

Kamloops
June 12
Be Fraud Aware
Private event

Kamloops
First Annual Kamloops Senior Symposium
Presented by Oncore Central Services and the City of Kamloops
June 13
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Coast Inn & Conference Centre 1260 Rogers Way Kamloops
Cost: $10.00
Keynote speaker: Isobel McKenzie – BC Seniors Advocate
Come listen to our Be Fraud Aware seminar at 1:00 pm in Ballroom A
Space is limited, so register by June 2.

  • City of Kamloops – 250-828-3500
  • Quote program #228182

Surrey
Focus on Seniors Forum
Hosted by the Seniors Brigade Society of BC
June 23
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre 13458 – 107A Avenue Surrey
This event is free for all seniors – focusing on Filipino seniors
This forum will raise awareness of issues impacting seniors as well as provide valuable information about legal, safety and support resources available to seniors and their caregivers in Surrey.
Cost: free. Door prizes!
Seating is limited, so please register early

  • 604-501-5100 
  • 8:30 am- 4:30 pm  Monday- Friday
  • Any City of Surrey ‘s recreation centres or senior’s Centres
  • www.surrey.ca/register

We present to various service clubs such as Rotary, Probus, Newcomers, women’s groups, seniors’ organizations, and other networks. If your group of 20 or more would like to have the BCSC come and present InvestRight, please contact:

Anne Rutherglen
Program Manager, Outreach
Communications & Education
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393