Recent News

Community Rosh Hashanah Lunch

On Sunday, September 17, the Bernard Betel Centre hosted a community Rosh Hashanah lunch for some of the most marginalized and vulnerable clients of the Jewish community. This event was sponsored by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. Jewish Family and Child, Reena, Circle of Care, JVS, JIAS Toronto and the Kehilla Residential Programme invited clients to this event. Over 150 individuals were invited including 65 of Betel's clients and members.

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Upcoming Centre Closings

Please be advised, the Bernard Betel Centre will be closed (or closing early) on the following days:

Wednesday, September 20 (closing at 3pm) - Erev Rosh Hashanah
Thursday, September 21 – Rosh Hashanah
Friday, September 22 – Rosh Hashanah
Friday, September 29 (closing at 3pm) - Kol Nidre
Wednesday, October 4 (closing at 3pm) - Erev Sukkot
Thursday, October 5 – Sukkot
Friday, October 6 – Sukkot
Monday, October 9 – Thanksgiving
Wednesday, October 11 (closing at 3pm)
Thursday, October 12 – Shemini Atzeret
Friday, October 13 – Simhat Torah

2017 Annual General Meeting - September 11, 2017

Dear Bernard Betel Centre Members,

Attached, please find the following documents required as per our By-Laws for the Bernard Betel Centre AGM, scheduled for September 11, 2017 at 6:30PM in the Betel Auditorium, 1003 Steeles Avenue, West:
• Notice of Annual General Meeting
• AGM 2016-2017 Agenda
• Proposed By-Law Amendments
• Proposed Slate of Board Members and Officers 2017-2018
• Draft Minutes of 2016 Annual General Meeting
• Audited Financial Statements

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Job Opportunity: Coordinator, Volunteer Services

We're hiring! See attached Job Posting for additional details.

Please send cover letter and resume to cherylb@betelcentre.org by Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

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Job Opportunity: Cook

We're hiring! See attached Job Posting for additional details.

Please send cover letter and resume to irinas@betelcentre.org.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Bernard Betel Centre for Creative Living will be held Monday, September 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM in the Auditorium at 1003 Steeles Avenue, West.

Business of the meeting will include:
• Proposed By-Law Amendments;
• Voting for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors;
• Presentation of the 2016-2017 Audited Financial Statements;
• Approval and Appointment of the Auditors for the 2017-2018 year.

Attached in this notice and in accordance with the Bernard Betel Centre By-Laws Section 4.03:

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Job Opportunity: Coordinator, Travel and Catering

We're hiring! See attached Job Posting for additional details.

Please send cover letter and resume to irinas@betelcentre.org by Friday, August 4, 2017.

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Job Opportunity: Coordinator, Recreation

We're hiring! See attached Job Posting for additional details.

Please send cover letter and resume to katieg@betelcentre.org by Friday, August 4, 2017.

For more information, please visit: https://jewishtoronto.com/career-centre/coordinator-recreation

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Call for Nominations - Board of Directors

The Bernard Betel Centre (BBC) is a publicly funded agency that focuses on empowering seniors to lead active, creative, and healthy lifestyles, in a Jewish environment. Based in north central Toronto, and serving over 5,000 seniors, we offer educational and recreational courses and lectures, health promotion and wellness programs and clinics, and provide several community support services, including Kosher Meals on Wheels.

Upcoming Renovation: July 9th – 28th

From Sunday, July 9th to Friday, July 28th, the Bernard Betel Centre will be undergoing a mandatory renovation to repair our sewer system. The Auditorium will be closed during this time, but the Betel Centre will remain opened for business. There will be some changes to times and locations of programs that usually take place in the Auditorium, so please call ahead or check The Monitor (http://www.betelcentre.org/sites/default/files/SUMMER%202017.pdf) if you are unsure if the program is taking place.