In anticipation of the winter months, and the snow and ice that comes with it, we would like to address the protocol for a centre closing. In the case of a last minute centre closing due to weather, the Bernard Betel Centre will post this closure on our website, on our Facebook page, on our Twitter page, and on… Continue reading Weather Related Centre Closures
Did you know that Giving Tuesday is a National Giving Day? Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but not everyone knows about Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday is in its sixth year and takes place Tuesday,… Continue reading Giving Tuesday!
Ron Berman joined the Bernard Betel Centre volunteer team in 2011 shortly after retiring from his full-time job as the Director of Purchasing and Inventory Control for Global Furniture. He had a staff of 25 people and directed the purchase of local and overseas suppliers. He was looking for something useful to do with his… Continue reading Ron’s Volunteer Journey
On Friday, September 14, 2018 the Bernard Betel Centre hosted the second annual High Holiday Community Luncheon in partnership with CIJA and the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. This event brought together elected officials from all levels of government and local social service agencies to serve lunch to over 180 guests. Some of those in… Continue reading High Holiday Community Luncheon
Earlier this month, thirty-four members of the Bernard Betel Centre returned from a 2-week escorted trip to Russia and the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. For some it was a first, once-in-a-life-time exploration of the cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For others it was a trip back to their… Continue reading Betel Trip to Russia and the Baltic States