December – Councillor Sean Chu’s Report

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Be a Snow Angel!

“Lucky and proud.”

That’s how a lot of people describe their feelings when they nominate a Snow Angel. Many are seniors without the strength to clear their walks. Others may be on the mend from surgery or an illness and their physical ability is limited. Sometimes it’s a neighbour who is just having trouble coping with added responsibilities in his/her life.

When you pick up your shovel to clear your walk this winter, take a few extra minutes to help a neighbour too. You’ll make it easier for everyone to travel your neighbourhood and build a sense of community at the same time. For more information, visit calgary.ca/SnowAngels.

Youth Employment Centre

Do you know someone aged 15-24 who is looking for work? The City of Calgary’s Youth Employment Centre (YEC) offers year-round services and resources to help youth, secure employment and take the first step in their career.

YEC offers a variety of services FREE of charge, including employment counseling, career planning, networking assistance, résumé assistance, industry-training and mentorship opportunities.

Youth who need support with their job search or career development are encouraged to drop by the office at 315 – 10 Avenue S.E. or visit youthemploymentcentre.ca.

Calgary AfterSchool

Never again hear the phrase “I’m bored”.

Calgary AfterSchool offers, fun, safe, free and low-cost after school programs for children and youth. A collaborative effort between The City of Calgary and its community partners, Calgary AfterSchool drop-in programs run on school days and begin after school hours. Activities may include basketball, swimming, arts, leadership, cooking, music, skating, sports, games and much more. The goals of the program are to develop self-esteem, develop positive relationships and assist children and youth in becoming successful adults.

For more information, visit calgary.ca/AfterSchool

Thank you,

Councillor Sean Chu, Ward 4

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