Aegis Sings and Signs

Contributed by Vania Huang Every Friday at Aegis, the building is filled with the sound of music and laughter as people come to gather and “learn American sign language through the magic of music.” Since November 2016, a small group of staff and persons served have been teaching songs in ASL to two classes at Lord Tweedsmuir Elementary School in New Westminster. Last week, we were blessed with not one, but two, live performances by our brilliant Sing and Sign group....

Still Rockin’– The posAbilities House Band

Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Every Friday Morning from 10:30am-12:30pm the sound proof room allocated to posAbilities at Suna Studios blares with the sound of music and buzzes with positive energy. Back in May, we introduced you to the posAbilities House Band, a group of extremely creative and talented individuals who dance, sing and march to the beat of their own drum. Recently, we reconnected with team members, Dave and Seth who help facilitate the jam sessions at Suna Studios. Because...

A&W – Our Employer of the Month!

Contributed by posAbilities Employment Service A few months ago Krista was having anxiety attacks when she felt stressed and overwhelmed. She also felt anxious when she was around strangers. Krista had trouble making eye contact while talking to people, “I thought I would have a hard time finding a job because I used to be nervous around the community,” said Krista. Fast forward to three months later and Krista’s life has spun a full 180 degrees. With her hard work...

“Hey Dude I Love Your Band!” – The posAbilities House Band

Contributed by: Gabriela Torres  Friday mornings at posAbilities don’t follow the routine of a typical work day. From 10:30am to 12:30pm a few team members and persons served who share an enthusiasm, passion and love for music, come together at Suna Studios to jam out. The posAbilities house band, formed when Terry Eadie, Team Manager of group homes and day programs, recognized two members on his team with musical talent. Excited by this discovery, he jumped at the opportunity to...

Meet the Richmond Choir!

Contributed by: By Irena Flego, Richmond Social Network This amazing collective was formed about two years ago at the hands of a few musical enthusiasts and staff at Richmond Social Network (formerly known as Richmond Life Skills). It all started with an idea to develop a project which would engage group participants’ creative musical interests, while connecting them to local community in new and interesting ways. Music and singing came up as a common interest and the keyboard was purchased...