Fun (& helpful) Kitchen Fun for Kids

When September rolls around it means back to school and the regular busy routine. With all the fun new leisure activities going on, and homework, simple snacks are important for parents! Even better, why not get the kids to help make their snacks? What a cool activity to do together in your leisure time! Below

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Waiting to enjoy life?

Today I thought to myself “If only I could win some money, just a little bit, just enough to catch up, just enough to give me some breathing room… then I’d be able to relax and enjoy life.” The problem? I’ve been saying that since I turned 18 and entered the dreaded world of adulthood.

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Thousands Of Dollars Raised At Local Benefit Concert

Steinbachonline.com Monday, 28 August 2017, Written by Rachel Siemens Thousands of dollars were raised for two local charities Saturday night. Spokesperson Dorinda Penner says the Roots Benefit Concert raised money for ROC Eastman and Today House, two local charities she notes help build a stronger community. “It has everything to do with our roots in the community.

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Stories from the heart of ROC

The families that ROC serves are the heart of everything we do. They inspire us to share about lives changed through positive recreation, they encourage us to continue to reach out to others that could use a little help and they always teach us far more than we teach them. As much as the ROC

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National Injury Prevention Day!

On July 5, 2017, an organization called Parachute will be celebrating its first ever National Injury Prevention Day to “shine a light on largely predictable and preventable injuries”. “Our goal is to help save more lives through education, knowledge and empowerment”. Parachute’s website www.parachutecanada.org/ has some great resources on children’s safety including play ground, sports,

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Reflections & Life Lessons

The things I write are usually realizations I’ve come to, life lessons I’m in the process of learning. Some of them are deeply personal. All of them cause me great anxiety to share with the world, but I post them because I’ve come to realize that we all have more in common than we talk

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ROC Cyclathon June 17, 2017 – Thank You!

Our little and big cyclists raised over $4000 and new friends were made. We love this event because it brings together family, friends, fun and funds – the 4F’s! Thank you to our sponsor, Steinbach Source for Sports, and to the Trinh family for all your event help. You are appreciated. Looking forward to next

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Let Kids Decide How They Can Be Healthy: Build Your Best Day!

If your kids could do anything for a day what would they do? Cuddle puppies? Swim with sharks? Ride bikes that churn ice cream? Canadian based organizations ParticipAction, the Healthy Living and Obesity Research Group, Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, and the Public Health Agency of Canada have created an interactive online experience for families.

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Welcome to the ROC Eastman blog!

Chances are you probably already know a little bit about us, maybe the basics – we’re a registered charity, we work with kids and families, we love joining people on their journey of finding what fun activities ignite their passion. But there’s so much more than that! And that’s what this page is for. We’re

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Can you relate to people on any journey? We’re hiring…

Our team is adding a part-time position to provide Phase 2 ROC children and their families assistance in reducing barriers to participating in recreation activities. These are families who have been working hard with us for at least 1-2 years and are ready for the next step. If you show people the highest level of respect

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