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Nutrition Tips Winter 2015

Children who have meals with their family not only eat better and are healthier; they learn to socialize and do better in school. Family meals give a time and place to keep up with what is going on with everyone, help each other out, and tell family stories. Enjoying family meals help to keep food in its place as only one of life's great pleasures. Pay attention to the food and enjoy it when it is time to eat, forget about it between times. A rushed morning without breakfast can make eating well challenging. Try these quick breakfast ideas: http://tinyurl.com/nn6b95d A long afternoon commute can make eating well challenging. Pack a snack for the afternoon before your ride so you aren’t over hungry when you get home. Healthy food choices at home and at school can help students do better in school and be healthier over all. Part of learning about healthy eating is practicing. If your children’s’ school does not teach food preparation, ask your school administration how you can help to support offering classes. Snack foods like chips, candy, and pop fill children up, but don’t supply any of the nutrition they need to grow and learn. These foods should not be offered in school. Help the school community council and school administration in your children’s school to promote healthy foods in the school.

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Weyburn Care-A-Van Society

The Weyburn Care-A-Van Society (a non-profit organization) has two wheelchair accessible vehicles available for rental.  A Van and a Bus are available to provide transportation for persons of all ages who have mobility/disability problems. These vehicles are available for doctor appointments, church services, concerts, reunions, weddings, outings and other events. Both vehicles can be driven with a valid class 5 licence. A driver can be arranged for an additional $20 per hour.

SERVICES AND RATES - BUS

  • Available Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Phone Community Home Care at 842-6870
  • $8 per ride (each way) or 11 coupons for $80
  • After hours available by request - phone 306-861-2219
  • After hour rates (in town) - $40 per hour (includes driver)
  • After hour rates (out of town) - $40 per hour plus $0.60 per km (includes driver)
  • Bus capacity - maximum three wheelchairs or seats for a maximum of six persons
  • Please book your bus ride as soon as possible to give the drivers advance notice
  • Please cancel your ride at least two hours in advance

SERVICES AND RATES - VAN

  • Available for rent
  • Phone Weyburn Special Care Home at 306-842-4455
  • Daily rental $110 - includes 100 km free, additional km at $0.60/km
  • Weekend rate $350 - Friday evening until Monday morning.  Includes 250 km free, additional km at $0.60/km
  • In town rental - $20 for first hour, or any part thereof.  $20 per hour every hour after initial hour.  Maximum 60 km for in town trips, above that a charge of $0.60/km will apply
  • Van capacity - driver, a maximum of two wheelchairs and three other people
  • Please book the van as far ahead as possible to ensure availability
  • Please notify Weyburn Special Care Home of any cancellation at least 2 hours in advance