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Thank You

Thank you to everyone who gave astounding gifts of financial support in November and December. Right up to the last days of 2019, you were building the Tuition Assistance Fund to help families in need of support.

There continues to be a need to add to the fund, as there are 40 families in our community who need your help. Thank you for considering ways you can support accessible Christian Education.

2020 TIP: Many people find that making an automatic monthly gift of support is a convenient and manageable way to spread donations out into equal payments. Would you like to be a monthly giver? Thank you, and click here to enroll!


SPRING FUNDRAISER PLANNING COMMITTEE

Our Spring Fundraiser is a dinner and silent auction on March 28th to raise funds for Student Learning Projects.  We are inviting more people to be a part of the planning team.

Do you enjoy planning events, decorating or do you have connections to local businesses whom you could approach for prizes and auction items?

Contact Tina VanDyk (tvandyk@hdch.org 905-648-6655 x 110) for more info.


SPRING FUNDRAISER SILENT AUCTION & RAFFLE

Plans are already underway for the Eat, Give & Be Merry Spring Fundraiser – Dinner, Silent Auction & Raffle.  We could really use your help!

Help us to entice our dinner guests with fabulous auction items and prizes by donating gift cards, camping gear, electronics, or gift baskets.  Experiences are ever-popular including game tickets or a cottage stay.

Do you have a skill to share? Consider donating a cooking class, sign making, pottery or another workshop.  This is a great way to advertise your business AND raise funds for Student Learning Projects at HDCH.  For more information, contact Tina VanDyk.


In the case of wintery weather

If you wake up one morning and the weather outside is frightful we will post cancellation notices in the following places: Edsby, CHCH TV, CHML 900 radio, Facebook, and Twitter. If there is no cancellation notice, then come on in – we’re open!


Vaccination Reporting

In accordance with the Immunization of School Pupils Act, Hamilton Public Health is working to ensure that they have up-to-date vaccination records for all students who attend schools in the City of Hamilton.

Parents are required to communicate their children’s vaccine history to Hamilton Public Health. Details about what and how to report are on the Hamilton Public Health website.

This year, Hamilton Public Health is concentrating on records students born from 2003, 2004 and 2005. If you have a child born during those years, please make yourself familiar with reporting procedures and ensure you are up-to-date by January 20, 2020.

Note that non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-age children will require the completion of an in-person immunization education session. Further details can be found here.

Any questions should be directed to Public Health at publichealth@hamilton.ca or 905-540-5250.

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