AGM and Family BBQ/Potluck

Our AGM and Family BBQ/Potluck is coming up on September 7th. We hope to see you there!

Your participation in this year’s AGM is very important to Blind Beginnings Society as we will be putting forward a special resolution to make changes to our by-laws.

Who: Any member of Blind Beginnings is welcome to attend – bring the whole family.

When: Saturday, September 7th

Time: 12:00 – 3:00pm (Lunch will happen from 12:00-1:30, and the AGM will begin at 1:30pm). Child-care will be available for the meeting portion of the event.

Where: 7826 Government Road, Burnaby. Thank you to Bill Chalmers and Esther Sarlo for offering the use of their home! Street parking is available.

This is a BBQ and potluck. Blind Beginnings will supply the burgers, hot dogs, and fixings, and we ask that families each bring something to contribute to the potluck (salad, fruit, veggies, chips, dessert, etc).

If you plan to attend please RSVP to no later than September 3rd with the number of people in your family who will be attending, whether you are coming for the lunch, the meeting, or both, and what you will be bringing for the potluck.

*Please note: Only active members of Blind Beginnings are able to vote at the AGM. You can become a member or renew your annual membership on our website at Your membership allows you to vote at our AGM, sit on the Board of Directors, participate in all Blind Beginnings programs, and be covered under our insurance during your participation in our programs.

Membership is $10 for an individual, $15 for a professional, and $25 for a family. If you aren’t sure whether your membership is due, please contact the office at: 604-434-7243 or email

We look forward to seeing you on September 7th for our AGM and family BBQ/Potluck!