● Employment Efforts Honoured At Luncheon

Epic Opportunities was recently recognized for its contributions to the advancement of highly skilled newcomers in Manitoba and for being an advocate for newcomer employment and inclusion.   On May 18, Epic Opportunities received a Legacy Award for Excellence at the 3rd Annual Manitoba Start Employer Awards luncheon. The award recognizes a distinguished organization that has strategically...
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● And The Survey Says

Graduates of Red River College’s Disability and Community Support (DCS) program are being asked to share their thoughts about their college experience.   Earlier this year, the college contacted alumni of the DCS program and invited them to participate in a confidential online survey. The aim of the survey was to solicit feedback from DCS graduates about the effectiveness of the combined...
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● Making Beautiful Music Together

Music has been a big part of Sarah’s life for some time. It’s not uncommon to find her singing one of her favourite tunes or playing along on a piano or guitar.   “I like music. It makes me happy. I’m happy when I’m playing music,” Sarah says, smiling.   Sarah is one of nine people currently served by Epic Opportunities taking part in a music therapy service offered by the non-profit...
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● Spreading Goodwill Wherever He goes

Anyone who has ever spent any time at Epic Opportunities’ day service location in St. Boniface has likely met Michael.   Michael, 23, has been served by the organization for the past three years ago and his outgoing, positive personality has helped him forge dozens of new relationships during that time. In fact, he has become something of a goodwill ambassador at the organization’s Goulet...
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● Introducing A New Approach To Day Service

Epic Opportunities has begun rolling out a new, more community-based model of support for many of the people it serves.   The new strategy is intended to augment Epic Opportunities’ existing day services by providing opportunities for people supported through the program to become more engaged in the community. The aim is to have people spend their day involved in everyday activities in the...
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● Epic Receives A Little Seed Money

A prominent family-owned Manitoba business with deep roots in the agricultural sector is providing some financial support to Epic Opportunities to help renovate two of the agency’s properties.   BrettYoung Seeds recently donated $15,000 to assist the non-profit agency, which supports people with intellectual disabilities at more than 50 locations throughout the city of Winnipeg.  ...
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