Vanessa Burnett

Vanessa Burnett – Rising Star Award

Image: Vanessa Burnett and her son Indy at Venture Training’s recent Bike Drive event.   Venture Training is pleased to announce that staff member Vanessa Burnett has been honored with the Rising Star Award from the Community Social Service Employers’ Association of BC (CCSEA). In presenting the award CCSEA host said “In her relatively short[…]

Venture Training Bike Drive

We held our first Bike Drive event on Saturday, October 6th, collecting two truck-loads of donated bicycles for our Cycle-Cycle program and selling a dozen more out of inventory. Leah Goldstein, world champion cyclist, was on hand to speak about her partnership with Venture Training and the Race Across America (RAAM) in 2019. It was interesting[…]

Emergency Response Day

Emergency Response Day

Fun was had by all at Emergency Response Day in Polson Park in Vernon on October 3rd. We enjoyed checking out the various vehicles and chatting with the emergency responders. Since October is Community Inclusion month, It was awesome that the venue chosen was accessible for people with disabilities and everyone was so welcoming and[…]

Community Living Month

Community Inclusion Month in BC

This month Venture Training and other disability service organizations across the province are celebrating Community Inclusion Month. This is the 20th year that we are recognizing and celebrating the contributions and potential of people with disabilities in our community. It is also an opportunity to celebrate with the families, friends, caregivers, volunteers and employers who[…]