Kaston Konieczni, VIBE staff with VIBE's grab and go play bags on the Town Walking Trail. Photo Elaina John On July 3, VIBE hosted a “Walk n’ Talk” at the Town Walking Trail across from the Lakeland Mall.
Signs were set up along the walking trail with questions relating to mental health, wellness, communication and more. As well, VIBE prepared “grab and go” play bags with activities and goodies for all ages. Participants were encouraged to reflect, communicate, and empathize
Over 500 people attended the 7th Annual VIBE Mental Health Art Gala at the Vermilion Regional Centre on May 7.
Hundreds of works of art were on display from students of all ages including; drawing, painting, mixed media, and hand crafted projects all detailing aspects of mental health. Families travelled from Mannville, Vermilion, Kitscoty, Innisfree and Clandonald to attend and enjoyed the evening full of activities. Children had the opportunity to make a stress ball with
The walls and stage at the Vermilion Regional Centre were lined with 245 artwork pieces as the 6th Annual VIBE Mental Health Art Gala took place on May 1.
Submitted art pieces from the Vermilion, Mannville, Clandonald, Innisfree, Kitscoty and Paradise Valley school students were separated into age groups from Grade 1 - 3, 4 - 6, 7 - 9 and 10 - 12. Community residents, NewsCap, and Alberta Mental Health voted on the pieces until first, second and third place winners were c
Over 400 people gathered to celebrate mental health week at the VIBE Youth Art Gala on May 2, at the Vermilion Regional Centre. “It’s important that we remember that mental health is a part of each and every one of us, and one in four Canadians will experience a mental illness. We all need to continue working together to reduce the stigma,” said VIBE Coordinator, Pat Calyniuk. Loads of activities included painting birdhouses and canvases, art journaling, zentangling, as well