Events

Community Events

Mar 25 : 21 Day Sugar Cleanse

Can’t seem to satisfy your sweet tooth? Do you experience cravings, headaches, joint pain, fatigue or have difficulty losing weight? You are not alone. Packaged convenience foods like granola bars, canned soups, condiments, breakfast cereals and protein powders are packed with hidden sugars. The sugar epidemic has put North Americans in a state of chronic pain, anxiety and obesity which is not very… convenient!

Ready to make a change? Join us for a 21-day sugar cleanse and start looking and feeling your best! You will be glad you did.

Mondays
March 25
April 1
April 8
April 15
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Presenter: Leanne Florence, ND
Members: $40
Non-members: 55

  • Week 1 – Purging Your Kitchen – Discussion on how to prepare for the cleanse, review of macronutrients, alternative names for sugars, the inflammatory effects of sugar and it’s effect on our liver and our waistline.
  • Week 2 – Grocery Store Tour – Reviewing labels to reveal hidden sugars and preservatives, discussion on choosing healthier meats, eggs, dairy and dairy substitutes, discussion on buying organic vs. conventional produce.
  • Week 3 – The Great Fat Debate – The scoop on different protein powders, smoothies and juicing. Discussion on the importance of healthy fats, including our intake of omega-3 vs. omega-6 and saturated vs. unsaturated fats.
  • Week 4 – Why We Are Hooked – The effect of sugar and sugar substitutes on our hormones and neurotransmitters, review of participant’s experiences throughout the program. Discussion on how to break the cleanse and implement sustainable lifestyle healthy changes.
Register

Mar 27 : Knee Club

Every 4th Wednesday of the month
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Laura Reimer, Founder and TKR patient

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Apr 2 : Getting You Travel Ready

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Carla MacDonald, The Traveling Guardian

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Apr 3 : Cocktails and Comedy

Join us for Cocktails and Comedy!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Club Regent Event Centre
Tickets: $135 – A partial receipt for tax purposes will be issued.

5:30 – 7:00 pm – Cocktails and Food Stations
7:00 pm – Doors to theatre open
7:30 pm – Show begins

Headliner: Cathy Jones
Gemini award-winning actor and writer and founding member of the award-winning comedy troupe CODCO, Cathy Jones is Canada’s leading lady in character-driven comedy and one of the funniest women on Canadian television. In addition to earning numerous Gemini Awards, Cathy Jones has earned three Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Writing in a Comedy Series for her work on This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

Purchase Tickets
Tickets can be purchased by printing and filling out this form, at the Reception Desk or by calling 204-488-8023. For more information about the event, contact the Foundation Office at 204-488-9325 or foundation@reh-fit.com.

Special thanks to our Spotlight Sponsor

 Thanks to our Centre Stage Sponsor

 Thanks to our Cocktail Sponsor

 

 

 

 

Apr 9 : PLANNED GIVING LECTURE SERIES

ORGANIZING FOR DEATH
People should plan and organize for the time of death to assist their loved ones and those who may benefit from the ultimate distribution of their estate. This program will touch on the various matters that should be attended to in advance of death or diminished capacity such as: consideration of your funeral arrangements, ensuring you have a valid will and up to date beneficiary designations, preparing information your executor will need. Participants will leave with a sample checklist for consideration.

Guest Speaker: K. Eleanor Wiebe, Q.C. K.
Eleanor Wiebe, Q.C. teaches Wills and Succession at the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba and is now retired from active practice after over 30 years at Fillmore Riley assisting clients with estate planning and estate administration.

Members only – FREE
Register at the Reception Desk or email events@reh-fit.com.

Apr 11 : Mature Driver Course

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Safety Services Manitoba Instructor

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Apr 15 : Osteoporosis, Arthritis And Diabetes: Exercise Guidance

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Sam Higham, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

Register

 

Apr 17 : Wound Care/Skills

Wound Care/Skills

7:00 – 8:30: Wound Care/Skills
8:30-9:00: Q&A

Speaker: Susan Poiron RN
Susan is a registered nurse at the Health Sciences Centre who spent 16 years working on the Orthopedic Service and is now an integral member of the diabetic foot and complicated wound team at the health Sciences Centre where she has worked for the past 14 years.

Speaker: Marina Potenza
Marina is a registered nurse in the Diabetic Foot and Complicated Wound Clinic where she has worked for the past 9 years.  Marina has past experience in wound care having worked on the Orthopedic Surgery Service and the Hemodialysis Unit at the Health Sciences Centre and she is a certified foot care nurse.

Free – open to everyone

Register by email: events@reh-fit.com

 

Apr 17 : Healthy Eating For A Health Gut

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Apr 18 : Healthy Eating For A Health Gut

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Apr 18 : Balanced High Protein Eating

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Apr 19 : Holiday Hours - Good Friday

The Reh-Fit Centre will be closed for Good Friday on April 19.

Apr 21 : Holiday Hours - Easter Sunday

The Reh-Fit will be closed for Easter Sunday on April 21.

Apr 23 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

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Apr 23 : Balanced High Protein Eating

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Apr 29 : Easing Seasonal Allergies

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

We will discuss ways to help you manage seasonal allergies through medicinal and non-medicinal methods.

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May 1 : Cure Your Back Pain

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Amandev Dhesi, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist Consultant

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May 3 : Stay On Your Feet: Improve Your Balance

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Jen McLaren, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 6 : Heart Failure: What It Is And How To Prevent It

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Gord Fogg, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 7 : Live Healthy Speaker Series

Sleep: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Dr. Magdy Younes, MD PhD

Magdy Younes is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba. He established the sleep laboratory at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg in 1991, directing it for ten years. Dr. Younes remains very active in sleep research and technological innovation, with his work leading to breakthrough discoveries and new inventions for assessing sleep depth and quality. He lives in Winnipeg.

Register by email: events@reh-fit.com

 

May 8 : Mature Driver Course

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Safety Services Manitoba Instructor

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May 10 : Anatomy And Physiology Of The Cardiovascular System

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Jean Paul Normandin, Reh-Fit Nurse

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May 13 : Hearing Health Check

Included with Membership

Do you constantly feel people are mumbling or not speaking loud enough? Come get your hearing checked!

Appointments are 15 minutes long and can be booked at the Reception Desk.

May 13 : Tick Talk

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

As we come out of winter hibernation, so do the little eight-legged pests. We will provide information on how to best prepare ourselves against ticks and Lyme disease.

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May 14 : Cooking Demo: Cooking For 1 Or 2 People

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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May 21 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

Register

May 21 : Introduction To Mindfulness

Members: $40
Non-members: $55
Presenter(s): Kim Dorge, Reh-Fit Nurse

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May 27 : Badminton For Beginners

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Kailey Evans, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

Register

 

May 27 : 21 Day Sugar Cleanse

Can’t seem to satisfy your sweet tooth? Do you experience cravings, headaches, joint pain, fatigue or have difficulty losing weight? You are not alone. Packaged convenience foods like granola bars, canned soups, condiments, breakfast cereals and protein powders are packed with hidden sugars. The sugar epidemic has put North Americans in a state of chronic pain, anxiety and obesity which is not very… convenient!

Ready to make a change? Join us for a 21-day sugar cleanse and start looking and feeling your best! You will be glad you did.

Mondays
May 27
June 3
June 10
June 17
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Presenter: Leanne Florence, ND
Members: $40
Non-members: 55

  • Week 1 – Purging Your Kitchen – Discussion on how to prepare for the cleanse, review of macronutrients, alternative names for sugars, the inflammatory effects of sugar and it’s effect on our liver and our waistline.
  • Week 2 – Grocery Store Tour – Reviewing labels to reveal hidden sugars and preservatives, discussion on choosing healthier meats, eggs, dairy and dairy substitutes, discussion on buying organic vs. conventional produce.
  • Week 3 – The Great Fat Debate – The scoop on different protein powders, smoothies and juicing. Discussion on the importance of healthy fats, including our intake of omega-3 vs. omega-6 and saturated vs. unsaturated fats.
  • Week 4 – Why We Are Hooked – The effect of sugar and sugar substitutes on our hormones and neurotransmitters, review of participant’s experiences throughout the program. Discussion on how to break the cleanse and implement sustainable lifestyle healthy changes.
Register

May 28 : Grocery Store Tour

(Sobeys Taylor)
Meet At Sobeys On Taylor

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Reh-Fit Dietitian

 

May 29 : Osteoporosis, Arthritis And Diabetes: Exercise Guidance

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Sam Higham, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

Register

 

May 29 : Grocery Store Tour

(Sobeys Taylor)
Meet At Sobeys On Taylor

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

Register

 

Jun 10 : Natural Products And Medications

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

The use of natural products is on the rise but natural doesn’t always mean 100% safe. We will discuss the most common natural products and important interactions with medications and medical conditions.

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Jun 18 : Annual Reh-Fit Charity Golf Tournament

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Bel Acres Golf & Country Club
11:00 am Registration and Lunch
Noon Tee Off
6:00 pm Dinner

EVERYONE WELCOME!
Golfer Registration $140 (includes entry to golf contests)
Dinner only tickets available for $50
Open to all members and guests. Register today as an individual, couple, or foursome and enjoy:

  • 18 holes of golf with power cart
  • Entry to contests
  • Complimentary lunch
  • One complimentary beverage on course
  • Dinner (includes dessert and glass of wine)
  • Prizes

Proceeds to help support Reh-Fit programs and services.
Contact the Foundation Office at 204-488-9325 for registration and sponsorship opportunities.

Jun 18 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

Register

Jun 18 : Mindfulness & Yoga For Sleep

Members: $40
Non-members: $55
Presenter(s): Kim Dorge, Reh-Fit Nurse

Register

 

Jul 1 : Holiday Hours - Canada Day

The Reh-Fit will be closed for Canada Day on Monday, July 1.

Jul 16 : Myofacial Release 101: Foam Rolling And More!

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Kailey Evans, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

Register

 

Jul 23 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

Register

Aug 1 - Aug 5 : Reh-Fit Closure

The Reh-Fit will be closed from Thursday, August 1 to Monday, August 5 for our annual deep cleaning and maintenance.

Aug 20 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

Register