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image of a desk with a laptop showing PELC logo, and text: Tax filing volunteers needed! Help community members file their taxes and increase their incomes! No experience necessary! We will train!

Tax Volunteer Open House

Tax filing volunteers needed! No experience necessary. All training provided. Help community members file their taxes and access all the benefits to which they’re entitled. Learn more at our Volunteer Open Houses Zoom Open HouseThursday, December 85:30 – 7pmPlease PELC Open HouseMonday, December 122 – 3:30pmPrince Edward Learning Centre97 Main Street, Picton (Rexall Plaza)…

Managing your money in a changing world

Free Workshops in November!

November is Financial Literacy Month, and Prince Edward Learning Centre will be hosting free workshops with tips to help you manage your money. All workshops will take place at the Learning Centre in Picton’s Rexall Plaza, 97 Main Street, Unit 10. Living on a Fixed Income – FREE Workshop Tuesday, November 1510:00am – 11:30am Join…

image of a masked skull and pizza advertising The Spooktacular Pizza Party, Sunday Oct. 30. FREE!

Spooktacular Pizza Party this Sunday, Oct. 30

Are you 15 – 30? We’ve rejigged the Spooktacular Race on Sunday, Oct. 30 and it is now the SPOOKTACULAR PIZZA PARTY! FREE pizza, FREE admission to Terror at Macaulay, and AWESOME PRIZES! Join us for some Halloween fun — contact to RSVP Costumes optional, fun guaranteed! This is also an opportunity to create…

PEC Fresh Celebrates 2 Years Strong!

We started PEC Fresh exactly two years ago. Coordinator Robyn Cakebread and Fulfillment Manager Scott Whitelock have been here since day one, caring for customers and volunteers. We bring in about $1,500 worth of produce on Wednesdays, and sell it at wholesale prices, online from 12 to 3pm, and in person from 4 to 6pm….

Financial Literacy Month Blog Series: Money and Employment

This blog series was prepared by Jewelle Edwards, who joined the staff at PELC through their youth employment training program, INSPIRE. Here we are, the final blog of the series! We’ve spent time looking at just a few of the ways the living on a low income affects different areas of life, including mental health,…