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10 01, 2019

PICS New Board Member Announcement

Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society is thrilled to announce the appointment of Amar Sidhu to its Board. Amar Sidhu is the Assistant Vice-President, Commercial Banking for Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, and brings more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. Amar leads 21 branches and four major centres in Surrey/Delta, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack. Amar is currently on the Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley.             (Amar Sidhu, Board Member, PICS Society) Amar joins the current board members who are accomplished professionals in their diverse careers. Paul Resham Dosanjh (President) has over 30 years of operations management experience in retail business including sales, financial management and human resources. Puneet Khaira (Vice President) is an associate lawyer at Lindsay Kenney LLP’s Langley office, practicing in the area of general civil litigation, personal injury and family law. [...]

8 08, 2017

PICS Seniors Housing organize Akhand Path

Management and Residents of PICS Assisted Living organized their annual Akhand Path (continuous recitation of the Sikh Holy Book, Sri Guru Granth Sahib) from August 4 to August 6, 2017.

2 05, 2017

PICS Spring Garden Gala, a Resounding Success

PICS annual fundraising event, The Spring Garden Gala to raise funds for PICS Diversity Village, a complex care home to be built in Cloverdale was a resounding success with the Society raising upwards of $150,000 at the event.

18 04, 2017

Satbir Singh Cheema is the New CEO of PICS

Director of Employment programs and Planning, Satbir Singh Cheema has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of PICS Mr. Cheema was selected through an open competition process spearheaded by a recruiting firm hired by PICS.

14 03, 2017

International Women’s Day at Harmony House

PICS Women's Committee celebrated International Women's Day with women of PICS Harmony House. There was a pizza party and the committee brought in groceries and other necessities as well.

23 02, 2017

10 years and going strong!

Congratulations to our staff at PICS who have completed 10 years of service at our Assisted Living facility. PICS Assisted Living facility scored the highest rate of satisfaction in a survey conducted by Fraser Health Region recently and the credit certainly goes to our excellent staff.

26 01, 2017

Thank You Dear Media!

Community media in Lower Mainland, especially South Asian media has been extremely helpful in disseminating important information about PICS and it's programs. Whether it's our settlement, employment senior or programs for women and youth the media has always helped us in getting the word out.

25 01, 2017

Grad Ceremony of BEST participants

Twenty participants graduated from PICS popular BEST program last week. It was a fantastic ceremony where these budding entrepreneurs gave their elevator speech and talked about their business ideas.

21 11, 2016

PICS CEO Mr. Charan Gill Awarded the Drishti Lifetime Achievement Award 2016

PICS CEO Mr. Charan Gill has been honoured with the Drishti Lifetime Achievement Award 2016. The award was given to Mr. Gill for devoting more than 35 years of his life towards the betterment of the community by finding practical solutions to community needs.

31 10, 2016

Minister Suzanne Anton Visits PICS Assisted Living in Surrey

BC Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Hon. Suzanne Anton visited PICS Assisted Living, BC's only culturally sensitive Assisted Living facility. She toured the facility and interacted with seniors. PICS CEO Charan Gill and PICS Board President Bobby Pawar presented Minister Anton with a plaque of appreciation for her continued support to PICS.

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