Flexing our muscles at Sedan Chair

On Sunday, May 20th, PUYO competed in the Remington Markham Sedan Chair Challenge 2012 at MCC! The event consisted of sedan chair races, a parade, a carnival and a grand fireworks show. Our PUYOers also set up a Ping Pong Toss game booth at the event, attracting adults and kids alike. This year, our Communications Director Cheryl Ng, was carried during the 1.5 km race by Soojeong Choe, Ronald Liu, John Yeung, Alex Yeung, Nick Hung, Jason Sekiguchi, Adrian Avendano, Kyle Tan and Tian Hu. After the race, our PUYOers enjoyed some more bonding time while looking at wonderful fireworks show together. Special thanks to: Tian Hu for bringing together the event, and Renee Hung, Franca Tam, Yitong Hu, Ruby Huang, Angela Li, Jenny Su, Hillary Hung, and Rosana Zeng for manning the booth!

Check out our Facebook group for more pictures!

Want to know why our E3 Challenge is outstanding?

PUYO’s E3 Challenge is a business challenge like no other!

The key differentiator is our support network of mentors and peer advisors that guide and provide valuable feedback to our participants! The E3 team is currently looking for peer advisors & mentors!

If you are in university, free this summer & would like to gain valuable experience advising a group of participants through 3 business challenges as peer advisors, we want you!
If you are currently working, can spare 4 hours per week in the summer & would like to offer your expertise as a mentorwe want you!

No business experience/expertise necessary. We’re bringing to you a specially designed workshop this year to train YOU to become a great peer advisor & mentor!!

Make a positive impact on a youth’s growth in our E3 Challenge! Please sign up with our Recruitment lead, Emily Law, at emily.law@power-unit.org.

Got Talent?

Or know somebody who does? Bring them to our NIU! stage this year!! NIU! team is hosting auditions on June 2nd and 9th!

Check here for more details.

Don’t let the talents hide away. Sign up now with stage@power-unit.org!

It’s more than just a canvas, paintbrush and paint!

Our Paint-a-thon project is more than what you think! There are so many more possibilities you can do with a canvas than just using a paintbrush. Check out the attachment for ideas to get your creative juices going! Tell your friends about this fun collaborative art activity and sign-up a team today!

Find out more here!

Power of Ideas

To all PUYOers, if you have positive ideas that you would like to turn into action, sign up for The Power of Ideas Conference!

Each year, a group of “movers and shakers” are invited to speak about their own personal and powerful journeys andideas on how to overcome challenges, improve our world and contribute to society.

When: Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 2pm
Where: Glenn Gould Studio – 250 Front St. W., Toronto, ON

This year, the keynote speaker is Arlene Dickinson, CEO of Venture Communications Ltd.!

For more information, visit their website here.

CPR Skills and AED Awareness

With support from the Chinese Canadian Council, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is organizing a CPR Mass Training and AED Awareness Event on Saturday, June 2, 2012. The event will be held at 25 Cecil Street (near the intersection of Spadina and College Street). The map and direction can be find in the website: http://g.co/maps/sama5

The training will be presented by instructors from Toronto EMS in Cantonese/English. The first 100 registered families will get a free Heart and Stroke CPR Anytime Family and Friends kit (value of $40).

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