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Take a look at what is coming up this summer:

Paint in the Park – Canmore

Vecova is teaming up with the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre’s Art in the Park market to host a series of Paint in the Park sessions in support of persons with disabilities! On Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28, join as at the North West Mounted Police Barracks for a series of facilitated paint sessions by local artists and Vecova clients. After your session, browse through the Art in the Park market to view art and goods from local artists!

Each session will be facilitated by an artist, who will guide participants through the process of painting the art prompt. The painting sessions are open for people of all abilities and skill level. Materials will be provided for participants, and volunteers will be available for assistance during the session. Space is limited in each session to 30 people so be sure to register early!

Painting Sessions

Saturday, July 27:

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 28:

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.


  • Adult: $15.00
  • Child/Senior: $5.00
  • Family: $30.00

Register here

Please register in advance to participate in the painting sessions. Contact for any questions or concerns.

We can’t wait to see what you create!


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Vecova Chili Cook-Off 2019

You’re invited to Vecova’s 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off!

When: Friday, October 25, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Vecova’s Recreation Centre Gymnasium, 3304 33 Street NW, Calgary AB

Join us on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for a culinary competition! Cook up your best chili – as a team or individually – and compete for the top competitor prize.

Registration in the chili competition for individuals and teams is as follows:

                  – $5 for 1-2 people
                  – $10 for 3-5 people
                  – $15 for groups of more than 6 people

Vecova will provide registrants with a table to decorate (if required), a plug-in for crockpots (crockpots not provided), tasting cups, cutlery and a bowl of chili to enjoy.

Register here

If you prefer eating over cooking, come prepared to sample chili from our registrants and cast your vote for your favourite chili. Admission for guests is $5 per person and includes 3 sampling tickets, 1 bowl of chili and 1 bun. Drinks will be available for purchase for $1.

Buy tickets

All of the proceeds from this event will go towards Vecova’s programs and services for persons of all abilities.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

We will have prizes for the competitors based on a jury vote and a public vote. There will also be many other prizes, so come on down and enjoy some chili!

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Donate to Vecova

Donate to Vecova

For 50 years Vecova has provided services that enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities.

We offer a variety of options to match your individual giving goals.
Explore the many ways you can help us enhance the lives of persons with disabilities, and enrich our community.

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Our Commitment to You

We value you, our donors, and respect your privacy. When you become a financial supporter of Vecova you entrust us with your personal information.

This information will only be used to establish your identity in order to send out a tax-deductible receipt for your donation of $20 or more and to include your name on our mailing list. Your information will not be sold or shared with anyone.

If you have any questions or concerns please call the Director of Development at (403) 284-1121 or email

Vecova adheres to the Donor Bill of Rights, as developed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Vecova is a registered non-profit Society and is pleased to provide a Canadian tax-deductible receipt for donations of $20.00 or more.

Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research

Registered Charitable Number:  119286912RR0001


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