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MainConnect NewslettersAbbotsfordJune 2021 Abbotsford Newsletter


June 2021 Abbotsford Newsletter

The month of June was nаmеd аftеr thе Rоmаn gоddеѕѕ Junо,who was  thе wife оf Juріtеris. June is the 6th month in the year and contains 30 days. The longest day of the year happens this month on the 21st and we refer to it as Summer Solstice. Both Gemini and Cancer share the Zodiac signs of the month and the flower of June іѕ the rose whісh symbolizes love and beauty.


Summer solstice
June 21, 2021

The Summer Solstice is the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s the day with the most hours of daylight, so enjoy! In the Southern Hemisphere, winter begins at this time.

Father's Day
June 20, 2021

A day to honour fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. The day is held on various dates across the world and different regions maintain their own traditions of honouring fatherhood.

National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21, 2021

National Indigenous Peoples Day recognizes & celebrates the cultures of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Indigenous peoples of Canada. The day was first celebrated in 1996 and to be celebrated annually on 21 June.

National Bring Your Dog To Work Day
June 25, 2021

On this special day it is encouraged for people to bring their furry companion to work with them. This holiday is celebrated on the Friday after Father's Day and is the perfect day for showing your canine pal where you go every day.



This June and July, take a photo at work and tell us about it for a chance to win a Vancouver Career College swag bag up to $75 in value. You gain a double entry if you got hired in June or July. Full contest details can be found on our events page.

Working Dogs of Abbotsford

With National, bring your dog to work day this month we need to give a shout out to the working dogs of the Abbotsford Campus! Not all pups are seen here but these furry friends bring so much joy to the staff and students. The pups always manage to steal our hearts and our snacks. Thank you to our Paw-esome Pups Tucker, Bandit, Daisy, Puddles and Sadie!

Fathers Day BBQ Sauce

1⅓cup ketchup                              ¾cup brown sugar

¼tsp cayenne                                 ¼cup molasses

16once pineapple juice                2tsps cornstarch

½tsp black pepper & onion powder

2tbsp Worcestershire & apple cider vinegar

1tbsp dry mustard  & paprika

1tsp garlic powder, salt & hot sauce

COMBINE: Add ⅓ cup water along with all the ingredients to a saucepan and whisk. Bring to boil over med-high heat once smooth.

SIMMER: Lower heat for 5-7 minutes until it thickens.

SERVE: Brush on your Fathers Day Meat

Month of the Rose, which Rose are you?

Did you know that the Rose is the flower of June because its symbolizes love and beauty?  Roses come іn аn аrrау оf colors and еасh color іѕ used tо соnvеу реrѕоnаl thоughtѕ аnd meanings.


Red : Passion & Romance.

Whіtе: Innoncense & Youth.

Ivory: Thoughtfulness & Grace.

Yеllоw: Friendship & Caring.

Pіnk: Happiness & Joy.

Peach: Sympathy & Thankfullness.

Orаngе: Enthusiasm & Energy.

Black: Mourning & Change.

Blue: Unique & Mystery.