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1:30 pm What Successful Partnerships Do: 6 Key Activities @ Online
What Successful Partnerships Do: 6 Key Activities @ Online
Jun 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Do you find yourself working in partnership more and more? We can all benefit from simple ways to think through and navigate the complexities of partnership. The 6 activities for dynamic and effective partnerships provide a simple framework that you and your partners can use to work well together. Over a series of three online events, you’ll have the opportunity to reflect, learn and share on partnership work. Following each online event, you’ll have access to individual coaching from HC Link Consultants. Your partnership can also access tailored workshops and facilitated sessions in your community to help your partnership mobilize, set direction, and take action. By the end of this series, participants will: Discover new strategies and activities to overcome common partnership challenges Access practical tools and resources to strengthen your knowledge and your partnerships Learn from the stories of others working in local partnerships across Ontario Recognize how to apply equity and inclusion principles to your partnership work Identify an action plan to move forward with your partnership efforts This webinar is hosted by HC Link.
5:30 pm Public Information Centre: Growth Near Future GO Stations @ Ridley College - 2nd Century Building
Public Information Centre: Growth Near Future GO Stations @ Ridley College - 2nd Century Building
Jun 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Niagara Region will be holding a series of public meetings to provide information and consult with residents about future development of the area surrounding four proposed GO Train stations. In 2016, the Province confirmed daily GO Train service to three station locations: Grimsby, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, with a fourth potential future station location in Beamsville (Town of Lincoln). The Public Information Centres, set for dates in June, will provide an opportunity for residents to learn about the status of the Niagara GO Hub and Transit Stations Study initiated by Niagara Region in 2015. The study will determine appropriate land uses for each proposed site, including scale of development and improvements to infrastructure required to accommodate future growth within the station area. The public meetings will all take place from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. with a presentation at 6:30 p.m.: Niagara Falls – June 15 – Niagara Falls Public Library (LaMarsh Room), 4848 Victoria Avenue St. Catharines – June 19 – Ridley College (2nd Century Building), 2 Ridley Road Grimsby – June 22 – Grimsby Town Hall (Council Chamber), 160 Livingston Avenue Beamsville – June 27 – Fleming Centre (Front Lobby), 5020 Serena Drive For more information about the study and to provide input into the planning study via an online survey, visit www.niagararegion.ca. This session is hosted by Niagara Region.

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Jun
19
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What Successful Partnerships Do: 6 Key Activities @ Online
Jun 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Do you find yourself working in partnership more and more? We can all benefit from simple ways to think through and navigate the complexities of partnership.

The 6 activities for dynamic and effective partnerships provide a simple framework that you and your partners can use to work well together. Over a series of three online events, you’ll have the opportunity to reflect, learn and share on partnership work.

Following each online event, you’ll have access to individual coaching from HC Link Consultants. Your partnership can also access tailored workshops and facilitated sessions in your community to help your partnership mobilize, set direction, and take action.

By the end of this series, participants will:

  • Discover new strategies and activities to overcome common partnership challenges
  • Access practical tools and resources to strengthen your knowledge and your partnerships
  • Learn from the stories of others working in local partnerships across Ontario
  • Recognize how to apply equity and inclusion principles to your partnership work
  • Identify an action plan to move forward with your partnership efforts

This webinar is hosted by HC Link.

Public Information Centre: Growth Near Future GO Stations @ Ridley College - 2nd Century Building
Jun 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Niagara Region will be holding a series of public meetings to provide information and consult with residents about future development of the area surrounding four proposed GO Train stations.

In 2016, the Province confirmed daily GO Train service to three station locations: Grimsby, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, with a fourth potential future station location in Beamsville (Town of Lincoln).

The Public Information Centres, set for dates in June, will provide an opportunity for residents to learn about the status of the Niagara GO Hub and Transit Stations Study initiated by Niagara Region in 2015. The study will determine appropriate land uses for each proposed site, including scale of development and improvements to infrastructure required to accommodate future growth within the station area.

The public meetings will all take place from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. with a presentation at 6:30 p.m.:

  • Niagara Falls – June 15 – Niagara Falls Public Library (LaMarsh Room), 4848 Victoria Avenue
  • St. Catharines – June 19 – Ridley College (2nd Century Building), 2 Ridley Road
  • Grimsby – June 22 – Grimsby Town Hall (Council Chamber), 160 Livingston Avenue
  • Beamsville – June 27 – Fleming Centre (Front Lobby), 5020 Serena Drive

For more information about the study and to provide input into the planning study via an online survey, visit www.niagararegion.ca.

This session is hosted by Niagara Region.

Jun
20
Tue
Support Services for Canadians Affected by Elder Abuse @ Online
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Join CHNET-Works! and the Public Health Agency of Canada for a webinar exploring the support services available for Canadians affected by elder abuse.

The presentation will review gaps, areas for improvement, good practices and care, and supports that are available to older Canadian adults experiencing elder mistreatment. The information to be shared was derived from a literature review and a key informant survey.

The purpose of the webinar is to have open discussion exploring existing systems in order to improve service delivery and effectively support older adults experiencing the different dimensions of abuse.

This webinar is hosted by CHNET-Works! and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region: Annual General Meeting @ Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village - Building B, Village Centre Auditorium (Downstairs)
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm

Join the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region for their Annual General Meeting and a special presentation by Dr. Suzanne Johnston: “A Healthier Niagara”.

The Annual General Meeting will start at 6:30 pm sharp.

The Special Feature Presentation “A Healthier Niagara” by Dr. Suzanne Johnston, President of Niagara Health, will begin at 8:00 pm.

All are welcome, free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.

This event is hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.

Jun
21
Wed
Celebrating Age-Friendly Niagara @ Amici's Banquet and Conference Centre
Jun 21 @ 8:15 am

Morning – Celebrating the Older Adult – First 150 Years

8:15 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
9:30 a.m. The Honourable Dipika Damerla, Minister of Seniors Affairs

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Sarah Webster – Age-Friendly Overview – Knowledge Broker, Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Planning Outreach Initiative, and Niagara Connects

10:35 a.m. Panel Presentations – Age-Friendly Initiatives

  • Dominic Ventresca – Niagara Age-Friendly Community Network
  • Sonya Hardman – Policy and Research Advisor, Office of Regional Chair/CAO, Regional Municipality Durham
  • Alexandra Graham – Community Development Coordinator, Strategic Planning, Public Health, Safety and Social Services, City of Brantford
  • Heather Thompson – Manager Age-Friendly Initiatives Community Development, Halton

11:35 a.m. Question & Answer with Panelists
12:15 p.m. Lunch (45 minutes) included in ticket price

Afternoon – Empowering the Older Adult – Next 150 Years

1:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker – Hazel McCallion, longest serving Mayor of Mississauga, Ontario, Chancellor, Sheridan College

Get your ticket today. Limited seating. No refunds will be issued. Please bring a $20 cheque payable to City of Thorold or $20 cash payment to Thorold City Hall.

Huddling for Employee Engagement @ Online
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Huddle boards are a hot item these days across organizations both in the public and private sector and so they should be! A sure fire way to improved employee engagement and productivity.

If you’re thinking about implementing a huddle board, PACE invites you to join them before you do.

In this webinar, Neha Singh, CEO of PACE will guide you through the different types of huddle boards and what you need to implement them. Neha will focus on the Improvement Huddle Board during this webinar.

This webinar is hosted by PACE.

Family and Children’s Services Niagara 119th Annual General Meeting @ St. John The Theologian Ukrainian Catholic Church
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Family and Children’s Services Niagara for their 119th Annual General Meeting!

  • President’s Reception & Refreshments
  • Presentations & Remarks
  • Youth Bursary Presentations

RSVP to Jennifer MacNeil (see contact information above) by June 19, 2017.

This event is hosted by Family and Children’s Services Niagara.

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