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Application Deadline: Brock University Lifespan Centre Youth Engagement Committee
Application Deadline: Brock University Lifespan Centre Youth Engagement Committee @ Online
Jan 1 all-day
Brock University’s Centre for Lifespan Development Research is recruiting new members for its youth engagement committee (B-YEC). The B-YEC is made up of Niagara Region youth, aged 14 to 24, who assist the Lifespan Centre team in developing research ideas, keep the team informed about important matters affecting the wellness of youth in the Niagara, and provide a youth voice at various events. Interesting in applying or learning more? Click here for more information.
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Niagara Funders’ Roundtable 9:00 am
Niagara Funders’ Roundtable @ Fallsview Casino
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:15 pm
The Niagara Funders’ Alliance is a partnership of private, public and corporate sector funders who work collaboratively for the well-being of the community by sharing knowledge and information related to community resources, needs, priorities and trends. These sector-specific Funders’ Roundtable Sessions will be hosted by multiple funders and will provide you information regarding their funding priorities, how to apply, etc. There is no cost, please register for each session you wish to attend. Social Services Sector – 9:00 – 11:00am BCM Insurance Company Meridian Niagara Casinos Niagara Community Foundation Niagara Prosperity Initiative Ontario Trillium Foundation United Way Wise Guys Charity Fund Volunteer Recruit and Retain Workshop – 11:15am – 12:15pm Hosted by Terri Bruce, Director of Programs, INCommunities Arts and Culture Sector – 1:00 – 3:00pm BCM Insurance Company City of Niagara Falls City of St. Catharines – Cultural Investment Program City of St. Catharines – Parks Legacy Fund Meridian Ministry of Heritage, Sport and Culture Industries Niagara Casinos Niagara Community Foundation Ontario Trillium Foundation ProKids Wise Guys Charity Fund Environment Sector / Sports and Recreation Sector – 3:15 – 5:15pm BCM Insurance Company Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Ministry of Heritage, Sport and Culture Industries Niagara Casinos Niagara Community Foundation Ontario Trillium Foundation ProKids Wise Guys Charity Fund This event is hosted by the Niagara Funders’ Alliance.
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Culturally Safe Research Models in Indigenous Communities 1:00 pm
Culturally Safe Research Models in Indigenous Communities @ Online
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm
An examination of ethical, culturally safe practices when engaging in research with Indigenous communities. Best practices, including community-based research, OCAP principles, knowledge translation, and positioning communities as co-researchers will be discussed, including the development of a training module to assist AgingTech researchers in ethically engaging Indigenous communities to promote equitable access to technology. In this webinar, participants will: Discover the need for culturally appropriate technology for Indigenous older adults Understand the importance of ethical and culturally safe practices when engaging in research with Indigenous communities Learn about the development of a training module to assist AGE-WELL researchers to engage and collaborate with Indigenous communities to promote equitable access to technology Presenter: Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health and AGE-WELL Network Investigator This webinar is hosted by AGE-WELL.
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Investment Readiness Program (IRP) Information Session 9:00 am
Investment Readiness Program (IRP) Information Session @ St. Catharines Golf and Country Club
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
The Investment Readiness Program (IRP) is a new opportunity funded by the Government of Canada and administered through community foundations for social enterprises to launch, design, measure and scale their organization or project to get ready to access social financing. The Niagara Community Foundation is hosting an Investment Readiness Program (IRP) Information Session to offer more details about applying and answer questions about the program. To RSVP, please email joanne.krick@niagaracommunityfoundation.org. Who qualifies? You may qualify if your organization is mission-driven, aiming to sell goods or services to earn revenue while also helping achieve positive social, cultural or environmental objectives. Specifically, charities, non-profit organizations, co-ops and businesses with a social impact may all qualify. Eligibility details: Eligible organizations can receive $10,000 to $100,000 in non-repayable funds to develop, design, measure and scale their social enterprises in order to get ready to accept investments. The IRP can assist organizations at any stage, from refining an idea to scaling up and preparing for investments. The IRP is open to social purpose organizations including charities, non-profits, co-operatives, and for-profit business with a social impact. This session is hosted by the Niagara Community Foundation.
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14th Annual MS Trivia Night 5:30 pm
14th Annual MS Trivia Night @ Club Roma
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm
Join the Niagara Peninsula Chapter of Hope on Friday, January 24th at Club Roma for an evening of fun, food, and facts! Featuring a full pasta dinner, great prizes, silent auction, raffles, and a cash bar, this witty trivia night will be sure to test your knowledge of all things. Proceeds support those affected by MS in the Niagara Region. This event is hosted by the Niagara Peninsula Chapter of Hope, MS Society of Canada.
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Walk For Alzheimer’s 11:30 am
Walk For Alzheimer’s @ Brock University - Sean O'Sullivan Theatre
Jan 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join the movement! The new IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s builds on the strength of thousands of community walks across the country. It’s a great opportunity to rally around this increasingly prevalent disease, raising awareness and much-needed funds to support local programs and services in the Niagara Region. This event is perfect for all ages and mobility levels! On Sunday, January 26, 2020, make memories matter by joining in the cause. Invite your family, friends, neighbours and co-workers too; every step you take together may be one step closer to a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Stations along the walk route will showcase and deliver health-related information and product samples for maintaining a healthy brain through diet, social activities and physical exercise. Come out early to experience the Wellness Fair in Guernsey Market Hall. Collect stickers from visiting vendors and then try your luck at the prize wheel! A variety of vendors will provide interactive information around living well in your community and strategies to keep your brain healthy. The event will also feature Fluffy the Clown, musical entertainment by Cory Cruise and a raffle table. Make sure to bring the kids who are sure to enjoy our Kids Zone presented by Babysitting Angels. This walk will be held indoors. Registration at 9:30 a.m. in the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre (Schmon Tower entrance); registration closes at 11:00 a.m. The walk begins at 11:30 a.m. Free parking is available in Lot D. Prizes include a $1000 Via Rail Travel Credit, Rascal Flatts...
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Five Ways Volunteering Can Enhance Your Job Search 1:00 pm
Five Ways Volunteering Can Enhance Your Job Search @ Online
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Job hunting can be challenging in today’s market and applicants need every edge they can get. Volunteering is a great way to gain crucial experience, build transferable skills, network and cultivate references, and hone your approach to job applications. Discover how to search for and apply to volunteer positions and what to expect along the way! Topics will include: The benefits of volunteering The types of volunteer roles available and the commitments they require How to locate your nearest volunteer centre and search for volunteer roles online What to expect when applying for a volunteer role The five ways volunteering can enhance your job search This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.
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