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Waterloo Economic Development aims to foster, support and deliver an integrated approach to economic development in Waterloo Region. Their services include facilitating introductions to local business leaders, supporting business retention and expansion and providing information about running a business in Waterloo. 

Mr LaMantia will speak about the economic strategy for the Region of Waterloo.
Mr. Tony LaMantia - CEO of Waterloo EDC
Feb 16, 2018
 

Glen Pascoe will give us an update on their continuing work with these children.

One4Another's primary focus is providing life-changing surgeries for children in Uganda who would never be able to afford it without outside help. One4Another provides them with a brighter, happier future!

Glen Pascoe
Mar 02, 2018
 

Amarok Society has seen real success for bringing lasting change to an overlooked education crisis. They have done this by helping some of the poorest women in the world by becoming catalysts of sustainable change in the world.

But Canada faces its own education crisis, which is also overlooked, and which also must be addressed through a spirit of innovation. Through their work in First Nations education, Amarok Society founders, Dr. Tanyss and Gem Munro have witnessed the serious educational disadvantages afforded to our Indigenous youth right here at home, with significant repercussions. Education deficits have a ripple effect to other areas, as evidenced by the gap between Indigenous populations and the average Canadian populations in health, income, justice, and social issues. There is likewise a serious gap between the equality that Canadians say we stand for, and the reality of life for most Indigenous youth.

Amarok Society is opening a new chapter – Amarok Society Indigenous – which will ultimately establish a month-long leadership academy for indigenous youth, beginning with workshops of shorter durations where indigenous youth are. The methodology draws upon Indigenous traditions, history, and culture to create transformative change in students’ lives. Unlocking long-standing impasses through conversation-based workshops, Amarok Society Indigenous leaves youth leaders with an unprecedented capacity to alter their lives and the lives of those around them.

Gem Munro - E.D. of the Amarok Society
Mar 16, 2018
 
President Mike Lawrie
Mar 23, 2018
 
Good Friday
Mar 30, 2018
 
Anne Tinker - Service Projects Chair
Apr 06, 2018
 

We will have a guided tour of the "new" Cambridge Memorial Hospital. 

Please be aware this is an active construction site with no access to elevators so there will be plenty of stair climbing.  For the ladies: wear long pants; skirts or bare legs are not allowed.   Work boots and hard hats are mandatory and will be supplied by the hospital.  This is a great tour as the hospital is near completion and you will have an opportunity to see the new operating rooms, maternity area, emergency department and much more before it is open to the public.  

Kathy Wilson - Resource Director CMH Foundation
Apr 20, 2018
 

If 95% of what we learn comes from our eyes and ears, imagine what it must be like to be deafblind.

For the deafblind, a simple touch can lead to endless possibilities. Individuals who are deafblind have the capacity to build their life skills, gain independence and contribute to the greater community with the support of professionally trained Intervenors who use the sense of touch to help them communicate. Founded in 1989, DeafBlind Ontario Services  helps individuals who are deafblind increase their independence and improve their quality of life through specialized services.

 

 

 

Juliette Coughlan, Deaf Blind Ontario.
May 04, 2018
 
New Rotarians - Morgan Jones and Alfonso Espinos
May 18, 2018
 
 

The Child Witness Program offers support to all children up to age 18 in Waterloo Region, Guelph and Wellington County who have been victims or witnesses of crimes. The agency plays an integral role in balancing the needs of the justice system with the child’s right not to be subjected to further emotional trauma

Laura Muirhead, ED at Child Witness Centre.
Jun 15, 2018
 

What everyone needs to know about new finance rules....whether it is your first home or your are shopping for a better rate upon renewing . Surprizing!!! 

Tony Monteiro, Mortgage Broker
Jul 06, 2018