2018 Fall Forum

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November 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - November 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Wednesday, November 7

9:30-12:30 CommunityEdge Module 1 – An Introduction to Community Economic Development (CED)
1:30-4:30 CommunityEdge Module 4 – Finance & Governance
5:00 p.m. EDAM Board meeting
7:30 p.m. – Welcome, Registration & Hospitality Hula Hoop game

Thursday, November 8

  • 8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Welcome-Richard Turenne / Marilyn Crewe
  • 9:15 a.m. “Pay it Forward” Benefits of Supporting Community Sporting Events-Roy Seidler
  • 10:00 a.m. BREAK
  • 10:15 a.m. Sport Manitoba Economic Study
  • 11:45 a.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Major Community Events Panel
    • Lorne Hamblin – Mike Gilmore – Stephanie Harris – Louis Cote – Ben Dueck – Chris Goertzen
  • 2:00 p.m. BREAK
  • 2:15-5:00 Amazing Race (5 per group)
  • 6:00-10:00 Dinner, Awards & Social Evening Centre Hylife La Broquerie, 22 Arena Street, La Broquerie

Friday, November 9

  • 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Shark Tank / Youth Projects
  • 10:00 a.m. Break
  • 10:15 a.m. Volunteer MB – It’s all in the Pitch! The Thrill of Volunteer Recruitment
  • 11:15 a.m. Closing Remarks-Richard Turenne/Marilyn Crewe

Breakfast, registration and morning sessions both days will take place at La Broquerie Hotel, 3 Rue Des Pignons, located on Highway #52

For program updates, visit https://www.facebook.com/EDAM-160988724423/

Session Details

Wednesday, November 7 – Community Edge Training

CommunityEdge is Manitoba’s accredited CED certification program, teaching EDOs practical skills and strategies to help Manitoba communities build strength, stability and resilience. The program consists of eight modules and EDAM will offer individual modules in conjunction with our EDAM forums based on member demand.

9:30-12:30 Module 1: Introduction to Community Economic Development

  • An overview of what is CED / steps to set up a CED Program / assessing community readiness

1:30-4:30 p.m. Module 4: Finance & Governance

  • Municipal Government Responsibilities and Powers, Municipal Budgeting and Land Use Planning.

Thursday, November 8 – 1:00 p.m. – Major Community Events

A chance to hear from local people that make a tremendous contribution to their communities through money raised from events, or have hands on knowledge on the benefits to the community from dollars raised.

  • Lorne Hamblin – Community champion in Morris.
  • Louis Cote – Community champion in La Broquerie
  • Mike Gilmore – Community champion in Saint Jean Baptiste
  • Stephanie Harris – Former Chamber Executive Director, current Economic Development Officer in Altona/Rhineland
  • Ben Dueck – Executive Director Steinbach Chamber of Commerce.
  • Chris Goertzen – Former Mayor of Steinbach

Friday, November 9 – 9:00 a.m. – Shark Tank / Youth Projects

An opportunity to learn what projects have already been developed and delivered to encourage youth to consider entrepreneurship as a career path. Project coordinators from the respective projects will provide a short intro and then be available to answer individual questions at their station.

  • Biz Camp – Debbi Fortier, Community Futures Triple R
  • Junior Achievement – Sharalyn Reitlo – Community Futures Winnipeg River
  • Lemonade Stand – Eugene Zalevich – Community Futures East Interlake
  • Entrepreneurial Development (Grade 9) – Penny Schoonbaert – Community Futures Heartland
  • Girls in Trades – Shelley Johnston – Community Futures Triple R
  • Young Womens Conference – Breann Maxwell – Community Futures Parkland

Friday, November 9 – 10:15 a.m. – It’s all in the Pitch! The Thrill of Volunteer Recruitment – Volunteer Manitoba

Volunteer recruitment can be labor intensive and a targeted approach maximizes recruitment efforts. Targeted volunteer recruitment involves crafting a message to gain the attention of a specific audience and addressing their questions and needs. It’s all in the Pitch will outline the motivators of two age demographics and how to use solid job descriptions and apply marketing theory to showcase your volunteer opportunities in a way to appeal most to your audience. Practice what you’ve learned to develop a pitch for one of your volunteer opportunities.

Delivery Style – presentation and small group activity 45 – 60 minutes

Hotel Information

La Broquerie Hotel

  • Block Code: EDAM
  • Guaranteed rate of $89 plus tax if booked by October 17th
  • 204-424-5302 talk to Dianne

Frantz Inn

  • Block Code: EDAM
  • Hwy #52 (just east outside Steinbach limits)
  • Approximate 5 minutes to La Broquerie
  • Guaranteed rate of $89 plus tax if booked by October 17th
  • 204-326-9831 talk to Josette

Additional Options – no blocked rooms

Days Inn Steinbach

  • $105.30 according to website
  • 844-860-5035

Roadhouse 52 Inns and Suites

  • $129.00 according to website
  • 204-326-5885

Forum Registration

Please register your attendance at this link:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W2W9822

Registration Fees

CommunityEdge Training Session(s) on Wednesday (each module)

  • $150 Member Rate $200 Non-Member Rate
  • Forum (Wed night to Friday noon) $200 Member Rate $250 Non-Member Rate

Please send cheque payable to:

  • EDAM, 700-177 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0W5

For further information, contact Shelley at (204) 795-2000 or shelley.morris@mts.net

Details

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November 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am
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November 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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