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Vibrant Community Rountable – February 7th @ OPG (1-3pm)

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We will host the inaugural Vibrant Community Roundtable on February 7, 2018 at the Ontario Power Generation Visitor Centre. Community leaders from business and non-profit sectors, as well as civic representatives from Akwesasne, Cornwall and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry have been invited to participate in the session designed to address complex societal issues like poverty and community livability, build a constituency working towards change and encourage collaborative ways of working. Liz Weaver, Co-CEO of the Tamarack Institute, a Waterloo-based organization that facilitates positive community change, will lead the session and deliver a keynote on building community vibrancy….

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Caring Dads Program – Next Group Session

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  CARING DADS: CORNWALL & AREA HELPING FATHERS REBUILD HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEIR CHILDREN WHEN? Tuesday Evenings Beginning: September 12th 5:30pm-7:30pm For more info click here:  NEW Caring Dads Poster – September 2017 NEW 2017 Caring Dads Cornwall SDGA – Pamphlet NEW 2017 Caring Dads – Referral Form (fillable) CARING DADS EVALUATION click here:  Caring Dads Project Evaluation Report . PDF

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SDG & Cornwall Community Garden Network – Logo Competition

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The new SDG & Cornwall Community Garden Network is looking for a youth or child to submit ideas for their new logo. All applications must be submitted by mail or email before September 1st, 2017. The Community Garden Network members will judge and decide on a winner of the competition. If you are the winner, we will call you by mid-September, and reward you with a garden related prize worth $50. You may access the application form here. If you have any question, please contact Kat Rendek at (613)935-4017 or growsdgc@gmail.com.  

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Job Fair 2017

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Join us for the Cornwall and Area Job Fair on September 13th Looking For A Job? The Cornwall and Area Job Fair returns this fall to help employers and job seekers connect before the busy holiday season. Last year’s event hosted 26 major employers from across the region and over 200 available jobs. Make sure to have your resume ready because this year’s event is gearing up to offer even more. Looking to Volunteer? Frontline FYI is an information exchange fair featuring local community agencies.  We intend for participating agencies to use this event to recruit clients or new volunteers,…

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Media Release: Food and Agriculture Advisory Council sets down roots

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For immediate release – July 11th , 2017 Wednesday, July 5th, marked the official launch of the Cornwall and Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry Food and Agriculture Advisory Council, a new initiative coordinated by All Things Food (ATF) and the Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area (SDC). The makeup of the council’s members reflect various interests, including those of farmers, producers, business owners, employment boards, educational institutions, healthcare institutions, recreation and tourism. “We’ve been working towards this council for over a year,” said Kat Rendek, the Coordinator of ATF. “We felt there was a significant need to pull together local…

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Summer Student – All Things Food

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Hello everyone, I am excited to announce that Courtney-Anne McDonell has joined the ATF team as our Summer Events and Communications Assistant.  She will be working with us for July and August on a number of initiatives, but most importantly, she is here to help YOU plan and promote your local food and community events.  Yay! With that being said, if you are planning a local food event this summer and would like assistance with promotion, media support, recruiting volunteers, or something more specific, please do not hesitate to contact Courtney at  atfbouffe360events@gmail.com or  613-935-4017. I welcome you to also share this offer with others in…

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