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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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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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MEET OUR STAFF

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From left to right Sarah Good, Program Coordinator – Domestic Violence Programming Kelly Bergeron, Director of Digital Programming – Code Heroes Alex de Wit, Executive Director – Social Development Council of Cornwall & area Kat Rendek, Coordinator – All Things Food Sylvie Kinloch, Administrative Assistant – Social Development Council of Cornwall & area Sarah Chisholm Ryder, Food and Agricultural Development Officer – All Things Food

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Basic Income Forum on June 9th in Winchester

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Learn about basic income at June 9 forum in Winchester By Todd Hambleton, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder Monday, May 29, 2017 4:35:14 EDT PM Ron Perrin, with gardening assistant and North Dundas intermediate student Deanna Madore, at a recent Lunch and Learn event at The House of Lazarus, in Mountain, near Winchester. Its outreach initiative Linking Hands is hosting a Basic Income Forum on June 9.   WINCHESTER – An upcoming forum in Dundas County has the goal of shedding light on basic income. Linking Hands, which calls itself a voice for poverty reduction in Dundas County and is an outreach initiative of The…

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Code Heroes

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June 1 to 8 is Canada Learning Code Week and we’ve been busy rolling out workshops at schools in Iroquois, Cornwall, and Williamstown. Over 10,000 Canadian youth will learn to code by exploring Canadian history during the inaugural Canada Learning Code Week and we are happy to be a part of it! You can now download our Intro to Webmaking resource booklet, to help guide you on your coding journey! Ladies Learning Code (everyone welcome) Sat June 17th: Data Insights with Python for Beginners (brand new workshop!)  Code Heroes: Summer Tech Camps July 3rd to 7th: Intro workshops July 24th to 28th: Intermediate workshops…

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Cornwall Kinsmen Farmers’ Market June 11th @ St. Lawrence College

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It is my great pleasure to invite you to the Grand Opening Celebration for the new Cornwall Kinsmen Farmers’ Market on Sunday, June 11th from 11:00am-3:00pm, at St. Lawrence College (Map).  The day will including a special BBQ featuring various local foods available from the market, music courtesy of Corus Entertainment, children’s activities, face painting, and magic show. That’s not all!  As a valued community partner and local food champion, I would also like to extend a special invitation and have you join us for the Ribbon and Cake Cutting at 12:00pm.  This is a big day for our community and the…

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Code Heroes – Summer Tech Camp

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 Summer Tech Camp We are running summer tech camps during the following weeks in the summer, each day starts at 9am and finishes at 4pm. Click on the week to get more info on what type of workshops we’ll be offering: Monday Jul 31  to Friday Aug 4 (Intro workshops) Monday, August 7 to Friday August 11 (Intermediate workshops)

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