Don’t miss this special event:
October is for celebrating Small Business
Thursday October 1, 2015 – Highwood Memorial Center
Speaker: Doug Griffiths
Topic: 13 Ways to Kill a Community
Cost: $40 per attendee
The cost is now $40 and includes a copy of the book as well as a cocktail and appetizers.
October 15, 2015 Venue & time to be confirmed
Business mixer with other invited communities
Topic: Success Stories from selected businesses in each of the communities in attendance
Video presentation by: Les Hewitt (very powerful speaker )
Type of event after hour business mixer with refreshments
Wednesday October 21, 2015
Speaker: Chris Koch
Topic: When Everything Seems Impossible
Place: Highwood Memorial Center
Time : 7:00 PM
There will be no cost for this event.
2015 Shop the Neighbourhood Campaign
Please click STN_PowerPoint (Converted) to watch a short presentation.
It is a flexible, no-cost, online course with a mentorship component. Participants must live in or around Airdrie, Banff, Beiseker, Irricana, Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Canmore, Chestermere, Cochrane, Crossfield, High River, Okotoks, or Strathmore.
Workplace Communication helps employed Permanent Residents develop the following workplace soft skills:
• Nonverbal communication
• Conflict resolution
• Small talk and Networking
Each participant is paired with a local mentor to practice the concepts in the course and help them to develop more social connections.
Our next intake starts September and we are currently accepting applications.
Interested Applicants or Mentors can apply online at :
Nicole Dodd, Program Officer – Workplace Communication for Rural Immigrants
1-866-428-2669, ext. 1449 Toll-free