Doug Griffiths speaks on “13 Ways to Kill Your Community”

Don’t miss this special event:



October is Small Business Month

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.

Shop The Neighbourhood 2015

Attention Members:

2015 Shop the Neighbourhood Campaign

Please click STN_PowerPoint (Converted) to watch a short presentation.

Bow Valley College Has a Course For You

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 :

Or contact:

Nicole Dodd, Program Officer – Workplace Communication for Rural Immigrants

403-410-1449 Office

1-866-428-2669, ext. 1449 Toll-free