“The Social Planning Council of Williams Lake and Area (SPC) is an open forum to facilitate and share information, programs, projects, issues and connections. Our mandate is to inform, recognize, and celebrate social developments to City Council, organizations and public citizens.” Funding support is received by the City of Williams Lake and the TNC United Way.
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What is The Social Planning Council?
o Monthly Meetings: Attend meetings with guest speakers from within the community &/or presentations at each meeting. We currently meet the fourth Monday of every month (excluding summer) at City Hall with light lunch by donation.
o Facebook & Email Group: Utilize the network on Facebook. Start discussions, learn about & share upcoming community events, projects and meetings. If you don’t use Facebook, then join the email network instead.
o Inform City Council:The SPC provides reports to City Council regularly and the City keeps the SPC informed. Use the network and have your voices heard.
Strategic Direction of the Social Planning Council of Williams Lake & Area:
o Poverty Reduction and the local Living Wage Campaign.
o Community Collaboration and Networking.
o Retention and Succession of residents within the Area.
Community Social Planning:
o Supports communities in building an integrated approach to complex problems that take into account social, economic, and environmental concerns.
o Maximizes the effectiveness of often scarce resources by working to reduce duplication, overlap and competition.
o Provides an ongoing forum for communication, coordination and conflict resolution.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Community Updates (21) - Sept 11, 2015
Table of Contents
1) Cariboo Chilcotin Early Years Conference
Sept 26/15 - "Let's Connect"
2) Williams Lake Hospice Society AGM - Wed
Sept 16th at 6:00 pm
3) Volunteer Training for
Williams Lake Hospice Society begins Oct 16
4) Pro-D Day BBQ at Belles
Acres - Sept 25th 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Job Posting: Early Childhood Education Childminding Services for IMSS
6) Strong Start Centres are
open again & the "3 Year-old Round-up" Sept 19th & Tails and
Trails Fall Program at SINC
Committee's updated Community Suicide Postvention Protocol
8) Children of the Street
Society - It can happen to anyone workshop - Sept 25th
Kidney Walk - Sunday Sept 27th at 10 am
10) Williams Lake Harvest
Fair - Sept 12 & 13th
11) NWT Disability Service
Final Report - available by request
12) Central Cariboo Arts
& Culture Society BBQ - Sept 18th 5 - 8 pm
13) Disability Employment
Month - WorkBC Employment Services Centre (WLES)
14) Fall Programs from the Recreation
15) 39th Annual Williams Lake Harvest Festival - Sept 12 - 13th
16) Arts & Culture Week - Sept 21 - 27th
17) City of Williams Lake's Grant In Aid - Applications due Sept 30th
18) Cariboo Regional District's Grant for Assistance - deadline Sept 30th
19) BBBS Annual Tour de Cariboo Fundraiser - Sept
20) Horsefly Salmon Festival - Sept 26 - 27
21) Please send us your information for distribution over the SPC network
22) Next Social Planning Council
Meeting - Sept 28 at 11:30 am
Please visit http://cm.pn/1c0w to view these updates. The Social Planning Council thanks the City of Williams Lake and United Way for their funding support.