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What is The Social Planning Council?

Activities:

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, July 29, 2016

Community Updates (17) - Jul 29, 2016



Community Updates (17) - Jul 29, 2016
Table of Contents:

1) Community Gaming Grant Information Workshop - Aug 16th from 9 - 12 pm
2) Family Street Party - everyone welcome Aug 18th 5 - 8 pm
3) Tour the Cariboo - Annual Ride to Gavin Lake
4) Nature Fun at Scout Island Nature Centre

5) Free Fitness in the Park - all summer long

6) Performances in the Park - Thursday evenings in Boitanio Park

7) Williams Lake Wanderers, Outdoor Activity Group - August Schedule of Events
8) From the CRD's Grant Writers Desk - Grant Opportunities
9) Williams Lake Refugee Sponsorship Group (WLRSG)  - Update
10) Recreation Complex Update
11) Racism Awareness Network Update
12) City of Williams Lake - Grant In-Aid Applications - deadline Sept 30, 2016
13) Cariboo Regional District - Grants for Assistance - deadline Sept 30, 2016
14) Art Walk 2016 - bigger than ever!
15) Grand Opening - New Kidcare Daycare at the Womens Contact Society
16) Instructor Job opening - for students entering grade 10 or 11
17) Museum's 25th anniversary celebration - Sunday Aug 7

View these updates via the link below:
http://cm.pn/1x0h

Contact Us

The Social Planning Council is made up of volunteers from the community. Many of us work in social services agencies or also volunteer for other organizations.

Our Mailing Address is Box 20045, Williams Lake BC V2G 4R1

To reach the Society Coordinator Jessica Dunn please email spc-coordinator@xplornet.com or call 250-243-2126

To reach the Communities that Care Project Manager Carla Bullinger please email carla@caribooliteracy.com or call 250-267-8249

To reach the THRIVE Williams Lake Project Manager Anne Burrill please email anne@changemakerconsulting.ca or call 250-267-7211

To reach the current SPC Chair Larry Stranberg please email happytrails@cfdccariboo.com or call 250-392-3626