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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, January 13, 2017

Next monthly SPC Meeting - Jan 23, 2017

The next monthly SPC Meeting is on Monday Jan 23, 2017 with guest Milo MacDonald the CAO for the City of Williams Lake who will be joining us for a meet and greet style discussion. The meeting is being held from 11:30 - 1:00 pm at the Co-op building (home to the CMHA, Womens Contact Society, Association for Community Living) located at 51 - 4th Ave S (across from Safeway, and down from the Boys & Girls Club). There will be lunch by donation. Note - our meeting will be held at this location until further notice. There is parking along the street and some in the back.

Everyone is invited to attend this open lunch meeting.

1 comment:

zerry ht said...

Good to know these details here!! I would also be attending monthly craft and quilt meeting quite soon at domestic meeting space San Francisco. The best thing is that I am also going to participate in this meeting and will show my best crafts and quilt in this. So excited!

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