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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, April 14, 2017

Community Updates (16) - Apr 14, 2017

Community Updates (16) - Apr 14, 2017
Table of contents:
1) Monday Apr 24 is the next SPC Meeting - 11:30 - 1 pm
2) Seeding Start-Ups - new program in the City of Williams Lake
3) End of Life Hospice Palliative Care Volunteer Training - Apr 27 - 29th
4) All Candidates Forum - Thursday Apr 20 at 7 pm
5) Earth Day Events - all day Saturday Apr 22nd
6) Fraser Basin Council - Job Posting
7) Making Connections - Womens Support Group (9 weeks) starting May 2nd
8) Chamber of Commerce - upcoming events (2)
9) Accessibility Awards - nominations being accepted until Apr 28
10) Hike for Hospice - Sunday May 7 from 12 - 4 pm
11) CCACS request for proposals - First Nations Arts Outreach Program
12) Communities that Care - Positive Action Words of the Week(s)
13) Supporting our Families: "Take a break" - CMHA free support group meets monthly
14) Tales and Trails - hands on learning at SINC
15) "Preschool Wheels" activities in Rink 2 - during April
16) Boys & Girls Club's 3rd Annual Race for Kids - Jun 3rd

Please visit
http://cm.pn/2mnd for the above updates.

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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