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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, May 25, 2018

Community Updates (13) - May 25, 2018

Community Updates (13) - May 25, 2018

Table of Contents:
1) Social Planning Council Monthly Meeting - Mon May 28th
2) Free Family BBQ & Wildfire Information Expo – Wed, May 30th
3) Williams Lake Children's Festival - Sun May 27th
4) Privacy workshop with Mr. Dean Alchin
5) Punky Lake Wilderness Camp's Youth Soccer Clinic - Jun 2 & 3
6) Boys & Girls Club - "Race for Kids" - Sat Jun 2nd from 10 am - 12 pm
7) Child Health Report - May 30th 9 - 11 am City Chambers (please RSVP)
8) Free Financial workshops - May 30 & 31st
9) Life After Baby – Postnatal Support Group
10) Positive Action Word of the Week(s)
11) Free Presentation at Scout Island - Vultures
12) Celebrate Rivers to Oceans Week - Wed Jun 6th at SINC
13) CCACS Support Grants - deadline Jun 1

Please visit the link below for these updates: http://cm.pn/3nwl

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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