Stefanie (WLCBIA) - Four directions festival after stampede parade on June 30th
Jon Jackson (Red Cross) - small business program is coming to an end (deadline May 31), Community Partnership program is still taking applications, and Red Cross is continuing to help individuals and families. NEW Support to individuals and families - who suffered damage to or loss of property. NEW Disaster risk reduction - focus more resilient for future disasters. Keep talking to people, many people thought they could get over things on their own but are now feeling overwhelmed. Red Cross - Still here, still busy.
Beth Veenkamp (City of Williams Lake) - Volunteers can be hard to find in Williams Lake (Vol-inspire - online platform for volunteer engagement). Requires a community champion. Coordinated effort around volunteer opportunities. Could there be a permanent home for something like this? Answer - Daphne from Williams Lake Hospice offered to be the sought after champion.
Mark Doratti - National Tourism Week - events taking place this week. June is almost here, which means Stampede is just around the corner.