August, 2011

Culture Days Stories: Catherine – Kingston, ON (Part 2)

by Culture Days

“Confessions of a First-Time Organizer” is a great blog post written by Catherine (aka Kingston Through My Lens) and is the second installment in a series of posts that documents her experience and participation in Culture Days 2011. Click here to read Catherine’s previous post. Organizing Kingston Through My Lens has definitely been a whirlwind…

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Manitoba Arts Mavin: Jean Giguère Gets First Time Arts Volunteer Award

by Catherine Maksymiuk

Article appeared in Lifestyles 55 (July, 2011) Jean Giguère, former chair of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and well-known arts volunteer in Winnipeg, was given the very first Arts Volunteers of the Year award at the fifth annual Mayor’s Luncheon organized by the Winnipeg Arts Council June 9. The awards luncheon is held every June to…

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Waabi-ma’iingan (Grey Wolf) Traditional Teaching Lodge – Thunder Bay, ON

by Culture Days

Nazanin Shoja, the OAC Culture Days Ontario Animator/Coordinator spoke with Cynthia Coons, Assistant Coordinator of the Waabi-ma’iingan (Grey Wolf) Traditional Teaching Lodge, about what they offered the residents of Thunder Bay, ON during Culture Days 2010. Culture Days – Who are you and what do you do? Cynthia Coons – Waabi-ma’iingan is a teaching lodge…

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Culture Days Stories: Catherine – Kingston, ON

by Culture Days

Here’s a great blog post written by Catherine (aka Kingston Through My Lens) that documents her experience as a first-time activity organizer. If you were to look in my desk, you would find a thick brown notebook filled with many of my hopeful community initiatives. The ideas in this notebook range from book swaps to…

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Self-Promo and Marketing Info Session – Summary

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Thanks to all who participated in last week’s Info Session on Self-Promo and Marketing! This Info Session was the first in a series dedicated to self-promotion, so if you weren’t able to join in, mark these upcoming sessions in your calendar: Tuesday, August 16 at 2pm ET – Self-Promo: Public Relations Tuesday, August 23rd at…

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