Public Notices/Announcements - Windsor/Leamington - Peace in the Streets Conference

Submitted by cdanby on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:33
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Peace in the Streets Conference: Ground-Breaking Women Coming to Detroit and Windsor The Rotary Clubs of Windsor (1918), Ann Arbor and Detroit, in collaboration with Wayne State University’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, will hold a two-day conference highlighting the root causes and potential solutions to violence in our communities. The conference, entitled “Peace in the Streets,” will take place October 25th at Wayne State University Student Center Ballroom from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and October 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Windsor at the University of Windsor Law School, located at 401 Sunset Ave.   Interactive presentations and panel discussions over both days will focus on attaining peace and reducing violence in communities. Key topics include gun violence, human trafficking, human rights, restorative justice practices, immigration, indigenous rights, domestic and gender violence, neighborhood solutions and other crucial topics involving collective community engagement.  Keynote Speaker in Detroit on Friday, October 25th: 12:15 – 1:15pm: Samantha Fuentes, Parkland Florida High School shooting survivor. Fuentes will deliver a keynote address on “Outcomes from Parkland” which details her personal story in the Parkland massacre, how it led her to activism, and what she, March for our Lives, and others are doing to raise awareness and lessen such horrific events now and in the future. Featured Keynote Speakers in Windsor on Saturday, October 26th: 12:30 – 1:15pm: Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri, filmmaker, photographer and activist, is a “leading director and voice for female empowerment” (Tribeca Film Festival). Her work has won over 25 awards including The Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Disruptor Award, Best Picture and Best Director at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, two Gold Lions at Cannes Festival of Creativity, and Best Film at the CNN 2018 Expose Awards (https://www.indrani.com/bio). Indrani is also a fashion photographer whose photographs have been featured in top publications including The New York Times, Vogue, VanityFair, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar and more. She’ll exhibit her many film and video projects that tackle the devaluation and marginalization of women throughout the world. 2:45-3:45pm: Dr. Sakeena Yacoobi, Founder and CEO of Afghan Learning Centre, has helped make health services and education accessible for women and children. “For more than twenty years, Dr. Sakena Yacoobi has risked her life to teach women and children in Afghanistan. In the face of a brutally oppressive Taliban regime, she secretly used education to reclaim Islam” (https://tanenbaum.org/peacemakers-in-action-network/meet-the-peacemakers/sakena-yacoobi/). Dr. Yacoobi holds many awards, including the Sunhak Peace Prize (2017), the Harold W. McGraw Prize in Education (2016) and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. See her inspiring Ted Talk, “How I stopped the Taliban from Shutting my School” https://www.ted.com/talks/sakena_yacoobi_how_i_stopped_the_taliban_from_shutting_down_my_school?language=en For the full schedule visit https://rotarypeaceinthestreets.org/schedule/

Public Notices/Announcements - Chatham - Safe Treating in the Village

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:32
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The Chatham-Kent Children's Safety Village is once again hosting its annual Safe Treating in the Village. On Saturday, October 26 for $10 /family (no advance tix required). Wear your costumes & come out to the Safety Village - 21797 Fargo Rd. Blenheim, ON, N0P 1A0 - between 11am & 2pm and SAFELY trick or treat with our community partners for lots of treats & no tricks! Li'l Obie CN's Miniature Train will be there, a train ride for everyone through the park - A crowd favourite! With activities for the kids such as cupcake decorating, crafts, games, a BBQ and the chance to win prizes you don't want to miss this event! If you have any questions please feel free to call them at 519-360-1270.    

Community Event - Niagara - Stamfordlane United Church 72nd Turkey Supper

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:39
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Turkey supper at Stamfordlane United Church on November 9, 2019. Seatings at 5:00pm and 6:30pm. Tickets are adults $15 and children $7 and under 5 free. 
Stamfordlane United Church
3855 St Peter Avenue
L2J 2N7
Niagara Falls

Public Notices/Announcements - Chatham - Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:34
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Chatham Capitol Theatre presents: Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition A timeless holiday classic – with a Canadian twist! Created by acclaimed choreographer Bengt Jörgen in collaboration with the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, this award-winning production features original choreography to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, against stunning backdrops from Group of Seven artists. Join Klara on her magical winter journey in this quintessentially Canadian take on the beloved ballet. Thursday December 19th, 8pm.      

Public Notices/Announcements - Chatham - Road Map to Simple Safety Solutions.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:28
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Join Chatham-Kent Economic Development Services at the Chatham-Kent John D. Bradley Convention Centre on October 30th for Road Map to Simple Safety Solutions. Tickets are #free. Get the latest information on workplace health and safety Health and Safety doesn’t have to be complicated! Investing in workplace health and safety is an investment in your employees and your business success.    

Public Notices/Announcements - Chatham - The 73rd Annual Rural Urban Dinner and Awards!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:15
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The Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce presents the 73rd Annual Rural Urban Dinner and Awards!   Celebrate with the Agriculturist of the Year, 4H Members of the Year, Agriculture Innovator of the Year and Friend of Agriculture.   November 27, 6-9:30pm. Call for info/tickets. 519-352-7540 ext 21 for info/tix