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Paris Lectures Pecha Kucha Night

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Held October 18th at the Dominion Telegraph Centre, we featured 11 presentations and 12 speakers in the Pecha Kucha format – 20 slides automatically progressing after 20 seconds each for a 6 min and 40 sec talk. All the speakers nailed it.

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Paris Lectures Pecha Kucha Night

  1. 1. JANE & JURY MADE BY
  2. 2. www.JANEANDJURY.com #PARISNORTH 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  3. 3. #13 Since March 2015
  4. 4. Kari Raymer Bishop Claire Francis Tim Des Islets Karen Wettlaufer Kim and Steve Prokopowich Steve Howes and Brian Jenkins Mark Staplehurst Jayne Gervais & Kelly Warne Ida Adamowicz Amandah Wood & Matt Quinn Anne & Rick Vernon Adele Service Julie Buckrell Holly O Backyard Beekeeping Claire She Goes Podcast Noisemaker Management Found Studio Studio50 Town of Paris Poster (1989) The English Language Working Hands, Volume I. Day in a Life Series Ways We Work Rooms & Blooms My Journey Home My art Acrylic painting 19 SPEAKERS 2 MINUTES EACH
  5. 5. STOKE, STOKE, STOKE
  6. 6. CREATIVE WARM-UP You’re Awesome 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  7. 7. The Evolution of the Drumset CHRIS BODEGRAVEN 10.18 #PARISNORTH CHRISBODE@ROGERS.COM
  8. 8. 10.18 #PARISNORTH CHRISBODE@ROGERS.COM
  9. 9. My Musical Journey & Vision ALISON JEAN ADAM 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  10. 10. 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  11. 11. Sharing a Love of Reading SUSAN GIBSON 10.18 #PARISNORTH WWW.AYEAROFBOOKSBLOG.COM
  12. 12. Andrew Carnegie Dictum To spend the first third of one’s life getting all the education one can. To spend the next third making all the money one can. To spend the last third giving it all away for worthwhile causes.
  13. 13. 10.18 #PARISNORTH Franklin Street Little Free Library & A Year of Books Blog WWW.AYEAROFBOOKSBLOG.COM
  14. 14. Creative Ways to Protect Brant County's Farmland and Natural Heritage ELLA HALEY 
 RICHARD TUNSTALL 10.18 #PARISNORTH LCONSERV.ORG
  15. 15. Protecting Brant County’s Watershed, Farmland & Natural Heritage 
 Richard Tunstall and Ella Haley Langford Conservancy ella@lconserv.org Lconserv.org, 519-647-0307
  16. 16. Two greatest barriers to new farmers are lack of access to land and capital. 1 National Young Farmers Coalition Report, 2015
  17. 17. The Ontario Greenbelt – 10 Year Review
  18. 18. The Great Canadian Landgrab
  19. 19. No Farmland = No Local Farmers = No Local Food

  20. 20. Sprawl – Brant/Brantford Boundary Deal
  21. 21. Brant County: 1980 Protected Agricultural Ribbon
  22. 22. 1) If the Minister Approves the Brant/ Brantford Boundary Deal – Appeal 2) Grow the Greenbelt 3) Conservation Easements 4) Land Trust buys land Creative Solutions:
  23. 23. 1) Challenge the Brant/Brantford 
 Boundary Deal
  24. 24. 2) Create a Grand River Watershed Greenbelt
  25. 25. 3) Protect Land with Conservation Easements
  26. 26. 4) Purchase by Land Trust and Lease to New Farmers
  27. 27. SOLUTION Preserve farmland and provide new small-scale organic farmers access to affordable farmland
  28. 28. Langford Conservancy
  29. 29. Our Aim: • To initially sell community bonds to raise funds to buy a farm • Organic farmers will be able to hold long-term leases on protected land Community Bond Campaign
  30. 30. Timeline & Milestones Sept 2016 March 2017 ✓ Complete Fundraising ✓ Recruit New Organic Farmers ✓ Make the offer on the Farm ✓ Complete Renovation for 5 Housing Units ✓ Complete building the pond for irrigation ✓ Review the applications for New Organic Farmers ✓ First round of New Farmers start farming (no housing req) Sept 2017 ✓ Second round of New organic farmers move-in & start farming ✓ Ultimate vision: knowledge sharing to scale the project elsewhere
  31. 31. Contact ella@lconserv.org or richard@lconserv.org 519-647-0307 lconserv.org For More Information
  32. 32. 10.18 #PARISNORTH Langford Conservancy LCONSERV.ORG
  33. 33. Literacy Matters LIZ GOSSE 10.18 #PARISNORTH WWW.BRANTSKILLSCENTRE.ORG
  34. 34. 9 Essential Skills These nine essential skills provide the foundation for success in work, learning, and life. 1. Reading 2. Document Use 3. Numeracy 4. Writing 5. Oral Communication 6. Working with Others 7. Thinking 8. Computer Use 9. Continuous Learning
  35. 35. In 2012, the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competency discovered that 47% of adults in Ontario do not have the literacy and essential skills for learning, work, and life.
  36. 36. What does this mean to our people and our community?
  37. 37. Parents play a vital role in their children’s learning. The higher the level of a parent’s education and skill level, the higher the likelihood that the child will succeed in school.
  38. 38. • People with low literacy skills are more likely to experience unemployment and are twice as likely to be unemployed for six months or more. • Low literacy skills can represent a risk to workplace health and safety.
  39. 39. Based on the 2011 
 National Household Survey, 24% of people in Brantford do not have their high school diploma.
  40. 40. • Young people are dropping out before completing their high school education. • Approximately 29% of Grand Erie students who wrote the grade 10 literacy test in the 2014-2015 school year were unsuccessful.
  41. 41. • Money /Poverty • Job • Health issues • Disability • Lack of childcare • Transportation • Lack of personal motivation • Home situation
  42. 42. • Ontario will experience a skill shortage in the near future. Improving literacy rates will be critical to our province’s future economic health • It is estimated that by 2031, Ontario will need 77% of its workforce to have post-secondary credential
  43. 43. Only 21% of people with low literacy skills try to access further education or training programs.
  44. 44. Close to 50% of adults with the lowest levels of literacy live in low income households.
  45. 45. Raising the literacy levels of people is one of the most important ways to encourage lifelong learning in our community.
  46. 46. • Provide people with the opportunity 
 to learn while understanding their personal barriers to learning and education • Provide a positive, open-minded learning environment • Have an understanding of past learning experiences and how it may affect their learning now and in the future • Ensure people have their basic needs met by referring people to programs and services • Understand that people of all walks of life can experience challenges with literacy • Break down the barriers We need to…
  47. 47. Provide a positive, open-minded learning environment
  48. 48. Increased literacy skills are strongly linked to economic growth and prosperity. A 1% increase in literacy skills would lead to an increase of $18.5 billion per year in Canada’s GDP. Literacy and the Economy
  49. 49. • Having the essential skills to obtain and maintain employment • Having the digital literacy skills needed for the 21st century • Upgrading your math skills to start an apprenticeship • Access to education and training • Having the ability to succeed in completing high school credit courses Literacy means…
  50. 50. • Writing your GED • Being prepared to enter a post-secondary school program • Being able to read to your children or grandchildren • Financial independence Literacy means…
  51. 51. Literacy Matters
  52. 52. 10.18 #PARISNORTH Brant Skills Centre WWW.BRANTSKILLSCENTRE.ORG
  53. 53. The Legacy of Glenhyrst ANA OLSON 10.18 #PARISNORTH WWW.GLENHYRST.CA/
  54. 54. + Glenhyrst: The Legacy
  55. 55. + How it all began…
  56. 56. + What is Glenhyrst? ■ 1914 ■ 1922 ■ 1956
  57. 57. + What is Glenhyrst? ■ 16 acres ■ 3 buildings ■ Banks of the Grand
  58. 58. + We are ART! ■ 6 exhibits per yr ■ 197 artists in 2015
  59. 59. + We Sell and Rent Art! ■ 250 works ■ over 60 artists
  60. 60. + We are History! ■ 650 works
  61. 61. + We are History! ■ Andy Warhol, ■ Group of Seven ■ Robert Whale ■ Painter’s Eleven
  62. 62. +One of the most important things we do. ■ 3500 kids ■ 112 schools
  63. 63. +One of the most important things we do. ■ 500 campers
  64. 64. + Inspire Creativity! ■ 3 Seasonal Sessions ■ painting, drawing, mosaics, stained glass, calligraphy, photography, cartooning……
  65. 65. + All about community. ■ 23 events in 2015 ■ 17 were free
  66. 66. + Building community in new ways. ■ Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst
  67. 67. + All about community. ■ 470 members
  68. 68. + All about community. ■ 114 volunteers
  69. 69. +Partnerships with Community ■ Active Brant ■ Brantford Broderers ■ Brant Museum and Archives ■ Brant Museum & Gallery Association ■ Brant Catholic District School Board ■ Brant Literacy Foundation ■ Brant Studio Tour ■ Brantford Cultural Advisory Committee ■ Brantford Food Bank ■ Brantford SPCA ■ Brantford Visual Arts Guild ■ Brantford Potter’s Guild ■ Crawford Collective ■ Guitar Society of Brant ■ Grant Erie District School Board ■ Grand River Chorus ■ Grand River Grannies ■ 
Great War Centenary Association ■ Ichthys Theatre ■ Roots of Empathy ■ Salvation Army ■ Shellard’s Lane Association ■ The Carnival Museum ■ Tourism Brantford ■ Woodland Cultural Centre
  70. 70. +Corporate/Granting Partnerships
  71. 71. + What is Glenhyrst? ■ It’s you! ■ 33,445
  72. 72. + Our Goal? To be a leader and cultural ambassador in our community.
  73. 73. + Thank you for your support and for helping to bring art, beauty and culture to our children and to our Community!
 

  74. 74. 10.18 #PARISNORTH WWW.GLENHYRST.CA/
  75. 75. LET’S TAKE A BREAK
  76. 76. Brant Death Racers DAN NAMISNIAK 10.18 #PARISNORTH @BRANTDEATHRACER #RUNBRANT
  77. 77. COMING SOON
  78. 78. 10.18 #PARISNORTH Brant Death Racers Running Club @BRANTDEATHRACER #RUNBRANT
  79. 79. Every Dollar Counts MARILYN SEWELL 10.18 #PARISNORTH BCHSYSFOUNDATION.ORG
  80. 80. ! Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) encompasses programs and services offered at the Brantford General Hospital and the Willett in Paris ! Tonight I’m talking about the Foundation – the fundraising partner for the system ! I’m not talking about the future of the Willett in Paris – that’s a good discussion for another time Brant Community Healthcare System Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  81. 81. Independent organization dedicated to: 1. Raising awareness of the gap in funding 2. Communicating the needs in the system 3. Engaging the community and raising money 4. Managing donor dollars with accountability and responsibility What is the BCHS Foundation? Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  82. 82. ! Joined the board as a volunteer in 2010 ! Appointed to the Executive in 2012 ! Served as Chair from January 2015 to June 2016 ! Currently Past Chair ! Also cross appointment to the BCHS Hospital Board as non- voting member What’s my connection? Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  83. 83. I was searching for: 1. Something just for me with no connections to anyone else 2. A way to use my board governance skills 3. A brand new area of learning What’s in it for me? Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  84. 84. 1. Volunteers who care about healthcare in our community 2. People with skills in business, legal, government all with community connections 3. Diverse representation of the community 4. Gap matrix system for recruitment 5. Six year term Our Volunteer Board Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  85. 85. Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts! ! The Foundation provides money to: 1. purchase medical equipment and capital expenditures that are not paid for by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, 2. provide essential resources to maintain the exceptional level of compassionate patient care, 3. invest in new and innovative technology, and 4. handle emergency repairs Government spending isn’t enough!
  86. 86. Just over $21.7million raised in the last 12 years How has the community responded? Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  87. 87. ! Wheelchairs and critical care beds ! MRI and CT Scanner, ! Portable ultrasound and other ER equipment, ! Diagnostic imaging equipment, Where does the $$$$ go? Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts! ! Lab equipment, ! Music therapy program, ! Refreshing the cancer clinic and paediatric unit, and ! More……………….. Short answer – for everything in every place
  88. 88. 1. Appropriate recognition and thanks 2. Stewardship reports 3. Newsletters 4. Updated website 5. Annual reports 6. Ability to direct gifts - restricted funds or priority needs 7. Wise investments Accountability to our donors Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  89. 89. 1. Small team of dedicated fundraising professionals 2. 3rd party partners 3. Dedicated volunteers 4. Anyone with a good idea 5. We all can through social media – Foundation is connected! Who does the work? Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  90. 90. 1. Signature events 2. Annual programs and events 3. Major gifts 4. Planned giving 5. Monthly donations 6. 3rd party programs 7. Wise investments How do we raise funds? Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  91. 91. 1. Annual Spring Gala Signature Events raise over $100,000 Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts! In common – ! Huge volunteer commitment ! Community connections 2. BCG Logistic Group Charity Golf Tournament 2016 – Bright White Bling to support the MRI 2015 – Helping Hands for Critical Care 2014 – Cancer Care Close to Home
  92. 92. ! Smile Cookie Campaign with Tim Horton's ! 1st Annual Ladies Night Out – March 2016 ! 1st Annual Men’s Night Out – November 10, 2016 (Paris) ! 12 days of Giving Campaign – December 2016 ! 12th Annual Firefighters Golf Tournament every September ! The inaugural Supporting Patient Care – One Step at a Time Run/ Walk to benefit the ER – October 22, 2016 ! Memorial Gifts and Grateful Patients Annual programs and events Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  93. 93. ! Don’t just happen ! Corporate donations, for example ◦ SC Johnson digital mammography and ultrasound imaging ! Personal donations and estates ! Connections to the cause - i.e. Family Birthing Center Major gifts Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  94. 94. ! Intentional conversations ! Bequest in a will ! Insurance policy Planned Giving Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  95. 95. ! Automatic ! Any amount of donation ! Quick ! Convenient ! Consistent for Foundation budgeting Monthly donations Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  96. 96. We love these partnerships! 1. Closet Door Clothing Store 2. Kate Broddick Team 3. Brantford Comedy Festival 4. Weigh your Scrap and Give Back 5. Kettlecorn popcorn, Easel program 6. Lemonade stands to dress down days, and more……. 3rd Party Program! Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  97. 97. ! The need for funds never stops ! Technology changes so quickly ! Lots of great causes to support ! Understanding why we give – what motivates a donor? ◦ People just don’t write cheques, we need to continually engage donors What are the Challenges? Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  98. 98. ! Healthcare affects everyone in our community ! Hospitals will continue to need donor dollars ! The future of the delivery of our healthcare will define our future needs ! Endless opportunities to connect with our growing community, and ! Everyone can participate because every dollar counts! Looking ahead Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  99. 99. ! Insight into the world of health care ! Friendships and connections outside my normal circle ! Experience as Board Chair for a very important cause ! A desire to continue to give of my time and resources I’ve gained…. Together we are transforming healthcare in our community. Every Dollar Counts!
  100. 100. 10.18 #PARISNORTH BCHS Foundation BCHSYSFOUNDATION.ORG
  101. 101. My Seaway Story MARY COPE 10.18 #PARISNORTH CHERRYLANE@HOTMAIL.CA
  102. 102. 10.18 #PARISNORTH CHERRYLANE@HOTMAIL.CA
  103. 103. The First Five Years Lasts a Lifetime ANN TAYLOR 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  104. 104. “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” -Dr. Seuss
  105. 105. Age 3
  106. 106. 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  107. 107. Paris – We Are Not Alone JOHN BELL 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  108. 108. There are 53 active cities/towns named Paris
  109. 109. Paris Arkansas Paris Arkansas
  110. 110. Paris Denmark
  111. 111. Paris France
  112. 112. Paris Idaho
  113. 113. Paris Illinois
  114. 114. Paris Kentucky
  115. 115. Paris New York
  116. 116. Paris Ohio
  117. 117. Paris Russia
  118. 118. Paris Tennessee Paris Tennessee
  119. 119. Paris Virginia
  120. 120. Paris Wisconsin
  121. 121. Paris Las Vegas
  122. 122. Paris China Paris China!!
  123. 123. Paris Yukon (deceased)
  124. 124. Paris Paris Kiribati (deceased)
  125. 125. 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  126. 126. Chris Bodegraven Alison Jean Adam Susan Gibson Ella Haley & Richard Tunstall Mary Cope Ann Taylor John Bell My Seaway Story The First Five Years Lasts a Lifetime We Are Not Alone The Evolution of the Drumset My Musical Journey & Vision Sharing a Love of Reading Creative Ways to Protect Brant County’s 10.18 #PARISNORTH Farmland and Natural Heritage Literacy Matters The Legacy of Glenhyrst Brant Death Racers Every dollar Counts Liz Gosse Ana Olson Dan Namisniak Marilyn Sewell Thank you!
  127. 127. Mike Boudreau Stuart & Jennifer Budd Marc Laferriere 10.18 #PARISNORTH Thank you!
  128. 128. Thank you! 10.18 #PARISNORTH WWW.MILLARDS.COM
  129. 129. Thank you! 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  130. 130. Thank you! 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  131. 131. YOU Thank you! 10.18 #PARISNORTH
  132. 132. $100 PARIS LECTURES Membership RECEIVE A PAIR OF PRIORITY TICKETS FOR 3 EVENTS. 
 NO NEED TO REGISTER. ONLY 7 MORE SPOTS.
  133. 133. WINTER WORKSHOPS Jan/Feb PHOTOSHOP PHOTOGRAPHY DESIGN
  134. 134. WWW.PARISLECTURES.COM FACEBOOK.COM/PARISLECTURES TWITTER.COM/PARISLECTURES Deborah Briggs, Master Weaver Nov 30th PARIS LECTURES

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