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3 Things For Canada!

In celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, Canadians are invited to show their spirit by choosing 3 acts of service! If every Canadian chose to do 3 things for their community; imagine the profound effect! From helping neighbours to hosting a street party, leaving a random act of kindness to donating goods, there are a multitude…

Annual General Meeting – June 27

On Tuesday, June 27, PIN, The People and Information Network will hold its Annual General Meeting with a Special Presentation by the Letter M – Your Brand: Seven Things to Think About. Doug MacMillan will speak to us about branding. Doug MacMillan is the president of The Letter M Marketing and a familiar face in…

Urban Art Gala – 14.06.17

Guelph, Ontario – June 7, 2017 – PIN, The People and Information Network, formerly the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington, will unveil a lasting legacy celebrating volunteers and Canada’s 150th, during a drop in “Urban Art Gala” on Wednesday, June 14. With thanks to the wisdom of the Guelph Arts Council and appreciation to funding…

Job Posting: Information and Referral Administrator

PIN, The People and Information Network is welcoming applicants for the Maternity Leave position of Information and Referral Administrator. This is a 12 month contract based on 35 hours per week. Apply with resume and cover letter by June 22, 2017 to [email protected] Please include position title in the subject line. Only those applicants selected…

Thank you Kathryn and Chloe!

“It all began the summer before my daughter was entering Grade 9. Being such an animal lover, she contacted the Guelph Humane Society to see if she could volunteer her 40 hours for high school” Kathryn says, “however, with Chloe being under the age of 16, a parent had to be present. Since I am…

Thank Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is this April 23-29, 2017. It’s the perfect time to celebrate and thank Guelph and Wellington’s 98,000 volunteers! How are we celebrating? Here’s how: The Dr. William Winegard Exemplary Volunteer Involvement Awards were presented to this year’s recipients: Yousr El Sharawy, Political Science Masters student at the University of Guelph, having also…

Thank you Cyndy Moffat Forsyth!

Cyndy Moffat Forsyth was attracted to the Guelph Community Foundation because of their long-term approach. “They make Guelph a better place today and are working to ensure they are building a better Guelph for generations to come. It is the intergenerational philosophy that keeps me engaged. The charities that we provide grants to each year…

Spring Training

Check out what professional development opportunities the Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance has planned for this spring training lineup. Workshops on strategic planning, evaluation and writing opinion pieces are all available. Registration is now open and member organizations receive a special discounted price. Demystifying Measurement  Date: April 27, 2017 Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 pm Location: Langs, Cambridge EMBRACE THE…

Caring Community Cards

National Volunteer Week is April 23-29th, but we are thanking volunteers all month long with our Caring Community Cards. The cards are valid during April and feature perks and discounts from businesses and organizations across the county that volunteers can redeem. For individuals to receive a card, Volunteer Centre member agencies place orders for their volunteers…

Artist Selected – Celebrating Volunteers and Canada’s 150th

The Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington is grateful for project support from The Guelph Community Foundation and Ontario150 as well as expertise from the Guelph Arts Council, and is thrilled to announce Meredith Blackmore is the selected artist for the ‘Celebrating 150 Years of Volunteerism – Mural Project’.  “Capturing the talent of a Canadian artist to create a…