We would like to warmly welcome you to the Calgary Branch webpage. We encourage you to connect with all our facets of social media. Stay up to date with breaking news in regards to our monthly dinner meetings invitations and upcoming events that you do not want to miss. We typically host our monthly dinner meetings the third Monday of every month and hope to see you there!
- For Monthly Dinner Meeting inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org
- For Membership and QAA inquiries, email email@example.com
- Other inquiries, email the Branch President firstname.lastname@example.org
With the many years of continuous learning, the members, both past and present, continue to make friendships, network and enjoy what life has to offer in the administrative arena. We would be delighted if you joined us at any of our scheduled events listed below.
All the best,
Calgary Branch President
CALGARY CHAPTER MEETING/PROGRAM SCHEDULE
2016/2017 Program – please see the 2016/2017 YEAR-AT-A-GLANCE Calgary branch meetings section below for further information.
5:30 pm Networking / cash bar
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Guest Speaker
8:00 pm Close
$35 non-members or guests
To be paid by cash or cheque at the door.
To pay by Pay Pal, an administration fee will be added to the amount, please select the appropriate amount with the Pay Pal button below.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
No refunds will be made unless the event is cancelled. If you are unable to attend the event, please contact the association (email@example.com) if you wish to transfer your ticket to another person.
Deadline to register is Thursday, April 20th, 2017
- Confirmed attendance will be invoiced if cancellation is received past 12:00 noon on Thursday prior to the event
- Please alert us with any food allergies or dietary restrictions
2016/2017 YEAR-AT-A-GLANCE CALGARY BRANCH MEETINGS:
Friday June 17, 2016 – June Wind Up Party at the Marriott Downtown
Monday, September 19, 2016 – Brad Ball, “Top 10 Effective & Successful Networking Tips”
Monday, October 17, 2016 – George Ayee, “Change & Resilience”
Monday, November 21, 2016 – Community Involvement Month – Mark Powers, Calgary Drop-In Centre
Monday, January 16, 2017 – Inspiration Month – Heather Morley, YWCA of Calgary
Monday, February 22, 2017 – Volunteer Month – “The Mustard Seed Sorting Centre”
Monday, March 20, 2017 – Bruce Lee, “The Power of Trust in the Workplace”
Thursday, April 27th, 2017 – Professional Development Workshop & AGM – “Embracing the Challenge” with Dr. June Donaldson, MBA, EdD and Faith Wood, CSP
Monday, May 15, 2017 – Poonam Bhatia, “Saving Your Future”
Thursday, June 22, 2017 – Wind-Up – Croquet & Rosé Garden Party
Vanessa Rabel & Allison Rooney, Community Engagement Coordinators
The Calgary branch has been active in supporting our community. By connecting with various non-profit organizations, we help and assist in raising funds, collecting donations, and raising awareness of their unique diversity and individual purpose. We are very proud to have supported many of them, like;
DRESS FOR SUCCESS CALGARY
Dress for Success Calgary is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
THE MUSTARD SEED
“The Mustard Seed has been serving people experiencing poverty and homelessness in Alberta since the ‘80s. It has become a haven for those needing help, which is offered through open hands with unconditional love. The Mustard Seed in Calgary offers an expansive range of innovative programs and services, including education and employment programs, health and wellness services, basic needs through a shelter for 370 men and women, spiritual care and housing. In March 2014, The Mustard Seed opened the 1010 Centre, which provides homes to 224 low-income individuals, many of whom have just come out of homelessness.”
CALGARY DROP-IN & REHAB CENTRE FILL-A-PURSE CAMPAIGN
The Association of Administrative Assistants, Calgary Branch is collecting donations and purses for the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre. “Fill-a-Purse” is a great campaign and we are hoping to deliver a lot of purses filled with needed items for the clients of “The DI”. If you would like to donate any item(s), please bring them to our monthly meetings along with an unwanted purse (if you have one). Our Executive Board will deliver all the donations and purses to “The DI” in November. If you have any questions, please call Dixie Dayka 403-804-8274 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations List: • Shampoo/Rinse • Body Lotion • Hand Lotion • Razors • Shaving Cream • Band-Aids • Combs • Toothpaste/tooth brushes • Dental Floss • Chapstick • Q-tips • Small pack of tissue • Feminine Protection • Notebook/pen Other items: • Hat/toque • Gloves/mitts • Light scarf
Aventa has been providing trauma-informed, concurrent capable, residential addiction treatment programs exclusively for women for the past 45 years. At Aventa, pregnant women are admitted without delay to help decrease the risks associated with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
NeighbourLink helps more than 10,500 unique clients in Calgary every year. Their clients are screened financially, according to the “Low Income Cut off” set out by Statistics Canada. Our clients come from all walks of life, and are all different types. From families to individuals, single parents, new Canadian, refugees, people living with disabilities, and senior citizens. We know that it doesn’t take a large life event to displace someone, so we’re here to help make a good impact in their lives.
VISION – inspiring inclusive community change through our movement with a message. MISSION – we exist to foster positive community change by engaging in storytelling and educating through artistic initiatives.
WOMEN’S EMERGENCY SHELTER
VISION – a community free from family violence and abuse. MISSION – We are here to support individuals and families in their efforts to live free from family violence and abuse.
Impact Society is a Canadian non-profit and national leader in character development. We promise to unleash heroes throughout Canada- someone who uses his or her gifts and abilities to make a positive change in themselves and others.
Our core values or taproot principles are to work to build a nation of confident people, especially young people, who are living with character, integrity and purpose. With over twenty years of experience, Impact Society is an expert, offering HEROES® and other related programs in schools and organizations across North America.
We’ve helped over 150,000 youth discover their gifts and abilities. We work to create communities filled with empowered individuals who inspire others and create positive change. We are passionate about building strengths-focused communities.
Established in 1982, the Calgary Food Bank is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to gathering and distributing quality emergency food to those in need. The majority of people we assist are working-poor Calgarians struggling to make ends meet. The Calgary Food Bank is not a government or United Way agency. We rely solely on the generous support of our community.
DREAMS TAKE FLIGHT
Dreams Take Flight is a national volunteer charitable organization dedicated to providing the trip of a lifetime to medically, mentally, physically, socially or emotionally challenged children. With the aid of Air Canada, other national and local organizations and businesses, money is raised to make the dream a reality in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. Funds not required for its primary purpose can be gifted by Dreams Take Flight to other registered charities that benefit physically, mentally or socially challenged children and are within the policies adopted by Dreams Take Flight Canada.
For Corporate Membership: please contact email@example.com
Contacts for membership inquiries
c/o 61 Hidden Creek Road NW
Calgary, AB T3A 6E7