January 31/06 3:49 am - Women's Workshops, Award Nominations
Posted by Editor on 01/31/06
Ottawa Pilot Session for Two New CAAWS Workshops
Two new sessions are being prepared to be part of the CAAWS' (Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport) Women and Leadership program. Pilot presentations of the workshops, Work-Life Balance and Building Your Support Network wil be held in various cities in Canada early this year. The first sessions will be held in Ottawa.
Thursday, Feb 2, 2006 - Building Your Support Network
Friday, Feb 24, 2006 - Work-Life Balance
Location: RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive in room Courtside B.
12:00 noon - 12:30 p.m - Lunch and networking
12:30 - 2:00 pm. - Workshops
Cost: $20 for both workshops or $12 for one
Advance registration only please (payment by Visa or cheque).
To register, contact: Krista Benoit
CAAWS Leadership Program Manager
Call for Nominations - Bobbie Steen Awards
The Bobbie Steen Awards of Excellence were created and funded to recognize outstanding individuals or organizations who demonstrate exemplary leadership in sport and recreation making a contribution to promote access and opportunity for girls and women in the province of BC. In partnership with BC Games Society, BCRPA, Sport BC and Sport Branch (Ministry of Tourism, Sport and the Arts, BC Government), ProMOTION Plus will be awarding two (2) Bobbie Steen Awards of Excellence, one as a Career Achievement Award and one as a Development Award.
The Bobbie Steen Legacy Foundation provides financial support to charitable activities dedicated to advancing gender equity in physical activity and sport and/or the community betterment resulting from female involvement in physical activity and sport. The Bobbie Steen Legacy Foundation Award in the amount of $1000 is awarded to an emerging leader whose dedication to the women and girls of BC parallels those of Bobbie Steen and the Foundation. The deadline for nominations for both awards is February 13th, 2006.
For more information, go to: www.promotionplus.org