On January 17 an FCA-FAC General Meeting will be held at Kitchissippi United Church with an Arts and Culture theme.
In accordance with our custom at the first meeting of the new year, the meeting will feature "speed-dating", a series of simultaneous small group interviews with invited experts. Meeting attendees rotate from expert to expert making contacts and learning of various topics of interest to communities.
At the January 17 meeting, it will be possible to learn about opportunities for building sense of community and encouraging engagement through arts and cultural initiatives.
Following the "speed-dating" activity, regular FCA-FAC general meeting will take place.
Members and prospective member are invited to bring along representative from their communities who might welcome contact with the invited experts. Observers are always welcome at FCA-FAC General Meetings.
A draft agenda with background information for the January 17 meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/180117DA-1.pdf Draft minutes for the previous (Nov. 22) meeting are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/171122DM.pdf
Ottawa - a City of Neighbourhoods
This weekend workshop is organized by FCA-FAC with support from the City of Ottawa, Planning Infrastructure & Economic Development Dept. and from Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association. It is intended to be a forum for discussion about planning among community associations, residents, city officials and the development industry. It is an opportunity to learn about planning issues, solutions and a long term vision for neighbourhoods in Ottawa.
All are welcome to attend. A poster for the event is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/180127pr.pdf .
You are invited to register in advance for this event at eventbrite but may also register at the event itself.
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