Renowned Expert Sheds Light on Hoarding | Calgary & Edmonton | February 27 to March 1, 2013

Calgary Family ServicesOn February 27, you are invited to join Dr. Christiana Bratiotis as she speaks about the dynamics of hoarding, and its impact on ourselves, our families and our communities. This presentation is for anyone who struggles with hoarding, concerned family and friends, and members of the general public. Hoarding disorder frequently results in eviction, homelessness and financial disaster. It is a serious condition that threatens the health, the safety and even the lives of people who suffer from it. The conditions of the home of someone with hoarding disorder can also endanger the health and safety of family members, neighbours and first responders such as firefighters and police.

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Strategic Social Media Plans for NonProfit Organizations Workshop | Calgary | February 7, 2013

Social Media Plans WorkshopWhether you’re a team of one or a team of many, social media is an essential communications tool. In today’s social media world, every supporter is a potential reporter and every employee is a potential marketer. Social media offers nonprofit organizations an unrivalled opportunity to speak directly to the people most likely to be interested in supporting their mission. These tools also make it easy to conduct market research and track awareness of  issues and causes. The challenge is that with so many social media tools to choose from, how do you choose the right tools? And with limited time to work with, where do you start?

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Charity App Challenge Encourages Local Developers to Support Calgary Charities

Charity-App ChallengeThe Charity App Challenge is an initiative of the Calgary Herald, Digital Alberta and Place2Give. These three organizations came together over the idea of how can they could leverage technology for social good – hack-a-thon style! Mobile is the fastest growing communications and engagement medium and digital philanthropy is an evolving sector. They asked themselves, what could mobile technology do for the 12 Herald Christmas Fund charities to help solve a problem or help reach their goals and objectives? This year the Calgary Herald‘s Christmas Fund decided to champion mobile for its participating charities to help them in their organizational endeavors. Want to get involved? The Hack-a-thon will take place over 48 hours on Saturday, February 2 through Sunday, February 3, 2013 at the Calgary Herald.

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WordFest presents The ECO TOUR featuring David Suzuki and Jeff Rubin | February 27, 2013 | Calgary

ECOTOUR WordFest presents Canadian icon David Suzuki and award-winning, bestselling author and economist Jeff Rubin in Calgary on Wednesday, February 27 as part of the Eco Tour. The event will take place at the John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library, at 7pm and will feature Suzuki and Rubin discussing their shared belief that a sustainable future can only be found at the intersection of ecology and economics. Copies of the authors’ books will be sold at the venue and a book signing will follow the event. Tickets for the event are $15 and can be ordered through the EPCOR Centre Box Office at 403.294.9494 or online at www.wordfest.com.

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