Safe and Caring Schools & Communities (SACSC) Seeks Communications Officer in Edmonton

SACSC logoThe Society for Safe and Caring Schools & Communities (SACSC) is currently seeking Communications Officer for a one year maternity leave term. Our organization provides research-based programs, resources and workshops that help adults create safe spaces for youth. We focus on bullying prevention, character education and creating a safe and caring culture for schools & communities across Alberta. Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Director of Education, the Communications Officer is responsible for advancing the mission of the Society for Safe and Caring Schools & Communities by managing a diverse communications portfolio which includes resource and program writing, editing and graphic design, media relations, social media management and special event planning.

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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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Medicine Hat Musical Theatre Invites Auditions for Oliver! | February 12 & 13, 2013

OliverThe Medicine Hat Musical Theatre wants you on board either on stage, or behind it!  They’re always looking for Stage Hands, Tech (Lights/Sound), set-builders, costumers, Directors/Producers, and generally people who want to have a great time with other great people who are having a great time!! To get involved select the CONTACT US link at the top of their website and in the form at the bottom of the page, send them an email about how you want to get involved, and your related skills. If the spotlight interests you, audition for Oliver! their upcoming musical theatre production to open in November 2013. Auditions run February 12, 2013 – 6:30pm – 9:30pm and February 13, 2013 – 6:30pm – 9:30pm. They would LOVE to hear from you!  Tickets now on sale for True West by Sam Shepard, opens February 1, 2013. See more at www.mhmtheatre.com.

Words in Motion Invites Poetry Submissions by February 8, 2013 | Fort McMurray

Poetry Bus Fort McMurrayThe Words in Motion program promotes literacy and gives new and existing writers an opportunity to showcase their poetry. Poetry submissions are accepted for the municipality’s Words in Motion program until February 8, 2013.Selected poems will be displayed on public transit and cinema screens during National Poetry Month (April), on the municipal website and throughout the region. “Poetry and other arts are major contributors to our vibrant arts and culture in Wood Buffalo,” said Emily Hui, coordinator of Words in Motion. “Our communities are very multicultural and full of talented people. This program gives every resident an opportunity to show their talent and express themselves, in any language, in the form of poetry.” Writers may submit more than one poem. Poems in any language other than English are welcome, as long as an English translation is provided.

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