$40 – $70

Conference for LGM Service Providers

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Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre

4830 46 Avenue

Taber, AB T1G 2A4

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An opportunity for service providers to network and explore the cultural practices, perceptions and values of the LGM Population.

About this Event

Overview of Day One (Nov 19):

8:30 Registration & Coffee (light breakfast included)

9:00 Welcome & Introductions

9:30 Keynote Speaker, Abe Janzen, MCC Calgary (Culture & History)

10:30 Break

10:45 Keynote Speaker, Abe Janzen, MCC Calgary (Trends & Religion)

11:45 Q & A

12:15 Lunch (included)

1:15 Interactive Activity

1:45 Eva Cool, Certified Life Coach, Speaker, & Healing Advocate (Healing & Awareness)

2.45 Q & A

3:00 Faspa Break (Traditional LGM midafternoon snack)

3:45 Wrap up & Door Prizes

Overview of Day Two (Nov 20):

8:30 Registration & Coffee (light breakfast included)

9:00 Welcome & Introductions

9:30 Belinda Crowson, Lethbridge Historical Society (LGM History in Southern Alberta)

10:30 Break

10:45 Lily Hiebert Rempel, MCC Ontario (Life & Healthcare in Mennonite Colonies)

11:45 Lunch (included)

12:45 Susana (LGM community Member) My Story

1:15 Amanda Sawatzky, Child Protection Worker, Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society (Life of a Transnational student)

2:15 Break /Networking

3:00 Presenter Forum (Presenters of the day)

3:45 Wrap up & Door Prizes

*Schedule is subject to change

We will be attempting to serve authentic Mennonite food. Please contact Rhonda.Johnson@ahs.ca for any dietary restriction or any other questions or concerns.

Keynote Speaker: Abe Janzen

Abe Janzen was born and raised in the Old Colony Church and village of Blumenheim, Sask. He worked for Fairview College in La Crete and High Level Alberta and lived in Bolivia for 10 years. Abe now resides in Calgary where he worked as the Executive Director of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Alberta. Abe has just completed a short assignment in Bolivia working with MCC and Low German Mennonites. Abe is married to Kathy; they have two children and 5 grandchildren. We look forward to welcoming Abe to open our conference on November 19th.

Guiding Principles of the Day

Respect one another

Have an open mind

Honesty

Consideration for cultural differences

Accommodations

If you require accommodations while attending the conference, there are rooms blocked at Taber Heritage Inn. Mention "LGM Service Provider Conference" when booking.

SAKA

The Southern Alberta Kanadier Association (SAKA) is a diverse group of service providers committed to improving the health and well being of the Low German Mennonite population in Southern Alberta.

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Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre

4830 46 Avenue

Taber, AB T1G 2A4

Canada

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No Refunds

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