In Part 2 of this blog series, we travel to the seminar room at 1920 Rogers Drive. This room is mainly used for staff meetings, as well as when National committees and the National Board of Directors have face-to-face meetings. But it’s what hangs on the walls that give you a glimpse into Kin history.
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During our Open House, visitors were given a tour of our building. At Kin Canada, we have tons of archives and artifacts that represent who we are and what our clubs have accomplished over the last 93 years. We are an all-Canadian service organization and I’d like to share some of our history.
Over the past year, we’ve followed the stories of people like Hélène Campbell and Kayla Baker, inspiring Canadians who have spread awareness of the need and importance of organ donors.
With National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week coming up on April 21 - 28, we thought it would be a great time to share a little bit of Kin history on the subject.
As National Volunteer Week rapidly appraoches (April 21-27), it's hard not to think about the extraordinary amount of time Canadians dedicate to volunteering each year.
The most recent Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating revealed that Canadians spent over 2.1 billion hours volunteering in 2010. That's equivalent to almost 240,000 years!
It's International Women's Day and we have a lot to celebrate. Kinettes across Canada have made an immeasureable impact on Canadian communities through service projects and fundraisers.
With the Diane Rogers Kin Pride Award questions posted as of March 1, 2013 (and due April 15, 2013!), we thought we'd share an interview with last year's winner, Barb McArthur. We asked her a series of questions and this is what she had to say:
A Message from President Penny - All across the Association we are talking about membership and the lack thereof. Perhaps one of the answers to this issue is sitting across the dinner table.