Allenby Chapter #38 OES supports Edmonton

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Thank you so much to Allenby Chapter #38, Order of the Eastern Star for their donation to the Jerry Forbes Centre, E4C, Ronald McDonald House and CHED Santas Anonymous in Nov. 2013.  What a wonderful and welcoming group of community minded people giving so much to support Edmonton! Pictured here is a representative from all four charities with worthy matron Ruth … Read More

Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation in the Community

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Debbie Walker, JFCF Project Director, was invited to speak to members of UCT Edmonton South 1017 at their meeting on Monday, May 13, 2013. One of the most rewarding aspects of working with the Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation is the opportunity to introduce the project to the community and to be reminded firsthand how great it is to be involved … Read More

Jerry Forbes Facility Reveal

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The Jerry Forbes Centre Design team unveiled new floor layouts, renderings and engineering reports as we move forward in Design Development.  Thank you to the team of consultants  and Volunteers who spent the past many months gathering design requirements.  More details available soon. Jerry Forbes Centre NW view- Roper Rd & 50 St.

Non-Profit Week in Edmonton

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The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is celebrating “Non-Profit Week” in Edmonton by hosting information sessions as well as the After Business Mixer and Tradeshow on March 11th. We spoke to many very interesting people and made some great connections. We’ll spend the rest of this week attending the different sessions about a number of topics relating to Non-Profits, such as … Read More

MP Rona Ambrose – How should Canada spend?

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January 25,2013 I had the privilege of participating in a round-table discussion with MP Rona Ambrose.  Six entrepreneurs from diverse organizations were asked a few questions on topics such as pensions instruments and employer/employee contributions as well as general economic questions on fiscal retraint while trying to stimulate Canada’s economy and planning for a sustainable future.  See http://www.fin.gc.ca/prebudget-prebudgetaire/1-eng.asp  and try … Read More

Design for new Non-profit Facility begins

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Exciting times as our project engages Group2 Architecture and Synergy Projects as our Construction Manager to design our state-of the -art non-profit centre in Edmonton. We have land and dollars from the City of Edmonton and dollars from the Province and others…site location is SE corner Roper Rd at 50 St. After 3 years of research, business case development, fundraising … Read More