YPN Community Events
Join us for weekly work parties at 5:15 pm on Tuesdays (on-going) at the South Gardens for planting, weeding, and socializing.
There are four beds available for rent at the South End (Needham and Irwin) and a few at the North End Gardens (Turner Road and Island Hwy). Beds are $45 for the season, or $30 if you volunteer with the beds we are growing for the food bank. These beds are available to anyone in the community, not just YPN members. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Time:5:15 PMLocation:South Gardens Site (Needham and Irwin)Event Type:Community EventDate:Tuesday, May 14, 2013 to Tuesday, May 28, 2013
We'll be hosting guest speakers from various sectors in the Malaspina Room of The Coast Bastion - all speaking on "The State of Nanaimo." Sponsored by the NEDC.
Mark it in your calendar and stay tuned for more details!Time:6:00 pmLocation:The Coast Bastion Inn (Malaspina Room)Event Type:Community EventDate:Wednesday, June 5, 2013
The YPN Events team creates a light, fun venue for our members to meet, socialize and network. At least 4 times a year the YPN hosts a major social event. If you have an idea for an interesting social event, contact the YPN Events team.
Celebrate Friday on the patio overlooking the ninth hole of the golf course (or inside, depending on weather). Bring your business cards and enter a draw to win two rounds of golf! Fairwinds is only a 15 minute drive north of Nanaimo.Time:5:00 pmLocation:Fairwinds Golf Club (3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bay)Event Type:Social EventDate:Friday, May 31, 2013
Professional Development Events
The YPN helps its members develop professionally through a series of professional development events. These range from Lunch & Learns, round table discussions, public speaking workshops and guest speaker presentations.
If you are interested in attending these events or have an idea for a guest speaker, contact the Professional Development team.
Join us for an early morning discussion on different types of leadership styles while waking up with a fresh cup of coffee.
What is your leadership style? What kind of leaders do you like to follow?Time:7:00 amLocation:Serious Coffee (300 - 60 Commercial Street)Event Type:Professional Development EventDate:Thursday, May 30, 2013
Lunch and Learn - Financing for Your Business
Adam Fraser from Coastal Community Credit Union and Courtenay Ndiaye from Business Development Bank of Canada will be discussing financing for small and medium-sized businesses, and will talk about opportunities at different phases in the business cycle.
Remember to pre-order your lunch! To place your lunch order, please send an email to email@example.com with the menu item of your choice. Orders will be taken until 10:30 am the day of the seminar.Time:12:00 pmLocation:Longwood Brew Pub (5779 Turner Road)Event Type:Professional Development EventDate:Thursday, June 6, 2013