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Vitalize Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference in Edmonton June 14, 2011

The Annual Vitalize Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference presents: 2011 Vitalize: Shifting Gears and Changing Lanes
on June 14, 2011 in Edmonton at the Shaw Conference Centre. Mark your calendars–it’s time for “Shifting Gears and Changing Lanes”!

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Banff World Media Festival Meetups in Calgary and Edmonton on March 29 and 30

The Banff World Television Festival is organizing Meetups in Calgary and Edmonton at the end of March. They will bring together leaders from across the television and digital media industries, including producers, broadcasters, online publishers, technologists, and advertisers, as well as representatives from government, media, and funders.

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St Albert Lit Crawl in Celebration of Alberta Arts Award Gala Weekend

In celebration of the St. Albert Lieutenant Governor General Awards Gala Weekend, ArtiCulture presents: The Lit Crawl
on Saturday April 9th in St. Albert.

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Edmonton’s First Annual Volunteer Fair at WEM on April 16, 2011

Volunteer Edmonton, in partnership with West Edmonton Mall and the City of Edmonton, is inviting nonprofit organizations to participate in a one-of-a-kind volunteer recruitment event on Saturday, April 16, 2011 in celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16). The Edmonton Volunteer Fair will feature 100 different nonprofit organizations presenting their volunteer opportunities.

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Non Fiction Writing Workshop with Timothy Taylor in Edmonton on March 18, 2011

Giller Award Winner, Timothy Taylor was so well received last year, he’s coming back by the request of Canadian Author Association members. His new book the Blue Light Project is coming out March 2011.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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