• 2018 January Chamber Luncheon

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    Name: 2018 January Chamber Luncheon
    Date: January 17, 2018
    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM PST
    Registration: Registration for this event is now closed.
    Event Description:

    Mobilizing Collaborative Action- fostering a socially and economically vibrant Abbotsford.

    The Housing and Homelessness Unit of the City of Abbotsford in collaboration with their Inter-Agency Care Team, Housing With Abbotsford Rental Connect initiative, Fraser Health Authority and Abbotsford Police Department are facilitating a series of conversations throughout the community to request input and engagement, regarding the following:
    -    The City's Affordable Housing Strategy update process and Housing Innovation Labs,
    -    Abbotsford Homelessness Prevention and Response System mobilization and
    -    City, Abbotsford Police Department and Fraser Health Authority collaborative work to reduce impacts to local business and community, which can be reinvested into the local economy.
    We welcome an opportunity to have a panel-led conversation with the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce members to listen to the needs of the local business community and receive input into their on-going initiatives.

    Panel Representatives will include:
    -    Abbotsford Inter-Agency Care Team
    -    Housing with Abbotsford Rental Connect
    -    City, Fraser Health Authority, and Abbotsford Police Department
    -    City of Abbotsford Housing and Homelessness Unit

    Guest Speaker:

    Dena Kae Beno
    Housing and Homelessness Coordinator in the City Manager's Office of the City of Abbotsford

    Dena has over twenty-six (26) years of community planning, development and research work experience in the public, private construction and development sector, non-profit affordable housing and community sectors.  She holds a B.A. in Geography with an extended minor in Anthropology and a M.A. in Anthropology from Simon Fraser University.  Within the government sector, Dena has worked in various capacities with Housing and Urban Development, Metro Vancouver, City of Richmond, and City of Abbotsford.  She is committed to fostering sustainable community development through multi-stakeholder investment and collaboration.

    Event Sponsors:

    Sandman Hotel & Suites
    32720 Simon Avenue
    Abbotsford, BC

    Date/Time Information:

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Members: $40
    Non Members: $45
    Prices are subject to GST

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