Nov
24
11:00 AM11:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Lawrencetown

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Since November 2016 CGS and SENNS have travelled across the province from Digby to Sydney hosting conversations around social enterprise and its role in our province. This month we're excited to be wrapping up this year's series at Carleton Road Industries in Lawrencetown.


We're doing things a little differently this time, we’ll be kicking off Carleton Road’s Open House with a conversation around sustainable business in rural Nova Scotia and how social enterprise fits into that equation. Come meet your neighbours, tour the facility, enjoy delicious local food, learn about social enterprise, and how to start your own.  

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When: Friday, November 24 2017

Where: Carleton Road Industries Association, 11 Prince Street, Lawrencetown

Why: Meet your neighbours, tour the facility, enjoy delicious local food, learn about social enterprise, and how to start your own.

Who: Common Good Solutions Social Enterprise Development Team & social enterprises from the local community.

Delicious grub will provided by local favourite: Lunn's Mill

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Oct
26
6:00 PM18:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Antigonish

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Join us and our hosts from the St. FX Innovation & Enterprise Centre at the Antigonish Public Library for this month's Conversations for the Common Good meetup and networking event!

A chance to:

  • learn about social enterprise,
  • meet entrepreneurs behind some of the social enterprises operating in your region, and
  • learn about the resources available to help you start and grow your social enterprise.

FREE just RSVP via Eventbrite, here.

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Where: Community Room, Antigonish Public Library, 283 Main St. Antigonish, NS B2G 2C3

Why: Business has the power to solve many of the challenges our communities are facing, but the way it's done needs to change, and we can’t change it alone. Join us for a discussion around the challenges your community is facing and the possible solutions.

Who: Common Good Solutions Social Enterprise Development Team & social enterprises from the local community: Full Circle Care and the Antigonish Community Energy Co-op

 

*light snacks and refreshments will be provided

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Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Truro

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Join us at the Truro Farmers’ Market for this month's second Conversations for the Common Good meetup and networking event!

A chance to:

  • learn about social enterprise,
  • meet entrepreneurs behind some of the social enterprises operating in your region, and
  • learn about the resources available to help you start and grow your social enterprise.

These events provide a space for learning and sharing, whether you're a social enterprise owner, or someone who just wants to know what social enterprise is and how it can work for you and your community. We'd love to see you there!

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Where: Truro Farmers’ Market, 15 Young Street, Truro

Who: Common Good Solutions' Social Enterprise Development Team, members of the Social Enterprise Network of Nova Scotia & social enterprises from the local community.

 

*light snacks and refreshments will be provided

 

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Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Newport Landing

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Join us at the Avon River Heritage Society Museum for the first of two Conversations for the Common Good meetup and networking events in September!

A chance to:

  • learn about social enterprise,
  • meet entrepreneurs behind some of the social enterprises operating in your region, and
  • learn about the resources available to help you start and grow your social enterprise.

These events provide a space for learning and sharing, whether you're a social enterprise owner, or someone who just wants to know what social enterprise is and how it can work for you and your community. We'd love to see you there!

When: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Avon River Heritage Society Museum, 17 Belmont Road, Newport Landing, Hants County, Nova Scotia, B0N 2A0

Who: Common Good Solutions Social Enterprise Development Team & social enterprises from the local community.

*light snacks and refreshments will be provided

 

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Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Halifax

We're thrilled to be hosting this month's Conversations for the Common Good meetup at the African Community Investment Cooperative of Canada (ACICC) Cafe! (Learn more about ACICC and the amazing work they're doing in Spryfield and beyond, here www.acicc.ca)

Join us for a chance to learn about social enterprise,
meet the entrepreneurs behind the social enterprises operating in your community, network with community leaders, and learn about the resources available to help you start and grow your business. 

These events provide a space for learning and sharing, whether you're a social enterprise owner, or someone who just wants to know what social enterprise is and how it can work for you and your community, we'd love to see you there.

This event is FREE just RSVP via Eventbrite https://conversations-for-the-common-good-june.eventbrite.ca

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May
25
5:00 PM17:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Shelburne

Business has the power to solve many of the challenges our communities are facing, but the way it's done needs to change, and we can’t change it alone.

Join us at the NSCC Shelburne Campus to learn about social enterprise: what it is, how it can be used as a tool for change in your community, who in your community is already using this business model and the resources available to help bring your idea to life. Not to mention, a great opportunity to network with community leaders, engage in inspiring conversations, and be a part of the change-making social enterprise community!

If you can't make it, not to worry. Contact our Southwest Region Social Enterprise Developer, Lisa Lowthers, at lisa@commongoodsolutions.ca or 902-698-1161, if you'd like to learn more about social enterprise or have an idea you'd like to share.

This event is FREE, simply RSVP at https://conversations-for-the-common-good-may.eventbrite.ca

*Light snacks and refreshments provided

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Apr
18
5:00 PM17:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Charlottetown, PEI

We are excited to bring this series outside Nova Scotia for the first time! If you'd like to network with community leaders, engage in inspiring conversations, and be a part of the change-making social enterprise community, now's your chance!

Join us along with the PEI Business Women's Association at Upstreet Craft Brewery to learn about Social Enterprise: what it is, how it can be used as a tool for change in your community, and the resources available to help bring your idea to life. 

Visit the Eventbrite link for more information and to RSVP conversations-for-the-common-good-april.eventbrite.ca

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Mar
29
5:00 PM17:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Sydney

Join us at the New Dawn Center for Social Innovation in Sydney for our March Conversation for the Common Good event! 

Hear the Cape Breton Social Enterprise Table, Island Sandbox and others in the social enterprise community speak about their experience in using social enterprise to address social and economic goals.

Network with community leaders, learn about social enterprise,  and learn how to get your idea off the ground!

If you can't make it, not to worry, this is the first of more events to come in the Cape Breton region! If you'd like to learn more about social enterprise or have an idea you'd like to share, contact Common Good Solutions Cape Breton region Social Enterprise Developer, Chloe Donatelli at chloe.donatelli@commongoodsolutions.ca to learn more. 

This is is FREE, simply RSVP at https://conversations-for-the-common-good-march.eventbrite.ca

LOCATION:

Community Room

New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation

37 Nepean Street

Sydney, NS B1P 1J2

 

DATE & TIME:

Wednesday, March 29th 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

*light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

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Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations for the Common Good - Mahone Bay

We're on the road again! Join us at The HUB South Shore in Mahone Bay for a chance to hear Alastair Jarvis, Co-founder and CEO of WoodsCamp, Lisa Wolfe, Director of Ross Farm Museum and Scott Burke, Development Coordinator at The Lunenburg Academy share the great work they're doing in rural Nova Scotia: making old industry sustainable and new again through social enterprise.

Network with community leaders and social enterprise experts, and learn about how you can bring your idea to life!

This event is FREE, simply RSVP @ https://conversations-for-the-common-good-february.eventbrite.ca

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Feb
7
9:00 AM09:00

Social Enterprise 101 Workshop - Bridgewater

Social Enterprise 101 - moving an organization's mission forward through the sale of products and services, is getting a lot of attention these days. During this workshop you'll learn about business structures for social enterprise, the impact they have in NS, and see some examples of organizations getting it right across the province.

LOCATION:

Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre - 373 King Street, Bridgewater, NS B4V 1B1

1-877-232-2723

www.acadiaentrepreneurshipcentre.com

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Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

Conversations for the Common Good - 1st Meetup!

We are excited to welcome you to our first “Conversations for the Common Good” meetup and networking event at Volta on November 9th. We'll be talking about social enterprise as a tool for Community Economic Development along with members of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNET) Nova Scotia Chapter.

Meet like-minded community leaders and learn about the resources available to bring your idea to life.

Andy Horsnell, co-founder of Common good Solutions, Vice Chair of the Social Enterprise Council of Canada, Chair of the Centre for Local Prosperity, Director and Secretary of the Social Enterprise Network of Nova Scotia will be leading the discussion. 

*light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Register @ https://conversations-for-the-common-good.eventbrite.ca

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