PERSONALITY FEATURE OF THE WEEK

SUPPORT NAMI SCHOLARHIP FUND

NAMI appreciates a model that guarantees funds to the scholarship for our youth in perpetuity. We sincerely thank those who have donated, and we also encourage others to do the same. All year round, we encourage people in our community to visit The Winnipeg Foundation website to donate with a minimum of $10 to NAMI Scholarship Fund at the link here to support our community youth education which was inaugurated last year. “Make this donation in celebration, honour or memory of someone.” Thank you! https://www.mycharitytools.com/gift/wpgfdn/donate?fund=1077

SEED Winnipeg Inc. Women in Business on March 22, 2022.

Participate in the Women in Business event on March 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:15 PM!

Women in Business is a FREE networking event created to provide a space for women to share their stories in business, expand their network and share tools to help business growth.

Jessica Dumas, president of Jessica Dumas Coaching and Training, facilitator and Indigenous Advisor will present a coaching masterclass to help participants improve their networking skills. Participants will also learn from the experience of panel speakers Mayra Dubon, owner of JC Tacos and realtor of over 30 years, and Kehney Odenusi owner of Feferity Designs. Plus, you will have the chance to win door prizes from local women-owned businesses!

Registration is required to attend this event. Spots are limited, please REGISTER HERE: https://seedwinnipeg.ca/news/entry/upcoming-immigrant-women-exploring-business-information-sessions

Meet our new media and publicity secretary: Mrs. Omotoke Adetu

Toke is a skilled communication expert with over a decade experience in the marketing communication industry. She leads digital media tactics at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Manitoba.

Omotoke also serves as the lead communication consultant for Babsomo Communications; an integrated marketing communication company serving the needs of B2B and B2C organizations world over.

She has a passion for volunteering and currently serves as board member Winnipeg Committee for safety, board member Rootshub Winnipeg, board member Junior Chamber International, volunteers in the media department of Springs Church Winnipeg, amongst others.

Mrs. Adetu is a member of the Canadian Public Relations Society, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, Association of Voice Over Artists to mention a few.

Toke is happily married to Peter Adetu a property consultant with 2 lovely kids.

NAMI is excited to have her lead our brand and communication efforts. For all media and publicity request, do reach out to Mrs. Adetu at publicitysecretarynami@gmail.com

Operation Black Vote Canada roundtable event for Youths 15-25 yrs.

Operation Black Vote Canada invites all youth aged 15 to 25 for a roundtable discussion alongside Senator Bernadette Clement and Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard as to discuss the voting age in Canada and the importance of youth engagement in today’s political environment. Event to be moderated by OBVC’s own Velma Morgan & Deputy Mayor Steve Anderson.

RSVP: https://eventbrite.ca/e/277901700467?

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Velma Morgan via email:  chair@obvc.ca

Free desktop computers for low-income families

We are pleased to inform you that three (3) desktop computers are now available for families with low income.

Do send your interest to publicitysecretarynami@gmail.com. It is first-come, first-serve.

CAM’S LAW OFFICE

Looking for a lawyer for your real estate closing? Look no further, we are here to help you. You’d be glad you did!

You can email us: info@camslawoffice.com

Website: www.camslawoffice.com

Call: +1 (431) 588-2702.

We will be looking forward to receiving your messages. Thank you!

OLUWADARE LAW OFFICE

OLUWADARE LAW OFFICE – 625 Marion Street, Winnipeg, MB. Tel: +1-204-963-0768. Email: foluwadare@gmail.com

See poster for more details.

NIGERIAN STORYTELLING NIGHT March 27 at 6 pm

The Ethnocultural Council is inviting all Nigerians to participate in a night of fun and wisdom. Details in poster above.

AGM – March 26 at 10:00 a.m.

Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc. invites you to their Annual General Meeting on March 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM! This is an opportunity to get update on activities and connect with the community.

Attendance is free

Please use the Zoom link below to join the meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83594846708?pwd=bU5YWGY5QWNCR21QbTUwcXc4dDlEZz09

Meeting ID: 835 9484 6708

Passcode: 821138

For more information contact: Yemilo Audu cobwmbmedia@gmail.com

FOOD FOR ALL PROGRAM

If food security is an issue, “Food for all Program” is a Food supply for all season. An initiative of C.A.C Rehoboth Christain Centre in partnership with Peace Wholeness Centre. See poster for details and more contact information or visit websites below. Thank you! www.peacewholenesscentre.com

https://rccwinnersarena.com/

CREST EYECARE

Your vision benefits with great deals on premium frames, lenses and contacts. We direct bill most insurance plans, plus get rewarded with Air Miles Reward Miles on every purchase.

Book your eye exam or visit us in store today! Send us  email: info@cresteyecare.com Call us: 204-421-8080. Visit our website: www.cresteyecare.com Our location: Unit #9 – 1500, Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @cresteyecare.  Book your eye exam or visit us in store today!

 

Project Management Professional Live Webinar March 31 at 6 pm (CST)

Arab Members Chapter of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is pleased to invite you to the virtual webinar on project management. Successful and efficient project management is the need of every organization. This presentation will assist you in knowing – How to become successful certified project managers, which is recognized globally. PMP® is adjudged to be a highly rated project management certification. Join us to know WHY PMP? and HOW to become a PMP?

Attendance is free, registration is required. More information available here:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/why-pmp-why-now-project-management-professional-live-webinar-tickets-289928412687

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Contact@amc-egm.ca  or: 204-557-4366

NETWORKING DINNER APRIL 6, 2022

Do you have a business or product to promote?

Now is the time to get out of the Covid pandemic mood and meet and mingle with other people. Why Not, If Not?   Please, plan to attend and join Kenny Daodu at this amazing dinner event coming up on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. You will be glad you came!!

Contact Kenny Daodu at 204-995-4464 and book for your space now. Eventbrite link:  https://bit.ly/36bwa7w

New to Canada and looking for work? Under Employed or working a Survival Job?

Elmwood Community Resource Centre is looking to partner with the Mex Y Can Association of Manitoba to provide your community with a FREE 5-week virtual program to assist permanent residents, work permit holders and naturalized Canadian Citizens find meaningful and rewarding employment in Manitoba.

Flexible online sessions developed to assist you in navigating:

  • The Canadian Workplace,
  • Canadian Employment Standards,
  • How to interview,
  • Creating a winning resume and cover letter
  • and much, much, more.

What we can offer:

  • Small, individual-focused class sizes
  • Individual, one on one attention to your specific employment needs.
  • A guarantee that you ARE NOT just another number, you are unique and important.
  • Access to selected employer partners.

Our team brings over 20 years of teaching experience as well as over 30 years of Human Resources and Recruitment experience to help your community members build the foundation of their careers in Manitoba.

Contact our Building Futures Program TODAY for our upcoming sessions in April

Dan – labourmarket@elmwoodcrc.ca

Carol – teacher@elmwoodcrc.ca

VACANCY

Elmwood Community Resource Centre is looking to partner with the Mex Y Can Association of Manitoba to provide your community with a FREE 5-week virtual program to assist permanent residents, work permit holders and naturalized Canadian Citizens find meaningful and rewarding employment in Manitoba.

Flexible online sessions developed to assist you in navigating:

  • The Canadian Workplace,
  • Canadian Employment Standards,
  • How to interview,
  • Creating a winning resume and cover letter
  • and much, much, more.

What we can offer:

  • Small, individual-focused class sizes
  • Individual, one on one attention to your specific employment needs.
  • A guarantee that you ARE NOT just another number, you are unique and important.
  • Access to selected employer partners.

Our team brings over 20 years of teaching experience as well as over 30 years of Human Resources and Recruitment experience to help your community members build the foundation of their careers in Manitoba.

Contact our Building Futures Program TODAY for our upcoming sessions in April

Dan – labourmarket@elmwoodcrc.ca

Carol – teacher@elmwoodcrc.ca

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteers opportunities for non-medical professionals, regular citizens, other professionals are currently open in the Ministry of Health

Volunteers must be able to commit to at least 1 full-day meeting per month.

Such boards include:

  • Association of Optometrists
  • Association of Registered Respiratory Therapists
  • CancerCare Manitoba
  • Chiropractors Association
  • College of Audiologists and Speech Pathologists of Manitoba
  • College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba
  • College of Dietitians of Manitoba
  • College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba
  • College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Manitoba
  • College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba
  • College of Pharmacists of Manitoba
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
  • College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba
  • College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
  • College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba
  • Dental Association
  • Denturist Association of Manitoba – Board of Directors
  • Health Appeal Board
  • Health Professions Advisory Council
  • Hearing Aid Board
  • Rehabilitation Centre for Children
  • Sanatorium Board of Manitoba
  • Seven Oaks General Hospital
  • Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority
  • Northern Regional Health Authority
  • Prairie Mountain Health
  • Southern Health-Santé Sud

Public representatives on boards and colleges under the Ministry of Health cannot be medical professionals, rather must be dedicated Manitobans of various professions that are willing to represent the interests of the public – Healthcare Aides, Accountants, Lawyers, DSP, Social workers, business analysts, project Mgrs, financial advisors, Engineers, etc.

Contact Bunmi Aregbesola for more details and clarification at aregbesolaolubunmi@gmail.com

GET THE ATTENTION YOU NEED TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IN OUR COMMUNITY & BEYOND. OUR ADVERT RATES ARE VERY LOW AND CONSIDERABLE.

Please click here to advertise with us with good rates and fantastic offers to promote your business, products, and services on our website and social media platforms. For more information please call us on 204-998-4239/204-583-2143 or contact us via email: publicitysecretarynami@gmail.com

Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all events and weekly community updates. As always, thanks to everyone for continuing to help build community unity and prosperity. Have a nice weekend!

Your Team at NAMI