October 10, 2014
Wanda Yorke, President
Cheryl Dillon, Director
Jennifer Neill, Director
Ravi Persaud, Director
Marcel Quenneville, Director
Laura Smillie, Director
2014 VRA Ontario Annual General Meeting
The VRA Ontario Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held Friday, November 7, 2014. The AGM will take place between 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm during the 2014 Annual VRA Ontario Conference at the Famous People Players, 343 Evans Avenue, Etobicoke, Ontario.
All VRA Ontario Members are welcome to attend the AGM including those unable to attend the conference but available to drop in over the noon hour to attend the AGM at no charge and to join us for lunch.
In accordance with Bylaw 5.3 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (Ontario Society), if you cannot attend this meeting, but would still like to vote, your proxy form must be completed and received by VRA Ontario 48 hours prior to the Annual General Meeting.
For more about the AGM, including the Agenda, or to complete a proxy vote form, please visit the VRA Ontario webpage at www.vracanadaon.com
VRA Ontario Annual Conference - Register Today!
VRA Ontario's Annual Conference will be held Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Famous PEOPLE Players, located at 343 Evans Avenue in Etobicoke, Ontario.
The event planners have organized a fantastic program for VRA members to expand their knowledge and to network with VRA colleagues! Session topics include Compassion Fatigue and Medical Marijuana. In addition, we include a life-turned-around speaker Ė From Skid Row to CEO. At the conclusion of the dayís conference, Famous PEOPLE Players will provide an outstanding LIVE performance!
Itís All About You! VRA Ontario is working hard to ensure that it is engaged and responsive to its members. In turn, we encourage you to attend the Fall Conference and AGM to provide us with your input and member contributions in the form of feedback, ideas and to discuss opportunities to volunteer for the VRA Ontario Board.
Visit the VRA website for the most up-to-date conference information and to register today!
Fall Conference Sponsorship Opportunities Available!
VRA Ontario is now accepting sponsor and exhibitor registrations for our Annual Fall Conference. With an expected attendance of 150 participants from across the province of Ontario, this is an excellent opportunity to promote your organization that canít be missed!
Special Thanks to our Current Sponsors & Exhibitors
Learn more about how you can help support VRA Ontario today...
Be Eligible for the BONUS Draw with your Early Bird Conference Registration
Time is Running Out to be Included for the Bonus Draw -
REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE TODAY TO BE INCLUDED!!!
Members registering for the conference during the Early Bird Registration, from September 22nd to October 19th, will be included in a draw to win the cost of a VRA Canada membership for 2015 Ė open only to members registering during the Early Bird Registration period.
Take Advantage of the Travel Reduction Incentive Program PROGRAM (TRIP)!
TRIP is a grant, available to members requiring financial assistance to attend VRA Ontario conferences. Effective for the 2014 Fall Conference, members may apply for the TRIP. Open to members travelling 180 kilometres or more (return from your home address), a limited number of confidential grants will be considered, with an emphasis to support those who are travelling greater distances. Assistance up to a maximum of $200 with proof of costs will be available.
Download the application form and apply today...
HAVE YOUR SAY!
Contribute to What VRA Ontario Members Say! On our new VRA Ontario website, four (4) VRA Ontario members will be selected for an opportunity to express (in two sentences or less) why they are proud members of VRA Ontario. Each winner will have their photo and response posted on the new website for one year. For the first promotion, we will be selecting members who do not use business, cell or home telephone services starting with 416 or 905 area codes. We want to give our non-GTA members the honour of being the first to have bragging rights as to why they are proud and loyal VRA Ontario Members.
Send your comments to Laura Smilie, firstname.lastname@example.org
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