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Music To Our Ears!

The Suzuki String School are our Volunteers of the Month!   Since 1972, the Suzuki String School of Guelph (SSSG) has raised funds, organized activities and performed at countless community events to meet its goals. SSSG seeks to advance the art of music, build communities, provide accessible music education to all members of our communities, create…

Professional Development Opportunities 2018-2019

Learn more about the professional development opportunities the Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance has planned for the 2018-2019 series. Registration is now open and member organizations receive a special discounted price. Building Bridges through Authentic Interactions  August 23 in Kitchener (United Way Waterloo Region Communities) OR August 30 in Guelph (Immigrant Service Guelph Wellington) Time: 9:00 am…

Annual Report 2017 – 2018

Our Annual General Meeting was held on June 28, 2018 at Skyline Group of Companies. The corresponding annual report features highlights from 3 pillars of work by PIN, The People and Information Network. Some highlights include: 73 volunteers helped shovel snow for 184 seniors and persons with disabilities there are 1,365 information records on essential human services…

Strategic Planning Series

This three-part series of workshops is sponsored through a partnership between Sage Solutions, The Guelph Community Foundation and PIN, The People and Information Network. The workshops will provide participants with a practical, “road tested” planning template for each of the three phases of strategic planning. Workshops will work through these tools interactively, including ample opportunities…

Lucy is a Shining Example

For over 60 years, The Heart and Stroke Foundation has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke and relies on volunteers with a wide variety of skills to help. With their generous contributions of time, commitment and appreciation for the cause, volunteers are vital to the work of Heart and Stroke. Lucy Kloepfer, a…

Pillars of Work

Unveiled at the 2018 Time To Give Community Breakfast, PIN, The People and Information Network is pleased to share videos that explore ‘Why Community Matters’ through our pillars of work – Volunteer Network, Community Information and Nonprofit Leadership. PIN, the People and Information Network provides connections and leadership in Guelph and Wellington County to support the…

Annual General Meeting – June 28, 2018

On Thursday, June 28, PIN, The People and Information Network will hold its Annual General Meeting to celebrate the achievements of 2017 and explore the vitality of our community. Featuring a panel discussion on diversity, inclusion and community belonging with key partners at the Guelph Community Foundation, City of Guelph, Immigrant Services Guelph Wellington and the…

Calling All Students – PIN is Hiring!

With thanks to Canada Summer Jobs, PIN, The People and Information Network are welcoming applications from detail oriented and self-motivated individuals for the following positions: Communications and Design Specialist The Communication and Design Specialist will support our Communications and Program Coordinator to create and implement a 3-year engagement plan.  Tasks will include conducting best practice…

A ‘Time To Give’ Thanks!

Collins dictionary defines ‘community’ as: The community is all the people who live in a particular area or place. A particular community is a group of people who are similar in some way. Community is friendship between different people or groups, and a sense of having something in common. Held annually during National Volunteer Week…

Thank Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is this April 15 – 21, 2018. It’s the perfect time to celebrate and thank Guelph and Wellington’s 98,000 volunteers! How are we celebrating? Here’s how: With support from community minded business, PIN, The People and Information Network provided 4000 Caring Community Cards for distribution to volunteers who support our member agencies as…