Making Change Happen

Submitted by Caroline Roberts | Posted on May 9, 2017
Extracurricular

Submitted on behalf of: CPD. This message doesn't apply to part-time students.

In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, Burlington Foundation is thrilled to announce we’re hosting an inspiring and motivating evening celebrating community giving. With support from our Presenting Sponsor – SB Partners. Happenings 2017 is a free community event for all Burlingtonians.

About the Event

When: Wednesday, May 24 (7 to 8:30 p.m.)
Where: Burlington Performing Arts Centre (440 Locust St., Burlington ON)

Guest Speaker: Spencer West

About Spencer West

At five years old. Spencer West lost his legs from the pelvis down. This is your chance to listen to his amazing achievements which include climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to bring the world’s attention to the devastating drought affecting Kenya. He has also completed an epic 300 km trek from Edmonton to Calgary to raise aware­ness and money for Free The Children’s clean water projects. As a much sought after international speaker, including as a celebrated ME to WE keynoter, Spencer West inspires us all to Give brilliantly™.

Celebrating giving closer to home, we’ll share some powerful, heartfelt stories. From across all life stages, people right here in Burlington are being positively impacted by partners working together to support sustainable community change.

Join us at Happenings 2017- an event that will motivate and empower all of us to seize opportunities to make positive change and impact happen.

Because seating is limited to a first come, first-served basis, please visit burlingtonfoundation.org/happenings today to find out more and register.

On behalf of the Foundation team. we look forward to seeing you at Happenings 2017!

 

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