EAA PD Event on April 12, 2019
St George Banquet Hall, 665 King St N, Waterloo, ON N2J 4G8, Canada



Timeline of events:
8:00-9:00 Sign-in
9:00-9:15 Greetings
9:15-9:45 Maegan Boydter - Indigenous Student Speaker
10:00-10:30 Shannon-Melissa Dunlop - Health and Safety WRDSB
10:30-11:30 WRPS Detective - Opioid Crisis in Waterloo Region
11:30-1:00 Lunch - Bring your own
12:45-1:00 Afternoon Sign-In
1:00-1:15 Door Prize Draw
1:15-3:00 Jim Moss - Guest Speaker - Unlocking The Happiness At Work
** Collecting donations of diapers and wipes for St. Monica House
Our PD Committee has worked very hard to bring you the 2019 EAA PD Event.
I just wanted to explain a few things about the PD Event being held on April 12, 2019. This year Bingemans was booked and after many calls to many venues St Gerorges Hall was the only venue available to hold our large group. Unfortunately, the only way to hold all of us is with row seating. I know many of you are disappointed with row seating, as are we. We are going to see how it goes this year. Bingemans is also not available in 2020 so if row seating does not go well we may look at having multiple venues for the day in the future.
As for no longer supplying coffee and tea. The cost of this is $2000. In order, to be more fiscally responsible we no longer felt this was good use of union dues as not every Member drinks this. Water will be available. Instead, we will be using some of  that money towards a Police officer to direct traffic to make it easier for members to leave this event on a busy Friday afternoon.
On behalf of the PD Committee I hope you understand. We are always welcome to hear your ideas and our Committee is looking for new Members for next year event.


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Angela Mota
EAA EA Rep


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