Want to learn about social enterprises and their important role our region’s economy? Do you have an idea for a collective solution to an issue in your community? Want to know more about starting a cooperative or nonprofit?
Join Économie sociale Bas-Saint-Laurent, Heritage Lower Saint Lawrence, and SEEnet for a day of learning about and celebrating social enterprise in the region, all in English! We’ll have presentations and panel discussions with social entrepreneurs from the region in the morning, followed by a screening of the film (R)evolution in the afternoon.
Friday, February 24, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Reford Gardens/Jardins de Métis, Grand-Métis (200 Rte 132), Grand Hall
Free event, lunch included
Registration required by February 17 via Eventbrite
Panelists to Include:
Jacques Bérubé, director, Économie sociale Bas-Saint-Laurent
Alexander Reford, director, Reford Gardens/Les Jardins de Métis
Robert Savoie, mayor, Saint-Valérien
The Coop ATAB
The Site historique maritime de Pointe-au-Père
The Carrefour de la littérature, des arts et de la culture (CLAC)
The Centre communautaire de Saint-Valérien
Please note: Attendees should plan to arrive 15 to 30 minutes early. The event will take place in the Grand Hall, which is a 10-minute walk from the parking. (Here is a downloadable map.)
This event has been made possible with the financial support of the Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d’expression anglaise.