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General News · 25th May 2020
Noba Anderson
This week's virtual community meeting (Tuesday May 26th at 4:30) will highlight the Cortes Community Economic Development Association’s (CCED) project proposals submitted into participatory budgeting selection process for this year's Grant-In-Aid allocations. This participatory process was open to all island non-profits through which they are coming up with a spending recommendation that I will take to the Regional District Board. CCEDA submitted 6 project proposals into this process:
• Community Investment Co-op Development
• Food Security Coordinator
• Grant Writer
• Online Needs/Offers & Job Board Platform
• Resilient Enterprise Training Series
• Sutil Road Land Rahabilitation

VIRTUAL COMMUNITY MEETINGS EVERY TUESDAY AT 4:30!

Join us on-line here – no registration now required – same link every week.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/577998404

OR call into the meeting from a phone.
Dial-in is (778) 907-2071 with meeting ID: 577 998 404

OR listen live at Cortes Community Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM and call into the station 250-935-0200 with any questions that can then be submitted to the Zoom call.

Last week’s conversation was with the CCHA’s Family Support Coordinator Desta Beattie and Folk-U’s Manda Aufochs Gillespie. Both of the above organizations applied into this year’s participatory budgeting process for the Cortes portion of the SRD’s 2020 Grant-In-Aid program. To hear the full broadcast and read the Cortes Currents’ article about the same, please visit https://cortescurrents.ca/may-19-virtual-community-meeting-family-support-folk-u/#more-85130

Please join us for the discussion week that the CCEDA’s proposed projects will inevitably spark.

With all my love to all of you,
Noba Anderson

Regional Director
250-935-0320, directorcortesisland.com