A look at upcoming local events from The Mike Farwell Show on 570 NEWS.
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Help local artists improve local healthcare by supporting the LAF Waterloo Region art sale. The new LAF on-line art store is a non-profit effort by regional artist groups to help you ‘Support Local’ by bringing members’ paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, jewellery, fine crafts and more to you! Whether you visit to buy a gift, something for yourself, your home or just for the visual treat … browse, shop and visit often! All work is available, with new artists and artwork posted twice weekly, and the artist will deliver the work directly to your home. This month, 20% of all sales will support the Grand River Hospital Foundation. https://www.lafwr.com/charity-partner
Leadership Waterloo Region is a social profit organization working to build vibrant, resilient and inclusive communities. Leadership WR encourages, empowers and equips current and future leaders to unleash positive change in their communities. On May 6th, Leadership WR is hosting “Fresh Innovators Waterloo Region,” a daylong conference about “flipping mindsets, taking risks, and sparking change.” Innovation is now a necessary survival skill for organizations. Whether you look at government, non-profits, tech, education or healthcare, innovation is all around us in Waterloo Region. Join the conference for a full or half day, and nominate someone you know for a Fresh Innovator award. Get tickets and more information here: http://www.leadershipwaterlooregion.org/content/fresh-innovators-waterloo-region
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region is hosting its fourth annual "Hats Off to Mom" event on Sunday, May 9th (Mother’s Day). This year, it will be a virtual event that will allow you to spoil mom with a brunch box and other assorted goodies. You will also have access to a special Mother’s Day Spotify playlist, Mother’s Day movie suggestions, and other great ideas to pamper mom on her special day. Plus, you get early access to a virtual silent auction. Pamper mom and support the work of Women’s Crisis Services by buying your box today. https://wcswr.org/hats-off-to-mom-2021/