school of art

school of art

2014 03 31 momondays Guelph

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Welcome to MoMondays Guelph. Your hosts are Mike Salisbury And Renate Donnovan. The speakers include Doreen Hillier, Marie Sewell, Mike Salisbury, Cynthia Aryes, Janet Benedict and Mike Farrel. Photography/Videography: Fred Hunsberger. If you see your self, tag yourself! Doreen Hillier - Doreen joined Toastmasters in 1995 and she has been very active in the District. In 2009-2010 Doreen along with her team lead District 86 to Distinguished District and received the Distinguished District Plaque in California in recognition of superior achievement and dedicated leadership.She believes hard work and perseverance reaps rewards/awards. The best reward according to Doreen is seeing the change in the lives of those she touches. Doreen has been nominated for K-W Rogers Oktoberfest Woman of the Year, Inspiring Woman of the Year, Junior Achievement Business Spirit Award in Mentorship (two years in a row)!!! Maria Sewell - Maria Sewell develops content and design for corporations and nonprofits alike, as a freelancer, after heading up a small agency in Milton for over a dozen years. Her freelance work as series designer for Wetlands and the World received first prize at the National Association for Interpretation Media Award Competition in the US, as well as the Seal of Excellence by Creative Child Magazine. She is currently working on branding a seniors' services program in southwestern Ontario, and display material for heavy industry. Maria lives in Cambridge. Mike Salisbury - Mike Salisbury is an OALA Landscape Architect and the principal of Earthartist Planning and Design specialising in the development of children's play spaces and outdoor learning landscapes. A graduate of the Toronto School of Art and Design, Mike is currently completing his Masters of Planning program at the University of Guelph - he is passionate about creating great places to live and play. In 2006 Mike was elected to Guelph City Council representing Ward 4 and served on the board of the Grand River Conservation Authority, and as a Trustee for the Macdonald Stewart Art Gallery. Mike lives in Guelph and has been blessed with two wonderful and amazing daughters who continue to inspire him on this crazy journey called life. Cynthia Aryes - Cynthia Ayres educational back ground includes Connestoga College and Wilfred Laurier University where she took studies on Business Management and Accounting. Her career has taken her on a journey of being Business Manager and Owner for over 30 years at Actex Drives Ltd. Presently she is the owner of CGAA Consulting Service plus she is also the Office Manager at Casters In Motion. With four children ranging from 9 years to 39 years she has encountered many changes in family dynamics. Cynthia has won awards in business, coaching and in Toastmasters. Cynthia Ayres Topic - Refocusing Life's Balance - Sometimes life throw's us a curve. The curve can be a slight wave or a U-turn. Cynthia would like to tell you about one of her U-turns. A small favour that turned into a very special gift. Janet Benedict - After spending 22 years working in Corporate Canada, Janet found her passion in connecting entrepreneurs and established The Canadian Networker. Mike Farwell - Mike has been in broadcasting for almost two decades. After starting on an overnight show in Brantford, he moved west to take a job in a town called Salmon Arm, BC. Eventually, he worked his way back to his hometown of Kitchener, where he is currently the morning co-host at Country 106.7 and a colour commentator for Kitchener Rangers hockey on 570 News. When he's not working, you can find Mike supporting various community events or riding his motorcycle. Find out more about MoMondays at http://momondays.com