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Niagara North Federation of Agriculture Annual General Meeting

November 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ritttenhouse Hall
4890 Victoria Ave, Vineland Station

Guest Speaker – Karen Robson, Canadian Mental Health Association, Niagara Branch
Topic – Anxiety and Depression

Guest Speaker – Darcy Patrick, author of ‘Why I Run” and “Creative Writing for the Mind, Body and Soul”
Topic – My Experience Living with Depression

Annual Meeting will include election of the 14 member Board of Directors, financial statements, selection of auditors. The Board of Directors has 4 directors from Niagara on the Lake, 4 directors from Lincoln, 4 directors from West Lincoln, 1 director from St. Catharines, 1 director from Grimsby. We are in need of directors for Niagara on the Lake and West Lincoln.

There will also be a resolution presented at the meeting, please review resolution below.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

For more information – Cathy Mous – 905-516-5188 or c.mous@sympatico.ca

WHEREAS farm families living in the Regional Municipality of Niagara are currently represented by two separate Federations of Agriculture, Niagara North Federation of Agriculture (NNFA) and Niagara South Federation of Agriculture (NSFA) and

WHEREAS issues and concerns facing Niagara North & South farm families are similar in nature and

WHEREAS there are many advantages in presenting one strong voice to advocate on behalf of farm families throughout the Region of Niagara and

WHEREAS many other efficiencies stand to be realized, including administration, and

WHEREAS the Niagara North Federation of Agriculture (NNFA) Executive & Board of Directors, are recommending that discussions commence with the Niagara South Federation of Agriculture to prepare recommendations regarding the advantages of amalgamation of the Niagara North Federation of Agriculture and the Niagara South Federation of Agriculture and

WHEREAS the Niagara South Federation of Agriculture is of like mindedness in participating with these discussions,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that at this, the 2018 annual meeting, the Niagara North Federation of Agriculture Executive with the support of the Board of Directors and members present, be directed to enter into discussions with representatives of the Niagara South Federation of Agriculture with the purpose of evaluating the advantages of amalgamating the two Federations into one strong voice for Niagara farm families.

FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the Executive and Board of Directors of both Federations present their final report, with recommendations, to the 2019 Annual meetings of the Niagara North Federation of Agriculture and the Niagara South Federation of Agriculture.

Details

Date:
November 14, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Venue

Rittenhouse Hall
4890 Victoria Ave
Vineland Station, ON Canada
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Phone:
905-516-5188