ARPA Bloggers

Facilitate with Fun, Fevor and Focus!

Barb Pedersen commits to providing excellent services to communities, business, and government in the areas of group facilitation, strategic and organizational planning, team building, community development, public participation, research and writing as well as leisure, culture, and recreation consultation. Barb has operated her company, Barbara Pedersen Facilitation Services Inc. since 1994 and has enjoyed her involvement with ACE Communities since 2007 as a facilitator, trainer, and community coach.

Connecting 4excellence

Karen Driedger has worked across Canada in the field of recreation, leisure and wellness in various capacities for the past 25 years, now running her own leadership and learning consultancy, 4Excellence. She has been involved in municipal recreation as a programmer, in sport wellness facilities as a manager, and in the educational setting as both a coordinator and instructor. She has also developed programs for University College of the North in Manitoba and has taught in Alberta and Saskatchewan as an entrepreneurial instructor.

Communities ChooseWell

ChooseWell staff, leaders and partners will be updating you on all of the fantastic things happening with the initiative, remind you of opportunities and resources, and share the successes of the 200+ ChooseWell communities across the province.