Posted on Monday, September 09, 2013 12:00 AM
Officials with Lambton County Circles will host representatives from three Ontario communities next week in an effort to expand the groundbreaking anti-poverty initiative.
"We're just thrilled," said Gayle Montgomery, Circles coordinator and national recruiter for the program. "It gives us a chance to really showcase the community and everything that has happened to us in the last four years."
Ten staff members from various agencies will be in Sarnia for the in-depth training, taking place...
Posted on Thursday, September 05, 2013 12:00 AM
18 months after being designated the National Training Site for the Canadian Circles® Campaign, Lambton County Circles® staff will be training representatives from three Ontario communities on the exiting poverty strategy. 10 staff from various agencies will be in Sarnia September 9-12 to learn from Lambton's experience.
The training will be delivered in classroom during the day and off site at each of the three Circles® weekly dinners in the evenings. The guests will have the opportunity to meet...
Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2013 12:00 AM
By Tara Jeffrey, Sarnia Observer | Link
Four years after its humble beginnings in Sarnia-Lambton, the Circles program is set to expand across southwestern Ontario.
"We have three sites in our region that are very close to launching," said program coordinator Gayle Montgomery, who is now a national recruiter for the Circles Canadian Campaign.
"It's exciting - it really is a great credit to Sarnia-Lambton as a caring community, how successful the initiative has been, and to our local municipal government...
Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 12:00 AM
You don't want to miss this chance to see Circles in action as a CBS crew follows the story of an Ohio Circles Leader as she gets a new job, connects with a Circles Ally and attends a weekly Circles meeting. This story is launching the Circles Campaign onto the national media spotlight, just on the heels of great coverage of Circles and Move the Mountain's CEO Scott Miller in the Huffington Post.
Many Circle Communities are using this exciting opportunity to reach out to their local media to keep...