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Annual General Meeting

We were very grateful to be able to have the use of the meeting room at Northumberland United Way, complete with screen and OWL technology .

We tried our best to include a live FaceBook stream to invite all those neighbours from Sustainable Port Hope that were interested. 

If you tried to join and weren’t successful please let us know so we can troubleshoot for future events. 

Our organization is looking to fill several positions so if you have time and can volunteer several hours a month that would be a great help. 

Those positions are: Treasurer, Chief Administrative Officer, Team Leader for the Bicycle Advocacy Group, Team Leader for the Food Advocacy Group.

These are all volunteer positions and would require attending 10 Board meetings a year. 

It was obvious from the lack-lustre attendance that we need more strategies to engage our community. If you have experience in this area we would love to hear from you. 

Best wishes for 2024!

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