An Evening With Arlene Dickinson


  • Friday, 12 April 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • East Ridge Community School 1550 8th St East, Owen Sound, ON N4K0A2

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Thought Leader event


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Arlene Dickinson inspires young entrepreneurs...

Community Foundation Grey Bruce kicks off its 25th anniversary year with an impactful evening featuring a Canadian thought leader.

Arlene Dickinson will speak about entrepreneurship, inspiring youth in a changing workplace, women in business and her commitment to community philanthropy.

Arlene Dickinson is one of Canada’s most renowned independent marketing communications entrepreneurs.  As CEO of Venture Communications, her creative and strategic approach has turned the company into a powerhouse with a blue-chip client list.  She is also a general partner in District Ventures Capital, a fund investing in Canadian companies in the food and health sectors.

Dickinson is best known to Canadians as one of the venture capitalists on the award-winning series Dragons’ Den and her new CBC primetime show called Under New Management.  She is the author of two bestselling books—Persuasion, and her most recent bestselling release, All In



Doors open at 6:00 pm.  General admission seating.  Evening includes talk by Arlene Dickinson, question and answer period and book signing opportunity.

Presented by:  Community Foundation Grey Bruce

Generously Sponsored by:  RBC Future Launch

Community Sponsors:  BDO Owen Sound, Business Enterprise Centre, Grey County, Institute of Southern Georgian Bay

In Kind Partners:  Mix 106.5, Country 93, Grey Bruce Boomers/Grey Bruce Kids, Integra Design Group

Please note, refunds are not permitted.  Thank you for understanding.

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East Ridge Community School
1550 8th St East, Owen Sound, ON N4K0A2

12 April 2019
Friday, 12 April 2019 7:00 PM (EDT)


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Community Foundation Grey Bruce
946 3rd Avenue East (Carney's Lane)
Owen Sound , ON
N4K 5P1

About This Charity

Established in 1994, Community Foundation Grey Bruce builds community vitality now and for future generations by encouraging endowment building and facilitating philanthropic partnerships within Grey and Bruce Counties. The Foundation provides grants to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations that, in turn, provide necessary initiatives and services for the people of this region. Community Foundation Grey Bruce also provides leadership in identifying and convening discussion around community issues.