An Evening with Arlene Dickinson


  • vendredi, 12 avril 2019 de 7:00 Après-midi à 9:00 Après-midi (HAE)
  • East Ridge Community School 1550 8th St East, Owen Sound, ON N4K0A2

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This exciting event kicks off year long celebrations associated with the Foundation's 25th Anniversary. Arlene Dickinson will discuss youth and the changing work culture, women in business, entrepreneurship and her own story in relation to community philanthropy.

Arlene Dickinson is a renowned CBC “dragon” and one of Canada’s most successful communications entrepreneurs. Whether explaining how to leverage marketing in even the toughest of economic times, sharing backstage stories from “The Den,” or giving audiences a look into her personal story of success, Dickinson’s experience and expertise always shine through. 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 the CEO of 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, an investor on The Big Decision, and a judge on Recipe to Riches. 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, book signing opportunity and post reception.

Presented by Community Foundation Grey Bruce

Sponsored by: RBC Future Launch

Community Sponsors: Institute of Southern Georgian Bay

Media Partners: Bayshore Broadcasting, Grey Bruce Boomers/Grey Bruce Kids

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When purchasing an event ticket, consider an optional donation to our Next25 Fund

Established to celebrate our 25th Anniversary, this fund will provide grants to Grey Bruce charities and non profits. Charitable tax provided.

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

12 avril 2019
vendredi, 12 avril 2019 7:00 Après-midi (HAE)


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Community Foundation Grey Bruce
946 3rd Ave. East
Owen Sound , ON
N4K 5P1

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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.