CALL Cafés are monthly get-togethers where members can socialize, learn about and sign up for interest groups, propose new interest groups, and have a short, stimulating program ( a speaker, or some other sort of participatory event). Free for members and guests, public welcome.. Donation appreciated. No registration.
Monthly CALL Cafés are held at Rosedale Community Hall, 901 11 Ave, N.W.
- Monday, January 9th, 2017, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Older Adults Health and Wellbeing:
Research Perspectives and Future Directions at the University of Calgary,
Lorraine Venturato, PhD.,
This Interactive workshop will provide an overview of current research trends in aging and the health of seniors from an international, provincial, and local perspective, with particular focus on emerging areas of interest at the University of Calgary.
It is hoped that this workshop will provide feedback and strategic direction for research in this area and engage interested members in developing potential collaborative linkages with researchers at the U. of C.
Lorraine Venturato is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing and Chair of Gerontological Studies at the University of Calgary. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Griffith University in Australia and has research projects in both Australia and Canada. She has wide experience in caring for older people, with a particular focus on community and long-term care services. She is also engaged in action research and practice development in long-term care settings, and has funded projects that aim to bridge the gap between education, research and practice in the care of older people. Her clinical research focuses on quality of life, quality of care and models of care for people living with dementia.
- Monday, February 13th, 2017, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Studio Bell, Home of the National Music Centre,
Jeni Piepgrass, CFRE, is the Director of Development for the National Music Centre
Watch this Youtube Video: East Village – National Music Centre
On Canada Day 2016, Calgary became home to an exciting new national cultural institution, the National Music Centre, housed in its new, 160,000 square foot facility, Studio Bell. How did this vision grow into a reality, and how will Calgary benefit from having this exciting new attraction here in our own East Village? Jeni Piepgrass, Director of Development for the National Music Centre will tell the story of Studio Bell, Home of the National Music Centre from its beginnings as a keyboard museum to its present operation at Studio Bell to its vision for a vibrant musical future.
Jeni Piepgrass, CFRE, is the Director of Development for the National Music Centre. She leads the team dedicated to raising the charitable and sponsorship revenues required to fund the construction and operation of Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. Jeni joined the NMC team in 2009, and prior to that she had served as the Director of the Fund Development Office at CKUA Radio and as the Director of Development and New Media for Alberta Filmworks.
Jeni has been a passionate Calgary-booster since she made the city her home in 2001. She has volunteered for several civic causes including the arts, music, literacy, education and animal welfare as well as with the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Canadian Association of Gift Planners.
Mark Your Calendars: 2017
Monday, March 13
Monday, April 10
Monday, May 8
Monday, June 12