Week: Red Deer College Student's Night was the Central Alberta Branch's
presentations: A volunteer for the Consort school has yet to come
forward. New requests have come from 3 schools in Red Deer and 1 in
Bowden. Still looking for volunteers.
Awards: Andrew P. will contact head office for process.
Fair: March 23, 24; Arun M. encouraged volunteers for the event.
circulated the 2001 schedule of events for information. The Spring
General Meeting will be March 21, 11:45am, at Red Deer Lodge; guest
speaker is a Bank of Montreal economist.
said ballots for annual APEGGA executive election should be received
by all members by now. President’s Honorarium referendum is also included.
All were encouraged to vote.
Deer College Student’s Night
M. estimated attendance at the March 6 event to be 30-35 students
and engineers. Project Awards were presented to 4 students. Arun M.
received head office recognition, in the form of a plaque, for service
as College Liaison.
Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 7, at Red Deer College; notice
will be mailed by end of this week. 4 sessions include: effective
technical writing, 7 attributes of meeting mastery, dealing with difficult
people, and a presentation of the Nova Chemicals 2000 Joffre expansion.
All for $75.
called attention to the Central Alberta webpage, found in the "APEGGA.org"
website. Presently, the webpage contains event pictures, executive
names and mail addresses. It will also contain meeting minutes and
tour notices. Shirley Layne at head office updates the webpage as
Kim N. requests. Suggestion was made to post requests for volunteers.
The website address will be noted on the next mailer.
N. distributed the Plan; general discussion followed. It was well
APEGGA Golf Tourney organizers have requested Central Branch to donate
$175, slightly higher than past years.
by Gerry P. 2nd Peter S., for the Central Branch to donate
$175 to the 2001 APEGGA Annual Golf Tournament in Red Deer. Carried.
M. informed executive of upcoming NW N. America Conference for agricultural
professionals to be held in Red Deer at the end of September/01. 150-200
attendees are expected. Arun M. will be the Red Deer College rep.
He suggested that the next executive consider including a Central
Branch welcoming letter in the registration package.
discussion for May and June events. The AGM is scheduled for May 8/01,
where elections for the next executive will be held and service recognitions
to select executive members will be presented. Persons with suggestions
for speakers should contact Kim N. with contacts. Discussion to continue
next meeting. (Note: all meetings open to APEGGA members.)
Water Resources Association: Alberta Branch Annual Conference, entitled,
"Me and Our Water – We’re All Downstream"
8-10/01, at Capri Centre, Red Deer; $240 non-member.
information, call David Atkinson, Calgary: (403) 569-6514.