York: 11.30.20 *VIRTUAL* Year-End Celebration and Volunteer Recognition


Date and Time

Starts:11/30/2020 7:00 PM

Ends:11/30/2020 9:00 PM

Event Type: Social Events

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Online

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York Region Members Only

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York: 11.30.20 *VIRTUAL* Year-End Celebration and Volunteer Recognition

Agenda

7:00 pm - Welcome & Introductions 
7:10 pm - Volunteer recognition and service awards & Volunteer Awards recipients
7:45 pm - HR designation recipient recognition
8:00 pm - Speaker, Kate Davis

Event Description

 

The York Region's Year-End Celebration is an annual member-favourite, as we celebrate the Chapter's achievements, recognize our dedicated volunteers, and congratulate our HR designation recipients. This year we welcome Kate Davis, a 12-time Canadian Comedy Awards nominee, who has the unique ability to find humour in any situation and offer creative solutions to defuse frustrations in both the workplace and at home.

Learning Objectives

 

  1. Stress management during difficult times
  2. Understanding of practical techniques for refueling, rediscovering, and reengaging their true selves
  3. Learning to use humour as an instrument of communication creates an atmosphere of compassion, caring, and productivity.

 

Speaker Bio

Kate Davis

 

Kate Davis Humour in the Workplace | Work-Life Balance Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humour in any situation and offer creative solutions to defuse frustrations in both the workplace and at home. A hit comedian, who has opened for the likes of Bill Clinton and Barbara Walters, Davis’ generous insight and hilarious presence is a powerful combination that helps organizations empower their staff with effective tools for managing stress and sustaining motivation. A 12-time Canadian Comedy Awards nominee, which includes a nomination for the prestigious Phil Hartman Award, Davis has also been the star of her own hour-long comedy special on CTV and the Comedy Network. Additionally, she has appeared on Breakfast Television, Star TV, Toronto 1, Prime, WTN, TVO, and CBC Radio's The Debaters. Davis also stars, writes, and produces the hit web series “Best Before”, which won at the Canadian Comedy Awards and was chosen for “Standup and Pitch” at the Just For Laughs Comedy Pro. On stage, Davis has performed at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs, and the Hubcap Comedy Festival. During the 2008 season of Last Comic Standing, Davis’ sense of humour endured and carried her into the finals in Canada. She’s also released a new comedy album called House Arrest. As a writer, Davis has been published in Today’s Parent and Mom and Caregiver magazines. She is also the author of two books, The Breastfeeding Diaries, which won the iParenting media award, and Second Best Mom.

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