The Second Wind Conference, in building on the successes of past years, will be offering its seventh conference to end the summer of 2018. The conference will offer a variety of entertaining and uplifting seminars, in a supportive and accessible setting, all of which will focus on the mind, body and spirit.

This year's conference has as its keynote speakers Mark Connolly and Alyson Connolly. Mark spent 22 years as a sportscaster with CBC Radio and Television before taking the job as news anchor at CBC News Edmonton from 2010-2013. Currently, whilst host of Edmonton AM, Mark was covering the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea. Alyson Connolly started out as a child actor, in the first musical that CTV ever produced: The Magic Trumpet. As the founder of Dramatic Learning in 2004; Alyson has worked as the Drama Facilitator at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, working with stroke and brain injured patients.

Following the keynote address, attendees are encouraged to explore new ideas, expand their knowledge base, and connect with friends and colleagues by attending a variety of interactive sessions offered by speakers from Edmonton and the surrounding area. These breakout sessions will include such topics as Cannabis – Medicinal Properties; iPad, iPhone and Android technologies; Computer and Internet – Safety and Scams; The Lonely Senior; Dentistry and the Heart; Pain Control for those with Arthritis; Personal Directives; Family Archives Using a Computer; Senior Nutrition—Cooking for One. In addition, back by popular demand, revamped sessions on Decluttering; Gardening Tips; ARTA Benefit Plan Updates and Golf (putting the ball where it belongs) will be offered.

The Craft Show and Sale featuring local artisans will run concurrently with the conference and there will be a ‘Wine Down’ with a draw at the end of the day.

The cost of the conference is $100 however; you can save $15 by registering before July 20, 2018 for a cost of $85. Included in the price of admission are a breakfast, a buffet lunch, coffee breaks and the ‘Wine Down’. No refunds will be issued after July 30, 2018.

Registration forms with payment must be returned via Canada Post to: Registrar, #204 - 2588 Anderson Way SW, Edmonton, Alberta T6W 0R2.

Registration information is available HERE
and is also available by phoning
Lynn Arnold at 780 919 5848.

We look forward to sharing Building Connections with you on September 6, 2018.