On Saturday, May 27, 2017, the MNO GRMC held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Family Centre in Kitchener. Senator Carol Lévis opened the meeting with a prayer. President Jennifer Parkinson recapped Council’s many activities and achievements over the past year and praised and thanked the dedicated MNO GRMC members and citizen volunteers.
Treasurer Leslie Muma provided an update on the MNO GRMC’s finances.MNO citizen and University of Waterloo Professor, Dr. John Lewis provided a presentation on the grant he is working on with the Ontario Government that will look at the need for an age-friendly, community-planning framework that will enhance the quality of life for Métis and First Nations elders.After enjoying lunch together, everyone tried their hand at decorating rocks with Métis dot art. Participants aged from two to 70 all tried their hand at creating these beautiful decorative rocks.
After a very successful AGM, everyone is looking forward to next year.