Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology

— Teri McKinnon Bow Valley College

Savvy Seniors: Heartstrings Scams

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Bereavement, funeral, sweetheart and charity frauds - the nastiest con artists approach victims when they’re most vulnerable.Make sure your money is going exactly where you want it to. Learn how to arm yourself before you find yourself broke - and heartbroken.

Savvy Seniors is part of the BBB Savvy Consumer Education Program. Savvy Seniors features a variety of presentations conducted in a relaxed, interactive atmosphere. Every presentation features information on why Seniors are targeted, how they can protect themselves and a list of resources in case a scam is discovered.  Each presentation is about 45 minutes long including a question period. All presentations feature handy reference tip sheets.

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Hi if the signup opens up for

Hi if the signup opens up for this videoconference please sign up
Hanna Library Thanks Cheryl Rosenau Hanna Library Manager