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Video Conferencing

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CAP Computers

InkBank

Instructors Wanted!

ESL Course

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511 Robinson Ave.

Selkirk, MB  R1A 1E5

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Fax:

(204) 785-1316

Email:

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December 2005

                        

                                                         

Learning Centre
Connection


"Your gateway to life-long learning opportunities"


   

From

Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre

Job Quest Career Services

Interlake Employment Services

Lord Selkirk Learning Centre

Red River College - Gimli Campus

S.I.W. Storage

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Logo Quest!

Job Quest is on a quest for its own unique logo.  Do you have graphic artist abilities, a penchant for capturing the visual essence of what a targeted job search entails? 

If you are interested in competing to create the new Job Quest logo, call Kathryn Kunkel, Job Quest Program Supervisor, at 482-2100 or toll free (866) 482-2100.

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Classroom Rentals

The Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre has furnished Rooms and a Computer Lab, which are deal for:

  • Seminars
  • Training Workshops
  • Computer Training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Off-site Meetings
  • Service Group Gatherings

To view room rates please click here.

For room bookings please contact Janice at the Selkirk Learning Centre

(204) 482-2111 or email:  reception@mts.net .

Hours of Operation:  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday.

Evening and Weekend Hours are available to be booked.

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Red River College - Gimli Campus

Full-Time Day Programs / Winter and Spring 2006

  • (New) Security Officer Training Certificate - January 23
  • (New) Floristry Certificate - February 20
  • Bookkeeping and Small Business Office Certificate - May 1

These Courses are offered at the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre.  For more information on these courses, call (204) 642-5496 or check the RRC - Gimli Campus web site at www.rrc.mb.ca/gimli

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Weather Conditions

Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre:  If the weather conditions are not suited to travel, please check with the SDCLC at 482-2111 to confirm that we are open.  There will be a recorded message to advise you if the Centre is closed and all classes and programming are cancelled.

* Alternatively, we will advise radio station CJOB of our status.

Click on the link below for CJOB's up-to-date information on cancellations CJOB.com.

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Video Conferencing

The Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre have received 3 sets of Video and Audio Conferencing Equipment.  A BIG Thank You, goes to the eAssociation for providing 3 complete sets of equipment for Video Conferencing, and also to MRnet for the CANARIE connection to allow our Centre to connect with any University in Canada. 

For more information call Karen Keppler, Manager, at 482-2111.

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Volunteer Board Director's Wanted!

The Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization.  We would like to welcome a few more Board Director's.

We need people who believe in our Mission and our Vision.  To view our Mission and Vision Statements click here.

Are you interested in a Director's Position?  We encourage you to explore our services and to contact us, especially if you are interested in meeting your community's continuing education and training needs.

Click here to go to the Volunteer Board Director Information page (pdf file).

To download or view the Volunteer Board Director's Application Form (pdf file) click here.

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CAP Computers

Free Access to Computers

The Selkirk & District Learning Centre has 6 computers that can be used to access the internet, check emails, type out a word document, or job search.  All 6 computers have Microsoft Office '97.  Hours of operation is Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Drop in to the Selkirk Learning Centre, 511 Robinson Ave., to get on a computer and cruise the information highway!

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InkBank  

Recycle your empty printer cartridges to help us earn money! 

The Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre have enrolled in a wonderful new fundraising program called InkBank Cartridge Recycling.  This program offers us an almost effortless way to raise money to support our projects - and to protect our planet.  We earn money simply by recycling used printer, fax and copier cartridges that were destined for the trash.

Here's How You Can Help:

  • Save your eligible cartridges you use at home, workplace or business.
  • Ask friends, family, employers to help support our fundraising efforts.
  • Collect only eligible cartridges (All Epson cartridges are not eligible).
  • Drop off the empty cartridges to the Selkirk Learning Centre or call to arrange for pick up (204) 482-2111.
  • NOTE:  Previously recycled or remanufactured cartridges cannot be accepted.

Drop-Off Site:

Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre

511 Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB

Contact:

Janice Keller

To get a list of all eligible ink cartridges click here.  For more information on InkBank, please contact Janice at the Selkirk Learning Centre:

Phone: (204) 482-2111

Fax:     (204) 785-1316

Email:   reception@mts.net

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Instructors Wanted:

Do you have a skill or a hobby you would like to share with others?  We are always looking for instructors and new ideas for courses and workshops.

Call the Selkirk Learning Centre with your ideas at 482-2111 or email reception@mts.net.

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ESL Course:

Are you interested in an ESL Course (English as a second language) .   For inquiries call the Selkirk Learning Centre at 482-2111 or email reception@mts.net.

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Computer Training:

Are You Interested in Computer Training?

We are creating a list of names of people who are interested in taking computer training here at the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre.  Let us know what type of computer course and level you are interested in. 

Call or email Janice for upcoming computer courses at the Selkirk Learning Centre.  Phone: (204) 482-2111    Email: reception@mts.net

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A Thought ....

"It's not what is poured into a student, but what is planted."
~ Linda Conway

     

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TRIVIA

  1. What is measured on the Beaufort scale ?
  2. What is the centuries old art of clipping hedges into various ornamental shapes traditionally called?
  3. Which Starsky and Hutch actor topped the charts?
  4. Where would you find the "ocean of storms"?
  5. Which creatures live in a formicary?
  6. Which two letters are worth ten points in the board game Scrabble?
  7. One of the worst fires in American history gutted the 26-storey MGM Grand Hotel in 1980. In which city was the hotel situated?
  8. What are the scientists who study dinosaur fossils called?
  9. What is the commom name for ascorbic acid?
  10. Who was the female star of "Top Gun" and " Witness"?

Click here for Trivia answers!

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Questions/Comments for the editor:

We value your feedback, please send your questions or comments to the editor of the "Learning Centre Connection" at the Selkirk & District Learning Centre, 122-511 Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB, R1A 1E5, or by email: reception@mts.net.

 

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Contact Us:

   

Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre Inc. 

    122-511 Robinson Ave.

    Selkirk, MB  R1A 1E5

     Phone:  (204) 482-2111
    Fax:     (204) 785-1316

     Email: reception@mts.net

The Selkirk Learning Centre is open Monday to Friday from

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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