The 2023-2024 Teeny Tiny Summit series, themed Creating Community Wealth and Well-Being, is kicking off on September 26th at 9:30 am. This event will feature the renowned community enthusiast and social capitalist, Peter Kenyon, who will speak on the topic of Building from Within: Mobilizing and Connecting a Community’s Assets.
Peter is motivated by the desire to help create caring, healthy, inclusive, connected, and enterprising communities, where all community members feel ‘they matter, belong and can contribute’. He will speak about communities that have discovered and mobilized their strengths and transformed themselves.
Through his organization and social enterprise, the Bank of I.D.E.A.S (Initiatives for the Development of Enterprising Action and Strategies), Peter has over 30 years of experience working in the field of community and economic transformation. Peter is especially passionate about small rural community reinvention and has worked with over 2000 rural communities seeking to spark their own ideas and invest themselves to build sustainable economic futures from within.
This virtual event is your chance to connect, learn, and collaborate with like-minded individuals who share a passion for Teeny Tiny places. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a community leader, or a rural volunteer, the Teeny Tiny Summit is right for you.
To sign up for this free virtual event visit this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
About the Teeny Tiny Summit: The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) in partnership with the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA), supports Ontario’s smallest communities through Teeny Tiny Economic Development Summits. The Summits are focused on timely topics and challenges facing small rural communities. Since 2016 the Summits have reached over 2,400 participants from across Ontario.