Maine Community Development Association

Maine Community Development's purpose is to provide forums to increase awareness and foster communication relating to community development issues and concerns, and to provide education and training through workshops.


     


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Meetings: 

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
MCDA Annual Meeting - Lisa Leahy, Guest Speaker

Margarita’s Restaurant -390 Western Avenue Augusta, ME
Thursday, October 8, 2015 *11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
General Membership Meeting Agenda

  1. Welcome and Introductions by Darryl Sterling, President MCDA 2013-2015
  2. Approval of September 17, 2015 Meeting Minutes
  3. Treasurer’s Report and Financials
  4. Election of Officers 2015  - Nominations Committee
  5. Awards Presentation by President
  6. Secretary’s and Newsletter Report – Joella R. Theriault
  7. Membership Report – Stephen Dyer
    a) Reduced Rates for Retirees
  8. Remarks by DECD/OCD Staff on the CDBG Program
  9. Remarks on National COSCDA Conference – Deborah Johnson
  10. Next Meeting Date
  11. Guest Speaker – Lisa Leahy – ConnectME Authority
  12. Adjourn

*Luncheon is at no cost to members. Luncheon serving will commence at 11:30 a.m. and business meeting at 12:00 noon.

 

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 8:00 A.M. - 2:15 P.M.
General Membership Meeting and Workforce Conference

Workshop Purpose: to increase awareness of job training resources, how to implement a successful program and overcome common obstacles.

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.                    Breakfast and Registration

8:45 – 9:15 a.m.                    Welcome/Business Meeting

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.                    Glenn Mills, Chief Economist
                                               Labor trends in the State of Maine:  Department of Labor,
                                               Center for Workforce Research and Development

ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM:

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.                  Randy Dicker, Pride Manufacturing and
                                               Conrad Nadeau, Tasman Leather
                                               The Employer’s Perspective

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.                Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.                 Jim McGowan, KVCC and Denise Smith, EMDC
                                               The Trainers:  Who They Are and What They Do

11:30 – 12:00 noon                Funding Resources and Challenges

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.                  Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.                    Don Mondor, Senior Flexonics Pathway
                                               Case Study:  Maine Extension Partnership

Meetings are held the second Thursday of every other month.  In the event, the second Thursday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the next business day.

 

 

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 8:45 A.M.
General Membership Meeting

  1. Welcome and Introductions by Darryl Sterling, President MCDA 2013-2015

  2. Approval of March 12, 2015 Meeting Minutes

  3. Treasurer’s Report and Financials

  4. Subcommittee Reports:
    i. Membership
    ii. Professional Development
    iii. Communications/Newsletter

  5. Remarks by DECD/OCD Staff on the CDBG Program

  6. Next Meeting Date

  7. Adjourn

 

Meetings are held the second Thursday of every other month.  In the event, the second Thursday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the next business day.

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members' Networking List being Launched

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 a professional organization promoting economic and community development in Maine.