Greetings ALL,

I hope everyone is enjoying this fantastic weather, but please remember to practice safe distancing this weekend.

We are wrapping up our OAAS current series of COVID webinars, with the three listed below.  Stay tuned for future webinars later this summer!
May 27 -  discussion with OMAFRA,
June 3 -  re-imaging our Fair -  Providence Bay Ag Society
June 10-  and our final Webinar Senator Rob Black

Please click on the "register here" links below for this week’s OAAS and CAFE webinars.

And please forward this email to all directors in your Agricultural Society. 

OAAS - Wednesday, May 27, at 7:30 pm - COVID-19 Webinar Topic - OMAFRA Ontario Grants update

We are pleased to have Doug Reddick, Director, Business Development Branch and Rick Berthiaume, Manager Economic Development Programs of Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs as guest speakers.
The discussion will center on the Agricultural and Horticultural Organizations Act and OMAFRA grants as they relate to the COVID-19 pandemic
Register here

CAFE - May 27, 2020, 6:00 pm ET Quality Video 101 with Bruce Sargent, Farm Boy Productions More info 
Register here

Upcoming Webinars

OAAS - Wednesday, June 3, at 7:30 pm – COVID-19 Webinar Topic, "Re-imaging your Fair."
Guest speaker Dawn Dawson, Providence Bay Fair, will bring their ideas for re-imaging their Fair this year with the theme "Pioneer Days to Modern Ways."
Register here

CAFE - June 3, 2020, 6:00 pm ET Engaging with your government with Christina Franc, CAFE Register here

OAAS - Wednesday, June 10, at 7:30 pm – COVID-19 Webinar Topic "Communicating and working with your Politicians." 
Special Guest speaker The Honourable Rob Black Senator for Ontario and Chair of the Canadian Senators Group (CSG) Register here

When you register, you will be asked to input your name, email address – please verify your email address is correct. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar either by your computer or phone. If you don't receive a confirmation email – please contact me – we ran into a couple of instances where the email was entered incorrectly, so the participant didn't receive the registration email.

Note these will be our last Webinars for the next few weeks, as this will be our 12th Webinar since April 1. I am sure everyone is getting ‘Zoomed out” and could use a short break!

Please send  your ideas and suggestions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  as we consider future webinar topics. 

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ILT Wellington County May 2020 Industry Advisory
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