Chamber Hears From School Division at AGM

One of the items on the agenda at the Heather Curling Club last night included a presentation by the Elk Island Public School Division

It was a busy night at the Heather Curling Club last night as the Vegreville and District Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting.

Highlights from the agenda include the swearing in of the 2016 Executive and Board of Directors as well as discussion on the Chamber’s plans for the year ahead including the return of VeggFest.

The evening also featured a presentation by the Elk Island Public School Division focusing on what local businesses would like to see out of theirs schools to better prepare today’s student for the working world.

Trina Boymook, Chair of Elks Island Public Schools, explains what the school division hopes to get out of feedback generated from the presentation.

Chamber members in attendance offered a wide range of feedback on today’s student and future would-be worker including a general lack of understanding on the costs associated with running a business, overall maturity and proper high school credentials when entering the workforce.   

 

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