Wexford Local Development invites you to our Showcase Event on Friday, 9th May, 2014, in the Talbot Hotel, Wexford from 3.00pm – 6.00pm
This event will showcase how the work of Wexford Local Development over the last three years has supported 33,623 individuals, communities and enterprises in Co. Wexford.
The event will include a range of exhibitors and there will be lots of information available on the day including; CV advice clinics, energy saving information, enterprise start up guidance, advice on drug and alcohol addiction, supports for community project planning and also food tastings
The reform of local government will bring major changes for you and your community. This is an opportunity to come along and have your say about the challenges that lie ahead.
The voice of Wexford people on the future of local and community development
3.00-3.45p.m Workshop: “Putting People First” (Pike Suite)
Opportunity for attendees to contribute to the debate on the changing landscape of community and local development.
3.00- 5.30p.m Showcase of Projects (Slaney Suite)
CV workshops, business advice clinics, energy advice, Wexford tourism and enterprise projects, information on training, advice on drug and alcohol addiction, supports for community project planning and food tastings
4.00p.m Welcome and Opening remarks
Pat Rath, Chairperson, Wexford Local Development
4.05p.m Setting the scene, developing a shared vision for the future Brian Kehoe- CEO
4.15p.m Presentations on the impact of WLD’s work in supporting rural enterprise and communities:
Alan Ryan– Hook Rural Tourism/Tintern Abbey
Nicholas Dunne– Killowen Yoghurts
4.35p.m Presentation highlighting the impacts of WLD’s work on the ground in Wexford.
4.50p.m Active Citizenship- Presentation by Age Equality Network and Wexford Youth Action on Active Citizenship
Sean Kinsella, Chairperson, Co Wexford Age Equality Network and Stephen Doyle, Wexford Youth Action
5.05p.m Feedback from workshop “Putting People First”:- A response from Wexford people on the future of local and community development.
Paul O’Keefe, Tagoat Youth Group- Presenting feedback from the workshop.
5.15p.m Closing remarks by Mayor of Wexford Cllr. George Lawlor.
5.30-6.00p.m Showcase of projects- Light refreshments served.
RSVP: 053 91 55800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org