Must do event

The First Annual Cariboo Chilcotin Early Years Conference is slated for Thompson Rivers University campus

The First Annual Cariboo Chilcotin Early Years Conference is slated for Thompson Rivers University campus in Williams Lake on Oct. 4-5.

The theme for this inaugural event is Inspire – Encourage – Support.

The conference is co-hosted by 100 Mile House Child Care Resource & Referral (CCRR) and the Williams Lake CCRR in partnership with Success by 6 and Children First.

The doors for this fun, informative networking event will open Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. Participants can network with colleagues, sample authentic appetizers and be impressed by provincial family policy advocate and presenter Dr. Paul Kershaw at 6:30, followed by musical entertainment.

On Oct. 5, the doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and participants will be able to choose from many educational sessions, including: Making sense of frustration in children; Laughter Yoga; Caring for the Caregiver; and Red Flags and Tough conversations.

Participants who register by Sept. 13 will receive the Early Bird ($55) rate, but registration will be taken until Sept. 27.

For more information, contact Erica Henderson – 100 Mile House CCRR, 250-395-5155 or Bullah Munson – Williams Lake CCRR at 250-392-4118.