You meet the nicest people at momondays!!
Put storytelling into a blender. Add a dash of personal growth & transformation. Then drop in a load of laughs. Mix in real, live music, and great conversation with some of the nicest people on the planet, then push the ‘high’ setting… and out comes momondays!
A twelve and a half year veteran of toastmasters, Candice Kirkbride has learned that communication is everything. She has built her name, her brand and her speaking business on overcoming adversity, the power of positive thinking, as well as forgiveness. She finds inspirational lessons and stories everywhere she goes. She has had the beautiful opportunity to touch, move and inspire thousands of people with her story of strength. Now, she feels it is time to give back by allowing and encouraging others to bring their inspirational stories to the stage... and momondays is the perfect way to do that!!!
PRE-SHOW MEET & GREET!
6:00 - 6:30pm
There are all kinds of networking events where you can connect with people on a professional level. There are dozens of events where you can 'get into the minds' of brilliant experts on countless subjects.
But how many opportunities do we have to truly connect with each other on the human to human level? Come at 6 to give yourself time to connect with some of the nicest people !
An interesting thing happens when you come to momondays for the pre-show socializing and networking. While the purpose of the show is not business, some of the best business connections have come out of a meeting at momondays.
At a woman's retreat, after being inspired by an Indigenous Elder at a traditional ceremonial fire when he said "girl you have a gift to write like that, promise me you'll share it with the world" - Alyssia has embarked on a journey to share her message provincially and internationally and she will have you on the edge of your seat as she recites her Spoken Word!
Louise Bergeron is a professional Life and Workplace Coach (personalenergycoaching.ca) with a studio in Sudbury's downtown core. She lives life with intention and appreciation; enjoying family, friends, travel, the outdoors and meaningful work. Louise's value of Being of Service has led her to become a dedicated Rotarian and enjoys serving on the Board of the Sudbury Women's Centre.
Paul Pedersen began his career in policing as an 18 year old and has worked in progressively challenging areas from uniform patrol to homicide investigations and from community services to incident command. He has a Masters Degree in Public Administration for Western University. He is the recipient of the Order of Merit of Police Forces and is the current Chief of Police in Sudbury.
Destiny Douglas is a Victim Advocate, she manages her Facebook page “Life After-Inspirational” in support of victims of sexual violence.
She uses her own experiences with sexual abuse and domestic violence to help other survivors navigate the legal system and overcome psychological trauma.
Shawn was an Army Officer for 18 years, who deployed around the world, until his injury. His extensive education and training never prepared him to be the amazing stay at home dad he is now, to support his 3 kids and his wife in Medical school. In his spare time he writes a book slowly about his journey dealing with a son who passed from a rare disease and volunteers within his community.
Daniel’s childhood memories consist of Little more than seizures, doctors and hospitals. His life was a mess. They told him that he would become a vegetable if he didn’t go through with their suggestion. Daniel made an altering decision and went for it. Today, Daniel lives a fulfilled and abundant life.