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CAN Annual General Meeting

All welcome! With guest Korrin Barrett

Date: Oct 12 – Oct 12Space: Workshop

Join us for the CAN Annual General Meeting, at 5.30pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021.

All welcome and light refreshments will be served.

The AGM will be slightly different this year; we have invited motivational guest speaker Korrin Barrett to give a presentation on the importance of resilience – a subject close to our hearts in the creative sector as we ride the rocky waves post-Covid and negotiate a ‘new normal’.

In 2012, while living in Australia, Korrin Barrett was rushed into hospital after mismanagement of a medical condition lead to emergency surgery and admission to the intensive care unit for an undetected bowel perforation.
This vivacious, fit and healthy 33-year-old, with everything to live for, was put into an induced coma and given a 5% chance of survival! Sepsis and multiple organ failure lead to an induced coma. Nine days later, when Korrin miraculously awoke from the coma, she received the devastating news that to save her life, both her legs and hands would have to be amputated.

Come by to hear the rest of Korrin’s incredible story at our AGM.

Please RSVP for numbers to bookings@thecan.co.nz

If you are a Friend of CAN member and have paid your subscription fee for 2021-22, you are also eligible to vote for our board members nominees at the AGM. This ensures you have your say in who governs the centre; an incorporated society and registered charity.

We all want to see the organisation go from strength to strength, and the governing board are directly responsible for steering this ship in the right direction. If you, or someone you know has the right skills, an interest in the arts and has some time to commit as a volunteer member of our board, please nominate them using the nomination form Nomination for CAN Board Membership 2021-22, or send a request for an emailed form to Lisa Feyen: manager@thecan.co.nz.

Nominations need to be made by Friend of CAN members only, so it’s a good reason to join!

You can join our family and become a Friend of CAN by filling in the form via this link, and paying the fee online: Become of Friend of CAN

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