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LOCAL EVENTS - September 2018

See what's happening at Sourcewell in September

All events held at Sourcewell (unless noted otherwise)


Wednesday, Sept. 5
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Millennial Madness & More: Generations in the WorkplaceFor city and county employees - Learn how workplace culture, training, motivation, and more all contribute to working relationships. Register at
Saturday, Sept. 15
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Unity in the Community ConferenceOrganized by Wellness in the Woods, this sixth annual conference focuses on support wellness through holistic and balanced approaches in cooperation with communities throughout Minnesota. Register at
Tuesday, Sept. 25Citizens Against Drugs (CAD) Monthly MeetingAnyone interested in joining or attending, email Connie Burns at
Wednesday, Sept. 26
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Minnesota's New Police Training Mandates (MCPA)Local and national law enforcement agencies have been under intense scrutiny the past several years to adapt to changing community expectations and calls for a more broadly trained police force. In response, the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association (MCPA) partnered with other statewide law enforcement organizations to develop a historic legislative proposal that helps agencies, large and small, urban and rural, meet these new 21st-century policing challenges. Register at
Wednesday, Sept. 26Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED)SEED is a peer-led professional development program that promotes change through self-reflection and interpersonal dialogue and builds capacity for more equitable curriculum, schools, and communities. Seminar One includes five half-day sessions and focuses on poverty and gender, race, religion, and language. For more information, email Register at
Saturday, Sept. 29
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Regional Child Care Provider Network ConferenceFor licensed childcare providers in Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena counties to learn, collaborate, and network. Register at
About Sourcewell

Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) is a self-supporting government organization, partnering with education, government, and nonprofits to boost student and community success. Created in 1978 as one of Minnesota's nine service cooperatives, we offer training and shared services to our central-Minnesota members. Throughout North America, we offer a cooperative purchasing program with over 300 awarded vendors on contract. Sourcewell is driven by service and the ability to strategically reinvest in member communities.