Kick Off Days – a one day workshop presented by Marianne Kilkenny in your local area.
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The Next “Dreaming to Doing” conference in Asheville, NC on June 1 and 2, 2013 has been cancelled.
To get on our list for the next offering, please go to Contact on the left side of this page and send us your information.
Picture from our previous conference. Attendees gather to learn and share.
Past conferences and workshops
Creating New Models of Home & Community in Later Life
Saturday, Sept 29, 2012
9:00am to 2:00 PM
Reuter Center, UNC Asheville
Featuring keynote speaker Dene Peterson (pictured right), founder and developer of ElderSpirit. Includes panel discussions with local experts, and small group sessions focused on intentional visioning and exploration. Marianne Kilkenny will be one of the local experts presenting on the panel.
Cost: $20, includes lunch.
RSVP required: 828-251-6622 (Brenda Delacruz) by 9/26/12.
Presented by Buncombe County Culture Change in Aging Network (BC-CAN),and co-sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of UNC Asheville (formerly NC Center for Creative Retirement) and Land-of-Sky Regional Council. Panel Press Release.
Our initial ground-breaking conference attracted over 90 women, from the United States and Canada, who listened to our conference speakers….
♥ Diana Leafe Christian, Author; and Editor, Communities Magazine
♥ Maureen K. McCarthy, Creator of the State of Grace Document
♥ Joan Medlicott, Author of the Ladies of Covington novels
♥ Dene Peterson, Founder/Developer for ElderSpirit Community
♥ Joy Silver, President/CEO RainbowVision Properties
….. and then created their own conversation utilizing Open Space Technology – a powerful tool which recognizes the experience and wisdom of each individual present.
Held in Asheville, North Carolina, the conference was an enormous success evidenced by the continuing conversations amongst those who attended and the actions that many have already taken to make changes in their lives and create their desired future.
From Conference participants
“We came home psyched from the WLIC conference. We have been telling everyone about how well thought through, organized and hospitable your event was. The spirit of collaboration and connectiveness was always there from top to bottom! And you inspired us to meet you in kind…. Congratulations on a Wonderfully Inspiring Conference!! ”