I’ve fallen way behind on keeping my “Keenan Speaks” site updated, probably because any “extra time” I have goes to my new role with Nonprofit Quarterly, mainly contributing weekly newswires. I have continued my regular appearances on the 1310 News Power Lunch (about once a month) and on March 22 had a bit of fun discussing the issue of “new bridges” for Ottawa. I had mentioned to host Mark Sutcliffe that my father Barry Wellar had recently received the Order of Canada, and he brought this up in the context of this topic, so I channeled dad a bit in this segment that ends with a Barry-style zinger!
A standing room only situation at the Community Living Ontario conference, which also featured a live webcast, for the launch of the new LiveWorkPlay Just Enough Support video series. I co-hosted the session with Maurice Voisin, and could tell from the audience engagement and questions that carried on well after the presentation, that we are on to something!
I always enjoy helping to host this wonderful tradition. I was also honoured to receive my 20+ years of service pin!
I felt this was one of my better appearances. Really, as long as you get in at least one solid punch line and not mumble, you are contributing.
I’ve joined the volunteer writing team at Nonprofit Quarterly! This is my first article, and all future articles are being shared from a separate blog https://keenanwellarnpq.wordpress.com/
A lot of politics today, clearly not my strong point: my history of political predictions made on 1310 is about 0-20!