GenNext is excited to announce that we will be hosting a series of 8 workshops called ‘On the Menu: (Topic / Theme) – once a month, May until December!

Join us every 3rd Wednesday of the month as we will be focusing on a different topic and theme for each one! All workshops will feature a variety of keynote speakers – exciting and game-changing professionals in our community who you will want to hear from!

Participate in this 60 minute session, learn and gain new insight on several topics, ask our experts questions you have been wanting the answers to, and feel energized and connected.


Don’t miss out on our September 16 workshop, ‘On the Menu: Connecting with Your Community’!

We will be doing a FREE Virtual Workshop via Zoom! Hear from our special speakers to learn more about what’s happening in your community, the impact that United Way is making since COVID including our Recover 2020 Campaign and a special guest from the Dew Drop Inn to share insight on how they’re serving community, and what GenNext is and why you should be a part of it. Learn more about GenNext In the Workplace, GenNext Membership Giving, and volunteer opportunities! Then, join us in our Q&A period to ask any questions you would like to know more information about!

We will send out the zoom login details to all participants the morning of the event!

Theme / Topic: ‘Connecting with Your Community’

United Way CEO, Albert Brule, will share insight on the impact that United Way has had in the community since COVID-19 through the Community Relief Fund and how we are transitioning to the recovery efforts required due to the pandemic.  Hear about the importance of your support, how your dollars are making a difference, and be inspired to join us in our Recover 2020 Campaign efforts.

Dew Drop Inn Executive Director, Michael Quibell, will be sharing what’s happening over at the Dew and how they are serving community. Learn more about how United Way’s funding is helping them make a positive impact for local residents who are experiencing hunger. Hear about how many people they serve and anticipate serving in 2020. AND, learn about a NEW ‘Take Me Home Dinner’ event that we are partnering on together and how YOU could get involved!

Are you in your 20s or 30s and interested in getting involved in YOUR community to make a positive impact? Do you want connect, meet new people, and build community relationships? Do you want to learn more about GenNext? This is the perfect opportunity! Hear from our GenNext Cabinet Members, join the conversation, and ask anything else you would like to know! Our members will be sharing information on why they are involved with GenNext and the benefit that is has had. Learn more about our new GenNext in the Workplace and GenNext Membership Giving Initiatives. Be engaged and inspired to get involved with GenNext! We are always looking for dynamic individuals to join our cabinet, help with organizing or participating in our events, starting GenNext in your Workplace, and more!

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Price: FREE
Location: Online Via Zoom


Albert Brule, CEO of United Way of Thunder Bay
Michael Quibell, Executive Director of Dew Drop Inn
Colleen Peters
, GenNext Cabinet Chair
Alyssa Craig, GenNext Cabinet Member
Amanda Walberg, GenNext Cabinet Member
Katherine Brooks, GenNext Cabinet Member
Makayla Mihaljevic, GenNext Cabinet Member
Michael Duncan, GenNext Cabinet Member