Once again OSLC is just around the corner….in 3 days to be exact. In 3 days I shall be running my 5th OSLC! Where has this time gone? I feel like just yesterday I was running around camp hosting leadership retreats and now I am running the largest leadership conference in Canada for a 5th time! That still blows my mind some days!
This year has been a little different for me. Rather than being at camp in Orillia the past two weeks, we have moved my “office” to our Kitchener offices. This means I could work full time out of my office in Goderich while going up to Kitchener once a week. To sleep in my own bed and be home right up to conference has been a dream.
This time of year always just rushes upon me. The time speeds up and then in a blink of an eye it’s over and I am working on the next years conference.
It’s during this crazy and frantic time in my adventure that I like to take a minute to myself and give some shout out’s to all the wonderful people involved in this adventure with me.
I have not climbed the mountatin of OSLC all by myself. I have some pretty amazing humans climbing this beast with me.
Thank you to our Sponsors: We wouldn’t be where we are without you! Thank you for all your support and coming along this journey with us. Your belief in OSLC and all it stands for is truly appreciated.
Thank you to the Advisors - Advisors, I really do think you have the biggest hearts out there. The work you do to get your students to conference is noticed and applauded. Thank you for seeing the good in OSLC and continuing to grow with us. I truly appreciate all the emails, phone calls and questions you have. It shows how passionate you are. Please try to come and say hi to me if you can. I love being able to put names to faces. I will be the little one who looks like a delegate that doesn’t sit down. THANK YOU TO THE MOUTAINS AND BACK!!!
Thank you do the Delegates - Thank you for seeing the need to attend OSLC. Thanks for wanting to become better leaders in your school and your community. The world is so much better off because of you! I love your energy, your manners and big hearts!
Thank you to the Hotel/Conference Staff- Liza, David, Luigi, Phil and all the staff of the hotel - Thanks for all you do! My constant texts and emails are a lot, but having you there makes me breathe easier:)
Thank you to our Keynote Speakers of 2018 - Phil, Lisa and Patrick - Thank you for taking the time to speak to these amazing delegates. We are so honoured to have you at OSLC! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
Thank you to our Workshop Speakers - You make OSLC World-Class! Your flexibility, passion and genuine goodness are truly appreciated. Thanks for taking the time out of your busy lives to be at OSLC! You make OSLC great!!!
Thank you to the Spirit Leaders of OSLC 2018 - I am so proud of you already! You are certainly amazing humans that anyone could look up to. Thank you for your energy and passion for OSLC. Your enthusiasm and hype is just what OSLC needs!
Thank you to the Volunteers of OSLC 2018 - Not everyone understands the amount of work and effort that goes into running a conference. You do! Thank you for jumping in with a smile and just being there. Your humour, passion, hugs, strength and initiative are out of this world. I couldn’t ask for a better team!
Thank you to Stu Saunders, Ian Tyson, Ashley Baer, Kara Gunnarson, Jenna Anger, Christine Fry, Lizzie Arnold, Nick O’Malley and Mikey McMurran - Your constant support, hugs, listening ears and contagious laughter are always appreciated! Love you to the moon and back!
I am so excited to reach this summit with you all! See you in 3 days!