Page 5 - MDA Bulletin Spring 2017
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Do you like to laugh? Do you enjoy raising money for a good cause??  en why not plan to attend the Laugh-A-Lot Fundraiser in support of the Manitoba Dental Foundation, featuring Jeremy Hotz, on Saturday, November 4 at the Burton Cummings  eatre? For more details please call the MDA o ce. Come out and join us for this great cause before the hectic holiday schedule begins!
Additionally, I would like to remind you all to set aside time in your calendars for the Annual MDA Convention, which will take place again at the RBC Convention Centre on January 26 & 27, 2018.  ere are going to be some great opportunities to meet with your colleagues and attend some great lectures, not to mention enjoy the busy social schedule which always accompanies our convention. Be prepared to  nd out why it’s All About the Team!
Finally, I’d like to take a moment to thank Mr. Ra  Mohammed for continuing to be a guiding light to the MDA Board and the Executive. Never one to impose his opinion on us, he nonetheless serves as a sound advisor on all manner of issues which  nd their way to us for discussion around the board table. As each board member brings their unique perspective and insight to any given issue, Mr. Mohammed remains an impartial facilitator to help us achieve the best possible decision on a given question.  ank you for your dedication to the profession, Ra !
Best Regards as we move into the Autumn of 2017, Catherine
 e MDAA Board of Directors would like to thank those
members who have dedicated their time to volunteer at various MDA sponsored events. Some such events have been the Selkirk Children’s Festival and various community presentations of the MDA educational curriculum, “Happy Healthy Teeth.”  e MDAA appreciates the opportunity to collaborate with the MDA to provide education to the public regarding oral health issues relevant to all Manitobans.
 e MDAA Board of Directors will return to the board table in early September where they will be planning for an upcoming CE session as well as preparing for the annual AGM to be held in January 2018. Saturday, October 28th, 2017 has been reserved for a CE session at the Canad Inn Garden City. A light lunch will be served with 4 CE credits being assigned - 2 Infection Control. Topic, time of the event and guest presenter will be con rmed.  is and other information
relevant to the MDAA membership can be found on the MDAA website:
 ank you to the MDAA membership for the privilege to continue to serve as your President. Together, we will continue to promote and advocate for the profession of dental assisting in Manitoba.
Janet Neduzak MDAA President
“To advance the careers of dental assistants in Manitoba, and to promote the dental assisting profession in matters of education and professional activities that enhance the delivery of quality dental health care to the public.”
MDAA President’s Message

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