February/March 2020 Digital Moose Lounge Newsletter

A newsletter from a fellow Canadian organization in the Bay Area.


The DML has been hard at work planning some great events for the coming year and we can’t wait to share them with you, as well as shine a light on entertainment and events that will warm your Canadian heart! It should come as no surprise that local events might be canceled or postponed over the next month or so. Enjoy the spring bloom during this time of social distancing and be sure to connect with us on social media.

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Enjoy all the event details below (and always available on our website).

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Save the Date: Women’s Wealth Management
May 8th, 2020
1:30- 4:00 p.m.
Location: TBD
Cost: Free

The Digital Moose Lounge is excited to partner with Project Worth to offer DML members a special 2-hour workshop, designed to educate women on their worth and outline steps to develop an action plan to start managing their financial lives. We will build community and conversation to make this workshop a comfortable place to learn what to do. Attendees will walk away with a better-defined wealth path and more confidence to know where and how to get advice and support.

Project Worth is co-founded by Heather Pelant, a fellow Canadian and a Partner at Baker Street Advisors.

This event will be limited to 30 spots. If you are interested, please add your name to the priority list and reserve a spot on Eventbrite here. We will share more details in the coming weeks.

‚ÄúThere was a realization that this is a pretty significant economic shift that is taking place, when we looked around at how the industry is responding and how women are responding, we found two things. One, the industry is lacking a really good engagement model for women. And two, women were not stepping into it.‚ÄĚ –¬†Heather Pelant, Co-Founder, Project Worth¬†

Ask a Canadian: The land of the almighty automobile
Imagine getting from Oakland to San Jose or Pleasanton to Los Gatos on public transit. Yeah, we know. It’s highly unlikely. So our board moose Hugh Morgan steers us through the ins and outs of procuring a vehicle here in California and all that comes with your wheels in our latest Ask a Canadian post.
Ask A Canadian: The land of the almighty automobile
Congratulations to our Winners…
Thank you for completing our Annual DML survey in December and January. We’ll use your feedback to make DML even better. We decided to award four randomly drawn DML mooses for participating in the survey. Congratulations to: Kevin Hoang, Andrew Danks, Jack Forbes, and Shelley Snowdon on winning $100 gift cards!
Hockey! Hockey! Hockey!
The Digital Moose Lounge hosted not one, but TWO, hockey game socials in February and March. First, the Canucks came to town, then the Leafs came to San Jose for their one and only regular-season appearance. Although the Sharks won both games against the two Canadian franchises, a great time was had by all. Thank you to all the volunteers who made these events a success. And a big thank you to our event sponsors and partners: the Canadian Consulate, One Capital Management, RBC USA, and BC Trade and Invest.
We’re hiring!
The DML is seeking a Special Projects, Communications, and Event Coordinator Moose to join the team as soon as possible. This coordinator will work up to eight hours a week. This job is a paid role that offers flexible hours, remote work (you can work from home!) with occasional travel within the Bay Area. The coordinator will play a key role in working with the Digital Moose Lounge Board in creating content across mediums, assisting with the management of fundraising and corporate development, and collaborating with different stakeholders to ensure the success of upcoming events.

Job duties will include:

  • Assisting with updating the DML website content (no coding knowledge needed)
  • Assisting with DML emails and administration
  • Scheduling DML Board Meetings
  • Assisting with project management of the annual DML Canada Day event
  • Assisting with project management of the annual DML Thanksgiving event

Skills required:

  • Strong Microsoft Office suite
  • Familiarity with Google Drive, Documents, and Spreadsheet
  • Professional composure, business acumen, and maturity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – team player who works well with others
  • Must be detail-oriented, highly-organized and have the ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multitask
  • Able to travel within the Bay Area

This is a great opportunity for a college student and/ or recent graduate to gain hands-on experience, a stay at home parent looking for some part-time work, or a retired professional looking to keep busy. You also get to hang out with awesome Canadians!

The deadline to apply is April 10, 2020. Please send a cover letter and resume to programs@digitalmooselounge.com

Other upcoming events in the community…

Sugar Shack Brunch
March 15 РThe Association des Québécois Bay Area is hosting its annual sugar shack brunch for all to enjoy.
You are invited to enjoy a traditional family-style Canadian Sugar Shack, a traditional meal and a maple taffy tasting in a festive setting, plus the opportunity to learn more about the whole sugar shack experience and Canadian culture. Get your tickets here.
C100: Canadians in Tech
March 23 РCANCELED: this event has been canceled.
Canadian entertainment in the Bay Area
Multiple Dates РCanadian talent announcements:
Canadian sports in the Bay Area
Multiple Dates РCanadian teams competing in the Bay Area:

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