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Momentum Matters
OCTOBER 2021
Momentum Savings Challenge Turns One
The Momentum Savings Challenge is celebrating its first birthday by running a friend referral contest for the month of October. You could win $100 if your friend joins the Momentum Savings Challenge, and your friend could win $100. Plus, you’ll both be eligible for cash incentives throughout the challenge if you save via the QUBER app. 
Start the challenge now!

Celebrate Small Business Week with Be Local 

Do you put your money where your values are? If you’re looking to support local, let the Be Local online store be your source of food, fashion, services and more! Be Local businesses are locally-owned and community-focused. Community-focused means the business has integrated social and environmental impacts and prioritizes relationships with other local businesses and communities. 

Learn more!

Join #nonprofitsvote and pledge your vote in the municipal election! 

Momentum encourages active participation in our political process to build a thriving community for all. Casting a vote, and encouraging others to do so, is the most direct and powerful influence citizens can have in an election cycle. We’re pleased to support The Nonprofit Vote, a new advocacy platform to leverage the strength and impact of Alberta’s 26,000 nonprofits. 

Pledge to vote for social impact in Calgary’s municipal election on October 18. 

Pledge to vote now!

Check out some of the upcoming programs and services.

Creating lasting change through community partnership and empowerment.

As a community economic development organization, Momentum knows it cannot create lasting change all on its own. Momentum works with partners like Vibrant Communities Calgary, building relationships across sectors to make an even bigger difference. Learn about how our work connects with Enough for All’s strategic levers of change.  

Read the Blog
Join us for Momentum’s 18th Annual Business Breakfast – a virtual experience!

Friday, October 22, 2021 8:00-8:45 am, MDT 
(This event is free to attend)

The Business Breakfast is Momentum’s annual fundraising event that brings together Momentum supporters. It was initiated 18 years ago by a group of community champions who believed not only in the power of breakfast, but in the power of building Momentum. 

Whether you’re just learning about us, or have been a supporter for years, this event is an opportunity to catch an intimate glimpse into our world. In 45 minutes, you will be taken on a journey through our programming; from entrepreneurship to money management, and into the trades, you will hear how participants are making change in their lives and revitalizing the local economy. Our goal is for you to learn more about what we do and have fun doing it! 

Register Here
Thinking about taking out a student loan?
Managing funds for post-secondary education can be costly, but a student loan might provide the support that you need. Check out our blog on the pros and cons of student loans to see if they are the right fit for you.  
The Pros and Cons of Student Loans
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