October 23, 2012 –
Winnipeg, MB
– Civility Experts Worldwide and The Center for Organizational Cultural Competence are excited to announce a collaborative Civility Stories contest like no other! The Civility Stories contest is looking for a variety of stories on how different cultures observe and exhibit civility. The contest runs from October 22, 2012 through to November 25, 2012, with an exciting civility prize awarded to the winner!

“Our hope is that through these stories a deeper understanding of human-kind will emerge,” says Lew Bayer, President of Civility Experts Worldwide and acting Director of The Center for Organizational Cultural Competence. “Although geography and language may separate us, the qualities of civility are understood and experienced by people of all walks of life.”

Happy, positive, inspirational images through stories that celebrate civility have the chance of winning 12 months free access to Civility Experts Worldwide Online  Learning Center which includes over 40 online courses in civility. Access to this informative and educational portal brings farmore value to the recipient of the prize than the subscription cost of only $499.00.

In addition to the grand prize of access to Civility Experts Worldwide Online Learning Center the winner and the story will be featured on the Civility Experts Worldwide website and in the Civility at Work magazine.

“These stories may be from the workplace, from the home, from the place of worship and can include friends, family and strangers – anywhere and anyone,” says Sharmila Vijayann, training and development specialist, Civility Experts Worldwide. “By sharing stories of acts of kindness, restraint, respect,
generosity and responsibility in everyday lives we can all learn so much.”

Civility Stories must be 1,000 words in length and submitted to Sharmila Vijayann at no later than November 15, 2012. Announcing of the winner to take place on November 30, 2012. Let the sharing of stories begin!

Media Contacts

Ingrid Hillerup; PrairieView Public Relations 204-981-9165

Sharmila Vijayann; Culture Coach, Civility Stories Project Coordinator

204 414 6081