The last Community Association meeting of 2016 is Wednesday, November 30 at 7 pm.
Location: Ecole Henry Kelsey (Henry Kelsey School) staff room, 16 Valens Drive
Meetings are open to residents of Hudson Bay Park, Mayfair, and Kelsey-Woodlawn, so feel free to join us and find out what is going on and what’s to come.
We’re very happy to say that many volunteers stepped forward at our recent September AGM (annual general meeting) and helped us fill the open positions for the coming 2016-2107 year. It’s going to be a great year with a nice balance of former and new volunteers making up the community association board. That being said, we always need and will welcome more volunteers (especially Members At Large), so please join us if you can!
The new board for the coming year consists of the following people:
President (Chair) – Diane Bentley
Past President (Past Chair) – Anna Cole
Secretary – Raelene Purdy
Treasurer – Jessica Mackey
Indoor Coordinators – Margaret Johnson, Shelley Marshall
Newsletter – Jessica Mackey, Eric Wilkinson
Rink Coordinator – Janet Jackson
Website – Anna Cole (+ facebook), Suzanne Nakagawa
Soccer (assisting Caswell Hill soccer program) – Michael Mackey
Members At Large (helping out where needed and/or initiating new activities/events) – Diane Hamilton, Tyler Holowaty (+ rink), Michael Mackey (+ rink), Suzanne Nakagawa, Dave Newton, Yi Zhang, Brad Ziprick (+ rink)
Our Community Consultant with the City of Saskatoon is Heidi Estrada.
Other volunteers helping the community association:
- Rink Maintenance- Matthew Gibson
- Website Creator – Jordon Cooper
Thank you to everyone who helps to make our community a better place to live, work and play!
Everyone is welcome! Come on out to the first community association meeting of the year:
Wednesday, September 28th from 7 – 8:30 pm
Location: Ecole Henry Kelsey, 16 Valens Drive
This is our monthly Community Association meeting. Come meet our new executive and help us get started on some new fundraising efforts, events, and fun times.
New members welcome and always appreciated – come on out and find out how you can help make your community an even better place!
What Do We Do:
- Provide low (or no) cost activities for everyone in our community, from toddlers to seniors
- Produce and deliver a newsletter 3 x a year to inform residents about their neighbourhood
- keep the Henry Kelsey Rink going
- Partner with other groups to provide awesome community builders like
- 33rd Street Fair
- Henry Kelsey Community Garden
- Henry Kelsey Playground replacement
- Pierre Radisson dog park
Who We Are:
People that enjoy making the world a better place, connecting with our neighbours, and having fun together.
We are parents of preschoolers, and parents of university students, and parents of cats and dogs.
We work in all kinds of jobs all over town. Some of us are retired.
We are people who give back a few hours and enjoy seeing the good that comes of it.
We are all volunteers. Many of us volunteer with several organizations in Saskatoon.
Why We Do It:
The Community Association is an oppurtunity to bring an idea to life.
It makes a big difference to the people that live here – an every day difference that makes living here better.
Volunteering is a great way to use your skills and gain new ones.
It makes you feel proud of where you live.
What We Need:
Okay, you may not want to start out at the top, but it’s not that hard. Put together the monthly meeting agenda, ask people if they’ve done what they said they would do, and help connect people to get things done.
Pay the bills, deposit the money that comes in, and record it all in the spreadsheet.
You need to like being organized, but you don’t need to be anything “official”. No accounting degree required.
Fill out forms to apply for money to keep the rink running, make sure the maintenance person gets paid, keep an eye on the facility and tell us what needs fixing.
All terms are one year, with the option to continue if you’re enjoying it and the option to stop or change positions if you’re not.
Our neighborhood’s community garage sale weekend is this coming Saturday and Sunday, May 9 & 10, 2015. We’re compiling a map of sales:
And then afterward, we invite you to leave your free goodies out for a Curbside Swap on Sunday May 10 from 3-8 p.m. This means you leave your unwanted but useful items out on your front lawn or driveway with a big “free” that makes it clear this stuff is up for grabs.
Acceptable items include:
Computers and electronics
Yard and garden equipment
Plants, potted trees, etc.
Other durable goods
Garbage or recyclables
Chemicals of any kind
Weapons of any kind
Baby gates and walkers
A reminder that the final Local Area Plan review meeting is Wednesday, April 1st at 7pm.
They will review all of the changes discussed at the previous three meetings, and also do some prioritizing. The LAP draft, with changes noted in red, is available at www.saskatoon.ca/go/lap.
Mayfair & Kelsey-Woodlawn LAP Review Meeting…
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
St. Michael Community School – Gymnasium