to everyone who came out to our 18th Winterfest. This annual winter
activity, co- sponsored by CCRA, is always a fun outing for the whole
family. A number of people volunteer to organize Winterfest as this is
one of the major community events of the year. Thanks to the committee
for another great job.
year will mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of CCRA.
We are launching our annual membership drive this month. As per last
year’s campaign we will not be going door to door to canvas. Details on
how to purchase your membership are on the cover of this month’s
newsletter. For those of you who still wish to canvas please contact
membership chair Betty Karsh.
pleased to announce that we have 2 new members joining the executive for
2014, Kyle Yin will be chairing Conservation and Bryan Gawtrey will be
chairing Planning. A list of the 2014 executive and contacts is contained
in this newsletter.
Feb 5th, 2014 there will be a Community Consultation meeting
regarding an application to rezone the property at Clemes Dr. and
Centennial to permit the construction of 7 single family homes. Planning
Chair Bryan Gawtrey has details on this planning application elsewhere in
reminder to all secondary students, we are offering a scholarship to any
student living within our community who will be graduating from high
school this year, and will be pursuing a post secondary education. The
scholarship is in memory of William Dempsey, one of the founding members
of CCRA and its first president in 1949. The deadline for applications is
9:30 p.m. Tuesday April 24th 2014. Details about the scholarship and
application form can be obtained from our web site
March 29th we will be holding a murder mystery evening “Murder on the
Rouge” at the West Rouge Community Centre. The evening will start with a
dinner during which the plot for the murder will evolve. Following the
determination of the murderer there will be a dance. Activities Chair
Heather Lemieux is working with members of the executive to plan and
organize this social event. This should be a fun evening. Plan to
attend. Contact Heather Lemieux to reserve your table.!