Thanks to everyone who came out to our 19th 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.
This year marks the 66th 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.
Our webmaster Dr. Joseph Tabri has resigned. The executive join with me in thanking Joseph for his many years dedicated to being our webmaster. He kept the web site current in providing info and issues relevant to our community. Many thanks Joseph.
I am pleased to announce that Don Lawrence has taken over as our new webmaster. In the coming months Don will be redesigning the web site using more current software. Watch for the changes in the spring.
A 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 9:00 p.m. Friday May 1st, 2015. Details about the scholarship and application form can be obtained from our web site`s homepage.
On March 28th we will be holding a social evening featuring The Rattles “Only the Beatles Did It Better” at the West Rouge Community Centre. The evening will start with a dinner followed by a 2 hour show featuring a live Beatles show. Activities Chair Heather Lemieux is working with members of the executive to plan and organize this fun social event. Plan to attend. Contact Heather Lemieux or any of the executive to reserve your table!
Presidents Report 2014