Posted May .09
membership month. Membership chairs Tony Sibley and Betty Karsh have been
busy organizing this year’s campaign. This is our only fund raising event
for the year so when the volunteer canvasser calls, please support your
community association and purchase your annual membership.
membership fees allow us to continue to support community events such as
Winterfest, Earth Day, Heritage Day and the Summer Concert Series.
Without this financial support some of these events would not be
possible. If you miss the canvasser or we were not able to have someone
canvass your street, you can always purchase your membership on-line
through our web site at
www.ccranews.ca. Alternately you can fill out the form that
will be in the newsletter next month and drop it off with your payment at
our drop box in the Port Union Recreation Centre.
need canvassers for a number of streets. The list is elsewhere in this
newsletter. Please give either Tony or Betty a call if you are able to
volunteer to canvass and help support your community association.
2nd I attended our quarterly meeting of the Port Union Trail
Working Committee. The work on Phase 2 is slightly ahead of schedule but
this phase of the trail is still expected to be completed as originally
scheduled in 2011. Also discussed were some of the amenities and features
we would like on this part of the trail. The items were more of a “wish
list”. The Conservation Authority representatives will now work on this
according to budget, and compatibility with the trail and the environment.
was celebrated on Saturday April 25th. Thanks to Conservation
Chair Chris Welch and Events Chair Heather Lemieux for helping in the
organizing of this event and thanks to all the volunteers who came out to
participate in cleaning up our community after what was a long and severe
the events at this year’s Earth Day apart for the cleanup was to plant 300
trees on the waterfront trail as part of the Port Union Stewardship
ahead to next month, Highland Creek Heritage Day will be held Saturday
June 20th. This is a day-long community event for the whole
family so mark the date on your calendars now. More details will be in
our June newsletter.