Happy New Year to everyone and welcome to 2015. This year will mark our 66th anniversary.
On Saturday January 31st our annual Community Winterfest will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Port Union Recreation Centre. We have adopted a Pan Am Games theme for this year’s festival. We are fortunate to have 2 former Olympic Medalists attending our Winterfest this year.
Natalie Spooner is the first player to compete for Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team, the National Women’s Under-22 and the National Women’s Team successfully moving through all levels of the Hockey Canada’s Women’s Development Program. Continue
Toronto Ward Boundary Review
Toronto City Council has hired a group of consultants to conduct a Toronto Ward Boundary Review (“Draw the lines”) to look at the size and shape of Toronto's wards. The review was put in place because many wards, including wards in Scarborough, are significantly above or below the average ward population due to population growth or decline. Continue reading
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Free family fun from 11 am - 3 pm at Port Union C.C.
Meet Olympic and Pan Am Athletes Natalie Spooner & Julian Austin
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Graduating from High School in 2015? Apply for
CCRA’s William A. Dempsey Scholarship
The William A. Dempsey Scholarship is
being offered in recognition of the work and activities of Mr. William
Dempsey, a long-time resident of Centennial community and an active,
caring, and giving member in both his professional and personal life.
Mr. Dempsey was the first
president and a founding member of the Centennial Community Recreation
Association, established in 1949. His many contributions to this community
included being a driving force behind the creation of Adams Park, the
preservation of the Centennial Rouge United Church, starting Heritage Day
and the annual Christmas Carol concert at St Dunstan’s Church. He worked
to have Highland Creek preserved as a post office and he ensured the
preservation of the Wesleyan Cemetery in Highland Creek.
CCRA offers this
scholarship to a student who will be continuing to post-secondary
education in accordance with our mission: “...to
further and promote the welfare of the residents of the area and its
environs and to establish co-operation good will and mutual respect among
The William A. Dempsey Scholarship is valued at $1,000 Canadian, and will be awarded to a graduating secondary school student who has made notable contributions in community and extracurricular activities. It will be paid to an accredited post-secondary institution (i.e. University, College, Trade School, etc.) of the student's choice for the sole use of the student.
The William A. Dempsey Scholarship is open to all high school students who live in the Centennial community, regardless of the school they attend, and who are planning to attend a post-secondary school in the following 12 months. Application deadline is May 1, 2015.
Complete criteria and application form can be found here.
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Reports from our Elected
Chisu MP, Pickering Scarborough
Posted Jan 2015
Chadwick, TDSB Trustee Ward 22 Scarb.E
Financial assistance to individuals, groups and/or organizations.
The Centennial Community & Recreation Association's purpose is to further and promote the welfare of the residents of the Centennial Community and its environs and to establish co-operation, good will and mutual respect among the residents. Funding will be provided to those residents or organizations of the community who, in the sole discretion of the Association, promote and support those goals through their actions.
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