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October 2022 Newsletter

October 20, 2022

November Meeting & AGMThe next SRA meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 7-9 PM. This will also be our 2022 AGM.We’d like to get your opinion about whether you prefer to meet in-person or virtually for SRA meetings (or, alternating online and in-person). Let us know by answering this pollWe will send out an agenda and…

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May 2022 Newsletter

May 2, 2022

May Meeting  Our first in-person membership meeting in over two years will be held on Wednesday, May 4, from 7-8:30 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. The meeting will be in the upstairs Community Room. Follow the signs. An agenda will be sent to all members the Monday before. If you’re not a member – or aren’t sure – you can…

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February 2022 Newsletter

March 3, 2022

Celebrate Strathcona is set for Saturday, June 11 in Strathcona Park. We have a permit to use the entire park that afternoon. The event will include a mass picnic with food trucks, many fun workshops and activities sponsored by local groups, followed up with live music and dancing. We figured that, after the last two…

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January 2022 Newsletter

January 6, 2022

As we hunker down for another CoVid winter, the SRA is doing what we can to keep the spirit of community alive. If you need help, please let us know either by emailing or phoning Dan at 604-347-9003. We’ll be holding our January Meeting on Weds. Jan 5 from 7-9 PM via Zoom. Joining us…

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November 2021 Newsletter

November 1, 2021

SRA November Meeting and AGM. The SRA will be holding its 2021 AGM via Zoom on Wednesday, Nov 3, from 7-9 p.m. A link, agenda and ballot for the 2021-22 Board will be emailed to all members on Monday, Nov 1.   In addition to AGM business, we will be discussing the 19-story residential/retail development proposed for…

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October 2021 Newsletter

October 5, 2021

BOARD RECRUITMENT We will not be holding a membership meeting in October as we have only updates to report (see below). Here are the minutes from September’s meeting. We are currently starting recruitment for the SRA Board of Directors in anticipation of our 2021 Annual General Meeting, scheduled for November 3. Do you have a passion for Strathcona?…

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September 2021 Newsletter

September 18, 2021

UPCOMING MEETING: The next SRA membership meeting will be Wednesday, September 8, 7-9 PM via Zoom. A link and agenda will be sent to members in advance. If you haven’t officially joined the SRA yet, please do so at this link. It’s free, but we ask that you provide your address, so we know you’re a…

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August 2021 Newsletter

July 30, 2021

Strathcona Park Update The Park Board estimates the east side of the park will re-open in early fall. Sod has been laid on the inside of the oval and the plan is to restore the gravel track. Sodding and overseeding of other turf areas will begin this week. One of the cottonwood trees was removed, reportedly due…

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June 2021 Newsletter

July 1, 2021

Summer Story Time The SCPC is hosting storytelling for kids every Wednesday at 1 p.m. starting June 30 near the new “Book House” free library at Hawks and Keefer. Stories are geared for ages 3-7 and read by volunteers from VPD and VFD. MacLean Park Music CancelledWe are sad to announce that the free concerts in MacLean Park, which were…

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May 2021 SRA Newsletter

June 1, 2021

June 2021 Newsletter Here’s some of what’s going on in Strathcona…   We’d like to acknowledge all the residents who took advantage of Neighbourhood Small Grant Program, especially Maureen Teahan for organizing the re-painting the Linear Park Labyrinth and Ilka Riemann, Arnt and Val Arntzen for designing and building the amazing free library on the…

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