Online Community Newsletter for Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 Community Newsletter is available online – click on the orange link above.

PLEASE NOTE the important dates below:

1) AGM (annual general meeting): Will be held on Tuesday, October 12 at 7 pm in the gym at Henry Kelsey School, 16 Valens Drive. Will include elections for new board directors, budget discussion, recap of past year and discussion for upcoming year, open mic.

2) FALL 2021 MEETINGS: As of September 16, 2021, our monthly meetings are scheduled to be held in person.  This might change if school regulations change due to the ongoing pandemic.  If change is needed, our meetings will move to virtual format using Zoom.  For now,  in-person meetings are scheduled as follows: LOCATION: Henry Kelsey School at 16 Valens Drive in the art room (basement) TIME AND DATES: 6:30 – 8:30 pm on Wednesday Sept 29th, Wednesday October 27th and Wednesday November 24th

WHO CAN ATTEND THE MONTHLY MEETINGS? You can, and we’d love to have you join us for a meeting or start coming out to them as a board member as we have some positions to fill for the 2021-22 year (president, secretary, social media coordinator, indoor coordinator). The meetings are open to the public, but only elected board members are able to vote or pass motions. You are welcome to attend any meeting to find out more about what is going on and coming up in your community.

WANT TO ADDRESS THE BOARD AT AN ONLINE MEETING? If you’d like to talk about something specific during a meeting, please email the community association at least 1 week in advance of the last Wednesday of the month, and ask to be put on the meeting agenda. The agenda is drawn up 1 week before the last Wednesday of the month. Email us at HBPMKWinfo@gmail.com .

Annual General Meeting (AGM) – all neighbourhood residents welcome

It’s time for the annual meeting for the Hudson Bay Park-Mayfair-Kelsey Woodlawn Community Association – if you live in one of the above 3 neighbourhoods, come on out and join us at the meeting to hear what’s been going on this past year and what’s coming up. We enjoy meeting new people and are also in need of new volunteers for the 2021-22 year.

MEETING DETAILS

  • DATE & TIME: Tuesday October 12, 2021 at 7 pm
  • LOCATION: Henry Kelsey School, 16 Valens Drive
  • NOTE: Please adhere to public health guidelines as they stand on October 12. Be sure to check this website or the Community Association Facebook page (here) for updates closer to October 12 in case of changes due to COVID guidelines. 

NEW BOARD MEMBERS ARE NEEDED for the Community Association’s 2021-22 year so we can keep bringing you a variety of indoor programs for all ages, the outdoor community rink, the community newsletter 3 times a year, and annual events like Rink Day, Spring Clean-up, Community Tobogganing Day, Kids’ Snowflake Art Project, etc. Elections for all positions will take place at the AGM on October 12th at 7 pm.

HELP MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN YOUR OWN COMMUNITY– Do you want to get more involved in your community and help bring ideas forward or make decisions that help your community grow? Board members meet on the last Wednesday of the month at 7 pm at Henry Kelsey School on Valens Drive, with no meetings in December, June, July or August. Board Members attend the monthly meetings. We are a child-friendly group and childcare is often available if you give a heads up a few days before a meeting (note: the community association must follow public health guidelines so this is subject to change during COVID).

URGENT – WE NEED A NEW VOLUNTEER FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION RIGHT AWAY:

  • INDOOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR (1 or 2 people): Is responsible for the coordination and management of all indoor recreation activities in cooperation with the Community Services Department and the School Boards; Is responsible for appointing indoor coordinators (as required) and assigning their various duties. * We have a number of programs for this fall that cannot happen without an indoor coordinator.

EMAIL US at HBPMKWindoor@gmail.com with any questions or to let us know you’d like to volunteer this year.

See attachment below for all board member positions that will be open for elections at the meeting:

Live Theater in Mayfair

Join the Hudson Bay Park/Mayfair/Kelsey Woodlawn Community Association in supporting Sum Theatre’s Theatre in the Park production this summer.

The Other Side of the River is a family friendly rock opera about two sides of the same river. Original story was written by Yvette Nolan and the show devised by the Sum Theatre ensemble with original music composition by Amanda Trapp.

This show is coming to you this summer outdoors at Mayfair School on July 7th at 5:30pm and 7:30pm. You must reserve your free spot in order to join us in the park. For more information and to book your free tickets, check out sumtheatre.com or call306-381-6SUM.

Monthly Community Association Meeting

Join us for the online Hudson Bay Park/Mayfair/Kelsey Woodlawn Community Association monthly meeting on Wednesday May 26th at 6:30 – 8:00 pm. This will be our last meeting of the year until the AGM (Annual General Meeting) in September.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS Now is a great time to start thinking about helping as a volunteer and/or regular board member starting in September. If you want to become more involved in your community, meet new people, and help make a difference where you live, please email us at HBPMKWinfo@gmail.com for more information on volunteering in the 2021-22 year.

We’re meeting online via teleconference, and any residents can attend.
To receive the join code for the meeting, email us at
HBPMKWinfo@gmail.com by 3 pm on Wednesday May 26th.