Hello everyone just sharing some history about the opening of Elmwood Curling Club in Dec 12 1911! Take a read of this old history of your neighbourhood!
Feel free to share history of the community with us.
SIERRA LEONE NATIONALS ASSOCIATION OF MANITOBA
RESOURCE CENTRE Located: 251 Henderson Highway
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri: 10 am- 8pm, Sat: 10 am- 6pm
SALNAM is a non-profit organization based in Winnipeg, Manitoba since 1980. Formed with the aim of developing a strong and identifiable Sierra Leonean community, it’s members work towards promoting the community and facilitating successful integration of its members into the mainstream of Canadian society.
- drop in/ after-school
- homework club
- stay in school
- adult literacy
- basic skills
- computer access/ wifi
“One of our goals at Chalmers Renewal is to help neighbours connect with neighbours – the businesses, services, programs and activities in our area. If you would like to have your business, organization or group listed here, please leave your:
- website address
- a brief 50 word description that tells website visitors why they might want to be in touch with you
- any other contact information you would like to provide.
We will review each submission and post it here on the Community Listings page, on our Facebook page, or as a news items on the main page of our website.”
Just thought you all would want to know about the ( Happy Days On Henderson )Happy Days meeting scheduled for this Wednesday, July 17th at 180 Poplar (tomorrow). Meeting is schedule at 5:30 pm, and pizza will be served.
Anyone interested in volunteering at this event should try to attend!
We will be explain a little more about what it takes to facilitate an event such as Happy Days and answer any questions you may have on how you can be a part of this great event.
Hello to All!
As many of you may already know, the Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation is working towards their first general meeting and Community Celebration this September.
As part of the plans, we have been working on the development of a Community Visual that tells the story of these efforts and showcases the Chalmers neighbourhood in a 4-part video production.
Chapter One — the first Chalmers video on youtube:
so please take a look when you have a moment.
ON TOP OF THAT, WE’D LIKE TO INVITE EACH OF YOU TO CONSIDER PARTICIPATING IN HELPING US TO DEVELOP CHAPTER TWO OF OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD PRODUCTION THAT WILL FOCUS ON “PEOPLE, PRIORITIES AND OPPORTUNITY”!
WE’D BE THRILLED TO HAVE YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:
-BY CONTRIBUTING ANY PICTURES YOU HAVE ON THE PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND PARTICIPANTS YOU ARE CONNECTED WITH IN THE CHALMERS NEIGHBOURHOOD
-BY CONTRIBUTING YOUR FEEDBACK IN ANSWERING A FEW QUESTIONS RELATED TO OUR 6 MAIN PRIORITIES (SAFETY, RECREATION/GREENING, COMMUNITY SERVICES, COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS, WELLNESS AND HOUSING).
OUR VIDEO PRODUCERS (PROCTER BROS. INDUSTRIES) WILL THEN BE MATCHING UP VARIOUS TAPED RESPONSES WITH THE PHOTO COLLECTIONS IN PREPARING A 90 SECOND – 2 MINUTE VIDEO THAT WILL REPRESENT CHAPTER TWO OF OUR 4-PART VIDEO PRODUCTION.
WE ARE INTERESTED IN HEARING YOUR PERSPECTIVES ON BOTH THE PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE IN TERMS OF TRYING TO MATCH OPPORTUNITY WITH THE VARIOUS NEEDS AND INTERESTS THAT EXIST IN THE CHALMERS NEIGHBOURHOOD….FROM BREAKFAST CLUBS, COMMUNITY GARDENS, BEAUTIFY ELMWOOD, HOUSING, RECREATION AND ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES TO TIE TYKE PRE-SCHOOL, YOUTH, FAITH BASED,BUSINESS, ABORIGINAL AND NEWCOMER PROGRAMS & SERVICES WE KNOW THERE ARE MANY GREAT SUCCESS STORIES TO BE SHARED!
If that sounds like something of interest to you, please plan to join us at 180 Poplar during one of the following times:
-Thursday July 4th, 10:30 am to 12 noon
-Friday July 5th, 10:30 am to 12 noon
-Tuesday July 9th, 4pm to 7pm
Please RSVP by reply email or phone at (204) 669-0750 and you may want to also invite some of your participants or others to join in too. Thanks and if you have any questions or require clarification, please drop me a line OR give me a call directly.