Community Connecting

One of our six neighbourhood priorities is community connecting which includes communication and community gathering places. Each post related to this topic can be found below:

  • Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative (CCRI) Annual General Meeting

    Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative (CCRI)
    Annual General Meeting
    November 6, 2017
    7:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 180 Poplar
    RSVP to or (204)669-0750

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  • 5th Annual General Meeting: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    CNRC AGM 2017 PDF Poster

    If you live, work or participate in the Chalmers neighbourhood of Elmwood please plan to attend this annual celebration, confirmation of Board of Directors and update of the Annual Action and 5 Year Neighbourhood Plans.

    Please visit our website at or contact us for more details.

    Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation’s Annual General Meeting and Community Celebration is on:

    Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
    at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    located at Elmwood EK Active Living Centre 180 Poplar Ave.

    There will be: Door Prizes, Dinner Served, Entertainment & Child Minding Available

    Please fill in the following information and send it back to us via email to or call 204-669-0750:

    Number of people attending:

    Street Address:


    Do you require childminding at this event? (Yes/No) (If yes, please list the number of children and their ages.)

    More information about the flower bulbs given out at the AGM:

    At the AGM and Community Celebration there will be packages of flower bulbs for people to take home courtesy of the Winnipeg Bulb Project. Individuals commit to: planting their bulbs in a place the broader community will be able to see them bloom, and to share the photos and/or allow the Winnipeg Bulb Project or Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation to take photos of the flowers blooming in the spring. The Winnipeg Bulb Project, through the generous support of its donors, supplies spring-flowering bulbs to charities and homeowners in lower-income neighbourhoods. To donate to the Winnipeg Bulb Project please click here.

    To learn more, check out a previous year’s AGM Video – all about the 6 neighbourhood priorities!


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  • Elmwood EK Active Living Centre – June 2017 Calendar Released!

    Please see the June Calendar for programs and services offered by the Elmwood East Kildonan Active Living Centre.  Membership is only $15 per year and programs are no cost or low cost, please contact us at or call us at 204-669-0750 for more information.


    Like us on Facebook at Elmwood Active or Twitter @EEKACTIVE!

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  • 16th Annual Happy Days on Henderson

    Happy Days on Henderson is just around the corner!

    Here is the schedule:

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    Happy Days on Henderson

    Saturday June 17, 2017

    Stage & Entertainment Schedule:

    11:00         Welcome & Opening Announcements!

    11:10         Derrick McCandles & Friends

    11:45         Helen White & Friends

    12:30         Taoist Tai Chi Society

    12:50         (10 + 5) Bike Giveaways & Announcements

      1:00         Neighbourhood Greetings – Councilor Schreyer

      1:05          Bubba B the MC

      1:40          Zumba

      2:00 (10) Bike Giveaway & Announcements

      2:10 Free Hat, Elmwood High School Band

      2:50 Price Draws & Final Bike Giveaway (Any unclaimed)

      3:00 Closing Farewell

    Rain or Shine – Happy Days is bound to be happening this year!

    Saturday, June 17th 2017 the Elmwood community proudly hosts the annual, Happy Days on Henderson event on the front area grounds of MBCI and the community facility located at 81 Henderson Highway.

    The usual family fun day is planned from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm with FREE attractions including Children’s Games, Face Painting, Bouncers, Petting Farm, FIT KIDS display, Bike Valet, bike repairs and bike giveaways, Police and Fire Department Display and so much more!

    Based on the participation levels last year, we expect over 1,200 people to participate in this event organized to promote community participation which also includes a hot dog lunch and stage entertainment. In addition, local residents, businesses and organizations are provided with an opportunity to connect with each other and to bring an awareness of the services available in our community.

    Download our poster for the 16th Annual Happy Days on Henderson!

    Final HDOH 2017 Poster

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  • Chalmers News! Edition 12.0 December 2016

    This December in the Chalmers Neighbourhood there are many events. This edition is advertising just a few of the events and we hope to see you there! Read more about Breakfasts with Santa and Christmas Crafts happening this month, as well as up coming events in January.


    Chalmers News 12.0 DOWNLOAD PDF

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  • Read Chalmers News 2.0 – November 24, 2015! Our Neighbourhood Newsletter…

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    Check-out our latest Newsletter “Chalmers News 2.0” to find out all about upcoming events in and around our neighbourhood like the CP Holiday Train, Light-up Elmwood, Craft/Bake Sale, Breakfast with Santa, and more!

    READ the Newsletter here:

    Subscribe to the email newsletter here:SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

    DOWNLOAD THE PDF VERSION HERE: Neighbourhood News Edition 2.0


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  • CNRC Neighbourhood News Releases 1st Edition!

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    CNRC released the first edition of Chalmers Neighbourhood News! Read this FUN 2-page Newsletter here: CNRC Neighbourhood News Edition 1.0 Nov.10.2015

    Subscribe to the next Chalmers News click here:

    We are looking for neighbourhood stories, programs, and events to include in our next edition!

    Contact us with your story ideas at or 204-669-0750



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  • November 16 – Notice of Special Meeting: Amending CNRC By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation

    -Notice of Special Meeting-

    For the purpose of Amending CNRC By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation ( as follows: 

    Please, plan to join us for this brief meeting scheduled:

    Monday, November 16th

    6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    180 Poplar Ave.

    RSVP to

    or contact Dale at 204-669-0750

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  • Volunteer in the Chalmers Neighbourhood Area! Connect with your community today….

    Have you ever thought of volunteering in your community? It’s an excellent way to meet new people and it feels great to know more people in the Chalmers Neighbourhood Area! Just imagine the great feeling you’ll get when you see a fellow volunteer OR someone who attended a program or event where you helped out!

    Contact us to join our growing community of volunteers! Think about when and where you would like to volunteer or try something new!

    What is your availability to volunteer? Here are some examples:

    1. My preferred volunteer shift is ____ hour(s).

    2. I preferred to start at __:____ and end at __:____

    3. Special Community Events – Weekday Evenings

    4. Special Community Events – Saturday or Sunday

    5. Happy Days on Henderson – Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 11AM-3PM (located at 81 Henderson Hwy.)

    6. The Better Access to Groceries Program (every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month). See details below.

    • 10 Volunteer Hours  = 1 BAG of Produce (Fruits & Vegetables)
    • The Better Access to Groceries (BAG) Volunteer Credit Program has been introduced to help keep BAG costs low. BAG volunteers help the BAG program run smoothly and on schedule. There are volunteer opportunities in a variety of roles including helping to transport, count, and/or distribute fruits and vegetables, as well as assembling Recipe BAGs. If you are interested and passionate about BAG, please let us know by submitting the Volunteer Application Form and your resume (resume optional).
    • 7:30 am – 9:30 am – Wholesale Shopping Helper
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Produce Counter / Recipe BAG Measuring
    • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – BAG Prep / Delivery Helper
    • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – BAG Pick-up Helper
    • 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm – BAG Pick-up Helper
    • You may submit your application to or 180 Poplar Ave.
    • Please note a limited number of volunteers are required for the above positions.
    • Become a Better Access to Groceries Volunteer! Click here to download an application: Better Access to Groceries Volunteer Credit Program
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  • Community Celebration and Annual AGM is Fast Approaching! Reserve your spot today (or by Sept.18)

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    If you live, work or participate in the Chalmers neighbourhood of Elmwood please plan to attend for the adoption of By-Laws, confirmation of Board of Directors and update of Annual Action Plan and 5 Year Neighbourhood Plan.

    RSVP – For further information of to confirm attendance (by September 18th), please call Dale at 204-669-0750 or send an email to

    AGM Poster 2015


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  • Your Chalmers in Pictures… An Instagram contest for youth!

    Join our Instagram Photo Competition for youth!

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  • Neighbourhood Housing Panel Discussion & Info Session: August 25 at 180 Poplar from 6pm-7:30pm


    August 25, 2015

    Neighbourhood Housing Panel Discussion & Info Session

    180 Poplar Ave.

    6pm – 7:30 pm


    Community Opportunities By-Laws and Beautification

    Fix-Up Grants

    Real Estate Trends

    Renting and Owning Property in Chalmers Housing Plan Progress Update

    Light refreshments available

    Submit your questions for the panel and RSVP to: for more info   …… Download our poster here:   Invite: Housing planel august 25 save the date (1)

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  • Our Neighbourhood’s Farmers Market is Back by Popular Demand!

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    Our Neighbourhood’s Farmers Market is Back by Popular Demand!

    Join us every second Saturday starting July 18, 2015 at 8:30 am – 1:00 pm in the parking lot of Kildonan MCC Thrift Shop (at the corner of Watt and Chalmers Ave.).

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