ext. 21 | Receptionist Judith Coughlin Community Focus Weekly is a supplement ext. 23 | Accounts Payables, Receivables, & Tax Clerk Louise McMann to the quarterly newsletter publication ext. 24 | Payroll Clerk Diane Fournier created by the Town of Grande Cache. ext. 25 | Chief Financial Officer Carolyn Ferraby ext. 27 | Manager of Economic Development & Tourism Tara Wignes For a copy of the current newsletter please visit our website below . ext. 28 | Marketing Officer VACANT ext. 30 | Development Officer Debbie McCann ext. 31 | Executive Secretary Lisa Brown ext. 31 | Chief Administrative Officer Darren Ottaway ext. 33 | Mayor Louise Krewusik ext. 34 | Coordinator of Economic Development & Tourism Denise Rinn
| Administration Office: 827-3362 | Public Works: 827-3610 | Recreation Centre: 827-2446 | FCSS: 827-2296 | Tourism Centre: 827-3300
January 20, 2009
Community focusweekly For Water & Sewer Utilities please contact Public Works
Next Regular Council Meeting ‐ January 28, 2009 @ 5:00pm
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITES...
Junior Lifeguard: A fun way to learn the basic skills of becoming a Lifeguard. Fridays, Jan. 30 ‐ May 22: 3 ‐ 5 pm $52 (ages 8‐15; must be able to swim 2 widths of the pool)
Sponsored Swims: Jan. 24 ‐ 2–5 pm – Aseniwuche Winewak Nation Feb. 1 ‐ 2–5 pm ‐ Grizzly bear Taxidermist Feb. 21 ‐ 2–5 pm Jack pine investments Feb. 22 ‐ 2–5 pm Jack pine investments Feb. 28 ‐ 2–5 pm Jack pine investments March 1 ‐ 2–5 pm Jack pine investments
Thank you to our local businesses for supporting recreation in Grande Cache!
Special Events at the Pool:
Game Night: The first Saturday of each month at 7 pm. Bring your friends and family and let the competition heat as you play everything from old favourites such as Twister to interactive games like Rock Band and Wii Sports.
Youth Drop in Sports Night: Monday nights at the Grande Cache Community High School. 6:30‐8pm
Friday Night is Movie Night Join us Friday nights at 8pm for a movie in the lobby of the Rec Centre!
Adult Drop‐In Sports: 6:30‐8 pm at the High School Gym Volleyball will resume Tues. Jan. 6 Basketball will resume Wed. Jan 7 (must be 16 years old to participate)
Wed. Jan. 14 ‐ Elimination swim ‐ 6:30‐8pm Fri. Jan. 16 ‐ Teen Swim ‐ 11pm‐12 midnight Wed. Jan. 21 ‐ Pajama Party ‐ 6:30‐8pm Wed. Feb. 11 ‐ Valentine Swim 6:30‐8pm Wed. Feb. 25 ‐ Soak the Lifeguard 6:30‐8pm Winter Activity Week: Jan 18 ‐ 24 Wed. March 11 ‐ Glow Party ‐ 6:30‐8pm Tuesday, January 20: Mon. March 16 ‐ St. Patrick’s Day Party ‐ 6:30‐8pm Fri. March 20 ‐ First Day of Spring Party ‐ 6:30‐8pm Winter family games from 2‐4 @ the Rec. Centre Fri. March 27 ‐ Spring Break Teen Party ‐ 9‐11pm Wednesday, January 21: Wander up to the Tourism Centre for an Swim Lessons: interpretive stroll of the Bird's Eye View Park and Feb. 24 ‐ March 26 & April 21 ‐ May 21, 2009 warm up with a hot chocolate as you check out the Tuesdays & Thursdays, $31.00 displays in the Centre. 12‐4 pm. 10:00 ‐ 11:00am ½ hour classes Thursday, January 22: 5:30 ‐ 7:00pm ½ hour classes Outdoor Snowman Contest and an Ultimate Frisbee Tournament 2‐4pm Rec Centre Front Counter Hours:
Monday ‐ Friday 9 am ‐ 10 pm Saturday & Sunday 12 noon ‐ 6 pm The front desk is open for registration, purchases and rentals during the above hours.
Drop in Child Care: Available 6‐9 pm, Mon ‐ Fri at the Rec Centre
Friday, January 23: Come check out the curling rink and give it a try, Free Youth curling 2‐4 pm. Late night Youth flashlight tag 10‐11pm
Saturday, January 24: Family skate @ Power Pond 7‐ 10pm Come for an outdoor winter skate!
BUSINESS LICENSES: A new Business License ByLaw has been approved by Town Council. This includes a new pricing structure, business classifications, and application process. For a copy of the new ByLaw, stop by the Administration Office or go to www.grandecahce.ca. New application forms and information have been mailed to all businesses. If you have any questions, please contact the Administration Office.
SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS & BROWN BAG VIDEO CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS If you’re starting or expanding a business and looking for direction, you can’t afford to miss the great training sessions designed to save you time and money, brought to you by the Alberta Business Link, Community Futures West Yellowhead, and the Town of Grande Cache. Starting mid‐February, video conferencing training opportunities will begin at the Tourism & Interpretive Centre. Watch for more details on upcoming classes!
SAVE THE DATE: MULTIPLEX OPEN HOUSE Thursday, February 12 at the Tourism & Interpretive Centre. View drawings and a model of the proposed facility, information on the importance of recreation, the budget, and the proposed methodology to pay for it.