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 Sean Kinney ext. 30 | Development Officer Debbie McCann ext. 31 | Executive Secretary Lisa Brown ext. 31 | Chief Administrative Officer Darren Ottaway ext. 33 | Mayor Louise Krewusik
| Administration Office: 827-3362 | Public Works: 827-3610 | Recreation Centre: 827-2446 | FCSS: 827-2296 | Tourism Centre: 827-3300
September 16th, 2008
Community focusweekly For Water & Sewer Utilities please contact Public Works
Next Regular Council Meeting ‐ September 24th @ 5:00pm
SO YOU FEEL YOU HAVE NOTHING TO DO?
Swim for Life Swimming Lessons
Grande Cache Arts & Culture Committee Presents:
Rhyme Rustler: The Ballad of Robert Service
A Dinner Theatre November 8, 2008.
Watch for upcoming information on tickets! Be sure to pick yours up early as this will be a popular event! Watch here for more!
Terry Fox Run Sunday, September 14th Join us in supporting this worthwhile cause! Call the Recreation Centre @ 780.827.2446 for more details on the upcoming run
It is almost Fall! We are now accepting REGISTRATION for fall fitness classes and programs. Consult your Community Focus newsletter or the website for class times and dates. Unfortunately we are not able to offer Cardio‐kickboxing as advertised. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Registration Round‐up Join us September 11th from 6‐8:30pm in the Curling Rink to learn more about great activities and clubs in town. Register or just gather info. Confirmed groups attending are: Grande Cache Curling Club, Otters Swim Club, Minor Hockey, Figureskating Club, The French Academy, Soul Rhythms Dance Centre, F.C.S.S, Minor Ball, Power with Motion, Women’s Hockey, Grande Cache Golf Club, Peace Country Health, AWN, & Rotary Club.
Friday Night is Movie Night Join us Friday’s at 9pm for a movie in the lobby of the Rec. Centre. New and old titles will be played. Film ratings will be enforced so call ahead of see the website for movie details.
Babysitter’s Course September 26 & October 3 from 1‐5:00pm Learn the basic babysitting skills from this Red Cross program. You must be 10 to register. Cost $30
Grande Cache Skateboard Park Grand Opening to take place on Friday, September 19th. Class #1: September 23rd to October 23rd Class #2: November 18th to December 18th Join us for the Grand Opening of the Skateboard Park located behind the Recreation Centre. Classes run every Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm half hour classes Greetings from the mayor will be followed by a 5:30pm – 7:00pm half hour classes ribbon cutting, park dedication, skateboard Cost for either class is $31.00 competition and demonstrations, as well as a fundraising BBQ for the Phase II plan of the park. Train to be a Lifeguard! Skateboarders of all levels are invited to compete. Bronze Medallion / Bronze Cross Registration begins at 2pm and the event kicks September 23, 25, 30 & Oct 2 (4 classes) off at 3pm. There is no charge to enter the 5:00pm – 9:00pm Cost:$120.00 competition. For more information contact the Prerequisite: 13 years or older for medallion. Rec. Centre at 780‐827‐2446 or stop by the Stellar 14 years or older for cross. Skateboard and Gear store in the Acorn Plaza. October 14 – November 6 National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certification Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00pm – 9:00pm NLS certifications costs $250.00 Prerequisite: Must be 16 years or older, have The Town of Grande Cache would like to thank completed your Bronze Cross and First‐aid. the following businesses for their donation of prizes for the Staff Appreciation Golf Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) Tournament held on September 5, 2008 Sept 27 – Dec 20 | Fridays | 3:00pm – 5:00pm AWN JLC is a fun way for youth ages 8 – 15 to learn Michaels Super A Home hardware Liquor Barn basic lifeguarding skills. With extra fun days Fields Big Horn and competitions, kids will have tons of fun!!! Noelle's Café Christin ‐ Pampered Chef Registration DEADLINE: Sept 20, 2008 Fournier Drugs Debbie – Partylite $52.00 Sign up Fee and $10.00 for Books Ghost Paintball 99cent Store $20.00 T‐shirt & $6.00 Whistle (optional) Home Furniture Milner Registration after deadline is $57.20 Flower Garden Midfield Cozy's Ice‐cream Milo's Lets Go Swimming! Crater
STAFF GOLF THANK YOU
Monday, Wednesday & Friday (6:30pm ‐ 8pm) Saturday & Sunday (2pm ‐ 5pm)
Family Swim Times Saturday & Sunday (1pm ‐ 2pm)
Lane Swim Monday to Friday (7am ‐ 9am) & (12pm ‐ 1pm) Monday, Wednesday, Friday (8pm ‐ 9pm) Saturday & Sunday (5pm ‐ 6pm)
Parent & Tots Public Swim Friday (10am ‐ 11am)
SUPPORT GROUP RETURNS
A Support Group has been formed by F.C.S.S. and AADAC for people who are affected by loved ones misuse of drugs and alcohol. The group offers a chance to share and learn about addiction. It returns October 8th and will be held every Wednesday from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at the Grande Cache F.C.S.S. Office. For more info contact Joan at 780‐827‐2296
Community Focus Weekly is a supplement to the quarterly Community Focus newsletter publication created by the Town of Grande Cache.