CoCO Meeting Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m.

The next meeting of the Council of Community Organizations (CoCO) will be held Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at the Lakeside Community Centre.  Woodens River Watershed Environmental Organization (WRWEO) is hosting.  Everyone is welcome.

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Bay Treasure Chest Draw – Wednesday, March 15

It’s  rollover!

Number Drawn:  #6356  Prize Amount: $16,329

Number not played.  Amount rolls over to next week.

Next Draw: Wednesday, March 22.

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Bay Treasure Chest – Winner Announcement Wednesday, March 8

It’s a rollover.  The number was not played.

Number Drawn: #14351   Prize Amount: $8,018

Holding until next draw:  Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Atlantic Superstore, Upper Tantallon, is now hosting a Bay Treasure Chest at the Customer Service desk.  One of 15 locations to play your toonie each week.

 

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Board Member Recognition and Welcomes — Part of AGM

The Trust’s Annual General Meeting was held yesterday, Sunday, March 5 at the Estabrook Centre in Lewis Lake.  The event drew more than 40 Trust supporters and community partners from across the region.  An important part of the Agenda was recognizing the amazing contributions of Board volunteers leaving the Board and moving to Board Advisor status: Beth McGee, Barbara Allen and Bob Angus.

Heartfelt thanks go to you all!

Left and Below: Trust Chair, Harry Ward presenting certificates of recognition to Beth McGee and Barb Allen.

Bottom: Bob Angus holding his certificate which was presented a few weeks ago.

Present and confirmed as new Board Members were:

Bridget Adams

Pamela Lovelace from Hammonds Plains.

Melinda Spooner from Prospect.

Special thanks to Bruce Stewart, of Cultural Resource Management for his talk An Archaeological Overview of the Old Greenhead Settlement.  In case you missed the meeting, here is the Trust’s presentation.

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Bay Treasure Chest Draw – Winner Announcement

Number Drawn: #2402  Prize Amount: $8,036

Congratulations to Leola Yeo from Prospect, N.S.

Next Draw:  Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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Otter Lake Landfill – Newsletter Update of the CMC

Here’s the latest Community Monitoring Committee (CMC) newsletter concerning operations and activities associated with the Otter Lake Landfill facility in Hubley, N.S.

Learn more at the Open Mic Meeting happening Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prospect Road Community Centre, 2141 Prospect Rd, Halifax.  Everyone is welcome.

OtterLake REPORTCARD-Digital Edition

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Bay Treasure Chest Winner – February 22, 2017

We have a winner!

Number Drawn:  #13145             Prize Amount : $15,548

Congratulations to Billy Brown of Fox Point, N.S.

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The Bridge Newsletter – February 2017 Edition

Thanks to everyone who contributed articles, ideas and photos to help create the latest edition of  The Bridge .  It contains a great record of what the Trust volunteers have been up to over the past few months and shares key dates for events in the year ahead.  Enjoy!

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Bay Treasure Chest Draw – February 15, 2017

It’s a rollover.  Number drawn was not played.

Number Drawn:  #13915       Prize Amount:  $7,413

Next Draw: Wednesday, February 22          Estimated Prize Amount:  $15,000

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Ecology Action Centre: Workshop and website about N.S. Sea-Level Rise

Area residents, especially those with coastal properties, may educate themselves about future sea-level rise at the Ecology Action Centre  (EAC) workshop this weekend, Sunday, Feb. 12 from 2:15 to 4:45 p.m. at the Tantallon Public Library.

A special website has also been created by EAC to help educate Nova Scotians about this topic and how it could impact them.  sealevelrise.ca

Everyone is welcome.

 

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