BECOME AN RRRHA DIRECTOR
Are you a team player? Are you willing to volunteer approximately six hours a month to serve your community? Nominations are now open for candidates to join the RRRHA Board of Directors. If you are a member in good standing of RRRHA, please consider joining your neighbours on the Board of Directors to help take the organization forward into 2017. Please fill out a nomination form and drop it off at the Ranch office.
VOTING BY PROXY
If you cannot attend the AGM, please consider nominating a fellow RRRHA member, such as a neighbour or an existing director, to vote on your behalf. To do this, fill in and return to the RRRHA office a proxy form prior to 5:00 pm on October 25, 2016.
ANNUAL REPORT, ACCOUNTS AND STRATEGIC PLAN
The audited financial statements for 2015 will be presented at the AGM along with the financial statements (January -September 2016) as part of the Board's reports to the membership. The Board will also present its Strategic Plan for the coming year. All documentation - including meeting minutes - is available for inspection at the Ranch office. Please call in advance to make the necessary arrangements with the General Manager.
RRRHA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING October 26th at 7:00pm at the Ranch
The RRRHA's Board of Directors would like to invite all members to the RRRHA's Annual General Meeting. Find out what your board of directors, management and staff have achieved in the past year. This is a particularly significant AGM requiring you to vote on serious issues, including proposed by-law changes and election of directors for the upcoming year.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REVISE BYLAWS
As previously advised, the 2015 RRRHA Board commissioned a thorough review and update of the society’s by-laws. A draft version submitted by the legal firm Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP was further revised by an external consultant and then subjected to a rigorous further revision by a specific By-laws Committee appointed for this task by the 2016 RRRHA Board. Please read and review the current and proposed bylaws linked below.The updated by-laws will be debated and put to the vote at the AGM and will require a two-thirds majority to be adopted.
AGM notices and accompanying documents (Proxy form, Agenda, and proposed revised Bylaws) will be mailed out at the beginning of October.
HALLOWEEN PARTY - October 29th 1:00pm-3:00pm
Calling all ghouls and goblins! Join us for some family fun at the annual Halloween Party. Games, crafts, snacks and candy for all member families with children 12 and under. Come dressed up if you wish. Due to capacity restrictions, guests must RSVP with the office. Please call or email us to let us know you will be coming.
*NEW* Babysitters Course - November 5th 9:00am-4:00pm
For kids ages 11-15 interested in learning basic caregiving and safety skills. Participants learn how to provide basic care to younger children in a variety of age groups and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. This course is offered through the Red Cross and each participant will receive a certificate of completion. Cost: $60 (members), $70 (non-members)
Holiday Market - November 19th 10:00am - 3:00pm
Shop for crafts and other locally made goods at the Ranch's annual holiday market - admission is free. Tables are $20 (members), $25 (non-members) for vendors - to register to be a vendor please drop off or email in a registration form.
Mon/Wed/Fri: 8am - 4pm
Tues/Thurs: 8am - 8pm
Sat/Sun: 9am - 12pm
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