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Community Association

December 2010 Newsletter


Oh the weather outside is frightful…wait we’ve been lucky thus far!!


The G.C.A Annual General Meeting was held November 22nd at the Community hall and we’re pleased to announce the New 2010-2011 Executive and Directors!

President:   Jenn Spratt (613) 623-4846

Treasurer:     David Jefferies (613) 623-4579

Vice-President:   Debbie Elliott (613) 623-5420

Secretary:     Lana Dean (613) 623-0113

Hall Rentals: Eleanor Wallace (613) 623-3890

Memberships:     Peter Shoup (613) 623-3562  


Directors: Tony Crowe, Helen Dean, Kin Dillane, Glenn Eastman, Diane Egan, Tom Elliott, Bert Gardiner, Carol Lacroix, Peter Shoup, Ron & Eleanor Wallace


Please do extend appreciation and thanks to these above mentioned volunteers for all of their time and efforts organizing events throughout the year in your Community! The Executive and Directors would like to thank Carol Lacroix for volunteering nine years on the Executive. Carol resigned this year however agreed to be a Director! Thanks again!

What’s happening?

Cookie & Square Exchange December 15th, 2010, 7:00 p.m. Sharp, at the G.C.A Hall:

Come one; come all to our 1st Annual Cookie & Square Exchange!  We’re excited to host this tasty event just in time for the holiday season.  All of the details for this wonderful event are on the reverse side of this page.  Please choose one of the options, pull out your favorite recipes, turn up the Christmas music, and get baking!  We look forward to sharing treats with you!

Call Jenn Spratt (613) 623-4846 or Lana Dean (613) 623-0113 and RSVP by December 13th!! See ya’s there!J


Outdoor Rink Schedule: It won’t be long and our outdoor rink will be in full swing with public skating and shinny!  Dig out your skates and get them sharpened because we had the best ice in the area last year and we’re not going to let you down this year! Yes, we’re bragging so mark down this schedule:

Monday-Friday          6pm-8pm Public Skating, 8pm-10pm Shinny

Saturday-Sunday      12pm-3pm, Public Skating, 3pm-6pm Shinny

                                 6pm-8pm Public Skating, 8pm-10pm Shinny

Don’t forget to bring your change and buy a treat at the canteen!

The rink surface is maintained by Jeff Egan (613) 623-3905 and the rink area & rink shack is monitored by Bill Armstrong (613) 623-9154.  Bring on good ice making weather!

Fun Day- Sunday, February 6th 11:00 a.m-3:00 p.m:

Don’t forget to invite everyone and make your way to the outdoor rink for skating, snacks, and games!  Want to keep warm, join us in the hall!  Watch the local newspapers for more details.

Membership Drive:  Do you attend community events, enjoy using the playground area, come out for a leisurely skate, or take part in a shinny game?? Well… we’d like you to support the G.C.A and become a member!  January 1st will mark the beginning our 2011 membership and cost is:

Family Membersip-$10.00   Senior Family Membership (one person over the age of 65)-$8.00

Single Membership-$5.00   Single Senior Membership (over the age of 65)-$4.00

To purchase your membership please contact Peter Shoup (613) 623-3562 or a member of the G.C.A Executive.

Thanks Again!

G.C.A Annual Rummage, Flea Market, and Bake Sale……WHAT A SUCCESS!!!

This event is by far our largest fundraiser and we couldn’t have done it without you!  Thank you to everyone who volunteered for endless hours sorting, cleaning, and displaying the numerous items sold!  We certainly appreciate all of the generous people who donated items as well as the kind folks who attended the sale and purchased treasures!  We have the area cleaned up and ready for next year! 


The Euchres were very well attended and well organized!  Thanks to the euchre players from near and far who came to the Galetta Community Hall to enjoy these social outings!  Also thanks to all of the volunteers who assisted and organized this event!  Make sure you mark every Thursday evening in February 2011 and plan on attending the new card season!!


Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!