Community Hall Newsletter September 2020

Where the heck did that unusual summer go?  It whizzed by, didn’t it? The At Home Salmon Barbeque was a great success, and thanks to our wonderful community, the fundraiser surpassed our expectations.   We raised nearly $10,000 aside from donations…..we paid the insurance premium and had money left over!  Thank you to the community…

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Community Hall Newsletter June 2020

We live in difficult times… But all things considered, we are very fortunate to live on this beautiful Island that we share with so many people who are following the rules. We are keeping safe, we are strong and we are kind. At this time, the Board has decided to allow a limited re-opening of the Hall to renters on a case by case basis provided protocols can be met and we will continue to monitor the situation as it evolves.

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Community Hall Newsletter April 2020

As everyone is well aware, the Hall is closed until further notice along with most buildings and many businesses on our beautiful Island due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. We put up a closed sign on March 16.

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Community Hall Newsletter February 2020

Spring is nearly here, folks. Many of us will be busy growing food and flowers to fill our stomachs and our hearts. We are fortunate to announce that Jane Simpson is our new cleaner at the Community Hall. She is very thorough and has taken on the task with a most serious attitude to get the hall shipshape. Thank you, Jane. We’ve a bit of good news today. We have been accepted as one of the recipients of Nester’s Community Card program for up to $5,000. The project is for a heat pump for downstairs and would help minimize the cost of heating that area.

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ISSAMBA – Your Ultimate Journey Through the Depths of African Rooted-Rhythms, Friday Feb 14 at 8PM at the Community Hall

It has been a long time since I last put on an African music/dance event on the island. After seeing Issamba last year at the Port Theatre, I loved it so much that I promised myself to bring it to you all. What I loved so much was the music was deeply rooted in African rhythm, the joyful and high energy of Merlin the dancer and the exotic sounds of instruments I had never heard before. It was like traveling to a new place! …

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Community Hall Newsletter January 2020

Well, here I am again, your recycled President – Joyce Babula.  But as it said in The Sounder, for one year only.   I will do my best but Peter’s efficiencies will be a hard act to follow.  Look for more randomness… The Community Hall was extremely busy this past fall with…

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President’s Report to the Community Hall Association AGM

Welcome to my one and only President’s Report to the Community Hall membership. I’ll try to keep it short since I have tried to keep everyone up-to-date with our monthly newsletters. I am delighted that we have been able to make a modest difference to the Hall during the past year. On the upkeep front…

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