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May 8, 2018

 Are you attending the Area Awards Dinner this evening? Be sure to bring some cash for the 50/50 draw and the "Buy a Plate" fundraiser. All proceeds will go towards Edmonton Area Camps.

 

We are excited to have Courtney Dininio join us in the Edmonton Area Office. Courtney is relatively new to Edmonton from Ontario. Courtney is familiar with the Guiding as she is a past youth member who received her Canada Cord. Be sure to introduce yourself at the Area Dinner or next time you are in the office.

Hootananny 2018 - ADULT ONLY EVENT

An informal gathering with music and sometimes dancing and lots of surprises...... Information sheet

Date: June 1st - Jun 3rd 2018

Location: 10215 - 104 Street Fort Saskatchewan

Accommodations: You can bring a cot and your sleeping gear and bunk down at the hall or their are several hotels in the area.

All Singing Circle Sessions will include boom-wackers, chimes, other percussion instruments. Guitars, ukulele, etc. are all welcome. This is a great place to learn by playing with others!!

Registrations are being accepted thru the Edmonton Area office. Registration form.

Registration costs: Full weekend - $50; Friday evening only $15; Saturday only $30; Sunday morning only $15.

If you require additional information, please contact Dawn Nowicki at 780 473 5670 or dawn.nowicki@telus.net

 

CASINO TIME AGAIN for EDMONTON AREA GIRL GUIDES 

We are looking for Casino volunteers for the Edmonton Area Girl Guide casino. The dates are Aug 15th & 16th 2018 (Wed. & Thur.), at Yellowhead Casino (12464-153rd St.). Information form

Please complete a Casino Volunteer Booking Form and forward it to Sandy. If you would like a particular day or shift please indicate this on your form. Sandy will try to accommodate as much as possible.
We will pay for your lunch or supper. Please think of volunteering for this event as our Edmonton Area facilities benefit quite a bit from the money raised at these casinos.

If you have any questions Sandy can be may be reached at 780-990-2178 or yamamoto.sandy@gmail.com

 

 Council Positions Available

 

There are several positions available on Area Council starting this summer/fall. We are currently looking for a:

  1. Membership Adviser
  2. International Adviser
  3. Camping Adviser
  4. Training Adviser

Interested? Click on the job title for more information, application available HERE, please submit completed applications to areacommissioner@guidesedmonton.ab.ca.

 

 GIRLS FIRST TRAINING - JUNE 2 

More details to follow....

 

 

 **Campsite Orientation Dates*

TANGLETREES

Sunday, June 17th

With the renovations done this summer at Redwood House, it is highly recommended that anyone booking this facility retake the orientation. Orientations start at 3PM. Please meet at Redwood House and dress for the weather. Although there is no charge to attend the orientation you must pre-register. Email Hazel 

SANDY LAKE BEACH

Sunday, June 24th

Orientations start at 3PM. Please meet at Hilltop House and dress for the weather. Although there is no charge to attend the orientation you must pre-register. Email Hazel

 

Sing & Play  Workshop for Rangers and Guiders 

Thursdays:  May 17th & June 21st. Workshops will be held in the basement of Alberta Guide House from 7:00 - 9:00 PM.

 Attend one, two or all the workshops - the choice is yours. These workshops are FREE!

Learn to sing and play (guitar, ukelele) traditional Guiding songs from around the world with Edmonton Area Trainers Marion Rex and Dawn Nowicki. The best way to learn is by doing-learning to sing and play with others. Learn songs for Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers.

All you need to bring is your singing voice and your guitar or ukelele if you want to strum along (but not necessary).  The music will be pre-selected and provided at each session and you will create a songbook that you can keep adding materials to. If you plan to bring an instrument, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early so everyone can tune up.

 To register email Hazel

 

Email Addresses you need

For girl registration,adult screenings, IMIS concerns, FR1s & general inquiries contact Hazel at:
hazel@guidesedmonton.ab.ca

Camp bookings, event and training registrations & general inquiries, contact Courtney at: courtney@guidesedmonton.ab.ca 

Area Commissioner: areacommissioner@guidesedmonton.ab.ca

Mailbox:
For your convenience, there is a secure mailbox located at the back entrance of the Provincial Building.  This will allow you to put your paperwork, etc in the slot and it will be picked up the next business day.  Please ensure your item(s) are in an envelope with “Edmonton Area” noted on the front.  (There are no envelopes provided at the mailbox).  The box can handle a maximum envelope size of 9 x 11 only – please do not attempt to put binders or other large items in.  Thank you!



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