November 11th Remembrance Day Ceremony
10:00am: Ceremony at St. Peter & St. Paul’s Church
10:30am: The Parade back to the Legion Cenotaph
11:00-11:30am: Cenotaph Ceremony and Laying of Wreaths
12 noon: Welcome Mrs.Keil and the Silent Voices. After they perform children will be asked to head to the Ladies Auxiliary Hall for hot chocolate and snacks
Bar opens. There will be a light lunch served. “Nothing Serious” ( Legion house band) will be playing throughout the afternoon
The Gold River Legion would like to welcome 19 Wing Comox, Bag piper Dave Dakin, MLA Clair Trevina and anyone else that partakes in the Remembrance Day CeremonyEmail This Post to a Friend
The Record has put together an online edition featuring the 2014 Municipal Election candidate statements for both Gold River and Tahsis. Click the photo below to be taken to the online edition where you click the same photo again (on the left of the page) and open the PDF file.
Please note voting dates:
GOLD RIVER REVELLERS
VILLAGE CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE
SATURDAY DECEMBER 6th, 10a.m. To 2p.m.
At the COMMUNITY CENTER
LOCAL ARTS and CRAFTS BAKING and PRESERVES
And much, much more!
COFFEE, TEA, GOODIES From the ladies of the Westgate Church
~ SANTA ARRIVES at 11a.m. ~
COME OUT AND SUPPORT GOLD RIVER
TABLES AVAILABLE – $ 15.00 each ~ call Anne at 283-2653Email This Post to a Friend
Gold River voters are invited to meet and question their municipal and school board election candidates during an all-candidates’ forum.
The moderated and timed event will be held at the Community Centre on Oct 30, 2014
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for a meet and greet. Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. sharp and run to enable a reasonable number of questions before summations by the candidates.
The forum will be divided into three main sections:
The candidates will have their name drawn to decide the order of the speeches and summations will be in reverse. Trustee 1-5, Councillor 1-7 and mayor 1-3
Those wishing to ask a question of the candidates will be asked to write their name on a card. These cards will be placed in a draw box and names will be randomly chosen from this box during question period.
Only one question is permitted per person. You will have 20 seconds to ask your question. Questions can be directed to all candidates or one candidate in particular. Both questions and answers will be timed to ensure that as many people as possible can participate. Debates will not be permitted.Email This Post to a Friend
Hello I am Jackie Jack, I am currently running for School Trustee here in Gold River. I have been a resident for past 9 years. I am married to Ben Jack JR. We have 4 children and 2 grandsons, 3 of our children have completed high school 2 here and 1 in Nanaimo.
I am a former School District #68 CUPE Aboriginal Education Assistant For 12 years, during that time I was a union shop steward also member on the Aboriginal CUPE BC committee helped form it. I have a Diploma in General Studies and Adult Aboriginal Learning Facilitators Certificate from Thompson Rivers University out of Kamloops B.C. I obtained them via the distance learning program. I am also a strong believer in giving back and serving communities I live in – this is my chance to give back. In Nanaimo when my oldest son belonged to Beavers I became a leader, I also held a seat on the Board of Directors at Nanaimo Boys & Girls club. I also was a PAC member at Bayview Elementary and now at RWES. I currently work for Nuu-Chah-nulth tribal council as Early Years Outreach Worker. I have support from my employer if I am to be successful to take days off as necessary for Trustee work.
I believe all students are individual learners and learn in their own ways and we need to respect that not a one size fits all approach works. I believe our students need to feel safe in all forms while attending school. We need to bridge some existing gaps in this school system in various areas, we need our students to be given the best education possible. The students are our future leaders in all aspects. As a community it is our responsibility to help foster this growth and a lot of this happens during their school years. I support life long learning, personal education and growth. I support change and progress in schools for students to gain the skills they need to become successful contributing youth in society. I would love the opportunity to be a liaison for schools and parents, to hear parents voice concerns and wishes for their child’s education, increase parent’s presence in schools, help them feel welcome – these are our schools and we all belong there, and an open flow of communication between home and schools.
I am willing to be a sounding board and share. I am going to be at the all candidates meeting to answer any questions you may have. My contact email mrsjjack [at] me [dot] com.
Jackie JackEmail This Post to a Friend
International Artist Day Celebration
Clayworks Café and Gallery
Saturday October 25th
10:00am – 2:00pm
Artists are welcome to bring work and demonstrate their process
Please call Anita to reserve a free spot
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On Tuesday October 7th, GRSS Teacher Katrina Kornylo received a Certificate of Achievement from the 2014 Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence!
You can read more about Mrs. Kornylo and her achievements in our high school in her official bio on the Government of Canada website: Katrina Korynylo. However, the quote from a student says it all:
“Mrs. Kornylo loves her job more than anyone else that we know. Her passion for math and science is beyond comprehension; so when she takes it into the classroom, it makes a much more exciting environment for students to experience.”
~ Congratulations Mrs. Kornylo ~Email This Post to a Friend
End of summer Salmon BBQ at the Legion
Saturday September 13th. 2:00pm
Tickets are available at the legion and are as follows:
Members: 2 meals for $15.00
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