General Info

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Mission Statement:

We promote companionship, mental and physical stimulation and social opportunities for members by providing activities and services that support independence and wellbeing.


  • Directors Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 9:30 am
  • General Meeting: 3rd Thursday in October at 1:30pm
  • Annual General Meeting: 3rd Thursday in February at 1:30pm

2018/2019 Board of Directors



  • President, Wayne (Charlie) Jensen
  • Past President, Joanne Rykers
  • Vice President, Ron Atkinson
  • Treasurer, Sylvia Graber
  • Maintenance, Len Coombes
  • Secretary, Mary Bittroff

Directors at Large:

  • Margaret Boyd, Tess Apedaile, Kit Artus, Chris O’Brennan, Chris Kane, Roy Wren
  • *All directors can be reached by email at Please indicate to which Director you would like the email sent.


  • Bus: Chair, Rick McGowan
    • Drivers – Kathleen DeFour & Bill Quarry
  • Communication: Chair, Chris Kane
    • Awesome Outdoor Sign, Chris Kane
    • Seashell Echo Newsletter, Laurel Ennis & Gill Smith
    • Ads, Social Media & Website, Gill Smith
  • Fundraising: Chair,  Joanne Rykers
  • Kitchen: Chair, Tess Apedaile
  • Life Membership: Chair, Joanne Rykers
  • Maintenance:  Chair, Len Coombes
  • Membership: Chair, Margaret Boyd
  • Pop-up Decorating:  Chair, Margaret Boyd
  • Renovation:  Chair, David Lightfoot
  • Security: Chair, Mike McCarthy
  • Special Events: Co-ordinator, Kit Artus
  • Special Project – Syrian Refugee Committee: Chair, Joanne Rykers
  • Technology:  Chair, David Marsh
  • Volunteer:  Chair, Margaret Boyd
    • Reception Desk: Co-ordinator, Irene Jankovits


  • Bartender: Franz Erber
  • Blood Pressure Readings: Dorothy Fraser, Ann Fitzau, Barbara Lightfoot
  • Cook: Emily McPherson
  • History: Chair, Bonnie Hewitt
  • Janitor: Jim Coffin
  • Rental and Activities Coordinator: Gill Smith


  • Drop-In Activity Fees Apply to ALL Activities
  • Activity Fee MUST Be Paid in Full Regardless of Time Spent
  • Membership Dues are $25:00 per calendar year. NB: Membership is open to all ages, but voting privileges are reserved for those members who are over 50 years of age.


Family Day – Monday February 12th
Good Friday – Friday March 30th
Easter Monday – Monday April 2nd
Victoria Day – Monday May 21st

CLOSED FOR RENOVATION – June – October – Specific dates TBD

Thanksgiving Day – Monday October 8th
Remembrance Day – Sunday November 11th
Christmas/New Year Break – closed on Friday December 14th and will re-open on Wednesday, January 2nd 2019

*Groups using the Centre on closed dates will make arrangements with Mike McCarthy, security; to open and close the building with the understanding they are responsible for the building while they are using it.