BHCA Newsletter January 2015

We are now accepting advertising for our Newsletters. Please contact us if you wish to advertise in a future mailing. ———————————————————— http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=71d01a747ff238fda8f982e5b&id=c8d6cd1d8b&e=2cece6ff7d ** This month’s lead advertiser: ———————————————————— ———————————————————— ** ———————————————————— ** January 2015 ———————————————————— Winter Weather, Finally!Now that we’ve had a few weeks of cold, we’ve finally got our rinks up and running. Thank you to our rink builders – Without them, we wouldn’t have rinks at all. If you’d like to know the current state of our rinks, please visit www.BHCA.ca/rinks. Supervision (and shack opening) hours are as follows: Saturday-Sunday 10am-6PM, Monday-Friday 6PM-9PM. If you’d like to book a rink for a private skating session (min. 12 participants), please follow the link below: http://BHCA.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=71d01a747ff238fda8f982e5b&id=77afc08b91&e=2cece6ff7d Hockey Day in Canada 2015Every year we participate in Canada’s National Sport (one of). This year is no different. February 14th, (yes, Valentine’s Day) our rinks will be open, shacks heated and some goodies available (while supplies last) for everyone who comes out to skate! Kids, bring your folks; folks, bring your kids. New Executive Board at BHCAWe’ve got a new executive board at the BHCA, with some new, and some, returning, faces. We’ve decided to update the site more often, as well as re-introduce a Schools Committee, and try out an Ecology/Environment Committee. Thanks to our returning board for their continued efforts, and thank you to our new board members for their eagerness. Orleans Hockey DayJoin us at Cardinal Creek’s (CC) Orléans Hockey Day in Canada to battle for the Challenge Cup! The Cardinal Creek and Navan community associations are inviting 15 girls and boys and a volunteer coach-captain from your community to play in the first ever CC Orléans Hockey Day in Canada and the largest hockey game in east Ottawa’s recent history. Who: Kids aged 4-16 are welcome to enjoy some non-contact play in a fun-filled afternoon of camaraderie, getting to know your line mates and promoting good healthy and active lifestyles while participating in Canada’s national sport – hockey will prevail! When: Saturday, February 7, noon-4 PM at the Cardinal Creek Outdoor Rink of Dreams in celebration of Hockey Day in Canada, the City of Ottawa Outdoor Rink Program and our new full-size lit hockey rink and in support of the MS Society. Where: Cardinal Creek Outdoor Rink of Dreams, 1825 Trim Road (at the 90 degree turn just east of Trim just east of Trim) 16 Cardinal Rules for Snow ShovelingA bit of shoveling advice from Popular Mechanics: http://BHCA.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=71d01a747ff238fda8f982e5b&id=3807358d94&e=2cece6ff7d and here’s a bit about Shoveling Snow More Efficiently from Lifehacker: http://BHCA.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=71d01a747ff238fda8f982e5b&id=fe00b32397&e=2cece6ff7d Tobogganing bans?No. School Closure WatchAlthough there isn’t anything currently to worry about, our area might be forced into another ‘Accommodation Review’ by the Ontario Liberals. Our Schools Committee chair, Michael Urminsky, will be diligently watching and making sure we are prepared for anything that may be thrown our way. In case you missed the article in the Citizen: http://BHCA.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=71d01a747ff238fda8f982e5b&id=2b5ff39ff9&e=2cece6ff7d ———————————————————— ** Fun Stuff ———————————————————— ———————————————————— ** Consideration for this Newsletter provided in part by: ———————————————————— http://BHCA.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=71d01a747ff238fda8f982e5b&id=fe1c45941b&e=2cece6ff7d ———————————————————— ** This Newsletter also sponsored in part by Councillor Tim Tierney ———————————————————— http://BHCA.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=71d01a747ff238fda8f982e5b&id=525ad2f2a1&e=2cece6ff7d ============================================================ ** follow on Twitter (https://www.twitter.com/BHCA_CA/) | ** friend on Facebook (#) | ** forward to a friend (http://us2.forward-to-friend.com/forward?u=71d01a747ff238fda8f982e5b&id=c8d6cd1d8b&e=2cece6ff7d) Copyright © 2015 Beacon Hill Community Association, All rights reserved. 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