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                    Evansdale Community League                                                                                                                          Evansdale Community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       November 2008

                                         9111 - 150 Avenue                     Ph. 457-0948

                       Tennis Court
                       Skating Rink
                                           Mailing Address: Box 71023 Northwood Mall Post Office
                                                        Edmonton, Alberta T5E 6J8

                                                       website: www.evansdale.ca
                                                                                                  Hall Rental
                                                                                                      Only
                                                                                                                                                  Include not Exclude
                                                                                                                                                                        Newsletter
                        478-2577                       Directors & Volunteers
                   Position-email (use no caps in emails)     Name                     Address
                                                                                                 Teri 478-4444

                                                                                                           Phone 780
                                                                                                                       Free                                                   Rink Opens December 15
                                                                                                                                                                                                              M-F 5 pm to 9 pm


                                                                                                                       Programs at
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Saturday Noon- 9 pm
                   President@evansdale.ca                   David Dodge                8307 - 159 Ave.     478-6162                                                                                          Sunday Noon – 6 pm
                   Vice President                           Vacant call to volunteer                                                                                                                        Rinks: 9111 – 150 Ave.
                   Secretary@evansdale.ca                   Cindy Wandio               9308 - 158 Ave.     472.0820                                                               Note: This is weather permitting. To find out if the rink is



                                                                                                                       Evansdale
                                                                                                                                                                              open, call our Rink Skating Line at 780-478-2577. A recording
                   Treasurer@evansdale.ca                   Angele Boake               8423 - 152 B Ave.   472-8159
                                                                                                                                                                                           will let you know when the ice is open
                   Ways@evansdale.ca                        Jackie Nahayowski          9012 - 151 Ave.     475-3231
                   Membership@evansdale.ca                  Irene Guidoccio            16319 - 89 St.      473-6358
                   Programs, Adults                         Vacant call to volunteer
                   Newsletter@evansdale.ca
                   Soccer@evansdale.ca
                                                            Sherri Bessette
                                                            Dave Bessette
                                                                                       16016 - 95 St.
                                                                                       16016 - 95 St.
                                                                                                           641-6171
                                                                                                           641-6171
                                                                                                                       Learn To Play Hockey
                   LittleKickers@evansdale.ca               Nelson Dell                                    488-1617      • Wednesday - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
                   Sports1@evansdale.ca (Soccer Pty)        Moe Najmeddine                                 473-0000
                   Hockey@evansdale.ca                      Richard Halls              9403 - 149 Ave.     406-2885    Learn To Skate
                   BingoManager@evansdale.ca                Cindy Hoekstra             16028 - 91 St.      472-6559      • Thursday - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
                   Bingo@evansdale.ca                       Shawna Walsh               9412 - 149 Ave.     473-2169
                   Building & Grounds                       Vacant call to volunteer                                   Saturday Shinny For
                   Credits@evansdale.ca
                   Area 17 Coun Rep
                                                            Selena LeClercq
                                                            Jeff Muiselaar
                                                                                       8340 - 152 C Ave.
                                                                                       14811 - 95 A St.
                                                                                                           474-1488
                                                                                                           478-1759    Smaller Kids
                   Past President@evansdale.ca              Jeff Muiselaar             14811 - 95 A St.    478-1759      • Saturdays 2 - 4 pm

                    Programs Committee                      Jan Sutherland - jan@evansdale.ca              456-2410    Drop In To Register
                    NE Parks Committee                      David Dodge                                    478-6162
                                                                                                                          Ask for Jovi or Elie programs are free, must have
                    Evansdale School                        Sheila Tingley, Principal 9303- 150 Ave.       476-3331                                                           Playing hockey at evansdale skating rink.
                    C.R.C. Edmonton                         Sandi Draper                                   496-1901
                                                                                                                       consent forms signed by parents or guardians, must
                    C.R.C. Edmonton                         Norma Lorincz                                  496-3774    be a member of Evansdale Community League, lim-
                    C.R.C. Edmonton                         Barbara Ursuliak                               496-1901    ited spots available in each session!                  What’s Inside:
                    Area Council 17                         Gordon Harris             President            476-7724       Bring your own skates or borrow ours, we have       President’s Message ....................................................................Page 2
                    Dickensfield Partnership                Tracy Bunda               9228 - 144 Ave.      413-7589    some equipment available.                              New Lake District and New on 97th street.........................Page 3
                                                                                                                                                                              Diversity at Dickensfield and Snow Festival .......................Page 4
                    Community Constable                     North Division                                 426-8100       Drop by the skating shack soon limited space in
                                                                                                                                                                              Thank you Volunteers and Craft Sale ....................................Page 5
                    E.F.C.L.                                Allan Bolstad             7103 - 105 St.       437-2913    each session – 9111 - 150 Ave.                         Hockey News..................................................................................Page 6
                    E.F.C.L District B Rep.                 David Dodge                                    478-6162                                                           Bingo News .....................................................................................Page 7
                                                                                                                                                                              Directors & Volunteers ................................................................Page 8v

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                                                            Sherri Bessette is our new Communications Direc-
           President’s Message                              tor (newsletter editor), Irene Guidoccio was elected                             BINGO
                                                                                                                                                                                          Tae Kwon Do
                Evansdale                                   as our Membership Director and Jeff Muiselaar was
                                                            re-elected as our Area 17 Representative.
                                                               Thanks to this super group of community league
                                                                                                                        Bingo                                                              Year Round
                Elections A                                 volunteers! We have one of the fullest community
                                                            league boards in years. If you were thinking this           Volunteers                                                          Program
                Success!
                     Evansdale volunteers celebrated
                                                            is a good time to join a very healthy and positive
                                                            board, we still need a Vice President, a Buildings and
                                                            Grounds Director, Publicity Director, Program Direc-
                                                                                                                           The winter sport season is now in full swing.
                                                                                                                        Bingos have begun and are an integral part of com-                Classes run all year Monday and Thursday
                                                            tor and we could use an indoor soccer manager. Give         munity support for our youth sports teams. Thank you           nights at Evansdale Community League Hall:
                  and were celebrated at a joint
                                                            me a shout or drop me an email if you want to join          very much to all volunteers for their dedicated time              9111 150 Avenue, Edmonton.
Northmount-Lago-Lindo-Evansdale volunteer party
                                                            this exceptional team and make a huge difference in         and effort in working their bingos. It is so wonderful            Cost:
on October 18. Evansdale said thank you and good
                                                            your community.                                             when we are able to staff the bingos without having               It costs only $350 for the entire yera of classes
bye to an exceptional pair of volunteers: Thanks to
                                                               “Poplar” District Park Party on June 20, 2009            to do last minute scrambling!! If you enjoy working            and this price includes uniform. All participants
Graham Samycia our exceptional outgoing soccer
                                                               Lots of news regarding the new district park in          bingos and would like to be on our call list to help out       must be community league members ($25) and
director for two years. Graham has moved to Castle-
                                                            Belle Rive. The Northeast Parks Steering Commit-            when we are short, please feel free to call or e-mail:         you are required to work two bingos per year, per
downs and retired from our board on October 23,
                                                            tee and Area 17 gathered input and have submitted a                                                                        student.
2008. A big thank you also to Corey Mahood, our
                                                            proposal to name Lake District District Park as Poplar        Cindy                                                            2 Week Free Trial:
outgoing membership director for her excellent work
                                                            District Park to celebrate its connection with Poplar         BingoManager@evansdale.ca                                       Come in and join us for a free two week trial.
and her very positive contributions to Evansdale.
   Then at our AGM on October 23 Shawna Walsh               Lake to the north and all of the pathway corridors and        780-472-6559.
retired as the best Bingo Director on the planet, but       the natural areas and corridors being protected east of
even better yet, she is staying on as a director at         Lago Lindo towards 66 Street. If it all works out we
large. Thanks Shawna! Jackie Nahayowksi is our              will have a major connection between paths, parks,
wonderful outgoing Treasuerer. We thank her for her         district parks and natural areas that circle half a dozen
excellent work from the bottom of our hearts—and            northern neighborhoods.
the good news is she’s staying on too in her new role          The Belle Rive P3 Public Elementary-Junior High
as Director of Ways and Means!                              School is under construction and according to the
   Incoming we have a very exciting new group of            Alberta Government will be finished in time for fall
volunteers. Angele Boake was elected as Treasurer,          2010.
Cindy Hoekstra was elected as Bingo Director,                  In honour of the new district park Evansdale,                                                                                                 Tae Kwon Do class at Evansdale
Selene LeClercq was re-elected as Credit Director,          McLeod and Northmount communities leagues have
Moe Najmeddine was re-elected as Sports Director,           tentatively agreed to host a community party on June
Dave Bessette was elected as our new Soccer Direc-
tor, Richard Halls was re-elected as our Hockey
                                                            20, 2009 to mark the end of the outdoor soccer season
                                                            and celebrate the opening of the District Park in style!                                                                            Kilkenny
Director (he’s president of the Eagles Hockey too!),        Watch for details.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Playschool
                    Community League Memberships!                                                                                                                                         Kilkenny playschool is now accepting registra-
                   Skating, Community Sports, Programs, Community Swims and More!                                                                                                           tions for the 2nd term afternoon classes.
                             Get your Community League memberships here!                                                                                                                   Registration deadline is December 17th/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                     For more information call:
  • Irene Guidoccio memberships@evansdale.ca         • Tracy Bunda at Dickensfield Partnership
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kathleen @ (780)406-8550
  780-473-6358                                       780-413-7589
  • David Dodge president@evansdale.ca               • Jackie Nahayowski ways@evansdale.ca
  780-478-6162                                       780-475-3231
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                    HOCKEY                                                                                  New Lake                                                           New on 97th
                   President                                                                                District (Belle                                                       There was a public meeting regarding an applica-
                                                                                                                                                                               tion by Loblaws to build a No Frills food store on the
                   of Eagles                                                                                Rive) School                                                       site between 157 Avenue and Blockbuster along 97
                                                                                                                                                                               Street. The proposal voluntarily sets a limit of 80,000

                   Hockey                                        Playing Hockey at the Evansdale Ice rink
                                                                                                               The new Belle Rive school is under construction.
                                                                                                            Here’s what we know from an Alberta Government
                                                                                                                                                                               sq. feet on the single largest potential tenant, the same
                                                                                                                                                                               restrictions that are on the site to the north. Loblaws
                                                                                                                                                                               says they are proposing a 33,000 sq. foot store and up
                                                                                                            slide show and the Edmonton Public School board                    to 34,000 sq. feet of associated establishments (pos-
                                                                                                            website:                                                           sibly a gas station and other compatible businesses.
   Hi everyone, Welcome to the 08 / 09 hockey                                                                  • Kindergarten to Grade 9                                       The Community League attended the meeting and
season. The past couple of months have been                                                                    • Capacity 650 students (expandable)                            asked questions about traffic, drainage, access and
extremely busy for myself and my family as some                                                                • Opening September 2010                                        other related issues. We are still wondering what will
of you may be aware. I have accepted the president                                                             • Serving Eaux Claires, Belle Rive, Mayliewan                   be done to manage the traffic on 95 Street coming on
position with the Eagles which added a little bit more                                                          and Ozerna                                                     to 153 Avenue, once the road opens inside the neigh-
to my plate.                                                                                                   • P3 Schools will be “owned and operated by                     borhood.
   This year the Eagles have 18 teams 5 novice, 6                                                               school boards”                                                    The City of Edmonton meanwhile has purchased
atom, 4 pee-wee and 3 bantam. I would like to thank                                                            • “Private sector will not own or lease schools                 the large site to the north of 157 Ave. that is currently
everyone involved in helping out this year, many                                                                there will be no 3rd party revenue.”                           zoned for commercial and high density housing. The
hands divides the tasks. Good Luck to the players,                                                             • “Use and access to new schools will be the same               City invited members of the former Eaux Claires
coaches and the teams.                                                                                          as existing schools.”                                          working group to provide input on their proposal for
   I hope everyone is having fun playing this awe-                                                             • Website for info on Lake District School: http://             a Transit Centre and park and ride facility which is
some sport! We are looking forward to the excite-                                                               lakedistrict.epsb.ca/                                          now proposed for the site to the north of 157 Ave.
ment of Edmonton Minor Hockey Week 2009,                                                                                                                                       The committee was set up a few years ago to resolve
Januray 9 - 18th.                                                                                                                                                              the Wal-Mart issue. The committee includes people
                                                                                                                                                                               from Belle Rive, Eaux Claires, Evansdale and Castle
 What it takes to make Edmonton Minor Hockey                                                                                                                                   Downs and the Jamatkana at 153 Ave. and 95 Street.
Week Happen:                                                                                                                                                                   The next step will be for the City to present a detailed
                                                                                                                                                                               proposal. The Community League would like to see
  • 500 teams from Edmonton, St. Albert an                                                                                                                                     high design standards for the transit centre, good
    Shewood Park, ranging in age from 7 - 17                                                                                                                                   landscaping, good security, and good noise manage-
  • Over 8,500 participants                                                                                                                                                    ment. This process Is ongoing.
  • 709 games played
  • 68 finalists                                             CHILDCARE - MY
  • 26 arenas
  • 32 sheets of ice                                             HOME
  • Approximately 3,000 volunteers
  • $30,000 of donated time on behalf of the referees                Evansdale 88st 151ave
                                                             Nutrious Meals * Crafts * Activities *
  Play hard, Play Safe and Above All Have Fun!                    Former Playschool Teacher
                                                                                                            The above site map shows how the new K-9 Belle Rive School
  Richard Halls                                                full time / part time / after school         fits in between 87 street and 164 Avenue in the new district
  Hockey@evansdale.ca                                                    780-476-5852                       park in Belle Rive.v



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Diversity                                                  Diversity at Dickinsfield
                                                              Diversity at Dickinsfield is a celebration of diver-
                                                                                                                                      Thank You    EVANSDALE
Celebration and                                            sity and snow fest 2008 all in one! Don’t miss it on
                                                           December 30, 2008 3 – 7 pm at Evansdale Hall!                              Volunteers! COMMUNITY
Snow Festival                                                                                                                                     CHRISTMAS
                                                                                                                                          Evansdale Community League is
                                                                                                                                       very fortunate to have many dedi-

                                                                                                                                                  CRAFT SALE!!
                                                                                                                                       cated and committed volunteers who
When:                                                                                                                work as a team making our newsletter possible. Our
                                                                                                                     newsletter not only lets you know what is happen-
  Tuesday, December 30, 2008                                                                                         ing within our active community but also informs
  3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                                              Come enjoy a Saturday craft shopping with
                                                                                                                     on further city planning and development, City of
                                                                                                                                                                                   Family and Friends!!
                                                                                                                     Edmonton events, as well as information from The
  (Join the City of Edmonton staff for FREE winter                                                                   Dickinsfield Community Partnership.
Snow Shack activities at the hall from 12–4:00 p.m.)                                                                                                                                 There are activities for the kids too!!
                                                                                                                        Sending a gracious acknowledgement to the fol-
                                                                                                                     lowing: Thank you to Corey for his many long hours
                                                                                                                     designing the lay out of the flyer and his computer             When: Saturday, November 29th
Where:                                                                                                               talent. Thank you to Jeff, who prints and prints and            10 Am - 4 PM
  Evansdale Community Hall (9111-150 Ave)                                                                            prints all of these copies and working with all that            Where: Evansdale Community Hall
                                                           Diversity at Dickensfield 2008                            paper. Thank you to our hard working deliverers
                                                                                                                     bringing the news right to your door, rain, shine or
What:                                                                                                                even snow! Thank you Angela, Avery, Corey, Joe,
                                                                                                                     Kathy, Laura, Lindsay, Michael, Ojy, Sam, Selena,
   FREE Multicultural Displays, Snow Activities,
                                                                                                                     Terry, and Tracy.
Skating, Sleigh Rides, Food and Entertainment From
                                                                                                                        Great job to everyone for their help in our success-
around the world
                                                                                                                     ful communication to our community league mem-
                                                                                                                     bers and thank you for your outstanding community
EVERYONE WELCOME!                                                                                                    involvement.
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                                                                                                                     different neighborhoods and makes it way into over
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                         your friends                                                                                  Sherri Bessette
                         at:                                                                                           Newsletter@evansdale.ca
                             The Dickensfield
                         Community Partnership,
                         the Edmonton Christ-
                         mas Bureau, The City of                                                                              Free Swims                                              Donate Your Skates?
                         Edmonton, Evansdale
                                                                                                                       Swim for free with your Community League Membership!           To Evansdale’s winter skating program. We can
                         Community League, Boys
                                                                                                                                                                                   use good quality skates and helmets for free use by
                         and Girls Club,                                                                                    Londonderry Leisure Centre or
                                                                                                                                                                                   participants in our free winter programs: learn to
                            For more information,                                                                           Grand Trunk Pool                                       skate, learn to play hockey and recreational skat-
                         call Tracy at 780-413-7589
                                                                                                                            Sundays 4:15 - 5:45 pm                                   ing!


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