Evansdale • BELLE RIVE • Eaux Claires
www.evansdale.ca EVANSDALE • BELLE RIVE • EAUX CLAIRES
Evansdale Community League Evansdale Community
9111 - 150 Avenue Ph. 457-0948
Mailing Address: Box 71023 Northwood Mall Post Office
Edmonton, Alberta T5E 6J8
Include not Exclude
478-2577 Directors & Volunteers
Position-email (use no caps in emails) Name Address
Free Rink Opens December 15
M-F 5 pm to 9 pm
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
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
16016 - 95 St.
16016 - 95 St.
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
Area 17 Coun Rep
8340 - 152 C Ave.
14811 - 95 A St.
478-1759 Smaller Kids
Past President@evansdale.ca Jeff Muiselaar 14811 - 95 A St. 478-1759 • Saturdays 2 - 4 pm
Programs Committee Jan Sutherland - firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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.
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 email@example.com • Tracy Bunda at Dickensfield Partnership
Kathleen @ (780)406-8550
• David Dodge firstname.lastname@example.org • Jackie Nahayowski email@example.com
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
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-
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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the Edmonton Christ-
mas Bureau, The City of Free Swims Donate Your Skates?
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!