Building a New Life at 91 Years Young

Building a New Life at 91 Years Young

Building a New Life at 91 Years Young Several years ago, Mary Wong, then 91, moved from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to Vancouver, British Columbia to be closer to her daughter, Janice. While Mary and Janice were looking forward to living in the same neighbourhood, they worried about how Mary would adapt to her new life here. It… Continue Reading

No Strangers – Just Friends You Haven’t Met Yet

No Strangers – Just Friends You Haven’t Met Yet

No Strangers – Just Friends You Haven’t Met Yet Below is a profile on community centre member Nicolas Lozovsky. This is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons. Kerrisdale Community Centre member, Nicolas Lozovsky, knows what it’s like to struggle trying to build a life in a new place, with… Continue Reading

‘Wooing’ the Younger Generation

‘Wooing’ the Younger Generation

‘Wooing’ the Younger Generation Below is a profile on Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Board Member Melissa Woo. This is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons and our volunteer Board Members. Melissa Woo is a dynamo. She might be slight in size and gentle in demeanour, but in reality, she is a… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Family Affair

Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Family Affair

Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Family Affair Below is a profile on community centre member Paige Swartz. This is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons. For Paige Swartz, the Kerrisdale Community Centre is a family affair – and three generations of it, at that. Unlike many at the community… Continue Reading

An Environment of Success

An Environment of Success

An Environment of Success Below is a profile on Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Board and community centre member Robert Lockhart. It is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons and our volunteer Board Members. Robert Lockhart has been involved with the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) – as President of… Continue Reading

The People of KerrisdaleCC – A Profile Series

The People of KerrisdaleCC – A Profile Series

The People of Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Profile Series Below is a guest blog post by Ruth Atherley of AHA Creative Strategies. A seasoned writer, Ruth was asked to write several blog posts for us to profile some of the Kerrisdale Community Centre members and our Board. When I was asked by the Kerrisdale… Continue Reading

THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”!

THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”!

  THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”! Over 300 members of the Kerrisdale community turned out at two meetings Tuesday, June 20 to learn about the agreement Park Board wants us to sign. There was overwhelmingly strong support for asking Park Board to revisit the agreement it’s offering. Great crowd turnout to both sessions of… Continue Reading

How You Can Help

How You Can Help

How You Can Help   We appreciate how our community has supported us for the past five years as we have fought this challenging and frustrating battle. Your e-mails, letters, tweets and calls to Park Board Commissioners have worked. You’ve come out to community meetings. You are a vital part of our getting this far… Continue Reading

View the Proposed JOA Agreement Here

View the Proposed JOA Agreement Here

  View the Proposed JOA Contract Here On April 10, 2017 Park Board Commissioners approved the proposed Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) with modifications to include: support of either an Opt In or Opt Out membership model; increasing the initial term to 10 years; expanding conditions for use of revenue to include CCA “purposes”; and amending… Continue Reading