KCCS Community Needs Assessment Committee

Committee members (L to R): Alexander, Jennae, Don (Chair), Melina, Morag, Oscar and Humaira. (Missing - Robert).
Committee members (L to R): Alexander, Jennae, Don (Chair), Melina, Morag, Oscar and Humaira. (Missing – Robert).

Kicking into High Gear…

 

To ensure that programs and services at the Kerrisdale Community Centre (KCC) continue to meet the needs and expectations of its patrons, the KCCS Board has created a Community Needs Assessment Committee to identity emerging needs and provide recommendations to address those needs. KCCS Vice President Don Munton is chairing the newly formed committee. Other members of the committee are: Humaira Akhtar, Oscar Bisnar, Alexander Cherkezoff, Jennae Gedeon, Melina Hung, Robert Lockhart and Morag Pensegrau.The committee has decided to focus on the following areas:
The committee has decided to focus on the following areas:

  • Are there significant social trends in the Kerrisdale area that are impacting KCC?
  • Is KCCS membership changing as a result of social and demographic shifts?
  • What sorts of programs are members looking for? How can the Community Centre better serve their needs?
  • What can KCC do to enrich the lives of our friends and neighbours?

During the Jump,  Slide ‘N  Play for Free event at the Kerrisdale Play Palace on April 18, the committee conducted a pilot survey with  over  60  patrons to  begin gathering information and feedback. A similar pilot survey was also done during the Kerrisdale Day on April 23. The committee will work on improving the questionnaire before rolling out a major survey of patrons in June.

Are you interested in joining the Committee? Do you have comments or suggestions on programs and service needs? If so, please contact Don Munton through the KCC front desk staff. Stay tuned for more.

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