September 23, 2015 – Annual General Meeting

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The Annual General Meeting is scheduled for:

Date: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Place: Maple Ridge Activity Centre
The A.G.M. will be conducted observing Robert’s Rules of Order and the provisions of the RMSS bylaws. So, here is what you, as a member in good standing need to know: 

To proceed with business the AGM requires a quorum of 25 voting members.
Only members in good standing will be permitted to attend.
A member in good standing, who has been a member for at least 14 days prior to the date of the AGM, is entitled to vote.
A call for nominations to the board will be posted 30 days prior to the date of the AGM.
Nomination forms will be available at both centres as of August 21st, 2015
Nominations to the board will close Friday, September 11th at 3:30pm
Nominations to the board may also be made from the floor at the A.G.M.
You can nominate yourself if you wish and no seconder is required.
There are 4 vacancies for the board.

Nov 14 – Wellness – Healthy Brain – MR

Wellness Speaker Series

Healthy Brain – Healthy aging is important for everyone, and it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well!  This workshop encourages participants to actively engage in protecting and maintaining their brain.  Learn strategies and set goals for improving the health of your mind, body and spirit.

  • Date: Friday, November 14
  • Time: 1:30 pm
  • Location: Maple Ridge

Sep 24 – Workshop – Accessing Services Dementia – MR

This session is for family caregivers who are currently supporting a person with dementia who is living at home.  it will review strategies for accessing support from a variety of sources in your community – from getting help from family and friends, to navigating the formal health care system.  The session will also consider some of the challenges that can arise when making the decision to access services and support, and offers strategies for working with the service providers and acting as an advocate.

  • Date: Wednesday, September 24
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Location: Maple Ridge, Hall A
  • Pre-registration is required for workshop.
  • Programs with insufficient registrants will be cancelled.
  • Call or email to register: Lori or Kim 604-298-0780

Sep 24, 2014 – Annual General Meeting – MR

Nominating Committee

The Annual General meeting is scheduled for:

  • Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 pm
  • Location: Maple Ridge Cctivity Centre

The AGM will be conducted observing Robert’s Rules of order and the provisions of the RMSS bylaws.  So, here is what you, as a member in good standing need to know:

  • To process with business, the AGM requires a quorum of 25 voting members.
  • Only members in good standing will be permitted to attend.
  • A member in good standing, who has been a member for at least 14 days prior to the date of the AGM is entitled to vote.
  • A call for nominations to the board will be posted 30 days prior to the date of the AGM.
  • Nomination forms will be available at both centres as of August 22, 2014.
  • Nominations to the board will close on September 8, 2014.
  • Nominations to the board my also be made from the floor of the AGM.
  • You can nominate yourself if you wish and no seconder is required.

There are 8 vacancies for the board, and if no more than 8 nominations are received, the nominees will be elected by acclamation, i.e. there will be no election.

Oct 7 – Bus Trip – Hidden Treasures with Joy Brown

Celebrate going on a treasure hunt to discover some wonderful places.  We will visit Crescent Beach and Blackie Spit with a stop at Westham Island to visit a unique farm.  Enjoy an easy walk at Finn Slough, the last remaining float house community on the Fraser River.  A visit to a winery for tasting and a full lunch and look around in Ladner.

  • Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
  • Time & Location pick-up:
    • MR – Pick-up at 9:30 am – Drop-off at 4:45 pm
    • PM – Pick-up at 9:45 am – Drop-off at 4:30 pm
  • Cost: $ 88

Oct 8 – Food – Recipe Showdown – MR

Golden Spatula Award

Starting in September, we ask you to submit your best recipes for Entrees and Desserts.

Make sure that you note:

  • your name
  • the recipe title
  • ingredients list
  • instructions / cooking

Once recipes are collected, a panel of judges will choose the top 5 recipes that our kitchen staff will prepare.  There will be a voting process throughout the week, during lunch (at Maple Ridge) to find out who the winners of the Golden Spatula Awards are.

Stay tuned for more details, but drop your recipes off at the desk.

Deadline for recipe submission is October 8th, 2014

Any questions, please see Maria for more details.