We're gearing up for our October 1st AGM, and you're invited! Also Scavenger Hunt this weekend, don't miss out!
Annual General Meeting: Oct 1st! _______________________________________________________________
On October 1st at 6:30 PM, we’ll be hosting our virtual AGM via Zoom! We’ll be discussing annual director reports, League finances, the appointment of new members of our board (see details below), and more!
We require that all those in attendance are members of the Oliver Community League. Membership is free and can be obtained atolivercommunity.com.
Register via our Eventbrite here and you’ll receive all of the Zoom details thereafter!
Image of the month! Submit yours via firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Our Board
Positions open include: Treasurer, Vice-President, Secretary, Program & Events Director, Communications and Engagement Director, and 3 Directors-at-Large! Roles differ but all require being comfortable with or willing to learn to work with technology as we rely heavily on emails and video conferencing!
Ready to explore your neighbourhood? You have until 7 pm on Sunday September 20th, 2020 to complete this scavenger hunt. Submit your entry with all photos by either tagging @OCLyeg on social media (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter) or send an email to email@example.com with the subject line “Scavenger Hunt Entry”.
Completed entries be entered in a draw for five $20 gift cards to local businesses!
📸You need to get pictures of:📸
1. Three City parks in Oliver!
Oliver has less park space per resident than most other neighbourhoods, less than half of the City of Edmonton target.
2. Three historic resources in Oliver (hint: look for a plaque)!
The Oliver neighbourhood was originally called the West End by settlers.
3. Your favourite piece of art in Oliver!
A current city councillor is the artist of one major piece of public art in our community.
4. The site of the former Oliver Community League Hall!
The former hall was donated to the community league by Molson Canada in the 1960s. The building dated back to the 1920s.
5. Two seniors residences in Oliver!
More than 15% of Oliver residents are over the age of 65.
6. The stones with the dates that the two elementary schools in Oliver were built!
There are almost as many children in Oliver as Westmount – just 300 fewer.
7. Your favourite recreational activity in Oliver (how do you spend your leisure time?)!
The City of Edmonton is currently developing a recreation plan for Oliver Park and the community in general.
8. Your favourite feature of the newly constructed Jasper Ave!
The first phase of Jasper Avenue replacement covers 109 to 114 St.
9. A spot that represents the neighbourhood to you!
Our Uncover Oliver campaign wants everyone to reflect on what we each value in this community.
RecreACTION Committee Meeting
Want to help us advocate for your infrastructure interests in the neighbourhood? Do you like research and data analysis? Join our RecreACTION Committee's first meeting (virtually) on September 23rd at 7pm!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the invite!
Free EFCL Memberships
New Community League signups through the EFCL will be FREE across the city in honor of Community League Day (Saturday, Sept 19). Even though OCL memberships are already free, members of other Edmonton communities can join in on the celebrations and enjoy a year of community involvement!
#UncoverOliver is still going strong, and we’re continuing to work with the City of Edmonton to find the best possible way to engage you all on the topic of a community name change! For full details on the campaign and ways that you can get involved, visit UncoverOliver.ca!
City Plan Info
As of September 16th, Edmonton City Council officially approved the newly proposed City Plan! This document is the new framework for all future development, land use decisions, and much much more for many years to come here in Edmonton. Learn more about the plan here!
Also, see the newly proposed Edmonton Indigenous ward names (being reviewed Monday by council)here.
This month's message from Alberta Health Services on back to school safety.