New! Military 101
We are pleased to offer this fun and interactive 2-hour introduction to the military and the military lifestyle. Topics will include: overview of the Canadian Armed Forces, rank structure, acronyms and abbreviations, life on a military bases, local resources and much more! Spouses and family members of new CAF members, families new to the Edmonton Garrison and all Defence Team members and their families are welcome to call by Sept. 11 to register.
Date: Sept. 16
Time: 1:00 pm and/or 6:00 pm
MFRC MEET AND MINGLE
Date: Saturday, Sept. 27
Time: 11:30 am to 2:00 pm
Whether you are new to the Garrison, or have been here for a long time, the MFRC Meet and Mingle event will be the perfect opportunity to find out about all of the new and upcoming programs available, meet MFRC staff, board and other military families!
Join us on Saturday, Sept 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a fun day filled with food, family and friends! Enjoy a delicious BBQ and corn roast during our Annual General Meeting. Afterwards we will enjoy cake, popcorn and refreshments. Children will enjoy the Petting Zoo, balloon artist, sparkle tattoos, crafts and much more!
Several of our programs will be open including the Edge Youth Centre and Playschool. Get a tour of the Centre and let us know what your family is looking for.
Register before Sept. 24 at (780) 973-4011 ext. 6300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
EDMONTON GARRISON MILITARY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE
Take notice that pursuant to By-Law XIII, the Annual General Meeting of the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) will be held as follows:
DATE: Sat, 27 September, 2014
TIME: 1200-1230 hrs
LOCATION: Military Family Resource Centre
Bldg 161 – Community Centre
PURPOSE: The purpose of the meeting is:
1. to approve the minutes of the 30 September, 2013 Annual General Meeting
2. to receive the audited financial statements for the fiscal year 2013/2014 and adopt the Auditor’s Report
3. to ratify the Board of Directors
4. to receive nominations from the floor for Board Membership
5. to transact such other business as may come before the meeting
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD
Whether you are new to the Garrison or have been here forever, we invite you to join us on the last Friday of the month for complimentary coffee and timbits from our local Tim Hortons. Get to know MFRC staff, make some new friendships
Dates: Sept. 26, Oct. 31, Nov. 28, Jan. 30, Feb. 27 & Mar. 27.
Time: 9:00 to 11:30 am
Gibbons Community Coffee
You are invited to join us on Wednesday, October 15 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Gibbons Cultural Centre Lounge (5115 51st Street) for a day of family, community and coffee.
Stop by and get to know the Edmonton MFRC and other military families in your area while enjoying Tim Hortons coffee, timbits as well as refreshments, crafts and toys for children.
We will draw for a fun prize after a short presentation.______________________________________________________________
MFRC Christmas Gift Wrap
From December 1 to 24 at the Londonderry Mall
Get all of your Christmas gifts wrapped with care at our Christmas gift wrapping station located at the Londonderry Mall. Fees vary based on size of gift. All proceeds go to the Military Family Resource Centre.
For more information, please contact the MFRC at: (780) 973-4011 ext. 6300