CARP St. James Assiniboia Chapter 47
1st Annual General Meeting
The 1st Annual General Meeting of the CARP St. James Assiniboia Chapter 47 was held on May 16, 2012 at the Anavets Assiniboia Unit #283 Hall (3584 Portage Avenue). The afternoon included Election of the 2012 – 2013 Board Members, guest speaker, Sinda Cathcart. Special Assistant to Jim Rodeau, Minister of Healthy Living, Seniors & Consumer Affairs, Slide Show Presentation of the 2011 MSOS 55+ Games and refreshments.
Representatives from the CARP St. James Assiniboia Chapter 47 will be participating in the MB Lotteries 55+ Games in Arborg, MB from June 12 – 14/12. This will be the first year for the Active Living Coalition for Older Adults in Manitoba (ALCOA-MB) to organize the games which promote the benefits of healthy active living for older Manitobans.
To learn more about the 2012 55+ Games go to http://www.alcoamb.org/
To view pictures of the 2011 Games go to http://www.alcoamb.org/main.asp?cat_ID=22
Chapter 47 has formed a new Advocacy Committee. Current issues of concern that were discussed at the AGM include:
- Cellphone Contracts
- Vehicle Repairs
- Fraud Alert
- Life Leases Act
Please contact our Advocacy Chairperson at [email protected] if you are interested in joining this committee or wish to express your issue(s) of concern.
CARP Across Manitoba
Orphaned MSOS Councils and Clubs, and new and long-time CARP members are invited to stay active with CARP Chapters. St. James/Assiniboia is up and running, Transcona is ready to go and we’re looking for others to get involved, across Winnipeg and the province.. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.