Rosemount Library Update

From: READRosemount <>
Date: November 14, 2017 at 5:22 PM
Subject: Rosemount Library Renovation – READ Response

Good evening,

We are writing to update the community associations in the Rosemount catchment area on the status of the library’s redevelopment.

In October, the OPL Board made the unfortunate decision to renovate rather than expand the Rosemount Library. READ is disappointed with this result. In our view, the community is already underserved and a superficial renovation does not address the community’s current and future needs.

Attached you’ll find READ’s statement in response to the OPL’s decision. We encourage you to share it with your contacts and association members.
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Community Sleigh Ride – December 21

Start Your Christmas Celebration with a Community Sleigh Ride and Carol Singing!

Thursday, December 21 2017 at 6:15PM

[Horse and sleigh ride]

What a great way to start the holidays!
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Indoor Soccer and Basketball

via Lorrie Marlow (Mechanicsville Community Association):

Basketball for youth on Fridays at Connaught Gym is very popular. They play ball for 4 hours straight!

In May, RAH sponsors teams for the Lowertown tournament in May.

Cuts for Kids – November 26

via Lorrie Marlow (Mechanicsville Community Association), Van Lang field house is near the Westboro bus station:

Cuts for Kids foundation along with local Westboro salon “West Side Spa” and West Wellington barber “Hair Fellas” are providing free hair cuts to local kids. There will be sports games, pizza and Hip Hop performances on Sunday Nov 26 from 1 to 4pm. Last haircut at 3pm.

Cuts for Kids throw a great event for kids and youth!

See for details.

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2017-11-06

This week’s topics:

  • Bike safety campaign – Night lights.
  • Crime Prevention Week activities – Personal safety tips.
  • STEP in November – Red light running and Stop signs (strangely similar levels of destruction).
  • Human Rights Learning Forum – Understanding Indigenous history.

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Black Belt Lost

LOST: Karate black belt at the Fieldhouse last Tuesday morning.

If you find it, please contact Hashmat Kahn or the webmaster.

Binoculars Found

From Kelly or Laurie on Tue, 31 Oct 2017 19:32:21 -0400:

FOUND: During Halloween trick or treating, someone found a pair of binoculars in our driveway. They are the portable kind that fold up and can be put in a leather case on your belt. The brand name is Tasco.

Please call 613-728-1945 to claim or drop by 197 Daniel Avenue.

Thank you.