Archive for March, 2015

March Board Meeting Agenda

March 18th, 2015 Comments off

The CCA board will meet tonight to discuss business of the association. Observers from the community are welcome.

DRAFT AGENDA: Board Meeting, March 18, 2015, 7-9 pm

Alexander Community Centre

1. Call to order
2. Approval of agenda
3. Approval of minutes from last board meeting
4. Councillor’s report
5. Finances, admin, communications update

  • Treasurer report
  • City of Ottawa partner insurance
  • Sponsorship review
  • Communications team & website management
  • Flyer campaign ahead of spring events

6. Annual General Meeting

  • Nominating committee
  • Financial review
  • Guest speaker

7. Development update
8. Events/special initiatives

  • Vets memorial special project (Robert Crout)
  • Family Fun Day (in collaboration with C. Arts Initiative)
  • Bowman’s fundraising night for CCA
  • Mini-library launch
  • Yard & Plant Sale

9. Greening update

  • Spring clean-up, Triangle flower bed
  • Flowers in bloom
  • Youth gardening workshop

10. General meeting planning
11. Other: Additional board meeting on May 6?
12. Adjournment


Free Income Tax Clinic – March 21st

March 18th, 2015 Comments off

This year, the office of MPP Yasir Naqvi has partnered with the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program to provide free income tax services to residents of our community.

Volunteers from the Certified General Accountants of Ontario will be available on Saturday, March 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the McNabb Community Centre to help residents complete their 2015 income taxes.

When:  Saturday, March 21, 2015

Where:  McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy Street, Ottawa

Time:  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

If you, or someone you know would benefit from this service, please contact Yasir's Community Office at 613-722-6414, or by email at to set up an appointment.


Call for Applications – Pop Up Art Stations

March 18th, 2015 Comments off

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to showcase your artistic talents at the Spring Arts Festival on May 18th!

Simply complete this form to apply for a space. Be sure to submit by Wednesday, March 25th!

If you are an artist who would like to participate in the festival in some way, but are not able to run an Art Station, please contact Megan, CAI Coordinator, at 613-712-0053 or

CAI Call for pop-up art


Join Us for Carlington Pub Night this Wednesday, March 4

March 2nd, 2015 Comments off

The weather is getting warmer so it is the perfect time to get out and enjoy an evening of fun!

Our monthly gathering is taking place at Bowman's Bar & Grill, 1170 Carling Ave., starting at 7:30 pm this Wednesday, March 4th. 

We always love to see new faces so grab your neighbours and bring them along. You can't go wrong with a few local drinks and some fantastic food.