SLNA September 18 Newsletter
Pictured above - the art installation at the south end of St. James Park on King St. East (near Jarvis). Picture credit: Friends of St. James Park
Next SLNA Community Meeting
The next St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association Community Meeting will happen on Wednesday, September 30th at
Like our previous meeting, this will once again be held on the Zoom videoconferencing platform due to restrictions on in-person meetings as a result of the current pandemic.
We are pleased to share with you information on the key presentations for our September 30th meeting:
The Unveiling of Park Design Improvements and the New Pavillion at
St. James Park
--Kristine Morris, Chair of the Friends of St. James Park
Homelessness in Our City and the Response
--Stewart Linton, SLNA Director
The Heritage Conservation District Designation for the
St. Lawrence Neighbourhood
--Suzanne Kavanagh, Chair, SLNA Development Committee
Chatting to Wellness
An overview of the services provided by this organization established to address senior loneliness and mental health
Link and information to help you participate in the September 30 SLNA Online Community Meeting:
WhenWed Sep 30, 2020 7pm – 9pm Eastern Time - Toronto
Who Residents of the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood
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New Date for the Annual General Meeting
As many of you are aware, we have had to change the date for the SLNA Annual General Meeting and election of Directors for the Association's board a number of times, initially due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequently due to scheduling needs.
Following is information on our newly confirmed date for the 2020 SLNA Annual General Meeting and Election:
When: Wednesday, October 28, 7 p.m.
Where: Online - we will host the meeting on the Zoom videoconferencing platform
All delegates and members of the St. Lawrence neighbourhood are invited to attend the SLNA's Annual General Meeting on October 28. We specifically urge all building, condo and home association delegates to plan to virtually attend this event to represent their building in the voting of motions and the election of new directors for the SLNA board.
The Annual General Meeting is an opportunity to learn about the issues and projects led or addressed by the SLNA over the past year and to raise questions and discuss the overall work and goals of this neighbourhood association.
Instructions on how to use Zoom - the link for the October 28th meeting will be provided in an upcoming newsletter.
Call for Nominations - SLNA Board
The SLNA continues to be accepting nominations for open positions on the SLNA Board. ALL delegates are invited to nominate candidates for the SLNA Board of Directors. The election for open positions will take place during the October 28th Annual General Meeting.
As a result of Director terms ending and prior resignations we have six board openings as follows:
Currently the Board meeting is held the second Wednesday of the month from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Returning to the board to complete their terms are:
Bruno Leps until 2021
Toby Tenenbaum until 2022
DOWNLOAD THE NOMINATION FORM (NOTE: information on the form contains old deadline dates and Director vacancy information - current details are above and the deadline for submission of nominations is now OCTOBER 21 )
World Clean-up Day - This Saturday
The St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association Waste Reduction Group invites you to participate in our 1st Annual World Clean-up Day!
Join millions of volunteers in 180 countries around the globe helping to clean up the world in one day.
Everyone is welcome to join us and help us clean up our neighbourhood!
WHEN: Saturday, September 19 - from 10 AM to 12 noon
WHERE: We are meeting at the Archway, on the South side of The Esplanade and Frederick streets, (one street West of Sherbourne).
We will be spreading out to nearby parks and streets and meeting back at The Esplanade and Frederick at 12 noon.
Gloves and collection bags will be supplied to you.
All COVID-19 protocols will be observed including social distancing, and the wearing of gloves and masks. Please bring your own mask and sanitizer.
Waste disposal has been arranged by the event organizers.
We are happy to answer any questions that you may have - please send questions to email@example.com.
See you on Saturday!
Friends of St. James Park
In a recent blog post from the Friends of St. James Park, information was shared about the artistic initiatives in place to reclaim our streets - click here to read.
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