“Canoe Kayak BC E-newsletter for Volunteers -150417”

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Canoe Kayak BC Weekly E-newsletter for Volunteers & Leaders – 150417
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Weekend Activities| May 22nd – 24th, 2015

AGM – Saturday 4 pm – 6 pm

Eligible clubs are encouraged to attend our AGM, familiarize yourselves with our Strategic Plan and share our/your successes and challenges.

AGM Social – Saturday 6:30 pm

CanoeKids INTENSIVE
Friday 6pm – 9 pm/ Saturday 8:30 am – 5 pm

Not only will participants complete the 10 hour community stream instructor’s course but they will also have the opportunity to learn how to plan, program, lead and communicate successfully for the summer programs. Candidates will leave with their summer work plans done and some shared best practices from successful programs.

Those needing accommodation are to contact MJ directly ASAP as there may be some Fortius accommodations available for Friday evening.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MAY 15TH

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Level 3 Officials Course – Saturday 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Individuals with a minimum of one season of experience as an official are invited to participate in our newly ‘nationalized’ level 3 officials training for sprint paddling regattas. Upgrade your skills to be leaders in the ‘Free Lunch Bunch’!

Participants will expand their current knowledge of the Canoe Kayak Canada Competition Rules, the Code of Safety and Policy, Procedure, Process, Roles and Responsibilities for Officials.

Participants will receive a Free Lunch, a current rule book and an article of Canoe Kayak BC Officials swag.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MAY 20TH

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Western Canada Games Trials/BC Cup #1

Team selection for the Western Canada Games Team competing in August in Wood Buffalo, Alberta begins at 9:30 am at Burnaby Lake. BC Cup #1 will feature limited races for our new youth. Details will be sent shortly to your club coach.

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Accommodations

There is limited space at Fortius. Please contact MJ directly if you wish Fortius accommodation.

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Accent Inn on
3777 Henning Drive, Burnaby BC V5C 6N5
Local Phone: (604) 473-5000

A $99 plus tax deluxe room consists of two queen beds, hairdryer, iron, ironing board and pay per-view movies, voicemail, small refrigerator and microwave. All rooms are Non-Smoking. Complimentary items include free newspaper, coffee/tea, local calls, wireless internet, parking and shuttle service within Burnaby. Kitchenettes are available upon request for $109 plus tax.

For individual reservations, please call 1-800-663-0298 and quote Group #70181 “CanoeKayak BC”. All reservations will need to be made prior to the release date of May 1.

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Volunteer of the Day –
Clifton Cann (Chinook Racing Canoe Club)

Clifton is the volunteer backbone of Chinook, quietly working away whether on the website, registrations, submissions, invoices and/or bookkeeping. He keeps the admin-end of the club running smoothly and up-to-date. Because of his quiet demeanor working in "the background" the volume of his contribution isn’t as readily noticeable. We wouldn’t be here without him!
Thank you so much for your hard work, Clifton! A Panago Pizza gift certificate will be mailed to you shortly.

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Sydney Landing Suite 2003B

Fortius Athlete Development Centre

3713 Kensington Avenue,

Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7

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