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June 16, 2016
BREAKING NEWS
We Need U!
Have you signed up to be a proud pacer in the Calgary Stampede Parade on Friday, July 8? If not, don't miss out on this opportunity to represent your community association and walk in one of our city's biggest and most publicized events! Email Alexandria to sign up today!
Watch for us on Saturday!
Our Engagement Team is spending Neighbour Day visiting as many of your events as we can - so keep an eye out for us snapping photos and handing out My Neighbour Cards! And don't forget to share your experiences using the hashtag #yycNeighbourDay so we can re-tweet.

Golf With Us on Friday, August 12
Our 4th Annual Chip in Fore Communities Golf Tournament takes place on Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Canal at Delacour Golf Club and we want you to join us! At only $160 for an individual or a discounted $600 for a foursome you will receive lunch, a round of golf with a power cart, dinner, the opportunity to win some amazing prizes, and most importantly, an extremely fun-filled day with your peers! Register today.
UPCOMING EVENTS
4th Annual Chip in Fore Communities Golf Tournament - Friday, August 12
TRENDING NOW
Role and Future of Community Associations
On June 1, our Executive Director Leslie Evans spoke at the Standing Committee on Community and Protective Services on the “Community Representation Framework” the City is beginning work on. You can see the details here.

Then, on June 2, Leslie presented as part of a panel for the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy Congress discussing the role and future of community associations. You can read her transcribed talk here.

World Refugee Day
June 20 is World Refugee Day where the courage, strength and determination of refugees around the world are honored. Show your support of refugees by wearing an orange ribbon in June; available at various businesses and organizations across the city, and join Centre for Newcomers and partners for the Celebration. More details here.


We're Getting Engaged on October 1!
Registration is open for this year’s Beyond the Four Walls Community Conference: Getting Engaged. Focusing on unique and exciting community engagement ideas, join us for this wonderful learning and networking opportunity. Click here for details and registration.
WORD ON THE STREET
2016 Vital Signs Survey Now Open!
Marking the 10th anniversary of its launch in 2016, Calgary’s Vital Signs® is an annual check-up that measures the vitality of Calgary, identifies significant trends and assigns grades in areas critical to the quality of life in Calgary. Lend your voice to identify needs in the community and provide feedback on how to address issues. Fill it out here by July 10. 

City of Calgary BCCs
Share your expertise with The City of Calgary Council, by applying from June 3 to 30 to serve on one of The City’s various Boards, Commissions or Committees (BCCs). Public Members serving on these BCCs provide guidance to City Council on important civic issues such as planning, accessibility, and public art. Visit calgary.ca/cityclerks.

Sport Ramps
The City of Calgary wants your feedback on wording for the new sport ramp amendments to the Land Use Bylaw! Click here to learn more.

Alberta Culture Days Funding Available
Join us in the celebration of Alberta Culture Days, September 30 to October 2! Apply to become a Feature, Host or Pop Up Celebration Site for Alberta Culture Days celebrations. Click here for details.
PLANNING UPDATE
Here is this week’s summary of recent planning updates and upcoming events. Click here to see all of our planning updates and to read more on the Federation’s urban planning blog. This edition’s top topic is:
  1. On June 15, The City of Calgary Team presented on the Developed Areas Guidebook and other planning projects. They have provided their presentation for us to circulate. Click here to view it.
FEATURED RESOURCE
Importance of Insuring to Value

We have noticed that some of our members are under-insured, which can pose serious risks.
Please read the above article and contact your insurance provider if you need to learn more!
HELPFUL RESOURCES
  1. Hall Rental Inspection Checklist
  2. Satisfaction Questionnaire 1
  3. Satisfaction Survey 2
  4. Program Checklist
  5. Maximize Your Time and Efforts  
Click here for more helpful resources.
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