May 18, 2016
Energizing Spaces Fund Recipients
Congratulations to Glamorgan who will be replacing their outdoor rink lighting, Inglewood who will be replacing their outdoor facility lighting, and Dalhousie, Hillhurst/Sunnyside, Killarney/Glengarry, Whitehorn and Good Companions 50 Plus Club who will all be replacing a variety of appliances! The round two application deadline is September 30. Find out more here.
We are just under a month away from our AGM! Have you registered to attend? Come network with your peers, hear about the past year, and help us elect a new board! 

Contextual Infill Input Workshop June 7
We will be working with the City of Calgary Land Use Bylaw team to help gather input for the next monitoring report on contextual dwellings (single and semi-detached infill housing).
Join us!

Save the Date!
Our Beyond the Four Walls Community Conference will be on Saturday, October 1 and you’re all invited! With a focus on engagement there is a lot to expect from this one day learning event. More details will be available in the coming weeks so stay tuned.
Reading Financial Statements - Thursday, May 26
Building Community: Engaging Diverse Populations (SW) - Wednesday, June 1
Contextual Infill Monitoring Report- Input Workshop - Tuesday, June 7
Building Community: Engaging Through Safety Initiatives (SW) - Tuesday, June 14
Common Insurance Claims with Toole Peet - Wednesday, June 15
Click here for more upcoming workshops and events.
Your Community Association Webpage
Have you reviewed your community association's webpage on our website recently? If not, check it out! Email Rebecca with any edits or changes needed.

Meet the Funders Workshop June 7
Join us for a great workshop where you get the chance to meet major funders who support Calgary community associations, including the City of Calgary, Province of Alberta, and more!

Calgary Food Bank Depots
Within every neighborhood there is someone in need. Consider becoming a satellite depot for The Calgary Food Bank! They are in need of hamper distribution depots in order to make emergency food accessible for families and individuals. Learn more.

Developed Areas Guidebook Information Session June 15
Along with the City of Calgary we are hosting an information session on the Developed Areas Guidebook. Find out what is and how it will be implemented. Register here.

Energizing Cities: The Role and Future of Community Associations
This free event features a panel of individuals, including Leslie, our Executive Director, who will review and discuss the role of community associations. 

Ward 5 Community Cleanup
Councillor Ray Jones is hosting his annual Ward 5 Community Cleanup on Neighbour Day, Saturday, June 18. Click here for more details.

Upload your rental space into this online marketplace that links available places with those who need space! Click here for more information or to list your facility.

Bow Cliff Seniors New Facility Grand Re-Opening
Bow Cliff Seniors have a new facility! And they want you to join them for the grand re-opening on May 27 from 4-7pm for a BBQ and cash bar with donations going to the Red Cross in support of Fort McMurray. More info available here

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 fab four are:
  1. Contextual Infill Workshop June 7- Register Now!
  2. Developed Areas Guidebook Information Session-June 15 - Register Now!
  3. Recap: Community Planning Exchange on Urban Design (with presentation link)
  4. Last Chance to register for the Planning Committee Workshop-May 17
Muttart Guide to Board Recruitment & Development
Self-evaluation not only helps you look at the kind of year you’ve had, but it can help you strengthen your board development and recruitment efforts moving forward!
  1. Board Self Assessment Survey
  2. Self Assessment Tool for Board Members
  3. Sustaining Healthy Boards
  4. Types of Broken Nonprofit Boards
Click here for more helpful resources.

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