Seniors Legion Dinner Thank you

On Sunday Dec 10th, 2017 The Ladies Auxiliary of the Legion in Yellowknife and the Boys Scouts of Canada, made the most amazing and Delicious dinner for the seniors.  We had Dave and Sherry come and entertain us along with 4 amazingly talented ladies that came in and sang.  And of course Santa.  The evening was complete with gifts for everyone..

Thank you to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Legion in Yellowknife for the most amazing time.

The Board of Directors and the YK Seniors Society

Dec 1st Announcements

Lunch with a Bunch
Yellowknife Seniors’ Society
Friday December 1st , 2017
Lunch today is POT LUCK

Friday Dec 1st at 1:30 at the Baker Community Centre Education Culture and Employment will be coming to do a Presentation on their Fuel Subsidy program and other programs that are offered by Education Culture and Employment.

THINGS THAT ARE COMING UP
    Wednesday Dec 13th at 1:30pm Seniors Tea at the Legislative Assembly
 

SOLD OUT SOLD OUT Sunday Dec 10th starting at 3:30 Seniors Christmas Dinner sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary from the Legion and the Boy Scouts.  .

Al-Anon Family Group meets every Thursday evening at 7 pm at the Baker Centre. If you are concerned about a family or friend drinking too much alcohol, please come, we can help.

LOOKING for Volunteers for the Gift Shop at the Hospital

The Stanton Territorial Hospital Auxiliary operates the gift shop in the hospital.  Currently we are open every afternoon for two hours during the week, one evening and occasionally on Saturdays.  We are looking for additional volunteers to extend our hours and also to serve as back-up when our regular volunteers are not available.  

Working in the gift shop involves interacting with customers, operating a cash register and restocking shelves as needed.  If you are interested, please contact me Muriel Tolleyat 446-8126 or by email at murieltolley@hotmail.com.  

Thank you.
Muriel Tolley
President, Stanton Territorial Hospital Auxiliary
 

October 27th announcements

Lunch with a Bunch

Yellowknife Seniors’ Society

Friday October 27th 2017

Lunch today is sponsored by the True North Rotary Club of Yellowknife.

Happy Halloween

It is that time a year again and we are going to start looking for Bake Goods for the YK Seniors Annual Craft Sale.  The sale is going to be Saturday Nov 18th starting at 10:00am and going till 3:30pm.

·       I am also putting the tables together for this year’s sale.  If you are interested in a table please let me know.  The cost of the table is $30.00 and you need to be a member of the YK seniors Society.

·       Lane bowling will now be starting at the King Pin, Wednesdays at 3:30 each week.

·       Monday November 13th the Baker Community Centre will be closed in lieu of Remembrance Day

·       Thursday November 16th at 2pm.  Yellowknife Seniors’ Society and Health and Social Services will be holding a FREE presentation regarding HOMECARE.  If you have any questions or concerns please come out and see what it is all about and how the program works

Al-Anon Family Group meets every Thursday evening at 7 pm at the Baker Centre. If you are concerned about a family or friend drinking too much alcohol, please come, we can help.

 

2018 BUDGET PRIORITIES SURVEY

The City of Yellowknife wants to hear from you! Residents are invited to complete a short Budget Priorities Survey found on­line at www.yellowknife.ca/budget by Wednesday, October 25.

The survey is based on results from the Citizen’s Survey and will assist to implement a range of strategies and actions that can address the concerns expressed by residents about our community.

Help us plan for tomorrow. Participate, Learn, Discuss.

 

Happy Halloween

September 8th Announcements

Lunch with a Bunch
Yellowknife Seniors’ Society
Friday September 8st 2017
ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Lunch today was prepared by M&M’s and heated up by John.

•    Lawn Bowling is starting on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 until April 24, 2018
    Sign-up sheet is in the lobby at the Baker Community Centre

•    Yoga starts on Monday, September 11, 2017 until November 1, 2017
Sign-up sheet at the Baker Community Centre YOGA IS FULL

•    Scottish Country Dancing is starting Sept 18th at 7:00pm here at the Baker Community Centre

Reminder to get your TICKETS for the Dinner and Dance.  This is a Fund raising event for the YK Seniors Society.  This Event is being held on Sept 30th.  Please contact Linda Balsillie for your tickets and more information
 

August 11th announcements

Aug 11th

Good Day Everyone:  


Today’s Lunch we are thankful for YK Seniors Society.
Please help today by taking your dishes to the kitchen.  With everyone’s help we will clean up just that much faster today.


The smoke is really bad today please be safe when you go outside.  During this time with all the heat make sure to drink lots of water and stay indoors when possible.


We are looking for some groups or individuals to cook for LWAB for August 25th

UP Coming Events
Strength and Balance classes are continuing on Mondays and Wednesday at 11:30am.

Starting next month we will be starting to post the activities for the fall programs that the YK Seniors’ Society offers make sure to sign up.

KIM
 

August 4th Announcements

 

Good Day Everyone:  
Today’s Lunch we are thankful for Hugh and Frances Wetmore and Shirley Stewart for stepping up and helping with lunch this week

CLOSED MONDAY AUGUST 7TH FOR THE CIVIC HOLIDAY.  SEE YOU ALL TUESDAY

Starting next month we will be starting to post the activities for the fall programs that the YK Seniors’ Society offers make sure to sign up.

Ramble and Ride will be happening this weekend in Old Town.  Get out and enjoy the storytelling, music and all that Old Town has to offer.

We are looking for some groups or individuals to cook for LWAB for the month of August.  If you can help out that would be greatly appreciated.

UP Coming Events
Strength and Balance classes are continuing on Mondays and Wednesday at 11:30am.
KIM
 

Volunteer Opportunity for Canada 55+ Games

If you are interested in going to the Canada 55 + Games in Saint Johns, New Brunswick next August 2018 and would like to work some volunteer hours towards funding for that trip, 

we are having a Bingo at the Tree of Peace on Thursday August 17, 2017. There are two shifts :     from 4pm to 7 pm   or   7pm to 10pm

Please call me at                            669-7003     or email me at                loricarleton@theedge.ca          to sign up.

Thank you

Lori Carleton
 

July 14th Announcements

July 14th

Good Day Everyone:  
Today’s Lunch we are thankful for John, Bev, Emelda, Kathy for the BBQ chicken, roasted veggies, coleslaw and dessert


There is not too much going on at the Centre for the month of July.
Most of the programs have stopped for the summer.  It is a good time to get out and enjoy the weather and gardens.

We would like to Thank Ben, Sue and Bev for water the plants around the Centre and in the green house.  Also the ladies that have garden boxes, they are coming along nicely.  Can’t wait to see all the fresh produce next month. You all have made the outside side of the Centre look amazing

Folk on the Rocks this weekend, should be a great event and amazing weather for it.  Remember your sun screen and bug dope.

UP Coming Events
Strength and Balance classes are going to be Mondays and Wednesday at 11:30am for the month of July.


KIM

July 7th Announcements

July 7th

 

Good Day Everyone: 

Today’s Lunch we are thankful for the Ladies Auxiliary from the Yellowknife Legion

 

We need to say many thanks to all that helped make July 1stCANADA DAY possible for the YK Seniors Society:

Float  Truck and Propane Compliments of

Shoppers Drug Mart Cindy Dolynny and her Amazing Crew for all the gifts and decorations for the float

 Weatherby Trucking for the outstanding truck and driver that they provided. Driving was Blair Weatherby

 Bumper to Bumper for the propane without that out food would have been cold

 For July 1st Canada Day Breakfast we need to thank the following

Joe Walsh, John Soderberg, Albert Eggenberger, Joe Handley, Pat and Jessie Jasper, Dave Wind, Brian Latham

 July 1st Canada Day Ice Cream Social we need to thank the following

            Hugh and Frances Wetmore

Shirley Stewart

 UP Coming Events

Strength and Balance classes are going to be Mondays and Wednesday at 11:30am for the month of July.

Please except my apology if I have forgotten anyone that helped.

KIM