Every community association is gathering together as a collective group for the first time to discuss ways to recruit new members and to support the city’s east side.
The Moose Jaw Public Library is hosting this inaugural meeting on Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m. There will be information about the different community associations, while there will also be a move to find someone to get involved with, or take over, the East Side Community Association. This association recently shut down after more than 30 years of operations.
While the presidents of each of the community associations have met together before, all the members of each group have not done so collectively, explained Crystal Froese, president of the South Hill Community Association. Residents from every area of the city are encouraged to attend this meeting and discover what the associations do.
For example, Froese pointed out the East Side Community Association helped install basketball pads at some of the parks on the east side of the municipality. It also helped install a spray park last year.
Sunningdale, in the north end of the municipality, is working on an outdoor classroom; the North West Community Association is looking after places such as Elgin Park; and the South Hill Community Association is regularly active.
“So there’s lots going on with these associations. (There is) lots to get involved in,” added Froese. “It’s a great way to get involved in our neighbourhoods for people.”
For more information, contact Crystal Froese at 306-631-2995 or the library at 306-692-2787.