Singer Terry Boyle entertained the crowds that arrived at the Saltair Community Centre Saturday

‘I Love Saltair’ draws crowd of 200 to community centre

“I’m overwhelmed by the number of people who showed up,” said Sean Jonas of the Saltair Community Centre board.

About 200 people packed the Saltair Community Centre Saturday, Feb. 6, for a celebration and chance to tour the building, which is located in the former Mount Brenton Elementary School at 3850 South Oyster School Rd.

“I’m overwhelmed by the number of people who showed up,” said Sean Jonas of the Saltair Community Centre board.

The event featured live music, with Terry Boyle, food and cake, games and activities for everyone.

Jonas said one of the main purposes of the I Love Saltair community party was to give people a chance to see the community centre, and come up with ideas for using its gym and classroom spaces.

“We’ve got this facility, let’s use it,” he said.

The Saltair Community Centre Society is also looking for new board members. More information will be available for a meeting to be held three weeks to a month from now, Jonas said.

Young people especially are being sought to sit on the SCC board. “We want a mix of the older and the younger,” he said.

Asked what the priorities will be in 2016, Jonas said:

• New ideas.

• Keeping the SCC vital.

• Making the community attractive to families.

More information at sunnysaltair.ca

 

Just Posted

Ladysmith-Chemainus weight loss coaches know what works first-hand

Bev Robinson and Marilyn Mons are living proof of what works

Editorial: British Columbians depending on affordability promises

Following last month’s campaigning, throne speech introduces coming initiatives

North Oyster students could Play Here by April

Initial work to begin in March on playground Ecole North Oyster won in BC-wide contest

Ladysmith Steeling itself for some football

Youth Football Club ready to ride some great fall momentum into spring

Letter: Town of Ladysmith and Canada Post dropped the ball during snow storms

The snow removal by the Town of Ladysmithwas abysmal, at the very… Continue reading

VIDEO: Historic night in Red Deer as 2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off

Star-studded Opening Ceremony features athletes from across Canada

Flying squirrels found to glow pink in the dark, including two from B.C.

Squirrels from Hope and Abbotsford were included in the biologists’ database

Ontario police field complaints over Amber Alert for missing girl, 11, found dead

Some said the Amber Alert issued late Thursday for Riya Rajkumar disrupted their sleep

Names keep adding to vaccine petition started by B.C. mom

Maple Ridge mom started campaign to make vaccination a condition of attending school

Northern B.C. First Nation clan says ancient tools found at pipeline work site

Archeologists from the Smithsonian Institute estimate one of the stones found dates back up to 3500 years

Wilson-Raybould resignation stokes anger, frustration within veterans community

Liberals have had three veterans-affairs ministers — Kent Hehr, Seamus O’Regan and Wilson-Raybould

No Center of Gravity festival in Kelowna this summer: organizers

COG organizers said the hope is to return to the Okanagan in 2020

Eight cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver outbreak

Coastal Health official say the cases stem from the French-language Ecole Jules Verne Secondary

Most Read