Next LCA Meeting is December 8

Our next LCA meeting is Monday December 8, 7PM at Lakeview School.    Some important topics will be discussed, debated and hopefully decided: Preparing for January: Since we're not doing a printed winter newsletter, how will we promote…

Supervisors Needed for Outdoor Skating Rink

This is one of those posts where we really need your help -- please spread the word at school, at work and with your neighbours!  If you subscribe by email, please forward it on! City crews will be starting to flood outdoor ice rinks over…

OK fellas — time to get the gear checked out

Friend of Lakeview Kelly sent me an email this week about a great seminar for all the guys who should be getting their "equipment" examined on a regular basis but aren't getting it done. The Canadian Cancer Society and SunLife Financial…

Outdoor Hockey League Registration is Monday!

Registration for the WPCA Outdoor Hockey League is Monday, November 17 at 7PM at the Balfour Arena meeting room (70 Massey Road.)  The program is run by the Whitmore Park Community Association and is open to kids of all abilities aged 6-12. The…

Sheldon Area Tournament Brings Kids Together

Grade 7 and 8 students from all over Lakeview and area descended on the Sheldon Williams Collegiate gym this past Thursday for the Sheldon feeder school tournament. The tournament had an interesting format in new teams were formed with kids…

It’s called Normandy Heights for a Reason!

I was fortunate to attend the Athabasca School Remembrance Day assembly last week. It was great to see the honour and respect the young students showed veteran in attendance, and how they were moved by the stories of war and sacrifice. The…

LCA Community Grant Application is Online!

Over the past couple years, the number of local groups applying for the LCA Community Grant has declined quite a bit. We couldn't figure out why until someone asked if the grant policy was on our website. Whoops! It's up now. If you are…

Who Cares About Harbour Landing?

I still remember the Open Houses in 2007 about the new development in southwest Regina called Harbour Landing. The developers and the City planneres used pictures of Lakeview, especially the Hill Avenue mall, to reflect the type of neighbourhood…

November LCA Meeting: Re-discovering Mark’s Rules of Order

The next LCA Executive Meeting is Monday, November 10 at 7PM in the Lakeview School library. It's the first official meeting of our new board, and I get to chair it. That should be interesting as I've misplaced my Robert's Rules of Order…

Great Visit at Argyle Elementary School

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I had the great pleasure to meet with the School Community Council at Argyle Elementary School tonight.  This small but hard working crew have a lot of history in community service and education -- in addition to the hard work that every…

Four Ideas on Curbing Park Vandalism

I'm happy to report that last night's post on the vandalism problems in Kinsmen Park South is already getting shared around the neighbourhood.  I received a thoughtful email from a neighbour with four ideas on how, together, we could improve…

What to do About Vandalism in Kinsmen Park

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Literally years of work by community volunteers is being torn apart due to the large amount of vandalism in Kinsmen Park South.    Most of the trees that were planted by volunteers over the past three years have been damaged and six of…

What Have We Been Up To: The LCA 2008 Annual Report

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Back in the day, Annual General Meetings were long affairs.  Each executive member and committee chair would stand and read a report which described everything they did over the past year. Four years ago, we decided to compile an Annual…

Results from the Annual General Meeting

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On Thursday, October 16 we held our Annual General Meeting in the Lakeview School library.  As AGM's go this was a pretty good one, since it gave us a chance to welcome some new members to the LCA executive, congratulate some long serving…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hmmm...I thought we had Thanksgiving in October to avoid the snow.  Better make a pot of tea for this update... Things may seem quiet around the community association, but we're working hard behind the scenes to make this year's Annual General…

Sunday Roundup: More Words, More Good Work

It's time to take a break from the normal weekend craziness to tell you about three really big events.  Guaranteed to fill your bellys and minds and help people at the same time! Regina Food For Learning Steak Night Regina Food for Learning…

Share Your Views at the Lakeview Community Association AGM

The Regina Lakeview Community Association Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 16 at 7PM at Lakeview School in the school library. The AGM is a pretty good deal -- All Lakeview Residents are invited and LCA members* are…

Sunday Roundup: Where should we take this?

After the initial rush of fall activities it sure is nice to have a calmer, warmer, indian summer style weekend.  It seems like this weekend is the official start of fall yardwork, raking leaves, cleaning up the flower beds and mowing lawns. …

Helping Hands: Welcome to three volunteers!

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If you've been following these updates at all, you know that we're actively looking for volunteers to keep the association going strong.  All good organizations go through these transitions, but in our case it's piling up a bit with several…

Not-Quite Sunday Roundup: Lots and Lots of Green, and a Little Blue

Riders Lose, Gas Prices Rise, and No Sunday Roundup? What's going on? What a strange weekend. Mrs Blogger and I went up to Waskesiu for the MS Bike Tour and all heck broke loose. We blew the September gasoline budget driving home then arrived…

Sunday Roundup: Flashing Red Lights and the LCA Newsletter!

My flyer delivery guy is back from summer vacation, which means flyer service is intermittent at our house.  We cancelled the Leader Post several years back but still end up on the 'no flyer' list.  Oh well -- the Sun arrived so there's…

LCA Weekend Edition: Films, Fundraisers and a Race

Queen City Marathon is Sunday! One last reminder before I head outside to start chalking up the street -- the Queen City Marathon comes through Lakeview on Sunday morning.   Pour a coffee, head outside and cheer on the runners! Home Economics…

The Next LCA Meeting is September 8

Summer is officially over with the start of Meeting Season!  Some school councils have already kicked things off, and the LCA starts our year in earnest next week! LCA Meeting Tuesday, September 8, 2008 at 7:00PM Lakeview School Library Call…

September 9: City Wide Community Program Registration

If you are interested in signing up for ANY Community Association program, whether run by Lakeview or any other community association, you only need to come to one place.  Our place! Lakeview Community Association City Wide Program Registration…