The Community of Lendrum Place

A VIBRANT, DIVERSE COMMUNITY WHERE NEIGHBOURS SHARE & CONNECT

Headlines & Happenings

The Sport Conference
Thursday May 31 to Sunday June 2
Hosted at the U of A


For sport administrators, coaches, athletes, parents...
Visit The Sport Conference 2018 for schedule, speakers and tickets.
Use the Promotional Code: ACCESS and get the Conference Pass for Free.


More Community Events...

A warm welcome to Emily and Ted our Newsletter Editors. This month's newsletter deadline for submissions has been postponed to Tuesday, May 15.

Please send your submissions to newsletter@lendrum.org

Julie has always been an avid volunteer with the LCL - organizing bottle drives, fundraisers & various social events. Watch for more info on the upcoming Community Summer BBQ on June 24 & and volunteer to help that day.

social@lendrum.org

Erin, leaves her position as Newsletter Editor to become the LCL Program Coordinator. When Erin served as a Block Connector, for the Abundant Community Initiative, she became familiar with the needs of residents in her area. She has initiated new programs at the community hall and developed a food network program in Lendrum, which we are sure to hear more about in the coming months.

programs@lendrum.org

Volunteer in your community.

  • Casino Coordinator
  • Outdoor Soccer Referee Coordinator
  • Members at Large are always welcome.

Contact Gary Goulden, LCL President at 780.450.0927 or president@lendrum.org

For a complete listing of all positions visit: Lendrum Community League - Executive & Coordinators

2-5 hrs per week in the spring & fall
10 hrs or more per week July 1st - Sept 1st
Qualifications - Hard working & eager to learn

Full details at The Park - Volunteers Needed

Contact Harvey Guhl at athleticpark@lendrum.org


2-10 hrs a week depending on the time of year
Mechanical aptitude a must, schedule very flexible
Assist in overseeing our equipment (Mower, Tractor & various equipment)
Will assist Coordinator in maintenance planning and execution

Full details at The Park - Volunteers Needed

Contact Harvey Guhl at athleticpark@lendrum.org


Catherine Rostron, who coordinated the volunteers & paperwork for 2014, 2016 & 2018 will be stepping down from this position after the quarter for the 2020 casino has been announced & the necessary paperwork started.
The person filling this role should be well connected in the community to access volunteers, & well organized to complete the paperwork & the volunteer scheduling. The professional casino advisors we have worked with in the past will continue to provide their services to keep everything on task. Catherine will happily brief her replacement(s), & pass on the resources & contact lists that have been developed over the years. Catherine Rostron casino@lendrum.org

To our Lendrum Casino Volunteers - Thank you! Your committment always makes this event a success. Thank you to the families who waited up for you to come home, and to those who joined in the fun and played!

To Catherine, thank you! You once again rallied the troops, organized schedules and got through all the paperwork!
Lendrum is lucky to have you all!!

If you are unable to attend a community workshop, the City hopes to collect your feedback on the new draft bus network through their online survey. The online survey will allow you to explore the bus network and provide us with your ideas of how the draft network could be refined.
Bus Network Redesign Online Survey Open until June 30

Street sweeping begins in April and can take up to seven weeks weather permitting. Please do not park on the street when street sweepers are scheduled to be in your area. Vehicles in violation will be towed out of the path of sweepers and may be ticketed.

For the Street Sweeping Schedule for your neighbourhood or where you work, visit: Street Sweeping Map

A variety of unique opportunities await you in educational or ambassador roles as a volunteer staff member at TELUS World of Science – Edmonton (TWOSE)!
Intake for volunteers is ongoing. A three month committment is requested.
Information on Volunteer positions and shift times is available at Volunteer | Telus World of Science - Edmonton
After selecting a position, please complete the TELUS World of Science - Edmonton Volunteer Application Form
For more details call 780.452.9100 or email vr@twose.ca

Harry Ainlay High School is hosting the Canadian Student Leadership Conference from September 25-29, 2018. They are looking for billet host families for over 750 students from all across Canada. If you are willing to host a few students or know someone who would be interested in this opportunity, please complete the Online Application Form.

For more information, contact Perdeep Dhillon perdeep.dhillon@epsb.ca

Large Clinical Trial At The U Of A: Studying How Fiber Affects Our Health An undergraduate student working with Dr. Jens Walter at the University of Alberta is in the processes of recruiting volunteers for a large clinical trial at the U of A studying how fiber affects our health through affecting the bacteria that live in our gut.

If you would like to get a better idea about the study, watch this Global News interview with Dr. Walter http://globalnews.ca/video/2611931/most-canadians-not-getting-enough-fibre

Visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/uafyber/

Email uafyber@ualberta.ca or call 780.492.9506 for details or to volunteer.

Screening Survey is now live! If you are interested in participating in the FYBER Study, take a minute to fill it out. Or even send it to anyone else that might be interested!

EDMONTON'S NEW TRANSIT STRATEGY

"City of Edmonton is reviewing all transit routes and developing a new system. There are maps online, surveys, dates for workshops and places for feedback. If you care about transit in Lendrum, let your voice be heard." Bus Network Redesign :: City of Edmonton

Gary Goulden - Lendrum Community League President.

BUS NETWORK PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOPS
@ SOUTHGATE MAY 23 & 24

Bus Network Public Engagement Workshops

The public's role is to share their ideas on how to adapt and adjust the new network to better serve more Edmontonians.
Workshops take place from April 12 to June 14, 2018 at various locations.

To find the City Schedule of Workshop Dates, the Proposed Route Types and Maps of the Bus Network Redesign, and a Link to Online Survey (April 12 to June 30, 2018) visit: Bus Network Public Engagement :: City of Edmonton

Below is a list of upcoming workshops that are on the southside, but please confirm with the City Schedule prior to going in case details have changed:

  • Wednesday, May 23 from 3:00 - 7:00 PM at Southgate Mall (Centre Court - Bay)
  • Thursday, May 24 from 3:00 - 7:00 PM at Southgate Mall (Centre Court - Bay)
  • Saturday June 2, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Strathcona Library at 8331 104 Street
  • Thursday June 7, 2018 from 3:00 - 7:00 PM at La Cite Francophone at 8627 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury


POTENTIAL INNOVATION SUMMER DAY CAMP AT LENDRUM HALL

UPDATED MAY 9 2018 - The league has been approached about offering a innovation summer camp the week of Aug. 7-10. We would only host if we felt there was an interest from the community. The cost would be $230 per child. Let us know your thoughts!

Innovation summer camp
Lego robotics, water rockets, indoor drone racing, autonomous self driving cars and more!! Experience a series of robotics, coding, engineering and hands on fun STEM challenges.

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Give your budding Elon Musk a chance to challenge their innovative side by attending this 4 day camp where they will experience a wide range of activities that will foster and nurture young minds.

Adam Holloway is an experienced high school physics teacher and runs an after school innovation club. Four of the high school students from the club will be working at the camp alongside Adam to facilitate a low ratio and help with trouble shooting.

Open to 11-16 year olds.
August 7th - 10th, 2018

If your child would be interested in attending this summer camp please send a quick email to Erin Sawyer at programs@lendrum.org
If we get sufficient interest we will agree to host the program.


Lendrum Community League

Lendrum Community League

LCL Meetings are the First Monday of the Month (except holidays) starting at 7:00 PM at the Lendrum Community Hall.
Everyone is Welcome!

Lendrum Community League Membership

Membership Benefits

Community League Membership
Valid from Sept. 1st to Aug. 31st.
Family Memberships = $40
Individual & Senior = $25

Lendrum Community Hall

Hall Rentals

Preferences to community events and programs.
Check the Hall Availabilty Calendar
Then contact Bonnie, the Hall Rentals Coordinator.

Beach Volleyball free court use for LCL Members

Beach Volleyball

Individuals with a Lendrum Community League Membership may book a court for FREE.

Link to Abundant Community Lendrum
Link to Edmonton Police Neighbourhood Crime Map
Link to Capital Region Housing Lendrum Resource Room
Link to Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues
Link to Park Bench e-Newsletter