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Local Holiday Gift Ideas
Winter Greens Fundraiser

Winterfest 2021
Hand Drum Making
Wellness Ambassadors in Sunalta
Community Engagement Session
Holiday Gift Giving Idea!

Pick up your Holiday Gift Basket today from Alberta Beer Exchange they are easy to find, since they are right across from the Hall!

The Holiday Basket is $64.95 and includes:

 
🍻 2 Festive Mugs

☕ One bag of Sunalta Sunrise, a custom roasted coffee from Calgary Heritage Roasting Company

🥳 Alpine Cream from Rocky Mountain Big Horn Distillery It's a creamy liqueur with hints of caramel, chocolate, espresso and honey, perfect on the rocks fireside or in coffee mountain side

Be Local Holiday Gift Giving
Click here to check them out! > Be Local YYC

Do you still have some holiday shopping to do? Why not shop from local businesses this holiday season!?
They even have pre-made holiday boxes in 2 different sizes.
Shopping local for the holiday season has never been easier.

Be Local is a partner organization and friend to the SCA. They do a huge part in supporting local business and artisans. If you purchase from Be Local you are also supporting the Community Association! Win Win!

 

Registration is through Eventbrite at this link!

Join us for an in-person winter greens arrangement workshop!
We will be doing not 1, but 2 projects during this workshop. We only have a few spots left, make sure to secure yours soon!

All proceeds from the event go back into community 


We will be following the Restrictions Exemption Program. Since this is an in-person workshop any folks who sign up will be required to show proof of vaccination upon arrival.

Free and welcome to all! 

Join us for an afternoon of festivities and outdoor Winter fun!

We are so lucky to live in a community full of eager volunteers. We are still looking for volunteers to help with: set up, take down and clean up. If you are available please email or call Kelsey at kelsey@sunalta.net or 403 333 7175.

There will be gingerbread house decorating, hot chocolate, music, fire pit, s'more making, face painting and if we are lucky enough to have some snow - make sure to bring a toboggan!

We appreciate pre-registration, but you can of course just show up!
If you would like to pre-register please contact Tamara at tamara.baldwin@calgary.ca or 403 852 8703


We can't wait to have fun in the snow and sun with you! 
Join the Virtual Community Engagement Session! 
Thursday, December 2
6:30-8:30PM 


You are invited to join your neighbours for a virtual community engagement session on Dec 2nd to share about your experiences, learn, and brainstorm ways we can work together as we continue to navigate the complex social issues facing our community.

Representatives from the Ward 8 Councillor’s Office, Calgary Police Service, Alpha House’s Outreach Team, City of Calgary PACT Team, and the Sunalta Community Association.


Want to join the conversation? Email or call Jenn at jenn@sunalta.net or 403 330 8594 to RSVP and she will be sending out instructions on how to join virtually. 

Have you heard we have Wellness Ambassadors? 

These are volunteer residents who have stepped forward to be a part of positive experiences involving wellness in our community! 

Wellness comes in many different forms and each ambassador brings their own ideas and interests forward to share with the community. We will often partner the ambassadors with an expert in the topic at hand to deliver a unique program or event. 

Stay tuned to learn more about these wellness warriors! 


Want to get involved or learn more? Email or call Tamara at tamara.baldwin@calgary.ca or 403 852 8703

Operations Manager Search! 

We are looking for an eager beaver to join our team!

Operations Manager - 1 Year Contract Position
Click here to see full job description!

Interested? Please follow submission instructions in linked job description!

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Volunteer Treasurer Search! 

Are you a Sunalta resident?
Do you have a financial background, or an interest to learn?
Does this sound like someone you know?
We’re looking for a volunteer Treasurer to join our Board of Directors!

 

Click here to see full job description!

Interested? Email jenn@sunalta.net or give her a call at (403) 330-8594!

Hand Drum Making Workshop

We are hosting our second Hand Dum Making Workshop soon on Dec 4th! This is a FREE event. 

Just like the first workshop we will have a special guest to help us through the making of the Drum and thanks to our Wellness Ambassador Kent for bringing this idea to life!

This workshop filled up very quickly the first time, so luckily with the support of the City we were able to offer a second with our friends in the Beltline to those who were on the waitlist. We have only 2 spots remaining! Contact Tamara ASAP to reserve one of the spots.

If you are interested in attending the workshop on the 4th or a similar workshop in the future please let us know.

You can contact Tamara at tamara.baldwin@calgary.ca or 403 852 8703 or Kent at creatingmindset@gmail.com
Hand Drumming

For those who have their own drum and would like to join in weekly drumming sessions our Wellness Ambassador Kent is leading a drumming session on Mondays from 8:15-9:15PM in the Club Room at the Sunalta Community Association. 

There is a different group in the space until 8PM, so please don't arrive any earlier than that. 

If you are interested in attending please contact Tamara at tamara.baldwin@calgary.ca or Kent at creatingmindset@gmail.com

Our Friends at Sunalta School Need Our Help!

Dear Sunalta School Families and Community:

We are reaching out as we need your help to make our Casino happen – December 17 and 18 at Cash Casino Place 4040 Blackfoot Trail SE

Sunalta School Casino – December 17 and 18, 2021

No experience required!

They are in searching for Count Room Supervisors, Count Room Staff, Bankers and Cashiers

Please email sunaltacasino@gmail.com or go directly to SignUpGenius:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4baaad2ea3fd0-sunalta1

Weeding on Wednesdays in the Wildflower Garden

Thank you to our volunteers who helped to keep the Wildflower Garden looking so beautiful all summer long! 

If you weren't able to make it to weeding this year, we hope to see you next year! It's not only about weeding the garden, but also about getting to know your neighbours and keeping our community spaces beautiful!
Have an idea for a program or event? We want to hear from you! 

Our Community Social Worker, Tamara would love to hear from you!

You can reach her at tamara.baldwin@calgary.ca or 403 852 8703



 
Fresh Food in Sunalta

Fresh Routes Mobile Food Market
We bring fresh, healthy, affordable food to new places. Our mobile grocery stores carry fruits, veggies, eggs and whole grains, all sold at accessible prices.
Tuesdays at the Sunalta C-Train Station 
3pm-5pm

YYC Growers
Order a box ahead of time or pick up some locally grown produce. Follow on Instagram
Wednesdays at the Sunalta Community Hall
4pm-7pm

The Good Food Box
A monthly produce food box at amazing prices. Three sizes to choose from. See the poster below.


 
Want to keep tabs on us more than once a month?

You can find us on social media at:
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Twitter @sunaltayyc
Facebook @sunalta or search Sunalta Community Association
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Pipe and Smudge Circle
Join Wade Maude as he guides everyone
in a sitting smudge circle.
A great way to reset.
Wednesdays 2PM-4PM
Sunalta Community Hall, 1627-10th Ave SW
Hall Door Entrance
Buy some coffee! Purchase some Sunalta Swag.
Every bit helps to keep the community association going.




MEMBERS ONLY DISCOUNT ON THE LOCAL LAUNDRY BASEBALL TEES. 15% OFF.
EMAIL YOUR MEMBERSHIP NUMBER FOR THE DISCOUNT
The Big Mouth Bins are now eating your clothing, shoes and linens with a portion of the funds raised going back to the Sunalta Community!
That's some good digestion! Thanks for donating your goods. 

 
The Big Mouth Bins are right outside the hall at 1627-10th Ave SW
Heck, why not donate your bottles too?
The Skip the Depot truck will come right to your door and pick them up.
Select below to donate to the Sunalta Community Association as your local charity, please and thank you.
Support Local Ideas!
We ordered this amazing cards from Day. She is very professional and the hand made quality of these cards speaks in volumes. Stock up on 'Thank You' cards.
Give her a call!
Sunalta's Handy Man Services - Padgett Eastman 403-560-9190
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