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FEBRUARY
NEWSLETTER
2022

We hear you!

We know that our residents care and love Sunalta. That is why we want to make sure all your concerns and comments get heard at the highest level.  The best avenue for submitting concerns to the City (i.e. parking complaints, crime, etc.) is to submit it online at Calgary.ca/ward8! 

  • Always call in to 311 or get the app – so that issues get recorded and our Councillor’s office can use that data to leverage additional supports for the neighbourhood 
Ward 8 Website

Save The Date! Our Annual General Meeting is coming up!


Friends of the SCA! You are invited to attend our virtual Annual General Meeting on March 14th! The AGM will include a celebration of our successes in 2021 and a voting in of new board members.

Click here for more information or to RSVP!

Changes to the team! 

Kelsey Prout

Kelsey, our Director of Operations, is officially on Maternity Leave! The community came together at the Wildflower Garden's Fire on Friday program last week to say goodbye. A big thank you to everyone who came out or sent Kelsey well wishes. We couldn't be happier for her and her growing family! If you didn't get a chance to say goodbye and would like to send Kelsey a note, please email info@sunalta.net and we'll make sure your message gets to her.

Kaylee, Operations Manager

Kaylee is a charismatic leader, a skilled logistical planner, and experienced operations professional who has always wanted to work in the non-profit sector. She is excited to join our team and use her experience to help Sunalta grow its social enterprising activities and ensure the Community Hall is a welcoming and inclusive space for all!

Janneth, Program Director

Janneth has a passion for building strong, inclusive communities, and helping people access the supports they need to build their dreams.  Janneth is new to Calgary and is excited to use her experience serving, and building communities, to support the work already underway in Sunalta!

  IN SEARCH OF  
 VOLUNTEER      TREASURER  


Do you have a background in finance?
Are you looking for a long-term and meaningful opportunity to give back to the community?

Click here to view the job description!
Contact our Executive Director Jenn for more information! Email her here.  

Membership Giveaway

It's that time of the year again! Make sure to renew your membership to get the most out of being part of the SCA family! Members get access to exclusive discounts all around the neighborhood. 

Renew or sign up before March 1st, 2022 and get entered to win a $50 Gift Card from Alberta Beer Exchange!*
* Must be 18 years of age or older to enter.
Buy your membership here!

What's going on this month?

Fire on Fridays

We are so excited to have our Fire on Fridays back! Come out for warm fire and cool conversations! 

Email Janneth for more information!

Sun Tots

Every Wednesday from 10-11! Bring the little ones out to play! We are also looking for parents who would like to volunteer with Sun Tots - let us know you're interested.

Email Janneth for more information!

Good Food Box Program

Order your food box in time for the next pick up date! 

Click here to print the poster. 

Email Tamara to place your order!

Fresh Routes Mobile Market

Get your fresh groceries here in Sunalta every Tuesday!

Click here to visit the Fresh Routes website.

Be Your Own Aroma Therapist

Self-care can be hard to remember to do. This workshop with show how to incorporate self-love techniques like aromatherapy into your daily life.

Click here to register! 

Dreamcatcher Making Workshop

Come out to build your very own dreamcatcher and learn about the importance of dreams in indigenous culture! 

Click here to register!

Tune Into You

This online workshop will help you combine breath, movement and voice to practice being present in the moment.

Click here to register! 

Sunalta Toy Lending Library

We are hoping to bring back our Toy Library but WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please fill this quick survey to help us learn what we can do to make the library a success!

Fill out the survey here!

Email Janneth for more information. 

Have any ideas for programs or events?

Our Community Social Worker, Tamara would love to hear from you!
You can reach her at tamara.baldwin@calgary.ca or (403)852-8703
SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER!

Be part of your amazing team of volunteers to work programs and events this year!
Not sure what you can help with? Reach out to Janneth to figure it out!
SIGN UP FORM HERE

Need some extra support?

Sunrise meets the needs of families and individuals in East Calgary that are experiencing poverty, or a significant life event or crisis, by helping them overcome adversity and build skills. 

Sunrise provides direct service to help community members and families in East Calgary meet their immediate needs for today including: Bread and fresh produce, Hygiene products, Baby essentials, Food Bank Referrals, Referrals to community service, Resources and Advocacy

Sunrise has a team of respectful, knowledgeable, and resourceful Community Advocates. They are all great listeners and even better community connectors. They can help direct you to the best services available to you and guide you along the way so that you can feel assured and confident.


We are excited to have Sunrise back at SCA hosting office hours! More information to come when available. Check out their website here

Taking care of the community!

Local Businesses: Coming Soon!

Opening across the street! The Tailgunner Brewing Company is set to open later this year! Stay tuned!


Check out the Tailgunner website here! 
Two House Brewing has moved into their new home and is also set to open up later this year!

More information to come.

Check out the Two House website here! 

Supporting your SCA!

New year, new membership!

Thank you to those that renew your membership on an annual basis. Membership fees help to support our organization and the extensive free programming we offer throughout the year. 

You can renew or get your first membership on our website here!


Sunalta Swag!

Sunalta coffee and swag are always available! Everything we sell helps us continue the work we are doing in the community.

Get yours from our online store today!
2022 Survey

We know that you love our programming! Every year we do our best to provide the best programs and events for the community. 

Let us know what kind of events and programs you are looking forward to by filling out this quick survey
WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!

Monday to Friday
By Phone, Virtually or In-Person
We have all sorts of resources and ideas on how to stay healthy,
supported and connected. Just ask us!


Do you have something to submit to the newsletter?
Free for Sunalta Community Association Members.
Share your news, business or ideas. Email Janneth!
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