Grade seven student Sage DePol was competing in the high jump during Lake Cowichan School’s Elementary Track and Field Day last Friday (May 29).

Our community in brief: June 3, 2015

United Steelworkers serve strike notice to Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Final Youbou/Meade Creek public meeting next week

The Cowichan Valley Regional District will be hosting a the final public meeting in a four-part series at Youbou Hall June 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. The meeting will be regarding proposed rezoning in Electoral Area I (Youbou/Meade Creek) put forward by a group of residents in the Nantree and Peri Road neighbourhood, which would allow residential property to be used as recreational property.

Come learn the facts or make your voice heard in the issue. The meeting will feature a Q & A period.

This follows three meetings held throughout May.

 

Local girl guides seeking more members and mothers

Calling all five and six-year old girlswho want to join guiding!

“Sparks” needs two moms to join us also. The meeting place is St. Christopher and St. Aidan’s Church Hall, where meetings will be held each Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. starting in September, date to be determined.

The commissioner contact is Karen Turner who can be reached by email at guidingfun2012@mail.com or by phone at 250-748-0968.

Those looking for more information can also call 1-800-565-8111, email info@bc-girlguides.org or visit www.bcgirlguides.org.

 

Free Family Movie Night in Honeymoon Bay

The Honeymoon Bay Community Society will be hosting a family movie night this Saturday (June 6).

The main feature will be Into the Woods, a new Disney musical starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp.

Admission is free and the doors open at 6:30 p.m. A $1 concession will also be open.

 

Lake Days Dance tickets now available

The annual Lake Days Dance is set for June 13 at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

The dance will feature three live bands this year: local country group Backstage Whiskey, pop-rock “corporate” band The Circus as well as David James and the Big River band, a tribute to Johnny Cash.

Tickets are $20 and available at CLSA, Youbou Hall and online at ctcentre.bc.ca. The event is 19+.

 

United Steelworkers serve strike notice to Regional District

The Cowichan Valley Regional District was served a 72-hour strike notice Friday by USW Local 1-1937, which represents 50 employees, including those at Cowichan Lake Recreation and the Meade Creek recycling facility. 97 per cent of membership voted in favour of strike action.

As of the time of this printing (June 2) the USW has not announced any further action.

 

Kaatza Lakeside Players annual general meeting

After a brief hiatus, the Kaatza Lakeside Players are back, and will be holding their annual general meeting on June 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lower Centennial Hall. The public is invited to attend the AGM.