West Vancouver Community Centres Services Society Initiates Membership Drive
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. – West Vancouver residents are invited to become members of the West Vancouver Community Centres Services Society (WVCCSS) starting on March 4th. Members will have the opportunity to participate in the future of community services in West Vancouver by becoming a member of the Society and its committees. The Society will help develop Community Centre programs, policies, services, and events; and as a member you will enjoy voting privileges at the WVCCSS Annual General Meeting.
“Membership in the Society is an excellent way for anyone who lives in West Vancouver to help decide the direction of this fantastic new facility,” says WVCCSS chair Barbara Brink. “It’s an inclusive, grassroots approach to developing community services.”
WVCCSS membership includes free lectures and guest speaker events, an advance email copy of the Leisure Guide, and two complimentary drop-in passes per year for either swimming, skating, group exercise, or weight room. Anyone aged 16 years and older, who lives in West Vancouver or owns property in the community, is invited to join. The cost to join the WVCCSS is $10 per year.
The WVCCSS will support the following:
- Program and facility improvements
- Enhanced consultation with facility users
- Purchase of new equipment and supplies
- Enhancement of accessibility opportunities through partnerships with community organizations
- Annual recognition events for Community Centre volunteers
- Child, youth, and family-focussed events
“There is a very strong role for the community to play in how the Community Centre works,” says West Vancouver Mayor, Pamela Goldsmith-Jones. “Our residents are our best resource and we expect the Community Centre to be better off as a result.”
For an overview of the West Vancouver Community Centre Services Society and information on how to join, please visit www.westvancouver.ca/wvccss
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