President’s Message

December 2013: We’ve been busy planning for 2014.  We have a number of new events on the schedule.
Dec 9, 2013 – Holiday Social
Dec 27, 2013 – Free Family Skate
Jan 28, 2014 – Annual General Meeting
Feb 25, 2014 – Tax Talks Event
Mar 14, 2014 – Free Family Skate
Apr 29, 2014 – Marketing Education Event
Jun 1, 2014 – Spring Home & Lifestyle Show
July 1, 2014 – Canada Day Celebration Event
Sep 2014 – Fall Business Showcase

We’re adding more events for our members. 

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Electorial Boundary Changes

We have been approached by a member of our community with regards to the proposed boundary changes for the Federal election. Newcastle will be associated with the Northumberland / Port Hope area, NOT Clarington. That could lead to us having an MP from Northumberland / Port Hope who may have no knowledge of the Newcastle / Orono / Newtonville needs.

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Seeking Treasurer & Board Member

Treasurer and Board Member (Volunteer)
Clarington East Food Bank

Duties:
Banking (deposits, bill payments, statement reconciliation) Record Keeping of books (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, year over year comparisons) Issue Tax Receipts Review incoming correspondence and refer to appropriate person Coordinate annual audit and liaise with Auditor Attend Board Meetings and give financial update (approx 5 meetings plus Annual General Meeting per year in the evenings) Other finance related tasks

Experience:
Familiarity with Registered Charity Act helpful Finance or accounting related background or experience ( for profit and/ or not for profit )

Current Treasurer is available to help with transition and hand off as soon as possible

Please contact Karen Fisher, Chair of Board at 905.987.9888 or karen_fisher@rogers.com if you are interested.

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