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As I write this message fall season is in full swing, and the RPCA is hard at work preparing for the upcoming AGM. This month marks the end as my term as president, and I'd like to take this opportunity to thank our community, board, volunteers, partners, and staff here at the centre for making these two years so rewarding. This time had given me an unparalleled opportunity to experience first-hand just how special the Renfrew community is, as I've met so many of you over these past two years. Thank you for doing your part to make our community so vibrant, engaged, and special.
I think the absolute highlight of this year was Renfrew's 50th Anniversary, which we celebrated in September. I have never seen such commitment and passion from volunteers and staff, who put in so much work and many hours to make this the best event I've ever attended at the centre. I would to thank all those involved, especially the 50th Anniversary committee and staff. To quote Rebecca Blissett, who covered the event for the Vancouver Courier, "if streets are the arteries that connect a neighbourhood, then the community centre is the neighbourhood's heart". This quote very much captures the spirit and history that we all took the time to celebrate at the event. Our Fall season, however, had more in store, as the annual Still Moon Arts Society Moon Festival followed the next weekend, and most certainly did not disappoint. This festival, supported by the RPCA, highlights art, music, environmental stewardship, and community participation, and is one of the best-attended community events in the city every year. Congratulations to Carmen Rosen and her awesome team for putting on such a great event! I encourage you visit the Renfrew Park Community Association"s YouTube channel to get a glimpse of the event!
At this point in time, however, it is hard not to reflect back on the past two years and recognize that it has also been bittersweet. As you are likely aware, the RPCA advocated for and entered into negotiations with the Park Board in February 2013, as the City and Park Board undertook an unprecedented move to make one of the largest policy shifts in City history, which .....read the rest
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