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Whitecroft Newsletter - February 2017

President’s Message

    First, if you are not busy this Saturday morning come out to the community hall for a pancake breakfast, breakfast starts at 9:30, the cost is just $2.00 for adults and those 12 and younger are free! Great breakfast, great price, great friends and a great way to kick off a family day long weekend, see you there! Please RRSP to Sandria before Thursday if you plan to attend, 780-467-8186 or

    Second, the cutoff to purchase a 2017 Whitecroft community league membership is April 1, the cost is $20. We will not be canvassing neighbourhoods this year but memberships can be purchased on-line through our web site,, purchased at the pancake breakfast this Saturday, February 18 or by contacting Sandria Sundlie at 780-467-8186 or

    Third, Linton Delainey our Ward 6 Councillor, provided an update at our last meeting on several issues of interest to our members, here are the highlights:
    - 728 residents in the immediate vicinity of RR 231, 232 and Twp Rd 522 have been contacted and asked to share their views around the traffic congestion and safety issues in the area.  All residents are encouraged to contact the County and, in particular, their MLA (regarding Twp Rd 522) to share their concerns. 
    - Intersection changes could be coming to Twp Rd 522 as early as this year. 
    - A multi-use trail from Whitecroft to Wye running along 232 was of concern to many and discussed due to the danger for those who walk or bike to Sherwood Park. Linton will get us some contacts in the real estate development community who may be able to help with trails plus everyone should continue to write letters, start petitions and contact elected officials in the County to ask for changes. If you are interested in helping or spearheading a petition which could be submitted to the county through our councillor please contact me at Connected, walkable communities are a focal point for Council. 
    - A nature pathway plus new community signs were discussed with some options to move these forward.  
    - A new Community Halls strategy is in place and working well, this will help by allowing us to use our fundraised money and resources to focus on programs and activities for the benefits of our members and community occupants.

Regards and I hope to see many of you for breakfast on Saturday,

Michael Huisman
WCL President

Community Talk: creating a supported, safe and connected community in Strathcona County.

    We all want a healthy and vibrant community. But life isn’t always easy - sometimes it's complicated.

     So let’s talk to better understand what we need as a community. Do you feel supported? Safe? Connected to this community? What’s working well? How can we improve together?

     Join us in an honest conversation about creating collective solutions in our community.

     For more information or to fill out a survey visit:

Whitecroft Community League Boundary Expansion

     The attached map outlines the new borders for the Whitecroft Community League, as voted in at our general meeting in October. If you live in the community you can be a member (even if you don’t live inside the boundary you can still buy a membership and enjoy all that is going on in the community)!

Exercise Program Free  -- Wednesday at 9 (new) & Friday at 9:30 at the Whitecroft Hall

    Come join us for exercise and good company.  If you are interested in getting in better shape or just want to stay active throughout the winter months, we meets Wed at 9:00 a.m. and  Friday mornings at 9:30 at the Whitecroft Hall, for roughly an hour!

     The DVD we use is by Leslie Sansone and it is low impact but you get a total workout.  Leslie incorporates the whole body.  The DVD is called "walk away the pounds".  We do a three-mile program but everyone works at their own pace.

     Come join us to try it out. There is no fee for this program.

     Note that the last class for this year is December 21 and we start up again on January 4, 2017.

Zumba Gold - Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

     January 10 to February 28  (8 weeks session)

     * $68 members for 8 weeks ($8.50/class)

     * $80 non-members for 8 weeks ($10/class)

     Drop in -pay each week - $10 member - $12 non-members
      Contact info:    Sandria or Debbie at for more info


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Whitecroft Community League General Meeting

When:  March 14, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Whitecroft Community Hall

You are invited to join us next Tuesday evening.
Whitecroft Executive:

President - Michael Huisman

Vice President - Garry Fink

Treasurer – Cheryl Randen

Secretary – Sharon Brine

Social – Debbie Weimann, Sandria Sundlie, Angela Zavisha

Maintenance – Howard MacPherson and Benny Stein

Hall Rentals – Sian Dominski 780-245-3140 or

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