Wednesday, June 20, 2018

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR NEXT STAMPS GAME, 28 June 1730 - 2130hrs

Volunteers Required for Stamps Game June 28, 2018

 

We are looking for 20 more volunteers (ages 15 plus) to work the Stampeders game on June 28th.  Start time is 5:30 pm and end time is 9:30pm. 

 

For Cadets volunteering for these games, this will count towards your Community Service and Citizenship POs and other awards AND Cadets who are 15 and older and interested in applying for the Battlefield Tour in 2020, volunteering at these games will also help reduce your total cost of the tour .  ADDED BONUS - Parents and friends who also volunteer will also help reduce the cost of the cadets total cost for the Battlefield tour.

 

Please note that anyone over the age of 18 must have a “pro-serve” licence.  This is a small online course which all fees are covered by the organization.  If you need to apply for this course please email Jackie Hopman at 2137fundraising@gmail.com and she will send you the details along with the link.

 

The link to sign up for the game is http://signup.com/go/SHViyWx 

 

This is a fun opportunity to work side by side…cadets, parents and friends and show support for our local football team.  This is the last game before most cadets are gone for their summer camp.  Lets make this a big one!!!

Thank you for your continued support.  It is very much appreciated!!

 

Your truly,

 

Margaret Monsacchi

2137 Chairperson

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

WHO WANTS ANOTHER FREE BREAKFAST?! BREAKFAST ON THE BRIDGE IS LOOKING FOR A FEW MORE CADETS!!

There is a short timeline to reply for this!  Breakfast on the Bridge is looking for a few other cadets to attend.  Please send an email to Maj Sun (2137rcacc@gmail.com) if you are interested and able to attend by EOD today 19 Jun 2018.  This is one of the largest fundraisers for the Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC).  See below for details:

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018 (Required attendance)

Arrival Time:  0430hrs

Pick Up Time:  0930hrs

Dress:  ALL CADETS – C1’s with Medals

Pick Up and Drop Off Location:  Calgary Zoo at the Administration/Security Office. Parking is in the south lot if needed. Parents will not be able to stay for the event.

Transportation: Cadets are responsible to arrange for their own transportation to and from the Calgary Zoo.

Meals: Cadets will be fed breakfast while breakfast is being served on the bridge.

OPI: The OPI for the Breakfast on the Zoo Bridge is LT(N) Hunter (403-880-1634) and Capt Casement (403-###-####).

**BONUS**
After breakfast Cadets will be treated to a private viewing of the pandas before the zoo opens.


Monday, June 18, 2018

BATTLEFIELD TOUR APPLICATION NOW POSTED!! APPLICATIONS DUE 1 SEPTEMBER 2018

To all cadets interested in applying for the 2020 Battlefield Tour, please click HERE for the link to the application.  Applications of interest are due 1 September 2018 with the assignments due 1 Oct 2018.  

Click the following link for the original announcement (includes criteria, assignment details, and evaluation details):  http://2137rcacc.blogspot.com/2018/05/battlefield-tour-march-2020.html.  

Click the following link for the Battlefield Tour Q&A presentation:  http://www.calgaryhighlanderscadets.com/training/Battlefield/Battlefield_QA.pptx.

Priority will be given to cadets who meet the criteria and have not previously gone on a Battlefield Tour.  Having said that, if you do not meet the time in criteria, please submit an application of interest anyway.  Depending on the number of cadets who apply, the time in criteria may be adjusted.  

Please direct any questions to Maj Sun:  2137rcacc@gmail.com; Subject "Battlefield Tour 2020".

Friday, June 15, 2018

REMINDER: GATHERING OF THE CLANS IS THIS SATURDAY!

Just a reminder that tomorrow is the Gathering of the Clans.  

Dress:  Civvies, but wear your blue CalHigh shirt if you have it.  Check the weather and ensure you wear appropriate clothing.  You will be outside for the duration.  
When:  0845 - 1500hrs, 15 Jun 2018
Where:  Site #5, Bowness Park - 8900 48 Ave NW

We will have an activity in the morning and lunch will be around 1130hrs.  

Here is the original blog post with the details:  http://2137rcacc.blogspot.com/2018/06/come-gather-round-all-ye-folks-and.html

Hope to see everyone there!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR STAMPS GAME THIS SATURDAY 16 JUN 2018

We are looking for 10 more volunteers (ages 15 plus) to work the Stampeders game on June 16th.  Start time is 3:30 pm and end time is 7:30 pm.

I know that this is the same day as our BBQ but if you are going to the BBQ and don’t have a ride to the game let me know and we will work something out.  Cadets who are 15 and older and interested in applying for the Battlefield Tour in 2020, volunteering at these games will help to reduce your total cost of the tour AND they will count towards your Community Service and Citizenship POs and other awards.  

The link to sign up is http://signup.com/go/SHViyWx 

Your help and generous volunteering of your time is greatly appreciated!



Maj Sun 
CO 
and 
Margaret Monsacchi
2137 Chairperson

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

WHAT'S HAPPENING THURSDAY?!

This Thursday is our last Thursday parade night!  Dress for the evening is civvies.  We will have pizza and a movie, so bring your appetite!!  In addition, the following will also be happening concurrently:

1.  Uniform exchanges for cadets attending summer training
2.  Highland kit issue for cadets who do not have spats or half hose
3.  Glen fitting those who passed the test and inspection, but don't have their Glen issued
4.  Summer camp package pick-up - if you didn't get yours last Thursday, you MUST come this Thursday to pick it up!
5.  Corps photo pick-up/individual group shot order selection
6.  Pick up your certificates from the Mess Dinner

Hope to see everyone there!

SUMMER CAMP BRIEFING NOW POSTED

To all cadets and parents of cadets attending summer training this year, the Summer Camp Briefing that was presented last Thursday is now posted to the corps website.  You can access it by going to Training Info-->Summer Training and then select the link "Summer Camp Briefing - what you need to know before going to camp!".  All Joining Instructions (including Vernon) are now posted to the website as well.  Go to Training Info-->Summer Training-->Joining Instructions to access them.  

If you were not here last Thursday, ensure you come this Thursday to pick up your summer training package!  It has important docs that you need with you when boarding transport and for arrival at the CTC (Cadet Training Centre).  

A few reminders:

1.  ALL cadets must travel in C1s (no Highland kit or accoutrements allowed)
2.  No Highland kit (except Glen) for all cadets attending summer training.  Highland kit is allowed for cadets attending Pipes and Drums courses only.  
2.  Bring your signed Offer of Participation, your Travel Orders (Itineraries), and Parental Pick-Up Form (if required) with you.
3.  Ensure you bring a piece of government issued ID
4.  Your summer contact officer is Capt Ellis - any questions related to summer training can be directed to him via email:  2137rcacc@gmail.com.