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Virtual Roundtable Meeting with MPP Stephanie Bowman
January 16, 2023
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dear Friends and Neighbours,We would like to invite you to a virtual roundtable with Stephanie Bowman, our Member of Provincial Parliament for Don Valley West. Stephanie's biography can be found here. MPP Bowman will be providing an update on key developments within the riding relevant to provincial jurisdiction and what she is working on for her constituents.You will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide comments to her during the roundtable. Please RSVP and e-mail your questions directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.We look forward to “virtually seeing” you on the 16th.
2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM)
December 15, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Dear Friends and Neighbours:In accordance with our by-laws, the York Mills Neighbours Association (YMNA) invites you to our Annual General Meeting (AGM). View our AGM flyer here.
- Meeting called to order
- Approval of the 2021 Annual General Meeting Minutes
- President's report
- Financial report
- Membership report
- Development issues report
- Election of 2022-2023 Board of Directors
- Remarks from Councillor Jaye Robinson
- Other Business
Through this meeting, our members will obtain an understanding of the association's accomplishments this year, key community issues, and future plans, the opportunity to able to participate in the election of our 2022-2023 YMNA Board of Directors, and hear from our local Toronto City Councillor.
Please RSVP to email@example.com if you can attend the meeting. You must have your membership paid up by December 13th at 7:00pm to be eligible to attend the meeting.
If you are interested in being elected to our board of directors, please e-mail Alex Greco, President of the YMNA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual Community Safety Event
November 10, 2022
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m
Our annual zoom community safety event is returning for the first time in three years.
Guest Speaker: Constable Joel Roberts, 33 Community Safety Liaison of the Toronto Metropolitan Police
Constable Roberts will provide an update regarding crime activity in the neighbourhood and offer suggestions on how we can keep our community safe. We welcome your questions, concerns and proposed solutions.
2nd Annual – Meet Your Neighbours Night
September 15, 2022
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Goose (1875 Leslie Street- free parking provided)
Come meet your neighbours, bring your friends, and network with local community leaders.
Light food appetizer platters will be provided. Non alcoholic and alcoholic drinks will need to be purchases by guests.
Please RSVP to Susan Macarz either vis e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 416-219-7583 by Monday, September 12th, 2022.
Virtual Provincial Candidate's Meeting
May 16, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
This is your opportunity to hear from candidates running in Don Valley West before the June 2nd provincial election:
Green Party: Sheena Sharp
Liberal Party: Stephanie Bowman
New Democratic Party: Irwin Elman
PC Party: Mark Saunders
You can submit a question(s) to the candidates (individual/all candidates) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Sunday, May 15 at 6pm. Registered participants can also submit questions during the session using the Question-and-Answer function in Zoom. Please share this information with friends and neighbours! Hope you can make it!
May 12, 2022
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Goose and Firkin - 1875 Leslie Street
Join us for drinks, delicious bar food and a lively social environment to meet new friends and enjoy a night out with your neighbours!
P.S. if you're drinking, please make sure you have a designated driver or some form of safe and responsible transportation back home!
Community Clean Up
April 24, 2022
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Give us an hour to help clean up our neighbourhood and to meet the YMNA board members and the residents in our community. It is amazing how one hour can change the look of our community. Meeting place: To be Confirmed
Community Environment Day
April 10, 2022
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
York Mills Collegiate Institute – 490 York Mills Road
Environment Day is a great opportunity to clear out items found during spring cleaning such as used electronics, paints, solvents and glue, batteries, household hazardous waste, and fluorescent bulbs. Up to two free bags of compost per household will be available for pick-up, while supplies last. In addition to properly disposing of non-landfill items, the City will also be collecting donations of:
- Sporting goods;
- Books (excluding textbooks);
- Cameras, CDs, DVDs, and Blu-rays;
- Dress-up clothing and costume jewelry;
- Clothing, footwear, accessories, and linens;
- Small household items;
- Musical instruments and board games;
- Eyeglasses, walking aids, and hearing aids; and
- Non-perishable food.
The YMNA will be attending and having a presence at this community cleanup. You can find more information on the items that will be accepted for drop-off or donation at my Community Environment Days by visiting the City's website.
Jaye Robinson on Local Developments
March 29, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join the York Mills Neighbours Association (YMNA) on Tuesday, March 29th for a webinar featuring Councillor Jaye Robinson to discuss the multiple development projects within our neighbourhood that are currently underway (or in the planning stages) and the impact they have on our community.
Encore Band concert
March 3, 2022
Trinity Presbyterian Church York Mills, 2737 Bayview Ave, North York, ON M2L 1C5
Virtual Bingo Night
November 30, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register Online at email@example.com
Please RSVP by November 27th.
Vaccines, New Variants and Immunization Clinics
March 30, 2021
5:00pm to 6:00pm
GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Stan Feinberg, from North York General Hospital
TOPIC: Join the York Mills Neighbours Association's (YMNA's) on welcoming back Dr. Stan Feinberg, from North York General Hospital for an encore webinar as he shares a general update on COVD-19 and discusses vaccines and roll-out plans, and the new COVID-19 variants. Come prepared to ask Dr. Feinberg questions about COVID-19.
Virtual Town Hall Featuring Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen De Villa
December 16, 2020
6:00pm to 6:30pm
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Eileen de Villa who is the Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto will be our Special Guest in our final YMNA Virtual Town Hall webinar of 2020. Dr. De Villa will be discussing how the COVID-19 activity has been affecting the city, the risk facing us all and how we can help to reduce transmission through smart actions and choices.
Annual General Meeting
December 2, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
After years of operating as separate associations, the YMGCA and YMLRA have merged into the YMNA to better serve our communities. OUr first ever YMNA AGM took place in October of 2019 and gave residents the chance to learn about key issues including membership updates, financial reports, association structure and the new resources & benefits of our newly unified community association. YMNA members are now invited to attend our second ever AGM< which will cover a similar set of issues, as well as relevant 2020 topics including Covid.
YMNA Holiday Social
November 1, 2020
Celebrate the festive season and enjoy free food and drinks from the local businesses that sponsor the YMNA at our annual Holiday Social!
Virtual Town Hall with Toronto Mayor John Tory
October 14, 2020
We are pleased to announce that Toronto Mayor John Tory will be our Special Guest in our 1st ever YMNA Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, October 14th at 6:00pm.
The Mayor will be discussing the state of affairs at the City, key issues important in our neighbourhood (i.e., Community Safety, Transit, Development, Cutting Down of Trees) and appropriate COVID-19 related updates.
MP Rob Oliphant Addresses the YMNA
August 25, 2020
7:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m.
GUEST SPEAKER: Rob Oliphant, our Member of Parliament for Don Valley West
TOPIC: What the Federal Government is doing for our neighbourhood. Rob will also touch upon economic issues, Covid-19 relevant updates and can discuss local issues such as aircraft noise. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide comments to MP Oliphant during the webinar.
Real Estate in Ontario: Where do we go from here?
June 10, 2020
4:00pm to 5:00pm
GUEST SPEAKER: Tim Syrianos, Broker Owner of RE/MAX Ultimate Realty Inc.
TOPIC: The state of the real estate market in Ontario and in our neighbourhood. Tim will also discuss key projects, mortgage financing rates and other relevant information. Tim will be answering questions from residents and neighbours.
The Re-Opening of Ontario's Economy: What it means for you?
May 27, 2020
5:00pm to 6:00pm
GUEST SPEAKER: Tom Kazas, Director, Red Tape Policy and Business Relief Branch, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.
TOPICS: The province's progress on the re-opening of the economy, the latest updates related to COVID-19 and Q&A from resident's and YMNA members.
April 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
(CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
Adopting the former YMGCA’s tradition, the YMNA will host its annual Community Cleanup where volunteers will come together to clean the environment of a specific neighbourhood of choice. Please RSVP to Susan Macarz either via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 416-219-7583 by Friday April 21st, 2020.
COVID-10 Q&A With Dr. Feinberg
April 23, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Stan Feinberg, (Chair of the Medical Advisory Council, North York General Hospital)
TOPICS: Join the YMNA's online webinar as shares updates and advice on how to stay healthy during the pandemic. You will also have the opportunity to directly ask Dr. Feinberg questions.
Meet Your Neighbours Night
March 25, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
(CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
Play some pool, or just schmooze with your neighbours. Ask any questions about our neighbourhood association.
Light food appetizer platters will be provided. Non-alcoholic drinks will need to be purchases by guests. Please RSVP to Susan Macarz either via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 416-219-7583 by March 23rd, 2020.
We encourage you to invite your neighbours and look forward to seeing you on the 25th!
Community Safety Night
February 17, 2020
(Cancelled Due to Covid19)
As the city grows, becoming more busy and dangerous, the importance of community safety increases. Our community safety night gives YMNA residents a chance to interact with Police representatives from local 32 and 33 divisions to discuss key safety concerns and solutions.
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