Remember the Boyle Activity Council bbq? The block party on Princess? The biggest Old East yard sale yet? What a great summer we’ve had here in the Village!
It's time now to put that warm glow to good use at a pair of important events coming up in September.
First is the annual general meeting of the Old East Village Community Association at 7 pm on Tuesday, September 11 at Lorne Avenue Public School.
This is where you can help choose the new president who’ll lead the association through at least the next two years. The positions of treasurer and two of the four directors-at-large are also up for election. Memberships and nominations will be accepted at the meeting.
Come out to meet your neighbours, hear what’s happening in our community, share your views in the discussion and help map out the road ahead.
Second, is the meeting of the Accommodation Review Committee that’s looking at the future of Lorne Ave and three other central London schools. It takes place at 6:30 pm on Thursday, September 20 at St. George’s Public School, 782 Waterloo Street.
As many people as possible need to take advantage of the chance to address this meeting, to make sure the committee really gets all the reasons Lorne Ave must not be closed. If you’d like to be one of them, make your request to speak on the form posted at www.tvdsb.ca/board.cfm?subpage=89379. The deadline for requests is September 10.
Even if you don’t speak, it’s important to turn out to show your support for those who do. Lorne Ave needs the whole community behind it.
Keeping Old East the great neighbourhood it is and making it better isn’t a job for just a few people. Everyone who lives, works or plays here can play a part, and one way to do so is to turn out for these two meetings.