The Spring 2015 Prospective Newsletter is Now Available

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It might not feel like spring, but the 2015 Spring Edition of The Prospective Newsletter is now out! It’s jammed with 32 pages of community news, photos and the latest programming info.

If you live in the area you can find a copy in your mailbox, or you can pick a copy or two up at the Prospect Road Community Centre. As always you can download your copy online! (Below)

The Prospective Newsletter is a semi-annual publication that is delivered by mail to all residents in the community and can be picked up at various locations. It’s also made available online.

The file below will require a PDF reader. ( Download Foxit Reader or Adobe Acrobat )

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Community Gardens – Public Meeting – April 1

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April 1st   6 – 8 pm at the PRCC

Light refreshments, coffee & tea

Please come with your ideas, wishes and inspirations.

The meeting will be facilitated by the Resource Opportunities Centre and our friends from the Ecology Action Centre. Please come, be informed, be involved.

Decisions are made by those who show up.

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Apply Now for PRRA Area Rate Funds

rec-clipartProspect Road Recreation Association Request for Area Rate Funds for 2015

Terms for all other Categories

  1. Groups MUST have a representative present the project to the PRRA at the April 7th meeting. Groups will be informed of the date, time and location of that meeting once it is set.
  2. If awarded funds are not expended as anticipated during the year awarded, the group is permitted to apply for a one-time carry-over.
  3. Groups must apply to the PRRA before April 1st of the year following approval of their project if they require funds be carried over into the next fiscal year.
  4. A report on previous years’ work funded by the PRRA must be submitted along with application for future funding
  5. If alternate fundraising efforts help projects reach their funding goals the PRRA would appreciate the return of PRRA funds so that other local initiatives can be supported.

Approval Committee:

An Approval committee will be struck to review proposals. Membership on the Approval Committee will include the following:

  • Area Councillor
  • HRM Advisor
  • PRRA Officers
  • 2 community members of PRRA

Once Approved:

  1. Successful applicants will be contacted by the grant committee of the PRRA.
  2. Any expense in excess of $1,000. needs to go out to tender–3 quotes required.
  3. No advanced funds will be released.
  4. Payment Procedures:

– Goods and services can be paid for by community group with all invoices and /or paid receipts submitted to the Chair of PRRA who will sign and send on to HRM Councillor Steve Adams to be forwarded to HRM Finance for payment.

- a purchase order # can be obtained from HRM Finance Department. Goods and services can be invoiced to PRRA for payment by HRM Finance.

Community Information Notice

Use of community sign at Prospect Road Elementary School – email or in person requests only.

There is a process to book use of the communities’ roadside sign at the Prospect Road Elementary school to promote your organization or event. Please contact Kelly Carlton by email kelly@prospectcommunities.com

Please forward all applications requests to the email below before April 1st 2015 for review at the April 7th 2015 meeting. Applications should be emailed to : PRRAgrants@prospectcommunities.com

Download the Youth Application (MS Word)

Download the Youth Application (PDF)

Rec Funding Application (MS Word)

Rec Funding Application (PDF)

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Seniors Lunch & Learn at the PRCC

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light exercise
great food – a nutritious lunch
computer / gadget help – learn to Skype or use your smart phone
have fun & socialize!

Join us for this unique program which includes light exercise, a nutritional lunch and computer/gadget help all while having fun and socializing!

Supported by Chebucto West Community Health Board.

  • 11am-12pm – Physical Activity (varies from week-to-week) 12pm – Lunch – payment by donation
  • 12:30-2pm – Technology help – bring your gadgets!

Upcoming Sessions:
Feb 12 & 26
March 12 & 26

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FREE GED High School Equivalency at PRCC – Evening class now available!

PencilWould you like to finally get that GED (high school equivalency) or just improve your math,reading or writing skills?

Individualized instruction with a teacher from NSCC in a small group format is being offered Monday evenings from 6-9pm and Thursday mornings from 9-12. This is a FREE program sponsored by the NS Dept of Labour and Advanced Ed and the new Canada Jobs Grant. Start any time!
For more info call Deborah Ratcliffe at 225-6320 or email whrmcln@gmail.com

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Winter Programing Schedule – Registration Starts Dec 17

Updated: Dec 10

Winter Programs ARE HERE! Registration Starts Dec 17th

Please Note:

1. If you are calling on Registration Day to register for a program and leave a message with the classes you’d like to register for, we can not guarantee your registration in this program.

2. If you are making payments over the phone, receipts are available for pick up at PRCC front desk but we do not mail out receipts.

Payment Methods: We accept Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and Cheques. A $20.00 charge will apply to all NSF cheques. Please note that anything in the brochure that is highlighted in yellow has been changed since the original brochure was released.

** Please Note: You will need a PDF reader to view the schedule. Click here for a list of free PDF readers. **

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The ROC / PRCC Welcomes New Staff Member – Amy Hockin

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The ROC / PRCC is pleased to introduce Amy Hockin as the new Manager of Finance, Administration and Communications!

Amy’s background is in the banking industry where she worked as a Financial Services Manager with BMO Bank of Montreal for the last nine years.

She brings with her a depth of financial experience involving small business and not-for-profit organizations and has a great passion for the local communities.

Amy grew up in this community and now lives in Prospect with her husband, Jeremy Hockin, and her eleven-month-old son, Rhys.

Please stop in and meet her the next time you’re at the PRCC!

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Before and After School – Now accepting part-time participants!

PRCC is happy to announce that we will now be accepting part-time participants in our Before and After School program !

Whether you need one day per week or four days, we will be happy to accommodate all registration needs.

For all pricing details and/or to register please contact Jessica – jessica@prospectcommunities.com or 852-2711

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FALL Programming Schedule is now online!

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FALL Programs ARE HERE! 

Registration begins for all FALL Programs [highlight]Wednesday, August 20th at 9am. [/highlight] Register by phone or simply stop by! Click Here to Download the FALL Programs Flyer (PDF)

 Please Note:

1. If you are calling on Registration Day to register for a program and leave a message with the classes you’d like to register for, we can not guarantee your registration in this program.

2. If you are making payments over the phone, receipts are available for pick up at PRCC front desk but we do not mail out receipts.

Payment Methods: We accept Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and Cheques. A $20.00 charge will apply to all NSF cheques. Please note that anything in the brochure that is highlighted in yellow has been changed since the original brochure was released.

Previous Flyers: Click Here to Download the Summer Programs Flyer (PDF) View Program Descriptions

** Please Note: You will need a PDF reader to view the schedule. Click here for a list of free PDF readers.  **

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Are You Subscribed to the PRCC Mailing List?

email_planeAs of July 1, 2014, the Canadian AntiSpam Legislation (CASL) requires that The Prospect Road Community Centre (PRCC) has express consent to continue sending emails to our mailing list subscribers.

If you were in our mailing list prior to June 27th you should have received an email asking for your consent so we can continue to send you information on upcoming programs, events and promotions at the PRCC. 

If you did not receive an email you can use the signup form below to subscribe to our mailing list.

Everyone is welcome to join!

For More Info about CASL visit: http://fightspam.gc.ca

* You can unsubscribe at any time.
* We will never share your information with anyone.*

 

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Spring 2014 Programs! Registration is March 31

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SPRING Programs ARE HERE! 

Registration begins for all Spring Programs Monday, March 31st at 9am. Register by phone or simply stop by! Our registration date has been changed due to the storm predicted for Wednesday, March 26th. 

Download the Program Schedule

Click Here to Download the SPRING Programs Flyer (PDF)

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 Please Note:

1. If you are calling on Registration Day to register for a program and leave a message with the classes you’d like to register for, we can not guarantee your registration in this program.

2. If you are making payments over the phone, receipts are available for pick up at PRCC front desk but we do not mail out receipts.

Payment Methods: We accept Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and Cheques. A $20.00 charge will apply to all NSF cheques.

Please note that anything in the brochure that is highlighted in yellow has been changed since the original brochure was released.

Previous Flyers:

Click Here to Download the Winter Programs Flyer (PDF)

View Program Descriptions

** Please Note: You will need a PDF reader to view the schedule. Click here for a list of free PDF readers.  **

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Non-Prime Time Gymnasium Rentals

gym-a-e1290639546945PRCC is happy to announce that effective immediately we will offer a non-prime time rate for all gymnasium rentals booked between 8:30am-1pm – Monday to Friday only.

Rates:
1/2 gym – $14/hour
Full gym – $26/hour

All rentals are pending availability – contact PRCC to book – 852-2711 or 2141 Prospect Road.

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Senior Pickleball Drop-In – Each Thursday Until June !

Pickleball, a racket sport played indoors on a badminton-size court is designed much like tennis but is played at a slower pace with a few differences. Instructions/rules will be available for beginners.All equipment will be provided for you to facilitate your own games.

Time: 10am-12pm
Fee: $3.00 per drop-in.

No registration required!

For more details, contact Jessica: 902-852-2711 or jessica@prospectcommunities.com

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Hobby Night at PRCC

Picture1Have you been looking for a place with good lighting, friendly people and lots of space to work on your special project?

Whether it’s a scrapbook, card making, lesson planning or knitting PRCC is happy to offer a place to bring your project and work amongst friends. Join others on the first Sunday of each month in our Conference Room for Hobby Night!

Time: 6-9pm
Drop-in fee : $3

 

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