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North Bendale 50th Anniversary

In 2011 the North Bendale Community Association celebrated it's 50th year of providing uninterruped service to the community. This page shares with you the highlights of that year.

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North Bendale 50th Anniversary Celebration Picnic in the Park

Our 50th anniversary celebration picnic was held in the North Bendale park on Thursday, June 23 2011 from 6pm - 8pm. Despite the sometimes inclement weather we had an excellent turnout!

We would like to thank Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker, MPP Brad Duguid and their staff for co-hosting this event.

Also we would like to thank the following people and organizations for their support of your community:

  • Meridian Credit Union and it's Branch Manager, Mr. Parm Persaud, for the donation of $1,000
  • Lettering deSigns and it's owner, Mr. Jim Tsiatsiamas, for the donation of several large banners that we utilized in the park.
  • Enbridge for the provision of staff and BBQs to cook the hot dogs.
  • Mr. John McMillan, manager of the nearby Shoppers Drug Mart, for a personal donation towards the cost of fruit juices.
  • Freshco, and it's owner, Asama Elsekely, for the donation of fruit juices.
  • Loblaw's Superstore and it's manager Mr. Richard Rivera for the donation of a gift certificate.
  • Home Depot for the donation of several cases of bottled water.
  • Toronto Fire Services for the provision of a fire truck, a bouncy castle and staff to entertain our youngsters.
  • Toronto Police Services for their presence on horseback and on foot.
  • A special thanks to the many teenagers who volunteered to help and those who worked late into the evening to help with the cleanup activities.

Also, we would like to thank magician Magic Matt (Matt Trimble), and musician Jay Franco (One Man Band) for their participation in our celebration!

Click here to see more of the photos we took at the celebration!!

NBCA 50th Annual General Meeting

Our 50th North Bendale AGM took place on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. We had a good turn-out from the community to help us celebrate our 50th anniversary. Refreshments and a special 50th Anniversary Cake were served at the end of the meeting.

Our new Board of Directors was nominated and accepted. Many thanks go out to all who volunteered last year. Without you, there would be no Association.

We took a vote on which of four logo designs should be adopted as the logo for our community association. The winning design was:

We were fortunate to have two guest speakers:

  • Glenn de Baeremaeker, City Councillor for Scarborough Centre, was there to show his support for the community and say a few words. He talked about a number of projects around the area that will be undertaken as a result of funding provided by the developers over the years.
  • David Smith, TDSB School Trustee for Ward 19, spoke to us about his new resposibilities as trustee for Ward 19.

John Cannis, MP Scarborough Centre, was unable to attend, but had sent us a certificate congratulating us on our 50th anniversary.

2010 Jingle Bell Ball Photos - 50 Years of celebration began here

The North Bendale Community Association's
Jingle Bell Ball was a resounding success!!

Click here to see the photos we took that evening!!

Photos courtesy of Tanya Georgieva

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