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Annual General Meeting 2020 Sticky

TAKE NOTICE that the Annual General Meeting (the “meeting”) of the Queen Alexandra Community League (the “League”) will be held by teleconference at 4:00

PM on Sunday, May 17, 2020 for the following purposes:

Location: 

QA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Assistance Form Sticky

Mar
21

Problems with the above form? Access the form directly on Google Forms.

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COVID-19 Support Update #5

May
21

This is Update #4; Updates #1-4 can be found here , here, here and here

A. New Information

1. The Government of Alberta has launched a tracer app to help track and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Its purpose is to let you know if you've been exposed to COVID-19, OR  if you have exposed others. 

 Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in Alberta

Visit the website and watch the video on how it works here.

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Community Archive Project: Love in the Time of COVID-19

May
14
Love in the Time of COVID-19 Poster

There will come a day when we will look back...But one way or another, every single one of us will be changed, regardless of how we remember it. We will all be changed emotionally and physically. But our love is stronger than COVID-19. And if we work now to help our future hearts eliminate the bad and magnify the good, then we will endure the burden of this stricken year, and we will know we have Love to thank for it.
— Paula Hodgins, Queen Alexandra resident

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QA COVID-19 Community Response Update #4

May
08

Dear Residents of our amazing community,

Thank you for participating in the Queen Alexandra COVID-19 Assistance Initiative. 

This is Update #4; Updates #1, #2 and #3 can be found here , here and here

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Notice of Special Resolution 2020-1

May
03

In accordance with the bylaws and the Societies Act (Alberta), notice is hereby given that the following special resolution will be considered at the Annual General Meeting on Sunday, May 17, 2020 to be conducted via teleconference. 

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Zumba - Spring 2020

Queen Alexandra Community League is pleased to offer 3 online Zumba classes with certified instructor Elaine Sim. These recorded classes will be accessible online anytime from 3:00-8:00pm on May 5th, 9th, and 12th.

Location: 

QA COVID-19 Community Response Update #3

Apr
28

This is Update #3; Updates #1 and #2 can be found here and here

A. Seniors are at high-risk residents – how can we help?

When we go out to stores (rarely), we notice many shoppers are in the high-risk category, such as seniors.  We wish we could better protect these very people that we love so much. So why are we not reaching them? Why are they not partaking in pooled shopping and 1-1 shopping assistance?  What can we do to make them not feel like they are “in prison” in their homes? 

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QA COVID-19 Community Response Update #2

Apr
11

Dear Residents of our amazing community,

Thank you for participating in the Queen Alexandra COVID-19 Assistance Initiative.

This is Update #2; Update #1 can be found here.

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QA COVID-19 Community Response Update #1

Mar
30

Dear Residents of our wonderful community,

Thank you for participating in the Queen Alexandra Coronavirus (COVID-19) Assistance Initiative.

Our mission – Zero deaths in our communities from COVID-19.  Wouldn’t that be fabulous??? We are very inspired by the AMAZING response from residents like you!!!

What has been accomplished so far?

  1. The Initiative was advertised over the last week by:
  2. We received >70 responses; the majority were to volunteer/help or receive updates.  What a caring community!!!!
  3. We have already received requests for assistance, which we matched with volunteers on a 1-1 confidential basis. 
  4. We are individually validating everyone that participates in 1-1 assistance, to prevent scams that are unfortunately exploiting the current situation. Please keep safe from scams.
  5. This creates a very useful network in our community - preparing us for what needs might come.

Plan for assisting individuals requesting assistance

“Chance favors the prepared mind”
—Louis Pasteur, pioneer of the "Germ theory of disease"

  1. As time goes on, and until the pandemic is overcome, there may be increasing need for isolation. We hope that anyone (even us and you) that becomes at-risk and/or has cold/flu symptoms, will enjoy the comforts of home with support from the committee.
  2. If you need assistance, now that your information is in our list, please just email us ([email protected])
  3. When an individual requests support, we will match them with a volunteer on a confidential 1-1 basis.  The information provided in the forms helps us tremendously – for example matching the tasks, risk groups, and location of people.  If you generously offered to assist, we will contact you personally when the need arises.
  4. Every volunteer working with other residents (e.g. to deliver) is provided with personal protective equipment, surface disinfectant, and ways of controlling exposure. 
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