Next CKE Bottle Drop is January 9

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Next CKE Bottle Drop is January 9

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CKE Bottle Drives so far have brought in approximately $8800. Those funds have gone towards rebuilding the community garden, retaining wall at the community garden, handicap signage and a new picnic table. Keep hydrating!

Next Bottle Dropoff

Saturday, January 9, 2020  from 9:00 am to Noon

Drop off your bags of bottles (including cans, milk and juice containers) to the CKE Community Hall Parking lot during the hours of 9 am to noon.

To comply with Covid-19 precautions we will be asking each car/family to manage their own bottles and put them in the trailer for us.

By doing this we are aiming to reduce handling.


Please do not deliver bottles prior to 9 am or later then 12 pm that day. We do not want bottles left on the premises.

If you have any questions or concerns please call 403.852.1623


Thank you for your support. Stay safe!




CKE Christmas Toy, Food Bank and Mustard Seed Drive

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CKE Christmas Toy and Food Bank Drive.

One day only
Saturday December 12 from 9-noon at the hall.

Drop off your donations and help us fill a Calgary Food Bank truck as well as build a mountain of toys in support of the Calgary Woman’s Emergency Shelter and spread some joy to the children in our city.

To refer to the “wish list” of each organization please go to:

CTV Toy Mountain wish list

Calgary Food Bank wish list


We are also collecting for The Mustard Seed. They are in need of the following:

Men’s and Woman’s Winter Coats and Boots

Gloves and Toques

Men’s Pants

Men’s and Woman’s Briefs (new)


Hand Warmers

Travel-Size Tissue

Deodorant (mens only)

Nail Clippers

If you are unable to drop off and you want to make a donation please contact

Dawn Messer 403.605.1821
or Zonita Haggis 587.582.2599 to make arrangements.

Cheques are being accepted. Please make out to The Emergency Woman’s Shelter, The Food Bank or The Mustard Seed.

Cheques may be dropped off in the hall mailbox.

2021 CKE Membership

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Fall is Membership Time!

CKE Membership Drive kicks off annually in September.
Annual Memberships are $40 for families and $25 for seniors.

Due to COVID this year, and to ensure the safety of our volunteers and neighbours, we will not be having canvassers going door-to-door. Our canvassing is one of the key ways for generating membership sales. With the hall having to be closed for 5 months, we lost revenue, had to cancel our key fundraiser and had expenses still being incured. Please support the CKE Community by purchasing your 2021 membership as soon as possible.

There are a couple of options for purchasing:
Online or
• Complete the form below and mail or drop it off in the Hall mailbox. (1015 – 73 Avenue SW T2V 0R9).
We are also offering to pick up the form from your home if needed, please call Louise 403.289.2724 to arrange.

What does your membership money go towards? Examples are:
• Skating Rinks (tractor upkeep, fuel & lights)
• Fall BBQ
• Kids’ Halloween Parties
• Website Upkeep & Communications
• Operating Costs, such as:
• Lawn Maintenance
• Snow Removal
• Garbage & Recycling Pick-Up
• Utilities
• Insurance
• Safety Inspections

Thank you for your ongoing support!

President’s Message – January 2021

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Hello Neighbours!

 Happy new year everyone!

Our CKE neighbourhood will be hosting some great activities this month, starting with our next bottle drive! This has been such a successful fundraiser, so be sure to raise a glass (or a bottle or two) before January 9, in support of the Community Association. It is a great excuse to keep that holiday spirit flowing! Our CKE Clothing Bin is always open for donations too. Drop off your gently used clothing in the blue bin outside the hall any time, and it will be donated to those in need. Thank you to everyone in our community for your generosity and kindness, it is so wonderful to see our community rising up to support those less fortunate, in so many ways.

Thank you also to everyone who has been taking good care to keep our CKE rinks safe during the enhanced COVID-19 restrictions. You may have seen temporary signage go up, asking us all to limit our time on the rinks, maintain a hockey stick apart from folks not in our household cohort, and requesting that we obey all of the provincially mandated regulations on outdoor gatherings and mask rules. We appreciate how well everyone is doing with these difficult limitations, we’d like to thank all of you in our CKE, for helping us keep our rinks, and our community safe. Thank you especially to our Rink Rat volunteers who’ve helped us maintain our rinks at times when ice surfaces in town have been few and far between, you have been a bright light in this difficult time for many CKE skaters!

Stay well, stay safe, and stay in touch!
AnneMarie Dorland
CKE CA President

CKE Casino Cancelled

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This event has been temporarily Cancelled until Further notice.


New Casino dates have been awarded. CKE dates are Tuesday January 19 and Wednesday January 20.

This fundraising event is critical to the CKE Community Association! These funds are allocated according to the AGLC requirements and are an integral part of the operating budget. CKE is eligible to host this event every 18 months, and CKE is proud to be hosting this year for the 4th time!

Without eager community volunteers, this event would not be possible. 20 volunteers are required to pull this event off.

If interested, please contact Your help is greatly appreciated!