The SCCA is pleased to be the recipient of a Quadra Legacy Grant from Coastal Community Credit Union. The grant will go towards the renovation of the kitchen at Manson’s Hall. We are grateful to the CCCU for the help in getting our much needed kitchen back up and running!
The SCCA is pleased to support the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. Nora Disney is our local volunteer, and the can do income tax filing for free for people who qualify. Here are the qualifications for the free service.
Single up to $30,000 Couple up to $40,000 One child up to $35,000 (single parent) [...]
New Wall in the Playschool
The SCCA is pleased to welcome Kate DeWitt, ECE, as our new playschool teacher along with Jes Lennox and Julia Linnay as teacher assistants. Come meet the teachers and check out the beautifully renovated playschool in Manson’s Hall. Children 2.5 – 5 years old and their families [...]
PLAYSCHOOL! Calling all parents of children aged 2 1/2 – 5 years! Renovations to the Manson’s Hall Playschool are nearly complete and we’re getting ready to move back into the beautiful “new” space in January 2014. Now is the time to share your ideas, hopes and dreams for the upcoming program. Join us for a [...]
There is a new “super tax credit” for charitable donations.
Traditionally the Federal Government gives taxpayers a non-refundable credit of 15% on the first $200 of charitable donations, and 29% on the remainder, subject to a limit of 75% of your Net Income.
Starting in the 2013 tax year and lasting until 2017, they will [...]
Nail, Sail, and Bail Teams Wanted Cortes Day July 20, 2013 Each team consists on two persons and there is room at the beach for a minimum of four and a maximum of six teams. Teams register at Mansons Hall Office with $30 entry fee Teams assemble at Smelt Bay at 11:00 am. Boat building [...]
The SCCA welcomes Diane Daly, David Drysdale and Mags Johnston to the Board of Directors. They were elected at the annual general meeting May 28 when the membership re-elected Julian Ayers, Myrna Kerr, Jim Murphy and John Sprungman to the board. Desta Beattie was elected last year to a two-year term.
At the [...]
Annual General Meeting – 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 28
Official Opening – New Manson’s Landing Post Office
Come and thank the volunteers who made it happen
Major renovations to the hall begin in June
Hear about the plans to revitalize [...]
The Southern Cortes Community Association greatly appreciates the support of Emcon Services management and Cortes crew in our current project to improve the access to Manson’s Landing Community Hall. In conjunction with the soon-to-open new office for Canada Post, we are revamping the entryway with an enlarged pedestrian patio and improved parking. Emcon has generously [...]
Thank you from the SCCA to everyone who donated to our Year End Appeal. All funds will be going towards our current renovations, and will be matched by other grants, so your donations will go twice as far! Currently, the Post Office renovation is underway, and soon we will begin to work on the old [...]
Thank you to the Coastal Community Credit Union for the Quadra Legacy Grant awarded to the Southern Cortes Community Association. The grant will go towards the renovation of the old library room at Manson’s Hall. We are grateful for the support of the CCCU in helping us improve our community hall.
Festive fun and feasting was had by all who came together for another Community Christmas dinner at Manson’s Hall. We figure around 200 plates of delicious food came out of that turkey and salmon potluck buffet dinner. A wonderful mood was created with piano music by Elisabeth, Tamara, Angelica and Tiffany followed by the lively [...]
Manson’s Hall with Post Office in New Roomto left of Main Entrance. See PO article below.
There were many positive changes at Manson’s Landing Community Hall this year, and there are more to come in the new year.
In 2012 the Pioneer Room where islanders and visitors gather to eat, visit [...]
Lakehouse is a small but potentially expanding collective of people dedicated to engaging with our youth in a creative and uplifting learning environment. Marni and Sheena were involved with Lakehouse Learning Community at Linnaea last year, began renting the room above the pioneer room at Manson’s Hall at the beginning of the summer of 2012. [...]
Everyone welcome to come to the annual Community Christmas Dinner at Manson’s Hall Saturday December 15th. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy will be served. Please bring a potluck veggie dish or salad with a serving utensil or a finger food dessert to add to the feast. Doors open at 5:00 pm and dinner starts [...]