Posted on January 14, 2009
The MHBPNA winter newsletter is now being delivered to your home. We have several thousand residents living in this great downtown location so we always need help distributing it. If you can deliver some (even to just your own block) please email us at email@example.com.
Posted on January 14, 2009
Two citizen advisors are being sought for the City of Kitchener’s new $5 million Local Environmental Action Fund (LEAF) steering committee. Deadline for citizen advisor application is Jan. 30 by 5 p.m.
The two citizen advisors will be members of the public who are environmental experts and/or community leaders with experience in granting organizations. A two-year commitment is required, with the evaluation work to occur in each of 2009 and 2010 between mid-February and mid-April.
The applicants must also be passionate about improving Kitchener’s biophysical environment, and at least one of the two citizen advisors must provide environmental expertise in one or more of the following areas:
· Climate change;
· Mitigation and/or adaptation;
· Public awareness of environmental issues;
· Air quality;
· Energy use and efficiency;
· Alternative energy sources;
· Land trusts and natural lands management, and/or
· Green transportation, walkable communities and alternatives to the automobile.
Nomination forms, submission information and further information about the LEAF steering committee can be found at www.kitchener.ca/leaf
Posted on December 1, 2008
Mt. Hope – Breithaupt Park Neighbourhood Association Meeting.
Monday, December 8th, 2008
7-9 pm Room 201
This meeting is open to anyone interested in knowing more about what’s happening in our community. Please come out and meet your neighbours.
Here are the minutes from the last meeting. Read them to see what ideas have been presented.
Posted on June 12, 2008
Meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month at Kitchener City Hall,
Conestoga Room, from 7:00 to 9:00.
Remaining meeting dates in 2008 are: December 17.
Contact: Rick or Rita, 519-576-9645
Blueprint for Poverty Reduction:
Legacy for an Inclusive Ontario
Social Planning Network of Ontario
Thursday November 27, 2008
1:30 pm—3:30 pm
St. Marks Lutheran Church Parish Hall
825 King St W, Kitchener
Use rear entrance, Parking is limited
Endorse the 25 in 5 declaration—visit www. 25in5.ca
Videos of the 25 in 5 Forum keynote speaker and local panel presentations can be viewed at
If you need information or accommodations please contact Kim Cox at 519-579-1096 or firstname.lastname@example.org
City hall skating rink opens
KITCHENER – If the snow hasn’t already tipped off Kitchener residents, the one sure sign that winter is on its way is when the city hall skating rink opens.
The rink opens Saturday, November 22 at 9 a.m., weather permitting.
Everyone is welcome to enjoy free skating Sunday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Posted on June 11, 2008
Some folks wonder how they can become involved in the community?
—Read the Newsletter which is delivered to your home, or pick up a copy at the Breithaupt Centre
–Visit the Breithaupt Centre to see all their programs
–Watch this Blog for upcoming events, meetings etc.
–To help deliver the newsletter, or help with its production or writing, email email@example.com
–If you have general questions, or would like an event added to this Blog, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
–If you are interested in being part of planning a new community garden within the MHBPNA, please email Wayne Miedema at email@example.com