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In Case of Inclement Weather
We are currently revising our protocol for inclement weather. Historically, we have canceled programs whenever school buses are not running.

On January 21st there was an Extreme Cold Warning which led to school buses being canceled. That said, the roads had been plowed and getting to the Coronation Centre was not too much of a risky task.

Moving forward, for any closures or cancellations please check our Facebook page: 
www.facebook.com/coronation50Plus.

You may also join our mailing list to be informed of any class cancellations. Please send an email to dbrooks@niagarafalls.ca.

Thank you.
Facility Closure: Family Day, Monday, February 18, 2019
St Johns Ambulance: Therapy Dog (logo)
Janice her dog Quinn pose for a photo
We are delighted to introduce Janice and her beautiful dog, Quinn, to Coronation. Janice and Quinn will be visiting the Centre on Monday mornings for a friendly visit.

Quinn has passed her training and is now a fully fledged Therapy Dog.  Dogs like Quinn have been improving lives on a daily basis. Quinn loves the attention, so don't be afraid to have a chat, touch, pet or cuddle with her. 
Lunch and Movie: February 26. Serving lasagna, salad & garlic toast; "Crazy Rich Asians"
Bingo and Lunch: February 12 (buy tickets until February 8). Serving soup and a sandwich.
Poster: Aquatics Class Registration (online or at the Coronation Centre)
For members who had signed up for the Thursday classes in the last session, we cancelled one class due to Tammy being ill. If you are registering online for the next session, please know that we have credited your account and you will have the option to use that credit on your next registration. Please see the image below as to what it will look like.
Screen shot: Registration page showing $10 credit for cancelled class.
Poster: Art Show at the Niagara Falls Library (February) at 4848 Victoria Avenue
Poster: Monday Mingle 1:30 to 3 p.m. every Monday. Live entertainment, music, food, cash bar, 50/50 draw. $4 tickets until Friday ($5 at the door)
Logo: True Rainbow Tours Inc.
You’re invited to our 5th annual
OPEN HOUSE
 
When:  Tuesday, February 19
Time:   10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Coronation Centre, 5925 Summer St, Niagara Falls (in the Main Hall)
 
Please join us to learn about the wonderful tours in store for 2019…

We have fantastic day trips and overnight adventures for you!


Enjoy some delicious GOODIES!  
MEET UP WITH FELLOW TRAVELERS!

Questions? More info?
Call 905-357-4785
Email debbie@truerainbow.com,
tours@truerainbow.com
 
Looking forward to seeing you then!
Sending a very big THANK YOU!
Pat Essex poses for a photo
We are sad to announce that Pat Essex who has run our Coronation Clothing Closet, is retiring as her role of Closet Coordinator. Pat has worked tirelessly for the past seven years in the closet, arranging all the clothing, laundering, coming in on the weekends to sort through the donations just so that our Closet looked in tip top shape. Pat also helped run our Fashion Shows, which have been marvelous fundraisers for the Centre.

Thanks, Pat, from all of the staff, the volunteers who have worked for you, and the customers, for doing an absolutely outstanding job.
Welcome
Helen Keough poses for a photo
With these big shoes to fill, we are delighted to have one of the Closet volunteers step up and fill this huge role. We welcome Helen Keough to the role of Closet Coordinator. Helen is very excited to take on the job and we are extremely grateful to her for stepping up to the plate and taking this role.
Logo: Imagine Niagara Falls 2030
Imagine Niagara Falls 2030

Thank you for taking part in our survey, Imagine Niagara Falls 2030. Your ideas and feedback are very much appreciated and will help us plan for the next 10 years as our city grows. Our next task is to analyze the results and report back. Updates will be posted at letstalk.niagarafalls.ca. 
Poster: Walk free on the indoor track at the Niagara Falls YMCA every day from November 1 to February 28. Conditions apply.
Walk Free and Stay on Track

Until February 28 you can walk the indoor track at the Niagara Falls YMCA free of charge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. The Niagara Falls YMCA is located at the MacBain Community Centre (7150 Montrose Road, Niagara Falls).

Please present your valid, government issued photo ID at the front desk upon arrival.

This special offer is available exclusively to residents of Niagara Falls, age 16+.

For more information, please visit niagarafalls.ca
Next Month
Poster: St. Patrick's Day special menu at the Cafe
Eat, Drink & Be Irish

Join us on Friday, March 15 at the Coronation Cafe for a special lunch of corned beef and cabbage.

Green beer and wine will be available, too!
Announcement: class cancellation
There will be NO Yoga on the following days:

Friday, February 1st at 9:30 a.m.
Monday, February 4th at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, February 5th at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, February 6th at 9:30 a.m.
Friday, February 8th at 9:30 a.m.

We will be extending the February session to accommodate the missed classes.

New session end dates:
Monday, February 11th
Tuesday, February 19th
Wednesday, February 20th
Friday, February 22nd
Class cancellations e-mailing list
To receive e-mail notifications about class cancellations, please email DJ at dbrooks@niagarafalls.ca.
 
Logo: Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
 Would you like to help members in your community with low or modest incomes file their tax returns for free, and receive government benefits to which they may be entitled?

What is the CVITP?
The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is an unique initiative within the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), where individuals with modest incomes and a simple income tax situation can have their income tax prepared free of charge by volunteers in their community. They have been offering this service for 47 years.


The CVITP supports community organizations by offering training and free income tax software for volunteers.  The CRA also provides guidance and Efiling software to community organization coordinators as they deliver the program.

The Coronation Centre has agreed to host a clinic for the upcoming tax season. Is this something you may be interested in doing?

Stay tuned for more info coming soon.

Volunteers needed
Please consider volunteering with us.

We have shifts available once a week, once or month, or just occasionally. The Coronation Centre relies heavily on our volunteers to run our programs and to keep our clothing store and cafe open.

Applications are available at the office. Simply fill in your availability, i.e. day and time and we will match you up.

Thanks, folks.
Smiling people
MEMBERSHIP FEES 2019
Residents $32.00
(28.32 + $3.68 HST)
Visit the Coronation website for more information on programming www.niagarafalls.ca/coronation
Logo: Facebook
Advertisers
Please visit our advertiser's web pages
by clicking on the boxes below.
Frizzell Dental: Dental care for seniors 6144 McLeod Road, Niagara Falls, 905-356-8613
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True Rainbow Tours Inc.
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Hanover Holidays
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Willoughby Manor
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Emerald Retirement Residence
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Revera Retirement Living at Lundy Manor
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Bayshore Home Health: private home care services, nursing and companionship. Free consultation. 905-688-5214.
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Craft House Cafe Menu
Monday
Baked pork chops
with mashed potato & vegetables

Tuesday
Toasted western
with coleslaw

Wednesday
Pork Picadillo
with garlic toast

Thursday
Italian baked chicken
with baked potato & vegetables

Friday
Meatloaf
with mashed potatoes
Inspirational quote: start where you are, use what you have, do what you can
Advisory Committee
ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Chair
Bob Handley

Vice Chair
Charlotte Gooder

Members
Don Van Alstine
Mark Sargeson
Lisa McGee
Barb Westwater
Mary Speck
Gillian Szabo
Muriel Boughner
Fred Hodder
Ruth Handley
Virginia Ladeda

Have you
moved recently?


Please visit the office to update your address or other information on file.

Thank you.
Today in History
February 20, 1945 - Welfare - Government issues Canada's first Family Allowance cheques. Ottawa, Ontario

February 13, 1954 - Agnes Macphail dies at age 63. A former country school teacher in Grey County, she became Canada's first woman MP in the 1921 federal election, and held her seat until she was defeated in 1940, and became an Ontario MPP. She was a champion of the rights of farmers, women and prisoners and was Canada's first woman delegate to the League of Nations. Toronto, Ontario

February 2, 1977 - Hockey - Toronto Maple Leafs' Ian Turnbull scores 5 goals, including his first career hat trick, in a 9-1 win over Detroit Red Wings at Maple Leaf Gardens; sets scoring record for an NHL defenceman; also the first NHL player to score five goals on just five shots. Toronto, Ontario

February 20, 2014 - Olympics - Canada's women's ice hockey team wins its fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal at the Sochi games; came back from a two-goal deficit, with Marie-Philip Poulin tying the score 2-2 with 55 seconds left in the third period and then scoring on a power play in overtime. Sochi, Russia
Logo: Coronation Closet

January sales in the Coronation Closet were
$401.10


(Jan 2  - Jan 25th )

Thank you for your
continued donations
Logo: Niagara Falls Farmers' Market
Niagara Falls Farmers Market

The Niagara Falls Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., year round!

Located at 5943 Sylvia Place, near the Main and Ferry intersection, behind the Niagara Falls History Museum.

Free parking!

Click here for more information
Quote
Report Cover: Advocating for Canadians As We Age 2018-19 (CARP)
October 2018 – CARP has released the 2018-2019 Impact Report.

This document takes a look at the important steps forward made in the past year, and looks ahead to what the organization will be advocating in 2019.

Click here to read and download your copy today!
Chair Massage
CHAIR MASSAGE
with Julia, CMT

10-minute massage for  $10

Appointments available on Tuesday, February 12th and Tuesday, February 26th from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Book your appointment at the office.
City of Niagara Falls snowplow in action
Presentation: Winter Maintenance Policy Plan Update

Council has approved the updated Winter Maintenance Policy Plan which establishes levels of service for snow and ice control across the city for all types of roadways and sidewalks, to ensure the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and services.
Read the Full Report
Gift Certificate
GIFT CERTIFICATES

The Coronation Centre sells Gift Certificates which may be purchased for a membership, registration to classes, the Café, special events or just about anything.

Gift Certificates make great gifts for friends or relatives. Spend as little or as much as you like.
Poem: The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.
Recycle Your Batteries
RECYCLE YOUR BATTERIES

Containers are located near the front entrance of the Centre for you to dispose of your batteries.

We will accept any kind of battery. Let's keep them out of our landfills.

Thanks!
Niagara Region Waste Collection logo
Presentation: Niagara Region Waste Management

At the January 15th Council Meeting, Catherine Habermebl, Acting Commissioner, Public Works, and Brad Whitelaw, Program Manager, Policy Planning, made a presentation to Council on proposed changes to collection options for the Region's next contract. The next contract is set to begin by 2021.
Read Full Article
Invitation: T. Roy Adams Humanitarian of the Year Award:
Invitation to Nominate: T. Roy Adams Humanitarian of the Year Award

The prestigious T. Roy Adams Humanitarian of the Year is awarded annually by Niagara Region to a current resident of Niagara to honour the memory of the late T. Roy Adams. This is the 17th year of the Award. The recipient will be someone who best exemplifies Roy's values and dedication to community service; a person who sees volunteerism as an integral part of their life. Nomination form and details available at niagararegion.ca.

The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2019.
Carrot Cake
Fun Holiday – Carrot Cake Day.

Celebrated annually on February 3, the holiday celebrates this cake made with carrots.

Eaten since the Middle Ages, it is thought that carrot cake came about because of the high prices and rarity of sugar.
Scent Free Zone
SCENT FREE ZONE

The chemicals used in some scented products can make some people sick, especially those with fragrance sensitivities, asthma, allergies and other medical conditions.

Please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, aftershave and other fragrances.

Thank you.
Logo: let's talk, Niagara Falls
Let's Talk Niagara Falls

The City's online engagement site allows for the community to contribute ideas and feedback on important City matters. We need your voice, Niagara Falls!

Register now online at letstalk.niagarafalls.ca
Logo: 211 (When you don't know where to turn)
211 is your connection for community resources.

With connections to over 56000 community services, 211 is your spot for information.

Just dial 2-1-1 from your telephone to your community connection!

If you or someone you know has questions about...

  • applying for financial assistance
  • children and youth services
  • finding a residence for a senior
  • services available for abused women
  • assistance with housing
  • where to go for food and clothing
  • multicultural associations
  • and much more!
Meet our staff
Manager
Hanya Nagy

Recreation Assistant
D.J. Brooks

Secretary
Victoria Rodgers

Janitors
Christine Jackson
Jason Everson

 Fitness Instructors
Cheryl Sargeson
Tammy Harrison
Tom McGregor
Judy Hernder

Aqua Instructor
Tammy Harrison

Zumba Instructors
Patti Brown
Jenn Richards

Yoga Instructor
Rene Crocco-Montagano
Quote: Keep calm and see you next month
Logo: Coronation Centre
Our mailing address is:
Coronation 50 Plus Recreation Centre.
5925 Summer Street
Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 1M7
Canada
905-356-6493
Copyright © 2019 Coronation 50 Plus Recreation Centre, All rights reserved.


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