Weekly Announcements (07/11/19)

211 Air Cadet Sqn Captain Fortin and WO2 Hatzis laying wreathes at the Westboro Cenotaph

 

Weekly Activities

Band

When: Friday November 8th from 18hr30 to 21hr00

Where: Ottawa Technical Secondary School (485 Donald St)

 

Pipes and Drums Workshop

When: Friday November 8th from 18hr30 to 20hr00

Where: Robert E. Wilson Public School (373 McArthur Ave)

Other Information: If you have any interest in pipes and drums, even if you have no prior experience and are just curious, please come out to the workshop and learn more.

 

Marksmanship

When: Friday November 8th from 18hr30 (for returning cadets) or 19hr00 (for new this year) to 21hr00

Where: QMO (142 Chemin Freeman)

 

Biathlon

When: Saturday November 9th from 10hr00 to 12hr00

Where: Main (west) entrance of Billings Bridge Walmart

Dress: Appropriate sports gear for the weather, will be doing a run along the river.

Other Information: Be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. Please email 211squadronbiathlon@gmail.com to confirm attendance. Fitness is the most important quality of a good biathlete, and we encourage any cadet hoping to compete this year to run/ski as often as they can!

 

Senior Ground School [Cancelled]

Other Information: No ground school on Monday November 11th, as it is Remembrance Day.

 

Drill Team

When: Tuesday November 12th from 18hr30 to 20hr30

Where: Gym 2 at NDHS

Dress: Civilian attire with parade boots.

 

 

Single Activities

Beechwood National War Cemetery Ceremony [Corrected Time]

When: Sunday November 10th from 14hr30 to 16hr30

Where: Croix du Sacrifice, Beechwood National War Cemetery (280 Beechwood Ave.)

Dress: C-1 (with parkas)

Other Information: Cadets will act as wreath layers. All cadets with uniforms attending the ceremony must have both the parka and fleece liner, the cadet toque, and any black gloves (can be civilian). If a cadet does not have a parka, they must arrive in civilian clothing (white dress shirt with black pants and shoes) with gloves and a toque.

 

Westboro Remembrance Day Parade

When: Monday November 11th from 12hr00 to 15hr00

Where: Westboro Legion (389-391 Richmond Rd)

Dress: C-1 (with parkas)

Other Information: A hot dog lunch will be provided. A letter explaining why the cadet has been permitted by their parent to be excused from school can be found here. All cadets with uniforms attending the ceremony must have both the parka and fleece liner, the cadet toque, and any black gloves (can be civilian). If a cadet does not have a parka, they must arrive in civilian clothing (white dress shirt with black pants and shoes) with gloves and a toque.

 

Fall FTX (Field Training Exercise)

When: Friday November 15th at 17hr45 to Sunday November 17th at 16hr00

Where: Pick-up and drop-off are at NDHS (FTX will occur at Camp Smitty Outdoor Centre)

Dress: Please see the kit list

Other Information: If you are unable to obtain an item on the kit list please feel free to talk to one of the officers or email 211.activities@gmail.com.

 

Level 5 Workshop

When: Saturday November 23rd from 08hr30 to 16hr30

Where: Salaberry Armoury (188 Alexandre Taché Blvd, Hull)

 

Emergency First Aid Course

When: Sunday November 24th from 08hr00 to 17hr00

Where: To be determined

Dress: Comfortable and appropriate civilian attire for practical exercises, long hair must be tied back.

Other Information: To participate cadets must have turned 13 years old by September 1st, 2019. Cadets will need paper and a pencil to take notes, and a lunch for the day. All spots are filled currently, another course will be offered in the new year.

 

 

Other Events and Information

Updated Cadet Guidebook

All cadets, especially new ones, please be aware of the updated Cadet Guidebook, which you can download in PDF format from the home page of the squadron webpage.  The cadet guidebook will help you understand how the squadron works and provide you with the knowledge of what you need to know to properly function in the squadron.   It is to your great benefit to familiarize yourself with this resource.  You don’t have to download it, but you should at least go through it online.  It’s there to access whenever necessary.

 

Clothing Drive

Dear Cadets, Parents, Neighbours of Cadets and Parents, Friends of Neighbours of Cadets and Parents, Friends of Neighbours of Cadets and Parents and their families, Friends of Neighbours of Cadets and Parents and their families and their extended friends and families too, significant acquaintances and insignificant acquaintances and anyone else who likes/wants a clean home:

The SSC is conducting a fundraiser to raise money for the Squadron and our partner is Value Village.  Value Village will write a cheque to the Squadron for bags of clothing and other things they accept for donations.  We’re looking to fill 300 garbage bags so your participation and assistance getting the word out can really lead to a clean home and money in the bank of the Squadron.

On Sunday November 24th, from 11:30 – 2:30 pm you can drop off your donations at Notre Dame High School.  We’re renting a large truck to bring the donations to Value Village so please help us fill it up! You can view the flyer here for more information on what is acceptable.

https://211aircadets.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/VV-Flyer-generic.pdf

Thank you for your support and wishing you a clean home for the Christmas season!

 

Regular Training Night

When: Wednesday November 13th from 18hr15 to 21hr00

Where: Drop-off and Pick-up are at NDHS

Dress: Cadets are to be in C3, and any cadets without a uniform are to dress in a white shirt, black pants, and black shoes. 

 

 

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