2019 Newsletter & Grants Announcement

2019-10-04 07.55.18Another busy year for our organization!  Click here to view our 2019 newsletter including our latest announcement for community grants:

The LNTCFS is pleased to announce our decision to donate $ 110,000 for 2018/19 to be disbursed as follows:

  • $ 30,000 has been allocated to Barriere Secondary School (BSS) 2020 Graduates for student awards (scholarships and/or bursaries).  As with previous years, these awards will be administered through BSS;
  • $ 80,000 has been allocated for distribution through our community grants program. Click here for grant application forms and guidelines. All applications received by December 31, 2019 will be reviewed by the LNTCFS board members who will award the money to successful applicants.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

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Advance notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 7:00pm at the North Thompson Activity Centre located at 4936 Barriere Town Road (District of Barriere Building), at which time it is intended that Directors be elected for the ensuing year. As per the by-laws of the Society:

A member seeking to stand for election as a Director on the Board of the Society must meet the following criteria:

    1. A person must be a member in good standing.
    2. A person must submit a written nomination, signed by two other members in good standing.
    3. A person has not been convicted of an indictable criminal offence unless they have obtained a pardon.
    4. A person has agreed, in writing, to abide by the Constitution and Bylaws & Declaration of Commitment.
    5. A person has completed a written Personal Disclosure of potential conflict of interest, with explanation of how it may be a conflict.

Persons interested in standing for election shall submit a resume by October 18, 2019 to:

Election Committee
Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society
Box 983
Barriere, BC V0E 1E0
Or via email to LNTCFSociety@telus.net

Our 2019 Financial Statement has now been posted to our website and is available for review.

100 Trees Planted by Barriere Elementary Children

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society’s 2019 summer students helped instruct and assist Susan Bondar with planting 100 trees behind the Barriere Elementary school for an outdoor class.

https://www.barrierestarjournal.com/news/100-trees-planted-by-barriere-elementary-students/17109849_web1_BES-Tree-Plant-Daniel-Puscasa

2018 Grants Announcement

The LNTCFS is pleased to announce our decision to donate $ 115,000 for 2017/18 to be disbursed as follows:

  • $ 35,000 has been allocated to Barriere Secondary School (BSS) 2019 Graduates for student awards (scholarships and/or bursaries).  As with previous years, these awards will be administered through BSS;
  • $ 80,000 has been allocated for distribution through our community grants program. Click here for grant application forms and guidelines. All applications received by December 31, 2018 will be reviewed by the LNTCFS board members who will award the money to successful applicants.

2018 Community Meetings, Open House & Dinner with the LNTCFS

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The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society (LNTCFS)
hereby wish to invite you to our:

2018 Accountability Meetings, Open House & Dinner with the LNTCFS

At one of the following locations:

  • McLure Community Fire Hall: Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Squam Bay Community Hall: Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • Barriere: LNTCFS Open House, 4737 Gilbert Drive (1st left Barriere Industrial Park): Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • Chu Chua Community Hall: Thursday, July 19, 2018
  • Little Fort Community Hall: Thursday, July 26, 2018

All dinners to begin at 5:30pm, with Community meetings to follow at 6:30pm

We want your input and feedback:

 Learn about your community forest, Share your ideas about the Lower North Thompson’s future

 Please Attend, Enjoy a Meal, and Have Your Say

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