Thank you to Kickit Dance Studio AND Everyone who helped with our Christmas bin fundraiser.
Thank you to Kickit Dance Studio – Island Lakes for renewing their business membership. Their continued support as a business member ensures our goals to the community continue.
Our Christmas bin fundraiser was very successful this year. We raised $473.15 with 50% dedicated to the Christmas Cheer Board and 50% dedicated to the ILRG for projects. Thank you to all of our businesses for their support, but in particular Island Lakes Dental for their generous contribution to the fundraiser.
Congratulations to our Winners:
Molly (11-13 age group)
Waverley (8-10 age group)
ELF LISA is at it again! Don’t you just LOVE Elves?
Time is short, but your kiddos have so much energy and excitement this time of year so let them have fun and try for a prize!
See below for categories and instructions. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off the submissions to Island Lakes Pharmacy before 11:59 pm December 25, 2022.
Don’t forget to put your child’s first name, last initial, age, phone number and membership number on the entry.
The documents are below.
NOTE: ILRG STILL NEEDS A VOLUNTEER TO FILL THE POSITION OF SPECIAL EVENTS DIRECTOR.
Without a volunteer, the larger community traditions will not be able to be held.
If you, or someone you know, is able to help with these events please contact a board member directly or email
Three of our Island Lakes Residents received this wonderful recognition recently. If you know of others, please let us know so they can be recognized also.
The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal or The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal is a commemorative medal created to mark the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession in 1952. The medal is being awarded to 1,000 recipients in Manitoba for their contributions.
Lindsey Wilson for all his work with the ILRG Board
Rashmi Saxena for her work on We Got This Canada
Colleen Tackaberry for her work with Transcona Council for Seniors
Tyler Smith for his work as past president of Island Lakes School Parent Advisory Council
Hayden is the NEW OWNER and Manager of Yami Garden Restaurant at the Island Lakes Clock Tower. Hayden’s goal is to offer the community, to the best of his ability, good food and value for his customers. Hayden has been in business for over 20 years in Canada. A number of individuals have commented on the Island Lakes Residents Only Facebook Page on the food and service they received. Check them out for yourself!
Our sign is showing its age. Are there any
architects in our community that would be willing
to design us a new sign? Something that would
blend in with our community’s nautical theme,
complement the clock tower and also our
lighthouse sign at the entrance of De La
Seigneurie and Bishop Grandin. Maybe also
include a bench and shrubs and pots similar to
De La Seigneurie. Submit your drawings to
“The Pot Lady”
MTERRA Legal Services was founded by Maureen Terra in early 2021. Maureen has over 18 years of real estate law experience, including 12 years with the land titles office as a district registrar, before launching her own boutique real estate law firm. She was recently joined by Gitish Bhardwaj, who relocated from Chandigarh, India where he had a successful law practice for more than 14 years with the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana and can also offer services in Hindi, Punjabi and Bengali. Clients are the focus of the firm, offering a broad range of legal services surrounding real estate, including the purchase, sale and financing of both residential homes and commercial properties, subdivisions and condominium development. Maureen has been a proud resident of the Island Lakes community for 9 years, where she lives with her two sons, both of whom also work in the family business.
15 Scurfield Boulevard
There have been a number of sighting reported recently in Island Lakes and neighboring areas. The ILRG Board wants everyone to be aware and use extreme caution. A Conservation Officer at Manitoba Conservation and Climate advised that there have been no reported attacks on people, however, there have been a small number of attacks on small dogs. He suggested people buy noise makers and a carry a walking stick for use in the event that an animal comes too close.
BE WILDLIFE SMART!
The ILRG Annual General Meeting was held Wednesday, November 16 at the Southdale Community Centre. Along with your ILRG Board Members, Matt Allard, Councillor and Honourable Andrew Smith, Minister of Sport, Culture and Heritage were in attendance. Lynne Kuzie was sworn in as the new Treasurer, replacing Terry Bias who served for many years. Our thanks again to Terry for all the work he has done over the years. Thank you too, to Wayne Nyysola, who stepped down as Special Events Director. This position remains open for anyone wanting to volunteer! Chantale Thurston was re-elected as Secretary, Rashmi Saxena was re-elected as Communications-Social Media. Helen Lymburner agreed to remain for a final two year term as Adopt-A-Pot Coordinator, Resident Memberships and Community Update Newsletter Editor. Lynne Kuzie will be helping Helen with the Newsletter. Helen would love help with the Adopt-A-Pot program. Please consider volunteering.