2022 Mother's Day Flowers Fundraiser


Order deadline extended: Monday, April 25th, 2022

Delivery date: Sunday, May 1st, 2022

Mother's day: Sunday, May 8th, 2022

Mother’s Day Flower Fundraiser is back!!

With all of your contributions from the last two years, we were able to donate $5,000 to our new Shoreline Park.

This year our fundraiser is back and what better way to raise money for our neighbourhood improvements than buying flowers for Mother’s Day!

Your participation will greatly help our community!

The choices and prices of arrangements are attached. Please fill in the order form and attach it, and make sure that your orders are submitted to Jennifer Shinkewski via jenshinkewski@gmail.com on or before Monday, April 25th, 2022. Once we received your order we will issue you an invoice and Payments will be taken via PayPal (account not required). Your order will not be placed until we have received your payment. Again, the deadline will be Monday, April 25th, 2022.

Thanks for your support! Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing info@thelakescommunity.ca.


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2020 Annual General Meeting

The Lakes Community Association Annual General Meeting is set for Tuesday, November 10th at 7:00pm.

We are still seeking volunteers for our Board of Directors. Committed to continuing into 2020/21 are 2 of a potential 11 board positions as well our website coordinator. We have had a handful of people express interest but would welcome any new interest.

This Association is important as it gives The Lakes residents a stronger voice in front of our District’s Council. Moving into the new fiscal year, and approaching our AGM, we are looking for new board members to hand off our efforts, to continue the programs in place and/or create initiatives of your own.

If you think this is something you are interested in and would like an opportunity to give back to our community, please email your interest to The Lakes Community Association info@thelakescommunity.ca.

The commitment is typically minimal. Outside of the events and fundraisers above there is a monthly 1 hour board meeting. We had a great transition between the previous board members and ourselves and are looking forward to providing the same experience to new volunteers.

Please don't hesitate to email info@thelakescommunity.ca with an expression of your interest or any questions.

For the Zoom link please email info@thelakescommunity.ca.


1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Brief Review of Events and Activities

Current Concerns:

  • Community Water Supply
  • Representatives from the District of Lake Country
  • Communications and Public Engagement Specialist Ruth Sulentich
  • Councillor Jeremy Kozub
  • Utilities Manager Kiel Wilkie
  • Events
  • Flower Basket Fundraiser – May 8, 2020
  • Bottle Refund Program – Ongoing at Winfield Return-it Centre
  • Cancelled die to Covid-19 Restrictions
  • Community Clean – Up and Pancake Breakfast – April 19, 2020
  • Community Garage Sale – May 23, 2020
  • Movie Night Sept. 11, 2020
  • Traffic
  • 30km Speed Signs at Shoreline Park

3. The Lakes Community Top 5 for 2020 – Brief Updates

  1. Shoreline Park Equipment Enhancement – TBA
  2. Undeveloped Park Spaces - Community Gardens – Ashley for Kendra
  3. The Lakes Community Entrance Sign – Emil
  4. Community Watch
  5. Website Update – Michal

4. Beyond 2020 – See nomination information below

5. BC Societies Act – AGM necessary to comply

6. Reports – Financial

7. Resignation and Appointment of Board of Directors

Outgoing Directors

  • Ashley McGrath – President
  • Aaron Parker – Vice – President
  • Kendra Jones McGrath – Secretary
  • Jessica Bennett – Treasurer
  • Chad Bennett – General Director
  • Joanne Parker – General Director

Current Directors/Continuing

  • Jeff Shinkewski – President elect
  • Emil Spitkoski – General Director
  • Michal Hoppe - Website coordinator


  • There is space for 8 additional directors, including a secretary, treasurer and vice-president.
  • We have had 3 individuals with strong interest and a handful of inquiries in addition to that. We are eagerly seeking volunteers to fill these positions as many hands make light work.
  • We would love to have you involved. It would allow the Association and the community continue to pursue endeavours that add to vibrance of The Lakes Community. As the new 2020/21 Board you have the ability to create your own priorities according to the group’s interest.
  • Your volunteer time would include one 1hr meeting 8-10 months of the year. Typically each director selected one of the 4 events they would lead and then delegated tasks to other board members and any other interested volunteers. In the week or two prior to an event there may be a handful of volunteer hours needed and then your time at the majority of events. Additional tasks or endeavours certainly depend on the direction of the board.
  • Secretary and treasurer positions usually involved another 1-2 volunteers hours per month.
  • Please contact info@thelakescommunity.ca if you have questions or are interested in being part of the light-hearted team.

8. Adjournment

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