mary winspear centre

Memorial Park Society

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The Memorial Park Society is part of the Mary Winspear Centre's rich history. In 1921, the Sidney Athletic Association and Sidney Women's Auxiliary acquired 12-acres of land in Sidney for the community to use for athletic and recreational purposes. The Memorial Park Society was established and the park was named the North Saanich War Memorial Park in honour of the local men lost in the First World War. The park also included an athletic field and children's playground. The Society managed the park for many years, and in 1993 also took on management of SANSCHA Hall located on the park grounds.

The Memorial Park Society (MPS) was central to the planning and construction of the Mary Winspear Centre and the war memorial located outside the centre. 

The Society continues to oversee the Mary Winspear Centre and Blue Heron Park in trust for the communities of the Saanich Peninsula.

MEMORIAL PARK SOCIETY AGM - Tuesday, May 22 at 7:00pm 

Minutes:
January 24, 2017
February 28, 2017
March 28, 2017
May 23, 2017
June 27, 2017
October 24, 2017
November 28, 2017
January 23, 2018
March 6, 2018

Agendas:
January 24, 2017
February 28, 2017
March 28, 2017
May 23, 2017
June 27, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 24, 2017
November 28, 2017
January 23, 2018
March 6, 2018
April 10, 2018

 

 

Board of Directors

  • Brad Edgett – Executive Director
  • Richard Paquette – President
  • John Bell – Past Chair
  • Bill Blair – Treasurer
  • Sheilah Fea - Vice Chair/Foundation Chair 
  • Mel Sangha – Director
  • Christie Hall – Director
  • Conny McBride - Director 
  • Dick Reynolds - Director 
  • Jane Hall – Director
  • Tim Chad – Sidney Council Liaison
  • Heather Gartshore - North Saanich Council Liaison 
  • Barb Menzies - SD63 Appointed Liaison
  • Elsie McMurphy - SD63 Appointed Liaison