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Casino Volunteers Needed – Nov 2 & 3

volunteers needed

Do you enjoy using the ice rink or other facilities at the community center? Have you taken part in the Harvest Festival, Community Day, Christmas Singalong, or countless other events in the community?

The vast majority of our operations and events are made possible by funding from AGLC casino funds. You can have a role in helping ensure these services and events continue.

Our community needs volunteers for all positions, all times, for our casino fundraiser on Nov 2 & 3. It is hour for hour, dollar for dollar, the most impactful use of your time for fundraising in our community.

Tell your family (18+), neighbors, and friends, volunteer, and help us out!

 

Casino Fundraiser Event 
Monday November 2nd
Tuesday November 3rd
How does it work? 
The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) gives an opportunity to non-for-profits like us to receive revenue from gaming activities which could be used towards amazing community programs and projects!

  • All volunteers will be supported by a licensed casino advisor who will provide training and oversight. In minutes you will be a confident and valuable participant.
  • During your shift you will be given a meal voucher.

Where is it held?

  • Cowboys Casino – 421 12 Avenue SE

Who can volunteer?

  • Anyone 18+ years
  • This is a fun way to get to know your neighbours in our community.
  • No experience is required

Volunteer Roles 

General Manager/ Alt General Manager

  • Responsibilities include organizations’ official representative to supervise volunteers, their attendance, and their conduct at the Licensed Casino Event in the Cash Cage, the Count Room, and on the gaming floor. This position is mostly data entry.
  • A General Manager or Alternative General Manger must always remain within the Casino Facility during a Licensed Casino Event.

Banker

  • Responsibilities include maintaining Cash Cage float of chips and cash.
  • Controls safe. Primary activity during opening, closing and shift changes. Must use a computer or handheld computer in the performance of their duties.

Cashier/Chip Runner

  • Responsibilities include trading patrons’ chips for cash. Ability to count chips accurately in increments of 5 and 25 as well as count back cash a huge asset. Will be handling large amounts of chips and cash.
  • Minimal use handheld computer in the performance of their duties.

Count Room Supervisor:

  • Responsibilities include utilize a computer to record counting activities. Supervises count room volunteers.

Count Room:

  • Responsibilities include sort, count, verify and amalgamate cash. One person will use a computer.

Who does this Benefit?
This major fundraising event provides our Community with funding which supports many of our projects, programs and events. Please consider volunteering for this fun event and help support our Community!

How to Volunteer?
Sign Up Today! CLICK HERE to Volunteer!

Important Note

  • For those of you who registered to volunteer for the Casino Event that was to be held in June 2020 and was cancelled due to COVID-19. You will have to re-register and fill out the AGLC Volunteer Application again for the November Casino Event.
  • All COVID-19 precautions will be in place for everyone’s safety.

Should you have any questions please contact Connie (Casino Coordinator) at bookkeeper-BTCA@shaw.ca

Banff Trail Community AGM – Sept 19

 Thank you to all community members who participated in this morning’s AGM! It was great seeing everyone again and hearing your comments and ideas.

Our newly elected board of directors for the upcoming year:

President: Rolland Lequier
Vice President: Wanda Rose
Treasurer: Marlise Westeinde
Secretary: Jennifer Joss
Directors: America Astete, Llyal Grummett, Wayne Howse, Kerstin Plaxton, Ravenmoon Spicer, Ervin Tong, Todd Urness, John Rowland

Banff Trail Community would like to thank Andy Boothman, Tracy Thompson, and John Bannerman for their service and hard work over the past year(s). We are sad to see you step down from our board of directors. It’s thanks to people like you that make Banff Trail a great community to live in!

Banff Trail Community AGM – Saturday Sept 19

AGM

We invite all residents to the BTCA AGM! Do you have ideas on how to improve our community? Do you have a strong vision on community development? Would you like to volunteer and get to know your community better? Come out and get involved!
Saturday Sept 19, 10 AM at the Banff Trail Community Centre
2115 20 Ave NW
Update – Sept 19, 2020
Thank you to all community members who participated in this morning’s AGM! It was great seeing everyone again and hearing your comments and ideas.
Our newly elected board of directors for the upcoming year:
President: Rolland Lequier
Vice President: Wanda Rose
Treasurer: Marlise Westeinde
Secretary: Jennifer Joss
Directors: America Astete, Llyal Grummett, Wayne Howse, Kerstin Plaxton, Ravenmoon Spicer, Ervin Tong, Todd Urness, John Rowland
Banff Trail Community would like to thank Andy Boothman, Tracy Thompson, and John Bannerman for their service and hard work over the past year(s). We are sad to see you step down from our board of directors. It’s thanks to people like you that make Banff Trail a great community to live in!

Neighbour Day – Saturday June 22

2020.NeighborDay

Neighbour day is next Saturday June 20. Unfortunately, this year we won’t be able to hold our usual celebration at the community centre, but we would like to encourage all our neighbours to participate in spreading kindness and celebrate our community.

Check our poster for some ideas, or share some of your own!

Please Take Care of Yourself and Your Neighbours

2020.Covid-19 PosterWe encourage everyone who is healthy and able to help their neighbours during this time when we could all use a hand. This could include helping get medication, groceries, walking a pet, or even just a chat on the phone.

Please consider printing the attached document, adding your information, and drop it off in a neighbour’s mailbox or in the lobby of your apartment building.

We understand that many of our residents may not be online, so please help spread the word!

As our mayor encourages, “Clean hands, clear heads, open hearts”