Hélène Giroux

Chair: Community Committee

Members:

Carolyn McAskie, Member of Board, Former President Wakefield Ensemble
Ken Bouchard, Wakefield Trails, former VP Wakefield Ensemble
Jackie Hansen, Wakefield Christmas Market
Dayna Chicoine, Aegle Events

Mandate:

To support issues of concern to the community as a whole, particularly non-profit citizen and volunteer groups, providing a dynamic and focused community forum for discussion, support and action for community driven initiatives which reflect the Wakefield spirit of volunteerism and community.

Major Initiatives:

  • Festivals and Events: a) Community Volunteer Data Bank; b) Community Festivals and Events Calendar; c) Community Inventory of Resources for Festivals and Events; d) comprehensive listings of events with links to individual websites.
  • Wakefield Spring: be the community voice for input to enhancement of the Wakefield spring.
  • Earth Day: a) manage Chamber participation in Earth Day 2016, including eco information to be provided by Chamber members, both for profit and non-profit; b) host Earth Day “WED Talks” on green issues.
  • Fleurons du Québec: connect with Provincial authorities to start preparing Wakefield to compete as a “Municipalité Fleurons”.
  • Wakefield Village Christmas lights and welcome sign: Put up the lights in Memorial Park and arrange for renovation of Wakefield Village Sign.