Announcements

Updates to weekly announcements
Note the following changes to the weekly announcements for 14 January 2020: Drill team and flag party tryouts are moved to Friday at 7:30pm - bring parade boots.
Parent's Committee Meeting Moved
The next meeting of the parents committee has been moved to Tuesday, 14 January 2020 at 1900 hrs. This meeting will be a budget meeting where parents can have their say on the budget for the remainder of the cadet year. The budget discussions will also include fundraising opportunities. For more details contact President Tammy Rent (3016armypresident@gmail.com).
COs Announcements
1. Welcome Back!!! Hope all had a great Christmas and a safe New Year. This last half of the training year will have a lot of training, activities, due dates upon us and a lot of fun!. Come switch on and ready to train! 2. 7 Jan 2020 a. CO’s Parade i. Dress is CO’s Dress (Full dress uniform with tie) b. Camp Forms are due – Last day to hand in your camp forms c. Parents Meeting – Right after the parade is over. 3. Parents Meetings a. The first Tuesday of every month/CO’s Parade is a parents meeting right after the parade. It is mandatory for parents to attend. This is the time that The CO will have any updates and your chance to address the CO. b. This is also the time the Unit Support Committee will give updates and fundraising and any help they may need to assist your cadets in having a uniform, money to do fun activities that are not covered by DND. PLEASE ATTEND
Marksmanship Announcements
There will be a MANDATORY Marksmanship Team meeting on Tuesday January 7th for parents and cadets, this only includes the following: >> CWO Lam >> WO Petkau >> WO Rose >> Sgt Basu >> MCpl Robertson >> Cpl Gerrard >> Cpl Wall >> Sgt Pratt >> MCpl Lacusta >> Cpl Wells >> MCpl Oree >> MCpl Duckworth >> Cpl Buss >> MCpl Grabowski >> Cdt Atienza Meeting will be held immediately after closing parade at 2110hrs. The calendar at the beginning of the year states that there is a practice Sunday January 5th. Timings for this practice will be from 10am-1pm at the Calgary Police Service Headquarters located at 5111 47 St NE. Please ensure of a prompt pick up as we only have the facility till noon. Another practice will be held January 12 from 8:30am-12pm. Same location. Again please ensure a prompt pickup. Another practice will be held on January 19th from 8:30am-12pm. Same location. Again please ensure a prompt pick up. Our final marksmanship team practice will be 2nd of February from 10am-2pm. Same location and the cadets will be shooting their competition targets. A later practice is to ensure the cadets are well rested and fed before shooting their targets. Parents will be welcome to come and watch and cadets will be assigned a 10am-12pm timing or a 12pm-2pm timing. Please arrive a little early so we can have everyone signed in and ready to go for 10am! After this competition shoot we will not find out results of who made it to the Provincial Marksmanship competition until the beginning of March and hopefully we can announce this on CO’s parade in March. If there are any further concerns or questions please contact Capt Daum at Melissa.daum@outlook.com. As CI Gerrard is on vacation for the first few weeks in January.
Summer camp presentation
All parents who have cadets who wish to attend summer camp **MUST** attend the summer camp presentation on Tuesday. Forms will be available for camp selection. Note that parents who have sent their cadets to camp before will have a shorter briefing than parents who have not sent their cadet to camp. Returning parents will be briefed first and first-time parents afterwards as the first-time parent presentation is longer.
Announcements for 10 Dec 2019
// 1. Sell tickets for “stuff your stocking” cash raffle – must bring to Christmas party \\ // 2. Christmas Party on Sunday from 3pm-7pm, Bring a gift up to $15 if you wish to participate in the gift exchange \\ // 3. Swim night next week at Genesis Place at 6:30pm – bring locker money, wear appropriate swim wear, bring a towel \\ // 4. Camp information session at 7pm upstairs in Genesis Place – If your cadet wants to go to camp a parent must attend and get the forms \\ // 5. Summer camp forms due next week after camp information session \\ // 6. Marksmanship training on 22 December 2019 – details TBD \\ // 7. Cadets return on 07 January 2020 \\ // 8. Band last night is next Monday – all cadets welcome to come join the band – Ag Building (upstairs) from 7pm-9pm \\
Corp Christmas Party
The Christmas Party is on December 15th 3:00-7:00 pm at the Crossfield Community Hall. Please sign up for the potluck here: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/60b0d4fabac2ba4ff2-3016 Please make enough for your family plus a little bit extra. Every family is also asked to bring a litre of pop or juice so that we have enough for everyone to drink. Coffee and tea will be supplied. Cadets should bring a unisex gift (limit no more than $15) for the gift exchange. On the potluck signup link, please also indicate number of siblings and their ages who will be attending the party. Dress is civilian clothing.
Parents Committee Meeting / Food Donation
Just a reminder that there is a Parents Committee Meeting Tuesday, December 3, at 1900 hrs (7pm) upstairs at the school. Cadets are reminded to bring items for the food bank boxes as well.
Drill Team Practice Tonight
Title: Drill Team Practice Date: Wednesday 20 November, 2019 Time: 1900 - 2100 hrs Location: Airdrie Fire Department (2525 Chinook Winds Drive - Across from W.H. Croxford) Dress: civilians (bring parade boots) OIC: OCdt Rent General: Please park in front parking lot. ** For members of the drill team **
Airdrie Fire Hall
Marksmanship practice Sunday November 24
Title: Marksmanship team practice Date: Sunday November 24, 2019 Time: 08:00 - 12:00 Location: CPS Headquarters, 5111 47 Street NE Dress: casual General: marksmanship team members only; no lunch or food required; water bottle is optional; must arrive promptly at 08:00 am. Capt. DAUM and CV Gerrard are contact officers.
CPS Headquarters
New Site for 3016 Airdire Cadets Coming Soon
Please bear with us while we rebuild our website. Also stay tuned as functionality and features get published. If you have any questions, please direct them to CI Hale (shale3016@gmail.com).