Neighbourhood Mobilization Alliance (NMA)

"We are a group of your neighbours interested in making our neighbourhood a better, safer and more attractive place to live"

Meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month at Kitchener City Hall,
Conestoga Room, from 7:00 to 9:00.

Remaining meeting dates in 2008 are: December 17.

Contact: Rick or Rita, 519-576-9645

Blueprint for Poverty Reduction:
Legacy for an Inclusive Ontario

Marvyn Novick,
Social Planning Network of Ontario

Thursday November 27, 2008
1:30 pm—3:30 pm
St. Marks Lutheran Church Parish Hall
825 King St W, Kitchener
Use rear entrance, Parking is limited

Endorse the 25 in 5 declaration—visit www. 25in5.ca
Videos of the 25 in 5 Forum keynote speaker and local panel presentations can be viewed at

If you need information or accommodations please contact Kim Cox at 519-579-1096 or kim@waterlooregion.org


City hall skating rink opens

KITCHENER – If the snow hasn't already tipped off Kitchener residents, the one sure sign that winter is on its way is when the city hall skating rink opens.

The rink opens Saturday, November 22 at 9 a.m., weather permitting.

Everyone is welcome to enjoy free skating Sunday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.



Becoming Involved

Some folks wonder how they can become involved in the community?

--Read the Newsletter which is delivered to your home, or pick up a copy at the Breithaupt Centre

--Visit the Breithaupt Centre to see all their programs

--Watch this Blog for upcoming events, meetings etc.

--To help deliver the newsletter, or help with its production or writing, email mhbpna.news@gmail.com

--If you have general questions, or would like an event added to this Blog, email us at mhbpna@gmail.com

--If you are interested in being part of planning a new community garden within the MHBPNA, please email Wayne Miedema at wayne.miedema@yahoo.ca