Centennial College Retirees Association (CCRA)


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REMINDER -- Spring Luncheon -- Join us -- April 25, 2018

Hello Centennial College Retirees’ Association Members!!  
Our annual Spring Luncheon is on April 25, 2018 at the Centennial College Event Centre- 8th Floor, at the Progress Campus.  (Members $25/Guests $30). We hope you join us for an afternoon of good food, good company and great entertainment.  If you have not reserved, please email ccra.event.email@gmail.com or phone (416) 289-5291 by noon April 17 so we can confirm our food and seat requirements.
Not only will you enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch, but your ears will also be in for a treat as we listen to Mike Daley (https://mikedaleymusic.com/home) perform his infamous 45 minute talk with live music titled “The Life and Music of the Beatles.”  For a sample of what you will hear click on the link below  https://youtu.be/063EhjZxVOk Here is some information on our guest speaker.

Dr. Mike Daley holds a Ph.D. in music from York University and has taught undergraduate courses at Guelph, McMaster, Waterloo and York Universities as well as acclaimed later-life courses at York, University of Toronto, Ryerson, George Brown, Learning Unlimited in Etobicoke and Later Life Learning in Mississauga.   Mike Daley is a guitarist and singer based in Toronto for over 30 years, is a long-time member of Fraser/Daley with bassist Alec Fraser and has worked with a variety of bands around Toronto including the Tom Waits Appreciation Congregation, the Travellers and others. In past years, Mike contributed guitar and vocals to Jeff Healey's Jazz Wizards, the Killjoys, Justin Rutledge, Simply Saucer and Suzie Vinnick.  Mike holds the position of Assistant Music Director at Church of the Redeemer in Toronto.  Mike and his wife Jill Daley also play and sing classic pop and jazz standards in a violin/acoustic guitar duo and are currently leading music-themed tours to New York, Nashville, St. John's and New Orleans.


PARKING AND THE PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF AREA AT
THE CENTENNIAL COLLEGE EVENT CENTRE
The CCRA Board has received enquiries from some of our members concerning the Accessible Parking and a pick-up and drop-off area for members attending events at the Centennial College Event Centre on the Progress Campus. Please see the information below on accessible parking spots, the pick-up and drop-off area as well as info on the Centre’s parking lots.
PARKING
Parking is available in Lots 2 and 3, located on the North and Northeast side of R-Block.  You must obtain a ticket from the machine to open the parking gate. Keep this entry ticket with you, as you will need it to re-insert it in the ticket machine to exit the parking lot. The CCRA events provide hosted parking which means members will be given a secondary ticket so they can exit the parking lot at no charge.  Please remember both tickets are required to exit the parking lot.



ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES


Photo 1
Members who are authorized to park in Accessible Parking spots can access the Event Centre by crossing the road from the parking spots to the Event Centre and taking the ramp (See Photo #1) to the ground level.  The entrance to the Event Centre faces south towards the ramp to the “A” Block of the Progress Campus building.
Photo 2
There are 2 Accessible Parking spaces located on the west side of the Event Centre.  (See Photo #2)  


PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF AREA

There is a pick-up and drop-off area located at the front (south side) of the Event Centre.  The front of the building faces the walkway into the A Block of the Progress building. The pick-up and drop-off area has a cut away from the road into the sidewalk in front of the Event Centre and is clearly marked by the sign. 

If you use this pick-up and drop-off area, please be sure to adhere to the instructions posted on the sign. 



SPRING LUNCHEON

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018          11:45 to 2:00 pm
RSVP By noon Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
Centennial College Event Centre- 8th Floor
937 Progress Ave, Scarborough
TTC and taxi drop off at Event Centre.  Please let us know if you will need directions.
Luncheon cost -- Members: $25.00 / Guests: $30.00
(includes buffet, non-alcoholic drinks, taxes & tip)
Dietary accommodation available if notice is received at reservation.
To reserve and pay at the door by cash or cheque:
      via Email:             CCRA Events - ccra.event.email@gmail.com
or
      via Phone:            Call – (416) 289-5291 and leave a message

To register: 
      via Online:           Click here to RSVP online and pay via PayPal
or
      via Online:           Click here to RSVP online and pay via Interac e-Transfer
or
      via Mail:               Click here to print form and get the mailing address.

Thank you – we look forward to seeing you.
 
DISCLAIMER:   By accepting an invitation to participate in a Centennial College Retirees Association (CCRA) event, you understand and agree that the CCRA will be taking photos and may publish them in any format or media without written permission.  To ensure the privacy of individuals, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information.

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SPRING LUNCHEON 2018

Please join us for our
Annual SPRING LUNCHEON
Wednesday, April 25th, 2018          11:45 to 2:00 pm
(Registration commences at 11:30 am)

Celebrate Spring with good food, 

good friends and great entertainment!! 


Musical Presentation by 
– Mike Daley 
“The Life and Times
of the Beatles”

Centennial College Event Centre- 8th Floor
937 Progress Ave, Scarborough

Members: $25.00 / Guests: $30.00
(includes buffet, non-alcoholic drinks, taxes & tip)
Dietary accommodation available if notice is received at reservation.

RSVP By Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

To register: 
    
    via Online:           Click here to RSVP online and pay via PayPal 

or
    via Online:           Click here to RSVP online and pay via Interac e-Transfer 

or
    via Mail:                Click here to print form and get the mailing address.

To reserve and pay at the door by cash or cheque:
  
    via Email:             CCRA Events – ccra.event.email@gmail.com
or
    via Phone:            Call – (416) 289-5291 and leave a message

Thank you – we look forward to seeing you.
DISCLAIMER:   By accepting an invitation to participate in a Centennial College Retirees Association (CCRA) event, you understand and agree that the CCRA will be taking photos and may publish them in any format or media without written permission.  To ensure the privacy of individuals, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information.

2018 Membership dues are being collected.

Hi Everyone:

It is that time again. Your membership dues for 2018 are being collected. Below is the information to help you pay your membership dues.


If you have already renewed your membership for 2018 already.  

Thank you.

There are three ways to renew:
Membership fees are due the end of each year for the following year.  If you have not yet renewed, please do so now and receive the member’s rate for all the luncheons and special events.

There are three ways to pay:   1)  by cheque    or   2)  PayPal and/or credit card via PayPal or  3)  Interac e-Transfer.  See below for more information on payment methods.

PAYMENT METHODS:

1)        BY CHEQUE
You can pay $10.00 by cheque with the mail-in form. Your cheque and ‘mail-in’ renewal form should go to::
      Centennial College Retirees’ Association 
      PO Box 631, Stn. A
      Toronto, ON
      M1K 5E9
    or

    2)       BY PAYPAL and/or CREDIT CARD via PAYPAL 
    The online form has a PayPal checkout button which takes you to the PayPal payment page to enter your payment information.  You do not need a PayPal account to use this service.  The charge will appear on your credit card statement as payment to PAYPAL *CCRA. You will receive a confirmation email of your payment.

    or

    3)       INTERAC e-TRANSFER 
    Upon clicking  "SUBMIT - Interac e-Transfer" in the Interac e-Transfer forms,  your information will be sent to the Membership Co-ordinator notifying that you are paying via Interac e-Transfer. You will need to go to your online bank account and process your payment of $10.00 via Interac e-Transfer. Follow your online bank account instructions, email recipient is CCRA.Treasurer@gmail.com. (Mobile not required.) Put your "First and Last Name" in the “e-Transfer” message box. You will be required to input a security question and answer that will need to be sent to the Treasurer (CCRA.Treasurer@gmail.com) under a separate email.

    Your payment gets you a membership to both the Centennial College Retirees' Association (CCRA) and the Ontario Colleges Retirees' Association (OCRA) membership.  

    CHANGES in your CONTACT INFORMATION
    If you have registered and paid your membership fee but you need to update your contact information because you have moved, changed your email address etc you can provide this information online (click here).  
    If you prefer to mail the information, print this form and mail it to:
      Centennial College Retirees’ Association 
      PO Box 631, Stn. A
      Toronto, ON
      M1K 5E9

    Chuck Baker - CCRA Membership Coordinator

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