Snowbird Flypast; Sign up Opportunity

Memorandum

1085-17-2 (OPI)

18 Aug 17

Participating Cadets

SNOWBIRD FLIGHT PAST 2017

  1. Selected cadets will be given the opportunity to assist with our Squadron’s recruiting initiative at the 5 September 2017 Snowbird Flight Past.
  2. Attending cadets are to report to Michael Vandenbos Public School, 3121 Country Lane, Whitby, no later than (NLT) 1115 hours in C2 uniform.
  3. Cadets may be tasked to help with meet and greet of potential new recruits and hand out information pamphlets and 2 Air bookmarks to Grade 7 and 8 students.
  4. Cadets will be ready for pick up at Michael Vandenbos Public School at 1300 hours.
  5. Cadets are to bring the following items:
  • health card,
  • water bottle, and
  •                sunscreen
  1. To sign up or if you have any questions regarding this exercise, please direct your interest or questions to OPI, OCdt Davidson via email to recruiting@2vandenbos.org or at 905-447-7630.

 

C.M. Blight, CD
Major
Incoming Commanding Officer
2 RC(Air)CS
905-243-8001

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Welcome Major Blight!

Welcome

Starting in September, the leadership of 2 VandenBos will be provided by Major Colette Blight.  Some of you may know her and know that she comes with a great amount of experience, ideas and energy and will be well equipped to lead the squadron.

Cadets will have the opportunity to meet the new Commanding Officer at the Year Beginning BBQ on September 8th at the Hangar.  All cadets need to plan to attend. Details for the evening will follow.

 

Alfred-Wong Scholarship; Quick Action required

Cadets,  please see the attachment below for details of the Alfred-Wong Scholarship for which application is due September 2.

2017_Alfred_Wong_Scholarship

In recognition of Alfred’s interest in music, the scholarship is given to an Air Cadet who has shown commitment to the music program and / or is pursuing a post-secondary program with some focus on music.

If you require a reference please reach out to Major Burns soon to allow for some lead time.

Thank you.

Friday Cadet Bus Arrivals

The majority of our cadets will wrap up their courses on Friday.  Bus pick ups will be at Landmark Cinemas parking lot close to Denny’s.

  • BLACKDOWN CTC Arrival           Fri 18 Aug 2017 12:00
  • CONNAUGHT CTC Arrival            Fri 18 Aug 2017 13:50
  • MOUNTAINVIEW CTC Arrival     Fri 18 Aug 2017 17:30

Have a great weekend.

Brooklin Harvest – Thank you!!

Thank you to everyone that replied so quickly.  Fortunately we now have enough cadets signed up to participate.  Amazing!  What a great start to the year.

OCdt Davidson will be in touch with those that responded with details closer to the date.

Thank you!

 

Calling all Senior NCO’s – Sept. 6

Senior Cadets – Sergents, Flight Sergents and Warrant Officers: 
 
Please mark your calendars to be at the Enterprise Hangar from 7pm – 9pm on Wednesday, Sept. 6 in Portable 1 in Civilian dress.  Bring your paper and pen for notes as there’s a lot being planned for this year and you won’t want to forget anything. 
We need your help to be ready to get off the ground (no flying pun intended) for Friday, Sept. 8 as we get back into routine so if you cannot make it please advise   Keithdcwainwright@gmail.com as soon as possible. 
 
Please complete the attached information sheet form and bring it with you, on Sept. 6.  We want to know more about your training, experience and interests as we look at appointments for this year. 
 
 
We’re excited to see you back, hear about your summer and get ready for the Cadet training year.  Looking forward to seeing you all!
Lt. Wainwright & the training team

Brooklin Harvest – Sign up time!

Cadets,  Our regular season is only a few weeks away and plans are underway to make it a great year!

First up is the Brooklin Harvest Festival on Sept. 9 from 8am-4:30pm.  The support of 10-12 cadets at all levels is being requested to tell people in the area about why you like cadets, play some games with the kids in the area and generally represent the squadron. Lunch will be provide and community service hours approved.

We’d love to see you!  If you are available, please contact OCdt Davidson at recruiting@2vandenbos.org or call the squadron phone at 905-243-8001.

Thank you!