Category Archives: Events

Check out MSBCA’s upcoming events. Hope to see you there!

Chester Lake Hike to see The Golden Larches

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Meeting Place and Time:
8am at McDonald’s
8235 Bowridge Crescent NW T3B 3R6

$10 car pool fee applies

Hike Info:
10km return, 400m elevation

For more details, contact Joyce Yit at 403-473-8812

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Char Kway Teow Sunday Lunch August 27, 2017

 

Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017
Time: 11am-2pm
Location: MSBCA Clubhouse – #301 – 114 3 Ave SW

Limited Servings – 25 plates
Complimentary Chinese tea

Cooks: Jesse Cheah

Price: Members – $10 / Non-Members – $12

Call or text Ah Hock at 403-880-8885 for pre-order or updates.

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NOTICE OF AGM 2017

In accordance with the Malaysian Singaporean Bruneian Community Association bylaws (MSBCA), notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting for MSBCA (the ‘Association’) is called for and will start at 1:00pm (local time) on Saturday October 7th, 2017 at the MSBCA Clubhouse (#301, 114 – 3rd Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7) for the following purposes:

  • To receive the financial statements and Annual Report of the Association for the financial year ending August 31, 2017
  • To elect Directors for the Association
  • To appoint the Auditor/s of the Association for the ensuing year
  • To transact other business as properly brought before the meeting

The MSBCA Board is seeking the election of ONE Secretary and THREE general committee members to serve TWO consecutive years on the Board of Directors (2017-2018 & 2018-2019).

Benefits:

  • Meeting wonderful members and dedicated volunteers
  • Developing communication and leadership skills
  • Turning visions into projects
  • Getting your name out there

Expectations:

  • Attending monthly meetings (2 hr) and other duties
  • Sharing and exploring ideas
  • Demonstrating respect, professionalism and accountability
  • Officially representing MSBCA and the Board within the community and public

Nomination process and rules:

  1. As decided by the membership at AGM 2016, nominations for elections in 2017 and on wards shall be conducted online and within a reasonable time frame to facilitate an orderly planning process.
  2. Nominations shall be open from Friday, September 1, 2017 until Saturday, September 30, 2017.
  3. All nominations must be submitted to the official MSBCA website.
  4. Each candidate must be a member of good standing and have the support of TWO members of good standing.
  5. Each candidate will be required to answer a few questions such as brief personal bio, interests and goals relating to MSBCA.
  6. Membership Director and/or Secretary will verify membership status of each candidate and supporting members to ensure eligibility. The Board does not officially endorse any candidate.
  7. One individual membership = 1 voting ballot. One family membership = 2 voting ballots. Voting must be done in person at the AGM.  No proxy votes.

More details to follow once website is ready to accept nominations.

www.msbca.ca/agm

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Weekly SELFCARE Sessions at MSBCA

Mind Health Exercise | Moving Meditation | Sitting Meditation | Share & Care

The Mind Health Exercise is a peace promotion initiative
All sessions are free

To attend an intro session, please sign up with linda.yappy@hotmail.com

INTRODUCTION SESSIONS
The Moving Meditation uses a simple and meditative form of Tai Ji Qi Gong
Dates:
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm OR
Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Held at MSBCA Clubhouse

WEEKLY SESSIONS
Dates:
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm OR
Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm

MSBCA Membership Required
Membership fees applies ($15 or $25 / Year)
Should you decide to join the weekly sessions after attending an intro session.

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Volunteer Appreciation at the Park – Save the Date

Date: Saturday September 9, 2017
Time: 11:30am-2:00pm
Venue: Bowness Park Picnic Site #5

We will endeavour to reach out to as many volunteers as we can by the end of next week.  Should we miss you, please do not hesitate to register your attendance by e-mailing secretary@msbca.ca.

Registration is mandatory to attend this event.

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MSBCA National Celebration Dinner 2017

MSBCA National Celebration Dinner 2017

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: MSBCA Clubhouse – #301 – 114 3 Ave SW

SERVING:

• A Yummy Appetizer •

• Satay Bee Hoon •
(Rice Vermicelli with Spicy Peanut Sauce)
A favourite Singapore local dish serve with cuttlefish, shrimps, chicken, beansprouts and Kang Kong. It’s packed with robust spices flavours that go into the nutty sauce.

• Ice Kachang •
A popular Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei dessert with ingredients of red beans, sweet corn and attap chee (palm seed) covered with shaved ice and top with evaporated milk and syrup.

• Complimentary Durian Cake • (1 slice per person)

TICKETS:

Members : $15 per person
Non-Members : $20 per person

CONTACTS

Jonathan Looi • 403-399-5918
Kathy Teoh • 403-818-1823
Helen Ong • 403-870-1628
Joyce Yit • events@msbca.ca

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Kopitiam Food Sampling Event

 

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Char Kway Teow Sunday Lunch July 30, 2017

 

Date: Sunday, July 30, 2017
Time: 11am-2pm
Location: MSBCA Clubhouse – #301 – 114 3 Ave SW

Limited Servings – 25 plates
Complimentary Chinese tea

Cooks: Jesse Cheah

Price: Members – $10 / Non-Members – $12

Call or text Ah Hock at 403-880-8885 for pre-order or updates.

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Loblaws Field Trip – Nutrition in Our Aisles

Follow a Registered Dietitian through the aisles of your Loblaws and learn to make healthier food choices. Children discover the importance of a balanced meal, the nutrients provided by the four food groups and the benefits to their body.

Free for children (members)

Date: Monday, July 17, 2017 | Start Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Loblaws City Market- 10 Sage Hill Plaza NW
RSVP to Helen Ong – events@msbca.ca

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Glenmore Park – Family Biking on July 15

Meeting Place: Parking lot next to Variety Childrens Park in South Glenmore Park

Date: Saturday July 15, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Distance: 17 km
Difficulty: Moderate (relative)
Duration: 1hr 15 min, average riding time excluding photo ops, MacDonalds etc

We shall cycle clockwise around the reservoir and towards the end of the ride, we shall visit MacDonalds for some refreshments.

Please check your bicylce in advance so that is it ready for riding, seat height, brakes, bell, tire pressure, lube the chain, and bike lock. Bring your helmet, no helmet no ride.

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