UPDATE - APRIL, 2006
Shorewalk continues to build membership which now stands at 317.
Associations and endorsements:
The Friends of Hillier Beaches and Dunes: in Prince Edward County
on Lake Ontario
Miller Nature Club in Fort Erie
Harbour Recreation Club: on Lake Huron and the Bruce Peninsula
memberships in: Fort
Erie, Crystal Beach, Ridgeway, Stevensville, Port Colborne, Wainfleet,
Port Stanley, Kingsville, Parry Sound, St. Catharines, Welland,
Thorold, Niagara Falls, Guelph, Mississauga, Oakville, Picton,
Port Dalhousie, Ottawa.
3. We also have
support from other provinces, the USA and the UK.
Shorewalk Club is now active in Port Colborne led by Lisa Ciolfi
and Ryan Munroe and another is being formed in Wainfleet by Colin
and Margaret Krueger.
Meetings with and continued support from Kim Craitor, Niagara
Contact with the Attorney General’s office initiated by
Tim Hudak MPP
Our first two formal meeting at the Bertie Boat Club thanks to
the generous offer of their facilities and hosting by Manager
President - Garry Skerrett
Treasurer - Douglas
Secretary - Peggy
Auditor - Ron
Directors - Earl
Plato (Bert Miller Nature Club), Lisa Ciolfi & Ryan Munroe
(Port Colborne co-presidents)
Constitution drawn up and approved.
Approval of a two tier membership, both lifetime.
Free “Support Membership” for all who agree
with our agenda and offer moral support
“Active Membership” for those who wish
to offer financial and / or activity support
Presented briefs to Fort Erie council on:
The upcoming new Official Plan. We advocate a consolidated waterfront
policy with a strong vision for the future.
The proposed Thunder Bay Beach Drain. We oppose any drain over
the beach as a reduction of an already small beach and as a
The town’s Waterfront Road Allowance initiative. We strongly
support their plan and await its inception.
Met with Harry Schlange, the Town’s CAO, to discuss our
Earth Day on Saturday April 22 with a Crystal Beach Waterfront
Park cleanup followed by a volunteers’ barbeque.
Participated in the Town sponsored Volunteer Fair on April 25
at the Leisureplex. Our display was set up and run by Megan and
Sam Sunners, Chris Laroque, Ryan Munroe and Amy King.
SOON - On May 8 at 6.00p.m. the town meets to
consider and formalize its plan to develop and improve a series
of Road Allowances. Shorewalk will attend and present our general
approval of the plan while pointing out some continued concerns.
- Bertie Boat Club, 7.00 p.m., Tuesday, May 16. The Bertie Boat
Club is located on Point Abino Road South (near the gate).