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Rocky Mountain Raffle 2019 – Tickets on Sale Now! 10 Fantastic Prizes

Tickets on sale now! With 10 fantastic prize packages thanks to so many generous local sponsors, the odds are excellent and tickets are only $5 each! The prize drawing will be held Dec 12th – just in time for spreading Christmas cheer.

Heartfelt thanks to all of our sponsors! Thank you, Bow Valley and beyond 🙂

  • 1st Prize:
    • Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise 1 Night in a Deluxe Lakeview Room with Breakfast and Valet Parking
    • Banff Trail Riders Sleigh Ride for 2
  • 2nd Prize:   
    • Rimrock Resort 1 Night Stay with Breakfast
    • Brewster Travel 2 Ultimate Explorer Passes –Gondola, Cruise, & Icefield
  • 3rd Prize:       
    • Juniper Hotel & Bistro 1 Night Stay
    • Mt. Norquay Ski Area Family Tubing Day Pass for 2 adults and 2 kids
  • 4th Prize:      
    • Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Vermillion Room Saturday Brunch for 4
    • Discover Banff Tours Snowshoeing to Paintpots for 2
  • 5th Prize:     
    • Clique Hotels 2 Night Stay at any Canmore property
    • Rocky Mountain Flatbread Company $50 Gift Card
  • 6th Prize:     
    • Canmore Golf & Curling Club 2 Greens Fees w/Power Cart
    • Canmore Crossfit 10-Punch Pass for 10 Workout Sessions
  • 7th Prize:
    • Nordic Spa Kananaskis Passes for 2
    • Bodhi Tree Spa 75 minute Facial Treatment
    • Stonewaters Gift Bag
  • 8th Prize:
    • Cam Clark Ford Canmore $300 Detailing Package
    • Sports Experts Dartboard Game Centre & 2 Ski/Snowboard Tune Ups
  • 9th Prize:
    • Canmore Chrysler $200 Gift Certificate to Parts & Service Department
    • Canadian Tire Dyson V6 Trigger Handheld Vacuum
  • 10th Prize:    
    • Calaway Park 4 Passes
    • Timothy’s Popcorn Jelly Belly Gift Box

Additional Sponsors:  Craig’s Way Station The Rose & Crown Valbella ● Elevation Place Pratts Food Service

All Proceeds Support Canmore Preschool providing early childhood education in the Bow Valley.

3000 tickets, $5 each, License # 547063

Seeking Board Members for 2019-2020

All positions filled! Thank you to all the volunteers!

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We are a parent cooperative run by a board of parent volunteers. Please join the board to have a say in our program! If you volunteer for one of the following positions, your child’s class placement will be guaranteed and the duties will fulfill your volunteer hours for the year. Please call Lindsey in the office to volunteer – 403-678-2538.

Voting Members – attend monthly meetings:
  • FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR
    • Oversees subcommittee members.
    • Organizes one spring fundraiser selling local products.
Sub Committee Positions – do not need to attend all monthly meetings:
  • RAFFLE COORDINATORS:
    • Solicits prize donations from a list of sponsors in August and September.
    • Organizes prize packages and applies for raffle license in October.
    • Duties are complete by December.
    • This position has been a team of two in the past, and can be split if you have a friend who would like to team up with you.

Fundraising with Adventure Hub!

Choose from caving, dog sledding, ski rentals, guided hikes, tours focused on photography or food, or just buy a gift certificate – all of it supports Preschool!

Adventure Hub and their partners are proud to support community fundraising. When you book any Adventure Hub experience on this page a portion of sales will be directly donated to Canmore Preschool.

There is no deadline. Adventure Hub is here to help you discover your next adventure at any time. Our thanks to Tammera and Adam for setting this up!

Click below to browse available adventures:

Guess who’s coming to town! Parents might want to come and take a picture

All parents are invited to join for Santa’s visits: The days and times are listed below for your child’s class. As this is a special time for your preschooler, and Santa will not have extra gifts, no siblings please. Also, please keep Santa’s visit a secret – we do not build the anticipation with the kids.

Wednesday, December 19th

-Ms. Claire’s 3yoPM M/W Class

Thursday, December 20th

-Ms. Carmen’s 3yoAM Class – 10:30am

-Ms. Claire’s 3yoAM Class – 10:45am

-Ms. Claire’s 3yoPM T/Th Class – 2:15pm

-Ms. Carmen’s Pre-K PM Class – 3:00pm

Friday, December 21st

-Ms. Carmen’s Pre-K AM Class – 11:15am

-Ms. Claire’s Pre-K AM Class – 11:30am

Enjoy Winter Break from December 22 to January 6! We look forward to seeing you in the new year when classes resume on January 7th.

Labeling your child’s things? Order here and Preschool receives 20%

Some families have asked if we could participate in fundraising with Mabel’s Labels, so here you go!

No pressure, but if you would like to buy name labels for your child’s clothing, shoes, snack bag, etc, Preschool will receive 20% of all orders.

Visit http://mabelslabels.com/support-a-fundraiser and under “Select your school/organization” choose “Canmore Preschool Society” from the alphabetical drop down menu.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

 

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Welcome Families – Preschool Starts September 10th and 11th

Preschool starts for PreK and the M/W Afternoon 3yo class on Monday, September 10th, and for T/Th Morning and Afternoon 3yo classes on Tuesday, September 11th.

The first day of class will be a short orientation accompanied by parents – if you didn’t already receive the details in your email, please let us know!

The second day of your class will be the first full, drop-off class.

Lindsey is back in the office as of September 4th, getting ready for students to arrive.

Payment will be due on the first day of class. We have emailed out the pre-authorized debit form, and will also have paper copies at your orientation.

If you have questions you can email info@canmorepreschool.com. See you soon!

Gone Fishing – Administration Summer Contact Info

Our administrative assistant Lindsey is off for the summer from June 29 to September 4, 2018. We will send you all the details for the start of school in late August. Office hours will resume on September 4th. Preschool classes begin September 10th & 11th.

If you wish to register your child over the summer, you can do so online – just click the orange button above and to the right. We may not respond with your class placement immediately (Lindsey will be out of country July 2-12) but registrations will be processed in the order received, and we will be in touch as soon as we can.

As of June 29, our morning 3yo classes are full with a waitlist.

You can email questions to info@canmorepreschool.com. We will check email approximately once a week during the summer. If you require urgent assistance you can call our volunteer Board Chairperson, Rachel Lippitt – (403) 675-4045.

Thank you and enjoy the summer!

Rocky Mountain Raffle 2017 – Congratulations, Winners!

Congratulations to the winners!

Heartfelt thanks to all of our sponsors! Thank you, Bow Valley and beyond 🙂 And last but definitely not least, our thanks to everyone who bought and sold tickets. We appreciate it!

1st Prize:        Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Deluxe Lakeview Room with Breakfast and Valet Parking ● Sunshine Village 4 Child Lift Tickets ● Starbucks $100 Gift Basket – IAN CARTER

2nd Prize:       Rimrock Resort 1 Night Premium Accommodation & Breakfast for 2 ● Brewsters Banff Explorer Pass (Gondola & Lake Cruise) for Family of 4 ● Buffalo Mountain Lodge 3-Course Dinner for 2 – ELIZABETH JOLICOEUR

3rd Prize:       Juniper Lodge 1 Night Standard Room ● Mt. Norquay Ski Area Quality Time Family Package – Lift Tickets, Rentals, and Tubing for 4 ● Discover Banff Sleigh Ride for 2 – FELIX PFISTER

4th Prize:       Clique Mountain Resort 2 Nights in a Luxurious Bedroom Suite ● Canmore Nordic Centre 1 Adult Season Pass ● Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Christmas Gift Box – GRAHAM COOK

5th Prize:       Iron Goat Restaurant Chef at Home – Catered Dinner for 6 ● One Wellness Spa 90-minute Pedicure ● Save-On-Foods Gift Basket – VERONIQUE POULIOT

6th Prize:       Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Saturday Brunch for 4 ● Le Chocolatier Gift Basket ● Loft Hair Studio Gift Bag – EVYLYN MATHEWS

7th Prize:       Calaway Park 4 Passes ● Elevation Place Family Go Beyond Day Pass ● Calgary Hitmen 4 Tickets for Regular Season Game 2017-2018 – SALLY CAUDILL

8th Prize:       Canmore Golf and Country Club 2 Green Fees w/Power Cart for 2018 Season ● CrossFit Canmore 10 Punch Pass ● Save-On-Foods Gift Basket – PETE ROCHACEWICH

9th Prize:       Canmore Lube & Muffler $250 Gift Certificate ● Primitive Imprint Tattoo $100 Gift Card ● Rocky Mountain Flatbread $50 Gift Certificate – JANICE BRABON

10th Prize:     Bodhi Tree Spa 60-Minute Facial and Pedicure ● Willow Flower Co $90 Gift Basket ● Chez Francois Breakfast Voucher – MABLE HAASE

Additional sponsors include: The Wood ● Sports Experts ● Craig’s Way Station ● Boston Pizza ● Good Earth Cafe ● Hijinx Toys ● Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe

All Proceeds Support Canmore Preschool providing early childhood education in the Bow Valley.

  • 2000 Tickets at $5 each.
  • License #448984
  • Prize draw: Dec 14, 2017