The T.R.E.D.Mill

JULY 1997

Editor: Mark Ritchie Village of Haines Junction - 634-2293
Fax: 634-2008
Email: vhj@yknet.yk.ca
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Mayor Stinson & Council say THANK YOU to the organizers and supporters of these recent events:


Leisure provides the opportunity to lead
BALANCED LIVES,
ACHIEVE OUR FULL POTENTIAL

and
GAIN SATISFACTION WITH LIFE.
- From Your Friends in Active Living


Mayor Stinson & Council congratulate Louise Hardy on her recent election as MP for the Yukon and look forward to a good working relationship in the future.

101 THINGS TO DO IN THE JUNCTION
#9 Walk along the shore of Kathleen Lake and see how many skipping stones you can find.

MT. RILEY RUN HAINES, ALASKA
10 A.M. SATURDAY,
JULY 12
Run up and down Mount Riley!
Info: Steve Williams 907-766-2554

CHILKOOT CHUM RUN
HAINES, ALASKA
SATURDAY, JULY 19


Info: Chip Lende 907-766-2700

BEAVER CREEK SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT


FRIDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 1-3

FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT DANCES
WITH
"DANCE MANIA"

Entry Fee: $200/team Canadian or $150/team US

First 12 teams accepted

Info: Gary Knickle 403-862-7105


BALD EAGLE MUSIC FESTIVAL
HAINES, ALASKA

Wednesday-Sunday, August 6-10

Headline artists come to share their original music with evening performances.

Info: Joanne 907-766-2476

SOUTHEAST ALASKA
STATE FAIR

HAINES, ALASKA

Wednesday-Sunday, August 6-10

Info: Joanne 907-766-2476

BALD EAGLE MUSIC FESTIVAL
HAINES, ALASKA

Wednesday-Sunday, August 6-10

Headline artists come to share their original music with evening performances.

Info: Joanne 907-766-2476



POOL NEWS


Next Set of Red Cross Lessons Start
Monday, July 14
9:30 Am - 12 Noon

Info: 634-7029 or leave a message at 634-2650.


1998 ARCTIC WINTER GAMES NEWS
The Games will be held March 15-21, 1998 in Yellowknife. Here are some upcoming key dates:
Mark has more information at the Village Office.


KLUANE NATIONAL PARK
INTERPRETIVE SCHEDULE BEGINS LAST WEEK IN JUNE

Info: 634-7207


TOURISM & CONVENTION CENTRE UPDATE

The Village of Haines Junction announces the

NAME THE CENTRE
CONTEST


We are looking for a name that will give the building an identity. This contest is open to residents of Haines Junction and the surrounding area. Just write your suggestion on a piece of paper with your name & phone number, and submit it to the Village Office by MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15. Village Council will be choosing the winning name at their meeting on Wednesday, September 24.

The prizes for the name chosen will be:


MORE ON THE CENTRE . . .

* Ketza Construction continues doing the wall framing and steel work for the first and second floor. The roof trusses, sheathing and shingles; the fascia, soffit and atrium framing are planned for June and July.


OWN YOUR OWN SEAT AT THE CENTRE!
Here's an opportunity for you to participate in Haines Junction's Centennial Anniversaries Project and have a permanent reminder of your contribution to our community. We invite all residents, businesses and organizations in Haines Junction and the rest of the Yukon to purchase seats in the new Tourism & Convention Centre. In return for these donations, your name will be mounted on each seat for all to see. You will also receive a certificate recognizing your donation, as well as a tax receipt showing your charitable donation.

Here are the options:
Two Seats: $1,016
One Seat: $ 508

We will also accept individual donations of $101.60. There is room for up to 5 names on each seat plaque, so you can either submit 5 names with the 5 individual donations of $101.60 each, or we will group them together.

Cheques can be made out to the Village of Haines Junction and dropped off at the Village Office. Questions? Call Mark Ritchie at 634-2293.

Don't Delay!
Buy Your Seat Today!


BUSINESS NEWS


YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD
The Business Development Bank of Canada is calling for nominations for their Young Entrepreneur Award for business people under the age of 29. Deadline for nominations is Friday, June 25 and applications are at the Village Office.


PLEASE WELCOME THESE NEW BUSINESS LICENSE HOLDERS:



VILLAGE NEWS


Here is the schedule for Village Council meetings on Wednesdays this summer:
If you would like to attend the Council Meeting as a delegation, please contact Sheila O'Hanlon, Municipal Clerk, by noon the Thursday before at 634-2291.




COMMUNITY NEWS


RCMP NEWS
The RCMP would like to remind all adults who drive of their responsibilities:

LET'S ALL DO OUR PART TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN!

CPR COMMITTEE NEWS
The next meeting of the CPR Committee is set for 7 pm Thursday, July 10. If you would like to be put on the agenda, please contact Mark Ritchie by 12 noon, Monday, July 7.

Kluane MLA Gary McRobb now has a residence in Haines Junction at #119 Otter Crescent. If you would like to visit or personally bring a matter to his attention, he invites you to phone 634-2598 to make arrangements. Gary's toll free Whitehorse office number is 1-800-661-0408 Local 8688.

TRAIL OF '98, HERE WE COME!

The earlybirds get the best legs! The registration forms are out for the 1997 Skagway to Whitehorse Klondike Road Relay on September 12 & 13. Mark at the Village Office is forming a Haines Junction team again this year, so bring your $50 and estimated running pace to sign up. For info, call 634-2293.

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