Markland Wood | Community Established in 1960

President's Update


Hi everyone!

This time of year, I can almost feel people urging things along to see that final break in the weather and the first signs of the early flowers poking their heads out of the soil. It is coming, almost any day now.

I want to start this month by talking to you about the MWHA dues we collect each year. Each of the Directors on your MWHA Board picks up one Route Book in the Fall to begin the collection process. Each Book has all the houses listed for usually 3 streets adjacent to each other. The Director comes to your front door and seeks to make a personal connection with you. While residents can pay by PayPal or by dropping a cheque for $20 into Directors’ mailboxes, this is one of the few opportunities Board members have to speak with you about your issues. The Director asks whether your listed phone number is still correct and if you would mind giving your email address for our records. This is important to ensure emergency Blasts sent out via our website get to as many residents as possible. We are still collecting this year. We know that each year new people move into our wonderful neighbourhood, people who as yet may not know about the dues collection and what the MWHA does for the community. If you know of neighbours or friends in Markland who are new, ask them on our behalf if they have paid their dues. If not, they can drop a cheque or cash payment into my mailbox at 25 Thicket Road, with their ad-dress and name clearly visible. We will ensure it gets to the Membership Committee. If you have not paid your dues please drop it in my mailbox as well. We need to make sure we can afford to continue the long list of activities we finance for the community. Please help us collect from every Marklander this and every year.

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MWHA Annual Collections

on Wednesday, 07 December 2016.

Dear Markland Wood Residents,

The 2016-2017 collection drive is coming to an end. By now, you have probably been visited many times throughout the week and during the weekend by a member of our MWHA collection team. We cannot survive without our annual $20 membership contribution. We have many plans for the upcoming year which also results in expenses, three of which is our Marklander, website and email distribution system, helping to keep our Markland Wood community informed. We are counting on you for your support.

You have several options for payment:

1. You can wait for your MWHA director or associate director to visit your home and collect.

2. You can send in a cheque to the MWHA at:

MWHA
P.O. Box 11
Etobicoke, Ontario
M9C 4V2

3. eTransfer from your bank. If you do any online banking, you may have used this method of payment. Please use this email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please send an email separately to the same email address with your specific password.

4. NEW - you can pay by PayPal (or credit card if you don't have a PayPal account) by clicking the button below (PayPal payment is $21 = $20 Dues + $1 Transaction Fee):

Marklander Cover Contest!

on Monday, 03 March 2014.

Attention children 10 years of age and under! We want you to draw our March front cover celebrating Spring! Be creative and show us your talent. Use crayons, markers or pencil crayons and enter our contest. Please use an 8.5 x 8.5 sheet of paper for your drawing. The winner will receive a Cineplex Gift Card.

All entries must be submitted no later than February 29th. Please deliver your drawing to 303 Markland Drive. Include your name, age and address on a SEPARATE piece of paper. The winner will be contacted by March 3rd. A release form will have to be completed in order to display the artist’s name in our publication and on our website.

Good Luck!

Youth Community Leadership Awards

on Monday, 09 May 2016.

Markland Wood Youth Community Leadership Award

If you are pursuing post secondary studies next autumn please consider applying for the 2015 Youth Leadership Award. These awards are generously funded by the MWHA and presented annually to:
A Markland Wood resident
An Individual who makes a difference in our community through volunteer/ community involvement and leadership

To apply, please visit the Markland Wood website at www.marklandwood.org.

Click on the tab marked “Who we are” and then click on “Youth Awards”. Complete all parts of the application. The deadline for applications is midnight, June 15th.

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