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Welcome home to Copperfield & Mahogany! Here’s what is happening in our communities!

The Copperfield & Mahogany Community Association (formerly known as the Copperfield/Mahogany Community Association) is dedicated to bringing community spirit to the SE Communities of Copperfield and Mahogany. We have recently updated our name and logo, and with this re-branding comes a new website, designed and implemented by our web master Jordan Usselman. We believe that these changes will help us better serve our communities, and help keep you informed about current events within them.

Attention: We’ve recently been having issues with our online store and with PayPal, where many orders were never actually completed. I have verified that the issue has been resolved, so the store is now functional again. If you’ve made a purchase within the last month, please check your PayPal to see if the order actually went through. In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns about online purchases, please visit the community centre or call us at (403) 532-8864 during hours of operation. Thank you for your patience.

Our Summer newsletter has been published. Click here to find out more.

Zenshin Dojo Karate

Wednesdays 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Copperfield Community Centre
Adults & Teens 14 years+

Karate for mind, body & soul fitness. No tournaments, first two lessons free!

Contact Zoe: 403-860-1253 or at zoejreeves@gmail.com.

Craft Beer Tasting Night!

Saturday, Oct 14th at 7:30pm
Mahogany Beach Club, 29 Masters Park SE

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 14th starting at 7:30pm. Gather your friends for an evening of taste testing several local craft beers. Entrance for this adult-only event will be by pre-purchased tickets and there are 100 tickets available for sale.

Tickets for CMCA members are $30, while non-member tickets are $40. We will be sampling 15 different beers as well as sharing some yummy snacks.

Email info@CMcommunity.ca or go online to www.CMcommunity.ca/shop to register for this event.

We are also looking for 3 beer-loving volunteers to help out with pouring samples that night so please let us know!

Adult Paint Night

Saturday, October 21, from 7pm – 9pm
Copperfield Hall, 6 Copperstone Way SE

BACK AGAIN BY POPULAR DEMAND! The CA welcomes back local Copperfield resident artist Tanya McMahon for another great paint night! Come join the fun and learn some tricks of the trade. You don’t have to be an expert painter. Tanya will walk you through everything you need to know about creating your masterpiece.

Artwork title and sample will be posted on Facebook, and materials provided include a 16″X20″ Canvas.

Artwork title and sample of painting will be posted on Facebook once ready: www.Facebook.com/CMcommunity.ca so be sure to “like” our page to keep in the loop!

Doors open at 7pm and painting begins promptly at 7:30pm. Price includes a canvas to take home, and all painting supplies and instruction on site. Enjoy a beverage or two while you relax and paint. Food and non-alcoholic drinks included in the price. Wine will be sold for $2/glass, cash only please! Intended for Adults 18+.

Copperfield-Mahogany Members $40, Non-members $50. Please call the Office to register at 403-532-8864.

Copperfield Photo Moment

Our winning photos for our summer Photo Moment Contest are the following:

  • Our June contest winner was submitted by Massiel Koshy and the gorgeous view of the pond and sky in Copperfield.
  • Our July contest winner was submitted by local resident Dita Silina of a big smoke-filled sky over Copperfield in the early evening.

They have each won a gift certificate to a local Copperfield retailer! Thanks for all the submissions sent in this summer! And thanks to all those who took the time to vote for the winning pics on our Facebook page www.Facebook.com/CMcommunity.ca

SEND US your favourite moment in Copperfield for a chance to win a gift card or venue admission ticket! Please forward pics at any time to Newsletter@CMcommunity.ca. To view submitted photos and prize winners, please visit our www.Facebook.com/CMcommunity.ca page and the following month’s newsletter.

Massiel Koshy June evening from deck

Dita Silina - Smokey Sky

Clothing & Textiles Recycling Bin

The clothing & textiles recyling bin has a new home at the Copperfield Hall Community parking lot under the flagpole (6 Copperstone Way S.E.). We encourage you to divert textiles from the landfill and bring them here. Thanks to those who have already made donations to the bin!

Items please need to be clean, dry & bagged for protection, including old or stained clothes, slightly worn clothing, socks (holes or no), footwear (1 or a pair), hats, backpacks, curtains, towels, linens, pillows, comforters, and even stuffed animals! Please note, No hard plastic toys as these are not a recyclable textile!

All usable items will be donated locally first, used internationally, and any unusable items will be shredded and recycled into new products! A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to the Community Association and Copperfield School.

  • Did you know that over 10,000 tons of textiles was dumped into the City of Calgary landfill in 2014? That pile of clothes would be as tall as the Calgary Tower.
  • 2019 marks the estimated timeline to bylaw textile waste being permitted into the city landfill.
  • Who would have thought, blue jeans make far superior insulation for homes than any insulation currently being sold!
  • Textiles can take of to 1000 years to decompose and through the process release chemicals and carbon dioxide into our environment.
  • “My Grandma’s the original recycler! She thought of new uses for everyday items”

Volunteer Opportunities

The Mahogany HOA is always looking for interested residents to join the Social and the Operations committees, or to help volunteer at the various events around the community. To join and engaged and vibrant volunteer team, please contact:

Social Committee Chair: chairpersonsocialvc@mahoganyhoa.com
Operations Committee Chair: chairpersonoperationsvc@mahoganyhoa.com
Volunteer Co-Chairs: volunteers@mahoganyhoa.com

Sponsor Thank Yous!

As always, our sponsors are a big reason the events put on by the HOA are as successful as they are.
Our current sponsors, who provide significant support and resources, are:

  • Tim Horton’s (Mahogany & Auburn Bay locations)
  • Save On Foods Seton
  • Mike Burton Home Team / Tim Lacroix Mortgage Specialist
  • Prestige Dance Academy
  • South Pointe Toyota
  • Mi-Box Moving and Mobile Storage
  • Redemption Handiworks

Mahogany HOA Operations and Social Committees

The goal of the Operations and Social Committees is to ensure the voice of Mahogany residents is heard. We are always looking for members of the community to join us, bringing experience, insight, commitment and passion in aligning to make this great community even better. Want to get involved? Just email the operations, social or volunteer chairs for information on how you can help:

Operations: chairmanoperationsvc@mahoganyhoa.com
Social: chairpersonoperationsvc@mahoganyhoa.com
Volunteers: volunteers@mahoganyhoa.com

2017 Calendar of Events

Our Copperfield & Mahogany Community Association (CMCA) of Board Member volunteers have been busy planning an exciting year of events for our communities. This is a“wishlist” of ideas we’d like to see happen, but we need help from Copperfield and Mahogany residents like you!

If you are able to volunteer time, provide a service, a product, or sponsorship, please let us know which event catches your eye and how you can contribute! Contact socialcmca@gmail.com.

Saturday, October 14 – Craft Beer Tasting Night
Saturday, October 21 – Adult Paint Night
Wednesday, October 25 – C-MCA’s Annual General Meeting
Friday, October 27 – Children’s Halloween Parties
Friday, October 27 – Copperfield’s Teen Zombie Run & Geo-caching Night
Friday, October 27 – Copperfield & Mahogany’s Spookiest House Decorating Contest Winners presented with prizes!
Wednesday, November 22 – Community Association’s Annual General Meeting
Saturday, November 28 – Multi-Vendor Christmas Markets in both Copperfield & in Mahogany
Saturday, December 9 – Winter Festival and Photos with Santa
December 2017 – Copperfield & Mahogany’s Christmas House Decorating Contest Winners presented with prizes!
MONTHLY in 2017 – Community photo contests & prizes

We NEED YOU to please help make these events possible! Contact: social@cmcommunity.ca and watch our posts on www.Facebook.com/CMCA.ca

PLEASE consider becoming a member of your Copperfield-Mahogany Community Association and purchase your membership online, purchase it on-site at any event listed above, or by using the form found in the monthly Newsletter. Families are $30 with renewal each June. Discounts and early registration to events and programming are only one of many Community Membership benefits, as well as being able to put on these events listed above! See “Memberships” article in this Newsletter for more details.

NOTE: All events would take place in and around the Copperfield Community Hall at 6 Copperstone Way S.E., unless specified otherwise.