Michael Garland is our program administrator and this week he spoke with Philip Wolf of the PQBNews for the PQBeat Podcast. Mike explains the state of the Oceanside Community Safety organization now and explains our need for new board members.
Sherwood Moore first volunteered with Citizens on Patrol and Speedwatch in 1994. He continued to give his time to the community when these organizations became Oceanside Community Safety. In addition to OCS, Sherwood also contributed to the Society of Organized Services and Emergency Social Services as a volunteer.
As part of our efforts to safeguard the health and safety of our volunteers and members of the public, Oceanside Community Safety (OCSV) has decided to close its Parksville and Qualicum Beach office locations until further notice.
Oceanside Community Safety will continue to offer our Keeping in Touch program, Block Watch support with updates, as well our weekly RCMP Crime Reports.
On February 17, the team from Oceanside Community Safety participated in the Coombs Family Day Celebration. Many families enjoyed our displays. This event brought in 3000 people, a record breaker according to the Arrowsmith Recreation Coordinator.
On December 18th at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre members of the OCSV Board of Directors, friends and family gathered to show our appreciation to the 5, 10, 15 and 20-year service award recipients, and for the first time in our organization’s history a 25-year recipient!
On the 15 November 2019, our team lead for Community Watch and Traffic Watch conducted two training sessions for fifteen volunteers who are new to OCSV.
Oceanside Community Safety volunteers Cheryl and Leah were on location at the Parksville Fire Department to take part in the Fire Prevention Month open house. Normally, Child Safety Seat checks are held monthly at Oceanside Public Health Services but they were pleased to help out on this special event.
Monday, September 30, 2019 starting at 7 pm in the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre.
Oceanside Community Safety has a governance volunteer Board comprised of residents of Oceanside (BC School District 69) whose mandate is to make our community a safer place to live. We have one employee and over 175 volunteers in programs such as Block Watch, Citizens on Patrol and Speed Watch.
Oceanside Community Safety invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be held on this day at this time in this place. Refreshment will be provided.
? positions on the Board of Governance need to be filled. The positions are for a 2 year term and provide a great opportunity to serve your community.
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