Announcements – Week 19 – Week of 21JAN2024

Good afternoon 809.
I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. Here are the announcements for Week 19:

    1. Monday Night – Range Team Practice – 22JAN2024:

This Monday marks a Mandatory Practice for members of the Range Team only.   All range team members will be practicing for the Zone Range Competition on Sunday, February 11.   We’ll be practicing a mix of standing and prone shooting.

Practice is on Monday, January 22 from 1900-2100hrs.  Dress is appropriate civilian attire.

358 Sir Isaac Brock RCSCC will once again be joining us for practice

Duty Officer: Capt Couroux

    1. Bottle Drop Off – Make-Up Date – Saturday, 27JAN2024:

This is the make-up date for the bottle drive we had to cancel earlier in the month.   The newly scheduled date as per the title is Saturday, January 27.   As with the previous bottle drives, we’ll be needing everyone’s assistance (Cadets, Families, SSC and Staff).  Here are the details

What: Cadet Bottle Drop Off
When: Saturday, January 27 @ 0830hrs until approx 1400hrs
Where: VanNoorts Greenhouse (Corner of Hunter Rd & Four Mile Creek Rd)
Dress: Appropriate Civilian Attire (prepare for cold weather)

Any questions, please forward them over to Capt Couroux


The Ice Wine Festival has indicated that they’d like to donate bottles to us.   Bottle pick up will be done at the festival on Queen St on the evening of Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28.    We’re looking for some volunteers to help out.    More details to follow

    1. Senior NCO Development Day – RE-Scheduled for Saturday, 06 April 2024:

For the 5 Cadets that signed up for the Senior NCO Development day that was to have taken place this past weekend, it has been re-scheduled for Saturday, 06APR2024.   Some changes are being made to the format.   More information to follow.

    1. Fish Fry:

The legion is looking for volunteers to take part in service duties for Fish Fry on Thusrsday nights.    This is not a cadet activity, but you can earn time towards your community service hours for high school decoration.   All interested parties are to reach out to Ms Katleen Kells by email.   Include your phone number, cell phone number she can text to, and any dates that you cannot help out.   Ms Kell’s email is

    1. Sports Night – Monday 29JAN2024:

We will be having a sports night on Monday Jan 29.    The activites will include both volleyball and basketball.   We have invited 358 Sea Cadet Corps to join us for the evening.

Here’s the info:
When: Monday, January 29, 1900-2100
Where: EI McCulley School, 16 Berkley Dr, St Catharines
Dress: Appropriate sports attire
Sports: Basketball and Volleyball

All cadets are encouraged to participate.  You need to make your own way there.  If you do not have a ride, please discuss carpooling with other squadron members.

If you have any questions about any of the announcements, feel free to reach out to me by email at

Capt Dan Couroux
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS