Weekly Routine Orders – Week of 26 May 19

Date
26 May 19

RO Number
19-21

CO’s Message

The Awards Banquet and ACR are behind us. Congratulations to all of the cadets on an exemplary performance this year. Now we’re down to only one night, where we do our level promotions and turn the squadron over to a new Cadet Squadron Commander.

While the cadets are preparing for the Change of Command ceremony at 20:15 (8:15pm), I’ll be conducting a parent briefing (or review in many cases) of what to expect for summer training at 19:00 (7:00pm). If your cadet signed up for summer training, come to the briefing so that you have all of the necessary information for that moment that a last-minute offer comes through.

We still have three spots remaining for the Canada’s Wonderland trip on Sunday. If you’re thinking of going, there’s no better time than now to sign up!

Remember that you need to be logged into the site to see sign-up sheets.

See you on Wednesday!

Training Night
29 May 19

CAF Member Dress
1A

Cadet Dress
C1: All cadets

Duty Personnel
Duty Officer: Capt Lemoine

This Week’s Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
29 May 19 1830-2100 Wednesday CSC Change of Command / Parent Briefing 809 HQ (CNC) C1 Capt Lemoine
2 Jun 19 0830-2130 Sunday Canada’s Wonderland Trip 809 HQ (CNC) Civilian Capt Lemoine / OCdt Couroux

Upcoming Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
7 Jun 19 Friday Seniors’ Trip 809 HQ (CNC) Civilian OCdt Couroux / Lt Russell

J. Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS
Immortal!

Trip to Canada’s Wonderland

Good afternoon!

Here are the details for this coming Sunday’s Canada’s Wonderland trip.

We’re planning to leave from 809 HQ at 1416 Line 3 at 0830h (8:30am) and return at approximately 2130h (9:30pm) after a full and exhausting day at the park. Cadets are expected to bring their own packed lunch or appropriate money to purchase food on site. Dinner will be provided at or near the park.

Cadets should arrive in civilian dress no later than 0815h (8:15am) with the following:

Health Card
Bag Lunch (or sufficient money to purchase lunch at the park)
Sunblock
Water Bottle
Bathing Suit and Towel (There is a water park to be considered.)

We’ll be taking two mini-vans and have a capacity for up to 14 cadets. If we get more, I’m sure we can work something out.

Further documentation will follow tomorrow.

J. Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS
Immortal!

809 Gets in a Great Day of Gliding

WOW!  Couldn’t ask for a better day for gliding.  10 cadets from 809 Sqn, along with cadets from 79 Sqn in Port Colborne, journeyed up to the Central Niagara Airport for a morning of flying.  When not flying, cadets participated as members of the ground crew.  As an added bonus, we watched skydivers throughout the morning and also had a visit by a Piper Cub in USAF D-Day colours.  What a great way to end off a busy weekend.

48th Annual Ceremonial Review

On the 25th of May, family, friends and invited guests gathered to watch the cadets of Niagara-on-the-Lake parade at our 48th Annual Ceremonial Review (ACR). The ACR was presided over by Lord Mayor Betty Disero, our Reviewing Officer for this year. She is pictured here presenting the Captain (Retired) Brian Howard, CD award for the Cadet Squadron Commander to Warrant Officer 1st Class William Couroux.

The squadron was also privileged to host The Honourable Rob Nicholson, MP for the riding of Niagara Falls, who presented the Best First Year Cadet Award to Leading Air Cadet Mitchell Vanderberg.

The squadron extends its thanks to both of you and to all of our staff, sponsors, family and friends for making the day a special one for our cadets.

Jody Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS
Immortal!

Baked Goods for Post-parade BBQ Tomorrow

Apologies for the late notice, but once again, we’re asking parents to contribute desserts and baked goods for our post-parade BBQ on Saturday. Anything that is your favourite and nut-free would be ideal, but please avoid anything that requires utensils as these will be in short supply. Cookies, brownies, and butter tarts are all good examples. As always, we’re hoping to fill the dessert table without additional cost to the squadron. For those who can’t (or, in this case, don’t have the time to) bake, Timbits and store-bought cookies will be accepted with a smile too. Desserts can either be dropped off with your cadet or brought when you come for the parade itself. Thank you in advance.

Please contact Mrs. Mehrotra on the Sponsoring Committee to let her know what you’ll be dropping off. Email: n_mehrotra@hotmail.com

PS: Marked Tupperware containers make returning dishes easier.

Gliding on Sunday

For those cadets who signed up for gliding this Sunday at the Niagara Central Airport in Welland, we begin at 0900h (9:00am) and so you should arrive at 0845h (8:00am) and meet OCdt Couroux at the 87 Eagle Squadron hangar. Dress: civilian appropriate for weather. (This means that you should wear sunscreen and a hat.) We’ll be finished around noon.

The forecast says that we’ll have a sunny day on Sunday, so fingers are crossed that we’ll have great weather for gliding!

J. Lemoine
Captain
CO 809 Newark RCACS
Immortal!

Bottle Sorting on 1 Jun 2019

We’re seeking parent volunteers for bottle delivery on Saturday, 1 Jun at 0830 (8:30am) at Van Noort’s. We will pack and fill one truck for delivery to the Beer Store.

We’re also looking for a couple of parent volunteers for emptying the trailer at Mr. Ruttan’s at 0730 (7:30am). We will then bring the truck to Vannoorts for the remainder of the bottles.

Please call (905-468-7584) or email (809air@cadets.gc.ca) the squadron if you’re available to volunteer.

G. Zalepa
SSC Chair
809 Newark RCACS

Weekly Routine Orders – Week of 19 May 19

Date
20 May 19

RO Number
19-20

CO’s Message

This is it! Our final run-up to this weekend’s Annual Ceremonial Review. We’re down to our last practice on Wednesday so it’s important that everyone come out. We’ll also be doing uniform exchanges for those who need them, so if anyone needs a swap, this is the time to do it.

Thanks to all of the cadets who came out to the booth at the Virgil Stampede this weekend. Between proposed cavalry units and discussion of press gangs (most importantly, why we don’t do those), we had a great event and made our community better aware of who we are and what we do.

We still have one spot remaining for gliding on Sunday after the Annual Ceremonial review. If you’re available and interested, sign up and grab that last spot!

Remember that you need to be logged into the site to see sign-up sheets.

See you on Wednesday!

Training Night
22 May 19

CAF Member Dress
3B

Cadet Dress
C2B: Sgts and above
C4A: FCpls and below

Training Night Routine

Activity Timings
Building Open, Parade Setup 1815-1830
Fall-in, Inspection, Opening Parade 1830-1845
Period One 1845-1920
Period Two 1925-2000
Break 2000-2015
Period Three 2015-2050
Clean Up Training Areas and Parade Square 2050-2100
Fall-in, Closing 2100-2115
Dismissal 2115

Duty Personnel
Duty Officer: Capt Lemoine

Training Night Schedule

Period 1
1845-1915
Period 2
1925-1955
Period 3
2015-2045
Level One PO/EO O-ACR O-ACR O-ACR
Description Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Presentation Practice
Instructor
Level Two PO/EO O-ACR O-ACR O-ACR
Description Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Presentation Practice
Instructor
Level Three PO/EO O-ACR O-ACR O-ACR
Description Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Presentation Practice
Instructor
Level Four PO/EO O-ACR O-ACR O-ACR
Description Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Presentation Practice
Instructor

This Week’s Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
22 May 19 1830-2100 Wednesday Mandatory Training Night (ACR Practice) 809 HQ (CNC) C2B/C4A Capt Lemoine
24 May 19 1830-2100 Friday Annual Cadet Awards Banquet Addison Hall, St. Mark’s Anglican Church Semi-formal Capt Lemoine
24 May 19 1100-1400 Saturday Annual Ceremonial Review Niagara-on-the-Lake District 3 Fire Station C1 OCdt Couroux

Upcoming Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
29 May 19 1830-2100 Wednesday CSC Change of Command / Parent Briefing 809 HQ (CNC) C2B/C4A Capt Lemoine
1 Jun 19 1100-1400 Saturday Canada’s Wonderland Trip 809 HQ (CNC) Civilian Capt Lemoine / OCdt Couroux

J. Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS
Immortal!

Virgil Stampede Booth

Good evening.

For those who have volunteered to assist with our booth at the Virgil Stampede this Saturday and Monday, here are the relevant details:

Location: Virgil Centennial Arena, 1565 Four Mile Creek Rd, Virgil, ON L0S 1T0
Timings: 1000-1300 (10:00am-1:00pm) and 1300-1600 (1:00pm to 4:00pm)
Dress: 3B for CAF Personnel and C2B for Cadets

I will be on-site at 0830 (8:30am) setting up the booth. Cadets and volunteers should be on site no later than 15 minutes prior to your shifts. We are exhibitors, so payment of admission fees is not required.

Parking at the event will be difficult and likely inconvenient, so it’s best to make arrangements to be dropped off and picked up.

See you tomorrow!

J. Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS
Immortal!

Weekly Routine Orders – Week of 12 May 19

Date
12 May 19

RO Number
19-19

CO’s Message

We’re coming into the final stretch. We have one Monday and two Wednesdays left before the Annual Ceremonial Review, so let’s make sure we have everyone on-board so that we can show 809 at our best to our friends, family, and community.

This weekend at the Virgil Stampede, we’ll be running a recruiting booth to bring new cadets to the squadron for next year. We’re asking cadets, sponsorship committee members, and staff to volunteer for the event and have posted sign-up sheets on our events sign-up page. If you have any availability and want to help grow the squadron, we appreciate your time.

If you haven’t RSVPed for the Annual Cadet Awards Banquet, we need to have final numbers no later than the 15th of March. Please ensure that you have indicated the number of attendees including your cadet(s) and bring payment in on the 22nd. Alternatively, our SSC can now accept Interac etransfers at treasurer@809cadets.ca. If the etransfer requests a password, use “dinner” when sending funds.

Sunday, after the Annual Ceremonial review, we have our spring gliding day with 10 spots available. If you’re available and interested, sign up and let us know. Priority will be given to cadets who have never flown. I’m still waiting to find out if we have the morning or afternoon session, but will let you know as soon as I have that information.

Remember that you need to be logged into the site to see sign-up sheets.

See you on Monday!

Training Night
15 May 19

CAF Member Dress
3B

Cadet Dress
C2B: Sgts and above
C4A: FCpls and below

Training Night Routine

Activity Timings
Building Open, Parade Setup 1815-1830
Fall-in, Inspection, Opening Parade 1830-1845
Period One 1845-1920
Period Two 1925-2000
Break 2000-2015
Period Three 2015-2050
Clean Up Training Areas and Parade Square 2050-2100
Fall-in, Closing 2100-2115
Dismissal 2115

Duty Personnel
Duty Officer: OCdt Couroux

Training Night Schedule

Period 1
1845-1915
Period 2
1925-1955
Period 3
2015-2045
Level One PO/EO O-ACR O-ACR O-ACR
Description Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Presentation Practice
Instructor
Level Two PO/EO O-ACR O-ACR O-ACR
Description Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Presentation Practice
Instructor
Level Three PO/EO O-ACR O-ACR O-ACR
Description Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Presentation Practice
Instructor
Level Four PO/EO O-ACR O-ACR O-ACR
Description Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Presentation Practice
Instructor

This Week’s Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
13 May 19 1900-2100 Monday Static Display Preparation 809 HQ (CNC) Civilian Capt Lemoine
15 May 19 1830-2100 Wednesday Mandatory Training Night (ACR Practice) 809 HQ (CNC) C2B/C4A OCdt Couroux
18 May 19 1000-1600 Saturday Virgil Stampede Recruiting Booth Meridian Community Arenas C2B Capt Lemoine
20 May 19 1000-1600 Monday Virgil Stampede Recruiting Booth Meridian Community Arenas C2B Capt Lemoine

Upcoming Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
22 May 19 1830-2100 Wednesday Mandatory Training Night (ACR Practice) 809 HQ (CNC) C2B/C4A Capt Lemoine
24 May 19 1830-2100 Friday Annual Cadet Awards Banquet Addison Hall, St. Mark’s Anglican Church Semi-formal Capt Lemoine
24 May 19 1100-1400 Saturday Annual Ceremonial Review Niagara-on-the-Lake District 3 Fire Station C1 OCdt Couroux

J. Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS
Immortal!