CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATION DAY will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2011. This is
the 14th year of this highly successful event which is made possible by the
great leadership of the Physical Plant staff.
Staff, students, faculty and retirees are invited to participate on a
voluntary basis to help beautify the campus.
Each department is requested to designate a CONTACT PERSON who will be
responsible for coordinating the volunteers from their department. The
name, department, address and phone number of the contact person should be
forwarded by Monday, April 25, 2011 to:
Fort Garry Campus - campbeau(a)cc.umanitoba.ca
Bannatyne Campus - b_domaradzki(a)umanitoba.ca
If you have any questions, please contact Lyle Morin at 474-6285 or email
morinl(a)cc.umanitoba.ca. Questions from the Bannatyne Campus can be directed
to Ben Domaradzki at 789-3792 or email b_domaradzki(a)umanitoba.ca.
The campus will once again be divided into zones. Jobs such as picking up
paper, raking, sweeping, pulling weeds and planting flowers will be
Development and Advancement Services will be approaching garden centres for
donations of flowers and plants. Physical Plant staff will be assigned to
each zone to work with the contact people to coordinate the projects. A
brown bag meeting of all contact people will be held in Room 204 University
Centre (Marshall McLuhan), at noon on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 to finalize
the arrangements. Refreshments will be provided.
On Campus Beautification Day, a barbecue lunch sponsored by ARAMARK will be
held at noon in the quadrangle on the Fort Garry Campus and in front of the
Brodie Centre on the Bannatyne Campus for all volunteers. Pepsi will be
providing the refreshments. The Bookstore as well as various other business
on Campus will be donating "door" prizes for the event. This year the Grand
Prize is two airline tickets donated by West Jet.
Teams are encouraged to propose projects which will be judged and the best
gardens will be awarded with first, second and third prizes. Last year many
innovative ideas were presented so please submit your ideas to
campbeau(a)cc.umanitoba.ca (Fort Garry Campus) or b_domaradzki(a)umanitoba.ca
Volunteers are asked to bring gloves, rakes and spades from home although
some will be provided by Physical Plant. Physical Plant will be hiring
additional grounds staff during the summer to maintain the work. The
project will commence at 9:00 AM and continue throughout the day. Everyone
is invited to participate for as much time as their schedules permit. In
the event of rain, the rain date is Friday, May 27, 2011 so please keep that
date open as well.
Please join us for another fun and rewarding Campus Beautification Day on
Deborah J. McCallum
University of Manitoba
202 Administration Building
Phone: 204-474-9777 FAX: 204-261-1318
At 7:45 this morning, a female HSC employee using the ATM located in the Atrium of the Brodie Centre, Bannatyne Campus, was approached by a male who attempted to take her money. University staff and Patrol Officer gave chase and male fled southbound past McDermot Avenue. No weapons involved. No injuries reported. WPS on scene and investigating.
Male described as:
approx 5' 2"
slim build, 120 lbs
darker skin tone
drk hair and goatee
wearing blue jeans
carrying a blue jean "Dickies" backpack.
Security Services reminds everyone to remain aware of your surroundings and call 474-9341 for emergency, criminal, and safety-related matters.