Splash news...Monday, November 6th

Citrus Fundraiser:


The Crusader’s Citrus campaign offers swimmers an opportunity to earn $10  fundraising credit for every case sold.


Offer family, friends, or neighbours the choice of a full case or half a case of delicious citrus.  


 Parents can write a cheque or send an email transfer for the entire amount of your swimmers order (made out to DCSC) who in turn will pay the supplier for the entire invoice. Payment is due by 9am on Saturday December 9.


Prices are as follows:



California Oranges (88 per case) - $53

Texas Grapefruit (56 per case) - $52

Spanish Clementines (22lbs about 80 per case) - $52


Order deadline is Sunday, November 26th.  Delivery date is 9amSaturday December 9th. You will be able to pick your order up in Burnside on the 9th.

Please send all questions/orders to Geoff Bennett:


Open Water Swim Project:


The Crusaders have applied for funding from HRM and the District Capital fund for District 5 to support an open water swim project at Albro Lake Beach this summer.

The final  step In the application process is a vote this coming Tuesday at Findlay Community Centre.

Please vote on Tuesday November 7th   between 6:00 p.m.. and 8:15 p.m.  All residents of District 5 are welcome to vote – including school aged children, permanent residents etc. Please encourage your friends and neighbours in District 5  to get out and vote for the Crusader project and four of the other great community projects.

The funding announcement will be made at the conclusion of the Vote Night.


Montes Fundraiser:


Friday November 24th featuring Cory Tetford!!  Please share our Facebook event on your page!

For tickets, please contact Maureen Nolan:

Any questions regarding auction items, please contact Wendy Woodford:




Please note that the Sobeys deadline for submission of cheques for the next order in December 2017 will be Monday, November 20th  More importantly, the cheque submission deadline for January 2018 gift card orders will be Monday, December 11tha week earlier than usual, and will be delivered the weekend of January 5-7th, 2018.  These cheques can be post-dated for January 1, 2018, but we need to place the order earlier as a result of the holidays. New participants to this fundraising initiative are welcome at any time. Please contact for more information.