Unfortunately we have had to cancel our annual Victoria Day Fireworks for 2020 due to the pandemic and the park being closed till the end of June.   We are now in the planning stages for the 2021 Victoria Day Fireworks and family events. 

We have also had to cancel our totball and tball league for 2020.  This year would have been our third year and we had 98 children registered.   If you are interested in information about registration for 2021 please send an email to greaterashtonca@gmail to be added to the distribution list

A decision about the status of the GACA mixed lob ball league for 2020 has not been made yet, 

 

 

But  we are still holding the following events:

 

With the beautiful weather outside today we wanted to let everyone know that the  G.A.C.A is happy to announce that they will be teaming up with Hadley Heros Cystic Fibrosis team in a joint fund raising event.

 

We are holding a Caesar Sunday basket draw. 

The basket is valued at over $150.00 and contains the following items

 

Yeti 20 oz Rambler Tumbler

Solo Cups

750 ml of Vodkow which is a local vodka made in Almonte

1.14 L Smifnoff Vodka

extra large ice cube trays

3 Tier glass rimmer

tabasco

Worcestershire Sauce

50 picks

Motts Original Clamato

Motts The works Clamato

a Bottle of Extreme bean Sweet and Savoury

Lemon juice

Dill pickles

Clamato Seasoning.

 

Draw will happen on May 15th 

 

Tickets are  $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00

 

Please send etransfer to greaterashtonca@gmail.com

We also need you to send us and email to the same address with your name and phone number and we will write it on your tickets.

 

All money raised will be divided between the GACA who will now put the money earned towards the 2021 Victoria Day Fireworks and Hadley Hero Cystic Fibrosis Team who will be putting it towards their fundraising efforts as they participate in the vitural walk to End Cystic Fibroisis on May 31st.

 

ELECTRONIC AND CLOTHING RECYLING EVENT

 

Our bin has arrived at the Ashton Park to receive your donations of unwanted electronics and clothing.  The bin will be on site till early December.   We look forward to this being a great year not only for the environment but also for the GACA.   This is one of our biggest fundraisers to raise money to hold the best Victoria Day Fireworks in the valley.    

We have ran this event for the past 5 years and during that time we have reverted 23.95 tonnes.   

CLEAN UP THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

The GACA has put out a challenge to everyone to help clean up our neighbourhood.  We are offering two $50.00 Gift Certificates to a local restaurant of the winners choice.  Everyone who enters is given ballots based on how much they pick up ie  small bag  1 ballet,  medium bag 5 ballets,  large bags/recyling container  10 ballets.  On our facebook page Greater Ashton you can see pictures of everyone  from young to a little bit older.  We live in an amazing community.  We will  do the dray on May 15th  Good luck to all our the people who submitted their entries already.  

 

PAST EVENTS 

 

Best Dressed Christmas Home:  We had over 30 homes submitted for this contest and conducted voting over a 2 week period.  Congrats to the Shaver Family for winning this contest.  They won a $50.00 gift certificate to the Ashton Pub

GACA Christmas Party was held on Dec 14th at the Ashton Pub. 

Light up the Park:  Was a success once again this year.  The children were very exicted to have a visit from Santa as well as make a few Christmas decorations.  Thank you to all of our voujnters that help get the park ready for Christmas. 

ATV Poker Run:  Was a great success not only for the GACA but also for the Cystic Fibrosis foundation which was the charity of choice for 2019 

 

Victoria Day Fireworks 2019:  Was once again the best fireworks show in the valley.  Thank you so much to our sponsors that have helped with our fundraising efforts over the last year.  This year we also had face painting, balloons and an amazing petting farm, along with horse back rides.  Hoping to see everyone at the 2020 Victoria Day fireworks