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Community Arts Council of Richmond Series
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Associations, Clubs, Societies

Series consists of correspondence, memos, reports, financial statements, studies, plans, copies of constitutions and bylaws, membership lists, brochures, newsletters and other publications relating to recreational and cultural groups in Richmond. Records document activities of these groups and serve as evidence of their interaction with the municipality and the Leisure Services Department, including the process of formal affiliation. Records relate to the following local organizations: Murdoch Senior Citizens Association, Sea Island Community Association, South Arm Community Association, Steveston Community Society, Thompson Community Association, West Richmond Recreation Centre Association, Minoru Seniors Society, Brighouse United Church, Richmond Foundation, Community Arts Council of Richmond, Richmond Historical and Museum Society, Richmond Community Music School, Canadian Parents for French Richmond Chapter, Exposure Amateur Photography Association, Sweet Adelines, Delta Symphony Society, Czechoslovak Theatre Around the Corner Association, Richmond Festival Society, Girl Guides Fraser-Delta Area, Richmond Horsemen's Club, Richmond Go-Kart Association, Richmond Pigeon Club, Richmond Rod and Gun Club, Boy Scouts of Richmond (including Bogside District and Georgia District), Western Pheasant and Fowl, Rosewood Senior Citizens Association, Disabled Sailing Association, Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities, Richmond Amateur Baseball Association, Richmond Minor Baseball Association, Richmond Field Hockey Club, Richmond Minor Football League, Richmond Raiders Football Club, Richmond Juvenile Soccer Association, Richmond Gymnastics Association, Richmond Girls Gymnastics Club, Women's League of Health and Beauty, Richmond Lacrosse Association, Richmond Lawn Bowling Club, Richmond Rugby Club, Richmond/Delta Ladies Fastball League, Richmond Senior Men's Soccer League, Steveston Yacht Club, Richmond Ball Hockey League, Richmond Flatland Footrace Society, Richmond Youth Soccer Association, Richmond Girls Soccer Club, Richmond Senior Soccer League, Richmond Girls Softball League, Richmond Sports Council, Richmond Tennis Club, Kajacks Track and Field Club, Richmond-Delta Parents of Twins and Triplets Club, Optimist Club of Richmond, Humpty Dumpty Parent Participation Playschool, Vancouver Gas Model Club, Richmond Youth Service Agency, Richmond Information and Volunteer Centre, Richmond Family Place, Kinsmen Club of Richmond, and the Richmond Art Gallery Association.

Richmond (B.C.). Leisure Services

Mayor's subject files

Series consists of records created by the Office of the Mayor during the terms of Mayors Gil Blair and Greg Halsey-Brandt. Series contains correspondence, memos, reports, proclamations, transcripts of and notes for speeches and addresses, press releases and commentaries, and some resource and reference material. Records reflect the interaction between the Mayor and other levels of government, government agencies and commissions, corporate interests, and various community groups, as well as the Mayor's views on a variety of issues, including economic development, the environment, transportation, land use, municipal infrastructure, regional government, and inter-governmental affairs. Included are records relating to the federal and provincial governments, the Greater Vancouver Regional District, the Fraser River and North Fraser Harbour Commissions, the Vancouver International Airport Authority, Steveston Harbour Authority, Vancouver Regional Transit Commission, the Waste Reduction Commission and the Richmond School Board. Also included are records of the Mayor's interaction with various city committees, task forces and commissions, the BC Aviation Council, the Richmond General Hospital, the Lower Mainland Municipal Association and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, BC Transit, BC Hydro, BC Ferries, BC Packers Ltd., Canadian Airlines International, Air Canada, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, the Richmond Visitors and Convention Bureau, the Richmond Community Arts Council, the Boy Scouts of Richmond, the Richmond Gateway Theatre, the Richmond City Centre Community Association, Richmond Family Place Society, the Richmond Foundation, the Steveston Salmon Festival, the United Way of the Lower Mainland, 12 (Vancouver) Service Battalion, the Steveston Interurban Restoration Society, and the Richmond SPCA. Records also exist relating to the interaction of the City with its sister cities of Pierrefonds, Quebec and Wakayama, Japan, with other municipalities, and with the Musqueam Indian Band. Records also document the Mayor's involvement with special events in the City, as well as with the presentation of awards and honours. Files titled "Miscellaneous" dating from 1997 onwards contain documents organized alphabetically by subject category.

Richmond (B.C.). Mayor's Office