Since 1983 the Mill Woods Presidents' Council has served as southeast Edmonton's area council, comprised of the 12 area community leagues of:
- Burnewood Community League
- Ellerslie Community League
- Knottwodd Community League
- Lakewood Community League
- Leefield Community League
- Millhurst COmmunity League
- North Millbourne Community League
- Ridgewood Community League
- Southwood Community League
- Summerside Community League
- the Meadows Community League
- Woodvale Community League
To realize a thriving southeast Edmonton as a safe and supportive community to live, work and play.
To be recognized as southeast Edmonton’s principle advocate for community betterment, source of community information, and coordinator of community league efforts.
To identify opportunities for community improvement through a recurring forum that brings together leaders, stakeholders and elected officials; then champion solutions through partnerships and the collective effort of the community leagues of southeast Edmonton.
MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE MWPC
- COUNCIL FORUM:
9 meetings between September and June of the 12-member community leagues, associate members, partners and stakeholder; to share information, identify community issues and improvement opportunities, then champion solutions for improvement.
The forum includes city councillors, members of the Alberta Legislature (MLAs), member of Parlliment (MP), Edmonton Police Services (EPS), Catholic & Public school board trustees, City of Edmonton (COE) representatives, Mill Woods Public Library, Mill Woods Seniors Association, Mill Woods Soccer Association, youth advocacy groups, and more.
Guest speaker are regularily invited to speak. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- MILL WOODS CANADA DAY CELEBRATION
The MWPC has delivered the ever-evolving event since its modest inception July 1st 1988.
Through partnerships and sponsors the event has become western Canada's largest grass roots volunteer run Canada Day celebration attracting 50,000+ participants and taking 200+ volunteers.
Learn more HERE.
- MILL WOODS YOUTH DROP-IN PROGRAM
The program is delivered and managed by Youth Unlimited, funded by the MWPC, hosted by the MWSA and the COE.
The MWPC is an ever evolving organizing actively seeking ways to improve southeast Edmonton for all residents.