Police AssociAtion of novA scotiA 25 Charlottetown City Police capture title at annual Spa Corporate Challenge Charlottetown City Police captured the championship title at The Spa Corporate Challenge presented recently by Hansen Electric. The annual event that tests the fitness levels of teams of four at various stations raises money for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital P.E.I. Cancer Treatment Centre. This year, there were 13 teams competing for the Spa Corporate Challenge title in Charlottetown for most Fit Corporation. The teams of four competed in various fun fitness tests that included a tennis challenge, obstacle course, relay race and a few more. The Spa, Hansen Electric and Gemini sponsored the event. Prizes were awarded to the top two finishing teams, plus numerous door prizes were provided by local businesses at the closing banquet. “We are pleased to announce that the fundraising from this event raised $4,800 that will be supporting the QEH/Eastlink 21-Hour Equipment Drive in support of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s P.E.I Cancer Treatment Centre,” said Blair Hansen, the owner of The Spa Total Fitness Centre. The QEH Foundation is truly grateful to have an organization such as The Spa co-ordinate a fundraising event to support the QEH/Eastlink 21-Hour Equipment Drive, said John MacLean, QEH/Eastlink 21-Hour Equipment Drive event co-chair. “The equipment drive will took place this year on May 23-24th. It featured a live and online auction, live Island entertainment and interview,” said MacLean. “We are very fortunate to begin the fundraising of this event with the funds contributed from the Spa Corporate Challenge.” Originally published March 24th, 2009 The Guardian The Charlottetown Police Department Choir will be carolling at several city seniors’ homes tonight. This is the 13th year in a row the 12-officer choir has performed for the elderly citizens of Charlottetown during the holiday season. The choir, which was formed in 1996, has also performed for royalty on two occasions, with the RCMP Musical Ride and at the National Memorial Service in Ottawa and the International Police Memorial in Cleveland, Ohio. The choir performs throughout the year at city celebrations and at the funerals of officers and their family members. All of the proceeds of the choir’s first CD, released in 2000, went to the Canadian Cancer Society. This evening the choir will sing traditional Christmas carols, starting at Andrews Lodge at 4 p.m., Parkwest Lodge at 4:45, Notre Dame Convent at 5:30, The Garden Home at 6:15 p.m., Atlantic Baptist Home at 7 p.m. and finish at Whisperwood Villa at 7:45 p.m. Police Choir spreads Christmas cheer The Charlottetown Police Services Choir sings some Christmas carols to the residents of Andrews Lodge in West Royalty. The choir, which was formed in 1996, visited many seniors’ homes in the Charlottetown area. GUARDIAN PHOTO Originally published in The Guardian, Wednesday, December 2, 2009 Sean Coombs, left, Mike Chaloner, Kevin Spencer and Mike Rae were part of the Charlottetown City Police team that captured the championship title at the recent Spa Corporate Challenge, a fundraiser for the QEH/Eastlink 21-Hour Equipment Drive. Submitted photo