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Charlie Bowins - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 24.505 W 075° 42.211
18T E 444947 N 5028562
Quick Description: This plaque, in tribute to Charlie Bowins, is located in the skateboard park that bears his name, in Ottawa, Ontario. Cette plaque, en hommage à Charlie Bowins, est située dans le planchodrome qui porte son nom, à Ottawa, en Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/14/2019 6:31:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JB4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
Inscription on the plaque:

Charlier Bowins Skateboard Park

This skateboard park is named in recognition of the extensive community service of

Charlie Bowins

For more than ten years, Charlie Bowins dedicated much of his time and energy to Ottawa's skateboarding community.

For six summers between 2008 and 2014, Charlie worked as a camp councillor and skateboard instructor at McNabb Park. From 2011 to 2015, he was a volunteer with the Ottawa Skateboard Community Association and shop rider and volunteer with Antique Skate Shop.

In 2013 and 2014, Charlie participated in various fund raising events for 1squareroot, an initiative organized by the Ottawa Skateboard Community Association to raise money for this skateboard park at the McNabb Community Centre.

Above all else, Charlie put fun first and helped inspire the next generation of skateboarders in Ottawa.

Approved by Ottawa City Council on June 10, 2015

Mayor Jim Watson

Councillor Catherine McKenney
(Somerset)

Inscription sur la plaque:

Planchodrome Charlie-Bowins

Ce planchodrome est nommé en reconnaissance des services communautaires exceptionnels de

Charlier Bowins

Pendant plus de 10 ans, Charlie Bowins a consacré une bonne part de son temps et de son énergie aux planchistes de la ville D’Ottawa.

Durant six étés, entre 2008 et 2014, Charlier a travaillé comme animateur de camp de vacances et moniteur de planche à roulette au parc McNabb. De 2011 à 2015, il a été bénévole et mentor au sein du programme For Pivot’s Sake, ainsi que membre et bénévole de l’Ottawa Skateboard Community Association, et représentant et bénévole pour la boutique de planche à roulettes Antique.

En 2013 et 2014, Charlie a participé à diverses activités de collecte de fonds pour 1Squareroot, une initiative d’Ottawa Skateboard Community Association visant à recueillir des fonds pour aménager ce planchodrome au Centre récréatif McNabb.

Par-dessus tout, Charlie accordait la priorité au plaisir et a aidé à inspirer la prochaine genération de planchistes d’Ottawa.

Approuvé par le Conseil municipal d'Ottawa le 10 juin 2015

Maire Jim Watson

Conseillère Catherine McKenney
(Somerset)
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Location: Charlie Bowins Skateboard Park - Parc du Planchodrome Charlie Bowins

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