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Bring It On, 2023!!! ๐Ÿ’ฅ - CH Newsletter #50 January 13, 2022

As part of joining our private residential community, our members receive weekly updates about the community, upcoming events, developments in the student residence and any other relevant news. We've decided to post these updates on our website in order to let our visitors looking for student housing get an inside view of the Chelsea House student life!

Dear Chelsea House family,
 
Happy New Year, Chelsea Fam ๐ŸŽ‰ and welcome back to the CH Show!!! ๐Ÿ“บ
 
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For those new here - welcome to our infamous weekly newsletter where as members of the Chelsea House student coliving community you get the real scoop on what's up in Montreal, where to go, what's happening - Keys to the city.๐Ÿ”‘
 
We hope you enjoyed your well-deserved break with your family and loved ones! ๐Ÿค— Are you pumped to be back at your favorite student residence in Montreal? We have A TON of fun activities planned for you this semester and we can't wait to share them with you! We know you missed our weekly newsletters so let's get the ball rolling!!! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
 
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THE INSIDER'S REPORT: MONTREAL NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW
 The Insider's Report is where you benefit from the Community Team's experience to get real, local Montreal knowledge on what's good for the week. This is where you get a step-up on everyone thanks to our many years of partying studying and living in our dear city. Forget the tourist traps - we got you. 
 
  • Embark on a 12-hour unique music and art experience with Exposรฉ Noir x Fonderie Darling.
The holiday festivities have already ended but as most of you know by now, the fun never stops in Montreal ๐Ÿ˜‰ This Saturday, January 14th, you can party all-night (literally) and order drinks ๐Ÿฅƒ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿป from 8pm to 8am. Revel in the the musical performances of various artist courtesy of Exposรฉ noir while exploring the diverse visual masterpieces at Fonderie Darling .
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Missed the chance to score tickets for tomorrow's event? Don't worry. There's another all-nighter event called 'Nuit ร†X', an audiovisual party featuring music from various DJs as well as live visual projections by talented artists. This will take place next Saturday, January 21 at Club Soda. Buy your tickets now before it gets sold out!
 
  • Check out the newest arcade in the City!
Can't bear the cold and want an indoor activity that's fun and exciting? We got you covered! There's a new Japanese-themed arcade that opened recently in Brossard called ClรคwMee. For a minimum of $20 worth of tokens, you can already play and have a chance to bring home some cute toys ๐Ÿงธ , video games ๐ŸŽฎ and other cool items!
 
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  • Visit the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and learn about Basquiat's artistic career.
Calling all art-loving CH members, we have something for you as well! Drop by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and check out Seeing Loud: Basquiat and Music, an exhibition exploring how music influenced the works of famous neo-expressionism artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.


 
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Tickets are free if you are 20 yrs. old or younger while 21 to 30-yr.-olds can buy them for $16 per person.

 
CHELSEA HOUSE COMMUNITY VIBES UPDATE
 
  • Friday afternoon Pizza ๐Ÿ• and Pool ๐ŸŽฑ Party
Last week, we had a chill get-together at the Chelsea House lounge with the members who are back from vacation as well as the new members who recently moved-in with us.
 
Shoutout to our Manager of Operations, Steph ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ for the initiative ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป If you see a new face around the building, don't forget to say hi ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป 
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Meet The Fam ๐Ÿ™ Icebreaker Event 

    Tomorrow, January 14th (Saturday), we will be having our traditional CH Meet The Fam ๐Ÿ™ Icebreaker Event to officially welcome the new members of the CH fam! 

    We hope everyone can make it ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿผ Here is the ATTENDANCE FORM
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  • Calling all CH members with a knack for event planning! We are forming a CH Event Committee launched by Laura M ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช and Ilias ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท !! ๐Ÿฅณ Here are the initial events proposed so far: 


- Potato Party (lol) ๐Ÿฅ” 
- Cooking 101 ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ 
- Corporate LIFE (CV Writing  Review & Pro Headshot ๐Ÿ“ธ) event at Fox ๐ŸฆŠ Head Office on Sherbrooke

We know you have amazing ideas so please share them with us! If you're up for the challenge and you'd like to be a part of the team, sign up HERE

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  • WEEKLY RECAP: Here are some snaps of what went down the past week with the rest of the fam:
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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: BIBI FROM FRANCE ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท (Btw we put everyone's nationality flag so you learn your flags ๐Ÿค“ and realize how global the CH Fam really is) 
 
 
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Beebs or B is taking up Liberal Arts with double minor in English Literature ๐Ÿ“š and Acting ๐ŸŽญ at Concordia University ๐Ÿซ

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She loves to read ๐Ÿ“– , watch movies ๐Ÿฟ, listen to music ๐ŸŽง, follow sports ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป. She is also always up to explore new underground places ๐Ÿ” and go to museums ๐Ÿ–ผ.

During her free time, she likes to stay at home ๐Ÿ›Œ or go to a coffee place โ˜•๏ธ and talk for hours about various different subjects. She also enjoys going to concerts ๐ŸŽค, bars ๐Ÿธ and restaurants ๐Ÿฝ
 
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Bibi is a competitive equestrian ๐Ÿ‡ and hopes to become an actress โญ๏ธand work in a non profit organization ๐Ÿค.

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A generous, spontaneous, and funny person-- she is indeed a perfect fit in the Chelsea House community!
 
We hope you'll love your CH and Montreal experience, B! ๐Ÿฅฐ
 
SHOW ME THE MONEY!! THE STUDENT JOB BOARD FOR SOME PART-TIME CASH $$$
Every week, your favorite student housing team members scour through the current available jobs to show you our best pick of easy, student jobs in Downtown Montreal, easy to go to after class at McGill, Concordia. As in, you get paid & but save your energy for the studying part of your Montreal life.
 
  • Student Monitor @ St. George's School of Montreal | If you have a DEC in Community, Recreation & Leadership training or equivalent, experience working with adolescents, and proficient in Google Workspace, this job may be the one for you! If accepted for the role, your contract length will be 4 and a half months (with a possibility of extension) and you'll only need to work from 3pm to 7pm from Monday to Friday.

  • Clerk @ Pharmaprix | The company is looking for someone who is organized, detail-oriented, and has basic experience with computers and the cash register. As a clerk, you must also be able to provide exceptional customer service and work independently. Note that this job might require some heavy lifting and climbing a ladder so only apply if you are physically fit to do so. Ability to communicate in FR and EN is a plus.

  • Club Demonstration Services (CDS) Product Demonstrator at Costco | CDS is Costco's in-house pre-qualification marketing company. As a product demonstrator, you will be in-charge of introducing Costco members to new foods and products. If you are comfortable in interacting with customers and managers and able to stand for up to 6 hours a day and lift approximately 22 lbs, check out the link below.

HOUSE UPDATES- this section is where we share with you the nuts and bolts of keeping the Chelsea House ship afloat while you focus on your studies & having fun. The honest truth is this is real life, sometimes things don't work well, mistakes happen and delays occur. We decided that we'll still share it all with you, right here, every week.

 
At the end of the day, we are a young organisation (our eldest team member PJ is in his early 30s). We do our best and we keep it real. Remember, we're not a Hilton...but we are trying our best to be the best student residence experience in Montreal the World and we won't stop until we get there.
 
  • You have $500 waiting for you! ๐Ÿค‘
Ladies and gents, our Back-To-School Promo is back! Help us grow our amazing community and earn extra cash ๐Ÿ˜‰ It's super easy -- each time a person you refer signs a lease with Chelsea House, you'll receive a $500 prepaid visa card.
 
 
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Your friend gets a sweet spot to live, you get the easiest $500 you've ever made. #winwin
 
CRITERIA FOR NEW REFERRALS:
    • Your referral has to be a first time Chelsea House Member.
    • Your referral has to go through the usual Chelsea House application process and be accepted as a Member for a period of at least one year (12-month contract).
 
๐Ÿšจ REMINDER ๐Ÿšจ
 
As you very well know, at Chelsea House, we prioritize the safety and security of our members above all else. As such, we'd like to remind everyone, please do not lose your keys ๐Ÿ”‘ There will be a corresponding fine of 75$ for every lost key.
 
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Obviously, we don't want thieves or people with ill intention to have easy access in our precious home ๐Ÿก Keep in mind that losing your key puts not just you but your fellow members in danger.
 
Thank you for your cooperation, CH fam ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
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If you're into writing โœ๏ธ, share with us an article or two about your experiences in Chelsea House and Montreal. If chosen, we will post your content on our website's blog section.
 
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Each content gives you an entry into our monthly contest giveaways (UberEats cash $$ / HABS tickets / Cinema / etc)!! ๐Ÿค‘
 
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Alright, that's it for now! 
 
Stay Classy,
 
The Chelsea House Community Team
 
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