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Crime Stoppers Branch
The Exploits Valley Crime Stoppers Branch is looking for new members. We meet once a month for approximately an hour and participate in three to four fundraisers a year that would require minimal volunteer time. Please consider joining our team to help keep crime off our streets. Contact Loriann Leyte-Peddle at 489-2704.
Family and Friends Evening of Music Entertainment
The Grand Falls-Windsor Kiwanis Club is preparing for the 53rd Central Newfoundland Music Festival scheduled for March 2018. This year the Wednesday evening family night is expanding to include family and friends. Rally your musical family and/or friends and share your talents. Register now by calling Mary Keats at 489-9751.
We want the things you don’t!
Donate your reusable clothing and cloth items to the Canadian Diabetes Association’s Clothesline. Drop your bagged items in our red drop boxes located at Home Hardware and Riverwood Variety in Grand Falls-Windsor, Wishes, Flowers & Gifts in Bishops Falls and Herm’s Variety in Botwood areas. For further details call 1-800-505-5525
River Gold Fundraiser
River Gold Fundraising is a community fundraiser in partnership with three local service organizations: Corduroy Brook Enhancement Association, Exploits Valley SPCA, Grand Falls-Windsor Heritage Society. We run a weekly event with the deadline for playing being closing time on Wednesdays at store locations. Draw is every Thursday at the Royal Bank in the Exploits Valley Mall at approximately 7:30 pm to http://rivergold.ca/rg/
SUNDAYS Chase the Ace
Chase the Ace lottery is held at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall every Sunday from 7:15-9:15 p.m.
The Exploits Valley 50+ Club, Edwards Place, has resumed its public bridge game on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. Admission $4. Everyone welcome.
MONDAYS Happy Matters
Our local rug hooking group meets every Monday from 1:30-3:30 pm. from September to May at the community room of IBEX Fuels (Irving Station), Hardy Avenue at the rear of the building. You do not have to be a member to attend our hook in. Contact June Oldford at e-mail june. firstname.lastname@example.org or 709-489-6039.
Exploits Disability Association
We help people with disabilities and other who cannot help themselves. Meetings take place on the first Monday of every month at the Corduroy brook enhancement building on 2 Conservation Place.
Monday Nite Men’s Bowling League
New teams of five (male) players or individual (male) players may register at Exploits Lanes by calling 489-2717.
Meetings every second Monday. For information call: Dave Ellis at 3931147 or visit our FB page: www.facebook.com/GFWToastmasters.
Central Cancer Survivors Choir
Practice 2 p.m. on Tuesdays at Memorial United Church in Grand Falls-Windsor. If you are a cancer survivor and enjoy singing, laughter, fellowship and the support of others who have had a diagnosis of cancer, please join us.
St. Joseph’s Parish
St. Vincent De Paul Shop at St. Joseph’s Parish open every Tuesday from 1-4 p.m.
Grand Falls House Foundation AGM
The annual general meeting of the Grand Falls House Foundation Inc. will be held in the conference room of the Corduroy Brook Enhancement Building at Conservation place in Grand Falls-Windsor on Wed. Feb 21 at 7p.m. The meeting is open to the public.
Story time at Harmsworth Public Library
The library will hold a regular preschool story time program for children aged 3 -5, every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. To register your child, drop by or call the library: 489-2303.
Diabetes Education Clinic
The Diabetes Education Clinic offers a drop-in service on Wednesdays between 1-4 p.m. Have your blood sugar, blood pressure and weight checked. Bring your diabetes-related questions to the nurse and dietitian. Come back and get on track. No appointment necessary.
Youth Alpha for Ages 11-14
Join us each Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at E.M. Bishop Hall, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, for fun, food, games, music and teaching presentations about the Christian faith. Each session will start with a meal. No cost for participants. Contact Linda Pafford at 489-9801 or Barbara Leyte at 489-9332 for more info.
Exploits 50 + Club Card Game
The Exploits 50+ Club, Edwards Place, holds a public card game every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Admission is $4. Everyone welcome.
THURSDAYS Rotary Club
If you’re looking for a great organization that helps both locally and internationally, look no further than the Rotary Club. Find a friendly Rotarian and ask them about joining – we’d love to have you on board! We meet every Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Mount Peyton Hotel.