Alli Woolridge, Avery Byrne, Cody Diamond, Elaine Peddle, Jimmy Lanning, Mike Samson, Ted Andrews Charles Courtany, Heather Woolridge, Scott Sharron, Wilson Bridger
Cory Ellis, Nelson Pollard, Valda Elliott Christopher Seymore, Natalie Parsons
18: March 19: March 20: March 21: Happy Anniversary March 16:
Bruce and Yvonne
Troy and Marie Fred and Ruby
The Botwood Lions Club will be having a pre-teen dance on Friday, March 16 from 7-9 p.m. Music by DJ Sean and admission is FREE.
Volunteer of the Year
The Town of Peterview is accepting nominations for the volunteer of the year for 2018. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, April 10. Nominations can be dropped off at the town office or mailed to Box 10, Peterview NL, A0H 1Y0.
Moose burger sale
The Botwood Mural Arts Society is having a moose burger sale on March 27 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Botwood Fire Hall on Circular Road and continuing until all 300 burgers are sold. Cost is $3 per burger.
Peterview Fire Department fundraiser
The Peterview Fire Department is having a winter TV raffle on a 55-inch UHD TV. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5. To purchase tickets please contact members of the fire department.
The Botwood Kinsmen Public Library’s story time program runs until March 28 from 10:3011:30 a.m. for children age three to five. Please visit your library to register your child.
Red Cross ice warnings
Ice travel on ponds, brooks and coastal areas is not recommended. The Coast Guard is preparing a visit to Botwood and Lewisporte harbors which will leave breaks in the ice making it unsafe to travel.
Community volunteer income tax program
Do you have skills to complete simple or basic tax returns? To volunteer these services to help people in the community call 1-800-959-8281or visit www. canada.ca/taxes-volunteer.
Chace the Ace lottery
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5, Botwood, on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tickets are three for $5. Draw held at 9 p.m. There is a 50/50 draw each night. Tickets are sold at the Legion. Must be 19 years of age to attend.
Fire Department reminders
The local fire department advises cleaning chimneys and checking for creosote buildup and checking smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector batteries.
Kinsmen TV Bingo
Botwood Kinsmen Club TV Bingo is on Rogers channel 9 on Mondays at 7 p.m. Cards available in Botwood, Bishop Falls and GFW area stores.
Botwood Kinsmen Library Anchor Centre
Family Botwood Lions Club Public
Tuesday: 1:30-5 p.m.; 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30-5 p.m. Thursday: 1:30-5 p.m.; p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-12p.m.; 1:30-4 p.m.
Visit www.nlpl.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 2572091 a.m.-12
Botwood 50-Plus club
Free programs for families. A great place to come and interact with other adults and children. Each program provides a healthy snack.
Tuesday: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Little Friends Play Time
Wednesday: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Skating program for seniors and tots, $3 for adults, $2 for children
Thursday: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fun Time.
For more information call Terri Lynn or Sue at 257-3657
Botwood 50-Plus Club is inviting new members. We are a social club that meets every Friday at 8p.m. We play cards and darts and have a light lunch. Our yearly registration fee is $10. For further information call any member or Gloria Young 257-3217(Club PRO).
Meetings are: 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m. (dinner meeting); last Tuesday of the month 7:30 p.m. (board meeting). The Lion’s Den is available to rent for parties and other celebrations. To rent the hall contact Marilyn Matheson at 709-257-2049. For catering call Audrey Sharron at 257-2166.
Peterview Fire Department
Residents of Peterview, 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license interested in becoming a fire fighter for the Town of Peterview can contact the town hall for more information.
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In it to quit it
The Exploits Community Centre, in conjunction with public health, is hosting a free four-week smoking cessation program. Sessions run April 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the community centre. To register, call 489-2141.
Join Ducks Unlimited Exploits Valley March 15 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion for a dinner and auction in support of conservation.
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 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 1:303:30 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 email 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 393-1147 or visit our FB page: www.facebook.com/GFWToastmasters.