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Memorial Day Parade
The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12 will conduct the Memorial Day Parade at 1 p.m., July 1 at the Memorial Grounds on Lincoln Road, Grand Falls-Windsor. All participants should be at the Beaumont Hamel Armoury no later than 12:30 pm, July 1. If you, or your organization, plan to lay a wreath, please call the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12 at 489- 6560 and give the name of the person laying the wreath and the name of the organization or person to be placed on the wreath. All wreaths should be fresh flowers.
Canadian Blood Services clinic
Canadian Blood Services will be holding a blood donor clinic at the Memorial United Church Hall, Grand Fall - Windsor on Monday, July 10 from 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday, July 11 from 12-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. There are 208 appointments to fill. Grand Falls – Windsor residents are asked to book their appointments today by downloading the GiveBlood app or visit blood.ca.
St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Bishop’s Falls, will be holding their fall sale and tea on Nov. 17 beginning at 11 a.m. Admission $3.
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.
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 1:30-3:30 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 email@example.com 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.
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
Parish open every Tuesday from 1-4 p.m.
WEDNESDAYS 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.