Can­di­dates con­firmed in Trin­ity-Con­cep­tionPla­cen­tia towns Com­mu­nity calendar

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Vot­ers in some com­mu­ni­ties will have plenty of de­ci­sions to make when it comes to choos­ing can­di­dates to best rep­re­sent their in­ter­ests on coun­cil, while oth­ers won’t need to bother wor­ry­ing about cast­ing a bal­lot on elec­tion day.

Sev­eral towns in the Trin­i­tyCon­cep­tion-Pla­cen­tia area fi­nal­ized their list of nom­i­nees for mu­nic­i­pal elec­tions. In Vic­to­ria, Barry Doo­ley earned an­other four-year term as mayor.

In sev­eral com­mu­ni­ties, all coun­cil­lors were elected by ac­cla­ma­tion. Res­i­dents of Bishop’s Cove, Fox Har­bour, New Per­li­can and Win­ter­ton will not be go­ing to the polls Sept. 26.

Bay de Verde

Ger­ard Brod­er­ick Christo­pher Coish Gor­don Coish Karl Coish Scott Coish Juanita Em­ber­ley Regi­nald Ger­vais Louis Keats Ger­ard Mur­phy L. Dean Pot­ter

Bishop’s Cove Sept. 9 Jam Ses­sion

At the Bay Roberts Le­gion. Free event starts at 3 p.m.

Sept. 12 Steak night

Bay Roberts Le­gion at 5 p.m.

Sept. 15

Anud­der Bit of Fool­ish­ness and a Mug Up

At the Cen­tral United Church Hall, Bay Roberts, on Fri­day, Septem­ber 15, 2017, be­gin­ning at 7:30 p.m. There will be tra­di­tional NL mu­sic, skits, lo­cal per­form­ers, tou­tons, and more. Tick­ets are $12.00 and are avail­able at Bartlett’s Irving, Water Street Va­ri­ety, or by call­ing the church of­fice at 786-3178. There will be a lim­ited num­ber of tick­ets avail­able at the door.

Sept. 23

Red Shoe Walk

Red Shoe Walk for Fam­i­lies Sept. 23 in New Har­bour, Trin­ity Bay. Walk will take place from the Com­mu­nity 5 Lion’s Club with reg­is­tra­tion at 10 a.m. and walk start­ing at 11 a.m. It will con­clude with hot dogs, cake and treats for ev­ery­one. Con­tact An­nette Bishop-Hig­don to get your spon­sor sheet and join in this fun event @ 582-3445(home) 683-4343 (cell) or by e-mail­ing ahig­

Oct 1

Health foun­da­tion telethon

The Trin­ity-Con­cep­tion-Pla­cen­tia Health Foun­da­tion will hold its 28th an­nual Telethon Sun­day, Oct. 1 on EastLink TV Chan­nel 10 and Rogers TV sys­tems through­out the re­gion. For more in­for­ma­tion or to be­come in­volved call Don or Shelly at 945-5289. Help us help you with your do­na­tion. John Lun­dri­gan Tracy Lun­dri­gan Pa­trick Mackey Elsie Mor­ris­sey Joanne Mor­ris­sey John Newell Lisa Par­sons Dwight Snow

Old Per­li­can

Melissa Bursey


Carbonear Le­gion chase the ace

At the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Carbonear, ev­ery Satur­day, 11 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. with the draw tak­ing place at 9 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion call 596-3691.


New Hope Al-ANON

Meets ev­ery Tuesday 7:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Ad­dic­tions Cen­tre in Carbonear, at 46 Pow­ell Drive. A 12-step re­cov­ery pro­gram for rel­a­tives and friends of al­co­holics.

Wednesday NAR-ANON

The Trin­ity Con­cep­tion NAR-ANON Fam­ily Group of­fers a 12-step pro­gram de­signed to help rel­a­tives and friends of ad­dicts recover from the ef­fects of their ad­dic­tion. We al­ways main­tain per­sonal anonymity. Meet­ings Wednesday nights, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Ad­dic­tions Cen­tre, 46 Pow­ell Drive, in Carbonear. For in­for­ma­tion, call 786-1797 af­ter 5 p.m.

Mu­seum and gallery

The Road to Yes­ter­day Mu­seum and the Christo­pher Pratt Gallery in the Cable Build­ing, Water Street, Bay Roberts, will be open daily from 12-4 p.m. Sept. 5-29.


Di­a­betes Canada cloth­ing dropoffs

Does your chil­dren’s fash­ion sense change on a weekly ba­sis? Not sure what to do with your old cloth­ing? Do­nate your re­us­able cloth­ing and cloth items to Di­a­betes Canada’s re­us­able goods do­na­tion pro­gram. Drop your bagged items in our red cloth­ing do­na­tion bins lo­cated at: Drover’s Store in White­way, Gas Land in Christo­pher Blun­don Clarence Bursey Harvey But­ton Dana Fag­ner

Carl W. Hopkins Clif­ford Mor­gan Chad Payne Bren­don Power Lori Sparkes Bruce Squires Old Per­li­can, Whit­bourne Food­land and Fresh­mart in Dildo. Call 1-800-505-5525 or visit de­clut­ter. di­a­ for more in­for­ma­tion. Your do­na­tion will make a dif­fer­ence in the lives of the 11 mil­lion Cana­di­ans liv­ing with di­a­betes or pre­di­a­betes, while di­vert­ing items from land­fill.


New­found­land and Labrador Laubach Lit­er­acy Coun­cil is of­fer­ing an op­por­tu­nity to im­prove read­ing, Tammy Squires Roger Tiz­zard

Salmon Cove

John Bur­ton Garry Butt Dana Cole Gor­don King Edna Lam­bert Lisa Rogers Carol Rose Dean Scar­lett Amy-Jo Slade Carol Slade


speak­ing and com­pre­hen­sion (in English) in a con­fi­den­tial and con­ve­nient way from home for FREE us­ing the TOTI Vir­tual Teach­ing pro­gram. Reg­is­tra­tion open across New­found­land and Labrador but spots are lim­ited. For more in­for­ma­tion email laubach@nf.aibn. com or call 709-634-5081. Frank An­tle Jen­nifer Baker Glenn Clarke Kelly Loch Aubrey Rose Sharon Snook Gord Ash Harold A. Clarke Jen­nifer Moores



Vic­to­ria Mayor Barry Doo­ley is all set to serve an­other four-year term as mayor, get­ting in by ac­cla­ma­tion.


Win­ter­ton Mayor Mark Shep­pard is among those set to re­turn to coun­cil by ac­cla­ma­tion.


Bishop’s Cove Mayor Gary N. Smith is back on the lo­cal town coun­cil by ac­cla­ma­tion.


In­ter­est in the 2017 mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion in Old Per­li­can is strong, with 13 can­di­dates of­fer­ing them­selves for of­fice.

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