WONDERFUL FINE MARKET
You’re invited to show off and share your harvest bounty at the Wonderful Fine Market’s first Backyard Harvest Table today at the Royal Canadian Legion. Join a growing number of backyard gardeners at the Backyard Harvest Table from 9:30-10 a.m., We’ll sell your donated produce from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds and leftover produce will be donated to the Food Bank Network. Contact Jan Reid at email@example.com for more information.
The Cancer Support Group meeting will take place on Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Seniors Echo Club, 103 West St., 2-4 p.m. Cancer survivors and family members and friends are welcome. Everyone welcome.
St. Paul’s UCW will hold a soup, sandwich and bake sale Thursday, Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Eat in or take out. No delivery available
All Hallows Church, 109 Humber Road, Corner Brook will hold a live auction with 50-plus items to be auctioned on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Viewing is at 7:15-7:45 p.m. Auction Starts at 7:45 p.m. Refreshments will be served during intermission and there’s admission by ticket only. Call Bill at 639-9900 or 640-2696 for more information.
Qalipu will be hosting an indoor yard sale Sept. 23 at 11 West St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
There will be an Ancestral Voices Workshop on Sept 23, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mi’kmaw Centre in Degrau. All are welcomed and it is free.
The Breast Cancer Support Group will be having a merchandise bingo on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Humber Road, Corner Brook. For further info call Joan at 785-7465 or 632-8548.
DINNER and SHOW
On a Wing and a Prayer Dinner and Show will take place at St. Michael and All Angels Church Hall on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. The order for the day is dinner, dessert, tea/coffee and there will be skits, music and stories. For tickets call Barrie (632-2037), Larry (639-7655) or Don (632-2290).
BEAN SUPPER and YARD SALE
The United Church Women in Stephenville will be having a take-out baked-bean supper (beans, ham, brown bread, cake) on Sept. 25. For tickets call 643-2866 or 6436559.
The United Church Women, Stephenville will be having a yard sale Oct. 7 starting at 9 a.m. in the Church Hall on St. Clare Ave.
FOOD BANK AGM
The Food Bank Network of the Bay of Islands Ministerial Association, Inc. will hold its annual general meeting Monday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Corner Brook Baptist Church, 11 O’Connell Drive (next to the Corner Brook Armoury). All are welcome to attend.
Breast Friends breast cancer support group will have a meeting at the Women’s Centre on 2 Carmen Ave. in Corner Brook on Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. New members always welcome. Guest speaker is new navigator nurse, Nicole White. For further information call Joan 7857465 or Shirley 785-5247.
The Western Regional Hospital Foundation Radiothon is taking place Friday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. to raise funds to purchase priority medical equipment for the maternal newborn, medical imaging, ophthalmology, physical therapy and respiratory departments.
Pledge your support and help improve health care by calling 634-2322.
FREE LUNCH PROGRAM
“The Open Door,” a free lunch program, is open every Monday from 11:30 a.m.-1p.m. in the church hall at St. John the Evangelist, Main Street. This outreach ministry is hosted by the Anglican Parishes of the Humber Deanery (Corner Brook and the Bay of Islands). All are welcome.
The Salvation Army Thrift Store at 6 Herald Ave., is asking for your donations of good quality, gently used clothing. Your faithful support helps the thrift store and helps others within the community. Donations are accepted at the store Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A bin is provided for after hours clothing donations only.
Western Health is looking for volunteers for the Auxiliary Gift Shop at the Long Term Care Facility in Corner Brook. Positions are available from Monday to Sunday and times can be worked around your schedule in the afternoons. For more information please contact Georgina Farrell at 637-3999 Ext. 3531.
CULTURAL SENSITIVITY WORKSHOP
The Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network offers cultural sensitivity workshops to all service providers, stakeholders and/or organizations offering services and programs. This workshop focuses on identifying with and respecting various cultures. It also introduces some traditional Mi’kmaq culture and teachings. This workshop is open to all groups free of charge. For more information or to book a workshop, please contact 6431290 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME
The Upper Humber Rod and Gun Association, Goose Arm Road, Deer Lake, is now accepting new members. For more information, call 635-7179 or 635-5415.
GIFT SHOP VOLUNTEERS
The Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Auxiliary is looking for volunteers to assist us in our gift shop. If you have a couple of hours a week to assist us, please call Marina at 6433716. All monies raised in the gift shop are used for the benefit of our clients and patients. Volunteer today to be part of a very worthwhile cause.
Please join us for a “free lunch” at the Open Door on Mondays from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. This lunch is provided by the Anglican churches in the Humber Deanery and operates from the Cathedral Churchill Hall of St. John the Evangelist on Main Street.
SINGING and DRUMMING SESSIONS
The Bay St. George Cultural Circle invites all aboriginal and nonaboriginal people to attend our singing and drumming sessions Tuesday nights from 6:30–8 p.m. Anyone interested in learning to drum and sing traditional Mi’kmaq songs and receiving teachings is asked to visit the Bay St. George Cultural Circle at 329 Main St. in St. George’s. For additional information please contact Anne Hart at 649-5909 or Odelle Pike at 7210195.
RED CROSS DRIVERS
The Canadian Red Cross is in need of Emergency Response Vehicle drivers. Drivers would need to complete Disaster Management Level 1 and First Aid training, which will be provided. Must be 25 years of age; Class 5 license required. To apply, contact our office at 634-4626. If you want to help those in your community following a fire, flood or natural disaster, call the Canadian Red Cross at 6344626 or email us at nlvolunteers@ redcross.ca.
Shopping. Reading. Taking a stroll down the street. Things you do every day without a second thought. But, for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who are blind or partially sighted, these things can be challenging. A helping hand can make a world of difference. Become a CNIB Vision Mate and experience the rewards of giving back. With only two hours a week, you can help someone in your community with these everyday tasks. Learn how at cnib.ca/volunteer or by calling your local CNIB office at 1-800-563-2642.
Are you a breastfeeding mom? Have you breastfed your baby for at least six months? Do you support breastfeeding? Do you live in the Bay St. George Area? If you answered “Yes” to these questions please call Marie Budden at 6438698, public health nurse, Western Health with the “Bay St. George moms4moms Breastfeeding Support Group.”