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The Up­per Hum­ber Rod and Gun As­so­ci­a­tion is host­ing a youth skills event on Aug. 25 at 177 Goose Arm Road in Deer Lake. For more in­for­ma­tion call Wen­dell at 686-5228.


The New­found­land and Labrador Laubach Lit­er­acy Coun­cil is of­fer­ing a Sum­mer Read­ing for Fun pro­gram, free of charge at the Col­lege of the North At­lantic in Cor­ner Brook in Au­gust. There are still slots avail­able. Par­ents who are in­ter­ested can drop into Room 220 at the col­lege or call Jared at 630-1366.


The 1968 grad­u­at­ing class of Herd­man Col­le­giate will be hold­ing a 50th an­niver­sary re­union the week­end of Sept. 14-16. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Gene Col­bourne at gd­col­[email protected]­ or Grace Burt at 6344569.


Card games are held at the Se­nior Echo Club Tues­day and Fri­day nights at 8 p.m. All are wel­come.


Do­nate your gen­tly used cloth­ing and cloth items to the Di­a­betes Clotheslin­e. Drop your bagged items in our red do­na­tion bins lo­cated at Co-op, Cole­mans, Do­min­ion, Western Col­lege and Stephenvil­le Car­pet Cen­ter in the Stephenvil­le area. Cole­mans Su­per­mar­ket in the Stephenvil­le Cross­ing area. Mid­town Va­ri­ety and Parish Hall in the St. George’s area. Pen­te­costal Church and Food­land in the Pasadena area. Cole­mans lo­ca­tions, Cor­ner Brook Plaza, Home Hard­ware, Stan Dawe lo­ca­tions, Veitch’s Ul­tra­mar, Cor­ner Brook Garage, Cas­tle Car­pets and Do­min­ion in the Cor­ner Brook area.


Want to be a part of run­ning the Vik­ings na­tion? Spe­cial Olympics Cor­ner Brook are now seek­ing a trea­surer and sec­re­tary for the Cor­ner Brook Vik­ings Club Ex­ec­u­tive. If any­one is in­ter­ested, please e-mail Wayne at [email protected]­maxre­al­typro­fes­sion­


In 2011, New­found­land and Labrador Laubach Lit­er­acy Coun­cil Inc. (NLLLC) launched a provin­cial fundrais­ing cam­paign called “Roll Pen­nies for Pages.” With the end of the penny, why not do­nate them to us? All do­na­tions above $20 are el­i­gi­ble of a char­i­ta­ble do­na­tion re­ceipt for tax de­duc­tion pur­poses. Call Sherry Hum­ber at 634-1441 or email­pro­[email protected]


The Sal­va­tion Army is look­ing for do­na­tions. It is in need of skates, win­ter boots, coats, house­hold items, linens and men’s cloth­ing.


The Cor­ner Brook Lions Club is cur­rently look­ing for new mem­bers. If you are in­ter­ested in be­ing a part of the world’s largest ser­vice or­ga­ni­za­tion, con­tact Penny Pike at 388-8386.


Ef­fec­tive im­me­di­ately hours of op­er­a­tion will be 4-5:30 p.m. Fri­days. Mary’s Kitchen is op­er­ated by the So­ci­ety of St. Vincent de Paul with the co-op­er­a­tion and help of vol­un­teers from other Catholic or­ga­ni­za­tions. A free hot meal is of­fered to ev­ery­one who at­tends. It is lo­cated in the base­ment of Most Holy Redeemer Cathe­dral, Mt. Bernard Ave. All are wel­come.


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: [email protected]

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