Happy Birthday to Jim Strowbridge of Corner Brook who is celebrating his 92nd birthday on Aug. 29. Love and greetings from family and friends.
The Sacred Heart Ladies Group will be having a merchandise bingo game on Sept. 9th. at 2 p.m. There will be a 50/50 cash prize, a jackpot game worth $100 in grocery certificates and other games as well. All are welcome.
The Corner Brook Community Choir will begin rehearsals on Monday, Sept. 10 at C.C. Loughlin School Music Room at 7:15 p.m. All current and new members welcome. For further information please call Doris at 785-7418.
The 50th Humber Valley Agricultural Fall Fair will be held on Sept. 21 and 22 at the Hodder Memorial Recreation Complex in Deer Lake. For more information regarding the fair or for any group or individual looking to rent a booth/table, please contact the Grand Lake Centre of Economic Development at 635-3861 or 635-5747 or email at hvagfall[email protected]
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]mail.com or Grace Burt at 634-4569.
Stephenville will be starting NA meetings on Tuesday nights at the People of the Dawn Indigenous Friendship Centre at 90 Main St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for anyone who wants to come early or to learn more about it. THURSDAY NIGHT BINGO The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13 is holding bingo Thursday nights beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Deer Lake Lions Club is looking for new members. If you are interested in giving back to or serving the community, come and join us. Email kjoy[email protected] hotmail.com or call 635-3449 for more information.
BRIDGE and RUMMOLI
Every Wednesday at Pasadena Senior’s Club, 14 Tenth Ave.1 p.m. for Bridge. 1:30 p.m. for Rummoli. Everyone welcome.
Donate your gently used clothing and cloth items to the Diabetes Clothesline.
Drop your bagged items in our red donation bins located at Coop, 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.
ABORIGINAL YOUTH GROUP
The Corner Brook Aboriginal Youth Group invites all aboriginal and non-aboriginal people ages 9-17 to attend our weekly meetings on Thursday nights from 6:30-8 p.m. meeting at Qalipu Community Room, 1 Church St., Corner Brook in the old Majestic Building starting Sept. 14. Anyone interested in learning about all aspects of our traditional Mi’Kmaq Cultrual and to have fun please register. For additional information please contact Lorraine Stone at 634-2221 or email guider[email protected]mail.com or diannge[email protected]mail.com.
Stephenville Lions Club looking for new members. If you have a desire to volunteer, come and join us. Call 649-0612, or 6434091 for more information.
Weekly bingo has resumed at the Curling Lions Club, Petries Street, on Thursday nights. Bingo is at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.
There is bingo every Wednesday at the Elks Lodge, Carmen Avenue. Door opens at 7 p.m. Bingo starts at 8 p.m.
The Bay St. George Mi’kmaq Cultural Revival Committee is asking people to contribute a block/ blanket section for a community quilt, which will be displayed and used at the annual powwow. For more information contact me at 647-1370 or [email protected]
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.
COMMITTEE IN PLACE
The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 35, Stephenville, now has a sick and visiting committee in place. Please advise us if anyone is aware of a veteran or member from branch 35 is in hospital, by contacting the branch president, Dave Johnston at 643-6767/6495050 or davidjamesjohn[email protected] hotmail.com. In addition, you may leave a message with our Legion at 643-2077.
Families of problem drinkers, whether it is now or was in the past, can contact Al-Anon for help. In the Bay St. George area you may call 643-3059, 643-3557 or 646-5503 for the times and place of meetings.
Western Health, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, is offering a support group to assist individuals and their families on their Alzheimer’s journey. Preregistration is suggested. The group will meet the second Tuesday of every month at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre (Education Room), Dr. Charles L. LeGrow (boardroom videoconference) Calder Health Centre (boardroom videoconference). To register or for more information, contact: 646-5800 ext. 7231. Another support group will meet the second Wednesday of every month at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home (boardroom, first floor), Bonne Bay Health Centre (videoconference in the large conference room — enter through emergency department), and by videoconference at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre, conference room. To register or for more information, contact: 637-3999 ext. 3513.