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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]­ 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] hot­ or call 635-3449 for more in­for­ma­tion.


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.


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]­ or di­an­nge­[email protected]­


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.


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] hot­ 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.


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