COME HOME OPENING CEREMONIES
The opening ceremonies of Corner Brook’s Come Home Year will take place at Grenfell Campus (front parking lot) on Friday, July 19 at 7 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by The Sharecroppers followed by Midnight Crescent with dance music from the 1970s and ’80s. Fireworks will also be shown. This is an all-ages free event!
Do you have a vision for a farmers' market on the west coast? What would your ideal market look like? Do you want to get involved in making it happen? Please join the Wonderful Fine Market Cooperative for a visioning session on the long-term future of the market in Corner Brook. Session takes place on Tuesday, June 25 at 7 p.m. in FA 224, Grenfell Campus. It will be facilitated by Sean Dolter. Everyone is welcome!
RIDE for GUIDE DOGS
The Corner Brook Lions Club will be hosting a Motorcycle Ride for Dog Guides on Aug. 17 — registration starting at 10 a.m. For more information and to obtain a pledge sheet please contact Penny at 6328386 or Jeff at 632-0532.
The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Corner Brook’s new summer hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13 ,7 West Str. will be holding its weekly bingo, and Chase the Ace every Thursday. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information please call 634-5655.
The Blow Me Down Community Garden in Corner Brook has garden plots available for rent for the 2019 gardening season. If you are interested in renting a plot or getting more information, contact the Western Environment Centre at [email protected]
A summer fundraiser will take place at Holy Trinity Church Hall in Gallants on Monday, July 1, beginning at 11 a.m. There will be a flea market and bake sale and everyone is welcome.
The Town of Stephenville and the Indigenous community will bring a new festival to the region Aug. 23-25. This will be feature opportunities for local artists, crafters, storytellers, dancers and knowledge keepers to share culture and tradition. For more information call 643-3902.
The Stephenville Cancer Support Group meet on the first Wednesday of each month until May at St. Anne’s Hall, West Street at 7:30 p.m. For more information call Joan at 643-3425 or Joyce at 6433021.
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.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS VOLUNTEERS
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]maxrealtyprofessionals.com.
PENNIES for PAGES
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 email laubach.adpro[email protected] com.
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.
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: [email protected]
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.
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 6471370 or [email protected]
The AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador needs volunteers in the Corner Brook area for its Safe Works Access Program (mobile syringe distribution service) for two, three-hour shifts per month. Call David at 634-7927 or email [email protected] to fill out an application form and for more information.