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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!

VI­SION­ING SES­SION

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.

NEW HOURS

The Sal­va­tion Army Thrift Store in Cor­ner Brook’s new sum­mer hours are Mon­day-Fri­day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

LE­GION FUNDRAIS­ERS

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.

COM­MU­NITY GAR­DEN

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]

SUM­MER FUNDRAISER

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.

SWEETGRASS FES­TI­VAL

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.

SUP­PORT GROUP

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

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

DI­A­BETES CLOTHESLIN­E

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.

LI­ONS MEM­BERS

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.

MARY'S KITCHEN

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.

COM­MU­NITY QUILT

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]

VOL­UN­TEERS NEEDED

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.

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