March 15th, 2016

Tuesday’s Pic: PoCo City Council show appreciation to Janine Davies for helping found and lead the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation over the last 5 years – especially the establishment of the Croquette Tournament fundraiser.

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Found Senior female Yorshire Terrier on March 12, 2016 Westwood Plateau area, Coquitlam BC

Today

BBB National Password Day 2016 – FOR BUSINESS & CONSUMERS: Protect your assets and your identity by taking the time to reset your passwords on ALL of your online accounts.

3:30 am  Tri-Cities Magazine on Shaw Cable 4

7:00 am  BC Campground reservations are open at Discover BC

10:15 pm  The Ta Daa Lady: This spring break, come to your library for an interactive musical show like no other! The Ta Daa Lady is a gentle, fun-loving soul who will delight families as she clowns, dances and mimes her way through all sorts of crazy antics with her lovable puppet Stumpy @ Terry Fox Library

12:30 pm  Foundation English Classes @ Terry Fox Library

1:00 pm  LifeRing Weekly Recovery Meeting @ Van City Credit Union Shaughnessy Station Branch

6:30 pm  Up the Creek 10K Run Clinic

7:00 pm  Welcome to Autism @ the Simon Fraser Society for Community Living (Free but must RSVP at the link)

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm  The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) helps to plan and develop teen-oriented programs and services. TAG members organize programs for teens, volunteer as reading buddies and help with other library events. The meetings are fun and always include snacks! TAG membership looks great on resumes as well as job and college applications. Volunteer hours are granted for attending monthly meetings and volunteering at library events. Membership is open to all teens. @ Terry Fox Library

7:00 pm  Get ED-ucated with Fast Eddie Kazmir  @ Long & McQuade – Port Coquitlam

L&M Lessons

7:30 pm  Lincoln Toastmasters – International Speech and Evaluation Contest @ Hyde Creek Centre

Lincoln Toastmasters

Upcoming

March 17th: Tri-City Green Council Green Drinks Event – “Calling All Leprechauns: What does World Water Day mean for our community?” @ Gallery Bistro Port Moody

May 1st: Who will you hike for? Bring your family, friends and pets to our Hike for Hospice. Enjoy the music, BBQ and door prizes. www.hike4hospice.ca

News & Announcements

RCMP:  Early this morning, David Fomradas was taken into custody without incident by the Lethbridge Police Department. Fomradas had been previously reported as an unauthorized absence on February 10th from a forensic psychiatric services housing program located on the Riverview grounds in Coquitlam.

TC News:  Remembering Rolly & Betty Fox – The life and recent death of Rolly Fox is a reminder of how ordinary the Fox family was yet how extraordinary, too.

PoCo City: Port Coquitlam non-profit groups who need funding for a project that will benefit the community are invited to apply for a grant from the city. The City is offering matching grants to non-profit Port Coquitlam schools, sport, arts, environmental and community-service groups through its Self-Help Matching Program. The deadline for 2016 applications is March 31.

Community Ventures:  Why not become a community support worker?

BRING THE LIVING WAGE TO PORT COQUITLAM CITY HALL – Sign the petition here! by The Living Wage for Families Campaign

BC SPCA Port Coquitlam Education & Adoption Centre:  Alayna stopped by to bring a donation. After recently celebrating her 7th birthday, she kindly asked for money to help the animals in our care. Her generosity is greatly appreciated. From the animals, volunteers and staff – Thank you Alayna!

BCSPCA Alyana

Port Coquitlam Farmers Market manager receives Certificate of Completion from the Market Management Certificate Program through the BC Association of Farmers Markets

From the Terry Fox  Ravens Cheer Team, We wish everyone a wonderful and fun SPRING BREAK!

TF Cheer Team Spring

 

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