PoCo April 19th, 2016

Tuesday: Check out some beautiful new PoCo spring pictures posted by photographer Mary Ness.  This picture is of the City flower bed at the corner of Shaughnessy and Wilson.

News & Stuff

Sam Sullivan:  Great video explaining how the early surveyors shaped Metro Vancouver – it all started with Coast Meridian Road in Port Coquitlam!

Ron McKinnon, MP:  I would like to thank Christine Padaric for voicing her support for my Private Member’s Bill C-224, the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act.
Three years ago Christine’s son Austin died because individuals were scared to call 911. Please watch and share her video.Together we can ensure a tragedy like this never happens again.

Crossroads Hospice:  We’ve had some incredibly talented Grade 5 students from Ecole Kilmer Elementary School design Hike for Hospice ads for us. Just had to share! Thank you to all the kids that worked so hard on these and created some beautiful art. Hope to see you on Sunday May 1st!

Mayor Greg Moore:  An interesting fact from our Asset Background Info report from tonight’s Budget meetings: City of Port Coquitlam owns approximately $1.5 billion worth of infrastructure or about $71,000 per household.

Fred Soofi Immigrant Award Video:  Please Vote for Tri-Cities businessman!

Vancouver Sun:  Sedrick Skabar of Port Coquitlam finishes second in the Sun Run Wheelchair competition.

PoCo Minor Hockey:  REMINDER ALL RETURNING PLAYERS MUST REGISTER ONLINE. Please note that registration is not complete until all information is received in the mail.


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

11:00 am – 4:00 pm  Avia Employement Services Tri-Cities WorkBC Job Fair @ Best Western on North Road

11:30 am Tri-Cities Chamber Lunch & Learn “Digital Marketing 101” @ 1209 Pinetree

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

5:30 – 6:30 pm  Music Video Hip Hop Class (for ladies) @ Room to Move Fitness ($60 for 5 classes)

6:00 pm  SD 43 Budget Special Public Meeting – Delegation Presentations @ Winslow Centre

6:30 – 8:30 pm  Dr. Rehanni discusses the treatment of common pet conditions using herbs and Homeopathic remedies @ Pomme Natural Market Port Coquitlam

7:30 pm  Lincoln Toastmasters weekly meeting @ Hyde Creek Centre

7:30pm to 8:30pm  BC Christian Academy “C” Our Story @ 1019 Fernwood Avenue – Come and visit our school and “C” Our Story presentation. You will leave knowing and learning more about BC Christian Academy when our Principal, School Board Member, staff, parents and students speak from their hearts what BC Christian Academy means to us.

9:00 pm  Port Coquitlam Magic Mike ladies Night @ Cat & Fiddle ($30)


April 20th:  Saint Elizabeth Health Care – Health Care Job Fair (Community Health Worker) @ PoCo Inn & Suites

April 20th:  Seniors’ housing forum planned. Learn about options, subsidies at this April 20 event in Coquitlam (TC News)

April 21st:  Chamber of Commerce presents: Inspiring Women – Learnings from the UN 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

April 21st:  Torca Group Ride @ Burke Mountain, Meet at hairpin corner on Harper road

April 23rd:  HYDE CREEK OPEN HOUSE & SALMON RELEASE @  Hyde Creek Education Centre & Hatchery 3636 Coast Meridian Road

April 23rd:  Meridian Arms Pub – UFC 197 Jones vs. Saint-Preux this Saturday LIVE ON PAY PER VIEW at 6:00pm! Call 604-941-4711 to Reserve your table today!!

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

May 15th:   This event presented by the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is TOO GOOD to pass up! The Odds, Aaron Pritchett & Bobby Wills light up the stage May 15th for the Vancouver Canucks Alumni’s Overtime Jam Session. Tickets are on sale NOW and proceeds of this event go to SHARE’s programs & services.

Business & Jobs

CKPM 98.7:  Tune in Wednesday morning at 7:50am as tricity fitness coach, Krista (of KD Fitness, Fitness Coach) will be on CKPM 98.7 Tri-City Radio speaking to Rod MacBeth about her new book called, ‘Finding Your Core Strength, What ever woman needs to know’…



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