PoCo April 13th, 2016

Wednesday’s Pic:   Long & McQuade – Port Coquitlam, GIBSON MONTH: There’s only one way to play a Gibson Flying V! Dave shows off this store exclusive wine red V with zebra pickups. It could be yours for $32 bi-weekly financing! You also get a free T-Shirt/ swag pack (while supplies last). $1799

News & Stuff

CBC Investigates:  ‘Scary’ number of B.C. patients reported missing from Colony Farm says advocate – 200 patients reported missing to RCMP from forensic psychiatric facility over nine years

TC News:  Clean up or pay say Port Coquitlam council – A Port Coquitlam property owner has 10 days to clean up his lot or face a hefty bill from the city.

PoCo Grand Prix:  A great announcement being presented for our PoCo Grand Prix! Dominion Lending Centres is our presenting sponsor for the next 3 years! Very exciting news!

TC News:  Affordability an issue in Port Coquitlam says mayor – The call for cheaper housing in Port Coquitlam is growing after city council this week shined a light on wages and real estate.

Blakeburn Healing Garden Committee:  I just wanted to throw an update out there:
~Meetings have been successful and future meetings are booked.
~I sat down with Mayor Greg Moore, which went very well. A lot was discussed and accomplished.
~The public consultation will be announced in the near future and I hope many of you will attend.

TC News:  Congrats to Port Coquitlam actor Peter Stainton for a marvellous performance as the rabbi in Fiddler on the Roof, now playing at the Massey Theatre in New Westminster this month.

BC SPCA Port Coquitlam Education & Adoption Centre:  If you are looking for that one special man in your life to have all to yourself, then this is the guy for you. Kitten Little/Tux is looking for a home where he is the only cat but he does not mind respectful big dogs. (Cute photo at link)

TC News School news: winning at chess, winning at life – Terry Fox student credits the game of kings for overcoming health, school challenges

Opinion

TC News Letter: Needles are a symptom – The Editor, As a resident of Lancaster Street north of Lougheed Highway, I have noticed a dangerous trend the past few weeks that has me concerned. (Jay Reynolds)

Today

8:10 am  Chamber Chat on Tri-City Radio CKPM 98.7 FM

10:15 – 10:45 am  Story Time @ Terry Fox Library

Noon – 1:15 pm  Tri-Cities Chamber Toastmaster Meeting @ PoCo City Hall

Noon  ArtsConnect on Shaw Cable 4

1:30 – 3:30 pm:  TIPS, TRICKS & TOOLS TO MANAGE YOUR JOINTS – Arthritis can make daily activities difficult and painful. This interactive workshop shares information about the many tools, gadgets and techniques to help make daily tasks easier to do. Learn tips to help you reduce pain and the impacts of arthritis on your activities. @ PoCo Rec Complex

3:30 – 4:30 pm We have the LEGO®, you bring your imagination! LEGO® club is a fun time for kids ages 5 to 12 – come on in and join us after school. @ Terry Fox Library

7:00 pm  Arts Focus Business Evening @ The Outlet in Leigh Square (Everyone Welcome)

7:30 pm  Second Story Theatre’s Wednesday Comedy Showcase @ Terry Fox Theatre – $8.50 at the door

8:30 pm  Tri-Cities Magazine on Shaw Cable 4

Upcoming

April 15th:   Deadline to provide City of PoCo Agriculture Study feedback

April 16th:  Poco Youth Music Project’s Open Mic Night from 7 – 9pm in The Gathering Place at Leigh Square in PoCo. Hosted by youth and attended by youth, though any ages of audience members are always welcome!

April 16th:  Meridian Arms Pub Western Party is Saturday April 16th @ 7:00pm!! Western Food & Drink Features PLUS a $100.00 Gift Certificate for BEST WESTERN COSTUME!!!

April 19th:   Avia Employement Services Tri-Cities WorkBC Job Fair @ Best Western on North Road

April 20th:  Kwayhquitlum Middle School 21st Anniversary Invitation

April 20th:   Tri-Cities Senior Housing Forum: Living Where You Want

April 21st:   Royal Lepage West having fundraiser @ Burke Beer House for Womens Transition Shelter

April 24th:  Family Feast Fundraising Dinner with Ron McKinnon, MP @ Wilson Centre ($20)

May 26th:   Join the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation on Thursday May 26th for the 2016 Charity Golf Classic! Networking, fun & philanthropy for your community hospital!!

Business & Jobs

Natureway Farmer’s Market:  WE ARE HIRING! Full time cashier positions available at both locations! Minimum one year retail/customer service experience required. please give us a call @ 7789284206, email us at info@natureway.ca

Avia Job Postings   Looking for a Job? Check out our new job postings for the week of April 11th – 15th

Taco del Mar is hiring:  Life is short, work somewhere awesome! Come in to the store and fill out an application.

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