PoCo May 17th, 2016

Tuesday:  Terry Fox Rock School Proudly Presents – ROCK THE FOX 2016 – May 18th and 19th at the Terry Fox Theatre. This year our students will be presenting 29 bands over two days of concerts and will be performing some great original songs and amazing cover tunes . www.rockthefox.ca


Coquitlam RCMP – The local Mounties are seeking public assistance to locate a missing 37 year old female. Shawna Lee Shorty was last seen on May 13th 2016, at approximately 4:30 pm

missing person 2


Port Coquitlam, B.C. woman lobbying city for Robert Pickton victims memorial – Mayor says proposal needs more advocates — particularly victims’ families.
CBC News

Amanda Todd’s story told through music – National Arts Centre will perform original composition in Life Reflected, author Alice Munro, poet Rita Joe and astronaut Robert Bondar also portrayed.
Tri-City News

Kamal Khera, MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, spoke about my bill, the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act when it was up for Second Reading.
Ron McKinnon, MP Coquitlam – Port Coquitlam


This is the school garden that I am a part of. The beauty of this little space inspired my concept for a healing garden. (Video at Link)
Blackeburn Healing Garden

Discipline With Dignity on May 26th – Dave MacLean (Teacher & Education Consultant, M.Ed, B.Ed, B.A.) discusses how to apply ideas of restitution for today’s parents. Restitution creates the conditions for people to fix their mistakes and return to the group strengthened.
Southside School of Parents

Fred Fox continues his journey through Newfoundland Schools.
Terry Fox Foundation

Each year, more than 4.7 million people – most of them children – are bitten by dogs. There are 70 million nice dogs, but any dog can bite. This week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week
Port Coquitlam Animal Hospital

The latest issue of BCTF Teacher newsmagazine is out:
Coquitlam Teacher’s Association

Arts & Entertainment

STREET BANNER SALE:  The 2015 Banners have just been taken down, and they will be available for purchase during the Street Banner Sale. This sale runs from May 19th- June 30th, where all washed banners will be available for $5 per banner.
Leigh Square Arts

Girl Power for Shift 9 – Nicole Roberge, the drama teacher at Riverside secondary in Port Coquitlam, leads the Tri-City-based theatre group
Tri-City News

We are sorry to announce that the Youth Music Project Open Mic Night slated for Friday, May 20th is cancelled.
Poco Youth Music Project


So far for the month of May, Eagle Ridge Fitness – Personal Training clients have raised 310 days of Prenatal Vitamins for a mother in need and $155 for the Fort McMurrary fire relief! Way a go!
Eagle Ridge Fitness – Personal Training


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