PoCo Daily Digest, June 14th, 2016

Tuesday:  Here’s a story from a young man from Kenya, visiting Mary Hill Elementary in PoCo – (Via CKPM 98.7 Tri-Cities Radio)



Community shredding event | Vancity Shaughnessy Station community branch on June 18th

City of Port Coquitlam – Proud of these students from BC Christian Academy School for sitting through a full Council meeting tonight to learn first hand about governmental procedures. Hope they enjoyed the experience and perhaps we’ll see some of them as future Council members!

Wellington Park Community Clean Up – Sunday, June 26th, 1:30-3:00 pm – Meet at Wellington Park, corner of Wellington St. & Patricia Ave. (adjacent to playground)

Community Book Drive – Drop off books at PoCo Building Supplies – Proceeds to Share

ACCESS Youth NEEDS an outreach bus

School District 43 – For updates and information on SD43 Capital Projects, please visit our website: http://bit.ly/1tskc0J

City of Port Coquitlam ‪#‎PortCoquitlam‬ stands in solidarity and in sorrow with ‪#‎orlandostrong‬

city hall rainbow 2

Arts & Entertainment

Minnekhada Must Rock with Chersea – Port Coquitlam middle school hosts its year-end music show on June 23.

ARMY of SASS  – We are still on a high from our show last night! Thank you to everyone who came out to support & cheer us on ?? Pics at link

Sports & Recreation

Port Coquitlam Minor Softball – Congrats to the Wild Sox! Saturday was a rain out, so yesterday, the clouds parted to allow our girls to become District Champs, and proceed to the Provincial Champions! Great job ladies, we are all rooting for you!

Port Coquitlam Minor Softball – More updates from this weekend’s District tournament are flooding in, and PoCo had an AMAZING weekend!
This is how our girls did:

– U19 C Gladiators – Provincials in Port Alberni July 7 – 10
– U14 B Ravens – Provincials in Richmond (dates TBA)
– U14 C Wildsox – Provincials in Kelowna July 1-3

For the first time, PoCo has had teams from all the Divisions they sent to districts go to the Provincials!!

Port Coquitlam Minor Softball – Still looking to do your volunteer hours so you can save some money? Look no further as we have our wrap up tournament this weekend and it takes many hands to have these events run smoothly! Get your spot today!!!

Terry Fox Alumni Basketball Pictures from last Friday’s Tournament

Terry Fox Ravens Cheer Team – 2016 Athletic Banquet and awards – Thank you to our fabulous athletes for all their hard work , dedication , and passion for the team and sport. Without you ladies and the amazing parents of this team, it would have not been as successful. Lots of love and team pride from the coaches. Congrats on a great season we hope to create more and new memories

Port Coquitlam Skating Club – POCO SC wraps up its Spring session in a week. A great turnout for our Spring Session this year. Hope we can offer a Canskate Session next spring.
Summer Skating Available for those wanting to stay cool! We have Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday in Langley in the late afternoon. Only private or semi-private lessons available. Contact a coach or call 604-380-0205 for more info.

Tri-City Fencing Academy – Congratulations again to this year’s BC Provincial Champion Noah Wong for winning the Y12 Mix-Epee! Special mention also goes to David Shorey for his invaluable coaching to Noah. Good job guys!


Have you read the latest edition of Chamber News?

Lift RC x So You Think You Can Fly Contest extended to the end of the month!

Meridian Arms Pub – ☀️Our Summer Kickoff Party is this Saturday!!! Don’t miss out on your chance at some wicked prizes!!☀️


Avia Employment Services NEW EVENT! Looking to gain ‪#‎customerservice‬ experience in a fun, fast-paced environment? Join us Thursday, June 16th at ‪#‎AviaPoCo‬ as we welcome Wendy’s hiring managers. Register today!




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