PoCo Daily Digest June 27th, 2016

Monday:   Leigh Square Community Arts Village video about their Summer in the City Activities – more at Voice Online website here!

Alerts

This is a very lovely old girl who I know, missing from PoCo Oxford Market area since Sat June 25th evening at 10pm. Partially deaf. Skittish. “Boots”. DO NOT CHASE – If you see her please call Jeff at 604 618-3561

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News

Ron McKinnon, MP Coquitlam – Port Coquitlam – Fantastic announcement from the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos and the Honourable Rich Coleman – an additional $150 million to help British Columbians access affordable housing. The new Federal funding includes: ✔50.9 M to help address the increasing demand for repairs to existing social housing✔ 25.2 M toward the construction, repair & adaptation of affordable housing for seniors✔10.9 M toward the construction & renovation of shelters and transition houses for victims of family violence

Community

Congrats to Riverside Secondary School Grads whose ceremony was at SFU this weekend. Photos by Mayor Greg Moore and School Trustee Michael Thomas

Visit the Farmers Market this Thursday, June 30th to receive 10% off Pacific Codd and Sockeye Salmon, yum!http://www.portcoquitlamfarmersmarket.org/

Photos from Port Coquitlam’s EPCOM annual Field Day at Castle Park this weekend

Canada Day at Castle Park from Noon-Dusk

Good neighbour? He may be Port Coquitlam’s best neighbour – The Editor, Shawn McCormack and his wife moved into a house in a cul-de-sac behind my house approximately 20 years ago

Sports & Recreation

PoCo Grand Prix – We’re thrilled to have Will Stroet of Will’s Jams on our Main Entertainment Stage at the PoCo Grand Prix! Bring the whole family out for all of our race day festivities! RSVP here »https://www.facebook.com/events/1576362905995052/  Also Another exciting addition to our main entertainment stage schedule… presenting Sean Michael Trio!
Ducks Volleyball Club – Big congrats to Angelo and Matthew for their 1st Place win at the Sand Series on June 18th!
Attention Sun Valley pool users! Unfortunately the pool will be closed until this weekend due to some maintenance work needing to be done. However we’ve got some other pools & spray parks for you to enjoy and cool you down! Our apologies for the inconvenience. portcoquitlam.ca/pools

Arts & Entertainment

Weekly Events at Treasure Chest Games

Saturday Morning Workshops with Laury Sept. 10-Dec. 11 (10:30AM- 1:00PM) at COLOURS ARTISTS SUPPLIES AND FRAMING PORT COQUITLAM

Business

River Cruise Information Night on June 28th

The final numbers are in and we received a total donation of 1,219 books at our 2nd Annual Community Book Drive in support of SHARE’d Treasures Thrift Store! A huge thank you to all of those that came out to donate and to Nick Burzese of Mortgage Architects and POCO Building Supplies.  www.brandonlarson.ca/books

With the school year coming to a close the kids will need something to do during the summer! Sign them up for the Kids Bowl Free program for 2 free games every day of the summer! The fun starts June 30th. www.kidsbowlfree.com/PocoBowl

It’s the event you’ve been waiting for…We are so excited to announce our first-ever Business Showcase! This one-day tradeshow-style event will be an opportunity for you to promote your products and services to the Tri-Cities and beyond while discovering new businesses and connecting with hundreds of others. For more information and to secure your spot, click herehttp://www.tricitieschamber.com/pages/BusinessShowcase

 

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