PoCo Daily Digest June 29th, 2016

Wednesday:   “We’re happy to announce that the City of Port Coquitlam will be bringing to our residents the New Cultural Plan to Enhance Festivals, Facility Use and Outreach, – developed after a year long community engagement plan “Imagine Port Coquitlam”,www.portcoquitlam.ca/media – The new plan will include a festivals committee, a cultural roundtable comprised of a network of Poco arts, heritage, and culture groups, and a new Manager of Cultural Development and Community Services. for more info please visit: www.portcoquitlam.ca/culturalplan

Alerts

Missing Person Erica Obert was last seen on June 23rd. The Coquitlam RCMP would like the public’s assistance to locate the missing 16 year old. Please contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550 and quote file number 2016-20482 if you have information on her current whereabouts.

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News

Residents restrained during home invasion in Port Coquitlam – Mounties are searching for suspects following a violent home invasion in Port Coquitlam early Wednesday morning.

Ron McKinnon, MP Coquitlam – Port Coquitlam – A historic goal for North America: 50% clean power generation by 2025; we will accomplish this through clean energy development and deployment, clean energy innovation and energy efficiency. ‪#‎NALS2016‬

Community

Youth Volunteer Leadership Program – Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to gain some leadership skills, a reference letter, and a Q&A with the Mayor and city staff. More info at pocoyouth.com/YVLT

Greg Moore  6 new photos – Last night we celebrated Terry Fox grad 2016. A great group of young people full of enthusiasm and ambition – our future is bright.

Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – Come to the Market on Thursday to find out about BEARS from our special guest, Metro Vancouver Parks. Bring your questions! It will be a beary good day at the Market!

Come for a video ride on an Evergreen test train as it travels along the Pinetree Way elevated guideway in Coquitlam.

Arts & Entertainment

For our very first Music in the Park performance of the Summer, Leigh Square is very proud to present this Sunday Steve Sainas! (The artist behind the amazing Rock the Fox series at Terry Fox Theatre and many other amazing things!)

Summer in the City is officially open this Saturday with Move to the Beat! Dancers and Performers from such groups as Shimmy for the Soul, Coastal Edge Dance Centre, and Spoken Word artist Angelica Poversky will set the stage on fire with electrifying performances! Start the summer with an afternoon of entertainment that will delight the whole family! Leigh Square Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 2-4 pm

K&S Dance Productions – Congratulations to Kayla Marques, Hayley Hedquist and Amber Hall on making Team Canada West for this year’s competition in Germany!

Sports & Recreation

Cole Morokhovich, PoCo resident and part of the Vancouver Whitecaps program is off to Princeton University

PoCo Minor Hockey – A reminder that Season Prep Camp Registration is open. The Early Registration discount ends June 30th!!!  Details here – We are also excited to announce that we’ve secured a goalie clinic instructor, Justin Mulholland.

Business

PoCo Building Supplies – 17 Wooden Bicycles

Use of Video for Your Business Website – Gabriella Harvey – Jazzfly Video Productions – www.jazzfly.com

Jobs

The Gillnetter Pub – Hiring all positions in the kitchen – Please bring resume to the pub. Attention Sharon. During the following times: Monday to Friday, 9am-12pm or 2pm-4pm

Morrey Nissan of Coquitlam is looking for a Red Seal Certified Automotive Technician

 

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