PoCo June 11th, 2016

Saturday:   UBC right-hander Curtis Taylor (from Port Coquitlam) snagged by Arizona in MLB draft, becoming second-highest T-Bird pick ever – Celebrates with Family

News

Design plans for new Minnekhada middle – School District 43 getting jump on design for Port Coquitlam rebuild while waiting for provincial funding

Drivers can look forward to traffic changes at the Fawcett Road Off-Ramp in the near future announced Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA Linda Reimer. Work will begin in mid-June to erect new signage that will permit general traffic to use the Fawcett Road exit from Highway 1 westbound directly to United Boulevard in Coquitlam, during specific off-peak times of the day, from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am, and all day on weekends.

Ron McKinnon, MP Coquitlam – Port Coquitlam – Thank you to Todd Doherty, MP, for Cariboo-Prince George for sharing his powerful story while supporting C-224, the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act last week in the House of Commons. Saving lives has no political boundaries and together we can stop the harm

Community

Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – School is almost out. Kids: do you have a business idea to launch? The Farmers Market is accepting applications for youth vendors who make, bake or grow their own products. Face painting? Selling a craft?

BC Christian Academy – HIGH SCHOOL Closing and Awards Ceremony Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:00 p.m. in the B.C. Christian Academy Gymnasium Please join us as we celebrate the closing of another school year!

School District 43 – Last night we celebrated the retirement of teachers, staff, and administrators and thanked them for their years of service to School District 43 (Coquitlam). We wish them all a happy and healthy retirement. Special thanks also to the Gleneagle Secondary School choir for a wonderful performance.

Sports & Recreation

PoCo Grand Prix – Interested in volunteering at the PoCo Grand Prix? All PoCo Grand Prix volunteers must be registered as volunteers with the City of Port Coquitlam. Fill out the form below if you are either a new or returning volunteer. Just click the link below, and you’ll be re-directed to the city’s volunteer information and registration page! And don’t forget to mark your calendar’s for Friday, July 15, 2016! http://www.pocograndprix.ca/volunteer/

Arts & Entertainment

Orrange – Andrew Christopher is back here at Orrange Kitchen + Bar, that means AMAZING live country music + top40 hits Saturday starting at 8pm. Come early to grab a seat and enjoy some great eats! ?

Stage 43 Theatrical Society – How many Canadian Plays or Playwrights do you know?? We here at Stage 43 are excitedly signing contracts! Dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s for our 2016/2017, “L ‘OH’ L Canada” Season! That’s right! In honour of our beautiful Country’s upcoming 150th Birthday, Stage 43 will be presenting an entirely Canadian Season!

Business

Creekside Fashions Videos – ‪#‎FashionFriday‬ features a beautiful Mother of the Bride/ Mother of the Groom dress by Joseph Ribkoff!!

POCO Building Supplies – Despite the changeable weather – we enjoyed another record breaking attendance at our 95th Anniversary Contractor Breakfast this morning. Thanks to everyone who attended! Woodtone James Hardie Trex Company TimberTech Masonite Bosch Power ToolsDEWALT Hilti North America MoistureShield Stone Event Imports Simpson Strong-TieJELD-WEN Windows & Doors All Weather Windows Canada PPG Pittsburgh PaintsSikkens ProLuxe Wood Finishes Penofin Wood Care Basalite Concrete Products

Shaughnessy Veterinary Hospital – We just wanted to give a HUGE thank you to all of those who donated such generous gifts for our 15th Annual Open House Door Prize Draw and let you know that we have drawn the names and will be notifying all the winners next week!! Thank You!!!!

Jobs

Avia Employment Services – Upcoming hiring event in Coquitlam at our Lincoln office! on June 14th

 

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