PoCo Daily Digest July 13, 2016

Wednesday:   Little Cube Montessori – Surprise visit from our local firemen today! Perfect tie in to our transportation theme this week. Thank you Port Coquitlam Dept. for the impromptu tour. It made our day.

 

Alerts

Hey Oxford Heights/ North Side Poco people: My cat, Bubby, is missing from the Greenmount and Liverpool area. He’s a terrible snoop so please check your sheds and garages!

missing cat buddy

News

TSB deploys a team of investigators to Port Coquitlam, to a fire involving the tug Ken Mackenzie

Seoul Trading Corporation, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, is recalling Woongjin Morning Rice brand Rice Flavored Drink from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products

For those that may not have been able to attend the May 11th Blakeburn Lagoons info session, here’s your chance to attend our 2nd info session scheduled for July 19th from 5 to 7pm at Blakeburn Elementary School. For more info please visit our website at www.portcoquitlam.ca/blakeburn. These plans will also be posted online after the July 19th info session to view as well.

Community

Terry Fox Ravens Cheer Team – *****CAR WASH FUNDRAISER***** THIS SUNDAY @ Prairie Auto, Poco (Accross the street from Kway Middle School) -BY DONATION! 10am to 3pm

The Terry Fox Foundation – Winnipeg, MB ·- At the Manitoba Museum for the Media Event related to the opening of the Terry Fox Exhibit, “Running to the heart of Canada”. Terry’s Marathon of Hope memorabilia is now in our first home city & Province. More events surrounding the opening of the TF exhibit later today.  Fred Fox

PoCo Grand Prix a homecoming for Tri-City cyclists – Port Coquitlam is friendly turf for racers Guloien & Bergen

Sports & Recreation

PoCo Saints beat Langley Thunder in first playoff game Tuesday night at the PoCo Rec Complex 7 – 6 in overtime.  Next Game is on Thursday in Langley.

The SUBWAY® British Columbia Lacrosse Association (BCLA) Box Lacrosse Provincial Championships for the Midget division took place July 7-10, 2016 in Coquitlam. Twenty seven Midget teams from around BC competed for box lacrosse supremacy in the A1, A2, B and C divisions. Port Coquitlam took bronze in both the Midget A1 and B divisions.

LOCAL JAVELIN ATHLETE EARNS CANADIAN JR. RECORD & GAINS JR. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SPOT; Arch Bishop Carney Alum, Brittni Wolczyk, just completed a stellar freshman year at the Univ. of Nebraska. The PoCo resident was named to the All-Big Ten Conference Team & followed that up with NCAA Div. 1 All-American honours after finishing 11th at the NCAA Championships at the Univ. of Oregon campus in Eugene. During this event she gained the title of Canadian Jr. Javelin record holder with a distance of 53.67m. Brittni is now travelling to Poland as part of the Canadian team for the World Jr. Track & Field Championships that begins next week.

13 Trails to Explore in the Tri-Cities

From July 15th to 28th, 2016 customers of Real Canadian Superstore® and Extra Foods® have the opportunity to get local under-serviced children off the sidelines and playing sport through the #GiveALittleHelpALot campaign and KidSport. Shop at your local store during the campaign and make a $2 donation to KidSport at the cash! You can also help by spreading the word before July 28th.

Ducks Volleyball Club – Big congrats to all the Ducks who participated in Beachfest this past weekend! Special congrats to Hieltjes/Aasen for winning the U18 Division and a dominant showing by our U15 age group!

 

 

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