PoCo Daily Digest July 14, 2016

Thursday:  POCO’S VARSITY COLLEGIATE-BOUND ATHLETES RECOGNIZED BY CITY IN ANNUAL EVENT:  Now in its 2nd year, last night PoCo Sport and the City recognized our local athletes (and their families) that are moving onto varsity collegiate athletics at universities across North America. The evening mc’ed by PoCo Sport & Mayor Moore along with Counsellor Dupont and Counsellor Pollock. 

Alert

Mission RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to locate 39-year-old Gregory Udell, who is wanted on an outstanding warrant for Criminal Harassment and Breach of Bail. Udell is believed to likely be staying in Port Coquitlam or Vancouver.

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News

River journey underway for Tri-City trio – Three Tri-Cities young people (including Petra Markova of Port Coquitlam) will travel the Fraser River as part of the Sustainable Living Leadership Program put on by the Rivershed Society

Connections keep kids from smoking pot – Cannabis use down among youth, but problems still persist — McCreary report

Community

Market Fresh: All about blueberries -Port Coquitlam and Coquit-lam are home to acres and acres of blueberry farms.

City Hall is lit up ?? as we stand in solidarity with ‪#‎france‬. Our thoughts are with the victims & their families ‪#‎prayfornice‬.

Linden TREE TOUR (2) & TEA – — THURSDAY, July 21 – 7:30pm — Join the Riverview Horticultural Centre Society for a tour of the trees at Riverview with a focus on the linden trees. Linger for linden tea.

Opinion

Letter: Pushback on trash regs – The Editor, We had the Port Coquitlam Ambassadors in the cul de sac one morning recently, looking through the bins.

Letter: Port Coquitlam races in 1970s, too – Your articles on the PoCo Grand Prix this Friday is not accurate in stating that this will be the first road bike race to be held in Port Coquitlam.

Sports

Port Coquitlam’s Jenn Sallin is one to watch at Softball Worlds

Greg Moore – What does it look like when a 165 racers zooooom by at the Giro di Burnaby? I am so excited for tomorrow’s PoCo Grand Prix.

Business

The Terry Fox Foundation – We are thrilled to have been invited to received a cheque for over $23K from Running Room Inc. This money was raised by the amazing participants of The Marathon of Hope Celebration Run hosted by the Running Room this past April.

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