PoCo Daily Digest July 19, 2016

Tuesday:  REES NAMED TO U19 ALL-WORLD LACROSSE TEAM: Local lacrosse athlete, Ryland Rees, showed he has the potential to be one of our country’s lacrosse leaders after the recent U19 World Championships. Rees was named the World Championships Defensive MVP and was named to the All-World Team list. Rees scored 6 goals in the event with 2 vs. England and another 2 vs. the Iroquois Nation in the semi’s. Canada finished with the silver medal this past week. The Terry Fox Ravens alum returns this fall for his sophomore year at Stony Brook Univ. in New York.

News

Blakeburn Healing Garden  – They didn’t approve it. The only thing mentioned was the survey result. The reflective space was the only thing that slightly looked like my proposal (minus a healing garden of course, and added was walking path through a reflective space?!Really?!?) It is not indicated anywhere that it’s anything other than a “reflective space”.  I think I have official been beaten [City Page]

Ron McKinnon, MP Coquitlam – Port Coquitlam:   Michael Egilson is Chair of the BC Coroners Service’s Child Death Review Unit. Michael believes reducing barriers to seeking help will

Fire at Flavelle mill in Port Moody

Community

 SUMMER IN THE CITY FESTIVAL: WEEK 4 – Port Coquitlam: Zootopia, Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron, and Double Helix at Leigh Square

Countryside Kennels – Mr. Abbot would like to give you the stare down- yes you! The one that has been thinking about adopting a cat recently, but hasn’t seen the perfect one just yet. Well you haven’t met Abbot! He is young, friendly, affectionate and outgoing. He would love to meet you and carry on a conversation about how he can move right in and the two of you can be best friends forever. He has been here a while, and has been passed over because he is a black cat. Abbot happens to be a stunning fellow with a super soft coat. Please give Abbot’s secretaries a call to schedule a time to meet him. 604-945-0125

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BC SPCA Port Coquitlam Education & Adoption Centre – Milton was the first of our adult cats to be adopted during our half-off adoption promotion, which started today and runs until July 26th. Congratulations to Milton and his new guardians, and thank you for choosing to adopt through the BC SPCA!

Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – This week we are super excited to have the Port Coquitlam Lions club serving up BLUEBERRY DESSERT PANCAKES. Get them while they last, starting Thursday at 3pm in Leigh Square.

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Arts & Entertainment

Jazz award for Port Coquitlam saxophonist – Eli Bennett of Port Coquitlam snagged the first-ever Fraser Valley Music Award for jazz.

Port Coquitlam has a new guide to steer the arts scene over the next 10 years — a document that Mayor Greg Moore said last month he hopes won’t “sit on the shelf.”

The Gillnetter Pub – Clay Scott performing this Saturday evening July 23rd at 7:30pm

Long & McQuade – Port Coquitlam – Wanna be a rock star or experience what it’s like to be in a band? JOIN OUR SUMMER ROCK SKOOL! Meet other musicians just like you! Learn to work as a band, rehearse more effectively and discover what it takes to create impressive and memorable performances. Call our lesson centre (604-464-1118) for more information. Two years of experience with instrument recommended. $300

Sports & Recreation

5 PLAYERS MOST LIKELY TO EARN MLS CONTRACTS
1. Kadin Chung, RB The full back position remains the position that managers around the world are most willing to play youngsters in, and the 17 year-old Chung has certainly played himself into the Whitecaps plans for the future. The Port Coquitlam native could provide the ‘Caps with the hometown talent that every team dreams of, and his play this season for both WFC2 and the Canadian U-20 team have made him one of the most promising teenagers that the residency team has ever produced.

PoCo Grand Prix – Here are the official results of our PoCo Grand Prix Corporate Challenge race presented by TELUS!

Competitive Division Top 5:
1 • MEC / 2 • TELUS Competitive Team #1 / 3 • Arc’teryx Competitive / 4 • BTM Lawyers LLP / 5 • MEC Staffers

Recreational Division Top 5:
1 • Arc’teryx Women / 2 • Westwood Cycle Staff / 3 • Team Pain Train / 4 • TELUS Rec #2 / 5 • Westwood Cycle Club

Business

Cat & Fiddle Pub – Football Pool coupon books available for purchase now. Picks for all 17 weeks and $700 in coupons. Sign up early, limited quantities.

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