In the community - LEWISPORTE
52nd Annual Ceremony Review
May 31 - The 52nd ACR for Air Cadets will be held at Lewisporte Collegiate starting at 1 p.m. The public is welcome to attend and should be seated by 12:30 p.m.
June 2 - Registration night will be held at the Calypso Delta Room from 7 - 8 p.m. for the Canadian Cancer Society 2008 Relay For Life.
June 3 - The Lewisporte Alzheimer's Support Group will be holding their annual Walk For Memories at 1:30 p.m. at Woolfrey's Pond Boardwalk. The walk will start at the playground. Funds raised will support the Alzheimer's society in helping over 6,000 Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and their families who are affected by this disease. To pick up a pledge sheet or make a donation please contact Sylvia Case at 535-0825.
June 6-8 - The Newfoundland and Labrador central/west area team of Aglow International Canada will host a provincial conference at the Emmanuel Convention Centre on the Lewisporte highway. For more information contact Donna at 257-4254, Doreen at 673-4336, Dorothy at 535-2859 or Catherine at 489-5700.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run, Walk or Bike 2008
June 7 - We will be meeting at 9:30 a.m. and the run/walk/bike will start at 10 a.m. at the Lewisporte Middle School, Main St., Lewisporte and will end at the Lewisporte RCMP Detachment. This year the event is open to all members of the public and will also include law enforcement officers and local special Olympic athletes. A social will take place directly after the event and will be held at the Lewisporte RCMP Detachment in the back parking lot. There will be food and beverages served. Pledge sheets and registration forms are available by contacting the Lewisporte RCMP Detachment at 535-8637. All of the money raised goes directly to aid the Special Olympic athletes.
June 7 - The Library's annual fundraising event, a yard sale, will take place starting at 10 a.m. at the library. The sale consists of indoor and outdoor plants, books and magazines and a bake sale. Donations may be brought to the library by Friday, June 6. Please support your library.
Thursdays - Pre-school story time takes place at the library from 1 - 1:45 p.m. for children ages 3 - 5.
Seniors Safety and
June 10 - Are you a senior, who is concerned about the violence in our society or fear being taken advantage of? This event is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to protect yourself and stay safe. The Roads to End Violence, in partnership with stakeholders such as Central Health and the RCMP is hosting a Seniors Safety and Appreciation Day in Lewisporte at the Kinsmen Centre. This Seniors' event will begin at 1 p.m. and finish at 5 p.m. and will include a presentation on fraud, abuse of older adults presentation, safety tips, self defense training for seniors, refreshments and prizes. This event is free of charge. To register please call Sylvia at 535-0825 or Vicki at 535-6931.
2008 Relay For Life
Sept. 6 - The Canadian Cancer Society 2008 Relay For Life will be held at the Lewisporte Soccer Pitch from 12 noon - 12 midnight. Everyone welcome. Come join us honour the survivors and pay tribute to those who have passed.
To All Cancer Survivors
June 1 - At 3 p.m. there will be a service for cancer survivors at St. Margaret's Church. All cancer survivors are encouraged to attend. The ferry leaves Farewell at 2 p.m., returning at 5 p.m. If you plan on attending, please contact Madeline Young at 884-5994 or Bessie Stuckless at 884-5690.
Stand Up and Be Counted
Join the Canadian Cancer Society and the many people throughout Newfoundland and Labrador who are calling for policy change to the Provincial Government's Medical Transpor-tation Assistance Program. Cancer should not be a financial burden. Log on to www.cancer.ca and click on Stand Up and Be Counted.
Firefighting Camp GLOW
Marine Institute and WRDC- Educational Resource Centre are now accepting application for Firefighting Camp GLOW. This is five-day educational camp. If you are a woman over the age of 17 and interested in possibility becoming a firefighter or would just like the challenge and experience of fighting fires Camp Glow may be the camp for you! Camp Glow will empower and build confidence in young women through personal experiences in team-building and physical ability, will increase self-sufficiency, not only as young women but also as potential future firefighter. The weeklong fire camp will be strenuous, demanding and offers an exciting series of activities; many of them modeled on what real firefighters go through during training therefore applicants need to be in good physical condition. Camp dates are: St John's - July 21 - 25, 2008 and Stephenville - August 11 - 15, 2008. Call 709-738 1138 today for an application or email firstname.lastname@example.org For more information visit www.mi.mun.ca/campglow
Breast Cancer Hormone Receptor Re-testing Issue
Do you have questions
or need help?
The Canadian Cancer Society understands that while there is much information available to the people of this province about the hormone receptor re-testing issue, this information can be confusing. Individuals affected, family members and the general public may have questions or want additional information about this matter. If you want general information on hormone receptor tests, Resources in your community where you can get more information, emotional support services that help deal with any of the anxiety caused by this issue call the CCS Cancer Information Service at 1-888-939-3333 or visit www.cancer.ca for any of these services or for any other information about cancer.
32nd Annual Monte Carlo Charity Fundraising Event
Now Accepting Applications!
The Memorial University of Newfoundland Medical School Class of 2011 is now accepting applications for proceeds from our charity fundraising event. Monte Carlo Night is an annual event and last year we raised over $48, 000 which was shared among six different charities in Newfoundland and Labrador. If your charity would like to apply for a share in the proceeds from this year's Monte Carlo, please email email@example.com for an application. Applications must be postmarked by June 13, 2008.
In The Community listing is a regular feature in The Pilot newspaper and online. Events within The Pilot coverage area being held by not-for-profit groups can be advertised in this section at no charge (for up to three weeks). To add your listing email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to (709) 535-8640 or drop off at our office at 151 Main St., Lewisporte.
<p>Multicultural Association of Pictou County (MAPC) Co-President Fatemeh Jafarnia speaking to students from Pictou Elementary about Iran during a recent presentation. </p>
<p>Matthew Veenhuis is getting all his ducks in a row as he gets ready for the Great Duckie Race on the East River June 21 at high tide. Ducks can be adopted at the flea market on Sunday or at different venues around town as well as from local police and members of Crime Prevention and Crime Stoppers. First place duck will win $100, second prize will win $75, third place $50 and the last place duck in the race will win $25. Prizes will also be awarded to children and adults who come the race dressed in a duck costume. </p>
Recently the Board of Directors for the deCoste Entertainment Centre Society recognized two employees for outstanding 25 years of consecutive service with the deCoste Centre in Pictou,Nova Scotia. Both are familiar faces of the Centre and pictured left to right are ,Darlene MacDonald,General Manager and Nancy MacDonald ,Box Office Manager and Wayne MacGillivary ,Chair Board of Directors of the Centre
<p>On Friday, June 6th CHAD Transit offered a free drive to the Pictou DeCoste Centre and free return for any veterans, wives or legion members who wished to go to the Decoste Centre for “The Pipes of War – 70th Anniversary of D-Day. Here, war bride Florence Hughes and CHAD Transit driver Philip Fisher as they get ready to depart to the Decoste Centre for the show. </p>
In the community - LEWISPORTE