Sept. 25 - The Campbellton Trotters walking and exercise program will be starting at the Campbellton Recreation Center. The program will be held Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10-11 a.m. For more information contact Dorothy Chippett at 261-2463.
Stoneville Fall Fair
Oct. 13 - The Stoneville Fall Fair will be held at the Community Centre. Lunch will be served at noon. There will be games and face painting for children at 1 p.m. There will be preserves and baked goods for sale along with tickets on various items. Come out and support your community! Bring a friend … the more, the merrier!! Let’s have some fun and fellowship!
TWILLINGATE/NEW WORLD ISLAND
Pap Test Clinics
Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre and New World Island Community Health Centre will be hosting upcoming Pap Test clinics. Please call 884-1370 or 629-3681/3682 to book an appointment.
Lewisporte Academy is holding registration for the Kinderstart program for children who will start Kindergarten in September 2013. Children must be four years old by Dec. 31, 2012 to register. Please call the school at 535-2115 or drop by the school office.
The Salvation Army, Lewisporte will be hosting a 10-week (Sept. 26 - Nov. 28) Baby Song program. Baby Song combines music, singing and fellowship for parents and children ages 0 - 4 years. Sessions will be every Wednesday from 1:30 - 3 p.m. Registration is free! For more info contact Lorelei Cole at 535-2504(w) or 535-0350(h).
LEWISPORTE AND TWILLINGATE
Effective immediately and until Sept. 30 the RCMP detachments from Carmanville, Fogo, Lewisporte and Twillingate will continue to conduct checkpoints in their detachment areas as well as joint checkpoints. If you want to report an impaired driver call your nearest RCMP detachment or call 1-800-709-RCMP. If possible provide the plate number and description of the vehicle and the identity of the driver.
Take Back the Night
Sept. 21 – The Gander Status of Women Council will be holding a Take Back the Night March. We will meet in the Gander Women’s Centre parking lot for the rally at 7 p.m. The march will follow. Bring a friend and flashlight. There will be refreshments after the march. For further information please contact the Gander Women’s Centre at 256-4395 or toll free at 1-866-422-4445.
Sept. 22 -The Gander and District Chapter of The United Ostomy Association welcomes the members to a general meeting at noon at the Masonic Lodge, Gander. The agenda will include a guest speaker, Deana King, a Convatec Ostomy representative, and World Ostomy Day Celebrations. A pot luck lunch will be served. For more information please contact Deliah at 256-4647.
Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador is now accepting applications for funding through our Opportunities Program. For more information, visit www.literacynl.com or call The Learn Line at 1-800-563-1111.
Community Connections contact information
Following is the contact information for the current Pilot community connections correspondents:
Melva Tulk • Stoneville/Port Albert correspondent • 671-4211 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Christy Boyd • Stanhope, Brown’s Arm and Laurenceton correspondent • 654-3123 • email@example.com
Peter Penney • Horwood correspondent • 671-4589 • firstname.lastname@example.org
A reminder that The Pilot is still interested in hearing from people to become Community Connections correspondents for the following areas: Twillingate Island (or specific communities from the Twillingate area), Fogo Island (or specific communities from Fogo Island), Comfort Cove-Newstead, Change Islands, Norris Arm, Norris Arm North, Loon Bay, Birchy Bay, Baytona, New World Island (or specific communities from New World Island), Boyd’s Cove, Lewisporte, Embree and Little Burnt Bay. Contact Karen Wells at 535-6910 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
In The Community listing is a regular feature in The Pilot newspaper and online (www.lportepilot.ca). Events within The Pilot coverage area being held by not-for-profit groups/organizations 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.