Oct. 24 - The UCW of Loon Bay will be ending their collection of all pop tabs/aluminum tabs (example fruit cups). If anyone has any they can drop them off to Madeline Elliott or Marie Dove.
Fall Sale and Afternoon Tea
Oct. 27 - The Loon Bay UCW is having their Fall Sale and Afternoon Tea at 2 p.m. at the Loon Bay Recreation Center. Come and enjoy an afternoon with friends. Admission at the door.
The Campbellton Trotters walking and exercise program will be held at the Campbellton Recreation Center every 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 Public Library
Oct. 4 – Story Time for three and four year olds from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. every second Thursday (three year olds – caregiver required)
Oct. 11 – Rhyme Time for babies and toddlers 10:30 – 11 a.m. every second Thursday (caregiver required).
For more information phone 884-2353 or email email@example.com. Space is limited so phone, visit or email early to register.
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).
Oct. 27 –Please reserve your table for the Annual Craft Fair sponsored by the Women’s Institute at the Lions Club. For further information contact Joan Jacobs at 535-6538, Lorna Young at 535-8242 or Betty Brett at 535-2405.
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.
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, 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.