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Community Announcements for Friday May 17, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
14 Corte Real
Join us for a lunch and a brief presentation on Mental Wellness
for more information call: Kelly Jacobs at 896-3810 ext: 258
Any female 16 and up interested in playing ladies Slo-Pitch softball...
Registration will take place on (May 21st) from 6- 8 pm at the Broomfield Arena in Happy Valley Goose Bay. $60 per player..after those dates it goes up to $70.
For information call Jackie Compton Hobbs at 896-7467 or Gaye coombs at 897-7057.
Please be advised that GDG Environment will pursue its program for the biological control of biting flies at 5 Wing Goose Bay for the 2013 season. The rationale of the programs is to selectively control mosquito and black fly larvae in their habitats, before they emerge as biting adults. Sites where mosquito larvae breed will be treated from the ground and from the air with a biological insecticide. The program is scheduled today and will continue until the end of August. The team of trained and qualified personnel will perform treatments and monitor operations.
Join us on Monday, May 20th for the annual Victoria Day Run at the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Town Hall. This event includes 3km, 5km and 7km out-and-back distances on the bike path.
Registration is $5 for Trappers' Running Club members, and $10 for non-members. No refunds. The event is Bibtag-timed for online entrants. Race day registration is cash only and chip-timing is not garuanteed.
There will also be a 1km run for kids. This is a free event and no advanced registration is required.
Runners should arrive by 9:30 to pickup race bibs for a 10am start time. Parking at the arena.
The Crucible Quarter-an NSO Touring Ensemble
This unique foursome consist of violin, clarinet, trombone & percussion .
The NSO has commissioned a new work from Labrador composer Aiden Hartery which will be premiered by the quartet on this tour.
The ensemble will also be joined by renowned NL musician Bill Brennan on Piano
O'Brien Arts Centre May 23
Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre May 26
Labrador Friendship Centre's Senior 50+ Group and Youth Groups are holding a fundraiser for the Seniors' Van on Saturday, May 25th.
The Seniors' Van Program provides affordable transportation Monday to Friday, between 10 am and 3 pm.
We are having a Rock a Thon! The Seniors are going to get friends and family to sponsor them to rock in rocking chairs for 8 hours. The youth are going to help by keeping the chairs rocking whenever a senior needs a break. There will be games, entertainment, fun, and of course food. So if you are 50+ and would like to come out and do some rocking, give Hope Sheppard a call at 896-8302.
The NL Alzheimers' Society is holding a "Walk for Memories" Sunday, May 26th, starting at the HV-GB Town Hall. Registration 1:30/ Start 1:00. Pledge sheets are available at email@example.com
There will be a BBQ, prizes for the top fundraiser and more! For further info call 896 5796
"Help for today/Hope for tomorrow"
Improving Health: My Way
Names are being accepted for the next session of a self-management program for people in the Happy Valley-Goose Bay area living with chronic health conditions.
Offered by Labrador-Grenfell Health, this FREE, six-week program has helped many people to better manage their own health and live healthier lives. It can help you too!
Join a group session with two trained leaders for two hours a week. You will develop problem-solving skills and learn how to:
Manage fatigue or tiredness;
Deal with frustration, depression, pain or isolation;
Become more active;
Better communicate with family, friends and health care providers; and,
Get more out of life!
Anyone with a chronic health condition is welcome, and you may bring a family member or friend.
To learn more about Improving Health: My Way, call (709) 897-3130, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Town of Wabush wishes to advise residents that you must obtain a building permit for construction and
or renovations prior to development. You require a building permit for replacing siding, windows, roof,
patios, doors, driveways, fences, accessory building or attachments.
Business Owners in the Industrial Park require a building permit for the above and may require provincial
approval depending on the type of renovation.
Permit fees will be charged double if construction commences without an approved permit.
Approved permits may take up to 7 business days for processing.
To prevent any delays on your projects, please apply now for 2013 season.
You can visit us at www.labradorwest.com for permit applications and fees or drop by the Town Hall Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm until May 23, 8:00am - 4:00pm after this date (open for lunch
The Lake Melville Xtreme Minor Hockey Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting on May 28, 2013. At the Labrador Friendship Center starting at 7:00pm.
Some Agenda items include:
Election of Executive
Review of Finances
All parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.
Attention Labrador Cup Teams......the registration packages have been emailed to all 2012 contacts....if you have not received one, please contact Trevor at 896-7251 or Paul Motty. The 31st Annual Labrador Cup is set for May 29 to June 2.
The Canadian Red Cross is now accepting volunteer applications for the Disaster Management team in the Happy Valley-Goose Bay area. This team assists individuals who are affected by house fires and floods, as well as larger scale disasters that can affect an entire community. The next training will take place in June. There is an in depth screening process for these Disaster Management positions, so if you are interested in applying, please contact Judy Bond at 709 634-4626 or email@example.com
Nunatsiavut Health and Social Development Community Office
Will resume Drum Dancing for youth ages 10-13 years old
Monday 3-4 pm at 14 Corte Real Road
Any questions please contact: Kelly Jacobs at 896-3396
Please be advised that gates 43 and 50 and road access at the rear of 5 Wing will be closed to vehicle traffic in the coming days. These measures to enhance security are made under the authority of the National Defence Act and will not only improve security but minimize illegal dumping, hunting and the unsafe operation of recreational vehicles.
The areas affected include gates 43 behind 5 Wing, gate 50 on Spring Gulch Road, and new fencing near gate 49 along Rivers Road. Pedestrian traffic and bicycle traffic will still have access through gate 43 but motor vehicle traffic will now have to go through gate 49.
Red hazard signs are posted throughout DND property that identify areas with potential hazards that may be completely concealed; anyone entering these areas does so at their own risk and is liable for any damages to DND property that may result in entering these areas.
As part of 5 Wing's commitment to public safety 5 Wing works to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations including those governing the safe use of a motor vehicle. You are reminded that all vehicles entering DND property must comply with federal and provincial laws and regulations and you must observe the posted speed limits.
Nunatsiavut Dept of Health & Social Development
Indoor Walking group at the college of the North Atlantic
is now ending for this season. We will begin again in the fall.
For more information call Peggy Rosie at 896-3396.
5 Wing Goose Bay would like to advise that flying and ground force operations are ongoing and will continue in the Goose Bay flying area this year. Aircraft will be operating within the flying training area over Labrador and Quebec to include the Practice Target Area (PTA) and its Safety Template Area (STA), which is 60NM south of Goose Bay.
5 Wing is warning the public to remain outside of the PTA and STA (the STA is outlined by a continuous cut line and sign-posted at regular interval) at all times. Fighter aircraft may be dropping practice precision-guided munitions within the STA during their operations in addition to ground force shooting training which may also be conducted. Do you or someone you know have arthritis? Do you want to help? The Arthritis Society is training volunteers to become Arthritis Self-Management Program leaders May 3-5, 2013 at the Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital, 410 Booth Avenue, Labrador City. Training is free and meals are provided.
The HV-GB Community Awards Committee is very happy to announce that The Community Awards Presentation & Banquet will be going ahead again this year.
The event has been pushed back and will take place on Saturday, June 8th at 7pm at the Royal Canadian Legion.
Although it is over a month away now is the time to nominate community members that inspire you!
Is there somebody in HV-GB that has made an impact on YOU? Your Child? The Community as a whole?
If so, nominate them for a Community Award!
Female & Male Athlete of the Year
Team or Group of the Year
Coach/Mentor of the Year
Executive of the Year
Male & Female Youth of the Year
Citizen of the Year
Sponsor of the Year
Fine Arts Award
The Builder Award
Nomination packages can be picked up at The Town Office or by emailing Shelley Broomfield at firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com
ATTENTION PARENTS OF CHILDREN STARTING KINDERGARTEN IN SEPTEMBER 2013 A reminder to parents and guardians that if you have a child coming to Kindergarten in September 2013 and you have not yet registered your child, please do so as soon as possible. To be eligible the child must be 5 years old on or before December 31, 2013. To register your child for both Kindergarten and the Kinderstart program, please drop by A.P. Low Primary school with your child's MCP card and birth/baptismal certificate between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. Kinderstart sessions are presently ongoing
The Town of Wabush would like to remind the residents of Labrador West that all dogs in or on the Jean Lake Trail,Cemetary and Pumphouse Road (or any area within the Town of Wabush) are to be leashed at all times. Dogs not leashed are in violation of the Towns Animal Regulation Bylaws and will be fined accordingly. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter.
Nunatsiavut Health and Social Development Community Office is providing:
1:30-3:00pm, Positive Living Group for adults at 14 Corte Real Road. Transportation is available. For more information Contact Kelly Jacobs at 896-3396
6:00-7:30 pm Youth Group for those 11-18 years at 14 Corte Real Road. For more information Contact Kelly Jacobs at 896-3396
5:30-6:30 pm Walking Group for all ages at the College of the North Atlantic. For more information Contact Peggy Rosie at 896-3396
If you are feeling socially isolated and need to connect with people then please join us in our Connections Group for an afternoon of fun and games.1:30 TO 3:00PM at 14 Corte Real Road
Transportation is available. For more information call Carla Blake at 896 3396
6:00 pm to 8:00 PM WISH Group - a healthy weight loss group "We're inspired to stay healthy." Location: 14 Corte Real Road. For more information Contact Peggy Rosie at 896-3396
1:30-3:00pm, Elder's Sewing Circle for seniors at 14 Corte Real Road. Transportation is available. For more information Contact Peggy Rosie at 896-3396
6:30-8:00 PM, Ladies Sewing Night Out at 14 Corte R eal Road. For more information contact Carla Blake at 896-3396