News & Events

 Volunteers Needed

Gift Shop 

Glen Pine Gift Shop is urgently looking for volunteers to keep the store open. Duties include opening and closing the store, helping customers with their purchases and keeping the shop neat. Volunteers can work as little as 2 hours/week. Interest in Crafts, Sewing, Quilting is a plus but not essential. 

If you are interested, please contact Ted at tedyeoh2@gmail.com for more information.

Director of Arts and Crafts

Our previous Director of Arts and Crafts has left the province and this position remains vacant. We are searching for a volunteer who will oversee the Arts, Crafts and Quilters groups. The new director will keep track of these activity groups, find out what they need, and report to the board meeting once a month. The most important qualify we look for is passion. Experience is a plus but not essential.  

If you are interested in filling this position, please contact Ted at tedyeoh2@gmail.com.

Walking Group Leaders

Our walking groups take our seniors for walks at various locations. We have received overwhelming interests and we are expanding. We are looking for new volunteers who will lead our walking groups. Each group will have about 15 seniors.

If you are interested in leading one of our walking groups, please contact Len Damberger at lenraili@shaw.ca. 

We also need Volunteers in the Lemon Tree Cafe, and as Activity Leaders. Please register on the City of Coquitlam Volunteer page

 

Canada Day Luncheon

Thank you to everyone that attended the Canada Luncheon on June 30/22.  The 50 Plus Society distributed candy, buttons, and flags.  We also provided 3 door prizes that were awarded to lucky participants. Lotti Plekan, Marketing committee member is shown below with the prizes.  There are two more barbeques this summer, find the details below.

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Summer BBQ Luncheon (89999)

Thursday July 14/22 11:45 am – 1:15 pm $18.00

Thank you to everyone that participated in the special summer BBQ with entertainment presented by the Mixed Bag Band in Spirit Square. The meal included a Homemade Hamburger, Coleslaw, a Bag of Potato Chips and Dessert. Book a spot for yourself for the August 11/22 Luncheon.

Swee Lim of the Mixed Bag Band
Wendy Isley and Lotti Plekan at the Luncheon

Summer BBQ Luncheon (90000)

Thursday August 11/22 11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Thank you for joining us for the second Summer BBQ. It was a beautiful sunny day the Mixed Bag Band performed their encore appearance to entertain the crowd. The menu was a Chicken Burger, Quinoa Salad with Veggies and Dip and Dessert. As a special treat, the 50 Plus Society provided a cold bottle of Brisk lemonade to all the attendees and one lucky person won a bouquet of silk roses.

Sign up early for the September event, it is sure to sell out.

For a complete calendar of Coquitlam activities, please see the City of Coquitlam Registration page.