Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 14

Congratulations Sarah Long, winner of the painting

The raffle was a great  success with the ticket sales raising over $2000 Our winner Sarah Long is in the picture below receiving her painting Thank you to Cal Warren for donating the picture and to everyone who bought tickets. Cal kindly told us this when donating the painting “It is with great pleasure that I donate …

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Aug 13

Memorial University Staff Continue to Provide Support to the Aquarium Development

Memorial University continues to support the aquarium at Champney’s West.  On  July 10, 2015 Jim Devereaux (Laboratory Services Supervisor) and John Evely (Water Quality Specialist) from the Ocean Sciences Centre were on site to advise on plumbing and pumping requirements for the sea water system.  At the same time Danny Boyce (Facilities and Business Manager, …

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Aug 13

The Cardboard Flotilla

Champney’s West weekend was once again a  huge success.   This article in the Packet tells it all http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2015-08-10/article-4241636/Cardboard-boats-set-sail-again/1 Even Elvis joined in the fun with his gorgeous Island Girls  

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Aug 04

Head over to Champney’s West this weekend

This weekend brings us the fantastic annual Champney’s West days. Schedule below If you are unsure what happens at Champney’s West days then these photos should give you some idea   Old fashioned concert – get your tickets now The now famous boat races     So come along and enjoy the fun

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Aug 04

More memories of Champney’s West

Please check out this lovely interview with Roy Hiscock http://doodledaddle.blogspot.ca/2015/07/roy-hiscock-of-champneys-west-weekly.html Again thanks to the  Intangible Cultural Heritage, Folklore and Oral History team for carrying out these interviews – look out for more over the next few weeks  

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