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Jun 26

Champney’s West Aquarium is Open for Business – Summer 2017

We’re excited to announce that Champney’s West Aquarium is officially opened for the Season!  The Aquarium  will be open 7 days a week from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm!   Admission: Adults $7, Youth (6 to 18 years of age) $4, Children 5 and under Free.   If you have any questions please call the …

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Jun 08

Aquarium and Heritage House Update

  Heritage House – June opening hours – Wednesday – Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Aquarium – Delayed opening.  The ice has stopped the installation of our sea water intake, we hope that the ice will leave soon.  Check back regularly for opening date announcement  

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May 26

Divers needed ASAP

Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc. needs the support of diver(s) to assist in collecting specimens for the marine Aquarium in Champney’s West For information telephone (709)464-2173 or email cwcdo@bellaliant.com

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May 25

Job Creation Partnership Opportunities – Deadline 1st June 2017 – Pending Funding Approval

Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc. is currently accepting applications for a Job Creation Partnership Project – PENDING FUNDING APPROVAL.   Job Opportunity:  6 Interpreters Interpreters will be responsible for interpretation of the marine Aquarium and Heritage House and may be called upon to support hiking groups.  Other duties include:  assisting with site preparation; organization and …

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Mar 26

Champney’s West 25 years on from the moratorium

Fantastic article on the CBC about the community and how the residents have ensured that  it has managed to flourish over the last 25 years .  Well done Wanda Pippy on a  great interview http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/champneys-west-community-spirit-1.4039507  

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Feb 21

50/50 Draw $600 jackpot – February 2017

No winner in the 50/50 draw this week (Feb 20 2017) – the jackpot next week will be over $600.  Get your tickets for a chance to win

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Nov 21

The Hazel Pearl

On Tuesday afternoon the Heritage Foundation and the Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc. launched the booklet The Story of the Spar: An Oral History of the Hazel Pearl. The booklet launch took place in the Ella Freeman Heritage House in Champney’s West, Bonavista Peninsula. There were twenty community members who came out for the launch …

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Nov 14

Booklet Launch – The Story of the Spar: An Oral History of the Hazel Pearl

The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc. invite you to the official public launch of our new booklet: The Story of the Spar: An Oral History of the Hazel Pearl   Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 3:00 pm Free Admission Ella Freeman Heritage House, Champney’s West, Bonavista Peninsula “The …

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Nov 06

Quilting Party – Nov 10th

Quilting Party – Thurs, Nov 10th at 1 pm. We have partially completed quilts and material that has been donated to the Heritage House. Come join us in completing these projects. Elizabeth Freeman will be on hand to guide us through quilt making. Free admission. Sewing machines and irons are welcome and needed! Tea and …

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Oct 10

Champney’s West Trail get Expansion and Overhaul

Some great publicity in The Packet this week Excerpt from an article this week in The Packet “The trail has been expanded from 2.7 km to 5.3 km to go right around the peninsula of Champney’s West. With the upgrades, the trail is now part of the provincial trail system along with famous local trails …

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