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A winter street in Botwood.
A winter street in Botwood. - File image

Happy Birthday
March 8: Chad Langdon, Cynthia Pennell, Glenn Wells, Graham Sheppard, Laurie Sheppard, Richard Cofone, Ross Curlew, Stephen Parsons
March 9: Jamie Roberts, Xavier Hibbs
March 10: Barbara Cuff, Dennis Lyver, Lisa Mills, Ron Hart, Sherry Baker, Tatiana Montoya
March 11: Charmaine Warford, Gerald Mews, Mazie Champion, Michelle Morgan
March 12:Alicia Mae Rice, Kerry Matchem, Nicholas Budgell
March 13: Alexander Guy, Barb Howard, Dillion Budgell, Greg Brent, Lucas Woolridge, Violet Mills
March 14: Carol Ann Rice, Heather Parsons, Krista Buckley, Marie Mills
Happy Anniversary
March 10: Bob and Jackie Sibley
March 11: Sylvia and Ted Mills
Pre-teen dance
The Botwood Lions Club will have a pre-teen dance Friday, March 16 from 7-9 p.m. Music by DJ Sean. Admission is free.
Volunteer of the Year
The Town of Peterview is accepting nominations for volunteer of the year for 2018. Deadline for nominations is Tuesday, April 10. Nominations can be dropped off at the town office or mailed to Box 10, Peterview NL, A0H 1Y0.
Moose burger sale
The Botwood Mural Arts Society is having a moose burger sale March 27 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Botwood Fire Hall on Circular Road and continuing until all 300 burgers are sold. Cost is $3 per burger.
Peterview Fire Department fundraiser

The Peterview Fire Department is having a winter TV raffle on a 55-inch UHD TV. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5.

 Story time
The Botwood Kinsmen Public Library’s story time program runs until March 28 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for children age three to five. Please visit your library to register your child.

Red Cross ice warnings
Ice travel on ponds, brooks and coastal areas is not recommended. The Coast Guard is preparing a visit to Botwood and Lewisporte harbors, which will leave breaks in the ice making it unsafe to travel.
Community volunteer income tax program
Do you have tax skills to complete simple or basic tax returns? To volunteer these services to help people in the community call 1-800-959-8281or visit
www.canada.ca/taxes-volunteer.
Chace the Ace Lottery
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5, Botwood, on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tickets are three for $5. Draw held at 9 p.m. There is a 50/50 draw each night. Tickets are sold at the Legion. Must be 19 years of age to attend.
Fire Department reminders
The local fire department recommends cleaning chimneys and checking for creosote buildup and checking smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector batteries.
Kinsmen TV Bingo
Botwood Kinsmen Club TV Bingo is on Rogers channel 9 on Mondays at 7 p.m. Cards available in Botwood, Bishop Falls and GFW area stores.
Botwood Kinsmen Public Library
Monday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; 1:30-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30-5 p.m.; 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30-5 p.m.
Thursday: 1:30-5 p.m.; 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-12p.m.; 1:30-4 p.m.
Visit
www.nlpl.ca or email planning@nlpl.ca    Phone: 257-2091
Anchor Family Resource Centre
Free programs for families. A great place to come and interact with other adults and children. Each program provides a healthy snack.
Tuesday: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Little Friends Play Time
Wednesday: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Skating program for seniors and tots, $3 for adults, $2 for children
Thursday: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fun Time.
For more information call Terri Lynn or Sue at 257-3657
Botwood 50-Plus club
We are a social club that meets every Friday at 8p.m. We play cards and darts and have a light lunch. Our yearly registration fee is $10. For further information call any member or Gloria Young 257-3217(Club PRO).
Botwood Lions Club
Meetings are: 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m. (dinner meeting); last Tuesday of the month 7:30 p.m. (board meeting). The Lion’s Den is available to rent for parties and other celebrations. To rent the hall contact Marilyn Matheson at 709-257-2049. For catering call Audrey Sharron at 257-2166.
Peterview Fire Department
Residents of Peterview, 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license interested in becoming a fire fighter for the Town of Peterview can contact the town hall for more information. 
Northern Arm Fire Department
Residents of Northern Arm,18 years or older with a valid driver’s license interested in becoming a fire fighter for the Town of Northern Arm can contact Fire Chief Melinda Freake or town office for more information. 
Numbers for Addresses
Emergency services such as police, ambulances and the fire department remind residents to ensure house numbers are visible from the road in case of emergency.
Recycling Depot
The Botwood Recycling Depot accepts old household paints and electronics such as computers and TVs. These items can be deposited at no cost. Remember to recycle beverage containers – several organizations have accounts where you can donate containers. Let’s all help keep our environment clean.
Kinsmen Meeting
Are you interested in joining the Kinsmen club of Botwood? Meetings are on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Contact a member and come along to a meeting.

Contact Darren Mills at 709-290-4629 or  botwoodpages@hotmail.com
 

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