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May 08, 2017 Return to Headlines

FortisBC Partners with City to Present 2017 Neighbourhood Nights

by Michelle Frilund |

COQUITLAM, BC, May 8, 2017 – Neighbourhood Nights will bring an evening of free family fun to seven Coquitlam parks or schools this summer, thanks to a partnership with FortisBC.  

For the second year, FortisBC has signed on as Presenting Partner of Neighbourhood Nights, an evening of family activities, kids’ games and light refreshments offered in different neighbourhoods around the City.

Kicking off on July 13, the program was started in 2014 to give neighbours a chance to connect and have fun together, and to strengthen neighbourhood relationships and safety.

All events run Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Residents are encouraged to mark their calendars for the following dates:

  • July 13: Victoria Park, 3435 Victoria Dr.
  • July 20: Blue Mountain Park, 975 King Albert Ave
  • July 27: Bramblewood Elementary, 2875 Panorama Dr.
  • Aug. 3: Mundy Park, 641 Hillcrest St.
  • Aug. 10: Glen Park, 1149 Westwood St.
  • Aug. 17: Mackin Park, 1046 Brunette Ave.
  • Aug. 24: Cottonwood Park, 672 Aspen St.

Programs will be cancelled in case of rain. 

No registration is required, and all materials and equipment are provided. The City recommends participants wear casual clothing appropriate for being active. They may also wish to bring extra water, snacks, and a blanket or chair to sit on. 

For details and rain cancellations, visit www.coquitlam.ca/neighbourhoodnights.

FortisBC’s sponsorship is part of Coquitlam’s Corporate Partner Program, which seeks partnerships with businesses to generate revenue for City programs and services.

Information can be found at www.coquitlam.ca/corporatepartners.

About Fortis BC

FortisBC builds energy infrastructure in the province to ensure it meets its customers’ energy demands, today and in the future – safely, reliably and at the lowest reasonable cost.

FortisBC delivers approximately 21 per cent of the total energy consumed in B.C., which is the most energy delivered by any utility in the province. Whether delivering electricity, natural gas or propane, FortisBC’s more than 2,200 employees serve approximately 1.1 million customers in 135 communities.

FortisBC Inc. and FortisBC Energy Inc. do business as FortisBC and are indirectly wholly owned by parent company Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American electric and gas utility business. Through its subsidiaries, Fortis Inc. serves more than three million natural gas and electricity customers.

For more information, visit www.fortisbc.com.

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Media contact:
Kathleen Vincent
Manager Corporate Communications
City of Coquitlam
604-927-3019
kvincent@coquitlam.ca