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Jul 27, 2017 Return to Headlines

Neighbourhood Nights Continue in August

by Robbin Whachell |

COQUITLAM, BC, July 27, 2017 – Come out and get to know your neighbours! Presented by FortisBC, Neighbourhood Nights continues to bring an evening of free family fun to Coquitlam parks throughout August. 

The fun continues, Thursday, Aug. 3 in Mundy Park at 641 Hillcrest St., and area residents can expect an evening of family activities, kids’ games and light refreshments offered from 6 to 8 p.m. by the City of Coquitlam’s Outdoor Recreation Team.

The program was started in 2014 to give neighbours a chance to connect and have fun together, and to strengthen neighbourhood relationships and safety. No registration is required, and all materials and equipment are provided. The City recommends participants wear casual clothing appropriate for being active. You may also wish to bring extra water, snacks, and a blanket or chair to sit on.

Residents are encouraged to mark their calendars for the remaining four Neighbourhood Nights:

  • 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 the event of rain.

For details and rain cancellations, visit www.coquitlam.ca/neighbourhoodnights.
FortisBC’s sponsorship of Neighbourhood Nights 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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Download related images from our Neighbourhood Nights flickr album: https://flic.kr/s/aHskZCFwoo.

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

 

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