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Jun 11, 2019 Return to Headlines

Envision Financial Supports Fifth Season of Neighbourhood Nights

by Robbin Whachell |

COQUITLAM, BC, June 11, 2019 – Support from Envision Financial will help bring families and neighbours together this summer at seven parks across Coquitlam.

The B.C.-based financial services provider has signed on as Presenting Partner for the fifth season of Neighbourhood Nights, an evening of free family activities, kids’ games and light refreshments held in different Coquitlam neighbourhoods. 

Coquitlam residents are encouraged to explore any or all of the Neighbourhood Nights, running this year on Thursday nights from July 11 to Aug. 22. 

Introduced in 2014, the program continues to grow in popularity. The gatherings are an opportunity to meet new people, bond as a neighbourhood and enjoy some free family fun close to home. Activities are led by the City’s Outdoor Recreation Team and may include face painting, crafts, games and various sports.  

Mark Your Calendar

All events run Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Residents are encouraged to mark their calendars for the following dates:

  • July 11 – Victoria Park, 3435 Victoria Dr.
  • July 18 – Rochester Park field, 1390 Rochester Ave. (Maillard Middle grass field)
  • July 25 – Glen Park, 1149 Westwood St.(on grass field)
  • Aug. 1 – Mundy Park playground, 641 Hillcrest St.
  • Aug. 8 – Galloway Park, 3404 Galloway Ave.
  • Aug. 15 – Blue Mountain Park, 975 King Albert Ave. (picnic shelter area)
  • Aug. 22 – Panorama Park field, 1485 Johnson St. (grass field)

All programs take place outdoors and will be cancelled in the event of rain. 
No registration is required and there is no charge to attend. The City recommends participants walk or ride to the events, and 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 or call 604-927-4386 (4FUN).

Envision’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 Envision Financial
Envision Financial believes in simplifying lives, helping members and the community thrive. The communities it serves recognize the role it plays in keeping them strong and sustainable through sponsorships, volunteerism, donations, and supporting the local economy. Envision Financial’s promise to its members is Keeping it Simple® and it does this by providing simple advice and easy solutions, and by offering its Simply Free Account®, a no-fee chequing account that includes free Interac e-Transfers®. The organization was formed over 70 years ago by a group of farmers and fishermen whose financial needs weren’t being met by the banks. To this day, it remains committed to responding quickly to the needs of its members and communities and to making decisions locally. Its mission to make a real difference in the financial lives of its members, and to make a difference in the communities it serves, is why Envision Financial is part of B.C.’s third largest credit union – and growing. For more information, visit www.envisionfinancial.ca.


Media contact:
Samantha Cooke
Recreation Program Coordinator
City of Coquitlam
604-927-6902
scooke@coquitlam.ca

 

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