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Seniors’ Centre Moving

In preparation for our big move to the new Cloverdale Recreation Centre, the Cloverdale Seniors’ Centre will be closed March 21st – April 1st inclusive.
All regularly scheduled Activities are cancelled. The Center will only be open for the pre-scheduled Income Tax appointments.
Join us as of April 4th at the new Cloverdale Recreation Centre at 6188-176 [...]

Business Organizations Relocate

The Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce and the Cloverdale Business Improvement Association are moving to a new store-front location over the holidays. The new location is in the tourist information office at 5748 – 176 Street, across the street from Hawthorne Square.
The two associations have jointly operated a seasonal tourist information office at the location [...]

Legion Membership Approves Land Swap, Mall Redevelopment

At a special meeting on Saturday, the Cloverdale Legion membership approved, by a vote of 121 to 10, a plan that will see the Legion relocate to a new property on the corner of 57 Avenue and the Highway 15 bypass. The new Legion facility will be on the ground floor of a six story [...]

Friends of the Surrey Museum Endowment Fund allows Free Museum Access

Admission to the Surrey Museum will be free next year, thanks to the Friends of the Surrey Museum endowment fund held by the Surrey Foundation.
The Friends of the Surrey Museum and Archives Society was formed in 2001 to help raise money to build the new museum in Cloverdale. The Friends of [...]

2011 Fraser Downs Dates Confirmed

In a joint announcement from Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino management and Harness Racing BC, it’s been confirmed that the 2011 schedule will consist of 70 live racing days with an opportunity to increase that total to 82 days.
The added 12 dates may be added subject to performance-based measure and approval [...]

Doug McCallum Joins Harness Racing BC

Former Surrey City Mayor Doug McCallum has joined Harness Racing BC in an executive capacity to help meet operational goals. “We’re delighted to have him on board,” said president Jim Vinnell. “Doug will help in setting up a plan of operations and achieving goals as well as be of great assistance in the area of [...]

Fraser Downs Race Dates Cut; 2011 Season in Doubt

In a letter sent to the horse racing industry by the British Columbia Government’s Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch of the Ministry of Housing and Social Development, it was announced that race days at Fraser Downs would be drastically cut in 2010, and the whole 2011 season would be “rescinded” for now, subject to review. [...]

Rededication Ceremony at Surrey Centre Cemetery

The Cloverdale Legion will be hosting a rededication ceremony of the renovated World War I veterans’ area on June 5 at 1:00 PM.
The Cloverdale Legion has been working with the City of Surrey Cemetery Services to renovate the existing World War I veterans’ area. The project involved having the WWI memorials returned to their original [...]

Olympic Torch travels through Cloverdale

The Olympic Torch Relay passed through Cloverdale on February 8. A huge crowd lined both sides of Highway 10 and filled the Museum Plaza.
The Cloverdale Legion colour party provided an honour guard.
The Lord Tweedsmuir Senior Jazz Band provided entertainment to the crowd.

Cloverdale Rodeo Election Results

Elections for the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association board were held at the AGM on January 20. Results of the elections are as follows:
Incumbent Directors Shannon Claypool, Ken Kachur and Rob Marshall were voted back onto the board.
The 2010 executive consists of:

Shannon Claypool  President
Gerry Spielmacher  1st Vice President
Penny Smythe  2nd Vice president
Ken Kachur  [...]