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A Sign of Spring

Crocuses have popped up in the planters in downtown Cloverdale. The one pictured is outside the Museum.

New Recreation Centre for Cloverdale

A new $15 million, 60,000 sq. ft. multipurpose complex is being built at the corner of 176 Street and 62A Avenue. This new centre will meet the needs of Cloverdale’s rapidly growing population, which has jumped to 53,000 and is projected to grow in the next five years.
Some of the highlights of this new facility [...]

Remembrance Day 2009

The largest Remembrance Day crowd in recent memory packed the Museum Plaza for the Remembrance Day service. In this photo, Mayor Dianne Watts lays a wreath on behalf of the City of Surrey.
For more Remembrance Day photos, click on Cloverdale Legion.

TownShift: Suburb Into City, An Ideas Competition for Surrey’s Town Centres

“TownShift: Suburb Into City” is open an international ideas competition seeking innovative ideas for five of Surrey’s established Town Centres: Guildford, Fleetwood, Cloverdale, Newton and Semiahmoo. The aim of the competition is to “Shift” thinking and opportunities for each of these “Town” hubs towards more intense, public-minded and productive urban futures. Approved by the Architectural [...]

Casie creates a stir

Auction items and donations continue to roll in for Casie Coleman’s special day on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 11 – BC Breeders Classic Day at Fraser Downs.
“Everyone I approach has been anxious to contribute,” Casie told Norm Borg on the Trot Radio national network this week. She credits the staff at [...]

Rotary Club roasts Bill Reid

The Cloverdale Rotary Club roasted well known Cloverdale booster Bill Reid before a packed house at the Eaglequet Coyote Creek Golf Club on October 22.
Bill is a former MLA for Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale, former Minister of Tourism, and currently Executive Director of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce.
First up was Grace McCarthy, herself a former [...]

Surrey Leader turns 80

The Surrey Leader is celebrating its 80th anniversary with an open house at the Surrey Museum on Thursday, October 15 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.
Enjoy a brief presentation of our history through the pages of the Leader, and visit the display of their original presses.

Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce selects new Executive Officers

The executive of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce elected their executive officers for 2009 / 2010 at their meeting on October 6.

Brian Young of Surrey Golf Course is the new President.

Addison Hubert of Preferred Choice Properties is the new Vice President.

Lynn Pederson of Royal LePage – Wolstencroft Realty remains the Secretary.

Leona Jones of Senior [...]

Big Crowds Come Out and Support the 2009 Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair

Strong crowds enjoyed spectacular rodeo action and celebrated the 120th anniversary of one of the longest running and most popular family events in British Columbia as part of the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair this May Long Weekend.
“This year’s rodeo featured the strongest field of competitors in the 63-year history of our event,” says Cloverdale [...]

City Cuts Ribbon on Cloverdale Revitalization Project

City officials joined representatives of the Cloverdale Business Improvement Association, members of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce and the public on Wednesday (November 12, 2008) to officially cut the ribbon marking the completion of improvements to downtown Cloverdale.
“Council recognizes the heritage of Cloverdale, its importance to Surrey as a whole and the need to continue [...]