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Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association Announces New General Manager

The Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association has selected a new General Manager to lead the world-famous Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair and management of the eight facilities that host more than 710 events annually at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds.
Mike MacSorley has been named General Manager, bringing over twenty years of event industry experience working for organizations [...]

Grade 10 student at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary in need of our Community’s support

Dylan Battye is a Grade 10 student at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary who is in need of our community’s support.
Dylan is a strong, athletic young man in top shape.  He is a member of our school’s football team, as well a member of the Canadian National Ball Hockey team which is travelling to the World Juniors [...]

Sam Roberts to Headline Surrey Canada Day Celebration

Coast Capital Savings and City of Surrey are proud to present Surrey Canada Day 2012. This event has grown to become the largest Canada Day celebration in Western Canada with attendance last year surpassing 100,000 people. The event features world class entertainment, great food and endless family fun (including games and [...]

Looking for Photos

HorseRacingBC is looking for old photos of people or horses from the past. Jockeys, trainers and backstretch personnel from BC’s racing history are welcome and will be used in future issues. Each photo will be scanned and returned to it’s owner in the condition it is received. No win-photos please.
For more information see their website [...]

Longtime Flea Market Organizer to Retire – Exhibition Association Welcomes New Partner

The Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association will see a change of management with its largest tenant, the annual Sunday Flea Market, with the news that longtime organizer Sam Yakamoshi will be retiring at the end of the year. “Sam has grown this event into a local institution,” says Cloverdale Rodeo General Manager Dave Melenchuk. “The [...]

Kwantlen Student Association’s Welcome Week

The Kwantlen Student Association’s Welcome Week visits each of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s four campuses twice a year, offering services and community information to hundreds of new and returning students, staff & faculty. This year’s Fall events will arrive at the Cloverdale campus on the 14th. The Cloverdale campus houses 300 to [...]

Special Night for a Special Person

Canadian harness racing icon Robert Murphy will be honoured at Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino on Friday, June 11. Robert Murphy Night will be a salute to one of Canada’s most prominent breeders and owners in the history of standardbred racing. Mr. Murphy passed away on February 8, 2010 at the age of 77.
Robert [...]

Iconic Canadian Band 54-40 Set to Kick Off Rodeo Weekend

One of the most popular bands to emerge from the Canadian cultural landscape, 54-40 will officially kick off the 2010 Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair with a concert on Thursday, May 20 at the Longhorn Saloon. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets for the special Thursday Night Kick-Off Party are only $25 plus service charges and [...]

Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program

The Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program includes the combined effort of many local churches, high school & elementary schools as well as a host of businesses and public organizations; collecting and donating tens of thousands of dollars worth of food, gift items, toys and cash – turning them into hampers for families and individuals in the [...]

REALTORS® Care Blanket Drive 2009

Local charities and drop-in centres are appealing to REALTORS® to focus this year on rounding up new sleeping bags, bedding (sheets and blankets) and comforters. This is in addition to the usual gently-used winter coats, hats, mitts, long-sleeved shirts, jeans and other cold weather clothing.
Encourage your colleagues, clients, friends and family to purchase a new [...]