Single-sentence stories (Feb. 25, 2016)

A (very) quick look at some of the news in the community you might have missed. Email your submissions to edit@thenownewspaper.com

Send your submissions to Single Sentence Stories to edit@thenownewspaper.com

A (very) quick look at some of the news in the community you might have missed. Email your submissions to edit@thenownewspaper.com with ‘Single-sentence stories’ in the subject line.

  • Surrey Food Bank’s annual Breakfast with the Bank fundraiser is scheduled for May 6 at Bombay Banquet Hall (to RSVP, call 604-581-5443 or email events@surreyfoodbank.org).
  • The free Surrey Board of Trade Crime Breakfast, which will focus on Cloverdale, is set for Tuesday, March 1 at Elements Casino and will feature representatives from the Surrey RCMP, the City of Surrey and Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers.
  • Surrey’s Lisa Marie plans to buy a condo and travel the world with her partner after winning $1 million playing a Scratch and Win ticket she bought from a grocery store in Williams Lake.
  • The Surrey Hospice Society’s Oscar Night Pub Party at Edith and Arthur Pub happens Saturday (Feb. 28) at 5:40 p.m. – tickets are $25 and you can get them by calling 604-584-7006 or by visiting Surreyhospice.com.
  • Simon Fraser University’s 50th anniversary Open House happens at the SFU Surrey campus on March 2 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Dr. Joanne Curry has been appointed Simon Fraser University’s vice-president, external relations, after serving for four years as associate VP external relations.
  • A “Post-It Pink” wall of Post-It notes at Guildford Town Centre – created in celebration of Pink Shirt Day in partnership with Shaw Communications and Post-It brand products – raised close to $5,000 for Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society from Feb. 17 to 24.

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