Thursday, September 27, 2007

Dragon boat on Whonnock Lake

For the first time, a dragon boat program for adults is being offered at Whonnock Lake.
The program begins Tuesday, October 9 and will run until November 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ridge Canoe Kayak Club.
There will be a total of 10 sessions, offering excellent outdoor aerobic exercises, and skills are easy to learn.
The cost for the program is $50, and includes boat, paddle, personal floatation device, and instruction.
To register, or for more information, contact Kris at or call 604-476-9282.

Monday, September 24, 2007

Whonnock Lake Day 2007

Whonnock Lake Day, Sunday 23 September, was a great success. It was a cool but sunny day and the shows, entertainments, the good foods, and the raffle attracted a good crowd. Especially the children had a ball.
Click here to see a photo gallery posted on the Whonnock Web site.
If you have made any picture's you'd like to see posted, please send them to

Saturday, September 22, 2007

$2000 Byrnes Bursary granted to Jenna Beaudry

The Whonnock Foundation has granted a $2,000 Byrnes Bursary to Jenna Beaudry, a third year student working towards a BA at the University College of the Fraser Valley. Her goal is to become an elementary school teacher. The Directors of Whonnock Foundation are impressed by Jenna’s academic record and her motivation. She is doing everything she can to finance her studies and the bursary will enable her to spend more time on her studies.

The Foundation continues granting amounts of up to $2,000 per four-month period to students from east Maple Ridge enrolled in a college, university, trade school or other post secondary establishment, and with a proven record of good performance. The bursary was named after Brian and Isabel Byrnes.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Living Way Foursquare Church, Ruskin

Pastor Les Warriner lets us know that starting in August the Ruskin Gospel Church at 28340 96th Ave., in Ruskin, east of 280th Street has merged with the Canadian Foursquare Church. For more information about the "Living Way Foursquare Church," click here.

Monday, September 17, 2007

Fall Issue Whonnock News

The Fall issue of Whonnock News will be distributed this week by Canada Post. Copies will be at Whonnock Lake Centre and at the post office. The newsletter is also posted on our Web site. Click here to get a copy!

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Bear Spotting

The latest attraction in Whonnock is looking at bears plundering a hazelnut yard at the corner of 272nd Street and 108th Avenue in clear daylight.