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August 15, 2022
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PGOSA Pancake Breakfast - back by popular demand!

It seems that PGOSAns like to chow down on those yummy pancakes and sausages. Let's make the August pancake breakfast the best one yet!

When: 10 to 11:30 am, Friday, August 19
Where: Parksville Community Park Picnic Shelter
What:  Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Tea, Juice and Good Times!
Cost: only $5!
What to bring: a lawn chair and your appetite.

Can you help serving up those delicious pancakes and sausages? All volunteers welcome (and appreciated!)

Contact Doug Williams ( or 250-947-9230) to let him know how you can help on August 19.

PGOSA is hosting a FoodSafe course

We would like to have a pool of Pancake Breakfast volunteers who have their FOODSAFE BC Certification.
Do you have your certification and would like to help ensure that we are following best practices?  
Or, are you interested in obtaining your certification for the Pancake Breakfast?  PGOSA will cover the course fee .

There are two possible dates Sept 24 and Oct 1.

This will be a combined effort between PGOSA, Qualicum Beach Seniors Centre and The Bradley Centre. 
Contact Doug Williams for more details and to register.

Membership Registration  / Social Mornings

We will continue membership registration and social coffee/tea, weather permitting, at the picnic shelter in the Parksville Community park almost every Friday morning – 9:30 to 11:30 am. 

Upcoming dates are August 26th and September 2.  Check the calendar for updates, as the table will be moving to the Oceanside Place Arena this fall.

Friday slo-pitch players are welcome to drop by and have a coffee.

PGOSA membership is available as well as a knowledgeable person regarding our activities and events, so if you have questions regarding participation drop by and chat with the representative – they will point you in the direction you need to go to get involved.
See you for coffee on Fridays!

Curling at Parksville Curling Rink

Curling on PGOSA COED recreational teams will continue this fall, starting on Thursday, October 6 from 11:15 to 1:15 pm. 
Any new participants need to register by contacting the league coordinator, Jim Powell, at 250-248-8341 or email:
In addition to expressing your interest in playing in the PGOSA league, state your experience – new or beginner, intermediate, or experienced – and the position you would like to play.  Teams are formed by the league. We do try to create balanced teams by playing ability and male/female members.  You can request to play with a spouse or partner.
Beginners will be requested to attend lessons on the previous two Thursdays, September 22 and 29, so the sport can be introduced to you in a safe and supportive manner.  Previous experience is not needed, but a moderate level of athleticism is necessary as sweeping and rock delivery takes effort and basic coordination.
Those PGOSA members who have played the last couple of seasons will receive a separate email from Jim confirming intentions for this season.  This will arrive in the next few days, so keep checking your email account.
Looking forward to another enjoyable season and lots of exercise sweeping those rocks!

Line Dancing is back this fall

Join instructor Carol Ross for a fun time of line dancing this fall.  All sessions are 14 weeks long.
Location: The Bradley Centre
Fee: $5 Bradley Centre membership + activity fee of $30.
: Starting September 6
     Time: 10:30 - noon
Experienced Dancers:
     Dates: Starting September 8
     Time: 10:30 - noon

Here's how to get your PGOSA Membership

In Person
The PGOSA Table is now at Parksville Community Park on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30. (weather permitting.)
Upcoming dates are August 26th and September 2.  Check the calendar for updates, as the table will be moving to the Oceanside Place Arena this fall.

Coffee/treats will be available for a nominal fee of $1.00.  Come on out, socialize and even play some horseshoes or bocce. Watch and cheer on the PGOSAns playing slo-pitch ball in the Friday morning league.

Check the calendar to confirm dates and times.
Online membership application now available here and is always open.  Your PGOSA membership card will be emailed to you for you to print and keep in your wallet or save and display on your smartphone. Or have it mailed to you.  You can order your PGOSA name badge at the same time.

Mail-in. Download the membership form from our website, fill it in, print it off, sign it, and mail it to us with payment and a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Mail to PGOSA, P.O. Box 957, Parksville, V9P 2G9. 
Your membership card will be mailed to you in the envelope you provide.

The membership fee for 2022 remains $15. All memberships expire on December 31 of the membership year.

Use your Membership…..Get involved!  Hopefully you didn’t join PGOSA to be a bystander!

In Remembrance of of Daphne Pollard

Long-time PGOSAn and founder of the Slo-Mo Paddlers, Daphne Pollard passed away August 1. 
Daphne and her husband Stan were the original organizers of this PGOSA activity established in 2013. We send our condolences to family and friends.
You can view her obituary here.
The list of Friends of PGOSA is growing!
They include restaurants, car maintenance and repair service, computer training, banking, veterinary services, and bicycles (and bike gear). 

Remember to show your card. Most offers may not be combined with other coupons or discounts. Check the PGOSA Friends page for terms and conditions. 
Animal Care
Cars, Trucks and Bicycles
Computers and Media
Financial and Legal Services
Health, Fitness and Sports
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