District 7 Corner Brook Kinsmen Club Atlantic Canada The Kinsmen Club of Corner Brook was chartered in April of 1953. Currently we are a club of 21 members strong with a K-40 club Kin Convention 2009 of over 35 members. Our past conventions include: District Convention ‘77 District Convention ‘93 National Convention 2001 The Humber Boom Rock and Roll on the Rock A Newfoundland Odyssey Choose Corner Brook to host the Kin Canada Atlantic District 7 Convention in 2009 “Blues and Brews” Our Community Contribution Corner Brook, Since our Charter in 1953, we have donated over 2.5 millions dollars back into our community. The following are many of the organizations we have helped: Newfoundland and Labrador Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation Corner Brook Stream Trails Community Profile 2590 Herdman Army Cadets Corner Brook Minor Hockey Silver Blades Corner Brook Minor Baseball Corner Brook Minor Broomball Corner Brook is nestled among the hills of the folded and faulted Long Range YMCA Mountains, which are a continuation of the Appalachian Mountain belt stretching up VON Corner Brook Minor Soccer from Georgia in the southern United States. Set at the mouth of the Bay of Islands, Local MS Chapter the city is 40 km inland from the open waters of the Golf of St. Lawrence. Over 42,000 people reside in the Corner Brook region, with 20,105 residents in the City of Projects Corner Brook and over 20,000 residing in communities along the shores of the Bay of Islands and in the Humber River Valley. The majority of the region's residents travel The Pepsi Centre to Corner Brook to shop, work or go to school. The City's location makes it the hub We operate the Canteen (in the main arena) and the Bar services at the Pepsi Centre. of distribution, service, retail and medical activity for the west coast of Newfoundland. Corner Brook Kinsmen~ Prince Edward RV Park The City offers a full range of shopping experiences from quaint downtown shops The Kinsmen Prince Edward Campgrounds and RV Park is a 10 minute drive just outside offering unique products and services, to malls and large national retail chains. Corner of Corner Brook. There are 28 fully serviced sites, 19 semi serviced sites, and 40 non Brook has easy access to outdoor adventures including many hiking trails, boat tours, -services sites to accommodate a wide range of campers. Our Park offers: Coin oper- salmon fishing, camping facilities, wildlife tracking, swimming, and golf courses; you are ated Laundry Services, Indoor showers and washrooms (Anchor Building), 30 and 50 sure to find and adventure that is just right for you and your family. amp hook-ups, Volleyball and Basketball courts, Playground area, Horseshoe area, Picnic areas, Gazebo and garden for campers, Fire Pits, and on site firewood. Our RV Park is open from June until Labour Day Weekend www.princeedwardrvpark.com Corner Brook 2009 Regional Kin Conference City Map Corner Brook, NL “Come Early & Stay Late” Your Guide for an Adventurous Newfoundland Vacation PLACES TO SEE The Corner Brook Caves Marble Mountain The Captain James Cook The Old Man in the Mountain National Historic Site Marble Mountain is the largest ski resort in Newfoundland. It is located in Steady Brook only five minutes away from Corner Brook. A short climb on a nearby groomed trail takes you to a beautiful lookout at Steady Brook Falls or take a leisurely 600-metre walk though the woods to a pond where The Captain James Cook National Historic Site, beavers make their home. Trails will also lead you from the located on Crow Hill on the city's west side, offers Marble Mountain Lodge to the top of the mountain and one of the most spectacular views of Corner Brook Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway, a few breathtaking views of the Humber River Valley. To mark the According to local legend, the Spanish buried treasure on 50th anniversary of Newfoundland and Labrador joining and the Bay of Islands. Shellbird Island in the Humber River, about five minutes kilometers south of the city of Corner Brook, these Canadian confederation, Marble Mountain commemorated Captain Cook was the first explorer to chart the from Corner Brook. If you look closely, you will see the caves were carved out of limestone by the action of our rich history with the installation of The Heritage Tree in Bay of Islands and it is believed he named many face of an old man in a rock formation overlooking the 1999. The beautiful 17-metre (52 foot) high cedar tree the water of Corner Brook Stream. In 1994, the features 50 carvings representing over 1000 years of human places in the area. Starting in 1762, he surveyed island. "The Old Man In the Mountain" is said to be a caves appeared to be a few hundred feet deep and history. The 360-year-old tree was donated by British Colum- and charted the coast of Newfoundland for five marker for the treasure. Best seen from the rest area bia and is a symbol of Canadian unity. The images carved years. He spent his summers mapping the coast of vary in height from 3 to 8 feet and the cave system into the tree include tributes to John Cabot's discovery of provided just off the eastbound Trans Canada Highway, Newfoundland and Labrador and returning to Exit #7. was accessible only at times of low water. Debris had Newfoundland in 1497, the landing of the Vikings at L'Anse Britain in the winter to complete his maps. aux Meadows over 1000 years ago, and a commemoration blocked the remainder of the cave system. More of 1949, the year Newfoundland and Labrador joined Cana- This site is easily accessible by car and offers a dian Confederation. recently the debris has been cleared away and the vantage point for a breathtaking view of the caves explored in more detail. Current reports Bay of Islands. Indicate that about one kilometer of underground area has been opened and tours are now operated within the caves. Salmon Fishing on the The Newfie Bullet Corner Brook Stream Trail Corner Brook Museum West Coast Journey through time - visit the Corner Brook Museum and Archives. Built in 1926, this registered heritage building once housed the post office, customs and telegraph office and courtroom. The museum exhibits the social, cultural and natural history of Corner Brook, the Humber Valley and the Bay of Islands. Exhibits include pulp & paper exhibit, local war veterans exhibit, early cultural development, This downtown trail system is within easy walking communications, aboriginal, Royal Newfoundland distance of downtown hotels and the downtown Constabulary, Captain James Cook, Two Virtual exhibits - History of Corner Brook and business centre in Corner Brook. It is meant for In its day, the Newfoundland railway carried passengers Francophone’s in Newfoundland and Labrador. recreational walking for people of all ages. For the Approximately 800 objects in the collections. and freight between Port aux Basques and St. Johns with most part, slopes are gentle and the trails have a The Humber River is considered one of the best frequent stops in Corner Brook. At that time, the fastest hard gravel surface. Wet spots and small brooks Visit the Corner Brook Museum & Archives at Atlantic Salmon Rivers in North America. Like most train in the province was known as the Newfie Bulled. are crossed by foot bridges. Steps are located on 2 West Street, Corner Brook. rivers of the West Coast, the Humber River hosts While the Newfie Bullet no longer operates, it is now the steeper slopes. Rest areas located throughout the Telephone: 709-634-2518 salmon runs in the spring, summer and early fall. focal point of the Railway Society of Newfoundland trail system. E-mail: email@example.com Licenses can be purchased at local sporting goods Historic Train Site. The site features rolling stock, stores. trackage, freight and shed. Artifacts also include telegraph instruments, train order sophomore signal board, train orders, phones and collection of historic photos. Tours are available June to august. Rob Solo 25lb Salmon from the Lower Humber River WEST COAST My Newfoundland Adventures ADVENTURES We're passionate about outdoor life, adventure and activities across Western Gros Morne Mountain Newfoundland. Make your summer visit to Newfoundland extra special with an Beyond its awe-inspiring scenic beauty, Gros Morne National There are many hiking trails located within the park; they authentic adventure activity. Park boasts an incredible biotic richness and is internationally range from easy to difficult. acclaimed for its unique combination of geologic features. The Whether its river rafting, hiking, or one of the many types of fishing tours we offer - we rocks of the area describe ages of geologic turmoil when old Some of the hiking trails include: can help you experience these excellent activities. In summer we offer over 40 different oceans disappeared, new ones were created, and continents Green Gardens took shape. The rocks in Gros Morne National Park have Tablelands trips that range from scenic, relaxing and calm (for example, wildlife tours across contributed greatly to our understanding of plate tectonics. It is for this contribution to our understanding of the world Southeast Brook Falls Gros Morne), to full adrenaline full action activities. around us that Gros Morne National Park was declared a Gros Morne Mountain (James Callaghan) Trail Activities include: Boat Tours, Canoeing, Canyoning, Caving, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. Gros Morne National Park is dominated by two distinctly different landscapes, a Baker's Brook Falls Power Kiting & Kite Surfing, River Rafting, and Rock Climbing. coastal lowland bordering the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Green Point alpine plateau of the Long Range Mountains. These provide Western Brook Fjord habitats for an array of flora and fauna: flowering plants, For more information call: bryophytes, lichens, mammals, fish and birds. This vast array of life consists of a unique mixture of temperate, boreal, and 709-686-2222 arctic species. Wherever you explore in the area, often you will see familiar species and discover their Arctic counterpart Gros Morne Mountain Or visit: nearby. Watching wild animals is an exciting part of any visit to a www.mynewfoundland.ca national park, and Gros Morne National Park has lots of opportunities, from forty tonne whales to featherweight warblers! The safest way to enjoy watching wild animals is to give them space and respect. Appreciating the sensitive, dynamic nature of this environment and demonstrating appropriate behaviour will not only lead to a safe and Western Brook Fjord rewarding experience, but will contribute to a healthy, functioning, productive ecosystem. For more information visit Parks Canada: http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nl/grosmorne/index_e.asp Tablelands Blomidon Golf and Country Club Crystal Waters Boat Tours PLACES TO STAY The Blomidon Golf and Country Club is located Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in the heart of the City of Corner Brook on Newfoundland's West Coast. Recently Your conference delegates will be comfortable at Grenfell. We offer fully redesigned by well known Canadian golf architect, equipped 1 – 4 bedroom chalet style apartments and dormitory style residence accommodations for up to 400 persons from May – August. All of Graham Cooke. Blomidon offers golfers our rooms are private and wired for Internet access. A relaxed atmosphere panoramic vistas of the city, as well as views of and comfortable furniture in our lounges will encourage informal networking. the surrounding Blomidon Mountains and the Each Chalet Style Apartments include: beautiful Bay of Islands. Boat tour originates from the City’s Yacht Club. kitchen Blomidon has been the site of several major living room. golfing events including the Canadian National Passengers will tour the scenic Bay of Islands four bedrooms with single beds Junior Ladies Championship in 1979 and 1991. beginning with historic Woods Island, a popular 1.5 bathrooms. The redesigned course provides challenge and settlement dating back to the early 1800’s where Internet access fish merchants from every stripe – including French telephone and local calls are free enjoyment for golfers of all skill levels. and American Schooner fishing fleets fished for For more information visit: www.blomidongolf.com herring stocks pursued their livelihoods. Resettled www.swgc.mun.ca/conference/Pages/accomodations.aspx by the Newfoundland government in 1960 the descendents settled to the communities that make up the beautiful Bay of Islands. The island is Dormitory Residents Layout uninhabited except for one family who still resides there. Also view the scenic fishing village of Lark Harbour which is nestled between the harbour and the mountains. Sail by Guernsey Island, commonly known as Weeball, recognized for its sheer cliffs Chalet Apartments Layout that drop straight into the sea. It is a common occurrence to see Humpback and Pot Head whales chasing herring and squid around the bay. www.crystalwatersboattours.com Corner Brook Kinsmen Humber Valley Resort Prince Edward Campgrounds Over 150 self-contained three to five bedroom uniquely configured chalets are available for rent. For more information visit: Every chalet is designed to make the most of the spectacular views, with vaulted ceilings, large windows http://www.humbervalley.com/ The Kinsmen Prince Edward Campgrounds and RV Park is a 10 minute to create light-filled interior spaces, and extensive balconies. drive just outside of Corner Brook. There are 28 fully serviced sites, 19 semi serviced sites, and 40 non-services sites to accommodate a Common Chalet Amenities: wide range of campers. Lake, golf, or forest views Spacious living areas Park Services: Living room with TV/DVD & satellite Central propane fireplaces Coin operated Laundry Services Fire Pits Formal dining room Indoor showers and washrooms On site firewood Fully equipped gourmet kitchen (Anchor Building) Horseshoe area Master suite with whirlpool tub 30 and 50 amp hook-ups Picnic Areas Laundry facilities Volleyball and Basketball courts Gazebo and garden for campers enjoyment Telephone with voice-mail Wireless internet access Playground area Dumping Station Hot Tubs and Sauna Portable Waste dumping transporter Large decks Parking Patio Furniture and Barbeques 8-hole, par 72 championship River Course measuring 7,199 yards Visit our website for more information www.princeedwardrvpark.com Hotels Bed & Breakfast Glynmill Inn Mamateek Inn Cobb Ln , Corner Brook , NL 1 maple Valley Road 709-634-5181 709-639-8901 www.glynmillinn.ca www.mamateekinn.ca Bayview Haven Housekeeping Unit Bell’s Bed & Breakfast 168 Humber Road 2 Ford's Road 709-639-9795 709-634-5736 www.bellsinn.ca Stef's Housekeeping Unit Birchview B & B 54 North Street Deer Lake, NL 709-634-4609 709-635-3116 Greenwood Inn & Suites Comfort Inn http://home.thezone.net/~stefunit/ 48 West Street 41 Maple Valley Rd 709-634-5381 709-639-1980 Bide-a-Night Hospitality Home Brookfield Inn B&B www.greenwoodcornerbrook.com www.comfortinn.com 11 Wellington Street 2 Brookfield Avenue 709-634-7578 709-639-3111 or 1-877-339-3111 Wilton’s Bed and Breakfast Bennett's By the Bay Steady Brook, 14 Colson's Road, Irishtown 709-634-5796 709-783-3355 or or 1-877-634-5796 1-888-868-9055 www.bennettsbythebay.com Chinese Food Cafés WHERE TO EAT Jackie Tan Restaurant 83 West Street, Corner Brook Café Broadway 74 Broadway, Corner Brook 709-634-9000 709-634-6363 Canton Restaurant Thistle's Place Cafe Millbrook Mall, Corner Brook Restaurants 6 Commerce Street, Deer Lake 709-635-8118 Dragon Restaurant 709-634-4389 Corner Cafe 8 Caribou Road, Corner Brook Corner Brook Plaza, Corner Brook 709-634-4213 709-634-5950 Locally owned Restaurants New China Restaurant Main Level Cafe 22 Murphy's Sq, Corner Brook Millbrook Mall , Corner Brook Jennifer's Restaurant 709-634-8116 48-50 Broadway, Corner Brook 709-632-7288 Brewed Awakening 709-632-7979 35 West Street Corner Brook Thirteen West Restaurant (709) 634-7100 13 West Street, Corner Brook 709-634-1300 Gitanos' Millbrook Mall, Corner Brook 709-634-5000 Strawberry Hill Resort Pizza Little Rapids , Corner Brook Louis Gee's Pizza & Donairs 709-634-0066 Corner Brook Deer Lake Irving Big Stop 709-632-8500 Trans Canada Hwy, Deer Lake Sorrento Pizza Pasta & Grill 709-635-2129 18 Park , Corner Brook Jack Ladder Snowmobile Restaurant & Gas Bar 709-639-3466 Ltd - Deer Lake Pizza Delight-Rooster's BBQ 709-635-5000 Sully's at the Beachhouse Millbrook Mall, Corner Brook Chain Restaurants 709-634-8100 Pasadena Greco Pizza Donair Kentucky Fried Chicken Jungle Jim's 709-686-1154 93 West Street, Corner Brook 90 West Street, Corner Brook 41 Maple Valley Road, Corner Brook Aromas Plus 709-632-3030 709-639-8909 (709) 639-2222 1 Mount Bernard Avenue, Corner Brook McDonald's Restaurants Mary Brown's Chicken 709-632-2255 Corner Brook Plaza Millbrook Mall, Corner Brook Crown & Moose 709-634-4182 709-634-4007 48 West Street , Corner Brook Dairy Queen A & W Drive In Restaurant 709-634-4276 Valley Mall, corner Brook 15 Union , Corner Brook Oasis Grill House Tim Horton's 709-634-3053 Pasadena Beach, Pasadena Corner Brook: 74 West Street, 183 Extreme Pita 709-686-5366 O’Connell Drive, Mill Road, 28 Murphy 22 Murphy Square, Corner Brook West 96 Square, Valley Mall; Steady Brook; Deer 709-632-7480 96 West Street, Corner Brook Lake -12 Commerce Rd. 709-639-8499 Murphy's Square Millbrook Mall WHERE TO SHOP Newfoundland Shops Historic Broadway Newfoundland’s unique culture and our rich history are displayed in many of our stores. These stores display work done by local artist including music, literature, art, photography, clothing and more. Visit a Newfoundland The Millbrook Mall is located on Main store and you’ll find books, postcards, Street in the heart of downtown Corner jewellery, CD’s, crafts and many souvenirs to Historic Broadway was also one of the first shopping districts in the area. Broadway is Corner Brook's newest retail destination is Brook and offers a unique mix of retail, bring back home with you! Murphy's Square in the east end of the city off services, office tenants and several lined with heritage properties including Some of our local shops are: restaurants, pubs, and a variety of retail the Lewin Parkway. The development opened restaurants. The mall is anchored by Newfoundland Emporium outlets. Broadway is also the heart of in mid-2001 with anchors Wal-Mart, Staples Shopper's Drug Mart Food Basket and 7 Broadway Empire Theatres Twin Cinema. Corner Brook's nightlife. Business Depot, and Dominion Stores. Other Newfoundland Shoppe & Gallery 86 Broadway tenants include smaller retailers and www.shopnewfoundland.com Nortique of Newfoundland West Street restaurants. 14 Confederation Dr www.nortique.com Corner Brook Plaza Valley Mall Island Treasures Corner Brook Plaza www.islandtreasures.ca West Street, part of Corner Brook's heritage district, was one of the City's first shopping areas. West Street businesses offer various merchandise and food to serve all of your The Valley Mall, located downtown on One of three shopping malls in Corner Mount Bernard Avenue, is home to over shopping needs. In recent years the West Brook, the Plaza is located on Confederation 40 retail, office and service tenants. The Street area was revitalized through efforts of Drive and offers over 60 shops and services. Mall is anchored by Sobeys Food Store and the Corner Brook Downtown Business The complex includes anchor tenants Sears Dollarama. The Mall also features a Food Association. The project included and Zellers, and a wide range of retail and Court and indoor parking. inter-locking brick sidewalks, heritage street service tenants. lights, benches, and greenery.