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					    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: cornerbrookmuseum@nl.rogers.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.

				
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