The Cochrane Coffee Chat – July 16, 2020

Hello Cochrane,

I’m back in the office this week and hopefully will not get rained on in this weeks video… here are your Cochrane News & Events!

> PHOTO OF THE WEEK WINNER – Congrats to Owen McCulloch (Heather) for his great photo and a HUGE thank you to our business prize sponsors this week from Heavenly Outhouse & Poor David’s Cochrane.

> Pancakes! Who’s missing their flapjacks? Let’s organize a Covid-19 safe pancake breakfast… do you want to help out? Let us know!

> Clothing samples have arrived with the ‘Keep Calm & Cochrane On’ slogan on them! Pre-sales will begin soon on the website! 50% of proceeds go to the CochraneShelter.

> Job Listings – NEW page on will launch later this week. For a small fee, list your Cochrane job on our website + we’ll help promote that job on social media for you.

> Tim Hall, owner of Lucky Penny Pizza and I are cooking something up for Cochrane! Stay tuned for more!

> EVENTS – upload your event directly to, view the online calendar in 3 different formats PLUS you can share events with friends & download the calendar directly into your own Google Calendar. Never miss a Cochrane event again!

(Gosh, that was a lot of updates! WEEEEEE!)

And now, for your weekend events!

> Thursday, July 16 – the Growing Roots Market is on until 6pm at the Cochrane Alliance Church.

> Friday, July 17 from 7am to 6pm and on Saturday, July 18 from 7am to 3pm, visit Glen’s Fruit & Veggie Truck at the Rexall Parking Lot.

> Saturday, July 18 & Sunday, July 19 – the One Stop Shop Marketplace Virtual July Online Virtual Market!

> Saturday, July 18 – 9am to 1pm Mini Pop-up Indoor Market July 18th, 9am to 2pm Cochrane Farmers’ Market – 2020 Market by the Bow, 6pm to 8pm Kiwanis Club of Cochrane and Area play Chase the Ace at The Venue Bar & Grill.

> Sunday, July 19 – 10am to 2pm – Bearspaw Lions Farmers Market

Hit me up if you want to help out with the upcoming Pancake breakfast, either as a volunteer or a business sponsor!

PLUS we’ll have 4 new Photo of the Week finalists and a new Cochrane business sponsor to announce tomorrow!

x Sam

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Samantha Nickerson

Samantha is the Founder of and is also the Lead Content Creator. She is a community inspired individual who is always looking for better ways to serve and connect the community, whether it be through the sharing of stories or organizing local events.

Samantha also designs websites & is a digital marketer.

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Written by Samantha Nickerson