Interact Club coat drive nets over 100 coats this month

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Interact Club has had a successful conclusion to their coat and outerwear drive that was held in the first half of the month.The Interact Club is the Junior version of the Rotary Club’s Rotaract group, comprised of kids aged 12-18 that are community-minded and put on two major projects every year. There are currently 14 youth in the Interact Club, who decided to launch a coat drive to help out the Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society.Some of the coats that the Interact Club collected on March 17th. Photo by Fort St. John Interact Club Facebook page- Advertisement -Between March 1st and 17th, the Interact Club collected 103 coats that were donated at six Fort St. John-area businesses. Phallon Stoutenberg with the Women’s Resource Society said that the Society was ecstatic with the donations, as even though the weather is starting to warm up, chilly temperatures are still the norm at this time of year.last_img read more

Ronald Koeman praises ‘perfect’ performance as Everton return to winning ways

first_imgEverton boss Ronald Koeman praised his side’s ‘perfect’ second-half performance as they ended their four-match winless run in the Premier League with a 2-0 win against West Ham.In talkSPORT’s live commentary game, Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring five minutes after the break, with Ross Barkley adding Everton’s second in the 76th minute to make sure of the points.It puts the Merseysiders up to sixth, five points behind leaders Manchester City.“It was a difficult, difficult game,” Koeman told talkSPORT.“First half, I think it was not good enough and we missed some confidence in the team after a few results in the last few weeks. But in the second half we showed more composure, were more aggressive and the pressing was better.“The first [goal] after half-time brought that confidence to the team and finally we had good defending and good chances to score more goals and the team performance in the second half was very good.”After a goalless first half at Goodison, Koeman revealed how he urged his side to come out of their shell to get their first Premier League victory since mid-September.“I asked why we were doubting – we need to go for it when we play at home. You have the support of the fans and you have to show that and need to do more pressing and keep a higher line defensively. That was the difference and key point to turn around and get that final result.“Players like [Bryan] Oviedo, [Ramiro] Funes Mori and Joel [Robles] showed if there is a problem we have good players not playing regularly this season and showed the importance today.”He added: “It’s always difficult and you need to show when you get the chance. The whole team performance was perfect.”last_img read more