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Essa Ward 3 race grows
12 - Patricia Denney is the third candidate registered
to run in Ward 3. Nominations close today at 2 pm.
Demianiuk drops out of race in Adj-Tos
12 - Michael Demianiuk has withdrawn as a candidate in
Ward 2 Adjala-Tosorontio. And Amanda Genyk is the fourth person filed
to run for public school board trustee representing Adjala-Tosorontio,
Essa, and CFB Borden. Nominations close today at 2 pm. That's also the
deadline to have names removed from the ballot.
12 - The 158th Annual Beeton Fall Fair gets underway
officially tonight with opening ceremonies at 7:30 pm. Placing of the
exhibits is already underway, with judging scheduled to begin at 12:30 pm. The
midway begins operating at 4 pm, and live entertain at 6 pm. Full day
events are planned for Saturday, including the parade which begins at
10:30 am on Main Street. Click on the headline to view full program and
time of events.
12 - Canada's Men's National Soccer team's week
long training camp at the Nottawasaga Resort Aug. 31 to Sept. 6th, in
preparation for a its friendly against CONCACAF rival Jamaica, paid off
in a big way, as the Canadians snapped a 16-game winless streak with a
3-1 victory over the Jamaicans at Toronto's BMO Field, Sept. 9th.
Canada's next game is Nov. 18th in Panama.
9 - Elected duty to municipal office in New Tecumseth
comes with a paycheque, (one-third tax-free), health benefits, car
allowance/mileage, phone and internet access, paid trips to out of town
conferences, free dinner invitations, VIP treatment, in exchange for
attending council and committee meetings, public sessions, and
answering calls, sometimes in the middle of the night.
Posted September 8 - The
registration period to run for municipal or a school board office that
started Jan. 2, 2014, ends this Friday at 2 pm. After that, the next
opportunity will begin again in 2018.
8 - The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
(NVCA) announced this morning that Gayle Wood will take over as its
interim Chief Administrative Officer starting in October, "and will
guide the search for a permanent successor" over the next six months.
New Tecumseth has purchased the property at 40 Mill Street in
Tottenham, next to the Station 3 Fire Hall. The Town has placed
$155,050 in Trust to Jay Feehely's office which represents the final
closing purchase price, land transfer tax and a minimal legal fee &
disbursements. The reason for the property purchase at this post was
not confirmed, but Station 3 is planned for an expansion in conjuction
with new residential growth in the community.
Stone seeks reelection in Tottenham
Posted September 5
- Jim Stone, the last of New Tecumseth council's incumbents to declare
their election intentions has filed to run again in Ward 8. Mr. Stone
is the third candidate, including Bo Neiderhuber and Chris Ross.
12 - The Alliston Hornets opened the 2014-15 GMOHL Jr C
regular season with a 5-0 win over Schomberg last season at the Trisan
Centre. Goals were scored by Nic Archibald (the winner, a powerplay,
four minutes into the first) Payton Dunlop, Mark O'Donnell and Matt
Hamilton. New captain Tanner Dockerty chipped in a couple of assists.
Tyler Brindle got the win in goal, and the shutout.
The Hornets play next Friday night against the Cougars to open the home
portion of the regular season.
11 - Tanner Dockerty starts his fourth and final season
with the Alliston Hornets as the team's captain, named ahead of
tonight's GMOHL's 2014-15 regular season opener in Schomberg at 8:30 pm.
8 - The Tottenham Steam certainly did not have an easy
task in its debut. The team played its first ever game on Saturday
night against the defending Russell Cup champion Bradford Bulls,
kicking off their inaugural season with a 7-5 victory.
September 10 - The annual Terry Fox Run will be held
locally on two fronts this
Sunday including at Earl Rowe Park from 8:30 am to noon. Free
parking and admission for participants. (You can start earlier and
check-in after your run as course is set up Saturday.) In Tottenham,
the event begins at F.X. O'Reilly school, starting at 8 am to noon.
Additionally, after 10 yrs of organizing the TFR, a volunteer(s) is/are
required to take over the Pre-run duties.
"This would be great for a family with children who require volunteer
hours," said Richard Saunders, Alliston organizer. "The Terry Fox
Foundation is very supportive and organized, so no problem if you don't
have experience. "Our family will still be involved, especially with
run day." Contact Richard at 705-435-9740 or 705-434-7187
for more details.
Bro. Kennard W. R. Pratt
Pratt named District Deputy Grand Master
9 - Tottenham Masonic Lodge No. 647 G.R.C. is pleased to
announce that one of their Past Masters, R.W. Bro. Kennard W. R. Pratt
has been elected to the office of District Deputy Grand Master Georgian
South District for 2014-15. He is only the third member to
achieve this high ranking office in the 110 year history of the lodge
in Tottenham. In his new role, Mr. Pratt will be Chairman for the Grand
Lodge Booth at the International Plowing Match in Ivy from Sept 16-20th.
Alliston's Attic fundraiser for ACC School
8 - Alliston's Attic is hosting an art/auction sale at
its downtown store this Sat. Sept. 13th with all proceeds donated to
the Alliston Christian Community School. Doors open 10 am and
auction begins at 10:30. Alliston Attic's is located at 39 Victoria St.
Procyon Walk for Wildlife Sept. 20th
8 - Procyon Wildlife of Beeton will be holding its 3rd
Annual Walk for Wildlife on Sat Sept 20, 2014. Registration
starts at 9:30 am at the Palgrave Forest - a protected wilderness area
on the Finnerty Sideroad just west of Hwy 50. A buffet lunch is
included. There will be a silent auction at the luncheon and prizes for
the top fundraiser as well as the annual Westjet raffle draw. A minimum
pledge of $50 per adult and $20 per child is required. Pledge
forms are available from email@example.com http://www.procyonwildlife.com
for more information, or call 905 729-0033.
Golden Rescue Annual Picnic goes for Guinness World
8 - The 22nd Annual Golden Rescue Picnic will be held on
Sun., Sept 21, from 10 am to 4 pm at Maplelane Farm 6311 12th Line, New
Tecumseth. The event will include an attempt
to break the Guinness Book of World Records' Largest Grooming Lesson
record. Lots of fun for family and dogs, including great food, games,
leash-free areas for dogs to play, silent auction, memorial service and
more. $10 per person or $25 per family (incl. lunch, drinks, dog
bandana and dog brush). Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with
number of dogs and number of people attending.