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The MessengerCOMMUNITY 2017 edition of A Taste of Manotick considered to be the best yet By Messenger Staff The forecast called for rain, thunder and lightning, but the sun busted through the clouds and shone brightly on the best A Taste of Manotick event to date. From the opening of the event at 4 p.m. Saturday, Manotick Main Street was jammed with local residents and visitors to the community. Bands played on stages at each end of the barricaded

street, and long line-ups formed at different areas. “We made a few changes this year, but everything was positive and well received,” said Manotick BIA Executive Director Donna Smith. “The event has been growing every year, and it is becoming a signature event for the village in the summer.” While A Taste of Manotick is known for local restaurants selling delicacies and offering food samples, the event goes

far beyond food. “It’s about getting a taste for everything Manotick has to offer,” Smith said. “It gave residents and the many visitors we had a chance to get a taste of everything Manotick has to offer.” Stages were set up with live music at each end of Manotick Main Street. Many businesses and organizations set up displays along the street. There were street entertainers, as well as perform-

Johnny Vegas drew a big crowd on the north end stage during A Taste of Manotick.

ances by local dancers and martial artists. In front of Manotick Office Pro, several local authors were set up signing copies of their books. Manotick Office Pro has, for a long time, been an avid supporter of Manotick authors with their local book display. The Manotick Mews was also busy, with businesses participating and a classic car show in the parking lot by the clock tower. Because of the nice weather, Manotick’s patios were all packed with guests enjoying food and beverages. “We had some regular customers come, and we had some that got a chance to come for the first time,” said Manotick Black Dog Bistro owner Dot Janz, who chaired the A Taste of Manotick organizing committee for the BIA. “The attendance of the event has been great. It has grown steadily since the first year we held it.” Both Smith and Janz credited the organizing committee, the participating businesses and the volunteers for helping make the event a success. The Manotick Kiwanis Club was especially helpful, as they manned the barricades along Manotick Main Street.

Dancers from the Denise Smith School of Dance entertained a large gathering.

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OCPA Plowing Match set for Twin Elm August 25-26 As summer, or whatRIDEAUever you want to call the last couple of months, GOULBOURN winds down, the ComWARD mittee schedule for REPORT Council gets back into the full swing of things. by Councillor Scott Moffatt The first week of every month is usually a busy 25th, there will be a one for me as I sit on Fi- brief opening cerenance & Economic De- mony at 11:00am folvelopment Committee, lowed by a VIP Plowing Transportation Com- Competition and a light mittee and Agriculture & lunch and awards cereRural Affairs Committee. mony. From 1:00pm Those three committees until 3:00pm, a “Plowmeet respectively on the ing Workshop” will take first Tuesday, Wednes- place with coaches and day and Thursday of the equipment provided to month. As a result, our encourage everyone, next meeting of ARAC including the public, to falls on Thursday, Sep- learn more about the art tember 7th. At the time of plowing. of print for this edition of Rain or shine, the the Messenger, I do not OCPA Plowing Match have the final agenda starts at 10:00am on but it will likely be light. Saturday, August 26th, If you are interested in with competitors from seeing the details of the across the county vying upcoming ARAC meet- for a spot to move on to ing, please subscribe to the next level of plowing our Rideau-Goulbourn perfection using both e-Newsletter on our Ri- modern and vintage deauGoulbourn.ca web- tractors. The day will site or you can also find also showcase displays, the agenda at Ottawa.ca vendors and farm equipas soon as it goes live. ment to examine and The Ottawa Carleton enjoy. All are welcome, Plowmen’s Association and the $3 admission in(OCPA) Plowing Match cludes parking. is set for August 25th Winners will be anand 26th near Twin Elm, nounced at a banquet at the corner of Brophy that evening. All are welDrive and Moodie Drive. come to it as well. BanOn Friday, August quet tickets are $25 and

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(the City’s weather forecaster reported that it rained 37 of 61 days during these two months), City staff lost 25 out of 70 pavement marking work shifts due to rain. Furthermore, this past winter was particularly harsh resulting in an unusually high amount of wear on the existing pavement markings and leaving many pavement markings more faded than usual. As a result, Line Painting Program Update this significantly delayed In recent weeks and their production schedmonths, some of you ule. To compensate, Staff may have noticed City are working additional crews out painting lines shifts (as weather peron our roads. Since the mits) to ensure that the City’s line painting crews completion of this pronormally work at night, gram is done before the this might have been end of the season. As surprising to some and mentioned, this work frustrating for others would have ideally been who were caught behind done at night as it has a crew while it was paint- been done in the past. ROSSS Walk of Care ing. They would normally As many of you know, work at night to avoid these types of traffic con- each year Rural Ottawa flicts. Unfortunately, this South Support Services summer hasn’t been like hosts its annual Walk of Care along the beautiful the ones before it. Due to the high inci- Doug Thompson Multidence of rain during the Use Pathway. This year’s Merkley Ag Tire bc months of May and June walk is scheduled for

September 9th with the funds raised from the walk going to support ROSSS’ transportation and caregivers programs. Last year ROSSS provided over 15,000 drives to seniors and adults with disabilities and offered over 6,000 hours of respite for caregivers. Current data shows that 15.4% of Ottawa’s population are seniors. This number is expected to double by 2031 to 250,000 seniors. As a result of this services and programs like transportation and caregiver support are critical to helping seniors age in the communities they have called home for their whole lives. In Ontario, 65% of seniors over the age of 65 who receive care identify transportation as their number one need. 29% of Ontarians act as unpaid caregivers for family members, neighbours, or a friend. If you would like to help ROSSS continue to offer

these needed programs in rural Ottawa, consider joining the Walk of Care. Registration and pledge forms are available online at www. walkofcare.ca.

Barrhaven Seniors’ Council

The Fall 2017 Newsletter and calendars of activities for September to December are now available at https://barr h a v e n s e n i o r s. c o m / . There are plenty of activities Monday to Friday, mornings and afternoons, and more new programs are being added throughout the year. If you have any questions, please contact Don at 613-440-3620. If you have any comments, questions or concerns, please feel free to email me at Scott. Moffatt@ottawa.ca or contact me by phone at 613-580-2491. For information on Rideau-Goulbourn issues, please visit RideauGoulbourn.ca.

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The MessengerCOMMUNITY MVCA annual Soap Box Derby and Picnic at Centennial Park Sunday

Task Force on Revitalization of the Village Core held first meeting

Lots of ideas were shared at the inaugural meeting of the Task Force on Revitalization of the Village Core on August 15. The volunteer group will be meeting on a monthly

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basis and have identified the need for some information gathering at the outset. Demographic studies, reports on design and street scape recommendations, presentations by business owners on why they set up shop in Manotick, and consultations with City of Ottawa staff are all on the agenda for the first few meetings. It is hoped that a plan on how to revitalize the core will be ready within a year. If you have any questions about the Task Force, please email me at president@manotickvca.org

Reminder – Mahogany Phase 2-4 comments due soon

The deadline for submitting comments on Minto’s proposal for Phases 2-4 of the Mahogany Development is August 28 to: Jeffrey. ostafichuk@ottawa.ca The documents are accessible by using the development application search tool on www.ottawa.ca. The file number is D07-16-170017. The application outlines how the next four phases of development will be situated on the Mahogany lands.

Mahogany pathway closed until October

The walking path connecting Mahogany with Potter Drive has been closed to enable Minto to rehabilitate the aquatic habitat in Mahogany Creek and improve drainage. The work will result in addi-

tional vegetation plantings along the creek and path. The restoration also includes the installation of the third pedestrian crossing (south of Bridgeport) as well as the paving of the pathway from Century Rd to Potter Drive. For safety reasons, access to the existing pathways will be blocked for the duration of the works. For more information please call Minto at 613-782-5717.

goode pathway. Registrations begins at 9:30 a.m. Prizes and snacks will be handed out around 11:30 a.m.

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Car Boot Sale – Manotick United Church

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This local restaurant will serve high tea on August 22nd from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 613-6924304.

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MessengerEditorial MESSENGER EDITORIAL

Our dairy farmers must be protected With NAFTA talks underway, most people do not know enough about Canada’s supply management system in the dairy industry, compared to the US dairy industry, to understand what is at stake for the future if Canada bows to pressures from south of the border. Canada is one of the few countries in the world that had the foresight to regulate milk production. We used to have oversupply too and learned that regulating the industry was better than costly, long-term storage facilities paid for by Canadian taxpayers. In 1973, farmers, after joint consultation with the government, agreed that their next three years of production would henceforth determine what they would be allowed to ship on a yearly basis – called their quota. That way our dairy farmers would stand on their own two feet with assurance and dignity, and processors could count on a guaranteed supply. Supply-management was born. If a farmer produced more than his allowable quota, he would receive almost nothing for that milk; quite the incentive for complying and only producing what was needed for the Canadian market. When the price of milk drops in the US from over-supply, dairy farmers continue to produce more milk in order to survive, and avoid bankruptcy. However, many dairy farms do fail, thereby causing a shortage of milk. In a shortage, the price rises. When the price rises again, they still produce extra milk in order to pay off the additional debt incurred when the price was low. This unregulated supply and demand market causes great havoc to dairy farmers in America, as referenced by President Trump’s comments about Wisconsin’s dairy industry a few days ago. What has not been mentioned in any news reports, and only adds to the oversupply of milk, is that almost 50% of all American dairy farmers’ incomes are derived from hidden subsidies. Canadian dairy farmers do not receive subsidies. Canada’s superior supply-management system, designed to fend off this very problem, ensures that Canadian farmers have stability and a reliable paycheque. It’s not a bed of roses, though, as Canadian farmers all face economic challenges due to the everrising costs of production. In order to succeed, farms have had to grow bigger and bigger – which is why we see so few family farms nowadays. Americans are not the only ones with a lot of milk to get rid of. New Zealand and Australia are in this game too, with small populations and low-cost over-production. Like America, neither has a supply management system, so they want to palm off their cheap, lower-quality surpluses to Canada. With Canada’s current high standards, these countries’ milk would not qualify to be sold here. President Trump wants access to Canadian dairy markets as a means to solve America’s short-sighted mismanagement problem. The only ones who benefit in the US are the speculators in a free market. In Canada both farmers and consumers have hugely benefited from the vision of a supply management system, with stability for farmers and an assured supply of high-quality milk for families.

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Augusta, GA, or North Augusta, ON? I found myself winding my way up Mait- Coville, or Domville ace Bill Dickson. land Road last week. At Augusta, GA, when you went to the My trek started at Highway 2 along the St. bathroom, they had an attendant there to tell Lawrence River and ended in a fidgety and you which stall or urinal was free and which impatient line-up with fancy people and their one to go to. If you needed a stall, there was fancy cars waiting for fancy people and their a young man wearing a blazer would go and fancy boats to go through spritz disinfectant on the the fancy locks in the fancy FROM THE seat for you and then wipe it little town of Merrickville, off before you did your thing. which is home of Mrs. McThey offered towel serGarrigle’s fancy mustard. vice after you washed your The line at the locks, hands. They had a portameanwhile, was slower potty in North Augusta and by Jeff Morris than an income tax return we were cerebral enough to cheque in the mail. figure out when it was occuI didn’t mind, though, as I pied. I don’t think we washed rolodexed through a million childhood mem- our hands at that tournament, or any other ories on my way through Maitland Road. for that matter. The first hamlet I drove through was AlThe food at the Master’s was incredibly gonquin. I remembered as a kid coming to Al- cheap compared to what I spent while was gonquin to play fastpitch softball. There was there. The pimento cheese sandwiches were a barn at the main intersection of Algonquin only about a buck-fifty each. In the fancy with “Welcome to Weirville” painted in huge area, they served Azaleas, which were vodka, white letters on the aluminum roof. That was grenadine and lemonade cocktails. The rest gone, but the ball diamonds were still there. of us drank sports drinks or beer. Purvis Weir was the unofficial mayor of AlThere were no pimento sandwiches at gonquin. His son, Bruce, was a hard throw- the North Augusta ball diamond, but we did ing left handed pitcher who was my age, who manage to live off C-Plus, Lick-M-Aid Fun struck me out on an every-at-bat basis at that Dip, Twizzlers and Coffee Crisp for an entire park. weekend. And, by that point, did it really matBruce starred at Brock University as a ter that we didn’t wash our hands? basketball player and kept himself in pheOne of the most unusual things at Aunomenal shape. A few years ago, I ran into gusta, GA is a mounded map of the United him at our high school reunion and he told States made with yellow flowers. There is me the story of being on vacation in Indo- even an attendant that works there to exnesia in 2004 when the tsunami hit. He just plain it to visitors. kept running to higher ground and running The North Augusta ball diamond had a to even higher ground and running and run- hand-written poster with information about ning up and up and up. He outran the water someone offering daycare services. You that about 150,000 victims there could not. could tear off the phone number as there Damn. I need to get to the gym. was no attendant to give it to you. All those thoughts and memories were And the Master’s was all about making triggered just by an intersection and a ball your picks. Everyone had a golfer in a Masdiamond. ter’s golf pool. Everyone was making bold A few minutes later, I found myself in predictions and making bets. There were North Augusta. even golf fantasy leagues and tournaments I have always loved North Augusta. I re- set up and promoted. member being frequently struck out by Bob The tournament in North Augusta didn’t Finucan there. Man, could that guy pitch! I have any of that, though an Augusta Minor may as well have been trying to hit a 90 mph Softball Association Fantasy League fundmarble with a straw from a McDonald’s drink. raiser would be a brilliant idea. For our gamMy mind started wandering again. ing fixes, we had to wait until school started, I wonder if I am one of the only people and then we would head to the South Grenwho has ever been to Augusta, GA and North ville cafeteria and look for Sparky Toupin to Augusta, ON? buy hockey pool tickets for Saturday night’s Going to the Master’s was an amazing game. experience, but the 1975 Augusta Softball The whole trip made me miss days I hadn’t League Pee Wee Tournament in North Au- thought of in decades. The Augusta Minor gusta was one of the most memorable days of Softball Association is still going strong, my life. I polished off a can of C-Plus and then even though the glory days of the sport in hit my first ever home run. Unfortunately, I Eastern Ontario have faded away. struck out the next five or six hundred times The next time you find yourself travelling up. a road you haven’t been on a long time, do Sure, the Masters had Tiger Woods and Phil what I did. Go slow, see the familiar sights, Mickelson and a host of other stars. But they and let your mind wander. It will amaze you didn’t have Weir, Finucan, Maynard’s Tommy what you think of.

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Foreign students bring a taste of Italy to the Miller’s Oven By Jeff Morris Manotick has been known for the past few years for its restaurants. And while you can get some of the best Italian food in Ottawa in the village, the volunteer-run Miller’s Oven brought a taste of Italy to its menu for a few weeks in the summer. Arianne Bonfanti and Beatrice Rossini, two university students visiting the village from Milan, Itlay, volunteered at the Miller’s Oven and turned the restaurant’s kitchen into their own little playground for homestyle cooking. The girls were visiting Manotick and volunteering for the purpose of improving their English. They worked at summer camps, and for the last few weeks they were here, they were looking for something to do where they could interact with people. They went to the office of Rural Ottawa South Support Services, and were pointed in the direction of the Miller’s Oven. They became regular volunteers at the Miller’s Oven, and news

of their incredible pasta soon spread throughout the area. Bonfanti, who is studying medical biotechnology and hopes to land a career as a researcher, the trip to Canada was not her first. Bonfanti spent a year in Montreal as an exchange student in high school. English is her third language, as she already speaks Italian and French. “I’m better in French than in English,” Bonfanti said. “But my English has improved a lot here. I am also learning a lot of different expressions that I have never heard before, especially from the kids we worked with at the summer camp.” For Rossini, it was her first time in Canada. She thoroughly enjoyed her time in Manotick. Working with kids at the summer camp she volunteered at was a great experience for her, as she is studying to become a teacher. “I love Canada,” she said. “It’s a beautiful country and this community is beautiful. The people have been very

nice to us.” In addition to their time in the kitchen cooking their signature pasta dishes, Bonfanti and Rossini spent their time at the Miller’s Oven waiting on tables, meeting and engaging with local residents and visitors to the community. “We met a lot of wonderful people here,” said Rossini. “Everyone has been so nice and so welcoming to us.” The girls left Manotick last week to do some travelling. They are heading to New York, Montreal and Toronto before returning to Italy. “We couldn’t come here without going to New York,” said Bonfanti. “I am excited about going back to Montreal, and seeing more of Toronto as well.” Rossini was also excited about going to New York. “New York has a big Italian influence, and I am sure we will meet a lot of Italian people there,” she said. “We are also looking forward to seeing things like Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. I am also

Miller’s Oven cook Jerry Mask, left, and volunteer Jaydon Thompson, right, had some help in the kitchen and in the dining room last month from Beatrice Rossini and Arianne Bonfanti. The two students from Milan, Italy were working in the community to improve their English skills. GARY COULOMBE PHOTO

hoping we get to go to Yankee Stadium.” Despite being welcomed with open arms in Manotick, both girls said they were home-

sick and were looking forward to going back to Milan. “I miss my family,” Rossini said. “The people here are won-

derful, but family is a big thing in Italy. I can’t wait to go home and see them and share our stories of being in Manotick with them.”


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A few months older than Canada, the Downey Farm celebrates 150 years On the north side of Mitch Owens Road near Manotick Station there is a farm that is 150 years old and has been occupied by the Downey Family since February 1867. The land originally was part of the Billings estate. Bradish Billings was probably one of the first residents of Gloucester Township! Billings, whom “Billings Bridge” is name after, gave his daughter Sara (Sally) 100 acres; she sold that 100 acres to James and Theresa Downey February 22, 1867 - a few months before Confederation! In 1938 Vernie and Vera Downey took over the farm; then in 1957 Linus and Madeline Downey bought the farm continuing to work the farm with dairy, threshing etc. The huge Maple tree in front of the house is 12 feet circumference and over 100 years old. The buildings on the farm are amazing - the buildings are hand hewn squared logs, often 12 to 14 inches in size, two barns are attached on a unique angle - the house is original, inviting and cozy with many improvements

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that Linus and Madeline have made, like hydro and telephone, neither available until 1957..The root cellar near the house is still used. A root cellar is a cold, moist area used to keep fruits and vegetable fresh; in the “old” days a root cellar often was a structure in the ground lined with stones. The men milked the cows in summer on the hill behind the barns, carried the milk in pails to the cement cold water tank near the road, emptied the milk into cans for pickup by the truck the next day. All the fences are old rail fences or stone fences; stones that were picked out of the fields before plowing and seeding could take place - stones of all sizes, many so large that they had to be moved by horse and stoneboat. There was a rhubarb patch that was so large people would often stop to pick some. There is a maple

The Downey Farm celebrated its 150th Anniversary this year.

bush to the north that was always tapped with the spiles and the sap turned into maple syrup there. The bush took a beating in the ice storm in 1998. .Gardens were everywhere - many children played there, Linus and Madeline had seven children - Cathy, Mark, Carl, John, Jane, Paul and Lorne. Can you imagine the crowd

at the family reunions in the 1990s that were held in the sugar bush.. Linus and Madeline retired some years ago and continue to enjoy the wonderful old homestead. May they continue to enjoy the old farm and we congratulate them as they have their 60th wedding anniversary in August!

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The MessengerJUST FOR FUN ARIES

Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, even though you need to concentrate, do not turn up the intensity so much that it becomes stressful. Take a break every now and then to unwind and get away.

TAURUS Apr 21/May 21

Taurus, you are eager to listen and learn, but you also want to create your own experiences and share them with others. Find a balance between being a teacher and a student.

GEMINI

May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, you excel at thinking through decisions before making them. This careful approach tends to work in your favor, but some decisions can be made more quickly than others.

CANCER

Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, an important decision must be made in the very near future. Your judgement may be clouded by extraneous information, so try to block unnecessary noise.

LEO Jul 23/Aug 23

You are at a turning point in your life and now may be a good time to make a few key changes, Leo. They may involve making new friends or exploring a new career.

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Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, even if you have a lot to get done, you will be able to make decisions on your feet and adapt as the situation calls for it this week. Changes can come about quickly.

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Sept 23/Oct 23 Actively explore any impulses you may have over the next few days, Libra. You may not have the freedom for such exploration beyond this week, so act soon.

SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22

Scorpio, some time relaxing seems like the ideal scenario right now. But you’re not prone to sitting still too long. Look for activities that keep you engaged.

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Nov 23/Dec 21 You are in your element this week, Sagittarius. Expect to be soaring on good vibes for several days. There is nothing pressing to pull you in another direction, so keep sailing along.

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Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, now may seem like a good time to allow your imagination to run wild, especially if the going gets tough. However, you need to be fully present this week.

AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18

Optimism is always good, Aquarius. But you may need to look at all sides of the situation right now if you are to make an informed choice about something important.

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Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, if you are having difficulty asking for something you desire, practice what you want to say and test out your delivery on a friend.

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CLUES ACROSS 1. Nocturnal rodents 6. “Sin City” actress Jessica 10. Strong dark beer 14. Nebraska city 15. Inclined to avoid conflict 17. Mistaken belief 19. Expresses disgust 20. Greek goddess of the dawn 21. Cranky 22. Boy who wouldn’t grow up 23. Scots for “home” 24. Turfs 26. Countries 29. The duration of something 31. Pastries 32. Golf score 34. Reasonable 35. Female parents 37. Art __, around 1920 38. Beloved sandwich 39. Damaged 40. Long time 41. One who rears 43. Without 45. Occupational safety and health act 46. Political action committee 47. Geological period 49. Swiss river 50. Type of mathematical graph 53. Doctors are sworn to it 57. One’s concerns 58. Type of wrap 59. Foray 60. Born of 61. A temporary police force CLUES DOWN 1. __ and circumstance 2. Bowfin fish 3. Ready money 4. Expression of satisfaction

5. A person who lacks good judgment 6. Cooks where one 7. Majors and Oswald 8. __ humbug 9. Salts 10. Type of hound 11. A notice of someone’s death 12. Disgust with sweetness 13. Barbie’s friend 16. Rectal procedures 18. Partner to carrots 22. Group of cops (abbr.) 23. First Chinese dynasty 24. A favorite of children

25. Being a single unit or thing 27. Fencing swords 28. New England river 29. Sino-Soviet block (abbr.) 30. Insect feeler 31. Payment (abbr.) 33. Director Howard 35. Large deep-bodied fish 36. Architectural term describing pillars 37. Chargers legend Fouts 39. Awaken 42. Covered 43. Frock

44. Cools a home 46. Congratulatory gestures 47. __ fide 48. Ancient Incan sun god 49. Card players’ move: __ up 50. Gentlemen 51. Educational organizations 52. Actress Daly 53. Southern sky constellation (abbr.) 54. Midway between east and southeast 55. Small European viper 56. Language close to Thai


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The MessengerFOCUS ON YOUTH Hockey and softball a big outlet for St. Mark Honour Roll student Name: Jackson Dunbar

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by Phill Potter

School: St. Mark High Grade: Going into grade 12 Parents: Mark and Lucie Dunbar Pets: Bo (black labrador, dog), Cooper (shih tzu/affenpinscher, dog) Pet Peeve: “Making judgments about something you haven’t witnessed, and are not willing to try out.” Part-time Work: “I work in the produce department of Robinson’s Independent in Manotick, as well as painting with my father in the summer.” Favourite Subjects: Business and Math Accomplishments: -Being on the Honour Roll every year of high school. -Winning 2016 Midget Softball League Playoffs for ROMSA

-Winning 2016/2017 ORMHA Midget A Playoffs -Attended Leadership Camp in 2014 -Played for high school Volleyball Team 20132016 Activities/Interests: -Anything sports -Group physical activities -Trying new things -Playing guitar -Played hockey since I was 4 -Played softball since I was 8 -Was a member of the Carleton Golf and Yacht Club from 2013 to 2016 Career goals: “Planning to go to university somewhere in Canada for Business and/or Accounting.” Jackson Dunbar has been an Honour Roll student in each of his years at St. Mark High School. PHILL POTTER PHOTO

Community Calendar

Paul’s Pharmacy 990 River Road

(across from Tim Hortons) 613-692-0015

Transferring a prescription is easy to do These cards accepted

Monday-Friday: 9am-8pm Saturday: 9am-5pm Sunday: 10am-4pm www.pharmasave.com

~ Western Red Cedar ~ Where Quality Cedar Is a Family Tradition

For Your Home Renovations

613-489-3735

North Gower (right at the lights) Monday-Friday 7:30 am-5:30 pm; Saturday 7:30 am-1:00 pm

www.perkinslumber.ca

This Spot Could Be Yours! 613-692-6000

Call ext or email: advert@bellnet.ca

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If it’s on paper, we can print it web and sheet fed printing business cards • letterheads •envelopes • statements • forms • flyers • kit finders • calendars • posters • note pads • programs • invitations • banners • brochures • and much much more!

we design • we print • we deliver Call for a quote:

613-925-4265 email:

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• Are you a proud parent of a military member? Join other parents of serving military members for a casual support group offering you tips and tools, support, information, and refreshments. Free bimonthly meetings are held Monday nights 6:30 - 8:30pm. The next meeting is September 11th. Please register and for location details please contact Heather at programs@mfrc-ncr.ca or (613) 993-5151 • Friday Night Country Music & Dance Club The Greely Legion hosts a Friday Night Music and Dance Club, the fourth Friday of each month. Bring along an instrument to play, or come in to sing, listen and dance. Admission is FREE. Greely Legion, 8021 Mitch Owens Road, ON. Information: 613-822-1451 or 613826-6128 • Dickinson House in Manotick open for the season. Visitors are welcome to come and get a glimpse of how life was lived over the past 150 years. This year’s special exhibit is entitled “A Walk Through the Decades”. As always, admission is free , and donations are welcome.

• Register now for September 2017! The Manotick Co-operative Nursery School offers half-day morning OR afternoon programs for 2 – 4 year olds. We offer a playbased curriculum of preschool activities including circle time, creative art, dramatic play, and pre-math activities all in a nurturing environment. Please visit our website ( www. manoticknurseryschool.com ) or call 613-6922188 for further details. • Tuesday Dance Party The Greely Legion hosts live music on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Bring along an instrument to play, or come in to sing, listen and dance. Admission is FREE. Greely Legion, 8021 Mitch Owens Road, ON. Information: 613-822-1451 or 613-826-6128. • Thursday Evening Euchre in Barhaven all ages; We meet every Thursday evening 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the Field House on Stoneway Cres In Barrhaven. Call Myrna, cell 613-7979442 or email myrnaj@rogers.com for details.

Have fun with friends and family this summer Thanks to all the volunteers and sponsors who make these events possible

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Local golfer shines Teen golfer Jared Coyle, of Manotick, blasts out of sand trap during Round 1 play of National Capital Open at Hylands Golf & Country Club last Thursday (August 17). The 18-yearold qualified by winning a junior golf tour event. Coyle, a member at the Carleton Golf and Yacht Club, graduated from St. Mark High School in June and is heading to uOttawa to take Commerce in the fall. Coyle’s caddy in the tournament was Tim Yates of the Carleton Golf and Yacht Club. MIKE CARROCCETTO PHOTO

Great Gower Run   Saturday, September 30, 2017

Register now for North Gower’s family-friendly, community run!

2K open  to  families,  kids  in  strollers,    and  the  family  dog.   Chip  8med  5K  and  10K  suited  to   recrea8onal  and  serious  runners.  

www.greatgowerrun.com


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Are you ready for some football? The Nepean Eagles Tykes, pictured during the opening ceremonies of the annual Friday Night Tykes Jamboree in Kanata, are among the many teams to kick off their 2017 National Capital Amateur Football Association season this weekend. JEFF MORRIS PHOTO

DINING OUT

in Rideau Township

g n i r Fun Family Night u t a e F

Tips for a fun family night out In its 2016 National Dining Survey, Zagat found that the average person dines out 4.5 times per week. That figure may seem high to some, especially parents with young children at home. While parents of young children may not dine out as often as the average person, there are ways for families to plan fun nights out on the town, no matter how young their kids might be. · Find family-friendly restaurants. The establishments where families choose to do their dining can make all the difference. Trendy hotspots or upscale restaurants may not be great choices for family nights out. Such establishments may be too expensive or fail to offer kid-friendly fare, and parents of especially young children may feel uncomfortable if their tots begin to cry in the middle of dinner. When choosing a restaurant for a family night out, parents should look for a

spot that’s naturally more noisy so a crying baby or excited child won’t make moms and dads or other diners uncomfortable. Diners or chain restaurants tend to offer kids’ menus in addition to plenty of dishes that kids will readily consume. · Choose the right time. Dining out at night can be difficult for families, as kids might be growing tired. Instead of a night out on the town, book a mid- to late-afternoon out. Restaurants tend to be less busy during these times of day, and parents can relax and enjoy the company of their children while still getting out of the house for a family meal together. · Bring along some entertainment. Some kidfriendly restaurants may provide crayons and placemats that kids can use to create their own artistic masterpieces. But parents should bring backup entertainment just in case. Pack some

crayons and coloring books or bring along a book to read to your children while you wait for your meal to be delivered. Bring along a couple of toys to keep especially young children occupied as well. · Practice your night out. Parents of young children who have yet to try dining out as a family can make a few practice runs at home. Choose a night at home to teach kids how to behave at restaurants. If kids tend to squirm a lot or take long periods of time to eat meals at home, explain to them that such behavior is unacceptable at restaurants, encouraging them to sit still and focus on eating their meals during your practice run. Nights out on the town as a family may make parents of young children nervous or hesitant. But there are a handful of ways to make sure such excursions are fun for kids and parents alike.

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