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LEAPING TO VICTORY Kemptville resident Lauren Hunkin makes the biggest win of her career. 10
The plans for a new North Grenville District High school are moving along according to plan. The Upper Canada District School Board announced on Thursday, Aug. 19 that a contractor has been chosen for the $17 million dollar building project. Taplen Construction of Ottawa was selected to do the job by the board of trustees of the school board. North Grenville Mayor Bill Gooch was happy about the announcement. “This was one more step we had to make,” said Mayor Gooch. “We are now just one step away from the final administrative process leading to the sod turning and shovel in the ground,” he added. The sod turning is expected to be in late September. “I will have a lot of people to thank,” said Gooch. The mayor had been busy lobbying for funding for the school over the past few years. Gooch was able to get then Minister of Education Kathleen Wynne out to Kemptville as well as other politicians from various levels of government to show them the old school and explain why the need for a new one was so pressing. He said that another person he wanted to thank was resident Louise Mortimer. “I look forward to expressing the community’s thanks to them both and others at the ground turning which I anticipate in the next couple of weeks,” he said. “In acknowledging this step in the public high school process, I also want to congratulate St. Michaels Catholic High School as the shovels are in the ground and their extension is on its way to becoming a reality. With the high school and hospital construction we have done incredibly well as a municipality.” The winning bid from Taplen came in at $13.3 million dollars. By the time other costs such as architectural and consultant fees are factored
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FUN AT THE FAIR Kim Schell rode the merry-go-round at the South Mountain Fair with her daughter, three-year old Kylie Schell on the left. On the right, family friend Holly Milne, 4, also enjoys the merry-go-round. For more photos from the South Mountain Fair, see page 11. into the project the school board estimates that they will have reached their $17.36 million dollar budget. In a press release from the school board last week, trustee Joan Hodge said, “We promised we’d secure a new school for the North Grenville community and we are going to deliver it.” Trustee Hodge mentioned that getting the project to this point was exciting. “We’ve worked very hard for that community for a considerable time,” she said. “It’s really exciting that soon students in
the area will have a brand new school that will be the pride of the community.” Upper Canada School Board Director, David K. Thomas, in the same press release said, “This will be a modern facility that will provide the opportunities that will allow our students to excel as we strive towards our long term goal of a 90 per cent graduation rate. The new school will be built next to the existing South Branch Elementary School on land that had been purchased by the school board several years ago.
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The 155th Spencerville Fair is ready to roll from September 9 to 12 with great entertainment starring rock legend Tom Cochrane on Saturday night, and four days of fun for the whole family, including a chance to ride a camel or get a birds-eye view of Spencerville from a helicopter. Fair visitors will enjoy family entertainment throughout the grounds, including an aerial show, an extreme sports thrill show and wandering buskers. Robertson Amusements Midway is sure to please ride lovers and the petting zoo will offer lots of cute and cuddly animals for the little ones to visit. On the agricultural side, there are horse, cattle & goat shows, a giant pumpkin competition and exhibits of winning food, flowers and crafts. And no trip to the fair is complete without a visit to the Barn of Learning, the school children’s arts & crafts exhibits, and the Trade & Craft Show. Friday evening at 7 p.m., the judges will choose the 2010 Little Miss and Little Sir winners, as well as the Spencerville Fair Ambassador at the Family Show in the Community Centre, with live music provided by Fiddlers Plus. Admission is included in fair tickets. The licensed entertainment tent has a full schedule from Friday through Sunday: Friday Sept. 10, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Ambush, Blushing Brides Advance tickets $20 before Sept. 7 - $25 at the door Sat. Sept. 11, 1:15 p.m. The Bowes Brothers Admission included in fair ticket. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tom Cochrane and Red Rider, Silver Creek Advance tickets $30 before Sept. 7 - $35 at the door. Sun. Sept. 12, at 1 p.m. Gary Fairburn, Neville Wells, Gail Gavan with Louis Schreyer & the Schreyer Dancers. George Hamilton IV, Memories of Conway, with son Michael Twitty, grandson Tre and the Twitty Birds Admission included in fair ticket. Advance tickets available at www.ticketweb.ca or call 1-888222-6608. Tickets are also available at Joe Computer and Home Hardware in Spencerville, Sherry’s Store in Heckston, Rick’s Gas Bar in South Mountain and Frank’s Pizza in North Augusta. Concert ticket prices include HST and admission to the fairgrounds after 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Photo ID required for General admission area of Entertainment Tent.
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UPCOMING MEETINGS REGULAR COUNCIL Monday, September 13 th at 6:30 pm in the Council Cham bers, North Grenville Municipal Centre. COM M ITTEE OF THE W HOLE COUNCIL Tuesday, September 7 th at 6:30 pm in the Com m ittee Room , North Grenville Municipal Centre.
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MUNICIPAL ELECTION PERSONNEL REQUIRED In preparation for the upcom ing Municipal Election on October 25th , we are accepting applications for Election Day personnel. W ith internet/telephone voting this year, there will be one poll location on Election Day at the Municipal Centre to vote using paper ballots. All positions require excellent analytical and personal skills as well as strong com puter skills for DRO positions. To subm it your application or for further inform ation, please contact Heather Render, Deputy Clerk at hrender@ northgrenville.on.ca or 613-258-9669 Ext. 109.
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Concerned residents recently came together at a North Grenville council’s public meeting to address issues they have for a new planned subdivision – including 40 duplexes and townhouses - in Kempten Park, located across from Holy Cross School in Kemptville. “The purpose of tonight’s meeting is to get input from residents of the municipality on suggestions they have,” said Mayor Bill Gooch when he opened the public meeting. “The planner and staff will then take these issues and consider them if they’re valid.” Kemptville resident Cynthia Langlois was one of the neighbours who voiced concerns over the planned subdivision. She asked about the designated parkland - which will be located next to the water - as being environmentally hazardous. Forbes Symon director of planning and development said the land was indeed environmentally hazardous, meaning the designated parkland would be prone to flooding since it’s located near the water, however there is an exception for waterfront property. Waterfront property is allowed to be used for parkland. “We have that with several developments historically and recently,” said Symon. “In terms of the Official Plan, one of the number one priorities is the water front.” Langlois also questioned the density of the planned subdivision, which is 1.78 hectares in size. “The developer kindly lowered the density from 60 to 40,” she said. “Can you tell me what the maximum would be according to the Official Plan’s policy?” Symon said the Official Plan indicates that there is a 33-unit maximum in the Official Plan for that size, but the plan provides a bonus when waterfront parkland is provided – which would be the type of parkland in this subdivision. He added that under this bonus, the Official Plan said up to 45 units can be built on a property of this size with waterfront parkland. One of Langlois’ final questions concerned possible contamination of the soil. Senior Planner Phil Gerrard said any fill that will come into the site would be certified by an engineer.
street’s speed limit to 40 kilometres an hour, Symon said it’s likely there will be a traffic impact statement done. “It’s a standard requirement for subdivisions that they have a traffic impact statement done and I can’t imagine that this would be any different,” he said. “We’ll come forward K. Wallace Photo/ Advance Staff A notice for a public meeting is advertised on a property across from and recognize that Holy Cross School in Kemptville which could become a subdivision those types of issues are addressed. featuring 40 duplexes and townhouses. If there’s a need for Furthermore, Symon said said. Langlois’ husband, improvements on there is no need for an envi- Jocko, also came to address Clothier, then the developronmental assessment. council of his concerns with er will make sure that gets “The site has a clean bill the planned subdivision. done.” of health, and there’s nothHis main concern, like Greg Winters, project ing that would trigger any many other Clothier Street manager planner at Novatother assessments for the residents including Mau- ech Engineering Consulsite,” he said. “An environ- rice Wozniak, was the vol- tants Ltd., was also at the mental impact statement ume of traffic on Clothier meeting to make note of the was done because of the Street West since there residents’ concerns which wetland and natural heri- would be one entrance way also included increased tage features of the river, into the subdivision, as well lighting, storm water manbut there is no requirement as increased traffic during agement and landscaping. for an environmental assess- rush hour. “I concur with comments ment application at all.” “A traffic study is rel- being made,” said Winters. Langois asked if there evant,” Mr. Langlois said. “I’ve been taking notes and would be any tests in the “With Pine Hill, we see will make sure we considfuture. three times as much traffic er these. It’s a good thing “Engineers will inspect it already.” tonight was just a public as it arrives on site,” Gooch In addition to lowering the meeting.”
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Electoral competition is always a sign that political diversity is alive and well. Not only does debate and choice make for a better way to create any government, voters enjoy the drama and entertainment that goes along with having many names on that ballot. Over the past two weeks several North Grenville residents have stepped forward offering their own brand of governance as an alternative to the current one. The specter of a municipal election has been in and out of voters’ minds for the past few years. Now the idea of getting ready for an election is real. North Grenville in general, and Kemptville in particular, has always had lots to debate and talk about come election time. This time around one interesting topic may be the concept of electronic voting as well as issues about municipal transparency, the municipal debt, future growth and the changing community character. This time around the current council will have its fans as well as its critics and voters will have to pay special attention to the record of issues resolved to have a clear understanding of who should be applauded. There is a new official plan as well as a firm direction that the municipality has taken regarding growth and development so there is a great deal to appreciate, discuss, cheer and jeer. Ironically North Grenville has been able to enjoy the completion of so many plans that began several elections ago and were shepherded over the past 10 years by the last two councils aided by a municipal staff that has become the envy of many other municipalities. During the 2010 election planned for October 25, the debates may be more about personalities than the issues and plans that candidates will be bringing up. Voters will have to be able to tell the difference between hot air and genuine ideas and more than any other time, North Grenville residents will have to find the time and energy to care about their municipality. Voter interest and turnout will tell the tale in the end as all of the candidates who have come forward to date including the ones already doing the job are good people with good ideas who are willing to give up some of their time so that the rest of us can have fun with ours.
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The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit will be offering the community Rabies Vaccination Clinics throughout the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Counties. The goal of hosting these clinics is to help provide rabies vaccinations to as many cats and dogs as possible. Your dog or cat must be vaccinated against rabies - it’s the law. Rabies is a deadly disease that can be prevented. A person dies from rabies every 10 minutes throughout the world. Help prevent the spread of the disease by vaccinating your dog or cat. Rabies vaccination clinics will be available on Sept. 8 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sept. 15 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the North Grenville Public Works Garage in Kemptville and at the Merrickville Fire Hall. Call 1-800-660-5853 for more information.
Path a great addition to Osgoode Dear Editor, I have read the article regarding the use of the old rail bed through Osgoode. I find it hard to believe that one person’s objections to the snowmobiler’s use of this trail will stop so many others from the using the trail. If this person objects to the illegal activity taking place on this trail then she should be pleased that the snowmobile club is willing to maintain and patrol the trail during the snowmobile season. If the organized club members are denied access this will subject her to 100 per cent illegal riders year round on the trail. It will become the way around all authorities trying to enforce responsible snowmobiling. The only people using this trail will be the riders with no insurance, trail pass or trying to avoid being stopped at a check point conducted by police and snowmobile trail patrol. Our house is close to the rail bed and we can hear the ATV’s all summer long using the trail at all hours. These riders know they are not to be there and that fact alone
makes them race through the village avoiding confrontation. It is very hard for police to control the riders as they are not part of an organized club and have no rules or regulations to follow. The snowmobilers on the other hand work with the authorities patrolling the trail and setting up check points, making sure that snowmobilers are operating within the law. If the trail passing this person’s house is closed for this short section it will force the snowmobilers onto either the shoulder of the road or other dangerous situations. There are very few winter activities for the residents of Osgoode in close proximity of the village. There are people using Osgoode and it’s amenities as a destination for snowmobiling trips. The trail has become very popular with people from Ottawa because of the simplicity of being able to ride from Lietrim road and not have to trailer their snowmobiles 30 or 40 miles out of town to get to the trail system. Being a rail bed, all of the road crossings are in safer locations as well. PutVice-President & Regional Publisher Chris McWebb email@example.com Regional General Manager John Willems firstname.lastname@example.org
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ting a detour around Osgoode would add confusion and create a danger to riders heading further south on the rail bed. I have suggested to the Osgoode Snowmobile Club that they could groom a cross country ski trail parallel to the snowmobile trail. They were very receptive to this idea and are looking into the equipment necessary. The threat of other users being hit by snowmobiles is not same as on other snowmobile trails as this is a long, flat, straight trail with plenty of visibility for both users. Being a rail bed, all road crossings are in safer locations. As well, I think the positive side of allowing the snowmobile club using the trail far outweighs the negative impact. The use by ATVs and motorbikes should not be relevant, as this is a different group of people using the trail at a different time of the of year. If the snowmobilers don’t use it during the winter, then it will just be a waste of funding. Kevin Bridge Osgoode
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The Accidental Farmwife: Wasn’t that a party? The Farmer thought the wasp hive – which is about the size of a basketball net – would make a nice addition to our sunroom. He hung it from the rafter, over the door. I knew he had spent the previous two evenings spraying the hive with BugBe-Gone – but I wasn’t all that surprised when one and then two slightly intoxicated wasps staggered into the doorway of the hive and then fell out onto the floor. I had visions of the mayor sitting down to his meal with a wasp landing on his head. Luckily, that didn’t happen. The horse and donkey were very entertained watching all the people coming and going, and they seemed to enjoy the attention. They stood at the fence for most of the evening, allowing guests to pet their noses (and feed them bits of apple and sugar cubes). They moved on when stinky cigar smoke wafted through the air after dinner, but appeared again after dark when everyone moved out to sit around the campfire. The kittens got plenty of atten-
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St. James Anglican. Clothier St. W. Sunday service, 8am and 10am. Sunday School at 10am service. Reverend Canon Peggy Hudson. Kemptville Pentecostal Church. 1964 County Road 43 - Kemptville. Sunday services: 10:00am and 6:30pm. Sunday School during service. Reverend Steven Kohls. Free Methodist. North Grenville Community Church (2659 Concession). 10:30 a.m Sunday Service 613-258-4815. Senior Pastor Reverend Daniel C. Massey. www.ngccfm.ca. Wesleyan Southgate Community Church. 1303 French Settlement Road Kemptville. 10:30 a.m Sunday Service. Reverend Ben Last.
CHURCH LISTING The Anglican Parish of Oxford. “A BIG Country Welcome” • St. Andrew’s - Garretton • St. Peter’s - North Augusta • St. Anne’s - Oxford Station. The Reverand Matthew Kydd, 613-345-2022. South Gower Baptist Church. 447 South Gower Drive - 258-9570. Service: Sunday evening 7:30pm.
St. Andrew’s United Church, 256 South Gower Drive - Heckston. 11:00 am Service. Reverend Blair Paterson & Reverend Victoria Fillier.
St. John’s United Church. 400 Prescott St. 10:00 a.m. service. Reverend Lynda Harrison.
Roman Catholic. Holy Cross Church (505 Clothier St. W). Mass Times: Sat: 5pm, Sun: 9 & 11 am. Children’s Liturgy during 11am Mass. Father Andrew Shim.
Kemptville Christian Reformed Church. (2455 County Rd. 18/ Clothier St. W) 10:00 a.m and 6:30 p.m Sunday Services. Children’s Worship during morning service, Sunday School following a.m service. Reverend Benjamin Ponsen.
Presbyterian. Kemptville & Mountain Pastoral Charge. Rev. Samer Kandalaft. St. Paul’s Kemptville 10:45am. Sunday Service - Church School - Nursery. Knox Mountain Service - 9:15am.
Bethesda Chapel at the Baptist Church, 477 South Gower Drive, Kemptville. Sunday service 9am. Worship Leader: Debbie Gallagher. Teaching Elder: Bob Jones. 7745170.
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The organization was at the Kemptville Kinsmen Farmers’ Market on Sunday, Aug. 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. handing out posters as a promotion for their bike drive. The bike drive will happen at Riverside Park on Sunday, Aug. 29 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. - rain or shine. Palmer said they will be looking for primarily adult bikes, but all bikes are welcome. Each week, the Kemptville Kinsmen Farmers’ Market provides a space at no charge to community groups who wish to spread awareness. For more information on the Farmers’ Market, please visit their website at: http:// www.kemptvillefar mersmarket.ca
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If you have an old bike sitting around, you might want to bring it to the Kemptville Kinsmen Farmers’ Market on Aug. 29. The market – which provides seasonally available, locally grown or produced vegetables and so much more – will also be host to a bike drop-off for an organization that helps recycle bikes and while doing so, helps those in need. “I’ve been to the Merrickville and Kemptville dumps and after visiting there a number of times, it breaks my heart to see bikes sitting there,” said Don Palmer, executive director of the Causeway Work Centre
adding that a bike drive at the market will promote awareness to those who don’t know they can recycle their old bikes. Palmer said the branch restaurant was a catalyst in helping identify the market as a spot to set up a bike drive. The market promotes buying local, recycling, fresh food and exercise and ties in perfectly with what Cycle Salvation hopes to accomplish environmentally and socially. Palmer added that any bikes they collect that aren’t used go to Bicycles for Humanity in Africa – an organization that provides bikes to health care workers who work in remote areas. “Nothing ever gets wasted,” he said.
which provides the social enterprise Cycle Salvation. The bike shop, located in downtown Ottawa, trains people who are mentally ill or unable to work a regular job and gives them the opportunity to become bike mechanics. The donated bikes are stripped down and rebuilt, then sold at a reasonable price to people who cannot afford a new bike. Palmer, who lives in Merrickville, said he felt it was time to have the bike drive in Kemptville when he found people were often approaching him and offering him their old bikes. “The Kemptville Farmers’ Market’s reaction was very positive [when we approached them],” he said,
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tion – particularly HotDog, who narrowly escaped being cat-napped by the mayor’s wife at the end of the evening. On that note, we do have at least five people-friendly kittens that I would like to see adopted into a good home before it gets cold outside. If anyone is interested, please let me know. I will post photos of them on my blog: www.theaccidentalfarmwife.blogspot.com It may be difficult to say goodbye to HotDog, however. He has endeared himself to everyone, including the Farmer. I have caught him watching TV with the kitten asleep on his lap more than once. We had an early summer this year, and it has lived up to it’s almanac prediction of being a hot one. I hope everyone had the chance to attend at least one barbecue or outdoor party this year. It’s a celebration of our summer season, as it draws to a close for yet another year.
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don’t get hung up on it. The last two years the heavens have rained on our party and it hasn’t dampened our spirits one bit. I just waited until the ground dried off, then I set out my paper bag lanterns to light a trail The Accidental from the dance floor to the bonfire. Farmwife Tiki torches were Diana Fisher lit around the gardens, and a line of white rope lights was strung along the clothesline over the dance floor and around the porch. The Farmer obediently constructed, hung, assembled and moved everything according to my direction. Then he thought he would add his own little touch to the decorations: a giant wasp hive.
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The Farmer and I got married on the farm, three years ago today. From that moment on, my life story veered in a direction that I never would have expected. And I am happier than I ever thought I could be. Having a wedding at home is a lot of work, because you have to set everything up and tear it down again, but it sure is a lot of fun. We enjoyed ourselves so much, we repeat the party every year. We don’t repeat our vows every year – the Farmer has had enough time now to realize that his Farmwife does not bake pies or shovel manure and I don’t want to give him the chance to change his mind – but we do repeat the celebration. Our annual Fisher Farm party is just a chance to get together with family and friends – some that we don’t see all year, because of distance or busy lives or both. Filling our home with people we love is better than Christmas to me – and I get really excited in the week leading up to the event. I do check the weather forecast, but I
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Between August 16 and August 22, Kemptville Office of North Grenville Ontario Provincial Police investigated 91 general occurrences: 23 Kemptville, 55 Municipality of North Grenville, 10 Village of Merrickville – Wolford and 3 on Highway 416. During the early morning hours of August 19, culprit(s) slashed two tires on a black Dodge Dakota while parked at a residence on Dodson Street, Kemptville. The investigation is ongoing. At approximately 3 p.m. on August 19, a female driving a beige Chevrolet truck hit the side mirror of a Ford pick-up parked on Clothier Street, Kemptville. The female did not stop and is asked to contact Grenville OPP. On August 21, an abandoned vehicle was located on a walking trail on the west side of the Kemptville Creek. The investigation revealed that the van was stolen from a residence on Crozier Road, North Grenville. The investigation is ongoing. During the early hours of August 22, Police observed a vehicle travelling west on County Road 43, matching a description of a truck involved in an earlier incident. The cruiser began to follow the truck and it was evident that the driver was evading the officer. The truck turned into a driveway on Bolton Road, turned off the truck’s lights and fled into the bush. A short time later, the male surrendered himself to police and was arrested. The male exhibited signs of impairment and was transported to an OPP detachment for an intoxilyzer test. The driver who is from Richmond, Ontario was charged with impaired driving, driving a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs of alcohol and flight from police. Anyone with information on the above occurrences is asked to call Grenville County O.P.P. Communication Centre at 1-888-3101122, the Kemptville Detachment at 613-258-3441 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward. The OPP Charity Barbeque was a great success last week. Thanks to our sponsor, Grenville Guardian Real Estate, a total of $533.20 was raised for the Beth Donovan Hospice. This week’s barbeque is sponsored by Doug and Fran Thompson with proceeds going to the Friends of the Library. The OPP Charity Barbeques run every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. View more OPP releases on www.crimealerts.net Cathy Lindsey is a Grenville County OPP Community Services Officer.
roads over a 10-year plan. As past president of the chamber of commerce, he said he would also like to encourage Gerry Boyce has always been interested in people to shop locally and also support surpolitics. rounding communities such as North GrenNow, the former businessman is fulfilling ville. Boyce’s overall vision for North Dundas those dreams and running for deputy mayor of is to reform some departments within the muNorth Dundas. nicipality. “I think its time for a breath of fresh air,” said “I’d like to reform the planning department,” Boyce. “I’ve always found that you need to re- he said. “I’ve heard of people having trouble cruit new people, new enwith the planning and ergy and new ideas to keep bylaw department, things going.” so I’d like to see them Boyce said he brings a more user-friendly.” lifetime of business expeHe said he would also rience to the table as well like to speed up buildas volunteer experience. ing permits and try A businessman at heart, and help the contracBoyce hopes to attract new tors in the area. jobs and businesses to Some of the other the area if elected deputy organizations Boyce mayor. has been a part of are He said he also puts a the Winchester Lions high value on taxpayers, Club and Snowmobile who he sees as customers. Club, as well as sitting “I found that I was sucon the parish council cessful in business because at St. Daniel’s Catholic I treated the customer with Church. He’s currentrespect and if they called ly the president of the me, I returned their calls,” Mountain Township he said. Agricultural Society “The taxpayer is our and the president of customer because they’re the Stormont-Dundaspaying the taxes and we South Glengarry PC should do whatever we can Riding Association. to help them.” “I’ve been volunThere are several speteering forever, and cific issues that Boyce it’s time to move onto wants to tackle in the comsomething new,” he munity, including job and said. Anyone interK. Wallace Photo / Advance staff business expansion. In addi- Gerry Boyce is running for deputy mayor of ested in learning more tion, he said he would like to North Dundas in this year’s municipal elec- about him can call him pave and maintain the gravel tions. at 613-989-2330. email@example.com
North Grenville resident Elwood Armour has announced that he will be running in the 2010 municipal election for a councillor’s seat. He says that there are two area of interest that he would like to focus on. One is the North Grenville financial situation and its impact on future municipal taxes. He feels that projects such as the municipality’s sewage infrastructure as well as other capital projects must not be ignored or under -funded as a result of the council preferring more eye catching projects. “I have great concerns about the direction the current council has set by encouraging the development of a commercial plaza outside the town which will house a number of large chain stores,” he said. Armour believes that when the municipality put in sewer and water services at the tax payers expense for the Colonnade De-
velopment they were not thinking of any negative consequences to downtown development. Another concern of Mr. Armour was the future development of the North Grenville as a community. “There was some hope that an initiative to develop a successful farmers’ market would lead to more vibrant activity in Kemptville,” he said. “Proposals to this effect were completely ignored.” Armour feels that what is needed regarding the farmers’ market is a traditional, locally managed, mixed farmers’ market with lots of local produce operating on Saturdays and Sundays. “This and other such efforts could help lead the revitalization of the downtown and help offset the influence of the shopping centre outside the town core. The current market has very short hours on Sunday afternoons.” He feels that the upcoming election will be all about choosing between revitalization and uncontrolled development.
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Gerry Boyce runs for North Dundas deputy mayor
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MS BIKE TOUR Brings over 600 Riders and Visitors to NG
Kristen Wenghofer, owner of The Gardening Gal, is seen here busily watering the Chamber Window Boxes as part of the on-going maintenance her business offers. The Gardening Gal is a new business and New Member to the Chamber and the Chamber seized the opportunity to put The Gardening Gal to work to ensure the façade of the Chamber looked vibrant and colourful throughout the Summer; adding to the ambiance of Old Town for residents and Visitors alike. Kristen’s business offers ‘Garden Design, implementation and maintenance’ from start to finish. The Chamber presented Kristen with its budget for product and maintenance and Kristen did the rest. She purchased the necessary material; planted all of the baskets and has diligently maintained them throughout the summer. Kristen will be sprucing up the window boxes for the Christmas season, too! This would be a great opportunity for any Business to hire The Gardening Gal to complete your Photo Courtesy of Richard Morris window boxes, flour pots, outdoor gardens, etc. This enhances your property and suggests a ‘pride of property’ to potential customers and existing clients; all as part of the beautification of North Grenville. The Gardening Gal also offers its services to non-commercial clients, too. Contact Kristen directly at TheGardeningGal@hotmail.com or Kristen may be reached at 613-299-3440.
Executive Director Wendy Chapman participated in the recent MS BIKE Tour as a Partner; promoting North Grenville to the over 600 cyclists and their friends and family that arrived in Kemptville on Saturday, Aug. 7 from Carleton U. in Ottawa. Mrs. Chapman also attended the evenings festivities and spoke to the Crowd; congratulating them on their achievements and bringing greetings from the Members and the Business of North Grenville. The Chamber would like to thank Back In Motion Therapeutic Massage, Salamanders and First Stop Rentals for their contributions to this annual Event. We look forward to much more participation at next year’s event.
Watch for possible SCAM in North Grenville. The Chamber has been alerted to a possible SCAM and is doing its due diligence in learning more about the individual who is representing the Charity; learning more about the Charity and how its services provides any support to our local Community and if, in fact, the Charity is being properly represented by the individual with their knowledge. To avoid issues it is best to support local initiatives you are familiar with. WATCH THE CHAMBER’S WEBSITE FOR THE CONCLUSION TO THIS STORY.
The Chamber’s Golf Event will now be held on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at Nationview Golf Course. To Register go on-line under Upcoming Events.
The Chamber is adding Names to the Candidates List on the Chamber Poll as they come in. Take the Chamber Poll at ww.northgrenvillechamber.com. This is not a scientific poll. PLEASE NOTE: As a non-political Organization; the Chamber’s Directors and Staff do not lend their support to any candidate at any level of Government. This is a static poll. No individuals can be identified. This gives an overview of who is in the running.
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Sea Cadets Attend 5-day Long Sault Sail Camp Sea Cadets from three area corps took part in five days of seamanship and sail training, in addition to several other on and off-water activities, from August 16 to August 21 at the Long Sault camp and sail training center run by Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps (RCSCC) Stormont (Cornwall). The three Sea Cadet Corps that partook in this camp were RCSCC Stormont, the host and organizer of the event, RCSCC Falkland from Dows Lake, Ottawa and RCSCC Defiant from Kemptville. Approximately 80 cadets, 15 officers and assorted support staff attended this five-day event. Cadets arrived on Monday evening for registration to set up camp lines and cabins and to socialize with other cadets, eating kye (a pre-bedtime snack with hotchocolate drinks) around the campfire before turning in for the night for the next day of arduous training.
This was part of the regular evening routine throughout the camp week. Senior cadets and officers conduct routine safety and security watches during the quiet evening hours. Early the next and every other morning, preparations for on-water and camp related training started in earnest, getting assorted two-to-four person sailing craft (notably Albacores, Echoes, Code40s) and canoes into the waters off the Long Sault marina and cadet camp. Dry-land training consisted of a variety of activities, including, but not limited to learning seamanship, on water survival, knot-work, leadership, camp safety and security, sports, swimming, trail walks, a target shooting range, even an introduction to astronomy. Occasionally, some down time is even provided for cadets to do their own thing for an hour or two to escape the rigorous routine built into the program, or to plan and prepare for the last evening’s festivities. The highpoint of the last evening at
Cadets prepare their sailboats (left) and whalers (right) early morning at the sail centre for a day on the St. Lawrence River.
the camp included the songs and skits planned and performed by each of the four cadet divisions, each division consisting of blend of about 20 cadets from among the attending corps. A treasure chest prize is offered up by the camp commander Lt (N) Peter “Pirate Pete” Mayer for the best combination of original, entertaining song and skit to include content and performance. As succinctly expressed by Lt(N) Mayer and other camp volunteers, “we do this for the benefit of the attending cadets and it is worth all the effort we put into it.” The officers, staff, cadets and the cadet parents of RCSCC Defiant would like to express their sincerest thanks to the RCSCC Stormont officers, staff, cadets and especially their Navy League, for offering this opportunity to our corps over the last several years. A great deal of consideration, planning, individual and team effort has been dedicated to this event by RCSCC Stormont and their supporting Navy League to make this the best possible event each and every year.
The opportunities provided to all the cadets to gear up for the new training year, to learn new or refresh existing seamanship and leadership skills, and to build confidence, character and new friendships with cadets from other corps cannot be understated. RCSCC Defiant will continue our new training season on Saturday, September 11 at The Ferguson Forest Centre with an open house event. Our free program continues with meetings for training on Monday evenings and Saturdays from September through to mid-June. Teens between the ages of 12-18 that are interested in our program or looking for additional information may contact our corps at 613-791-3380. Additional information about the Sea Cadet program in general can be found at: www.cadets.ca Don Fougere is the president of the Navy League – Kemptville Branch
Two cadets in the process of up righting a Code-40 as part of the capsize training, a required part of their sailing qualification.
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DON FOUGERE Special to the Advance
Lauren and Larry leap to victory
ter taking her turn. “I knew I was beatable. I had to be very lucky for Special to the Advance Yann to have the last rail, because he Lauren Hunkin of Kemptville, enrode the track faster than I did. I am joyed the biggest win of her career by kind of speechless at this point.” claiming victory in the $90,000 SumOf her jump-off strategy with Larmer Festival Grand Prix on Sunday, ry 0146, a 12-year-old black Oldenburg August 8, at the CSI2* Summer Festival gelding owned by Synergy Farm, held at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Hunkin said, “I wanted to lay it down Palgrave, Ontario. and jump it clean, and challenge the Hunkin and Larry 0146 were first rest of them. I was a little careful to Courtesy photo to tackle the challenging track set by number two, and then I was very hapcourse designer Michel Vaillancourt, Lauren and her horse, Larry 0146 shown in ac- py with my roll back to the double - my individual silver medalist at the 1976 tion. horse was looking for the jump and he Montreal Olympic Games. They postmade a great effort there. My horse is ed a clear round and were immediately Belgian Warmblood mare owned by Ash- a player and if I ride him right, we have a assured of a jump-off as the second chal- land Group and Angelstone Farms, but a chance to win.” lengers on course, Karen Cudmore and refusal in the double combination ended For her victory, Hunkin claimed $27,000 Southern Pride, followed suit. Four more up costing White a total of 13 faults, leav- of the total $90,000 in prize money on ofclear rounds were produced from the 21- ing him sixth in the final standings. fer. She plans to invest her winnings into horse starting field, bringing the total Olympic team silver medalist Jill Synergy Farm, the training business she number of jump-off challengers to six. Henselwood of Oxford Mills, near Kemp- opened last year in Kemptville, just south First back for the jump-off, Hunkin and tville, then laid down a clear round with of Ottawa. Larry 0146 posted a clear round in a time Bottom Line, an 11-year-old Belgian “Lauren did an amazing turn back to of 37.45 seconds, setting the standard to Warmblood mare owned by Brad Prather, the double in the jump-off, and that was beat. Cudmore, a native of Victoria, BC, but her time of 37.73 seconds was just off a $90,000 turn!” said competition orgaand Southern Pride, a 12-year-old Hol- the pace of 37.45 set by Hunkin. nizer Craig Collins of Equestrian Mansteiner stallion owned by her husband, It was all up to defending champion agement Group. “It was the place where Blair Cudmore, dropped two rails to even- Yann Candele of Caledon, Ontario who you were going to win it or lose it, and tually finish in fifth place. Katie McVean, last year won this event with Mustique. she and Larry jumped it great. It was a 23, who traveled to Canada all the way Riding Game Ready, Susan Grange’s 10- world-class turn back to a big jump!” As from her native New Zealand, was next year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, Can- for the overall competition at this year’s up with Delphi, an eight-year-old New dele gave nothing less than a thrilling per- Summer Festival, Collins said, “It was a Zealand Sport Horse mare that she bred formance. He had the time, but when the great horse show with a huge turn out herself. The daughter of three-time Aus- final rail came down, victory belonged to with more than 900 horses competing. tralian Olympian Jeff McVean, McVean Hunkin and Larry 0146. We had a great field of horses for all divihad Hunkin’s time, but dropped a rail at “This was the biggest win of my ca- sions; it was a pretty full house. We also the final fence to eventually place third. reer, and it was tough competition,” said had beautiful weather except for the seKeean White of Rockwood, Ontario gave Hunkin, who admitted that she could not vere thunderstorms that were predicted his best effort with Celena Z, a 10-year-old watch the other jump-off contenders af- for the grand prix, but luckily it seemed
to rain everywhere else except here.” Another happy female competitor was Margie Gayford of Sharon, Ontario Riding Showgirl, a 10-year-old selle francais mare owned by Wingberry Farms, Gayford delivered the only clear round to win Friday’s $35,000 Henry Equestrian Plan Open Welcome CSI2*. Nine-time Olympian Ian Millar, 63, of Perth, Ontario, was the runner-up after incurring one time fault with Dryden, a nine-year-old Belgian Warmblood stallion owned by Susan Grange. Completing the hat trick for the women, Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill of Schomberg, Ontario, was the winner of Saturday’s $10,000 Champion Shavings Modified Grand Prix. Underhill was riding Viggo, her eight-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding. Amy Millar of Perth, back in the saddle after giving birth to her first child in May, placed second riding Costa Rica Z as well as third with Piccobello du val de Geer. Since 1986, the Caledon Equestrian Park has been operated by Equestrian Management Group in partnership with the Town of Caledon and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. Set against the backdrop of the Niagara Escarpment, numerous Olympic, World Championship and Pan American Games selection trials for Canada’s show jumping and dressage teams have been held at the Caledon Equestrian Park. The Caledon Equestrian Park has been selected as the equestrian venue for the 2015 Pan American Games/Para Pan American Games. Jennifer Ward writes Starting Gate Communications
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Family fun at South Mountain Fair 2010
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At top left Connor Johnson, 7, excitedly rode many of the fair’s rides including the swings at the fairgrounds. At the top right, two year-old David Moore fished for rubber ducks at the fair’s game tents during the day on Saturday and won a prize. Below, four yearold Nora Martel takes her first bite into a big piece of cotton candy. Pictured at the bottom, five yearold Lilly Levesque takes her mom, Natalie, for a spin at the South Mountain Fair bumper car rides. K. Wallace Photos /Advance Staff
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ROBYN HARRIS Two community leaders, that is. Donna Lee and Dermid O’Farrell have shown this community what a philanthropic-minded business is all about. Their generous support of many local organizations, including the Room to Read Campaign, is proof of that. “We are very appreciative of the tremendous support of the O’Farrells,” says Roberta Russell, Room to Read Campaign Committee member and member of North Grenville Public Library Board of Directors. “We are thrilled that Donna Lee, Dermid and their entire staff have organized two successful yard sales and have pledged
$10,000 to the campaign to build a new central library in Old Town Kemptville.” Founded in 1997, O’Farrell Financial Services has helped out the community in many ways. Their team of professionals gets involved with not only their clients, but with the charitable organizations in North Grenville. “The new North Grenville Public Library will be a great asset to the community,” says Donna Lee, co-owner and operations manager of O’Farrell Financial Services. “It will allow the growing community to have access to information and help all ages improve their knowledge and reading skills. An up-to-date library in the North
Grenville region will bring local and outside residents into downtown Kemptville and will increase traffic to businesses. Our staff at O’Farrell Financial is very passionate about the new library and we are very happy to support it.” For more information on the Room to Read Campaign, to make a charitable donation, or for more information on the new central library, please contact Room to Read project manager Robyn Harris at 613-608-3509 or room. firstname.lastname@example.org. Click on Donate Now at www.ngpl.com to make a secure credit card donation.
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The Kemptville Truck Centre was the sponsor for the OPP barbecue for the Room to Read Campaign. From left to right are: Rick Kader (KTC), Robyn Harris (Room to Read Project O’Farrell Financial in Kemptville recently held a barbecue for Olympic hopeful Chris Tobin Manager), Pat Kinnear (KTC), Gerald Tallman (President KTC), Cathy Lindsey (OPP), Fran in Kemptville. O’Farrell Financial has a goal to raise $10,000 for Tobin over four years, and Thompson (Friends of the Library), Bill McElrea (Chairman Room to Read Campaign), aimed to raise $1,000 at this year’s annual barbecue. Tammy Dobson (KTC), and Harry Pratt (Royal Lepage-Gale Real Estate)
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Pricing includes all other dealer fees on pre-owned vehicles however, HST and licence is extra. *E-testing and special discount promotions are excluded. ALL OFFERS: Freight & PDI ($1,420), registration, air and tire levies and OMVIC fees are included. Insurance, licence, PPSA, dealer fees and applicable taxes are not included. Offers apply as indicated to the purchase or ﬁnance of 2010 new or demonstrator models of the vehicle equipped as described. * $14,000 Price Adjustment includes $8,000 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit (tax exclusive) and $6,291 employee price discount (tax exclusive) available on 2010 MY Silverado/Sierra HD 2500 for retail customers only. Other delivery credits available on most models. Employee price discount amount based on MSRP of $55,190 (excluding $1,350 license, insurance, registration, fees associated with ﬁling at movable property registry/PPSA administration fees, marketing fees, duties and taxes). Dealers are free to set individual prices. Any actual savings under the Employee Pricing Event program will vary depending on your dealer’s prior selling prices. Employee price discount is available on the purchase/ﬁnance of an eligible new or demonstrator 2010/2011 MY Chevrolet/Buick/GMC/Cadillac or 2010 MY Pontiac/Hummer vehicle delivered between 6/23/10 and 8/31/10 at participating dealers in Canada. Ineligible vehicles: 2010/2011 Corvette ZR1, Express, Savana, and Medium Duty Trucks, 2011 Equinox, Terrain, Camaro, Regal, LaCrosse, Cadillac CTS Coupe and SRX. Dealer order or trade may be required. This offer may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See your GM dealer for details. * 0% purchase ﬁnancing offered by GMCL for 60 months on 2010 Chevrolet Malibu /HHR/Impala/ Cobalt and for 48 months on 2010 Chevrolet Aveo/. OAC by GMAC. Rates from other lenders will vary. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, monthly payment is $166.67/$208.33 for 60/48 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000. Down payment and/or trade may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade.
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