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South Branch Elementary School students take a colourful stand against bullying.


INNOVATION High school students had a great opportunity to pitch their own ideas in a Dragons’ Den type competition.



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Kemptville restaurant the branch sponsored the Mother’s Day Brunch at the Municipal Centre on Sunday. Enjoying the day is the Ready family of Heckston: (left to right) father Harold, 3-year-old Luke, five-month-old Elisa, grandma Mary Aitken, and mother Heather. Proceeds from the tasty meal and silent auction went to the Salvation Army. Country bands County Road 44, County Road 5, Kross Roads, and Maple Hill provided a toe-tapping soundtrack.

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SHROOMFEST Some 670 men packed the Metcalfe Fairground for the annual Shroomfest dinner and comedy night fundraiser.


The all stars of the North Grenville business community were honoured at last Saturday’s Salute to Excellence Awards Gala at the WB George Centre, sponsored by the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce. The annual awards, nominat-

ed by the public, celebrate business excellence and community involvement. Robert Noseworthy of Westerra Homes was named the 2011 Hal Anthony Citizen of the Year, an award that recognizes those with “strong ability and desire to promote and act as an ambassador for North Grenville” who work to “generate a spirit

of good will in the community.” Chamber Executive Director Wendy Chapman praised Noseworthy’s work with Community Living North Grenville, Beth Donovan Hospice, and the Economic Development Committee, adding that over his five years in North Grenville Noseworthy has become a tireless “economic ambassador” for Kemptville and

the region. Noseworthy said he felt fortunate to be a part of “such a welcoming and warm community.” He praised the contributions of fellow nominees Brent Kelaher and Dermid O’Farrell, and said he was glad to accept the award on behalf of his brother and business partner, Ron. TOP see page 6



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There are more challenges to come for for Mogley. include any follow up appointments or x-rays after his surgery,” said McKeil. Anyone who has ever loved a dog can appreciate the horror and pain of their dog being hit by a car. On the morning of April 30, Allie Krapiec and her fiancé Kyle Kay were walking Mogley, who was rescued from a home in Quebec, where he and four other dogs were found to be in terrible shape. “He weighed only 30 lbs when we got him,” said Allie. “He is very fearful.” During the morning walk, Mogley became frightened and bolted away from Kyle and Allie. When the couple caught up with him, a few roads over from where they were walking, he was trying to stand up in the middle of the road. Allie figures Mogley was dragged

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A Kemptville dog, left for dead after an apparent hit and run, is still fighting for his life. Mogley, a rescued greyhound and husky mix, has been transferred to the St. Hyacinthe Hospital in Quebec – east of Montreal – from the Bytown Association for Rescued Kanines (B.A.R.K) in Ottawa. Mogley is in rough shape. He will have to have one of his hind legs amputated. Both of his hips are broken. He will need to have one hip put back together with pins and screws. His right front leg will need to have surgery as well and pins will be used to repair it. He also has a collapsed lung. The cost to save Mogley’s life is around $13,000. He is currently having his collapsed lung looked after by having the air syringed out of his chest. Once the lung has stabilized, the rest of his surgery will begin. “His long-term prognosis is good to very good,” said Sharon McKeil, the president of B.A.R.K. She said that Mogley’s breathing is getting better and the surgeries will depend on how quickly he can be stabilized. The cost of the surgeries is not going to stop Mogley’s friends from helping him. “We are asking for help to pay these bills. The estimate does not

by a car. The driver of the car had simply left him there. “He had three phone numbers on his dog tag,” said Allie. “No one bothered calling.” Mogley was placed with Allie to get him back on track emotionally and physically after he was rescued from his abusive situation. “He was filled with parasites,” said Allie, remembering what he was like when Mogley first arrived at her home. Now he is 60 lbs and a great deal happier. “He is such a happy dog,” said Allie. “It is a huge cost but he has been through so much.” Mogley arrived at Allie’s home in November. Her job is to foster him until he is ready for adoption. Allie said that fundraising events are in the works for Mogley. On June 25 there is a golf tournament planned at the Rideau Glen Golf Club. A euchre tournament has been planned as well, and a dog walk is being arranged, with details still being worked out. B.A.R.K is an all-breed no-kill rescue organization. “We are a registered charity comprised solely of dedicated and experienced volunteers,” said McKeil. The mandate of B.A.R.K is to rescue and rehabilitate abused or abandoned dogs in the Ottawa area. They also provide a support system for families to try and keep dogs in their original homes. They find new homes for unwanted dogs. Educating people about dogs is important. The rescue organization also educates children and adults on how to chose and care for a pet. For more information please call B.A.R.K at 613-738-0119. For more information about B.A.R.K please visit




UPCOMING MEETINGS REGULAR COUNCIL Tuesday, May 24 th at 6:30 pm in the Council Cham bers, North Grenville Municipal Centre.

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Students at South Branch Elementary School in Kemptville held their Students at South Branch Elementary School, annual Pink Day assembly on May 6. along with thousands of students across Ontario, are doing their part to end bullying in their schools. Pink Day is a once a year moment when all students are encouraged to where something pink. The idea of wearing a colour comes from the efforts of two students at Central Kings Rural High WATER MAIN FLUSHING School in Halifax. A new student at the school in Cambridge wore a As part of a system wide water main flushing program , the Municipality of pink shirt on his first day of school. North Grenville will be cleaning water m ains in the Town of Kem ptville from He was just beginning high school, entering M onday, M onday, M ay 2 nd to Friday, M ay 20 th, 2011. Grade 9. Because he was wearing the pink shirt he Flushing water m ains is necessary to rem ove sedim ent and iron that was bullied and threatened by a few students.

Two students decided to do something to help out. They purchased 50 pink shirts from a nearby discount store and asked fellow students to wear them. The idea was a success and the bullies were left speechless and powerless. Sale of Land for Tax Arrears By Public Tender Students at South Branch Elementary School choose Friday MUNICIPAL ACT, 2001 May 6 as their Pink Day. The school held an assembly THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH GRENVILLE where they listened and watched several audio visual presentations about bullying. TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land(s) described below and will be The students watched a video received until 3:00 p.m. local time, Monday, May 16, 2011 at Box 130, 285 County Road 44, Kemptville, made at Wolford Public School Ontario K0G 1J0 called You do not know me. The excellent video and story The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day at 3:30 p.m. demonstrated the various ways bullies can hurt other students Description of Lands: Minimum Tender Amount with their actions and words. A second video, Empathy, creRoll No. 07.19.716.020.05800.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18,791.70 ated by South Branch students, Being Part of Lots 9 and 10, Concession 5 as 1stly, 2ndly & 3rdly described in PR153391 captured the idea of students Geographic Township of Oxford - PIN 68112-0395 (LT) trying to have empathy for their friends and classmates. The vidTenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a eo was created by the school’s money order or of a bank draft or cheque certified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality Grade 3 class. and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount. The production used role playing, music and poetry to get its Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters point across. relating to the land to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential The students also heard a few purchasers. words from Kemptville community police officer Constable Cathy Lindsey. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act. “As police officers we deal with The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and the bullying issues when they berelevant land transfer tax. come extreme,” she explained to the assembly. The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser. Lindsey said that there have been situations in the communiFor further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender contact: ty where students were bullying other students and were arrested Judy Carroll, Deputy Treasurer by the police. The Corporation of the Municipality of North Grenville “This had a great impact not 285 County Road 44, P.O. Box 130 only on the victim,” she said, Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1J0 “but the student environment 613-258-9569 x 105 and even the bullies.”

COM M ITTEE M EETINGS • Police Services Board - Thursday, May 19 th at 1:30 p.m . in the Municipal Centre

LIBRARY BRANCHES CLOSED All four branches of the North Grenville Public Library will close from May 9th - 23rd in order to m ove their collections to their new location at 1 W ater Street, Kem ptville. For further inform ation please contact the Library at 613-258-4711 or Please note that the Official Opening of the new Library will be held on Saturday, May 28 th .

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS M obile Canteen Services T he Departm ent of Parks, Recreation & Culture has issued a Request for Proposals for the provision of m obile canteen services at South Gower Park for the 2011 sum m er season. For a copy of the tender package, visit /tenders.cfm or contact Darren Patm ore at dpatm ore@ or 613-258-9569 Ext. 107. Proposals m ust be subm itted no later than 12:00 p.m . noon on W ednesday, May 18 th , 2011.

GARAGE SALES Garage Sales in North Grenville are regulated by By-Law 1003. No licence or fee is required, but there are regulations which you m ust follow. Before having a garage sale, please obtain a copy of this by-law from the Adm inistration Office or the Municipal web site.

2011 BURN PERMITS Residents are rem inded that in accordance with By-Law 3301, a Burn Perm it is required to conduct open burning on property located outside of the urban area. Burn Perm its for 2011 are available at the Municipal Office or at the Fire Hall at 259 County Rd. 44 for a fee of $15.00. Please contact the Fire Hall at 258-2438 for conditions prior to burning.

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gradually deposit in the pipes. Cleaning will take place from 8:00 a.m . to 4:30 p.m . Monday through Friday in m ost areas. There m ay be brief periods when your water becom es cloudy or discolored. Please check your drinking, cooking and laundry water before using. Let your cold tap run until the water flows clear. Also, there m ay be temporary pressure fluctuations during flushing. This will not pose a health hazard. Municipal staff will try to m inim ize any inconvenience.

COM M ITTEE OF THE W HOLE COUNCIL Monday, May 16 th at 6:30 pm in the Com m ittee Room , North Grenville Municipal Centre. For agenda inform ation, please contact the Clerk’s Office or the Municipal web site.



“From this week on, I want all to remember that one person can make a difference, and that one person is you.”

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Business celebrates at gala The North Grenville Chamber of Commerce held its 22nd annual Salute to Excellence Awards on Saturday, May 7. The evening has become the pinnacle social event of the Chamber’s busy year, preceded by twelve months of meetings, breakfasts and dinners, all designed to energize and support the North Grenville business community. This year, as in others, the crowd at the W. B. George Centre celebrated the success, generosity and vision of their fellow businesses. Each award singled out those in the community who have put together a business that works. A former president of the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce Board offered up a good description of the North Grenville business community. Anna Van Adrichem-Rochon said that if you consider each business and the people behind a particular business to be a dandelion, then everyone at the gala were present and future individual flowers in a bouquet. The bouquet represented the best of the best. The message to business is clear. Not only does business provide a service to the rest of us, in bringing their products to the marketplace, they also are the ones we all turn to for

financial and managerial help. North Grenville has, over the past few years, become a fundraiser’s nightmare. There has been one fundraising event after another. Competing causes jostle up against each other all trying their best to meet their particular goal. Every single cause in North Grenville has been a deserving one and businesses as well as residents have donated relentlessly, their money, time and energy to help each cause get to where it needs to be. Local business has been on board for all kinds of local initiatives. From the Kemptville District Hospital’s successful Lean on Me campaign to the North Grenville Public Library’s Room to Read campaign and on to the Kemptville Youth Centre’s new building campaign. At just about every dinner table at the W.B.George Centre on Saturday night could be found members of just about every fundraising committee in North Grenville. It is not a coincidence that the same people who operate a business in North Grenville are the same ones who every year raise the bar for giving to their community.


Getting cross about bridges As far as it’s possible to tell, there was only one political party in the federal election that promised to help build a new bridge across the Ottawa River. That was the Liberal party and you know what happened to it. That means either … (1) That we are lucky to have avoided all that construction and disruption, or (2) That we are doomed to live with our existing bridges. It depends on your point of view. Aside from those two, there is a separate possibility: (3) That bridges are a political jinx and we will never hear a politician utter the word “bridge” again. Ottawa is an odd place. It is full of bridges, yet some people are barely aware of them. And other people are obsessed by them. The people who are barely aware of bridges are those who don’t have to cross the crowded ones every day. As one of those people, I was taken aback a few years ago when a visiting West Coast author I was interviewing said that her first thought of Ottawa was as a “city of bridges.” I had never heard Ottawa described that way before. And yet, when you think about it, there are tons of them.


Think of the bridges over the Rideau Canal, stretching from downtown over to Bronson Avenue near Carleton. Think of the bridges over the Rideau River. And then think of the ones that cause all the controversy, the bridges over the Ottawa. Ottawa is indeed a city of bridges, but it doesn’t occur to you until you are stuck waiting to get onto one. Or until someone threatens to build one near your neighbourhood. In that respect, think of the mighty squawk that was heard when an extra lane was added to the Champlain Bridge in 2002. You could have expected and understood the agitation of residents living in the Island Park area, but NO THIRD LANE signs sprouted in neighbourhoods several kilometres to the west and east.

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For every resident who fears a new bridge, there is another who demands one. Those are the people who are stuck in the twice-daily commute, waiting 15 minutes to get onto the bridge and not even able to phone to say that they will be late for fear of being arrested for violating the cellphone-in-cars ban. Or they are the ones who want the truck traffic through their neighbourhood to go somewhere else, courtesy of a new bridge. Meanwhile, in the putative area of the new bridge, there are people readying their NO BRIDGE signs. Judging by the extremely cautious statements of local politicians, when indeed they make statements at all, there is no reason to hope or fear that Ottawa will become a city of more bridges any time in the near future. You have to be able to read tea leaves to draw any conclusions, but the tea leaves seem to indicate that politicians are less afraid of the pro-bridgers than the no-bridgers. This does not bode well for those who were sort of hoping that Ottawa-Gatineau might have a new crossing in time for the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017. If it makes them feel any better, there

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is always the possibility that a new bridge would not have solved anything at all. This conclusion relates to the often-cited theory, a variant of Parkinson’s Law, that the number of cars expands to fill the number of lanes allotted to them. In other words, no matter how many new roads you build, they will always be jammed. How this works can only be described in supernatural terms. Somehow there must be a magical mechanism that creates more vehicles at a precise moment. Scientists can not explain it, but Ottawa politicians clearly are aware of it. What all this means for the future is unclear. We will cross that bridge when we don’t come to it.

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As recently as a few years ago – a lifetime in the technology age – teenagers looking for a summer job would check the want ads in the local newspaper, or scour the bulletin boards at libraries and community centres. But these days, most teens are attached at the hip to smartphones, tablets and other hitech devices that make shopping, chatting with friends, and even finding a job a digital exercise. But where to begin, when the major job sites cater to adults? Three Grade 10 students from North Dundas District High School have the solution. Geordie Jeakins, Alexandra Keyzer-Cournoyer and Sam Pietersma came up with the idea for a youth-focused employment website they call Connekkted. “It’s like Workopolis for teens,” explained Keyzer-Cournoyer. Connekkted will bridge the gap between employers and employees by allowing rural teens to search for work “their way,” she said. “Let’s face it, teens love to spend time on the internet, so the best way to reach out to them is online,” Jeakins added. The three students presented their idea to a panel of entrepreneurs during the second annual Innovation Challenge, a Dragon’s Den-esque competition sponsored by Venture Education and the Upper Canada District School Board. Students from three schools vied for $2,000 in seed funding for their business ideas, which also included a locally grown

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NDDHS students (l-r) Geordie Jeakins, Sam Pietersma and Alexandra Keyzer-Cournoyer. farmer’s market led by Andrew Johnston of South Grenville DHS, and an electricityconverting windmill for home or cottage use designed by Thousand Islands SS Grade 12 student Riley Cowan. The North Dundas students envision their website taking off as word spreads to other schools. Online ads will fund the site, and employers could pay a premium to have their job posting ranked higher on the page. Community groups could also advertise teen-friendly local events. The judges were impressed that the students so clearly indentified a need in their community. “I always like to see when

somebody takes an idea and makes it local – there’s always great value in that,” said Stephen Daze of the OCRI Entrepreneurship Centre. “I’m awed by how right you’ve gotten most aspects of your business at an instinctual level,” added online shipping magnate Kevin Ford. The toughest questions came from techsavvy entrepreneur Rahime Juma, who grilled the group on how they planned to market and pay for the site, which they had initially said would be free to use for employers and job-seekers. Juma applauded their community spirit, but reminded the

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budding business leaders to pay themselves for their hard work. Along with many kind words for what he called a “terrific” presentation, the Kingston businessman took the group to task for referring to themselves as “only kids” when admitting they would need help creating and hosting the website. “You’re not ‘only kids,’” Juma told them. “You’ve got to take what you have in life, and take advantage of it – and you’re doing that.” The North Dundas students withstood the dragons’ fire and impressed Juma enough that he offered to invest $1,000 of his own money to get Connekkted off the ground, along with having his web development company design the site, in exchange for 25 per cent of the venture and free advertising for his companies on the website. After a brief negotiation, the excited students agreed to the deal. “I was impressed with their enthusiasm, how articulate they were and how they were doing something that, personally, I hadn’t heard of before – which is a rare thing these days,” Juma said. Eric Hardie, a principal who created Venture Education with fellow administrators to provide business-minded youth with reallife learning opportunities, was “absolutely delighted” with the results. “We built up Venture Education in hopes that there would be students and teachers out there excited by the opportunity,” Hardie said. “It’s extremely satisfying to see our faith upheld.”

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Top businesses and volunteers honoured at Chamber gala From the front “This community is an incredibly generous and friendly place to live and do business,” Noseworthy said. Fran Thompson’s work with the NG

Public Library, blood donor clinic, medical students, and tending to the sick was recognized with the Russ Mosher Volunteer of the Year Award. The overwhelmed Thompson thanked those she volunteered alongside. “They should be up here, not me,” she said. Prolific volunteers Maureen Nolte and Anna Van Adrichem-Rochon were also nominated. In a surprise presentation, esteemed barrister and Queen’s Counsel Ted Warren received a Lifetime Achievement Award recognizing his 50 year legal career. “This is a total surprise to me,” said the clearly moved Warren, as family and friends cheered loudly. Laurier Optical took home the Mel Johnston Established Business of the Year Award, presented to a company that has been in business for at least six years and demonstrates commitment to commu465321

nity, job creation, employee relations, and customer service. RB Heating & Air Conditioning was also considered. Louise and Company edged out Back In Motion to win the New Business of the Year Award. Both businesses were commended for their many charitable contributions. Tallman Truck Centre, previously known as the Kemptville Truck Centre and one of Canada’s Top 50 Employers, was given the Chamber’s Employer of the Year Award. “They say (we had) humble beginnings, but I guess we never knew any different,” said company president Gerald Tallman. “We came to work and helped out the community, and things like this happen.” McGahey Law, a busy law firm led by Kim McGahey that still finds time to give back to the community, was the other finalist. Lynn Cryderman of North Grenville District HS and Bradley Leach from St. Michael Catholic HS were selected by their teachers for Co-op Student Awards, presented to high school students with an interest

in commerce and the potential to one day run their own local business. Cryderman gained invaluable teaching experience from her co-op placement, and Leach began his trade apprenticeship in carpentry working at Lockwood Brothers Construction. The 22nd annual awards night marked a special milestone for the Chamber of Commerce, which turns 30 this year. “This is a night of celebration,” said Board Chair Mark Thornton of Bell Aliant, the evening’s main sponsor. Ottawa restaurateur Dave Smith delivered a rousing keynote address challenging the business community to band together and support worthy causes. Coun. Barb Tobin, MPP Steve Clark and MP Gord Brown brought best wishes from their respective governments, and Kemptville Youth Centre president Lisa Davis thanked the business community for its continuous support of the youth centre, which was the beneficiary of a raffle and silent auction at the gala that raised $1,720.

Public Vehicle/Equipment Auction Saturday, May 21, 2011, 9:00 a.m. Civic #2250, County Road 31, Winchester, ON 613-774-7000 or 1-800-567-1797 More than 300 vehicles and equipment from Federal Government and others Primary list at:

Cars: 08 Prius, 116 kms; 08 Taurus, 113 kms; 07 Aveo, 67 kms; (5)07 Charger, 153-204 kms; 06 Malibu, 126 kms; 06 Taurus, 103 kms; 06 Magnum, 164 kms;06 G6, 145 kms; (2)05 Focus, 169-306 kms; (2)05 Impala, 86-267 kms; 05 G6, 86 kms; 05 Civic, 88 kms; 05 300, 278 kms; 05 Sentra, 94 kms; 05 Altima, 92 kms; 05 Sonata, 169 kms; 05 Sonata, 169 kms; 05 3, 126 kms; 04 SRX, 187 kms; 04 Malibu, 105 kms; 04 Lancer, 120 kms; 04 Epica, 83 kms; 04 Sonata, 167 kms; 04 Impala, 139 kms; 04 Taurus, 213 kms; 04 Maxima, 144 kms; 03 Protégé, 227 kms; (3)03 Impala, 189-248 kms; 03 Civic, 204 kms; 03 Intrepid, 150 kms; 03 Gr Am, 191 kms; 03 Altima, 150 kms; 03 G35, 210 kms; 03 Protégé, 199 kms; 03 Focus, 118 kms; 03 Camry, 211 kms; 02 Century, 212 kms; 02 Jetta, 274 kms; 02 Intrigue, 132 kms; 02 Gr Am, 123 kms; 02 Corolla, 141 kms; 02 Altima, 171 kms; 01 Maxima, 201 kms; 01 Malibu, 246 kms; 01 Accord, 109 kms; 01 Focus, 193 kms; 01 Forester, 230 kms; 01 Saturn, 50 kms; 00 Cr Vic, 199 kms; (6)00 Impala, 158-238 kms; 00 Accord, 202 kms; 99 Civic, 249 kms; 99 Accord, 277 kms; 99 Firebird, 105 kms; 99 Maxima, 260 kms; 99 Civic, 264 kms; 99 Taurus, 135 kms; 99 Cavalier, 155 kms; 98 S70, 228 kms; 98 BMW 3, 170 kms; 98 Intrigue, 253 kms; 97 Maxima, 253 kms SUVs: 07 Compass, 111 kms; 07 Trailblazer, 182 kms; 06 XL7, 127 kms; 06 Equinox, 103 kms; 05 Equinox, 163 kms; 05 Murano, 104 kms; 05 Santa Fe, 122 kms; 05 Explorer, 146 kms; 04 Liberty, 137 kms; 04 Explorer, 210 kms; (2)04 Santa Fe, 118-138 kms; 04 Liberty, 99 kms; 04 Rendezvous, 62 kms; 03 Murano, 203 kms; 03 Liberty, 112 kms; 03 Cherokee, 142 kms; 02 Liberty, 186 kms; 02 Blazer, 192 kms; 02 4Runner, 279 kms; (2)00 Cherokee, 211-235 kms; 98 Pathfinder, 254 kms; 92 Suburban, 463 kms Vans: 08 Montana, 105 kms; 07 Freestyle, 138 kms; 07 Quest, 77 kms; 06 Montana, 139 kms; (2)05 Freestar, 141-156 kms; (2)05 Montana, 124-208 kms; 04 Freestar, 148 kms; 04 MPV, 121 kms; 04 Montana, 187 kms; (2)04 Venture, 92-125 kms; 04 Caravan, 216 kms; 03 Econoline, 234 kms; (2)03 Caravan, 85-133 kms; 03 Windstar, 230 kms; 02 Ram, 61 kms; 02 Odyssey, 160 kms; 02 Express, 288 kms; (3)02 Caravan, 159-220 kms; 02 Montana, 185 kms; (2)02 Venture, 145-248 kms; 01 Astro, 136 kms; 01 Caravan, 182 kms; 00 MPV, 136 kms; 00 Montana, 150 kms; 99 Lumina, 250 kms; 99 Express, 131 kms Light Trucks: 06 F250, 167 kms; 06 Sierra, 114 kms; 05 F150, 138 kms; 05 Sierra, 177 kms; 04 Dakota, 123 kms; 04 Titan, 211 kms; 04 Sierra, 133 kms; 04 F150, 190 kms; 03 Sierra, 227 kms; 03 F150, 119 kms; 02 Ram, 252 kms; 02 Silverado, 374 kms; 01 Dakota, 218 kms; 00 Sierra, 210 kms; 98 F150, 223 kms; 96 Ranger, 144 kms; 95 Sierra, 341 kms Heavy Vehicles: 00 GMC C6500, 120 kms; 92 Freightliner Boom, t/a, 227 kms; 91 IH 2574 Snowplow, 304 kms; 91 Volvo Snowplow, 294 kms; 87 IH Cab & Chassis, 183 kms Trailers: 21’ tagalong, pindle hitch, t/a, tilt, air brakes; 08 HH Utility; Steel Homemade Float; Homemade Car Carrier; 08 Haulmark Cargo; 00 Trub LS1 Utility; 91 Normand 5th Wheel Camper; 10 Brimar DT7 Dump; 00 Reefer; 09 Homemade Car; 97 Jayco Camper Recreational: New 2010 PGO Scooters; 88 Cador Fishing boat; 88 Triton KMV boat; Sundowner Boat Misc: Davtair Truck Box; Easy Kleen Pressure Washers; Bobcat 763, 1175 hrs; Tennant 285 Sweeper; Buckets, Posthole auger, pallet fork new attachments for any Skidsteer loader; Case MX110 tractor, 5046 hrs; 10 Nedland Rolloff Trailer; (6) Nedland Rolloff Containers; JD 4x2 Gator, 1306 hrs; (4) 06 Clubcar Electric Golfcarts

Citizen of the Year Robert Noseworthy (left) with Chamber Board Chair Mark Thornton.

We are supporting the CHEO Foundation again this year and we are looking for donations of vehicles, ATV’s, trailers, lawn mowers, etc. All proceeds will go to the CHEO Foundation. Please contact Hunter at 613-774-7000 if you are interested.

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Christopher Lane of Laurier Optical (centre) accepts the Established Business of the Year Award from (left to right) Robert Noseworthy, Stacey Seymour of RBC, GMC dealer Bill Osborne, and Mark Thornton.


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Kemptville Pentecostal Church. 1964 County Road 43 - Kemptville. Sunday services: 10:00am and 6:30pm. Sunday School during service. Reverend Steven Kohls.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far. Let your bending in the archer’s hand be for gladness; for even as He loves the arrow that flies, so He loves also the bow that is stable.” Happy Mother’s Day, everyone.



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to get through the We had them crowd of slow-moveach read a verse ing shoppers so we from The Prophet could go home. by Kahlil Gibran. The baby needAs Mother’s Day ed a nap. She was passes by for angetting cranky. It other year, let’s seemed that she remind ourselves was getting fussier what it’s all about: and more agitated “Your children with every step I are not your chiltook. dren. They are the I moved more sons and daughquickly. The grumters of Life’s longbling turned into a ing for itself. wail. They come “A n a s t a s i a ! through you but The Accidental Would you please not from you, and give me a break!” I though they are Farmwife hissed as I finally with you yet they Diana Fisher reached the end of belong not to you. the mall, opened You may give the door and navithem your love but gated the stroller outside. It was not your thoughts, for they have then that I noticed her shoe was their own thoughts. missing. And Milena had a reYou may house their bodies ally guilty look on her face. but not their souls, for their “Did you take your sister’s souls dwell in the house of toshoe off ?” I asked her, putting morrow, which you cannot visit, two and two together. not even in your dreams. “It’s in the stowah,” she You may strive to be like them, smiled, pointing back down the but seek not to make them like long mall. Sigh. you. For life goes not backward I searched for 30 minutes and nor tarries with yesterday. never did find that shoe. Damn side-by-side strollers. Eighteen years ago. Eighteen months ago, it seems. And now my last baby bird is preparing her wings for flight. I worry she won’t have nice roommates. I worry she won’t eat properly. That she won’t be safe. Or happy. I have to try to keep my worries to myself. And be proud of the independent young woman I have helped to raise. On our wedding day, the Farmer and I wanted our five daughters to play an important part in the ceremony.

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The Farmer decided to let the ewes and lambs out of the barn in honour of the nicer weather. Or maybe it was in honour of Mother’s Day. Out in the open pasture, the little ones are continually getting separated from their mothers. All I can hear is the sound of hoarse little lambs going “Maaaa-aaaah!” Some of the ewes answer, while others don’t. The unresponsive ones aren’t necessarily bad mothers. They might be just a little preoccupied. The day before Mother’s Day found me in Walmart. I watched a frazzled mother juggling two kids in the lineup at McDonald’s. One little guy, kicking his foot impatiently against the hip he was resting on, lost his shoe. His eyes followed the colourful sneaker as he and his mother slowly moved away from it and towards their table. He started to wail in some indecipherable baby gibberish that only made sense to him. The young mum tried to shush him as she fit him into his high chair. Finally she noticed her son was missing his footwear and retraced her steps to retrieve the shoe. Little man sniffled and shivered and reached for a French fry. As I watched from my vantage point across the crowd, I was instantly transported back in time about 18 years. I had a side-byside stroller with two little girls in it. The larger child was four years old and her little sister was one. I was pregnant with my third. My back ached and my feet throbbed. I was in a hurry

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Accessible Customer Service required by 2012 The Chamber held an Open to all Business Connection on Wed. April 27 to provide information to business, individuals and organizations that deal with customers, on the new accessibility - Customer Service requires under the Provincial legislation. All must comply by January 2012 under this category of the Act. Cahl Pominville, Director of Corporate Services for the Municipality of North Grenville and his colleague, Kevin Spencer, accessibility coordinator for the United Counties presented to attendees. Pictured left is Chamber board Chair Mark Thornton, Bell, Council/Chamber Liaison Councillor Barb Tobin, Presenters Kevin Spencer and Cahl Pominville. The Chamber will provide the power point presentation docs. To the attendees along with a quiz, that will assist them in better understanding what steps to take to fill their responsibility under this requirement. Further you are welcome to visit; an Ontario Chamber of Commerce initiative; providing lots of information about requirements, guides to setting policies, etc. Do not hesitate to contact the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce for further assistance on this important requirement of doing business in Ontario. Call the Chamber at 613-258-4838 or email:


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New Member Performance Horse & Rider Celebrates with Grand Opening

Heather Struthers, new Chamber Member and owner of Performance Horse & Rider celebrates her grand opening with an official Ribbon Cutting and receives certificates of congratulations from both MP Gord Brown, shown right and on behalf of MPP Steve Clark, Mayor Gordon presents (inset). Pictured above: L. Council/Chamber Liaison Councillor Barb Tobin, Chamber Director John P. Wilson, FFC, Mayor Dave Gordon, Chamber board Chair Mark Thornton, Bell, Heather Struthers, Performance Horse & Rider, MP Gord Brown, Councillor Tim Sutton and Gord Brown’s Son, Chance Brown.

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Left: Employer of the Year Gerald Tallman of Tallman Truck Centre with Chamber Board Chair Mark Thornton and Scotiabank representative Susan Tatarciuc. Centre: Louise Arsenault of Louise and Company was named the top new business. Right: Volunteer of the Year Fran Thompson with John Wilson of the Ferguson Forestry Centre and Thornton.




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Happy Birthday Giant Tiger BY HOWAIDA SOROUR A giant cake with a friendly tiger face was shared with customers at the Kemptville Giant Tiger (GT) as it celebrated the company 50th birthday along with every GT store coast to coast, on Saturday, May 7.

North Grenville Mayor David Gordon helps Giant Tiger owner and manager Ross Muir cut the Giant Tiger birthday cake at the store’s 50th anniversary celebrations on Saturday, May 7.

“The turnout was better than we expected,” said Ross Muir, owner/manager of the Kemptville GT, “and it was a lot of fun.” The parking lot at the Kemptville store was turned into a petting zoo as the folks from Big Sky Ranch came out to support one of their best sponsors with Diesel the Llama, Oscar the sheep, and a few other furry friends. The Kemptville Youth Centre was on hand to run a barbecue and a face painting booth, because in typical GT fashion it was as much a celebration as a fundraising opportunity for one of their favourite causes – Kemptville youth. “The youth centre is a good cause, they’re trying to do good things and if we can help them accomplish that, it’s fantastic,” said Muir. Inside the store, the Holy Cross Crusaders – the local Catholic school’s grades one and two choir, sang O Canada and Happy Birthday Giant Tiger to gathered staff, customers and North Grenville councillors. Councillor Tim Sutton was on hand to share in the celebration and Mayor David Gordon was there to cut the cake. “I grew up with GT,” said Gordon. “They support the community, they’ve got a big heart.” Giant Tiger opened in Kemp-

tville in 1988 when Councillor Terry Butler brought the franchise to town. “I was very impressed with Giant Tiger’s grass roots approach to management and merchandising,” recalled Butler, as he addressed the gathered crowd on Saturday. Muir, also a Kemptville resident with strong ties in the community, took over the store in 1998. “One of Giant Tiger’s main focus points is to be a pillar of the community and that’s what we’ll continue to focus on going forward,” said Muir. “Our goal is to be the community store of choice.” The Kemptville GT, follows the company’s corporate formula,

Members of the Holy Cross Catholic School’s grades one and two choir serenaded customers, staff and councillors with O Canada and Happy Birthday Giant Tiger at the store’s 50th anniversary celebrations held at the Kemptville location.

buying locally as much as pos- “I shop here often,” said Shani sible, hiring locally and support- Lee, a newly-arrived Kemptville ing the community with every resident. “I enjoy the shopping ‘after-dollar’ it can. experience at GT – their prices, selection and it’s close to my work, so it’s convenient.” The first Giant Tiger store opened on Saturday, May 3, 1961 on George Street in Ottawa by Gordon Reid, the founder and present day CEO of the company. Today the company boasts 199 stores across the country, with more than 6,500 employees. The idea, then and now, was to keep costs low and offer quality merchandise at low prices. “I shop at Giant Tiger because A long line of customers patiently inch forward in front of the Kemptville of the prices and the people,” said Sheila Watson, Kemptville Giant Tiger store to buy their hotdogs and drinks from Kemptville Youth resident. Centre volunteers at the Giant Tiger 50th anniversary celebrations.




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STAFF The first annual Beth Donovan Hike for Hospice was a success. On Sunday May 1, close to 100 people took part in the Hospice event at the Ferguson Forest Centre in Kemptville enjoying the great weather, barbecue and entertainment. “It was a wonderful day,” said Hospice executive director Dawn Rodger. She said the hike went very well. “We were totally thrilled with the results and happy with

the community support,” she said. The weekend event featured a barbecue looked after by the Mount Zion Masonic Lodge 28. Children had fun in the Kid’s Zone and parents were able to enjoy the entertainment. The funds raised all go directly back to the Hospice. The total of funds raised was $8,666. The sponsors for the hike were Westerra Homes, the Mount Zion Masonic Lodge 28, the Bayshore Home Health and GlaxoSmithKline Foundation.

The Beth Donovan Hospice has been helping its community since 1992 when Father Brian Hart and the parish council of the ST. Ann Roman Catholic Church and the Merrickville town council founded the Merrickville Hospice. In 1994, the late Beth Donovan, who was registered nurse, became the coordinater of volunteers for the Hospice. Thirteen families were served in the Hospice’s first year. By 1997, the Hospice had rented space in Kemptville.


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Seniors in North Grenville are invited to a special tea. The occasion will be the opening of the new North Grenville Public Library, now called the Norenberg Building. The tea will take place at the new library between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday May 29. If someone needs transportation to the special tea please call Pat Babin at 613-258-7563. Tea and other refreshments will be served. The tea is sponsored by the Friends of the North Grenville Public Library. The new library opening on Saturday May 28 will be one more great reason to take part in the 2011 Dandelion Festival in Old Town Kemptville. Everyone is welcome to come down to the annual summer party in Kemptville.


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Shroomfest magic helps Metcalfe community J.P. ANTONACCI

There were mushrooms of every kind on the menu at Shroomfest in Metcalfe last Thursday night. Well, almost every kind. “Your shrooms are delicious, but they’re not that

good,” quipped Ottawa comedian Carrie Goetz, one of the featured acts at the popular men’s night fundraiser for local charities sponsored by a group of communityminded individuals and businesses led by Al Graham of AJ’s Catering. Roughly 670 men packed the Metcalfe Fairground Agricultural Hall for the buffet dinner and comedy night,


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optimal tree and plant growth. As mentioned earlier, make every attempt not to waste any topsoil you have on your site. For example peel the soil off a site prior to digging a foundation for a new home. Stockpile it on site to be graded back in later. Do this even for a smaller project such as an excavation for a patio or driveway. In this way the poor quality subsoil doesn’t bury the good stuff. The same holds true for building planting beds. Avoid piling new additional good quality soil along house foundations. Chances are pretty good that the existing soil is only a couple of inches thick on sand fill. Piling on top results in those “extreme” raised beds that are unsightly. They are also impractical for water retention and good landscape results. Again, scrape off the few inches of good soil. Dig down to get 16 to 20 inches below what you want for finished grade and fill back with your good quality soil. Use

the excavated material to bring grades up somewhere else. If you still need soil after you use what’s on site you may be faced with buying some. Alternatively you can slowly build it. Ask about clay, sand and organic mater content. Some sources will even have data on pH which for the majority of plants is preferred neutral (6.6 – 7.4). Somewhat higher than that is alkaline and lower tends to acidity. There are plants that thrive in these extremes but neutral is generally best. The most common additive to bring vitality to a soil is organic matter and the most common is compost. It brings with it a number of benefits. It simultaneously helps with moisture, fertility and loosens soil structure. In heavy clays sand and compost mix will help and conversely in sandy soils try to increase clay and organic content. Compost can be bought or you

can make it in your garden in a variety of ways. Making your own saves money, reduces the amount of refuse moving off your site and can eliminate fertilizer needs. Be careful of the coarseness of the organic material because the micro organisms that work at decomposition use nitrogen for that process which can leave less N available for plants. Dig in your soil additives to maximize benefits. There will be more on composting and “compost tea” in future issues. There will always be plants that do better in a given soil and location than others. Do some homework and choose appropriately. In some cases look around to see what already grows on your site and get more of those varieties. These may well be native vegetation species. We’ll address the benefits of utilizing native species in the next issue.

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One of the easiest ways to improve the quality of your plants and vegetables is to reduce watering, directly from the well or municipal supply. The amount of water that is shed from some properties is enough to supply the most avid gardener for most of the growing season. A small amount of plumbing

engineering in your landscape can result in a more vigorous garden and a lot less tap water use. Air temperature water eliminates the shock to plants that well or municipal water brings. You can even run municipal water into your water collection system to top it up before watering plants. This has the double benefit of raising the temperature and gassing off some of the additives. The simplest way that you can

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The collected water was used for many things around the house. The thought that rainwater collection is unsightly isn’t necessarily the case. Properly planned and creatively incorporated it will add an attractive element to your landscape. We have used collection sources to power landscape water features and even used, usually, dry stream beds to distribute water to gardens. Be creative and have some fun with it. As mentioned, a large component of “Environmental Responsibility” lies in getting back to basics and simpler times. Environmentally responsible architects, builders and other proponents of “Sustainable Development” are already putting cisterns back into home engineering systems to flush toilets and water landscape and vegetable gardens. Surprising but true…one “Eco” home that I toured not too long ago even listed driveway washing, on a poster, as a use for the collected water. My hope is that not too many of us here in the country wash our driveways. We thought that was what brooms and rain were for. HAPPY GARDENING…!

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Peacefully, after a courageous battle with lung cancer, Marguerite (Maggie) O’Brien bravely and gracefully entered into rest on Saturday April 23, 2011, at the age of a young-at-heart 65. Predeceased by her parents Martin and Jean and sister Annalea and survived by her husband and love of her life, Roy Proulx and by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Maggie’s sense of commitment and responsibility allowed her to excel in everything she did. She achieved the position of being a Bank Officer with the Bank of Canada and was instrumental in changing some internal policies to be fairer and more just. Maggie loved life and lived it to the fullest. Creative and expressive in many ways, she was one of the core members of the Shout Sister choir and joyously exemplified its heart and soul. She was also a member of the Ottawa Valley Decorative Artists, the Kemptville Quilt Guild and a member and Executive member of the Rideau Glen Golf Club. Maggie willingly and tirelessly took on many responsibilities to enrich the lives of others. She selflessly devoted much of her time to volunteer activities with Victoria’s Quilts; The Abbotsford Center For Seniors; People, Words and Change; and the Kemptville Hospital - Post Operative Unit and also the Auxiliary Tea and Gift Shop and held the position of President in many of these organizations. Maggie’s compassion and caring for others enriched the lives of all who knew her. She will be remembered fondly and with much love by family and her many friends. A celebration of the life of this remarkable lady will be held on Saturday, May 14th at 2:30 at Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (Between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.). Friends and colleagues are invited to commemorate the life of this remarkable lady. A reception will follow immediately thereafter. In respect to those with sensitivity issues, please refrain from wearing perfume or scents of any other nature. A special thanks to the staff of the I.C.U unit of the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital, especially to Rebecca and Mary. In lieu of flowers donations to Victoria’s Quilts Canada – Kemptville Chapter, P.O. Box 1107, Kemptville, K0G 1J0 would be greatly appreciated. Condolences, tributes and donations can be made at

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discover this unique enclave of 27 beautiful two & three bedroom townhomes in ottawa’s established beacon hill neighbourhood. Just minutes from downtown and the Rockcliffe Parkway and surrounded by every possible convenience, you’ll have everything you need to make living at Euphoria a joy.

BEACON HILL River Ridge is ideally located in the charismatic town of Arnprior. This new community offers small town charm as well as the convenience of major urban centres within close proximity (only 20 mins. to Kanata and 40 mins. to downtown Ottawa). Talos will be building an enclave of single family homes featuring 2 storey and bungalow designs with several new models to choose from. Come check out what the gateway to the Ottawa Valley has to offer!



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New Home Warranty

NC)—To protect the warranty that you are entitled to as the owner of a newly built home in Ontario, routine upkeep is essential. Improper maintenance, or just plain neglect, can result in damages that your warranty won’t cover. Tarion Warranty Corporation, the non–profit, private corporation established in 1976 to protect new home buyers according to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act, suggests the following tips to help prevent moisture damage: OUTSIDE THE HOME • Fix the caulking around windows and doors and on the roof if it becomes cracked or separated. • Keep flowerbeds and landscaping at least six inches or 150 mm away from the top of the foundation. Placing soil near or above the top of the foundation allows moisture to come into direct contact with the structure of the home. • Clear eavestroughs of debris regularly and extend downspouts so that water is directed away from your home. Water that flows around the foundation could

eventually find its way into the basement. • Have your roof inspected regularly to ensure shingles, flashing and chimney caps are in place and sealed properly. INSIDE THE HOME • In the summer, dehumidify the basement to avoid condensation buildup on the cool foundation walls.

systems in your new home – including heating, electrical, plumbing and air conditioning – will both help safeguard your warranty and ensure you enjoy your home to the fullest. A more detailed Home Maintenance Checklist can be found online at If you have any questions about your warranty, contact Tarion at 1–877–982–7466.

• Repair leaky pipes and fixtures immediately. Clean and completely dry any areas that are dampened or wet within 48 hours. • Investigate and identify any musty smells and odours. They are often an indicator that there is a hidden moisture problem. • Purchase a “hygrometer” to monitor the relative humidity in your home. Ask your builder about additional maintenance tips. He may also be able to provide information about proper maintenance for specific products provided by manufacturers. Knowing how to properly operate all the

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Community Calendar



May 13-15


Just Kiddin’ Theatre presents The Mirror Never Lies. Old Town Hall. Fri-Sun 7 p.m. & Sat 1 p.m. Tickets $10. Purchase online at

May 13


Royal Canadian Legion hosts roast pork dinner from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Adults $12, children 10 and under $5. All welcome.

May 13


Kemptville Cruise Night. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Every Friday until September 30. Meet at Food Basics on Hwy 43. Contact Rod Rafter 258-7567 or

May 13-14


Metcalfe Cooperative Nursery School Annual Spring Garage Sale. Fri 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sat 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Metcalfe Fairgrounds - Agricultural Hall (2821 8th Line Rd) Call 613-821-3196 or visit for info or to donate items.

May 14

North Gower

Carsonby United Church presents the Ottawa Police Chorus and Salvation Army Brass Band, 7:30 p.m. at the Alfred Taylor Centre (North Gower). Tickets in advance or at the door: $15 adults, $8 for children under 12. Call Isobel at 489-3276.

May 14


13th Annual Plant/Bake Sale and Scholastic Book Fair at South Branch Elementary School on Concession Rd. 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

May 14


Roast beef dinner and live auction hosted by CFJR radio personality Bruce Wylie. St. Mark Parish Centre. 461 Edward St. Doors at 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. $20. Proceeds to Food For All Food Bank. For tickets call 613-925-2444.

May 14


Garage Sale supporting Royal LePage Shelter Foundation at Royal LePage office at 2705 County Rd. 43. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds to Naomi’s Family Resource Centre in Winchester. 613-258-1990.

We Beautify Your Entire Home! • Windows & Doors • Kitchens & Bathrooms • Flooring • Sunrooms • Roofing & Siding Call us for a free in-home consultation

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May 14


Teddy Bear Picnic in Chesterville Community Park. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 per child for unlimited airbounce, petting zoo and crafts and games. Free for adults. Meet Winnie the Pooh, Dora and Diego. Sponsored by Happy Face Nursery School. 448-2771.

May 14


Annual Yard and Bake Sale at Heckston United Church. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come and shop or rent a table and sell your “stuff.” Call Tina @ 258-4252 or Doug @ 989-5374.

May 14


Village Voices Women’s Choir presents “What a Wonderful World!” with guests The Ottawa Youth Harp Ensemble. 7:30 pm. at Trinity Bible Church, 4101 Stagecoach Rd. $10; Free for children 12 and under. 8212174 for more information.

May 14


9th Annual Canoe Poker Run. Start at O’Hagens Bridge. 9 a.m. register. 10 a.m. start. Registration $15 adult/$5 child (for prize eligibility) at

May 14-15


Three lectures on creation by Dr. Jim Mason of CMI-Canada at Harmony Community Church, 12010 Ormond Rd., Winchester. Sat. 6:30 and 7:40 p.m. Sun. 10:30 a.m. Call Pastor Bruce North at 774-5170 for more info.

Simply Good Food with Good Service

May 15


Fish Fry at Osgoode Legion hosted by St. James United Church. 4 p.m. Adults $15, kids under ten $8, family $40 (2 adults, 2 plus kids). Eat in/take out. Tickets 613-826-2331.

May 17


Registration for the 2011/2012 skating season with the Spencerville Skating Club at the Spencerville Arena. Tots, CanSkate, Novice, StarSkate, Adult and PowerSkate.

Located Downstairs at 28 Clothier St. East, Kemptville CLOSED MONDAYS

May 18


Kemptville Players Inc. social evening and theatre activity at 7:30 p.m. at the Oddfellows Hall on Clothier St. Public welcome. 258-9657 for info.

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Something for everyone! Catering Available


Want to submit an event to appear on this calendar? Let us know within 3 weeks of the event by emailing


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Platinum winner 2011 Reader’s Choice Award Import Car Dealership


2010 Kia Soul4U

2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS

Sun roof, power windows, air, rear window wiper, cruise, control power door locks, tilt steering, power mirrors, heated seats, rear defroster, alloy wheels.

Automatic, 2.2L, air, cruise, power steering, tinted windows, CD player, 60,544 kms. Stk. # U1929.

2007 Nissan Versa

2005 Pontiac Sunfire Coupe


Air, power group, power steering, tinted windows, bucket seats, tilt steering, security features, CD player, 112,079 kms. Stk. # 11N131A.



Air, alloy wheels, tilt steering, sun/moon roof, rear spoiler, fog lamps, CD player, 135,418 km. Stk. # 10N078A.




2007 Kia Spectra LX

2009 Chevrolet Impala LS



2003 Kia Rio

2009 Chrysler 300 Touring

2007 KIA Magentis SX



Air, cruise, power group, Air, cruise, power group, tinted windows, bucket seats, alloy wheels, tinted windows, security features, bucket seats, security keyless entry, CD player, features, keyless entry, 79,917 kms. Stk. # 10P079A. 37,251 kms. Stk. # U1915.

Power steering, CD player, 5 spd. manual, 4 dr, front wheel drive, seats 5, 1.6l 4 cyl., 97,913 kms, Stk. # 9N051A.


2009 Kia Magentis LX

Air, cruise, power group, power steering, antilock brakes, tilt steering, CD player, 32,926 km. Stk. # U1886.


Air cruise, power group, Air, auto, cruise, power group, alloy wheels, tinted windows, alloy wheels, tinted windows, heated seats, tilt steering, tilt steering, security features, sun/moon roof, fog lamps, keyless entry, CD player, 85,867 kms. Stk. # 9N067A. 39,616 kms. Stk. # U1924.

2009 Kia Magentis LX

2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 4x4

2008 Chevrolet Silverado LS Ext Cab




5.3L 8 cyl., 4 dr, air, cruise, Air, cruise, power group, 4x4, 5.3L 8 cyl., air, chrome power group, traction control, wheels, power locks, tinted power steering, roof racks, tow pkg., running windows, tilt steering, keyless antilock brakes, bucket boards, tonneau cover, seats, tilt steering, CD player, entry, tow package, bed liner, 35,887 kms. Stk. # U2007 32,926 kms. Stk. # U1882. 51,011 kms. Stk. # P1018

2007 Chevrolet Impala LTZ

3.9L, air, power group, traction control, tinted windows, heated leather seats, keyless entry, fog lamps, 76,959 kms. Stk. # U1932.

2007 Chev Colorado 2007 Ford Explorer LT Crew Cab 4x4 XLT 4x4

3.7L, 5 cyl., air, cruise, power 4.0L, 6 cyl., air, cruise, group, alloy wheels, auto, power group, traction control, security features, tow pkg., security features, roof racks, bed liner, tonneau cover, tow pkg., running boards, 54,815 kms, Stk. # P1026A. 77,307 kms, Stk. # T667.



2008 KIA Sorento LX AWD

2007 Jeep Compass Limited

2007 KIA Rondo EX V6






2009 KIA Rondo EX V6

2009 Dodge Grand 2009 Dodge Caravan SE Journey SXT 3.5L

Air, cruise, power group, Air, cruise, power group, security features, keyless stability control, alloy wheels, tinted windows, heated seats, entry, rear spoiler, fog lamps, security features, fog lamps, Bluetooth, CD changer, rear air conditioning, roof racks, Bluetooth, roof racks, 65,068 km. Stk. # U1030. 46,360 kms. Stk. # U2018.



2008 KIA Sedona LX

2008 KIA Rondo EX V6



Air, cruise, power group, Air, cruise, power group, 7 pass., air, cruise, power traction control, tire pressure tinted windows, tilt steering, group, stability control, monitor, stability control, captains chairs, security alloy wheels, tinted windows, security features, rear air, features, keyless entry, rear heated bucket seats, roof racks, 4 captains chairs, air, reverse sensors, roof racks, security features, roof racks, full stow & go. Stk. # P1020. 43,214 kms. Stk. # 11P072A. 83,952 kms. Stk. # 11N132A


Air, cruise, power group, Air, cruise, power group, Air, cruise, power group, tilt steering, power steering, traction & stability control, stability control, heated seats, alloy wheels, tinted windows, tinted windows, bucket security features, fog lamps, keyless entry, fog lamps, leather heated seats, security steering wheel audio, CD player, tow package, features, Bluetooth, roof racks, tow package, 62,312 km. Stk. # U1918. 31,743 kms. Stk. # P1024 90,844 km. Stk. # U1917AA.

*Prices DO NOT include admin fee of $299.00 or any other applicable taxes. Certified pre-owned Kia comes with our 5-star warranty for a minimum of 1 year-on top of any remaining factory warranty. Financing as low as 2.9% on all CPOV vehicles. All new car payments INCLUDE all fees and taxes. See dealer for details.

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May 12, 2011