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VOLUME 7 ISSUE 12 Cover Painting: Vic Gibbons Photo by: RoseLe Studio www.HubMedia.info

DECEMBER 2019


I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to interview Shawn Yarrow, General Manager from Simcoe Volkswagen, located on 370 Queensway West, Simcoe ON. Q: Shawn, tell me a little about yourself. Were you born and raised in Simcoe? A: I was born and raised in Montreal, and I am Bilingual. I moved to Waterdown in 2002, and I drive to Simcoe every day. I love it here! Q: What kind of vehicle do you drive? A: I drive a 2019 VW Arteo, and I love it! The vehicle has every safety and performance feature available. My favourite thing about it is the driver’s seat massager. Good for the one hour drive to work every day. Q: Is the VW good on gas? A: The VW is very good on gas. The VW is moving away from the diesel powered engine and in the future we are looking to have all vehicles have electric powered engines. Q: Why did you choose VW? A: Well, it is not a quick answer. I work for a company that has eleven stores, and I manage three of them, but I always loved VW. Q: I love Herbie the Love Bug, how about you? A: I do too! Q: What is your position in the dealership? A: I am the general manager. Q: How long have you been at this dealership? A: Since June of this year. Q: Do you sometimes find it hard to deal with difficult customers? A: No. The reason I say no is that today it is all about finding solutions. Everyone has problems, we are here to find solutions.

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Q: What is it like selling vehicles? A: I love selling vehicles, it is a passion. It’s the second biggest purchase a person can make. I love the excitement, and I love seeing people feel warm and fuzzy as they leave the lot. Q: Why did you choose to sponsor me for The Hub? A: I like your story, I like The Hub. I think it is important to reach out to the community. I feel like you and I are doing this together, we are working together to serve the community. Q: Have you ever sponsored anyone else? A: We sponsor hockey teams, the Norfolk County Fair, different parades and events. This is new, I hope we work together and our story helps the community. Let’s do good work together.

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Q: Why should people buy a VW Car? A: VW is the #1 manufacturer in the world. The German engineering is second to none. VW is the only German dealership in town, and we have young, friendly, knowledgeable staff. Next year they are bringing back the old hippy style VW van, only all electric.

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THE HEALTHY BENEFITS Fishing offers so much to everyone who participates. In the USA, fishing is the nation’s most popular outdoor activity second only to jogging. As many of you know, fly fishing is a personal passion. It’s not that I don’t use all methods – trolling, downrigging, spinning, baitcasting, centre pinning, etc. – because I do. Fly fishing is gaining in popularity these days for many reasons. This is especially true with the female gender. In my own fly fish guiding and instructional business, women have made up just over forty per cent of the ‘Hands-on Learn-to’ lesson for the past two years. Women have been an integral part of fly fishing since, “A Treatise of Fishing with an Angle by Juliana Berners” was published in the late 15th century. Clients exposed to fly fishing for the first time, experienced how much fun and easy it was. They were more surprised to discover that catching a fish wasn’t the only awesome thing about the sport but that it is extremely good for you. The art of fly fishing is great for the body, mind and soul, exercises muscles, calms and focuses your thoughts, gives you goals and a sense of accomplishment, and gets you into the outdoors and nature. There is medical and scientific research to back this up. It’s inclusive. It is available to everyone. It is no longer a sport for the rich. The cost to get into the sport has certainly become affordable. There is now clothing such as waders and garments for women and children. No longer do they have to wear men’s clothing that does not fit properly. If you fish for trout, it is a transition from spinning. Today you can fish for any species that swims – carp, walleye, panfish, shark, tuna and so much more. If there is water in your backyard, it is fly fishable. It’s incidental exercise. Fly fishing gives you exercise without realizing you are. The activity is rather low impact and therefore is good for all types of people. Hiking to the river, climbing down and up river banks, standing in the river with the current pushing against you, casting your rod all day, fighting fish, and then hiking back is all a good workout. If you’re a Fitbit user a great way to get your steps! It’s a stress reliever. We all live in a fast-paced, stressed lifestyle these days. Fly fishing teaches us to be present or in the zone. You focus on the water for signs of fish, watch the bugs fluttering over the water, hear the wind in the trees and watch the birds and animals living in their natural surroundings. You lose track of time and the everyday pressures. It’s personal. In fly fishing, it is yourself competing against yourself. Even if you are fishing with another person, or a group, it’s about what your fly hooks up with. To be successful in regard to a hookup, you’re conscious of your fly presentation. You must be cognizant of your surroundings to keep your fly from hooking grass or trees. It certainly teaches patience. It’s good karma. I challenge you to find another sport that fosters the desire to get involved in the outside world or has a larger heart. If you care for the world around you, you can practice catch and release, participate in river cleanups and educate about invasive species. Getting lost in the outside world triggers an awareness of the tribulations facing the natural world. You can assist vets with PTSD through Project Healing Waters, or oversee women with breast cancer through Casting for Recovery, or educate school-age children by getting them outdoors. No matter if you decide to fly fish, just get outdoors and take advantage that all fishing has to offer. Larry can be reached at lmello1647@rogers.com

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When Art Is Your Truth Written by Genna Conte, Lot 86 Media

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. ― Thomas Merton

For Nancy Darlene Ackersviller, it was in losing herself, that her passion emerged. In this crazy world, art is one of the beautiful things. It’s not surprising so many of us feel an emotional pull when it comes to creative work – there are so many ways in which it can be experienced. I’ve always believed we are all artists in our own way; we each have a story and the way it unfolds is our canvas. Nancy’s story was born from a young girl with many aspirations. She grew up on a dairy farm north of Stratford, ON, milking cows and working in the fields. She was an avid swimmer who found a sense of calm from being in the water and used art to recreate the beauty around her. After receiving a scholarship for post-secondary education, Nancy graduated with Honours from the University of Waterloo Fine Arts program and was on the path to start teaching. But as is the case for many, life took a few turns and she found herself back in the country raising her two boys and pursuing a career as a personal banker. She stuffed her art into the closet. What brought it back out? A deep inner knowing that it was time. After 25 years of not creating and many sleepless nights of feeling lost and beaten by the trials of life, Nancy’s true passion was re-awakened. She started creating again in 2016 and hasn’t looked back since. As Nancy returned to drawing in her chosen medium—coloured ink on paper—she began to feel that her work was being guided by something bigger than herself. Although her art is abstract, people started noticing images within her pieces and feeling them on a deeper level. Nancy believes that as her own healing completed, powerful feelings of love and transformation were emoted in her work, enabling her to channel healing messages for others. Things evolved quickly when Nancy started doing shows in the holistic wellness circuit. Requests for custom pieces were rolling-in as people were pulled to discover an intuitive message received just for them. She could see her art was genuinely affecting others, giving them whatever it was they needed to know or feel. “There’s almost always tears when I hand-deliver my commissioned pieces” she says, “but they’re always followed by giant hugs of gratitude. Seeing how my art is received is what keeps me going .. it’s a confirmation that what I’m doing is needed.” Today, Nancy’s art has moved from drawing to mixed-medium painting, including natural and spiritual elements such as wood, feathers and crystals. She sees each artistic ‘mistake’ as an opportunity to create on a new level, expand consciousness, and manifest. What’s in store for the future? Nancy is currently making plans to open a local gallery with studio space, but in the meantime, you can view her work and connect with her to learn more about custom pieces at nancydarlene.com.


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HOLIDAYS MADE EASY As the parents of three growing boys, Rob and Jessi understand the pressures faced by a busy modern family. That’s why they try to make your shopping experience as pain free as possible, offering an exceptional assortment of quality goods and fresh produce at reasonable prices. Below is just a sample of what we have to offer.

FOOD TRAYS FROM THE DELI Let our Deli Department help with your holiday entertaining with one of our food trays such as a PC Italian Charcuterie Tray, Great Canadian Gourmet Cheeses, Meat & Cheese Classic Combo.

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Wintry days are perfect for slow cooking while wrapping Holiday gifts. The chill in the air brings out cosy sweaters, and memories of years past. There are a variety of ways to make chilli. Traditionally chilli is made with ground beef, but you can switch it up using ground turkey or chicken. Try a variation and see. Make a big batch for a weekend, or make to freeze in smaller containers to take to work or grab on busy days. This chilli is filled with protein, fibre, and is low in carbohydrates. This is a healthy addition to the lighter living lifestyle. For more recipes, info and local resources i.e. Oxford Empowered TV episodes & podcasts visit https://tinyurl.com/lighterliving.

• 1 large onion sliced and diced as you like Sautéed in pot that you browned the meat in. • 1 green or red pepper sliced and diced Sautéed with the onions. • 2 cans of diced tomatoes in juice • 1 can of beans of your choice • Large handful of washed spinach • Chilli seasoning to your taste • 1 tbsp thyme, oregano, • Salt & pepper to taste when browning the meat Add all ingredients in the crock pot to simmer on medium for 3 hours. Enjoy.

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It’s funny how every horizon line looks the same, from here

it could be nothing more than a slip and slide, or nothing less than the edge of the world. Although I know it’s neither, my mind always seems to wander to the worse of the two, imagination is a powerful tool. We paddle to the bank and hop out of our kayaks and onto the shore, pulling our boats up after us. Looking down on a rapid from land always makes it look smaller… so why does this one look so big? Three massive piles of foam and froth where the water pours over rock ledges and then back in on itself, forming great obstacles from one end of the river to the other. I take my time, and search for pauses and breaks in the foam to find green inviting tongues of water, glassy and smooth, where I might cheat the river and pass through its grips unnoticed. I watch mesmerized as patterns form in the ever changing water as it shimmers and flows, stopping here and starting there, only to be thrown and bounced around turbulently, before finally coming to rest once more at the end of the rapid. For a while, I’m lost in the world of the water. My instructor greets me as a bridge between two worlds, and asks if I’ll be running or walking this rapid. “I’m not sure,” I reply, fear is deep within me, and I don’t want to admit it, but walking has been on my mind. “There's no shame in walking a rapid, it takes a lot of courage to know yourself well enough to know when to walk. I’m not going to tell you to run it,” he says to me. “That’s a choice only you can make, and everything we do is always challenge by choice. I will tell you this, I’ve seen you paddle for almost a week now, and I know that you have the skills to run this rapid. This is a great environment to challenge your fears.” The horizon line looks the same as before, and my imagination fills it with the same fears as before. However, as I approach the edge from the centre of the river, I see the rapid from the river, for the first time and realize… my imagination hasn’t got jack on reality. I follow my path, punching over one pile of foaming water and then the next. Huge swells of whitewater tower over me consuming every direction, and true fear fills every square inch of my body, I pretend that it hasn’t. Chaos is all around me, I line my bow up into the mountain of water ahead and reach my paddle as far into its heart as I can, and pull myself up and through with every inch of strength I have in my body. Water slams into my chest and face with tremendous force as

I’m swallowed up into the foam. Only to be reborn again on the other side, sailing through the air as I fall back to earth, or water rather, with a satisfying splash of the hull of the boat on the river. I give a howl of pure adrenaline as I fly down the rest of the river bouncing left and right with the flow of the water like a drunk roller coaster. A grin spreading uncontrollably across my face as I sail into the eddie, and greet my friends and fellow paddlers. That was five years ago now, but I still remember it like it was yesterday. Overcoming that fear to be brought such joy was the kickstart to my paddling career. And five years later I’m instructing at the very same place where it all began, The Madawaska Kanu Centre, helping others to learn the river and the skills, to learn to be afraid of the water, and to overcome that fear to find the joy and freedom of whitewater. Fear is a funny thing, skill and fear often go hand in hand. Ignorance is the opposite of both and honesty is the only way to see them clearly. But hey, I’m not some hotshot philosopher, I’m just another crazy river hippie. Hope to see you on the river, Lirum Scott

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By CHARLIE UPSHALL

I have always believed in aiming high. It is the only way an ordinary person can do extraordinary things. The goal is a reach, but it seems feasible in that, last year, I totalled 179 miles during the first three days of the 10 Day race. Thus, if I can manage to sustain that pace for six days, 363 miles is possible.

IN THE

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multi-day races of such length, there are no training manuals or prescribed programs set out to follow, such as there are for shorter races. One must decide what seems to make sense, as well as what the body and mind can handle without breaking down. Basically, I have only my prior experience to rely on.

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HAPPINESS NEEDS TO BE EARNED “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp. Or what’s a heaven for?”

- Robert Browning

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

- C.S. Lewis

Australian Drew Kettle, who was known as The Last Swagman, died in 2004. He was an outback trekker, walking thousands of kilometres on long-distance journeys accompanied by his dog. He collected funds for his favourite charities, The Flying Doctor service and the Lions Club. Kettle always slept in a swag, a canvas sheet lined with a blanket. He also participated in the famous Colac 6 Day Race seven times. In 1995, he set the world record for M75, completing 585 kilometres. That record still stands. Next year I will be seventy-five when my favourite event, 3 Days at the Fair, takes place and it has as its longest option a 6 Day. For me, it is always interesting to push my boundaries. Maybe I’m trying to find my limit and want to keep trying until I think I’ve found it. I also need to find a reason that will force me to look forward to being outside in the winter. It seems that with each passing year, I find thinking about the long, dark months of our Canadian winter more burdensome. I need a goal powerful enough to drive into submission the desire to just pull the covers up over my head. For me, the go-to motivator is walking/running. I have decided that over the next six months, I will embark on a training program that I feel could lead to being able to exceed Drew Kettle’s mark. In order to do so, I would have to complete at least 363 miles. For

As of the moment, my plan is to train as follows: WEEK 1 Monday

15k (all 15k days at race pace)

Tuesday

Short intervals; second workout power walking with group (optional)

Wednesday 15k Thursday

Tempo run; walking group (optional)

Friday

15k power walking

Saturday

Longish run

Sunday 15k WEEK 2 Monday 15k Tuesday

Long intervals; walking group (optional)

Wednesday 15k Thursday

Hill workout; walking group (optional)

Friday

15k power walking

Saturday

Long run

Sunday 15k Repeat Week 1 and Week 2 until further notice. Rest days will occur when I have other full-day commitments, the weather is very unpleasant, or I feel my body needs the rest. My desire is to do as much of the training on the Lynn Valley Trail as possible. The softer surface causes less impact on my knees than running on pavement. I am already putting more hard impact on my knee replacements than anyone I know about has ever done. The trail is also a more peaceful environment than being on the road.


My new knees are x-rayed yearly to check for any wear or damage. After two years, both are fine but, of course, I am hoping they will last as long as I do. A second operation on either would be more problematic than the original, and I have absolutely no wish to go through the ordeal of knee replacement again. Although I know that I am pushing a bit, I am trying to be cautious in my approach to training, accepting that I cannot train as I did for many years during my prime competitive period. Even back then, in the 1980s and ’90s, I found that what worked best for me was a total of about 120 km per week, certainly a reasonably high load compared to most. When I tried to go higher, I always broke down after a few weeks. Nevertheless, I attempted bigger mileage a number of times. This winter, I will be aiming for a total of 110 – 125 km weekly at a much lower intensity than back in the day. As I look forward to the big race next May, there is much to consider in addition to the simple act of forward propulsion. I will be putting serious thought into the following: hydration, nutrition, equipment, support and efficiency. In order to do so, I will continue to read everything I can get my hands on related to extremely long-distance running. I will review what I have done in past efforts. I will follow the running of the few appropriate races between now and then. I will spend some time visualizing. Importantly, I will continually talk over plans with my fellow great long-distance runners and friends Steve and Joe.

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I shall report on my progress in upcoming issues, hoping that it will be of some interest or that you can extrapolate my thoughts into your personal journeys toward challenging goals. I believe there is a lot to be said for giving your all to a desired venture. In the end, it comes down to just you versus you. If you obsess about something to a relatively high degree, if you really work at it, if you do everything you reasonably feel you can, there is something completely satisfying about that, whether you have total success in the end or not.

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By: Dave Scott A lot of us get together with our families this time of year to share some Christmas cheer!

Family

The diversity of characters in our clan always makes for an interesting time. We all seem to have different opinions on just about everything. I think over the years, we have all learned what subjects should be avoided and when to just let conversations end. I am glad that we are so unique because we all bring that individuality to the dinner table. Plus, we need to set a good example for our kids. They all enjoy seeing each other and catching up. Really that is what is important, ensuring that the kids have each other going forward, that family stays close.

Christmas

Our family is a busy one, so getting together is becoming harder to do. We are starting to realize that as we get older, there are fewer Christmases ahead of us. Sure, sometimes we don’t all see eye to eye, but that isn’t a bad thing. It just means we all grew up finding our own personality and following our own life path.

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A few months ago, Vic and I were sitting around enjoying our morning coffee, when Vic pulled out WINTER CARDINAL. I knew right then and there, it would be our Christmas cover. The WINTER CARDINAL is a classic Vic Gibbons print that continues to stand the test of time. Vic loves the colour red, and the features of the male Cardinal accented with the light falling winter snow as he stands perched perfectly on the evergreen pine, makes for that classic Christmas feel. Vic cannot remember where the photo of the Cardinal came from, but he remembers thinking he could not wait to paint the picture. Speaking of covers, over the years Vic’s paintings have appeared as covers for the Hamilton Spectator, Brantford Expositor, Anglers & Hunters Magazine and of course The Hub! Thanks to Vic for this outstanding painting and thank you to RoseLe Studio for the excellent photo of Vic’s work. Dave Scott

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The wonderful women of Sassyfras Boutique at the Eising Greenhouses and Garden Centre want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and share their hours for this years holiday season. They will be open December 24 from 10am to 2pm, December 26 (Boxing Day) from 9am to 5pm, and December 27 from 9am to 5pm. This month's lovely models from left to right: Arlene is always a standout with her beautiful silver plaid scarf from Cherie Bliss which compliments her LNBF red bamboo top. Alice is styling a black and winter white poncho from Asiri Design, a festive red top from tribal accented nicely by Christophe Poly earrings and a dazzling choker necklace from Decouture. Check out Kim with the cool looking plaid fur trim poncho from Cherie Bliss and comfy b.young ribbed leggings. Of course, up next is Jo-Anne, striking in her DEX black leggings complemented with a diagonal black, tan, red pattern poncho from Cherie Bliss. That knock out necklace Jo-Anne is wearing is from Krysia, a Canadian company. Now that you have seen some of the wonderful fashions at Sassyfras boutique, what are you waiting for? Stop by and get that favourite someone something special! From December 7-14, we will be celebrating our 5th Anniversary at Sassyfras. There will be treats, and each customer will receive a free gift and will receive a discount of 15%, 25%, 35% or 45% off of their purchase by drawing a ticket. In addition, anyone making a purchase will be entered in a draw for potentially winning one of five $50 gift cards.

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BARB ANSTEAD, Holistic Nutritionist

An inability to adapt to change is where the wheels typically fall off.

OUR LIVES ARE IN A CONSTANT STATE OF FLUX: As a Natural Nutritional Clinical Practitioner, much of what I do in a consultation is to assist my clients in trying to find the middle road. Moderation and balance as opposed to overindulgence versus denial - finding a happy medium and maintaining a healthy checkpoint, is a key outcome. For most, this can enable you to achieve and sustain a healthy, enjoyable lifestyle that brings you comfort and enjoyment along with the energy and vitality to engage in life with meaning. We are each unique and will have a very different recipe to work with, so many different ingredients and preferences! Life continually takes on a different spin, both expected and unexpected. Often, we are responding to things coming at us from many different directions. It stands to reason that this constant flux, this ebb and flow, is going to challenge the check systems we strive hard to put into place.

ADAPTABILITY & FLEXIBILITY: It isn't difficult to reason that we ourselves must, therefore constantly evolve, adapt and adjust to these changing environments and situations. These challenges could be internal, external, physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, environmental, etc. Essentially, what this means is that "homeostasis," staying in balance, needs to be a "homeodynamic" (constantly evolving) process of change, in order to keep a balance. At the cellular level, five minutes from now, you are already a different person than you were. This constant renewal and adaptation will be influenced either positively or negatively, by our ability to recognize, accommodate and adapt. A harmonious evolution of our "selves" requires the appropriate tools to support these processes and functions to enjoy a normal, healthy life.

ASSESSMENT & APPLICATION: When is the last time you checked in on your "self" to assess what is serving you and what needs to be re-evaluated or adjusted? I can say with certainty that the only thing that is constant, is change itself. Because each of us exists in a state of flux, we need to re-evaluate whether our habits and patterns are serving or suiting us. When we resist and hold on to "comfortable" habits or patterns we have become "stuck" in, we actually lose our "dynamic" potential. Checking in on your health and wellness with a qualified and trusted health care provider and reviewing all aspects of your health and lifestyle may give you the insight and motivation to make the changes required to embrace the new self you desire to be. Nutritional intake, water consumption, types and frequency of physical activity, relationships (with ourselves and others), sleep habits, supplements and medications, stress management techniques and strategies, mental and spiritual support and wellbeing, and of course the environments we live and work in are some of the aspects to take into consideration.

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TIPS FOR MENTAL WELLNESS DURING THE HOLIDAYS The holiday season is a busy time for most. There is so much to do, attend and plan, which can bring up feelings of being overwhelmed, anxious, stressed, and depressed. This is also a time where people may feel acutely aware of the void left by the loss of a loved one, and their own personal loneliness. Who is affected? Holiday depression, anxiety and stress can affect anyone at any age. Sometimes, these feelings are triggered by a specific event or life experience. There are many things happening around the holidays that can act as triggers. What can I do about this? Holiday depression, stress, anxiety can be managed by following the tips listed above. Many people who experience depression, anxiety and stress during the holidays may think that they should just be able to ‘get over it’ on their own. Others may need time to recognize how deeply this affects their life. If your holiday depression, anxiety or stress seems severe or is interfering with your job or home life, talk to your doctor. How can I help a loved one? Supporting a loved one who is experiencing holiday depression, anxiety or stress can be difficult. You may not understand why your loved one feels or acts a certain way. Some people who experience this feel like they have to do things a certain way or avoid things or situations, and this can create frustration or conflict with others. Here are some general tips: • Ask your loved one how you can help them. • Be patient—learning and practicing new coping strategies takes time. • If your loved one is learning new skills, offer to help them practice. • Listen and offer support, but avoid pushing unwanted advice. • Set boundaries and seek support for yourself, if needed. Here are some of the most common holiday triggers and tips to prevent and/or lessen holiday depression, anxiety and stress. Remember, that you always have a choice and there are options available to you. 1. Set a Budget. Plan your budget in advance of the holiday season. Try to only spend cash or debit. 2. Family. Not everyone in the family gets along, and sometimes there are personal conflicts. Be realistic about what you can and cannot do. Set boundaries with your family and communicate them. 3. Overindulgence. When you plan your holiday schedule, don’t forget to schedule in opportunities to be active. Be gentle with yourself. However your goal is to limit overindulgence and inactivity, not eliminate it entirely. 4. Taking on too Much. Pace yourself. Cut out the things that aren’t really important. Make a list and prioritize the important activities. 5. Loneliness and Isolation. This can be a concern for many people during the holidays. Pick up a winter hobby, join a group, or volunteer. Limit your time alone. If you know that you have a tough time during the season tell people to check up on you. 6. Loss. The holidays can be a reminder of the loss of a loved one. Acknowledge that this holiday season won’t be the same. Spend time with supportive and caring people, who understand what you are experiencing. 7. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs as a result of limited daylight over the fall and winter months. Light therapy is very effective in treating SAD. Speak to a mental health professional in your community about the options available to you. 8. Year-end Reflection. As the year comes to end, many of us tend to reflect on what has changed and what has stayed the same. Focus on the good in your life. Look to the future with optimism. Don’t set New Year’s resolutions as they put undue pressure on you. If you want to make a resolution to change something, start today. From all of as all the Canadian Mental Health Association, Brant Haldimand Norfolk Branch, we wish you a happy and healthy holiday season. See you next year!

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- 7th Annual Christmas Day -

COMMUNIT Y

CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Decorations are going up around town. Santa Claus is planning his first visit to Port Dover. Christmas bazaars are on the calendar. The Port Dover Community Christmas Luncheon Committee is busy planning the 7th Annual Community Christmas Luncheon to be held at the Lions Community Centre at 801 St. George Street on Wednesday, December 25 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It is free, and all are welcome. For some, the family Christmas dinner was held on a day other than December 25. Others are living away from family and are alone in Port Dover for the holidays. Some may find the cost of a Christmas dinner takes too much out of the family budget. Or, for health reasons, some just can’t manage to make a big meal. Whatever the reason, doors are open. Last year, 210 attended. Once again, the Committee and volunteers will be serving a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings, pork roast, lots of vegetable choices and dessert.

The Committee comprises Cathy and Ronn Hughes, Co-Chairs, Penni Lewis, Tim McCullough, Laurie Lomas, Ali White, Jeremy Schott, Tom Sartor and Donna McMillan. All those attending are asked to call (519) 718-0778 to leave a message regarding numbers. PHOTO: Some of the Committee members in front of the Lions Community Centre; Ronn Hughes, Penni Lewis, Cathy Hughes, Laurie Lomas, Ali White and Tim McCullough.

- 7th Annual Christmas Day -

COMMUNITY

CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 11:30AM - 1:30PM

FREE EVENT Port Dover Community Centre 801 St. George St. Port Dover

RSVP 519–718–0778

EVERYONE WELCOME!


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