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Is it possible to teach an old dog new tricks???? Sit Mikie, sit!! Hmmmm... doesn’t seem to work too well. I am trying to teach myself patience, especially when it comes to exercising. You see exercising is dull, boring, and unfortunately good for you. Whether, I am plodding along on the treadmill or pushing some weights, it is about as exciting as watching grass grow and without distraction your only entertainment is the unjoyful sound of your heart thumping and joints creaking. So... traditionally, once or twice every year, I hop on the treadmill and decide to whip myself into shape. Boring... let's try faster. My workouts are only 45 minutes, let’s go longer and faster. And I shouldn’t just do a cardio workout, let’s try some weights and heck why not some flexibility. So in a pretty short time, I am working out for more than 90 minutes. I also have had an irrational motto... when tired and my butt is really dragging... why, crank up the speed. I guess my theory is, if you are running with all you got to not go flying off the treadmill, you’re just too busy and scared to feel tired. Unfortunately, a strategy that might have worked in my much younger years has for some time now just caused persistent aches and pains and finally for me to say “to heck with this foolishness” and promptly turn to my more naturally lazy ways. So where I am at now is this, at nearly 6-foot and running about

167 pounds, I have a 34” waist that 20 years ago would have been 32”. I estimate that I have at least 10 and possibly 15 pounds that was once muscle or bone... and now isn’t!! With a goal of reaching a 32” waist I know two things. One... I hate dieting, even exercising is better. And two, exercise is a long slow way to work off weight (dieting is much faster) and you need very good endurance to put in the many miles needed for exercise to show significant results. “So, Mikie, are you just dreaming or do you have a plan?” “Of course, Mikie has a plan!! Silly boy!!” Rule one is I must repeat a program three times before I can increase either speed or duration. Rule two, should I experience more than mild stiffness the following day I must go back one level. Rule three, is a summary... Mikie... “You must be patient!!” Rule 4 is “If I see no progress in my workout for two consecutive weeks, I am taking a sledgehammer to every piece of exercise equipment that we own!!” 0002

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The Kiwanis Club of Saint John is holding the Annual Cash Calendar sales & Gift Wrapping on in McAllister Mall at the entrance to Sears. The SJ Kiwanis Club members will be in their booth during Mall hours until December 24. 4323

FAIR VALE OUTING ASSOCIATION NEWS 8 River Road, Rothesay, 847-4066, follow us on Facebook Tuesdays - Starlite Promenaders, for more info contact Pat MacLean at 7632634. Wednesdays - Crib - doors open at 6:30, games begin at 7:30pm. Thursdays - Bingo, doors open at 6:00, games begin at 6:50pm. Rental and catering information available by calling 847-4066. The Fair Vale Outing Association collects non-perishable foods at the Thursday night Bingo. Bring a $1 value food item and you receive a double action bingo card to play. 0035

Operation Red Nose is back for a second year! Rothesay-Kings Rotary Club will be giving residents of the Greater Saint John region the gift of safety once again this holiday season. Throughout the Christmas Holiday season, the local organization along with Belmont Health & Wealth, will be hosting Operation Red Nose, a national program that strives to prevent drinking and driving. We are happy to announce that all donations raised through the program will do directly to PRO Kids Saint John. The program will run on weekends – December 9, 10, 16, 17 and New Year’s Eve from 9:00pm to 2:00am. This service will pick you up from Grand Bay to the round-about in Hampton with your car and deliver you home safely with the option of giving a donation. To book a ride call 643-6353. Thank you to all of our sponsors – Belmont Health & Wealth, Saint John Police Force, K100/Kool 98, Belyea, Colwell, Daley, Beers Neal, JTR Dumpsters and Greater Saint John Community Foundation. We are also looking for volunteers, please visit our Facebook page. 4340

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BENEFIT FOR RICK HARRISON There will be a Benefit for Rick Harrison on Friday, December 9 at KV Billiards. This Benefit is to help Rick and his family, as he has been dealing with Cancer and

the costs of treatments for three years. Anyone who would like to help by donating items for the silent auction; or make a financial donation if you are

unable to attend can contact Crystal 6362195, Brad 343-9872 or Gary 607-0775. Thank you in advance for your support. 4351

KINGS WAY CARE CENTRE NEWS

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Recently, we were approached by a student in Kennebecasis Valley High Schools’ Yoga Class. As part of their course work, they choose a project to give back to the community and the class decided that they would like to help us at Kings Way Care Centre. A different group of 4-5 students now come Monday-Thursday for an hour after school to visit residents. They play games and help out around the home. They are hoping that this initiative will continue with future classes. The long days of winter can bring loneliness and boredom to many, especially elders in long term care who are confined to the indoors more at this time of year. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of our elders! 4349

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DOLLARS & SENSE RESOLVING TO GET THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS As I sat in my office thinking through the Christmas saving tips and how to do the holidays on a budget tips which I could provide in this article my mind started to wander. I thought about all of the things I had to do and about my own resolutions to better manage finances through the holidays and what my New Year’s resolution would be. Christmas and New Year’s approaches like a speeding train. Halloween hits and before we know it we are hearing ‘Jingle Bells’ and receiving invites for December. You start to count the days and your realize time is flying and we are caught up in the glitz and excitement. So how do we prepare for those resolutions that clean up the mess from our holiday splurge? Getting your finances in order should be a year round resolution. Use the New Year as a way to refresh, but make proper financial management a continuous improvement project. Just like we do

every January with our health, we plan to eat better, sleep better and do our best to exercise, by March we are trying to play catch-up on those healthy habits by summer, then by the time Fall rolls around we wait until January to try all over again. If we would change our mindset to every step forward being a celebration with another step around the corner we would find changing our habits much more attainable. Holding off on paying down the credit card, or sticking to a budget is not going to be magically easier in January. It’s never too early (or too late) to start changing your financial habits to put yourself in a better financial position. Just think if, as of today, you made the decision to leave the credit card home and only use cash for the remainder of your holiday spending. You would already be in a better financial situation when refreshing your resolution and you would be a lot closer to your goals come January.

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DIRECTOR’S NOTES CHRISTMAS SEASON AT THE IMPERIAL How can it possibly be that time of year again? Remember when you were 10 years old and there seemed to be decades between one Christmas and the next? Decades later, there seem to be about 10 weeks between Decembers. Imperial Theatre is always buzzing around this time. The first community group to have their Christmas event started just a few hours after the decorations went up. Over the next few weeks we’ll welcome the sold-out Tracy Friars Family & Friends annual show, Gala Ballet’s ever-popular Nutcracker and several dance school recitals. That’s in addition to our own seasonal offerings. For the adults in the household we’ve got Sharron Matthews’ Christmas Party - a wild comical cabaret. Children of all ages will love Theatre New Brunswick’s “The Snow Queen.” The Barra MacNeils are here with their semi-annual concert, and Dufflebag Theatre returns with “The

Night Before Christmas” - which we’re doing right after Christmas, but the idea stands. For a night away from all things Christmas, there’s also our capital campaign fundraiser concert with The Trews. There’s entertainment taken care of, but what about the other seasonal activity gift shopping? This is where Imperial staff will be happy to help you out. Gift cards are a sure hit, and come in any denomination. If you’ve got a Secret Santa or a teacher/babysitter/letter carrier to buy for, a $10 gift certificate will get the recipient into their choice of retro films, including the New Year's’ favourite, “Die Hard.” Another helpful hint - if you have out of town friends or relatives who want to get you something, they can go online or call the box office and purchase tickets for you. If they do it soon, we can mail you the tickets. For those of us who wait until the last minute, theatre tickets are a great choice. Give the whole family the gift of an outing to the Imperial. 2017 features two great

circus shows - “Machine de Cirque” in February and “Immortal Chi” in April. Both shows will delight older children, teens and adults too! For the littlest ones there’s “Bedtime” in May, a playful wordless show about everyone’s favourite time. For the older adults on your gift list, you can’t go wrong with either the Vienna Boys Choir or the Sons of the Pioneers. If you act quickly, you can go online and order a DVD of one of the 100 classic films featuring the Pioneers’ music and put together a nice little package. Whatever you’re celebrating, and however you choose to celebrate, everyone at Imperial Theatre wishes you very Happy Holidays! 0030

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SUPER SENIORS’ SUPER INVITATION The Southern NB Super Seniors Curling Association is a mouthful! It is also a group of great people who want to enjoy each other’s company by curling. None of our activities occur at night and the association is very, very easy to join. To start, all you have to do is age! Once you’ve started that, though, there are a few other simple things to do: 1) Join a local curling club. Each has a fee structure designed to appeal to seniors; 2) Join our association for a small additional fee, which focuses on

covering nominal association costs; 3) Set aside time on your calendar, a day per week per club, to curl for free at Carleton and Hampton, and for a charge per game at Thistle and Riverside. That’s up to four times a week, if you’re up to it; 4) Be prepared to set aside additional time for day-time bonspiels at each of our clubs, usually arranged to take place on the host club’s day of the week. Each session begins with a card draw, to place you in a position, on a particular team and sheet for an eight-end game.

Then, you play through a rotation which sees you take your turn at each position. Some of us slide out of the hack, and others use the stick. It doesn't matter how you like to curl; what matters is that you enjoy a game of curling. Simple, stress free and a lot of fun. If you have read this far, you can consider yourself invited to join us - get the ball rolling, so you can get the rocks sliding. For more info contact: John Marr 8478544. Look forward to meeting you. 4345

BETA SIGMA PHI DONATION Gail Brown, President of Kings County Coordinating Council, Beta Sigma Phi recently presented a cheque to Kathy Woodhouse RN, BN in the amount of $2,300. Kathy is the Nurse Case Manager of the Breast Health Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital. This money was raised at the yearly Mystery Auction in Hampton where all the Sorority Chapter in the Council

take part. Most of the items auctioned off are wrapped and attendees do not know what they are bidding on. It is always a lot of fun and enjoyed by all members who attend. Some sorority members make items and sell these at the auction and donate the proceeds to the auction. All the Sorority Chapters bring refreshments that everyone enjoys. 4325

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SCHOOL CLOSURES & DELAYS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER For detailed information on procedures for closures or delays due to inclement weather, please visit our website at www.asd-s.nbed.nb.ca  School and bus run cancellations or delays will be announced using the following: • Local radio stations • District website www.asd-s.nbed.nb.ca • District twitter account: http://twitter.com/ASD_South • District Information phone line - for school closures Toll free 1-855-535-7669 [SNOW] The priority in the decision to close schools is the safety of students. If schools remain open and you feel conditions are not suitable, you make the final decision on attendance. Students will not be penalized for being absent on these days. Zoë Watson, Superintendent RWB Company Dancers Alanna McAdie and Yosuke Mino. Photo courtesy of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

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PIC OF THE MONTH WINNER Congratulations to Sarah Ness, who submitted her photo of setting sun rays to our “Pic of the Month” contest for November. Sarah has won a Movie Pass (for two, including drinks & popcorn), compliments of Ossekeag Publishing. As Ossekeag Publishing is closed

over the Christmas holidays, we will not be holding the photo contest for December. Thank you so much to all those who took the time to shoot and submit photos in 2016. Watch for more news on the Pic of the Month contest in January. 0037

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The 100th Anniversary of the First World War continues. A few books on New Brunswick's involvement in those momentous events have appeared. What is missing are works about New Brunswick women in the Great War. These women from your area served as Nurses in the Great War: Marguerite Montgomery-Campbell and sisters Anna P Gamblin and Jeanne E Gamblin of Sussex; Edna L Dickson of Hammond River; Annie E McIntyre of Springfield; Georgina E McKenzie of Norton; Hazel M Smith of Bloomfield and Nellie C Floyd, Ethel K Moody and Nellie C Penfield all from Titusville. These women wrote letters home, kept diaries and later penned memoirs of their extraordinary experiences. I ask for your help in preserving those memorable letters, diaries and memoirs. Letters and diaries would be borrowed for research and then returned to their owners. If you have any such documents please contact me at: spph@nb.aibn.com; 506-450-9687 or 3 Southlawn Drive, Islandview, NB E3E 1A2. Rev Dr Ross Hebb.

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TALES FROM THE CAMERA BAG WHAT KIND OF SHOOTER ARE YOU Whilst sitting in my kitchen, sharing a cup of tea, I listen to my good friend Don tell tales from his latest escapade travels along Maine’s Route 1. Don, I and a couple more are more commonly known as “The Nuts on the Bus” as we have spent many hours travelling around this great province of ours making images. Don’s van, a.k.a. The Bus, has a brake and a reverse gear both of which he uses regularly as one of us hollers out - “stop” or “go back please”. But, Don was flying solo on his latest venture to Maine. Although the very act of creating art is a solitary exercise, doing it with a group is just way more fun, as Don found out. Okay did that sound like I was speaking out both sides of my mouth? Let me clarify. When one stops at a scene and begins to “work it”, you are are on your own, looking for whatever it was that attracted you. Later you may discover more ideas to shoot. Perhaps it is the

frost on that red maple leaf surrounded by the yellow poplar leaves on green grass. This experience is solitary, however you may have a friend beside you shooting the rusty old truck and now as you compare notes and marvel on how you missed the shot that they got, it becomes a shared experience. The question that begs to be asked here is what kind of shooter are you? Are you the sit in your back garden and shoot awesome images of bugs and flowers, or the shoot on a photowalk kind of person? Do you have to be either, or? Of course not. I fondly recall discussions with my old pal Rob as we talked about getting into a groove, focused, immersed in your art, becoming consumed by what you are doing and all external concerns just fall away. I remember such an occasion on the sea shore during a wonderfully warm evening with the sea breezes gently blowing. It was the blue hour and the waves covered the rocks with lace-

like foam. It was a perfect evening and my head became full of the images I wanted to create; long exposures of the waves lapping the rocks create a creamy smooth scene that can’t be seen unless captured by camera. It is these times that I feel that I am most creative. I would not trade my times with “the nuts on the bus”; both solitary and social shooting enriches my life. But the Lone Wolf howls the loudest. Shootprint-share. Edited for space, see full article at: ossekeag.ca 0032

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Minister: Rev. Audrey Lounder Music Director: Terri-Lynn McNichol

May all the Blessings of the Christ Child be yours this Christmas Season!

St. Augustine’s Church (corner Quispamsis and Pettingill Roads) will celebrate with services on

Please join us for one of our Christmas Services: December 11th 9:55am – Sunday School Pageant December 18th 9:30 am – Christmas Cantata December 21st 7:00 pm – Longest Night Service

December 18th Lessons & Carols at 11:00am December 24th Christmas Eve at 6:30pm

Holy Trinity Church (Rte 100. next to the Hammon River bridge) will celebrate with services on December 18th Lessons & Carols at 9:00am December 21st Blue Christmas at 7:00pm December 24th Christmas Eve at 9:00pm December 25th Christmas Day at 10:00am

Regular Sunday Services: Holy Trinity - 9:00am. Call 847-0850 for more information. St. Augustine’s - 11:00am. Call 849-8464 for more information.

St. Mark’s Catholic Church

A warm welcome awaits all who come.

Christmas Eve 6:30pm – A Family Christmas Eve 10:30pm – Christmas Communion Service December 25th at 9:55am – Christmas Day Service From all the people of Quispamsis United Church, we hope your Christmas Season is one of faith, hope, peace, and love! We believe that God’s message is as relevant today as it has been through history and should be communicated in ways that speak to our diverse community about issues that are meaningful now. St. Andrew’s Kirk United Church 196 Hammond River Rd., Quispamsis NB The country church in town

Pastor: Father Don Breen Email: stmarkschurch@nb.aibn.com 171 Pettingill Road, Quispamsis, E2E 2V6 Phone 849-5111 Web Site: http://stmarksparish.ca Facebook.com/stmarkscc @stmarkscc

Advent Penance Celebration Sunday, December 11th 2pm

CHRISTMAS MASSES Saturday, December 24 Christmas Eve............................4pm

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SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION - FUND RECIPIENT This May, Canada’s dairy farmers banded together to support the advancement of women in sport with a multi-year initiative called Fuelling Women Champions. As an extension of this initiative, a new $100,000 grant program called the Champion’s Fund, was launched with 20 grants of $5,000 given to deserving female athletes, teams and organizations across Canada. After receiving over 2,500 applications from female athletes

across the nation sharing their stories of perseverance and passion for sport, Fuelling Women Champions has unveiled the 20 recipients of the inaugural Champions Fund. New Brunswick’s Kennebecasis Valley Girls Softball Association (KVGSA), recipients of the Champions Fund grant, and a successful girl’s softball organization shared how this $5,000 will help them to continue to strive for greatness in sport. In five years, KVGSA has not

only created great softball players, but girls who are learning self-confidence, sportsmanship and how to be a great teammate. KVGSA will use this grant towards a softball field for their 400 girls, age 4-18, to play on. The Champions Fund, as an extension of Fuelling Women Champions, aims to ensure that Canadian girls and women realize the universal benefits of sport. 4350

COMHALTAS Come join in the fun listening, playing and enjoying Irish Music and culture in a traditional setting! Comhaltas offers Traditional Irish music sessions on Tuesdays at O'Leary's Pub (46 Princess Street, Saint John). The session begins at 7:00pm; this is a great opportunity to sit with experienced musicians

and learn tunes at a slower pace. We transition to an 'up to speed' session at 7:30. At 8:30 the circle welcomes individual tunes, songs, stories, poetry, jokes, step dance and much more! All are welcome, regardless of experience. Feel free to bring your traditional instrument or your voice

and join in - or simply sit with the other bar patrons and enjoy the traditional setting. Spread the word! Bring your friends! Listen to: fiddles, bodhrans (Irish drums), harps, tin whistles, accordions, guitars, mandolins and other traditional instruments and songs for free! G092

PRAISE & WORSHIP St. Luke’s Anglican Church Gondola Point • 5 Quispamsis Rd • 847-0670 • fb.me/StLukesGP

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WHAT’S HAPPENING Tuesday, December 6 6th Annual Fish Chowder/Chili Lunch, Supper & Artisan Craft Sale with sittings at 12:00noon, 1:00, 4:00 & 6:00pm at Villa Madonna (115 Villa Madonna Road, Rothesay). $10/person. For more information or call 849-5125. The Artisan Craft Sale begins at 11:00am.

Friday, December 9 Christmas Luncheon & Bridge, at the Villa Madonna (115 Villa Madonna Road, Rothesay). Homemade lunch followed by afternoon of bridge or 45’s, $20/person, wonderful door prizes to be won. Guaranteed one prize at every table. More info or to reserve table, 849-5125. December 9 & 10 Festival of Trees at St. David’s United Church (7 Gondola Point Road), Friday 4:00-9:00pm & Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm. Amazing display of decorated trees, tree auction, silent auction, bake & jewellery sale, children’s activities. Admission -

donation for the KV Food Bank.

Monday, December 12 Musical Gifts from Treble Clef, 7:00pm at the Silver Falls United Church. Tickets ($10) at the door or from any Treble Clef member. Adult Public Skating at Harbour Station (use West Entrance) 8:30-9:30pm, live music by Ron Maloney. $8/skater (ages 18+), all types of skates welcome. For more info: Margaret 672-9424 or Alison 672-2385. Next skate - January 2. Wednesday, December 21 Handel’s Messiah, 7:00pm at Trinity Church, SJ. Spencer Belyea conducts the 80-voice Symphony Chorus & Chamber Orchestra, with professional soloists Jessica McCormack, Heather Flemming, Colin Frotten, Paul Bustin. Advanced ticket sale - Imperial Theatre (674 -4100).

from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Complimentary light refreshments are also available for your enjoyment at the Q-Stop canteen.

January 8 Annual Christmas tree mulch drop-off deadline. The two dropoff locations will be: 11 Recreation Centre Road (lower parking lot by Parks Department) and 18 Municipal Drive (parking lot by Walter Jewett Ballfield). Trees must be dropped off before January 8.

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Saturday, December 31 Free afternoon skate, sponsored by the Town of Quispamsis at the qplex

We would like to thank our customers at this time for your patronage and wish everyone good health and happiness this Holiday Season.

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Jo’s Boutique St. Joseph’s Hospital Lobby

We are currently looking for outgoing, friendly volunteers to help in our gift shop at St.Joseph’s Hospital. Retail experience is not necessary; we can teach you all you need to know. All of the profit from the shop goes back into the hospital to provide in-patient support and support to programs such as Spiritual Care and the Recreation Dept. So if you have a few hours to spare between 9am and 4pm on weekdays please consider donating your time. We would love to have you join our team. Please call Paulette Furey at 632-5716, auxilsjh@horizonnb.ca for more information.


festival of trees Saint David’s United Church

7 Gondola Point Road, Rothesay Friday, Dec 9th 4pm-9pm Saturday, Dec 10th 9am-4pm

Admission: Food Bank Donation Amazing display of decorated trees, Tree Auction, Silent auction, Bake sale, Jewellery Sale, Children’s Activities December 6th - December 19th, 2016 

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MORE THAN FITNESS ARE YOU STANDING IN YOUR WAY? Is there a goal that just seems to continually elude you? It is something that is very important to you that you really want to accomplish but you just can’t seem to get there. What is standing in your way? Chances are, the one thing that is standing in the way of your achievement is YOU! Without even realizing it, many of us get in the way of our own goals by setting ourselves up to fail. We do this through the negative self-talk that we have buried inside of our hearts and heads. Think about the image of that little devil sitting on your shoulder. Sometimes, without even realizing it, we allow his negative talk to sink into our sub-conscious minds and get in the way of the things that we want. There is something we would love to accomplish – maybe it is a weight loss goal, or the desire to live a more active life, or the desire to compete in

an event or participate in a challenge. But before we even begin to take on the challenge, we talk ourselves out of it. Think for a minute of what this internal dialogue is for you. “I would love to get more active this year BUT, I am too [fill in the blank] (tired, old, busy, over weight...). Sound familiar? We all have our own reason or reasons that follow the “but”, however, when we dig down deep, none of them are valid reasons to let ourselves be dissuaded from taking on a new challenge. The mind is the most powerful tool in the human body and in order to get ourselves ready for change, we must first begin with the right mindset. If you are considering making a lifestyle change in the New Year, take some time for honest reflection. Ask yourself what has gotten in the way in the past and then figure out how you can overcome it. If you are not able to

objectively look at this yourself, ask a friend or family member to help you work through it. Make a list of the potential obstacles that might get in the way of your success and then list all the ways you can work around these obstacles to ensure that this time, you will stick to your goal. As 2016 comes to a close and we look forward to all we will accomplish in 2017, remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, so don’t let yourself get in your own way! 0044

Jennifer Gendron Certified Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor Specialist

Romeo:

Is a lovely 1 1/2 year old black and white short-haired male. He is very long and tall. Romeo is friendly, affectionate and turns himself ‘inside out’ to be fussed over. He gets along well with the other felines, is scratch-post trained and does not mind the resident dog. He’s been neutered, vaccinated and all parasites taken care of. Paws & Whiskers Sanctuary Inc. Email: paws@bellaliant.net www.pawssussex.ca PO Box 4816 Sussex, NB E4E 5L1

Paws and Whiskers Sanctuary Inc. is a registered non-profit charitable organization operated solely by volunteers.

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Romeo If you are interested in adopting Romeo, please contact the Sanctuary by email, or better still, by filling out an Adoption Application Form on our web-site.

Adoption fee for cats in our care is $125 which includes:

• Two veterinary examinations • Treatment for worms, ear-mites & fleas • Nail clip • Vaccinations with booster • Neuter/Spay • 30-day health guarantee Ad sponsored by Ossekeag Publishing


DONATION TO KV FOOD BASKET The Town of Quispamsis has made a $1,000 donation to the Kennebecasis Valley Food Basket. Mayor Gary Clark presented the cheque to food basket co-ordinator Lee Bishop at the town’s annual tree-lighting ceremony. “This money will be put to good use,” said Bishop, who noted the funding comes at a time when food bank usage in the province is up by 4.1 per cent. The most recent data shows 19,000 New Brunswickers visited a food bank in March of this year. “We aren’t immune to these challenges in Quispamsis,” Clark said. “We recognize there are many people in our community who need the services provided by our local food basket.” In order to free up this money from the town’s budget, Quispamsis is cancelling the Mayor’s Levee on New Year’s Day. “We felt it would be best to give this money to the food basket, where it will reach our most vulnerable citizens,” Clark said. “We are happy to help.” 4343

KOC #6766 CRIBBAGE The Fr. M.A. Harris Knights of Columbus Council #6766 will host Cribbage games Thursday evenings 7:30pm, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Hall in Rothesay. Eight games played $6, High Hand for $1. 50/50 draw held and a light lunch served after the fourth game, tea/coffee free. G111

QUISPAMSIS SENIORS The Quispamsis Seniors group meets every Thursday 1:30pm at the Civic Centre for a short meeting and then crib/auction 45’s; followed by a light lunch and social time. For more information please contact Ruth at 847-8752. G005

SJ COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS EXCHANGE The Saint John Community Christmas Exchange is a volunteer agency operating in the Saint John area, matching up those families in need,

with groups or individuals willing to provide assistance. Would you consider providing a Christmas Dinner to one of the 2,800 families who register for help each year? Individuals or groups wishing to assist a family or make a donation for a Christmas dinner may do so by contacting the Christmas Exchange office at 634-7868 or by email at: sjchristmasexchange@nb.aibn.com. The Christmas Exchange Office will be open until December 21, Monday-Friday from 9:00am until 3:00pm. Those needing assistance are asked to register at a church in their neighbourhood. 4279

KV ART GATHERINGS KV Art Gatherings are held bi-weekly on Fridays 9:45am-12:45pm. All levels welcomed to come and paint/draw in a peaceful, friendly environment hosted by St. James the Less Church. For more info: Cynthia Cudmore 849-2680 or Cynthia.Cudmore@ gmail.com. G152

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LEGIONS KENNEBECASIS RCL #58

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61 Marr Road, Rothesay E2E 5Y8, 8475146, rclkvbr58@bellaliant.net Branch Hours: Monday-Wednesday 2:308:00pm; Thursday 2:30-12:00midnight; Friday 2:30-9:00pm; Saturday 2:009:00pm; Sundays 10:30am-1:00pm (brunch $8) and 1:30-9:00pm (2:30pm, Shuffleboard, everyone welcome). Happy Hour - 6:00-8:00pm every Friday and 4:00-6:00pm every Saturday at the Branch. Come one and all. Everyone welcome. Sunday Brunch - 10:30am-1:00pm weekly ($8/person, $4/children under 10); juice, eggs (fried or scrambled), home fries, toast, pancakes, bacon, ham, sausage, beans, cheese omelets (new), tea/coffee. Everyone welcome. Lunch at the Branch - Soup (or salad) & sandwich lunch will be served on (note schedule change) Wednesday, December 14 between 11:30am & 1:30pm. Lunch includes choice of two soups (or salad), choice of three sandwiches, dessert, coffee & tea. Cost is $8/person. All welcome to attend. Texas Hold-Em Tournaments - 6:45pm registration, games at 7:00pm every Thursday. 40 tickets (max) available per tournament. Tournament cost $20. Serving the Public: Catering available; facility rentals - two rooms available for functions, business and private meetings. Contact Branch for details. Veterans Need Help?: Veterans in need of assistance with VAC applications, disabilities, frailty, medical treatment should contact the Service Officer at their earliest convenience. Information available could be of benefit to you.

Please contact our Serivce Officer, Harold Defazio, at 849-0545 or the Branch for further information. Community Lottery: Tickets are $2/ week; come to the Branch to register or contact the Branch for more information. Sponsored by RCL #58, proceeds go to supporting the community and those in need.

PENINSULA RCL #62 1356 Rte 845, Clifton Royal NB, E5S 2B9; rclpeninsulabr62@bellaliant.net, 763-2009 Thursday, December 8, 15, 22 - 10:0011:00am, Seniors Zumba. Saturday, December 10, 17 - Pub open downstairs. Sunday, December 4, 11, 18 - 7:30pm, Crib. Pub open Saturdays from 6:00-9:00pm. Stop in and sign up for our snowball, listen to some local entertainment or pick up an application to join the legion, or pick up some information on what Legions do locally, provincially and nationally. There is something for everyone. Peninsula Pearls Seniors Group will meets the 2nd & 4th Monday for lunch, meeting, entertainment etc. For more information about activities or joining contact Claudia Small, President at 763-2587. 140 Peninsula Army Cadets training at MCS school for regular training on Wednesday evenings 6:30-9:00pm. Boys and girls aged 12-18 are welcome to attend. Contact Bob Beyea at 763-2277 for more information. Anyone interested in booking the Legion for weddings, receptions, dinners or other events please contact Kelly Newstead at 763-3009. 0014

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I would like to introduce KV Overhead Door as a new service to homeowners and small businesses in the greater Kennebecasis Valley area. Owner Stephen Laskey has been in the garage door industry since 1985 and offers his wealth of experience, whether it be troubleshooting door problems or assisting with the selection of a new door. We specialize in garage door repair, preventative maintenance and installation of new doors. Many of us rely on garage doors every day for their convenience and security. As the largest moving mechanism in your house these have to be maintained regularly to be reliable and have a smooth quiet operation. A lot can be told about your garage door by the way it sounds while opening or closing. Lubrication and adjustments are necessary over the years for your door to provide trouble-free safe reliable operation. Aesthetics also play a large role with garage door(s) often taking up as much as 30 to 40% of the homes front view. On average a good quality garage door will affect the resale value of a property as much as 1 to 4%. Electric openers create a priceless convenience and comfort in your every day environment. Openers eliminate the obligation to manually open and close your garage door and reduce the influence of uneasy weather such as snow. Along with convenience our company focuses on a safety program by providing openers which are approved by government regulations. All of our electric door openers are designed to act as locks when the door is closed and have two safety reversing systems to prevent a door from closing on an object. Openers

also come with a wide range of accessories for added convenience, the newest of which is battery backup. When the power goes out your door will operate normally for up to twelve cycles. Repairing garage doors often involves replacing worn-out parts, which we keep stocked on our service truck, no waiting for parts on order! Rollers, cables, weather-stripping, gear kits, remote controls, regular springs and high cycle springs. We offer same-day service and next day service making your next garage door repair super convenient.

Some Frequently Asked Questions About Garage Doors are:

I have weather-stripping on my garage door but the wind still blows in? Both the door and the weather-stripping can be adjusted so they work well together. Does the home link button built into my car work with all garage door openers? All garage door openers manufactured after 1985 do. If it’s older than that we can add a receiver to make it work. I can’t get my home link button in my vehicle programmed to my garage door? It can be tricky. If you can’t get it, give us a call, we will get it working for you.

Should I buy a steel garage door or aluminum? I have to hold the wall button in to close the Aluminum is lighter but it dents easier. For garage door? exterior durability, fiberglass or wood are the best. The safety reversing sensors down near the floor on both sides of the door opening are Should I get a 1/2 hp opener or 3/4 most likely out of alignment. These have to horsepower opener? be looking at each other with no obstruction. All a residential garage doors needs is a half Line them up and the door should close. horsepower opener. The most important thing is that the door works properly and balances properly, Rodents have chewed an opening through my as a garage door opener is only designed to control bottom weather-stripping is there something the motion of the door not lift the weight of the door. better? In other words, a heavier duty garage door opener Yes we offer rodent proof bottom weatherwill not compensate for a poorly working door. stripping. When should I put on higher cycle springs than So for fast efficient response to all your what the door was originally equipped with? If the door is cycled five or more times per garage door needs call us for a free day then we recommend higher cycle springs estimate. Quality Service One Customer at a Time.. to save you the inconvenience of having to replace broken springs every five to eight years.

Specializing in Garage Door & Opener repairs For Fast, Efficient service please call Steve at 849-2505, visit kvoverheaddoor.ca or text 663-5674 December 6th - December 19th, 2016 

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COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS WANTED Volunteers are needed to help file simple income tax returns for people in your community, on behalf of the Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP). If you have a basic understanding of income tax and want to help out in your community, come Lend a Hand! You can register to become a CVITP volunteer at: cra.gc.ca/ volunteer, until February. The CVITP has been helping individuals

with modest incomes and simple tax situations prepare their income tax and benefit returns for free for 45 years. CVITP volunteers help complete more than half a million tax returns every year, lending a hand to thousands of people in communities across the country. As a volunteer with the CVITP you will: give back to your community; help individuals get or maintain uninterrupted access to benefits and credits; increase

your personal tax knowledge; gain new skills and improve existing ones; do work that is valued and recognized; and receive training, support, and reference materials including free tax software. For more information about the CVITP, to find out how to become a volunteer, or to find a participating community organization in your area, go to: cra.gc.ca/volunteer, or call us at 1‑800‑959‑8281. 4352

NAUWIGEWAUK COMMUNITY CLUB NEWS The Annual NCC Carol Sing will take place on Sunday, December 11 at 7:00pm. Bring your singing voice for an evening of classic Christmas carols led by Janet and Richard Kidd. Light refreshments to follow. The Family Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, December 17 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Join us for holiday themed games, crafts, tree trimming, refreshments and maybe even a visit from Santa! Dress warm as there will be a scavenger hunt on the nature trail. Admission is free but donations for the local area food bank are

encouraged. Julie Currie is offering aerobics classes at the NCC each Monday & Wednesday from 7:00-8:00pm. Join her for 30 minutes of aerobic followed by 30 minutes of body sculpting. Bring small weights and a mat. Beginner’s Step is also held every Thursday from 7:00-8:00pm. All classes are free. Call 832-3888 for more info. The Community Club is available for rentals. Keep it in mind for your next party or event. Full kitchen, large room with stage and sound system available. Call Linda at 832-4721 to book. 4332

SAINT JOHN NATURALISTS CLUB If you love nature and experiencing it first-hand, why not tak`e part in one of the Saint John Naturalists Club’s upcoming activities. For information on registration, timing and locations or to learn more about the SJNC, visit: saintjohnnaturalistsclub.org or follow us on Facebook as “Nature Saint John”. 2567

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LIBRARY NEWS KENNEBECASIS LIBRARY 1 Landing Court, Quispamsis, 849-5314 Weekly Children’s Programs: Tuesday, December 6, 13, 20 - 3:30pm, Family Holiday Movie. Holiday classics on the big screen. Registration not required. Wednesday, December 7 - 10:30am & 3:30pm, December Holiday Card Making Workshop, for ages 4-12. Space is limited, registration required. Wednesday, December 14 - 10:30 & 3:30pm, December Tree Ornament Workshop for ages 4-12. Space is limited, registration required. Thursday, December 8, 15 - 2:004:00pm, Day Care Afternoon. Open to all daycares in the Kennebecasis Valley. Please call to register your daycare visit. Friday, December 9 - 10:30am & 3:30pm, Puppet Show - Olive the Other Reindeer. All ages welcome. Friday, December 16 - 10:30am, Toddler Holiday Games for children who are two or three and their siblings.

Registration is required. Saturday, December 10 & 17 - 2:303:30pm, Drop-in Builders’ Club. Make new friends and new creations at the library. Adult Programs: Monday, December 12 - 2:00-4:00pm, Scrabble Club. Registration not required. Wednesday, December 7 - 10:3011:30am, Newcomers’ Coffee Hour. For newcomers whose first language is not English and for Canadians who are interested in welcoming newcomers to our community. Come practice your

Thank You

It’s not a Merry Christmas but a Happy Holiday And I realize now that it is here to stay The other thing that was a shock to me: We now will decorate the “holiday tree” All the traditions we’ve held so dear Are disappearing every year So the next spring holiday we will take Will they call it the “Bunny Break” ?

Thank You to my family and friends for helping me celebrate my 100th birthday!

Your phone calls, cards and gifts are all very much appreciated. Email info@ossekeag.ca or visit ossekeag.ca

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A special thank you to Hammond Valley Community Church for the wonderful food at the open house. I enjoy reading the guest book and recalling your visit, as well as those who visited me at home.

Call 832-5613

conversational English and make new friends. Wednesday, December 7, 14 - 10:00am1:00pm, Painters’ Circle. Bring your paints and canvas and experience the encouragement of painting as part of a group. All levels welcome, registration not required. Thursday, December 8, 15 - 6:308:30pm, Knit Wits. Join our knitting group and get help with your latest project. All levels of experience welcome. Registration is not required.

Merry Christmas!

From Byron & Nancy Williamson

Ruth Crowley December 6th - December 19th, 2016 

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MUSINGS WE SECRETLY LOVE WINTER As we move from November into December the upcoming arrival of winter can no longer be ignored. There have been a few bits of snow. The mornings can be quite “crisp”. Scraping the car windshield is becoming the norm. One forecaster predicts a snowier winter than normal, another says it will be warmer with more rain and mixed precipitation, and yet another may say after a mild start we will be up to our necks in snow come January. They can’t all be right! But . . . just our fascination following all of these long-range predictions is a really big hint at what I think is a secret love of a tough winter! You do not see the same interest in the long-range predictions for our summers. It is strictly a winter obsession. We all love to tell stories of the tough winters we have endured. The time the power was out for days. The time we needed a bulldozer to plow the snow because it was so deep. How we survived the ice storm of 1998 (Note: I especially

remember being able to skate for miles on top of the snow/ice fields!). I think it is something to do with being a Maritimer. The urbandictionary.com defines maritimer as “A real Canadian . . . the original and best part of Canada, where people are down to earth, take the time to talk with you and ask how you are doing, and are known for being friendly.” We also are true DIY types, self-sufficient to a fault, but always willing to lend a hand to a friend or neighbour. Winter gives us the perfect opportunity for all that, whether it is fixing an ailing snowblower, throwing snow up an 8-foot snowbank with a shovel or plowing out a neighbour. PLUS, it is the perfect time to enjoy a great book in front of a warm fire without feeling guilty about all the things you should be doing around the yard and house. And one more thing, comfort food! Your comfort food of choice may be hot chocolate, hot oatmeal, lasagna or french toast, but there are certain foods

that just fit cold winter weather. Don’t just take my word for it that we secretly love our winters. Far wiser heads than mine have travelled the same thought path: "Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it." ~ Richard Adams "The hard soil and four months of snow make the inhabitants of the northern temperate zone wiser and abler than his fellow who enjoys the fixed smile of the tropics." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson. 0001

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COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS FIREWOOD FIREWOOD - Got Wood? Aaron does! Great quality wood and true cords, delivered for $270 per cord in the KV area. Call 333-0605 or 832-7773 or visit aaronsgotwood.com to order online.

FOR RENT SINGLE AND DOUBLE apartments available for veterans and seniors. 58 Legion Court, Quispamsis, NB. 506-650-4488.

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NOTICES CHRISTMAS TREES - U-CUT, Pre-Cut, all sizes. Bring your family & dog for an outing! Opening on Nov 26th until Christmas from 10:00am to 5:00pm. On weekends, warm up by a wood fire, enjoy hot chocolate and a small craft for little ones. Laura and Ray Folkins, 92 Rt. 870, Kierstead Mt. 433-4229.

SERVICES OFFERED TREE SERVICE. Top Notch Tree Service offers tree cutting, lot clearing and maintenance, storm clean-up, climbing work. Free estimates, insured, satisfaction guaranteed. Find us on Facebook. Call Pascal 651-3010.

DAVE’S LIGHT TRUCKING & Cleaning Service, junk, garbage, construction & roofing materials, demolition, brush, trees, decks, flood clean-ups. 7 days a week. Also picking up unwanted vehicles, dumpster alternative trailer rentals & deliveries. 653-0026. HENDERSON OVERHEAD DOORS - Sales and services of overhead doors, operators and weather stripping of all models. Phone 485-2151 or 609-8699. KV STORAGE. Contact us for all your self storage needs! 848-1111 homestarinc.ca. BUYING JUNK CARS, trucks, farm machinery. I pay cash for cars, trucks and machinery. Call 721-4255. CLEANING SERVICES RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL. HOMESTAR Let’s Make it Happen! 847-3202 or homestarinc. ca. BRIAN’S MAINTENANCE & Home Repair, carpentry, kitchens, bath, painting, ceramic tile, electrical, etc. Over 20 years experience. Free estimates. Call Brian 839-2296. WE HAUL AWAY junk cars, trucks, tractors and farm equipment. Small fee for appliances and small scrap. Drop off site 54 Backland Road, Kingston. 7632933 or 333-9067. REGISTERED FOOT CARE NURSE is now accepting clients. Offering foot care in the comfort of your own home in Hampton & surrounding areas. For professional foot care & details, call Shirley at 506-799-1547

or cell 506-607-2178. Covered with most insurance plans. KV UPHOLSTERY & REFINISHING - Craftsmanship. RV’s, boat covers, recovering & restyling repairs. 832-7870. HD foam, T-Trailers, caning, seagrass, canvas. Village Upholstery & Refinishing - Craftsmanship. THREE SHAKLEE SUPPLEMENTS that support your immune system at the first sign of trouble: Nutri Feron, Vitalized Immunity, Defend and Resist Complex. Contact nutritional consultant Connie Titus @ 847-2312 (rctitus1970@gmail. com). HERITAGE UPHOLSTERY. Residential, commercial, recreational, restyling and customization, repairs, supplies. Offering project classes. Trust your furniture to the professionals. Serving you for almost 40 years. The most upholstery experience around. 849-8008. heritageupholstery. com. FREE SCRAP METAL DROP OFF. All car parts, batteries, lawn mowers, washers & dryers, pots & pans, scrap metal etc. Free junk car and truck removal. Licensed for refrigeration unit disposal, $15 charge. Open 7 days/week, 187 French Village Road. Phone 847-3569.

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