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In full bloom EMC Events - The sweet scent of lilacs were enough to draw the attention of Adam Schewchuk, who bought the flowers for his wife, at far left, Jean Hartjes, and her sisters Crayl Hartjes and Juanita Makaroff during the

Dandelion Festival in Kemptville over the weekend. Many residents of North Grenville, as well as from other municipalities, descended on Riverside Park over the weekend to celebrate the arts and cultural festival.

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EMC News – North Grenville community partners gathered last Friday morning to officially open Anniversary Park. Despite the rainy and cool weather, members of the Municipality of North Grenville, The Ferguson Forest Centre, the Chamber of Commerce, the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, Parks Canada, and many businesses, community groups and volunteers who helped make

Anniversary Park a reality, celebrated the newly created natural oasis. The event kicked off North Grenville’s popular annual event, the Dandelion Festival, which ran this past weekend. Councillor Terry Butler said the opening of Anniversary Park represented the fifth in a chain of legacy projects administered by the special projects committee to which he belongs. Anniversary Park was first proposed in July 2006 as a spe-

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model put into place last July. Part of local needs and faces. this model includes splitting health unit To view the strategic plan, please go staff into local health teams who service online to www.healthunit.org and click a specific area and become familiar with on the link.

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services to our Perth residents,â&#x20AC;? said Bisonette. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is a boon for the space, it is a good location close to town with room to grow,â&#x20AC;? agreed hospital board chair Lynda Hendriks. It is hoped that the back area of the property can be used for a community garden and within the building there will be an after-school program, a life skills program, and an activity centre for older adults. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We used the experience from the old place to build this place,â&#x20AC;? said McEwen. Overall, there is about 6,240 square feet of property, which, when the building is completed, will be designed to support about 25 people. â&#x20AC;&#x153;(But) we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t stay here all day,â&#x20AC;? said McEwen. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are out in the community. This is a base.â&#x20AC;? Another reason for the move was to ease the burden not only on the agency, but on families as well. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some people are being served in Smiths Falls because we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have room in Perth,â&#x20AC;? explained Leslie Walker, a supervisor at the Perth branch. â&#x20AC;&#x153;People are having to drive their children to Smiths Falls. That is a burden. There is a waiting list for people looking to access services.â&#x20AC;? For Walker, even seeing the shovel in the ground, and construction equipment at the ready, the full feeling has still not yet sunk in. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It still seems a little surreal,â&#x20AC;? said Walker. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve looked forward to it for so long. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll change a lot of peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lives, which is great.â&#x20AC;?

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Disco saved my life: How Bee Gees rhythms can keep you â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Stayinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Aliveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Who knew that the Bee Gees could save your life? Love or hate their music, paramedics couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be happier for the disco kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s infectiously catchy 1978 hit â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Stayinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Alive,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; since the rhythm of the aptly-named song could, literally, help keep you alive. In the Lanark County council chambers last week, politicians from across the county gathered to get a demonstration on the revised CPR methods, and to practice the new, simpler techniques themselves. (Now, letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s get the obvious joke out of the way â&#x20AC;&#x201C; with so many training dummies around, the council chambers saw more dummies than normal sitting around the table.) Paramedic Ed McPherson, who, in another life, is

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EMC News – It’s anchors away for the Buck Lake Community to commence its ninth annual fundraiser to send children with physical disabilities to Easter Seals Camp Merrywood on Big Rideau Lake. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, June 29 on scenic Buck Lake and as in previous years, will consist of a Boatilla tour of the Lake followed by a community barbecue and cheque presentation to Easter Seals representatives at Hidden Valley Camp Grounds. This community event began nine years ago when a small group of Buck Lakers got together with the dream of providing children with physical disabilities the opportunity to partake in outdoor activities on Buck Lake. Together, they decided to hold a community fundraising boatilla and barbecue to help raise funds for Easter Seals to help send children with physical disabilities to Camp Merrywood. That first year in 2003, the Buck Lake community raised over $3,000 and sent one child to camp. Each year, the event became better known and more

members of the community have become involved. To date, after eight years, the Buck Lakers have raised over $86,000 and sent 43 children to Camp Merrywood. A founding principle of the Buck Lake community was that all monies raised by the Boatilla would be dedicated to sending children to Camp Merrywood. Due to their specialized care, it costs $2,000 for a child to attend the 10-day overnight Camp Merrywood program. One-hundred per cent of all funds generated have been donated to Easter Seals Ontario. Not one cent of funds raised over the years has been diverted to compensate for expenses associated with the Boatilla and barbecue. These expenses have been met by the kind contribution of goods and services from individuals, groups and community businesses which believe in this cause. For its small size, the Buck Lake Community has achieved impressive results both in terms of the number of children it has sponsored for Camp Merrywood and in building a sense of community awareness for a

great cause. The mission to send children to camp has grown to a passion for those involved and has resulted in ownership of the Boatilla by the Buck Lake community. For its dedication and generosity, the Buck Lake community received the 2011 Easter Seals Spirit of Giving Award, an award which recognizes associations who have unselfishly promoted the mission of Easter Seals by generating significant revenue and increasing awareness of the organization in the community. Over the years, the annual Boatilla has achieved positive results in building community relations within the environs of Buck Lake and this has been a significant benefit alongside meeting the needs of children with physical disabilities. The annual Buck Lake Boatilla has been built on a legacy of dedicated and successful community involvement to help send children to Camp Merrywood. The focus of the community and its supporting activities remains unchanged since its inception which is, “all about the kids!” Submitted by Easter Seals. THE EMC - 6 - Thursday, May 30, 2013

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A Special Thank You from DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA

The Smiths Falls Committee of Ducks Unlimited Canada would like to take this opportunity to thank all our contributors and attendees for the success of our 25th Annual Auction and Raffle on April 27, 2013. Their generous support will enable us to make a substantial financial contribution to Ducks Unlimited Canada.

Please patronize and support our donor businesses Acheson Financial Services Art & Cathy Cassell Andress’ Independent Grocer Allan Grainger Arnel Pattemore Baldachin Inn Bank of Nova Scotia Smiths Falls Bennett’s Bait’N Tackle Best Western Colonel By Inn Bill Daines Designs Blair & Son Funeral Directors Bob McGregor Brew By You Canadian Tire Smiths Falls Charlie Harrison Colleen Kenny Cobra Pools & Spas Inc. Country Diner Restaurant Dairy Queen Smiths Falls Dan Murphy Darlene Nighbor David Kok/Duck Junkies David Hartwell Dave Nichol Debra Saunders Derbyshire Auto Repair & Sales Inc. Donald H Pyne Dyke & Murphy Professional Corp. Accounting Echo Tours & Travel Edgetown Motors

EMC/Record News Falls Iron & Metal G Tackaberry & Sons Garry & Susan Badour George & Pat Francis Genuine Jenn Digital Publishing Glenview Iron & Metal Green Acres Greenhouses Gregory Fournier Gun Mart Guy Saumure & Sons Construction Ltd. Hank’s Tire Shop Harold Hawkins Healey’s Glass Heather Griffith Helen Benda Howard Burns Construction Hunt & Dopson Insurance Hy Fund Studio Impression Printing J A Gallipeau Construction Jack Anderson J’s Interior Furnishings Jeffery Harrison Jennifer Muoka Jim’s Garage Service Joanne & Sherry’s Custom Cuts John Lackey Johnny 5 DJ Service Joseph Foster

Josh Muoka Ken & Leona Jones Kinkaid & Loney Monuments Ltd. Krown Rust Lannin’s Funeral Home Len’s Woodworking Shop Linda Svarckopf Lisa Venn Lombard Glen Golf & Country Club Lombardy Agricultural Society Margie Collins McNamee Concrete Ltd. Michael Cliffen Midway Sports & Trophies Mike Fair Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Ltd Miller’s Wheel Alignment Moustache Men’s Hairstyling NAPA Auto Parts Ogilvie’s Fleet & Auto Owl Maker Bird Taxidermy Pankow Financial Solutions Ltd. Paul Vaillancourt Perth Family Health Centre Pet Valu Smiths Falls Peter McGregor Precision Hair Design Popplewell’s Christmas Tree Farm & Sugar Bush

Randy Webster Reboot Computers Richard C. Dowdall Richard Murphy C.A. Rideau Ferry Harbour & The Boat House Rideau Home Building Centre Rob Roy’s Pub Robert Foster Robert Kevin Gray Glass Blowing Robert Thompson Ron & Tina Lyon Rona Smiths Falls Ross & Cliffen Sand Banks Estate Winery Smith’s Shoe & Luggage Smiths Falls Civitan Club Smiths Falls Family Chiropractic Smiths Falls Fish & Game Club Inc. Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club Smiths Falls Hyundai Smiths Falls Kinsmen’s Club Speedy Auto Glass Valerie Hudson Wayne & Willa Dowdall Ted Stewart William Joynt Auction Services Wonton Crunch

Committee Members Len Spoelder – Chairman Ken Jones – Ass’t Chairman John Lackey – Secretary Wayne Dowdall – Treasurer

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EMC News – The weather may have been chilly, but many showed up to take in the fragrant blooms during the annual Franktown Lilac Festival on May 25. In addition to a yard sale, bake sale, antique display and live entertainment, a big attraction was the Children’s Bike Parade. Left, children line up with their colourfully decorated bikes, waiting to be judged. Photo by KATHY BOTHAM

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Column shows ‘narrow-minded’ view to environment DEAR EDITOR: Jeff Maguire’s column (May 23) on dandelions and the cosmetic pesticide ban points out how narrow-minded, short-sighted, and selfish people can be when considering the environment and human health. If he would look up from his lawn he might see that the numbers of birds are increasing also, because fewer are being killed by the effects of pesticides. Yes, I have no scientific evidence of that, just anecdotal observations, but Jeff’s entire column is based on anecdotal evidence also. My wife is a community nurse and she knows that cancer is rampant in our region. Again, no scientific evidence of what is causing it, but toxic chemicals are a leading candidate. We should

try to eliminate as many as possible whenever feasible. Jeff points out that the applicators of pesticides were wearing regular clothes. That’s the best evidence yet that the chemicals were not being applied properly or safely. If the professionals wouldn’t even follow directions, how could we expect ordinary citizens to take safety precautions? Along with seatbelt, smoking, and helmet legislation, the pesticide ban shows that sometimes issues are too close to people’s personal selfish concerns to be left to their own decisions. Stew Hamill Wildlife biologist Merrickville

COMMENTARY Stretch your paws for LAWS

EMC Editorial – For more than 35 years, the Lanark Animal Welfare Society (LAWS) has been caring for abused and abandoned animals. As their operations costs rise, they rely on donations from the community to keep their doors open as one of two no kill shelters in Ontario. A lot of those donations come in the form of various fundraising events throughout the Lanark County area, whether it’s pet photos with Santa, the organization’s annual yard sale or the upcoming Walk Your Paws for LAWs event Sunday, June 9 in Carleton Place. This is the second year for the fundraiser, which takes place at the Carleton Place arena from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. Participants are invited to bring their four-legged friends and enjoy a two or five-kilometre walk throughout town. Last year’s Walk Your Paws for LAWS raised $13,000 for the registered charity. Those funds, along with an influx of other monetary donations and materials, helped save the shelter from shutting its doors last year. With a small paid staff and board of directors, LAWS heavily relies on donations as funds to keep the shelter going come from adoption fees as well as fundraising activities. They receive very little government funding. While the generous outpouring of community support has kept LAWS on their feet through a trying winter, spring is here and the shelter will be dealing with more and more animals. As pet owners let their dogs and cats out to frolic in the warmer weather, they often forget about the importance of keeping their pets leashed as well as spayed and neutered. This summer, think twice about allowing your pet to venture outdoors if proper precautions haven’t been taken watch for LAWS fundraisers in your community.

Uncle Lou’s visits to the farm were much like Christmas EMC Lifestyle – Very important, was my Uncle Lou. Didn’t he just get an award for working on the marble in the Waldorf Astoria in the big city of New York? We even had a chip to prove it. Uncle Lou it was, who at least once a year descended on our farm out in Northcote to bring us unspeakable joy. My mother’s brother, one of the four who made up her family, had no children of his own when we were youngsters, and when he came it was like Christmas all over again. Although our Christmases back then were nothing to write home about! Uncle Lou often came without telling Mother in advance. She would much prefer if he would at least send us a letter that he was on his way. Then the house could be torn apart from top to bottom, so that everything shone like glass... our feather mattress taken off the bed upstairs, the felt one from Mother and Father’s bed hauled up to replace it, braided rugs beaten with the broom on the clothes line, and the red and white checked oilcloth on the table in the kitchen replaced with a white linen one Mother had brought to the farm. But when he came unannounced, al-

ways on a Saturday, we knew he was on his way before he hit the yard. He would start blowing the horn of his big black Buick when he turned into our long lane, and never let up until he came to a screeching halt at the back door. Mother had time only to change her apron, and smooth back her hair, and then she would cry. I could never understand if she was so happy why she would cry. My sister Audrey said it was from sheer joy! I thought he looked like he should be a member of parliament. He always wore grey flannel trousers, pressed knife-sharp, and flannel shirts open at the neck. Uncle Lou was tall, and as my sister Audrey once said, he even looks important! We five children never took our eyes off the back seat of the big Buick. We knew for a fact, that inside his big brown cowhide suitcases would be presents beyond belief. Always, there were yards of silk for Mother. And a new purse. Big. With gold clasps, and long handles. And we had no idea how he knew our sizes, but each of us would get a new piece of clothing, and everything always fit like it had been made for us! Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount mmount@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 104

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off his shiny shoes, he buffed them with a cloth made especially for that purpose. He had wood forms he inserted into his shoes when he wasn’t wearing them. My sister Audrey said she was quite sure all-important men did the same thing with their shoes when they took them off at night. I couldn’t, for the life of me, ever see my father going to that trouble with the black-laced boots he wore to church on Sunday! Too soon it would be time for Uncle Lou to pack up and head back to New York City. Everett would swing wide the gate going out to the lane, and with the horn going full blast, Uncle Lou would spin the tires on the Buick and he was gone. There would be such a silence in the old log house, and I would wonder if it would ever be the same again. When it came time for our silent prayers each of us were expected to say before we left Mother’s knee, I would pray that Uncle Lou would return soon. It wasn’t only for the candy, picture shows and the rides in the big black Buick, it was because his visit would bring Mother unspeakable joy and release her from the bonds that held her prisoner on that farm • Advertising rates and terms and conditions are according to the rate card in effect at time advertising published. • The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors in advertisements beyond the amount charged for the space actually occupied by that portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred, whether such error is due to negligence of its servants or otherwise... and there shall be no liability for non-insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount charged for such advertisement. • The advertiser agrees that the copyright of all advertisements prepared by the Publisher be vested in the Publisher and that those advertisements cannot be reproduced without the permission of the Publisher. • The Publisher reserves the right to edit, revise or reject any advertisement.

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White encourages visitors to explore community forests as part of a trip to Lanark County. “If you’re coming to take advantage of a festival or a shopping getaway, take the time to get back to nature while you’re here,” she says. “There are some organized activities, too, with various nature and recreation groups conducting periodic forest walks, for example.” She notes healthy, active living and educational opportunities are an important part of life in Lanark County. “Our community forests are one of the ways we can encourage this. ‘Nature deficit’ in children and adults today is gaining a lot of attention, and here we have playgrounds right in our backyards that allow us to reconnect with nature. More and more school groups are taking ad-

vantage of the community forests as living outdoor classrooms,” she says. Take a walk, go birdwatching or fishing, observe wildlife, go for a picnic, take a self-guided tour or check Lanark County Tourism’s calendar of events for opportunities to go to a forest with a specific group. There are many opportunities to use these local treasures. Watch for more information about activities to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the community forests. For general information about community forests, check www.lanarkcounty.ca/ Page268.aspx. Also visit the calendar of events at www.lanarkcountytourism.com or the trails page at www. lanarkcountytourism.com/directorylistings/?subType=131 Submitted by the County of Lanark.

New initiative lets young Ontario farmers tell their stories EMC News – A new initiative, called Dinner Starts Here, provides young Ontario farmers a platform to tell their stories about food and farming. Launched in early April, the initiative features a website, Twitter account, Facebook page and a YouTube channel. Farmers, from a variety of commodities, can post videos and blogs about activities on their farms. Andrew Campbell, a Middlesex dairy farmer and social media advocate, created Dinner Starts Here. He

hopes the project will show the public the excitement young farmers have for their future and agriculture. There are 10 farmers participating in Dinner Starts Here. They were recruited based on their location, commodities and current use of social media tools. Dinner Starts Here can be seen on Twitter (@HowDinnerStarts), Facebook (www.facebook.com/DinnerStartsHere), at www.dinnerstartshere. ca and on YouTube (www.youtube. com/dinnerstartshere).

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EMC News – As Lanark County’s Community Forests celebrate their 75th birthday in 2013, now is a great time to get out and explore what they have to offer. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the purchase of what is known as the Lavant Block in Lanark Highlands, which was the start of the county forest program. At first the forests were managed by the provincial Department of Lands and Forests, which eventually became the Ministry of Natural Resources. In 2001, MNR turned management responsibility over to the county. Today, Lanark County owns more than 4,600 hectares in 38 properties scattered throughout the county, mostly in Lanark Highlands. The woodlands, wetlands, streams, lakes, plants, animals, geology and heritage features are managed in a sustainable way to provide social, recreational, economic, scientific, cultural and spiritual benefits to everyone into the future. “The program was initiated as a way to rehabilitate agricultural properties that were being abandoned due to the difficulty of farming in such rocky, rugged conditions,” explains Brian Anderson, advisory services coordinator with Mississippi Valley Conservation, which provides professional forest-management services to the county. The county planted trees on the properties and managed the better natural forests that still existed on some of the lands. This rehabilitated the properties and provided plantation management as old fields were converted into forests for product and habitat, all while serving as

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Seeking good citizenship nominations Council learned the provincial Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration is seeking nominations for its Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship. The medal was established in 1973 and honours Ontarians who have made outstanding contributions to community life through exceptional, long-term efforts. It is presented by the Lieutenant Governor at a special ceremony at Queen’s Park in the fall. Nominations should be submitted by July 17 at www.ontario.ca/honoursandawards or contact the secretariat at

1-877-832-8622. Committee evaluates economic development Council has accepted several recommendations from its economic development steering committee regarding service delivery in the county. A revised service delivery agreement with Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation has been approved, with the steering committee indicating the county is getting great value for its tax dollars through this organization and the Small Business Advisory Centre, and that their services benefit all local municipalities in the county. The committee recommended the county consider joining various Ontario East Economic Development target sectors as a trial, including business immigration, food processing, investment tourism and logistics and warehousing. It also recommended the community development committee be renamed the economic development committee to more accurately reflect its areas of service delivery, including planning, tourism, trails, agriculture and forestry, which are all economic drivers in the county. Harvest festival planned The county is supporting and applying for funding for the Lanark County Harvest Festival, an outdoor celebration of local producers and their harvest. Planned for Sunday, Sept. 8, the event will feature food tasting, free samples, a meet-the-chef program,

children’s activities, local musicians, a food auction and crafts. The annual event will rotate around the county, and will be held at the Beckwith Recreation Complex this year. The festival is community-based and aims to support more than 55 local businesses and six farmers’ markets while promoting the development of sustainable, self-reliant communities in the county through small, sustainable food-based operations. It is also developing a new economic development network for the county through partnership with the Ontario Tourism Culinary Alliance. The festival is expected to create employment, build a customer base, encourage visitation, enhance the county’s profile as food destination and improve competitiveness for food producers through awareness. Mayor’s Slow Bike Race and golf tournament promoted Eight local council representatives congregated at the county administration building prior to the regular council meeting to compete in the third annual Lanark County Mayor’s Slow Bicycle Race as part of Mississippi Mills Bicycle Month. The idea is to hop on a bike and “race” to be the slowest mayor – something that requires great balance! Mississippi Mills Bicycle Month is a month-long celebration of bicycle-related activities to promote cycling for healthy, family fun. Warden Bill Dobson (Montague reeve) congratulated Lanark Highlands deputy mayor Brian Stewart for win-

ning the race and thanked everyone for their participation. He also promoted the annual Warden’s Golf Tournament, to be held on Aug. 16 at the Perth Golf Course. Proceeds will go to the United Way of Lanark County. “I hope everyone can step up and raise even more money than last year,” Dobson said, adding sponsorship opportunities are still available. Upcoming meetings

County council takes place Wednesday, June 26 at 7 p.m.; community development is June 5 at 5 p.m.; and public works is June 5 (following community development). The meeting of the community services committee is June 19 at 5 p.m. and corporate services is June 19 (following community services). For more information, contact 1-888-9-LANARK, ext. 1501. Submitted by the County of Lanark.

Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society to tour Kiwi Gardens June 5 EMC News – You’ve got your garden in and you’re just settling in to fine-tune one or more of your flower beds or your patio garden. What better way to get your motor running than a tour of Kiwi Gardens, just outside Perth. The Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society (RLHS) has organized a tour of the gardens with owner Paul Loiselle on Wednesday, June 5 at 2 p.m. The hour-long tour will take you through the extensive grounds featuring hundreds of plants – everything from Acanthus to Zauschneria (aka Orange Carpet). Kiwi Gardens features ferns, grasses, vines and woody plants, hostas, daylilies, and a wide assortment of perennials, as well as some tender bulbs. In addition, you’ll be able to get a sneak peak at Kiwi’s Art in the Garden exhibition. This annual event,

which opens officially on Father’s Day, showcases artists from across Ontario whose works blend harmoniously with the trees and plants – indeed, so comfortably that they often seem to have sprouted from the ground. Visitors and guests to the Society are welcome. Just come to Kiwi Gardens at 687 Harper Road, west of Perth on Highway 7. Non-member admission to this tour is $5, but you may want to take advantage of this occasion to join up, since annual membership is only $15. Regular meetings are held Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m. at the Portland Community Hall, 24 Water Street. You can also check out other upcoming Society events and speakers on our website: www.gardenontario. org/site.php/rideaulakes, or call 613272-2877. Submitted by the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society.

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EMC News – The following are the highlights from the regular Lanark County council meeting held Wednesday, May 22 at the county building in Perth. Council passed a motion asking Bell Canada to make improvements to cell phone coverage in order to help the county meet the needs of current and future citizens and businesses. The motion notes the county is often identified as one of the best places to live for people seeking the conveniences of urban living and the quality of life found in rural settings. Although there have been improvements over the past few years, cell phone coverage remains an issue and a priority for the county. The county will be identifying gaps and recommend locations for tower sites. The resolution was circulated to local municipalities, MPs and MPPs.

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Fourth annual Perth Kilt Run set for June 22 EMC News – The fourth annual Lanark Mutual Insurance Perth Kilt Run is set for June 22 at 6 p.m. and promises to be another fantastic event with over 2,000 runners registered for this world record setting experience. With pipers in hand, Walker’s shortbread bakers testing their recipes, Doornekamp Wee Lads and Lassies race, a Perth, Australia challenge in the making and non-profits gearing up to shout and bang along the route, there will be lots to see and do for the entire family. Would you like to be up-close to these wannabe Scottish folks by helping distribute water and cheer at the same time? An important element of the Perth Running Goats Club is its commitment to the community. This is demonstrated through its annual Cheering Station Awards, a $2,400 fund used to honour the community for their support of the biggest kilt run in the world, the Perth Kilt Run, A Lanark Mutual 5 Miler. Non-profit groups are encouraged to form a team of at least 15 people, don their kilts, bring out the

noise makers, do a little Highland step, hand out water and cheer those lads, lassies and warriors on! Every entry automatically receives $100, while the first place choice for most Scottish, the most enthusiastic and the best water distributer will receive $1,100. Second place receives $600 and third place receives $300. “We have a panel of judges that run by each cheering station and rate each station; 2012 saw Drummond Central School take top dollar,” said Mary Stewart of the Running Goat. “Over the years we have had the Perth Curling Club, Perth Civitan, Montessori School, Harvey St. Gang, Northgate Christian Youth Group, Running Goat Ladies for Crohns Disease.” A lot of people don’t realize the positive impact on runners as they see the enthusiasm and excitement of the spectators. Perth has been truly exceptional in this regard, with six cheering stations located one kilometer apart. It makes a great impression on all the runners and over and over again we hear from seasoned runner hear how this is “the best race they

have ever run in.” To register your community group please contact Kim Spence at 613264-2946 or drop into The

Running Goat on Foster Street in Perth and pick up a form. Submitted by the Running Goat.

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1 Main Street West, Smiths Falls 613-205-0999 eleerealty@gmail.com

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OPEN HOUSE Sunday, June 2, 2013 1-3pm 2394 Burnstown Road MLS # 867752 Hobby Farm 7 mins to Renfrew. Updated Century Home located on rolling 22.66 acres. Large eat-in country Kitchen, Livingrm features pine plank flring, Main lvl den/bdrm, 3pc bath w/ laundry. Upper lvl generous room sizes, 3 bdrm & full bath. Full unfin basment. Upgraded attic insulation, windows, doors, UV light. Beautiful log cabin w/ loft could easily hold 4 box stalls, out buildings, fully fenced paddock areas for horses, Spring fed pond.

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1 Windsor Cres. $269,900 MLS: 854634

868 Kitley Line 1 Rd., Jasper $389,900 MLS: 849392

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OPEN HOUSE SAT JUNE 1, 12:00PM-1:00PM 13 Drummond St. W., Perth Reduced $298,000 Glorious big house located in the heart of Heritage Perth! Built in the late 1800`s, this large family home holds a lot of original character & charm with many updates making it a wonderful family home. Main level features sweeping staircase at front foyer, large dining & living room areas with hardwood & pine floors, huge country-sized kitchen with moveable centre island, maple floors & convenient access to main floor laundry & powder room. Super sized family room with gas fireplace & wonderful pine finished sunroom with skylights & access to carport & deck. Upper level has 4 good sized bedrooms, 2 full baths & access to great storage area above the family room. Forced air gas heat, central air, all newer windows, paved driveway, attached carport & separate garage, fenced yard & deck. MLS# 092103005509600 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215 www.sherisells.ca

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1776 Opinicon Rd. Chaffeys Lock From HWY 15 turn onto Chaffeys Lock road, over bridge, property on right. $319,000 A truly unique heritage home just steps from Chaffeys Lock. Lots of living space for large family or B&B opportunity. Use the additional commercial kitchen to run your own catering business. Entire property beaming with artistic flare.

Big Rideau Lake! Rooms with a view! Near the end of a quiet road at the tip of Briton Bay with 185 feet on the Big Rideau, 20 minutes to Perth, 10 minutes to Portland. Great design for entertaining – perfect for fishing & boating enthusiasts who love to travel the Rideau system. 1066 R10 off the Briton Houghton Bay Road. See you there! MLS# 083183103612801.

Hosted by Drea Scotland 613-390-2373

Barbara Shepherd, Cell 613-326-1361

216 Bernice Cresc., Chaloa Acres $274,900 Desirable residential neighbourhood of Chaloa Acres located just a few minutes to Perth- beauty, warmth & value in this well kept 4 bedroom home- features include golden oak flooring in living & dining rooms, lots of oak cabinets, new counter top, ceramic tile flooring & under-cabinet lighting in the eat-in kitchen- terrace doors lead to beautiful 3 season sun room to the deck & above ground pool- 3 good sized bedrooms & 4 piece bath with jacuzzi tub on the main floor- big windows & propane stove highlight the family room plus laundry, 3 piece bath & 4th bedroom on lower level- single attached insulated garage with interior access to basement- paved double driveway, newer vinyl windows, roughed-in central vac, new shingles in 2010, storage shed, air conditioning & air exchanger. MLS# 091990802040301. South from Perth on Rideau Ferry Rd., right onto Bernice Cresc. Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215 www.sherisells.ca

REDUCED! 2851 Narrow’s Locks Rd. NOW $229,000 3 year old well constructed home located on lovely 2.66 acre lot on paved road only minutes to Perth or Westport. This 1100 square foot 3 bedroom bungalow has a nice open concept living area including eat-up island & patio door in kitchen/dining area. 2 windows and half wall to foyer highlight the living room. 3 good sized bedrooms, 4 piece bath with soaker tub, corner shower & nice vanity with medicine & linen storage. spacious hall with open rail to dry, bright, insulated but unfinished lower level with laundry hookups. good closet & storage space on main level. Mostly covered front verandah & two level deck at rear. Very pretty lot, some clearing & clean-up still underway. Lots of parking & great view out over maple bush. 14x16 shed is perfect for lawn equipment. Move-in condition! MLS# 091191102031202. Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215 www.sherisells.ca

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Hobby Farm! $319,000 1872 log home with back addition offers 1600 sq ft living space on very private 5.5 acres. 30x35 ft barn with 5 box stalls, 60x20 ft 3-bay driveshed/garage, 10x16 ft detached garage/shop. Full basement under original log house, board & batten addition features new kitchen, dining room & screened porch. All newer windows & doors. Centrally located woodstove will heat the entire house with help from the furnace fan. Used as a hobby farm for miniature horses until recently. Equipment is negotiable. MLS# 871260 Bob Ferguson 613-812-8871 bobferg@superaje.com www.bobsperthhomes.ca

7 Haggart St., Perth $216,000 Comfortable low maintenance home, close to shopping & hospital. 3 bdrms & 4 pc bath on main level & a possible 4th bdrm on lower level, with nearby 3 pc bath. Lower level family/rec. room with wet bar (could convert to kitchen if suite is req’d). Backyard is fenced to suit toddlers & animals. 8x12 garden shed located behind the carport. mature trees. Newer gas furnace in 2008, gas fired hot water installed 2010. Central air and tilt-out easy clean windows. Gas equal billing $102 per month, hydro approx. $50-55 per month, water/sewer approx. $105-110 every 2 months. MLS# 871260 Bob Ferguson 613-812-8871 bobferg@superaje.com www.bobsperthhomes.ca

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378 HOPE STREET

NEW

SUPERB STARTER HOME 3 bdrm, 2 full bath. On a conveniently located street in Arnprior. Walking distance to shops, parks, schools, the beach, grove and hospital. Nice fenced lot with mature trees. Easily affordable home for a young family starting out. Call Tom Barker. $176,900 MLS 867702 Tom Barker 613-298-5510

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211 BELL STREET, ARNPRIOR

ESCAPE CITY LIVING 7 yr. old Hi-Ranch nestled on 2.47 acre lot in beautifully scenic Lanark Highlands. Open concept kitchen & eating area with huge back yard & no rear neighbours. Call Leo for more info. $229,900 MLS 862250 Leo Carlucci 613-256-1860 www.leocarlucci.com

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SATURDAY JUNE 1st 11:30am – 1:30pm 122 CRAMPTON DR., MLS #870746 $239,900

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 1-3 PM PERFECT STARTER! Freehold townhouse in the growing town of Carleton Place. 3 bdrms, 3 baths, combined LR/DR with access to large deck & maintenance free back yard. Fin lower level family room. $239,900 MLS 868741 Leo Carlucci 613-256-1860 www.leocarlucci.com

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48 MILL STREET, ALMONTE

PICTURESQUE SETTING workshop/garage/storage bldg, and hi-ranch bungalow; all on 3.44 approx., treed, landscaped acres, approx. Call $344,000 MLS 871321 Joan Johnston 613-256-1860 www.royallepage.ca

210 MAPLE RIDGE ROAD

Amy Creighton, Broker Capital Realty Inc.

613-253-0888

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Perfect starter freehold townhome in the ever expanding town of Carleton Place. 3 Bdrms, 3 bths, upgrades include flooring, roof shingles, D/W & HWT. Economical living with low utility costs!

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Connections Realty Inc.Office 613-283-4900 *Each office Independently owned & operated

Email info@rcrhomes.ca Web

John Gray

Broker of Record C) 613-868-6068

Open House

Sat 10:00 – 12:00

14490 Cty Rd 15 $324,900 Fully finished log home with 2 car garage. Great craftsmanship here, See www.rcrhomes.ca/860064

Open House

Sat 11:00 – 12:00

34 Carol Cres. $194,900

Fully finished 3+1 bdrm home. I car garage, electrical now updated too!

See www.rcrhomes.ca/869197

Garry Beep Dalgleish Sales Representative C) 613-880-4434

Open House

Carol Barber

Broker C) 613-285-4887

Sat 11:00 –12:30

513 Jason St. $47,000 Reasonably priced 2 bdrm home in Crestview Park. Newer shingles See www.rcrhomes.ca/863114

Linda Hewson

Barbara Reade

Sales Representative

Sales Representative C) 613-812-0542

C) 613-812-8037

Open House

Sat 11:00 –12:30

1218Powers Rd $210,000 Nice Bungalow by Stanleyville. 3 bdrm,2 bath, Garage and more. See www.rcrhomes.ca/869182

New

Sat 1:00 – 2:30

13 Bridle Path Lane $69,000 Updated 2 bdrm mobile, screened porch in Otterdale Park. See www.rcrhomes.ca/864037

Open House

Sat 1:00 – 2:30

83 Sherbrooke St. $199,900 Renovated 3 bdrm, 2 bath home in Perth backing onto Last Duel Park See www.rcrhomes.ca/871159

Cole Walker

Gerry Seguin

Sales Representative C) 613-812-0536

Open House

Toll Free 1-877-283-4904

Sales Representative C) 613-852-4313

Sat 11:00 –12:30

687 Kitley Line 3 $279,900 Built in 1997, this 2000 sq ft home was recently renovated. Well Done See www.rcrhomes.ca/862201

Yes! We have room for one more.

Open House

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237 Golf Club Rd. $339,900 Exceptionally designed 4 bdrm, 3 bath on 3.46 acres. Fully Finished See www.rcrhomes.ca/860929

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Sat 1:00 – 2:30 Sun 3:00-4:30

656 Kitley Line 3 $218,000 4 dbrm family home, hrdwd, pool, deck. Updated kitchen & shingles. See www.rcrhomes.ca/866053

Sat 1:00 – 2:30

Open House

323 Drum Con 11. $238,800 3+1 bdrm home , private country lot. Minutes from Carleton Place See www.rcrhomes.ca/855154

Open House

Sat 1:00 – 2:30

57 Golf Club Rd. $259,900 3 bdrm red brick bungalow with substantial quality renovations. See www.rcrhomes.ca/864531

Open House

Sat 1:00 – 2:30

27 Kelly’s Rd. $399,900 Impressive size, lot, appointments & added features. A real must see! See www.rcrhomes.ca/855191

New Price

Open House

Sat 2:00 – 4:00

1613 Crowder Rd. $359,900 Fully loaded Spencerville family home . Wow. You get a lot here! See www.rcrhomes.ca/855159

Open House

Sat 3:00 – 4:00

1234 Armstrong Rd. $234,900 Comfortable 3 bdrm, 2 bath home Open concept, lower family room See www.rcrhomes.ca/865065

Open House

Sat 3:00 – 4:30

10 Ford Cr. $214,900 Fully finished 3+1 bdrm home. Paved drive, central air, prop heat. See www.rcrhomes.ca

Open House

Sat 3:00 – 4:30

20 Bay Rd. $254,900 Open concept well maintained 3 bdrm with a long list of updates. See www.rcrhomes.ca/856566

Open House

Sat 3:30 – 4:30

52 Thomas St Almonte $234.900 New Furnace & price, 4 bdrm 2 bath c/w main level in-law suite See www.rcrhomes.a/868354

Open House

Sun 12:00-1:30

109 Colonel By Cres. $259,900 Large 5 bdrm, 4 bath home in desirable family neighborhood. See www.rcrhomes.ca/863261

New

Open House

Sun 12:00-1:30

243 Lera St. $364,900 Spacious newer construction fully finished with awesome back yard See www.rcrhomes.a/860147

Open House

Sun 1:00-2:30

19 Aberdeen Ave. $164,900 3 bdrm, 2 bath home with newer hardwood , furnace and central air See www.rcrhomes.ca/864816

Open House

Sun 2:00-4:00

61 Front Ave. West. $199,700 4 bdrm 2 bath brick bungalow with det. Garage in Brockville. See www.rcrhomes.ca/871484

Open House

Sun 2:00-4:00

60 Central Ave. E $154,900 Spacious semi-det 2 bdrm home in Brockville k 2 Baths, Fully Finished See www.rcrhomes.ca/863162

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Open House

Sun 3:00-4:30

96 Heron Lane $399,900 Walkout bungalow on Troy Lake off Jones Falls Rd. 250ft frontage See www.rcrhomes.ca/868336

558 Christie Lake Rd $429,900 Ideal family home. 4 bdrm, 3 bath, garage, pool, gourmet kitchen ++ See www.rcrhomes.ca/866599


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Well built 7 bed 4 bath home – ideal for lg family or granny suite or potential business. Main flr laundry, full basement on 1 acre treed lot – walking distance to schools & shopping. $309,900 Call Sheri D’Aoust: 613 812 9344

Open concept bungalow on private 4 acres. Custom kitchen, gas fireplace, hardwood, large deck. Master w/ensuite. Huge lower level family room; dbl garage. $299,900 Call Jennifer Glazier: 613 812 8114

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20 OAKWOOD AVE, CARLETON PLACE

5 PERTH ST, PORTLAND 3+ bdrm, 1.5 bth well maintained bungalow situated on a extra large, well treed lot in Portland Village. 2 blocks to the Rideau. $239,000

2 bed, 1 bath mobile home located on large lot, new roof in 2010, new gas furnace 2012. common fee incl land rental, taxes & water. Lg storage shed. $55,900

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LOWER RIDEAU LAKE 4bed, 3 bath home. Great room; kitchen, din/ piano room, master with/ensuite & sauna, 2nd bed w/ensuite & balcony, hot tub, pool, bunkie, large lot. $639,900

COMMUTER HEAVEN Large 4 bed 2 bath home, eat-in kitchen, livingrm; dining/family rm. Main level laundry. Hardwood flrs, storage/closets & original features. $199,000

CHRISTIE LAKE 2 bed cottage with nice lake view & good clean water. Take the short drive to serenity and relaxation. $199,900

LOG HOME, CLOSE TO PERTH Full scribe log bungalow on 30 acres. Open concept great room. Master w/ensuite plus 2 beds & 4pc in separate wing. Basement w/shop. $332,500

SUN JUNE 2nd, 1 – 2:30pm 149 CATS COVE RD, RIDEAU FERRY

Residential property – 3bed, open concept. Det garage. $230,000 PLUS Commercial property – 1300 sqft. $30,000. Host Paul Gordon: 613 390 2281

Lakeside living at its finest...4 bdrm, 2.5 bath side split nestled on 215ft of prime Big Rideau waterfront near Rideau Ferry. $649,000. Host Demi Thompson: 613-264-4330

SAT JUNE 1st, 12 – 1:30pm 399 GRADY ROAD E, WESTPORT

SUN JUNE 2nd, 1 – 2:30pm 2046 CYR POINT RD, BENNETT LAKE

Stunning 7 bed home (approx.6000sqft) w/panoramic view of Black Creek (lake) on 190 acres. $729,750 Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Cottage w/111ft of shoreline. Requires upgrading. Additional area across access road. Dock & 12ft aluminum boat included. $164,900 Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

SAT JUNE 1st, 1 – 2:30pm 5 WELLAND ST PERTH

SUN JUNE 2ND, 1 – 2:30PM 100 SHERBROOKE ST E, PERTH

Great location, 3 bed, 2 bath bungalow on low traffic street close to amenities. Nicely landscaped. $229,000 Host: Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

2 bed renovated bungalow. Maple floors. Full basement, det garage/workshop, driveways on both sides of home. $189,900 Host Randy Cavanagh: 613 464 1000

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PERTHMORE SUB-DIVISION 3 bed open concept, ensuite, custom cabinets, wood floors, main floor laundry, all season sun room patio doors to deck. $308,000

BALDERSON Lovingly reno’d school-house. Open-concept main level bright new addition, maple flrs, 10 ft ceilings. Fully fin’d basement, 20 x20ft barn $219,000

SAT JUNE 1st, 9.30 – 11am 113 HARPER RD & 18381 HWY 7

MCDONALD’S CORNERS HORSESHOE BAY Grand view Horseshoe Bay - Big Rideau Lk. 826 ft front, 20.8 acres, R2000. $674,500.

BLACK LAKE Well maintained, furnished, 3 bed Black Lake cottage with westerly “sunset” view. 190 ft. of deep, clean waterfront. $269,000

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Custom built home on 12 acres. 3+1 bed, 3 baths, cherry kitchen, fireplace, Walk/out bsmt w/ rec room & bar, eternity pool, arctic spa, 2 large garages/workshops. $519,900

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29 SUNSET DR, SMITHS FALLS

MINUTES TO PERTH

Year-round home/cottage on private 1 acre lot w/200ft clean waterfront & great access! 3bed/2bath with gorgeous elevated views $239,900

Smiths Falls Golf Club Subdivision Home for the Entertaining and active Family! 3 Bed plus Den, Family Room, In-ground Pool, Privacy! $389,900 Call Silvia Blanchard: 613 294 3661

Private setting 15 mins from Perth! Lovingly 3+1 bd brick bungalow on 3 acres–Whether you are a young family or retirees-everyone will enjoy the space & gorgeous perennial gardens. $242,500

RIDEAU LAKES Gorgeous off grid 4 season home, 137ft frontage, includes appliances and dock $269,900

LANSDOWNE Updated 2 storey hobby farm on 96 acres w/det garage/wkshop & 7 stall barn. 3 beds. Midway between Brockville & Kingston. $359,900

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HWY 7, CARLETON PLACE RURAL KEMPVILLE Beautiful home on 2.3 acre lot, 3+1 bedrooms, huge family room with woodstove, in-ground pool, barn. $319,900

MERRICKVILLE Start your dreams today. Exceptional lot in prime location in Merrickville. Small sought after sub division; great road access. $265,000

OMPAH Great family home on quiet 4.9 acres. 4 beds, 2 baths. Completely renovated. Det single garage w/ carport, lower level w/walkout. $159,900

Period home features 4 bds, 3 bths, fam rm, eat in kitchen, dining, formal living, ensuite, laundry. Sits on 153 acres w/large outbuildings & facilities especially for horses. Move in condition. $579,900

DREAMS FOR SALE - CHOOSE WISELY… CHOOSE THE EMC - 18 - Thursday, May 30, 2013

MABERLY 6 year-old one of kind Log Home by Kea on 3.64 acres. 3 beds/2 baths. Loft Master suite with W/I Closet & Ensuite to dream about. $419,900 or rent at $1,900/month


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2430 Zealand Rd. – New Price $189,900 MLS® 860271

204 Hunter Rd. – $279,000 MLS® 862768

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104 Port Elmsley Rd. – $199,000 MLS® 870572

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369 Rutherford Side Rd. – $229,900 MLS® 860268

CALL/EMAIL now for a confidential meeting. Diane Hatfield Broker/Manager • 613-283-7788 diane1.hatfield@gmail.com

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SUNDAY, JUNE 2nd, 2-4 P.M. 239 Miguel Street Huge front foyer has patio doors to covered porch. Bright, white kitchen cabinets. Newer windows at front. Finished bsmt offers big family room with gas f/p, 2 pc bath & 3rd bedrm.

$309,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈäx{{ Marly Burke

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$119,500 Rhonda Brunke

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2818 Concession 3C

Adult living. 2 bdrm, 2 full bath, open concept, vaulted ceiling, gas furnace, central air & more.

$329,900ÊUʓÃ›Ênx™xÈn Gerry Coleman

$99,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈ£Èxä Robin Ferrill

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Quality is evident throughout this well-designed country home sitting on a nicely treed lot. Great views from every room. Call today.

$379,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈ£Ç{ÇÊ John Coburn

Robin J. Ferrill Broker of Record

Gerry Coleman Broker

104 Barrach Street

fÎ{™]™ääÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈÓ£™£ Marly Burke

187 Nelson Street fÓ{™]™ääÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈÇxÇn Jeff Wilson

Rhonda Brunke Sales Representative

Marly Burke Broker

Jeff Wilson Sales Representative

THE EMC - 19 - Thursday, May 30, 2013

9333 Hwy 15 Very scenic 15 acre property with a 3 bedroom bungalow plus a detached double garage & workshop. Many nice features.

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John Coburn Broker

331 Ramsay Con 2

$339,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈÓÈäÇ Jeff Wilson

CALL JEFF WILSON FOR YOUR”SOLD SIGN” TODAY

$537,900ÊUʓÃ›Ên{Èn{xÊ Gerry Coleman

15 ES ACR

CURB APPEAL STARTS HERE! Huge rooms throughout, oversize garage, 3 bdrms, 3 baths, landscaped, flex closing.

Fully-finished on all levels, upgraded, f/p, c/air, ceramic back splash, large master & lower level family room.

229 Heather Crescent Spacious and professionally designed built home within minutes of Almonte. Granite counters, maple cupboards, hardwood floors, open concept living area and more.

Robin Ferrill

Come to rural Lanark County and enjoy peace and tranquility. Lovely 3 bedrm home with fully finished lower level. Room for your animals and garden to your heart’s content!

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1026 Code Road Pride of ownership evident throughout this home full of yesteryear charm. 3 bdrm, finished 3rd level Office/Games room. Formal, elegant Liv + Din + Fam rooms. Hardwood floors and crown mouldings. Detached double garage + MUCH MORE! $529,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ£äÓÈ

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Glorious picturesque views, cathedral ceilings, hardwood, large open concept, loft, min floor, great room.

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161 Stonehome Crescent Custom 4 bdrm home minutes to Almonte set on almost 2½ acres. Spacious master and over-sized ensuite, hardwood and ceramics, open kit, dining and living area. Mostly finished lower level.

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436 Joseph Street Just Move In! Freshly painted spacious semi with large fenced back yard. Newer roof, furnace, flooring, kitchen, bathroom, windows+++. The Bonus: It’s Affordable!

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402 Pattie Drive CLEAN & UPDATED SEMI. SOLD: CALL RHONDA FOR RESULTS!

f£™{]xääÊUʓÃ›ÊnșÓÓx Rhonda Brunke

Carolyn Renwick Sales Representative

Jason Coleman Sales Representative

332 Ramsay 1

Brand NEW Home with full warranty on a 4.8 acre lot close to town

$272,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnǣǣÈÊ John Coburn

Karen Duncan Sales Representative

Vicki Behn-Belland Sales Representative


Rebecca Wissler, ASA Broker 613-264-9481

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Superior waterfront views & nature at its best. 3 bed bungalow with walk-out basement. Wonderful bonus building/studio for guests, hobbies, etc. $265,000

Big Rideau Lake

Period Residence

Gorgeous stone bungalow; open concept living areas w/ garden doors to balconies. Dreamy master w/5pc ensuite. Finished lower level w/walkout to expansive terrace. $699,000

Fully renovated open plan living/ dining, den, lg kitchen & bath, mud/laundry rm. Sun rm, attic room, Dbl gar, great functional basement /storage total turnkey property. $349,900

Burgesswood Shared ownership dock on Otty Lake. Nature trails. 3 beds, open plan design, sun room, expansive deck, dbl garage + bonus bunkie. $375,000

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Fall River Picturesque tranquil setting on the banks of the Fall River for this 4/5 bed beautiful well maintained Victorian home, double garage. $310,000

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Janice Hastie-Waugh Broker of Record 613-283-5435

Casey Errett Sales Representative 613-285-9129

613-283-8770 www.cottagesunlimited.com

These are a selection of homes for sale – please visit my website to view all my listings. www.rebeccawisslerrealestate.ca Buying or selling? I’d be pleased to assist you in any way I can.

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613-596-5353

469 TENNYSON RD, DRUMMOND NORTH/ELMSLEY

210 CRAMPTON RD, INNISVILLE IC AM OR W! N PA VIE

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 1-3 PM HOSTED BY DANETTE

WOW! THE MECHANIC OR HANDYMAN! MLS#848063

Supporter of the Children’s Miracle Network

PROFESSIONALLY LANDSCAPED, CUSTOM INTERLOCK STONE ENTRANCE & CIRCULAR DRIVE. This 2 Storey Home nestled on 1.66 private Acres is the perfect country setting. Spend summer with your Fav Book on the Deck or wading in the Pool. Step Inside to a stylish Lvg Rm, sunlit Kit/Island, 4 Spacious Bdrms, 3 pristine Bths & an amazing LL Fam Rm. 20 x 36 Ft WORKSHOP WILL

$384,900

336 BAPTIST CHURCH SIDE RD, PERTH

THOSE WHO HAVE AN AFFINITY WITH NATURE WILL BE CAPTIVATED BY THIS TRANQUIL RURAL SETTING. Nestled on 2.2 Acres, this well maintained 3 Bdr Bung features a country sized Kit ideal for entertaining. The 36’ x 15’ Fam/Games Rm is perfect for OPEN HOUSE the kids & their friends & boasts a SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 1-3 PM handy Walk-out. The Det 28’ x 36’ HOSTED BY BARBARA insulated, Gar/Wksp will please the Handyman or woman… COUNTRY LIVING JUST 10 MINS SOUTH OF CARLETON PLACE! MLS#872349

334 TAIT MCKENZIE, ALMONTE

85 MLS 76 # 10

$159,900. Buckshot Lake: 1.8 acre waterfront lot with 196ft frontage. Excellent building lot on pristine, weed-free lake near Plevna/Ompah. 4-season access. Trees have been cleared for driveway. Gorgeous tall trees, great swimming and fishing. Wonderful spot for year-round home or summer getaway! Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

1656 DRUMMOND CON 10A, DRUMMOND/N ELMSLEY

$429,900

185 CRAMPTON DR, CARLETON PLACE

NATURAL LIGHT & A UNIQUE FRESH DÉCOR IN 3 WELL UB ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN APPOINTED LEVELS, IDEAL T ! T HO POOL TRANSFORMS SPACE in FOR AN ACTIVE, GROWING & this amazing home to create FAMILY. An eclectic Sunlit ML a fabulous ambiance thru 2 Fam Rm boasts a vaulted Ceiling, stunning levels. The eclectic floor Gleaming Hrd Flrs & the Chic FP OPEN HOUSE plan is complimented by vaulted overlooks a “Summer Fun” rear SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 1-3 PM ceilings, a dramatic Palladian yard Deck & Pool. A decadent HOSTED BY DANETTE Window & 2 Chic FP’s that create Palladian Window is the focal a captivating retreat. An exquisite Mbr offers a 4pc Ensuite & Walk-In. EXCELLENT CURB point of the exquisite Master. The expansive LL Games Room is Ideal for Fam Fun Nights. APPEAL, MANICURED STREET SCAPES & FRIENDLY NEIGHBORS! A CAPTIVATING FAMILY HOME BOASTING AN IMMENSE AMOUNT OF BRIGHT LIVING SPACE! MLS#868687

86 MLS 79 # 29

86 MLS 90 # 72

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NEW PRICE $275.00/mnth (each) reduced from $350. 130 Industrial Avenue, Building 600.Two 130 sq ft offices for rent. Hydro/Heat/Internet Included. Kitchen facilities. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

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$75,000. Sunday Lake: waterfront lot. 165 ft x 3.76 acres. Beautiful treed lot with tall pines on clean spring-fed lake. Good waterfront for swimming and fishing. Great spot to build your private summer getaway. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

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NEW $149,900. 346 Pine Shores Rd, lot 132 Badour Island, Bob’s Lake. Boat Access only. A short boat ride from the Marina. 3 bdr ,treed lot. Shallow shoreline. Deep water off dock. Deck facing the lake. BEING SOLD “AS IS UNDER POWER OF SALE” WITH NO WARRANTIES Call Grant Scharf today! 613-323-4862

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NEW $289,900. Two bedroom year-round cottage with Western exposure. Fabulous sunsets! Convenient location: close to shopping and Hwy 7. Open-concept kitchen/living room with woodstove. New deck with privacy fence is a great place for BBQs. Quality waterfront with clean swimming. Dock included. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435 $169,900. 191 Beck Shore Rd, Mississippi Lake. West facing, Magnificent Sunsets. 4 bdr, 1 bth cottage, treed lot. Leased land. Deeded sole use 15 ft. waterfront across a low traffic road. Steps to water. 24’ dock. Large entertainment size deck. EBB, wood stove. Enjoy waterfront without waterfront prices. Easy commute to Ottawa. Call Grant Scharf today! 613-323-4862

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$239,900. Great family home on a quiet dead-end street close to downtown Carleton Place. 4 bdrm, 1.5 bath bungalow. Car-port and fenced-in back yard with above ground pool. Deceivingly spacious. Natural gas fireplace in basement used as primary heat source. Close to schools, shopping, arena and recreation. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

86 MLS 99 # 66

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CALLING ALL LOG HOME THIS IS WHY PEOPLE MOVE TO D LOVERS, PICTURE YOURSELF IN DE G! W ! THE COUNTRY!! Relax on the O E N ING WO TTIN THIS CUSTOM DESIGNED 4 Bdr, T Yesteryear Veranda or host BBQ’s SE LIS 2 Storey home nestled amongst on the expansive Rear Deck while towering Maples. Embraced your guests frolic in the Above by a charming “Days Gone By” Ground Pool. Step inside to a Veranda, rustic Rail fencing you OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE can’t help but feel calm & worry stunning, Vaulted, Open Concept SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 1-3 PM SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 3:15 - 5:00 PM free. Step inside to a vaulted Living Space, Gleaming Hrd Flrs HOSTED BY SHARON HOSTED BY SHARON Ceiling, handsome Staircase, & an enchanting Loft style Master Amazing Kit/Island & Loft Fam Rm. An unspoiled LL w/Radiant Fl heating awaits your design. Bdrm w/Ensuite. A Det Dbl Gar will impress the Men!! SURROUNDED BY FARM LAND A TRADITIONAL YET MODERN CANADIANA HOME! MLS: #854296 & MINS TO CARLETON PLACE!

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NEW! NEW! NEW! 266 Joe’s Lake, Lanark Come LIVE ON THE LAKE. Joe’s Lake that is. Year round home/cottage with many outbuildings on a good fishing lake. Nature is in abundance in this area of the world. Two bedroom,1 bath bungalow with drilled well, septic system, waterside deck and gazebo. ATV, snowmobile trails galore. A real nature lover’s paradise. Breathtaking views are all around. Less than an hour West of Kanata. $169,900

Kerri Keeney Broker of Record Owner Office: 613-259-3033

www.lanarkliving.ca

2176 Concession 6D Road, Lanark Private, peaceful, inexpensive living on this 1 acre lot with mobile home. Complete with drilled well, septic system, workshop, shed. Two bedroom, full bath, full basement. Forced Oil furnace with electric baseboard backup. Lovely views of neighbouring fields. 15 minutes West of Almonte. 25 minutes to Kanata. $109,900 139 Flower Station Road, Lanark 2 Family Cottages on one lovely LAKEFRONT lot! Privacy, good fishing, beautiful sunsets! Well maintained cottages. One built in 1966 and the other 1981. What a perfect spot for a large family! Huge 2 floor deck for entertaining. Good sized bedrooms. Lots of windows. Bright and clean. New furnace. Spring fed well. Holding tank. Immediate possession available. Most furnishings are included. Less than an hour to Kanata! $295,000

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900 Whippoorwill Lane 2 Acre of Riverfront between Clayton & Taylor Lakes! Bring your fishing rods. This cottage/ home offers you unbeatable privacy, a decent shoreline, double car garage with workshop, screened porch, 4 season room,2 bedrooms, 1 bath, woodstove, hi speed internet, good neighbours, beautiful scenic drive. Parking galore, unique stacked wall storage shed, rolling land. A birders’ paradise.30 minutes to Kanata! Summer’s coming!

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OPEN HOUSE SAT JUNE 1st 1-3PM 29 Gale Street, Almonte

In this sought after area of town, your home awaits... Close to schools, shopping, hospital, library, Mississippi River and Tim Horton’s! This bright, spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath (ensuite) home with formal dining area boasts 2 living rooms on main floor, partially finished basement, fenced back yard, oversized inside entry garage w/ man door, oversized kitchen with vaulted ceilings & patio door to deck. Hardwood flooring with w/w carpet. $338,500

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Hwy 7 Near Perth

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Merrickville Rural

Gerry Seguin 613-852-4313

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Toledo

Lisa Ritskes/Francine Rever John Gray 613-868-6068 Linda McKenna 613-485-0576

Crestview Mobile Park Stanleyville Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls

Carol Barber 613-285-4887 Cole Walker 613-812-0536 Barbara Reade 613-812-0542 Linda Hewson 613-812-8037 Marcella Best 613-285-4781

Perth Smiths Falls Rural

Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476 Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158

Westport

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Jennifer McCleery 613-283-2121 Lisa Ritskes/Francine Rever

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Bob Arnold 613-223-7513 Linda McKenna 613-485-0576 Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

Perth Otterdale Estates Perth Smiths Falls Rural Carleton Place Rural Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls Rural Chaffey’s Lock

Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000 Carol Barber 613-285-4887 Cole Walker 613-812-0536 Barbara Reade 613-812-0542 John Gray 613-868-6068 Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 Linda Hewson 613-812-8037 Drea Scotland 613-390-2373

Carleton Place Drummond Twp Lanark Almonte

Leo Carlucci 613-256-1860 Doug Leach 613-264-4278 Kerri Keeney 613-259-3033 Danette Hamemon 613-596-5353

Smiths Falls

Marcella Best 613-285-4781

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Nan Bell 613-285-7727 Jennifer McCleery 613-283-2121

Merrickville Rural Smiths Falls

Gerry Seguin 613-852-4313 Robb Irvine 613-285-7870

Smiths Falls

Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

North Elmsley Smiths Falls Rural South Elmsley

Cole Walker 613-812-0536 Carol Barber 613-285-4887 Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434

Almonte

John Gray 613-868-6068

Smiths Falls

Jennifer McCleery 613-283-2121

SUNDAY JUNE 2

10:00am-11:00am 14 Saddle Lane 11:00am-12:00pm 1 Windsor Cres 11:30am-12:30pm 11 Oakridge Cres 12:00pm-1:30pm 109 Colonel By Cres 243 Lera St 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 1265 Con 5 1087 Hwy 43 868 Kitley Line 1 1:00pm-2:30pm 149 Cats Cove 2046 Cyr Pt Rd 100 Sherbrooke St E 19 Aberdeen Ave 211 Broadway St W 1:00pm-3:00pm 2394 Burnstown Rd 210 Crampton Rd 469 Tennyson Rd 336 Baptist Church Side Rd 1:00pm-4:00pm Tay Side Estates 2:00pm-3:00pm 7515 Roger Stevens Dr 2:00pm-4:00pm 61 Front St West 60 Central Ave 239 Miguel St 103 Rapids Rd 14 Tracy Lane 3:00pm-4:30pm 656 Kitley Line 3 96 Heron Rd 3:15pm-5:00pm 1656 Drummond Con 10A

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Smiths Falls

Jennifer McCleery 613-283-2121

Smiths Falls

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

Smiths Falls

Connie McNamee 613-223-8168

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

John Gray 613-868-6068 Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434

Smiths Falls Bathurst Smiths Falls Jasper

Bob Arnold 613-223-7513 Ivan Hodgins 613-812-0363 Jennifer McCleery 613-283-2121 Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

Rideau Ferry Bennett Lake Perth Smiths Falls Merrickville

Demi Thompson 613-264-4330 Paul Gordon 613-390-2281 Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000 Barbara Reade 613-812-0542 Darlene Graham 613-223-7731

Renfrew Innisville Drummond/N Elmsley Perth

Florence Wyman 613-223-7546 Danette Hanneman 613-596-5353 Barbara Couch 613-596-5353 Sharon Bare 613-596-5353

Glen Tay Rd

Doug Leach 613-264-4278

Smiths Falls

Jessyka Auclair 613-283-2121

Brockville Brockville Carleton Place Carleton Place Smiths Falls

Gerry Seguin 613-852-4313 Cole Walker 613-812-0536 Marly Burke 613-253-3175 Sam Kerr 613-229-7565 Robb Irvine 613-285-7870

Smiths Falls Rural Troy Lake (Jones Falls)

Barbara Reade 613-812-0542 John Gray 613-868-6068

Drummond/N Elmsley

Sharon Bare 613-596-5353

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3444 County Road 10. A hidden paradise! 84 acres, 4 bedroom stone home, all original woodwork intact. Barn is a stanchion barn but easily converted to horse stalls. Cement yard, large machine shed, coverall new garage on east end of home, very productive ďŹ eld, Great privacy, cannot see the house from the road. Grants Creek separates the farm.

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28 Mather Street, PERTH ON. MLS # 87110 Well maintained, Move-in Condition Raised Bungalow, Great location on large lot. Owner has completed many upgrades in last 5 years. Gas Furnance, Central Air. Private deck off Dining Room. This 2 + 1 Bedroom home is close to Schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Shopping & Parks. Very Economical costs approximately for last 12 months Hydro $840.00, Water $705.00, Gas Heat $570.00 also 2012 Taxes $3,100.00 A must to see.

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Are you gearing up for Bike to Work Week June 2 to 8? EMC News – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is working with the Brockville Cycling Advisory Committee to promote cycling and physical activity. June 2 to June 9 has been designated as the Bike to Work Week for Leeds, Grenville and Lanark this year. During this week, several workplaces and individuals are participating by cycling to work and blogging about their experiences. A Facebook page has been launched for people (called ‘Bike 2 Work Week June 2-8, 2013’) to post photos of themselves “gearing up” or riding to work, to get tips and ideas about biking to work, to blog about their experiences or to challenge other colleagues. A Bike Health Check will be held on Saturday, May 25 at the health unit (458 Laurier Blvd,

Brockville) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bike mechanics will be available to check bikes, along with a bike helmet check station and a fun bike rodeo for the children. We are well aware of the benefits of physical activity for our mental and emotional health. Being outside in nature has also been found to help to reduce stress, anxiety and depression, and to increase concentration and problem solving. Having staff ride their bikes to and from work can help them be more productive, healthy and happy. A good way to have more people biking to work would be to “try it out”. Bike to Work Week is the perfect opportunity to test drive this idea.

need for the week or carry wrinkle resistant clothing. • Keep your bicycle wellmaintained. Be prepared for repairs. • Don’t over dress. Dress in layers using moisture wicking clothing. • If your workplace does not have a shower, ride at a casual pace to arrive at work glowing and set a more challenging pace on the ride home.

Be safe • Be seen – have lights and reflectors. • Know a safe route that matches your skill and experience. • Know and follow the rules of the road. Plan ahead • Wear safe foot wear and an • Plan and ride your route be- approved helmet. fore the first day. • Do not use head phones. • Drop off clothing you will • Remember that when you’re

behind the wheel rather than the handlebars, bicycles are legitimate vehicles on the road. • Watch before opening your door when parking your car. • Leave lots of room when passing a cyclist, and only pass when the oncoming

traffic permits. • Cyclists may take the entire lane when it’s not safe to try to drive side by side with cars • “Share the Road” – it’s the law.

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EMC News – Last week Cory Turnbull, far left, and other volunteers with the 2013 Spring Fling Running Thing presented $10,000 towards the purchase of the $150,000 Green Light Laser Prostatectomy.

The Board and Staff of the Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation together with the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital – Smiths Falls site would like to acknowledge with great appreciation and thanks to all who were involved in the success of the “Smiths Falls Spring Fling Running Thing”. Their hard work and dedication raised $10,000 towards the purchase of the Green Light Laser Prostatectomy for our Hospital. We would also like to acknowledge the Community for their continued support of our Hospital in achieving our goal of providing the best healthcare possible.

Race Coordinator: Corey Turnbull Captains Wendy Hillier, Broker Century 21 Your Choice Realty Inc. Brokerage (volunteer coordinator), Jen McDonald, Phillipa Thompson, Dave & Jenny Salte (Mascot & medals), Dennis Koluk & Greg Earl (MC & Announcers), Dr. Raphael Shew (Medical Captain), Steve Hillier (Financial advice & Treasurer)

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Canadian Foodgrains Bank celebrates 30th anniversary this year EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; April 13 marked the 30th anniversary of the founding of Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Throughout this year, we wish to celebrate and thank the many people and organizations that have created, built and supported the foodgrains bank over the years â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the early visionaries, the

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4 Hand Bid Euchre Fundraiser for the “Post Office Murals” at the Almonte Legion on June 7th at 7 p.m. Prizes and light lunch will be served. Almonte Presbyterian Church Missions Yard & Bake sale. Saturday June 1, 8 am-1 pm, 111 Church St. Almonte. All proceeds to missions. Rain or shine. Euchre- 4 hand, May 30, 7:30 p.m., sponsored by the Town & Country Tenants Assoc., 375 Country St. Light lunch. (613)256-4179. Free Nordic Pole Walking ClinicsLearn “The Smarter Way to Walk”, Metcalfe Park, Almonte, June 8th, 10 AM. RSVP 613-623-2978 or jcrawford6122@ hotmail.com Free Nordic Pole Walking ClinicsLearn “The Smarter Way to Walk”, Carambeck Community Centre, Carleton Place, June 8th, 1:30 PM. RSVP 613623-2978 or jcrawford6122@hotmail. com Historic Walk in Almonte- June 8. Register: Old Town Hall, 14 Bridge St. 9 a.m., historic walk starts 10 a.m. Fundraising event to build awareness about AIDS in Africa. Mission Yard and Bake Sale. June 1. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Church Hall, 111 Church St. Valley Voices spring concert, “Keep Calm and Sing On”, Sunday, June 9, 7:30 p.m. at the Almonte United Church. Great music, great singers. Call Amanda 613-256-0134.

Adult Bereavement Walking Group, First Thursday of every month, (June 6), 6-8 p.m. Meet at Starbucks on the corner of Hwy 7 and McNeely Ave. Carleton Place & District Horticultural Society’s 25th Anniversary potluck dinner. 6 p.m. June 5. St. Andrew’s Church Hall (Beckwith St. entrance). 613-257-4101. Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum open for the summer season. “Traveling Through Time” our exhibit for 2013. Monday-Saturday 10-4, Sunday 1-4. Wheelchair accessible. Info: 613-253-7013. CP Town Singers’ Everybody’s Jazz concert, June 9 and 11, 7 p.m. St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church CP. Tickets at Brush Strokes 257-4100 and at the door. Dedication Ceremony, Saturday June 8, 1:45 p.m., Memorial Park. Parade from Town Hall to Cenotaph. Transportation available for Veterans from Legion at 12:15 p.m. 613-253-2594. Diabetes Individual Consults with Rideau Valley Diabetes Services. Nurse and Dietitian, evening hours available June 5. No Doctor’s referral required. To book appointment 613-284-2558. Fish Fry- St. Andrew’s Pres. Church, Bridge St. Carleton Place. Saturday, June 1st. 4:30-7:00 p.m. Advance tickets- Levi Home Hardware (Almonte); Remembrance Gift Shop (Carleton Place). Limited tickets at door. Takeout Available. 613-256-2376. Ladies Aux. Sports- Bake & Garage Sale, Saturday, June 8, 8-11:30 a.m. Carleton Place Legion, 177 George St. Info: 613-253-1848. Legion Breakfast, Saturday, June 8, 8-11 a.m., 177 George St. 613-257-1727 (last breakfast until Sept). Seniors 50 & over, join the Sunset Club for fun and games, trips, etc. Meeting at Legion, 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Info: 257-8102.

TGIF Luncheon, Legion, 177 George St., Friday, May 31, serving from 11:30-1. Hot Beef Sandwich. Take-out available 613-257-1727. Volunteer information event, June 5, 11-2, Community Home Support Lanark County, 50 Bennett St, Unit 11. Drop in or give us a call 613-253-0733. Walk Your Paws for Laws. June 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Carleton Place Arena. Registration 9 a.m., walk starts 10 a.m. 2K and 5K routes. Prizes. Proceeds: LAWS. Info/ pledge forms: www.lanarkanimals.ca Yard sale- June 1. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 298 Megan Dr. Carleton Place (if using GPS, Beckwith K7C 3P2). Proceeds: Operation Christmas Child.

All welcome to play! June 4- Legion Executive meeting. 7 p.m. June 5- Legion Horseshoes, 7 p.m. All welcome to play! June 7- Legion Dinner and Dance. Chicken dinner 6 p.m. (Tickets on sale at 5 p.m. First come/first serve basis). Entertainment: Smokey Rode June 8- Merrickville Legion afternoon matinee. Entertainment; The Wildflower, 1-4 p.m. All welcome! June 9- Gathering of friends to remember Harold White. Merrickville Legion, 1-4 p.m. Everyone welcome. LEGO Club- Saturday, June 1, 1 p.m. Merrickville Library. Ages 5-12. May 31- Legion Dinner and Dance. Pork dinner 6 p.m. Entertainment: Fred duCharme KEMPTVILLE StoryTime, ages 6 & under. Fridays 10 a.m. Theme: May 31, Grandparents. Baby Talk- Wednesday, June 5, Merrickville Library. Info: 613-2691:30-3 p.m. Ontario Early Years Centre. 3326. Breastfeeding support available. Carwash, 9 a.m. bake/plant sale 10:30, salad & meat buffet 11-1, SatPAKENHAM urday, June 1. St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Prescott St. Fish Fry- 33rd Annual Kemptville Bid Euchre Tournament, 4-hand, Masonic. North Grenville Municipal Tatlock Hall, 696 Conc 7, Darling Twp., Center- June 1. 5-8:30 p.m. Music and June 8. Light lunch, noon. Euchre, 1 p.m. dancing 6-10 p.m. Tickets: Big T’s Coun- Prizes. Partner not necessary. Info; Feryn try Pawn Shop, Jim Perry Motor Sales, 613-259-2010, Doug 613-256-1414. Pirate Cove Marina. Community Home Support- Lanark Kemptville and Area Walking Group- County. Diner’s Club, Carleton Place Mon. June 3, Wed. June 5, Fri. June 7, 9 Arena, last Wednesday each month. a.m. Meet at North Grenville Municipal Info/reservations call 613-253-0733. Centre. (613)258-4487. Sponsor: Health Pakenham Square Dance Club Unit. Dance, Friday, June 7, upstairs in the Kemptville Ukulele Group (KUG). Stewart Community centre, dancing June 6. The Branch Texas Grill. Fel- 8-11:30. Local musicians, door prizes, lowship 5 p.m., play time 7:30. Ukule- light lunch. Info: 613-256-4126. les available to borrow. Teacher will be St. Peter Celestine Church- Fundthere. 613-989-4586. raising Dance/Auction, Saturday June 1, Ready for Kindergarten Parent 7:00 pm -1:00 am, Stewart Community Seminar- Ontario Early Years workshop Centre Pakenham, music provided by for parents/children starting Kindergar- the Ryan’s with Kyle Felhaver and Speten. South Branch Public School, 2649 cial Guest Gail Gavan. Conc. Rd. June 6, 6-8 p.m. Register: 1-866-433-8933 ext. 2374. Triple P, birth to 12 years seminar. PERTH The Power of Positive Parenting Practices. Ontario Early Years. South Branch 3rd Annual “Bee a Runner”, June Public School, 2649 Conc. Rd. Tuesdays June 4-18. 6-8 p.m. Register: 1-866-433- 1, hosted by Drummond Central School Parent Council. Morning of exercise. 8933 ext. 2374. 1469 Drummond School Road off Hwy 7. Registration 8-9:15 a.m. Info: ddkirkham@hotmail.com LANARK Annual Citvitan CHEO breakfast, Sunday, June 9, Perth Civitan Hall, 8 Civitan Old Tyme Country Talent a.m.-1 p.m. A variety of activities will be Night Dinner & Dance. Last Friday of available to entertain the kids. All proevery month, dinner 6 p.m., music 7:30- ceeds go to the CHEO Foundation. 11:30 p.m. Contact Vic (613)259-5610. Brain Injury- Moving on Group, Fun and Fitness Wednesdays 9:30- meet at 1 Sherbrooke St., the second and 10:30 am. St Andrew’s United Church. last Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.Info: Kara (613)259-2182. noon. Info: Kathy (613)283-7795. Prestonvale Cemetery Annual MeetBridge, Perth Duplicate Bridge Club ing, Monday, June 3, 7 p.m. Ferguson’s meets 7:00 p.m. every Thursday evening Falls Hall. All plot holders welcome. at McMartin House, 125 Gore St. E. For Prestonvale Cemetery Decoration partnership contact Bert Picard 613-267Service. June 9, 2 p.m. Guest speaker: 5305. Rev. Shelley Roberts. Music: Peter HanClassic Theatre Festival Garage Sale: nah, Sigrid Draffin, Sandra Meyers. Bring Books, DVDs, CDs, clothing, kitchen own lawn chair. Rain: held in Preston- stuff and more, Saturday, June 8, 8 am-1 vale United Church. pm. 7 Beckwith Street West (at North Prestonvale United Church hosts Street). 613-264-8088, classictheatre.ca the Men O’ The Clyde on Sunday, June Come to the Open House on June 5 2, 3 p.m. Lunch to follow. or join the Summer Sizzler Course startVolunteer Information Event- June ing June 12, Taoist Tai Chi Centre, 205 5. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Community Home Gore St. E., Perth. (613)267-6256. Support Lanark County 50 Bennett St. Community Dinner on June 1, 4:30Unit 11. Drop in or call 613-253-0733. 6 p.m. at St James Anglican Church. Hosted by St. John’s Catholic Church. Everyone welcome. Community Dinner on June 8, 4:00MERRICKVILLE 6 p.m. at St James Anglican Church. Day Away Club, social program for June 11- Legion general meeting. 7 individuals with Alzheimer Disease or p.m. Members requested to attend. Related Dementia. Every Monday and June 12 - Legion Horseshoes, 7 p.m. Wednesday 9:30-3:30. Alzheimer SociTHE EMC - 29 - Thursday, May 30, 2013

ety of Lanark County, 115 Christie Lake Rd. (613)267-0307. Day Away Club, social program for individuals with Alzheimer Disease or Related Dementia. Every Monday and Wednesday 9:30-3:30. Alzheimer Society of Lanark County, 115 Christie Lake Rd. (613)267-0307. Day Away Club, social program for individuals with memory loss. Every Tuesday and Friday, 9:30-3:30. Smiths Falls, 4 George St. Includes activities, lunch and in town transportation. Info: 1(800)511-1911. Half- hour one-on-one computer help for beginners. Friday, May 31, 10noon. Perth & District Union Public Library. Information/sign up, 613-2671224. Ladies Auxilliary General Meeting, Thursday, June 6. Chinese buffet, 6 PM. Meeting, 7 PM. Year-end reports due. Lanark County Genealogical Society Meeting, June 5, 6:30 p.m. Middleville & District Museum, explore museum, speaker & meeting (Museum fees apply) Everyone welcome. Middleville, Ont. www.gloalgenealogy.com/LCGS? Perth Tay Seniors Meeting. Lions Hall. June 12. 12 noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Tuesdays 5 p.m. at Community Care. Info: Barbara 613-267-2040.

RURAL 120th Anniversary Service of Zion United Church, Cedar Hill. Sunday, June 9, 11 a.m. Guest speaker: The Rev. Susan Tough from Trinity St Andrews, Renfrew. Special music. Fellowship to follow service. All welcome. 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, June 5, 7:30 p.m. Montague Seniors Hall, Rosedale. Good prizes, good food. (613)284-1074. 57th Annual Chicken BBQ Dinner. South Mountain United Church (Church Grounds). June 1. Servings 12 noon-6 p.m. Eat-in or take out options. A Musician’s circle, 7 p.m. each Thursday evening at the ABC Hall in Bolingbroke (3166 Bolingbroke Rd) an opportunity for people who love to play music to network with other area musicians. Anniversary Service- St. Andrew’s United Church, Bishop’s Mills. June 2, 11 a.m. Guest Speaker: Rev. Paul Vavasour. Special Music. Potluck lunch to follow in the Church Hall. Beckwith and District Friendship Club will meet June 5, Centennial Hall for Pot Luck Supper at 6 p.m. Musical entertainment. Inquires welcome. 613253-1433. Blood Donor Clinic, St James Major Catholic Church, 14608 Hwy 38, Sharbot Lake, Wednesday, June 12, 3-6 p.m. Brockville General Hospital Nurses Alumna is celebrating 90 years June 8 & 9. Coffee party 10 a.m, dinner 5 p.m (Saturday). Church service Wall St., United, 10 a.m (Sunday). Info: 613-342-1079. Canadian Hearing Society, Hearing Health Care Clinic, 10-3, Tuesday, June 11 at the Portland Community Primary Health Care Building. For appointments call 1-866-498-3933. C.A.R.E. Program for frail adults. (Mondays, Lanark, North Lanark Community Health Center) and (Fridays, CPHC Building, 15 Bates Dr.). (613)2640307. Carsonby United Church, Annual Chicken BBQ. Fri. June 14, 4-7 p.m. Takeout’s available. Info/tickets: 613489-3276. Christ Church Sorgasbord, June

2, Burritt’s Rapids Community Centre, 4:30-7 p.m. Come out to the ABC Hall (3166 Bolingbroke Rd.), Sunday, June 2nd at 2 p.m. for a delightful afternoon of Gospel Music! This is a fundraiser for Althorpe Bolingbroke United Church. C.P.H.C. formerly V.O.N. mobile clinic at the Town Hall, Westport. Open to anyone needing medical assistance. First Friday of every month, 9:30-2. Appointment (613)803-1710 or walk-in. Dance- Toledo Legion. June 2, doors open 1 p.m., dance starts 2 p.m. Hot supper 5 p.m. Entertainment: Dennis Whittaker. Dinner & Movie Night, Clayton Community Hall, Linn Bower Lane, Clayton. June 7. Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. Movie starts at 6:30 p.m. Euchre, Maberly Hall, Wednesday, June 12, 7 p.m. Info: Sue 613-268-2507, Doris 613-264-5446, Lorraine 613-3260622. Fashion Show & Tea. June 2, 2 p.m. Lombardy Agricultural Hall. Ticket: Vickie’s Specialty Shop or 613-2831328. Fun and Fitness exercise classes for seniors and older adults, Tuesdays, 9:3010:30 MERA Schoolhouse in McDonalds Corners. Fun and Fitness Mondays 9:30-10:30, Middleville Community Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Thursdays 9:3010:30, Ferguson Falls Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Thursdays 9:3010:30, Middleville Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Wednesdays Lower Mobility Class, 1:30-2:30 p.m., North Lanark Community Health Centre. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fundraising Dance, Saturday June 1, 7 p.m-1 a.m. Stewart Community Centre, Pakenham. Featuring Auctioneer; John O’Neill, music; The Ryan’s and Kyle Felhaver, special guest; Gail Gavan. Gospel Music, ABC Hall, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd., Sunday, June 2, 2 p.m. Fundraiser for Althorpe Bolingbroke United Church. Ham ‘N Jam, June 2, Clayton Community Hall, 2-6, supper at 5 p.m. All musicians welcome. Proceeds to Clayton Hall. Quilting & Sewing Club meets every Thursday, 10 a.m. Montague & District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club, 658 Rosedale Rd S. Call (613)283-8482, (613)283-6240. Rideau Lakes Horticultural SocietyTour of Kiwi Gardens. Meet at Kiwi Gardens, 2 pm Wednesday June 5th. Further Info 613-273-7492. Rideau Lakes Public Library is hosting beginner iPad workshops, month of June. For dates, times, location, register; 613-359-5315, rlplibrary@gmail.com Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation and Westport in Bloom are selling rain barrels. Order on line; rainbarrel@ westportinbloom or call 613-273-6079. Pick-up June 15, 10 a.m-noon. Order by June 8. Robertson Cemetery Annual Memorial Service- Cemetery (beside Lower Beverley Township Park), June 9th, at 2 pm. Bring your own lawn chair. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshment following service. Ruby Tuesdays- information and support group for women. North Lanark Community Health Centre, every other Tuesday, 1:00-3:00. Info: Sherry (613)259-2182. See RURAL page 30


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Sunday Night Country Music Show June 9 honours late DJ and promoter the Country Harvest Show he promotes will mark its fifth anniversary in the arena hall. This past Feb. 9 the Carleton Place Arena Staff Association, of which White is a member, sponsored a Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dance at the facility. More recently, on May 25, the association hosted an appearance by the popular 1950s and â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;60s rock band Eddy and the Stingrays which drew a large crowd. All proceeds from both activities went to the Carleton Place Arena Fund which is in place to raise money needed to make long-term improvements to the complex. The arena, officially called the Carleton Place and District Community Centre, is arguably the main focal point for activities in the growing town. Country favourites This time around White is asking local and area people to â&#x20AC;&#x153;come out and enjoy an evening of oldtime country music favourites. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some of the best country entertainers in eastern Ontario live in and around Carleton Place.â&#x20AC;? He says the presentation will be a throwback to the Sunday â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Radio Showâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; organized by Scott. It was staged in the Carleton Place Town Hall Auditorium and at Perth and District Collegiate Institute Auditorium over the course of several years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Scoon did many shows and they were excellent. He even had impersonators who honoured country stars like (the late) Buck Owens and Minnie Pearl,â&#x20AC;? White said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The show on June 9 will offer a mix of oldtime and current country favourites. With Andy involved Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m sure there will be some yodeling (Bowes is renowned for his ability to yodel) and there will probably be a couple of Gospel songs too,â&#x20AC;? White outlines. He says Chenier has one of the strongest and best voices he has ever heard. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I heard George sing during the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame inductions last year. He was excellent.â&#x20AC;? Foster, who also performs in the fall show and headlined the February Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dance, has a good reputation and has gained a strong following. Besides his signature fiddle playing Foster is also an accomplished guitarist and singer. White adds that Brown and Thibault both entertain regularly at local and area venues and are much appreciated by audiences.

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EMC Entertainment â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The late Dale â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Scoonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Scott was a relentless promoter of area musicians, athletes and worthy causes. His Sunday night â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Radio Showâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; became familiar to residents of Carleton Place and Perth over the years. Scott lost a seven-year battle with brain cancer five years ago (June 2008) at the tender age of 42. Carleton Place lost its hardest working and most prominent volunteer! Scottâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Toons by Scoonâ&#x20AC;? disc jockey service was a fixture in the community. A Carleton Place Citizen of the Year (2003), Scott promoted and supported virtually everything that happened in the town including musical events, festivals and sports with an emphasis on junior hockey and high school football. The diminutive and enthusiastic young man will never be forgotten! Now his friend and fellow music promoter Bob White has decided to dedicate an upcoming country music show to Scottâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s memory. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t say it on the posters. But this is for him â&#x20AC;&#x201C; this is for Scoon. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a tribute to the great country music scene we have in Lanark County. But he started the Sunday night music shows and five years later they are still just as popular,â&#x20AC;? White outlines. What is being billed as â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;The Sunday Night Country Music Showâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; will be staged in the main, upper hall of the Carleton Place arena complex on Neelin Street Sunday, June 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 each. The evening will feature the music of five wellknown local and regional country music entertainers. Headlining the presentation are Andy Bowes, a member of the popular Carleton Place family band the Bowes Brothers; singer George Chenier Sr., fiddler Wade Foster and local favourites Dave Brown and Darlene Thibault. The five-member house band including Bowes and Foster are certain to appeal to country music fans. The master of ceremonies will be well-known area personality Charlie Kitts of Almonte, a 2010 inductee into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame. White, who in his day job is senior facilities operator at the arena (he works for the Carleton Place Department of Recreation and Culture), is well known for running numerous fundraising activities in the community, especially country music shows. On Sunday, Oct. 20

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Awards to celebrate dairy industry achievements EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A new Dairy Farm Award of Distinction will be presented annually at Dairy Farmers of Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (DFO) annual meeting to a dairy farm that has been recognized for achieving high milk quality standards, and showing industry leadership through volunteering or supporting the provinceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dairy industry organizations. This is one of four awards that make up DFOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new Awards of Distinction program. The other Awards of Distinction are for Bulk Tank Milk Grader, Processor Innovation and Lifetime Achievement. Ontario has a dynamic, profitable dairy industry. This new

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show. The womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s group is aiding the cause by providing pies and baked goods. Scott once worked as a caretaker at St. James and he assisted the ladies of the church with their activities during his tenure. White says they are solidly behind the upcoming tribute to Scott. He also explains that emcee Kitts will conduct â&#x20AC;&#x153;a pie auction during intermissionâ&#x20AC;? to raise additional funds for the

provincial awards program will recognize the contribution and service of Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dairy industry stakeholders. The Bulk Tank Milk Grader (BTMG) Award will be presented annually to the BTMG who provides excellent customer service to Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dairy producers and processors. The Processor Innovation Award will be presented to a processor who was demonstrated innovation and helped enhance the dairy industry. This innovation could be a new processing facility; an extensively updated processing facility; improved milk receiving facilities; launch of a new product; or launch of a new packaging format.

The Dairy Industry Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to an individual who has shown significant leadership and has helped advance the Ontario dairy industry. The nominee must have provided service or been engaged in business in Ontario and must have made a significant contribution to the dairy industry (i.e. producer, processor, academia, etc.). Nominations for all awards will be accepted beginning in January 2014, with the first set of awards to be presented at DFOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual meeting in January 2015, commemorating DFOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 50th anniversary. Submitted by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario.

church organization. White stresses that the upcoming show is â&#x20AC;&#x153;a non-alcohol event â&#x20AC;&#x201C; there will be no bar. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But there will be homemade pie and squares, coffee and tea available at intermission. The ladies will probably be selling some baked goods too that you can take home for the following week,â&#x20AC;? the chief organizer states. White offers special thanks to Ken Ferguson of Ferguson Graphics in Carleton Place who donated the promotional

materials for the country music night. Tickets at $15 each are available at the door or by visiting Grahamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Shoes, 139 Bridge St., Carleton Place or Markâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cobbler Shop, 98 Gore St. E. in Perth. Interested people are also invited to telephone White at 613-253-5046 for tickets or information. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Submitted by Jeff Maguire for the Sunday Night Country Music Show promoters.

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EMC Lifestyle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; It seems that some individual or group is always coming up with ideas for new or â&#x20AC;&#x153;improvedâ&#x20AC;? national, provincial or regional holidays. Besides all of the usual religious observances which are marked globally â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Christmas and Easter remain very prominent dates on the Christian calendar â&#x20AC;&#x201C; there are holidays of one kind or another in every country around the world. On the religious side there are also Jewish, Muslim and Eastern Orthodox holidays which are marked by large numbers of people. Worldwide the holiday list is lengthy! There are just five national, statutory (compulsory) holidays in Canada. They are New Yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day (Jan. 1), Good Friday (the Friday before Easter Sunday), Canada Day (July 1), Labour Day (first Monday in September) and Christmas Day (Dec. 25). Federally regulated employees also get Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Boxing Day (Dec. 26), Thanksgiving and Boxing Day off. Canada remains a relatively young nation and therefore we havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t caught up with some countries when it comes to the number of holidays celebrated throughout the year. Along the way most Canadians are off work on the first Monday in August although it is a statutory holiday in just three provinces and two territories. Relatively recently Ontario jumped on the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Family Dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; bandwagon. We are now one of three Canadian provinces which have a statutory Family Day holiday on the third Monday in February. British Columbia marks the same holiday on the second Monday of February. In Manitoba the third Monday in February is â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Louis Riel Dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; while in Prince Edward Island it is designated â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Islander Dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;. So you see the Canadian â&#x20AC;&#x153;holiday mapâ&#x20AC;? alone is varied and somewhat confusing. I could give you lots of other examples. We have just marked Victoria Day which, for 168 years, has been held to celebrate the birthday of Queen Victoria the influential queen of Great Britain and the British Empire (now the Commonwealth). She continues to hold the record as the longest serving monarch in British history. Victoria Day is now held on the Monday before May 24 which was the queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s birthday. She died in 1901 at the age of 81 following 63 years and seven months on the throne. Her reign gave rise to the term â&#x20AC;&#x153;Victorian Eraâ&#x20AC;? which remains prominent in British history as a lengthy period of peace and prosperity. Oddly Canada is the most consistent country in the British Commonwealth when it comes to marking Queen Victoriaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s birthday. There is no such day in her birthplace England. May 24 was designated as a holiday by the Legislature of what was then the British province of Canada in 1845. Following the queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s death the Canadian Parliament established May 24 as a national holiday, unless it fell on a Sunday in which case May 25 would serve as the holiday. Another amendment

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school and just west of Riverside Park in Kemptville. However, the municipality had concerns regarding fencing and signage at the field which have since been resolved. The agreement will see a line of boulders placed along the border between the park and the field, as well as improvements to signage to better fit with the township’s long-term vision for the park, said Hobbs. The UCDSB also plans to build a new asphalt basketball court for grades 7 and 8 students at the school. The project will be completed by late fall, said Hobbs.

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corridor/cluster opportunities, and further develop its investor outreach. The strategic approach includes seven goals for the 20132016 and an associated action plan for the rest of the year. “Each year we review the goals (to remain on par with economic development),” Weir added. The goals include: maintain and build economic readiness, implement strategic for retention and expansion of existing businesses, take a leadership role in the development of tourism, create an entrepreneurial development strategy, develop and support business attraction opportunities, support area redevelopment, community development and quality of life, and implement a strategic marketing approach. “We’ve adopted a threephased approach to our economic development strategy,” said Weir, before adding the organization has also been witness to a number of accomplishments. As part of their strategic direction, they’ve also consulted with members of the business community and the public to deliver over 800 pages of key points and discussions. For the rest of the year, Weir said they will continue to maintain and build economic readiness within the community and reconnect with each member municipality. Weir also reminded councillors and staff to hold the date of Nov. 22 for the Economic Development Summit and Leadership Forum Luncheon set to take place that the Municipal Centre. For more information, please visit www.leedsgrenville.com.

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NDDHS 50 reunion plans continue to take shape held from 2:30-4:30pm on Saturday at NDDHS. This is an opportunity for current and former staff alumni to reconnect and catch up. The cost is included with any registration purchased. A â&#x20AC;&#x153;Band Memory Roomâ&#x20AC;? has been added to the school tours on the Saturday at NDDHS from 11:00am-3:00pm. Local band â&#x20AC;&#x153;Shot in the Darkâ&#x20AC;? has replaced â&#x20AC;&#x153;Landmarkâ&#x20AC;? as the musical entertainment on Saturday evening

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EMC News - Youth of North Grenville and surrounding area have been practicing their talents and are ready to share them with the community. On Friday, June 7, the Kemptville Youth Centre, (KYC) invites you to their home located at 5 Oxford Street West to support and discover local youth talent. The evening will begin with a barbecue at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by outstanding youth talent performances starting at 6:45 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door for adults and free for youth 18 years of age and under. All barbecue and admission proceeds will go to the Kemptville Youth Centre. If you’re 12 to 18 years of age and have a talent that you would like to share with our community, there’s still time to participate. Drop by KYC on Wednesdays before June 7 between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. so your performance can be previewed and incorporated

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Kemptville Meadows presents KYC second annual breakfast EMC News - It’s that time of year again! On Saturday, June 15 everyone’s invited to come out to the North Grenville Municipal Centre to kick off the second day of Ribfest with the Kemptville Youth Centre Second Annual Breakfast presented by Kemptville Meadows. Members of the Kemptville Christian Reformed Church (CRC) congregation, well-known for their famous Valentine’s Breakfast and the Community Chicken BBQ and Pig Roast, will be volunteering their time and famous talents to create a breakfast feast for local celebrities to serve to the community between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. The mission’s ministry and hospitality team and Kemptville Meadows have agreed to partner with KYC on this important fundraiser. The team will be behind the scenes planning an outstanding menu and cooking up a delicious breakfast for 300 community members! Breakfast tickets can be purchased in advance at the local community grocer B&H, the North Grenville Municipal Centre and The Kemptville Youth Centre. The cost of tickets are $10 per adult, $5 per child under the age of 10 and $25 for a family four pack. All proceeds go toward a great cause, The Kemptville Youth Centre. Cora Beking, the mission team leader from CRC, explains her motivation for supporting The Kemptville Youth Centre in a personal sense. “My nephew was an active member of Kemptville Youth Centre and greatly enjoyed being part of the cooking program.” “Kemptville Youth Centre provides opportunities for youth and a home away from home for members so they have a destination as part of an extended

family.” The Kemptville CRC strives to reach out locally and is always looking for opportunities to participate in events that help grow our community.

“Kemptville Youth Centre provides opportunities for youth and a home away from home for members so they have a destination.” CORA BEKING, MISSION TEAM LEADER

Supporting The Salvation Army, House of Lazarus, GEMS, Cadets, Community Ministerial Association are some of the ways that they contribute on top of having an active youth group. Thanks to Kemptville Meadows for once again signing on as title sponsors for the breakfast continuing their strong support of KYC and to CRC for making all of this possible! Local celebrities look forward to serving our community with a spectacular morning filled with live entertainment and great food, while supporting the youth of our community! The Kemptville Youth Centre is a non-profit organization with a mission to engage youth in making positive life choices in a socially accepting environment to reach their full potential as responsible productive citizens. KYC offers drop-in recreational programming and work to assist youth in making positive lifestyle choices in a fun, safe and non-judgmental environment. The Kemptville Youth Centre now welcomes over 100 youth per month, keeping them safe, engaged and off the street.

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Off to a JumpStart EMC Events – Last Saturday, the fifth annual Jumpstart Day took place at the Canadian Tire in Kemptville. Hosting a day-long fundraising event is the celebration of JumpStart’s May Red Ball campaign, which, through the month of May, encourages customers to donate $2 in exchange for a red ball – a national symbol for child’s play. Here, Craig Hawkes and his children, Colton and Elsie, line up for a tasty lunch. Volunteering that day were Isobela and Ceileah Brown.

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Legion winners EMC News - Every year students from all the local schools are invited to compete in the Remembrance Day Poster and Literary competitions, as well as public speaking competitions. On Saturday, May 25, presentations were made to the winners from both categories. Poster competition consists of coloured posters, black and white posters. Literary consists of po- EMC Events - Clair Compeau won first in the essay compeems and essays. The Legion gives the students a monetary award as well tition presented by President Ralph Pulfer. She submitted her essay in both English & French. She also came in secas a certificate. Above, the group gathers for a photo. ond in the zone competitions.

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Ed Chajkowski first joined Kemptville club in 1978 EMC Lifestyle - The Kemptville Lions Club has a long tradition in North Grenville. The following is another in a series of member profiles of the club. This time around Lions Club member Ed Chajkowski is profiled. He has been a member of he Kemptville Lions Club for the past 35 years. Ed Chajkowski has served with the Lions Club here in Kemptville since 1978. He was initially sponsored by Gordon Forbes. He joined because he really appreciated the sense of camaraderie and involvement the Club demonstrated. Ed remembers being quite involved in this project when he began. Since then he has been involved in every aspect of the Lions Club and has served in all of the positions including acting as president. He has worked on many of the fundraising committees over the years and notes that one of the programs which he is especially proud of is the previously mentioned eye care program. He currently helps out in other venues and organizations. The Lions Club nominated Ed to be Citizen of the Year, which he was awarded. In addition to this, Ed has received many awards within the club. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is extremely rewarding to pitch in and help the community,â&#x20AC;? he said, a sentiment that all Lions Club members certainly echo. Ed was born in Montreal on April 1, 1937. He had five brothers and two sisters. Including his mom and dad there were 10 in the family. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When World War 2 ended, we moved to Windsor Ontario where there was plenty of work for my father and older brothers as the General Motors, Ford and Chrysler plants were booming,â&#x20AC;? remembers Chajkowski. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Three years later, dad bought a 50-acre farm outside of Essex; I suppose figuring to give his children something useful to do in their spare time,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There were 22 dairy cows to milk, and chickens, geese, ducks, pigs and horses to look after. Everyone had his or her job to do regardless of age.â&#x20AC;? By the time he finished Grade 10, he was having doubts about his future. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There was no way my parents could afford to give us any higher education and I never seemed to have any money to spend on clothes or to go out. So I quit school at 16, got a job, but soon realized that there was also no future in what I was doing now,â&#x20AC;? he said. He decided to join the navy. His plan was to learn a trade and upgrade his education. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Another factor in this decision was that I had fall-

Ed and Marjorie Chajkowski en in love with this beautiful girl named Nancy and we were very serious about each other.â&#x20AC;? In June of 1956, at the age of 19, he joined the RCN as an Ordinary Seaman Airframe Technician. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nancy and I got to see each other twice a year and we married in May of 1958. In the next five years we had four children; (I was out to sea seven to eight months of the year). â&#x20AC;&#x153;After 11 years of spending so much time at sea, I applied for release. However my commanding officer convinced me that I still could have a future with the Forces, especially now that our Minister of National Defence, Paul Hellyer, had brought in the integration of the Canadian Forces,â&#x20AC;? he said. He was posted to St. Hubert for two years and then came to Ottawa in May of 1970. In the Navy and the Canadian Forces, he had progressed through all the lower ranks and could not get ahead any further unless he took his commission. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I went back to night school, completed my grade 13 at Lisgar Collegiate and took many engineering courses through the Military. I applied for and was commissioned as a Captain in the Aeronautical Engineering Classification,â&#x20AC;? he said. Three years later, he was promoted to major. He retired in 1986 and did contract work for Boeing Aircraft Co. in Configuration Management. At Boeing he worked with a good friend. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A year later we decided to leave Boeing and bought a Marina at Rideau Ferry where we had the Four Winns franchise,â&#x20AC;? said Chajkowski.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;Out of the blue I received a call from the military to come back to do a special project for them.â&#x20AC;? With two other team members, a pilot and an educational professional, he established aircraft technical training programs for reservists at designated colleges in every province across Canada. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This project took us almost four years to complete and after that I decided to retire for good,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My family and I moved to Kemptville in July of 1975 and quickly settled in very comfortably into this community. Nancy was involved with the Kemptville Players where she thrived on making the various costumes required (she loved to sew) and directed many plays. She also devoted a lot of time to the Kemptville hospital where she set up the gift shop and was Board Chair of the Hospital for a couple of terms. I became involved with the Legion because of the extracurricular activities such as horseshoes and bridge and I also joined the Lions Club of which I am still a very active member.â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This club has raised a lot of money for this community over the years. We have taken on an international role by providing eye care to third world countries free of charge,â&#x20AC;? he explained. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I personally have been on nine of these trips to Guyana in South America and Trinidad & Tobago. I'm also a member of the Masonic Lodge here in town, the Ottawa Male Choir and until April of this year spent 17 years on the Board of Directors for Home Support.â&#x20AC;? He was also on the fundraising committee for the North Grenville Public Library. . â&#x20AC;&#x153;Watching our four children grow up in this community, become adults, and get married was indeed a great pleasure,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Like many other families we watched helplessly as our daughter Judi passed away at 37 with cancer in 1999. Then in 2006 I also lost my dear wife to cancer after 48 wonderful years.â&#x20AC;? A year later he met Gloria Anthony and in a little over a year she also passed away with cancer. He met Marjorie O'Connell who belonged to the Lions Club and had also lost her husband. Within a year they were married. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We never know what the future may hold for us, but I feel blessed having had the loving and caring families in my life,â&#x20AC;? he said. With his three remaining children, three grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and Marjorieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s three children and six grandchildren, it's a full time job to keep track of them as they all grow up. We feel extremely blessed living in this community and the way it has shaped our lives.â&#x20AC;?


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MC Editorial - The ongoing drama surrounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford makes for a great soap opera, but is it any of our darn business? Even if we can prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that that is indeed Ford inhaling crack cocaine through a glass pipe, what of it? Legally, we’re not sure what the Toronto police can do, if anything, if it can be proven that it is him. There are only three credible people on Earth who have seen the video - two Toronto Star reporters and an American reporter from the Gawker website. We’ll assume that the n’er-do-well duo who showed the reporters the video have clearly seen it - and therein lies the problem. Toronto’s Deputy Mayor Doug Holyday summed it up well in Maclean’s magazine when he said, “I wouldn’t want to, I guess, have my career or credibility resting on the words of drug dealers.” One of Ford’s opponents from the last election alleged earlier this year that he groped her at a recent political event and she charged that he was on drugs. Her proof? A Google search of cocaine use symptoms. On the weekend, The Globe and Mail charged that Ford’s brother, now a councillor, was a hashish dealer in the 1980s. But as even that paper admitted, Doug Ford was never charged with anything. Police officers who patrolled that area even said that they do not recall brother Ford being involved in the drug trade. Now, some of this we’ve seen before

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from Rob Ford. He denied that he had been charged with posession of marijuana in Florida in 1999 - but when confronted with clear proof he admitted that, oh, yeah, it was him after all. The National Post reported this week that while Mayor Ford has claimed on his CFRB Radio show that there is no video, the mayor’s staff has told Toronto police that there is indeed a video - and they even know where it is located. If this is so, then this is disconcerting. He can’t deny it, and then order staff to try to suppress something that he says publicly doesn’t exist. But how many times can a man say that he didn’t do anything? No amount of denials will satisfy his critics. His silence may be his best defence. Does Ford have some personal demons to work through? Likely. Is it any of our business? Most of it is not. It is a stretch to say that this is in the public interest unless it starts to affect how he runs city hall. He’s still going to meetings, trying to stop the gravy train that has run unhindered there for too long. We do believe that the media has a double standard when it comes to covering the outspoken mayor. Look at the free ride they gave the late federal NDP leader Jack Layton in 2011 when allegations about his visit to an erotic massage parlour 15 years earlier surfaced. Imagine the media’s reaction if it had been Ford who had paid a masseuse a visit? Like it or not, he’s one of us, and deserves some privacy and to be allowed to do his job.

Chicken grows up and Mocha dreams of apples

MC Lifestyle - The daffodils at the end of the driveway are done or, as the English say, spent. The Farmer can continue his lawn mowing there now without getting yelled at. The apple tree up by the road is in full bloom. Mocha the red cow can smell its perfume from her side of the electric fence, nose raised in the air. I wonder if she associates that scent with the fruit that will come later. Apples are her favourite food. Last year Mocha went down to the bottom of the pasture and found an apple tree, just outside the fence. She stretched her neck out as far as she could, leaning on the fence, until the cedar rails snapped beneath her weight. Then she delicately hopped over the broken barrier (I imagine) and ate her fill of apples. She spent most of every day there, wandering up to the barn at noon for water and a nap, then heading back down for the afternoon. This continued for close to a week until the Farmer caught on to what she was doing and repaired the fence. The next week I found her in the front yard, under another apple tree.

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She had obviously broken through the fence in another weak spot and wandered through the forest and up the road, into the front field where the apple tree, heavy with fruit, was waiting. I had to lead her back into the barnyard every day until the Farmer eventually discovered her escape route and repaired it again. Feeling sorry for her, I filled a wheelbarrow with the fallen fruit and dumped it into her barnyard where she snuffled and slurped up the fruit like a vacuum. I was amazed she didn’t get a tummy ache from all that acidity. All she got was apple breath. Through the winter, every time I had overripe apples in the house I would snap them in half and bring them to the cows. Mocha was always front of the pack, running like a dog to greet me.

Spring and fall are probably the animals’ favourite time of year, as everything is fresh and green and the sun isn’t too strong. The bugs are another matter, however. One of the new calves was in the barn making a sound that sounded more like a scream than a moo. I climbed the ladder into the loft and sat there for a moment, watching as the dozen head gathered in the barn. They were taking refuge from the swarms of blackflies and mosquitoes that come out as the sun lowers in the afternoon. The bawling calf was just complaining about the bites. The lamb I named Chicken is still on the bottle but now he follows the rest of the herd down the meadow in the morning. I hope he is eating grass and not just waiting for his bottle twice a day. I haven’t seen any trace of green on his muzzle yet though. His back is still ridged and bony but his sides swell out like a barrel so I don’t think he’s starving. He knows my voice and comes running from the depths of the barn or the other side of the yard every time he hears me. He baas to me in response. Try not to get attached to that. Other than checking the water and

feeding the dogs and cats, there isn’t much to be done in the barn from now ‘til the fall. Our attention and energy will turn to the vegetable garden, which will get planted this week with tomatoes for sauce and salsa, potatoes, beans, beets, carrots and turnips. We usually stick to root vegetables as I can’t seem to keep on top of the lettuce bugs without pesticide. The hostas are halfway up and the peonies are ready to bloom. They came up in about two weeks total. I’m a little worried about my Rose of Sharon though. That’s the last time I order from a

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Ticket shows big-city ‘stupidity’ has come to Kemptville capped sticker on her car, clearly visible as is the walker and cane in the back seat of her silver Hyundai “Granny’s Car”. She gave up the muscle car when she turned 70. (Can’t tell you how long ago that was). It turns out she had used the mayor’s spot as all the handicapped spots were taken, go figure Saturday night 8 p.m. and a musical at the municipal centre. What are the chances of some of our elderly at a musical play? The mayor hadn’t arrived and his spot was available so being the rebel that she is, she took his spot. I’m not sure how often the mayor is on official city business on a Saturday night at 8 p.m. but now I’ll assume all the time. The next day she told me this story and showed me the ticket, I couldn’t believe it. She said it’s no big deal and she’ll pay the ticket. I figured it was a mistake, maybe bylaw didn’t see her handicapped sticker or maybe they didn’t know Granny. So I went to the municipal centre with the ticket, spoke to reception who told me Bylaw would give my mother a call. The

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woman – “very nice by the way” – laughed at the ticket, thought it was also strange. Three weeks later, however, and no call. And now a RED notice, the ticket was now $35. So I now took the ticket and the red notice back to

The Mayor hadn’t arrived and his spot was available so being the rebel that she is, she took his spot. the municipality. The nice woman at reception remembered me and the “funny” ticket; she tried immediately to get bylaw on the phone to no avail, took my name and my mother’s again and said he would call. On the way out I happened to meet Mr. Mayor on the stairs, I told my sad story, showed him the ticket, he also thought the story was funny, ridiculous, and said if bylaw doesn’t fix it ‘let me know’. I was greatly encouraged and will vote for Mr Mayor

again. He said ‘I don’t care who parks in my spot’ and I believed him. I was now encouraged. Days went by with me asking my mother had she heard from bylaw? “No”. I hadn’t realized how busy bylaw was, nearly a month now and no call. What with tracking elderly felons on Saturday nights, I hear they are parking all over the place at the funeral home. Within a week I began to call bylaw, and bylaw returned my message. In hindsight it may have been because of the tone of my message. Bylaw stated “I’m not sure what the issue is, it’s clearly marked ‘Mayor Only’. I called back to lament my story on his machine...elderly, handicapped sticker, all handicapped spots taken, use some discretion. Bylaw called my mother, she told her story, he said he can’t change the rule for one person. She, being frustrated and embarrassed, agreed to pay the ticket. “Big City Stupidity”, you can change the rule for one person, you have discretion. Why not change the rule for everyone?

No parking in the mayor’s spot between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. I realize the mayor is important although not as important as my mother or for that matter your mother. The mayor seems to be in great shape so I’ll assume he can walk across the parking lot. I’ve never seen the municipal centre parking lot full during business hours! Here’s an idea, if it’s Saturday night at 8 p.m. and there is a car in the mayor’s spot showing a handicapped sticker, don’t give a ticket. In fact you could add elderly spots. The first two rows are for 80-plus. Do we really think our elderly love to show up to events an hour early? Or are they showing up that early in order to get a parking spot within walking distance? We have accessible parking now everywhere for expecting mothers, what about expecting great grandmothers? I guess once you raise two or three generations you no longer deserve our respect! Steve Corkery Oxford Mills

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An Invitation I’ve been writing this column for almost three years. Time flies. I have had many comments on the articles. Thank you. We had a lady in at the nursery the other day and she said she would love to see our garden, and it got me thinking. We have been host gardeners on the Edwardsburgh garden tour on three separate occasions. We have not been on the tour for almost ten years. That is because working at the nursery six days a week, our garden is looking a little shabby. But it still has the bones and with a little work we could get it into reasonable shape. I checked it out with Angie ( that’s the first step ) and she thought it would be a great idea to invite readers to come and see what we have learned and what not to do. You could also pet our new hens. The ducks are in the pond at the nursery. So this is an invitation to come see our garden. The date we have chosen is Sunday, July 7th. We do ask that you contact us at the email link below so we have some idea of numbers and we can give you directions for a

nice Sunday drive. There is no cost. Gardeners just share ideas. We are located about 10 kms north of the St. Lawrence river and 10 kms east of Spencerville. A small village called Pittston. We would love to meet all my readers and show you all our successes and failures. We’ll even ask the neighbours to come over and help out and, if interested, visit their garden. They are getting really good at this gardening stuff and their place looks amazing. It never really occurs to me that when I sit at the laptop and type all this gardening stuff, how many people actually read it. It’s become obvious there are many more than I thought. We would love to meet as many of you that can make it. There may also be a few surprises. Hope to see you on July 7th. Garden well. If you have any gardening questions email us at the link below. info@floraldesignlandscaping.com Submitted by Gord Knights

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Dear Editor: I’m now officially worried – big box stores, traffic circles, fancy golf courses and new fire trucks. Everything is growing and moving fast, but it wasn’t until last week that I realized small town Kemptville is no longer. If you have moved to Kemptville to get away from stupidity you may as well move back to Ottawa. My Mother, Janet Corkery is a senior, senior enough to have a granddaughter that’s pregnant, to say she retired from teaching 30 years ago, to need a walker or a cane to walk anywhere of significance and to tell stories or times before cars. You get the idea, in our family she is known as Granny. In mid April she and a few friends attended the play “The Wizard Of Oz” at the municipal centre. It was a Saturday night and a big night out. When the play ended she returned to her car to find a parking ticket for $25. She had parked her car in the mayor’s spot, clearly marked directly beside the handicapped spots. My mother has a handi-

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Former Calgary Flames captain and Stanley Cup winner Theo Fleury signs the Flames bib of six-month-old Dashel Van Dusen, held by his dad Kevin Van Dusen, in front of the Perth Subway restaurant on Tuesday, May 21. it’s all about it. It’s about being able to find that one person you can share your story with and not have the information used against them.” “Because this issue has shame attached to it and the word ‘sexual,’ people want to run the other way,” Fleury continued. “But this is a sad reality of the world we live in and we have to take our heads out of the sand. This is the highest epidemic on the planet.” It was without pomp and circumstance that Fleury came through town, which was his second last stop (he was at the Perth Subway the previous day) before ending the 10-day walk at Parliament Hill on May 23. It began May 14 at the Child Abuse Monument in Toronto with Fleury walking approximately 40 kilometres a day. In addition to raising awareness of better penalties for child sexual abuse offenders, he also collected funds for three charities:

Siksika Nations, Little Warriors and the Quinte Sexual Assault Centre. Mayor Wendy LeBlanc presented Fleury with some gifts on behalf of the Town of Carleton Place and staff and board members from Lanark County Interval House came to greet the man executive director Erin LeeTodd called an “inspiration.” “When you have that power and notoriety, to speak out about abuse, he’s making it okay to talk about it,” she commented. “...There aren’t a lot of men in the world who would take on that role.” “Given the nature of his willingness to do that, we, as an agency, felt we should come over and say that we totally support what we’re doing and that we live it every day with those trying to find their healing path and the courage,” Todd continued. “He’s done that. He’s found that.” Sean Bai, owner of the Carle-

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EMC News – Theo Fleury never let his size get in the way during his 18-year NHL career and he made sure that didn’t happen with his latest mission, as a champion for stricter legislation for child sexual abuse offenders. The 44 year-old former professional hockey player, known for his diminutive stature and speed on the ice (he won the Stanley Cup in 1988-89 and an Olympic gold medal in 2002), passed through the region on his Victor Walk May 22. Along the way Fleury stopped to refuel, sign autographs, greet fans and spread the message of the walk, what he calls ‘The Orange Movement.’ It should be a familiar colour for Fleury, who spent the majority of his career as a Calgary Flame. Unfortunately, the topic also hits close to home for him after he was sexually abused as a teen by former hockey coach Graham James. After originally receiving a two-year sentence when former NHLer Sheldon Kennedy came forward with his story, Fleury’s confessions in his 2010 memoir ‘Playing With Fire,’ as well as accounts from his cousin, Todd Holt, caused a Manitoba court to lengthen James’ sentence to five years in February. He said hearing the tales of others who have been sexually abused and their words of encouragement for his cause, have made all the difference. “I’ve had lots of people that have come up to me and been shy and afraid to tell their story but that’s why we’re here,” he stressed. “By the end of our encounter, they are smiling and happy and that’s what

were difficult, but I wanted it to be difficult,” Fleury admitted. “Once the muscle memory kicked in from being an athlete for the first 35 years of my life, everything was good.” Because he didn’t know how the Victor Walk would be received, Fleury said he had no expectations for the initiative. “Obviously (in my life) I’ve learned not to have expectations. When you have them, you let yourself down,” he stated. “And I think because I didn’t have any expectations, that made the walk even more meaningful and rewarding.” “...But we have raised awareness,” Fleury added. “The whole country is talking about the walk.” To keep their inspiration and morale up, the Victor team chose a different theme for each day, Fleury noted. The first day they walked in support of children and on other days, walked for men, women and Nova Scotia teen Rehteah Parsons, who committed suicide in April after suffering abuse. May 22’s theme was empowerment. “The laws aren’t going to change; not today and not tomorrow, maybe never, but I know that we have brought a lot of awareness to this (issue) and we have also given people hope that they can heal and go on to have a positive and happy and productive life,” he remarked. Fleury himself is living proof of that. “It’s kind of like a country song played backwards. I got my wife back, my kids back, my life back,” he concluded. To find out more about the Victor Walk, visit http://victorwalk.com. It is Fleury’s hope to make the walk an annual event.

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Celebrating 60 Years of Marriage June 6th, 2013 Blair and Arlene Bingley Forever grateful for all your love and support Francis and Mary Pat, Kevin and Chris, Terry and Nancy Randy and Sheila, Mark and Peggy All your grandchildren and great grandchildren

HAPPY 25TH ANNIVERSARY Darlene and Jamie Pilon May 21, 2013 Love the family

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A GIFT FROM HEAVEN! Kadence arrived Saturday May 25, 2013 7 lbs 14 oz at 4:55 pm Proud Parents Sarah Dodgson and Kris Thom

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Pondering Life in the Future Cheryl Hooghiem (Moffatt) What will I do? Freedom 55… No, but I will survive. God bless you on this special day and always HAPPY BIRTHDAY June 2, 2013 Love “GAB”

HAPPY 25th ANNIVERSARY Jeff and Marilyn Jones June 11th, 2013 Come Celebrate! on June 8th, 2013 at the Smiths Falls Legion (Canadian Room) 7 Main Street East Smiths Falls, Ontario 8 pm-12am Love and best wishes Your family HAPPY 30TH ANNIVERSARY May 28, 2013 Dwain & Elsie Beaupre Love from your family

HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY Mary Jo Duncan June 3, 2013 To a precious daughter, little sister, wife, Mom and great friend to all. Your big smile, generous heart, and sense of humour light up a room. May you enjoy your special day. From your loving family and friends.

HAPPY 1ST ANNIVERSARY Trevor, It’s been one year since we’ve said our vows, And I would say them all over again. I’m looking forward for all of the years to come, Growing old beside you, Holding your hand, while you hold mine. I love you with all of my heart, forever and ever. Love your wife, Kayla

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Look who’s turning 13 years old on June 2nd Breanna Carley-Bode You have grown into a beautiful young lady. We love you. Grams and Poppa Kinch

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Joint Birthday party for Alex Bowes’ 80th Birthday and Edith Bowes’ 90th Birthday Almonte Presbyterian Church Hall, Sat. June 8, 2-4 p.m. Come and help us celebrate! Best wishes only

HAPPY 1ST ANNIVERSARY Ashley and Kyle Love Mom, Erica, Rob and the Brown family

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HAPPY 80th BIRTHDAY To Velma Morton-Somerville Come, drop in to help us celebrate this special lady from 1-4pm on Saturday June 8th at 7596 County Rd 21, West of Roebuck. Bring your lawn chair but your happy birthday wishes are gift enough.

HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY Marguerite Crain (Inwood) June 3, 2013 With Love Jim and family


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY NAN! (Marilyn Taillon Pankow) Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll keep your secret! Love Bryan, Kurtis, Patrick, Elizabeth, Andrew and Emma Happy 5th Birthday To our little Prince Nicholas Rath May 29, 2013 All our love, Mom, Dad, Lauren, Grandma, Grandpa and Great-Grandma

SURPRISE PARTY Brian Saunders Saturday June 8th, 2013 Smiths Falls Curling Club 8:00 pm Brian retired from Shorewood Packaging on May 17th, 2013 after 41 years. He also turns 60 on June 26th. So come out and help him celebrate. Remember itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a surprise! COMING MARRIAGE

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HAPPY 85th BIRTHDAY H. June Kerr June 2, 2013 We love you Mom! Your family XXXX OOOO

HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY John Gower Love your wife Joyce David, Gillian, Sara, Lou, Scott, Stef, Jessica and Keith

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HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY Dorothy Zoppa May 31, 2013 Wife, mother, grandma, sister and friend to many Have a wonderful birthday Love you so much Wally, Debbie and Jim Cody and Jessica and family and friends

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A sincere thank-you to family and friends who made the celebration of my birthday the memorable day that it was. Your time and effort in coming and your many expressions of kindness were greatly appreciated. Glenn Moulton

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 4:00 to 6:00 LASAGNA, SALAD, BEVERAGE, GARLIC BREAD, DESSERT

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THANK YOU I would like to thank everyone who came to my 93rd birthday celebration. Also thank you to everyone for all the cards and gifts. Wilson Creighton

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CARD OF THANKS Marilyn and Eric Devlin wish to accord a multitude of Thanks to the many friends who attended our 25th Wedding Anniversary in the Perth Legion on Sunday 19 May 2013. The cameraderie was evident. Many thanks to the inspiring music provided by the Valley Rovers.

THANK YOU The family of the late Karl Grosskleg would like to thank all their family and friends for their overwhelming support during his illness and sudden death. We extend our deepest gratitude to Dr. Cecil Rytwinski for his excellent care over the years and also to all the staff of the Almonte General Hospital for their support during Karlâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s admissions. We are grateful to Father Lindsay Harrison for his comfort during visits to our home, funeral home and gravesite. Our sincere appreciation goes to Cynthia Nichols, Chapel Manager, and staff of the Tubman Funeral Home (Almonte) for their compassion and guidance during Karlâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wake, funeral and burial. Judy, Andrea & Todd and Jonathan CARD OF THANKS Late Beatrice Evoy We would like to thank Dr. Capprillion, nurses in ICU - Smiths Falls site, Lannin Funeral Home, Rev. Liz Tucker and everyone that came to visit, said prayers and for all their kindness to our family before and after Momâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s passing. Thank you to Audrey and Sherry and everyone that brought food and made things easier for us during this difficult time. We are a strong family and Mom would be so proud of us. If we missed anyone we apologize. Again, thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Mom truly will be missed. Big hugs and love Anne, Darlene, Shonna Nancy and Cam and families XXO

THANK YOU To my children Charlene and Charles, Germaine, Connie and Jim for giving me a surprise 70th Birthday Party. And a special thanks to all my friends who attended and for cards and gifts. Had a great day. Love Rose Hermer 

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THANK YOU Kate Janveau, Carter and Calli Lowe wish to extend our sincere thanks to our family and friends who showed support on Sat., April 27, 2013 for the benefit dance in honour of husband and father Kevin Lowe. A special thank you to everyone who put so much effort into making this event a great success for my family. The town of Carleton Place and surrounding areas all local businesses who donated prizes for the raffles and also everyone who made food, it was appreciated. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts Kate, Carter and Calli

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Anna Florence Perlberg

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CARBINO/GORDANIER OPEN RECEPTION Jessica and Michael Invite you to celebrate their marriage at a Reception on Saturday June 1st, 2013 at 8:00pm at the Elgin Lions Hall CARD OF THANKS

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THANK YOU Our heartfelt and sincere thank you goes out to all those that supported us during the passing of our dear loved one Raymond Harper. For the many cards, food, phone calls and condolences, the beautiful flowers and donations made in honour of his memory we thank you, your thoughtfulness is truly appreciated. Special thanks to Cindy for her touching eulogy, Karla for her strength and prayers, Butch for always being there to help out, nurse Leah and the caring staff of Bayshore for your support and compassion. Thank you to Rev. Jim for the lovely service, the Legion Ladies for the delicious luncheon and to Lannin Funeral Home for your professionalism and dedication. Sincerely Bonnie and family

Grace Salvation Army Hospital Graduate (Registered Retired Nurse Smiths Falls) Passed away suddenly at her home on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the age of 95. Predeceased by her husband Lorne. Beloved mother of Ted (Carol), Ray, and Jane Perlberg; her grandchildren Jennifer (Scott) McAndrew, and Jonathan Perlberg as well as her great-grandchildren Chase and Bryn McAndrew. She is predeceased by her brother Robert Raglan. She will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends and family may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Thursday, May 30th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Bertha (Babs) Van Raadshooven

Babs Van Raadshooven, nee Bertha Bartels, passed away May 27th, 2 days after her 96th birthday. Since coming to Canada in 1953 she and her husband Van have been longtime residents in Sudbury, Falconbridge, Onaping, Peterborough, Perth, and for the last 9 years, the Court at Barrhaven. She will be best remembered for her relentless humanitarian efforts and community work, including the YWCA, the Elizabeth Fry Society, Unicef (for 27 years), the Food Bank, etc. and always giving to the needy, and so many abused animals. She lost her beloved partner of 62 years 3 1/2 years ago but it is amazing to us how long she didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to leave us as if there was still a lot to explain, to tell, to care for. We are grateful to have been put in the world and learned so much by her example and spiritâ&#x20AC;Ś her children Paul, Lisette, Carla and Dick, her grandchildren Jamie, Tammy, Natasha, Nina, Jenna, Simon, Michael and Andrew, and her great grandchildren, Alicia, Naja and Cael. Service will be held at the graveside in Elmwood Cemetery, Perth on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 3:30 P.M. In remembrance, contributions to UNICEF Canada would be appreciated. Arrangements are in the care of Blair & Son Funeral Directors, Perth. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com


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Doors Open Reverend Monique Blackburn Memorial Service of the life of Monique Blackburn (Saindon) Join us to celebrate the life of Reverend Monique Blackburn. My mother had many fond memories while in Carleton Place and Ottawa area. I wish to invite her friends, church members, and those in the art community to commemorate and celebrate her love for the Lord. As an artist, her art will be remembered by all. Survived by her loving husband of 54 years Orval Lawrence Blackburn, daughter Sandra Powell and her husband V John Powell. Her son, Jonathan Blackburn, wife Rose, and the grandchildren Abigail and Ethan. Memorial service will be held at the Lighthouse Church, 355 Moffatt Street, Carleton Place, ON K7C 3L6 on Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Pastor Doug Anderson will be presiding (613-257-4255). A light brunch will follow the service. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. DEATH NOTICE

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McDougall Dorothy May McDougall Surrounded with love, Dorothy passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Dorothy May McDougall, of Perth, at the age of 82. She was predeceased by her parents, the late John and Mildred Burke. Loving and caring wife of the late Edwin McDougall, Dorothy will be sadly missed by her daughter, Diane (Bill O’Meara) Morrow, of Perth and by her son Elwin McDougall (Cyndi Oakley-Hadley), of Henderson, Ontario. Treasured grandmother to Kim Morrow (Bill Young), of Perth, Paul Morrow (Chantal Dore`- Morrow), of Milton, and Stephanie McDougall (John Ready), of Ottawa, and proud great-grandmother to; Connor, Mackenzie, Breanna, Jack, and Cameron. Dorothy was also predeceased by her siblings; Harold (late Willerene) Burke, Marion (Del) Gruntz, and Cecil (late Florence) Burke. Also left to mourn her loss are her dear siblings; Gordon (late Kaye) Burke, Orville Burke, and Eveline (Ken) Cooke, all of Perth, and Ronald Burke (Cynthia Bryan), of Montreal, as well as her brother-in-law Del Gruntz, of Renfrew. Dorothy will be fondly and lovingly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation was held at the O’Dacre Family Funeral Home, 15 Victoria Street, Perth, on Saturday, May 25 from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., and again on Sunday, May 26, from 12:00 noon until service time in the Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment, Lanark Village Cemetery, Lanark. For those wishing, donations to the Red Cross Community Health Services, would be appreciated. Mrs. McDougall’s arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the O’Dacre Family Funeral Home, Perth. 613-267-3082

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IN MEMORIAM ADRAIN, James In loving memory of Jim who passed away May 30, 2008. It’s been 5 years since we said goodbye You still walk with us down quiet paths. And speak in the wind and rain. The magic power of memory gives you back to us again. Always remembered Edna, Gordon, Mark and Families

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GARBUIO John May 29, 1950 – May 19, 2013 It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of John Garbuio on May 19th, 2013 at the age of 62 following a difficult battle with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Best friend and husband of Millie (nee Drummond). Proud father of Michael and his wife, Laura (nee Prins); and Kyla and her husband, Bob Baron. His presence will be sorely missed as his passing represents the first broken link in our family chain. Loyal son of Elsa (nee Bandiera) and predeceased by Angelo Garbuio, of Guelph, ON. Cherished brother of Diane (Rob Gazzola) of Mississauga, ON and David (Lisa DeAngelis) of Guelph, ON. Fondly remembered forever as a cousin, in-law, nephew, uncle, colleague and friend to many in Canada and Italy, especially his Cara Zia Cecilia Bandiera and Roberto and Nadia Zen and family of Treviso, Italy. At the age of 17 months, John immigrated to Canada as with his mother in 1951 to join his father who had immigrated a year earlier to Guelph, ON. He graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1973 and began a lifelong career as a Mainframe Systems Programmer with Honeywell, the Bank of Canada (27 years), EDS Canada, CGI and of late, IBM. An informal reception to celebrate John’s life will take place Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 from 1:30 to 5pm at NEXT Restaurant, 6400 Hazeldean Road, Stittsville, ON. In lieu of flowers, condolences and donations to the ALS Society may be made in memory of John. Funeral Services Entrusted Into The Care Of C.R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. (127 Church St., Almonte, ON., K0A 1A0, 613-256-3313) Condolences & tributes: www.crgamble.com

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Wilkinson Madeleine Wilkinson

Peacefully in hospital, Smiths Falls on Sunday, May 19, 2013 Madeleine (Swift) Wilkinson at the age of 86. Beloved wife for over 59 years of Neil Wilkinson. Loved mother of Larry Wilkinson of Kingston and sadly missed by her daughter-in-law Jane Wilkinson (Carl Lackey) of Smiths Falls. Loved grandmother of Lorraine (Spencer) Gagnon, Brian (Laura) Wilkinson and greatgrandmother of Christopher Gagnon. Dear sister of Frank (Georgette) Swift and the late Charlie (Rosemary Swift) and sister-in-law of Ruth Butcher and Marion Hanrahan. Madeleine was a proud graduate of St. FX University, Antagonish, NS with a major in accounting. Neil and Madeleine were married July 15, 1953; almost 60 years ago. They spent 10 years in Quebec and then Brampton where Neil worked in R & D for Nortel until retirement to Smiths Falls in 1992. Madeleine enjoyed volunteering countless hours over the years at the Smiths Falls Curling Club Kitchen where she met many great friends. She will be sadly missed by all her family and many good friends. Private family services will be held at a later date. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Robertson Lorriane Dorothy (Weller) Robertson

Peacefully at Kelly and Dean’s home at Perth, Ontario on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at the age of 77 years following a very courageous battle with breast cancer. Lorraine was predeceased in 2011 by her beloved husband Robert. She will be sadly missed by her children Donald (Pat), Kelly (Dean) Campbell, her grandchildren, her sister Marg (Jim) Spafford, cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours. A service to honour Lorraine’s life was held at the Weaver Funeral Home “East Chapel”, 29 Bay Street, Trenton on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., followed by a reception in the Trenton Branch of Royal Canadian Legion. A special thank you to Bayshore nurses Leslie and Tracey and Dr. Joannou who went above and beyond. Those wishing are asked to donate to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Ontario), 20 Victoria Street, 6th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5C 2N8. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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NIXON Robert Joseph On Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Brockville General Hospital, Garden Street Site; Robert Joseph Nixon, a native of Perth and formerly of North Augusta and Prescott at the age of 79 years. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Rodford). Dear father of Debbie Nixon (the late Adrian Thornycroft), Robert Nixon Jr. (Jackie), Jane Baker (Jeff) and Tim Nixon. Fondly remembered by grandchildren Kristin, Tanya, Nicole, Michelle, Scott and Nathaniel and by great-grandchildren Harley and Grace. Also survived by brothers David, Arnie and Jack Nixon and predeceased by sisters Helene and Donna, by a brother Kenny, and by his parents John and Leta Nixon. Visitation and funeral services were held at the Irvine Memorial Chapel at Roselawn, 2451 County Road 15, Maitland, on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 followed by interment in the columbarium at Roselawn. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the North Augusta United Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged. Send condolences, place a donation, light a memory candle or share a special thought of Bob online at www.irvinememorial.com.

Memorial Chapel & Reception Centre at Roselawn, Maitland 613-348-3405

Packman Olive Dorothy (Denison) Packman

Davidson Dan Davidson

(Much loved and dedicated Teacher at St. Francis de Sales Elementary School, and formerly at St. James The Greater School, Smiths Falls. 4th Degree Knight and member of Knights of Columbus Rideau Council # 2444 Smiths Falls) Suddenly at home on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Daniel J. Davidson at the age of 56. Beloved husband for 30 years to Cathryn (Raine-Ellerker) Davidson. Much loved and respected father of Daniel, Heather, Liam and Peter Davidson. Brother of David (Barbara) Davidson, Bob (Sue) Davidson and Gerry Davidson and brother-in-law of Karen (Larry) Brandson. Son of the late Peggy and Bill Davidson. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, Matthew, Jonah, David, Mary and Meredith. Fondly remembered and loved by his students, former students, fellow teachers and support staff. Family and friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 112 Beckwith St. N., Smiths Falls on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Church, Smiths Falls on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Peter Davidson’s PostSecondary Education Fund. (Cash/ Cheques payable to Cathryn Davidson will be accepted in person or by mail to Blair & Son Funeral Home in Smiths Falls or Perth) “For thy sweet love rememb’red such wealth brings that then I scorn to change my state with kings.” – Sonnet 29, Shakespeare Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Peacefully in Perth on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013, Dorothy Packman at the age of 93. She was the beloved wife of Ron Packman and mother to Heather (John) McLenaghan of Perth and Glen (Sharon) of Ottawa. Dorothy was the cherished grandmother to Dr. Amanda (Dr. Allen) Repp of Richmond, Vermont, Luke (Megan) McLenaghan of Perth, Michael McLenaghan of Calgary, Alex Packman of Yellowknife and Katherine Packman of Edmonton. She was the much loved great grandmother to Liam and Fiona Repp and Sianna and Reid McLenaghan. She will be sadly missed by her sisters-in-law Olive Packman and Margaret Denison, many nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers Jack Denison and Maynard Denison, brothers-inlaw and sisters-in-law Isabelle (Art) Cheesman, Doris (Paul) Redhead, Douglas (Audrey) Packman and Walter Packman. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St., West, Perth, Ontario on Sunday, May 26th, 2013 from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. Funeral service was held on Monday at 10:30 in the Chapel. Interment, Elmwood Cemetery. In remembrance, donations can be made to Great War Memorial Foundation or the Lanark Lodge Memorial Fund. Dorothy’s family would like to express their great appreciation to the staff of Lanark Lodge and Dr. Ross McLean for the wonderful care she received. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

Bullis Roy Edward Bullis

Suddenly, in hospital, Smiths Falls on Friday, December 21, 2012 Roy Edward Bullis at the age of 77. Roy is predeceased by his parents Tony and Annie (nee Reid). Beloved husband of Marion Jean Bullis. Loved father of Rick (Gerry) Bullis, Terry (Linda) Bullis, David Bullis, Cindy (Paul) McEwen and the late William Danny Bullis. Sadly missed by his grandchildren; Tracy, Tony, Mike and Chase Bullis; Spencer and Mitchel McEwen and Brandon Bullis; and his great-grandchildren Alivia and Landon Bullis. Brother-in-law of Lois (the late Jim) Kelford, Wayne McGonegal, Ted (Lyla) McGonegal and Bill (Irene) McGonegal. Predeceased by his half sister Fran Read and half brothers Allen (Martha) Read and Lawrence Bullis. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends. Roy Bullis better known as “The Bicycle Man” repaired and sold bicycles all his life. He donated many over the years to service clubs, community organizations and repaired and gave bicycles to many underprivileged children and families in our community. Funeral service will be held at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Saturday June 8, 2013 at 3 p.m. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery followed by a reception at the Blair & Son Reception Centre. In remembrance, contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com


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KROON Catherine

Biruta Siemann (Nee Karklis) February 21, 1936 - May 17, 2013 Loved wife of Heiko Seimann of Maberly for 37 years passed away after long suffering, at the Smiths Falls Hospital. She leaves many dear friends in Canada and abroad behind to mourn, and was for many years beloved step-mother of all children in Germany: Soeren and Elsa Siemann, Stefan and Meike (nee Siemann) Kaemmerer and their children Aaron and Lea, and Doerte Safa with son Desmond. Godmother of Peter and Claire Baltais of Calgary. As per her wishes Biruta was cremated and no formal service to be held.

May 6, 1928-May 27, 2013 Wife of the late William Kroon. Predeceased by son Jack Kroon (Sandy) and grandson Jeremy Kroon. Survived by Ricky Lapp (Jim), Peter Kroon (Linda), John Kroon (Gina) and Mary Gebhardt (Fred), 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Friends are invited to visit at the Brown Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 805 Prescott Street, Kemptville on Thursday June 6th from 10am until time of Service in the Chapel at 11am. Interment St. Laurence O’Toole, Spencerville.

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Maynard James Maynard

Cutter, Jan C. (September 13, 1958 – May 22, 2013) Suddenly on Wednesday May 22, 2013 at the age of 54. Dearly loved wife of Peter. Much loved by her step-children Philip and Kathleen. Friends visited the family at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place, on Wednesday May 29, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until the memorial service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m. For those who wish, a donation to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. www.barkerfh.com

Peacefully in Ottawa on Monday, May 27th, 2013 in his 78th year. Beloved husband for 43 years of Lynn (Driscoll) James. Dearly loved father and grandfather of Tracie Quinn and her children Kyle and Bonnie, Kerri-Lynn (Carlos) Calvo and their son Jorrey; cherished great grandfather of Skyler. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Friday at 10:30 A.M. In remembrance, contributions to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

MacPHEE Heather

Joynt Ronald Sinclair Joynt

Peacefully at Lanark Lodge, Perth on Sunday May 26th, 2013 at the age of 96. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Mabel (Coutts) Joynt and grandson Andrew Joynt. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Lorna (Woolacott) Joynt, sons Barry (Marilyn), David and Leslie Joynt (Roel Teunissen), grand daughter Cara (Scott) Fleming and great grandchildren Liam and Carly Fleming. Brother of Dorothy Stewart and the late Robert, Maurice, Jack and Margaret. Ron was a thirty-eight year employee of CBC as National Director of Radio Sales. He loved golf and after retiring from the CBC, built the Lombard Glen Golf Course with his family. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W., Perth on Tuesday May 28th, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service was held Wednesday at 10:30 A.M. in the chapel followed by interment in Rideau Ferry Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or charity of your choice would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

On May 19th, 2013 Heather MacPhee passed away after a hard fought battle with cancer in Amherstburg, Ontario. Heather (nee Hall) was born on a farm in Mountain, Ontario on June 9, 1963. After living briefly in Ottawa, she moved to Kingston where she met and married the love of her life and soulmate, Dan MacPhee. Heather and Dan had two boys, Michael and Jake, and then moved to Amherstburg where she enjoyed a life filled with laughter, fun, many friends, and much love. Heather is survived by her beloved husband Dan MacPhee, and their incredible children, Michael and Jake, by her parents, Martin and Noreen Hall, her siblings Christine, Brian (deceased), Michael, and Arlene, and their families. Heather was known for her great beauty, infectious laugh, enthusiasm, incredible creativity, and her love of fun. All of Heather’s friends and family were invited to celebrate her life at the Pointe West Golf Club in Amherstburg on Monday May 27th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. The family respectfully request that in lieu of flowers a donation be made in Heather’s name to the Transition to Betterness foundation at www.t2b.ca.

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TOUPIN Dennis James Accidently at Brule Lake, Quebec on May 19, 2013. Devoted husband of Heather White, loving father and best friend of Tyler, Jonathan and Kailee. Loving son of Gloria (Rich), Smiths Falls and Roger (Lila), Cardinal. Also survived by Robert Toupin, Sr. (Sandy), Angie and Rob, Rolinda and Dave, and Brenda. Loved son-in-law of Reverend Orville White and Dorothy White of Shawville. Brother-in-law of Patricia (Laurie) and Debbie (Mike). He will be sadly missed by several uncles and aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Roger Allan. Funeral was held Thursday, May 23 at Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle in Shawville with Reverend Orville White officiating. Interment - Shawville Pentecostal Cemetery. God Bless You Dennis

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LOWE Janet Margaret Peacefully at Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital on May 22, 2013 at the age of 94, with her special niece, Mona, by her side. Beloved wife of the late Albert Rattray Lowe. Predeceased by her parents John and Lila Hartin, her brothers Milton, Clifford, Stuart and Beattie and sister Minerva Lowe. Survived by her sister-in-law Anne Hartin of New York State and brother-in-law Norman Greene of Ottawa as well as many nieces and nephews. Friends visited at the Carleton Place Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 61 Lake Ave, West Carleton Place on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 12 p.m. until time of service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment United Cemeteries of Carleton Place. In lieu of flowers, donations to Zion Memorial United Church, Carleton Place, ON would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes and donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com

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JENKINSON Frank Bowers Peacefully entered into rest at the Ottawa General Hospital on Saturday May 11th, 2013 at the age of 64 years. Frank Jenkinson, predeceased by his late wife Mary-Ellen Jenkinson (nee Cody), son of the late Frank Redge Jenkinson and Corrine (Queenie) Jenkinson (nee Bowers). Steven of Rideau Ferry, Frank Trevor (Queenette) of Rideau Ferry, and Elizabeth Jenkinson of Maitland. Grandfather of Kennedy Ellen. Brother of Marjorie Francis (David), Paul Jenkinson (Terri), and Ann Simpson (John). Survived by his special friend Heather Tourangeau. Also Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. At Frank’s request there will be no visitation a private burial service was held at a Prescott Cemetery (Sandy Hill). Arrangements entrusted to the care of MACKAY Funeral Home 416 Dibble St. West Prescott, ON 613-9253404. Condolences may be sent online at: www.mackayfuneralhome.com

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Connor Lilian Connor

Peacefully at Broadview Nursing Centre Smiths Falls on Friday May 24, 2013, Lillian (nee Mee) wife of the late Ernest Connor in her 87th year. Loved mother of Lynn Connor of Smiths Falls and Barry (Wanda) Connor of Dartmouth N.S. Cherished grandmother of Kristen, Lauren and Deanne. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home Smiths Falls from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service was held in the Chapel on Monday May 27 at 10 a.m. Interment: Hillcrest Cemetery. In remembrance, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated.

IN MEMORIAM WINTER – In loving memory of Heinz Winter Remembering you is easy Dad, We do it every day. And missing you is something. That will never go away. From your loving wife, Mathilde, your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

IN MEMORIAM SHIELDS, Rita – In loving memory of my sister, Rita, who passed away June 4, 2012. Gone but not forgotten. Laurine

KELFORD - In Memory of “My Bri” Brian Kelford, passed away 2 years ago May 21, 2011. It’s been 2 years they are saying No one has to tell me, I know. They don’t know that I am praying That the way I feel won’t show. Life goes on as we all know it must For there are things we are called to do. And in the Lord I continue to trust Until that day I meet again with you! Gone but never forgotten Think of you daily Your best friend and wife Betty Ann XO

Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

NICHOL Audrey ROBINSON Richard, Gordon (Detective Constable OPP) Suddenly in Buffalo NY on Friday May 24, 2013 at the age of 46. Loving husband of Heather Robinson (nee Maheux). Fun loving and devoted father of Zachary, Charlee, and his walking buddy Max. Dear brother of Stephen (Carole) and Jane Atkinson (David). Brother in law of Janice Clayton. Son in law of Jim and Barb Maheux. Predeceased by his parents Thayer and Beatrice Robinson. Fondly remembered by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Rich’s Life will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church on Friday May 31, 2013 at 11:00 am. A reception will follow the service immediately at the Colonade Golf and Country Club, Joyceville. As expressions of sympathy donations made to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (Neuro Surgery Unit) or to CACHA (Pamoja Tunaweza Hard Life Club) would be appreciated by the family. A truly remarkable man, Rich lived his life to the fullest everyday. He had a strong love and devotion to his family and friends. Rich was a proud serving member of the OPP for the last 25 years. “Rico” as he was fondly known to his colleagues, was a very well known and respected officer across the province and border. Online condolences at www. tompkinsfuneralhome.ca. In the care of Tompkins Funeral Home, 63 Garden Street, Gananoque K7G 2T8 (613) 3823088 THE EMC - 41 - Thursday, May 30, 2013

Peacefully, with her husband by her side, on Friday, November 30, 2012. Audrey Mary Nichol (nee Trudeau) beloved wife of Raymond Nichol. Survived by her son Kenneth Nichol, sister, Patsy Trudeau of Edmonton, Alberta and many family members and friends. A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, 505 Clothier Street West, Kemptville, on Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 11am, followed by the inurnment in the Parish Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Parish Hall. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the Beth Donovan Hospice.

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FERGUSON, Ethel – In Loving Memory of a dear mother, nana and great nana who passed away on May 29, 2004. Not dead is mother, but sleeping In her Father’s home above, Rewarded for her suffering, Rewarded for her love. Never to be forgotten, Cynda, Sandy McAdoo and family

HAPPY 65TH ANNIVERSARY May 29 Dad and Mom Murray & Vada Tye Don’t think of them as gone away, their journey’s just begun. life holds so many facets this earth is only one. Just think of them as resting from the sorrows and the tears in a place of warmth and comfort where there are no days and years. Think how they must be wishing that we could know today how nothing but our sadness Can really pass away. And think of them as living in the hearts of those they touched… for nothing loved is ever lost and they were loved so much. Thanks for the memories All our love Chris and Julie Karen Cheryl and Michael Marsha and Brian Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren


LACKIE, Gernetia- In loving memory of a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who passed away May 31, 2006. No longer in our lives to share, But in our hearts you are always there. Loved and remembered everyday, Cheryl, Brian and the McMullan family.

21st Annual Westport Antique Show Saturday, June 1, 10-5. Sunday, June 2, 10-4. Admission $6. Westport Arena, Spring and Concession Streets. canadianantiquefairs@gmail .com You’ll be

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FOR SALE 10” table saw, Craftex dust collector, radial arm saw, King industrial 15” planer, drill press, Transit level. 613-267-4000. 4 riding lawn mowers, (2)20 h.p. Krohler engine, 12.5 h.p., 8 h.p., 3 generators, 90 c.c. dirt bike, grass raker, gas power remote controlled truck, full size slot machine. All items new. 613-479-0285. All brands of used appliances sold (or repaired at your place or ours) with warranty and free delivery. We also sell new parts for most appliances. George Peters Appliances, #3756 Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (between Perth and Smiths Falls). (613)283-8634.

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Brand New Mattress Sale200+ Beds in Stock. More Quality Less Money. Quality Used Appliances Sold with Warranty. Best Price in Town! Dan Peters Sales- 3768 Hwy 43 West, Smiths Falls. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Delivery Available. After Hours Appointments Available 613-284-1234.

May 30th 1977 - Dodds, Gerald Murray 1997 - Blair, Lillian Alberta 2006 - McCarthy, Douglas Alexander 2008 - Danschinko, Mathilde “Hilda” May 31st 1999 - Nontell, Gordon Lloyd 2001 - Hahn, Muriel Patricia June 1st 1986 - Adams, Ernest 1986 - Caldwell, Oliver Garth 2006 - Sarsfield, Derek John 2009 - Dodds, Marsha Ann 2009 - Downey, Margaret Frances June 2nd 1971 - Houston, Mary 1976 - Cavanagh, Mary Ann 1979 - Poole, William Henry 1982 - Houston, Eric William 1999 - Dunlop, Gordon Ross

2003 - Hachey, Donald Everett 2007 - McKay, Beverly Adeline June 3rd 1969 - Bolger, George 1979 - Royce, Melville Wilfred 1983 - Spinks, Merville Edward 2006 - Gawley, Blake Andrew 2009 - Sevenhuysen, Pieternella Adriana June 4th 1983 - Bandy, Cecil McIntyre 1985 - McArthur, Ethel 1990 - Grace, James Terrence (Terry) 1998 - Timmins, Ollise Milton (Ollie) 1999 - Elliott, John F. Wayne June 5th 1982 - Lorimer, Duncan Kenneth 1991 - Anderson, John Henry 1996 - Ladouceur, Patricia D. 2003 - Sheppard, Keith Robert

Agenda: Adoption of Minutes • Election of Board Appointment of Auditor • Reports • Financial Statements For More Information contact: Barbara Romancio, Property Manager

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FIREWOOD

Paving?? Consider Tar & Chip, 65% cheaper and perfect for country properties. Free estimates. Call 613-250-8833.

Firewood- Cut, split and delivered or picked up. Dry seasoned hardwood or softwood from $50/face cord. Phone Greg Knops (613)658-3358, cell (613)340-1045.

Ride-on lawn tractor; chain saw; lawn mower; hay spear for 3 pth; hay wagon (has new deck); truck tires. 613-283-8231. STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS Up to 60% OFF! 30x40, 40x60, 50x80, 60x100, 80x100 sell for balanced owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 w w w. c r o w n s t e e l b u i l d ings.ca

CARPOOLS Car pool required for construction worker going to Ottawa Mon.-Thurs. Needs to be in Ottawa 6:45 a.m. (finished 4 p.m.), leaving Appleton Side Rd. Will share gas. 613-256-1935, 613-806-6010, Billie. Car Pool- Smiths Falls to Ottawa (return) via Hwy. 15 & 10 (through Richmond). Drop-off points: 1) Fallowfield/Hope Side Rd. (construction site). 2) Fallowfield/Woodroofe (Park ‘N Ride). 3) Algonquin College (Woodroofe/Baseline). Leaving Smiths Falls 5:45 a.m., leaving Ottawa 3:45 p.m. Email: carpoolsmithsfalls@yahoo.ca Call 613-323-0440.

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Dry Hardwood cut, split and delivered $330/cord Green Hardwood cut, split and delivered $300/cord Outdoor furnace wood available We deliver year ‘round. Promp delivery

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20 h.p. Ariens tractor, 42” deck, used approx 25 hours, c/w garden tilt trailer and Kodiac 1400 p.s.i, pressure washer. $1,650 firm. 613-253-4516.

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

30th Anniversary Customer Sale-a-Bration Saturday June 1st 9a.m.-5p.m. Large selection of Amps. Electric, Acoustic and Bass Guitars. Drums, Keyboards, P.A systems, all accessories, and much more!! Up to 20-60% OFF!!!!

HUNTING SUPPLIES Hunter Safety/Canadian Fire-arms Courses and exams throughout the year. Held once a month at Carp. Call Wenda Cochran 613-256-2409. Hunter Safety/Canadian Firearms Courses, beginning Tues. Sept. 3, evenings, Kemptville. Registration required. (613)258-7816. Cell (613)355-2607. Email: keewaytin@gmail.com. Limited seating.

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Ariens 48” lawn tractor, hydrostatic, twin cylinder, heavy front axle, special $1,999 while quantities last. Other models available. Pete’s Lawn & Marine 613-267-7053.

Wanted- Carleton Place Dairy Co. Ltd. Pre-1939 articles. Contact by email or telephone: sweetsns- Landscape Design and Certified piano techni- w e e t i e @ h o t m a i l . c o m ; Construction Management cian, with Piano Techni- 613-695-7675. Specializing in waterfront, cian’s Guild, extensive cottage, residential and experience with tuning, recommercial landscape depairing and rebuilding. SPORTS EQUIPMENT sign. Sustainable, cost efContact Grant Pattingale at fective, low maintenance 613-284-8333, landscapes and gardens. 1-877-742-6648 or 17 years of experience. Golf Clubs- Ladies com- Call now for a free initial www.piano4u.ca plete set. Spalding graph- consultation: Call Chris at Piano Tuner Technician ite irons. Golf bag. Asking 613-205-0967 or email: for all your piano needs. $160. 613-283-6609. canninggreenworks@gmail.com Call Lionel Pauze. Golf Clubs- Men’s com1(613)278-2017. WANTED plete set. Titleist graphite irons. Three Woods. UmWorld Class Drummer brella, golf bag. Asking Contractor pays top cash for property in need of From Five Man Electri- $280. 613-283-6609. renovation or repair, any cal Band, is accepting area. Gerry Hudson, Kingnew students for private lessons. Call Steve HUNTING SUPPLIES ston (613)449-1668 Sales Representative Rideau 613-831-5029. www. Town and Country Realty stevehollingworth.ca Canadian Firearm/Hunter Ltd, Brokerage Safety Courses. Call Dave (613)273-5000. Arbour 613-257-7489 or visit www. COMPUTER Retired Senior has dire valleysportsmanshow.com need for old car batteries. for dates and details of Making cannon balls. Will Computer, Network & pickup. (613)258-6254. Home Theater Support for courses near you. your small business or home. Call Shorttech For sale, 3 Beagle Deer Wanted, water access Technical Services, Hounds, 18 months old, and area to park fishing ( 6 1 3 ) 2 9 7 - 5 9 2 8 all running, all spayed. boat. Carleton Place area. Call Hassan 613-267-4061. www.shorttech.ca 613-257-1500.

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Just inside the main entrance of the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home is a book of remembrance. Each day we turn a page in the book. The names of those we have served are inscribed on that date along with the year in which they passed away. It is our way of honouring and remembering a life that was lived. It is

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SARSFIELD, Derek – Feb. 13, 1986 – June 1, 2006 Loved with a love beyond all telling, Missed with a grief beyond all tears. Mom, Dad, Erin, Brad, Annie, Caitlin and Liam

Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scooters, bath lifts, patient lifts, hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa (613)231-3549.

Dynamark lawn tractor. 16 h.p. 42” cut. $275; Landa commercial pressure washer, 220V, $225; Floor tile remover, $125; Gibbard tea wagon, excelCedar Trees $1/foot, you lent, $375. 613-264-2863. dig them out, will dig for extra. 613-489-1121 or *HOT TUB (SPA) Covers613-794-4959. Best Price. Best quality. All shapes and colours. Call Cedar (white), quality 1-866-652-6837. lumber, most sizes, deck- w w w . t h e c o v e r ing, T&G, channel rustic. Also huge bundles of ce- guy.com/newspaper dar slabs ($45) and large bags of shavings ($35). Large, blue, vinyl power www.scoutenwhitecedar.ca lift chair, sits, reclines and will go flat into a bed. Ask(613)283-3629. ing $500. 613-267-7228. Chair, couches, ottoman, TV stand, end & coffee ta- Lumber- Board & Batten, bles, shelving units, elec- 1x10 in eight and ten ft. tric fireplace, dryer, TV’s, lengths at 80 cents per lin. ceiling light-fan, Bestway ft. Battens 20 cents per lin. pump, commercial coffee ft. Also will cut to suit. Cusgrinder and many more tom portable sawmilling items. Best offers. Call available. (613)283-7334. 613-624-5277. Modern ebony dining Disability Equipment- hutch, modern ebony teleWheelchair (Patriot Inva- vision unit, 4 cane chairs, care), mint condition, 4 quarter cut oak chairs, $550; Expresso Lite adult double sided gas fireplace, walker (only used 4 wine making kit, cream months) $300; Bathtub love seat, oak train station arm $25; Bath bench with- desk, orange Queen Anne out back $25. style Lazy Boy recliner, 613-267-4463 after 5:30 pedestal sink, microwave, white Jennair built-in ovweekdays. en, large brass chandelier, brass bed. All items good COMING EVENTS quality, excellent condition. Any reasonable offer. 613-283-6427.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Lindsay Ann Mannion September 7, 1983 to May 30, 1999 Nothing can ever take away The love our hearts hold dear; Treasured memories linger every day, We miss you more each year. Love you forever Mom, Dad, Jessika and Justine

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BARRIE, Don- In loving memory of a devoted husband, father, grandfather and greatgrandfather who passed away May 29, 2002. God took him home It was his will, But in our hearts We love him still. His memory is as dear today As in the hour he passed away. Sadly missed by wife Phyllis, daughter Donna, Michael and Donna, Grant and Becky, Joshua, Ruth.

SHIELDS, Reta In loving memory of a dear Mom, Grandma and Great-Grandmother, who passed away June 4, 2012. One year has passed so quickly And yet every day we feel your presence, Not only in your pictures or your still small voice But in our daily walk through life. It was the little special things That you used to do for each of us That keeps us close to you. We are all grateful for sharing your spiritual walk with us, It gives us strength and courage to face the days ahead, Just knowing you are waiting at Heaven’s door for us. Lovingly remembered Judy (Brian) Sharron(Bill) Cheryl-anne (Jack) Carrie Angela (Mark) Rebecca (Mark) Sara (Mike) Noah, Darien, Kate and Landon

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JAMES, IsabelNovember 27, 1927-May 24, 1998. There’s a bridge of beautiful memories From here to heaven above. It keeps you very close to us, It’s called the bridge of love. If remembering brings you closer Then you never went away For thoughts of you are with us Each and every day. Always in our hearts, Carman and family

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Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in quiet security building. Well looked after. Fridge, stove, parking, balcony. Laundry in building. $795/month plus hydro. No dogs. (613)349-9377.

Smiths Falls- 2 bedroom, $700, heat and hydro extra. Shared yard. Available July 1st. First, last, references required. 613-283-3075

Smiths Falls. Bachelor apartment, available May 1, no pets, no smoking, single female preferred. Call Graham 613-283-0865.

For rent, Hi Ho for land clearing with root rake attachment available, for Leeds & Grenville and Lanark and Frontenac Counties. 613-284-3238.

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LIVESTOCK Black Angus bulls for sale, yearlings and 2 year olds, 613-267-6192. Charolais Heifers, One and two years, bred cows. Young cows with calves at their side. Bull and stockers. Easterbrook Farms. 613-925-4557. Registered Polled-Hereford yearling bull. Quality maternal bloodlines. Phone Erwin Cavanagh at 613-267-5111 St. Jean’s Farrier Service. 613-283-1198. Wanted to buy, horses, colts and ponies, all types. Contact Bob Perkins at (613)342-6030.

PETS 4 kittens looking for a family. Litter trained and well nurtured. Free. 613-264-5083. Beautiful Cavashu puppies. 4 males, 1 female. $400 each. Have 1st shots, dewormed, ready to go. Call 613-259-5274. Dave on Doody Pet Waste Removal. From regular scoop-ups to one time clean-ups. Call Dave at 613-219-1178 or email daveondoody@hotmail.com or visit www.daveondoody.com Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, grooming, fenced activity park, nature walks. Lorna (613)200-1952 or (613)264-2203. Set your dog free with a Dogwatch Hidden Fence System. Service and installation of any system. 1(800)647-3307. www.dogwatchontario.ca

Prime Commercial Space for lease in downtown Perth, corner of Gore St., and Foster St. 950 sq. ft., large windows for displays and light. Call 613-267-6115.

Carleton Place 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house. 5 appliances, utilities extra. Available July. $1400, 1st and last mth required. 613-253-3548 evenings. Carleton Place, apartment downtown, stairs, first/last month rent, references, no smoking, no pets. 613-867-1905.

2 Bedroom spectacular waterfront modern property parking, docking. Big Rideau, Portland. Furnished or not. July 31. 613-812-7653.

Code Apartments. Smiths Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 bedroom in clean, quiet, adult building. Fridge, stove, parking, laundry facilities. (613)283-7779.

2 bedroom trailer home. Twin Oaks Park, Smiths Falls. $850 plus heat/hydro. Available immediately. 613-283-7980.

Colonel By Luxury adult apartments. Close to County Fair Mall in Smiths Falls. Air conditioning, exercise room, party room, library and elevator. 613-283-9650.

3 bedroom house available September 1, no pets, no smoking, next to St John’s School, Perth. $925/month plus utilities. Phone 613-257-2708 after 7 p.m. 3 bedroom semi-detached house, Carleton Place. Available June 1. Fridge and stove included. Recently renovated. $1125 plus heat & hydro. Good references required plus 1st and last months rent. No pets. 613-257-4627. Almonte- 2 bedroom apt. 4 appliances, large yard, parking, private entrance. $1,100/mth. First/last required. Heat and hydro included. No pets. Available i m m e d i a t e l y . 613-256-2919.

Country living 5 minutes from Wal-Mart, Smiths Falls. Six-room house, suitable for older couple, non-smokers. Includes all utilities (except phone), four appliances, permanent air conditioner, soft water, lawn and snow maintenance, one carport space plus parking spot, full use of yard, much more. $1125, first and last, references required. Available August 1st. 613-283-7038

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2 bedroom condo. 2 levels, 4 appliances, gas fireplace, $1050/month plus heat & hydro. No pets, Call evenings after 7pm. 613-257-5198

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Russell St. W., Smiths Falls. Very large 1 bedroom 2nd floor apt. Hardwood floors. Heated. Hydro extra. Available June 1. $660/mth. 613-283-1697. Shamrock Apartments, Perth, 2 bedroom, $840/month includes heat, hydro. No smoking, no pets. 613-264-8380.

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acres. South of Kemptville. Financing available OAC. $169,500. Rent to own Dave Two bedroom mobile possible. home in Otterdale Estates. 613-989-5451. Air conditioned, five appliances included. $950/month. Heat & hydro Open House- Sunday May extra. Non-smoking. Call 26, June 2, 11 a.m-1 p.m. 26 Salmon Side Rd., Unit (613)285-7117 250 (Rob Glen Estates). 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, bungalow. White Lake. Log house on raised 5 acres, 2200 sq. ft., 3 $112,000. Kijiji ad bedrooms, sunroom, #476904327 or for viewwood heat with electric ing; 613-430-4331. backup, garage parking for 1 vehicle. $1100.00 plus utilities. Available August Perth, 3 bedroom house 1, 2013. Contact: Joanne for sale on Cockburn St., beautifully renovated, 2 613-256-5180. storey home on large private lot. Asking $234,500. NOTICES 613-267-9890.

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Recycled Home-Delivered To your Lot! Two bedroom bungalow (26’x28’). Hardwood flooring, upgraded windows, gas furnace, remodelled kitchen which includes fridge, stove, dishwasher all stainless. Price $30,000 + hst. Delivered within 60kms, brick off, Ontario only, route permitting. Additional fee over 60 kms. Contact Pat, CDS Movers: 1-800-267-5516 or 613-880-1685

Room for rent. Available immediately. Washer/dryer. Phone. No pets. Leave message. 613-284-8378.

Small 2 bedroom bungalow, heated, fridge, stove included. $700/month. Suitable for couple or single person. References. Kemptville. Room mate Hopetown/Poland area. wanted to share 2 bed- Call 613-259-3201/leave room apartment, message. $400/month. Available now. 613-327-3666. Small house for rent in Large 1 bedroom apt., Merrickville, available July downtown Perth, $660 1, 2013. References replus hydro. Fridge, stove quired for non-smoker to included. Call rent our charming, attached cottage near the 613-267-6115. river. Fully equipped kitchMcGill St South, Smiths en, bathroom, queen bed, Falls, very large 2nd floor laundry, A/C, patio, 4 min2 bedroom apartment. ute walk to downtown. Laundry, heated. Hydro $1,000/month utilities inextra. Window coverings, cluded. No pets. Call Gorbeautiful brick home, don 613-269-2964. porch and dining room. Available June 1, Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom $ 8 2 5 / m o n t h . apartment, ground floor, centrally located, available 613-283-1697. immediately. No pets. No Newboro beautiful brand smoking. Call Graham new 2 bedroom very pri- 613-283-0865, vate acreage home. Lots of parking. Washer, dryer, STORAGE water, sewer included. Non-smoking professional couple. $950/mth. 613-267-4449.

Almonte 2 Bedroom house, $925 /month plus utilities. 4 appliances, large kitchen, living room with free standing gas fireplace (electric heat backFOR RENT up), den/office with hardwood floor, attached stor1 bedroom apartment, age shed, and deck. Large near Kemptville. All lot, quiet street, available utilities except hydro, ap- July 1st. 613-256-1057 pliances, satellite tv, high speed internet included. Land/barn available for Almonte- Newly renovated horses. References re- 2 bedroom apartment, quired $800/month. Amy hardwood floor, oak kitchen, gas fireplace, 5 appli613-258-3768. ances. Call 613-256-3152. 1 bedroom available June 1st. $600. Centertown Ashley Chase Luxury Kemptville. References re- Adult apartments overquired. 613-264-8439. looking the Tay River, near downtown Perth. Air con1 bedroom second floor ditioning, exercise room, apartment, downtown entertainment room, li- Older house for rent in Al$1300 plus Carleton Place, includes brary, elevator. monte. utilities, first/last required, water, heat, 3-pc bath, 613-267-6980. references required, pet stove, fridge and parking friendly. Available June 1st for 1 car. No smoking or pets, first and last months Available June 1. Smiths (613)204-5106. Falls. 1 bedroom apt. Cenrent and references. Available June 1, trally located. $715/mth. One bedroom upper floor $700/month + hydro. Heat and water included, apartment in classic red hydro extra. 613-229-5708 brick Victorian. Newly up(613)314-1013. before 8 p.m. dated and painted. Walk to 2 bedroom apartment, all amenities, includes Brockville St., Smiths Brockville St., Smiths washer & dryer, large Falls. $700/month plus hy- Falls, 1 bedroom roomy walk-in closet, one parking dro. 613-283-3313. second floor apartment, space. Tons of original nice finishes, hydro extra, character. Open house 2 bedroom apartment for available immediately. showing on Saturday, rent in Perth. Mature per- $ 6 7 5 / m o n t h . June 8, 11am. 40 Rochesson (couple) preferred. 613-283-1697. ter Street. Asking $800 (Note: bed & bath upplus heat & hydro. stairs). Parking included. $675 + utilities. No pets. Brockville St., Smiths Perth- 2 bedroom apartWalking distance to down- Falls. 1 bedroom 2nd floor ment available July 1st in apt. Hydro extra. Available town. Call 613-812-0809. on Sherbrooke June 1. $625/mth. Perth Street, $725 + hydro, laun2 bedroom apt. for rent. 613-283-1697. dry facilities, parking for 1 41 sunset Blvd Perth, Ont. 2 available June 1/2013. Carleton Place, 1 bed- vehicle, recently renovatCall Bud at 613-267-0567. room, centrally located, ed, mature adults preferred, chair lift, references $720/month all inclusive. required, No Pets, please 2 Bedroom, Carleton Please call Pat contact Stace Place $745. Well main- 613-257-8159. 613-278-0622. tained, clean, quiet apartment building, secure entrance, stove, fridge, parking included,hydro extra, laundry on first floor. Bright, spacious 2 bedroom condo for rent. 613-294-2076 Store front retail space. Excellent location, downtown Carleton Place, near town hall. 613-867-1905.

Smiths Falls- downtown, 3rd floor, 1 bedroom, well maintained, mature tenants, clean, quiet. $665/month plus hydro. Fridge, stove. References required. 613-884-0166.

NOTICE OF MEETING Notice is hereby given that a General Meeting of the members of Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville will be held at Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre 71 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls on the 25th day of June, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the evening

South Mountain- New spacious 3 bedroom bungalow. Hardwood and ceramic. Laundry main floor. Double garage. Gas heat. Central air. Walking distance to school and golf course. $308,000. 613-826-3142.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS All claims against the estate of Joyce Emma Bowes, late of the Town of Perth in the County of Lanark who died on or about the 23rd day of April, 2013, must be filed with the undersigned Estate Trustee on or before the 15 day of June, 2013. Thereafter the undersigned will distribute the assets of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed. DATED at Perth the 23rd day of May, 2013. Christine Brady Estate Trustee 613-267-3250

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Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. Adults only. No smoking, no pets. Perth 2 bedroom apt. Available immediately. Available June 1. Graham (613)283-0865. $700/mth. plus hydro. Smiths Falls 2 bedroom 613-267-4831 after 5. upstairs apt. $800. Heat and hot water included. Perth: 3 bedroom row- Quiet adult occupied buildhouse, new 2-storey ing. Laundry services onbuilding, 2 large balco- site. 613-264-9695. nies, 2 large decks, open concept in tiled Smiths Falls, available imkitchen/dining/living mediately, 2 bedroom room area, electric radi- upper apartment, central ant in-floor heating location, $640/month in(new energy efficient cludes heat. system) 1-1/2 baths, jet 613-283-7000. tub, coin laundry facility, free parking. EveNOTICES ry room TV, internet and phone jacks. $1200/month, plus hydro, no extra water/sewage costs. Available June 1. 613-479-2164.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS All claims against the estate of Raymond Gilling Goddard, late of the Town of Mississippi Mills (Almonte Ward) in the County of Lanark who died on or about the 13th day of May, 2013, must be filed with the undersigned Estate Trustee(s) on or before the 23 day of June, 2013. Thereafter the undersigned will distribute the assets of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed. DATED at Mississippi Mills the 15th day of May, 2013. Allan W. Goddard and Peter G. Goddard, Estate Trustee(s), by their solicitor, L.G. WILLIAM CHAPMAN, B.A., LL.B., P.O. Box 362, 77 Little Bridge St., Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 (613)256-3072

VACATION/COTTAGES 3 bedroom cottage for rent, Adams Lake, $ 1 , 2 0 0 / w e e k . 613-285-9014. For rent. Charming cabin perched over beautiful Bass Lake, suitable for 2 people. Near Rideau Ferry, 15 minutes to Perth/Smiths Falls, 50 minutes to Ottawa/Kingston. $600/week. 613-283-6136. Quiet Adult Campground. All services, near Merrickville, Ontario. Rideau River, Petangue, tennis, fishing, telephone. $1,200 per season. 613-269-4664. Seasonal Campsites at Wilderness Wonderland on beautiful Bennett Lake, Perth, ON, for privacy, peace and quiet. Apply: gww.ppandq@gmail.com 613-267-3711. Summer at the Lake/Spring Fishing. From $300/week, free kids program. Let us host fishing derby for $1,295, 50+ people www.christielakecottages.com 613-267-3470. Waterfront cottage, on Clear Lake- Scott Island. Sleeps 8, $2,300/month. Available August and Sept e m b e r . www.clear_lake.webs.com 613-614-2268.

HELP WANTED Bookkeeper required, medium size company in Carleton Place, Motion Printing. email: jcrampt@magma.ca Cook required this summer, Smiths Falls. Call Carman 613-485-0571. Full/Part Time Cleaners/Team Leaders for growing residential cleaning company based in North Gower. Mon-Fri. No evenings. No weekends. All travel paid. $ 1 1 . 0 0 - $ 1 4 . 0 0 / h r. (613)489-3993 or elitecleaning@storm.ca Looking for dump truck driver. Experienced. Prefer older driver. Cell 613-229-0724, Ron. Merrickville area. Masonry company looking for qualified Bricklayer and Labourer. Must have minimum of 3-5 years experience in trade & references. Must have transportation and work long hours if needed. WHMIS and Fall Arrest is mandatory. Call (613)804-0252 or (613)552-1597. Mature, experienced server needed. Flexible schedule. Full time. Apply by resume at: 73 Bridge St., Carleton Place.


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The Smiths Falls Police Service is dedicated to equal opportunity concepts. We thank all applicants for their interest but respectfully advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Preference may be given to those applicants with previous police experience. Qualified applicants are to forward their resume in an envelope clearly marked â&#x20AC;&#x153;Personal and Confidentialâ&#x20AC;? by 12 noon, Wednesday, June 12th 2013 addressed to the undersigned.

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For further information please visit: www.developmentalservices.com Applicants should send their resume and cover letter by June 14, 2013 to dslghr@developmentalservices.com.

Central Wire offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package. If you are interested in becoming part of the CWI team, please submit your rĂŠsumĂŠ by email to human.resources@centralwire.com or mail to the address below. Central Wire Industries Ltd. Attn: Human Resources 1 North Street Perth, Ontario K7H 2S2 www.centralwire.com

Now Accepting RĂŠsumĂŠs for An Experienced

Part-Time BARTENDER This Position Includes The Serving Of Alcohol, bar maintenance & Associated Duties As Detailed In The Statement Of Duties. The Incumbent Will Be Able to work a floating schedule for Casual Weekend and Occasional Week Day Evenings in our Banquet Hall. Smart Serve is mandatory. Experience preferred. Knowledge of membership entitlements an asset. INTERESTED PERSONS Are Invited To Submit A RĂŠsumĂŠ NO LATER THAN 4:00PM Friday, June 7th, 2013

RONA CARLETON PLACE

Registered Respiratory Therapist (0.5 FTE) Currently seeking a

Full-Time Kitchen Designer JOB OVERVIEW: The Kitchen Designer ensures excellent service is provided to the customer, either over the telephone or in person, by effectively using selling skills, computer design skills and product knowledge to secure and complete the sale to the customerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s satisfaction. Due to the design component and complexity of the sale the sales process tends to span multiple visits, require scheduling of appointments and followup calls to the customer and supplier. QUALIFICATIONS: s 0OSITIONREQUIRESIN DEPTHKNOWLEDGEOFTHEKITCHENANDBATH products carried in the store and a good understanding of what is available and the positioning of our competitors. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESTHEABILITYTOOPERATEA+ITCHEN$ESIGNSOFTWARE program. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESEFFECTIVESELLINGSKILLS ANDACOMMITMENTTO providing excellent customer service. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESGOODORGANIZATIONANDADMINISTRATIVESKILLSTO schedule appointments, ensure project plans are on track and to follow-up on â&#x20AC;&#x153;orders in progressâ&#x20AC;?. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESGOODCOMMUNICATIONANDINTERPERSONALSKILLSTOBE able to assess customer requirements and make recommendations. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESBASICMATHSKILLSTOCALCULATEMARK UPANDDEPOSIT s %XPERIENCEWORKINGINAPROFESSIONALSALESENVIRONMENTANASSET Must have 3 years kitchen designer experience. Basic plumbing knowledge an asset.

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Full-Time Flooring Expert JOB OVERVIEW: %NSURESEXCELLENTSERVICEISPROVIDEDTOTHECUSTOMER EITHEROVERTHETELEPHONE or in person, by effectively using selling skills, product, application and ďŹ&#x201A;ooring knowledge to secure and complete the sale to the customerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s satisfaction. Maintains area replacing stock, facing shelves and merchandising end caps. %NSURESPRODUCTINFORMATIONANDPRICINGISACCURATEANDCURRENT QUALIFICATIONS: s 0OSITIONREQUIRESIN DEPTHPRODUCTANDAPPLICATIONKNOWLEDGEIN area of expertise and a general knowledge of store products. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESEFFECTIVESELLINGSKILLSANDACOMMITMENTTO providing excellent customer service. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESGOODCOMMUNICATIONANDINTERPERSONALSKILLSTOBE able to assess customer requirements and make recommendations. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESSOMEKNOWLEDGEOFLOCALBUILDINGCODEREGULATIONS as they pertain to product application. s 0OSITIONREQUIRESTHEABILITYTOOPERATEACOMPUTERTOLOOKUPPRODUCTS and make inquiries. Must have 3 years ďŹ&#x201A;ooring experience. Basictopaint knowledge an asset. Please reply in person or by email todd.clarke@rona.ca

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The North Lanark Community Health Centre, a part of Lanark Health and Community Services, is a fully accredited health centre providing primary health care and health promotion services to the community of North Lanark. We currently have an opening for a Registered Respiratory Therapist for the Lung Health Program to work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide assessment, spirometry, education and behavioral management to respiratory clients and their families. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, including HOOPP, a defined benefit pension plan. The successful candidate will be available to work out of the North Lanark Community Health Center located in Lanark Village with the possibility of working at neighboring CHCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s such as Country Roads (Portland) and the Merrickville CHC, as required. The candidate will report to the Lung Health Coordinator. Responsibilities: â&#x20AC;˘ Continue the delivery of the Lung Health Program in a primary care setting to clients of the CHCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. â&#x20AC;˘ Work effectively with all health care providers, including physicians, nurse practitioners/nurses and other members of the inter-disciplinary team. â&#x20AC;˘ Provide training and updates to members of the clinical team. â&#x20AC;˘ Participate in research projects as required. â&#x20AC;˘ Provide documentation, report writing, computer data entry and retrieval. â&#x20AC;˘ Assist the Lung Health Coordinator as appropriate. Qualifications: â&#x20AC;˘ Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) who holds a general certificate of registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario with no limitations. â&#x20AC;˘ Certified Respiratory Educator â&#x20AC;˘ 5 years experience as an RRT â&#x20AC;˘ Self-directed practitioner â&#x20AC;˘ Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills â&#x20AC;˘ Experience in Spirometry testing in accordance with ATS Standards â&#x20AC;˘ RN with respiratory experience will also be considered Please submit a cover letter and resume no later than June 14, 2013 to: Karen Jones, Program Coordinator North Lanark Community Health Centre 207 Robertson Drive Lanark, ON K0G 1K0 Phone: 259-2182 Fax: 613-259-5235 Email: kjones@nlchc.on.ca Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Quality Assurance Technicians are responsible for the inspection and testing of in-process and finished wire and ensuring compliance to specifications and established practices and procedures. Ideal candidates will be high school graduates with experience of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with the ability to read and understand specifications and inspection instructions. Experience in a manufacturing environment and knowledge of ISO 9001 would be an asset. For a detailed job description, please visit www.centralwire.com/company/careers.asp

Job Opportunity

The successful candidate will have a Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in the field of humanities/ social services and a minimum of 5 years management experience in a communitybased setting.

Telephone calls, emails and faxes will NOT be accepted.

Robert Dowdall Chief of Police Smiths Falls Police Service 7 Hershey Drive, P.O. Box 818 Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 4W7

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To Susan Thomson-Lafosse Secretary-Manager Perth-upon-Tay Branch 244 The Royal Canadian Legion 26 Beckwith Street East Perth ON K7H 1B5 Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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Inserter, Casual Part Time Smiths Falls DistribuĆ&#x;on Centre Metroland East

FUNCTIONS: â&#x20AC;˘ Li ing flyers from pallets, and placing them on a feeder to insert flyers into newspapers. â&#x20AC;˘ Jog and strap bundles once inser on of required flyers is completed â&#x20AC;˘ Load completed bundles onto pallets â&#x20AC;˘ Other du es may include, but are not limited to, cleaning of general work area and warehouse. REQUIREMENTS â&#x20AC;˘ Physically able to li 5-25 lbs â&#x20AC;˘ Standing for extended periods of me â&#x20AC;˘ Con nual rota on of wrist, back and shoulders â&#x20AC;˘ Mo vated self starter â&#x20AC;˘ Reliable team worker â&#x20AC;˘ Ability to work weekends and Mondays. â&#x20AC;˘ Fluent in English both wri en and verbal Interested applicants should forward their resume via email to: cguglielmi@metroland.com or drop it oďŹ&#x20AC; in person at 65 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls Ontario. We appreciate the interest of all candidates, only candidates selected for a interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

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Marketing Manager

Full-Time Position Do you want to be part of a GREAT team Do you have a passion for MARKETING Do you enjoy GRAPHIC DESIGN 106 Wilson Street West Perth, ON K7H 2P3 613.267.5409 Ext. 103 Application deadline: Friday, June 14th, 2013

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Email application & samples of your design work to: Claire@foodsmiths.com Download an application: www.foodsmiths.com

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Kelford Youth Services Inc.

We are now hiring a full time CYW or equivalent for our Foster Care Program to cover Maternity Leave. Must have experience working with adolescents. Group care experience an asset. Strong Verbal and written communication skills. Flexible schedule to include days, evenings and weekends. Must have vehicle and valid drivers licence. If you are interested please e-mail resumes to kys_fostercare@bellnet.ca Attn: Andrea Burnett

National 4WD & Smiths Falls Auto Body Bookkeeper/Office Personnel

Roll Shutters, Awnings, Windows, Doors and more â&#x20AC;Ś

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Hypernetics, a division of Plaintree Systems Inc, a manufacturer of precision electromechanical devices has an immediate requirement for a Quality Inspector. Candidate should possess the following skills: 1. Minimum of 3 years of quality inspection experience in an aeronautical or automotive industry. 2. Demonstrated knowledge of blueprint reading. 3. Demonstrated knowledge of use of inspection equipment and inspection tools, such as Caliper, Micrometer (internal, external, thread, blade), dial indicators, Multimeter and Optical Comparator. 4. Demonstrated knowledge of calibration of inspection equipment and inspection tools mentioned above. 5. Working knowledge of MS Office Application; Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 6. Knowledge and understanding of ISO 9000:2008 Quality Management System Knowledge and understanding of AS9100:2009 would be an asset. Knowledge and experience in the use of Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), with MCOSMOS & GEOPAK software, would be an asset.

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MacKillican and Associates is a public accounting firm with offices in Arnprior and Renfrew that provides a full range of accounting services to small and medium-sized clients including accounting, auditing, management advisory services along with personal, farm, corporate and estate taxation. We currently have opportunities for two highly motivated individuals: 1) We are looking for a Senior Auditor with experience in a public accounting firm. Duties will include completing files for audit, review and compilation engagements and the preparation of personal and corporate income tax returns. 2) We are also looking for a Staff Accountant. Duties will include recording accounting transactions and reconciling accounting data in various accounting software packages. Assembly of working paper files for review, audit and compilation engagements and the preparation of personal and corporate income tax returns. Experience in a public accounting firm is not mandatory but is a definite asset.

Hypernetics offers excellent benefits, working conditions and hours, in a modern facility located in Arnprior. Please submit your resume to: Hypernetics, a division of Plaintree Systems Inc Attention: Human Resources 10 Didak Drive Arnprior, Ontario K7S 0C3 Fax: 613-623-4647 hr@plaintree.com

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications. Please send resumes to: MacKillican and Associates 252 Raglan Street South P.O. Box 458 RENFREW, ONTARIO K7V 4A6

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Daycare spaces available (3)- Almonte, Carleton Place and Carp areas. 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Meals, snacks. $30/day. Receipts. 613-256-7996, email: rayana_gh@hotmail.com Home Support Services 613-264-9005. Certified DSW, pharmacology and health care worker. Over 20 years experience with various physical and mental challenges. Services include: Mental Health Support, Dementia Care, Meals & Medication Reminders, Post Hospital Care, Doctors Appts., Shopping and Errands.

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PAULâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S MASONRY BUILDING AND REPAIRS Heritage Stone, Brick and Block Footings, Foundations, Concrete Finishing, Log Chinking and Chimney Sweeping Will go anywhere! PAUL WARRINGTON 268-2394

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The successful candidates should be able to communicate effectively with clients, possess good time management skills, are self-motivated and are able to work independently and within a team environment.

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Childcare needed at my home, Smiths Falls, before and after school for 1 - 2 hours (no weekends, evenings or dinner preparations needed). References required. Contact Dan Boisclair at 613-284-1468. (Leave a message).

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SHADE PRO, distributor of European style windows, doors, roll shutter and shade systems is expanding. We have an immediate opening for a part time position leading to full time (experience in window/ door installation appreciated) You should be people orientated, pride in quality of workmanship, have the ability to follow details, have a valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license and be motivated to grow with our company. We offer a competitive wage package, based on experience and training required. Resumes can be faxed to 613-264-2233 or emailed to sales@shadepro.ca. Please include references with resume.

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School Bus Drivers Wanted. Flexible part-time, free training, competitive wage. Premier Bus Lines. (613)253-8863.

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TRAVEL WORK OPPORTUNITIES, Plus travel, hotel jobs in England. Work Italy, Spain, or England Summer camps. Childcare positions in United States, China, New Zealand, Australia, Spain, and Holland plus more. Teach in South Korea. Accommodations & Salary provided. Various Benefits. Apply: 902-422-1455 email scotiap@ns.sympatico.ca

Waitress wanted. Please apply at Centennial Restaurant in Pakenham. 613-624-5413

Required Start Immediately Please forward resume to: publowsplumb@bellnet.ca 613-267-5456

WORK WANTED â&#x20AC;&#x153;A1â&#x20AC;? Handyman with halfton truck. Dump hauling, wood splitting, driveway sealing, moving, tree removal, eaves trough cleaning, carpentry, siding, painting, roofing, general maintenance. Call Kevin 613-253-4764.

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Certified Mason. 12 years experience. Chimney repair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block and stone. Small/big job specialist. Free estimates. 613-250-0290.

M&K Renovations looking for jobs: roofing, siding, drywall, painting, laminated floors, windows, doors, most small jobs. Call Mike for quote, 613-259-2446.

Dutch Girl Housekeeping friendly, efficient, experienced care for your home. Weekly, bi-weekly, occaAttention Plus Home sional. Perth/Smiths Falls Cleaning, Better View Win- area. 613-267-7231. dow Cleaning. Bonded. Weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, one time. 2 openings Interlocking brick, roofing for long term customers. and cedar-rail fencing. 20 Perth to Stittsville- sur- years experience. You set rounding areas. Sylvia the price, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll do the work. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that simple!! 613-259-2146. Call Robert 613-206-1897.

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Professional & Reliable Movers - 2 Men & 17â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Cube $95/hr, 2 Men & 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Refrigerated Cube Van $95 hr + Fuel Surcharge, 3 Men & 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Moving Van $125/hr -Call to Book your Move 613-284-8281. Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable Handyman Service. Reasonable rates. Indoor/outdoor jobs, painting included. Call (613)267-1183.

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Township of Drummond/North Elmsley Request for Proposal Preparation of a Capital Asset Management Plan Deadline for Submission 12:00 noon on Monday, June 17, 2013

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The Shipwreck Restaurant located on the Rideau Lake in Rideau Ferry is now hiring a large amount of summer staff. Part-time and full-time positions available. 613-285-7763

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Summer Jobs: Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking for bright, energetic people who enjoy the outdoors for employment at our Berry Farms and Kiosks in Nepean, Barrhaven, Manotick, Kanata, Stittsville, Almonte, Carleton Place Kemptville, Smiths Falls and Perth. Apply at www. shouldicefarm.com

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WORK WANTED Send A Load to the dump, cheap. Clean up clutter, garage sale leftovers or leaf and yard waste. 613-256-4613. Will Weed Gardens. Call K a r e n / C a r r i e 613-200-6004. Window Washing Wizards, Commercial and Residential. No job too big or too small. 613-264-6115. window washingwizards@hotmail .com

CLEANING / JANITORIAL Experienced, reliable cleaning lady. I don’t cut corners, I clean them. Please call Karen 613-986-2773.

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GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET

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GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET

1191 Stone Rd., Oxford Mills. June 1. Multi-family sale. 8-1. Furniture, some- Community Yard Sale, inGarage sale, 114 Golf Strathcona and James St thing for everyone. area, Smiths Falls. Saturday,Club Rd., Smiths Falls, 2-family yard sale, 93 June 8, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. House-June 1 and 2. 9-3. MultiAppliances, South St., Perth, Saturday, hold items, toys, some metalfamily. June 1. Fiberglass boat, office furniture, bar and barscreen/glass door, ladies large size clothes and diningroom table, misc stools. shoes, books, CDs, etc. household. Community yard sale, 3 Family Yard Sale, 7450 Saturday, June 1, 8-noon, Garage Sale. 84 Mill St., Roger Stevens Dr., Smiths on George Ave., Perth. Carleton Place. Sat., June Falls, Saturday, June 1, 7 8, 8-12. Multi-family. am.-12. Diecast truck banks in Housewares, cups & sauAlmonte Antique Market, original boxes at the gar- cers, DVDs & much more. 26 Mill St. in historic age sale at Lombardy Fairdowntown Almonte. grounds, Saturday, June Garage Sale Day at Mur613-256-1511. 36 ven- 1, 8 a.m.-noon. ray’s Furniture & Flea Mardors. Open daily 10-5. ket. 525 High St. CP. June Estate/yard sale, Sunday, 1st @ 9am. More than 20 Almonte Presbyterian June 2 till Saturday, June Church Missions Yard & 15. 35 Condie St., Smiths tables of stuff plus a BBQ. Bake Sale. Saturday, June Falls. 8-4 daily. Antiques, charity 613-253-1804 to book a 1, 8 a.m-1 p.m., 111 furniture, collectibles, spot. Church St., Almonte. All misc household. proceeds to missions. Rain or shine.

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GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET Giant yard sale, Saturday, June 1, Cornelia Court parking lot across from Garden Market (Smiths Falls), 9-2. Proceeds to Mel’s Farm All Animal Rescue. Owl plate collection, antiques, tools, collectibles, books, clothes, etc. (clean, gently used items can be donated day of sale). Rain date June 8th.

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June 1 & 2 from 8-4 at 755 Cty., Rd., 44. Rain or shine. Stamps, spoons, nice furniture, snowblower, many more additional household items.

June 1- 8-3. Moving. Household, misc. items including some furniture. 3344 Ninth Line, Beckwith.

June 8 and 9, Wayside Dr., Perth. Coins, stamps, prints, knickknacks, housewares, small appliances, some things new, some old.

Multi-family sale: toys, books, dressers, night table, piano, chairs, humidifier, etc. Location: 1611 and 1625 O’Neill Road, Oxford Mills. SaturdaySunday June 1-2. Rain date June 8-9. Kemptville- June 1st, Vis- (613)258-0008. ta Cres. Garage Sale (off Bridge St., South) 8 Multi-family yard sale. a.m-1:30 p.m. Large varie- Sat. June 1. 267 Wood Ave., Smiths Falls. 8-12. ty. See you there! Kenmore Coil Top Convection Range, large brown leather chair, many household items. Sat., June 1st, 8am - 2pm. 511 Townline Rd, Kemptville

Huge Yard Sale- June 1, 8am-1pm, 253 Foster Side Road, Perth (Hwy 43). Indoor garage sale rain or shine June 1. 1337 Drummond Conc 7 Rd. Perth K7H 3C8. Household items, kitchen items, furniture, knick knacks & more. Moving and everything must go! Starts at 9 am.

Moving our Garage to the Yard Sale. Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, 8 a.m-1 p.m. Antiques and collectibles; some furniture, kitchenware, picture frames and lots more. 157 Mitcheson St., Almonte.

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Moving sale, Everything must go. Furniture, jewellery and more. Come rain or shine. 8-4. Saturday, June 1. 195 Parkview Dr., Almonte. !!!Moving Sale!!! June 1 & 2, 2013, 8 am-4 pm, 20B & 24 Church Street, Perth. Furniture, household items, antiques, tools, jewellery, clothing, linens.

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GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET Saturday, June 1, (8-2). 860 Conc 4A Ramsay, Carleton Place (take Hwy 7 towards Perth). Baby clothes, knickknacks, antiques, collectibles, something for everyone.

Saturday, June 1, 8-3, 119 Main St E., Smiths Falls Dining room table/chairs, buffet, houseNeighourhood garage hold items, toys and many sale, Booth Drive and other miscellaneous items. Oakland Cres., Carleton Place. Saturday, June 1, (8-1). Furniture, appliances, cabinets, doors, win- To the couple who purdows, fixtures, etc. Rain or chased poles from our garage sale on Sunday, shine. May 19, we have found more. Call Paul’s Junk & Jems (for- some mer Barber Shop) Final 613-256-5328. Sale. 1 Day Only- June 8th, 8 am-2 pm. 50% off all prices & loads more items, eg. electric welder, Tudor Circle Annual Multigrinders, generator, etc. family garage sale. June 8, 8 59 Main St. Elgin. a.m.-2 p.m. Off Hwy. 15, Rockhaven Annual Com- Lombardy, Kelly’s Road to munity Garage Sale, Satur- Tudor Circle. day, June 1, 8-1. Rain date, Sunday, June 2, 8-1. Lots of treasures. Carleton Place, end of Napoleon St Yard Sale- Saturday, June 1st. 38 Bacchus Island at Hwy 7. Road (off Hwy 15, PooSat. June 1, 8-1. An- namalie Road) 8am-1pm. tiques, collectibles, misc. Bikes, toys, air hockey ta3303 County Rd. 10. From ble, treadmill, and more... Franktown take Perth Road It’s gotta go!! 10. From Perth take North St. across tracks (4 kms. on right).

Moving Sale June 1 & 2. Saturday, June 1, 30 Must get rid of everything. George St North, Smiths Antiques, dishes, furniture, Falls. 8-1. Moving sale. etc. 969B Jones Falls Rd. Saturday June 1, 7 a.mMoving/garage sale. June ??. Multi-article yard sale, 8. 336 Baptist Church Side 33 Lanark Rd., Perth Rd., Perth. 8-2. (Highway 511). Registered Rain/shine. China, books, pieces of furniture, ladies (plus) and Multi-family garage sale. men’s clothing, office supJune 1, 8 a.m. 193 Bernice plies, pictures (large & Cres., Perth. Lots of good small), air conditioners, stuff! novelties, sewing machine, Conn Organ (free for the Multi-family. June 1, 8 taking), Christmas decoraa.m.-4 p.m. 708 Kilmar- tions. nock Rd. off the Jasper Rd. Come see lots or bar- Saturday, June 1, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. 52 Halton St., gains! Perth.

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Be part of our unique approach to retail. We’re building our Store Team and we can’t wait to hear from talented people who want to be part of a new, exciting retail experience. If you’re looking for a fun, collaborative, friendly workplace with flexible hours and opportunities to grow, you’ll fit right in. Discover our in-store positions including Sales Floor, Cashier, Logistics and much more.

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TRACTORS and BACKHOES: Case 580 Super K extenda hoe backhoe, 4x4, 1994 w/ turbo; Kioti CK-20 diesel 4 x 4, w/loader and backhoe, 20hp, 362 hrs. like new; Kubota B21 mini backhoe; IH 3444 backhoe special, no cab, in good condition, motor recently rebuilt; J.D. 2355 w/roll bar, 60hp; 1981 IH 786 good rubber all around; MF 275 w/loader; MF 231 w/turf tires and roll bar; JD 720 diesel standard 57 hp; Cockshutt 30, totally restored, top condition; MH 33, restored; IH W-4 tractor- restored; 1940 MH 101 twin power, runs well; JD 40; JD 50; 2 Ferguson T2085; Case LAI; Case S; Assorted antique Case tractor parts; FARM MACHINERY: Pena 4100 single screw TMR mixer w/ 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; unloading conveyor-top condition; Kverneland 5 furrow, semi mounted plow w/coil spring, auto reset, adjustable 14â&#x20AC;?-18â&#x20AC;? bottoms; Kverneland 3 furrow-12â&#x20AC;? bottoms, 3pth plow; 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122; double roller packer (small discs) w/transport wheels; Cockshutt 13â&#x20AC;&#x2122; hyd. cultivator w/levelling harrows; Triple OK 3 pth 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; cultivator; MF 3pth subsoiler; PT-W5, 3pth, pto drive rotary ditcher, model 423, like new; 12â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Diamond harrows, 6 section; NH 488 hay bine, 9â&#x20AC;&#x2122;; JD side rake, rubber teeth; N.I. side rake; NH 254 tedder/rake; NH 644 silage special round baler, 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 5â&#x20AC;&#x2122; hard core w/Nuhn innoculant applicator and built in moisture tester, in top condition; N.I. 456 bale king round baler; NH 310 hayliner square baler w/kicker; NH 1005 auto bale pickup wagon; NH 144 hay inverter, in top shape; IH 4000 swather w/ complete heads; Mulkey 30â&#x20AC;&#x2122; pto elevator; several 3 pth scraper blades, some new from 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; - 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122;; Danhouser 3pth post hole augers â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12â&#x20AC;?, 14â&#x20AC;? 16â&#x20AC;?; NH 38 crop chopper; 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; manual bale bagger; Walco 3pth 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; brush cutter, like new; NH 355 grinder mixer, heavy duty; NH 327 manure spreader (new floor); Allied 18â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 4â&#x20AC;? grain auger; Pickwick electric chicken plucker; round bale feeders; Freyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s calf creep feeders; Champion roller mixer; 3pth sickle mowers; 3pth cement mixer; horse training sulky; 2- 48â&#x20AC;? Jadvent barn fans w/1.5 hp motors; 2 Patz 98 silo unloaders; 300â&#x20AC;&#x2122; of Patz barn cleaner chain, used 2 winters w/gear drive. WAGONS: 2 Pronovost 10 ton w/steel 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 20â&#x20AC;&#x2122; rack, w/ removeable thrower sides; IH 12 ton w/8â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x 24â&#x20AC;&#x2122; all steel rack w/checker plate floor w/10.00 - 20 truck tires; 10 ton w/8.6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 24â&#x20AC;&#x2122; all steel rack w/11L - 15 implement tires; All 3 of the above wagons are like new. Martin 10 ton w/ 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 24â&#x20AC;&#x2122; steel rack set up for round bales; Martin 6 ton w/8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; wooden hay rack; Dion 10 ton w/ Turnco 250 bus. gravity grain tank w/rollover tarp cover; TRAILERS: 2004 Sundowner â&#x20AC;&#x201C; SunliteProstock goose neck tandem, all aluminum stock trailer, GVWR 15210 lbs. w/LT235/85 R 16 tires, electric brakes, size 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122;.9â&#x20AC;? x 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; outside measurements, 77â&#x20AC;? high + 89â&#x20AC;? storage over the deck, in mint condition and saftied; Landscape tandem w/3500 lb axles, surge brakes, 75â&#x20AC;? wide x 154â&#x20AC;? long w/steel mesh ramps, steel sides, new wooden floor; 7 ton electric hyd tandem dump trailer; 7 ton flat bed tandem; small army trailer; 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; closed cargo trailer for 4 wheeler; 2 single axles trailers, 1 for tar spraying w/Honda engine, 1 for cold patching; Contractors closed in tandem trailer w/ surge brakes 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; and ladder racks top and sides; CONSTRUCTION and LANDSCAPE EQUIP: Kubota KX-91 mini excavator; Skyjack 7127 rough terrain scissor lift; Thomas T-153 skid steer; Liftking 4 x 4 hydrostatic diesel 30â&#x20AC;&#x2122; forklift, 3 stage mast; Super Pack model 600, 60â&#x20AC;? smooth drum roller, ride on; Wacher 6055 diesel plate tamper; Morbark 12â&#x20AC;? diesel wood chipper; Kelly B600 3pth backhoe attachment, like new; Ferri ZMT-E200 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; hammer mower, 3pth, HD, PTO â&#x20AC;&#x201C;used 2 years; Toro 45 diesel self-propelled 4WD 9â&#x20AC;&#x2122; cut commercial mower; 2 - 715F-98 Bush Hog, 3 gang ,15â&#x20AC;&#x2122; finishing mowers, each w/3 blades, trail type; 5â&#x20AC;&#x2122; finishing mower- 3pth- new; 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; rotary cutter-3pth- new; 2 flail mowers, 3pth, 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; (1 JD and 1 Mott); Toro Proline 36â&#x20AC;? self propelled walk behind finishing mower w/floating deck, 12.5 hp Kawasaki motor; Troy-Bilt rear tine 8 hp rototiller, 4 speed; Toro 244, 20â&#x20AC;? walk behind 3.5 hp aerator; Toro Green commercial golf course aerator w/16hp Koehler engine; Countyline 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; 3pth box scraper w/6 tine schuffler, new; 2- 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; 3pth landscape rakes- 1 new; Large 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; lawn roller; Jacobson 524 walk behind 10hp top dresser w/grass seeder and aerator; Kubota 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; snow blower , front mount; Kubota L-2062A, 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; sweeper attachment; 3 sets of pallet forks for front end loader; 11hp leaf blower, pull behind; 2 Gorman centrifugal 2â&#x20AC;? gas water pumps; Kohler 4000 watt gas generator; Generac 7000 watt generator, new; United 1300 watt power Gen set. VEHICLES: 2000 Ford F250 super duty truck, 4x4, 140,000 kms, silver, air, power windows, saftied, sells with 5th wheel attachment, 1 owner-same owner as Sundowner stock trailer; 2002, F-350, XL super duty, power stroke diesel V8 Ford truck, w/service box and power tailgate; 2005 GMC 8500 truck w/Cat diesel, 6 speed trans, w/8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x 24â&#x20AC;&#x2122; closed in aluminum cargo box w/ power tail gate; 2001 IH 4700 w/ IH diesel motor, hyd brakes w/ 22â&#x20AC;&#x2122; dry fan box w/roll up door, 125,000 miles; 2003 Dodge Ram 1500, SLT, 4 dr, 4 wd, V8, 4.7 litre, pickup truck, saftied; 1998 Cadillac, Deville Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Elegance, 4 door sedan, ivory white, 125,000 km. original, never winter driven, certified and E tested, excellent condition; 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV, 90000 kms, top condition, saftied; 2006 Pontiac Vibe 4 door car w/185000 kms, saftied; 2002 Dodge Caravan Sport, 203,000 kms; 5 hp Go Cart w/brakes; SHOP EQUIPMENT: Champion air compressor w/11hp Honda engine w/60 gal tank, suitable for tire service truck; John Beam tire balancer; Load Lift electric- hyd 6000 lb. car hoist, lifts 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;; Hofam tire changer, all air powered, set up for aluminum rims; A good assortment of used tractor and truck tires, in 8 different sizes; Lincoln welder; pressure washer; wood planer; table saw; Dewalt air compressor; Mastercraft tool chests; King Canada scroll saw and table; Spectra level for grade work; Hilti TE60 drill; Bostitch air nailer; Mastercraft air tools; Dewalt sawzall; hammer drill set; dry wall tools; Paslode nail gun; router; jig saw; Jonsered chain saws; 2 Stihl 760 cut off saws; 2 Arbor presses, 3 ton and 1 ton; 4 pto shafts - new; gun safe; boxes of new nails, bolts, screwnails; plumbing supplies; tile cutter; several boxes of hardware; ANTIQUE MACHINERY: 5 hp Lister engine, very collectable; old tractor drawn road grader; MH seed drill; walking plows; other unlisted antique items. NOTE: This sale consists of 4 complete estates of equipment, plus many other individual and company consignments. Contact Barry Dean at M & R Feeds 613-623-7311 Sale held under cover, rain or shine. Refreshments available. TERMS: Cash or Cheque with proper I.D. AUCTIONEERS JAMES and HILL AUCTION SERVICE LTD CARSON HILL STEWART JAMES 613-821-2946 613-445-3269 Owners and Auctioneers are not responsible for accidents. All announcements made sale day, take precedence over any printed material.

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Saturday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. To be held on site at Civic #10709 Vancamp Rd., Mountain From Winchester travel south of the village to the corner of Hwy’s 43 and 31, turn west at BMR lumber yard onto Vancamp Rd. Travel approx. 12 km. Watch for signs. Tractor - Generator - Small Machinery Tools - Hens - Household effects and more Note: Everything in this auction is extra clean. Plan to attend. Reason for Auction: Farm has been sold Owner & Auctioneer not responsible for loss or accident Terms: Cash or good cheque with proper ID Prop: Don and Barb Hoople Auction Conducted By Peter Ross Auction Services Ltd. Ingleside, ON (613) 537-8862 www.theauctionfever.com for pics & full listing

Terms: Cash or Cheque with ID Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. O’Neill 613-832-2503 Please visit www.oneillsauctions.ca for full listing and pictures Owners or Auctioneer not responsible in case of accident

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for Lindsay McDonell to be held on site From Perth take Hwy 7 West to #18162 (signs) on Sat., June 8/13 @ 10 am Property to be auctioned @ 11 am

Minutes from Perth Lovely red brick bungalow is located on mature lot on Hwy 7 just outside of Perth. Property has a paved driveway leading to single car, vinyl sided garage with lean to attached for added storage. Spacious back yard has a 16’x30’+/steel roofed & sided outbuilding. This handyman special has a galley kitchen, open dining & family room, a 4 piece bath & 3 bedrooms. Basement houses a 200 amp service on fuses, washer/dryer hook up, cold storage room, work room, natural gas furnace & rented hot water tank w/ backup box wood stove. On well & septic. Taxes: $1,781.77+/-. Lot size: 170’+/- frontage by 250’+/- deep For pri-vate viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. Ash step back cupboard. 9 pc walnut dining room set. Oak curve glass china cabinet. Pine 1 door cupboard. Oak drop front writing desk. 2 extension tables. 2 pine washstands. Ant. side board. Early chest of drawers. Chest of drawers w/ matching dresser. Mahogany vanity. Spool settle. Ant. side chair. Ant. wooden rocking chair. Porch rocker. Press back chairs. Ant. high chair. Pine 4 post bed. Drum table. Pine blanket box. Wicker fern stand. Heintzman upright piano & bench. Cabinet table gramophone. 2 guitars. 2 pine violin cases. Early Bonnet chest. Wooden stand lamp. Long box phone. Partial toilet set. Numerous ant. kitchen chairs. Ant mixing bowls. Butter print. Carnival glass dishes. Several coal oil lamps. Sad iron & trivets. Qty of ant. & everday dishes. Cane collection. Cabinet stereo. Milk cans. Crokinole board. Ant. postcards. Trunk. Crock churn. Wooden well pump. Railway lanterns. Qty of pictures & frames (some ant.). Spoon collection. Auto washer & dryer. Book case. Books. Gas weedeater. 2 alum. step ladders. Alum. extension ladder. Gas push lawn mower (1 yr old). Portable air compressor. 3 wheel barrels (2 ant.). Yard Works 15hp ride on mower. MTD 6hp rear tang tiller. Yardman snowblower (277cc, 1 yr old). Ant. cultivator. Table scale. Table saw. Scythe. Garden tools. Cross cut saw. Grind stone. Bench drill press. 12” band saw. Hand & power tools. Walking plow. Garden bench. 5 hp Power house 2500 generator. Steel shelving. & many other articles too numerous to mention... Terms on chattels: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C - Catering

Auctioneers & Qualified Appraisers JIM & TREVOR HANDS: THE VOICES OF EXPERIENCE Phone: (613) 267-6027 or (613) 267-1335 www.jimhandsauction.com

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CAR, TRUCK, BOAT, FARM MACHINERY, BARBER CHAIR, ANTIQUES AUCTION For The Estate of Pat Cassidy From Fallbrooke or Lanark head toward McDonald’s Corners on Cty. Rd. 12 West to Sheridan Rapids Rd. to #1505 on Sat., June 1/13 @ 10 am

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AUCTION SALE Saturday June 1, 2013 9:00 AM sharp For John and Cathy Grace to be held at their farm located at 4973 Appleton Side Rd., Almonte, Ontario The Graces have sold their farm and everything must sell. (Machinery sells at 2:00 PM) 6430 JD 4 WD cab & loader - 1800 hrs; IH Magnum 8910, 4 WD, 3700 hrs.; Gleaner Combine; Disc; Cultivator; 5 Furrow Semi Mounted Plow; Bale Wrapper; Wagons; Gravity boxes; Snow Blowers; Seed Drill; Tools; Tire Changer; Compressor; Power Washer; Lathe; Drill Press; Rotary Mower; Sander; Pallet forks; 10” Grain Auger; Household Items; etc. etc. This is an excellent offering of well maintained farm machinery, shop equipment and supplies. Everything has always been stored inside.

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Auctioneers & Qualified Appraisers JIM & TREVOR HANDS: THE VOICES OF EXPERIENCE Phone: (613) 267-6027 or (613) 267-1335 www.jimhandsauction.com

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“Call or email to Book Your Auction Today” Saturday June 1, 2013 - REAL ESTATE AUCTION! Property will be sold by auction at 1 PM SHARP! 3 bedroom home, 16 x 32 In ground pool, Chalet style guest cabin & Sauna building to be Sold by Live Auction. Sunday June 2, 2013 - Estate & Consignment Auction. Auction Starts at NOON (Preview from 11 am). At our Indoor Hall - 182 Glenview Rd. Smiths Falls. Large auction sale with many antique collectibles & quality furniture! WHAT WE DO: Auctions, Appraisals, Brand New Bed Sales, Moving & Trucking Services. CL426429_0530

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Dan Peters CPPA Auctioneer & Certified Appraiser Amanda Todd CPPA Auctioneer & Certified Appraiser (613) 284-8281 or Auction Hall (613) 284-1234 email: info@danpetersauction.com Website: www.danpetersauction.com THREE DAY MILITARIA AUCTION LIFE LONG COLLECTION OF BRUCE STRADER OF SMITHS FALLS, ONTARIO MAY 31ST: 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM, VIEWING AT 4 PM, SWORDS, BAYONETS, HEAD GEAR, CANNONS, REFERENCE MATERIAL, ETC. JUNE 1ST: 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM, VIEWING AT 8 AM, ANTIQUE & MODERN FIREARMS (RIFLES, SHOTGUNS, HANDGUNS, FULL & CONVERTED CLASS FIREARMS, MILITARY KIT, REFERENCE MATERIALS, ETC JUNE 2ND: 12:00 PM- 4:30 PM, VIEWING AT 11:30 AM, AMMUNITION & RELOADING SUPPLIES, AMMO CANS, PARTS, ACCESSORIES, REFERENCE MATERIAL, ETC. AT SWITZER’S AUCTION CENTRE, 25414 HIGHWAY 62 SOUTH, BANCROFT, ONT. Bruce Strader has been collecting and trading for over 60 years, and has accumulated many fine pieces from Flintlock Tower / Brown Bess muskets to the Canadian Arsenals ltd. Experimental Model EM2, we have something for collectors, target shooters, hunters & re-enactors. Full listings and extensive photo catalog available at : www.switzersauction.com & www.proxibid.com/switzersauction Attend and bid in person, or join us online for internet bidding with a live audio feed using our online host “proxibid”

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Terms: Cash, Interac, Visa & Mastercard, 10% buyers premium onsite, 15% buyers premium online. See our web site for available accommodation if your planning on staying over. Check back for regular updates. WE HAVE ROOM FOR YOUR QUALITY CONSIGNMENTS IN FUTURE SALES, NEXT SALE JUNE 22ND.

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Carrie Hands, CAI, CPPA, Auctioneer & Appraiser Jason Hands, Auctioneer

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Canadian diamond Solitaire Ring Antiques, Collectibles, Household Furnishings to be held June 8 @ 9 a.m. Hands Auction Hall, 5501 County Rd 15, R R # 2, Brockville, ON 1.15 Glacier Fire Canadian diamond solitaire ring (1.15 ct, 14kt white gold), Original paintings, Royal Doulton figurines, Conn apartment size piano, large assortment of quality household furnishings, glassware, etc. Please visit www.handsauction.com to view full listing, catalogue and pictures. Click Online Bidding button to register and advance bid. Absentee advance bidding opens Friday, May 31 @ 9 a.m. and closes Friday, June 7 @ 12 noon. The choice is yours; bid online or as always we are pleased to see you attend the live auction. 5501 County Road 15, RR #2, Brockville, ON K6V 5T2 Phone: (613) 926-2919 E-mail: auction@handsauction.com www.handsauction.com THE EMC - 50 - Thursday, May 30, 2013

EMC Lifestyle - Travel season is finally upon us and for many that means towing a trailer of some type. Here are a few tips on keeping you, your passengers, your vehicle, and your trailer safe and sound. Know your limits – While you can buy a trailer hitch for just about any vehicle on the market, not all vehicles are rated to tow a trailer and those that are, have limits. Check your auto’s owner’s manual to find out what you can safely tow. Many carmakers have reduced the trailer ratings over the last few years as lighter body and chassis components combined with smaller engines and lighter transmission have been introduced to improve fuel economy ratings. If your vehicle is a relatively new compact or subcompact, it most likely won’t be rated to tow any type of trailer. If you show up at your dealership’s service department for a warranty repair with a trailer hitch bolted to the rear, you may run into difficulty if any failure can be related to trailer towing. For those vehicles and trucks that are rated to tow, don’t assume you can increase their capacity with a few suspension or engine/ transmission cooling modifications. Even the beefiest suspension mods won’t increase an axle’s capability of supporting an increased load beyond what it was designed to take. And many newer vehicles use computers to monitor engine and transmission temperatures and if these components run too hot, the control systems can either limit the vehicle speed or shut it down altogether to avoid major damage. Get the right hitch - With our current large selection of custom-fit hitches at very reasonable prices, there’s no need to buy a multi-fit hitch made to bolt to different vehicles, but fitting none very well. Look for established brands such as Draw-Tite, Curt, Hidden-Hitch or Reese. These are designed to bolt on without drilling and come with the right type of attaching hardware to provide a solid and lasting fit. Just about every hitch that’s used today is the receiver style that has a removable bar that the ball is attached to. These are popular because when the hitch is not in use, the ball-mount bar can easily be removed and stowed in the trunk keeping a clean look to the rear bumper and eliminating those painful shin strikes when loading and unloading cargo from the back. On the topic of these ballmount bars, it’s usually a good idea to hold off buying one (they don’t always come with the hitch) until you check the level between the hitch re-

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ceiver and the trailer tongue. Ball-mounts come in a wide variety of configurations with some that sit the ball higher than the hitch receiver, some that sit lower, and some that stick straight out. It’s always best to have the trailer tongue sitting level when it’s attached to the vehicle. You’ll often see vehicles with the ball-mount adapters in place even though it’s not towing a trailer. Sometimes it’s just forgetfulness but often it’s because the owner can’t get the bar out because of rust. At the beginning and end of every towing season, it’s a good idea to take a narrow steel-bristle brush and clean out the hitch receiver hole and apply a light coating of grease to the ball-mount bar and inside the receiver hole. If you’re worried about grease stains from the ballmount bar when it’s stowed in the vehicle, simply wrap it in a plastic bag. Light it up – Trailer light wiring used to be a simple affair, with an unsophisticated four-prong plug harness wired into the vehicle’s rear lights supplying power for trailer brake and signal lamps. With more and more vehicles utilizing computers and electronic circuits to operate exterior lights, hooking up a trailer harness isn’t as easy as it once was. Fortunately most trailer hitch manufacturers also list and sell vehicle model-specific wiring harness kits that don’t require any cutting or splicing. If you’ve purchased and installed such a kit and the trailer lights still don’t work, the vehicle’s body computer may have to have its software updated to activate the lights. This programming is usually only available at a dealership service department. On Sunday, June 2 the Byward Market Auto Classic is on in Ottawa from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Katherine at 613-562-3325 or events@byward-market.com for details. If you have any questions, opinions, or stories on anything automotive please drop me a line, [By email to emc@perfprint.ca or directly to bjoeturner@hotmail.com listing ‘Question for the Car Counselor’ on the subject line or by post to Record News Communications, 5 Lorne St., P.O. Box 158, Smiths Falls, Ont. K7A 4T1]. When using regular mail, please supply a phone number if you seek direct contact (due to volume I can’t always promise replies). Yours in service Brian Turner


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Area minor football teams gather ‘in the Falls’ Annual tournament in Smiths Falls offers day-long celebration of Canadian game for youngsters Woodcock had a successful eight-year professional career as a standout receiver. He played for the NFL’s New York Giants and Washington Redskins. He also played in the CFL for the Montreal Alouettes, Ottawa Renegades, Edmonton Eskimos and the Hamilton Ti-Cats. Over the course of his career, Woodcock was a Division All-Star and Grey Cup champion. In 2002, he led the league in average yards per catch and was named Most Outstanding Canadian in the Grey Cup game that same year. He still holds the record for the longest touchdown catch in Grey Cup history. While at university Woodcock was a team captain for the Syracuse Orange and helped lead Syracuse to three Big East Championships and appearances in four National Bowl games. He was only the third Syracuse football player in history to receive Big East Conference All-Academic honors on four occasions. A native of eastern Ontario, Woodcock grew up in Kanata and attended Holy Trinity High School. He played football locally for the Kanata Knights, Myers Riders and Ottawa Sooners. He is founder and owner of the Elite Performance Academy in Kanata and is a highly sought after coach, trainer and public speaker.

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EMC Sports – If you like football and are interested in some local talent, then Lower Reach Park in Smiths Falls will be the place to be on Saturday when about 600 youth converge on the gridiron in the third annual Football in the Falls day. The Smiths Falls Minor Football League, in conjunction with leagues in Beckwith, Arnprior and Kemptville, will host their mid-season tournament, complete with a tailgate party of sorts. “There will be barbecues happening, lots of football and great fun for everyone,” said Mark Pankow, the president of the Smiths Falls Football Association. All arms of the Brockville Youth Football Association will be in attendance. Kids from ages four through 16 take part in this summer football program that covers most of Lanark Leeds and Grenville and wraps up by the end of June, just in time for summer vacations. “A lot of work goes into creating a special atmosphere for this day,” said Pankow. “Apart from the exciting play on the field, we will also have our barbecue working overtime as well as draws, vendors and a professional photographer on site.” Pat Woodcock, former NFL/CFL player will take part in the ceremonial coin toss to start the Big thanks bantam game at 4 p.m. Pankow said the day would not be as successful “Pat is a tremendous supporter of amateur football and will be available before and after the coin and fun as it is if it wasn’t for the help of the entire toss to sign autographs and have pictures taken committee of the executive for their hours of work behind the scenes. with players. “A special nod to Heidi Trick for taking the lead on Football in the Falls and to the Jordan family, Woodcock in town

(Judy and Gerry) for constructing and donating a wooden scoreboard for our use at Lower Reach Park.” To everyone in the football family, Pankow offered this: “I wish you a successful conclusion to the season as we enter the mid-point of the year. I hope to see you at Lower Reach Park on June 1 for a fantastic day of football action.” Minor football shines Big football programs at St. John Catholic High School in Perth (two county championships last fall with the junior and senior teams) have graduated players from the local minor football program. “Smiths Falls is a real powerhouse and about 80 per cent of these kids (on the Spartans’ football teams) have come through five-six years the minor football program.” “Now we can deliver kids who are phenomenal at the high school level and they have a huge impact on their programs and the caliber of football there,” he said. “And it will in the north end of Lanark with Beckwith’s program which is pretty new.” Pankow said when he helped coach high school kids, the players had a hard time knowing a knee pad from a thigh pad in Grade 9. “Now we deliver kids with six or seven years of experience before they get to high school. Now the kids know multiple defensive fronts at 13 years old, it’s amazing. Kids are coming into (high school) with so much of a football IQ and then a wealth of coaching.” “It’s often hard to get a full complement of coaches out to a high school now, especially when it finishes early.”

“You can’t always get people on the field to help out. In minor football we have the luxury of university players who are home and have taken their coaching course.” There is a great blend of seasoned coaches and all are certified. Football has changed so much, especially when teaching tackling, Pankow said. “It’s part of the coaching course now, taking the head out of tackling all together. Ten years ago, some drills at high school at minor level, we just don’t do them anymore, because it puts the kids in vulnerable situations.” “There have been some huge changes in the play of the game.” Safe contact protocol, keeping the heads-up approach, are just two methods of new coaching that has been implemented over the past few years. “We are starting to see results in the younger kids in terms of less head injuries. If we want parents to allow their kids to play, we have to ensure they’re safe.” Football finale The league will wrap up on June 23 when they gather at the Beckwith field for their final tournament of the season. The season gets underway in early spring with indoor practices at local gyms. “It’s popular with parents because their commitments to weekly practices finishes by the first of July so they can get on with other things,” Pankow said. “It works for the kids and for the parents.”

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Heritage workshop attracts local interest historic sites. The windows workshop was able to proEMC News – Peering through the looking vide property owners with the information they needed to increase energy efficiency and save glass has never been so clear. The Municipal Heritage Advisory Panel for money while preserving the heritage features the Town of Perth, in partnership with Algon- of their site. quin College, offered the third in a series of educational workshops on Saturday, May 25, entitled “How to Maintain Your Windows in The fall workshop will Your Heritage Building.” be part of a second The workshop was held at Algonquin College and focused on educating property owners educational series that with heritage buildings how best to repair and maintain wooden windows. is expected to feature a “We wanted to offer sessions that will help communities who live with these heritage masonry workshop. buildings and to help preserve them,” Karen Andrew Pamenter, Algonquin College proRennie, heritage curator/manager, explained. The Heritage Conservation District (HCD) fessor and municipal heritage committee chair in Perth encompasses most of the downtown and instructor for Saturday’s workshop, gave core, and includes commercial, residential and hands-on instruction to the 15 students registered for the course. Pamenter used photo cultural sites. The Town of Perth contains a significant examples of homes from the Town of Perth number of heritage structures, including 126 to point out details related to wooden window buildings, 38 designated Heritage buildings, maintenance. Among other topics, the group examined three National Historic Sites and two provindifferent types of epoxy used in window rescially owned sites. Rennie explained the educational series toration and discussed the method of replacing came about following a public information ses- rotted wood with sound wood. Pamenter also provided the group a basic list sion asking residents for input about what their of tools required for historic window restoraneeds were. The responses focused on information on in- tion. “As long as the paint lasts, the wood will creasing energy efficiency and accessibility for

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last,” Pamenter said, adding that if an untreated wooden window gets wet but is still able to dry out it will still last for quite some time. Energy efficiency Second year heritage carpentry student, Louis Saxe, explained how energy efficiency can be increased on old windows for a fraction of the cost of replacing them. “Old windows need more maintenance,” Saxe said. “Make sure you keep paint on them and they’ll last another 100 to 200 years.” To prove his point, Saxe pointed to a window that he said is 175 years old. The window in question was covered in peeling paint and generally looked to be in a poor state of repair. Despite initial appearances, further inspection of the window revealed the wood remained sound and would require sanding and repainting as well as a replacement of some glass and epoxy but was otherwise in good condition. According to Rennie, the windows workshop attracted such an interest it quickly reached capacity and plans are already in the works to hold a second workshop in the fall. The fall workshop will be part of a second educational series that is expected to feature a masonry workshop. For more information about the education series or to register for an upcoming workshop, keep an eye on the Town of Perth website at www.perth.ca.

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EMC News - Second year Heritage Carpentry student, Louis Saxe, stands between two similar windows at a How to Maintain Heritage Your Windows in Your Heritage Building workshop at Algonquin College on Saturday, May 25. The window on the left is 175 years old and in need of repair while the one on the right is new. Despite its advanced age and appearance, the 175 year-old window has many years left in it if properly maintained.

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Everyone enjoys a ‘dandy’ time at annual Dandelion Festival EMC Events - Tracy Van Gilst and eight-monthold son Silas took to the street party downtown on Saturday afternoon, where The Branch hosted a stage for local performers.

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EMC Events - Molly Carmichael shows some petal power as she peers out from a dandelion cut-out during the annual Dandelion Festival on Saturday. The arts and cultural festival in Kemptville took place at Riverside Park on Saturday and Sunday, drawing crowds to its many activities and shows.


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Darien Wrona of North Grenville District High School battles for position at the mid point of Friday’s EOSSAA midget girls 3000 metres. Wrona claimed fifth place in the grueling race in a time of 11:49.76. The EOSSAA championships took place at Thousand Islands Secondary School in Brockville May 23 and 24.

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KYC gets new fence for backyard EMC News - Thanks to Darren Isaacs from DSR, the Kemptville Youth Centre now has the North and West lengths of their back yard fenced in. Isaacs volunteered his time and energy to complete the project. Thanks also to First Stop Rentals for lending their digging equipment for the project. The generosity of a North Grenville Community grant and the Brazeau Family allowed Isaacs to build the fence that now permits youth to play freely behind the Kemptville Youth Centre. Mayor David Gordon, a longtime supporter of Kemptville Youth Centre stated, “The Municipality of North Grenville is pleased to extend our support to the Kemptville Youth Centre through our Community Grants

Program. Organizations such as this are truly making a difference at the grassroots level and support our goal of a healthy community.” The Kemptville Youth Centre will be completing some maintenance and a facelift over the next months and is actively looking for businesses and individuals that have some time, renovation skills or products that can be used. They are starting with some painting, minor repairs and cleaning at their June 1st spring work bee. If you have a few tools and know how to use them, give Robin Heald, Executive Director for the youth centre a call at 613258-5212. They can plan some jobs for you. If you enjoy giving back with some spring cleaning, they have a long list of cleaning

including window washing, carpet cleaning, and organizing storage that might suit you. Come out to enjoy a morning of giving back to your community. About the Kemptville Youth Centre The Kemptville Youth Centre is a non-profit organization with a mission to engage youth in making positive life choices in a socially accepting environment to reach their full potential as responsible productive citizens. They offer drop-in recreational programming and work to assist youth in making positive lifestyle choices in a fun, safe and nonjudgmental environment. Their doors now welcome over 100 youth per month, keeping them safe, engaged and off the street.

Teachers learn how to bring magical experience with monarch butterflies EMC News - Teachers with the Upper Canada District School Board will learn how to lift the learning of their students on the wings of butterflies. Nationview Public School will host the Monarch Teacher Network course: Teaching and Learning with Monarch Butterflies August 6-7. This is the first time the popular course will be offered in the Upper Canada District School Board. Two sessions, one in English and one in French, will run concurrently. Participants are invited to register in their preferred language. The hands-on workshop provides educators with the knowledge, understanding and skills to teach multi-disciplinary lessons that will strike awe and wonder into students of all ages, said Candy Campbell, a student engagement teacher organizing the course. “The monarch pro-

gram provides our students with an opportunity to learn about the life cycle of the butterfly,” said Campbell. “But you can also incorporate other lessons in areas such as character education and critical thinking, through discussions about environmental awareness. You can cover all areas of the curriculum. It’s very engaging and captivating for our students.” Educators will learn about the monarch’s life cycle, migration, and habitat requirements by participating in experiential learning activities including: indoor simulations, outdoor games, and a variety of visual and performing arts. There is also a focus on critical thinking, and ethical and political considerations related to species conservation and social justice. Through the proven teachers-teaching-teachers meth-

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Leaving Perth Fraser left the Perth Blue Wings after being let go April 20. “As soon as everything started happening I started getting different options for different teams… from scout to assistant coach, to any role I wanted with the team within reason but I wanted to be a coach and GM for a team, and Stittsville was the only one that offered that opportunity so I took it.” He said he’s disappointed with the way the sale of the Blue Wings went down. “I disagree with (the sale) completely.” Fraser said the president of the board, Christine Lyon, told him the team was never for sale. “She made it public that the team was never for sale, but that they would entertain offers, which I don’t quite understand how you can do that. They gave a date for all offers to be put in.” Lyon – in an email exchange with The Perth Courier – stated: “The team was never put up for sale. We received one official Letter of Intent and we sought legal advice. Once we agreed to legally review the LOI, those negotiations

must proceed to either completion in the form of an official offer, or cancellation, before discussion with any other parties can occur.” At least two separate interested parties voiced their opinions about the sale of the team. “I was mad,” said Lawrence Brennan of Rideau Ferry, a former Blue Wings hockey player himself who had the support of several backers, as well as his own game plan. “I was told by Christine Lyon that the team wasn’t for sale. I have asked about this possibility of buying the team for the past three years.” Brennan said he had a lengthy discussion with Lyon on the phone – “it lasted 55 minutes” – where she asked him questions about his background and intentions for the team. “That was an interview for the GM’s position,” he said. “But before all the questions, she told me flat out that the team was not for sale.” Another local man from Smiths Falls who was a former general manager for a girls’ competitive hockey the Perth Predators, Derrick Benda, said he sent Lyon an email in April wanting information on the sale of the team, as he was interested in purchasing it. “I got a reply from her that it wasn’t up for sale,” he said. “She said they weren’t accepting proposals at this time. That was April 15.” Benda said he had a multimillion-dollar backer to finance the purchase of the hockey club so, “the team would never be in jeopardy of leaving Perth. They

(backers) were willing to hear options but I didn’t even get that courtesy from the board.” Fraser said he knew of others in the hockey community who would have been interested in purchasing the Blue Wings, but didn’t pursue because they were not aware the team was for sale. Money in the bank “When we brought the board on two-and-a-half years ago, the team still had a debt and we wanted to get the team out of debt, and do a good job. I think the board did a pretty good job – there is money in the bank,” said Fraser. Fraser said there was about $1,500 owing on a bank loan, “but that’s a far cry from the $16,000 (owing) at the start of the year.” He also stated that the team sold for approximately $30,000. When asked to confirm the purchase price, Lyon said that was a private matter and, “I am not prepared to begin a negative media campaign with the (Perth Courier) EMC or any other media outlet to satisfy the people behind the scenes whose motives are not in line with the positive direction we are going. The financial matters of this situation will remain confidential as per the agreement and confidentiality clauses signed by all parties involved,” her email stated. “We are a non-profit organization and all debts must be paid and monies remaining put back into the community which is exactly what the board is going to do. See COACH page K19

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EMC Sports – Hamish Fraser, the former coach and general manager of the Perth Jr. B Blue Wings, has a new gig. He’s been picked up by the Stittsville Royals Jr. B hockey team, also in the Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League (EOJHL), and he says it’s a good fit. He lives in Carleton Place and his business is in Stittsville. “I can’t wait,” he said when asked how he felt about coaching and managing a new team, and added that he hopes many of his old players follow him to his new barn. He was the coach and GM for the Blue Wings for two seasons, recording a second place finish in 2011/12 and a Valley Division championship in 2012/13. This year, he was awarded the Coach of the Year honours for the Metro/Valley Conference. Prior to that, he spent his minor hockey coaching days in Carleton Place and played for the Kemptville 73’s. “They were very ecstatic. They want me to do in Stittsville what I did in Perth… just take care of the hockey stuff – community involvement, marketing. There is no doubt the success will be there off the ice, as well as on the ice,” he said. The Royals have also picked up former Blue Wings assistant coaches Brodie Hurris, Gio Falsetti and goaltender coach Chuck Mills. Fraser moved on after being let go from the local junior B hockey team as their bench boss and general manager when Michael

McLean, an insurance businessman in town and former owner of the Smiths Falls Jr. A Bears, purchased the team and declared he was to be the new coach/GM. “I was let go,” Fraser told The Perth Courier in a telephone interview. When asked how he felt about that, he had a lot to say. “Right away, when I was done,” he said. “Stittsville offered me an opportunity so I went with that.”

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Coach once played for Kemptville 73’s to approach the board and that Lyon said he’d officially with your get one more year. “It would be up to When appropriate, concerns through our me to prove to the new the required documents lawyer.” owner to keep me.” will be filed with the Gloves are on His proven track respective government Fraser admitted to record didn’t matter, departments as per he said. Time was of our corporation putting up a fight. “I was looking out for the essence, but he requirements. “The board has been entrusted myself, because I knew continued to make trades to look after the affairs if they sold the team to and do his duties as the of the team and take Mike McLean, I would GM of the team during responsibility for them be gone – because the off-season. “In the end, they said through a legally binding Mike has coached and corporation document managed a hockey team I was no longer welcome before. I knew I was to come back,” he said. WE all signed. “I’m disappointed in If you don't feel going to be out.” But he said the board it – (I) don’t think it was that we have the best interests of the team at wanted to keep him handled properly at all. When I left as hand, you are welcome included with the team,

president (he was the president of the board the first year), I gave up my rights. I can’t do anything but express my disappointment.” As for the board, Lyon stated that it will disband after the June 22 golf tournament. “We have offered to support the team in a volunteer role, if time permits,” she stated. “Michael is aware he can contact any member of the board if he has questions or concerns during the transition phase.”

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EMC Entertainment – Divas Barbra Streisand and Liza Minnelli sharing the stage? That’s exactly what will happen Friday, June 14 in Perth during The Gender Illusions Seven Year Itch Tour to benefit Lanark County Interval House (LCIH). Farrell Hall will be the site for evening, which will feature Gender Illusions, a four-person female illusion, music and comedy troupe including performers Dynasty Starr, Hyddie Hoe, Candice Kelly and Dixie Landers. LCIH’s fundraising coordinator, Heather Whiting, was at a local thrift store and witnessed a young man purchasing a wedding dress. Curious, she asked him what it was for and he said he was doing a drag show. “I asked him if his troupe would be interested in doing a show for Interval House,” she said, adding that she actually saw a Gender Illusions show a few years back and describes the show as high-energy. “This is the most friendly, nonthreatening, fun loving group of performers you would hope to meet,” Whiting added. Don Graham, whose alter ego is Dynasty Starr in the troupe, was only too pleased to help out. The Almonte resident said the entire group enjoys fundraising for different charities and organizations. In fact, the last time they performed in Almonte was seven years ago. He describes the show as musical theatre. “Within 10 minutes you don’t realize that these are men. It’s larger than life,” he explained. “...The whole show is about taking you on a journey. That’s the best way to put it. And we like to get our audience involved.” Graham, who has performed as

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Toronto-area performer Candice Kelly, above, makes up one member of the female illusion music and comedy troupe, Gender Illusions, along with Almonte’s Don Graham. The group will bring their Gender Illusions Seven Year Itch Tour to Perth’s Farrell Hall Friday, June 14 to benefit Lanark County Interval House.

a female impersonator in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, began to do it as a way to express himself. “It gives me a chance to go into a different world and be a different person, although I’m still me,” he said, noting that he spends hours in front of the mirror and watching footage of his favourite stars to ensure he has their mannerisms and personalities down pat. Graham noted that often the performers fool the audience. “The best compliment I ever had after a show was when someone said they loved Barbra Streisand but her singing was off-key,” he said. “But I wasn’t singing, that was her. That’s when you know you’ve got it.” Doors for the Gender Illusions show open at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and music and the show gets underway at 8 p.m. Those attending can not only expect to see Streisand and Minnelli, but a host of other stars, including Bette Midler, Wynonna Judd, Cher, Reba McEntire and even Gilda Radner and Lucille Ball during the two-and-a-half hour event, which features dance, lip-synching and plenty of elaborate jewels and costumes. Whiting said the sketch comedy Gender Illusions performs makes their show “more about comedy than what you might think.” “...It’s unique, because their (Gender Illusions) philosophy is about being inclusive which fits with our philosophies, too,” she commented. In addition to the main event, guests can exercise their creative sides with a host of different props in the LCIH charity photo booth and have the chance to participate in a 50/50 draw and receive a variety of door prizes. Whiting said LCIH is “happy and excited to bring this event to Perth.” “Interval House is interested in bringing more events and awareness

to the town. We counsel hundreds of women through our outreach office in Perth,” she continued. “In 2011, approximately 22 per cent of the women we work with identified as Perth residents comparable to 26 per cent from Smiths Falls and 28 per cent from Carleton Place. We want to provide opportunities for the people of Perth to participate in these efforts to end violence against women within their own community (and throughout the county.)” Funds raised from the events will go towards LCIH’s general operations, and are likely to go to children’s programs for trips. “Our public education programs is entirely funded through donations from the public,” Whiting explained. “So public education talks and printed materials, youth outreach and conferences are other activities that this fundraiser will help us to run.” For those who have never seen a drag show before and are curious, Graham said people need to see it. “You really do need to see it for yourself. There’s so much in the show. It’s good, naughty, clean fun,” he remarked. Tickets for The Gender Illusions Seven Year Itch Tour are $20 each and are available online at www. lcih.com by using MasterCard, VISA and American Express. They can also be purchased (cash only) at Shadowfax (67 Foster St. in Perth, 613-267-6817); The Gore Street Flea Market (147 Gore St. East in Perth, 613-267-3156); Carleton Place Chamber of Commerce Visitor’s Centre (132 Coleman St. in Carleton Place, 613-257-1976); and Vickie’s Specialty Shop (14 Main St. West in Smiths Falls, 613-2838142). For more information on Gender Illusions, look for them on Facebook.

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‘Deathtrap’ a thriller that cuts like a knife EMC Entertainment – Ira Levin’s iconic and deliciously twisted thriller, ‘Deathtrap,’ ran for more than 1,800 performances on Broadway, starting in 1978, and 35 years later, it still cuts like a knife, as intense and satisfyingly tricky as it was when it was written. Perth’s BarnDoor Productions is putting a razor’s edge on their production of the classic thriller – not a “whodunit” but a “who’ll do what.” The show, which opens June 14, has the makings of one of BarnDoor’s best productions ever, following hard on the heels of shows like last season’s ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’, the hard-hitting drama which drew audience comments like “one of the best community theatre productions I’ve seen” and this season’s ‘Arms And The Man’ which was called “a classic brought to vibrant life.” ‘Deathtrap’ aspires to be the perfect two-act thriller, as its own main character boasts at the outset. It has, he says, “One set, five characters, a juicy murder in the first act, plenty of twists in

the second and laughs in all the right places.” Levin’s brilliantly crafted script twists and turns its audience from the first line to last, letting them think they know what’s happening and then pulling the rug out from under their expectations. It’s a rollercoaster of a play that goes from comfortable chuckles to screams of fright at the twist of a phrase… or a knife. The five-person cast, which is part of what makes it a perfect thriller, is led by some of the area’s strongest community performers: David Bird as Sidney Bruhl, a possibly washedup playwright who might just kill to have one more hit; Kristy Angel as Myra Bruhl, who is half-hoping her husband will do it; Chris Angel as Clifford, a young would-be playwright who may have provided Sidney with the motive for murder; and Janice Jacklin as Helga Ten Dorp, a Dutch psychic who keeps popping in at the worst possible moments. With a collective resume of a few hundred productions, the company brings experience

and BarnDoor’s trademark highenergy to a classic script. In ‘Deathtrap’, playwright Ira Levin has taken the basic components of thrillers and horror stories – murder, deceit, innocent dialogue with hidden sinister meanings, plot reversals, unexpected turns of events – and twisted and rearranged the pieces again and again. But even with Helga Ten Dorp’s psychic predictions, it takes a fast-thinking playgoer to see what’s coming next. The plot is like pure quicksilver – each time you think you have it, it slips through your fingers. It’s only at the very end, as the lights go down for the final time, that the audience can say: “Oh, I get it, now!” ‘Deathtrap’ runs June 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 8 p.m. and June 16 and 23 at 2 p.m. at the Full Circle Theatre, 26 Craig St., Perth, near Last Duel Park. Tickets are available by calling 613-2671884 or going to www.barndoorproductions.ca. No credit cards are required; cash at the door is requested. Submitted by BarnDoor Productions.

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things for me without being asked. 14. Letting people help with chores I could not face. 15. Making plans for the future. 16. Holding on to things that belonged to the deceased person and wearing their articles of clothing. 17. Participating in a bereavement support group and/or seeing a counsellor. 18. Doing something for someone else who is lonely. 19. Reading the cards and notes I received from friends and relatives. 20. Exercise, good food, enough sleep. 21. Finding a creative outlet. 22. Continuing to talk about the person who died. 23. Learning to recognize depression. 24. Learning to be okay with walking on shifting sand.

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EMC Entertainment - It’s impressive how we went from illegal street racing to saving the world from international terrorists. None-the-less each film in the Fast and the Furious franchise has become bigger and better, and this one is the biggest yet. Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) has been chasing a gang of highly trained and skilled drivers across four continents. They’re led by a man named Shaw (Luke Evans), and they’ve been stealing the kind of hardware that makes countries worried. Hobbs has tracked them to London, but he can’t take them on his own so he turns to the one man who can help him: Dominic Torretto (Vin Diesel). Dom and Brian (Paul Walker) have given up the life, but when Hobbs shows Dom a picture of Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) alive everything changes. They don’t know how or why, and it doesn’t

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ter development, humour and drama to make it all work. To be sure, this film is largely a lot of mind-blowing scenes all strung together, but they are strung together by a decent story. The Fast and the Furious 6 has a big cast, and each actor is a larger-than-life kind of figure. You expect the film to focus on two or three of the main actors, which it does, but it still makes sure everyone gets their moment. There’s a real sense of balance in the cast and in the story that makes the film that much better. Of course with a cast this good you’d be a fool to ignore anyone. It’s the kind of cast where everyone just clicks, and everyone is working to make each other look good. Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Jordana Brewster, Gina Carano and Luke Evans are so good you hope they never stop making these films. The Fast and the Furious 6 is just as good as the first one, and I can’t wait for seven. Mark Haskins’ column is a regular feature of the EMC.

What did you learn about yourself? 1. I knew a lot more than I thought. 2. Feelings can be different day-today and I learned to ride the wave. 3. I am stronger emotionally than I thought I was. 4. I am not afraid to stay alone. 5. I was able to build a new life that had meaning, 6. I have become more empathetic and understanding. 7. To value each day and try to make it a good one. 8. I could in fact survive alone. 9. The importance of friends. 10. Life constantly calls us back and grieving is a long process with many stages. 11. Being an orphan is scary and lonely. 12. There is no love like that of a parent. It is unconditional and forgiving. See BEREAVEMENT page 58 THE EMC - 55 - Thursday, May 30, 2013

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1963 Pontiac Parisienne bought and sold for $200 EMC Lifestyle - Peter Poff writes from Haley Station in eastern Ontario: â&#x20AC;&#x153;This year is the 50th anniversary of my first car, a 1963 Pontiac Parisienne 4-door hardtop. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was May 8, 1974. I had returned home to Pembroke from Sudbury, after completing my first year at Laurentian University. I would soon head for North Bay for another summer with Bell Canada and needed wheels! My dad agreed to help. We bought a nice maroon Pontiac from an older gentleman in Cobden, making me the proud owner of a 1963 Pontiac Parisienne 4-door hardtop. It had six cylinders with 230 cubic inches and 140 horsepower mated to a 2-speed Powerglide automatic transmission. The purchase price was $200. I still have the original handwritten bill of sale and the Ontario PST receipt for $14.â&#x20AC;? Peter made frequent trips home to Pembroke from North Bay in the summer and home from Sudbury during school.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t a sports car but it was sporty with all the chrome and chrome â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;spearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; that ran from the front to the front doors. The big trunk and back seat often accommodated passengers who rode home with me from university.â&#x20AC;? It only let him down once when a rear bearing gave up on a trip home from North Bay. A quick tow to Petawawa and $75 later, he was on his way again. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I drove it everywhere, including several trips to Toronto. One day on Lakeshore Drive while heading to the CNE, I got stuck in traffic. The engine was coated with oil from years of minor leaks, and as we inched along, the engine got hot and started to smoke. Someone in another car yelled â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;HEY SMOKEY!â&#x20AC;&#x2122; I edged over to the curb and parked on some grass. I got a ticket but she started

and ran fine on the way home. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My Pontiac always started, even in the coldest weather. A shot of Quickstart into the carb and she fired right up. It only got broken into once and I lost my dash 8 track player and a bunch of tapes. I sold the car in 1976 for $200, my original purchase price. I bought it with just over 50,000 miles and sold it with over 100,000 miles. It was a great car. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m tempted to buy another one. Does anyone have one? I think I could scare up $200 again!â&#x20AC;? Nineteen-seventy-six (the year Peter sold his Pontiac) was also the 50th anniversary of Pontiac. The first Pontiacs rolled off GM assembly lines in 1926, and all of them had six cylinder engines. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m always looking for more stories. Email billtsherk@sympatico.ca or write Bill Sherk, 25 John St., P.O. Box 255, Leamington, ON N8H 3W2. Everyone Submitted photo whose story is published will receive a copy of: â&#x20AC;&#x153;OLD CAR DETECTIVE FA- Peter PoďŹ&#x20AC; poses with his 1963 Pontiac Parisienne in this undated photo. VOURITE STORIES, 1925 to 1965.â&#x20AC;?

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LAWS front office receives makeover thanks to generous volunteer, area business P.O. Box 156, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4T1 or contact us at 613283-9308, or email at shelter@ lanarkanimals.ca. Visit our website at www. about 1 ½-years-old with nice of Smiths Falls. The shelter is lanarkanimals.ca. Please also features. Sugar Pie loves other open Monday to Sunday from check out www.AdoptADog.TV cats, too. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Write to us at featuring some of our canines She’s very healthy and ready to go home.

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This Week’s Pets

Sweetheart Sweetheart likes to use Mourka as her private pillow. Chester and Chaz We like to inform you that It’s a lovely sight! Come and see for yourself. Sweetheart the two lovely brothers we wrote about a while ago, Chester and Chaz, still need a forever home. They’ve enjoyed their stay at LAWS very much but are now re-homed to the Natural Pet Store in Carleton Place. We hope that soon someone falls in This week’s featured pets love with those two and takes Kipling them home. Please come and Kipling is a lovely threemeet them, you’ll like what year-old black cat with the you see. sweetest purr. He loves to be handled and brushed and talked to. Kipling had been adopted but his owner, sadly, had to return him to LAWS due to serious illness. Kipling is less than one-year-old, very was used to free food all day it playful and looking for everyseems. He’s not the slimmest one’s attention when entering cat you’ve seen and definitely her cat run. They both need needs to be exercised. Other good homes; together or indithan that he’s most adorable vidual, it doesn’t matter. and definitely doesn’t want to LAWS (Lanark Animal WelSugar Pie be confined to his cat run. Sugar Pie is a little shy, but fare Society) is located on Mourka once you win her over she’s a Glenview Road, just off HighMourka is a very friendly lovely small female cat. She is way 43, about 2 kilometres west

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EMC Lifestyle – One of our dedicated LAWS volunteers, Maryanne Onyshkiewich, owner of Strokes to Perfection Painting (613-206-2207), arranged a donation of paint from the generous folks at Sherwin Williams on Hazeldean Road. She is in the process of painting the front office of the shelter providing a much-appreciated makeover for staff and visitors to enjoy. Such in-kind donations are extremely valuable to LAWS and are greatly appreciated. Thank you Sherwin Williams and Maryanne!

up for adoption. If you have lost a dog or cat please check our website or phone or visit the shelter. If you have found a dog or cat please visit our website to find the number of your local animal control officer.

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EMC Events – The St. Paul’s United “Church Ladies of Franktown, as they call themselves, baked up a storm for the bake sale as part of the Lilac Festival May 25. From left: Jackie Yuill, Eileen Healey, Charlene Bradshaw, Irene Brunton, Jennifer Butler, Anne Tokaruk and Denise Croteau.

Sat, June 29 Sun, June 30

Weekly Events Bike to Work Week Almonte Bicycle Club Time trial RIMM Rovers Ride Bike Polo in Gemmill Park Bike to school/work Ride to worship

Special Events Kid’s Bike rodeo Bicycle Art Show opening Scavenger Hunt Bicycle Month ‘Adopt a road’ clean up Rusty Spokes Mature Adult Ride A History of the CCM Bicycle with John McKenty Miss Mills Grand Prix Stage Race Pakenham Circuit Race Stargazers Ride MM Grand Prix Time Trial and Downtown Almonte Criterium Mountain biking for kids foundation skills session Gemmill Park ABC Tour to Bolingbroke MM Grand Prix Pakenham, Cedar Hills, White Lake Road Race Birders on Bikes Mountain biking for adults foundation skills session Gemmill Park Travelogue; Bicycling Cuba TYPS Movie “ET” Tour de Mississippi Mills (varying lengths from 29 – 100 k) Tour of Mississippi Mills - Mountain bike Burntlands Tour of Mississippi Mills - Mountain bike Neighbourhood Tomato Community Gardens Edible Garden Tour with Ed Lawrence Bicycle Travelogue – “Bike and Barge in the Netherlands” The Bike Picnic Hillside Church family ride Mountain biking for kids Intermediate skills session Bike Polo Tournament Conquer the Concrete - BMX and Skateboard Mountain biking for adults Intermediate skills session ABC Tour to Shawville Mountain Bike Tour of Mississippi Mills Pakenham Parade Mountain Bike Tour of Mississippi Mills ABC Tour to Dalhousie Lake

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BEREAVEMENT

and sadness. 20. I can handle depression. 13. I often act as I am expected to rather than 21. Walking on shifting sand has its own in ways that are honest or real for me. beauty. 14. Life can change dramatically in an in22. I am all right and I will be all right. stant. 15. I enjoy the freedom to do whatever inIt is with deep respect and gratitude that we terests me without having to take into account thank everyone who participated in this survey. someone else’s wishes. For further information about bereavement 16. I need to keep busy, and plan to be away support, please call 613-267-6400 or email refrom home and seeing other people every day. beccab@chslc.ca. 17. I am way more fragile, physically, than I Community Home Support – Lanark County ever imagined. is supported by the South East Local Health Inte18. I am forever changed. And some of those gration Network (LHIN), the United Way of Lachanges are good. nark County and through community donations. 19. I can continue breathing, eating and sleepSubmitted by Community Home Support – ing, even when feeling overwhelmed with fear Lanark County. From page 3

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EMC News – Franktown was filled with visitors May 25 for its annual Lilac Festival celebration. Above left, Preston Harris with his 1949 Cockshutt 30 with a Wagner Pipe Loader, which were part of an antique display during the day. Above, from left: Abigail Cameron, Delaina Anderson and Arden Lawrence dressed up for the Children’s Bike Parade.

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Kids of all ages can join us for: • Animal Display • Pony Rides • Birthday Cake • Face Painting • Carnival Inflatables & Games • Shake-A-Paw Dog Show • Live Entertainment • Classic Car Display • and much more! Admission is free.

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BIG SKY Goes to the Races! 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm Includes a sumptuous buffet dinner, live racing, a silent auction, a $5 SLOTS voucher, and a special birthday celebration hosted by Max Keeping. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased at: • Pet Value, 309 Colonade Dr. Kemptville (all payment methods accepted) • Pet Value, 2515 Bank St at Hunt Club (cash only) • Big Sky Ranch, 810 Pelton Rd, Peltons Corners (cash or cheque) • or online via our website (see below)

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McDonald’s Corner: Country Rd 12 Basket draw & knife sharpening. Our variety of quality garden All organic seasonal produce, beef, pork, wildcrafted produce, flowers, lamb, beef, baked goods, preserves & music. produce, baked goods, preserves, herbs and a market cafe.

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Okay. So you really didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want the groom/ushers in those tails and top hats. And maybe he doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want the cake to be lemon with pecan icing (!). Each of you is going to want things that the other doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t care for, but flexibility is a must. Be willing to bend. If you really object to something, let your objection be duly heard and noted. Just give the other person a chance to explain. 7. Details, Contracts, and Negotiations When dealing with wedding professionals (caterers, florists, etc.), be sure to clarify all the details and your expectations during the initial discussions. Make sure you get a contract specifically stating dates, times, and locations. Be sure to include what you feel is appropriate

dress, and what you feel isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t. Spell out everything. Try to negotiate the best deal for goods and services, but donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t sell yourself short on important things just to get a better price. Most importantly, be sure to read the fine print on every contract before you sign it, and make sure youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re aware of cancellation policies and fees. 8. Stay Organized This oneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pretty obvious! The more organized you are, the less chance there is that something will go wrong. Buy a notebook, and keep all your wedding information in it. Receipts, contracts, ideas -- everything. You might also want to get notebooks for your maid of honor/bridesmaids and the best man. Put info such as dates, times, locations, and duties.

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RideForDad.ca THE EMC - 68 - Thursday, May 30, 2013


Writing my own happy ending with CHEO’s help

By Vienna Arbic with Isabelle Mailloux Pulkinghorn

My name is Vienna and I am nine years old. I’m in grade three, play defense on my hockey team, and enjoy doing crafts and writing stories. I love spending time with my parents Sherry and Richard Arbic, and my friends. And I have cancer. My ‘real’ life had to be put on hold while the doctors at CHEO help me get rid of cancer. Mine is called Germ cell tumor, a very rare form of brain cancer - and I want it to go away. If this were a story I came up with, there wouldn’t be a port-a-cath, operations and chemotherapy

involved. I wouldn’t need lumbar punctures and I could be home with my parents and my dogs instead of in the hospital. I’d be playing hockey and graduating grade three with everyone in my class. If this were a story I made up, it’d be funny like the Robert Munsch books that I love so much. But cancer is serious.

they knew something was wrong with me, had it not been for the concussion itself and for the team of CHEO neurologists, endocrinologists and oncologists who care for me, my story could have had a sad ending.

One day at hockey practice I hurt my head and ended up with a concussion. I had all the classic symptoms, and even after the prescribed rest period I was not getting better. I was sleeping 18 hours a day, falling asleep at school and again later in the afternoon. I had severe headaches that even the pain medicine would not relieve. I had no short-term memory and my parents say I just wasn’t myself.

But now, there’s hope.

Chemotherapy is not fun - it actually makes me very sick. I lost my hair and I look very different because of the cortisone, but it is helping me get better. It is shrinking the size of my tumor, and that is great news! Once the last cycle of chemotherapy _QTTJMÅVQ[PML_M¼TT[\IZ\ZILQI\QWV\PMZIXa\WPMTX reduce the tumor even more and hopefully make it So my parents took me to CHEO. An go away forever. I hope we’re done by the end of endocrinologist ordered a CT scan and it detected the summer so I can start my hockey season and go a tumor in the center of my brain that was pressing back to school. Mom and dad have already found against my thyroid, pituitary and hypothalamus special hockey equipment that will protect my port OTIVL[ KI][QVO Æ]QL \W J]QTL ]X <PMV ,Z (where the doctors inject the medications). Vassilyadi, a CHEO neurosurgeon, installed a [P]V\QVUaJZIQV\WLZIQV\PMÆ]QLIVLZMTQM^M\PM I can’t wait to get back to my real life. Until then, I will take my medicine, continue chemo and rest so pressure; that’s when I started to feel much better. UaJWLaKIVÅOP\KIVKMZIVL1KIVOM\JM\\MZ The oncologists told us that Germ cell tumors in the brain are very rare but the good news is that they It’s funny because I’ve always wanted to become usually respond well to radiation; although some do a doctor when I grow up. Now, as mom says, I’m need a mix of radiation, chemotherapy and surgery. getting an insider’s view and that will help make me be a great doctor someday. I also want to keep In my case, we quickly started with chemotherapy. writing, so maybe I’ll become a doctor-writer. But Had it not been for my parents’ persistence to one thing is certain: my stories will always have push for physicians to investigate further because happy endings. Just like this one will.

Retired educator gives back following cancer treatment at TOH By Tracey Tong

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