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Shoeboxes for Seniors 2013 campaign kicks off EMC News – The 2013 Shoeboxes for Seniors in Chernobyl campaign recently kicked off June 1 and runs until Oct. 31. The Shoeboxes for Seniors project began in 20113 and has been well-received in our communities. To date, 8,780 boxes have been filled with much needed personal care items. The program is offered under the Canadian Aid for Chernobyl, a charitable organization based in Brockville Our shoeboxes are distributed to seniors who have limited funds and are living in Chernobyl, where the worst nuclear plant disaster occurred in 1986. We are providing very basic hygiene items such as soap, shampoo, lotions, etc. The seniors receiving our shoeboxes have been overjoyed with the compassion shown them. Our community has brought many smiles to weary faces. Will you help us help those in need? Examples of items needed includes: toothbrush/toothpaste; deodorant; small towel/face cloth; comb/brush; shampoo; body powder; hand/body cream; facial tissue; razors/shaving cream/after shave; band aids; soap; as well as some personal items for a man or woman. These could be a scarf; hard candy; socks; pens; note paper; playing cards; or a Canadian memento. Please do not include anything in glass containers or

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Shoeboxes for Seniors 2013 campaign kicks off EMC News – The 2013 Shoeboxes for Seniors in Chernobyl campaign recently kicked off June 1 and runs until Oct. 31. The Shoeboxes for Seniors project began in 20113 and has been well-received in our communities. To date, 8,780 boxes have been filled with much needed personal care items. The program is offered under the Canadian Aid for Chernobyl, a charitable organization based in Brockville Our shoeboxes are distributed to seniors who have limited funds and are living in Chernobyl, where the worst nuclear plant disaster occurred in 1986. We are providing very basic hygiene items such as soap, shampoo, lotions, etc. The seniors receiving our shoeboxes have been overjoyed with the compassion shown them. Our community has brought many smiles to weary faces. Will you help us help those in need? Examples of items needed includes: toothbrush/toothpaste; deodorant; small towel/face cloth; comb/brush; shampoo; body powder; hand/body cream; facial tissue; razors/shaving cream/after shave; band aids; soap; as well as some personal items for a man or woman. These could be a scarf; hard candy; socks; pens; note paper; playing cards; or a Canadian memento. Please do not include anything in glass containers or

Patriotic pals EMC Events – While enjoying Canada Day festivities in Carleton Place’s Riverside Park with her family, Rhiana Yach, made a new friend in Barclay, a twoyear-old Saint Bernard.

food items other than candies or tea. Your kindness will touch the hearts of destitute seniors. Income tax receipts can be issued for cash donations, as well as for items purchased. Simply include your store receipt along with your name and address. Drop off locations: • Community Primary Health Care offices (Carleton Place, Athens, Brockville, Gananoque SAIL site, Portland and Prescott) • Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark’s office (Suite 101, 100 Strowger Blvd., Brockville) • Cheryl J. Brown Centre (Kemptville and District Home Support Inc.), Suite 101, 215 Sanders St., Kemptville • Community Home Support Lanark County (2 Gould St. South, Smiths Falls) • Community Home Support Lanark County (40 Sunset Blvd., Perth)

Photo by TARA GESNER

Support Small Business! Small business provides jobs, tax revenues and many other contributions to our region.

For more information or if you are able to assist through donations of filled shoeboxes, personal care items or financial assistance that will be used to purchase items, please call Shoeboxes for Seniors coordinator Colleen Gray at 613345-6983. Submitted by the Shoeboxes for Seniors in Chernobyl campaign.

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Candles: Never leave children or pets unattended in a room with a candle or oil lamp.

The treatment and prevention of diabetes is constantly evolving. At the Canadian Centre for Research on Diabetes, we believe that participating in clinical research is an essential way to help advancements in effective diabetes care.

In particular, we are looking for individuals who: Have Type 2 Diabetes and are over the age of 50 Are taking oral anti-diabetic medications or insulin Have had a heart attack or stroke Have high blood pressure or high cholesterol Are potentially looking to lose weight

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We are currently participating in a variety of clinical research trials for which we are seeking volunteers.

Study medications and diabetes supplies will be provided to participants free of charge. If you are interested in finding out more about this clinical research study, or about our research program in general, please contact Emily Knapp or Shelly at (613) 283-8582 or eknapp@diabetesclinic.ca or sberi@diabetesclinic.ca

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New signage completes transformation of Perth’s Full Circle Theatre The Full Circle Theatre at 26 Craig St. in Perth, has unveiled their new building signs, announcing the presence of Perth’s only ground-level, barrier-free theatre, just in time for summer resident company Classic Theatre Festival to move in. The project to transform the building, which formerly housed a car wash operation to a 102seat theatre first began back in 2009. Submitted photo

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EMC Events – EMC Events – Merrickville’s Blockhouse Museum officially opened for the season on June 15. The event included Scottish bagpiping, the presentation of awards to students in the historical essay and art project contests and a ribbon cutting. Demonstrations on rope making, quilting, rug hooking and spinning wool were also part of the day. Left quilters Christina Nicholson, left, and Terri Whitaker. Photo by KATHY BOTHAM

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Reader praises column enforcing pet owners to ‘stoop and scoop’ DEAR EDITOR: see it. Essentially the solution is to place a little red flag on the Congratulations on Jeffrey Maguire’s column in the June 13 mess – alerts people to avoid stepping there, and also calls attenissue ‘Twin community raises red flag on dog fouling’, highlight- tion to those who need to ‘stoop and scoop.’ ing a common problem. But he wasn’t just complaining. He was Keep up the good work. also offering a suggestion to solve the problem borrowed from their ‘twin city’ Comrie in Scotland. Shirley Howard That column could well be repeated for any folk who didn’t Westport

COMMENTARY Congratulations, grads! EMC Editorial – The halls of area schools now sit silent for the summer, awaiting the return of students in September. But not all will be returning. Last week marked graduation ceremonies at high schools across the Upper Canada District School Board and Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. Years of work were celebrated with the granting of a single piece of paper; a diploma that gives youth the freedom to reach for their dreams. This feat is not to be taken lightly. It’s a major accomplishment in the step towards becoming an adult and entering the workforce. In fact, according to a recent release by the Ministry of Education, the high school graduation rate continues to climb. In 2012, 83 per cent of high school students received their diplomas, which marks a 15 per cent jump from 2003-04 when that rate stood at 68 per cent. That means 115,000 more students walked across their school’s stage to receive their hard-earned scroll. The ministry continues to inch closer to its 85 per cent graduation rate goal. It’s easy to forget the feeling of entering a high school in grade 9 and feeling intimidated by the entire experience. But it is the place where students truly mature and start to become the person they are destined to be. Over the course of the years, they have taken a variety of courses (some they’ve liked, others not so much) but that experience has led students to discover their true passions. They will now continue the next phase of their development in a post-secondary institution or wherever else their journey takes them. It’s also now time for other students to take their places as the positive leaders in their local schools, to show younger students the value of extra-curricular activities and becoming a part of a school they will spend so much time in.

Mary has her first foray into milking cows on the farm EMC Lifestyle – “I’m telling you, she’s too young,” Mother said. Father said he milked a cow the day he learned to walk! Mother said “that’s nonsense, and you know it.” Rarely did I have so much attention sent my way, and I was loving every minute of it. With four siblings, rarely was I singled out, but that day, I was getting my share. The subject was if I was old enough to milk. Once a calf got to the cow stage, I lost interest in her, and I had little desire to sit with my head on her belly and try to get milk into a pail. But Father said it was time I did my share like everyone else in the family. Needless to say I was never consulted as to how I felt about the issue. And so, on a Saturday it was, Father put a three-legged stool at the rear end of the quietest cow in the cow byre, put a pail under her, and without a word of instruction, told me to go ahead and milk! The old cow turned her head in my direction, and then back to chewing her cud. After watching my three brothers and sister do the milking often enough, I figured there wasn’t

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them to give me a good kick, especially when I was engaged in something as personal as tugging at her private parts. Emerson, Everett and Earl were into the snickering, and I knew it wouldn’t be long before I was into the tears. It was my beloved sister Audrey who finally came to my rescue. She had finished milking her cows, the milk had been emptied into the cans, and she came over to where I was sitting hunched over, still tugging away with absolutely not a drop to show for my efforts! “Let me try,” she said, and I gladly surrendered the stool. The milk spewed out on the first try with Audrey! I blamed it on the News Editors: Laurie Weir, Joe Morin, Ashley Kulp REPORTERS: Stacey Roy, Tara Gesner, Desmond Devoy, Kelly Kent DISTRIBUTION: Lori Sommerdyk, 613-284-0124 ,ext. 27 CLASSIFIEDS/REGIONAL ROUNDUP: Fax: 613-283-5909 Judy Michaelis Email: jmichaelis@perfprint.ca Lee Ann Gilligan Email: lgilligan@perfprint.ca Jennifer Coughlin Email: jcoughlin@perfprint.ca

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cow! I thought I was doing exactly what my sister was doing, but it certainly wasn’t working for me, and I was convinced the cow didn’t like me any more than I liked her. Audrey tried her best to show me how to milk. Nothing worked. Finally, she went up to Father who was at the far end of the cow byre. “Mary’s hands are too small,” she said. “And the cow’s too big,” I offered. Father ran his hand over my head. Even though it wasn’t near my nose, I could smell cow off him, and milk, neither of which were my favourite odours. “Well, we’ll try again some other time,” he said. I was out of the barn before you could say ‘milk pail’. I ran to the house and told Mother I wanted to change my clothes. She knew exactly why. I bundled up what I had on in the barn, and brought the whole pile down to the summer kitchen to wait the Monday wash. I asked Mother for a pan of hot water and wash cloth and towel, which I hauled upstairs to the privacy of the bedroom. I washed every square inch of my body I could reach, but I thought I could still smell ADVERTISING SALES: ADVERTISING SALES CO-ORDINATOR Andrea Harding SALES: Cheryl Johnston, Sharon Sinfield, Kathy Perreault, Liz Gray, Kevin Hoover, Jamie Rae-Gomes Email: emcsales@perfprint.ca Fax: 613-283-9988 THE DEADLINE FOR DISPLAY ADVERTISING IS MONDAY 4:30 PM

the cow byre off my skin. I opened my sister Audrey’s drawer of the little washstand we shared, and took out her precious can of Lily of the Valley talcum powder, and slathered it on with abandon. Then I put on clean clothes from the inside out! When we sat down for supper, my try at milking was never mentioned. I figured the brothers had been warned not to bring up the subject. And I knew, without a doubt, my milking days were over...but only for the time being. Everyone had to pull her share back then. And I knew the time would come when I would be led back into the cow byre and made to stick at it until I could fill a milk pail like the brothers or my sister Audrey. Not a word was spoken all during supper about how I had failed at a job that everyone worth his or her salt would be expected to do growing up on a farm long before modern milking machines did the job for you. Even my sister Audrey, who guarded her belongings like a mother hen guarding her chicks, never said a word about how I smelled of Lily of the Valley. • 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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Champions for Kids Foundation honours major donors at recent celebration EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Upper Canada District School Board Champions for Kids Foundation honoured its major donors Wednesday, June 26 at its 2013 Friends of the Foundation Celebration. The event is organized each year to recognize major donors to the foundation who give $500 to $10,000 to support its work. Businesses honoured at the event were: Wills Transfer, The Matilda Recreation Committee, LifeTouch Canada, PhotoVisions School Photography, Four-O-One Electric, the Ambassador Conference Resort, and David K. Thomas and Nancy Hanna. Champions president David K. Thomas, who along with his wife Nancy Hanna is a major donor to the charity, thanked those in attendance at the ceremony. Thomas told those gathered at the boardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Brockville office for the event that their donations make a real difference in the lives of children in communities served by the board. He spoke of a family in Grenville County that was assisted by the foundation. The father, a successful businessman, was diagnosed with brain cancer and eventually passed away. The family was supported throughout the fatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ordeal. The foundation provided gas cards to fund travel costs associated with his treatment, as well as restaurant gift cards so the family could enjoy meals together and have one less thing to worry about at the end of a treatment day.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;The family is still struggling, but we showed them that this really, really big board could become very, very small and work to care for them and support them,â&#x20AC;? said Thomas. South Grenville District High School vice-principal Christie Reitsma told the

story of two children from a working class family who were helped by the foundation. The parents work hard, but cannot find the money to fund summer activities for their children. The foundation approached the family and offered to fund summer camp for both children.

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More than $4,500 raised at recent Champions for Kids Fun Run/Walk EMC News – More than $4,500 was raised at the Upper Canada District School Board’s (UCDSB) fifth annual Champions for Kids Foundation Fun Run/Walk called “Strive for Five!” held at the Ferguson Forest Centre in Kemptville on June 16. Despite the rain, an amazing 190+ participants laced up their sneakers, took to the trails and finished a one-kilometre or five-kilometre walk/run as individual participants or centipede teams. Centipede teams are groups of five to eight people who walk or run in costume and stay tied together in some unique way. “We are absolutely thrilled with the turnout of this year’s event,” says Sarah Crawford, event chair. “So many people brought their families and friends, and it was great to see their smiles throughout the morning.” Each year, prizes are awarded to the participant who raises the most money in pledges, has the best costume (for centipede teams), shows the best spirit, and is the youngest and most experienced. This year, the participants who raised the most pledges were UCDSB building systems specialist Kevin Riddell and

UCDSB human resources partner Jennifer McDonald. “We really enjoy this event, and working with all the awesome people involved,” says Riddell. “It was also a special day for my little running buddy Alexa Powers. She’s nine-years-old, and completed her first five-kilometre run! Plus, she did it in 28.58! To see a big smile on her face as we splashed along, well, that made it extra special for me, too.” The best costume for the one-kilometre run was the Glen Tay Parent Council centipede team, sponsored by TD Canada Trust and the best five-kilometre run centipede team costume went to the UCDSB Service Excellence team called, “Service with a Smile.” The Spirit Award went to the group of runners representing Brockville Collegiate Institute (BCI) including a centipede team, sponsored by TD Canada Trust. The “most experienced” title went to Merv Hodgson, while a number of youngsters were recognized for their participation with a free cone coupon from Dairy Queen in Brockville. In addition, UCDSB staff members were encouraged to enter school or de-

partment teams ahead of time, and they would be entered in a draw to win a free lunch. The group representing Caldwell Street Public School – all the way from Carleton Place – won the lunch. As in previous years, this event partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Leeds and Grenville which hosted Ribfest at the same location. “Both events have one common goal in mind – to support children in our communities,” Crawford says. The $4,500 raised will go to the foundation that supports families of children who can’t afford to play sports or enjoy the arts outside of school hours, as well as families whose children require medical care.

“In the past four years, we have contributed over $10,000 to Champions for Kids,” says Crawford. “It is truly rewarding to know that the money raised goes right back into the hands of families who see the benefits immediately.” Crawford would like to thank a number of sponsors and contributors of the event, especially the TD Canada Trust locations in Kemptville and the Brockville Shopping Centre for their ongoing support. For the last three years, TD has sponsored student centipede teams from schools in their local area. New this year, branch managers from Perth, Prescott and downtown Brockville joined in to sponsor teams from Glen Tay Public School, South Gren-

ville District High School, and BCI. Crawford would also like to thank accountant Anthony Fritz for sponsoring a Lyn Public School team, Team Solutions for sponsoring a team from Big Brothers Big Sisters, St. Lawrence College for sponsoring two teams to participate, and Walmart for sponsoring a student team from Kemptville Public School for the third year in a row. Special thanks also go to Priority Management, Promotional Concepts in Brockville, Boston Pizza in Brockville, Tim Hortons in Kemptville, St. Lawrence Pools in Brockville, and the North Grenville District High School African drumming group for their donations of resources and time.

NOTICE OF PASSING BY-LAW TO REGULATE THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES (ATV’S) ON ALL HIGHWAYS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF LANARK COUNTY TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of Lanark County passed an ATV By-law No. 2013-20 on the 26th day of June, 2013 under section 191.8(3) of the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O 1990, Ch. 8, as amended. By-Law 2013-20 was enacted to permit the operation of all-terrain vehicles on all highways under the jurisdiction of the Corporation of Lanark County, except in Perth, Carleton Place and Almonte (as listed in Schedule “A” of the by-law). A copy of the complete by-law is available for examination at the Lanark County Administration Building, 99 Christie Lake Rd., Perth ON K7H 3C6, during regular business hours (weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) excluding statutory holidays, or online, under “What’s New” at www.lanarkcounty.ca. For further information, please contact our Public Works Department at 613-267-2793. DATED at Lanark County, this 27th day of June, 2013

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Photos by KATHY BOTHAM

Despite the fact that it was a soggy day, nearly 200 participants came out to the fifth annual Upper Canada District School Board Champions for Kids Foundation Fun Run/Walk June 16 at the Ferguson Forest Centre. More than $4,500 was raised at the event. Above, runners set out on the one-kilometre race. Below, participants try to keep dry at the Ferguson Forest Centre before the event begins.

Photo by Drew Ethier

The CFUW Perth & District Education Awards are annually presented to very worthy recipients, young women who are pursuing post-secondary education or to women returning to the workforce and needing an upgrade in their education or a career change. Priority is always given to those demonstrating a financial need. In line with its mandate, CFUW has donated over $90,000 to the field of education over the past 7 years, including these Awards, schools, literacy programs, libraries and other education-related grants. This year’s recipients are: L to R, Back row: Rebekah Nitschmann, Emily Lefebvre, Olivia Canie, Emily Barr, Laura Barr, Julia Comerford Middle row: Holly Jones, Natasha Roth, Committee Members Brenda Ethier, Barbara Hogg, Ann Ball, Kathryn Glugosh Front: Committee Member Jackie Boyer, Leanda Bracegirdle, Shannon Forsyth, Lindsay Scott Absent: Marcy Vincent and Rebecca Hellam R0012194975_0704 THE EMC - 10 - Thursday, July 4, 2013


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SATURDAY JULY 6, 12:00 PM–1:00 PM 49 Pine St., Smiths Falls – $177,900 MLS#090402002051300 ***BOB ARNOLD 613-223-7513

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33 Lanark Rd. (Hwy. 511) _ $359,000 **IVAN HODGINS 613-812-0363

SATURDAY JULY 6, 1 PM–3 PM 263 Yacht Club Rd., Rideau Ferry – $349,900 ***JEFFREY WEIR 613-285-4467

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502 Love’s Lane Private Lanark Highlands Roomy family cottage on small, clean Flower Lake! Three bedrooms,1 bath, septic and well installed. Open concept. Most furnishings included. Large deck overlooking the lake. Screened gazebo for THOSE nights. Workshop/woodshed/shed. Clean shorefront. Good fishing. The lake perimeter is approx. 5.31 kms, with a maximum depth of 12.8 meters. Common fish found in this small lake include the Northern Pike, Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass.

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2284A River Road, Ompah 1.78 Acres of absolute beauty along the Mississippi River with 32ft. 2007, bump out Eclipse/ Northlander trailer. Complete with dock, contents of trailer. The seller has captured in pictures all the wildlife and stunning scenery she has enjoyed here over the years. Absolutely a nature lovers dream. A private, quiet spot to get away from what ails you. Flush toilet in trailer. Outhouse on property. A slice of heaven I kid you not. $94,900

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2851 Narrow’s Locks Rd. 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 bedrm 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 rm. 3 Good sized bedrms, 4 pce 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. Lots of parking & great view out over maple bush. 14x16 shed is perfect for lawn equipment. Move-in condition & immediate possession!

Custom 3 bedroom with cathedral ceilings and gas fireplace in living room, main floor family room and peaceful screened/ glassed porch off the dining room. A lovey home – come and see it! $299,000 Barbara Shepherd 613 326-1361

MLS# 091191102031202 DIRECTIONS: Scotch Line (Cty rd. 10) To Narrow’s Locks Rd. (Cty. Rd 14) follow for 9.1 Km. $229,000 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, JULY 7, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM 295 Birch Grove Rd. Black Lake Lovely lakefront home & property with lots of trees and nature left in place! 1800 sq ft, open styled cedar home is ideal for all sizes of families. Walk into lge foyer area with skylights, spacious sunken liv rm w/ patio door to full length lakeside deck, formal din rm and very lge country sized eat-in kitchen with floor to ceiling greenhouse window. 3 bedrms, nmaster has ensuite & access to lakeside deck. Interior access from dble att gar into mudroom/ laundry which leads to kitchen. Full finished basement with fam rm that walks out to lakeside patio, rec rm or could be 4th bedrm, huge utulity area & 3 pce bath. Storage shed, dock. Great location

$469,000! MLS #091191101500407 Directions. Narrows Locks Rd off Scotch Line for approx 5 km. Follow signs. Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215

NEW PRICE- PERTH Now $239,000! 172 Gore St., E. Perth Unique style & character in this boyd block 2 storey home on deep landscaped lot with private backyard, perfect for a swimming pool. 3 Bedrooms, 2 baths, hardwood floors on both levels. Formal dining room, living room with gas inserted fireplace, sunroom/den with access to backyard. Spacious rooms with even more potential in kitchen and basement area. 48 Foot long garage/workshop with full size doors at both ends.

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IN-TOWN / PERTH $216,000 7 Haggart St., Perth. Comfortable low maintenance home, close to mall & hospital. 3+ Bedrooms & 2 full baths, . Lower level family. Wet bar could convert to kitchen, if in-law suite is req’d. Backyard is fenced. Garden shed located behind the carport. Mature trees. Newer gas furnace in 2008, gas fired hot water installed 2010. Central air & tilt-out easy clean windows. Low utility costs - gas $100 per month, hydro $55 per month, water/sewer $105 every 2 months. BOB FERGUSON 613-812-8871 MLS# 871458

1066 R10 Big Rideau Lake For the boating and fishing enthusiast! Travel the Rideau System. Cottage that was built to be used as year round home if desired - good bones, update to your taste. See you there! $269,000. Call Barbara Shepherd 613-326-1361

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Superb sandy swimming waterfront on Christie Lake! Huge docks, awesome views, impeccable and charming 3 bedroom cottage with privacy! This is one of THE nicest cottages I have seen – low maintenance for easy summer living, open concept for casual cottage entertaining. $379,900!

Splendid Victorian on prestigious Drummond St. Short walk to Tay Basin and the Farmer’s Market, restaurants, shops, events. Many renovations – walls, electrical, plumbing, ensuite, gleaming, refinished hardwood flooring, new main floor family room, and much more. Traditional high ceilings, mouldings in spacious living areas. Call Barbara Shepherd for appointment – 613 326-1361.

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Investment opportunity in the heart of Perth, 13 Residential units, 6 commercial units Fully rented and in great condition! $1,400,000. Call Sheri D’Aoust 613-812-9344

A lovely private country setting for this 3 bed, 2 bath family home on 12 acres. Large outbuildings, garage, barns and minutes to Perth, A must see! $349,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust 613-812-9344

BASS LAKE

RURAL KEMPVILLE 3 bdrm quality home. High ceilings, open plan concept, main flr laundry, Beautiful home on 2.3 acre lot, 3+1 bedwood stove & walk out basement. rooms, huge family room with woodstove, in-ground pool, barn. $309,900. $549,000

SUN JULY 7TH, 1:00 – 2:30 PM 24 CHURCH ST., PERTH

SAT JULY 6TH, 1:00 – 2:30 PM 22 BAY RD, LOMBARDY

MOTIVATED SELLER LEAVING PROVINCE. Renovated home. Open concept kitchen, formal liv/din, hdwd flrs & staircase. Det heated & cooled w/shop. $327,900. Host: Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

3 bd bungalow on beautiful lrg lot, hot tub rm w/patio doors to deck. Games rm w/ bar. Lrg L shaped living rm, mn-flr fam rm. Close to golf courses. $269,900. Host: Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

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BLACK LAKE

PERTH

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

MINUTES TO PERTH RIDEAU LAKES

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

3 bed bungalow suitable for families, retirees, or 1st time Buyers Features updated kitchen, hwd floors, full basement has great potential! $244,500.

MABERLY

FALLBROOKE

MCDONALDS CRN

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

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

Cozy 2+1 bed,3 bath home on 30 private acres with gorgeous spring fed pond, 2500’ frontage, workshop, detached garage. $269,900.

Private setting 15 mins from Perth! 3+1 Gorgeous 3 Bd, 3 Bth, Georgian Salt-box bd brick bungalow on 3 acres– enjoy the style Home on 35+ acres. Deeded w/f perennial gardens. $242,500.. access on Big Rideau Lk. $439,900.

RIDEAU FERRY Unique opportunity close to Perth. 3 bed 2 sty residential home on 1 acre property Treed level lot, with 280 ft +/- of excellent zoned Industrial. Unlimited uses for this Big Rideau Lk w/f. Charming 2 level 2 bed cottage. $695,000. property. $539,000.

COUNTY RD 29 Custom home on 1.1 acre private w/f lot! Great family home on quiet 4.9 acres. 4 Re-designed & ren’d Kitchen w/granite, Fantastic Commercial site for any LANSDOWNE beds, 2 baths. Completely renovated. Det 3-season sunrm. Lux master w/ensuite. Business. $179,900. Updated 2 storey hobby farm on 96 acres single garage w/carport, lower level w/ Extensively landscaped, heated db-gar/ w/det garage/wkshop & 7 stall barn. 3 walkout. $169,900. beds. $359,900. wkshop. $829,900. VACANT LAND O WATSONS CORNERS 9.98 Acres –

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

SAT JULY 6TH, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM 2847 NARROWS LOCK RD Charming 2 bed log home on 21 acres w/ addition 40x80 coverall & sugar shack & above ground pool. $324,900. Host: Paul Gordon: 613-390-2281

SUN JULY 7TH, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM 399 GRADY ROAD EAST WESTPORT AREA 7 bd bungalow with panoramic views of Black Creek, set on 191 acres, w/ horse stable & paddock. $689,700. Host: Paul Gordon: 613-390-2281

SUN JULY 7TH, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM 5 PERTH STREET, PORTLAND 3+ bed, 1.5 bath bungalow situated on an extra large, well treed lot in the Village of Portland. 2 blocks to the Rideau. $234,000. Host: Demi Thompson 613-264-4330

LOOKING TO BUY OR SELL?

0 HWY 511 W/F – $89,900 3 WINDSOR CRES, LOMBARDY 0.85 acres – $59,900

9 CANNING ST, LANARK 1.41 acres

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Adorable & affordable. Move in ready – 2 0 SHERIDAN RAPIDS RD 2.74 acres bed 2 bath home – appliances included. – $36,900 Ideal for 1st time buyer or income prop0 PARSONS WAY 2.58 Acres – erty. $174,900. $39,900

LOWER RIDEAU LAKE

Custom built split entry home w/approx 1700sqft of living space. 3+1bds, 2.5 bths. Finished lower level, lg deck & hot tub. $419,000. Host: Paul Gordon: 613-390-2281

Whatever location you’re looking for Whether you’re upsizing, relocating or downsizing Whether you’re a 1st time Buyer, a family or a senior

$109,900

PERTH

MCDONALDS CRN A fantastic starter or retirement home, 2 beds, 1 bath, walk out bsmt, detached garage, 6 private acres, newer roof. $144,900.

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SAT JULY 6TH, 1:00 – 2:30 PM 931 CODE ROAD, PERTH

Great location, 3 bed, 2 bath bungalow on low traffic street close to amenities. $229,000.

PERTHMORE ST 2 bed middle unit townhouse. Open concept living; master w/4pc ensuite, fireplace; storage. Main floor laundry, garage. $229,000

Why not visit our friendly staff at

Shared ownership dock on Otty Lake. 3 61 Gore St. E. Perth beds, open plan design, sun room, expansive deck, dbl garage + bonus bunkie. who will be happy to assist you with any real estate requests or needs. $375,000.

Call 613 267 2221

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SUN JULY 7TH, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM 26 SUNSET DRIVE, SMITHS FALLS Smiths Falls Golf Club Road Subdivision Home 3 Bed plus Den, Family Room, In-ground Pool, Privacy! $369,900. Host: Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661


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245 GLENWOOD CRES. SMITHS FALLS $254,900

125 Prescott Street, Unit 2 Kemptville Modern downtown Condo close to the South branch of the Rideau. Open concept. 2 bdrms, 2 baths.

Exceptional bungalow on quiet street, backing onto green space. Main floor living at its best!

Rob Garvin Sales Representative www.robgarvin.com

Your Choice Realty Inc. Brokerage

613-283-2121

EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

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94 Baker’s Rd. - $99,900 MLS® 874543

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

104 Port Elmsley Rd. –$199,900 MLS® 870572

645 Hamilton Lane –$219,000 MLS® 874986

4788c Brighton Houghton Bay Rd. –$585,500 MLS® 859989

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Diane Hatfield

Leah Allen

James Benda

Lisa Brennan Trudel

Regan Lee

Judy Charles

Darlene Graham

Marcella Best

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613-283-2121

www.c21smithsfalls.ca SELLING HOUSES... CREATING HOMES

Your Choice Realty Inc. Brokerage EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

SATURDAY JULY 6, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

8+4 PEARL ST. – $82,900 + $89,900 wendyhillier.com**

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SATURDAY JULY 6, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

83 OGILVIE LANE - $145,900

26 DUFFERIN ST. - $129,900

113 BEEK RD – $149,900

HOSTESS ANNA KOWALEWSKI* OPEN HOUSE

SATURDAY JULY 6, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

SATURDAY JULY 6, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

16 BAYVIEW DR - $269,900

4 FORD CRES - $409,900

wendyhillier.com**

HOSTESS: JESSYKA AUCLAIR*

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SATURDAY JULY 6, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

13 CASSELL LANE - $94,900 ANNA KOWALEWSKI*

OPEN HOUSE

SATURDAY JULY 6, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

7515 ROGER STEVENS RD – $144,900 HOSTESS: JESSYKA AUCLAIR* OPEN HOUSE

SATURDAY JULY 6, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

14 RIVER ST. - $169,900 wendyhillier.com**

SUNDAY JULY 7, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

143 RIDEAU FERRY RD. – $299,900 HOSTESS: ANNA KOWALEWSKI*

NEW PRICE

NEW LISTING

SUNDAY JULY 7, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

59 POONAMALIE RD - $144,000 HOSTESS: ANNA KOWALEWSKI*

Kevin Grimes Broker of Record 613-283-2121

Jacalyn Feenstra Broker 613-283-2121

19 KING ST - $109,900

Rob Garvin Sales Representative 613-284-6968

10141 JELLYBY RD - $199,900

Lisa Ritskes Sales Representative 613-285-6611

Francine Rever Sales Representative 613-285-7274

THE EMC - 16 - Thursday, July 4, 2013

194 CARSS AVE - $209,900 ROB GARVIN*

ROB GARVIN*

ROB GARVIN*

Anna Kowalewski Sales Representative 613-875-7842

Andrea Geauvreau Sales Representative 613-296-3309

371 STONE RD. - $389,900 LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

Wendy Hillier Broker 613-285-4476

Jessyka Auclair Sales Representative 613-283-2121

Jennifer McCleery Sales Representative 613-283-2121


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MLS # 869796 Very Unique Bungalow with large open concept Dining, Living Rm with Stone Gas Fireplace, beautiful hardwood floors. Eat in Kitchen, 4 pc bathroom with 3 Bedrooms all on one floor. Large basement partly finished with Family room, Sauna, Large Utility storage and workshop area. Economical Approximate costs, Heat $1,100, Hydro $800.00 Water $750 for last 12 Months. New Shingles & Carport 2009, New Boiler 2008.

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Stittsville Stunning 2 Bedroom Plus Loft Townhome Nestled in Private Enclave. Luminous Floor to Ceiling South Facing Windows. Gleaming Hardwood Floors. Well Appointed Kitchen with Walk-In Pantry. Spa Inspired 5pce Bath w/Cheater to Master Bedroom. Finished Lower Level w/FamRm & 4pce Bath. $304,900

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SUN 2-4 – 124 RATHWELL SHORE Be Surrounded by the Prestigious Mississippi Lake. Adorable 2 Bedroom Bungalow is Picture Perfect. Timeless White Kitchen w/Newer Countertops & Floors. Recently Renovated Bathroom. Sunken Living Room w/Cosy Wood Fireplace. Move-in Before the End of Summer & Enjoy Your Zen Inspired Retreat! $162,000

669 MacPherson Road, R.R. #3 SMITHS FALLS ON

MLS # 867523 Lovely well built energy efficient home with a quiet country setting close to Ottawa, Smiths Falls, Perth & Carleton Place. The Kitchen counter tops and Island are all Granite. Beautiful Ensuite with an Air jet Tub, & separate Walk-in Shower. Lovely Hardwood and Ceramic Floors.

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www.barbaracouch.com

Sales Representative

613-253-0518

613-596-5353

613-283-8770 613-285-9129 www.cottagesunlimited.com

NATURAL LIGHT & A UNIQUE Y INTERIOR DESIGN TRANSFORMS L W NE ICED! SPACE in this amazing home to R P create a fabulous ambience thru 2 stunning levels. The eclectic floor plan is complimented by vaulted ceilings, a dramatic Palladian Window & 2 Chic FP’s that create a captivating retreat. An exquisite OPEN HOUSE Mbr offers a 4pc Ensuite & WalkSUNDAY, JULY 7, 1-3 PM In. EXCELLENT CURB APPEAL, MANICURED STREET SCAPES & FRIENDLY NEIGHBOURS! MLS #872955

1063 DRUMMOND CON 10B, DRUMMOND N/ELMSLEY

141 LAKE PARK RD, BECKWITH TWP

$369,900

3087 TENNYSON RD, DRUMMOND N/ELMSLEY

FRESH DÉCOR IN 3 WELL CAPTIVATING FROM THE Y TR APPOINTED LEVELS , IDEAL MOMENT YOU ARRIVE! This UN O C ME FOR AN ACTIVE, GROWING sizzling, remodeled raised Bung B A O F H FAMILY. An eclectic Sunlit ML is stylish yet comfortable w/fab Family Rm boasts a vaulted upgrades thruout; gleaming Hrd Ceiling, Gleaming Hrd Flrs Flrs, contemporary Kit/Granite, & the Chic FP overlooks a chic French Drs, an exciting LL “Summer Fun” rear yard Deck, Fam Rm. Enjoy a “Staycation” Hot Tub & Pool. A decadent on the expansive rear Deck, w/ OPEN HOUSE Palladian Window is the focal charming Gazebo that embraces SUNDAY, JULY 7, 1-3 PM point of the exquisite Master. the decadent 8 person Hot Tub. The expansive LL Games Room is Ideal for Fam Fun Nights. A CAPTIVATING FAMILY 40’ x 28’ HEATED DET WKSP & INDOOR/OUTDOOR DOG RUN!! MLS #873829 HOME BOASTING A FABULOUS AMOUNT OF BRIGHT LIVING SPACE! MLS #868687

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MEANDERING, ARTISTIC, SEARCHING FOR A CHANGE INTERLOCKING BRICK W ! OF PACE? THIS TRANQUIL W ! E E N ING N ING WALKWAY & COLORFUL RETREAT nestled on a private, T T LIS LIS GARDENS, lead to this stunning non thru Country rd, adorned Split Level home. Gleaming Hrd by colorful gardens/flowering Flrs, Open Concept Lvr/Dnr, shrubs may be “it”. This Dark,Rich Kit cabinets, Island/ lush green Woodland setting Break Bar create a “Welcome embraces an all Brick Bung. The OPEN HOUSE Home” feel. The expansive, ideal setting for a retiree or 1st SUNDAY, JULY 7, 1-3 PM sunlit, LL Fam Rm boasts inside time buyer searching for a lg Det Wksp to enhance their lifestyle. A charming, sunlit home boasts Hrd Flrs, Country style entry from Att Dbl Gar& sought after walk-out to an “Awe Inspiring” Woodland setting. The soothing Mbr boasts a cheater door to the main Bath. COUNTRY LIVING SECONDS Eat-In Kit, upgraded windows & Furnace. ENJOY SUNRISES & TO DOWNTOWN CARLETON PLACE & HWY 7! FARMER’S FIELDS FROM THE REAR DECK! MLS #875950

185 CRAMPTON DR, CARLETON PLACE

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A DELIGHTFUL, CEDAR SPLIT LEVEL, NESTLED ON A CHARMING COUNTRY LANE. An open concept Kit/DNR, overlooks the cozy ML Lvg Rm. An expansive 2nd Level Sunlit Family Rm spans the length of the entire home. Step thru Patio Drs to a 2 tiered Deck wrapping around an Above Ground OPEN HOUSE Pool. An ideal setting for Summer SUNDAY, JULY 7, 1-3 PM BBQ’s & fun with the kids. A sunlit LL contains 3 Spacious Bdrms, Full Bath, ample Storage space &Walk-out to Att Single Gar. MINS TO THE POPULAR BECKWITH RECREATION FACILITY!

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334 TAIT MCKENZIE DR, ALMONTE

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$329,500

Grant Scharf

Sales Representatives 613-343-4862

Broker of Record 613-283-5435

181 DAKERS RD, BECKWITH TWP TE IVA NG! R P TTI SE

Casey Errett

Janice Hastie-Waugh

Supporter of the Children’s Miracle Network

$699,900. Outstanding property on the prestigious North Shore of Big Rideau Lake. 1.5 storey post & beam home w/5 bdrms & 3 bthrms. Sweeping lake views and 170ft of great waterfront. 4+ acres. A view of the lake from almost every room. 1 car garage. 24ft floating dock. Come enjoy all that Rideau has to offer! Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435 $279,900 Reduced from $289,900. Two bdrm year-round cottage with Western exposure. Fabulous sunsets! Convenient location: close to shopping & 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 $215,000. Location, location! Old fashioned 3 season cottage on Dunrobin Shores. 100ft of waterfront on the Ottawa River. 3 bdrms, 1 bth. Stunning view of the water, Gatineau Hills & fabulous sunsets. Flat stone waterfront. Enjoy your summers on the river. Easy commute to work. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435 $169,900. Great starter home 15 minutes to Carleton Place. 2 bdrm, 1 bath bungalow sitting on one acre - great privacy! Open concept living area with modern kitchen. All appliances included. Drilled well and septic. Newer deck is a great place to sit and enjoy country living. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435 $72,000. Great location to build your family home on Richmond Road, 2 mins East of Franktown. 3.31 acre country property. 10 minutes to Carleton Place. Enjoy all that country living has to offer with an easy commute to the city. School bus for kids. Property has had entrance put in. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435


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eleerealty@gmail.com

613-284-7277

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59 Main St., Eastons Corners Merrickville/Wolford Twp. $279,900 MLS: 876590

Saturday, July 6, 1pm - 2pm

80 Lavina St., Smiths Falls $229,000 MLS: 875857 W NE TING LIS

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67-69 Stephen St. (side-by-side) $142,900 MLS: 876275

53 Marsha Drive, Smiths Falls $184,900 MLS: 852505

105 Rideau Ave., Smiths Falls $219,900 MLS: 869274

87 Eric Hutcheson Rd., Smiths Falls $374,500 MLS: 875976

101 Rideau Avenue Commercial Great Investment $575,000 MLS: 855482

1 Windsor Cres., Victoria Woods $269,900 MLS: 854634

“A” LIST PROPERTIES YOU WILL LOVE! NEW LISTING! PERTH RURAL 112 OAK LANE Beautiful 3 bdrm, 3 bathroom bungalow just outside of Perth. Insulated concrete form construction, radiant heat, porcelain and hardwood flooring throughout. Wonderful finished basement. Workshop.

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NEW PRICE! Character plus! 3 bedroom semidetached. Great rental potential a stone’s throw from Algonquin College.

Beautifully landscaped/ maintained angelstone bungalow with workshop and sunroom on 3 acres. 30x35 ft barn with box stalls and loft.

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NEW PRICE! 3+2 bedroom home with attached 1 bedroom apartment ($750/mo). Attached double garage and detached triple bay garage. Totally wheel chair accessible.

NEW PRICE! Renovated 3 bedroom home on large lot with detached garage. Quiet corner in Frankville.

Privacy and panoramic views! 4 bedroom log home on 3.9 acres w/deeded access to Dalhousie Lake.

YOUR LOCAL “A” TEAM

Allan Sales Representatives

Christian 613-207-0834

Settlement Realty Brokerage

2 Wilson Street East, Perth

613-264-0123

Each office is Independently Owned & Operated

Norene 613-812-0407

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SATURDAY JULY 6

www.evelynlee.ca

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Open House 10:00am-11:00am 8 & 4 Pearl St 10:00am-11:30am 61 Front St W 10:00am-12:00pm 2847 Narrows Lock Rd 10:30am-11:30am 45 Golf Club Rd 11:00am-12:00pm 27 Elgin St 83 Ogilvie Lane 11:00am-12:30pm 85 McGill St 38 Kensington Ave 34 Carol Cres 11:30am-12:30pm 26 Salmon Side Rd 2511 Rideau Ferry Rd 26 Dufferin St 374 Conc 11 12:00pm-1:00pm 49 Pine St 12:00pm-1:30pm 60 Central Ave 12:30pm-1:30pm 113 Beek Rd 7515 Roger Stevens Rd 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 80 Lavinia St 19 Wills Rd 1265 Conc 5 16 Bayview Dr 1:00pm-2:30pm 22 Bay Road 931 Code Road 1234 Armstrong Rd 109 Colonel By Cres 237 Golf Club Rd 243 Lera St 1:00pm-3:00pm 263 Yacht Club Rd 2:00pm-3:00pm 4 Ford Cres 13 Cassell Lane 2:00pm-3:30pm 9031 Cty Rd 29 2:00pm-4:00pm 11 Mather St 2:30pm-3:30pm 504 Rideau Lake Rd 14 River St 3:00pm-4:30pm 654 Kitley Line 2 83 Sherbrooke St 464 Cty Rd 29 27 Kelly’s Rd

Smiths Falls

Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

Brockville

Gerry Seguin 613-852-4313 Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Smiths Falls

Bob Arnold 613-223-7513

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Rural

Stan Suffel 613-284-6756 Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Carol Barber 613-285-4887 Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 John Gray 613-868-6068

Smiths Falls Rideau Ferry Smiths Falls Drummond

Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602 Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476 Michelle Fournier 613-812-8585

Smiths Falls

Bob Arnold 613-223-7513

Brockville

Gerry Seguin 613-852-4313

off Rideau River Rd Smiths Falls

Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842 Jessyka Auclair 613-283-2121

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Bathurst Smiths Falls

Bob Arnold 613-223-7513 Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602 Ivan Hodgins 613-812-0363 Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

Lombardy Near Perth North Elmsley Smiths Falls Smiths Fals Rural Smiths Falls

Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000 Paul Gordon 613-390-2281 Cole Walker 613-812-0536 Carol Barber 613-285-4887 John Gray 613-868-6068 Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434

Rideau Ferry

Jeffrey Weir 613-285-4467

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Rural

Jessyka Auclair 613-283-2121 Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

Addison

Gerry Seguin 613-852-4313

Perth

Barbara Shepherd 613-326-1361

Smiths Falls

Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602 Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

Smiths Falls Rural Perth Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls Rural

Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 Cole Walker 613-812-0536 Carol Barber 613-285-4887 John Gray 613-868-6068

SUNDAY JULY 7

11:00am-12:00pm 118 Golf Club Rd 143 Rideau Ferry Rd 2851 Narrows Locks Rd 11:00am-12:30pm 823 Kitley Line 1 12:00pm-1:30pm 26 Kelly’s Rd 57 Golf Club Rd 12:00pm-2:00pm 5 Bacchus Island Rd 1066 R10 12:15pm-1:30pm 295 Birch Grove Rd 12:30pm-1:30pm 59 Poonamalie Rd 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 107 Pointview Dr 1:00pm-2:30pm 399 Grady Rd E 5 Perth St 1218 Powers Rd 94 Abel St 109 Munro Rd 24 Church St 1:00pm-3:00pm 3087 Tennyson Rd 181 Dakers Rd 334 Tait McKenzie Dr. 1063 Drummond Con 10B 2:00pm-4:00pm 124 Rathwell Shore 14 County Rd 17 6987 Wyatt Dr 3:00pm-4:30pm 4 Morgan Ave 323 Drum con 11 687 Kitley Line 3

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THANK YOU We would like to thank family and friends for joining us in celebrating our 50th Wedding Anniversary and sending best wishes cards. A special thank you to our children and grandchildren for all their input. Bart and Elaine Drew

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HAPPY 50TH ANNIVERSARY July 6, 2013 Mom and Dad Keith and Marie Wilson Love Lisa and Steve Brad and April Jodie (your adventurous granddaughter) and great grandchildren Anthony and Austin â&#x20AC;&#x153;We love you both dearlyâ&#x20AC;? ANNOUNCEMENT

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HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY Mom Phyllis Kerr Love Donna, Dale, Shirlan and grandchildren. Please join us July 7, 2-4 p.m., at South Elmsley Complex next to OPP Station on Hwy. 15 for cake and coffee. Best wishes only please

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GRADUATION Zachari Dane Beaubien of Almonte graduated from Notre Dame Catholic High School, Carleton Place. Congratulations and best of luck in pursuing your dreams in music! Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re so proud of you! Love, Mom, Dad, Matt and Jen

HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY July 3, 2013 Phyllis Donnelly to One Very Special Mom, Gran, and Great Gran Love Always and Forever Lorena, Marc, Michael, Kassandra, Drake and Violet GRADUATION

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IN MEMORIAM BYGROVE, Stanley (Barry)- In loving memory of our brother Barry who passed away June 26, 2000. Love your family FRASER - In loving memory of Alex who passed away July 10, 1995. There is a link death cannot sever, Love and remembrance last forever. Never forgotten Your Family

Congratulations Jake You did it, high school is over! Love Mom, Dad and Jesse

STAG AND DOE for Sarah Brown and Steve Cavanagh Saturday July 20th 2013, 8 pm Carp Agricultural Hall, Carp Fair Grounds Tickets $10/person available at the door

STAG & DOE for Jamie Lee Gould and Shane Foley Saturday July 6, 2013 starting at 7:30 p.m. Toledo Legion Come and help celebrate THE EMC - 25 - Thursday, July 4, 2013

Graduation The family of Brittany Neron are proud to announce her graduation from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Social Sciences, Joint Honors Political Science and Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Studies. Brittany is continuing her education in the fall at the University of Ottawa in a masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s program. We are so very proud of Brittanyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s accomplishments. Brittany is the daughter of Ralph and Kelly Neron, sister of Casey and granddaughter of Douglas and Marlene Millar and Ellen Neron of Carleton Place.

LAMING, Dwayne- In loving memory of my dear son who was taken tragically July 4th, 2010. I only have a picture now, A frozen piece of time, To remind me of how it was, When you were here, and mine. How much I miss you being here, I really can not say, The ache is deep inside my heart, And never goes away. No farewell words were spoken, No time to say goodbye, You were gone before I knew it, And only God knows why. Always loved and never forgotten, Dan and Fran xoxo LAMING, Dwayne- In loving memory of our dear brother/uncle who was taken tragically on July 4th, 2010. We miss you now, our hearts are sore, As time goes by we miss you more, Your loving smile, your gentle face, No one can fill your vacant place. We canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have old days back When we were all together. But secret tears and loving thoughts will be with us forever. Always in our thoughts Dwayne xoxo Sherry, Angel, Adam and families.

COMING EVENTS BELLEVILLE DOLL AND TEDDY BEAR Show and Sale July 14 Fish & Game Club Elmwood Dr Belleville, ON 10 am - 4 pm Proceeds: Charity, contact Bev 613-966-8095


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Christoper Daniel

FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE Doug and Janice Peters are happy to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Elizabeth to Travis Arthur, son of Art and Diane Matheson. Vows will be exchanged September 28, 2013 at Balderson United Church with a reception to follow, 9 p.m., at Code’s Mill in Perth. Family and friends welcome.

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CARD OF THANKS

THANK YOU The family of the late June Bygrove wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all who helped out on such a difficult day. A loving thank you to Rick and Michael. To Wendy, Marnie, Laurie, Sandy and Beverly for all the love, support, compassion and precious time spent with Mom. A sincere thank you to Jen and Connie and all the staff members who lovingly provided us with all we needed to have Mom at home. To Beverly and Paul for their amazing strength in having to make the necessary but difficult arrangements, we can always count on you. Thank you to all the staff at Lannin’s for your support and direction. A special thank you to all who sent food, flowers, prayers and cards, and to those who expressed on-line condolences and made donations in loving memory of Mom. Thank you to Jim and Patricia and families for the amazing amounts of food, we all appreciated your kindness. To Wendy Doherty for preparing such a beautiful family dinner and helping us out at the luncheon. You truly are a most special friend. To Rev. Hoppins for Mom’s beautiful service. Your kindness and comforting words will always be remembered. Thank you to Marnie and Ron for hosting the luncheon. To Brittney and Sienna for the loving stories of Mom, you did a beautiful job. To Mom’s grandchildren and great grandchildren Tammy (Tony), Kara (Sean), Quincy, Logan, Angela (Daryl), Winter, Michael, Justin, Brett, Brittney, Tansley, Sienna and Luke. You were all Mom’s biggest blessings. A loving thank you to Ricky for all the generous and amazing things you did for Mom each and every day. We love you. To Mom’s sons-in-law, Jim, Ron, Danny, Dan, Paul and Rick; she loved you all like sons. To Uncle Bill for your loving visits with Mom. Thank you to the pallbearers Danny, Dan, Brett, Rick, Paul and Luke for such a difficult task. Mom was a strong, loving, beautiful person and an amazing mother. She is now embraced by Dad, Barry, Harold and Susie. Our circle has once again been broken, and our lives are forever changed. We will always and forever remember Mom with joy and love each and every day. Love, June’s Family

COMING EVENTS Fawg Forest Therapeutic Farm Summer Day Programming, July 2013 Monday to Friday (8 to 4 pm) offering summer day camp for children. Day programming will include individual horseback riding lessons, arts and crafts, animal husbandry, pro social learning and personal growth experiences. Children 8 to 12 years, limited numbers and professional staff will facilitate exciting activities that will engage youth. info@fawgforest.com specializing in first time riders. Located Mountain, Ont. 613 809-5678 $ 2 2 5 / w e e k www.fawgforest.com

COMING EVENTS On Sunday July 14 from 8 am-4 pm; Kanata Animal Hospital on 440 Hazeldean Road; invites you to their 6th annual Microchip/Nail Trim/BBQ Fundraiser. This event is to benefit giant breed dogs & horses in need of Birch Haven Rescue. No appointment necessary. For more i n f o r m a t i o n ; (613)725-4279 or www.birchhaven.org

Norris Mary Veronica Norris (WW II-English War Bride) Peacefully at home, surrounded by the love of her family, Mary passed into the care of her Dear Lord on Monday, June 24th, 2013. Devoted wife to her beloved husband, the late George J. Norris. Loving mother to children; Sue Young (David), P. J. Norris (Joyce), George R. Norris (Sandy). Gracious and proud Nan to grandchildren; Jay Young (Chantal), Jon Norris, Liz Stanwyck (John), and Luc Bayou (Erin). Adoring great Nan to great grandchildren, Sasha Norris, Ella Young, and Jacob Bayou. Special sister to brother Bill (Thelma) Jehu, and family, of England.Mary was predeceased by parents William and Nora Jehu. She will be greatly missed by her family, brother-in-law, Rodney Norris (Linda), and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Mary was the light of her family. An elegant woman of love, faith and peace, her gentle kind spirit touched many lives throughout her entire life. Right up to the end, Mary’s concern was never for herself, but for her family. She was a very creative, gifted and knowledgeable person and nursed at Lanark Lodge as an RNA for many years. Mary let everyone know she had a wonderful life. A romantic at heart, she only saw beauty in everyone and everything. Mary was held in high esteem by everyone who knew her, Mary’s unconditional and self-sacrificing love will sustain her family all the days of their lives. WELL DONE MOM UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN ... Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church, 38 Wilson St. East, Perth, on Thursday, June 27th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment, St. John Catholic Cemetery, Perth, followed by a reception in the O’Dacre Family Funeral Home. Donations to St. John the Baptist Church, Perth, or The Table would be appreciated.

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Kwak

DeSALVO Peacefully at home with family by his side on Friday June 28, 2013. Christopher Daniel DeSalvo, age 47 years. Loving Husband to Connie Lynn DeSalvo (Young). Loving father to Emily and Patrick DeSalvo. Loving son of Jessie DeSalvo (Best) and the late Henry DeSalvo. Brother to Jim (Bonnie), Diane (Ray) Scissons, Helena DeSalvo (Mike), Stan (Jane), David (Lynn), Joyce McGibbon, Grant (Cheryl) and Kathy Potvin. Son in Law of Helen Young. Brother in Law to Robin (Robin) Young, Penny Kirkby (Ed) and Cindy Marion (Dan). Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Friends were received at the Lannin Funeral Home Smiths Falls on Tuesday July 2, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Celebration of life took place at the Lannin Funeral Home Chapel Smiths Falls on Wednesday July 3, 2013 at 2:30 PM. Interment at Greenbank Cemetery Rocksprings. Donations in memory of Christopher to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kingston General Hospital would be appreciated. Online Condolences available at www.lannin.ca

DEATH NOTICE

Czeslaw Kwak

FLYNN William Thomas Lawrence (Tyke) January 12th, 1930–June 21st, 2013 Passed away Friday June 21st, 2013 at his residence in Newboro in his 84th year. Cherished husband of Ruby, nee Mattice. Dear father of Edna (Louis Thomas), Lesley (Darius Corcoran), step-father to Barbara (Donnie Seward) and Susan (Paul Echlin). Dear Poppa to Louis Jr., Colin, Carley, Donald Jr., Amber, Taylor and Jessica. Great Grandpa to Cheyenne, Marleigh and Sierra. In keeping with Tyke’s wishes cremation has been arranged by Simpler Times Cremation bmulcair@simplertimes.org. For those wishing to do so, donations made to the Newboro United Church would be appreciated. A celebration of Tyke’s life will take place on Saturday, July 6th, 2013, 2 p.m. at 14 Bay Street, Newboro, Ontario. All family and friends are welcome to join in the celebration.

BURSON Michael John Victor Michael was born in Smiths Falls 63 years ago on November 7, 1949 to Ellwood and Betty Burson. On June 25, 2013 Michael lost his courageous battle to Cancer. He is survived by his wife Sandra, his brother Paul, and his nieces and nephews, Sineid and Ciaran Burson and Mark and Kelly O’Neill. He will be sadly missed by cousins, several brothers and sisters-in-law, his life-long friend Brian Gilroy along with many other close friends. Also, by his special “Girls”, Roxy, BB and Tabi. Michael was a graduate of Waterloo University with a degree in Earth Sciences which caused Michael to travel and work in various cities throughout the world, ending a very rewarding and successful career in 2010. Thirty-five years ago Michael married the love of his life, Sandra Miskelly on November 18, 1977. Michael and Sandra lived in Vancouver, British Columbia for 21 years, returning to their Ontario roots in 1998 to their home on Rideau Lake. As per Michael’s wishes Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will take place at Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends are invited to Celebrate Mike’s life at the Royal Canadian Legion in Smiths Falls with a good ol’ fashioned Irish Wake on Saturday, July 6, 2013 between the hours of 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation - Cancer Clinic, or L.A.W.S. would be greatly appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca

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Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at his home, Maberly, Ontario, on Monday, June 24th, 2013, Czeslaw S. Kwak at the age of 61. He was the cherished husband of Krystyna (Letki) Kwak, dear Tata of Kathy (Brian) Guffroy and Olga Kwak (Phill Hood), and beloved Dziadzia of Leah and Ethan Guffroy. Treasured brother-inlaw of Grazyna (Zbigniew) Kobus and Halina (Marek) Nazaruk of Poland; predeceased by his parents Stanislaw and Anna (Rynkiewicz) Kwak and his sister Anna Kwak. Born with a great sense of humour and adventure, Czeslaw travelled throughout Europe and Nigeria. He excelled in woodworking. Thank you to Drs. Bell, Franklin, Zaza, and Hall, NP Brenda Bonner, and RNs Carol, Amy, Kelly and Lorrie for their excellent care. Friends and family were invited to gather in remembrance of Czeslaw’s life at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 1 P.M. In remembrance, contributions to Opemikon Scout Camp, Christie Lake through Scouts Canada would be appreciated.

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Saunders Mary M. Saunders

In hospital in Perth on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the age of 95 years Mary M. Saunders. She was predeceased by her husband James B. Saunders and her parents Patrick and Ann O’Donovan. Mary was the loved and respected mother of Brian of Christie Lake, David (Sylvia) of Malaga, Australia, grandmother of Brenda Piepers, great grandmother of Myranda Ruel, Jadon Kaeb and Kayley Piepers. She will be sadly missed by her life long best friend of almost 90 years Dorothy “Dodie” Green of Ottawa and her friends at Carolina Court. A service and interment will be held privately for the family at Pinecrest Cemetery in Ottawa. In remembrance memorial donations to the Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A8, Memorial Tree Program. Arrangements are in the care of Blair and Son Funeral Directors, 15 Gore St., West, Perth, Ontario, K7H 2L7 Phone: 613-2673765 Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

McLEOD Harry Alfred Peacefully in the early evening of Thursday, June 26, 2013 with his family at his side. Harry A. McLeod of Almonte, age 90 years. Cherished husband and best friend of Yvonne I. Quirt. Dearly loved and respected father of Dr. Sandra MacLeod (Dr. Malcolm Fraser) and Dr. Carolyn Rees-Potter (David). Brother of Gerald, Darrell and Gary. Predeceased by his sisters; Angela Frizzell, June James, Betty Tedford & Faye Miller. Dear Grandpa of David Fraser (Colleen), Dr. Amanda Fraser-Wallace (John) and Dr. Jennifer Fraser (fiancè, Dr. Michael Potter). Also survived by 3 great grandchildren: Alexander Fraser, Emilia & Graham Wallace. Family and Friends were received at the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)-256-3313 for visiting on Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 1pm until time of Service in the Gamble Chapel at 2 PM. Rev. Mary Royal, officiating. Interment Auld Kirk Cemetery, followed by reception at the Gamble Funeral Home. For those who may want to honour Harry with a memorial donation, please consider the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation. Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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McCOY Alice Patricia (Hobbs) March 17, 1919–June 22, 2013 Beloved wife of the late Linton McCoy. Loving mother of Bob (Beth), Beth (Roger Barden), Jack (Susan), Ron (Maureen). Survived by 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Predeceased by 12 siblings. Family service took place at Stanley’s Corners Anglican Cemetery, June 24, 2013.

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Peacefully in hospital, Ottawa with her loving family by her side, on Monday June 24, 2013 Susan A. Power-Gallant at the age of 67. Beloved wife and best friend of Linus V. Gallant. Much loved and respected mother of Noella Klawitter (Derek), Maria Power, Cheri-Lynn Power and Bernadette Vicente (Graham). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Jenna Sky Power, Tanner Power and Mario, Christopher and Tiago Vicente. Dear sister of Debbie and Shelagh and step-mother of Michelle MacKinnon, Greg, Vincent and Jeff Gallant. Rested at Hillsboro Funeral Home, 2 Hollis Ave., Stratford, for visitation on Friday, June 28, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral mass was celebrated on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at St. Patrick’s Church, Fort Augustus at 10:30 a.m. Following the mass a reception took place at Paddy’s Pub. Interment followed at Our Lady of Assumption Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Catholic Women’s League Fort Augustus or the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre 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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Young Arlene Young

Finally freed from the bonds of Alzheimer’s Disease at Broadview Nursing Centre Smiths Falls on Tuesday June 25 2013 Arlene (nee Morin) Young in her 79th year. Beloved wife of 54 years of Wayne Young, loved mother of Kathy (Dan) Sonnenburg and Judy (John) McKeown. Cherished Nana of Katie, Greg, McKenzie, Brooke, Casey Lee, and Abigael. Great grandmother of Rylee. Sister of Melville Morin. Predeceased by her parents Agnes and Victor Morin, sisters, Venetta and Edna and brothers Bill and Rick. Sister in law of Diane Morin, Geraldine Campbell, Wilma (Don) Oliver, Sharon (Lyle) Martineau, and Ross (Linda) Young. Also fondly remembered by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home Smiths Falls from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday June 27. At Arlene’s request a private family service will be held. Interment: Maple Vale Cemetery. In remembrance, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or C.H.E.O would be appreciated.

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Nancy Peacefully surrounded by her family at home on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Paul Winegarden. Loving mother to LeeAnn (Garry Whatley), Gordon and Roger. Devoted grandmother to Robyn (Billy Hamilton), Amber and Paul. Great grandmother to Mason, Emma and Noah. Dear sister to Lall (Sharon). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends were invited to visit with the family at Lannin Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 10 am until time of funeral service in the Chapel at 11 o’clock. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca

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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

July 4th 2009 - MacDonald, Donald Francis 2011 - Hourigan, Dianne Elizabeth July 5th 1998 - Kennedy, Mildred Gwendolyn 2000 - West, Elizabeth Lottie 2009 - Armstrong, Robert Gordon “Bob” July 6th 1989 - Kellough, James Victor 2005 - McKay, James Alexander 2005 - Burke, Clara Gertrude July 7th 1973 - Colguhoun, Terence L. 1974 - Virgin, Mary Cora 1978 - McGregor, Myrtle Rae 1988 - Andrews, William John

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also our way of saying “thank you” to the many families who have shown confidence in us since we came to Almonte in 1973. Some families are unable to visit this book on the anniversary of the death of those they love. For this reason we are proud to publish these names weekly as our way of saying…“We Remember”.

July 8th 1973 - Barr, Lloyd 1980 - Bowes, John Alvin 1980 - Hudson, Jessie Beatrice 1981 - Tosh, Mary Christina 2001 - Hepworth, Ernest James 2004 - Arden, Courtney Madison 2006 - Larocque, William George 2007 - Ryan, Cletus John July 9th 1981 - Wark, Robert James 1982 - Oliver, Norman 1984 - Beaton, Mary Ethel 1985 - Dick, James Edward 1999 - Halpenny, Ann Elizabeth 2005 - Lloyd, Douglas Arthur 2006 - Faraday, Perry Walter

July 10th 1970 - Finch,Percy 1993 - Hunt, Alberta Ellen (Bertie)

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McPARLAND, Cory – Taken to soon from us on July 8, 1995 by a drunk driver. 18 years have gone, The sadness we feel still hangs on. To lose someone so young isn’t fair, We have memories we want to share. Your nephews Brett and Kale are getting big, You guys would play in the sand box; Build roads and dig. A very proud uncle you would be, To watch them grow with you and me. Don’t worry, they’re watching up above, So they can have all of your love. Missing you everyday Love, Mom and Dad (Ann and Keith) Kim (Jay and Brett) Sarah (Kale) XO

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

SPONG Peacefully at Hilltop Manor in Merrickville on Monday, June 24, 2013, at the age of 88. Predeceased by her parents, John Alexander Berry and Esther Boyce, her husband, Ronald Edwin Spong, her two brothers George and Jack and her best friend Gretta Smith. She leaves her loving son, Bruce and his wife, Suzanne, her sister Laura Declare, 3 girls from Children’s Aid, and many friends. She will be sadly missed by all. A Service was held at the Brown Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry in Kemptville on Thursday, June 27th at 2pm, officiated by Reverend Blair Paterson. If you wish to honour Pearl’s memory, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated.

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HOURIGAN (VAUGHAN) Dianne - In loving memory of our beautiful Dianne, who passed away July 4, 2011. Her courage and determination continue to inspire us and we take comfort every day in knowing that our special angel is watching over us. Missing you with all our hearts, the Vaughan and Hourigan Families

HINTON, Donna – In fond and loving memory of our wife and mother who passed away June 29, 2005. Tonight the stars are gleaming. On a lonely, silent grave, Where sleeps in dreamless slumber. One we loved but could not save. So may the winds of love blow softly And whisper so you’ll hear; We will always love and miss you And wish that you were here. Ever remembered, ever loved and sadly missed Grant, Terri, Paul and Kevin

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Marion “Pearl”

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STAPLES David R. July 10, 1947 July 8, 2003

DWAYNE D. LAMING July 4, 2010 My love, beside your grave I often stand, With heart both crushed and sore, Silent til the sweet words come, “Not lost, but gone before”. God knows how much I miss you, He counts the tears I shed. And whispers, “He only sleeps, Your loved one is not dead”. So I’ll be brave, Dwayne, And pray to God each day, So when He calls me home to you, Your smile will guide the way. You were the love of my life and taken far too soon “Thanks for the DANCE” Kathy

IN MEMORIAM In fond and loving memory of our dear Father and Poppy Gone dear father, gone forever, How we miss your smiling face But you left us to remember, None on earth can take your place. A happy home we once enjoyed, How sweet the memory still, But death has left a loneliness The world can never fill. Just when your life was brightest, Just when your years were best, You left this world of sorrow, To a home of eternal rest.

ADAMS – In loving memory of a dear brother Brett Adams, July 8, 2012. Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed, and very dear. Gone but not forgotten Love Herb and Lisa

ADAMS – In loving memory of Brett Philip Adams who passed away July 8, 2012. We thought of you with love today but that is nothing new We thought about you yesterday and days before that too We think of you in silence, we often speak your name but All we have are memories and your pictures in a frame Your memory is our keepsake with which we’ll never part God has you in His keeping, we have you in our hearts. Love Glenda Brittany, Jeff Jonathan and Aundrea

SONNENBURG Tyler Brent Robert “Ty” May 17, 1985 – July 2, 2002 In our home there is a picture, Of your face more precious than gold. And to those who loved and lost you, Your memory will never grow old. Today we look at your picture, At your face so loving and true, No wonder our hearts are breaking “Ty” Losing a son and brother like you. But each day you walk beside us, And when our lives are through, We pray that God will take our hands, And lead us straight to you. You’ll always be loved and remembered And greatly missed “Ty”. Love always and forever, Mom, Dad and your brother Trav xxoo

With all our love. Christina and Hudson Brendan and Dwayne (D.J.) Breige and Daylin Smokey and Layla

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CARLEY, Bill July 8, 1973 40 years have come and gone. Never forgotten. Say hi to Pat and Rob. Whiter says high. The Carleys

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A golden heart stopped beating, Two busy hands at rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. They say memories are golden, Well, that may be true, But we never wanted memories, We only wanted you. Dearly loved Never forgotten Jackie, Dennis, Dennis Jr. and Allison Tracy and Jeff

ROGERS, Chris 1980 - 2008 I love you son XOXO

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ADAMS, Brett Philip – In loving memory of a dear son who left us July 8, 2012. Remembering you is easy, We do it everyday. Missing you is a heartache That never goes away. The day you left me, a piece of my heart went with you. Life still goes on without you, But it will never be the same. With love, Mom

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 Appliances, #3756 ADAMS – In loving Peters Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (bememory of an uncle, tween Perth and Smiths Brett Adams, who left Falls). (613)283-8634.

us all too soon, July 8, 2012. Everyday in some small way, Memories of you come my way, Though absent you are always near. You realize some people forever stay in your heart, Just not in your life. Always remembered, Linda and Cory

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2 bedroom plus apt. Close to downtown Smiths Falls. $1000/mth. Everything included. 613-283-7497.

Kemptville- 2 bedroom upstairs apt. Available Aug. 1. No pets. First, last, references required. $850/mth. includes heat, hydro, fridge, stove, park3 bedroom semi-de- ing. 613-989-2058. tached house, Carleton Place. Available June 1. Kemptville- Newly renoFridge and stove included. vated older, 3 bedroom Recently renovated. $1125 farmhouse, near Wal-Mart. plus heat & hydro. Good Oil furnace, living, dining, references required plus large eat-in kitchen (origi1st and last months rent. nal log wall). Available immediately. Non-smoking. No pets. 613-257-4627. Small animal friendly (reowner). 3 bedroom townhouse for sponsible rent in Perth, available Au- $1,350/month plus heat gust 1, $1,200 plus hydro and hydro. Horse stalls, and water, fenced in back turn-out paddock available yard. References required. (extra). 613-258-3166. 613-264-9270. Kemptville. Room mate $900/month + utilities, 2 wanted to share 2 bedapartment, bedroom apt. in Perth near room Available the hospital, fridge, stove, $400/month. now. 613-327-3666. laundry room, references, 1st & last, view at www.mls.ca MLS# Large, 2 bedroom, 2 bath duplex, 2-storey, in Carle868851, 613-200-1000. ton Place. Large yard, Almonte- 2 bedroom available September 1. apartment, ground floor, $950 monthly. First and required. private entrance, large last yard, 3 appliances, 613-253-3038. $1,200/mth, all inclusive. No pets. Available Aug. Large newly renovated 1 bedroom apartment near 1st. Call 613-256-2919. downtown Perth. Fridge, Almonte- 2 bedroom apt. stove, washer, dryer in4 appliances, large yard, cluded. $750 plus heat and parking, private entrance. hydro. Call 613-267-6115. $1,100/mth. All inclusive. Mississippi Lake Carleton No pets. Available immedi- Place. 1 bedroom bungaately. 613-256-2919. low. Seasonal rental or Almonte, studio apart- year round lease, furment, separate sleeping nished or unfurnished. 30 area, heritage building, min. to Kanata 15 min. to available now, $595 plus Perth or Carleton Place. utilities. Secure building. Private lakeside living. No pets. All amenities. 613-253-3120. 613-257-5711. Perth, 2 bedroom, 2nd Apartment for rent. Mer- floor apartment, close to rickville 2 bedroom, wash- downtown, fridge and er & dryer, 1 bedroom a/c stove included. $575 plus unit, August 1, no smok- utilities. First and last reing/pets. $925 + hydro. quired. 613-264-0002. Bruce (613)808-6943. Perth, 2 bedroom apartAshley Chase Luxury ment, $700/month. Plus Adult apartments over- hydro. Clean, secure buildlooking the Tay River, near ing. Parking, coin laundry downtown Perth. Air con- facility. Seniors welcome. ditioning, exercise room, 613-925-3046. entertainment room, li- Perth- 2 bedroom apartbrary, elevator. ment available July 1st in 613-267-6980. Perth on Sherbrooke Street, $725 + hydro, launAugust 1st. Large apart- dry facilities, parking for 1 ment with heat, hydro, vehicle, recently renovatfridge, stove, washer and ed, mature adults predryer included. All refin- ferred, chair lift, references ished hardwood floors on required, No Pets, please ground level with a large contact Stace covered porch. Garage. 613-278-0622. Ideal for mature single or couple. $1,200/month. Call Perth, 2 bedroom apartPerry at Weagle Realty ment in quiet security Ltd., Brokerage building. Well looked after. 613-284-4191. Fridge, stove, parking, balcony. Laundry in building. Beautiful 2 bedroom $795/month plus hydro. apartment in Smiths Falls. No dogs. (613)349-9377. Double lot, nice area, hardwood floors. Only Perth- 2 bedroom apart$995, heat included. Call ment. Stove, fridge, washTom, 613-284-1515. er and dryer. Parking, electric heat, no pets, west Bungalow townhouse. end. $875/month. Carleton Place. 2+1 bed- 613-267-3534. room. Rec room plus 1-1/2 bath. Aug. 1. $1,100. Perth 2 bedroom apt. After 7:30 p.m. Available June 1. 613-257-5198. $675/mth. plus hydro. 613-267-4831 after 5. Carleton Place, 1 bedroom apartment, newly Perth. Available immedirenovated, hardwood ately. 2 bedroom apartfloors, close to downtown, ment in security building. parking, $750 plus hydro. $700/month plus utilities. No pets. Jeff 613-283-7000. 613-858-8092. Perth- bright 2 bedroom Carleton Place, apartment apt., balcony. Close to downtown, stairs, first/last pool and amenities. Parkmonth rent, references, no ing, laundry on site. $830. Sept. 1. smoking, no pets. Available 613-267-6940. 613-867-1905.

2 bedroom quiet 11 unit adult building. Hardwood, ceramic, new bathroom reno., upstairs, non-smoking, no dogs. Heated $795. Aug. 1. 613-285-4001, 613-283-0921.

Central Smiths Falls, ground floor, 1 bedroom apartment. Fridge, stove, parking, heat, hydro included. Ideal single or couple. $800/month. 613-283-4204.

Retail stores on Russell St E., Smiths Falls for rent from $950 to $1,850 and $3,000 for restaurants. Contact Darlene Kantor 613-283-9799. Store front retail space. Excellent location, downtown Carleton Place, near town hall. 613-867-1905.

FOR RENT 1 bedroom apartment in Kemptville, 1 minute walk to shopping and restaurants, newly renovated, new fridge and stove, quiet adult building, storage, parking, heat and hydro included. No pets. No smoking. $850/month. Available August 1. Please leave a message 613-720-4328.

1 bedroom apartment on 2nd floor, quiet secured building in downtown Perth. Heat, water, fridge and stove included. $630 per month. References reBlacksmith- Wayne Cath- quired 613-267-4844 9 erwood is taking new cus- a.m.-4 p.m. tomers 613-258-3080. 1 bedroom available June Nubian X doelings, $120 1st. $600. Centertown Kemptville. References reeach. 613-269-4796. quired. 613-264-8439. Polled pure bred Limousin bull, 15 months old. 1 bedroom upstairs apt. Central location, Carleton Please call 613-657-4433. Place. Fridge and stove inSt. Jean’s Farrier Ser- cluded. First and last months rent and good refvice. 613-283-1198. erences required. $650 Wanted to buy, horses, plus heat and hydro. No colts and ponies, all types. pets. 613-257-4627. Contact Bob Perkins at 2 bedroom apartment (613)342-6030. available immediately, near arena, Smiths Falls. Heat included. $725/month. PETS Fresh paint, new floors. 613-283-7157. Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, groom- 2 bedroom apartment for ing, fenced activity park, rent in Perth. Mature pernature walks. Lorna son (couple) preferred. (613)200-1952 or (Note: bed & bath upstairs). Parking included. (613)264-2203. $675 + utilities. No pets. Jack Russell Terrier pup- Walking distance to downpies. 4 males, 2 females. town. Call 613-812-0809. Short hair, short-legged, tails docked. $400, shots, 2 Bedroom, Carleton deworming included, Place $745. Well maintained, clean, quiet apart613-284-1653/Ashleigh ment building, secure Set your dog free with a entrance, stove, fridge, Dogwatch Hidden Fence parking included,hydro exSystem. Service and in- tra, laundry on first floor. stallation of any system. 613-294-2076. 1 ( 8 0 0 ) 6 4 7 - 3 3 0 7 . 2 bedroom condo. Carlewww.dogwatchontario.ca ton Place. 2 levels, 4 appliances, gas fireplace, Siberian Husky pups, 10 $1050/month plus heat & weeks and 9 weeks. Shots, hydro. Available Aug. 1. dewormed, vet checked, No pets, Call evenings afblue eyes. Parents on site. ter 7 pm. 613-257-5198 613-489-1121 or 613-794-4959. 2 bedroom for rent, on 15-1/2 Russell St., Smiths Falls. Call Darlene at MORTGAGES 613-283-9799.

$$MONEY$$ CONSOLIDATE Debts Mortgages to 90% No income, Bad credit OK! Better Option Mortgage #10969 1-800-282-1169 www.mortgageontaFarm machinery, rake, rio.com baler, disk, plough, Case tractor, (old) wagons, Solutions used tin, combine, old Mortgage wooden seed drill, etc. Purchases, Consolidations, Construction. 613-342-9533. Lower than bank posted Large quantity of used rates (OAC) On-Site Pristeel roofing, vate Funds for credit issues, discharged 613-259-2067 evenings. bankrupts and BFS Manuals and Decals. Op- without proven income. erators manuals, service Chase Financial manuals, parts manuals 1-613-384-1301 Chase for tractor engines, imple- Financial o/b 835289 ments and heavy equip- Ontario Inc. Brokerage ment. Roberts Tractor License #10876 Manuals. 519-539-0739. Custom Hay Services. Cut, rake, bale, wrap. Affordable rates. Manure and tillage services available as well. 613-285-6857.

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2 bedroom furnished home with access to Otter Lake. Utilities included. No pets. $985/mth. 613-283-8387. 2 bedroom half house, 60 Victoria Ave., Smiths Falls, off street parking, no pets, $750/month plus utilities. 613-283-2266.

2 rooms for rent in home (Montague Township). 1st WANTED TO RENT room- ensuite bathroom. $500/mth. 2nd roomIncludes Looking for 1 bedroom $400/mth. apartment in Perth. utilities. Available immediately. 613-608-7563. 613-267-4463 after 5:30. 2+1 bedroom apt. DownSmiths Falls. ParkCOMMERCIAL RENT town, ing. Fridge, stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher. $950 Heritage Retail & Com- plus hydro. Appointment: mercial lease space 613-285-9229. available. From 200 to 1400 square feet. Central 2+1 bedroom available Atrium. Located in down- Aug. 1. Includes parking, town Perth, Ontario (Stew- laundry, heat and hydro. In art Park Area). Contact Perth. $1,250/mth. (613)267-7040. 613-264-8143.

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Room for rent. Available immediately. Washer/dryer. Phone. No pets. Leave message. 613-284-8378. Room- shared bathroom and kitchen. Mill St., Almonte. $425/mth. First/last. Available immediately. References required. Jason 613-256-8836.

Code Apartments. Smiths Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 bedroom in clean, quiet, adult building. Fridge, stove, parking, laundry faRussell St. W., Smiths cilities. (613)283-7779. Falls. Large ground floor, 1 bedroom apt. Heat inColonel By Luxury adult cluded, hydro extra. Newly apartments. Close to renovated. Available imCounty Fair Mall in mediately. $625/mth. Smiths Falls. Air condi- 613-283-1697. tioning, exercise room, party room, library and Share 2 bedroom waterfront home on Mississippi elevator. 613-283-9650. Lake between Carleton Franktown area- for stor- Place and Perth. $465 plus age. Single car garage. split hydro. Own deck, en$100/mth. Loft $75/mth. trance and livingroom. 613-283-8387. 613-608-4961.

FOR RENT Small 2 bedroom duplex. Smiths Falls. Fridge, stove, water. $690/mth. plus hydro. Available Aug. 1. 613-803-7827.

FOR RENT Smiths Falls, Nice, roomy, 1 bedroom apartment available July 1st. $725/month including heat and hydro. First and last required. 613-222-0816/days, 613-258-9894/evngs & wkds.

Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom apartment, ground floor, centrally located, available immediately. No pets. No smoking. Call Graham Smiths Falls renewly 613-283-0865. renovated 2 bedroom home. $950 plus utilities. Available immediately. Call Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom 613-283-5718. apt. 2nd floor. Adults only. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. Studio furnished loft apt. Graham (613)283-0865. Rideau Ferry. Ideal for 1. Utilities included. BBQ, Smiths Falls 2 bed- balcony, deck & dock $880/mth. room ground floor. available. Aug. 1. Toulon Apartments. Available $935/mth. Available 613-267-2091. Aug. 1. First/last required. Please call White Lake. Log house on 613-283-9650. 5 acres, 2200 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, sunroom, Smiths Falls, 2 bedroom wood heat with electric in heritage stone building. backup, garage parking for $895/month. Heat, hydro, 1 vehicle. $1100.00 plus fridge, stove, washer and utilities. Available August dryer included. Available 1, 2013. Contact: Joanne August 1. 613-283-9650. 613-256-5180. Smiths Falls 2 bedroom upstairs apt. $775. Heat and hot water included. Quiet adult occupied building. Laundry services onsite. 613-264-9695.

William St. West, Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom, 2nd floor apartment, heat included, hydro extra. Well maintained, very large living room, attractive decorating. No smoking, no Smiths Falls, available im- pets. Available immediate$550/month. mediately, bachelor apart- ly, ment, $500/month 613-283-1697. includes heat. 613-283-7000.

STORAGE Smiths Falls. Bachelor apartment, available May 1, no pets, no smoking, single female preferred. Call Graham 613-283-0865. Smiths Falls- Carssridge Apartments, 2 b e d r o o m , $1095/month. Available Sept. 1st. Heat, hydro, cable included. Please call 613-283-9650 Smiths Falls- Furnished, 2 bedroom, appliances, cable included. Walking distance downtown/hospital, Quiet working person, $725 plus electrical. Parking (one car), freshly painted. 613-812-2400. Smiths Falls, large 2 bedroom apt. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, parking and laundry included. $850/month. Call Perry at Weagle Realty Ltd. Brokerage 613-284-4191. Smiths Falls, large 2 bedroom ground floor apt. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, parking and laundry included. $1,100/month. Call Perry at Weagle Realty Ltd. Brokerage 613-284-4191. Smiths Falls- Large second floor 2 bedroom apartment with laundry room. Large backyard, parking, heat included. Recently renovated, in excellent condition. No pets. $725. First, last, references required. 613-284-1853.

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Storage, 8’x20’, 8’ high, 160 sq. ft., Kemptville. $ 6 0 / m o n t h . 613-658-3459.

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Absolutely Beautiful 1&2 bedroom apartments

Secure 50’s Plus Building Carleton Place No Smoking No Pets $700.00 and up Seniors’ Discounts

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FOR LEASE Space for medically related services in new medical clinic on Elliott St. Perth, ready for occupancy in January 2014. One space of 1000 sq ft or clinic rooms by the half day, day, month or year. Reception services also available. Dr. VanNoppen (613) 267-1600

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Alcoholics Anonymous (613)284-2696. Are you concerned about someoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s drinking? There is help available for you in AL-ANON/Alateen. Call 613-284-6100, 257-3138, 272-3105, 203-3713, 826-2566, 283-5038. Overeaters Anonymous 613-264-5158

Quiet Adult Campground. All services, near Merrickville, Ontario. Rideau River, Petangue, tennis, fishing, telephone. $1,200 per season. 613-269-4664. Sandy Beach Resort on Otter Lake. 1, 2 and 3 bedroom housekeeping cottages, beautiful park setting with natural sand beach shoreline on pristine lake. Perfect for swimming, great fishing, use of canoe and kayaks. We are located 1 hour south of Ottawa or 1 hour north of Kingston on Hwy 15. Check out our website at sandybeachresort.ca Call 613-283-2080. Sandy Beach Resort on Otter Lake, seasonal trailer site available, full hookup, Pristine Lake, great for swimming and fishing. Call 613-283-2080. Website: sandybeachresort.ca Skinny Dipping: Keep cool in summer! Lakesun Nudist Club is a traditional family naturist club for couples and families. Private lake, sandy beach, camping and cabins in a beautiful natural setting just north of Kingston. I n f o : w w w. l a k e s u n . n e t 613-353-2463

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Wage based on Experience Benefit package available PosiĆ&#x;on to start immediately

RECEPTIONIST/SALES Part time position available at growing Hearth retail store in Kemptville. Experience in fireplace and woodstoves would be an asset. Willing to learn new products and good with people.

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BONNECHERE MANOR Long Term Care Home Bonnechere Manor, a safe and caring community to live, work and enjoy life.

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2.5 acre building lot in subdivision off Bear Hill Road, Carp. Near golf course. Partially cleared. $135,000. Lana Burnley, For rent. Charming cabin Royal LePage. perched over beautiful HELP WANTED 613-266-9020. Bass Lake, suitable for 2 people. Near Rideau Ferry, 15 minutes to Dental office looking for a LEGAL Perth/Smiths Falls, 50 Dental Assistant for a 1 maternity leave. minutes to Ottawa/King- year ston. $600/week. Please fax resume to 613-269-2971. 613-283-6136. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS In the estate of Ivan HELP WANTED HELP WANTED Clarence Warrington, Pensioner, Deceased, All persons having claims as creditors against the estate of the above mentioned, late 60 Bed Long-Term Care Home of the City of Carleton Merrickville, ON Place, in the County of Lanark, who died at the said City of Carleton Employment Opportunities For Place on September 12, 2010, are required to file proof of same with Casual Dietary Students the undersigned on or (requirements: Food Handling Course) before July 29, 2013. After that date the Public Guardian and Trustee Food Service Workers will proceed to distribute the estate, having (requirements: Completed or regard only to the enrolled in Health Care Food Service claims of which she CertiďŹ cate and then shall have had notice. Anyone having Food Handling Course knowledge of a Will or next-of-kin of the above Please fax or e-mail resume and mentioned is also requested to contact the cover letter to: undersigned. DATED at Toronto on June 21, 2013. Nicole Nicholson, Director of PUBLIC GUARDIAN Nutritional Services AND TRUSTEE, Fax: 613-269-3534 ESTATE TRUSTEE 595 BAY STREET, E-mail: nicole@hilltopmanor.ca SUITE 800 TORONTO, ONTARIO M5G 2M6 LEGAL LEGAL File: 817730-011

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Mississippi Lake, 1 bedroom cottage available for the season, Ebbs Bay area. 613-253-3120.

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Bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Degree in Physiotherapy. Current registration with The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario, in good standing. Proven leadership capabilities with excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Computer literacy required (word processing, spreadsheet and database). Long-term care experience, preferred.

Compensation: $38.90 - $44.39 per hour, plus comprehensive beneďŹ ts package, including paid vacation time.

CLR450220

3 bedroom house. Older home. Very good condition. Situated on 3.78 acres. South of Kemptville. Financing available OAC. $169,500. Rent to own possible. Dave 613-989-5451.

315 Elsie Street, Smiths Falls (Crestview Mobile Home Park) To: Ken Meldrum or Melinda Meldrum. Take Notice that the Landlord and Tenant Board will be conducting a hearing on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Comfort Inn, 33 Centre Street, Smiths Falls, on an application by John H. Spinelli, landlord, to declare the above-noted mobile home abandoned. In The Event That the Board declares the mobile home abandoned, the landlord may dispose of it in any way he sees fit. The LTB documents relating to the application may be obtained from Peter D. Hall, 25B Robinson Street, Perth K7H 2E5.

VACATION/COTTAGES

Please send your resume, stating applicable competition number, by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2013 to: Human Resources, County of Renfrew 9 International Drive, Pembroke ON K8A 6W5 EMAIL: hrinfo@countyofrenfrew.on.ca (in MS Word or pdf format) Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

COUNTY OF RENFREW Employment Opportunity

CLR448591

10.6 acres of vacant land with 1,100 ft of paved road frontage. 980 Bellamy Rd, Mississippi Mills. $ 6 9 , 5 0 0 . 0 0 . (613)624-5534 or (613)327-2349.

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BONNECHERE MANOR Long Term Care Home

Bonnechere Manor, a safe and caring community to live, work and enjoy life. Bonnechere Manor is a 180-bed long term care facility accredited with â&#x20AC;&#x153;commendationâ&#x20AC;? through Accreditation Canada, dedicated to providing quality care and services, which recognize the right to self determination, dignity, privacy, and optimum lifestyle for all residents / clients. We believe in the maintenance of family, staff, community, and volunteer relationships with, and on behalf of, each resident / client and we strive to play a unique role in the community we serve, thereby participating in a continuum of care services.

DIRECTOR OF CARE (Full time)

Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Care is responsible for the Nursing Department and ensures that nursing services are provided in a manner that focuses on resident satisfaction and rights. This position also collaborates with the Medical Director, Nurse Practitioner, other attending physicians and staff on a regular basis to plan and evaluate resident care, oversees resident placement and programs related to communicable diseases, and ensures compliance of long term care standards. Qualifications: r "(FOFSBM3FHJTUFSFE/VSTFXJUIBDVSSFOUDFSUJĂąDBUFPGDPNQFUFODFXJUIUIF$PMMFHFPG/VSTFTPG0OUBSJP#4D/EFHSFF SFRVJSFE .4D/QSFGFSSFE/VSTJOH.BOBHFNFOU"ENJOJTUSBUJPO$PVSTF FRVJWBMFOUUP$)"QSPHSBN  r $/"DFSUJĂąDBUJPOJOHFSPOUPMPHZPSUISFFZFBSTPGSFMFWBOUFYQFSJFODFJO-POH5FSN$BSF r .JOJNVNĂąWFZFBSTPGNBOBHFNFOUFYQFSJFODF1SPWFOMFBEFSTIJQBCJMJUJFTDPNCJOFEXJUIFYDFMMFOUJOUFSQFSTPOBM WFSCBMBOE XSJUUFODPNNVOJDBUJPOTLJMMT$PNQVUFSMJUFSBDZSFRVJSFE XPSEQSPDFTTJOH TQSFBETIFFU EBUBCBTF  r .VTUIBWFJNNFEJBUFBDDFTTJCMFUSBOTQPSUBUJPO r "CJMJUZUPNFFUBOENBJOUBJOIFBMUISFRVJSFNFOUTUBOEBSETPG#POOFDIFSF.BOPSBTQFSUIF-POH5FSN$BSF-FHJTMBUJPO r .VTUTVDDFTTGVMMZEJTQMBZEFQBSUNFOUBMBOEQPTJUJPODPNQFUFODJFTPG1FSTPOBM4FOTJUJWJUZ&NQBUIZ'MFYJCJMJUZ"EBQUBCJMJUZ 5FBNXPSL)PMEJOH1FPQMF"DDPVOUBCMF$PBDIJOH'FFECBDLBOE"OBMZUJDBM4ZTUFNBUJD5IJOLJOH 1SPCMFN4PMWJOH  Compensation: m  QMVTDPNQSFIFOTJWFCFOFĂąUTQBDLBHF Please send your resume, stating Competition #13-57, by 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 to: )VNBO3FTPVSDFT $PVOUZPG3FOGSFX *OUFSOBUJPOBM%SJWF 1FNCSPLF0/,"8 &."*-ISJOGP!DPVOUZPGSFOGSFXPODB JO.48PSEPSQEGGPSNBU

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Retail Meat Cutter Kudrinkoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Grocery in Westport is looking for an experienced retail meat cutter to assist in our busy retail meat department. The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities: 5ISFFZFBSTPGNFBUDVUUJOHFYQFSJFODF 'PDVTFEPOEFMJWFSJOHRVBMJUZQSPEVDU &òFDUJWFMZNFSDIBOEJTFTEJTQMBZDBTFT "UUFOUJWFUPDVTUPNFSSFRVFTUT .BJOUBJOTBDMFBOGPPETBGFXPSLTQBDF )BTLOPXMFEHFPGTBVTBHFNBLJOHBOETNPLJOH

EMC Classifieds Get Results!

Part-time work available at horse farm in Delta. plus time CLASSIFIEDS Sundays throughout the week. Barn chores and general farm HELP WANTED maintenance. Contact Jennifer 613-724-7529 Licenced mechanic need- jenniferc5@sympatico.ca ed immediately for busy automotive shop in Position available for liKemptville. Diesel experi- cenced hair stylist for ence an asset. Drop re- growing business in Carlesumes off at 4064 County ton Place. New and excitRd 43, Kemptville, or e- ing work atmosphere. contact Kim mail randy.rose@xplor- Please 613-229-8110. net.com Mature, experienced server needed. Flexible schedule. Full time. Apply by resume at: 73 Bridge St., Carleton Place. CL434524_0704

Automotive sales person needed at a busy import dealership.

If you feel you possess most or all of these qualities and ZPVFOKPZXPSLJOHJOBOFOWJSPONFOUUIBUJTOPUPOMZ ESJWFOCZTBMFT CVUPOFUIBUJTQBTTJPOBUFEFMJWFSJOH quality products that meet our customersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; high expectations UIFOXFJOWJUFZPVUPBQQMZUPCFDPNFBNFNCFSPG our team. Please email your resume to neil@kudrinkos.ca PSEFMJWFSJOQFSTPOUP.BJO4U8FTUQPSU

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Valid OMVIC License and/or experience with F & I would be an asset, but we would be willing to train the right applicant. Applicants must have good verbal and written communication skills, outgoing personality, and have the desire to make an above-average income. Apply to khahn@rivingtonmitsubishi.ca or fax 613-253-3610

WORK OPPORTUNITIES + TRAVEL Childcare positions in Unites States, air fare, medical etc. provided. Childcare in Holland, New Zealand, Australia, Spain, England, China, etc. Different benefits apply. Hotel jobs in England. Teach in South Korea, air fare, medical etc. provided. Apply at: 902-422-1455 Email: scotiap@ns.sympatico.ca

Looking for child care, a few hours a week. References or babysitting course. Just before Vet Clinic, Hwy 29 towards Brockvillle. Call Ashley or Dan- 613-284-1468.

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.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative OfďŹ cer, the Public Works Manager will be expected to manage the delivery of public works services including roads, bridges, solid waste management, ďŹ&#x201A;eet and facilities maintenance in accordance with legislative requirements and ďŹ nancial resources. The Manager will use strong communication skills to lead a staff complement of 11 unionized employees while overseeing outsourced services (eg. engineering/drainage/waste site monitoring). The successful candidate will actively participate in budget preparation and will develop reports to Council in support of innovative, cost-effective, and safe public works operations while offering leadership to partners and employees. The Township is seeking a results oriented individual to join our team with solid knowledge of municipal legislation and practices, excellent communication/interpersonal skills, and working knowledge of MS OfďŹ ce suite software. The ideal candidate will have acquired related post secondary education and be a CertiďŹ ed Engineering Technician or Technologist and have a minimum of 5 years suitable management experience preferably in a municipal setting. Candidates with a CRS designation combined with a demonstrated commitment to continuing education in public works and asset management, together with relevant experience will also be considered. The full position mandate is available on the Township website. The salary range of $73,595 to $81,770 (for a 35 hour work week) and a competitive beneďŹ t package make this an attractive full-time permanent position for the right candidate. Please submit a detailed resume no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013 in conďŹ dence to: Malcolm Morris, Chief Administrative OfďŹ cer Tay Valley Township 217 Harper Rd., RR 4, Perth ON K7H 3C6 email: cao@tayvalleytwp.ca We thank all applicants for their interest and advise only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected and maintained in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for candidate selection purposes.

For over 37 years, Mills Community Support Corporation has been providing support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities. As a casual or part time employee, you can elect to take shifts that are flexible for your lifestyle. You have the opportunity to work in various settings including residential homes and individual apartments. You can be involved in recreational activities, job placements and community events. Day, evenings, weekend and night shifts available. Minimum education, skill requirements and job descriptions are available upon request. Experience in community services as related to intellectually delayed persons is required. We are looking for individuals who are creative, flexible, and interested in maximizing citizenship within our community. Forward resumes to: Patti Fee, Director Corporate Services Mills Community Support Corporation Fax: (613) 256-1185 Email: pfee@themills.on.ca

434472_0704

PUBLIC WORKS MANAGER Situated in the heart of Eastern Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cottage country, Tay Valley Township is a community of picturesque hamlets and historic homesteads with an abundance of shoreline on twenty-six lakes and seven rivers. Ideally located within a one-hour driving distance of both Ottawa and Kingston, it affords a tremendous opportunity to combine urban and rural lifestyles. The Township offers a unique working environment for an individual wishing to partner with Council and fellow employees in the delivery of high quality municipal services to a population of 11,500 permanent and seasonal residents. Candidates are encouraged to review the Townshipâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Strategic Plan available at www.tayvalleytwp.ca

Part Time and Casual Support Worker Positions Available for locations in the Almonte area

We are sorry, only those selected for an interview will be contacted Mills Community Support is an equal opportunity employer

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

A Division of Hinton Auto Connection Ltd.

CANADAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S NEWEST SHOWROOM Hinton Dodge Chrysler has a Permanent Full Time Position to fill immediately. We offer Competitive Pay, Benefit Plans and a State of the Art Facility. We are looking for Career Orientated, Energetic Self Starters with Great Communication Skills. Position: Automotive Service Technician (310S) P Certified Chrysler Technician. P Must be able to Test and Repair Automotive Systems and Components to manufacturers specifications. P Must be able to Perform Scheduled Maintenance and also advice Customers on work performed and required future maintenance. P Must be able to work independently. Qualified candidates can either mail or email a copy of their resume to: Attention: Kevin Ireton Hinton Dodge Chrysler 110 Ewart Ave. Perth, ON K7H 3M6 Email: kevin.i@hintondodge.ca

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

DRIVEWAY SEALING Ed Widenmaier for over 25 years. Free estimates, Reasonable rates. Commercial and Residential Owner operated. 613-267-3205

T.L.C. HOME IMPROVEMENTS No job too small! Free estimates â&#x20AC;˘ Home Renovations â&#x20AC;˘ Plumbing Repairs â&#x20AC;˘ Painting/cleanup â&#x20AC;˘ Concrete work Doug Morley 257-7177

M&K Renovations looking for jobs: Siding, decking, fencing, drywall, painting, laminated floors, windows, doors. Call Mike for quote, 613-259-2446. Mowing Service- Rough cut, bush hog, yards or acreage. 613-229-2231 bhyndmans2@yahoo.ca 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.

Send A Load to the dump, cheap. Clean up clutter, garage sale leftovers or Family Tree Service. We leaf and yard waste. pride ourselves on our 613-256-4613. professional services at reasonable prices. Li- Window Washing Wizcensed and Insured. Free ards, Commercial and Estimates. -Full Arborist Residential. No job too big Services -Master Tree or too small. Climber on site -Specializ- 613-264-6115. window ing in dangerous tree re- washingwizards@hotmail moval -Storm Damage - .com Quality work guaranteed Fast Friendly Service -Seniors Discount. Office: BUSINESS SERVICES 613-278-0348 Cell: HAVE YOU been denied 613-812-3184. CANADA PENSION PLAN Interlocking brick, roofing DISABILITY BENEFITS? and cedar-rail fencing. 20 The Disability Claims Adyears experience. You set vocacy Clinic can help. the price, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll do the Contact Allison Schmidt work. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that simple!! at:1-877-793-3222 Call Robert 613-206-1897. www.dcac.ca

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Should be familiar with streets and surrounding roads. Top of the industry remuneration paid. Excellent supplemental income for semi-retired and retired persons. Please call Brett

CL434365_TF

Access Taxi requires Full and Part-Time drivers for Smiths Falls

Immediate Job Opening Permanent Part-time Household Goods Assistant- 25 hours per week. Friday, Monday, Tuesday (8:00 am-2:00 pm) Saturday (8:30 am-3:30 pm). Wage Commensurate with experience. Duties include: Retrieve, sort, price & stock items received. Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Deadline for applications: July 12, 2013. Phone 613-989-3830 Fax 613-989-3830, house.lazarus@gmail.com

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Ottawa Heavy Civil Construction Company

POSITIONS AVAILABLE Goldie Mohr Ltd. is currently hiring

grademen, excavator operator and backhoe operator for heavy civil construction in the Ottawa area. Municipal road, sewer and water experience preferred. Please send resume to mikebuch@goldiemohrltd.ca CLR450144-0704

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GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET

Steveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roofing 14 years experience, Excellent workmanship, 10 year written warranty, Call Steve for a free estimate 613-552-9471.

Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill St. in historic downtown Almonte. 613-256-1511. 36 vendors. Open daily 10-5.

Gardiner Shore yard sale off 10th Line of Beckwith, 6 mins. from Carleton Place. July 6. 8-noon. Tools, clothes, dishes, knick knacks.

129 Kendon. Make an offer sale. Coke, beer, crocks, bottles, fishing, tins, toys, wood, buckles, motor oil, cast iron, jackknives, artwork, china and more. 129 Kendon Lane (off Mile Point Road; off Rideau Ferry Road, 5 km south of Perth -signs) Friday, July 5 (4-8) and Saturday, July 6 (8-2).

Gigantic yard sale- 133 Saumure Circle, Smiths Falls. June 29, 30, July 1. 7-5 each day. Rain date, July 5, 6 and 7.

July 6, 8-2, Community Garage Sale, Pineridge Drive, Carleton Place, just up from Blackâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Corners. Bass Lake Road between Rain date Sunday, July 7. Lombardy and Rideau Ferry. Something for everyone. RV accessories, furniture, etc. Sat. July 6, rain date Sat. July 13.

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Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital

Material Control Clerk The Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital has an immediate opening for a casual Material Control Clerk to provide vacation and sick coverage for the department. The incumbent is responsible for the efficient operation of the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stores department which includes purchasing of the right products at the best price for delivery in a timely manner along with accurate record keeping and inventory control. This is a physically demanding position. Qualifications: UĂ&#x160;-Ă&#x2022;VViĂ&#x192;Ă&#x192;vĂ&#x2022;Â?Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;ÂŤÂ?iĂ&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;vĂ&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;>`iĂ&#x160;ÂŁĂ&#x201C; UĂ&#x160;Ă&#x160;Â&#x201C;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x201C;Ă&#x2022;Â&#x201C;Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;vĂ&#x160;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x153;Â&#x153;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x17E;i>Ă&#x20AC;½Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;ÂŤĂ&#x20AC;iĂ&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;iĂ?ÂŤiĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;iÂ&#x2DC;ViĂ&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x160;ÂŤĂ&#x2022;Ă&#x20AC;VÂ&#x2026;>Ă&#x192;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;}Ă&#x160; related position in a computerized environment. UĂ&#x160;-Ă&#x2022;VViĂ&#x192;Ă&#x192;vĂ&#x2022;Â?Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;ÂŤÂ?iĂ&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;vĂ&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iÂ?>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x192;iĂ&#x192;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;Â&#x201C;>Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;>Â?Ă&#x160; management preferred. UĂ&#x160; iÂ&#x201C;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;iĂ?ViÂ?Â?iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;>Â?Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;Ă&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x152;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;Â&#x201C;Ă&#x2022;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;V>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x192;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2C6;Â?Â?Ă&#x192; UĂ&#x160; iÂ&#x201C;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x153;Ă&#x153;Â?i`}iĂ&#x160;Â&#x153;vĂ&#x160;>VVÂ&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;}Ă&#x160;ÂŤĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;VÂ&#x2C6;ÂŤÂ?iĂ&#x192;° UĂ&#x160; iÂ&#x201C;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;>LÂ&#x2C6;Â?Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x153;Ă&#x160;ÂŤÂ?>Â&#x2DC;]Ă&#x160;Ă&#x192;iĂ&#x152;Ă&#x160;ÂŤĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;iĂ&#x192;]Ă&#x160;Â&#x201C;iiĂ&#x152;Ă&#x160;`i>`Â?Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;iĂ&#x192;Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;` implement change. UĂ&#x160; iÂ&#x201C;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;Ă&#x153;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;}Ă&#x160;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x153;Ă&#x153;Â?i`}iĂ&#x160;Â&#x153;vĂ&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;ÂŤĂ&#x2022;Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;âi` management information systems. UĂ&#x160; iÂ&#x201C;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;>LÂ&#x2C6;Â?Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x153;Ă&#x160;Â&#x201C;>Â&#x17D;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x192;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;Â?Ă&#x2022;`}Â&#x201C;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;`iVÂ&#x2C6;Ă&#x192;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;° UĂ&#x160;*Ă&#x20AC;iĂ&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;iĂ?ÂŤiĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;iÂ&#x2DC;ViĂ&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x160;Â&#x2026;Â&#x153;Ă&#x192;ÂŤÂ&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;>Â?Ă&#x160;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x201C;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;ÂŤĂ&#x20AC;iviĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x20AC;i`° Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;ÂŤÂ?iĂ&#x152;iĂ&#x160;`iĂ&#x152;>Â&#x2C6;Â?Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;>LÂ&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2026;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;ÂŤÂ&#x153;Ă&#x192;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;]Ă&#x160;ÂŤÂ?i>Ă&#x192;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x192;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;V>Ă&#x20AC;iiĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160; our website at www.carletonplacehospital.ca ÂŤÂŤÂ?Â&#x2C6;V>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x192;Â&#x2026;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Â?`Ă&#x160;LiĂ&#x160;Ă&#x192;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x153;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2026;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x2022;Â&#x201C;>Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;,iĂ&#x192;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x20AC;ViĂ&#x192;Ă&#x160;

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Community Living North Grenville believes â&#x20AC;&#x153;that all persons live in a state of dignity, share in all elements of living in the community, and have the opportunity to participate effectivelyâ&#x20AC;?. This position will provide reception service for the administration ofďŹ ce by answering the telephone, greeting the public and assisting individuals within the organization. The position will also perform routine administrative/clerical tasks, process invoices, assist with maintenance of website, and an Employee Management System, and provide general support to administrative staff. The ideal candidate should have: A two year community college certiďŹ cate in OfďŹ ce Administration or Business, well developed computer skills including proďŹ ciency in Microsoft OfďŹ ce, ACCPAC, data management and the ability to learn and adapt quickly to a new system; excellent communication skills, tact, patience, attention to detail and be a team player. Interested applicants should apply to: HR Department Community Living North Grenville 2830 County Road 43, P.O. Box 1430 Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0 Or by e-mail to info@communitylivingnorthgrenville.ca by July 17, 2013

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RR #1 Smiths Falls ( approximately 514 papers) plus various box drops â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Reference #FC001 RR #2 Smiths Falls (approximately 703 papers) plus various box drops Reference #FC002 RR#3 Smiths Falls (approximately 663 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FC003 RR#4 Smiths Falls (approximately 351 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FC004 RR#5 Smiths Falls (approximately 503 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FC005 Jasper (approximately 660 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FF001 Lombardy RRâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (approximately 965 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FE001 Portland RR#1 (approximately 650 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FG001 Portland RR#2 (approximately 101 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FG002 Portland RR#3 (approximately 49 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FG003 Newboro (approximately 50 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FJ001 Toledo (approximately 360 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FH001 Frankville (approximately 237 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FI001 Elgin (approximately 497 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FK001

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RR#1 Kemptville (approximately 434 papers) plus various box drops Reference #VE001 RR#2 Kemptville (approximately 311 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VE002 RR#3 Kemptville (approximately 538 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VE003 RR#4 Kemptville (approximately 545 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VE004 RR#5 Kemptville (approximately 1185 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VE005 BurriĆŠs Rapids (approximately 70 papers) box drop only - Reference #VJ001 North Gower (approximately 957 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VC001 Oxford StaĆ&#x;on RR#1 (approximately 312 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VG001 Oxford StaĆ&#x;on RR#2 (approximately 257 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VG002 Oxford Mills RR#1 (approximately 400 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VF001 Oxford Mills RR#2 (approximately 336 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VF002 Oxford Mills RR#3 (approximately 118 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VF003 Oxford Mills (approximately 312 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #VG001 Mountain (approximately 657 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #VK001 South Mountain (approximately 346 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #VL001 Inkerman (approximately 126 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #VM001

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Rideau Ferry (approximately 100 papers) box drops only - Reference #PI001 Westport RR #1 (approximately 274 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PE001 Westport RR#2 (approximately 601 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PE002 Lanark RR#1 (approximately 336 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PF001 Lanark RR#3 (approximately 335 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PF003 Lanark RR#2 (approximately 298 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PF002 Lanark RR#4 (approximately 300 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PF004 Carleton Place RR#1 (approximately 973 papers) box drop only - Reference #CD001 Carleton Place RR#3 (approximately 1386 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #CD003 Almonte RR#1 (approximately 645 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #CG001 Clayton (approximately 320 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #CH001 Pakenham (approximately 705 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #CI001 Almonte RR#2 (approximately 640 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #CG002 Ashton (approximately 1130 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #CE001

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Maberly (approximately 457 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PG001 Sharbot Lake (approximately 500 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PQ001 Balderson (approximately 385 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PH001 McDonalds Crn (approximately 335 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PJ001 Perth RR #1 (approximately 375 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PC001 Perth RR #2 (approximately 650 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PC002 Perth RR #3 (approximately 550 papers) box drop only - Reference #PC003 Perth RR #4 (approximately 815 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PC004 Perth RR #5 (approximately 700 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PC005 Ardock (approximately 75 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PK001 Claredon Stn (approximately 50 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PL001 Mississippi Stn (approximately 29 papers) box drop - Reference #PM001 Mtn Grove (approximately 250 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PN001 Ompah (approximately 131 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PO001 Plevna (approximately 135 papers) Box Drops only - Reference #PP001 Snow Rd (approximately 6 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #PR001

Quality Antiques & Collectibles

Saturday July 6 and Sunday, July 7 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $7.00

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION HALL 26 BECKWITH ST. E PERTH In Air-Conditioned Hall & Outside Along Historic Tay Canal

(613) 283-5270 www.perthantiqueshow.com

HugeAuction Spencerville, Ont. Saturday July 6 2815 Dukelow Rd., Spencerville ON Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss this NO-RESERVE Auction. Everything Must Go Owners are Downsizing Starts 10 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Viewing at 8 am Vehicles at 1 pm Just a sampleâ&#x20AC;Ś1993 Winnebago 34â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Class A Motorhome, 2002 Harley Davidson Sportster Motorcycle, 2003 Honda Civic, 1961 MGA Roadster, 2012 Master Tow Dolly, 1989 Honda Fourtrax ATV, 2011 Ariens 11-28 Snow Blower, Noma Hydrostatic Lawn Tractor, Troy Built Generator, ATV-Motorcycle 1500 jack, 2 Storage Sheds (Great Dane trailer converted) 22 and 31 feet, Duncan-Phyfe dining table (+leaves) and chairs & buffet, Red queen-size pullout sofa, plus plus plus household and garage items too numerous to list

For complete listing & pictures: auction.kemptville.info kenfinnertyauctions.ca Cash â&#x20AC;˘ Debit â&#x20AC;˘ Visa â&#x20AC;˘ Mastercard No buyers premium â&#x20AC;˘ Canteen on-site KEN FINNERTY AUCTIONS 613-258-4284

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GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET

AUCTIONS

BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING DELIVERY ROUTES

AUCTION SALE SAT, JULY 13, 2013 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM FOR MRS. ELAINE SIPES OF SOUTH MOUNTAIN, ON to be held at MARSHALLâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S AUCTION HOUSE SPENCERVILLE Mrs. Sipes, having sold her property, will be offering the following up at auction: Gustave Becker wall clock, clocks, fiddle in case, costume jewellery, Diana ladyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 14 ct gold watch, 19th century oval pictures & photographs, coins, books including â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Girls Own Annualâ&#x20AC;? 1895, antique hand tools, curio & drop front china cabinet, pine blanket boxes, trunks, modern furniture, crystal, china, shop tools, rear tine tiller, Honda generator, new motorized wheel chair, etcâ&#x20AC;Ś Auctioneerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Note: Mrs. Sipes has a good variety of well cared for items. For a detailed list & photos go to www.theauctionfever.com. Please join us at our new auction house for some old-time auction fun, 10:00 am sharp! Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen, damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen. Terms: Cash or Chq w/ Photo I.D. As Is. No Buyers Premium All announcements day of sale takes precedence over all printed matter. To book your sale call:

Work consists of weekly pickup and delivery of papers from our Smiths Falls warehouse and delivered to mailboxes and specified addresses. Route maps and addresses will be provided within the geographic boundary of the specified route.

Bids accepted unĆ&#x;l Tuesday July 09, 2013 (5 p.m.) Contracts Commence July 24, 2013 Required documentaĆ&#x;on includes bid price, proof of insurance, proof of valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license and driving abstract. When submiĆŤng bid remember to include reference # of route. Bid informaĆ&#x;on packages available for pick up at the front desk located at 65 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls, ON.

Bids addressed to: Lori Sommerdyk, DistribuĆ&#x;on Manager 80 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5J7 Email: lsommerdyk@stlemc.ca CONTRACT NOT NECESSARILY AWARED TO LOWEST BIDDER. NOT A PUBLIC OPENING THE EMC - 32 - Thursday, July 4, 2013

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Almonte- Ramsey Conc. 7B, west of Clayton Rd. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss this one! Huge, multi-family, neighborhood garage and moving sales. Saturday, July 6th, 9 a.m-2 p.m. Furniture, household items, toys, books, tools, antiques and lots more.

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Moving sale- Antiques, furniture, household items, airtight stove, dehumidifier, crossbow, tools. 347 Poonamalie Rd. (off Hwy 43) July 6, 9-4.

MOVING SALE- Saturday, July 6, 8 a.m-noon. Furniture, china, crystal, silver, linens. 236 Allan St., Smiths Falls. 613-283-6609.

Murrayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Furniture & Flea Market. Open 6 Days a week. Closed Mondays. 525 High St., Carleton Place. 613-253-1804. Antiques, Toys, Collectibles, Jewellery & More.

Saturday, July 6- rain date, July 7. Frizell Rd., (off Cty. Rd. 43) between Perth and Port Elmsley, 8 a.m-2 p.m. Separate locations - signs at gate indicating participants. Furniture, tools, carvings, art supplies, books, dishes, linens, plus lots more!

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Sat. July 6. 106 Wayside Dr. 2 miles from Perth. Filing cabinet, clothing, Sears Spring horse, woodstove, Barbie house, many more items.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;SURFACE TREATMENT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; STANLEYVILLE ROAD AND POWERS ROADâ&#x20AC;? SEALED TENDERS, on forms supplied by the Corporation of Tay Valley Township, will be received at the Municipal OfďŹ ce, at the address indicated below, until 1:00 p.m. local time, on Wednesday July 24th, 2013. Tenders will be opened, in public, at the Municipal OfďŹ ce immediately following closing. Tender packages may be picked up at the Municipal OfďŹ ce or downloaded from the Township website at www.tayvalleytwp.ca.

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Teacher resources, household items, Saturday, July 13, 8-noon, 3 Florence St., Smiths Falls

Eastern Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Largest Indoor Flea Market 150 booths Open Every Sunday All Year 8am-4pm Hwy. #31 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 2 kms north of 401

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;Call or email to Book Your Auction Todayâ&#x20AC;? Saturday July 6, 2013 - On Site Outdoor Auction. 34 McCann Street - Smiths Falls. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am). Gingerbread Clock, Northern Electric Wooden Wall Phone, Selection of Quality Tea Pots, Assorted Sports Cards, Piano Stool, Old Board Games, Puzzles, Old Trophies, Jewelry Cases, 57 Schneider Enfield 3 ban infantry rifle, Selection of Fishing tackle, Rifle Casings, Trench Art, Selection of Quality Collectible Pocket Knives, Selection of Deer Antlers, Rifle Scopes, Wooden Decoy, Assorted Animal Calls Fishing Rods, Selection of Mustard Jars, NASCAR hats, Arrows & Case, Assorted Hand tools, Belt Sander, Delta Saw, Delta Sander, Assorted Power Tools, Collectible Horses, Assorted Collector Dolls, Blue Mountain Pottery, Collector Plates, Lamps & Lighting, Decanter Sets, White Vinyl Davenport with Matching side Chairs, Selection of Cobalt, Pinwheel, Smiths Falls Scrap Books, Selection of Linens, Pots & Pans, Selection of Cut Crystal, Oversize Brass Goose, Assorted Pictures & Prints, Assorted Dishes, Salt & Pepper Collectibles, Wall Tapestry, Blankets, Quilts, Large Selection of Sewing Items & Effects, Colored Glass, Serving Dishes, Platters, Depression Glass, Partial Antique Dish Sets, Art Flowers, Stemware, 6 Door Canada Post Mail Box with all locking Compartments (Retirement Gift), Retro Lamps, Manual Wheel Chair, Wicker, Beer Steins with bone Handle, Old Barbie Case, Old Barbies, Assorted Quality Canes, Wall Mirrors, Tins, Small Kitchen Appliances, Waterfall Style China Cabinet/Buffet, Crocks, Art Glass, Cat Collectibles, Pig Collectibles, Cranberry Glass Vase, Blue & White Transfer Dishes, Vases, Pepsi Case & Bottles (Smiths Falls), Assorted Animal Calls, Oil Lamps, Ammo Belt, Thimble Rack Full, Assorted Cobalt Blue Glass, Assorted Wall Display Cases, Occasional Stands & Tables, Dog Collectibles, Figurines, Tea Wades (Including Gingerbread Man), Antique Salt & Pepper Serving Sets, White Sewing Desk Complete, Vanity & Mirror, Marine Ropes, Heater, Garage Related Effects & More! Plan on a large Auction with many surprises! 2nd Annual Ride For Charity - Smiths Falls Poker Run. Sunday July 7, 2013 - Poker Bike Run Followed by a Corn & Chilli Roast at Dan Peters Auction Hall 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls at 6 pm. Tickets are $20 per seat or $10 Per Seat for Dinner Only. All money raised goes to Lanark County Interval House & The Smiths Falls Hospital Foundation. For tickets please call or see The Rideau Winery, 15 Russell Street East, Smiths Falls, or call 613-205-1500.

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Charming brick bungalow located on quiet street in Smiths Falls, ON. Property has paved driveway w/ drive through garage. Spacious back yard w/ fenced dog run & steel garden shed. Front entrance opens into large living room leading to galley kitchen. 3 pce bath w/ new Safestep walk-in tub. Original 2 bedroom home joined to addition in dining/sitting room adding 2 large bedrooms, entrance to side deck & enclosed staircase to attic for lots of extra storage. Basement w/ 2 separate entrances easily accommodates income generating apartment featuring large eat-in kitchen, 3 pce bath, bedroom w/ large window, rec room complete w/ wet bar & gas fireplace, plus separate utility/storage room w/ laundry hook up, cold room, 200 amp service on breakers, natural gas furnace w/ baseboard backup & rented hot water tank. Home has alarm system, central air & vac. Taxes: $3,075.10+/-. For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. Terms on chattels: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C Catering. Be on time, not a large auction.

Auctioneers & Qualified Appraisers JIM & TREVOR HANDS: THE VOICES OF EXPERIENCE Phone: (613) 267-6027 or (613) 267-1335 www.jimhandsauction.com THE EMC - 33 - Thursday, July 4, 2013

Wednesday July 10, 2013 - Real Estate Auction For Jack Roberts. 3 Bedroom Home to Sell by Live Public Auction at 6 PM SHARP! 304 Kelly Jordan Road, Smiths Falls (Montague) - Please see Our Website or call Auctioneers for more info on this property. This Property is selling with an extremely Reasonable Reserve Bid. Thursday July 11, 2013 - Evening On Site Auction. Auction Starts at 5 PM (Preview from 4 PM). 69 Decaria Blvd - Perth, Ontario. Please Be on Time. Shorter but Quality High End Sale. AS BRAND NEW Chocolate Color Sofa & Chair, Dining Room Suite with Double Pedestal & Matching China Cabinet AS NEW, Pedestal Table & 4 Chairs, White Leather Lazy Boy Recliner, Bedroom Furniture, Occasional Tables, Brown Matching Reclining chairs, Dishes, pots & Pans, Golf Clubs & Caddies, Fishing Supplies, Tools & More ! See Website for Pictures of this AS BRAND NEW FURNITURE! Saturday July 13, 2013 - 8th Annual Montague Rural Ramble. Brought to you by your Montague Fire Fighters. 6547 Roger Stevens Drive. Gates open at NOON. Demolition Derby, Raffles, Prizes & Fun - Followed by a LIVE CONCERT by AMBUSH! Tickets in advance $15 or $20 at the Door. Tickets available at any Dan Peters Auction WHAT WE DO: Auctions, Appraisals, Brand New Bed Sales, Moving & Trucking Services.

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DAN PETERS AUCTION

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


REGIONAL ROUND-UP Any community organization based in our circulation area wishing to list an event of community interest is invited to submit a description of 25 words or less in writing. Admissions or event costs, will not be included. Deadline is Monday at 4:30 p.m. prior to publication date. This service is provided free of charge. Events will be listed no more than two weeks in advance. Write, EMC, P.O. Box 158, Smiths Falls, Ont. K7A 4T1, or fax at 613-283-5909 or e-mail: jmichaelis@theemc.ca OR lgilligan@perfprint.ca. Items will be edited as necessary. Please include name, address and phone number.

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Adult Bereavement walking group, Tuesday, July 9, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Starbucks, corner Hwy 7/McNeely Ave. Contact: Rebecca Bowie 613267-6400. Blooming Arts & Garden Tour, Saturday, July 6, 10-4. Tickets at CP Nursery, Reids, Blossom Shop, Floral Boutique.

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

-Estate Auction-

For the Estates of the late John Miller and Olive Watts Miller St Lawrence Riverfront 3+ bedroom home 39 Kerry Point Road, R R # 2, Mallorytown, ON Vehicles, Boats, Tools, Garden Tractors, Household Furnishings Saturday, July 13 @ 9 a.m. 2005 Toyota Echo with 4 snow tires on rims. Pasquali 988 30 hp diesel tractor with backhoe, IH McCormick Farmall Row Cropper & Ford 9N Tractors, Pontoon boats, 1998 Ford Econoline Van, Variety of Hit and Miss and Gas Engines, Generators, Garden tractors, Snow blowers, large variety of shop tools, Welders, Sony Bravia TV, coins, stamps, and so much more. Please visit www.handsauction. com to view full listing. Click Online Bidding to view catalogue and bid. Bidding opens Friday July 5 @ 9 a.m. and closes Friday July 12 @ 12 noon. Of course we are always pleased to see you at the live auction. CL434147_0704 5501 County Road 15, RR #2, Brockville, ON K6V 5T2 Phone: (613) 926-2919 E-mail: auction@handsauction.com www.handsauction.com

UNRESERVED 2 PARCELS OF REAL ESTATE to be held on site at Property #1 From Maberly take Maberly Elphin Road (Cty Rd #36) & turn east onto Fagan Lake Rd. to Property 2 & continue to Property #1 at #127 Greer Rd., Maberly, ON K0H 2B0 (auction signs) on Mon., July 15/13 @ 6 pm ~ 2 Unreserved Building Lots ~ Property 1 - .945 acres (+/-) irregular shaped lot. Surveyed Plan #27R3329. Zoned Residential. Annual taxes $550.00 (+/-). Including an older 57’x12’, 2 bedroom mobile home on well & septic (200 amp service). Property 2 - 3.18 acres (+/-) Surveyed Plan #27R2935 (Part 5). Zoned Residential. Annual taxes $300.00 (+/-). Well treed. Power at road. For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. Please note that these properties will be sold separately to the highest bidders, regardless of price. 20 minutes from Perth, 1 hour from Ottawa/Kingston. Take time prior to the auction & experience the restaurants & the lakes (Silver, Fagan & Bennett) in the area. Be the successful bidder & camp now. Build in the future. Visit website for photos. CL434126/0627

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

Tired of sitting at home looking out the window? Read Regional Round-up and EMC ads every week for ideas.

SAFETY TIPS

Heating: Generators should not be brought inside the home for any reason. AUCTIONS

www.Hwy43CarClub.com or Rod@Hwy43CarClub.com North Grenville Toastmasters meet 1st, 3rd Thursday of every month at O’Farrell Financial Services, Boardroom (292 County Rd 44) start time 7 p.m. Learn communication and leadership skills. North Grenville Toastmasters meet 1st, 3rd Thursday every month. O’Farrell Financial Services, Boardroom (292 County Rd. 44). 7 p.m. Learn communication/leadership skills.

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Adult Bereavement group, Wednesday, July 10, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Lanark Lodge, 115 Christie Lake Rd. Contact: Rebecca Bowie 613-2676400. Al-Anon Meetings. If you are living with or near a drinking problem. Every Thursday 8 p.m. St. James Anglican Church, Drummond St. 613267-4848, 613-267-6039. Bennett & Fagan Lakes Assoc. AGM. July 13, Ennis Cottages. 9:30 a.m. coffee, 10 a.m. start. Updates Eurasion Milfoil, water quality, MVCA, septic inspections, cottage watch. 613-264-1034. Blood Donor Clinic, Civitan Club- Mon. July 15, 1-7 p.m. Euchre, every Tuesday, 1 p.m. at McMartin House, open to all adults, info: (613)267-5531. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at The Table, 190 Gore St E. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Lanark Lodge Birthday Party (last Thursday every month). 2 p.m. Hosted by recreation dept. Info. 613-267-4225. Parents and Children’s Group, every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at St James Church (Beckwith and Harvey). Info: 613-257-2779 ext 110 (or ext 100). Perth Old Tyme Fiddler’s Dance, Perth Legion Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. July 12. Info: (613)259-2569 or (613)283-8703. Rideau Trail Association, Saturday, July 6 Rideau Trail Hike, Level 2, 10 km. Foley Mountain to Sand Lake and on to Old Bob’s Lookout and return. Meet 9 a.m. Conlon Farm. 613-2560817 (hmrob@storm.ca) Rideau Trail Association- Saturday, July 13 Paddle. Level 1, 10 km. Paddle Tay Canal to Beveridge Locks. Meet 9 a.m. Last Duel Park, Perth. 613-267-5756. Social Bridge- Mc Martin House, 125 Gore St., East, every Friday afternoon. 613-267-3952. Splash! Wildwood Forest! Age 4-12. Join Range Patsy as she discovers the untamed nature of God! Wednesdays 1-4, from July 11-August 21. Call Asbury Free Methodist Church. Details 613-267-2345. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Meets Thursday evenings at Lanark Lodge. Info. Janet 613-264-9139. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group. Meetings every week. Info./ location 613-838-4777.

Baby Talk- Wednesday, July 10, 1:30-3 p.m. Ontario Early Years Centre. Breastfeeding support available. BNI of Kemptville, meeting. Every Tuesday 6:45-8:30 a.m. Alumni Hall, Kemptville College (613)863-4853. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, Every Tuesday, 11:30 am.-1:30 p.m at the Early Years Centre (33 Clothier St) Info: 613-257-2779 ext 113 (or ext 100). Kemptville and Area Walking Group- Mon. July 8, Wed. July 10, Fri. July 12, 9 a.m. Meet at North Grenville Municipal Centre. (613)2584487. Sponsor: Health Unit. Kemptville Cruise Night- Every Friday Night starting May 3-September 27. Food Basics. 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Rod Rafter 613-258-7567. AUCTIONS

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Euchre at Holy Name of Mary School Gym on Patterson St. in Almonte. Every Wed. 7 p.m. Prizes awarded and light lunch. Mills’ Seniors Services, General Diners Lunch, Tuesday, July 9, enjoy a picnic lunch at the scenic riverside in Blakeney. Call 613-2564700 to reserve your seat on the bus.

Breakfast- 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. After 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. masses at St. Mary’s28 Hawthorne. Sponsor: Knight of Columbus. Carleton Place Orange Lodge meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 195 Industrial Ave at 8 p.m. Info: Kevin 613-253-5547. Carleton Place Sunset Club meets every Wednesday, 1 p.m. Legion. Euchre, bid euchre, games, socializing. Third Wed. each month- short general meeting, noon. Potluck lunch/games follows. 613-257-7483. Carleton Place/Beckwith Home Support lunch brunch for Beckwith residents at the township office, 2nd Wednesday of month. Bingo afterwards. Info: 613-253-0733. Debtors Anonymous. If you are having problems with money or debt then we can help. 6:30 Tuesdays, St. James Hall, Bell and Edmund Street. 613-216-9008. Euchre, every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Monday of the month. 7:30 p.m. Legion. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. Bring your friends. Lunch/prizes. 613253-6375. French Playgroup “Plaisirs D’Enfants”. Every Tuesday 9:30-11:30 a.m. Beckwith Community Hall (Black’s Corners). 613-253-0008. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. 30 Bennett Street. Info: 613-2572779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Ladies Darts, every Tuesday starting 7:30 p.m. Legion. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. Parents and Children’s Group every Monday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 30 Bennett Street. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 107 (or ext 100). Urban Forest Advisory Committee meeting. 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers Town Hall. July 18.

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LANARK Euchre, every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. Legion Hall. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. Lunch. Prizes. Fitness Classes every Monday (except holidays). 9:30-10:30 a.m. North Lanark County Community Health Centre. 613-259-2182. Lanark Lodge Pub (3rd Thursday every month). 2 p.m. Hosted by recreation dept. Info. 613-267-4225. Walking group, every Tuesday morning, 9 a.m. from the NLCCHA. Refreshments, exercises/speaker after walk. Heather 613-259-2182.

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RURAL 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, July 10, 7:30 p.m. Montague Seniors Hall, Rosedale. Good prizes, good food. (613)284-1074. “50 Things to Do in Your Conservation Area”- family nature program. Foley Mountain Conservation Area. Staring 10-11:30 a.m. at the Inerpretive Centre. 613-273-3255. ABC Association “Fish Fry Dinner”. ABC Hall, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd. July 13. 2 sittings 5 and 6:30 p.m. 613-273-3781. Annual Founder’s Day Party sponsored by Montague & District Seniors Forget Me Not Club. 658 Rosedale Rd. S. July 7, 1:30-4 p.m. Music and entertainment. Summer supper 5 p.m. 613-283-8482. Annual Pie in the Sky & Country Market, Saturday July 6- Maberly Fairgrounds. Fresh, home-baked pies 8:00 am. Viewing of solar objects by high powered telescope. Sale of surplus building materials. Sponsor: Maberly Agricultural Society, 613-273-5069. “Art in the Barn” July 13 & 14. Lombardy Agricultural Society Fairgrounds. Visit www.rideaulakesartists.com or call Norma, 613-283-7824. Art in the Barn, Lombardy Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, July 13 and 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: Nora 613-283-7824. Bake sale and yard sale, Bethel United Church, Rideau Ferry, July 6, 8-1. Coffee and muffins available. Something for everyone. Bolingbroke Cafe (ABC Hall, 3166 County Rd. 36), July 5. Terry Tufts and Kathryn Briggs (8-10 p.m.). Canadian Hearing Society, Hearing Health Care Clinic, 10-1:30, Tuesday, July 9 at Guthrie House, 10 Perth Street, Elgin. For appointment call 613-498-3933 (toll free 1-866-498-3933). Community Clothing Co-operative, Portland Community Hall. Open every Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday 1-3 p.m. CPHC formally VON foot care clinic, every 1st Thursday of the month. Westport Chiropractic Centre, 39 Bedford St., Westport. Appointments required. 613-342-3693, 1-800-465-7646 ext. 243. Dinner & Movie Night, Clayton Community Hall, Linn Bower Lane, Clayton, July 5. Dinner 5:00-6:30 pm. Movie starts at 6:30 pm. Euchre- every Monday afternoon. 1:30 p.m. South Elmsley Municipal Complex. Sponsor: Club 55. Refreshments. Job Search Resource Centre, job postings, computer and internet access, resume writing assistance, job search seminars and employment counselling. Guthrie House, 10 Perth St., Elgin. Mon.-Fri. 9-4. 613-359-1140. Karate and Cardio-Kickboxing in Port Elmsley. Karate- Wednesday and Friday evenings. Kickboxing- Thursday evenings. Visit www. portelmsley-karate.com or call 613-264-9063. Lanark County Archives 1920 Conc. 7, Drummond (former Drummond Township Office). Every Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: 613-256-3130, (613)267-2232. Leeds China Painters Show & Sale, July 6 (9-4), July 7 (11-4). Forfar Community Centre, 1544 County Rd 42, Forfar, K0V 1V0, 613-2838851. Memorial Service- Bolingbroke Cemetery. Sun. July 14. 10:30 a.m. Lunch served after, ABC Hall. Please bring lawn chair. “Mini Beasts and Super Bugs”- full day nature camp. Foley Mountain Conservation Area. Drop off 9 a.m. at the Inerpretive Centre. Pickup 4 p.m. July 9. 613-273-3255. “Orienteering and GPS”- family nature program. Foley Mountain Conservation Area. July 18. Staring 10-11:30 a.m. at the Group Camping Area. 613-273-3255. Quilting- every Wednesday. 1 and 7 p.m. McDonalds Corners Rd. Hall. 613-278-2943. Smoked Porkchop BBQ, Sunday, July 7, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (or sold out) Lombardy Agricultural Hall. A Lombardy Agricultural Society Fundraiser. See RURAL page 35


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Spaghetti Night- July 5, 5-7 p.m. Legion, Br. 231, Portland. St. John’s Anglican Cemetery Service, Innisville. July 7, 2:30 p.m. Bring lawnchairs. Sunday, July 14 Elgin Day Fish Fry, sponsor: Elgin Lions Club at the Elgin Lions Hall, Bingo at 1 p.m., fish fry at 4:30. Info: Evelyn 613-3595179. Sunday, July 7th Ottawa Valley Hunt Hunter Pace. Come & have fun with your horse. All riders welcome. For more information: www.ottawavalleyhunt.com kay@ottawavalleyhunt.com 613-257-1331. The Rideau and District Old Tyme Fiddlers Assoc. traditional old tyme fiddle and country music dance, Alfred Taylor Centre, 2300 Community Way, North Gower, Friday, July 12, 7:3011:30 p.m. Tickets at door. Info: 613-258-2258. “Ways of the Woods”- full day nature camp. Foley Mountain Conservation Area. July 16. Drop off 9 a.m. at the Inerpretive Centre. Pickup 4 p.m. 613-273-3255.

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N) Info: 613-283-9307 (or 613-257-2779 ext 100). Civitan Bingo every Tuesday, Smiths Falls Civitan Hall. Start 7 p.m. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Canteen available. Proceeds to help fund charity and community projects. Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, July 9, Legion, starting at 1 p.m. Partnership Terry Fagan 613283-6393. EA- Emotions Anonymous- 12-step organization working toward recovery from emotional difficulties (marriage, children, grief, etc). Meetings (every Tuesday)- July 9, 7 p.m. Salvation Army Church (side door). (613)283-0960. Family Fun Bingo, Sunday, July 7, 1-4 p.m. RCAF Hall, 44 Abbott St N. Info: 613-2840305. Fundraising BBQ for Trinity United Church. Sat., July 14, 10:00 am-1:30 pm. Garden Market, Smiths Falls. Hosted by Membership & Welcoming Group. Gambling Problem? There is help. Gamblers Anonymous, Tuesdays 7:30-9 p.m. 88 Cornelia St. 613-567-3271. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Tuesday, 1-3 p.m. at the CHC, 2 Gould Street. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Jitney on Thursdays, at 6:30 at Smiths Falls

Lawn Bowling Club. “Let’s Pray” Prayer Line available, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m.-noon. (613)2833485, (613)267-9780 evenings. Seventh Day Adventist Church, 333 Hwy 29 (just past the mall). Walk-ins welcome. Monday Night Euchre, Legion, 7 p.m. Parents and Children’s Group, every Thursday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the first Baptist Church (73 Beckwith St N) Info: 613-283-9307 (or 613257-2779 ext 100). Pay as you play, Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club on Wednesdays, 7 p.m Come and try out this sport. Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club, Jitney 6:30 on Mondays. Come and try it out. Susan Shirley Program, Parent Training courses- Mondays 6:30 p.m. Calvary Bible Church, 15 Beech St. 613-205-1643. The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 49 Chambers St July 8, sales all week to Celebrate our 1st Anniversary. Come and be blessed! The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 49 Chambers St, Joyfully serving our community. Our 1st Anniversary, July 13. BBQ, music, live auction, sales and more. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group. Meetings every week. Info./ location 613-838-4777.

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Twin donkeys, with their mother, enjoy the tall grass of Bill Playfair’s farm in Kilmarnock. It’s a rare occurrence for twins to be born.

EMC News – The odds of twin donkeys being born are astronomical. The odds of them surviving are also pretty astounding. Which makes the recent arrival of a twin donkeys on Kilmarnock farmer Bill Playfair’s farm all the more astounding. “It very seldom happens to have twins,” said Playfair during an interview in Smiths Falls. “And to survive that. We never thought anything of it until a few weeks ago, we saw on television of horse twins and they thought it was a novelty.” Having raised and bred donkeys since 1983, Playfair knows all too well how the odds are stacked against twins. In 1976, one of his female donkeys gave birth to twins. “They never survived,” he said sadly. “That was quite an experience.” This recent experience was much more joyous. “We were really surprised this time,” he said. “We didn’t expect twins.” While it is hard to tell if the brother and sister look the same, the boy is a little bigger than the female. At birth, the female weighed in at 20 lbs., while the boy was bigger at 35 lbs. “She (the mother) is not a big donkey either, maybe 600 lbs.,” said Playfair. “We’re not doing anything differently for her than we would for (her) if she had had one (baby).” The babies appear to be close, but donkeys do keep close – and get close to the farmers who look after them as well. “The stick pretty close together,” he said. “You get bonded to them. They get bonded to you. Sometimes it is good, sometimes it is not,” he said with a laugh. The twins are already becoming

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News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The community mourned the passing of a political icon not only in Westport, but in a region where he was well-known and loved. The longest-serving mayor in Canada, Bill Thake died on Wednesday, June 26 in the Kingston General Hospital after suffering a stroke on June 23. Hundreds gathered in the village of Westport on Saturday, paying tribute to a man whom many said, is â&#x20AC;&#x153;irreplaceable.â&#x20AC;? He had been at the helm of the council horseshoe since 1969. He was elected to his first term as councillor in 1962 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 51 years ago. He helped rejuvenate the old arena in the village; a place that seemed fitting for final goodbyes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was shocked to hear about it,â&#x20AC;? said Smiths Falls mayor Dennis Staples, who said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d worked with Thake on some committees. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I know he loved his community and not only that of Westport but of all of eastern Ontario for more than 50 years. He was everybodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s friend. His common sense and practicalityâ&#x20AC;Ś he made had good solutions made good decisions.â&#x20AC;? Staples said that when he heard of Thakeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stroke, he was shocked. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I prayed for his recovery and I was saddened to hear that he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make it home.â&#x20AC;? Smiths Falls chief administrative officer Steve Fournier worked with Thake as the county CAO from 1999 to 2007. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have found a better politician. He had a great sense of humour and found that humour in everything. He always had a joke or a story to ease the tension of a political situation.â&#x20AC;? Fournier said he learned a lot from Thake and the ease with which Thake took his position to heart.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Not only did he have respect from all of staff, he knew they all had a job to do and he encouraged them to do it,â&#x20AC;? Fournier said. Thake was the warden for Leeds and Grenville for four terms, and had just completed his fourth in 2012. Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark and his wife Deanna are away visiting their children in Fort McMurray, Alta. Unfortunately, he said, they were going to miss the funeral. Clark, elected mayor of Brockville in 1982, said he met Thake shortly after that at county council. Back then, county council had some 40 representatives. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He approached me and was very welcoming,â&#x20AC;? Clark said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Over the years, he gave me some incredible advice, both when I was mayor of Brockville and as a Member of Provincial Parliament.â&#x20AC;? Clark remembered a â&#x20AC;&#x153;moving experienceâ&#x20AC;? during Thakeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tribute to 50 years in politics. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was really honoured when his 50th anniversary in politics took place that I was at Queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Park and was able to give him a tribute in the legislature for his 50 years,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was a darned moving experience, because we had people from all parties give him a standing ovation in the legislature.â&#x20AC;? Clark added that Thake was one of the most respected municipal politicians in Ontario, and he considered him his friend. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Westport, even though itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a small place, it certainly has a very big presence on the political stage because of the accomplishments of Bill Thake.â&#x20AC;? Thake had a sense of humour that was second to none, said Clark, who added that he never wanted to go after him when speaking at any public engagements. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He was such a great speaker, and had such

a sense of humour that I could never emulate that,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ontario has lost one of its greatest and beloved politicians. He was a great guy and heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be missed by a lot of people.â&#x20AC;? Westport Coun. Roger Merkley said despite being the youngest member of the villageâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s council, he always had high praise for Thake. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m the junior man on council, so I have spent the least amount of time with him, politically, but Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m a lifer of the village as Bill was.â&#x20AC;? As a child, Merkley spent a lot of time with Thakeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s son, Bill G., who predeceased his father in 1979 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; after a tragic car accident claimed his life and those of three other teens that fall. That four-person funeral was the first one Merkley attended to as a newly graduated funeral director. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That was certainly tough, but I knew if I could get through that, I would be OK with this chosen vocationâ&#x20AC;Ś helping families in their times of need,â&#x20AC;? Merkley said. Years following that, Merkley said Thake (senior) always sent accolades his way as he dealt with families who have lost loved ones. Merkley attended Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s service as part of Westport council. Thake was a member of several organizations including the fire department, Lions Club and Masonic Lodge. Thake â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mr. Westport as he was known â&#x20AC;&#x201C; is survived by his wife Marlene (Mustard). He was the father of Lucinda (Cindy) and husband Chris Dopson, and their sons Ben and Eric. Besides his son, Thake was predeceased by brothers Edwin (Bud) and Orval, and by sisters Earlene, Rheona and Audry. Arrangements were entrusted to Lyons Funeral Home of Westport.

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Better stroke care a hospital priority for coming year By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital hopes to improve the quality of care received by stroke survivors at its two sites in the coming year. Richard Schooley, vice chair of the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s board of directors, laid out the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s list of priority goals for the coming year at the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual general meeting at the Great War Memorial Hospital site in Perth on Tuesday, June 25. The Excellent Care for All Act of 2010 â&#x20AC;&#x153;commanded, requiredâ&#x20AC;? the hospital, according to Schooley, to set out goals for the upcoming year, and address areas that may need improvement. The plan for 2013-14 identified several areas that will be tackled, including: â&#x20AC;˘ improving acute stroke management, getting 90 per cent of stroke survivors in to rehabilitation within as short a period of time after their attack as possible; â&#x20AC;˘ checking 80 per cent of admitted patients for symptoms of stroke; â&#x20AC;˘ repatriating Smiths Falls residents who have presented themselves at the

Perth site back to their home town as soon as medically appropriate. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are encouraging Smiths Falls patients to access the Smiths Falls site,â&#x20AC;? said Schooley, and vice versa; â&#x20AC;˘ improving financial strength. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are not aiming for a huge surplus, but we want to be in the black on a consistent basis,â&#x20AC;? said Schooley; â&#x20AC;˘ reducing the number of days spent in hospital; â&#x20AC;˘ creating smoke-free hospital sites, with no smoking on the premises, period. In 2012-13, the hospital set out a number of goals as well, such as: â&#x20AC;˘ seeking 100 per cent compliance with the surgical check-list, pre-andpost operation. The success rate sits at 99.8 per cent compliance; â&#x20AC;˘ a decrease in the number of employee incidents from eight to seven; â&#x20AC;˘ improvements in hand sanitation, from 70 per cent compliance to 90.5 per cent compliance. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I know that, for myself, that is a challenge, moving from place to place in the hospital,â&#x20AC;? to remember to always be washing oneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hands, said Schooley; â&#x20AC;˘ reducing CT wait times, which

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Schooley reported were â&#x20AC;&#x153;well belowâ&#x20AC;? provincial expectations; and, â&#x20AC;˘ improving patient satisfaction in the emergency room. Overarching all of these initiatives was the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s drive to achieve a balanced budget. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The past fiscal year has been a difficult one,â&#x20AC;? said Cheryl Beckett, also a vice-chair of the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s board of directors, during the finance report, which highlighted the struggle to get out of the red and into the black. Beckett predicted an anticipated surplus of $960,000 for next year, though the hospital had an operating deficit of $1.4 million last year. One of the changes that will help

the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bottom line will be the province moving to activity-based funding methodology, something which will benefit the hospital. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our hospital did benefit with this, with a small 1.8 per cent increase in funding,â&#x20AC;? said Beckett. While the hospital wants sustainable surpluses, the working capital deficit is being addressed by the surpluses. During the cutbacks earlier this year, 12 beds in total were closed, but president and chief administrative officer Linda Bisonette stressed that the hospital has done a better job of matching up patients eligible for longterm care, who were taking up a bed at the hospital, with the care they needed at a long-term care facility. In 2012, the hospital had 31 patients eligible for long-term care waiting for a spot to open up. By 2013, that number has dropped to seven, â&#x20AC;&#x153;allowing for bed closures to have a minimal effect,â&#x20AC;? while keeping beds open for incoming patients. Some staff were offered the option of early retirement, and one staffer was laid off. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We miss them, we miss their counsel, we can be confident that we treated them

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The Great War Memorial Hospital’s own genie, president and chief administrative officer Linda Bisonette, pulls a ballot out of the magic box held aloft by Marion Bell, president of the Great War Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, on June 28.

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EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Record News has obtained a draft list of rules for the new proposed dog park behind the Smiths Falls Curling Club. A bylaw to establish the park was passed by the town council on Monday, June 17, but discussion on the rules was deferred on Monday, June 25. The off-leash dog park committee, founded in 2011, revised the rules. Amongst the rules: â&#x20AC;˘ Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. â&#x20AC;˘ Dogs must be on a leash when entering and exiting the park. â&#x20AC;˘ Both gates must not be opened at the same time. â&#x20AC;˘ Children are not allowed to chase after dogs, or run in the same area as the dogs.

â&#x20AC;˘ Owners must carry a leash and remain in the park with their dog. â&#x20AC;˘ Aggressive dogs are not permitted in the park. â&#x20AC;˘ Persistent aggressive behaviour by both dogs and/or owners will not be tolerated and can result in both handler and dog(s) being asked to leave the park and having their privileges suspended. â&#x20AC;˘ Dogs must be licensed, vaccinated, and in good health to enter the park. â&#x20AC;˘ Limit two dogs per owner. â&#x20AC;˘ Puppies under six months must use the puppy park. â&#x20AC;˘ Dog waste must be picked up by owner/handler. â&#x20AC;˘ Owners/handlers must fill in any holes caused by digging dogs. â&#x20AC;˘ Toys, glass containers, and food, both human and canine, are not permitted in the dog park. â&#x20AC;˘ Choke, spike, or pinched collars are not permitted.

â&#x20AC;˘ Smoking is not permitted in the fenced dog park area. â&#x20AC;˘ Pit bulls or pit bull cross dogs must be muzzled at all times. The rules will likely be posted at the park when it is slated to open during the August long weekend. The park will be located behind the Civitan Club ball diamonds, in the vicinity of the Smiths Falls Curling Club, with parking available at the ball diamonds. There will be two sets of gates for entry, similar to those found at other dog parks, like Bark Park in Brockville. The dog and owner enter through the first gate, locking it behind them, before then opening the second gate, lest another dog make a bolt for it. The committee has raised about $11,000, with the town having committed to match up to Photo by DESMOND DEVOY $12,000. Much of the money will be swallowed up by fencing costs Heather Whitingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s properly leashed dog sniffs out Michaela Devoy at the start of the Canof about $17,000. ada Day bicycle parade at the Dollarama mall on July 1.

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Call out to local singers for Westport competition EMC News - Whether you love to sing in a choir, sing in the shower or sing out loud, this is the singing competition for you. Westport Arts Council announces the second annual VOICE of the Rideau singing competition and auditions are opening soon. The auditions are at the North Crosby Hall on Saturday, July 20 and the finals kick off the morning of MUSICwestport on Aug. 17 at the Cove Inn, Westport.

MUSICwestport, a day long free music festival, is celebrating its seventh year, and this show will coincide with it. Last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s winner of the Voice of the Rideau were Raymond Billiald from Smiths Falls (adult) and Abby Stewart from Kingston (youth). For registration form and more information go to the Westport Arts Council website at www.westportartscouncil. ca or call Robin Jones at 613-273-9195.

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News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Tanya Edmunds didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t realize she had so many happy-mouse-clicking friends on Facebook. The amicable registered practical nurse who works with Bayshore, Smiths Falls, recently was awarded 25,000 Air Miles for a Facebook competition that pitted her against many others who had similar empathetic stories. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I cannot believe this has happened,â&#x20AC;? Edmonds wrote on Facebook after receiving word sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d won the competition. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I won 25,000 Air Miles. Thank you to everyone who supported me by voting and thank you to Bayshore Home Health and Air Miles for sponsoring this contest! I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wipe the smile off my face.â&#x20AC;? Edmunds was recognized for going the extra mile to drive 30 minutes each way to a patientâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s home every four hours throughout the night to check in and run IV antibiotics to avoid a hospital stay. Edmonds says her job requires her to â&#x20AC;&#x153;do everything from IVs, to wound care, to palliative care, and everything in between.â&#x20AC;? Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been with Bayshore for three years, and says she truly enjoys her job. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do what I did to win any contest,â&#x20AC;? she says with a laugh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I love what I do.â&#x20AC;? She adds that her colleagues were helping her brainstorm about spending her points. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They are a great bunch. Everyone I work with goes the extra mile everyday.â&#x20AC;? Although sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not sure what she wants to do with the points, she says it will be spent on a winter vacation, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wait.â&#x20AC;? Edmunds says she read othersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; stories and never dreamed that she would actually win it. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When I walked in (to the office) you would have thought I won Publishers Clearing House. They had the big cheque and balloons, gifts and everyone was cheering.â&#x20AC;? Edmunds placed third in the online voting. The top five went on to a panel of judges, who then chose her story as the winner. Bayshore Home Health Bayshore Home Health, Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest national provider of home health care services, announced the winners

of its â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Go the Extra Mileâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Facebook contest. Emilia Turner from Burnaby, B.C., and Edmunds, a Bayshore nurse, each won for their compelling stories of going the extra mile to help someone in need. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We know that many Canadians go out of their way every day to help others with no recognition,â&#x20AC;? says Stuart Cottrelle, president of Bayshore Home Health. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We felt The AIR MILESÂŽ Reward Program was the perfect partner to reward these small acts of kindness that often go unnoticed.â&#x20AC;? From March 26 to April 23, Bayshore Home Health held a Facebook contest to recognize those champions of health care who â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Go the Extra Mileâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; for others. The contest received more than 770 heart warming entries from Canadians and Bayshore staff. Fans of the Bayshore Facebook page voted for their favourites. The top 10 stories were reviewed by a panel of judges who selected the two winners. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were overwhelmed by the number stories submitted to the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Go the Extra Mileâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; contest,â&#x20AC;? says Cottrelle. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was humbling to read hundreds of stories that illustrate the power of empathy, generosity and compassion.â&#x20AC;? In her winning post, Turner wrote about a time when she assisted an elderly woman she found lying on the ground. Turner helped the woman, who spoke no English, to her feet and safely home. Bayshore Home Health delivers a wide range of nursing, personal care, home support and companion services through more than 50 home care offices and two-dozen community care clinics across the country, serving over 100,000 clients annually. These services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; compensation boards and the public. It also provides nurse and caregiver staffing services to health care organizations and the corporate sector. Bayshore Home Health is a division of Bayshore HealthCare, one of Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leading providers of home and community health care services and a recipient of Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 50 Best Managed Companies award since 2006. More information can be found at www. bayshore.ca

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Looking Back 100 YEARS AGO – July 3, 1913

Mr. Laurence A. Cleary, formerly of the C.P.R. mechanical staff here, has been moved to Montreal where he has accepted a position as Assistant Locomotive Foreman at Hochelaga Shops. A former young resident of Smiths Falls, Mr. Fred Bixby, was killed at Calgary Sunday night. Newspaper reports say that he was decapitated on the C.P.R. but the family have no particulars. He was the son of Mr. F. Bixby, who still lives here…He went west some time ago and last week sent word home from a small place near Calgary. Particularly sad were the circumstances surrounding the death of a young girl named Sylvia Sinclair at the public hospital here yesterday. She was a nurse maid in the employ of Mrs. Gordon Stewart of Ottawa and was with the family at their summer home on the Rideau near Portland. She was taking a tonic and on Monday took a dose out of a bottle of poison in mistake for her own medicine. She was rushed to hospital here but her throat was terribly burned and she was beyond aid. She lingered all night, suffering terribly and died Tuesday morning.

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The Canadian Pacific Railway station at Smiths Falls, built in 1887, as photographed by J.W. Heckman on May 19, 1899. This photo was reproduced from the Smiths Falls book of A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community, 1794-1994, by Glenn J. Lockwood. The Record News

The long weekend in the Smiths Falls district was marred by tragedy. Provincial police reported five deaths – four of which were from drowning – and one as the result of a motor accident Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Walters of Euclid, Ohio, believe that fishing in the Smiths Falls district is about the best to be had anywhere. For this reason, the Walters have been coming to the district every summer since 1941. They were selected as the first Tourists of the Month on Tuesday, marking the beginning of the fifth season of the project.

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There’s more to running than winning races EMC Editorial – I get it now. Blood hug I gave him his number and timing pumping, heart pounding, sweat beadchip while we caught up. ing, legs aching, but most of all, smile My father then went off to do a beaming. I now understand why runwarm-up run. I was too nervous to do ners love to race. anything, so Kiefer and I just stayed Kent’s Two Cents I come from a family of runners: put, even though he was chomping at from my grandfather, a record-holding the bit, ready to go. That’s typical for long distance runner for a number of him – he never worries about anyyears, to my dad, an avid triathlete, to even my cousthing. ins, who compete in shorter distance races. However, despite my heriMeanwhile, my nerves were only getting worse. Where did the tage, I never caught the running bug – until now. course go, again? I am going to get lost? Will I even be able to finOn Saturday, June 22 I ran my first race: the Smiths Falls Figure Eight ish? Can I even run 5K anymore? I didn’t know, and it was driving 5K. Running alongside me was my boyfriend and running partner, Kiefer me crazy. and running somewhere in the front of the pack was my dad, Chris. Finally we were called over to line up at the start. My dad had made That was exciting for me. My first race with my dad – and my first race it clear that he was going to race his own race; there would be no waitever – would be the same race my dad started out with. I was determined ing for me. His goal was to medal in either first, second or third place to do my absolute best. and then he would run the course backwards until he found me; then, The big day finally arrived with a forecast for thunderstorms and hot we would finish the race (the second time for him) together. temperatures. My dad was flying in from BC that day at 4 p.m. and the My original goal was to finish in under 35 minutes, but it had race was scheduled to start at 6 p.m. but he was convinced he could make changed somewhere throughout the course of the day to just being it in time. I was skeptical but I agreed to grab his number and wait for able to finish the whole race. I was really starting to regret my lack him at the start line. of training. After we had collected our numbers and race kits, Kiefer and I began Three, two, one, go! We took off, with Kiefer and I mid-way through to wander around the field where the race would begin. It was organized the pack. My competitive side kicked in and we began running a bit chaos: there we triathletes writing numbers on their limbs, cyclists doing faster than I probably should have. My throat started burning almost last-minute tune ups on their bikes and tiny children getting help pinning instantly – that spicy pepperoni stick I ate before the race was a bad their race bibs to their shirts (most of them were running a 2K race, which idea. The first part of the course was an out-and-back; we ran straight I thought was very impressive.) to a turning point and then came straight back. I saw my dad coming I spotted my dad and his wife, Heather, walking towards us near the back faster than I could have imagined, he was doing great! start line at about 5:30 p.m. They had made it in time! I was so excited to See COLUMN page SF9 see my dad that my nerves were momentarily forgotten. After a big bear

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25 YEARS AGO – July 6, 1988 For Smiths Falls Settlers Days organizers, this year’s event was successful, if not more so, than any community festival ever held in town. Although uncertain weather forced the relocation of the Canada Day concert to the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre, the 2,000 plus who turned out to enjoy the music of Hotel California and Downchild didn’t seem to mind. A dream of having a world class museum in Smiths Falls moved closer to reality Tuesday as the federal and provincial governments pledged $2 million support for the Rideau Canal Museum. The Smiths Falls Community Hospital has released its annual report and it makes no apologies for coming in over budget for the 1987-88 fiscal year: the tenth year in a row it has done so. 10 YEARS AGO – July 4, 2003 June was a very busy month at the Legion. It started off with the presentation of a Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95 bursary to Candice McCreary and Comrade Enid Rabb presented it to her during the Graduation Ceremonies at the T.R. Leger School. Compiled by PAGE TAYLOR and DESMOND DEVOY

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A retirement barbecue was held on June 26 for fire Chief Joel Gorman. Pictured are some of the scenes from the day. Top right, fire chiefs of Lanark County present Gorman with token gifts; they are Les Reynolds, Carleton Place; Ron Haskins, Montague; Gorman and wife Debbie; Greg Saunders, Drummond North Elmsley and Tay Valley; and Art Brown, Mississippi Mills; to the right, Mayor Dennis Staples presents a plaque to Gorman; below, Gorman and his family hop in the bucket of the new fire truck for a final ride. They are Aynslee Gorman, 14 months; son Allan and his wife Apryl; the chief’s wife Debbie, daughter Michelle Lewis with her daughters Cassidy and Maizie, and daughter Nicole Gorman. Absent was Michelle’s husband, Chris Lewis.

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News – Before he officially retired, fire Chief Joel Gorman took the new truck for one last spin. Well, he stepped into the bucket, alongside his family, for a family portrait on Wednesday, June 26, as about 60 people gathered to celebrate his 35 years as Smiths Falls’ top fire fighter. “I’ve had many good years here,” he said, a little misty eyed at all the “fuss” that was going on. Not one for a big show, Gorman’s eyes welled with tears as his comrades paid tribute to his years of service with accolades from fellow firefighters and chiefs in Lanark County and even some ribbing from the mayor. “I know how you wanted to have a big retirement party,” Mayor Dennis Staples said, to which Gorman rolled his eyes. “And I know how you enjoyed coming to council and giving your reports… you can always come back for that.” The mayor was quick to turn somber though as he thanked the chief for his years of service to the community. “We’ve had some trying times here with the ice storm of 1998, and the displaced people of northern Ontario just a few years ago,” to name a few of the crisis situations. “You were adamant that fire services were in great shape and I’m proud of this new fire truck. It’s a great legacy… as is public safety which is first and foremost.”

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COLUMN This perked me up a bit. I checked my wrist watch; if we continued at this pace we would finish well within our goal of 35 minutes! I did much better from that point on. When the finish line came into view and the spectators began cheering us on, I began giving it my all and sprinting. I came across the finish line with a time of 33 minutes, a personal best. It was then, as I watched another runner cross the finish line and put my own finisher’s medal around my neck, that I understood. Running isn’t about the run. It’s about pushing yourself to do things you never thought you could and surprising yourself with your own ability. It’s about believing in yourself and encouraging others to do the same.

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The only thing the mayor had a hard time with was the state of the fire station. “This station is my only regret, that we weren’t able to get the renovations on it finished before your time ended as chief,” Staples said. Fire prevention officer Pascal Meunier, who organized the retirement barbecue, presented the chief with his helmet as a tribute to his time served. “God knows, we haven’t always agreed, but at the end of the day, when we put on these helmets, we are all the same,” Meunier said. An emotional Gorman thanked those in attendance as he eyed the new Big Green Egg smoker and grill that was given to him as a retirement gift; along with a signed photograph of the new fire truck. “This is a lot more than I expected today,” he said, as he didn’t know about the celebration until just prior to the barbecues being fired up. “It was probably more than I deserved… but looking back, I don’t think I would have chosen any other career.” Gorman says he plans to spend some time at his family farm, and more time with his children and grandchildren. “I will be coming back (to the station) a couple times a week until they hire a new fire chief,” he said. “They have shortlisted the group (of potential candidates).” In the meantime, Gorman said there are a lot of good people right here who can fill the role until the new chief is hired.

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This year’s graduating class from Wolford Public School included: Madison Alguire, Zoe Auclair, Theo Birtch, Sydney Carroll , Gracie Conway, Levi Edmunds, Connor Halpenny, Makayla Jackson, Harley Kerr, Zackary Major, Sabrina Moore, Hunter O’Neill, Jamie Rutherford, Cassy Shrimpton, Victoria Tym, Andrew Warren and Spencer Wright.

Wolford Public School graduation News – The graduating class of Wolford Public School saw 17 students earn their diploma. This year’s valedictorian was Theo Birtch.The evening was highlighted with awards to top students. Wolford English Award – Cassy Shrimpton (sponsored by: Smiths Farm Equipment) St. Ann’s Science & Technology Award – Hunter O’Neill (sponsored by: Craig’s Fencing) Paul Brown Leadership and Service Award – Sydney Carroll (sponsored by: Merrickville Lions’ Club) Wolford French Award – Madison Alguire (sponsored by: JCM Construction-Geoff Watts) Mathematics Award – Jamie Rutherford (sponsored by: McGrath’s Berry Farm) History & Geography Award – Harley Kerr & Andrew Warren (sponsored by: Don & Barb Maitland Outstanding Male Athlete – Levi Edmunds (sponsored by: Armstrong Pumping)

Outstanding Female Athlete – Makayla Jackson (sponsored by: Ogilvie Auto & Fleet) Wolford Arts Award – Zoe Auclair(visual arts); Theo Birtch (music) – Sabrina Moore (drama& dance); (sponsored by: Merrickville Woodcraft Construction, Albert & Jamie Sels) Pat Graveline School Spirit Award – Spencer Wright (sponsored by: Allan’s Tool Shed) Beth Carriers Memorial Primary Helper Award – Gracie Conway (sponsored by: Graham Wilson Auto) Kinch-McDougall Memorial – Most Improved Student – Zackary Major Kinch-McDougall Memorial – Best All Around Student – Theo Birtch Ontario’s Principal Council Leadership Award – Connor Halpenny Character Always Trustee Award – Victoria Tym

ANNOUNCEMENT The physicians of the KDH Health Centre are excited to announce our upcoming move to the Rideau Crossing Family Health Centre! In order to accommodate our growing practice we are relocating to a new medical office on Highway 44, alongside the eQuinelle Golf Course. We remain committed to the North Grenville community and to Kemptville District Hospital and will continue to provide care to both emergency and hospitalized patients.

Carolina’s spectacular renovation will add 55 new suites, a movie theatre, fitness room and salon overlooking the Tay River. The expansion opens up availability in this highly sought-after residence. It offers a rare opportunity to select from a choice of suites, some with breathtaking river views, to suit every preference and budget. The expansion is set to open in December 2013. PEACE OF MIND You can count on us to keep you and your home safe, do the housekeeping, maintain the grounds, wash linens and cook meals, leaving you free to relax, socialize and take part in fun activities. We serve the people who live with us with passion, joy and respect. With friendly people, special outings and daily activities ranging from bridge and poker to exercise classes, it’s no wonder our residents are happy living at Carolina Suites.

EXCELLENT AMENITIES We’re making Carolina better than ever with new amenities. Your rent includes: • Suites with kitchenettes, walk-in showers and ample storage • In-suite temperature control • All utilities and maintenance (excluding phone and cable) • Three freshly prepared meals a day with a variety of delicious options • Dedicated & trained staff available 24/7

We look forward to welcoming you to the Rideau Crossing Family Health Centre which is slated to open this fall.

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LOCAL NEWS SFDCI’s top graduates News - Shannon Hicks (right) and Logan Burns (below) were named the top male and female winners at the Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute commencement on Thursday, June 27. There were 121 students who graduated this year, including 50 Ontario scholars. See next week’s Record News for full details.

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SFDCI launches precision tech facility News - What do teen inventors and rocket scientists have in common? They have the use of precision technology – and the smarts to know what to do with it. Now, teen inventors at Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute (SFDCI) have that unique access with the recent launch of new equipment for roboticcontrolled manufacturing in the school’s precision technology facility. The opportunity came after a year of planning in the SFDCI technology department, with the help of a $5,000 donation from Lowe’s Building Centres in partnership with Skills Canada. The grant gave the school what the department needed to buy two new computer-powered mill and lathe machines, and to restore two dated units with new motors and wiring. “These are advanced tools of the trade,” says technology teacher Norm Decou, who led the charge to refurbish the school’s old machines last fall. “When you see Grade 9 students running this type of equipment it’s really significant,” he says. “It’s just what students need to get a head start in advanced skilled trades where jobs are plentiful and people to fill them are scarce.” The machines will allow students to design prototypes using 3D computer design software, and turn them into finished products in metal, wood and plastic. “With these machines, we’ll be able to teach students all the steps in manufacturing technology, and produce cool products at the same time,” Decou Photos by DESMOND DEVOY

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SFDCI’s teen inventors Zack Lafreniere (left) and Steven Kreeft put safety shield in place while Norm Decou (right) explains the technology to trustee Bill MacPherson. says. Grade 9 students Steven Kreeft and Zack Lafreniere said they couldn’t be happier. “The machines look really complicated, but once you figure out how everything works it’s quite easy,” Kreeft says. Decou unpacked the new equipment and got it running for the first time a few weeks ago. After working out some bugs, he showed students how to use the equipment to craft simple designs. To his delight, Kreeft and Lafreniere caught on quickly. They have been designing and turning out aluminum chess pieces and engraved signs ever since. Board Trustee Bill MacPherson

visited recently to see the new equipment in action. “Having something they’re interested in like this keeps them coming back,” he says. In an economy that’s shifting to the skilled trades, he says, it’s the key to student success. Principal Gord Cooke agrees. “This is 21st century learning in action,” Cooke says. For Lafreniere, the equipment opens up opportunities he didn’t know he had at SFDCI. “If kids want to make a future in doing something like this, this would be the way to go and this would be the technology to do it on,” he says.

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Heat is on for twilighters’ two-man scramble format By THE BOGEYMAN

Sports - The June 27 edition of the Thursday Night Men’s Twilight was sponsored by our friends at A & B Ford, and it was a perfect night for golf and giggles. The two-man scramble format separated the men from the boys, adding a little more pressure to every shot. The Brus/Pidgeon team showed they could handle the heat, posting the A Division low score on the front nine. Cahill and Cadeu were equal to the task, taking B Division honours. On the back side, the dynamic duo of Rocky and Roy (sounds like a Vegas act featuring exotic white tigers) showed everyone who was boss, claiming the A Division title. Kayser and Wallace hoisted the B Division trophy. The Roosteraunt closest-to-the-pin prizes went to Charlie Harrison and Matt Wallace for their tee shots on holes 3 and 14. Jack Anderson and Nate O’Neil stuck their approach shots tight on holes 2 and 12 to claim the Burns Jewellers gift certificates (I’m sure you can find an accessory that goes with orange and fuchsia, Jack). The Town and Country Chrysler longest drives were launched by Mike Koziel (always trying to

Smiths Falls Brooke Henderson tore up the links in New York on the weekend, finishing 59th in the U.S. Women’s Open. She’s pictured in this file photo after winning a tournament earlier this year. .

Henderson has memorable Open By STAFF

Sports – Brooke Henderson had an impressive weekend on the links as she made the cut in the US Women’s Open and ended 59th overall with a four-round score of 307 (+19). Not bad for one of LPGA professionals, let alone a 15 year-old amateur from Smiths Falls. The SFDCI student made the cut after day two, finishing at 32nd place. The event was played at the Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. “I three-putted twice, so the putter wasn’t working as well as I wanted to, but I still had some good holes in there,” Henderson said in a media scrum following her four-over-par 76 on day two. “At times I felt good, but bogey at the last doesn’t help.” Henderson’s sparkling first round one-under 71 was highlighted by four birdies after she shook off the initial two holes where she bogeyed two parfours. Day three was a bit of a backslide as she got

into some bogey trouble which kick started with a seven on the par-four opening hole. Playing with LPGA star Morgan Pressel that day, she finished the day plus-14 overall after scoring 83 (+11). On her final day, Henderson bounced back, turning in a 77 with a mix of bogeys and pars, but still managed to birdie off the 18th hole. Stats show her as hitting 48 of 56 fairways during the tournament, with a driving average of 233 yards and hitting 46 of 72 greens in regulation. Inbee Park ended up winning the tournament; her third consecutive major championship this year. Next up for Henderson as far as the LPGA is concerned is the upcoming Manulife Financial Classic, one of the newer stops on the tour, which takes place July 10-14 at the Grey Silo Golf Course in Waterloo, Ont. She has also received an exemption to the CN Canadian Open in Edmonton, Alta., later this summer. This will be her second straight year in the Open.

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This week’s question: Which PGA Tour player worked as a standard-bearer at golf events as a kid? A. Charles Howell III B. Billy Mayfair C. Len Mattiace D. Scott Dunlap See next week’s article for the answer.

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SAMANTHA MORELL Samantha Morell is a talented ball player, one of only two female players in the Redmen Association. A natural team leader who’s always ready to learn, the multi-talented athlete won the female ball player award at Friday’s Kinsmen Sportspersons Banquet.

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Kinsmen sports awards The Smiths Falls Kinsmen held its annual Sports Awards Banquet at the Smiths Falls Golf and Country Club Friday Night. This banquet is dedicated to the athletes in Smiths Falls and recognition is given for their hard work to their sport. Kinsmen Beep Dalgleish showed a video and spoke of what it took to complete their new building in Lower Reach Park. This project has been years in the making and this new resource for the Smiths Falls community should be celebrated. Above, he presents the Sports Person of the Year award to Brian Metcalfe (right). See next week’s Record News for more on this special night.

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Events - Former and current residents of Smiths Falls came back to their hometown last weekend to take part in the 2013 Welcome Home Reunion. The event took place over three days and featured a steak barbecue at the Royal Canadian Legion and ended with dance at the Memorial Community Centre. Left, Fred and Linda Phillips have been married for 45 years. They celebrated on June 1, but the fun continued as they danced the night away. Photos by JOSEPH MORIN

2013 Welcome Home Reunion Events - The 2013 Welcome Home Reunion was a big success. The committee behind the event features, left to right: Bette Tysick, Iris Doran, Jackie Staples, Jim Barnett, Terry Bennett, Cathy Giff and Carol Levere.

Events - The Digratos are a band that was created almost 50 years ago. They were the first rock and roll band to play as the house band at the Rideau Ferry Inn in the late ’60s. The group performed at the reunion on Saturday night at the Memorial Community Centre. Events - Pauline Anderson takes a plate from Janet Sparks in the Smiths Falls Royal Ca- The sons of the founder of the band, Dick Perkins joined up to play for this special occanadian Legion hall as the steaks start coming in from the barbecue. Sandee Crepin and sion. Left to right: Dennis Staples on lead guitar, Tommy Hogan on rhythm guitar, Mike Sparks were in charge of handing out the plates. Perkins on bass and Chris Perkins on drums.

Smiths Falls Warehouse Worker Program

St. Lawrence College is presenting the Warehouse Worker Program for Youth to help prepare you for employment in the warehousing field. This eight-week program will provide you with the skills employers are looking for. You will graduate with well-rounded knowledge, employability skills, Forklift training, and certifications in Transportation of Dangerous Goods, WHMIS, First Aid/CPR and Safety Training.

This program runs from September 9 - November 1, 2013

Note: Tuition is $4,126 plus HST (funding may be available to cover tuition, income support, transportation/travel, and dependent care)

For information contact: Ontrac Employment Resource Services 52 Abbott Street North, Unit 2 Smiths Falls, ON (613) 283-6978

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EMC Entertainment – Do you want to experience something out of this world? If you would like to become inspired about your life, seek answers to questions that may be just a little out of reach, then try getting those answers from the other side, with the help of renowned psychic medium, Matthew Stapley. The Ottawa South resident and Carleton Place native will give you the opportunity to get messages from your dearly departed loved ones as he will bridge that gap from the spirit world to the earth plane on Friday, July 26. His live, three-part performance will kick off at 7:30 p.m. at the Residence Marriott Inn, Kingston. “It’s going to be awesome,” he said in a phone interview. Stapley is becoming a household name in the Nation’s Capital and beyond, with a television show on the Rogers Network, radio gigs, as well as personal readings and group sessions at cafés, book stores and the like. Stapley says he’s able to dial into messages from loved ones who have passed on and he delivers those messages in such a way as to bring hope, peace and love to the inquirer. The first part of the Kingston show is a 45-minute question-and-answer period on psychic ability. It will be a chance for people to ask Stapley about their own encounters, or ask him about his experience with the paranormal, mediumship and spirit. After a 10-minute break, he will return to the message portion of the show. “That’s the cool part that most people come for,” he said. “It’s where I work really hard to bridge a connection between spirit and the earth plane. I deliver messages di-

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Ottawa psychic-medium Matthew Stapley will be in messages to guests from the spirit world in a show Kingston on July 26 for a three-part show at the Resi- that will have patrons indulge in a Q&A, personal dence Mariott, 7 Earl St., at 7:30 p.m. He will bring readings and séance. rectly to the people who come to the show.” The final part of the evening for those who have purchased VIP tickets, will be a séance. “It think it’s going to be very cool,” he says. Stapely did a show at Kingston’s Baby Grand last year and it was sold out a week in advance. Because of the intensity of the messages and how he brings those messages to the inquisitive, Stapely prepares his own mind, thoughts and feelings prior to a show of this mag-

nitude. It’s not just another psychic reading. “It’s a lot of energy, but it’s nice. I have a good team of people working with me behind the scenes as well to help maintain my energy, and of course my spirit guides and loved ones in spirit, and my angels will help me maintain my energy level and the energy of the stage and make it conducive for that type of event.” Meditation is key, he says. “But honestly, I just jump in with both feet. The energy within that preparation is very important to

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worse, Stapley says that when he decided to switch gears from a medical lab technician to a full time psychic-medium, it opened up a huge part of his life – being in service and helping people. “I feel that this is what I’m here for… to bring people those messages.” A car accident in which he suffered a head injury really drove home the point that this is his gift, and he should be using it to the best of his ability. “The full time realization came about when I was 23,” he says, which was only four years ago. The best part of his gift is helping people, he says, but what’s the worst part? “No one’s ever asked me that,” he says. “That’s cool… I guess the worst part is the times where I’m helping someone, but the caliber of that message isn’t that strong. I will refund my client because I’m not getting what I want to get out a session. If it’s not up to

my standards, my client will not pay.” Stapley does have repeat clients, but cautions not to get too used to his services. “I would say that my services can be a great way to connect but I think there is a certain amount of personal responsibility that comes on my client’s part and on mine to ensure that the readings are a guiding tool, not a dependency,” he says. Sometimes, his friends bug him for free readings, but he doesn’t often get the right connections. “For me authenticity and integrity are so important in a reading and when I know someone too well I find that the principles of ethical spirit communication can be jeopardized,” he says. For the skeptic, a testimonial from an Ottawa lawyer, who would only share the initials M.Q., said that he tested Stapley on his ability to connect with his deceased father before he believed in Stapley’s psychic ability. “Matthew passed with flying colours. The amount of

information and the specificity of the information Matthew provided shocked me. Only my father and I could possibly have been aware of the events and information Matthew conveyed to me. I am definitely converted and believe in spirit and am convinced that Matthew is a medium capable of conveying messages from those passed on.” Business side of life Stapley and his partner Tristian Brine started their present business, TransdimensionalBeing Associates Inc. which aims to bring people to a better understanding of spirit within their lives. Brine, also a medium and healing energy facilitator, works with people who want to heal certain aspects of their lives. If you would like more information or to book an appointment with Stapley, visit the website listed above or TransdimensionalBeing Associates Inc. or like him on Facebook.

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3768 Highway 43 (Perth highway), before setting on a scenic 200-kilometre ride. The ride will travel through the beautiful countryside of Merrickville and along the St. Lawrence then on to Crosby, Westport and Rideau Ferry. It

ends at the Dan Peters Auction site at 182 Glenview Road where participants will enjoy a barbecue corn roast and a special live performance by Smith Falls’ very own Jeff Keays and friends. The proceeds from this

charity event will be divided between two local community organizations, Lanark County Interval House and the Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation. “Community support is vital to our success and we recognize how much work it takes to organize a great event like this one. We are thrilled that the Rideau Winery and Dan Peters Auctions have chosen our agency as one of the beneficiaries of the Char-

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Transmission service: Don’t get given the slip EMC Lifestyle – Recently we had a discussion on the pros and cons of regular and preventative maintenance and automakers’ tendency to stretch their recommended service intervals in terms of time and mileage. A lot of dealerships as well as independent shops and mass merchandisers have started to suggest a general inspection combined with an engine oil and filter change two or three times a year to make sure their customers don’t get left on the side of the road. During these inspections, techs will inspect a number of vehicle systems and fluids and filters and one that is critical for continued reliable operation is the automatic transmission fluid. Vehicle makers differ quite a bit when it comes to time and mileage intervals for transmission fluid and filter replacement. Some are as low as 72K km and some are as high as 150K km. It’s always best to refer to your own vehicle’s owner’s manual to be certain of your vehicle’s needs. This fluid operates under pressure and at high temperatures. It also serves to collect small metal particles that wear off of various internal transmission surfaces as

a matter of normal wear and tear. These particles end up trapped in the transmission’s oil pan courtesy of a magnet placed there by the assembler. The fluid is used to transfer rotational force from the front of the transmission (where it’s bolted to the engine) to the rear where it connects to the final drive and drive axles. Repair shops, including dealerships will usually recommend one or two variations on replacing the fluid. The first involves removing the pan, draining whatever fluid comes out, replacing the filter and fluid. The downside with this is that it will only drain, on average, about 4 to 5 litres of the approximately 10-12 litre total that the transmission holds. A good portion of the fluid will remain in the torque convertor or in certain internal passages. If your vehicle requires fluid replacement at the low end of the interval spectrum (say 72K km), this method isn’t as bad as it sounds because over the course of two or three such services, the majority of the fluid will get exchanged. The second most popular method involves the use of specialized flushing equipment which pushes old fluid

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out of the transmission by means of a circulation pump. This will effectively remove over 90 per cent of the fluid but the downside here is that few shops recommend replacing the filter with this method. The best way is to flush the fluid out and have the filter replaced at the same time. The cost of this varies with vehicle types but the general range for the average vehicle is between $250 and $350. Leaving this maintenance item uncompleted can lead to internal transmission failure which can bring a minimum cost of around $2,500 for removal and a basic overhaul and a few days off the road or more. A lot of drivers wait until a poor shifting or slipping symptom arises before getting the service done and in many cases like this, power flushing the transmission will make things worse not better. Make sure this fluid is checked at every oil change and keep track of when its replacement

is due and get it done. On Saturday July 6 the Carkinator Car and Moto Rally rolls into the Winchester Arena parking lot at 10 a.m. Join New York Islander’s Matt Carkner for this third annual event in support of the Winchester District Memorial Hospital. There will be a car rally, scavenger hunt, BBQ and many activities for the kids. Enter your team (in your car or on your motorcycle) or pledge an existing team and get together for a great cause! Contact Keith at 613-5433338 for more info. On Sun-

day, July 7 the 26th annual St. Lawrence Valley Car Club Car Show happens on the grounds of Fort Wellington in Prescott. And on the same Sunday the ‘Steering Towards Hope’ Poker Run, Cars, Bike & Big Truck Show with live entertainment and vendors goes at Walter Baker Park on Terry Fox Drive in Kanata. A full day of family fun and sparkling chrome!! Check online at: www.steeringtowardshope.ca. All proceeds from the day’s activities go to the Kidney Foundation of Canada.

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

UCDSB encourages dialogue with community groups EMC News – Trustees at the Upper Canada District School Board want community groups that use their schools outside school hours to first contact the board before concluding that they may have to pay the board new fees. The board recently reviewed its community use of schools policy and procedure and found they weren’t consistently applied to all community groups. The result is that some groups may have to begin paying fees for using the school facilities.

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is an annual public speaking event for students in grades 4 through 12, studying French as a second language in Ontario schools. Le concours et festival d’art oratoire is an opportunity to integrate public speaking into regular classroom activities, and to involve community members outside the classroom for judging and administration of classroom and school level events. Each student won first place in his/her category at the board level competition that was held in early April. All students went on to participate at the Provincial event in Toronto in May. • Olivia Ivanic, Notre Dame Catholic High School (CHS), and Zachary Bertinato, St. Thomas Aquinas CHS: Olivia Ivanic and Zachary Bertinato applied to the Youth Ambassadors Program, sponsored by Fulbright Canada. Seventeen Canadian recipients, including Olivia and Zachary, were accepted to participate in the three-week international ambassadors program. Students completed an application package, and competed with more than 200 applicants from across Canada, to be selected to participate in this prestigious program. • Justin Marion, St. Thomas Aquinas CHS: Justin is a member of the Canadian Morgan Horse and Miniature Horse Association. He has

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hesitate to start kicking butt to find her. Meanwhile President Sawyer (Jamie Fox) is being hurried to a secure location within the White House when he’s betrayed by one of his own. The head of his security detail, Martin Walker (James Woods), is the one behind the entire attack. Luckily for Sawyer, John happens upon them just in time. John has to find a way to get the President out of the White House, rescue the hostages, and save his daughter. He has some help from the outside by way of agent Finnerty (Maggie Gyllenhaal), but for the most part it’s just John and President Sawyer against a mad man and his army of mercenaries. I don’t know if Emmerich did it on purpose or if he claims it’s just a coincidence, but the similarities between White House Down and Die Hard are remarkable to say the least. I

suppose it doesn’t really matter because Emmerich pulls it off. White House Down is a good summer action film. Likeable heroes, despicable villains, a larger-than-life scenario, a few plot twists, a few more oneliners, and a whole lot of action make it well worth seeing. Channing Tatum and Jamie Fox take a good action movie and make it a fun action movie. On their own there’s no question of their talent, but together something special happens. They are funny, they are charming and they are heroic on a whole other level. They are so much fun to watch I hope they do another film together. The rest of the cast isn’t too bad either. Joey King definitely steals the show and Maggie Gyllenhaal nails the part of the intelligent and forceful Secret Service agent. It takes a great actor to play a great villain and James Woods is most certainly a great actor. White House Down is just what I look for in a summer action film. Enough serious action to get the heart pounding, but a light enough plot to keep me laughing. Mark Haskins’ column is a regular feature of the EMC.

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broadcasts for UCTV, as well as working with our schools – teachers and students from grades 5 to 12 – on a curriculum which will teach the students the techniques, processes and practises needed to create, produce, direct, film and participate in live and recorded broadcasting. The UCDSB CRM department and EON will be working on the initial planning stages of this agreement throughout the summer, with plans to create student-focused shows related to sports, high school life, hospitality programs, junior politics, talent, drama and more.

In addition, those interested in online print and photography will have the opportunity to create featured content on EasternOntarioNetwork.com. “This is at the very beginning stages, but it’s an exciting opportunity for the Upper Canada District School Board,” says David K. Thomas, UCDSB Director of Education. “This opportunity will drastically increase the number of events which can be shared with parents and community members, further increasing the board’s visibility around the world.” The agreement comes into effect September 2013.

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MOVIE: White House Down STARRING: Channing Tatum, Jamie Fox, Joey King, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and James Woods DIRECTOR: Roland Emmerich RATING: PG Entertainment - I really enjoyed Die Hard 6… I mean White House Down. Okay so White House Down is basically Die Hard with a bit of Die Hard 3 thrown in, but Die Hard is one of my favourite movies, and Roland Emmerich did it well so I’m all right with it. The premise is simple. A group of highly trained mercenaries, pretending to be terrorists, infiltrate the White House and orchestrate a violent take over. On the surface it looks like an elaborate robbery, but in truth there’s something much more sinister happening. John Cale (Channing Tatum) is taking the tour with his daughter Emily (Joey King) when the White House gets attacked. John’s ex-military working as a guard for the Speaker of the House, and has aspirations of joining the secret service. So when John and Emily get separated he doesn’t

EMC News – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Eastern Ontario Network (EON); working together to further promote and share school news, events and information through the board’s exclusive online video streaming channel UCTV, and Eastern Ontario Network’s streaming channel EasternOntarioTV.com. This agreement would see EON staff assisting UCDSB Communications and Relationship Management (CRM) staff in producing live and recorded

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