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What’s up, doc, around Stittsville? EMC news – The Knights of Columbus of Holy Spirit Parish are planning a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper on Tuesday, Feb. 12… The bank that will be in a stand-alone building at the Walmart shopping area at the corner of Fernbank Road and Terry Fox Drive will be a branch of the Royal Bank…Apologies go to 15 year old Cameron Caughey of Stittsville who finished fifth in the 5K Richmond Road Race on Sunday, Jan. 13 in a time of 19 minutes, 13 seconds, a little over two minutes behind the overall winner. He was the top Goulbourn finisher in the race, not Peter Temple of Richmond (who finished 14th overall) as indicated in last week’s paper. The address for Cameron on the official race results listed Ottawa as his city of residence…There may be a vigil or memorial service for those who died in the double murder/suicide in Stittsville on Monday, Jan. 14. However, any such event will not be held for several weeks at least on the advice of the family and others closely involved with the tragedy. City of Ottawa Stittsville ward councillor Shad Qadri said last Saturday that there may also be a forum about mental illness held in the future in Stittsville…A team from the Stittsville United Church prepared the turkey dinner that was the meal menu at the annual

general meeting of the Goulbourn Township Historical Society in the church’s basement hall last Saturday at noon…Lesley McKay, daughter of the late Bill and Lorraine McKay of Stittsville, who grew up in Stittsville, is the new editor of the Goulbourn Township Historical Society’s newsletter…Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Stittsville Food Bank was able to meet the need at Christmas time which was greater than ever. A total of 109 children of Stittsville families who received Christmas hampers from the Stittsville Food Bank received gifts on Christmas morning… The Goulbourn Township Historical Society is planning a Heritage Day open house at the Stittsville branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 16. There will be a focus on the Society’s archives at the library, both its photographic collection and its history files. There will also be displays set up in the library meeting room and refreshments will be available. Everyone is invited to attend…The 55 Senior Club at the Stittsville Legion is inviting anyone from the community to join. It’s an opportunity to get to know your neighbours in the village. It all happens every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Stittsville Legion Hall where the coffee is served and there’s lot of time for

chats. There’s even special events that are held. The Legion Hall is fully handicapped accessible for anyone with mobility issues. For more information about the 55 Senior Club and the possibility of joining, please call Joan at 613836-7489 or Pat at 613-831-0820…Longtime Stittsville resident Bernie Ashe has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG), the partnership that is working with the city of Ottawa to revitalize Lansdowne Park in Ottawa. AS CEO, Mr. Ashe will oversee all facets of OSEG’s operations including its sports franchises, its entertainment business and all Lansdowne Park operations. OSEG will be managing the facilities at the revitalized Lansdowne Park while also owning and operating a Canadian Football League team, a North American Soccer League team and the Ottawa 67’s junior hockey team. Mr. Ashe, who has been working as CEO of KOTT Group, a lumber and related products company, has in the past been President and CEO of AiT, a firm involved in traveler identity and border control products, and from 1991 to 1997 served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. He is a trustee and former

chair of CHEO and serves on the Board of the Ottawa Convention Centre…The Goulbourn Township Historical Society’s Board of Directors has decided to go with its same table officers following the Society’s annual general meeting last Saturday. Barbara Bottriell will continue as president with Mike Bryan staying on as vice-president. Debbie Proulx will continue as treasurer while Jim Kirkpatrick will remain as secretary…The annual Artists and Authors in the Park event hosted by the Stittsville Village Association will be held on Sunday, May 26 this year. This is an event where an array of artists and authors display their work at Village Square Park in the heart of Stittsville…The free Open Table Community Dinner that is held on the third Saturday of each month at St. Thomas Anglican Church at the corner of Stittsville Main Street and Carleton Cathcart Street marked its third birthday last Saturday evening as the dinners are now entering their fourth year. And it was a birthday party atmosphere at last Saturday’s dinner. There were a couple of celebratory cakes on hand as well as balloons. There were also horns on hand which were used to accompany the singing of “Happy Birthday” which happened at the event…

Fairwinds Community Association meeting EMC news - Calling all Fairwinds residents! The new Fairwinds Community Association is holding a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 20 starting at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room at Stittsville Sobeys at the Stitts-

ville Corners shopping area corner of Hazeldean Road and Carp Road in Stittsville. It will be a forum to discuss ideas and concerns regarding the Fairwinds community. There will also be a vote taken to install Board members for the organization: a

president, a vice-president, a secretary, a treasurer and directors. Indeed, if you have an interest in putting your name forward for one of these positions, please email Katie Young at

The Fairwinds Community Association has a website at The Fairwinds community is located along Huntmar Drive north of Hazeldean Road in Stittsville. A Mattamy Homes development,

it involves streets such as Vendevale Avenue, Sonesta Crescent, Mistral Way, Burnaby Drive, Moncao Lane, Galleon Lane, Harmattan Avenue, Kohilo Crescent, Helm Circle, Tramontana Private, Coriolis Court, Shawondasee Street, Riverfront Court, Tempest

Drive, Brigatine Avenue, Gallantry Way, Khamish Street, Par-La-Ville Circle, Maloja Way, Millbank Lane, Gates Lane, Cayman Road, Grenadine Street, Aquilo Circle, Messor Court, Santa Anna Lane, Martinique Lane, Kona Lane and Pampero Circle.


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