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THE CREEMORE ECHO • Friday, February 28, 2014 •


HAY for sale – Small squares and 4x5’ rounds of horse hay. We deliver yearround. Call Norm of Stonehedge Farms at 705-466-2607.

The Ladies League of the Creemore Curling Club wish to thank Jean Smart, owner of the Creemore Village Pharmacy, for sponsoring and providing the prizes for the Ladies Annual Invitational Bonspiel held on February 15. Jean has been providing this support for the last 24 years. We also thank Norma Panzine, owner of Affairs Bakery, for preparing a delicious dinner and the extra gifts for all the curlers.

RENTALS ROOMS for rent. Furnished. $130 per week includes shared living room, heat, hydro, wireless internet, satellite TV, parking. Linens supplied. No smoking. Call 705-444-4852. 3 bedroom HOUSE in Creemore. Freshly painted. Full basement, laundry, appliances, one car garage, huge front & back yard. No smokers. $1200 plus utilities. Available immediately. Call 705-466-3690. Nice 2 bedroom APARTMENT for rent at 212 Scott Street, Stayner. No smokers, no pets. $900 plus hydro. 705-428-2535.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED Exercise Volunteers Needed – Join the fun and lead an exercise class. The VON is looking for volunteers to lead a 1 hour SMART Program exercise class each week to help seniors stay fit, strong and independent in our community. Classes will take place at St. Luke’s Church. Experience is not necessary since the VON will provide full training. If interested please call Michelle Armstrong for more information at:705-737-5044 ext 225 or at

MOVING SALE Saturday, March 1 at 2983 Fairgrounds Road South. Power tools, furniture, jewellery. From 10 am to 3 pm. Phone 705-466-3127 for more information.

BUS TRIPS Clearview Travel has UPCOMING BUS TRIPS: Canada Blooms Friday, March 14. $67 pp includes coach & admission. Departs Stayner 8:30 am, returns 6 pm. Ripley’s Aquarium and St. Lawrence Market Friday, March 21. $72 pp includes coach & admission. Departs Stayner 8 am, returns 5:15 pm. Call 705-428-2543 or email info@ to reserve.

You’ll get a warm welcome and cold beer.

I would like to thank the Great Northern Exhibition and all their members for allowing me to be a part in the Ontario Association of Agriculture Societies convention this past week in Toronto and all they have done for me this year as the Senior Ambassador.  I would also like to thank my chaperone for the few days away, Melissa Ferguson, you were a great help to me.  Finally the support from my family, friends and the community is also greatly appreciated.  Nicole Gowan - Senior Ambassador Great Northern Exhibition Thanks to Cat Flack for all the delicious baking & jam delivered to us last Friday. You really spoil us! The Creemore Echo staff

IN MEMORIAM WILSON – In loving memory of a dear Dad and Grandpa, Wilfred Wilson who passed away on January 29, 1995. A dear Mom and Grandma, Mae Wilson who passed away on March 3, 2000 & A dear brother and Uncle, Don Wilson who passed away on July 14, 2010 Memories are like strands of gold. They never tarnish, the never grow old. Today, tomorrow, our whole life through, We will always love and remember you. Always loved and remembered by Helen, Bruce, James, Krista, Kevin and Brent Fraser

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TOURS • TASTINGS • BOUTIQUE 139 Mill Street, Creemore ON. 1-800-267-2240

At Creemore Springs we take pride in introducing folks to the great taste of our beer and showing them how we make it. So the next time you’re near the town of Creemore, drop by the brewery, the hospitality is on us.

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RITTENHOUSE, C.E. Gordon passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Collingwood General & Marine Hospital in his 72nd year. Gord, loving husband of Emilie; father of Julie Rittenhouse and the late Cindy; grandfather of Jessie Fleming (Steve) and great grandfather of Easton & Ryder. Forever remembered by his stepchildren Connie, Cheryl, Debbie and Steve and their families. As per his wishes cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at Creemore Union Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Friends may visit Gord’s online Book of Memories at www. It is with sadness but also deep gratitude for a life well lived, that we announce the passing of Melville SEELEY, on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 101st year.  Melville of Stayner, beloved husband of the late Helen Seeley (nee Greenfield). Loving father of John Seeley. He will be greatly missed by his nieces Karen (Scott), Elsie (Garry), Elaine (Elwin) and their families. He is survived by his sister-in-law Shirley. Predeceased by his brother Murray Seeley, sister Delrose (late Les Culham) and niece Sandra (Al). Private family Memorial has occurred. Interment will follow in the spring at Stayner Union Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by Melville’s family.  Arrangements under the direction of Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home - Stayner Chapel. For more information and to sign the online Book of Memories, log on to

Creemore Big Heart Seniors

This week was potluck the Canadian Women’s Thursday, as it is every Olympic hockey final.... third Thursday of each Yahoo! We won! But it month. With the threat surely was a nail biter. of nasty freezing rain we We had 30 players for only had 17 for dinner, but cards; six full tables and it was delicious as usual. two tables of three. A speaker named Susan Evelyn Lucky draws were WARDEN from Victorian Order of won by Marg Hope, Nurses talked to us of a program Lillian Hiltz x2, Kevin Keough and of gentle exercise for seniors over Bob Veale. 55. It is called the SMART (Seniors There were 15 Moon Shots Maintaining Active Roles Together) played by Evelyn Warden x3, Pat and has a 48-week tenure. There is Winger x3, Janice Stephens, Leona no charge and it will be available Hartling, Marj Thompson, Peter Tuesdays at 1 pm and Thursdays at Gubbels x2, Dave Smith, Phyllis 11 am at the St. Luke’s church hall, Seed, Bob Veale and Roy Veinot. 22 Caroline Street West. Participants Winners of cards for the day were must register for this activity on Pat Winger 256, George Blakney Tuesday, March 11 at 11 pm. The 255, Peter Gubbles 248 and Marj program is sponsored through the Thompson 232, with low prize going Ontario Government so the $4 fee to Robert McNicol 38. per person is being absorbed by the We had to hand out lesser monies in Ontario North Simcoe Muskoka prizes because of the low attendance, Local, Health Integration Network. weather and so many away. We will An informative pamphlet was handed no doubt be able to increase the prize out to everyone. money when all gets back to normal Russ Miller is doing very well and and attendance increases. will be back with us soon. Remember: If you cho o s e Against some protesting, we fired the behaviour, you choose the up the television on mute and followed consequences.




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