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Friday, October 28, 2011 Vol. 11 No. 43
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FORMER CREEMORE RESIDENT MEDALS TWICE AT PAN AMS
Audra Vair, left, with her Pan Am Games silver-medal winning Quad teammates Isolda Penney, Buzzy McCord and Melanie Kok.
by Brad Holden Audra Vair, who grew up in the Creemore area and is still listed as a resident on the Rowing Canada database, was rewarded for years of training last week when she won two rowing medals at the Pan Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. On Monday, October 17, Vair won bronze in the Women’s Double event with her rowing partner, Elizabeth McCord of Toronto. She and an expanded team then went on to capture a silver medal in the Women’s Quad event on Wednesday, October 19. Vair grew up in Shamrock House, the steep-roofed house on the north side of County Road 9 just before Centre Line Road. She attended New Lowell Central Public School and began rowing at the age of fourteen, while attending Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario. In the summers, she would row at the Barrie Rowing Club with her father, Derek Vair, but moved on to row for the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Rowing Club. After receiving her Undergraduate Degree in BioPharmaceuticals from the University of Ottawa, she went on to study Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia, all the while rowing for UBC. After receiving her Master’s Degree, she came back to London, Ontario to row with the Canadian Development Team, where she remains until after the Nationals in November, at which time the finalists for the 2012 Olympic team will be announced. Vair is the daughter of Derek and Egle Vair, previously of Creemore. She is the niece of current residents Anna Narusis and Rita Fransen.
Medical Centre expansion delayed; health study to be done by Brad Holden In September, the Board of the Creemore Medical Centre was notified that their submission to the Federal Government for financial assistance in the expansion of the Medical Centre was incomplete and could not be considered at this time. The Board said they do not agree but acknowledged that the Government establishes the rules. This means that the attractiveness of the expansion proposal remains unevaluated by the Federal Government. Both the Township and the Board made it clear that they still feel that the proposal is an excellent one. They
have heard that the federal department involved will establish a fund next year for which the proposal would be eligible and they are preparing themselves to make a new submission. Dr. Kellie Leitch, the local MP is supporting the application. Bill Mann, the chair of the Medical Centre Board, explained that the Board’s prime responsibility in the past has been to act as landlord for the Medical Centre building. However, after discussions with several health service providers in the greater Clearview area, the Board has decided to expand its role to include
the assessment of the “wellness” of Creemore and its surrounding area. In particular, they are interested in learning about Creemore residents’ feelings about the adequacy of the town’s health services in covering their health needs. One key question, said Mann, was: “What’s missing for local residents in the way of health services they need?” Since there is currently no data available to answer this question, the Medical Centre Board has commissioned, with the support of Clearview Township, a market research study to provide the desired data. The study area will include
the southern end of Clearview as well as northern Mulmur. The research will be done by Resource Management Consulting Group of Barrie, who recently successfully completed a somewhat similar study for Collingwood’s General and Marine Hospital. The firm will be doing its research by phone during the first several weeks of November. It hopes to complete 400 questionnaires. The content of individual questionnaires will be completely confidential, with only summary analysis being made available to the Board. (See “Health” on page 3)
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Community Calendar Friday, October 28
•Toonie Lunch at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 22 Caroline Street West from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Come out and enjoy some homemade soup. with your friends.
Saturday, October 29
•St. James’ Church, Clougher-Lisle ACW are holding their Annual Craft and Bake Sale and Luncheon in the Lisle Legion opening at 10 am. No admission charge. Adult Lunch $8. Children’s Lunch $2. Lucky Draw. Bring the children along to meet Mrs. Claus. • Children’s Halloween Fiesta at Nottawa United Church from 10 am to 12:30 pm. Children’s costume parade at 10 am. Party animal presentation at 10:30 am. Games, crafts and treats. Come for a goul time. • Log Cabin Ribbon Cutting at 10:30 am. Come celebrate Opening the Door into the Creemore Log Cabin and enter an earlier era in Creemore’s history. Everyone is cordially invited to join the party at the Cabin in its new location, between the Old Jail and the Creemore Library. Please see pages 10 and 11 for further information. • A porcelain flotilla of manned longships sets sail in the Mad & Noisy Gallery. Working from 12th Century illustrations, sculptor Juliet Jancso has created a series of detailed cogs, carracks, caravels and longships in white porcelain highlighted by gold leaf. The show, entitled
This Weekend Embarkation, opens with a reception today from 2 to 5 pm and continues until November 21. 154 Mill Street. 705-466-5555 or www.madandnoisy.com. • Turkey Dinner celebrating Fall at Centennial United Church, Stayner. Corner of William and Oak Streets from 4:30 to 7 pm. Adults $12.50, children 6-12 $6, under 6 free. Entertainment while you wait! Come and bring family and friends. A fundraiser to aid the Church’s work. • Brentwood Community Centre Halloween Dance from 9 pm to 1 am with a D.J. Prizes for costumes. Light lunch. $10 per person.
Sunday, October 30
• Church Services are on page 5. •148th Anniversary Service for Mansfield Presbyterian Church at 9:30 am. Special guest speaker is Wayne Townsend, curator of Dufferin Museum & Archives. Refreshments to follow. • Hallowfest in Creemore from 10 am to 4 pm at Station on the Green. A new regional event. Fun for all ages. Tricks, treats & surprises. Visit the Witch’s Kitchen and Haunted Parlour. Activities, games, pumpkin carving, face painting, costume contests, music, marketplace, live pumpkin auction & more. Costumes encouraged! Admission by donation to the
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GM Hospital Foundation. Sponsored by Happenings Party Rentals, GM Hospital Foundation, 97.7 Beach, Caithkin Treatment Foster Homes and Creemore. Also Jack ‘o’ Lanterns & Decorated Witch Brooms Auction for the G&M - The Collingwood General and Marine Hospital Foundation invite everyone to create a carved or decorated pumpkin or broom to benefit the Hospital. Bring it to Station October 29. • Christmas Stop & Shop at Silver Brooke Golf Club, 45 Cindy Lane, Lisle from 10 am to 4 pm. Start your shopping early. Many exhibitors. Please bring a nonperishable item for the Angus Food Bank. • Messy Church this Sunday starting at 4:30 pm at St. Luke’s Anglican Church. We will do a Blessing of Halloween Costumes and talk about all hallows eve so everyone should wear their costumes. This is followed by a potluck supper. • “Joyful We Adore You” Worship Music from Ancient to Modern at 7 pm at St. John’s United Church, Creemore. As part of our 125th Anniversary celebrations, please join us for an evening of music to stir the heart and uplift the soul. Featuring the Canturum Choir and the Shipmates Men’s Quartet. Accompanied by 2 violins. Produced by Ann Sneyd and Peter Coates. Free will offering. Reception to follow.
Upcoming Events Tuesday, November 1
• Creemore Adult Skating starting today on Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 pm at Creemore Arena. Good friends, good ice, good music. For more information call Helen 705-445-3635 or Lynn 705-466-2477.
Saturday, November 5
• The Mono Mulmur Citizens’ Coalition (MC2) presents “Cooking Garbage in Dufferin - An Innovative Approach to Our Waste Problems” from 9 am to noon at the Horizons Event Centre (behind Mono Plaza). Free public information event about the proposed Dufferin Eco Energy Park (DEEP). • Creemore Legion Ladies Auxiliary are having their Winter Tea, Craft and Bake Sale from 9 am to 4 pm. • Christmas Extravaganza Stop n Shop Event at New Lowell Legion from 9 am to 3 pm. Grab bags for the first 50 people! Over 30 local entrepreneurs! Please bring a non-perishable item for the Angus Food Bank & be entered to win a door prize. • A Remembrance Day Event featuring Sgt. Ret’d Phyllis Howald, a personal story of her time in the Military, at 9:30 am at Jubilee Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Stayner. Proudly presented by Stayner Heritage Society. Cost $5 (includes continental breakfast, speaker and entertainment including Graham Trude and the “Georgian Girls”) For tickets call Catherine Walker at 705-428-2719, Myrna Johnson at 705-428-2540 or purchase at Barb’s Clothes Closet. • The Catholic Women’s League of St. Patrick’s and St. Noel Chabanel Parish’s Annual Christmas Bazaar from 10 am to 1 pm in St. Patrick’s Parish Hall on William Street, Stayner. There will be crafts, bottles table, baking, knitting, penny table and tea table. Free admission. • Curiosity House welcome David Wilson to the gallery this month with his landscapes & still life in oil and acrylic. Opening Reception today from 2 to 4 pm. • Mansfield Presbyterian Church Turkey Supper in the Orange Hall, Mansfield from 4:30 pm. Adults $15, children $5. Take out service available.
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Sunday, November 6
• Victoria Memorial Church, Honeywood, Anniversary Service at 10:15 am. Special Music. Rev. John Neff. 519-925-3775. • The family of Mary Patton (Mountford) invite you to join us in celebrating her 90th Birthday. Come and Go Tea at St. John’s United Church Hall Creemore from 2 to 4 pm.
Monday, November 7
• Adult Skating at Stayner Arena every Monday from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. Contact Joan at 705-428-2711.
Wednesday, November 9
• Flu Clinic at Station on the Green from noon to 8 pm. Book your appointment time online at www.simcoemuskokahealth.org or 705-721-7520. Appointments are recommended. Walk-in must be prepared to wait and there may not be space available to accommodate.
Thursday, November 10
• Clearview Community Policing Committee Meeting at 7 pm in the Council Chambers of the Clearview Township in Stayner. All are welcome to attend.
Friday, November 11 to Saturday, November 12
• The Michael Tupling Memorial Hockey Tournament at the North Dufferin Community Centre hosted by the Mulmur Melacthon Recreation Committee. Register your competitive or noncompetitive team now. Funds raised will go to House 9 and The Zamboni Fund. For more information, to register or to make a cash or silent auction item donation contact Paul Mills at 705466-3429 or email@example.com
Saturday, November 19
• Book Lauch for Ken Thornton’s new novel The Elusive Dream & darci-que’s newest book Mollie’s Birthday Party from 11 am to 2 pm at Station on the Green.
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Friday, November 18
• The Tree Society of Creemore’s 1st Annual Meet & Greet at the Station on the Green from 7 to 9 pm. Help pay tribute to Diane & Brian McKay in honour of their 20 years of leadership. Tickets $10 available at Creemore Echo, Cardboard Castles & Curiosity House. The speaker is John Bacher.
Saturday, November 12
• Mad & Noisy Gallery November Workshop: Painting with a Three Foot Brush with John David Anderson at Station on the Green from 9 am to 4 pm. $105 plus hst. Materials list to be supplied upon registration. Register at the Mad & Noisy Gallery. • Flu Clinic at Station on the Green from 9 am to
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Monday, November 14
• Community Group Meet & Greet at The Bank Cafe. The Creemore Echo & Bank Cafe are hosting the BIA After 5 and invite all area businesses and community groups to send representatives. Bring your 2012 event dates & mark them on the Echo’s Community calendar as well as update your information. 5 to 7 pm.
• The Path to Expressive Painting (oil or acrylic) from 10 am to 4 pm at The Tremont Studio & Galleries, 2nd floor, unit 6, Collingwood. $75 + materials. For beginner to advanced artists who are interested in breaking out of the box with their painting. Contact Sue Miller at 705-466-3411 or 705-727-6161 or email@example.com to register.
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Council votes against speed limit change by Brad Holden Clearview Council heard a request Monday from Nottawasaga Concession 8 resident Greg Ashbee to lower the speed limit on the portion of that road from Dunedin north to the intersection of 9/10 Sideroad to 60 kilometres per hour. Ashbee described the road as being “too winding and hilly to drive safely” at the current posted speed limit of 80 kilometres per hour. He reported witnessing several single vehicle accidents there during the winter, and he brought with him signatures from most of the people who live on the road. A motion was brought forward by Councillor Brent Preston and seconded by Councillor Shawn Davidson to make the change, but when the question of the road’s suitability for a slower speed limit was put to Steve
Sage, the Township’s deputy director of public works, Sage told Council that he would not recommend a change. The density of housing on the road – there are currently 10 houses along that stretch – and a recent traffic study made him conclude that he had no safety concerns with the current speed limit. When the question was put to vote, there were four members for the motion (Councillors Preston, Davidson, Deb Bronee and Deputy Mayor Alicia Savage) and four against (Mayor Ken Ferguson and Councillors Thom Paterson, Doug Measures and Robert Walker). A tie vote meant that the motion was defeated. A second motion then passed, directing Sage to instead look into posting cautionary speed suggestions on the corners throughout the stretch of road.
The Station on the Green was hit by graffiti taggers on Tuesday night, as was Cardboard Castles and the Creemore Meat Market building. Police were called and are on the lookout for the vandals. Luckily, the tags were written in a water-based paint so they were easily washed off. Perhaps coincidentally, or perhaps not, several pumpkins were stolen from a Halloween display at Seasons in Creemore the same night.
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A FAST GROUP The NCPS cross country running team posted great results at race held at Mount St.
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Two Great Events
Creemore has always done Halloween well. In the old days, it was done by rolling hay bales down the main street and causing general havoc. And in the last 25 years or so, it’s been done by gathering together as a community on the main street, in the early days to ward off the vandals and in later days, after that tradition had been vanquished, just because it had become another one of this village’s lovely traditions. This year, that party will be opened up to the entire region. Hallowfest will be on Sunday afternoon instead of on trick-or-treating night, but it will no doubt be imbued with the same spirit that the main street parties have come to embody over the past couple of decades. We look forward to seeing you all out, dressed in you finest costumes and guiding your children through all the spookiness the event promises to offer. It’s perhaps ironic that the other big event happening this weekend, the Log Cabin opening celebrations on Saturday morning, are being championed by Pat and Chris Raible, the same people who came up with the original idea to hold a Halloween celebration on the main street. They’ve moved on to another great cause (after working for countless others in between) and the Cabin will be a great testament to our settler history. It’s also another great example of the community rallying behind a great idea.
Praise for our poet
Dear Editor, We don’t live in Creemore anymore; we moved away two years ago but still look forward to getting our copies of the Echo in the mail and one of the highlights (apart from finding out what all of our friends in Creemore are doing) is reading Tim Armour’s poetry. We got such a kick from Tim’s masterpiece on apples (“Horse Sense”) in the October 14 issue. Who knew that you could rhyme Chile with “silly” and Ontario with “scenario”! The man is a genius! And so comforting to read about all the delicious types of apples we in Ontario can enjoy. Tim, you’re a real treasure in Creemore! Long may you flourish! Monica and Brian Shea, Toronto
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THE WAY WE WERE
This picture of the 1939 class at the Glen Huron school was brought in by Betty McLeod, whose late husband Don and many of his family members are featured. Front, from left to right: Allan Curran, Kenneth McLeod, Laurence Lindsay, Louis Morrison, William Ferguson, Gordon McCartney, Murray Ferguson, Charles McLeod. Middle row: Marion Ferguson, Phillis McLeod, Norma Allen, Lois Robinson, Marion McLeod, Lois McLeod, Jean Ferguson, Jean McLeod, Elsie Ferguson, Joan Hamilton. Back row: Joseph Ferguson, Charles Healey, Bill Gillies, Donald McLeod, John Morrison, William Brown, Miss Josephine Hamilton, James Ferguson, Wilbur Arnold, Ronald Hartley, Dalton Curran, Kenneth Gillies.
A “clarification” from the Station board To the Editor: A gentle clarification of the “Solar Gold” article about the Station on the Green on page 7 of the October 14 Creemore Echo. The Station on the Green is an agency of the Clearview municipality. It is managed by a volunteer board. The municipality did not “give” the Station $59,000. It loaned the Station $53,000 which is to repaid over 20 years from the sale of electricity generated by the solar panels under a 20-year
contract with the OPG. In addition to the $53,000 loaned by the Township, the Station spent an additional $30,000 of its own funds on additional panels and a new roof. The Station on the Board is grateful for the assistance of the Township and values this partnership. More importantly it values the support of the Creemore community which enables the operation to break even on an annual basis. Doug Mills, Station on the Green treasurer, Creemore
When misguided acts transform into acts of kindness Dear Editor: This is a story that starts with someone having no consideration for others and finishes with several people showing what a true community is about. Someone who recently replaced a roof decided it was a better idea to dump their old shingles on our property instead of making the trip to the landfill themselves. Now, what would happen if all of us who replaced our roofs dumped them on our neighbour’s front yard? Thankfully, these people are a small minority as demonstrated by what happened next. Our truck had recently gone to recycling heaven at
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Mid West Metals so our means of getting the shingles to the dump was gone. The Township was very supportive and sympathetic but understandably, explained that they couldn’t pick up waste on private property. After hearing about our dilemma, a contractor said he had a tractor and could load a trailer. A friend said he had a trailer and another friend said we could borrow her truck to tow the trailer. We loaded the first of what would become three dump runs which also lead to my first official “dump date” (complete with delicious rotis from Angie’s after our dirty deed was done). Two weeks later after being away, we returned to find that
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the trailer had been loaded again and another trip to the dump had taken place in our absence. What can we say other than it’s wonderful how people respond to support others facing an otherwise negative situation. We owe a debt of gratitude and heartfelt thanks to Jeff for the tractor, Murray for the trailer and Jackie for the wheels. Your kindness and friendship are what makes this community so extraordinary. And if anyone has recently replaced their roof and wants to see some shingle samples left behind, let me know. They’re red. Barb and Peter Halsall, Glen Huron
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Today was one of our ended with homemade “special “ lunches, catered pie. Our thanks to Joan by the folks of Dunedin Monaghan for delivering Hall. As we arrived, we the take-out lunch to Bob sat in at a table – and Veale. After Ray thanked got hungrier as the good the friendly folks from smells wafted out of the Dunedin Hall for a great kitchen. Then, just about meal, we all headed back Sylvia GALE at “dig in” time, Wayne to Creemore for cards. Hammill hustled out of At the Legion, Barb the kitchen and made a mad dash Pilon regaled everyone with a joke, out the door. As he’s leaving, he and then the 50/50 draws went to Pat is explaining that they forgot the Broad, Joan Monaghan, George carving knife for the roasts at home, Blakney, Ray Broad, Ray Leighton, and he was going to get it. As he is Irma Flack, Karl Seifert, Charlie leaving, I’m thinking “Oh no! Donna Donaghey and Irene Dolson. sent a MAN to find something in the Moon shots were played by Wilma kitchen? What was she thinking?” Bannerman, Mercedes Veinot, But Wayne obviously has a better Roy Veinot, Dave Smith, Peter grasp on the situation than most men Gubbels, Pat Winger, Phyllis Seed, do as he was back in short order and Kevin Keogh, George Blakney and putting the knife to good use. And Marcia Cameron. Marcia won the he did get a nice cheer for returning travelling prize, and Roy won the so quickly! Sidewinders loot. Irma Flack gave the blessing, and High scorers were Jim Murray then, as Bob Veale was absent, Ray 300, Evelyn Warden 299, Diane Leighton was the “Head Honcho” Watt 279 and Norma Johnston 276. who got to designate which table got Low was Marj Thomson with 82. to go first – and second – and third Wow! After we picked up our mail, and so on in the grub line to the I finally wrestled the Echo away from serving table. This can be a dangerous that chuckling man with the big black job when there are 60 some hungry eyes so I could see what so amused seniors all wanting to be first! But him on the “Editor’s” page. When Ray persevered, and everyone was I saw the “Way We Were” enlarged well fed with a lovely meal which photo and caption, my first thought
was “Oh no! I’m not really a bossy old beldame, am I?” Then it sunk in – what they put in print is what they do in practice at the Echo – go way out of their way to make things easier for me. Many times the Senior’s News arrives on Brad’s computer as Part 1, Part 2 and so on, and then he cobbles it all together so it makes sense. And, all I have to do is phone and say, “oh, oh, I forgot to mention something,” and sure enough, it appears just where I would have put it, had I been thinking straight in the first place. Truly, we have a great crew at the Echo. We get lots of local coverage, pictures, and local input in articles, poems and letters, and that is most interesting and important to everyone. So thanks, guys, for the great enlargement. One can now clearly identify the choir, and you can also see the pipes that were part of the old organ that was replaced some years ago. But does anyone recognize the person who is coming in the door behind the choir? We enjoyed having daughter Sharon and husband Guy home for dinner for a week or so. Sharon declared war on my seriously overstuffed cupboard drawers and storage spaces. The end result was a lot more space in my cupboards, and several garbage bags full of goodies
to go to charity. It sure is nice to have spare room in the cupboards. But, sure as shooting, there will be a use come up for something I haven’t used in the last several years, but soon as it’s gone you remember just why you kept it in the first place! My thanks (again) to those wonderful neighbours we have – this time to Jennifer Whitley for volunteering to pick up the bags for the Diabetes Society and getting the stuff to their pickup point. Also my thanks to Ellen Whitley for the pie she gave us sometime ago that I tucked into the freezer. It was just perfect for our belated Thanksgiving when Sharon and Guy were home from the west. Also, thanks to the folks who phoned to see how Warren was after his fall. Some of them had a hard time to keep from chuckling out loud at his description of his black eyes and some of them just couldn’t disguise the way it tickled their funny bone. (But that’s okay, Russ W., as he is quite used to being the reason for a lot of grins that I can’t hide, either!). And he did know you were quite concerned about his injuries. So, thanks again for phoning. There’s still some space open for our Rama Trip on November 1, and we’d love to have you with us. Call 705-466-5732 to book a spot.
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Have a fang-tastic Halloween! 705.466.2776 158 Mill St.
The Old Mill House Pub
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for Teddy Bear’s Picnic & Let us Mummify you at Hallowfest too!!!
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Enjoy a Safe Halloween! Creemore Village Pharmacy 171 Mill Street • 705-466-2311
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• The Creemore Echo •
Friday, October 28, 2011
Clearview Township Notices Notice Township of Clearview will be receiving quotations for Dog Pound Service Quote Please submit 2 copies of your sealed (hard copy) quotation to the Township of Clearview Administration Centre, 217 Gideon Street, Stayner, ON by no later than:
ADDRESSING NOISE COMPLAINTS
Creemore Springs Brewery spent last Friday lifting a new condenser for their main chiller to the roof of its building. The condenser contains several specially shaped fans, which are designed to operate quietly. The modification is one among several that the brewery has been making and continues to make to reduce the amount of sound and odour that escapes from the facility. To date, the brewery has made changes to its loading and unloading procedures, changed its boiler exhaust stack and added mufflers to several exhaust fans that exist throughout the building. It is still planning to take measures to reduce the odour emitted from its main stack. Plans to extend it are still in the works, but may be replaced by another approach. All of these measures have been required by the MNR before any expansion of the facility takes place.
IMPORTANT ESTATE & ANTIQUE Auction Sat. Nov. 5th 9:30am @ the Collingwood Shrine Club, 2265 Fairgrounds Rd, 6km north of Stayner. Antique collectibles, fine glass, porcelain, sterling, gold, diamond & costume jeweler, antique clocks inc: rare Pequegnat Quebec and Monarch Models; Persian & Indian Rugs; linens; quilts; coins; military medals; artwork; distinctive LR, BR & dining suites & furnishing inc: several nice oak pieces; beautiful 8 pc dining suite c. 1910 & others; charming washstands, dressers & chests; 2 curios; rockers; vintage telephone operator’s chair; rare tub stand 4/ hang wringer; early ice cream parlor set; Victorian sofa, needlepoint, vanities; China/Glass: Moorcroft; RD & Hummel figurines; Crown Derby; R. Albert; depression; satin; Nippon; Can. & cut glass; spectacular early Gone with Wind Lamp & others; crocks; early collectors plates; mirrors; books; bookshelves; stunning cedar chest; granite collection; early candy store scales; 3” glass beaker; hall trees; child’s table and chair set; marble tables; new al keyboard; small motor bike; etc. plus plus Terms: cash Debit Visa MC 7% BP Lunch Pifher Auction Service LTD 705-445-4848 A wonderful selection of antiques & Collectibles from and early Collingwood Candy Store. Always many pleasant surprises. See pics @ www.pifher.theauctionadvertiser.com
12:00 PM local time, Friday, November 18th, 2011 The lowest or any quote will not necessarily be accepted. The decision of the Township is final and is not subject to protest. Quote forms are available at: Township of Clearview Administration Centre 217 Gideon Street Stayner ON L0M 1S0 www.clearview.ca For further information contact: Philip Snape By-law Enforcement Officer Township of Clearview (705) 428-6230 Ext 241 (705) 428-0288 email@example.com
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Clearview Township Notices Tender Township of Clearview will be receiving quotations for Sidewalk Clearing Quote #2011-13 SEALED TENDERS (clearly marked), on forms supplied by the Township of Clearview will be received at the Township of Clearview Administration Centre, 217 Gideon St, Stayner, ON until but not later than: 1:00 PM local time, Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 The lowest or any quote will not necessarily be accepted. Quote forms are available at the: Township of Clearview Administration Centre 217 Gideon St Stayner ON L0M 1S0 For further information contact: Stephen Sage, CRS-S Deputy-Director of Public Works Township of Clearview Telephone (705) 428-6230 ext 228 Fax (705) 428-0288 firstname.lastname@example.org Clearview Township, Box 200, 217 Gideon St. Stayner, ON L0M 1S0 705-428-6230 • www.clearview.ca
TOWNSHIP OF CLEARVIEW TENDER NO. 2011-15 SNOWPLOWING/SALTING EMERGENCY HUB SEALED TENDERS (clearly marked), on forms supplied by the Township of Clearview will be received at the Township of Clearview Administration Centre, 217 Gideon St, Stayner, ON until but not later than: 1:00 PM local time, Thursday November 3rd, 2011 The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. Tender forms are available at the: Township of Clearview Administration Centre 217 Gideon St Stayner ON L0M 1S0 A Mandatory Site Meeting will be held for all bidders at 9:00 a.m. on October 26, 2011. Meeting location is 6993 Highway 26, Clearview Township Emergency Hub. For further information contact: Stephen Sage, CRS-S Deputy-Director of Public Works Township of Clearview Telephone (705) 428-6230 ext 228 Fax (705) 428-0288 email@example.com Clearview Township, Box 200, 217 Gideon St. Stayner, ON L0M 1S0 705-428-6230 • www.clearview.ca
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No contest, Spike, it’s Robin Boyce. What a charmer, and he can do it wonderfully!
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• The Creemore Echo •
Friday, October 28, 2011
Clearview Recreation News I took a bike ride along our well-used Train Trail the other day and nearly froze a few fingers off! I guess Mother Nature is trying to tell me to trade in my bike for a pair of skates! Perfect timing with Jacqueline SOCZKA skating season almost in full swing. By the first week of November, both arenas will have their full schedule running, including Public Skating, Adult Skating and Parent & Tot Skating. I can’t wait, though I was hoping the weatherman’s prediction of an unseasonably warm fall would come true. I suppose I can’t have my cake and eat it too. Oh well, at least I can start to enjoy the many wonderful things the cooler weather has to offer, like Christmas Bazaars and bake sales. If I plan my schedule just right I should be able to get most of my Christmas shopping done in one “Bazaar” weekend (November 5) with Christmas Bazaars at the Legions in Creemore and New Lowell. Doors open at 9am at both locations. I think I will go to New Lowell first, then to Creemore as the latter is open one hour later. There are also grab bags for the first 50 people in New Lowell. I just hope I don’t miss out on the yummy baked goodies in Creemore. November is also when we join our fellow Legionnaires to remember the sacrifice they and the many other men and women have made for our freedom. As in previous years, services are being held in Creemore, Stayner and New Lowell. For times, check out our Events Calendar at www. clearview.ca. While online, browse through the other programs and events happening across the Township like Badminton in New Lowell on Wednesday nights or Yoga down the road at the Recreation News
Brentwood Hall on Thursday nights. Imagine the fun you would have if you actually planned your day using just the calendar! Take Mondays, for instance. You can start your day off in Creemore at Mom & Tot Yoga, then curl up with a good book at Story Hour in Stayner. Head on over to Duntroon in the afternoon for a few strings of bowling then off to the other end of the Township for Euchre at the Sunnidale hall. Kick up your heals later in the evening with the Blue Mountain Promenaders in Duntroon or slow things down with the Taoist Tai Chi Society in Creemore. Whew, I am tired just writing it all down! To join these many wonderful activities on the web, send us your information using our newW online form. You can find it on the front page of our website, just above the Events Calendar on the right hand side. This November, Clearview is also offering another unique opportunity to get your program on the map. Scheduled for November 8 at 9:30am in Stayner or November 9 at 7pm in Nottawa, the Township will be hosting two information sessions designed specifically to share resources and find creative ways to help artists and cultural providers grow programming within the municipality. If you have a program or event you would like to get off the ground or perhaps a program you want to expand, you won’t want to miss this opportunity! As a special bonus, those in attendance will be given a chance to be the first to register for the upcoming 2012 Health and Leisure Showcase, another great way to connect with residents. Information on how to get in the upcoming 2012 Spring-Summer Community Culture and Recreation Guide will also be available. Look for “Get on the Map” on our Events Calendar for more details. Deadline to register is October 28. Contact Jacqueline Soczka, Community Culture and Recreation Programmer, Clearview Township, at 705-428-6230 ext. 249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nicola Ross can help you with grant applications Calling all Creemore and area community organizations: The Purple Hills Arts and Heritage Society has invited Nicola Ross to help you “Get That Grant.” Ross, a Caledon-based consultant, community activist and freelance writer and editor, has helped raise millions of dollars for such organizations as Theatre Orangeville, Caledon Countryside Alliance, Save the Oak Ridges Moraine and the Canadian Cross Training Association. On Friday, November 4 from 1 to 4 pm, she will conduct a three-hour workshop at Station on the Green to explain how she does it and how you can too. Grants from governments, corporations and foundations are a major source of revenue for charities, non-profit groups and community organizations. But applying for those grants can be a byzantine, frustrating and time-consuming process as non-profit groups compete for that elusive piece of an ever-shrinking pie. Ross has successfully tapped such organizations as the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Ivey Foundation, the Royal Bank of Canada, the Greenbelt Foundation and the Ontario Media Development Corporation. Workshop participants will learn: • How to construct a compelling case for financial support • How to communicate effectively with granting sources • The differences between various granting sources • How to formulate realistic project budgets Register now, space is limited. Contact Yvonne Hamlin. email@example.com or call 705428-0429.
• Service Directory • Accountant Ramona A. Greer CGA Certified General Accountant 7351 Hwy 26, Stayner and Creemore by appointment
(705) 428-2171 Member of the Certified General Accountants of Ontario
Alternative Energy Animal Care
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Jeff(705) Williams • 466-5741 466-3746
Valley Auto & Tech Safety’s & Fuel Injection
218 Main Street, Stayner Bus. (705) 428-3393 ~ Res. (705) 466-2343
Garry Stamp, Owner/Operator
Lawyer General Practise of Law
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Susan’s Grooming Salon
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Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution John L. Ferris Megan L. Celhoffer
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Drywall • Painting Carpentry • Tile Work Masonry • Roofing
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Property Management Garden Design & Maintenance Woodlot Management Home checks, pet care
Qualified service for all your plumbing needs
Contractor General Contracting Renovations & Repairs
Repairs to all makes of cars and light trucks!
Gardening We weed, prune, edge, plant, water, cultivate, topdress, etc.
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Towing at its best! For all your towing and recovery needs!
Kells Service Centre 80 High Street, Collingwood (705) 445-3421 • Fax (705) 445-7404
Machine Shop Facility • Custom Steel Fabrication & repairs • Decorative Iron Railing, Fences & Gates 8:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m.-Monday to Friday Book ahead for Saturday Service Don Brearey or Gloria Howie
The Creemore Echo â€˘ Friday, October 28, 2011 â€˘
The family of Mary Patton (Mountford) invites you to join us in celebrating her 90th Birthday. Come and Go Tea at St. Johnâ€™s United Church Hall Creemore on Sunday, November 6 from 2 to 4 pm.
New Rooms for rent. Furnished. $150 per week includes shared living room, heat, hydro,Â wireless internet, satellite TV, parking. Linens supplied. No smoking. Call 705-444-4852.
Morby, Norm October 27, 2008 He only takes the best. God saw that he was getting tired, A cure was not to be. So He put His arms around him And whispered, â€œCome with Me.â€? With tearful eyes, We watched him suffer, And saw him fade away. Although we loved him dearly, We could not make him stay. A golden heart stopped beating. Hard working hands to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes â€œthe bestâ€?. Love Dean, Melissa, Justin, Jessica and Jayden
for sale Butternut and pepper squash in composted square bales of hay. Call 705-466-6171. Organic Apples from 4 Wheel Farm. Macs, Ida Reds and Gold Delicious. Bushel at $30 and half bushel $20. To order call 100 Mile Store at 705-4663514.
wanted Seeking experienced carpenter with transportation. Full-time. To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax resume to 705-517-0123. Wanted - One very large spruce tree for the Creemore Tree Lighting Ceremony hosted by the Creemore Tree Society in December. Desired height is 25-30ft. The Society will come and remove the tree. For more information contact Jim at 705-466-3271.
Bright one bedroom apartment.Â $600/month includes heat, hydro is extra. Will be available in October. To inquire call 705-466-2356 after 6 pm. 3 bedroom house for rent in Creemore. Open concept, new floors. Available end of November. Contact 1-905-308-8134.
notice STAIN-OR-PAINTÂ & DECOR SHOPPE. 7439 Highway 26,Stayner will be closing.Â Â CLEARANCE SALE ON NOW! Phone 705-428-5593.
communitY Gently used outdoor wear (hats, boots, coats, mitts, scarves, etc.) needed to by donated to the â€œOut of the Coldâ€? Program which supports the David Busby Centre in Barrie. Drop off donations to St. Lukeâ€™s Anglican Church or Creemore Echo. Call Lorna May at 705-466-2759 for more details.
Morby, Norm October 27, 2008 Perhaps they are not stars But rather openings in heaven Where the love of lost ones Pours through and shines down upon us To let us know they are happy. Forever in our hearts Dale, Kevin, Jen and Riley
snowblowing DJC Landscaping & Handyman Services offering Snowblowing Services in the Singhampton, Maple Valley, Dunedin & Glen Huron area. Call Dan Minduik at 705-466-2285 or 705-446-4000.
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• The Creemore Echo •
Friday, October 28, 2011
Clearview Soccer end-of-season roundup by Amanda Greenfield Soccer in our region concluded its season in September with much success. Clearview Soccer Club celebrated a fantastic year with 14 House League Teams and seven Competitive travelling teams. Our season began with an outdoor training clinic for all of our soccer players ages 5 to 16, and indoor training commenced for some of our competitive teams early in May. The Creemore Royal Canadian Legion and Clearview Soccer kicked off another splendid Canada Day celebration, with a three-day elimination tournament for all Local House League Teams. We welcome and are grateful for all the hard work and dedication from many who have assisted in our Canada Day Celebration and community festivities. In mid August, the Clearview Soccer Club hosted an All Star Championship Tournament featuring our seven Simcoe County Youth teams. This was our first Ontario Soccer Association Tournament and was made possible by the volunteering of parents, executive members, and great administration work by Steve DeMedeiros and Tom Stuckey. Our Simcoe County Soccer teams consist of 12-year-old Girls team, coached by Richard Holland; 12-year-old boys, coached by Amanda Greenfield; 14year-old year girls coached by Dave Kennedy, 14-year-old boys north, coached by Colin Haines; 14-year-old boys south, coached by Jack Manifold; 15-year-old girls, coached by Tom
The Clearview Soccer 12-year-old boys team, winners of this year’s All Star Championship Tournament. Stuckey; and 16-year-old girls, coached by Jamie Hoover. Congratulations to all Under 12 to 16 year olds who represented our region very well, playing up against many accomplished teams from the Metro area. Our 12-year-old boys team, captured the win in our challenging All Star Tournament. Special mentions to our volunteer coaches, assistants, managers and referees, all of whom have dedicated their time to mentor and lead our children and youth throughout this year’s season. During the soccer season many of our teams enrolled in out-of-town tournaments and embraced the joy of playing the sport and the invitation for competition and enhancing their skills. These seven teams played games
throughout the season against centres as close as Collingwood, to mid point in Innisfill, and as far as Bracebridge. Clearview Soccer wishes to recognize the dedication, effort, and commitment of all coaching staff and the exceptional efforts of all parents and guardians. It is the importance of team involvement which allows our youth to participate, learn, and appreciate the love of teamwork and the skill of soccer. Upon the finishing up of our House League season, coaches and their teams celebrated the accomplishments of their players receiving their pictures and medallions. Clearview Soccer is very proud of our children who were involved in our House League Teams and always give their all throughout the season.
Summarizing the Youth Simcoe County Teams, three of our Youth teams played in the finals in Wasaga Beach for the President Youth Cup. Representing Clearview Soccer was the 12-year-old boys, the 15-year-old girls, and the 16year-old girls. The challenge seemed to be an easy one for the 12-year-old boys and the 15-year-old girls. But the 16-year-old girls gathered their strength in the second half, and after being down by 2 goals, they were victorious. What an amazing effort from the 16-yearold girls. Congratulations to all of our PYC champions who beat out their opponents. Clearview Soccer is solely made up of volunteers. We would welcome those who share the interest in further developing our Soccer program, and who embrace the objective of providing a fun filled skilful sport with a team atmosphere for our children and our youth. Some of the positions available are Executive Treasurer, Head Ref for Youth Simcoe County Soccer League, Field Maintenance Assistant serving Clearview and Adjala, Publicity and Recruitment, Children Referees, Youth Referees, Children coaches, and Youth coaches. Registration for Clearview Soccer will commence in January. Please check out our website at http://clearviewsoccerclub. com. For further questions, please contact John Underhill at 705-466-2198 or Amanda Greenfield at 705-791-9692.
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