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01: Face painting at Buskerfest in Port Credit. 02: Cultural Walking Tour of Port Credit. 03: Yoga in St. Lawrence Park by SWAT Yoga. 04: St. Lawrence Park. 05: Electric Revival singing their original music at the Lighthouse. 06: Finding friends among the birds.

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CHLOE CURRIE

WINNER OF SUMMER GAMES FOR GOLF Chloe Currie is not your typical soon to be seventeen-year-old teenager. She has had quite an amazing year. Starting last October when she joined the Canadian National Development Team. She won the Ontario Jr. Girls U19, the Ontario Juvenile Girls U17 Summer Games and the Canadian Juvenile Girls U17, quite impressive. To top it all off, Chloe was off to England to play in the Duke of York golf tournament on September 10th. This tournament hosts the best girl and boy U19 golfers from each country! Good luck Chloe!

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I asked Chloe what it’s like to juggle playing a competitive sport at the National level, with school, family and her friends. “Challenging” was her response, “but I love it. My school has been super helpful and accommodating and I am able to keep up my grades with hard work.” A typical day during the summer has Chloe practicing 5 to 6 hours a day at her home course, Mississauga Golf and Country Club. Everyday Chloe works on her chipping, putting and driving skills at the luxurious Mississauga Golf Club with her 11 different coaches. Wednesdays are her “off days” where she manages her schedule. She spends many hours catching up on emails, organizing her tournament schedule, booking her travel, communicating with her coaches and catching up with her friends.

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The Wednesday I had the pleasure to catch up with Chloe she had just finished a 2 ½ hour fascial massage, a sports specific massage. After our meeting she was headed to Golf Canada to pick up her outfits for the Duke of York tournament, then off to a workout. Eating properly is very important as is getting enough sleep, which Chloe tries to get at least 9 hours a night. With Chloe’s talent and amazing grades she has been actively recruited by many NCAA schools. She has made a verbal commitment to the College of Charleston. “The coach is awesome and easy to talk to,” beamed Chloe. Chloe is an impressive young lady. She is poised, articulate and enthusiastic. She works hard at both her sport and school and has a genuine love of life. She is an amazing representative for Canada. 01: Aiming for the green. 02: Ontario Juvenile Girls U17 (Summer Games). 03: Chloe driving off the tee. 04: Winning the Ontario Jr Girls U19.

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There was a sea of yellow at J.C. Saddington Park early Sunday morning for Interim Place’s 5th Annual Steps to End Violence Against Women. This walk gave everyone in our community the opportunity to join together to show their commitment to ending violence against women and girls in Peel. A commemorative single red rose was place in a vase to honour each of the 32 women who lost their lives. 01: Emily, Mason & Allyson. 02: Bev & Susan. 03: Caleigh & Sarah. 04: Stewart & Laetitia.

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David DiTommaso decided to go to his boat at the Port Credit Marina on Canada Day. Good thing he was there or the outcome of this story would have been very different. While he was in his cabin he heard a splash and saw a man in the water. He did not hesitate and jumped right into the frigid, murky water and swam to the unconscious man a couple of boat slips over. He said it took all his energy to get the man to the dock where he managed to grab a hose and wrap it around the man to keep him afloat until help arrived. David was honoured with a Certificate of Merit during the Port Credit in-water Boat Show. “He is a true local hero” said Wayne Petryk, General Manager of the Port Credit Harbour Marina. When David jumped in he had his cell phone in his pocket. Wayne Petryk, General Manager of the Port Credit Harbour Marina, presented David with a cheque to cover the cost of a new cell phone. “He is a true local hero” said Wayne. Community Captured wishes David much success in his pursuit of joining the RCMP.

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01: Wayne presenting David with a certificate of bravery. 02: Dave sitting where he jumped into the water.


Should I Stay OR

SHOULD I GO? Article by: STEPHANIE HEBB

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ooner or later it happens to every homeowner; they realize that their home no longer meets their needs. Typically this is caused by a change in family status - need more space for kids or less when they grow up and leave home - but there are many other scenarios as well. The next question is what to do about it - sell or renovate? Here are some tips to help answer that pivotal question. First, examine the reasons why the home no longer works. Is the house too small? The living space ill-conformed to your changing needs? Maybe a remodel is the answer. Is the house too far away from a new job or a family member who you see often? Is the neighbourhood deteriorating? A renovation won’t be the answer.

But more importantly consider the value of your home. If your home is already at the top end of value in the neighbourhood, putting more money into it may turn it into a White Elephant - a house where the cost of the renovations won’t be recouped as a resale. This can be a finally devastating situation if a homeowner is forced to sell unexpectedly and ends up losing money. Either way you decide, use both your head and your heart to make the decision and it will be the right one for your situation.

Secondly, examine the financial pros and cons. On the one hand there is the cost of remodeling (and the sky is the limit depending on what you want to achieve) versus the cost of moving. Don’t underestimate the cost of moving which is typically about 10% of the value of the home by the time things like realtor commission, land transfer tax and the physical move itself are factored in.

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Sunny Days Camp hosted a BBQ on August 24th. Many turned up to the event and participated in the fun activities and games provided. The camp is open to kids with Epilepsy and their siblings. The kids went on many day trips in their 8 weeks including a fun trip to the African Lion Safari.

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01: Smiling group of participants. 02: Anthony. 03: Ethan & Kim. 04: Jordan & Alyssa.

ORC

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In August, the Ontario Racquet Club hosted the Birmingham Wheelchair Tennis Classic. This top-level ITF Series 1 event was the strongest wheelchair tennis draw in Canada ever, with 27 players including six top-ten competitors, playing for a total of $30,000 USD prize money. It was one of the last events before the start of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Japan's Shingo Kuneida took the men's singles event. Formerly the Number One player in Wheelchair Doubles, Kuneida took home gold medals in the Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Paralympic Games. Germany's Katharina Krueger, currently 8th world-wide in women's wheelchair tennis, took the women's singles. The quad singles, an event for those with quadriplegia, was won by the USA's Bryan Barten. It was an inspiring event with some amazing players. The host club ORC is already looking forward to next year's tournament. Photo Credit: Ireena Haque & Bill Stepec

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LORNE PARK SPARTANS TAKE A FOOTBALL TRIP TO MICHIGAN

School is only just beginning, but the Lorne Park Spartans Senior Football Team has already been at it for a month. The reason for their early start this year was an exciting three-day road trip from September 1st-3rd that included practices at the University of Windsor, an exhibition game against a Detroit Powerhouse at Wayne State University, and tickets to see the Michigan Wolverines play at The Big House. With a road-heavy exhibition schedule that also includes stops in Niagara Falls and Toronto, there can be no question that this trip to the Motor City will be the highlight of the preseason for the boys from Lorne Park. The Spartans were treated extremely well by the University of Windsor's players and coaches while they held their practices at Alumni Field. Joe D'Amore, the head coach of the Lancers spoke at length with the Lorne Park team and gave them a tour of their impressive new locker room and football facilities. The Spartans also had an opportunity to watch the Lancers practice as they prepared for their game against the Guelph Gryphons. On Friday, September 2nd, at Wayne State University in Detroit, the Spartans squared off under the lights against the 2014 Michigan State Champion De La Salle Pilots. It was a preseason game for the Spartans, but for the Pilots it was the second week of the regular season, and this game meant everything to their national ranking as they looked to return to the State Championship. The Spartans played hard, but with a roster full of NCAA potential, the Pilots cruised to a 42-6 victory. Despite the loss, the game was a tremendous learning experience for the Lorne Park players and coaches. In 2013, and 2014, the Spartans travelled to Ohio to play an exhibition game against the Dover Tornadoes. They were defeated handily in those two games as well, but returned to Canada to win Peel and Ontario Championships both times. The Spartans are hoping this experience brings similar results. On the last day of their trip, the Spartans travelled to The Big House in Ann Arbor to see the Michigan Wolverines open their season against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Lost in a sea of over 110,000 screaming Wolverines fans, the Spartans cheered Michigan on to a 63-3 victory. From the game, to seeing Jim Harbaugh, Michael Jordan and Derek Jeter, to witnessing the spectacle that is the University of Michigan Marching Band, this was a day the Lorne Park players will never forget.

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The Lorne Park Spartans Junior and Senior football programs have combined to win 38 Peel Championships, but being part of the team is about so much more than winning football games. It builds character, highlights the importance of education, creates a lifelong brotherhood, and instills discipline, accountability, leadership, and pride. On their trip to Michigan, the continued growth of these qualities was evident in these young men that served as wonderful representatives of not only Lorne Park, but also Canada.

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SUPERHEROES:

TEEN GIRLS RAPPELLING, FIGHTING FLAMES IN 42°C HEAT AT CAMP IGNITE

Lyndsay Swanston is only 16 and can add ‘battling a burning car’ to her resume.

“It was amazing,” said the Burlington resident. “I mean, I’ve never done anything like that before.” Swanston is one of 18 participants at Camp Ignite, a five-day firefighting camp hosted by the City of Mississauga targeting girls ages 15 to 19.

“Not many kids our age get to do this,” said VanSickle. Faith Dunford, 17, of Hamilton was beaming after rappelling. It was “darn fun,” Dunford said. “The guys up there were supersupportive and like, I think that’s the coolest thing to do in firefighting. It’s pretty awesome, actually.” The hardest part so far, she says, is working in the heat while wearing “oven mitts” for pants.

The Aug 10 forecast wasn’t in their favour.

The training course is meant to get girls excited about working in the field.

Feeling like 42�C with the humidity, the girls were dressed in full gear, rappelling down a six-storey structure and deploying the hose at the Garry W. Morden Centre in Lisgar.

“They’re loving it,” said fire captain Shelli Varela. “You know what, it’s a hot day but they’re champs.”

“It was actually harder than I thought to put out the fire …I thought if I just focus on one section and move to the next it would kind of go out in order but that did not work because it just spread,” said Swanston. “So I learned that you have to keep it moving.” Moving while staying balanced. “This hose is pretty heavy,” said Swanston. “You get blown back by the power, so it’s good that you have the team behind you helping you out, holding it up.” Communication, she learned, was important, specifically when it comes to speed. “When I was going forward we were going too fast and I couldn’t keep up, so I had to let them know to slow down,” said Swanston. As for the temperature, “it’s kind of hard to differentiate” the heat between the sun, flames, and equipment, she said. Sweating aside, “it’s been a super-cool experience,” said Victoria VanSickle, 18, of Oakville. VanSickle says she accompanied her uncle, Bob Hall, a Mississauga Fire training officer, to a ‘take your child to work day’ in Grade 9 and knew firefighting was a career worth exploring.

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Varela is Mississauga’s first female firefighter and only female fire captain. As of November 2015, women make up 3% of the city’s frontline firefighters. “I think it’s not necessarily important that women are represented in the fire service,” said Varela. “I think it’s more important that we have excellent firefighters. I think the misnomer though, is the best can’t be women.” The girls attending Wednesday are “athletic and a little more roughand-tumble, and a little more team-oriented,” said Varela. “We seem to have a lot of hockey players this year.”

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On Saturday, August 27th, there were many participants for the 8th Annual Paddle for the People Fundraiser at the picturesque Port Credit Legion. Teams of two paddlers raced against each other for the coveted trophy. All proceeds were in support of the LCCT a local organization whose mission is, “to build a stronger sense of caring and giving in our community through action and participation.”

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01: Lukaz watches his pieces topple during a game of Jenga. 02: Tobyn, Jeff, Brad & Micheline. 03: Gloria Pazan from Pazan Gallery. 04: The gals of MBOT. 05: Bipin, Ronak & Maine. 06: Dan Meadowcroft excited about the event.

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PORT CREDIT

BUSKERFEST What an amazing weekend in Port Credit for Buskerfest. From August 19-21, the streets were filled with people watching the magnificent shows of acrobats, stilt-walkers, fire-breathers and so much more. Fun was had by all as there was something for everyone.

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Walden Circle Retirement Home held an olympic ceremony for three lucky medalists on August 19th. Residents filled the reception area where they were able to watch the olympics and enjoy popcorn. The ceremony began and medals were given out. Derek won bronze for his athleticism. Jane won silver for her knowledge in crossword and trivia. Barbara was the big gold winner for everything! Barbara started at Walden a couple months ago and dived straight into the activities offered.

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ENRICHING YOUR LIFE WITH

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Most of us respond to original art on an emotional level. Something in that piece speaks to us, elicits a memory, or excites the soul because of its colour, texture, or composition. When we find that connection it is important to embrace it and make it work, so that it becomes an addition to our collection that can be enjoyed for years to come. That one special piece of art can make a difference and change the whole space. T H E D IL E MMA Since the art you choose for your home is a personal choice and says something about you, why would you confine yourself to a colour that matches the sofa or a size that fills a predetermined space? And yet this is the dilemma that many patrons face when choosing art for their home, whether it is a newly decorated space with blank walls to fill, or an established room that needs a lift. Here are a few ideas to help you choose original art that both complements your décor and satisfies the soul: • Rather than one large painting arrange a grouping comprised of different sized paintings that will occupy the same space. Consider including ceramic wall plaques, bas-relief sculptures, small mirrors, etc. • Balance a large painting with two smaller ones to one side to create the large space you have over the sofa or over your mantle.

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• Excite the eye by collecting a variety of media and group them together. Watercolour, oil, acrylic and lithography, wood cuts or block prints can be combined in a grouping. Organize around a colour scheme, black and white, or theme. • Consider the importance of line both within the painting and in a grouping. If you wish to emphasize the width of the room, opt for horizontal groupings or paintings with horizontal lines. This can create a calm or serene feeling. To create the illusion of height, choose tall paintings or paintings with vertical lines. Consider having a grouping of square paintings in a horizontal or vertical line. Diagonal lines within the painting create a sense of dynamic energy. • FRAMING: It is totally acceptable to hang unframed oil and acrylic paintings, especially if the artist has used a gallery canvas at least 2” deep. If you do choose to frame, ensure that the frame matches the painting, not just the furniture. If using a mat, white or off-white usually allows the viewer to enjoy the painting without distraction, and it makes it easier for grouping with other artwork. • LIGHTING: Consider adding focused lighting on a single piece or a grouping in order to create attention or drama. Opt for picture lamps, pot lights or track lighting depending on the space.

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THE LAKESHORE ART TRAIL | OCTOBER 15TH-16TH | 10 AM -5 PM DAILY Why not take the opportunity to visit the many artists on the Lakeshore Art Trail to view their latest collection of original art works and engage in conversation. You will be impressed with the variety of work in oil, acrylic, watercolour, graphite, pen & ink and printmaking. The Lakeshore Art Trail artists look forward to welcoming you and offering advice and assistance in your effort towards creating a life enriched with original art. Go to www.lakeshorearttrail.com to download a Trail map. Like us on Facebook!

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ORIGINAL FINE

Ed Clark

7 - LORNE PARK LIBRARY (Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5) Jayne Cangemi

9 - 1471 MISSISSAUGA RD Heather Grindley

5 - ARTSCAPE ANUA 1144 GARDEN RD Anu Vittal

Jo Ann Wilton

10 - 1180 STAVEBANK RD Lila Lewis Irving

Vishal Misra

Angela Lipscombe

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1 - 2361 CORSICA CT Joseph Sampson Acrylic/Oil

2 - 2176 WISEMAN CT Robin Hollingdrake Acrylic/Oil/Mixed Media

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Watercolour/Acrylic Pen and Ink

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6 - 1100 QUEEN ST WEST Oil/Watercolour 4 - THE ARTIST’S FRIEND 1720 LAKESHORE RD WEST UNIT 17 Jackie Gallagher Watercolour/Coloured Pencil Mary Anne Dente Gail Backus Watercolour/Acrylic

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Oil/Watercolour Charcoal and Pastel

Acrylic/Woodcuts

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12 - PORT CREDIT LIBRARY (Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4) Wendy Bowe Acrylic/Oil/Mixed Media

Cathy Clark

Oil/Acrylic/Mixed Media Adriana Rinaldi - Acrylic/Oil

Gabby Tutak

Acrylic/Oil/Mixed Media

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Walden Circle hosted the National Annual Fundraising event for Alzheimers on August 17th. Canadian Golfer, Brittany Merchand, who is on the road to the LPGA donated her winnings from the Freedom Fifty Five Charity Skins Match. Brittany spoke about her grandfather, who was instrumental in getting her into golf, was diagnosed with Alzheimer just two years ago. Robin, a Public Education Coordinator gave an interactive presentation about Brain Health.

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RECIPE

MAKEAHEAD MEALS

IMPRESS ON WEEKDAYS

This one pot ragout is extremely flavourful and an easy weekend meal. Mushrooms blend seamlessly with the ground lamb, extending the portion size and boosting the flavour. Leftovers taste even better the next day, so save some to serve again during the busy week.

LAMB RAGOUT Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 2.5 hours Servings: 4

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8 oz (227 g) fresh crimini mushrooms 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 small onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced Salt and pepper 1 lb (500 g) ground lamb 4 tbsp (60 mL) tomato paste 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon 1 tsp (5 mL) nutmeg 1 tsp (5 mL) Italian herbs 1 can (796 mL/28 oz) whole tomatoes 1/2 cup (125 mL) red wine 1 bay leaf 1 lb (500g) dried spaghetti Freshly grated parmesan cheese Fresh parsley, finely chopped

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DIRECTIONS S T EP 01

Place mushrooms in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped. S T EP 02

Heat oil in a large sauce pan over medium-high. Add mushrooms and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes. Add carrots and celery and sauté until they start to soften, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and sauté another minute. Season with salt and pepper. S T EP 03

Add ground lamb and cook until browned, approximately 5 minutes. Add tomato paste, cinnamon, nutmeg and Italian herbs. Stir until well combined. S T EP 04

Add tomatoes to the pan, breaking them up with a spatula. Add red wine and stir until well combined. Add bay leaf. Lower heat to low, place lid on pot and simmer 2 hours. Stir occasionally to ensure bottom does not burn. S T EP 05

Remove lid and taste sauce; season with salt and pepper as needed. Continue to simmer on low with the lid removed; sauce will begin to thicken. S T EP 06

Meanwhile prepare spaghetti as per package directions. Serve the sauce over the pasta with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and finely chopped parsley. Learn more about blending mushrooms into your meals at www.mushrooms.ca. www.newscanada.com


RECIPE

CHEESY WONTON ROLLS

ARE A SNACK TIME SUCCESS What do you get when you combine a spring roll with a mozzarella stick? These cheesy jalapeño wonton rolls! With a crisp wrapper and ooey-gooey cheese, these are sure to please everyone young and old alike. For adult palates, substitute green onions with finely chopped cilantro and serve with sesame oil or Sriracha sauce to dip.

CHEESY JALAPEÑO

WONTON ROLLS Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Serves: 4 to 6

INGREDIENTS • 12 store-bought wonton wrappers • 1 egg • 1 tbsp (15 mL) water • 6 Armstrong Monterey Jack with Jalapeño cheese snacks, halved • 1 green onion, finely chopped • 3 tbsp (45 mL) vegetable oil • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sesame seeds

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On a clean surface, arrange wonton wrappers to resemble diamonds. In a small bowl, beat egg with water. Using a pastry brush, add egg wash to wrapper edges. STE P 02

Place one piece of cheese horizontally in the centre of each wonton wrapper. Top with green onions. Fold left and right sides of the wrapper over the filling. Fold bottom and roll into a cylinder, pressing slightly to adhere. STE P 03

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, turning occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to absorb oil. STE P 04

Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with plum sauce. Find more recipe ideas at www.armstrongcheese.ca. www.newscanada.com

• 3/4 cup (175 mL) plum sauce, for dipping

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With the weather absolutely gorgeous, it was a perfect weekend to wander the Port Credit Harbour Marina during the annual Port Credit in-water Boat Show. If your dream is to own a boat of your own there were many new and used, big and small boats to explore. There were many marine related vendors, food stops and a beer tent. Boat Bikes were the hot new toy to try. Truly a place Where Dreams Do Come True!

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AT WALDEN CIRCLE On August 20th, Walden Circle opened its driveway for a glimpse into the past. 12 Classic cars lined the court for viewers of all ages to enjoy.

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01: Greg & Lewis with a Royles Royce. 02: Guy & Ruby. 03: Helen with a red MG. 04: Beatrice, Leigh & Mark.

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The Mississauga Senior Centre hosted a summer bbq on August 18th. It was great fun, everyone was dancing and enjoying each others company. Lawton, one of the seniors, even taught everyone how to line dance! Lunch was served and absolutely delicious. 01: Tony & Rita. 02: Wensu & Ming. 03: Silvana & Ernie. 04: Rob & Betty.

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Dear The Wine Ladies,

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A small group of us get together every couple of months for food and drink, and wine is increasingly becoming an important part of our socials. Last month we had a delicious red wine called Chateauneuf du Pape. My understanding is that this wine is unique because it is made with thirteen different kinds of grapes. Basically, I am a Cabernet or Shiraz kind of guy and I was just wondering if I heard this right and also if there might be a white Chateauneuf-du-Pape as well?

- Stan

THE WINE LADIES Q&A Dear Stan,

Delicious indeed, the wines of Chateauneuf-du-Pape definitely rank among some of our favourites. Actually Stan, it is not obligatory to use all thirteen grape varieties when producing a Chateauneuf-du-Pape but vintners have the option to use any of, and/or up to all thirteen specific varietals. Quick note to add here, in the last few years the regulations were actually adjusted and up to eighteen varietals are now permitted. How and when did the original regulations come about? In 1923 the Baron Le Roy of Chateau Fortia, a vigneron of that time in Chateauneuf-du-Pape got together with the other growers and drew up a set of rules for the production of wines coming from this region. Actually the entire appellation system (Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée) in France as we know it today, was fashioned after this very set of regulations. Rules included dictating a minimum alcohol content (the first time in France, 12.5% the highest in France) and defining an area as permitted to be included in Chateauneuf-duPape. The Baron also included in the rules ten permissible grape varieties. In 1936 three additional grape varieties were added to the list bringing the total to thirteen. The most prominently used grape variety continues to be Grenache, with Mourvedre and Syrah (Shiraz as many know it) ranked second and third.

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There is a white Chateauneuf-du-Pape produced, made of up to six white grape varieties, but only in very small quantities and not regularly available for purchase in Ontario and the other provinces. Chateauneuf-du-Pape, which translates to “new castle of the Pope”, is a historic village (as well known name of the appellation) between towns Avignon and Orange located in France’s southern Rhone. It is the best-known wine of the region and typically produces full bodied, powerful, juicy and complex red wines considered among the best of the Rhone Valley. The name dates back to the early 14th century when Avignon was chosen as the new home for the Pope’s court.


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School Life CAWTHRA PARK

SECONDARY SCHOOL GUYS A ND D OL L S A U D I T I O N S ! ! ! On September 11th, Cawthra held auditions for over 120 student hopefuls as they endeavoured to obtain one of the spots in this year’s cast of Guys and Dolls. Callbacks are held for 4 days with the cast list posted at the end. The cast of 45 will rehearse Monday-Thursday and all day Sunday from September until the show opens on November 30th, 2016. Stay tuned for more information on this exciting show!!

CAWTH R A PA R K G O E S O N TO U R! OCT 12, 2016 Every year Cawthra Park staff and students hit the road with a dynamic show to middle schools across the Peel Region. Grade 8 students will get a chance to see a live performance from the Regional Arts Program dance and music departments along with the launch of our exciting new promo video. This day is a great opportunity for students to really see all that Cawthra has to offer both academically and artistically. Make sure your child’s school has a tour spot booked by calling Patti Mazzacato at 905-274-1271 ext 406.

orientation day the first week of school. Our Student Athletic Association organized team building games, a BBQ and school activities carousel to support students in feeling, very quickly, Graydon is their second home. When asking students about the day words like, “incredible”, “fun”, “caring” and “supportive” were expressed. It’s first impressions, like this, that make Graydon a great place for students to learn, create, develop and flourish. Gordon Graydon School Council meets four times a year. Our first meeting will be held Thursday, September 22nd, at 7:15 pm in the schools Learning Commons. Parents/guardians, of a student registered at Graydon, are welcome to attend. The meetings usually last 90 minutes. Topics discussed are school budget, spending of student fees, student life/activities, classroom programming and fundraising. Please check the school website for last year’s minutes and agenda. If, at any time, there are questions or information needed about Graydon, please contact the school at 905-274-2391 or visit us online: www.gordongraydon.com. And be sure to follow us on Twitter @GraydonHawks. We look forward to another school year full of learning, achieving and wonderful memories.

CAWTH R A PA R K O P E N H O U S E OCT 26, 2016 In the weeks following the Cawthra Tour, staff and students from all areas are preparing a full performance and information evening that will culminate at our Open House on October 26th, where we welcome over 1,500 interested parents and students. You can attend one of three performances that evening at 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm or 8:00 pm, meet with teachers from all subject areas and get a tour of the school. Don’t miss this incredible evening!!

LORNE PARK

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As you will see there are a number of events coming up that families will be interested in having information about for the school year.

SECONDARY SCHOOL Another school year is upon us, and the school community is alive with activity. Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School is excited about celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2017. Graydon opened its doors to students, for the first time, in 1957. For those who’ve walked the halls of the school, the history of the school is explained in the classrooms, hallways and gymnasium. The school’s Alumni Association is in the planning stages of a 60th reunion. More information, on that, will come as the school year continues. Like every year, Gordon Graydon offers students a number of opportunities in and out of the classroom. Our staff have been busy, over the summer, preparing for the new school year and are ready to support students in developing their critical thinking skills. Last year, our student (along with staff advisors) won the National Samsung Challenge which demonstrated how our students utilize their skills (taught by staff) to prepare them for the world. The staff at Graydon dedicate their time and energy in and out of the classroom. Students, in all our Regional Programs have the opportunity to participate in the annual team building trips throughout the month of September. Through these trips (organized by staff), students have the change to build trust, leadership capacity and become friends. Graydon offers a number of sports, clubs and committees for students to get involved with. They range from Robotics and DECA (where Gradyon’s teams have won international awards) to the Student Activities Association. Our Grade 9 students had the opportunity to participate in an amazing

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SECONDARY SCHOOL PR IN C IPAL’ S MESSAGE Welcome back to LP for the start of the 2016 - 2017 School Year!

U PC OMIN G EVEN TS SEP 06 SEP 22 SEP 23 SEP 27 SEP 28 OCT 04 OCT 07 OCT 10 OCT 13 OCT 17-28 OCT 20 OCT 31 NOV 01 NOV 02 NOV 03 NOV 11 NOV 16 NOV 18

- First Day of School - Terry Fox Run - Early Release Day (classes end at 11:00 am) - Photo Re-take Day - Grade 8 & 9 Parent Info Night - 6:00 pm - School Council Meeting - 7:00 pm - Professional Activity Day (no classes) - Thanksgiving Day Holiday (no classes) - Semester One Progress Reports - Grad Photos - Semester One Parents Night - Halloween - School Council Meeting - 7:00 pm - Grade 9 ‘Take Your Kids to Work’ Day - Music - Parent Dinner - Remembrance Day - Mid-Term Report Cards - Professional Activity Day (no classes)

We are looking forward to a great year. Please do not hesitate to contact the school should you have any questions.

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