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committee. “(Now) COW will handle parking issues,” said Brown. However, Graff disagreed. “It puts all of the onus on the director of protective services,” said Graff. “We would have that much more support if we had traffic and parking. You give more people the opportunity to participate in the workings of our town.” Brown said she appreciated Graff’s wholesome view of opening up town hall committees to the public, but noted that bringing a horse to water was not always sufficient to make it drink. “It is a great practice in theory,” said Brown. “But the number of citizens you get to participate on these committees, it is not as great as you would wish it was.” Graff’s motion to defer the disbandment to the September COW meeting was defeated. “We were elected to study issues and act,” said Brown.

NEWS – Canada Day celebrations at Conlon Farm in Perth will be a fun-filled afternoon for the entire family, complete with an impressive light show at 10 p.m. The Kiwanis Club Classic Kids’ Games at the soccer fields will start things hopping at 5:30 p.m. with kite flying and a bicycle parade. Races will start at 6 p.m. as children will have some fun with the old classics – a sack race, egg on a spoon, shoe toss and more. The town council will host a barbecue with hamburgers and hot dogs and cold pop on sale for nominal fees from 6 to 8 p.m.

At 7 p.m. music on the main stage will feature the Long Sault Trio performing Celtic, jazz and Canadiana music. Our local favourite country crooning youth, Henry Norwood will take to the stage at 7:45 p.m. At 8:20 p.m. Town Crier Brent McLaren will announce the annual Canada Day proclamation and announcements at the main stage with free Canada Day cake to help celebrate. The Respectables will then perform some old classics from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, followed by the Ivory Quartet, a highenergy folk/rock band at 9:15 p.m. which will take the party to the grand finale light show.

Diamond will be bustling with Canada Day activity. Visitors can purchase a barbecue dinner of a hot dog or a hamburger, a bag of chips, pop or juice and a cupcake, for only $5.00 per person. While eating their meal visitors will be entertained by live music by the up and coming band, Tristan, some fiddle music courtesy of Taylor MacDonald, and other performers. Kids games will keep the little ones entertained while parents sit and relax for a bit. The annual egg toss, potato sack races and foot races will give kids and adults alike some excitement following dinner.

McLaren will then lead the group in the singing of O’Canada at 9:55 p.m. before the fireworks cap the evening. The volunteer fire fighters will gratefully accept donations at the gates to bring you future impressive fireworks displays. You’re encouraged to bring your lawn chair for the show and enjoy the afternoon and evening at Conlon Farm. FALLBROOK FUN FOR JULY 1 The Fallbrook Community Association is gearing up for another Canada Day Celebration! Starting at 4 p.m., on July 1, Fallbrook Baseball

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Algonquin College in Perth launches summer career sampler camps Policing and Public Safety Interested in CSI, Law and Order, or Rescue Me? Then join us for a one-week career sampler packed full of action and fun where you will meet professionals in Fire Safety, Paramedic, and Policing. Discover how to catch a suspect by learning fingerprinting, crime scene reconstruction, and defensive tactics. Find out what it takes to become a police officer, learning about recruitment, the prep testing and court visitations. You’ll also gear up in firefighter uniform and discover paramedic training through hands-on demonstrations. On the last day, students will get the chance to check out the K9 display before parents are invited to atDiscover the Adrenaline Rush: tend the convocation and barbecue (depending on the camp) because not all students at this age have a summer job, but they are starting to think about what they want to do once they’ve completed high school. “These camps are the perfect way for students to get a taste of a career that may interest them while doing it in a fun and inviting atmosphere,� says Dean Shelley Carter-Rose. The college will host these courses in Perth, Smiths Falls and Carleton Place, allowing students from across Lanark County to access these exciting camps and get firsthand experience learning about their dream job! Here’s what students can expect:

Welcome Home Reunion set for Smiths Falls this weekend per person and available at the Legion or by calling 613-283-2690. From there, make your way over to the Memorial Community Centre for the SFDCI Welcome Home Dance. Running from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. with an admission cost of $10 per person, some of this community’s greatest bands will be performing all night long including the Digratos, Continentals, Hard, Paper Dream, Night Train and the Doherty Brothers all of whom will serve up 45-minute sets. As time allows, there will be a grand finale with all the bands, Staples says. “All the groups that are playing are donating their time,� Staples said. Upstairs at the rink will be a Memorabilia Room featuring not only mementos from high school but also from past Old Home Weeks and Settlers’ Days celebrations. There will also be a Silent Auc-

tion upstairs featuring a wide array of items including a one-night stay at the Best Western Plus Perth Parkside Inn & Spa, paintings by local artists, a $100 gift card from Andress’ Independent Grocer, flower baskets from Greenacres, to name just a few. The memorable weekend wraps up with the Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast Sunday morning, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It takes place at the Knights’ hall, 18 William St. W. Cost is $7 per person with children under 7 free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets for the Welcome Home Reunion are available at The Gallery (County Fair Mall); Memorial Community Centre; Scott’s Convenience Store (corner of Elmsley and Beckwith streets); and The Rideau Winery (Russell Street East). For more information, visit www. whatifgraphics.com/smithsfalls.

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Highway 43 Memorial ride kicks off Saturday in Perth By LAURIE WEIR ljweir@metroland.com

EMC News – Homeless veterans will never be forgotten if the Canadian Army Veterans (CAV) have anything to do with it. For the second year, the 1 CAV Sicily Motorcycle Unit of Morrisburg will be in Perth to kick off their ride – Operation Leave: Leave the Streets Behind – that hits legion branches Highway 43 on their way back home to Branch 48 in Morrisburg. Bill “Justus” Aitken is the vice president of this branch of riders. As a war vet, this ride touches a little piece of him – as it does with all members of the unit. “I can relate to the anxiety issues and depression… I was 24 years in the military and I get how (homelessness) happens… how it can come to that,” he said. “It’s not an easy thing. Individuals have to take control and have that need to change their lives so they can feel better.” The CAV’s goal is to help other vets. “This event is not to take

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away from our fallen soldiers from Afghanistan.” Aitken said this ride’s donations will go directly towards helping families and it will go to the Homeless Veterans Assistance Fund. Last year, they raised close to $5,000. “There are so many issues for vets once they come home,” he said. “So many people don’t get that.” What the public may not know, he added, is that over 2,400 solders were wounded or dismembered who came back from Afghanistan. “What happens to them?” “Initially, they get treated for injuries, given information on what’s happening and where to go for help,” Aitken said. But that’s not enough. “Vets helping vets. That’s the real thing happening here” with this ride, he added. “Those we have asked for sponsorship or to get involved have been great. They love helping and donating and that the money is going to war vets and their families.”

Ride throughout region On Saturday, riders will gather at the Canadian Tire store in Perth, on Highway 7 for their ride through Perth to Highway 43. The route will take participants through Burritts Rapids, Kemptville, and then to Chesterville where they will break for lunch at the legion. Following that, the group will head to Alexandria, hit Lancaster on Highway 34, circle back to Morrisburg via Highway 2 at the Long Sault Parkway. “In Morrisburg, we will be having a barbecue dinner at the Legion (Branch 48) and we should be there about 4 p.m.,” Aitken said. On display at the Morrisburg Legion will be a replica of the Portraits of Honour mural. A copy of artist Dave Sopha’s piece was reproduced on canvas and will be available for viewing at the Morrisburg Legion throughout the day. The original 10-foot by 50-foot hand-painted mural depicting soldiers who died in Afghanistan took 6,500 hours to paint.

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Five historic homes on display in Merrickville House and Garden Tour July 13 By ASHLEY KULP akulp@perfprint.ca

The eighth annual Merrickville House and Garden Tour is set to unfold Saturday, July 13. This year, five heritage homes and their gardens are on the schedule, including historic Manor House, above. Located at 905 St. Lawrence St., this home was owned by the Mirick family, the founders of Merrickville. Another home to be featured on the tour is the Molloy home, a two-storey Victorian abode at 105 Water St. Photos by ASHLEY KULP

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tage Drive) looks out on the banks of the Rideau River and was built by John Chester in 1824. It has a connection to the Sam Jakes family and was owned by them until the 1950s. This home has also undergone an extensive, awardwinning renovation with many original aspects of the home having been retained. “It has a fabulous garden and wraparound veranda with a stunning

 

   

        

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EMC Events – Take a peek inside some of Merrickville’s most historic homes and lush gardens Saturday, July 13 when the eighth annual Merrickville House and Garden Tour returns. The tour, once again being presented by Holy Trinity Anglican Church, runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and this year visitors will be invited into five of the village’s lovely homes. “The lineup this year is unbelievable,� remarked tour organizer Linda Nash. “I cannot believe how lucky I was this year.� According to Nash, all five of the homes on the tour are heritage and accompanying each are “magnificent gardens.� “The whole tour is like a step back in time,� she noted. Due to the fact that each home also has a garden to explore, Nash indicated she didn’t seek out separate gardens. “It’s going to take people all day to see these houses. They’re so interesting,� she commented. Included in that list is Merrickville’s historic Manor House at 905 St. Lawrence St. Owned by David Luxton and Laura Brown, this regal stone home’s claim to fame is that it was owned by the Mirick family, founders of Merrickville, in 1844 and is known as the Harry McLean House by locals. “Current owners David, is the chairman of the Tulip Festival in Ottawa and Laura is a sculptor and artist,� Nash explained. The three-storey structure was completely renovated in 2012. “They left no stone unturned for redoing this house,� she said. “It’s been totally revamped from the first to the third floor.� An example of Georgian architecture, one of the home’s most unique features is winding staircase that leads to a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ style gallery at the top. It is decorated exclusively in fine art and antiques. “I’m so excited (to have this on the tour),� Nash stated. “You could be there all day just looking around that one house.� On the day of the tour, copies of Teresa Charland’s biography on McLean, ‘Building an Empire. “Big Pants� Harry F. McLean and his sons of Martha,’ will be available for purchase. Morning Mist Manor (745 Heri-

view of the river,� Nash said. “It’s another great example of late Georgian buildings in Ontario.� The tour will also take visitors to 105 Lewis St., the Jane Tynsdale House, which was constructed in 1861. It is a two-storey limestone house but was built to look like a storey and a half. “The reason for that is that taxes were higher on a two-storey back then,� Nash stated. “People hesitated at wanting to pay higher taxes, so they made homes like that.� The Tynsdale home has also been lovingly restored and boasts original floors. The windows and roof trim reflect the time period in which it was built. Mirick Home, owned by Joelle Schmid and Nick Previsich is an example of Edwardian architecture, with red and yellow brick detailing. “It’s been renovated with a combination of modern and classic interior design with modern and contemporary pieces mixed with fabulous antiques,� Nash commented. The wraparound veranda and expansive garden are other features. “My jaw dropped when I walked into this house. I love it,� she said. The final home included in the tour is the Molloy Home (105 Water St.), owned by Shirley and Timothy Molloy. This two-storey Victorian home was constructed in 1890 and bears wide porches and gingerbread trim indicative of the time period. It was featured on the tour four years ago and is back by popular demand. “There are only a few houses in Ontario like this and it is split in the middle so you can enter the home from both sides of the veranda,� Nash remarked. “It has two stairways, one at the front and one at the back.� Packed with early Canadian and Victorian antiques, Nash said the property has won several awards for its gardens as well.

 

          

 

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TOUR Popular event Almost immediately following the tour each year, Nash begins planning for the next. She said she tends to look for older, heritage homes “because that’s what people want to tour.” “Every year I like to put one modern house in, but as it turns out this year, they are all heritage,” Nash stated. “...The nice thing about this year’s tour is you can walk the entire tour if you want,” she added. Over the past eight years, it’s become a popular tradition throughout Merrickville, with people coming from across Lanark, Leeds and Grenville as well as the Ottawa region. “People start calling in January to find out when tickets are going on sale, so it’s definitely becoming one of the highlights of the summer for Merrickville,” Nash said. “It brings people, com-

merce and business to restaurants because people EMC News – The Upper Cana- ing the board’s Aboriginal Educa• Ongoing sweat lodge ceremo- culturally and appropriately learnhave to eat...One couple da District School Board (UCDSB) tion Program that have taken place nies for both self-identified stu- ing experiences in classes throughloved the area so much they is celebrating National Aboriginal throughout the year. dents and native studies students in out the system (i.e. carving). came back and bought a Day (June 21) by looking back Some of the experiences this both eastern and western sites. • Smudging and medicine wheel house because it’s such a on all of the initiatives support- year, include: • Staff development to provide teachings throughout the year. sweet village to live in.” M0 L E E E A M0 Tickets for the eighth N E 0 T t pu to annual Merrickville House 0 N T A w H 1 ho N A M 0 NE T T C E 1 I don’t know and Garden Tour are $250 0 E L N L M is but…we kind of have 0 A 0 E 0 A each and can be purchased 0 E 0 th N Champ E 1 A E A N using VISA or MasterCard H 0 N 0 on M REUVERS A 00 0 E 0 N 1 T H 00 A 0 over the phone by calling N H d T 0 0 C ne N w -o re 613-269-3452 or by cash or 1 1 E 0 A N E Quality P C L HA 0 N A EL 00 cheque at Mirick’s Landing T L T ! N es cl ME 1 H 0 Country Store in Merrick- H N 0 N M E C 1A L 0 0 Vehi A L 0 L A 0 ville (Main and St. Law-C 1 0 1 A N 0L E N L E N 0 E C 0 H 0 EColin H NE A rence streets). Proceeds will 0 0 BURGUNDY H 1 1 T N 0 N M L C 0 N1 1 L E N C E N MN C N N be put towards programs A E T A AN A 1 N A E 1 N L L E N N and improvements at the N 0 A A A church. H L A E N M L E N N A M 0 H TE E 0 N On the day of the tour, 0 C NE H T N EA E CH N N N A H A 0 C0 H visitors should begin at Holy 1 N N N A H C E 0 M 0 C Trinity Anglican Church MN C 0 A T N (105 Church St.) to pick up their maps, shoe bags and tickets if they have reserved them by phone. After visiting the homes and gardens, guests are welcome back to the church for afternoon refreshments.

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Local students turn their ideas into businesses with Summer Company EMC News – This year, five local students have been selected for the 2013 Summer Company experience in the Lanark County/Smiths Falls area. Summer Company provides an opportunity for students to create a business and to be their own boss. The successful students for 2013 from this area are: • Kayley Kennedy of Princess Charming: Princess Charming offers a variety of handmade beaded European-style bracelets. Here’s how to contact Kayley this summer: 613-275-1435 or on Facebook at ‘Princess Charming Summer Company.’ • Dahlia Hogue of Sweet Dahlia’s Beeswax Products: Sweet Dahlia’s Beeswax Products will be producing and selling a variety of molded beeswax candles at local farmers’ markets and craft fairs to tourists and farmers’ market attendees. Contact Dahlia at 613-259-2011. • Spencer Healey of Dairy Dudes Cool Treats: Dairy Dudes Cool Treats will be serving the

Smiths Falls area and selling a variety of ice cream treats with his ice cream cart bicycle. Watch for the Dairy Dude at the local parks and around Smiths Falls this summer! Contact him at 613-229-4663. • Shamus McGuire of McGuire Logging & Firewood: McGuire Logging & Firewood will be selling cedar logs, posts and rails. Shamus will also be selling firewood at local gas stations. To contact him, call 613283-7695. • Robert Parsons of Portraits by Rob: Portraits by Rob will be creating custom charcoal pet portraits. Have your pet’s portrait frozen in time and contact Rob today at 613-283-8032, on Facebook at ‘Portraits by Rob’ or via his website: www.charcoalportraitsbyrob.com. The Summer Company mentors for 2013 will provide support and advice throughout the summer to students. They are: author, entrepreneur and trainer

Jennifer DeBruin of Smiths Falls (jenndebruin@gmail.com or www.jenniferdebruin.com); and Janice Walter of Town & Country Bookkeeping & Training in Elgin (t_Cbooks@sympatico.ca or www.townandcountrybookkeeping.com). Clay Spero, small business advisor with TD Canada Trust of Carleton Place is another mentor. He can be reached at 613-257-5467 ext. 232 or clay. spero@td.com. The Summer Company program is an initiative of the Ontario government and is in place to motivate and educate young people to possibly choose entrepreneurship as a viable career, equip them with the tools necessary to succeed and provide hands-on business training and mentoring. Summer Company is aimed at students between the ages of 15 and 29 in school and returning to school in the fall. The successful students receive an award of up to $15,00 to help with business start-up costs, and a $1,500 award in September

Help eliminate violence against women and children in Canada at July 5 fundraiser EMC News – On June 21, Tears4Justice began their very powerful journey across Canada from the east coast to the west coast. The journey is in honour of all missing and murdered Aboriginal women and children, along the Highway of Tears, and all women and children across Canada. The group’s goal is to raise awareness on the many issues regarding the root causes and the lack of resources available to protect Aboriginal women and children. According to Canadian government statistics Indigenous women are five to seven times more likely than other women to die as the result of violence. The

Native Women’s Association of Canada has documented more than 580 cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada, most within the last three decades. Because of gaps in police and government reporting, the actual numbers may be much higher. Aboriginal women make up four percent of the female population. Tears4Justice is a non-profit group of grassroots volunteers, family members of missing or murdered loved ones and volunteer social activists who fight for justice on their behalf. On July 5, please join members of our community in welcoming these dedicated people

and supporting this important journey at Zion-Memorial United Church (37 Franklin St.) in Carleton Place at 6:30 p.m. Your support is greatly needed as Tears4Justice is totally reliant on volunteers and donations. For more information, please contact Erin Lee-Todd, Lanark County Interval House at 613878-5700. Sponsors for this event are: Amnesty International Canada, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, Lanark County Interval House, Lanark County Neighbours for Truth and Reconciliation and the Social Concerns Committee of Carleton Place.

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This year’s participants in the 2013 Summer Company program for Lanark County/Smiths Falls have been selected. Above, from left: Shamus McGuire (McGuire’s Logging and Firewood), Robert Parsons (Portraits by Rob), Kayley Kennedy (Princess Charming – bracelets), Dahlia Hogue (Sweet Dahlia’s Beeswax Products), Spencer Healey (Dairy Dude’s Cool Treats) and Shannon Derbyshire of the Small Business Advisory Centre. upon returning to school; approximately 12 hours of business training; and an opportunity to meet with a local communitymentoring group for support and advice on operating their summer business. The program is in its 13th year promoting entrepreneurship to young enterprising students. This year, there were five successful local students from

the Lanark County/Smiths Falls area that will spend their summer gaining invaluable business experience, earning money, and learn what it means to be your own boss. They will be in good company with many other young entrepreneurs from across Ontario. For more information about the Summer Company program, please contact Cindy James

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Development of regional economic corporation to be studied by United Counties on the possible opportunities and benefits of regional economic development. The chamber has researched out to other economic development corporations in Ontario and supports the creation of one in Leeds and Grenville. Counties and OPSEU Local 494 sign agreement Counties council has signed an agreement with its social services, child care and social housing workers represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The two-year agreement for the OPSEU Local 494 employees provides a 1.75 per cent increase in each 2013 and 2014 along with minor modifications in the benefit plan. Stewardship council seeking support Leeds-Grenville Stewardship Councilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Karen Brown outlined ongoing projects and initiatives to counties council at its regular meeting June 20. The local stewardship council is a community-based, volunteer group focusing on environmental enhancement projects. In

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Leeds Grenville, some of its initiatives include the Leeds Community Pasture Project, where solar-powered water sources have been created for livestock, upgrading of Kemptville Creek, tree planting, and sustainable forestry. Working with schoolchildren to increase environmental awareness and education is another key focus. A partnership with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) was recently formed. Stewardship councils were supported by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) until April 2013. The local council is now seeking other sources of funding, said Brown. She asked counties council to consider supporting the stewardship council through funding or office space. Warden Ron Holman explained the budget for 2013 is set and Brownâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s request will be considered in 2014. Campbell puts name forward to FCM Counties council is supporting Mel

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EDITORIAL

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EMC Events – Potty Rocking in the Park, an outdoor family music festival, was held in Carleton Place’s Riverside Park on June 22. Left, Aurora Hardy and Serenity and Corey Warner clown around with some balloons. The event was held to raise money to fund the rental and maintenance of portable washrooms in local playgrounds Photo by KATHY BOTHAM

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Stop dumping trash on our rural roads DEAR EDITOR: I have noticed recently that our beautiful rural roads have become dumping grounds for almost any type of trash. I have seen mattresses, appliances, old tires, tons of discarded fast food wrappers, plastic bottles, cans, coffee cups and pretty much anything you can imagine just left or tossed on the side of the road. It seems that people just pull over, have lunch and then just drive away leaving all of their garbage behind. The litterbugs responsible for tossing trash know who you are and maybe it is time to dispose of these items at a proper designated area such as

the dump or a garbage can. I find this very disheartening and sad to see we are so fortunate to live in such a lovely scenic area that is fast becoming an eyesore littered with garbage. Please make an effort to take your garbage with you, dispose of it properly and leave our beautiful rural roads the way I enjoy seeing them, litter free. Thank you. Fran Bryerton Almonte

COMMENTARY Be alert on roads, waterways this Canada Day EMC Editorial – It’s been heralded as the official start to summer, but don’t cloud your summer before it begins with poor driving habits. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recently announced they will be cracking down on aggressive driving this Canada Day long weekend on roads, trails and waterways across the province. So if you are someone who is impatient or angry while driving or who tends to display colourful vocabulary while behind the wheel, listen up. Aggressive driving doesn’t just mean speeding, which could be considered one of the most common faults among drivers, but also following vehicles too closely, making improper lane changes, weaving in and out of lanes and having a general disregard for the rules of the road and waterways, will be targeted. Don’t think if you aren’t an aggressive driver that the OPP won’t be on the lookout for other poor driving habits. They will also be watching for impaired and distracted driving seatbelts, as well as ensuring you have personal flotation devices on board when boating. According to the OPP, the public awareness campaigns they have been undertaking are making a difference. At this time last year, there were 173 fatalities on roads, waterways and trails, while that number is down to 110 this year. Perhaps that shows that people are taking the law and their own lives seriously. We all have some bad driving habits we’d like to get rid of and being forced to make a change might not be a bad thing.

Father was so overworked and overtired this time of year EMC Lifestyle – Would he topple over and fall out of the rocker? Would he hit the floor with a thud, and maybe bang his head on the oven door? I was sitting at the kitchen table. I was alone. My sister Audrey said she had better things to do than waste time looking through Eaton’s catalogue. The three brothers were doing what they did every night in the summer... they were outside throwing balls, using their sling shots, or shooting off their B.B. guns. Mother was in the garden. It was just me and Father in the kitchen. The sun was still streaking through the west window, and the kitchen had been redded up, and bedtime was a couple hours away. I sat very quietly watching Father. He looked smaller, I thought. Maybe it was the way he was sleeping in the rocker. He didn’t hear his pipe fall to the floor, and the Ottawa Farm Journal lay across his knees unopened. His chin was on his chest, and I could see him breathing as his plaid shirt gently rose and fell. It had been a long day for Father. Chores were done before sun-up. The plow and other farm pieces of machinery had been moved on the stone boat

to the back fields across the Bonnechere and over the West Hill weeks before. By the time Father was finished with the morning chores, the milking done, and eaten his breakfast, he would be ready to take the team across the shallowest part of the Bonnechere and head over to the back fields. He would have picked up the basket of lunch Mother had made the night before, and we wouldn’t see him again until it was time to come back home for the evening chores. And so I sat and watched Father, and wondered if he would have enough strength left to even get out of his clothes and fall into bed. Dust from the fields still clung to his face. He had taken off his work boots and his heavy wool socks were covered in soil and bits and pieces of grass. I knew if he rolled down the legs of his overalls, there would be more of the same trapped in the folds. I could see the edge of his combination underwear showing under his plaid shirt, and I wondered if I dared go and straighten up his head, so that he would be more comfortable. But of course, that would waken him from his much Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount mmount@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 104

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needed sleep. I wondered why he didn’t go to bed right after his supper, as I sat and watched his worn-out body curled uncomfortably in the old rocker. But then, he wouldn’t be able to check on the barns, which he never failed to do before falling into bed. No, this was Father’s routine, and nothing was going to change it this time of year. There were fields to plow and cultivate, and grain to plant, and scant time to do it in, as Father tried to outsmart the weather. And so, from dawn to dusk, Father like every other farmer around us, was tied to the habits of the season. Father wasn’t a big man. The three brothers were all taller by several inches. My brother Emerson towered over him. But Father was wiry, and as straight 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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as a die. As as I sat and watched him, I was scarcely breathing and making not a sound, so that I wouldn’t disturb his rest, I thought he looked so much older than he did before summer planting began. He was always so much more tired after supper this time of year. The heat of the day was heavy on him, and even though it was summer, he still wore his plaid shirts with the long sleeves. But he did give up his felt hat with the ear lugs, changing to his old battered straw hat, with the wide black headband, marred with the sweat off his brow. I sat quietly, watching Father breathe, not a muscle stirring in either of us. I was overcome with a deep sadness, as I looked at him in the rocking chair, his feet in their usual place on the turneddown oven door. And I wondered, can someone die from overwork? What if one day he didn’t come home from the back fields? What would happen to us? The sun had gone down behind the grape arbour, and the kitchen was darkening, but yet there was daylight, and I was still alone at the old pine table, Eaton’s catalogue unopened in front of me, and with my eyes never leaving Father. 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

He would stay there until everyone came in from outside, banging doors, and scraping their feet on the mat, and tossing their bats and balls into the box beside the stove. Mother would stop a moment in front of Father and then she would do what she did every night this time of year. She would tap Father on the shoulder...she may have to do it several times to bring him out of his deep sleep. He would slowly raise his head, and look around the kitchen as if he were lost. I would move myself away from the table and go over to the rocker and pick his pipe up off the floor, and put the Ottawa Farm Journal on the bake table. Father would shuffle over to the bedroom door off the kitchen, and he would turn to Everett and tell him to be sure to check the barns before he went to bed. Soon I would hear the creaking of the bed springs, and if I listened closely from my spot at the kitchen table, I would hear a deep sigh, and then the soft snores as Father settled down his tired body for the night. It was just another day, no different than the one before, and no different than the one coming after. • 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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Local health unit begins weekly Upper Canada District School Board beach water sampling for summer approves budget for 2013-14 EMC News – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has once again begun weekly water sampling of the area’s public bathing beaches. The beaches will be monitored weekly throughout the summer season until Aug. 30. This year the following public swimming areas will be monitored: • In Lanark County: Almonte Beach, Dalhousie Lake, Centennial Beach, Riverside Beach, Lanark Beach, Pakenham Beach, Rideau Ferry Yacht Club, Robertson Lake Beach, Smiths Falls Jr and Sr. • In Leeds and Grenville: Sand Bay Charleston Lake County Park, St. Lawrence Park, Lyn Valley Conservation Area, South Crosby Beach, Portland Campbell Street Beach, Foley Mountain Beach, Joel Stone Beach, Kendrick’s Park, Lower Beverley Township Park, Bellamy Park, Kelly’s Beach, Merrickville, Westport Sand Lake

lected from each beach. The results will then be analyzed for the presence of E. coli (Escherichia coli) bacteria. If the results exceed the bathing water standard of 100 E. coli, the beach will be posted with an “WARNING Unsafe for Bathing” sign indicating that the level of bacteria in the water may pose a risk to your health if you choose to swim. This information will appear on our website and in radio reports. This year you can also follow the beach posting results by using Facebook and Twitter. Updates will be posted Friday mornings by 9 a.m. Research has shown that when people are swimming at beaches where the water has a high E. coli level, there is a direct relationship with an increase in ear, eye, nose and throat infections in swimmers. The bathing beach will remain posted until test results indicate that the water quality meets the bathing beach water standard. To Testing process help you better understand Every week a total of five why beaches are posted, the water samples will be col- health unit has developed

an information card that is available at any health unit office or township office that has a bathing beach. It is also available on our website at http://www.healthunit.org/water/resources/ Beaches_Info_Card.pdf. Bacterial water quality is one parameter used to determine water quality. Other variables, which are assessed and evaluated, are the presence of a blue green algae bloom, accidental spills that may pollute the water and any safety issue that could impact on the health of the bathers. At any time if these variables are believed to have an impact on the beach’s safety, the beach will be posted as “Unsafe for Bathing”. Posting information is available on the health unit website (http://www. healthunit.org/water/test/ beach_results.htm), on Facebook at www.facebook. com/LGLHealthUnit or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ LGLbeaches or by calling the Health Action Line at 1-800-660-5853. Submitted by the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.

EMC News – The following are highlights from the Upper Canada District School Board’s (UCDSB) regular meeting which took place June 19 at the board office in Brockville. The UCDSB approved a budget of $345,119,287 in operating expenses and capital of $28,729,025 plus all additional amounts subsequently allocated by the ministry. Budget highlights include: • The Information Technology Services budget for 2013-14 is $5.63 million. This represents a decline of approximately $0.05 million or 0.9 per cent year over year. • The director’s office budget for 2013-14 is $2,899,336. • The proposed budget for teacher support services is $1,270,126. This allocation goes toward the salaries of staff who deliver professional learning across the district and who administrate district and ministry educational programs. • The proposed budget for programs is $12,916,058. • The proposed budget for special education 2013-14 is $45,956,395. • The trustee’s budget for 2013-14 is $424,517. Link Crew The board also received a re-

port on the impact of Link Crew on grade 9 students, grade 12 Link leaders, teacher coordinators and the culture of schools. Link Crew is an orientation and year-long program that is designed to ease the transition of grade 9 students from elementary to high school. It does this by: • Providing a welcoming and fund Orientation Day • Establishing relationships between grade 9 students and their grade 12 Link leaders • Providing a grade 12 Peer Mentoring Structure that supports academic and social success • Providing an environment of caring through Link leader connections and support • Fostering a sense of belonging • Encouraging grade 9 participation in school activities Among the qualitative findings, grade 9 students had this to say: • “Link Crew helped me not be so scared.” • “I knew that I could turn to my Link leader to get help with any problem that I might face.” • “My peer mentor helped me understand my schedule.”

While grade 12 students said: • “I developed a sense of responsibility.” • “I became a role model for grade 9 students.” • “I took the course because I wanted to make a difference.” Nine recommendations will be implemented by administration, including: • Best practices from across the board need to be shared and implemented. • Principals need to take a leadership role in communicating the importance of collective ownership of grade 9 students. • Principals should develop a timetable model that allows time for meaningful connections between grade 9 students. Use of personal electronic devices in classrooms and school The board approved the following policy: In recognition of their differing interests, abilities, personalities and learning preferences, the Upper Canada District School Board encourages its students to select and use the supplies, equipment, devices and other resources they need to learn effectively at school and at home.

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The Healthy Living Festival Committee would like to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in the festival on Saturday, June 22. Creating this event took a huge effort from a lot of different organizations and people and without their support it would not have happened! The Garden Market Gym Stars Gymnastics Club The Health Unit Healthy Living Festival Committee Members Impression Printing Jack FM Katie Westrate – Naturopath Lynne Clifford-Ward, Town of Smiths Falls Marie O’Neil Mayor Dennis Staples Mike Fair Cadillac Buick GMC New Global Vitamins Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Pankow Financial Solutions Perth Taoist Tai Chi Society Restorative Health Rob Rodine – Restorative Health Shoppers Drug Mart Smiths Falls

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Smiths Falls and District Youth Centre Smiths Falls Fire Department Smiths Falls Parks and Recreation Department Smiths Falls Police Department Smiths Falls Public Works Department Spring Fling Running Thing Team Text 2 The Cow Guys The Town of Smiths Falls Valley Heartland Zendragon Martial Arts & Fitness Everyone who came out to the festival and enjoyed themselves!

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Friday, June 28th – 8 pm to 12 am New Community Centre - $10.00 per person

Steak BBQ at the Smiths Falls Legion Branch 95 Saturday, June 29 - 5 pm Advance Tickets are available at the legion or by calling 613-283-2690 Cost $20.00 per person

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Sunday, June 30th – 9 am to 1pm Knights of Columbus Hall, 18 William Street West Smiths Falls Cost $7.00 per person. Children under 10 free when accompanied by an adult

SFDCI Welcome Home Dance Saturday, June 29th – 8 pm to 1 am New Community Centre - $10.00 per person

Digratos, Continentals, Hard, 4OUR, Paper Dream, Night Train, Doherty Brothers

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All of the wonderful vendors who lined Beckwith Street All the Festival Volunteers Amber Coville, Town of Smiths Falls Black Rock Climbers Canadian Tire Cardio Move-a-Thon Trainers Caroline Foster – Cardio Fit 4 Life Clotilde MacCosham Constable Murphy for the Bike Rodeo Corey Turnbull Darlene MacLachlan – Yoga and Wellness Studio David Hoffman Dominion Lending Downtown Business Owners Dr. Elaine Cote – Smiths Falls Chiropractic Centre EMC Newspaper (Metroland Media Inc.) Free Methodist Church for the BBQ

Tickets available at: The Gallery, County Fair Mall; Community Centre, Cornelia Street; Scott’s Convenience Store, Corner of Elmsley Street and Beckwith Street; The Rideau Winery, Russell Street East.

Don’t be disappointed — Limited number of tickets

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VIEW SLIDE SHOW AT WWW.BARBARACOUCH.COM

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Each office is Independently owned and operated

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645 Hamilton Lane – $219,000 Otty Lake & Perth MLS® 874986

3295 Hwy. 43 – $229,000 Rural Smiths Falls MLS® 875979

Legend: **Broker ***Sales Representative

4184 Joe Drew Lane – $299,900 Rideau River Waterfront MLS® 853088

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134 B1 – $395,000 Bellamy Lake, Toledo MLS® 875584

THIS WEEKEND’S DUTY AGENT

Jennifer O’Brien 6530 Roger Stevens Drive – $129,900 Rural Smiths Falls MLS® 875411

310 Bristow Dr. – $449,900 Off Rosedale Rd MLS® 871546

369 Rutherford Side Rd. – $229,900 Rural Perth MLS® 860268

Salesperson

38 08A Rd.– $296,500 Otter Lake, Lombardy MLS® 872564

To Check out all of our listings go to www.rideauheartland.com

Bill Cheffins

Tim Lee

Diane Hatfield

Leah Allen

James Benda

Lisa Brennan Trudel

Regan Lee

Judy Charles

Darlene Graham

Marcella Best

Jennifer O’Brien

Broker of Record

Broker Manager

Licensed Administrator

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283-7788

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this week in

REAL ESTATE

MEADOWVIEW MANOR

Barbara Has Assisted over 3000 Families to Buy or Sell their Homes

Join us Friday June 28 at 11 am for our

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

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Common Room, Meeting/Party Room 1 and 2 bedroom units available

39 Peterson St., Almonte – $659,500

Carleton Place 613-253-0518 Ottawa 613-596-5353

Just south of Algonquin on Cty Rd. 15 (Maitland–Merrickville Road)

613-802-4442

Casey Errett

Janice Hastie-Waugh

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Grant Scharf

Sales Representatives 613-285-9129 613-343-4862

Broker of Record 613-283-5435

613-283-8770 www.cottagesunlimited.com

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61 Gore Street East, Perth 613-267-2221 ÜÜÜ°ÀiLiVV>܈ÃÏiÀÀi>iÃÌ>Ìi°V>ÊUÊi“>ˆ\ÊÀiLiVV>JÀi“>ÝÀˆÛiÀۈiÜ°Vœ“ *i>ÃiÊVœ˜Ì>VÌʓiÊvœÀÊ>ÃÈÃÌ>˜ViÊ܈̅Ê>˜ÞʜvÊޜÕÀÊ,i>Ê ÃÌ>Ìiʘii`ÃÊqÊ7œÀŽˆ˜}ÊœÀÊ9œÕt

3 bed waterfront home open plan one level living. Huge walkout basement to finish to your wishes. Great swimming & water fun. $549,000

Large bright open concept, 3 beds 2 baths, w/walk out basement, wrap round deck, family room; loft, garage. $769,900 Big Rideau Lake

Bass Lake Gorgeous stone bungalow; open concept living areas w/ garden doors to balconies. Dreamy master w/5pc ensuite. Finished lower level w/walkout to expansive terrace. $699,000

Period Residence

Rideau Lakes

Sitting on 153 acres this home has 4 beds, 3 baths, fam rm. Large outbuildings & facilities especially for horses. Move in condition. $599,900

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Large 4 bed 2 bath home, eat-in kitchen, living rm; dining/family rm. Main level laundry. Hardwood flrs, storage/closets & original features. $199,000

Fully renovated open plan living/dining, den, lg kitchen & bath, mud/laundry rm. Sun rm, attic room, Dbl gar, great functional basement /storage total turnkey property. $349,900

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Big Rideau Lake

$230,000. Sand Lake cottage just outside of Westport. Complete privacy on dead end road. Property includes older cottage by the lake plus 2 bunkies on top of the hill. Main cottage with open concept living area, 3 bdrms and 2 lofts. Propane stove. Lakeside deck sits on 190ft of sandy, gradual waterfront. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

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RIVERVIEW REALTY LTD.

$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

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BROKERAGE

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These are a selection of homes for sale – please visit my website to view all my listings. www.rebeccawisslerrealestate.ca Buying or selling? I’d be pleased to assist you in any way I can.

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REDUCED PRICE

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Rebecca Wissler, ASA Broker 613-264-9481

SORRY, IT’S SOLD!

$229,900. Excellent home for the growing family! Enjoy country living on 2.86 acres while being under 2kms from Heritage Perth. 4 bdrm 1.5 bath split level home. Oak floors and kitchen in open-concept main level. Large family room with woodstove. Spacious home and property. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435 $179,900. 216 Foster Side Road. Affordable home minutes to Perth or Smiths Falls! Country living on deadend road. 2 bdrm, 1 bath bungalow. Spacious and bright living rm. Eat-in kitchen. Large front deck. Spacious master bedroom. Family/rec room in lower level. Lots of storage. Workshop and utility/laundry room. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

NEW LISTING $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

REDUCED PRICE $150,000 Reduced from $159,900. Buckshot Lake: 1.8 acre waterfront lot with 196ft frontage. Excellent building lot on pristine, weed-free lake near Plevna/Ompah. 4-season access. Trees have been cleared for driveway. Gorgeous tall trees, great swimming and fishing. Wonderful spot for year-round home or summer getaway! Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435


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REAL ESTATE

this week in

EVELYN LEE REALTY LTD BROKERAGE Broker of Record

1 Main Street West, Smiths Falls 613-205-0999

613-284-7277

eleerealty@gmail.com

www.evelynlee.ca

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Saturday, June 29, 1pm - 2pm

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

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

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80 Lavina St., Smiths Falls $229,000 MLS: 875857

326 Coutts Bay Rd., Rideau Ferry $245,000 MLS: 853839

165 Tay Ridge Rd., Tay Valley Perth $119,900 MLS: 871238

868 Kitley Line 1 Rd., Jasper $369,000 MLS: 849392

Open House

Weekend

SATURDAY JUNE 29 10:30am-12:00pm 133 Elizabeth Dr 11:00am-12:00pm 53 Marsha Dr 59 Poonamalie Rd 2720 Conc 9A 11:30am-12:30pm 1562 Elmgrove Rd 7 Oak St 12:00pm-1:30pm 151 Lakewood Rd 12:00pm-2:00pm 4935 Bolingbroke Rd 12:30pm-1:30pm 4 Ford Cres 1:00pm-12:30pm 57 Harvey St 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 87 Eric Hutcheson Rd 13556 Cty Rd 15 1048 Cty Rd 16 10 R 8 1:00pm-2:30pm 149 Cats Cove Rd 1:00pm-3:00pm 263 Yacht Club Rd 2:00pm-3:00pm 7515 Roger Stevens Rd 2:30pm-3:30pm 5 Alexander St 2:30pm-4:00pm 109 Walter’s Lane 323 Clarchris Rd

Rideau Ferry

Demi Thompson 613-264-4330

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Balderson

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842 Linda McKenna 613-485-0576

Perth Smiths Falls

Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476 Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158

Burgesswood

Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481

Maberly

Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

Smiths Falls Rural

Jessyka Auclair 613-283-2121

Perth

Cathie McCabie

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls Rural Rideau Lakes

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842 Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476 Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602

Rideau Ferry

Demi Thompson 613-264-4330

Rideau Ferry

Jeffrey Weir 613-285-4467

Smiths Falls Rural

Jessyka Auclair 613-283-2121

Smiths Falls

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158

Fallbrooke Perth Rural

Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481 Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

SUNDAY JUNE 30

$284,900 MLS

Broker

BROCKHAVEN REALTY Real Estate Brokerage

246 King Street West (across from the Brockville Arts Centre)

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Modern downtown Condo close to the South branch of the Rideau. Open concept. 2 bdrms, 2 baths.

Vivien Levermore

2069 Christie Lake Road Absolutely charming, 2+ bed, 1 bath home with double car garage that boasts the prettiest little lot filled with perennials and special little surprises! Welcoming, oversized foyer with hardwood. Large eat in kitchen. Cozy living room with large, low window offering a view of your gardens. Bright formal dining room. Woodworking shop at the front of the home use to be a feed store. Zoning is res/com. Rooves in good repair.10kms to Perth. $159,900

Office: 613-259-3033

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Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Lisa Brennan-Trudel 613-285-9646 Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Ivan Hodgins 613-812-0363 Brian Cavanagh 613-812-0229 Danette Hanneman 613-596-5353 Marly Burke 613-253-3175 Robin Ferrill 613-253-3175 R0012184918_0627

125 Prescott Street, Unit 2 Kemptville

11:00am-12:00pm 80 Lavinia St Smiths Falls 12:30pm-1:30pm 40 Oak St Smiths Falls 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes Smiths Falls #6 R 2 Lower Rideau 1:00pm-2:30pm 453 Station Rd Port Elmsley 1:00pm-3:00pm 115 Leslie Dr Dalhousie Lake 2:00pm-4:00pm 389 Dufferin St Carleton Place 302 Giles Rd Carleton Place


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FOR A FULL LIST OF PROPERTIES PLEASE VISIT OUR OFFICE OR CALL 613-267-2221

RIVERVIEW REALTY LTD. EACH OFFICE INDEPENDENTLY

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www.remaxriverview.com | 61 GORE STREET EAST, PERTH 613-267-2221 | email: info2@remaxriverview.com

Rebecca Wissler ASA

Al Jonkman

Jennifer Glazier

Bridget O’Flaherty

Demi Thompson

Randy Cavanagh

Paul Gordon

Silvia Blanchard

Sheri D’Aoust

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297 MABERLY ELPHIN RD MABERLY

4 HOY ST, CARDINAL

Great starter or retirement 2 bed 1 bath TAY VALLEY bungalow on private dbl lot. Close to 4 bed older log home. 65 acres & approx St Lawrence River. $148,500. Call Al 2300ft frontage on Fall River. Possibility Jonkman: 613 802 0232 of severing 3 lots. $359,000.

13 PERTHMORE ST, PERTH 3 bed open concept, ensuite, custom cabinets, wood floors, main floor laundry, all season sun room patio doors to deck. $299,000

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PERTH Great location, 3 bed, 2 bath bungalow 22 ROBERT RD, PERTH on low traffic street close to amenities. 3 bed bungalow suitable for families, retir$229,000. ees, or 1st time Buyers Features updated kitchen, hwd floors, full basement has great potential! $244,500. Call Jennifer Glazier: 613 812 8114

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

Treed level lot, with 280 ft +/- of excellent Big Rideau Lk w/f. Charming 2 level 2 bed cottage. $695,000 Host: Demi Thompson 613 264 4330

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5 yr new bungalow. Open-concept w/ spacious sun-filled rooms & full unfinished basement w/excellent potential for development! $199,500 Call Jennifer Glazier: 613 812 8114

OPEN HOUSES SAT JUNE 29TH, 10:30 – 12 NOON 133 ELIZABETH DRIVE, RIDEAU FERRY

2846 NARROWS LOCK ROAD OMPAH

5 PERTH ST, PORTLAND

Great family home on quiet 4.9 acres. 4 beds, 2 baths. Completely renovated. Det single garage w/carport, lower level w/ walkout. $169,900.

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.

Charming 2 bed log home on 21 acres w/ addition 40x80 coverall & sugar shack & above ground pool $324,900

SAT JUNE 29TH, 12 – 1:30PM 151 LAKEWOOD RD, BURGESSWOOD Shared ownership dock on Otty Lake. 3 beds, open plan design, sun room, expansive deck, dbl garage + bonus bunkie. $375,000. Host Rebecca Wissler: 613 264 9481

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VILLAGE OF LANARK

1218 FRENCH LINE RD LANARK HIGHLANDS

3 bed 2 bath family home on private 7.95 Open concept bungalow on 4 acres. Fantastic income opportunity. Central acres. Open concept living. Workshop. Custom kitchen, gas fireplace, hardwood, location, 4 units, approx. 800sqft com- 24x22ft barn can accommodate 5 horses, large deck. Huge lower level family room; mercial space 2-2 bdrm, 1-1 bdrm apart- fully fenced. $339,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust: dbl garage. $299,900. 613 812 9344 ments. $239,900.

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BLACK LAKE

SAT JUNE 29TH, 1 – 2:30PM 149 CATS COVE RD, RIDEAU FERRY

MOTIVATED SELLER LEAVING PROVINCE. Renovated home. Open concept kitchen, formal liv/din, hdwd flrs & staircase. Det heated & cooled w/shop. $327,900.

3 bed cottage with 90ft shoreline & 1.5 acres on Black Lake has amazing potential. Perfect for all ages – gentle slope to water. $209,900.

Lakeside living at its finest...4 bdrm, 2.5 bath side split on 215ft of prime Big Rideau waterfront. $649,000. Host Demi Thompson: 613 264 4330

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

BLACK LAKE

CARLETON PLACE

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

2 bed, 1 bath mobile home located on large lot, new roof in 2010, new gas furnace 2012. common fee incl land rental, taxes & water. Lg storage shed. $55,000.

6106 MCDONALDS CRNS RD Cozy 2+1bed, 3 bath home on private 30 acres w/2500ft frontage. Full basement, workshop, 2 car det garage & bunkie/ cabin. Severance potential. $269,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust: 613 812 9344

NEAR PERTH Charming 2 storey, 3 bd ,2 bth home on 5 acres by the Mississippi Rr. Liv-rm w/ wood stove, office & family room. Heated 2 car det garage. $365,000.

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. Host Rebecca Wissler: 613 264 9481

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913 CODE ROAD, PERTH

MCDONALDS CRNS RD

Executive spacious luxury condos on the LANSDOWNE First time home buyer - have a look! 2 Tay. 1 to 3 bedrooms. All units have bdrms, 1 bath, full bsmt, needs updating, river views. Starting from $325,900. Pre- Updated 2 storey hobby farm on 96 acres great potential. Detached gar., private selling now by appointment. Model Suite w/det garage/wkshop & 7 stall barn. 3 at Best Western Plus Hotel in Perth beds. $359,900. location. $144,900.

RIDEAU LAKES Live completely off the grid! 3 Bed SuperEnergy efficient Home. 35+ acres plus deeded Big Rideau Lake water access. $439,900.

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VACANT LAND O WATSONS CORNERS 9.98 Acres – $109,900

SMITHS FALLS Smiths Falls Golf Club Road Subdivision Home 3 Bed plus Den, Family Room, In-ground Pool, Privacy! $389,900.

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

9 CANNING ST, LANARK 1.41 acres MABERLY

– $44,900

0 SHERIDAN RAPIDS RD 2.74 acres – $36,900

0 PARSONS WAY 2.58 Acres – $39,900

SAT JUNE 29TH, 2:30 – 4PM 109 WALTERS LANE, FALLBROOKE

6 year-old one of kind Log Home by Kea on 3.64 acres. 3 beds/2 baths. Loft RURAL KEMPVILLE 177 BIG RIDEAU N SHORE RD Master suite with W/I Closet & Ensuite Beautiful home on 2.3 acre lot, 3+1 bed- Grand view Horseshoe Bay - Big Rideau to dream about. $419,900, or rent at rooms, huge family room with woodstove, Lk. 826 ft front, 20.8 acres, R2000. $1,900 /month in-ground pool, barn. $309,900. $669,500

LOOKING TO BUY OR SELL? 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

Why not visit our friendly staff at 61 Gore St. E. Perth 22 BAY RD, LOMBARDY Well maintained and upgraded 3 bed, 1 who will be happy to assist you with any real estate requests or needs. bath home. Games Room, hot tub, main floor family room. $269,900. Call Randy Cavanagh: 613 464 1000

DREAMS FOR SALE - CHOOSE WISELY… CHOOSE THE EMC - 16 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

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

Call 613 267 2221


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59 BECKWITH STREET NORTH Smiths Falls

this week in

REAL ESTATE

613-283-2121

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

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

NEW PRICE

OPEN HOUSE

LEGEND: ***Broker of Record **Broker *Sales Representative

NEW PRICE

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE

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

FULLY DISABLED EQUIPPED

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 11:00AM-12:00PM

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 11:30AM-12:30PM

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 12:30PM-1:30 PM

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

59 POONAMALIE RD - $144,000

1562 ELMGROVE RD, PERTH - $149,900

4 FORD CRES - $409,900

13556 CTY RD 15 – $330,000

HOSTESS: ANNA KOWALEWSKI* OPEN HOUSE

HOSTESS: JESSYKA AUCLAIR*

wendyhillier.com**

NEW PRICE

OPEN HOUSE

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

1048 CTY RD 16 – $279,900

HOSTESS: ANNA KOWALEWSKI*

wendyhillier.com**

NEW PRICE

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

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

Kevin Grimes Broker of Record 613-283-2121

Team

Jacalyn Feenstra Broker 613-283-2121

371 STONE RD. - $389,900

143 RIDEAU FERRY RD. – $299,900

101 CTY RD. 8 - $77,900

wendyhillier.com**

14 RIVER ST. - $164,900

LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

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Rob Garvin Sales Representative 613-284-6968

Francine Rever Sales Representative 613-285-7274

Andrea Geauvreau Sales Representative 613-296-3309

Jessyka Auclair Sales Representative 613-283-2121

Lisa Ritskes Sales Representative 613-285-6611

Anna Kowalewski Sales Representative 613-875-7842

Wendy Hillier Broker 613-285-4476

Jennifer McCleery Sales Representative 613-283-2121

We specialize in SOLD signs www.coldwellbankerhomes.ca

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SUNDAY, JUNE 30 2PM - 4 PM 389 Dufferin Street, Carleton Place

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SUNDAY, JUNE 30 2PM - 4 PM 302 Giles Road

Wonderful adult style row unit in move-in condition. 2 bedrooms, main flr. laundry. Patio doors to deck and backyard. Brand new air conditioning.

Completely renovated Century Farm House on 3 acres. Hardwood floors, gorgeous kitchen with Granite tops. Deep windows, 3 bay drive shed + more!

$269,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇÎә™ Marly Burke

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$109,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{x£Î John Coburn L A ION EPT E EXC VALU

104 Barrach Street

207 Gore Street Completely renovated home with finished lower level including full bath, gas fireplace, L-shaped family room and laundry area. Hardwood throughout including bdrms. Separate area for indoor inground pool. $299,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇxÈ{Ç

277 Joes Lake Tall Pines surround this 2 Bdrm Cottage & Bunk House. 126 ft. of waterfront. Vaulted Ceiling, Screened porch, wood stove & more!

$277,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{n£Ó Karen Duncan

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140 Timberwood Drive

$329,000ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈÓÈäÇ Jeff Wilson

$699,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇäÓÓÓ Jeff Wilson

John Coburn Broker

Rhonda Brunke Sales Representative

191 Ottawa Street 3 bdrm brick home on deep lot. Renovated with new kitchen and laundry area.

$239,900 Jason Coleman

Jason Coleman

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1075 Drummond Con 9A

If you are the discrimiating purchaser looking for an upscale bungalow, c/w all the hi-tech modern conveniences, this is the home for you.

Gerry Coleman Broker

$319,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{ÇäÓ John Coburn

Beautiful, well maintained 3 bdrm bungalow on approx. 1.7 acres. Lovely deck to enjoy those quiet evenings.

Come and visit the friendly village of Franktown and see what this immaculate Cape Cod has to offer. Large 3 bed, 3 bath.

Robin J. Ferrill Broker of Record

30 Hackberry Trail Nearly new Cardel Goldleaf model townhome with fully fenced yard. Open concept design, ensuite bathroom, garage and much more.

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NEWICE PR

239 Park Crescent Very well kept 2 bedroom mobile home in Rockhaven Park. Natural gas fireplace, central air, hi-eff. gas furnace, large deck with awning. Enclosed porch & more.

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$167,500ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈÈn£ÈÊ Robin Ferrill E R AC RM 3/4 13 BBY FA HO

0 Balmoral Drive

Fabulous 2-1/2 acre lot in prestigeous Beckenridge subdivision. Excellent price, buy & build your dream home

144 Gardiner Shore This was a new build, lot a reno’d cottage, well septic, stunning views and always immaculate, paved road & great shareline.

$339,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{n™Î Jeff Wilson

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1329 Quarry Road

116 Peter Street

Sprawling brick bungalow, pool, fireplace, full basement. Good older barns, updated fencing. Call!

Custom country home hidden on a nicely treed lot just outside of town. Call John

Well kept 2 bedroom bungalow with a functional apartment in the lower level. Call John

$359,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈx£È£ Rhonda Brunke

$379,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈ£Ç{Ç John Coburn

$249,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇΣÈÓ John Coburn

Marly Burke Broker

Jeff Wilson Sales Representative

THE EMC - 17 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

Carolyn Renwick Sales Representative

Jason Coleman Sales Representative

Karen Duncan Sales Representative

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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.

Augusta Street Park Community Committee live music concerts in July (all 5 Wednesdays). Augusta Park. 6 p.m. BBQ July 3, 17, 31 by Almonte Civitan Club. Potluck July 10, 24. 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. Mills’ Seniors Services, Picnic at a Cottage on Lake, Wednesday, July 3. Call 613-256-4700 to reserve your seat on the bus.

Blooming Arts & Garden Tour, Saturday, July 6, 10-4. Tickets at CP Nursery, Reids, Blossom Shop, Floral Boutique. Country Music, Sat. June 30, 3-7, “Barry & Jude” and Ray Adams. Army Navy & Air Force Hall, 315 Townline Rd. E. Everyone welcome. Seniors 50 & over, join the Sunset Club for fun and games, trips, etc. Meeting at Legion, 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Info: 257-8102.

KEMPTVILLE Delicious Roast Pork Dinner, served by the Odd Fellows & Rebekah Lodges, Odd Fellows Hall, 119 Clothier St East, June 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Info: 613-258-2258. North Grenville Photography Club meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Old Fire Hall on Reuben Cres. Topics for July 3, Results presentation of Black & White, and Sports photography contests. Info ngphotoclub.ca

LANARK Civitan Old Tyme Country Talent Night Dinner & Dance. Last Friday of every month, dinner 6 p.m., music 7:30-11:30 p.m. Contact Vic (613)259-5610. Community Home Support, Lanark County, hosts a Diner’s Club, first Wednesday of the month at Foy Hall, 12 noon. Info/reservations call 613-259-5412. Fun and Fitness Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 am. St Andrew’s United Church. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 395, Lanark. Canada Day Steak BBQ, Sunday July 1st. BBQ to start at 4 p.m. Music throughout afternoon. Come help celebrate!

MERRICKVILLE June 28- Legion Dinner and Dance. Pork dinner 6 p.m. (Tickets on sale at 5 p.m. First come/first serve basis). Entertainment: Tony Davy. LEGO Club, Saturday, June 29, 1 p.m. Merrickville Library. Ages 5-12. StoryTime, ages 6 & under. Fridays 10 a.m. Theme: June 28, Summer. Merrickville Library. Info: 613-269-3326.

PAKENHAM Pakenham Canada Day Parade June 30th, 7:00 pm Main Street. Pakenham & District Civitan Club will be collecting items for the Lanark County Food Bank.

PERTH Brain Injury- Moving on Group, meet at 1 Sherbrooke St., the second and last Wednes-

day of each month, 10 a.m.-noon. Info: Kathy (613)283-7795. Bridge, Perth Duplicate Bridge Club meets 7:00 p.m. every Thursday evening at McMartin House, 125 Gore St. E. For partnership contact Bert Picard 613-267-5305. Calvin United Church annual strawberry social, Thursday, June 27, 6 p.m. Canada Day Celebration, Legion Br 244, 26 Beckwith St E. July 1. Featuring the band Long Sault Trio from McDonalds Corners and a BBQ. Doors open at 1, band from 2-5. CPHC (Community and Primary Health Care) Seniors Heartwise Fitness Classes, 50+. Every Tuesday, 11 a.m., Perth Civitan Club. Aerobic/Strength/Stretch. Certified instructors. Please drop in. One-on-one computer help for beginners. Friday June 28, 10 am-noon at the Perth & District Union Public Library. Sign up for a half hour tutoring session, (613)267-1224. 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, June 29 Canoe Trip, Level 2, 12 km round trip. Upstream on Mississippi River from Ferguson Falls. Bring lunch, water, safety kit, life jackets, etc. Meet 9 a.m. Leaders: Howard and Mary Robinson, 613256-0817 (hmrob@storm.ca) 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. Strawberry Social and Band Concert. Stewart Park, Thurs. June 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring own chairs. Fresh strawberries, ice cream, cake, lemonade. Sponsor: Perth Rotary Club. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Tuesdays 5 p.m. at Community Care. Info: Barbara 613-267-2040.

RURAL 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, July 3, 7:30 p.m. Montague Seniors Hall, Rosedale. Good prizes, good food. (613)284-1074. ABC Association Cheese Fundraiser. Taking orders now- pickup July 20, 9-11 a.m. ABC Hall, Bolingbroke, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd. 613273-3781. Orders also taken at garage sale June 29 at the hall. Anniversary Service for Wolford Cemetery and Church on Sunday, June 30 at 2:30 p.m. Service will be conducted by Rev. Nancy Ritchie. Annual Bake Sale, Saturday, June 29, 9 a.m. Leeds Chapter 255, Order of the Eastern Star and Simpson Masonic Lodge Newboro, at the Masonic Hall, 26 Drummond Street (County Road 42) Newboro. Annual Bake Sale,Order of the Eastern Star and Simpson Masonic Lodge, Saturday, June 29, 9 AM. Masonic Hall, 26 Drummond St., Newboro. Annual Bass Lake Flotilla, July 1. Decorate your boat and join in the parade. Start time, 2 p.m. Annual BBQ and Strawberry Social, Guthrie United Church in Clayton. Saturday, June 29, noon-3. German sausages, hotdogs, strawberry shortcake and bake sale. Live music. Annual Dewar & Kennedy Cemeteries memorial service takes place June 30 at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker: Rev. Mary Jane Allan. Please bring lawn chairs. If rain service will be at Ashton United Church. 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. 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). C.A.R.E. Program for frail adults. (Mondays, Lanark, North Lanark Community Health Center) and (Fridays, CPHC Building, 15 Bates Dr.). (613)264-0307. Community Garage Sale, ABC Hall Bolingbroke, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd., Saturday, June 29th, 8 a.m! Donations for the ABC Association tables greatly appreciated. Table bookings (inside or out) or to donate items, please call Glenn Russell 613-273-2571. C.P.H.C. formerly V.O.N. mobile clinic at the Town Hall, Westport. Open to anyone needing medical assistance. First Friday of every month, 9:30-2. Appointment (613)803-1710 or walk-in. Dinner & Movie Night, Clayton Community Hall, Linn Bower Lane, Clayton, July 5. Dinner 5:00-6:30 pm. Movie starts at 6:30 pm. Elgin United Church 2013 Summer Concert Series. “Gracenote” June 29. Electric blend of Contemporary Gospel music. 7:30 p.m. 613547-9519. Fifteenth anniversary of the Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour. Saturday, June 29, Sunday 30 and Monday, July 1. in the Rideau Lakes district. Studios open 10-5. Info: Sherry 613-9283041. Forfar Strawberry Social- Sun. June 30. 4:30 p.m. until sold out. Forfar Community Hall. Hot home cooked meal (ham, scalloped potatoes, corn, salad, roll, berries, ice cream). Takeouts available. Fun and Fitness Mondays 9:30-10:30, Middleville Community Hall. Info: Kara (613)2592182. Fun and Fitness Thursdays 9:30-10:30, Ferguson Falls Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Thursdays 9:30-10:30, Middleville Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Wednesdays Lower Mobility Class, 1:30-2:30 p.m., North Lanark Community Health Centre. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. 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. Oxford Mills Community Association invites you and your family to celebrate Canada Day in Oxford Mills, 11:30-4, July 1, Maplewood Park and Maplewood Hall. An afternoon of live local music kid’s games, vendors market, cake. Quilting & Sewing Club meets every Thursday, 10 a.m. Montague & District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club, 658 Rosedale Rd S. Call (613)283-8482, (613)283-6240. Rideau Lakes Horticultural SocietyWednesday July 3rd, 7:15 pm. Portland Com-

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munity Hall. “Gardening Spots on the Internet” Carol Dunk. Ruby Tuesdays- information and support group for women. North Lanark Community Health Centre, every other Tuesday, 1:00-3:00. Info: Sherry (613)259-2182. Smoked Porkchop BBQ, Sunday, July 7, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (or sold out) Lombardy Agricultural Hall. A Lombardy Agricultural Society Fundraiser. Snow Road Snowmobile Club, Special Canada Day Breakfast, Saturday, June 29, 8-11 a.m. at Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Road. Home bake sale at this event. Snow Road Snowmobile Club Special Canada Day Breakfast, Saturday, June 29, 8-11 a.m. at clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Rd. Everyone welcome. Strawberry Social Time! Sunday June 30, 2-4 p.m. 3840 Old Almonte Rd., Almonte. (The Herb Garden) Supporting the Therapeutic Riding Program. Tickets; Read’s Book Store, 613257-7121 x 238.

SMITHS FALLS 4 hand bid euchre, 7:30 p.m. Every second and fourth Monday every month. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St., parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. 4 hand bid euchre, 7:30 p.m. Every second and fourth Monday every month. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St., parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613283-4684. 4 hand bid euchre, every Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. Senior’s Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. Info: (613)283-4684. 4 hand euchre, 7:30 p.m. 1st. Monday every month at Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613-283-4684. 4 hand euchre, 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, at Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613-283-4684. Bariatric Support Group, first Thursday of month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at ‘The Link’, at 88

Cornelia St. W., #4A. Support and information regarding gastric by-pass surgery before and after. Info: (613)284-4608 or 1(877)383-2070. Bariatric Support Group, first Thursday of month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at ‘The Link’, at 88 Cornelia St. W., #4A. Support and information regarding gastric by-pass surgery before and after. Info: (613)284-4608 or 1-877-383-2070. Bid Euchre 1st and 3rd Sunday every month. 1:30 p.m. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St., parking behind arena. Sponsored by Harmony Club 162. Info 613-283-4684. Bingo, every Thursday evening, 7 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Br 95. Info: 283-2690. Bridge Club every Monday night, Legion Br. 95, 7 Main St. E., 7 p.m. Partnership Terry Fagan, (613)283-6393. Carpet bowling every Thursday, 12:45 p.m. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. Info: (613)283-4684. Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, July 2, 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 2, 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. Floor Shuffle Board. 10 a.m. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Seniors Activity Building. Parking behind arena. Beginners welcome. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. (613)283-4684. Helix Triples Tournament. July 3, 9:30 a.m. Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Jamboree, Open Stage, June 30, Music 1-6:30 p.m. dinner at 5, Pulled Pork. Legion Br 95. Guest and public welcome. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast. Sunday June 30, 9 am-1 pm. Knights of Columbus Hall. Info 613-283-1550, 613-283-2098. Steak BBQ, Saturday, June 29, 5-9 p.m. RCAF Hall, 44 Abbott St N. Info: 613-2840305. Vine Rhymes, Smiths Falls songwriters, poets and story tellers, meet monthly for encouragement and support. Come share your gift. Info: Helen (613)284-2243.


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Heat waves endanger millions of Ontarians living with lung disease EMC News – For the 2.4 million (one in five) Ontarians living with a serious lung disease such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or lung cancer, this week’s extreme heat isn’t just uncomfortable – it can be dangerous. The risk of experiencing serious breathing difficulties increases dramatically during extreme weather, including the severe heat forecast for this week. The effects of smog, heat and humidity can sometimes be felt well before a smog alert is issued. The lungs become more sensitive, causing flare-ups that often mean a visit to the emergency department or even a stay in hospital. Even people who do not have lung disease may experience difficulty breathing in extreme heat conditions or when smog levels are high. During very hot and humid weather, when outdoor air quality is poor, the Ontario Lung Association recommends that you: • Stay indoors in an air-conditioned place with good indoor air quality; • Keep your blinds and curtains closed to keep out the sun’s heat. At night, if you don’t have air-conditioning and outdoor air pollution is low, open your windows to let the cool air in; • Listen to air quality and humidity Submitted photo (Humidex) advisories; • Keep outdoor activity to a minimum and consider exercising indoors EMC News – The Beach House in Perth held an open cancer research. Pictured are Nancy James, Alissa in a cool, clean environment. Schedule outdoor activity at a time when heat house last month where $700 was raised for breast Ballantyne, Tracey Stead and Chrystine Moreau.

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More musical tales from the belly of the big city So our wander around downtown Toronto brought us some memorable musical moments, some new friends and venues to check out again. Upcoming events Sam Ferrara pulled it off beautifully. Very tasty. As we enjoyed their set, an older woman entered, quickly quipped with the band between songs and headed further into the bar to where we were seated and asked if she could join us. At the break, as we chatted, her eyes expanded to saucers as I told her we were from Perth. Right here in the heart of multicultural Toronto, this lass tells us she grew up in Westport and still has a cabin near there. She had been up to Festival of the Maples in Perth this year and we compared notes on who we knew in common. Janet Goodfellow apparently left Westport at 18 years of age, now lives in the Kensington area, and the Rattlesnake Choir recently surprised her by playing in her home for her 70th birthday. She asked me to put in a good word (and a CD) to Seamus Cowan at the Cove Inn for Rattlesnake Choir and I’ll be doing just that. Small world… We moved on, walking up Augusta St. and turning right on College where we entered The Free Times Cafe to catch someone we’d seen many times at the Ontario Council of Folk Festival Conferences we attend. We were there to see the Russell Leon Band and were tickled upon arrival to see a musician friend we hadn’t seen in years was opening. Roman Riccio is a singer/songwriter of true musical lineage. His father Pat Riccio Jr. was musical director and keyboard player for Anne Murray and his grandfather was a wonderful saxophone player who had his own Pat Riccio Orchestra in Toronto when I was growing up. It was nice to see Roman plying his trade again, this time backed vocally by Caitlin September. It was quite enjoyable as was Russell Leon. I always feel at home in this venue though I don’t get there often. It’s always special. I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention having run into a friend, one of Toronto’s longstanding promoter/publicists, not at one but three of the music events we attended. Richard Flohil was publicist for Downchild Blues Band for 39 years and was the creative genius who brought BB King to Canada for the first time as well as many other greats. I seem to run into him whenever I’m in Toronto. Case in point: When I would arrive on rare Monday nights to the Orbit Room upstairs on College in Toronto to hear Sisters Euclid, one of “guitar-for-hire” Kevin Breit’s bands who would start at 10:30 p.m., most times, there would be Richard. He often comes up to Stewart Park Festival “because he loves the intimacy of it.” He’s currently writing a book of his memoirs which I can’t wait to read. Not bad for someone being 79 years young.

Sunday, June 29: At 7:30 p.m., St. Paul’s United Church in Perth, presents an amazing 40-voice Toronto women’s choir, Cantores Celestes, who are kicking off their 25th anniversary celebrations by performing at St. Paul’s

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EMC Lifestyle – I don’t know about you but often its unique musical moments that I remember most and on a recent trip to Toronto, I happened onto several. A relatively short streetcar ride took us from our hotel to the unique Cameron House, (northwest corner of Queen St. W and Cameron St.) where Corin Raymond & The Sundowners (Treasa Levasseur – accordion, piano, vocals; David Baxter – guitar, mandolin, vocals; Brian Kobayakawa – upright bass) were playing for their weekly 6 to 8 p.m. gig. Corin established some notoriety this past year by totally funding his latest double CD – Paper Nickels (complete with 144-page booklet outlining the caper) with Canadian Tire (CT) money. He found a recording studio willing to take CT money at par and, through an incredible response of CTC money donated from fans across the country, all via social media, including TV and radio interviews across North America, he was able to record some of his favourite songs written by like-minded musicians. Those troubadours who write, play and promote their own music wherever they can, without the luxury of record company support or radio play. Corin is a songwriter of major proportions. His last CD in 2009, entitled There Will Always Be A Small Time, was my favourite that year and I continually hear other troubadours performing his songs in their set. We were lucky to catch them as they announced this was their last Thursday gig at the Cameron for a while as they were on the road most of the summer. I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the wonderful guitar work by David Baxter and all the tasty additions by Treasa and Brian. It’s always a memorable experience. While at the Cameron, I ran into Tom Parker who I’ve seen in various groups over the years including The Backstabbers, Lickin’ Good Fried and most recently Tom Parker & the American Pour. Both our roots are based in Owen Sound in that my parents used to dance to his grandparents band there in their courtship. It was in this same locale a few years ago I actually shared this historical family anecdote with my daughter and was able to introduce her to Tom. Tom introduced me to Devin Cuddy, Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo’s son, who I’ve heard play piano several times sitting in with other groups at the Cameron. Might I suggest you check this young man out for his own abilities because I know you’ll be as impressed as I’ve been. A quick trip got us back to Monarch’s Pub, in the Delta Chelsea (soon to become the Eaton Chelsea) where the 24th St Wailers were just back from an western Tour and ready to unwind and celebrate drummer Lindsay Beaver’s birthday. I especially love it when I’m able to catch a group just getting back from a tour because their show is usually especially tight and filled with all the great little nuances they’ve developed while

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Virtually everyone has memories of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II EMC Lifestyle – It seems every year is an anniversary of some significance for Queen Elizabeth II. Hardly surprising given the fact she has been on the throne for 61 years and five months. She is Head of State of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms including Canada. No matter where you live I believe it is safe to say Queen Elizabeth is the most familiar face on the planet. Her lengthy reign is now closing in on the all-time record for a British monarch set by her great, great grandmother Queen Victoria who died in 1901 at age 81. Victoria reigned for 63 years and seven months. That is the longest tenure for any female monarch in history. Queen Elizabeth seems ageless. Her husband and consort Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, just turned 92. He continues to suffer through significant health problems. Although her schedule has been somewhat reduced in recent times the Queen continues to maintain a busy public life that belies her 87 years. Three weeks ago, while the Duke of Edinburgh was undergoing exploratory surgery in a London clinic, his wife visited the new headquarters of the venerable British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Central London. I am an unashamed Monarchist. Not surprising perhaps considering that I was born the same year a young Princess Elizabeth succeeded her father King George VI who succumbed to lung cancer at the young age of 56. Like most spouses, my wife Kathleen and I don’t see eye-to-eye on every subject. She is more of a Republican than I am. In other words she is less supportive

of the institution of the monarchy. Although I believe her opinion has changed somewhat based on our many visits to the UK and the obvious importance this tradition holds for the island nation. The economic impact of the monarchy is hugely significant. Last year major celebrations were held to mark Queen Elizabeth’s ascension to the throne 60 years earlier. The exact date was Feb. 6, 1952 the day of her father’s untimely passing. The observances included a 1,000boat pageant on the River Thames in Central London. The next day there was a massively attended Diamond Jubilee concert outside Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s London residence. Hundreds of thousands packed ‘The Mall’, the main boulevard leading to the palace, wearing royal masks, waving Union flags and cheering wildly. A star-studded cast of musicians including Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John (both knighted by the Queen at different times) and American singer Stevie Wonder performed and a spectacular fireworks display wrapped up the spectacular. If you like long-running anniversaries, Queen Elizabeth’s is the prototype! Coronation The year 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation. The event in 1953 was the biggest public spectacle in the British Isles since the end of the Second World War just eight years earlier. The people of Great Britain were still living on rations at the time and went to considerable trouble to hoard enough precious foodstuffs to provide for coronation cakes and celebratory meals.

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The actual ceremony was held on June 2, 1953 at Westminster Abbey. In front of more than 8,000 guests, including prime ministers and heads of state from around the Commonwealth, Queen Elizabeth II took the coronation oath and was formally crowned. Shouts of “God Save the Queen” echoed through the streets of historic London amid the firing of salutes in honour of the big occasion. Early this month, on June 3 to be exact, a service was held at the historic abbey to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the coronation. The service included much of the music used during the service six decades earlier. I followed news coverage of the anniversary service. The 2,000 who attended the Westminster Abbey event included former choirboys and maids of honour from the original ceremony. A total of 25 members of the royal family were on hand. Obviously it is a very different royal family today. One image that particularly struck me was a newspaper photograph of the Queen beaming at her daughter-in-law Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, the wife of her eldest child and heir apparent Prince Charles. Few people will be unaware of Camilla’s role as Charles’ second wife and

the scandal that accompanied his divorce from the late, much-loved Princess Diana, the mother of his two sons. To say the least Her Majesty, the Duke of Edinburgh and most British citizens were “not amused” by the events which led up to Charles eventual marriage to Camilla. That despite the fact the ceremony was a quiet affair, held long after Princess Diana’s death in the tragic Paris automobile crash in August 1997. My, how times have changed! Despite the trials and tribulations of the royal family I think it can be fairly said that the Queen Elizabeth remains one of the most popular figures in British history. A woman who is respected, even revered, in countries around the world. Many of us, especially people like me who grew up and became much older during her long and successful reign, have their own memories of the Queen. I am an Ottawa native and therefore there were many chances to see her in person. Ottawa, the nation’s capital, has hosted so many visits by Her Majesty over the course of 60 years. Canada has been a favourite destination for the Queen. In fact she has visited Canada 24 times, the most official visits she has made to any nation in the world as queen. Her first full visit was in October 1957 and her most recent was in late June and early July 2010. For the record, if you count brief visits including refueling stops, she has been to Canada an astounding 31 times. That total includes a tour of seven provinces in 1951 on behalf of her ailing father while she was still Princess Elizabeth. I have seen her in person twice in Ottawa. I vividly remember standing in

front of Rideau Hall in October 1964 with my parents and two of my three siblings (my youngest sister wasn’t born yet) and seeing the smiling Queen as her limousine drove slowly past. We were standing near the main gate of the Governor General’s official residence. Her 1964 tour was held despite threats made against her by the Quebec-based separatist organization which went by the acronym FLQ. Undeterred, the Queen came to Canada anyone albeit amid tight security. In the 1970s (October 1977 I believe) Kathy and I saw the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh while we were attending an Ottawa Rough Riders (Canadian Football League) game at Lansdowne Park. We had a very good look at her, through binoculars, as she dutifully sat through the first half of the Rough Riders’ game at Lansdowne Park during yet another visit to Ottawa. Something tells me she isn’t a big CFL fan? No matter what you think of the Queen and the monarchy it is impossible to ignore the fact that she is an iconic figure whose reign covered nearly half the 20th Century and has extended well into the 21st, the so-called “New Millennium.” Given her apparent good health, there is a strong likelihood she will eclipse Queen Victoria’s reign. I’m sure many of you have personal memories of Queen Elizabeth II? I would be pleased if you would share them with me by email. Your memories might even make another column! If you have any comments or questions for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at: jeffrey.maguire@rogers. com.

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LAWS salutes volunteer for over 30 years dedication to organization By LORI CLARKSON

EMC Lifestyle – Congratulations to one of our phenomenal volunteers, Frances Batoff, who was presented with an Ontario Volunteer Service Award on Tuesday, June 18 in Kingston. She received an award acknowledging 30-plus years of dedicated service to the support of LAWS. Congratulations Frances and thank you for all you do for the animals! The Ontario Volunteer Service Award recognizes individuals for continuous years of commitment and dedicated service to an organization.

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Charlie Charlie may be an odd name for a girl, but that’s what she is. She’s a five-year-old surrender with mainly red long hair and lovely greenish eyes. She has a white mane, like a little lion.

Scooter Scooter is a tiny brown and white cat. She was very fearful at first and almost like a feral cat. It’s amazing the positive changes she made since she found out that most people are nice to her. She even turns over to I brushed her this week and the be belly rubbed and that’s after only loves the attention as she loves to about three weeks. She loves to visit her other cat friends in the other cat look pretty for her next owner.

run. Because she’s so small, she wig- playing with toys. He likes other gles herself through the gate to visit cats, too. and after she’s tired of her visit she hurries back to her own spot. We’re Decoy sure you’ll love this little kitty. What an amazing calico female cat. She’s absolutely stunning; the Winston picture does not do justice. Decoy is Winston is a very friendly, easygo- very friendly, clean, loves other cats ing, large grey/white male cat. Win- and would be an asset to your houseston is wondering why he’s not been hold. picked up yet. LAWS (Lanark Animal Welfare SoHe’s very good looking, clean, ciety) is located on Glenview Road, well groomed and ready for his next just off Highway 43, about 2 kilomeadventure. He loves attention and tres west of Smiths Falls. The shelter is open Monday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Write to us at P.O. Box 156, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4T1 or contact us at 613-283-9308, or email at shelter@lanarkanimals.ca. Visit our website at www.lanarkanimals.ca. Please also check out www. AdoptADog.TV featuring some of our canines up for adoption. If you have lost a dog or cat please check our website or phone or visit the shelter. If you have found a dog or cat please visit our website to find the number of your local animal control officer.

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EMC Entertainment – This is one last chance for Matthew Behrens’ parents to take their final bow. After the death of his father Bernard Behrens last September, he found a treasure trove of theatre memorabilia from the days when his father and mother, the late Deborah Cass, donned the cap and bells and trod beneath the proscenium arch as actors during what he described as a golden age in Canadian theatre. In fact, Behrens, now the associate producer for the Classic Theatre Festival, and curator for the exhibit “Now and Then: Found Treasures of Canadian Theatre History” first appeared on stage with his parents – albeit in utero, while his mother was pregnant with him at the Neptune Theatre. “This exhibit came about because I was born as a theatre brat. I was always uprooted from theatre to theatre” Behrens said of his youth. In fact, the show his parents were in was The Fantasticks, the soundtrack of which would later be the only music able to put the infant Matthew to sleep. The two masks that represent the stage – tragedy and comedy – were apparent throughout Behrens’ families’ relationship with the theatre. His mother “was born on the sidewalk in Transcona, Manitoba,” while his dad was from the “mean streets of London, England.” Though they were an ocean apart, his mother and father grew up and saw acting, both on screen and on stage, as a way of not only escaping reality, but

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The Perth 200th Anniversary Panel presents FREDDY VETTE AND THE FLAMES in concert at the Crystal Palace on Friday, July 12th (see the poster in this section!) This dance is a fundraiser in support of celebratory activities surrounding the 200th Anniversary of Perth in 2016. As such, volunteers are required (and welcomed) to help with the event the week prior to the 12th. If you are interested and able to help, please contact Councillor Beth Peterkin at bpeterkin@perth.ca Tickets are $25 each ($30 at the door) and can be purchased in cash at the Town Hall (80 Gore St. East) the Visitor Information Centre (11 Gore St. East), or by using Interac (debit card) at Shadowfax (67 Foster Street). You can also pay with Paypal at www.shadowfax.on.ca, or you can pay with Visa, MasterCard or American Express by calling Shadowfax at 1-800-518-2729. THE EMC - P2 - Thursday, June 27, 2013


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Municipal Connection www.perth.ca EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Full Time Administrative Assistant PANEL “C” (Union)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Full Time Aquatics Instructor PANEL “C” (Union)

The Corporation of the Town of Perth is seeking the services of a Full Time Administrative Assistant to be responsible for providing administrative support to the Director of Community Services and to Community Services Department as a whole. Secondly, the Administrative Assistant will also provide administrative support to the Environmental Services Department and the Planning Department on an as needed basis. The Administrative Assistant is usually the first point of contact and is responsible for responding to telephone inquiries, general emails, and walk-in visits. Key Responsibilities: Perform the responsibilities of the position within the legislative and regulatory standards as set out in all applicable provincial and municipal regulations, policies, and by-laws. 1. Endeavours to answer all general municipal inquiries at the first point of contact and develops and maintains a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) directory to assist in this responsibility. 2. Responds to inquiries in a professional, timely manner. 3. Assists the Director with report groundwork, agenda and meeting preparation, minute taking, and other department activities as required. 4. Responsible for maintaining the Department TOMRMS filing system. 5. Prepares timecards, deposit sheets & invoices. 6. Liaise with Town staff as necessary to ensure an adequate and appropriate supply of office supplies. 7. In-house publication design and production. 8. Makes regular updates to the website under the supervision of the Administrator. 9. Provides back up administrative support to the Environmental Services and the Planning Departments as needed. 10. Performs other duties as directed by the Director of Community Services. The above generally describes the responsibilities involved with the position however is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Qualifications: 1. Grade 12 Diploma, with post secondary training in Office Administration or related discipline preferred 2. Sound organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal skills 3. Complete computer literacy, including knowledge of spreadsheets and database software 4. Ability to communicate effectively with the public, user groups, etc. 5. “Super Host” or equivalent training considered an asset. The position is placed on Panel C - 2013 hourly rate ranges from $20.61 - $24.55. The position will be scheduled for 36.25 hours per week. Applicants are invited to submit covering letters and resumes by Thursday, July 11th at 12:00 NOON to the attention of Jan McFadden, Payroll Clerk, Corporation of the Town of Perth, 80 Gore Street East, Perth, Ontario, K7H 1H9 or via e-mail jmcfadden@perth.ca.

The Corporation of the Town of Perth is seeking the services of a Full Time Aquatics Instructor to be responsible for teaching aquatic lessons, lifeguarding swim programs and performing front desk check-in duties. The successful candidate will have a track record of professional conduct and have a passion for aquatics and teaching. Key Responsibilities: Perform the responsibilities of the position within the legislative and regulatory standards as set out in all applicable provincial and municipal regulations, policies, and by-laws. • Instructs daily community/school swim lessons; a variety of water exercise classes; Life Saving Society advanced classes. • From time to time as required during the absence of the Recreation Programming Coordinator, temporarily fulfills the role of “Designated Operator” in accordance with O. Reg. 565 made to the Health Protection and Promotion Act, as amended. • Works with a varied clientele including those who may have disabilities. • Supervises change rooms during changeover of classes/programs. • Maintains class records and reports on instruction levels, progress cards, work sheets and statistical data for the general public and provincial ministries/agencies. • Responsible for maintaining a high degree of cleanliness on the pool deck, change rooms, and lobby areas. • Completes mandatory pool chemical tests including the addition of pool chemicals. • Lifeguards when required and participates in staff training sessions. • Administers First Aid, CPR, AED and A.R. as required. • Necessary for this responsibility is the annual upgrading or regular maintenance of CPR training, First Aid awards, biannual upgrading of Bronze Cross, NLS Red Cross/ LSSC Instructors award, etc. • Monitors and adjusts the water filter system including backwashing, continual water make up and vacuuming. • When required, handles cash for admissions, registrations, and memberships through data entry on “Get Physical” or similar/equivalent software. • Completes minor repair work as required. Qualifications • Grade 12 Diploma • Current Bronze Cross, Red Cross Instructors, Standard First Aid, Level “C” CPR • High Level of Physical Fitness • Excellent Public Relations and Interpersonal Skills • Current Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certificate The position is placed on Panel C - 2013 hourly rate ranges from $20.61 - $24.55. The position will be scheduled for 36.25 hours per week. The position requires flexibility for some evening and weekend coverage. Applicants are invited to submit covering letters and resumes by Thursday, July 18th at 12:00 NOON to the attention of Jan McFadden, Payroll Clerk, Corporation of the Town of Perth, 80 Gore Street East, Perth, Ontario, K7H 1H9 or via e-mail jmcfadden@perth.ca.

We thank all applicants who apply for the position; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection and Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001 and will be used only for the purposes of candidate selection. SUMMER RECESS: TOWN COUNCIL AND COMMITTEES /ADVISORY PANELS OF COUNCIL Please be advised that the Council of the Town of Perth and all Committees/ Advisory Panels of Council will recess for the month of July, 2013. All regular scheduled meetings will resume in August.

We thank all applicants who apply for the position; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection and Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001 and will be used only for the purposes of candidate selection.

JULY 1ST HOLIDAY CLOSURES: Please be advised that the Perth Town Hall will be closed on Monday, July 1st, 2013, in recognition of Canada Day. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013. The Perth Landfill Site will be closed also on Monday and Tuesday, July 1st and 2nd, 2013. It will re-open as usual on Wednesday, July 3rd at 8am. Perth Tourism and the Visitor Information Centre will be open on Monday, July 1st between 10am and 6pm. The Perth & District Indoor Pool will operate on a modified schedule on Monday, July 1st, as follows: • 11am to 12pm: Open Aquafit • 12pm to 1pm: Lane Swim • 1pm-3pm: Public Swim Effective July/August, the Indoor Pool operates on a summer schedule. Please check the website at www.perth.ca, or call the Pool for further information at 613-267-5302.

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be an intensely personal experience. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a tribute to my family as well as that (theatre) generation,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;(Theatre) is not something to do when youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re bored. Theatre is something that you go to because it enriches your life, it lets you see your world in a different way.â&#x20AC;? And did his father ever realize his dream of making it to Hollywood? Indeed he did, appearing on such T.V. hits at Columbo, Baretta, and The Bionic Woman. Though he lived at Lanark Lodge during his final days, father Behrensâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; heart was still on the stage. He suffered a stroke in August of last year, and as the paramedics arrived, some of the staff were heard to tell them that â&#x20AC;&#x153;you might recognize him. He used to be an actor.â&#x20AC;? At this, father Behrens spoke the last full sentence he would ever speak: â&#x20AC;&#x153;I still am an actor.â&#x20AC;? Just as the character Nick Piazza pointed out, in the musical Fame, that â&#x20AC;&#x153;the actor must ask the magical if. What if?â&#x20AC;? Behrens said that the same is true, if the question is phrased somewhat dif-

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Why is it this way? Why can it not be a better way?â&#x20AC;? Behrens said, quoting his mother, who died in 2004. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She felt that art was a way to ask that question.â&#x20AC;? Remembering the hard times in which his parents grew, and how liberating the theatre turned out to be for them, Behrens said he did not want people with modest means not to be able to enjoy theatre. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think that anyone should be denied an opportunity to see live theatre,â&#x20AC;? said Behrens of the Save A Seat program, which will be renamed in his parentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; honour. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will help break that isolation of poverty.â&#x20AC;? Behrensâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; wife, Laurel Smith, was also glad to see her family so well represented on the museumâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s walls. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is our family too,â&#x20AC;? said Smith. Her own family had theatrical leanings â&#x20AC;&#x201C; her father was a minister, but â&#x20AC;&#x153;he was theatrical in his own way, in the pulpit, on Sunday morning.â&#x20AC;? Her mother was a big band singer in the 1940s and later became involved in community theatre. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It takes a village to create a commu-

nity theatre, and a professional theatre even more so,â&#x20AC;? said Smith. Amongst the other artifacts on display are two chairs from the old Balderson Theatre, which closed down in 1958. The theatreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 500 chairs were later moved to the Perth and District Collegiate Institute auditorium, where students sat in them for plays and assemblies until 1988. â&#x20AC;&#x153;(It is) a wonderful collection of the history of the theatre,â&#x20AC;? said the museumâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s curator and heritage director, Karen Rennie, during the exhibitâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s opening on Thursday, June 20. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And how it all comes back to Perth. Theatre, Perth is well known for.â&#x20AC;? The exhibit runs until Monday, Oct. 14 (Thanksgiving Day) at the Perth Museum, located at Matheson House, 11 Gore St. E. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is run in partnership with the Classic Theatre Festival, Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation, Cogeco cable, the Perth and District Community Foundation, and the Best Western Plus Perth Parkside Inn and Spa.

Council reps decrease on various committees From front page said chief administrative officer John planning advisory committee from three

â&#x20AC;&#x153;There is no reason to wait until the fall.â&#x20AC;? Coun. Jim Boldt wondered aloud if anything had ever happened to the crosswalk issue, and what would now happen if the issue were to be resurrected. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If a councillor has an issue on crosswalks, it would go to COW,â&#x20AC;?

deRosenroll. It would then be sent to to one. However, the 200th anniversary town staff for a report to be drawn up to committeeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s council representation will be presented at the next meeting. jump from one to two. More change There were many other changes to town committees as well, reducing the council representation on the Perth Museum committee from two to one, and reducing council delegates on the

The water and sewer committee will also likely be disbanded at the end of the current term of council, but the matter was deferred to August since two citizens wished to speak to the matter before the final decision is taken.

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R.R.#5, 310 Port Elmsley Road, Perth, ON K7H 3C7 (613-267-6500) www.dnetownship.ca Council/Committee of the Whole Council is at recess for the month of July. No Council or CoW meetings scheduled that month. Next scheduled meeting after recess is August 6, CoW Meeting â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 2:00 p.m.

BUILDING DEPARTMENT Reminding residents starting a project without a building permit may result in a $250 charge. Swimming Pool permit is required for any pool more than 18â&#x20AC;? deep. Fencing around pools is a requirement in this Township. Solar Projects anticipated weekend work schedules are posted on the Township website by Thursday of that week. For after-hours Township contact regarding Solar concerns call 613-8120469

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT Hazardous Waste Materials can be taken to the Carleton Place Hazardous Waste Depot at 128 Patterson Crescent on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. Check the Carleton Place website for details. Brush and leaf clippings can be taken to the Code Road Landfill Mon, Tues, Fri from 10-5 and Saturday 9-3 or access the Smiths Falls composting centre on Hwy 43 on Saturdays from 8-4. Check the Smiths Falls website for other details. Roadside Brushing will commence in July and some delays can be expected. Grass Cutting: Shoulder grass cutting operations have commenced and should be completed by the second week of July (weather permitting). Waste Site Summer Hours in eďŹ&#x20AC;ect. Mon., Tues. Fri. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. New Recycling Program began June 1ST and timing of recycling pick-up has changed for some areas as routes have been adjusted to improve efficiencies. Should your recycling not be picked up by 6:00 p.m. on your collection day call 613812-1255.

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Reminding residents that all open air burning requires a Fire Permit. Permit applications are available at the Township oďŹ&#x192;ce. Registered owner of the property must sign the permit application.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT Committee of Adjustment Meeting July 11, 2013 in Council Chambers 6:00 p.m. Hannah Minor Variance (Dunlop Cres.) 6:30 p.m. Louwerse Minor Variance (Island View Dr.) The Planning Department encourages all property owners and contractors to contact the Township early if planning projects on waterfront properties or on the Rideau system. DNE 200TH ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE - no July meeting

TAX DEPARTMENT Reminder

Tax Installment due July 31st The final tax bills have been sent out. If you do not receive your bill by mid July please call the oďŹ&#x192;ce at 613-267-6500. This final bill has two installments. First installment is due July 31, the second installment is due September 30. Pay at most Chartered banks in person, telephone/internet banking. Pay in person at the Municipal OďŹ&#x192;ce by cash, debit, or cheque. If mailed or dropped oďŹ&#x20AC; in the after-hours mailbox at the front door of the Municipal OďŹ&#x192;ce â&#x20AC;&#x201C; no cash please. PreAuthorized due date plans are available as well as the Pre-Authorized Monthly payment plan which runs from November to October. Moving? Be sure to change your address with the Township office â&#x20AC;&#x201C;you can download the form on-line, or send an email or mail your change of address. Sorry, but we cannot accept an address change over the phone.

Wedding Bells for 2013?

Marriage Licenses now available at the Township OďŹ&#x192;ce. Civil Marriage Ceremonies OďŹ&#x192;ciate services are available by Drummond/North Elmsley Township staďŹ&#x20AC; either at the Township oďŹ&#x192;ce or at an oďŹ&#x20AC;site location. For more information contact:613-267-6500 or email: admin@dnetownship.ca

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Kilts fly by the thousands for Kilt Run 2013

Sentencing moved to July 8 By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

EMC News – Bridget Theobald’s sentencing hearing will now take place on Monday, July 8. The former teacher at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic elementary school in Lanark will face a judge at the Ontario Court of Justice that day, having pleaded guilty last July to possessing child pornography and making available child pornography. She is still fac-

EMC Sports At top left, the weary warrior, vBruce Ball of Perth, sword in hand, wearily hits the runner’s wall, and walks past it at the Kilt Run on Saturday, June 22. Above, Alexandre Smith of Ottawa proudly charges with his sword as Quinn Blaskie of Almonte keeps close behind him. Left, the Ottawa Police Service pipe band performs. At bottom left, Tabetha Koeslag of Maberly gets some moral support along the way.

Above, Cara Fleming of Lombardy and Rhonda Wright of Perth show off their PDCI pride and colours during the run.

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ing the charge of accessing child pornography. The case was held over at the Smiths Falls courtrooms on Monday, June 17, and appeared on the docket in Smiths Falls this past Monday, June 24. Theobald’s lawyer, Michael Mavraganis, told court “we will work behind the scenes (with the Crown) to find a date that works best for all of the doctors,” the expert witnesses both sides wish to call.

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The St. John Girls ‘AA’ Soccer team would like to thank Perth Home Hardware, Smiths Falls Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95, Perth Royal Canadian Legion Branch 244, Perth Civitan, Regional Plumbing and Barnabe’s Independent Grocer for their generous contributions which helped them travel to Tecumseh, Ontario to represent Eastern Ontario in the OFSAA championships. — Special Thanks to our Anonymous Donor —

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Arena renovations get green light go-ahead from council Search for student delegates for town committee to wait until fall By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

EMC News - Just like many games in the Chicago-Boston playoff series, approval for Blue Wings head coach Michael McLean’s planned renovations for the Perth arena came right down to the wire, but the puck bounced in the right direction for him last week. Perth town council gave McLean the green light to start renovations to the Perth arena to construct a new dressing room for his hockey team, just in time for the start of the 2013-14 season. McLean had informed council at the

last committee-of-the-whole session on June 4 that he needed a decision from them by June 19 or the renovations would not go ahead as he would not bring a team into a construction zone. Coun. Jim Boldt supported McLean’s bid, which will also see new seating, the installation of high definition video screens, new public address and light show equipment, and other improvements. Boldt said it should be encouraged when “anyone of Mr. McLean’s stature comes forward and wants to improve a public facility,” said Boldt, adding that

it was an added benefit to the taxpayer as well. “It’s pretty difficult to turn down something like that,” said Boldt. “This will be the start of some great things in town.” McLean, and his father, Frank, a former Blue Wings player himself, were in the audience to see the vote pass, as was outgoing Blue Wings board president Christine Lyon.

council will wait until this fall to start placing student delegates on the parks and recreation committee. Following recommendations from young people at a teen conference at Perth and District Collegiate Institute back in May, Mayor John Fenik ruled out having a student delegate sitting on town council, but did begin to pursue having two youth delegates, from both PDCI and St. John Catholic High School, appointed by the principals of Student delegates both respective schools, sit on the parks With students already sitting exams, and recreation committee. and many eyeing the door, Perth town The issue did come before town

council on Tuesday, June 18, but it was decided to defer the issue to the Sept. 10 committee-of-the-whole meeting, to allow staff time to prepare a report on the matter. “The fact that school is ending, we wouldn’t be able to appoint students anyway,” said Coun. Beth Peterkin. “We will have students on the panel.” Deputy Mayor John Gemmell, however, wondered why students should not be sought for the role now. “I don’t think that the principals would be averse to doing it now,” said Gemmell.

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TR Leger school to set up at old Perth police headquarters By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

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EMC News – The former Perth Police Service building will see new life this year as the new home of a T.R. Leger School campus. The facility at 1881 Rogers Rd., occupied by the police until this past April, will welcome the adult, alternative, and continuing education school starting this summer. “We were looking at a (business) incubator process for this area,” said Coun. Beth Peterkin at the Perth town council meeting on Tuesday, June 18, before adding that town staffers were directed to pursue this line instead once the school, backed by the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) signaled its interest. “I think it is great that we have some interest,” said Coun. Jim Graff. “I was very concerned that it would sit idle for a while… I am very happy that we do have a prospective tenant, believe me.” The town has also stated that it will take the $185,000 it expects to collect from rent and use it to fund the surrounding business park, for the next five years, “and thereby support future job and assessment growth,” said Deputy Mayor John Gemmell. “Once we get the building fully rented, down the road…this money will be reinvested,” promised chief ad-

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The T.R. Leger school campus in Smiths Falls. ministrative officer John deRosenroll, since there will be room for one or two more businesses to also use the space. The school will use about 50 to 65 per cent of the space available, with the two other suites possibly reconfigured to accommodate two or three companies. DeRosenroll added that he wanted the facility to be “self-sustaining,” so as to help fund sewer, water, and other services in the area. “There is no impact to tax payers,” said Coun. Judy Brown. “It fulfills our commitment to economic growth.” The business incubator study that town staff had worked on will now be sent to Lanark County as a regional initiative. “We ourselves will not use the results of the study, it would be a good idea to

refer it over to them and see if it fits with their needs,” said Peterkin. The deal is due to be finalized for Monday, July 1. “I think we are heading in the right direction in so far as our business park,” said Coun. Jim Graff. “It’s hard to get people interested in property when it is covered in grass and trees.” Coun. Jim Boldt asked if the town was “getting fair market value for this?” “We did not want to be in a position to rent out our property at below market value,” said deRosenroll, and be seen to be giving someone an unfair advantage. “This represents fair market value.” Director of protective services, Jim Connell, said that the proposed gross lease for the school would be about $52,750 a year. Connell agreed with deRosenroll. “I think it is fair value. I think that it is a good tenant. You can’t go wrong with the school board and their ability to pay.” Connell added that there would be less wear-and-tear on the building because school would only be in session up to 10 hours a day, on average, unlike the seven-day-a-week, 24 hours a day, police station. “I think that over the life of the lease, we will fare rather well,” said Connell, who added that the school’s rent “essentially pays for the operation of the building. Any other tenants will be extra

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income.” T.R. Leger could be joined in the building sooner rather than later, according to Peterkin. “There were other people who talked to me about potentially renting the building,” she said. “Did we test the market

for other tenants?” “We have additional space to rent,” replied Connell. Even with only one tenant, it is still more tenant than the building had a few months ago. “A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush,” said Boldt.

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We’re having a heat wave EMC Editorial – Some hate the humidity, some revel in it, but whichever side you’re on, summer is officially here and along with it, those muggy temperatures. Lanark County is in the midst of its first heat alert of the summer season, which began a few short days ago on June 21. Due to temperatures expected to reach the high thirties (which could feel like over 40 degrees with the Humidex), the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit issued a heat alert on Monday, June 24. Summer is a favourite season of many, but the heat and humidity that often goes along with it is nothing to take lightly. According to the health unit, this dangerous mix can cause dehydration, heat stroke, heat exhaustion and even in some cases, death. While everyone is at risk, it is particularly the elderly, those with chronic illnesses or on specific medications, infants and preschool children, as well as those who work outdoors or participate in physical activity for long periods of time, that are particularly susceptible. During these heat waves, it’s important to be better safe than sorry and exercise common sense. You wouldn’t want to spend hours out in the scorching heat, so don’t leave your children or pets parking in cars or sleeping outside in the direct sunlight. There have been too many cases of infants or dogs being left in vehicles, just so their parent or owner could zip into the mall to get that item they desperately needed. In some instances, the errand isn’t such a quick one and can have a fatal outcome. It’s selfish and thoughtless and people should know better. In temperatures such as the ones we’re facing this week, it doesn’t take long for one lapse in judgment to have tragic effects.

Although the health unit recommends staying indoors with the drapes shut and keeping lights turned down low, if you have no choice but to be outside, make sure regular breaks are taken in the shade and drink plenty of water and fruit juices throughout the day. Don’t drink liquids too fast, sip them often throughout the day. Try to avoid alcoholic beverages, cola and coffee and stick to consuming foods with high water content to avoid dehydration. This includes fruit such as oranges, grapes and watermelon. Remember to wear loose fitting and light clothing and always have a hat on hand to block out the sun’s harmful rays. Don’t forget that SPF either. If you have access to air conditioning, use it. If it is unavailable, maintaining low energy activities, visiting public facilities with air conditioning (malls and libraries), relaxing at a pool, or taking periodic cool baths and using wet towels to beat the heat. Fans should be used in the evening to draw in cool air, but the health unit advises against using them as primary cooling devices. A voiding using ovens and other appliances, such as dryers, can also help keep your home cooler. If you do find yourself experiencing symptoms like nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, difficulty breathing, severe headaches or confusion, fever or convulsion, get to a hospital as soon as possible. This is just the first of likely many heat waves we’ll have before summer ends on Sept. 21, so crank up that air conditioning, draw the blinds and keep cool. Think about shovelling six feet of snow in the dead of winter. By taking the proper precautions out there, we can all enjoy a safe and happy summer.

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And the band played on EMC Lifestyle - I’m going to do it again. I am going to talk about the weather. I’m sorry, it’s just that weather turned out to be a rather major preoccupation on the weekend. I’m a big fan of the “rock hanging from a string in the yard” method of weather forecasting. You, know: if the rock is wet it’s raining, if it’s white it’s snowing, if it’s swinging it’s windy... and so on. Dress in layers and carry an umbrella and sunscreen everywhere you go. Welcome to Canada. Unfortunately, though, looking out the window at a rock isn’t a terribly reliable method for longerrange forecasting. On Saturday, I was left in charge of making the call about whether an outdoor evening concert at Murphys Point would proceed. The weather had been unsettled all day. The sound guy was on standby. The band needed to know by 5 p.m. Suddenly I had to be a meteorologist. Me, the one who looks out the window for up-to-the-minute guidance, had to decide by 5 p.m. whether an outdoor concert scheduled for 8 p.m. would actually be hindered by predicted thunderstorms. Dudes. The weather changes every 10 minutes here. I went online and consulted with Environment Canada. Various radar perspectives were conflicting. One version made it look almost certain we would be pummelled, while another predicted clearer skies. The Weather Network added to the ominous version. Add to the mix the fact there can be a great variance between the conditions in Perth and those 20 minutes away on the Rideau system and I was a puddle of uncertainty. Googling “Omigod should I cancel the concert tonight” was not helpful. I considered “tweeting” CBC weather guy Ian Black (he’s on the Twitter, you know) to ask what

he would do, but I figure he gets asked stuff like that all the time and it must be terribly annoying, so I refrained. Instead I did what I do best: I harassed all my friends. (I like to call it “consulting to make a collegial decision.”) STEPHANIE GRAY I called the sound guy three times and texted him, too. Adam proved to be optimistic and good to go. Rain was no problem, he said, although thunder and lightning wouldn’t be so good. I checked with the ever-patient Alida at the park about 47 times. OK – maybe only three or four times. I asked the other volunteers and Groom-boy for their opinions. One volunteer was driving towards us from southern Ontario through torrential rain. (Eeep.) It wasn’t looking super good. The sky was darkening. The radar wasn’t telling me anything definitive and Ian Black hadn’t channelled my inner thoughts to send a spontaneous tweet that said, “For anyone planning an outdoor event tonight, here’s what I would do....” So I called the band. They, too, had been checking the radar and were just as uncertain. We were about one dark cloud away from calling the whole thing off, but the band decided to play on! We were off! Adam (and dad Steve) and I got started with preparations. The sky was clear and it seemed like a really nice evening was in store. Then the band called en route. “We’re in Merrickville. It’s pouring! Should we continue?” I gave the sky the stink eye. It was brightening. There was a lovely breeze. Loons were calling. “It’s quite lovely here,” I said. And so the Celtic Rathskallions set forth once more. They arrived, they put on an awesome show, the audience cheered and not a drop of rain fell. Hurray! (And phew!) (This little weather drama pales in comparison to the terrible flooding out west. My thoughts are with family and friends dealing with this crisis.)

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Recognition for a forgotten hero EMC Lifestyle - At this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Canadian International Military Tattoo in Hamilton, Ont., they commemorated notable battles of the War of 1812. One particular vignette referenced the crucial Battle of Stoney Creek (June 6, 1813) in which a desperate night-time bayonet charge turned the tide of battle in favour of the outnumbered British forces. Leading that victorious heroic charge, and capturing two American generals himself, was Sgt. Alexander Fraser. Outside of the opposing commanders, Fraserâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name was the only one mentioned by the announcer at the Tattoo, a high honour indeed! After the War, Fraser was granted lands in and near the Perth Military Settlement (Bathurst, Drummond, Beckwith townships), building one of the most impressive stone homes (named â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Annsfieldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;) of that period or any since. Present-day owner of â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Annsfieldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; is Irene Spence who, in collaboration with Ron Shaw, has published a book â&#x20AC;&#x153;Forgotten Heroâ&#x20AC;? on Fraserâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life. Spence has spoken on her research to many historical and genealogical societies including the recent Perth Regional Heritage Fair, and opened â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Annsfieldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; to the public for the first time during

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the 2012 University Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Club heritage home tour. Will Alexander Fraserâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name finally get the official recognition, both on the national stage and in local circles, it so richly deserves? James Elliott, a prominent historian and author of a recently released book on the Battle of Stoney Creek, holds the opinion that Fraserâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name should be spoken with reverence in the same breath as Brock, Tecumseh and Secord as icons of the war of 1812! Would you readers agree? Wallsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; hidden history My last column shared the story about Allida Rubino discovering a time capsule inside her Drummond Street front porch. Since that time, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve heard from a couple of readers who shared their own story, including Ann Knapp. Knapp owns a 100-year-old home in Perth and she says sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s knows there are hidden treasures inside the house. The homeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s previous owners

discovered love letters hidden inside walls when renovating the bathroom. Knapp says sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll continue her hunt to uncover more of these amazing discoveries inside her home. Robbie the Robinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hart-felt Experience It seems as though every year I have a Hart story and it usually has to do with hockey. My annual Hart story, however, doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to do with life on the ice. This spring, the Hart Matriarch, Monica, discovered a baby robin that had fallen out of its nest outside the Hart home on Otty Lake. As avid animal lovers, Monica and her daughter, Bronwyn, took the robin inside, named him Robbie and nursed him back to health. Robbieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s outlook was looking up, so they released him back outdoors. But then Robbie got into more trouble after getting caught in a nearby fence. Robbie apparently canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t catch a break. But once again, the Harts helped him

Walks with Tux Last week was both a good and bad week for our four-year-old dog, Tux. We brought him to the vet clinic and he stepped on the scale. It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t a pretty number. Tux has been on the gaining end ever since we welcomed our son, Alex, into our lives six months ago. When I saw the number on the scale I was frustrated, not with the dog, but with ourselves. Too often the dog gets pushed aside when family life becomes busy and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not fair. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been so patient with us, especially since he was our â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;first babyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;. The good news? Tux is back on our priority list and heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s getting his two walks a day; the second walk being his longer one. Since weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve started on our â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Tux Boot Campâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; regime, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been a happier pup and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re confident weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll see quick results. Good boy, Tux. Have a Private I story idea for me? What are your thoughts about Fraserâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s status? Does your dog also need to shed some pounds? Contact me at cathyjames@live.ca.

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Michelle Baitley, store manager of the new Jewels Gently Used Clothing Store at 48 Wilson St. in Perth, cuts the ceremonial ribbon officially opening their new location on June 13.

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Women paint past adversity at health centre art show By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

EMC Entertainment – Chemotherapy, medication, doctor’s visits – and paint brushes? The last item there may seem like the most unlikely part of recovering from breast cancer, but while a paint brush’s benefits to the body are benign, the effect that they can have on a cancer survivor’s soul can be incalculable. “This group has been an important part of my recovery from breast cancer over the last 18 months,” said Cathie Green, standing beside her collage at the “Expressions for Women” art show on Thursday, June 20 at the North Lanark Community Health Centre in Lanark Highlands Township. She said that for many women in crisis – health wise and otherwise – “an important component for many women is to have a place to connect with other people going through a major life transition. Having a place to come that provides materials and tools so that I could try new artistic media is amazing.” While the women gathered on this afternoon have varying degrees of artistic ability, “we learn together,” Green said. “It has opened a whole new door for us in terms of self-expression. It is a way to get out of your head.” While her artwork does not dwell on her cancer, or her recovery, for Green, not hiding her cancer away was important. “I was very public through my treatment,” said Green. “That has been an important part of my healing. It has helped to demystify breast cancer.” Speaking out was also a way of honouring the many friends she

has already lost to cancer. “By talking, we encourage other people to share,” said Green. “And that is one of the ways we break social isolation.” Green had never painted before, but she found that she really took to the medium of collage. “Everyone comes in here and says, ‘Oh, I don’t know what to do. I don’t know how to paint,’” said Green. “There are so many different styles here.” While other women in the group may not be as verbal as she is about their own conditions, looking at the art work, Green states that “so much of it is implied.” The group’s organizer is glad to hear that the participants are finding the experience helpful and cathartic. “This has been about supporting women who need support,” said Sulyn Cedar, the group facilitator. “It’s the camaraderie, it is a peer support art group. It is a support group that the health centre supports.” The art group “Expressions for Women” welcomes all women who are going through some manner of trauma or life-changing event, like the death of a loved one, depression, life-threatening illness, or hard times. While there is a pre-group referral necessary, it is seldom that a woman is denied entry to the group. “It’s very rare that I would say that they can’t come, unless they are medical abilities that can preclude their ability,” said Cedar. “It’s not a drop-in, but it is an open door. They drop in, they drop out,” especially if they get well again, though the camaraderie does keep women coming back Thursdays

from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. While some of the women involved in the art show may have had emotional issues, don’t feel as though you have to walk on egg shells around Kathy Lavender. In fact, the acrylic and mixed media artist would rather you did walk on egg shells – she could use them in her art. “I love the texture and I love the colour,” said Lavender of the shells found on her canvas. Amongst the other artistic tools in her arsenal are PolyFilla and cardboard, used in one item on display, to create the image of stairs, as well as using “rusty” tissue paper. “(I) let things rust over it (the paper) and stick it in,” she explained. Lavender has had some

playing her works, including the upcoming “Art in the Barn” show and at an alumni show at St. Lawrence College’s Brockville campus. “I’m just experimenting,” said Lavender. “It’s fun. No getting in a rut.” Lavender has also spread out into more traditional subjects like desert landscapes and still life flowers, but for the latter piece, she peeled acrylic paint off of her palette, and then scrunching the pieces of paint up to create a flower effect. Lavender has been at work on her art for the past 11 years, starting out, in her own words, with “very traditional” water colour.

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New leadership at Storm Internet Services boosts revenue and employees include everything from coffee shops, car dealerships and large construction companies to government agencies and embassies, praise Storm’s agility and willingness to provide customized solutions for non-standard Internet services. In 1996, when the scream of a dial-up modem was associated with wired-only Internet delivery, Storm started with a core team of eight employees, in offices on Sparks Street. The firm had a call centre, provided dial-up services, some web hosting and supported one co-location client. During several ownership and management changes, the company began developing its core expertise in wireless delivery based on what were then primarily rural deployments. In 2010 Chiswell became CEO. He joined the firm a year earlier in 2009 and brought his Ottawa tech sector roots and senior management experience with firms in Dallas, Ottawa, and Virginia. Jonathan Black, another Ottawa tech industry veteran, assumed duties as CFO

the same year. The new leadership team initiated a wireless network build-out to bring their services to Lanark County. Storm developed an original concept to get service into difficult rural areas, a mini-node system where a wireless signal goes from a Storm tower to equipment mounted on everything from a barn roof to a silo and then to the customer’s home or business. In 2011 Storm made a bid to provide more rural wireless infrastructure under the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN). This is a multi-million-dollar project to bring rural broadband to 95 per cent of homes and businesses in Eastern Ontario outside of Ottawa. With funding assistance from the Royal Bank of Canada, the Business Development Bank of Canada, Export Development Canada, and Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC). Storm won the bid to upgrade wireless services in Lanark, and the Ottawa Valley South areas of the

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out its management team with Ian Habinski, VP Commercial Sales, who brought 16 years of Corporate Sales Management; and Chris Reinkeluers, Director of Operations, Lanark, who came to Storm with more than 25 years of combined experience in engineering, operations and quality assurance. As a large regional ISP focused on urban Ottawa, rural Lanark and the Ottawa Valley, Chiswell aims to maintain a growth rate of 25 to 30 per cent each year for the next several years – a pace that his team believes will allow the company to maintain its high level of service. “Storm Internet Services has knowledgeable people who bring solutions to our problems,” says Mike Rouleau, Director of Operations, RBC Bluesfest and Ottawa Folk Festival, Ottawa, Ont. “They are a local firm that enables us to substantially expand and improve our services providing concertgoers with real added value.” Submitted by Storm Internet.

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EMC Business - Established in 1996 and re-energized by an experienced techsector management team in 2010, today Storm Internet Services Inc. is an regional success story that prides itself on local call centre staff that picks up the phone and provides real answers, no fixed contracts, and tailored solutions. Privately owned and profitable, the company’s revenue has grown 40 per cent over the last 24 months. DSL and fibre customer growth is up 50 per cent, wireless customer growth is up 100 per cent, and the number of employees is up 40 per cent to 40 people over this period. “We are keying into everything from mild disaffection to overt rage at how large Internet Services Providers go about their business,” says Dave Chiswell, Storm’s CEO. “There are a lot of cookie-cutter service templates and offshore call centres that specialize in putting customers on hold. In that sense Storm’s the anti-ISP. Whether it’s a rural residential customer who needs more bandwidth for a Virtual Private Network, or mid-size companies with specific Internet or hosting requirements, we listen carefully and respond quickly. That’s our difference.” While wireless and DSL residential Internet services are a vital business component, currently 50 per cent of Storm’s business comes from hundreds of commercial customers that rely on innovation, flexibility and dependability. They seek services ranging from Wireless Networks, Fibre, DSL, and Wi-Fi for indoor and outdoor corporate and cultural events, to various hosting services and server co-location. These customers, that

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a climate controlled display area for year round use, improved organization and presentation of free goods, and a dedicated group of volunteers to assist people in finding the perfect item to be given a new lease on life. The Re-Use Centre project is being lead by Township Councillor and Waste Management Working Group chair Bill Avery. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are exceptionally grateful for the generosity demonstrated by Richard and his staff at Perth Home Hardware Building Centre to help us make the new and improved Re-Use Centre a reality,â&#x20AC;? says Avery. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is the brand of corporate leadership that makes our community so special.â&#x20AC;? Submitted by Tay Valley Township

EMC News - The Walk for ALS is a fun, family friendly event occurring in Smiths Falls on Saturday, Sept. 14. There will be a 5km walk and a 10km run. Register at the Royal Canadian Legion, 7 Main St., Smiths Falls, at 9 a.m. Opening ceremonies will be held at 10 a.m. The walk will be taking place across the country in

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90TH BIRTHDAY PARTY Murray S. Guthrie Please come celebrate with us! Saturday, June 29th between 2-5 p.m. Almonte Civitan Hall Given with love by his Children and Grandchildren Best Wishes Only

HAPPY 60TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Rev. Hugh and Elizabeth Logan (Tom & Peggi) are celebrating their 60th on July 4, 2013. Married in Toronto in 1953, Tom and Peggi spent the early years as missionaries in the Congo. Upon returning to Canada they had ministries at Coe Hill, Kitchener, Fort Erie, and finally at Calvary Bible Church in Smiths Falls. Their sons, Mark (Donna), Matt (Nancy), and Bert (Betty Ann) along with 11 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren will be in town travelling from Japan, BC, North Carolina, and Ontario.

GRADUATION

HAPPY 17TH BIRTHDAY Riley Bowes June 30, 2013 Love Mom, Dad, Amanda and Brittany

HAPPY 40TH ANNIVERSARY Brian and Jane Craig (Lally) June 30, 2013 Congratulations Mom and Dad Love, Lori-Anne and Bob ENGAGEMENT

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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

HAPPY 50TH ANNIVERSARY Bill and Denise Close Love your family GRADUATION

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Come celebrate 90TH BIRTHDAY Ken Brown Sunday, June 30 1-4 p.m. Smiths Falls Civitan All are welcome Best wishes only!

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ENGAGEMENT NOTICE Yates - Fontaine Terry and Veronica Yates are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dana Marie Yates, to Graig Brian Fontaine, son of Ms. Beth McCarthy and Ray and Debbie Fontaine. Dana is the daughter of the late Lesley Williamson-Yates and granddaughter of the late Gord and Joan Williamson and Eric and Helen Yates. The wedding will take place on August 17th, 2013 in Toledo, ON at the Yates Family Homestead.

IN MEMORIAM

Dan and Cindy Moulton are proud to announce the graduation of Lindsay Moulton and Cody Garrett from Saint Lawrence College in Kingston. Lindsay graduated with a Degree in Social Service Worker. Cody graduated with a Certificate in BIO Technology. Lindsay and Cody reside in Kingston where they both work in their perspective fields. Love Mom and Dad PS. Chloe really misses you guys! Congratulations

Laura Bennett Diane and David Bennett wish to congratulate Laura for completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Ottawa. Laura has accepted a position at the Ottawa Hospital - General Campus in Orthopedic Surgery. Love, Mom, Dad, Adam and Dayna

GARRETT, Kenneth Gordon This day like all days we lovingly think of and deeply miss our dear father and husband, Ken. Sept. 10, 1949 -July 1, 2008. He is resting in Glory. With our love for him Patricia, Hannah and Cheryl

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RINGER, Brent June 27, 2012. Remembering you is easy We do it every day And missing you is something That will never go away. Always remembered Mom, Jeff and Lisa

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Congratulations to our dear daughter Kodey Campbell who CONGRATULATIONS Wendy McPhee has graduated from On June 9, 2013 NDCHS in Carleton Place on June 26, Wendy graduated from Ottawa 2013. We are so University with a very proud of her. Honours Degree She will be attending Carleton University Bachelor of Science in Nursing. this fall for a major in Love, Criminology. Philip and Family, We wish her Bob and the best of luck. Jeannette Day, Love Always Doug and Mom, Dad, Jason Geraldine McPhee and Peyton

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY Evan Armstrong July 3, 2013 Love Always Daddy, Mommy, Tyler and all your family xoxo


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FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE Doug and Marian Walker are thrilled to announce the marriage of their daughter Catie Michelle to Matthew Allen Busch, son of Terry and Kathleen Busch of Calgary, Alberta. Catie is the youngest granddaughter of Marjorie and the late Howard Walker of Lombardy and the late Art and Mary Doyle of Smiths Falls. The wedding will take place August 17, 2013 at the Cochrane Ranchehouse in Cochrane, Alberta. WEDDING

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GRADUATION Tony and Karen Gunn announce with great pride and joy, the graduation of their son, Logan, from the University of Ottawa on June 8, 2013. Logan graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree majoring in Psychology, with a minor in Aboriginal Studies. Congratulations buddy! We wish you all the best as you now pursue your life long career goals! With love and best wishes always from Mom, Dad and Kelsey XO (and all the rest of your Gunn and Lashley family members)

Congratulations Fenton Isaacs! Fenton has graduated Ontario Scholar from ADHS in Almonte, and will be leaving next week for a well-earned trip to Turkey, before attending Queens University in the fall in a Bachelor of Science Honours program. We are all very proud of your hard work and dedication, and wish you an exciting and rewarding future. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll always be there for you! Love Mom, Dad, Jordan, Nenek & Nani

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Greg and Hayley Derbyshire Allan and Angela Derbyshire are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Greg to Hayley Carkner which took place in Ottawa, Ontario on May 11, 2013. Greg and Hayley are currently residing in Kemptville, Ontario. We wish them a lifetime of health and happiness. Love Mom and Dad, Scott, Bruce, Angela and Ella Robbie, Amy, Jade, Emma and Owen, Grandma DiCola, Grandma Derby and Family and last, but not least, their pup, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Frankieâ&#x20AC;? xo

CONGRATULATIONS Meghan Shelane Strank! On May 31, 2013, Meghan graduated from Bishops University with a Bachelor of Commerce and Science, Concentration Marketing and Exercise Science and Sports Studies. We are proud of all your accomplishments and wish you every success in your future travels and endeavors. With love and admiration, Mom, Dad, Brittany, Gran and Papa Hutchings

THANK YOU We would sincerely like to thank all of our family who organized the wonderful garden party on the occasion of our 50th anniversary. To all who were there to celebrate with us â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a huge thank you. Carron & Gib Hodge

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THANK YOU Leo Levesque We would like to take this opportunity to thank our family and friends who offered support during Dadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s illness and recent passing. We would like to recognize the staff of both the emergency and in-patient unit of the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital as well as Doctors Drake and Walker for their compassionate care. Special thanks to the staff of Barker Funeral Home, Father Gus for your kind words of support and friendship and the ladies of the CWL of St. Mary Church who provided a delicious luncheon after the funeral. Thank you, The Levesque Family

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Thank you to family and friends of Roy Roman Humeniuk. To anyone who contributed in any way during and after the passing of Roy, we appreciated your help and thoughtfulness. From Marjorie and family Deborah and family, Anita and family, Sharon and family.

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THANK YOU We would like to thank our family, friends and neighbours for helping us celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. A special thanks to Davis and Arlene for organizing a great party on June 8. We appreciate the gifts and best wishes. Jeff and Marilyn Jones

Scott Derbyshire Scott received his Faculty of Education degree at a Convocation at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on June 10, 2013 after previously completing four years of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. He has accepted a teaching position this Fall in Brighton, England. We are so very proud of you. We wish you every success in your future endeavours. Much Love, Mom and Dad, Greg and Hayley, Bruce, Angela and Ella, Robbie, Amy, Jade, Emma and Owen Grandma DiCola, Grandma Derby and Families xo

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SMITHSON Eugene In loving memory of a loving son, brother & father. Who passed away June 30, 2009 How we miss the welcoming footsteps on the hardwood floor of the one we love so dear. Oft we listen for his knock upon our door fully sure that he is near. Thou you are gone but not forgotten Fresh our love will always be for as long as there is memory we will always think of thee. Always in our thoughts & hearts Love Mom, Howard, Eunice, Lisa, Jeff All your nieces and nephews

STAG & DOE for Alyssa Burns and Justin Jackson Friday, July 5, 2013 Perth Civitan Hwy. 43 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.

IN MEMORIAM WHITNEY - In loving memory of Shelli Dawn who passed away at age 25 on June 27, 1991. Our family chain is broken, And nothing seems the same, But as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again. Love you Shelli Mom, Dad, Laurie, Kelly and Brianna

IN MEMORIAM WRIGHT, Lorne- June 28, 1927 to June 30, 2010. Three years have passed since that sad day, When one we loved was called away. God took him home, It was His will. But in our hearts he liveth still. Love Marion and Family

COMING EVENTS Gananoque Ribfest June 28, 29, 30 and July 1. Ribs, beer, live entertainment. Free admission, Gananoque Town Park. www.ganribfest.com


DEATH NOTICE

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DEUGO Dorothy Clare In hospital at Almonte surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday morning, June 20, 2013. Dorothy Blanchard of Pakenham, age 78 years. Cherished wife and best friend of Douglas Deugo. Much loved and respected mother of Shawn (Pearl), Beverly Bowen, Brenda Mills (Jim) and Wendy. Predeceased by her son, Bruce. Also survived by her daughter-in-law, Robin Deugo. Sister of Margaret Stewart (Wayne). Predeceased by a sister, Elaine and brother, Donald. Special Grandma of 9 grandchildren. Friends were received at the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)-256-3313 For visiting on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Thence to rest in St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Pakenham from 12 noon Monday until the family arrive for Service at 1:30. Rev. Peggy Cuzmicz, officiating. Interment with her son, Bruce in St. Mark’s Anglican Cemetery, Pakenham. For those who may want to honour Dorothy with a memorial donation, please consider the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation or St. Mark’s Anglican Church. Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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MAITLAND William John

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., 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.

CARD OF THANKS

Desjardine Antoine Joseph “A.J.” Desjardine

50TH WEDDING CELEBRATION The venue was one of love and warmth, a reflection of the many wonderful family gatherings we have celebrated over the years, evident of much planning and a very artistic hand. At this time our hearts overflow with so many great memories that have made up our lives. We were privileged to have in attendance Roy’s mom Muriel and our dear family friend Mary Moss who was such an intricate part of our wedding day, fifty years ago. For the special touches; display of wedding dress, replica of wedding cake, the montage of photos, the unique guest book – records, the banner and so much more –thank you. For the great music, our friend Peter McKenna’s introduction, sisters-in-law for the great food, our SFDCI hospitality students, Tim Turner and Tayler Hughes for serving and setting up the buffet (a great job well done). To family, friends, the many nieces and nephews, greats and great-greats (our newest Baby Jacob Moulton) who attended. To our daughters and grand-daughters for their sweet kind words of acknowledgement. To all who attended. For the hugs, handshakes and good wishes, the many cards and special greetings awaiting us in our mailbox. Thank you. So to our children, Jamie & Sherry, Kelly & Douglas, Robin & Shawna, Pamela & David, Krikit & Ian, thank you for your love and friendship and for our awesome grandchildren who fill up our lives and keep us young at heart. Love forever and always Mom & Dad (Roy & Gladys Craig)

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Peacefully in Perth on Saturday June 22nd, 2013 with his family members present at the age of 87 years. A.J. was the beloved husband of Emma (Barrie) Desjardine, loved father of Margaret (Carl) Warwick, John (Joan), Ian (Sheila) and Donnie (Helen) Desjardine, Thelma Renaud, Doris (Ian) Gemmill, Sylvia (Brian) Keenan and Joe (Roberta) Desjardine; he will be sadly missed by 17 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He is survived by sister Carmel (late Gordon) Watt, brothers Leonard (Lois) and Gerald (Emma) Desjardine, long time friend Shirley Pearce, all his family and many friends. A.J. was predeceased by parents Antoine Joseph and Josephine (Renaud) Desjardine, sisters Catherine Riopelle (Robin Sherwood), Eleanor (Jack) Millotte and Annetta (Ralph) Simpson, brothers Michael Riopelle (Edith Watt) and James (Darlene Blair) Desjardine and granddaughter Karlie. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W., Perth Tuesday June 25th, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service was held Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. Interment, White Cemetery, Poland. In remembrance, contributions to the Parkinson Society or fund of choice would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

Peacefully at Rosebridge Manor on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in his 88th year. Beloved Husband of the late Margaret Isabel Maitland (nee Haskins). Loving Father to Brenda (Bill Lussier), Brian (Barb) and Judy (Ralph Carroll). Dear Grandfather to Jenn (Brett Daniels), Chris (Paula Lussier), Jeff (Melanie Maitland), Ronnie (Ashleigh Maitland), Mike (Jessica Maitland), Robert Maitland, Sarah (Kevin Hinton), Lily Maitland, Jessica Carroll and Sydney Carroll. Great grandfather to seven. Devoted son of the late Roley and Mary Maitland. Predeceased by his son Stephen (Jayne Maitland) and by his brother Bert. Former Warden of Leeds & Grenville and Former Reeve of Wolford Township. Friends were received at Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Monday June 24, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Funeral Service was held in the chapel on Tuesday June 25, 2013 at 11 o’clock. Interment to follow at Wolford Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to Wolford Cemetery, Wolford Chapel or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca.

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WHALEN Mary Carol Elizabeth Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of John Whalen. Loving mother to Jean (Martin), Beverly, Chris and Barbara (Shannon). Cherished grandmother to seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Dear sister to Tom, Dorothy, Allan and Kenny. Predeceased by her brother Fred. As per Mary’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online Condolences available at www.lannin.ca

Norman Francis Majore Suddenly at home on Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 Norman F. Majore at the age of 65. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Kathleen (Manion) Majore. Norman was the brother of Eldon, Dan, Darcy, Doug, Myles, Beverly Shaddis, Elaine Garrison and Betty Murray. He will be sadly missed by his good friends Joe Laforce, Mike Drynan and Bobby Lalonde. Friends may pay their respects at the Young Funeral Home, Lanark on Thursday, June 27th, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Lanark on Friday at 10:00 A.M. Interment, St. Declan’s Cemetery, the French Line. In remembrance, contributions to St. Declan’s Church or a memorial fund of choice would be appreciated. Young Funeral Home, Lanark (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

FOR SALE 10” tablesaw, Craftex dust collector, radial armsaw, drill press, Transit level, COMING EVENTS Kenmore washer and dryer, hand sanders, jigsaw, other tools. There’s Hippies Up The 613-267-4000. Line! You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll stand up and shout Hallelujah! Reserve 30” WHITE GE glass-top now for Stone Fence stove. 3 years old, self Theatre’s new musical clean, convection, timer, 5 comedy by Ish Theilheimer burners including warming and Johanna Zomers. zone, owners manual. AskOpens July 16, with shows ing $325. 613-258-0443. in Eganville, Barry’s Bay and Killaloe. w w w . s t o n e f e n c e . c a 8’ cedar posts. $5; 7’ 613-628-6600Toll-Free pickets $1.50. You pickup. 1-866-310-1004. 613-272-3321.

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Brant Catherine Isobell (nee Dolson)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Catherine Isobell Brant on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the age of 83. Sadly missed by her children Linda Moore (Keith Day), Sharon (Murray) Whitworth and Rob Moore (Kathy Gassner). She was loved by her 8 grandchildren, 7 greatgrandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. As per Catherine’s wishes all arrangements will be private for the family. Should you wish, you are welcome to make a donation in her name to LAWS. 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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Peacefully at the Almonte General Hospital, on Monday June 17, 2013, at the age of 65. Loving mother of Sean (Lesley), Stacy (Jennifer), Scott (Jeannie) and Heather (Tim Kavanagh). Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren. A service to celebrate Nancy’s life took place Thursday June 20, 2013 at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place at 1:00 p.m. For those who wish, a donation to L.A.W.S. would be appreciated by the family. www.barkerfh.com

(January 12, 1964 January 25, 2013) Passed away due to complications from MS at St. Peters Hospital, Hamilton, ON in his 49th year. Son of Carol and the late Leigh MacLean. Beloved grandson of Mary McCleary. Husband to Gina (nee Saikaley). Will be sadly missed by his four children Tyler (Jessica), Terrilyn (Kelly), Michelle (Luc), Melanie and his first grandchild Sophia. Dear brother of Allen (Debbie), Kathleen (Bill), Theresa (Ian). Predeceased by his brother Steven. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and extended family. Ronald will be interred with his father Leigh Willard MacLean at St. Philip Neri Cemetery, Toledo. May they both rest in peace! There will be a “Sharing Circle” in his memory on Saturday June 29, 2013 1 p.m. at St. Philip Neri Cemetery. After the “Sharing Circle” please join his family and friends at the Kilt & Castle Restaurant in Smiths Falls for light refreshments. If anyone would like to attend or share only memories please email imbluelotus@hotmail.com

McIntyre Raymond “Ray” McIntyre

Following a lengthy illness, Ray passed away in hospital in Perth on Monday June 17th, 2013 at the age of 79 years. He was predeceased by his parents William and Bessie (Manson) McIntyre, brother Bill McIntyre and sister Joyce Scott. Ray was the beloved husband of Kay (Clements) McIntyre, loved and respected father of Rhonda McIntyre-Logie, grandfather of Rhys Logie and brother of Bernice (late Norm) Turgeon. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends including brothers-in-law Gordon (Norma) Scott and David (Gail) Clements, sister-in-law Florence Doran and his nieces and nephews. The visitation and funeral service will be held privately for the family with interment at a later date in Greenwood Cemetery, Middleville. In remembrance, contributions to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation or Roger’s House would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

Dora Murison (Died June 19, 2013) Dora Renate Murison passed away unexpectedly at the Ottawa General Hospital, at age 87, on June 19, 2013. She is predeceased by her husband Thomas Murison. Dear mother of Eva Newcombe and family of Amherst, NS, stepdaughter Gail Latour and family of Texas and stepdaughter April Reynolds and family of BC and MB. Private family services with interment with her husband Thomas at United Cemeteries, Carleton Place. Donations in memory of Dora may be made to the Lanark Animal Welfare Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, Carleton Place. www.barkerfh.com


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COWAN, Mildred Jean 1931-2013

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MERKLEY Linda Irene Peacefully at Peterborough H o s p i t a l surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday June 1, 2013 at the age of 60. Loving wife of Raymond Merkley of Marmora Ontario. Mother of Aimee Merkley, Jessica (Kevin Gates), grandchildren Sam and Raegan. Sister to Jim and Jean, Mike and Gloria, Cathy and Rick, Marina and Kevin, Tom and Linda, Jackie and Ben, Brian and Terra, Dennis and Carolyn, sister-inlaw of John Merkley, Marg and Gale McMunn, Mary and Dave White and Cathy Merkley. Best friend of Frona Mary VanVolkenburg. Predeceased by her parents Mike and Elsie Logan and daughter-in-law of late Wilbur and Marie Merkley.

Leclair Dorothy J. Leclair

Peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Dorothy Jean (Lee) Leclair at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Leclair. Loved mother of Don, Tom, Fran (Giles) Laming and the late Debra Bisonette. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Kim (John) Hampton, Tom Jr. (Gabby), and her precious great-granddaughter Ellie Hampton. Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Jack, Bill and Harry Lee, Josephine Lee, Mae McMullen and Leona Dewey. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Saturday June 22, 2013 from 9:45 until 10:45 a.m. A graveside service followed at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

ASHTON, Arthur – In loving memory of my husband who passed away June 29, 2011. You knew I would miss you and tried so hard to stay, But the hardest thing I ever had to do is to be here alone without you day after day. I find myself just sitting and I look over at your chair, And I almost think I can really see you still sitting there. Life for you was getting hard and I know you had to go, As many years of failing health was really taking its toll. Please God put your arms around him and tell him how much I care, And how I look so forward to being with him up there. So for now, I carry on, as our family needs me, and I know they miss you too, But one by one someday we will all be together with you. To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord. Miss you Love You Forever, Your Wife, Helen Beaupre

June 27th 1973 - McGrath, Ethel Fern 1993 - Metcalfe, Eileen Elizabeth 1996 - Waddell, Sara Ansley 1996 - Pierce, Annie Isabella 2000 - Smithson, Clarence Edward 2001 - Mortimer, Shaun Alexander Augustine 2002 - Corbeil, Ronald Calvyn 2006 - Laird, Margaret Joan (Peggy) 2012 - Timmins, Ester Joyce June 28th 1972 - Porteous, Allan F. 2002 - Dingwall, Phyllis Elizabeth (Peg) 2010 - Swartz, Samuel Selwyn 2011 - Morrow, Fredrick Roy 2012 - MacDonell, Erika E. J. 2012 - Quance, Richard Albert June 29th 1977 - Bissonnette, Eva Myrtle 1980 - Fulton, Ross Hugh 1981 - Barr, Harris Maxwell 1987 - Bogaerts, Peter John 1990 - O’Reilly, John Carleton 1991 - Julian, Donald Arthur

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JUBY, Dale – In precious memory of my darling husband Dale who walked through Heaven’s Gate June 24th, 2012. The moment that you died, My heart split in two, The one side filled with memories, The other died with you. I often lay awake at night, When the world is fast asleep, And take a walk down memory lane, With tears upon my cheeks. Remembering you is easy, I do it every day, But missing you is a heartache that never goes away. I hold you tightly within my heart, and there you will remain, Life has gone on without you, but it never will be the same. Sometimes I think I’m dreaming I can’t believe it’s true If I could have a lifetime wish A dream that would come true I would pray with all my heart For yesterday and you Until we meet again, Forever and always, your loving wife and friend, Diane

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“WE REMEMBER” 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

1992 - Granich, Jean Elizabeth 2006 - Morrow, Alice Jean 2008 - Kells, James McCloy June 30th 1970 - Jackman, Lucy 1977 - Kilpatrick, Frederick John July 1st 1973 - Toop, Agnes 1986 - Leach, Beatrice Margaret 1986 - Thacker, John Ross 1994 - MacDonald, Mary Irene 2005 - Yuill/Cowan, Bernice Eleanor 2011 - Byrne, Arthur Joseph July 2nd 1973 - Foster, Ernest 1974 - Hutt, Charles Augusta 1980 - Collingnon, Esther Margreta July 3rd 1970 - Crawshaw, Ethel 1994 - Killeen, Gerald Francis 1994 - Scott, William Murray 1999 - Donaldson, Wm. Samuel Gordon 2005 - James, Elizabeth Jane

BIGRAS – In memory of Mildred Bigras (Millie Jackson) Nov. 6, 1934 - July 1, 2012. Not a day goes by that you are not in our thoughts. The memories will last a lifetime and be held deep in our hearts. A wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Love Heather Warwick and family

GUTKNECHT, Eric Leslie William June 25, 2010 of Kemptville. We thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, and the day before that, too. We think of you in silence, we often say your name, But all we have are memories and your picture 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 heart. We shed tears for what might have been, a million times we’ve cried. If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. In life we loved you dearly, in death we love you still, In our heart you hold a place, no one could ever fill. It broke our heart to lose you, but you didn’t go alone, For part of us went with you, the day God took you Home. Mom and Dad Visit www.ericgutknechtbursary.ca for more information on the Eric Gutknecht Memorial Bursary.

FOR SALE Nora E. Paul June 27, 2011 Mom You are always in my thoughts Forever in my heart I miss you Love Susan

CASSELMAN, EARL B. - In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, who passed away July 2, 2009 We had a Father with a heart of gold, Who was more to us than wealth untold; Without farewell he fell asleep With only memories for us to keep Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by wife, Lois and daughters Linda, Debra, Donna and Glenna and their families

WILLIAMS, Michael - January 14, 1980-June 27, 2003. It’s been 10 years since you’ve been gone You were only 23 when you were taken away from me. You still had so much life to live So many smiles and love to give. We still hear your voice See your smiling face, When we look around, You’re every place- especially in our hearts and minds. We love you Michael. Until we meet again, Always remembered and loved. Mom, Phil, Adam and Melissa

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”.

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On Tuesday, June, 18th at the Queensway Carleton Hospital after a brief illness. Beloved wife of Brian Cowan. Survived by sister-in-law Carmen Todd and several nieces and nephews. A Service of Remembrance took place on Saturday, June 22nd at 11am at St James Anglican Church, 224 Edmund Street, Carleton Place. Interment at the parish cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Carleton Place Memorial Hospital. Donations, condolences and tributes can be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.

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 Peters Appliances, #3756 Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (between Perth and Smiths Falls). (613)283-8634.

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FAIR, Merridee-Anne – February 17, 1971-June 28, 2009. In loving memory of my precious daughter. There’s a place in my heart that is yours alone A piece of love that no one else can own For deep in my heart you will always be kept To love and to cherish and to never forget. In everlasting memory of Merridee from her mother Jeannie

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Brand New Mattress Sale200+ Beds in Stock. More Quality Less Money. Quality Used Appliances Sold with Warranty. Best Price in Town! Dan Peters Sales- 3768 Hwy 43 West, Smiths Falls. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Delivery Available. After Hours Appointments Available 613-284-1234.

Buhler landscape finishing rake, dual rear wheel kit, 5’ wide, 3 point hitch, cat I. $650. Call (613)258-3271.

DUGDALE, Wayne Ernest – In loving memory of Wayne who passed away June 29, 2012. One year today our brother was called To his eternal rest; Gone where the angels sing so sweet, And taken when God knew best. We miss him here so very much, His presence oft seems nigh, But we all hope in Heaven to meet Where no one says goodbye. Sadly missed by your family

WATT, David, 19572008 – Today seems like such a normal day To those who do not know. To me it has been five long years, Since I had to let you go. I have our family here with me And I know they miss you too, But I have a loneliness in my heart, That belongs just to you. Life together was gone in a wink, Life isn’t as long as we would like to think. To those people whom so many times have cried, Thank you for understanding That a part of me died. Miss you and Jacob With all my love Jo

FOR SALE Apartment size washer and dryer for sale, Asking $400 for the pair. Call 613-205-1370. Cedar (white), quality lumber, most sizes, decking, T&G, channel rustic. Also huge bundles of cedar slabs ($45) and large bags of shavings ($35). www.scoutenwhitecedar.ca (613)283-3629.

Cedar Trees $1/foot, you dig them out, will dig for Chainsaw, 18”, 40 c.c., extra. 613-489-1121 or 1-1/2 years old, $100. 613-794-4959. 613-258-7170.


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Future Steel Buildings 25’ wide by 22’ long. 30 year warranty. Can be delivered. Call 613-264-0102.

Landscape rear mount blade, adjustable angle, push or pull, 5’ wide, 3 point hitch, cat I. $250. Call (613)258-3271.

Ride-on lawn tractor; 2 chainsaws; self-propelled lawn mower; hay wagon, diesel tractor 45 h.p. 613-283-8231.

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Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scooters, bath lifts, patient lifts, hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa Good, used trampoline, (613)231-3549. enclosed, $125. Exercise bike, good work- 613-258-0838. ing order, $50. Hide-away sofa, 8 months 613-256-1409. old, beige, $400; Horizon Frigidaire 6000 BTU air TC7.1 treadmill, $400. conditioner. $130; Sears 613-851-2865. DeLonghi dehumidifier, HOT TUB (SPA) Covers $175. Both new with Best Price, Best Quality. manuals; Men’s bolf clubs All shapes & Colours plus bag- 12 Pro Select A v a i l a b l e . C a l l NXT right hand, $100; 4 1 - 8 6 6 - 6 5 2 - 6 8 3 7 . Bridgestone tires www.thecover-guy.com/ P215/60R16 all season, newspaper $20 ea.; Panasonic microwave, excellent condition, $30. 613-284-1498.

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Farm machinery, rake, baler, disk, plough, Case tractor, (old) wagons, used tin, combine, old wooden seed drill, etc. 613-342-9533. Ford 4630 4x4 loader exc $16,500; Ford 7700 cab $8,500; IH 434 loader $3,950; New Holland 488 haybine exc. 613-223-6026. It’s a 685 Case International tractor, 70 h.p., 4 WD, with cab, only 3,600 hrs, 2255 loader 8’ wide, 8’ grader, tires 75-80%. Location outside Maberly. $19,500. Call for a test drive. 613-268-2222. Large quantity of used steel roofing, 613-259-2067 evenings. Manuals and Decals. Operators manuals, service manuals, parts manuals for tractor engines, implements and heavy equipment. Roberts Tractor Manuals. 519-539-0739.

Massey Ferguson #12 baler, $700. Massey Ferguson side delivery, 6-bar rake, $500. New Holland TRAILERS / RV’S 327 manure spreader, $1,000. All good working 1997 Fleetwood Bounder condition. 613-926-2484. Class A motor home. 34’, 454 Chevy MH motorhome, 85,000 miles. AskTOM’S CUSTOM ing $26,500/obo. Serious AIRLESS PAINTING inquires only. Specializing in roof 613-285-7500

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2004 Chrysler Pacific AWD. Loaded, leather, sunroof, DVD, GPS, P/Seat with memory, dual-zone climate control, Wanted- Set of deer ant- 172,000km, $5,500 certif i e d / e t e s t e d . lers, average size, prefer Hunter Safety/Canadian skull attached. Call 613-264-5868, week-days 613-264-8004, evenFire-arms Courses and ex- 613-253-2660. ings/week-ends. ams throughout the year. Held once a month at EMC Classifieds 2010 Silverado: Black Carp. Call Wenda Cochran 283-3182 Beauty, regular cab, long613-256-2409. Toll Free box, 20,200 km, certified, 1-888-967-3237 Hunter Safety/Canadian 1-888-WORD ADS e-tested, smoke-free, 4.3 Firearms Courses, beginengine, 3.23 POSI, ning Tues. Sept. 3, evenAM/FM/CD, tilt, A/C. Askings, Kemptville. ing $15,000. VEHICLES Registration required. 613-284-4278. (613)258-7816. Cell 02 VW Cabrio convertible, Assortment of used tires, (613)355-2607. Email: keewaytin@gmail.com. 5 speed, 2.0L, A/C, power 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.5. windows, locks, leather Summers, all-season and Limited seating. heated seats, silver grey, snows. Also used car 613-466-0543, parts. Gord 613-257-2498. Martin Phantom Magnum $2,995. Fuzion compound bow, Perth area. trigger release, hip quiver, MARINE forearm protector. Excel- 1990 Mazda Miata conlent condition for $275 or vertible. Original paint. best offer.(613)342-4963. New top, roll bars, extra 2006 Q4 Sport Tahoe, 20’, wheels and tires. $5,300. 4.3 Mercury inboard motor. 2006 Tahoe trailer. LAWN & GARDEN 613-267-4803. Asking $19,000 obo. Serious inquires only. Call Troy Built 22 hp 46” Lawn 2003 Pontiac Montana 613-285-7500. Tractor, runs good. $1100; Ext. Van. 1 owner, 36” snowblower (lawn 253,000 km (highway). 24’ Munro Craft bass boat, tractor attachment) $100; 13 hp woodchipper $250; Regular maintenance. Air 40 HP Evenrude outboard conditioning, power, winmotor. Seats 3, trailer, B&D 4 hp 18” electric mower $25. dows, doors, locks, DVD gas tank, boat cover. player with headphones. $3,000. 613-272-2727. (613)268-2380. Includes winter tires on rims. $2,250.00. Marine Mechanic- stop VEHICLES 613-267-1332. waiting 2-3 weeks for service, fast turn around. We’ll look at your boat within days. Reasonable rates, 35 years experience. 613-267-3470. Sales and Service

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HURLBERT - In loving memory of our brother Stephen (Snapper) who left us on June 29th 2012. He had a nature you could not help loving And a heart that was purer than gold And to those who knew him and loved him His memory will never grow cold. Always in our hearts, life isn’t the same without you. Till we meet again Brother, The Hurlbert Family

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Jayco Quest light weight tent trailer. New condition. 10’ box converts to 20’. Sleeps 8. Combination air/heat in ceiling. 2 heavy duty batteries, 2 propane tanks, indoor/outdoor 2 burner stove, premium Munro shock absorbers. Bal leveller, electric brakes, many other extras. Asking $5,200 o.b.o. 613-284-0496.

barn & aluminum/ vinyl siding painting *30 years experience. *Screw nailing and roof repairs. Insured and Bonded Free Estimates (613)283-8475

LIVESTOCK 2 Charolais bulls, 15 months old (not registered), off purebred bull and purebred cow. Contact evenings 6-9 p.m. 613-652-4746. Billy Royal western saddle, excellent condition, $325. 613-283-9432. Blacksmith- Wayne Catherwood is taking new customers 613-258-3080. Norweigian Fjord geldings. 7 and 8 years. Halter trained. $1,500 ea. 613-478-5736. Nubian X doelings, $120 each. 613-269-4796. Polled pure bred Limousin bull, 15 months old. Please call 613-657-4433. Shetland Sheep, 2 ewes and 4 lambs, $500. 613-256-1409. St. Jean’s Farrier Service. 613-283-1198.

Wanted to buy, horses, RV For Sale- 2006 Wild- colts and ponies, all types. wood, 286RLSS, 5th Contact Bob Perkins at wheel. Fully loaded, excel- (613)342-6030. lent condition. 613-284-1903. Leave PETS message please. Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, grooming, fenced activity park, 9N Ford Tractor, new mo- nature walks. Lorna tor, new paint job, good (613)200-1952 or tires, new tire and rim to (613)264-2203. go with it, $2,250 obo. 613-259-2411 (eve- Jack Russell Terrier puppies. 4 males, 2 females. ning/early morning) Short hair, short-legged, Allis Chalmers 190 XT Se- tails docked. $400, shots, ries 3. Can be tried out on deworming included, my farm. $4,700 o.b.o. 613-284-1653/Ashleigh 613-264-0432. Set your dog free with a Custom Hay Services. Dogwatch Hidden Fence Cut, rake, bale, wrap. Af- System. Service and infordable rates. Manure and stallation of any system. tillage services available as 1 ( 8 0 0 ) 6 4 7 - 3 3 0 7 . well. 613-285-6857. www.dogwatchontario.ca

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1 bedroom upstairs apt. Central location, Carleton Place. Fridge and stove included. First and last months rent and good references required. $650 plus heat and hydro. No pets. 613-257-4627. 2 bedroom apartment for rent in Perth. Mature person (couple) preferred. (Note: bed & bath upstairs). Parking included. $675 + utilities. No pets. Walking distance to downtown. Call 613-812-0809.

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3 bed. apartment incl. heat/hydro $950. Large outdoor area, parking, between Perth and Franktown. Call Susan or Martin (613)624-5107.

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2 Bedroom, Carleton Place $745. Well maintained, clean, quiet apartment building, secure entrance, stove, fridge, parking included,hydro extra, laundry on first floor. 613-294-2076. 2 rooms for rent in home (Montague Township). 1st 2 bedroom for rent, on room- ensuite bathroom. 15-1/2 Russell St., Smiths $500/mth. 2nd roomFalls. Call Darlene at $400/mth. Includes 613-283-9799. utilities. Available immediately. 613-608-7563. 2 bedroom furnished home with access to Otter 2+1 bedroom apt. DownLake. Utilities included. No town, Smiths Falls. Parkpets. $985/mth. ing. Fridge, stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher. $950 613-283-8387. plus hydro. Appointment: 2 bedroom half house, 60 613-285-9229. Victoria Ave., Smiths Falls, 2+1 bedroom available off street parking, no pets, Aug. 1. Includes parking, $750/month plus utilities. laundry, heat and hydro. In 613-283-2266. Perth. $1,250/mth. 613-264-8143.

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3 bedroom semi-detached house, Carleton Place. Available June 1. Fridge and stove included. Recently renovated. $1125 plus heat & hydro. Good references required plus 3 bedroom 2 bathroom 1st and last months rent. home. 125 Riverside Rd., No pets. 613-257-4627. off High St., next to Mississippi River, Carleton 3 bedroom townhouse. Place. Available immedi- Kemptville. First/last reately. 613-612-2727. quired. Non-smokers, no pets. $1,300/mth. plus hy3 bedroom apartment, in dro. Fridge, stove, washer, Smiths Falls, 5 appliances, dryer included. Available newer building, 2 car park- i m m e d i a t e l y . ing, available immediately. 613-258-4664. 613-217-1862. 3 bedroom house, South $900/month + utilities, 2 Mountain, $1,000/month bedroom apt. in Perth near plus utilities. No pets, no the hospital, fridge, stove, smoking. First and last re- laundry room, references, quired. Available August 1. 1st & last, view at MLS# Call evenings www.mls.ca 868851, 613-200-1000. 613-989-3347.

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In the country, minutes from Perth. Spacious totally renovated 2 bedroom unit, $750/month plus utilities. Available July 1. First and last required. Danielle 613-464-3506.

Perth- Gore St (above Home Furniture). Huge 2 bedroom apartment. 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; ceilings. $775/month plus hydro. Available immediately. 613-894-5210.

Smiths Falls, 2 bedroom in heritage stone building. $895/month. Heat, hydro, fridge, stove, washer and dryer included. Available i m m e d i a t e l y . 613-283-9650.

Perth home- 2 bedroom, remodeled with Natural gas fireplace, 4 appliances. $1050/water included. Available July 1st. 613-485-0805.

Smiths Falls 2 bedroom upstairs apt. $775. Heat and hot water included. Quiet adult occupied building. Laundry services onsite. 613-264-9695.

Bargain- $895. In Kemptville, older renovated 2 storey house. 2/3 bedroom. 2 bathrooms. Main floor family room and laundry. 613-258-5064.

Perth, 2 bedroom apartment, $700/month. Plus hydro. Clean, secure building. Parking, coin laundry facility. Seniors welcome. 613-925-3046.

Beautiful 2 bedroom apartment in Smiths Falls. Double lot, nice area, hardwood floors. Only $995, heat included. Call Tom, 613-284-1515.

Perth- 2 bedroom apartment available July 1st in Perth on Sherbrooke Street, $725 + hydro, laundry facilities, parking for 1 vehicle, recently renovated, mature adults preferred, chair lift, references required, No Pets, please contact Stace 613-278-0622.

Carleton Place, 1 bedroom apartment, newly renovated, hardwood floors, close to downtown, parking, $750 plus hydro. No pets. Jeff Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in quiet security 613-858-8092. building. Well looked after. Carleton Place, 2 bed- Fridge, stove, parking, balroom apartment for rent cony. Laundry in building. Aug 1st. Garage included. $795/month plus hydro. $1000.00 plus hydro. Call No dogs. (613)349-9377. Heather 613-227-2652. Perth- 2 bedroom apartCarleton Place, 3 bed- ment. Stove, fridge, washroom, 2 bath Victorian er and dryer. Parking, house on park near Miss electric heat, no pets, west river, quiet area. $1150 end. $875/month. plus utilities. Call or leave 613-267-3534. message at 613-614-4706. Perth 2 bedroom apt. Carleton Place, apartment Available June 1. downtown, stairs, first/last $675/mth. plus hydro. month rent, references, no 613-267-4831 after 5. smoking, no pets. 613-867-1905. Perth. Available July 1. 2 bedroom apartment in seCentral Smiths Falls, curity building. ground floor, 1 bedroom $700/month plus utilities. apartment. Fridge, stove, 613-283-7000. parking, heat, hydro included. Ideal single or Perth- bright 2 bedroom couple. $800/month. apt., balcony. Close to 613-283-4204. pool and amenities. Parking, laundry on site. $830. Code Apartments. Smiths Available Sept. 1. Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 613-267-6940. bedroom in clean, quiet, adult building. Fridge, stove, parking, laundry facilities. (613)283-7779.

Elgin: Available July 1, 2013. 1 bedroom, open concept, large, 2nd floor apartment, close to stores and schools. $525 plus hydro. Includes stove, fridge and parking. Non smoking, abstainers, no pets. Call 613-387-3308. Franktown area- for storage. Single car garage. $100/mth. Loft $75/mth. 613-283-8387.

Russell St. W., Smiths Falls. Large ground floor, 1 bedroom apt. Heat included, hydro extra. Newly renovated. Available immediately. $625/mth. 613-283-1697. Share 2 bedroom waterfront home on Mississippi Lake between Carleton Place and Perth. $465 plus split hydro. Own deck, entrance and livingroom. 613-608-4961. Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom apartment, ground floor, centrally located, available immediately. No pets. No smoking. Call Graham 613-283-0865, Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. Adults only. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. Graham (613)283-0865. Smiths Falls 2 bedroom ground floor. Toulon Apartments. $935/mth. Available Aug. 1. First/last required. Please call 613-283-9650.

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Indoor storage of all sizes Outdoor storage also available 613-285-5507 Smiths Falls 613-264-0213 Perth

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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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Colonel By Luxury adult apartments. Close to County Fair Mall in Smiths Falls. Air conditioning, exercise room, party room, library and elevator. 613-283-9650.

Smiths Falls, available imRoom for rent. Available mediately, bachelor apartimmediately. Washer/dry- ment, $500/month er. Phone. No pets. Leave includes heat. message. 613-284-8378. 613-283-7000.

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Kemptville- Newly renovated older, 3 bedroom farmhouse, near Wal-Mart. Oil furnace, living, dining, large eat-in kitchen (original log wall). Available immediately. Non-smoking. Small animal friendly (responsible owner). Almonte- 2 bedroom apt. $1,350/month plus heat 4 appliances, large yard, and hydro. Horse stalls, parking, private entrance. turn-out paddock available $1,100/mth. All inclusive. (extra). 613-258-3166. No pets. Available immediately. 613-256-2919. Kemptville. Room mate Almonte- Newly renovated wanted to share 2 bedapartment, 2 bedroom apartment, room Available hardwood floor, oak kitch- $400/month. now. 613-327-3666. en, gas fireplace, 5 appliances. Call 613-256-3152. Large newly renovated 1 Almonte- Waterfront, 3 bedroom apartment near year old, 3+1 bed, 4 bath downtown Perth. Fridge, home in town. 1st, last, stove, washer, dryer inreferences. $2,000/month cluded. $750 plus heat and + utilities. Available Sep- hydro. Call 613-267-6115. tember. Heather Mississippi Lake Carleton 613-256-7067 Place. 1 bedroom bungaApartment for rent. Mer- low. Seasonal rental or rickville 2 bedroom, wash- year round lease, furer & dryer, 1 bedroom a/c nished or unfurnished. 30 unit, August 1, no smok- min. to Kanata 15 min. to ing/pets. $925 + hydro. Perth or Carleton Place. Private lakeside living. Bruce (613)808-6943. 613-253-3120. Ashley Chase Luxury Adult apartments over- Newboro beautiful brand looking the Tay River, near new 2 bedroom very pridowntown Perth. Air con- vate acreage home. Lots of ditioning, exercise room, parking. Washer, dryer, entertainment room, li- water, sewer included. brary, elevator. Non-smoking professional couple. $950/mth. 613-267-6980. 613-267-4449. Available immediately. Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom Perth, 2 bedroom, 2nd apt. Centrally located. floor apartment, close to $715/mth. Heat and water downtown, fridge and included, hydro extra. Call stove included. $575 plus 613-229-5708 before 8 utilities. First and last required. 613-264-0002. p.m. Almonte- 2 bedroom apartment, ground floor, private entrance, large yard, 3 appliances, $1,200/mth, all inclusive. No pets. Available Aug. 1st. Call 613-256-2919.

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.

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Storage, 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;, 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; high, 160 sq. ft., Kemptville. Waterfront cottages, ex$ 6 0 / m o n t h . cellent fishing, sandy beach, miles of boating. 613-658-3459. $525/week. Relaxing affordable family fun. Singleton Lake Family REAL ESTATE Campground. w w w. s i n g l e t o n l a k e . c a 1-855-887-3230 3 bedroom house. Older home. Very good condition. Situated on 3.78 acres. South of Kemptville. HELP WANTED Financing available OAC. $169,500. Rent to own Dental office looking for a possible. Dave Dental Assistant for a 1 613-989-5451. year maternity leave. For Sale by Owners. By Please fax resume to A p p o i n t m e n t 613-269-2971. 1-315-519-7420 For pictures email to HELP WANTED jitse.2@gmail.com From 1960 when we built on this property we added, maintained and improved to satisfy all our needs. If you want carefree living away from city-buzz, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d have room for living, parking and own a private heated work-shop.

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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, Royal LePage. Smiths Falls large 2 bed- 613-266-9020. room apartment light and spacious just renovated Commercial Property for 3rd floor apartment. Eat-in Sale. 2 light industrial kitchen with granite coun- buildings on 1.72 acres, ters and stainless steel ap- located at 1666 9th Line pliances; brand new Road in Beckwith. For bathroom; large living more information contact room with picture window; Rob at 2 bedrooms; plenty of rob.wallace.grandview storage and separate hot @gmail.com water heater. $660 includes parking and laundry NOTICES facilities. Hydro extra. First, last and 1 year lease. Kemptille Kinsmen FarmMature adults only (45+). ersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Market, Sundays No Smoking. No dogs. Call 12-4. Riverside Park, 613-283-0322 or Kemptville. 613-283-9685. Smiths Falls, large 2 bedPERSONAL room apt. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, parking and laundry included. Alcoholics Anonymous $850/month. Call Perry at (613)284-2696. Weagle Realty Ltd. Brokerage 613-284-4191. Are you concerned about someoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s drinking? Smiths Falls, large 2 bed- There is help available for room ground floor apt. you in AL-ANON/Alateen. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, Call 613-284-6100, parking and laundry in- 257-3138, 272-3105, cluded. $1,100/month. Call 203-3713, 826-2566, Perry at Weagle Realty 283-5038. Ltd. Brokerage 613-284-4191. Gentleman looking to Smiths Falls, large, newly meet a lady, 60s or 70s, driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. renovated 1 bedroom 2nd with floor apartment; Utilities 613-267-1566. and parking included. (613)283-5161. Overeaters Anonymous 613-264-5158 Smiths Falls, Nice, roomy, 1 bedroom LOST & FOUND apartment available July 1st. $725/month including heat and hydro. Found, belt remote conFirst and last required. trol for large boom truck 6 1 3 - 2 2 2 - 0 8 1 6 / d a y s , or crane, found off the 613-258-9894/evngs & Brook Valley Road, between Maberly and Perth wkds. on Thursday, June 20. Call Smiths Falls renewly 613-268-2382 to identify. renovated 2 bedroom home. $950 plus utilities. Found, on Bay Road, exercise Available immediately. Call Lombardy, weight. Describe to identi613-283-5718. fy. 613-283-6879. Smiths Falls- Small 2 bedroom house. Adults Found- Young male cat, preferred. $700 plus heat light blonde, Gladstone and hydro. 613-283-7694. area, Smiths Falls. Call 613-283-3083. Studio furnished loft apt. Rideau Ferry. Ideal for 1. Utilities included. BBQ, VACATION/COTTAGES balcony, deck & dock available. $880/mth. Available Aug. 1. For rent. Charming cabin 613-267-2091. perched over beautiful White Lake. Log house on Bass Lake, suitable for 2 5 acres, 2200 sq. ft., 3 people. Near Rideau Ferry, minutes to bedrooms, sunroom, 15 wood heat with electric Perth/Smiths Falls, 50 backup, garage parking for minutes to Ottawa/King$600/week. 1 vehicle. $1100.00 plus ston. utilities. Available August 613-283-6136. 1, 2013. Contact: Joanne Mississippi Lake, 1 bed613-256-5180. room cottage available for William St. West, Smiths the season, Ebbs Bay area. Falls. 1 bedroom, 2nd 613-253-3120. floor apartment, heat included, hydro extra. Well Quiet Adult Campground. maintained, very large liv- All services, near Merricking room, attractive deco- ville, Ontario. Rideau Rivrating. No smoking, no er, Petangue, tennis, pets. Available immediate- fishing, telephone. $1,200 ly, $550/month. per season. 613-283-1697. 613-269-4664.

HELP WANTED Full/Part Time Cleaners/Team Leaders for growing residential cleaning company based in North Gower. Mon-Fri. No evenings. No weekends. All travel paid. $ 1 1 . 0 0 - $ 1 4 . 0 0 / h r. (613)489-3993 or elitecleaning@storm.ca Full-time Auto parts dismantler required. Needs experience. Pay range $14-$16/hr. Apply: Daveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Auto Parts, Carp. Fax 613-839-5590. Email: paul@davesautoparts.on.ca

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Drummondâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Gas Bar Manager We are seeking a manager to operate our self-serve gas sta on, convenience store and car wash in Smiths Falls. The successful candidate will be a self-mo vated entrepreneur, seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the retail sector. Preference will be given to those with 3-5 years experience in similar opera on and proven ability to increase in-store sales. Ability to maintain the car wash will be considered an asset. We oďŹ&#x20AC;er a compe ve compensa on package and future opportunity exists to become a lessee for the right candidate. Please forward resume to: drummondsgas@gmail.com CL429342/0627

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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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Trillium Health Care Products 2337 Parkedale Avenue, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5W5 Fax: (613) 342-5330 Trillium Health Care Products is a manufacturer of high quality health and beauty products. Our product lines include a number of recognized health care products to notable multi-national and domestic businesses in the North American marketplace. Located in the beautiful, 1000 Islands tourist region in Eastern Ontario, our dynamic business has immediate openings for the following position:

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FOR RENT A must see if you like lots of space. 1/2 double, 3 bedrooms, Smiths Falls. First/last rent. Tenant pays heat (gas) + hydro. Adults, no pets. Newly renovated. $ 9 0 0 / m o n t h . 613-283-7665.


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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.

For nearly 60 years, Haley Industries Limited has been producing magnesium and aluminum castings for the aerospace industry. Located in the heart of the Ottawa Valley west of Renfrew, we have an immediate opening for a:

Bring resumes to: The Heat Source, Kemptville or fax 613-258-3068.

Computer Programmer (Contract)

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Qualifications: Candidates must have 2-3 years experience with: - Software Development Fundamentals, Software Debugging Skills, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Software Maintenance; - C#; - Advanced SQL querying skills; - Visual Studio 2010; - Understanding of most facets of Object-Oriented programming (hierarchy, reflexion, shadowing, linq namespace, etc.); - Excel 2010; - Pivot Tables’ Reporting; and - RoboHelp would be an asset.

DICA Electronics Ltd, located in Carleton Place, is seeking Qualified SMT Operators. Duties will include setup and operation of Automated Assembly Equipment and troubleshooting of equipment and processes. Qualifications: * Previous SMT Operation Experience * Excellent computer skills * Strong ability to read and interpret drawings * Shift work flexibility * Minimum Grade 12 education Resumes should be e-mailed to careers@dica.ca, deadline for submission is July 5, 2013. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Ontario Early Years Centre Licensed Home Child Care

2013 Program Facilitator Job Posting The Ontario Early Years Centre, a program of Children’s Resources on Wheels is seeking one Program Facilitator this is a contract position, working 30 hours per week September 3, 2013 to June 27, 2014.

Candidates must also demonstrate: - excellent oral and written communication skills - ability to work in a team development environment - ability to achieve objectives and goals within tight deadlines

Job Posting Job Title: Department: Region:

The Program Facilitator is responsible for planning and implementing early learning activities, playgroup delivery and facilitating parent education workshops. To view the complete job description for Program Facilitator please visit our website at www.crowoeyc.com.

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We thank all applicants, but only those invited to an interview will be contacted.

Please submit resume, no later than July 12, 2013 to Sue Cavanagh at edcrow@bellnet.ca, or fax to 613-283-3324 attention Sue Cavanagh. Children’s Resources on Wheels (CROW) 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5L3 Phone 613-283-0095 or 1-800-267-9252 Fax 613-283-3324 Website www.crowoeyc.com

Press Person Press – Smiths Falls Eastern Ontario

JOB SUMMARY: Metroland Media (formerly Performance Printing) located in Smiths Falls is accepting resumes for the positions of 1st and 2nd Press Person in the Web Department. The individual must be committed to quality, posses good colour comprehension, be self-motivated and be effective in communication within the team environment. Have strong Health and Safety skills. Competencies, Skills and Experience CL429330_0627

Qualified applicants should submit their resume in confidence. Salary commensurate with experience. Haley provides a comprehensive flex benefit plan along with company paid pension.

COMPETENCIES: Action Oriented • Drive for Results • Learning on the Fly • Problem Solving • Time Management • Computer literacy • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Strong organization skills • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet deadlines • Ability to work as a team leader Only those with “Goss/Related Equipment” experience will be considered.

Job Posting

Interested candidates please respond to: Attn: Walter Dubas Fax (613) 283-7480 E-mail wdubas@perfprint.ca

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Press Person Press – Smiths Falls Eastern Ontario

This job closes July 3rd, 2013 We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

JOB SUMMARY: Metroland Media (formerly Performance Printing) located in Smiths Falls is accepting resumes for the position of 3rd Press Helper in the Web Department.

Job PosƟng

The ideal candidate will have: • A minimum of 1 year related experience • Be a good communicator • Be friendly and cooperative • Have a mechanical aptitude • Have the ability to examine and evaluate detail • Assist with set-up, operation, and maintenance of the web press as directed by the first press operator • Good Health and Safety ethics

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Specific Responsibilities: • Assist Operators where needed • Learn the paper feeding aspect of the position • Perform various departmental functions • Keep area clean and hazard free • Transport finished product to appropriate departments Job Requirements: • Commitment to quality, productivity and apprentice program • Able to take directions from various press operators • Upon completion of training, should be capable of filling-in for 2nd press operator as required • Retrieve and prepare rolls for production • Good colour comprehension • Effective communication within a team environment • Positive, pro-active behaviour Interested candidates please respond to: Attn: Walter Dubas Fax (613) 283-7480 E-mail wdubas@perfprint.ca This job closes July 3rd, 2013 We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. THE EMC - 32 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

Inserter, Casual Part Time Smiths Falls DistribuƟon Centre Metroland East

FUNCTIONS: • Li ing flyers from pallets, and placing them on a feeder to insert flyers into newspapers. • Jog and strap bundles once inser on of required flyers is completed • Load completed bundles onto pallets • Other du es may include, but are not limited to, cleaning of general work area and warehouse.

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Job Title: Distribution Supervisor Region: Eastern Ontario Region Department: Distribution – Kingston JOB SUMMARY: To ensure all distributions in assigned geographic areas are delivered in a timely and appropriate manner through training and providing the necessary tools to the carriers. Position Accountabilities: Ensure that all newspapers, inserts and other distributions in a defined area are properly delivered in a timely fashion • Recruit, hire and train carriers according to the standards as applied by the Regional Director of Distribution • Develop an ongoing relationship with carriers; clearly communicating instructions and maintaining accurate records of all carrier contact • Maintain all records concerning carriers and routes including financial records and complaints. • Maintain sufficient carrier waiting lists or establishes new ones. • Address customer concerns in a helpful and timely manner; to follow up with concerns with carriers and ensure that concerns are resolved. • Provide data for the carrier payroll • Ensure downed routes receive delivery (i.e. through delivery by adult carriers). Verify delivery in geographical area via door to door checks or GPS verification system along with problem delivery resolution Competencies, Skills and Experience Competencies: Action Oriented • Customer Focus • Drive for Results • Learning on the Fly • Problem Solving • Time Management • Computer literacy • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Strong organization skills • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet deadlines • Ability to work as a team Previous customer service experience – Secondary School diploma or equivalent – Valid driver’s license and good driving record. All candidates under consideration must complete a background screening. Interested and qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to the attention of Gregory Esnard at Gregory.esnard@metroland.com no later than June 28th, 2013. Job Category: Administrative/Clerical; Warehouse; Customer Service/Client Care

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Experience the excitement of the aerospace industry in a rural setting!

No telephone inquiries please Please forward resume to: Haley Industries Limited Human Resources 634 Magnesium Road, Haley, Ontario Canada K0J 1Y0 Fax: (613-432-0743) | Email: jobs.haley@magellan.aero

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REQUIREMENTS • Physically able to li 5-25 lbs • Standing for extended periods of me • Con nual rota on of wrist, back and shoulders • Mo vated self starter • Reliable team worker • Ability to work weekends and Mondays. • Fluent in English both wri en and verbal Interested applicants should forward their resume via email to: cguglielmi@metroland.com or drop it off in person at 65 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls Ontario. We appreciate the interest of all candidates, only candidates selected for a interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

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Greensmere Golf Club seeking Pro Shop Assistant and Marshalls. Apply to golf@greensmere.com Details on our website www.greensmere.com. Only those being considered will be contacted.

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

at 613-283-5555.

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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

Maintenance Person required for Upper Scotch Line Apartment Building. Part-time. Must have a truck. Danielle 613-464-3506. Mature, experienced server needed. Flexible schedule. Full time. Apply by resume at: 73 Bridge St., Carleton Place.

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Superintendent Team As a team, you will both be responsible for customer service, cleaning, minor repairs and maintenance of the interior and exterior of a residential property in Ottawa. Related experience and good communication and computer abilities are a must. A competitive salary and beneďŹ ts package, including on-site accommodation, await you! Please apply on-line at minto.com or fax your resumes to (613) 788-2758, attention: Jensa.

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Perth Community Care Centre

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.

Is seeking dynamic employees for the following part-time positions

REGISTERED NURSES Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario Effective communication, Interpersonal, assessment & documentation skills.

Starting to babysit, Toledo area, Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. More information call 613-275-1320.

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Applications in writing to 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.

Susan Woodcock, DRC 101 Christie Lake Rd, Perth, ON, K7H 3C6 drc.perth@diversicare.ca (613) 267-2506



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

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We are Currently seeking customer service oriented individuals to ďŹ ll the following positions:

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We offer a competitive salary and great working conditions! If you are interested in becoming part of our Home Furniture Team, please visit our store located at 476 Ottawa Street, Almonte. Submit your application accompanied by your resume to Shelley Samson or send by email to ssamson@xplornet.com

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PROVIDING QUALITY IN-HOME NURSING CARE PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO SANDRA MCGREGOR, RN EMAIL: smcgregor@bayshore.ca FAX: 1-888-284-4134

Bayshore Home Health is Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest home health care provider.

2013 SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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Installer must supply own vehicle, valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license, tools, ladders, consumables, vehicle insurance, etc. Potential for income between $50,000.00 to $80,000.00 yearly + bonuses. Evening and weekend shifts required.

Kim Miskelly, Human Resources Coordinator Town of Smiths Falls P.O.Box 695 Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 4T6 E-mail: kmiskelly@smithsfalls.ca â&#x20AC;&#x153;We thank all applicants for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contactedâ&#x20AC;?

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.

No experience necessary. All training will be supplied.

Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable Handyman Service. Reasonable rates. Indoor/outdoor jobs, painting included. Call (613)267-1183.

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Position available for licenced hair stylist for growing business in Carleton Place. New and exciting work atmosphere. Please contact Kim 613-229-8110.

School Bus Driver, Cam- Send A Load to the dump, peau Queshel Bus Lines cheap. Clean up clutter, needed for Athens, Delta, garage sale leftovers or Toledo area. Full and part- leaf and yard waste. time positions, B license 613-256-4613. required. Position available for September. Please conTENDERS tact Robert at 613-924-2197. School Bus Drivers Wanted. Flexible part-time, free training, competitive wage. Premier Bus Lines. (613)253-8863.

Window Washing Wizards, Commercial and Residential. No job too big or too small. 613-264-6115. window washingwizards@hotmail .com

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 BUSINESS SERVICES south of Perth -signs) Friday, July 5 (4-8) and SatSteveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roofing 14 years urday, July 6 (8-2). experience, Excellent workmanship, 10 year written warranty, Call 70 McGill St., North, Steve for a free estimate Smiths Falls. Saturday, June 29, 8 a.m. Electron613-552-9471. ics, ski machine, knickknacks, LPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, furniture, GARAGE SALE/ games.

FLEA MARKET

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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Lanark County Housing Corporation 52 Abbott Street North, Unit #4, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 1W3

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Request for Proposals are invited for the following: Conversion from Electricity to Natural Gas Heating PAULâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S MASONRY CL425834/tf

BUILDING AND REPAIRS Heritage Stone, Brick and Block Footings, Foundations, Concrete Finishing, Log Chinking and Chimney Sweeping Will go anywhere! PAUL WARRINGTON 268-2394

Full Time Receiver Receives material from suppliers, unloads incoming product from trucks, stocks and distributes product as required. Position requires knowledge of, and the ability to identify, a variety of products. Interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with people internally and externally. Organizational skills to receive and process multiple deliveries. 3 years experience in receiving required. Drop off resume to Rona Carleton Place ATT: Todd Clarke or email Todd.Clarke@rona.ca CL434459_0627

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Locations: t1BSLMBOE$PVSU4NJUIT'BMMT 0OUBSJP 3'1%PDVNBOUTBSFBWBJMBCMFBUUIFBEESFTTMJTUFECFMPX 'PSBEEJUJPOBMJOGPSNBUJPOQMFBTFDBMMPS5PMM 'SFF Sealed proposals will be received by the Lanark County Housing Corporation, 52 Abbott St. N. Unit #4, Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 1W3 until 11:00 A.M., Friday July 5, 2013.

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Interested candidates must mail or email a cover letter and resume to the address identiďŹ ed below no later than, Tuesday July 2nd, 2013 at 4:00 p.m., in conďŹ dence to:

M&K Renovations looking for jobs: Siding, decking, fencing, drywall, painting, laminated floors, windows, doors. Call Mike for quote, 613-259-2446.

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Part-time work available at horse farm in Delta. Sundays plus time throughout the week. Barn chores and general farm maintenance. Contact Jennifer 613-724-7529 jenniferc5@sympatico.ca

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Man with truck will pick up garbage, cut small trees or brush, etc. Reasonable. (613)267-4129.

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Hillcrest Cemetery â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1 Position Under the direction of the Cemetery Supervisor you will computerize the cemetery records and develop interpretative programs at Hillcrest Cemetery. You will assist in cemetery interpretation by developing an on-site map, interpretative panels and assisting genealogical researchers in locating their loved ones. You must possess a valid Class â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;G2â&#x20AC;&#x2122; or â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Gâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Drivers License.

Interlocking brick, roofing and cedar-rail fencing. 20 years experience. You set the price, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll do the work. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that simple!! Call Robert 613-206-1897.

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

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Lanark County Housing Corporation provides quality affordable housing. We work with our tenants, stakeholders and community partners to build healthy, safe and sustainable communities. Telephone (613) 283-2555 Toll-free 1-800-267-1313 Fax (613) 283-5420 CL429331_0620


EDUCATION & TRAINING

BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING DELIVERY ROUTES

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

TRUCK TRAINING ACADEMY 10-12 Maple Avenue, Smiths Falls ON K7A 1Z5 For course information please call 1-866-529-1113 or 613-742-7499

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

Bass Lake Road between Lombardy and Rideau Ferry. Something for everyone. RV accessories, furniture, etc. Sat. July 6, rain date Sat. July 13.

Antiques, collectibles, costume jewelry, Cornflower glass. 2601 Con. 9A, Drummond (Between Prestonvale Rd. and Hwy 511). June 29, 8 a.m-12 p.m

ESTATE SALE Music Collection, LPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, CDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, DVDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and Collectableâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, over 10,000 items, dealers welcome. Sat. June 29, Sat. July 6th, Artâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mini Sheds, 440 8-4, 1351 Mineview Road, Townline Rd., Carleton Cobden Place. June 28 & 29, 8 a.m-? Fundraiser Yard Sale- All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity, June 29th, 8-2 EDUCATION & p.m. 40 Stonewalk Rd., TRAINING Kemptville.

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Huge yard sale, 71 Rideau Avenue North, Smiths Falls (off the North Gower Hwy), Saturday, June 29. Solid oak pedestal table and 2 chairs, furniture, household contents, male and female clothing and more. July 6, 8-2, Community Garage Sale, Pineridge Drive, Carleton Place, just up from Blackâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Corners. Rain date Sunday, July 7. Drop in or Call!  ednesdays: 10 am to 4 pm

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June 29, 8-2 p.m. Furniture, household items, knick-knacks, golf clubs, some antiques, and more. 905 Maple Hill Road, Oxford Station.

Funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, and in part by the Government of Canada.

Large yard sale, books, toys, glassware, etc. 97 Wilson St East, Perth. Thursday, June 27 (8-5) and Friday, June 28 (8-1).

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Moving sale- Sat. June 29, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 662 Concession 5, Bathurst, off Hwy. 511. Exercise equipment, household items, furniture, tools, more.

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MOVING SALE- Saturday, July 6, 8 a.m-noon. Furniture, china, crystal, silver, linens. 236 Allan St., Smiths Falls. 613-283-6609. Moving west sale! Antiques, Art, Appliances, Books, Tools, Jewellery, All and everything. A lifetimes accumulation. 9 Bridge St. N., Kemptville. Fri. June 28, 11-7. Sat. June 29, 9-4.

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Multi-family. Sat. June 29, 8 a.m. 2110 Scotchline Rd., Perth (Country Carpet). Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing, toys, books, household items, furniture, sports equipment, electronics.

Bids accepted unĆ&#x;l Tuesday July 09, 2013 (5 p.m.) Contracts Commence July 24, 2013

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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.

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Bid informaĆ&#x;on packages available for pick up at the front desk located at 65 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls, ON.

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June 28 & 29, Beveridge Locks, follow signs from Port Elmsley. Patio set, BBQ, Birdâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Eye Maple night stand, copper washtub, fishing equipment, canoe, garden trailer, bar fridge, small freezer, power washer, air conditioner, chain saw, golf clubs, water pump, bicycles, electric treadmill, housewares. 613-267-7740

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4 pm

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 addressed to: Lori Sommerdyk, DistribuĆ&#x;on Manager 80 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5J7 Email: lsommerdyk@stlemc.ca

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

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Multi-family yard sale, Saturday, June 29, 8-2. 131 Goodwood Cres., Carleton Place (Queensway Estates, off Cemetery Side Road). 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. Muti-Family Yard Sale, Kitchen items, furniture, linens, lamps, etc. Heavyduty steel woodstove, campfire and fireplace wood. June 29, 8 a.m-3 p.m Rain date, July 6. 10238 County Rd. 43.(East of Boundary Rd.) Sat. June 29, 7 a.m. 3303 County Rd. 10, from Perth take North St., from Franktown take Perth Road 10. Antiques, vinyl, movies, misc.


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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!

Wanted Vendors for Lower Reach Park (Smiths Falls) on Canada Day. No fee. Table and chair provided. Contact: Jackie Staples 613-284-6713 or jackie.staples1@gmail.com. All Welcome!

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Yard Sale- June 29-30. Rain date July 6-7. 118 Saturday, June 29th, (8 Golf Club Rd., Smiths Falls am-5 pm), 15 Carleton St, Newboro, Ont. Huge huge huge yard sale!!!! Don’t miss out.... everything and anything will be sold. Antiques, collectibles, and much much more. Fill your pockets with toonies and loonies and come on out. You won’t be disappointed!!!!!

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For John and Gloria Peddie 1987 Ch Riviere des-anglais Howick, Quebec Sunday July 7, 10 a.m.

Quality Antiques & Collectibles

Antique furniture, glassware, Depression, Carnival, stainglass church window 5’. Pictures on internet.

Saturday July 6 and Sunday, July 7

RANDALL FINNEGAN AUCTIONEER 450-264-3653 450-601-7111 www.randallfinnegan.com

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

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FOR MR. BOWEN SAT, JULY 6, 2013 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM 2872, SECOND CONCESSION RD BROCKVILLE, ON Mr. Bowen is moving to a smaller residence & requires to sell the following, artwork by Gayle Ashby, 1/12 entitled Portal #4, Willie Kissimer artwork (copper plates to this artwork destroyed), early water colour of Windmill Point, Johnstown & many other artworks. Antiques, collectibles, advertising boxes, stainless milk cans (exc. Cond.). Copper pots, antique furniture, Gibbard china cabinet, china, silver flat ware, bronze sculpture & vase. Power tools, hand tools, building materials, tilt trailer, 2004 Ford truck, sells as is… Auctioneer’s Note: This sale has a wide variety of good clean merchandise, something for everyone! See you there 10:00 am sharp! For a more detailed list w/ photos go to www.theauctionfever.com Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen Available 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:

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Antiques, Collectibles, Engines, Large Wrench Collection, Rope Makers, Kitchen Gadgets, Brass Nozzles, Yard Sticks And Much More Held Approx. 12 Miles West of Kingston, Odessa Fair (Exhibit Palace), From 401 (Exit 599) Cty. Rd. #6 South Through Lights on Left

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Approx. 12 Small Gas Engines Approx. 100 Hacksaws on Boards Approx. 150 Glass Cutters on Boards Approx. 300 Kitchen Gadgets Approx. 300 Pencils/Pens (named) Very Large Button Collection Fruit Jar Collection Medicine Bottle Collection Advertising Tins/Wooden Cigar Boxes Milk Bottles, Quarts/Pints/1/2 Pints

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Approx. 200 Wrenches on Boards (most named) Approx. 150 Brass Nozzles Approx. 200 Yard Sticks (named) Approx. 200 Shoe Horns on Boards Approx. 50 Named Pie Plates Wooden Thread Spools Collection Approx. 175 Bottle Openers on Boards Vintage Clothing Spectacles/Case Collection Egg Scale Collection

3 Rope Makers; Unusual 30 Gal. Can Cooling Well Lift; Many Other Farm and Related Items. Drop Leaf Table; Early Music Table with Drawer; Primitive Blanket Box; Very Early Game Board; Shamrock Centre Table; Stereo Scope/Cards; Master Guitar/Case; Desk Bell; Vinegar Cruets; Salt Dishes Etc. Planters Peanut/Cow Cookie Jars; Cutlery (some hall marked); Wooden Clothes Rack; Antique Large Queen Victoria Print; Antique Large RT. Hon. Sir John A. MacDonald G.C.B. Portrait (water damage); Horse Print; 32 Picture Framed Collage of Early Dresses of the Late 1800’s Early 1900’s; 3 Antique Dolls/Wooden Cradle. NOTE: This is just a short listing to give you how diverse this collection is. Many items not listed. Please keep watching Web Site for updates/pictures. ***** This Extensive Collection has been collected by Tony & Flora over 40 years of traveling across Canada and USA. They have been active for many years showing at International Ploughing Matches, Florida State Fair, and Local Fairs, Engine Shows Etc. and very rarely showing the same thing twice. At this time in their life they have made the decision to sell, with this in mind they want some one else to enjoy this collection as much as they have.

TERMS OF SALE: Cash/Interac/Cheques (with proper I.D.) Listing/pictures www.daveasniderauctionservice.ca All verbal announcements made day of sale take precedence over any printed matter

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SAT, JUNE 29/13 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM TO SETTLE THE ESTATE OF MRS. GRACE DILLABAUGH # 966 Townline Rd, Kemptville Directions: From Ottawa, south on 416 highway, take exit 24, to County road 20, turn left to County road 44, turn right, to first left on to county road 20 to auction site. Follow the auction signs! Antiques & Collectibles: to include old autographed photos, antique furniture, local advertising items, early print books, tin toys by Marx Co. Tonka, Ertl & others, large collection of vintage costume jewellery, Bernia sewing machine, model # 1530, assortment of sewing supplies & materials. Shop tools, power equipment, hand tools, lawn & garden items… As new Dyson Stowaway vacuum cleaner & Blu-Sens 42” flat screen, as new furniture & misc. household etc… Auctioneer’s Note: This sale features many well cared for items & a wide variety of merchandise, something for everyone, not all items listed. See you there! For a more detailed list w/ photos go to www.theauctionfever.com Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen available 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:

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REAL ESTATE ANTIQUE & HOUSEHOLD AUCTION for Elvira Powell Estate to be held @ 35 Condie St., Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2T3 on Sat., July 6/13 @ 10 am Property to be auctioned @ 11 am

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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

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~ Calling All Investors ~ ~ Excellent Income Potential ~ 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. Refin. 6’ pine harvest table. Set of 8 refin. pressback chairs. Refin. oak side board. Lg pine washstand. Ant. drying rack. Ant. hall mirror. Pine side board. Pine jam cupboard. Pine blanket box. Bonnet chest. Oak dresser. Oak washstand. Ant. chest of drawers. Leather armchair. Crinoline chair. Grenville mat. Old post card & stamps. 6x8 fiberglass green house. Crocks. Train memorabilia. 3 & 5 pce bedroom sets. H.B. coat. Fur coats. Collection plates. Milk can. Chain purse. Reference books. Pictures & frames. Everyday ant. & serving dishes. Crockery foot warmers. Statues. Wall sconces. Bedroom & table lamps. Ant. canes. 5 pce cruet set. Ant. fan. Ant. kitchen utensils. Ant. radio. Cast iron pots. Old calendars. Lampliter jacket. Grand-daughter clock. Cant hook. Oil lamps & lanterns. Wooden decoys. Snow shoes. Ant. drying racks. Paddles. Wooden kegs. Copper boiler. Arrow back chair. Collectible bottles. Miller sign. Hohner accordion. Violin & case. Magazine rack. Trunk. Hooked rug. Picture frames. Fishing tackle. Wooden shaft golf clubs. Bb gun & many other articles too numerous to mention... Terms on chattels: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C Catering Be on time, not a large auction.

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS

“Call or email to Book Your Auction Today” Friday June 28, 2013 & Saturday June 29, 2013 - Open House Dates For Upcoming Real Estate Auction

304 Kelly Jordan Road, Smiths Falls (Montague Township). Auctioneers will be on site Friday June 28, 4-7 PM & Saturday June 29th, 1-4 PM to show you this property. This home is being sold with an Extremely Reasonable Reserve Bid. Sunday June 30, 2013 - Indoor Estate & Consignment Auction. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am) - At our Indoor Auction Hall 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls (Drummond North Elmsley if using GPS or Mapquest). Now Accepting Quality Consignments of Household, Antiques, Art & More! Call or email if you would like to sell something in this Auction. Saturday July 6, 2013 - On Site Outdoor Auction. 34 McCann Street - Smiths Falls. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am). – Quantity of pocket knives, 57 Schneider Enfield 3 ban infantry rifle, Trench art, scopes, wooden decoy, assorted animal calls, fishing rods, crystal, tools, large selection of fishing tackle, hunting, dolls, antique glass, mustard jars, thimbles, Cobalt, furniture & more- PLEASE EXPECT A LARGE AUCTION - Rain or Shine! 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 $25 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. WHAT WE DO: Auctions, Appraisals, Brand New Bed Sales, Moving & Trucking Services. CL434203_0627

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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


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Miller’s Bay Farm gears up for strawberry season, launches food box program EMC News – Imagine picking strawberries in a tranquil setting with the Rideau Canal just a stone’s throw away, or picking up a food box brimming with fresh produce, grown by people you know by name. At Miller’s Bay Farm, this is reality. Miller’s Bay Farm, located on Rideau Ferry Road, offers locally-grown, farm fresh produce for every season. The family has been farming for four generations and the farm’s road-side stand has become a landmark over the years. “We were both raised on a farm and we appreciate that lifestyle,” said owner Shannon Miller, who operates the farm with her husband, Robert, and their four children. “We’re delighted to raise our children in the same environment.” Miller’s Bay Farm is currently on the cusp of strawberry season – and it’s shaping up to be a banner one. This year has yielded twice as many strawberries to feast on, Miller said. With the season starting now, the pick-your-own operation is ready to welcome families and strawberry enthusiasts of all ages. Of course, there are also pre-picked strawberries ready to enjoy, too. “We’re really pleased with the way the patch is looking,” she said. The Miller’s Bay Farm berry patch is unique in that the pick-your-own fields are beautifully back-dropped by the Rideau Canal. “Families are more than welcome – we encourage families to make memories with us and experience picking here,” she said, adding that strawberry picking is a great way to establish the food-to-plate connection with children. To continue the tradition of sharing their locally-grown produce, Miller’s Bay Farm is launching a food box program this year. Miller said the family decided to add the new program to the mix as it was requested by customers and is beneficial on numerous levels. “It’s a good way for people to expand their food horizons,” she said. The program works so that customers pre-pay to pick up a weekly box of freshly-harvested produce. Beginning the first week of July, the box will host an assortment of what is in season each AUCTIONS

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week for 15 weeks. “We’re keeping it simple, but due to the nature of farming, we won’t know ahead of time what types of produce will be in the basket each week,” Miller said, noting the weekly change of produce also adds an element of anticipation. She said participating in the food box program allows for a built-in cost savings for the customer when comparing it to the foodstand prices. “This way, new customers also get a good taste of all the things available from our farm,” Miller said. But travelling to the farm isn’t the only option for enjoying fresh produce grown close to home. For the third year, a Miller’s Bay Farm produce stand will be conveniently located in Perth in front of Penny’s Pit Stop Restaurant on Highway 7 east. “We have a lot of customers from Perth and although the farm is only a few minutes out of town, we thought it would be beneficial to bring our produce closer, to serve our customers,” Miller said. The stand will be at that location starting when strawberries become available and continuing throughout the summer. The Miller’s Bay Farm stand is unique in Perth as it provides produce that is grown only 12-kilometres from its location – further driving home the aspect of local food. Be the first to get updates on when the berry patch will be bursting with nature’s candy! Sign up for Millers’ Farm Fresh Alerts. Visit the website and add Submitted photo your name to the list at www.millersbayfarm.com to receive notifications on The Miller Family is excited about the start of straw- Road. They are shown here, sitting on the first trac- when crops are ready for you to enjoy. berry season at Miller’s Bay Farm on Rideau Ferry tor that the farm used circa 1950. Submitted by Miller’s Bay Farm.

Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society private garden tour July 6 EMC Lifestyle – Once upon a time there were six enchanted gardens. These gardens were the home of magical creatures, plants and objects, and all was wonderful. Until, that is, a wicked sorceress cast a spell that caused the animals to be turned to stone and the objects to lose their powers. The plants were sad at this and, while continuing on with their lives, they no longer danced in the light of the sun and the moon. But then, it was decreed that on the

magical date of July 6, a group of brave gardeners would set forth to find the magical creatures and objects in the gardens and only by finding all 12 would the spell be broken and the gardens returned to their former joy. Are you one of these brave gardeners? All you need to do is contact Mark Stevens at 613-928-2652 or mkbjstevens@ripnet.com to purchase a $15 ticket that will open the gates to the six gardens and to a chicken barbecue

at Delta fairgrounds too, once you’ve completed your task. The gardens will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 6. Barbecue and prizes to follow. Come join in the fun for the return of the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society’s tour of private gardens in the township, scavenger hunt and chicken barbecue. Coming up on July 3 is the regular monthly meeting of the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society at the Portland Community Hall at 7:15 p.m. This

month’s guest speaker is Carol Dunk, master gardener and past president of the Ontario Horticultural Society. Carol will present Internet gardening spots, a great trip down the garden path for a rainy day. Monthly meetings are free to members, with membership a mere $15 a year. Non-members pay a $5 entry fee for each meeting, making the annual membership a real deal! Come join us! Submitted by the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society.

Nominations now being accepted for Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation scholarship EMC News – Canada has one of the highest reported prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the world and 20 to 30 per cent of people with IBD are diagnosed before the age of 20. To support Canadian students living with IBD and raise awareness about this chronic disease, the AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program is accepting nominations from young people living with IBD. In partnership with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC), the AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program is designed to award students who are living well with IBD, and strive to sustain an optimal level of wellness allowing them to excel while inspiring others to do the same. Through an unrestricted educational grant by AbbVie, CCFC will extend seven one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 CAN to students living with IBD who are entering into or are currently attending a post-secondary educational institution. Students of all ages are welcome to apply and the scholarship can be used for any Canadian post-secondary institution.

“I am committed to living each day to the fullest and I’m so grateful to the CCFC and AbbVie for giving me the opportunity and inspiration to push harder and help me excel at my academic goals,” says Clinton Shard, one of seven 2012 “gutsy” scholarship winners. “While the monetary scholarship provides an incentive, it also represents an investment in assisting students living with IBD and helping us achieve our dreams.” Through initiatives such as the scholarship program, AbbVie aims to continue accelerating the recognition of the burden of IBD and help further the global dissemination of evolving approaches to better care for people living with IBD. “AbbVie is proud to partner again this year with CCFC for the AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program. This initiative is a great example of a partnership that makes a difference in people’s lives,” states Felipe Pastrana, general manager of AbbVie Canada. “While our name, AbbVie, has changed – our commitment to the IBD community endures. Over THE EMC - 36 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

the years, AbbVie has shown continued commitment to people living with IBD by helping organizations and health care providers alike better understand the impact of these diseases on people’s lives. AbbVie recognizes the need for better disease diagnosis and monitoring to help improve the lives of millions of people affected by this chronic and debilitating disease.” IBD incidence rates on rise Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is a group of disorders that causes the intestines to become inflamed and ulcerated. This is caused by an abnormal response of the body’s immune system. A recent survey conducted by the CCFC found that 69 percent of people who had IBD when they were young were delayed in completing their postsecondary education. Eighty-nine per cent who had IBD as a child felt that they could have achieved more at school without their disease. Since there is currently no known cure or cause, young people need strategies to achieve their best long-term health despite their diagnosis.

Scholarship details The AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program, in partnership with CCFC, is designed for applicants of any age entering into or attending a Canadian-based post-secondary institution. Applicants must be: • A legal and permanent resident of Canada; • Diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease by a physician; • Seeking an associate’s, undergraduate, or graduate degree from a Canadian university; college; or enrolled in a trade school educational program; Enrolled in or awaiting acceptance from a Canadian-based post-educational institution for the fall semester of 2013; and A student who demonstrates academic aspiration and strives to sustain an optimal level of wellness in spite of their IBD, allowing them to excel to reach their personal and academic goals and inspiring others to do the same. Visit www.ccfc.ca for full application details.


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Deborah Bowes (left) is a volunteer with the Perth and area stroke support group. She is pictured with Annette Pinkney, health promoter and facilitator of the Perth and Brockville branches of Stroke Understood, a support group for survivors of stroke.

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EMC News – If you have had a stroke, or are giving care to a loved one who is a stroke survivor, then you may want to check the stroke support group in town. Stroke Understood is a support group for stroke survivors and their families and friends, and participants meet once a month in Perth and Brockville. Financially supported by the South East Local Integrated Health Network (LHIN), it is facilitated by Community and Primary Health Care (CPHC) umbrella. In Perth and Brockville, Annette Pinkney is the health promoter. Both groups meet the fourth Wednesday of the month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The Perth group meets at the Legion, Branch 244 and in Brockville at the 1000 Islands Mall (in the end closest to the Galaxy movie theatre). “The Perth Legion has been very supportive and they offer us the space for free,” Pinkney said. “This group is very busy. We have about 10 to 15 people each week. I’ve had intakes for 18 people.” In Brockville, it’s a fairly new support group with intakes beginning in January. They have five to nine people in attendance on average. “Social support is key,” said Pinkney. “If they can increase their self confidence, then their feelings of isolation, fear and loneliness will ease.” Pinkney is in contact with the local hospitals and is able to set up meetings with stroke survivors.

That’s where volunteer visitor Deborah Bowes comes in. A stroke survivor herself, she is a positive inspiration to those around her. “I enjoy it,” Bowes says of her visits to the Perth hospital to chat with people who have suffered a stroke, and their families. “People see I am a survivor and I am getting along well… and it’s survivor… not stroke victim. We are not victims of a stroke. We have survived a stroke.” Seeing Bowes, one wouldn’t even know she’d had a stroke some 20-plus years ago. “I’ve had great therapy over the years and a positive attitude. That’s the difference,” Bowes says, who visits with patients on a weekly basis. “I encourage them to come to the support group and see what we’re all about,” she says. Group meetings are flexible, added Pinkney. “They tell me what they would like to do. We have an active membership. They like all sorts of things… art, photography. We often have guest speakers and I will combine the two groups for that sometimes.” Support group meetings are open to anyone who is recovering from the effects of a stroke. At a meeting, participants learn from each other and share strategies for success. “They discover what resources are out there and build a social network,” Pinkney said. There is no cost to join the group and guests are encouraged to drop by a meeting at any time. For more information, call Pinkney at 613-3423693 ext. 407 or email apinkney@cphcare.ca

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YAK partners with Garbage Gofer to launch e-waste depot in Perth EMC News - If you are like most households, you probably have a few shelves full of non-functioning or obsolete electronic devices, like computers, televisions, printers, telephones, cameras, cell phones, MP3 players, stereo equipment, or other unwanted electronic waste. You don’t want to throw them out, because they contain valuable metals, as well as some hazardous products that contaminate landfills. But where can you take them to be safely recycled and disposed of? The Youth Action Kommittee of Perth & District (YAK) is excited to be partnering with Garbage Gofer and

SHIFT Recycling on the establishment of an electronic waste depot in Perth. Starting June 21, YAK will accept small amounts (car loads or less) of electronic waste at their Youth Centre at 1 Sherbrooke Street East, in the old Perth Shoe factory just across from the Shandex manufacturing facility (formerly Perth Soap). Your unwanted electronic materials can be brought in during YAK’s regular operating hours, Monday to Friday from 2 to 7 p.m. Please, do not bring or drop off material outside of those hours – it is essential that staff or volunteers from YAK are on hand to help unload and en-

sure the materials are in fact acceptable. If people just drop of materials, it will put the entire program at risk. So what happens with the collected material? YAK has worked out an arrangement with Garbage Gofer to pick up the collected material on a regular basis and bring it to their facility on Conlon Drive, where they will sort the material, and prepare it for shipping via tractor trailers. Shift Recycling is the approved Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) primary processor that will pick up the sorted and palletized materials from Garbage Gofer. The whole program is funded by OES, which gets

in revenues in pert from Environmental Handling Fees on new electronic products. Electronics contain precious and base metals that can be recovered through recycling at processing facilities. A good example of how these metals get reused is the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic medals, which contain recycled metal from electronic waste. More than a carload? Contact Garbage Gofer’s Rick White at 613-8125128 to arrange a time when truck loads of e-waste can be taken directly to Garbage Gofer’s Perth facility. Area residents and businesses can also arrange for pick-up service with Garbage Gofer. A small fee will be charged for pick up service. Rick is also looking into the possibility of offering once a month Saturday morning collection events – stay tuned for details and dates. The great news is that this is truly a win-win initiative. YAK wins, because they get paid per tonne for all e-waste collected. They also get to involve some

of their youth participants in helping to unload and organize materials, and area residents get to see the YAK facilities, participants and staff. Garbage Gofer is a private sector business that gets paid for their value added sorting and packing, which helps them grow their business of junk removal, clean up, renovations, and metal and appliance recycling. The program also allows the White family to continue to give back to the community. Local landfills win, as this program will ensure that many tonnes of valuable materials do not end up in area landfill sites. Since some electronics contain potentially hazardous materials will be safely recycled or disposed of the environment wins too. All collected materials are re-processed, recycled and/or safely disposed of here in North America, so this also ensures that materials do not end up oversees where they can create potential health and safety issues. Submitted by YAK

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Youth Action Kommittee and the Garbage Gofer have partnered to keep electronics out of the landfill. Pictured are representatives from Garbage Gopher, the YAK board, alumni, volunteers, youth, staff, Youth Centres Canada, and the Smiths Falls Chamber of Commerce Monday, June 24 as they announce their partnership. They are John Shideler, YAK Board Member, Rick White, owner of Garbage Gopher and E-Waste program partner ; Tim Wynne-Jones, YAK board member; Les Voakes, Youth Centres Canada’s Executive Director; Sheri Mahon-Fournier, YAK board member; Kimberley Murphy, one of the founding YAK members and the AGM guest speaker; Jenna Kelford, YAK’s program coordinator; Tanis Cowan, YAK’s executive director; Max Doyle, YAK youth member; Jarrid Hamilton, YAK youth member; Paul Cockburn, YAK board vice chair; Glen Dewey, YAK board chair; Melissa Hillier, Smiths Falls Chamber of Commerce. The Smiths Falls chamber was there in support of the Skills Link employment readiness programs YAK runs in Smiths Falls; Mike Selig, volunteer, donor and good YAK Friend; In front is Jannel Bigras, YAK’s After School Program Coordinator.

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Crazy for Crazy for You: St. John drama student play a big hit EMC Entertainment â&#x20AC;&#x201C; When it comes to musical theatre, the merit of the play can often times be measured by the audienceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s response. In the case of St. John Catholic High Schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s recent production of Crazy for You, the audience was driven crazy with laughter â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the good kind! The play starts when Bobby Child, a bankerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s son who wants nothing more than to be an actor, auditions for Bela Zangler, a famous Broadway producer whose character development starts and ends with an amazing mustache, and blows his big break by stepping on Zanglerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s foot. What an opportune moment to introduce Bobbyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s controlling fiance, along with his disappointed mother. As they both drag him back to the harsh realities of New York life â&#x20AC;&#x201C; his mother threatening to cut off his allowance â&#x20AC;&#x201C; so begins the playâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s many amazing one-liners. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s married to me,â&#x20AC;? his fiance insists, â&#x20AC;&#x153;He wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t need an allowance.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;No, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll need a psychologist.â&#x20AC;? Zing! Bobby, overwhelmed with the conflict, flees to Deadrock, Nevada to foreclose a deal on an old theatre to placate his mother. There, he meets and falls in love with Polly Baker, whose father owns the theatre. Suffice to say, she wants nothing to do with him, despite his attempts to woo her by comparing her to the Venus de Milo, except for her arms â&#x20AC;&#x201C; or rather, that she has arms. In an attempt at winning Pollyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s heart, and saving the theatre from himself, Bobby disguises himself as Bela Zangler and invites the Zangler Follies, a group of showgirls, to help him bring the theater back to life. Not only do Polly and her father have to watch out for Bobby, but also the local tavern keeper, Lank Hawkins, who has his eye on the theatre property too, and may have plans to build a casino. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be stupid. Who would come to Nevada to gamble?â&#x20AC;? he spat, initially opposed to the idea. It has to be said of the playâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s script, and the actorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spot on comedic timing, that breathes life into it, that the intelligent and self-aware wit, paired with zany slapstick stunts, make sure that there is something to tickle everyoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sense of humor. However, the scene that really steals the show is when the real Zangler shows up to drink at the tavern with the fake Zangler, as they mimic each othersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; drunken movements perfectly, both too inebriated to realize that they are not looking in a mirror. The scene quickly turns into a duet as both the mustachioed

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men contemplate the cruelties of love, confiding in each other until they both pass out on the tavern floor. Overall, this production did everything right. There were some technical difficulties in the beginning with the actorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; microphones, but it was handled with grace as they projected their voices to make up for it. The costumes were colourful and bright; the sets were well made and included for the use of a projector in the background to show a New York skyline or dessert landscape accordingly; the choreography was entertaining; the script delivery was great, with facial expressions ranging from hilariously grandiose to subtle and authentic in an instant; historical anachronisms were well placed and lighthearted â&#x20AC;&#x201C; like an Ottawa Senators flag waving in the background of a musical finale; and the singing talent was superb. Photos by PAGE TAYLOR I am absolutely crazy for Crazy for Student actors rehearse a scene from the St. John Catholic High School production of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Crazy for You,â&#x20AC;? which You.

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Former students reminisce with favoured teacher, some 60 years later By TONIA KELLY

EMC News - The year 1952 remains golden in the memories of a group of students from Brighton Public School who welcomed a new teacher, Ralph Greenhorn, to their Grade 7 class. On June 19, 2013, 21 from that original class and a subsequent Grade 8 class, came from Brighton, Nepean, Pickering, Belleville, Kingston, Calabogie, Niagara Falls, Bowmanville, Peterborough, Stouffville, Trenton and Rosemeath, to honour their former teacher with lunch at a restaurant in Perth – more than 60 years later. In his early 20s, Greenhorn was less than 10 years older than his students and he speaks of them as one would speak of old friends who supported him through his first challenging year. “I remember that Grade 7 class in particular,” he recalls, “I think, because it was my first class where I was in sole charge of about 27 students and I had nobody to turn to, only the good Lord . . . They were so kind, so good, it was the type of class where I could have gone out in the hall and read a book as long as they had work to do, they would be doing it.” Teaching this particular group was a confidence builder. “It said to me, ‘Look you can do it.’ It was a class who came, it seemed, ready to learn, and I was ready to teach.” In those early years, Greenhorn taught mainly English and science, but other subjects as well, always looking for and encouraging creative sparks in his students: “Basically you can either hear it or see it,” he said. “So, if I’m seeing something that is consistently

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Teacher Ralph Greenhorn and student Carol (Bonisteel) King enjoy a reunion after some 60 years. good over a period of time, then there’s an ability in there.” During an art class in that first year, he walked up and down the aisles reviewing the work of the students and noticed one student working on an intricate piece of artwork. “He was really concentrating,” said Greenhorn. “I said, ‘Francis, don’t you ever give this up.’ That’s all I needed to say . . . because when you do a good piece of work, you know pretty well it’s a good piece of work, (but) when your teacher tells you . . . that meant so much more.” Frank Edwards of Kingston was that

student. After attending the Ontario College of Art, Edwards became a medical artist illustrator in the anatomy department of Queen’s University and at the Kingston General and Hotel Dieu hospitals. For many years, he was also the political cartoonist the Kingston daily. An accomplished artist whose work is in many private collections, his paintings are on display at the Gallery Raymond in Kingston. Edwards recalled the special attention he received from his Grade 7 teacher when, at the age of 12 or 13, he had sent in “one of those little things in the back

of comic books,” and won a scholarship to the Chicago School of Art. It wasn’t feasible at that age to pack up and move to Chicago, but he was excited and showed the letter of offer to Greenhorn. “He told me to wait until recess, together we walked up the street,” Edwards recalled. “He read the letter, talked about it, he took it seriously, and that really meant a lot. What always impressed me was that never once did he talk down to me. It’s very important to someone of that age. I always remembered that and I’ve tried to remember never to talk down to young people.” Another of those Grade 7 students, Carol (Bonisteel) King, has a vivid memory of her first sight of Greenhorn. “For one thing he was such a goodlooking chap, all the girls had a crush on him, and I remember that first day of school with his navy blazer, grey flannels and a striped tie, he made an impression as soon as he walked in the door.” She also remembered his academic skills, noting that every day they had to parse a sentence, and write threesentence paragraphs. She and others remembered rigorous training in the multiplication tables, and a math formula that they recite to the present day: “If three bananas cost 20 cents, then eight bananas would cost eight times 20 divided by three. We had that memorized – the bottom left times the top right divided by the top left.” Catherine (Butters) McLean credited Greenhorn for leading her around the blind spots in math. “I struggled with math until I got to Grade 7; I’d be in tears over math. After I had him, from

then on in high school, I got very good marks. The same with English, he was an amazing teacher, he set me on the right road, I think. He gave us confidence, and he was a good-looking guy!” Catherine Hommersen remembered his grammar lessons. “Mr. Greenhorn was the best grammar teacher I have ever had. The one thing I remember is, after lunch every day, he’d walk into the classroom and say, ‘Please open your Using Our Language book at such-andsuch a page.’ He was fantastic. It was an excellent legacy that Mr. Greenhorn left with us.” Another former student, Jim Harrison, remembers a good group of kids, and the teacher “who kept a lot of us on the straight and narrow, we didn’t want him to hear bad things about us,” he said. “He was good with us and (because of him), I think, we all went on to achieve things that may have been above us.” Leonard Jackson was one of the several students inspired to become teachers themselves. “I taught for 34 years and you get one of those great classes, if you’re lucky, once in your lifetime. It’s sort of special that he thinks we were that class for him.” Although the former students would meet occasionally and Greenhorn’s name usually came up in their discussions, Edwards said, “No one seemed to know where he was, what was happening, but we all had a connection to him.” Carol King decided to remedy this and, after several false starts and a little help from Google, she found him hiding See FORMER page P17

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Some of Ralph Greenhorn’s students from some 60 years ago, gathered in Perth for a celebratory lunch.

Former teacher remembered by students From page P16 students, he paid solemn tribute to absent friends,

fondly remembering students who had died young, along with words of guidance to those first students who had come to honour him, the kind of words that no doubt inspired them all those years ago and motivated them to live up to their potential. Being retired in Perth, Greenhorn lives not far from the farm where he was born and raised in Phillipsville, near Toledo, and not far from where he himself attended a one-room school house in Phillipsville and then Athens High School. Beginning with his first class in Brighton, his career spanned more than 40 years, with 22 years teaching at three different schools in North York. He spent the last 20 years before retirement at Smiths Falls District Collegiate.

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Perth Academy of Musical Theatre returns with a bang this summer EMC Events - From Grease to Fiddler on the Roof, Shakespeare to Molière, infant to adult, the Perth Academy of Musical Theatre has introduced students of all ages to singing, acting and dancing for 15 years. “It’s hard to believe that we’ve been around for that long,” says proprietor Heidi Stepanek, “and yet, it’s hard to remember doing anything else. This is my passion and my life.” The Perth Academy of Musical Theatre, or PAMT, started out in the summer of 1998, offering two youth musical theatre workshops (Annie and Little Shop of Horrors), intended to teach local kids the basics of the “triple threat” (acting, singing and dancing), and culminating in the performance of a full-scale Broadway musical. Ms. Stepanek began the business as a summer job, and a means of putting herself through university. Since then, the business has grown in size and scope, becoming a full-time occupation for Stepanek, and for her several employees. Starting with a mere 30 students that first summer, PAMT now teaches classes to over 300 students a year, many of whom travel from great distances –Germany, Mexico, California, Winnipeg and New York City – to take part in the award-winning, one-ofa-kind programs. PAMT has also graduated from offering two summer workshops, to running over 20 programs throughout the year, for both youths and adults of all ages, with repertoire varying from musical theatre to drama to vocal technique to swordplay and stage combat. Over the 15 years of PAMT’s opera-

tions, the unique arts-based business has received several prestigious accolades, including the Perth Chamber of Commerce’s Business Achievement Award in 2004, and Stepanek was nominated for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction awards in 2006 for her role in PAMT’s success. However, Stepanek feels that the business’s greatest achievement is the impact the programs have had on her students. “So many young people come through our doors for the first time nervous and unsure of themselves,” says Stepanek, “By the end of their first day, they are already a part of the family atmosphere that the staff and other students have created here, and bond with lifelong friends from all over the world. This place really is magical!” Students, parents, and audience members of PAMT’s excellent productions consistently rave about the quality of the instruction, and of the final performances put on by the company. Particularly important is the emphasis on making sure that every student receives time in the spotlight, either singing a solo, dancing a feature dance, or acting out a lead role. “Building confidence in our students is our primary mandate,” relates Stepanek. “I love hearing stories from our parents who say that their child was always the shyest in their class, then after a PAMT workshop they became stronger and more self-assured. PAMT is such a special and unique community of non-judgmental and spirited individuals with positive attitudes, devoted to providing a fun and safe environment for us to experiment artistically without

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From left, summer troupe members Miranda Wilson, Evan Loten, and Colin Pogue. fear of negative feedback.” PAMT has also had great success in integrating students with special needs into their programs. “It’s such a perfect place for all youths, with their own special talents, to have their own unique niche, says Stepanek. “We all have fun together, regardless of our backgrounds and abilities, and experience the joy of acting and playing, both on and off the stage. It’s a wonderful non-judgemental atmosphere where we are all “family.” Having just returned from a sabbatical year, where Stepanek traveled around the continent with her family exploring new places, people and, especially, theatres, she comes back with a fresh perspective and energy, ready for PAMT’s exciting 2013 season. PAMT has now

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July 22 to Aug, 2) where fans of fantasy and Tolkien, both old and new, can make their dream worlds into reality. A professional swordfighting and stage combat instructor will be on hand to teach (safe and fun) techniques, expert acting and singing coaches will help students bring their characters to life, and spectacular costumes and elaborate sets (including the massive walls of Helm’s Deep) complete this epic production, which will culminate on the Studio Theatre stage on Aug. 1 and 2. PAMT’s famous teenage production follows: The Who’s Tommy (Ages 12 to 19, from Aug. 5 to 16). This fabulous rock-opera, which is also playing at the Stratford Festival this summer, is a highlight of the season, with opportunities for teens to have a life-changing experience, working with a live band, and with professional voice, acting and dance coaches from across Canada. Final performances will take the stage on August 15, 16 and 17. The summer finishes with a fun-filled production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Ages four to 12, from August 19 to 30) where young performers become a mermaid or sea creature as the theatre turns on magical blue lights, brings out colourful costumes, puts on headset microphones, plays some lively calypso music, and everyone dances their way “Under the Sea!” The students take to the stage for their final production on Aug. 29 and 30. For more information, like the Perth Academy of Musical Theatre on Facebook, visit PAMT’s website at www. perthacademy.ca or call (613) 706-0954. Welcome back, PAMT!

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No. 8 and earned the entry into the Burns Jewelers draw to be held at the end of the season. Skip Patterson was closest to the pin on No. 11, winning the Lanark Landing Restaurant gift certificate. Pierre Hofstatter brought a T-shirt for Russ DaSilva with the new Canadian Tire Centre Logo for the home of the Senators. Pierre also sponsors a $500 gift certificate for anyone acing the 3rd tee during Tuesday Twilight Play. A & B Ford and Burns Jewelers also sponsor hole-in-one prizes at No. 15 and No. 8 respectively. The hunt for golfers to go on a golfing holiday to Vegas this fall continued this week and John McClusky was selected to accompany Larry Benedet on the trip. There will be another draw in two weeks time to select another golfer to go to Vegas. Submitted by Bob Burch

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The NEW Perth Blue Wings Junior “B” Hockey Club seeks five (5) elite hockey players for their 2013-14 Eastern Ontario Junior B Hockey League Team. You MUST be highly coachable, physically fit, MENTALLY tough and born between 1993-1997 (16-20 years old) to qualify. ONLY those seriously committed to competing for an EOJHL Championship need apply. Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 28th, 2013. For a FREE detailed information Kit, sent by First Class Mail, on your request, email Michael McLean at: Michael@PerthBlueWings.com or visit www.NEWBlueWings.com and leave your full mailing address. PerthBlueWings.com

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Next walk in registration date: Thursday June 27th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ Conlon Farms

Above, the new interpretive signs at the site provide info about the mining history at Murphys Point. Bottom left, ringing the triangle for food at the bunk house. Bottom right, re-enactors dress up in 19th century period costume, in an effort to bring history to life.

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EMC News - On Saturday, June 15 the Friends were part of a special ceremony to unveil a new interpretive display along the Silver Queen Mine Trail at Murphys Point. The ceremony was an opportunity to appreciate the dedicated group of volunteers who saw a need and had a passion to get the job done. Tobi Kiesewalter, the Park’s Natural Heritage Education Leader explained: “About 150 years ago the mining industry got its start in North Burgess Township. It was not trained prospectors or experienced miners who got the ball rolling. It was mostly farmers who used their expertise, resourcefulness and whatever tools they had to extract the green and shiny black minerals that they had stumbled upon in their fields. This, in turn, helped them to eke out a living on the rugged and unforgiving Canadian Shield. As the industry caught on, companies began to invest and, for a brief time, business was good. Companies like the General Electric Company, the German American Apatite Company and the Dominion Improvement and Development Company purchased and operated mines in the area. They acquired steam boilers, machinery, wagons and horses, they built infrastructure and hired workers. It was a mining boom that left North Burgess at the centre of one of the mining capitals of the world.” These are the facts about a significant chapter in Ontario’s history. Of course there’s more to it than that. There’s a whole story that staff at

the park strive to interpret to anyone visiting. “Some of the story bits are known, others are left to the imagination,” Kiesewalter said. “For example, we know that the Adams Wagon Company made this wagon in their large factory in Brantford, Ont. We know that it likely was the first line of transportation of minerals from Lanark County to markets around the world, including England, Germany and the United States. We can speculate about the mine manager who may have ordered this wagon from the Adams Wagon Company catalogue or the wagon driver who pocketed a few pennies to transport the odd extra passenger or the everobedient horses who worked so hard along the uneven roads.” These stories will be brought to life for visitors to this site thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group of volunteers: Rudy Lepp; Tom Spence; John, Judy and Ian Bufton; Gord Munroe; Dan Woods; Wayne Smith; Bob Laidlaw; Tony Walsh and Larry Paquette. They researched and accurately restored the ore wagon, engineered and built a shelter for it, positioned the horses, outfitted them with harnesses and equipment, and subsequently repaired the porcupine damage with new equipment. They are not miners or trained restoration experts. But, just like the farmers who 150 years ago started the industry, they are incredibly resourceful and they brought a wealth of expertise to this project. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a

professional museum-quality, 3D display with original artifacts has got to be worth even more than that. The thousands of visitors who walk down this trail annually have had the benefit of some interpretation and storytelling in the past. What this display now does is so effectively set the tone and context of what visitors will get to see further down the trail. It signals the beginning of a story of survival on the Canadian Shield, the world economy, entrepreneurship, hopes and dreams of prospectors, workers and company men and the brief but significant chapter in Ontario’s history when the minerals of Lanark County went out to the rest of the world. On behalf of the visitors who venture down this trail, thanks to you for your passion and dedication. Thank you also to Grover Lightford, who donated this wagon from the nearby McLaren Mine Site many years ago, along with many other artifacts. You had the foresight to realize that this was part of a bigger story that deserved to be heard. Thanks also to the efforts of the Friends of Murphys Point Park and Beth Peterkin for raising the grant money required to buy materials, fake horses, barrels and an interpretive sign. And, finally, thanks to Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization and Valley Heartland for contributing the necessary funds. Submitted by Friends of Murphys Point

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New interpretive display unveiled at Murphys Point Blue Devil Summer 2013 Basketball Camps SMALL BALL CAMP TIMES AND GROUPS HAVE CHANGED WEEK 1 – July 8-12 Small Ball Camp for those born in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 ($90)..........................9am-10:15 am WEEK 2 – July 15-19 23rd Annual Blue Devil Basketball Camp...............................9am-noon for those born in 1999-2004 ($125)

To register, VISIT www.perthtigersbasketball.com OR call Kevin at 613-264-8667 OR email kjbellamy@sympatico.ca Please sent payment (payable to Tigers Basketball) c/o Kevin Bellamy 8 Inverness Ave., Perth, ON, K7H 3G6


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Tee time reader support EMC Sports - The ninth annual Jim Noble & RBC Dominion Securities Golf Classic in support of Perth & District Union Public Library’s Summer Literacy Program raised a record $29,200 this year. The proceeds fund the library’s one-on-one tutoring program, now in its 24th year, which will offer reading help to 114 children ages four to eight this summer. To support the long-term operations of the program, the library has established an endowment fund at the Perth & District Community Foundation. More information about that fund is available at www.pdcf.ca. Pictured at the event on Friday, June 14, are, from left, Jim Noble, library CEO Elizabeth Goldman, program coordinator Adam Noonan, library board member Joan Wickware, children’s librarian Rachel Warren, tutor Graeme McTavish and tutor Jessica Strong.

EMC News – The Lanark County Therapeutic Riding Program offers specialized riding lessons to children and adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities throughout Lanark County. The riding program is in its 27th year of providing this beneficial therapy, rehabilitation and recreation where horses are the helping partners. The summer riding season is just beginning and the program is looking for volunteers to assist with riding lessons in both Perth at Cedar Rock Farm, and in Almonte at Willaway Farm on Ramsay Concession #2. If you are interested in being with enthusiastic riders, out in the fresh air and ready for a little exercise, come out and see what it is all about. There is a volunteer training clinic in Almonte Thursday, June 27 at 9 a.m. for new volunteers. Please call the number below for additional information. No experience with horses is necessary. You will be shown how to sidewalk beside the rider using different support holds and offering encouragement and direction. For people who have had experience with horses, techniques for leading a horse with a disabled rider on board will be explained. Safety is the main concern for all who are involved in the riding program so it is important that volunteers learn how to be comfortable around the horses which comes with time and experience. If you are interested, volunteers are also given the opportunity to learn how to groom the horses and take up to prepare the horses for the lesson. This is a wonderful chance to learn some new skills and be involved in a therapy and recreation that provides physical benefits as well as social, emotional and psychological gains. Some volunteers come out for one hour and others stay for the whole morning, the choice is left up to the individual. If you would like more information or to register as a volunteer, please call 613-257-7121 ext. 236 or check out our website at: www.therapeuticriding.ca. Submitted by the Lanark County Therapeutic Riding Program.

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Generous fling EMC News - Thanks to the hard work of the Lioness Club of Perth, the GWM Foundation is again benefactor from its 2013 Spring Fling. Dr. Robert Chaplin accepts a cheque for $8,000 from the ladies of the Lioness. The funds were raised by the hard work and dedication of the Lioness’ 2013 Spring Fling held in April. To date, this event has raised over $30,000 and the foundation is most grateful for their effort and generosity – another strong service club that is committed to the community. Pictured are: Arlyn McMillan, Dora Church, Lioness President, Dr. Chaplin, GWM chair, Rene Saumur, Inge Skinner and Diane Walsh.

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Pennies keep Buck Lake Boatilla afloat physical disabilities. Her goal is to raise $1,000 before the Boatilla. While making her parents very proud, Montana’s special efforts have achieved results beyond fundraising for Easter Seals. In addition to fundraising for the Send A Kids To Camp program, the Buck Lake Boatilla also has a mandate of community building by being good neighbours and participating in local activities. Through her efforts, Montana has caught the attention of Buck Lakers and given them a sense of unity and purpose. Her desire to do something good for children with physical disabilities has also done something good for this rural community. The Buck Lake Boatilla has been a wonderful community success since its inception nine years ago. A community of about 450 has rallied behind a cause of giving so children with physical disabilities will have a chance to go to summer camp at Camp Merrywood on the Big Rideau. ‘’It is all about the kids!’’ has been the Boatilla motto since it started. But it is really more about the kids than we realize. There is something special about youthful idealism, community building and benevolence. Just look at Montana Faye Wilson; we have a lot to learn and appreciate. Submitted by Camp Merrywood

The Perth Civitan Club would like to thank the following businesses for their donations to the CHEO Breakfast. Barnabe’s Independent Brownlee’s Metro Campbell Eggs Canadian Tire Dollar World Foodsmiths Quattrochi’s Reid’s Dairy Subway The Garden Market Tim Horton’s Wendy’s

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EMC News - There’s something special going on in Perth Road Village, a hamlet 24 kms north of Kingston bordering on scenic Buck Lake. It is a unique combination of youthful idealism, community building and benevolence. It is embodied in Montana Faye Wilson, a shy, reserved 12-year-old who is in Grade 6 at Perth Road Public School. Montana’s story began last fall when the federal government announced that pennies would no longer be in circulation. With youthful idealism, Montana decided she would collect pennies from customers at her family corner store in Perth Road Village. Her plan was to donate them to the Buck Lake Boatilla and Community barbecue, an annual event which has raised over $86,000 to send 43 children and youth with physical disabilities to Easter Seals Camp Merrywood in eight years. Her jar used to collect the pennies soon contained larger coins, so Montana decided to coin a phrase (pun intended) to further promote her efforts. “Coins For Kids’’ was born and to date Montana, a shy, unassuming pre-teen has raised over $500 for the Buck Lake Boatilla, which will take place this year on June 29. When asked why she decided to do this and what she hoped to accomplish, Montana replied that she wanted to have fun and do something to help kids with

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NOTICE PROPOSED CLOSING OF A PORTION OF AN UNOPENED ROAD ALLOWANCE IN BATHURST WARD TAKE NOTICE, that the Council of the Corporation of Tay Valley Township proposes to enact a By-Law to stop up, close and sell a portion of an unopened road allowance.

Police Services Board and Tay Valley Township Thanks Sponsors for the 2013 OPP/Student Baseball Game! The Staff and Students at Glen Tay Public School had a fun filled day on Thursday, June 13th when the students took on the members of the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police for a friendly game of baseball. The entire student body came out to show their school spirit and cheer on their ball players. The day was a resounding success thanks to the support of various local businesses with donations for the tasty BBQ lunch. Fostering a respectful relationship between these children and their local law enforcement is such an important goal and being able to do so in an atmosphere with the help of our local businesses made the event that much more successful.

AND TAKE NOTICE, that any person who believes they may be adversely affected by the closure of such unopened road allowance has an opportunity to express their concerns at an open meeting to be held on: Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Tay Valley Township Office – Council Chambers 217 Harper Road, Perth, Ontario

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DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED CLOSING Bathurst Ward – The portion of the unopened road allowance (approximately 66 feet by 565 feet) between Concession 5 & 6, Lot 5, geographically located north of Old Brooke Road. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND MAP is available at the Municipal Office or on the Township website at www.tayvalleytwp.ca. For further information contact: Dated this 13th day of June, 2013 Tay Valley Township Janie Laidlaw, Acting Clerk 217 Harper Road Perth, Ontario K7H 3C6 T: 613-267-5353 ext. 130 E: clerk@tayvalleytwp.ca www.tayvalleytwp.ca

TOO SOON TO THINK HOCKEY! Although the weather is just starting to heat up out there it is definitely not too early to think of the 2013–2014 Hockey season.

TAX NOTICE 2013 FINAL TAX LEVY The final tax bills have been mailed and due dates for the two installments are: Wednesday, July 31st & Monday, September 30th

Registrations are being accepted at the Township office and early bird fees will be in effect until August 23rd. Avoid additional costs and disappointment as all divisions of this popular program fill up quickly.

If you do not receive your tax bill within the next week or so please call the Township Office at (613) 267-5353.

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CANADA DAY – OFFICE & WASTE SITE HOURS The Municipal office will be closed on Monday, July 1st, 2013 for Canada Day and will re-open on Tuesday, July 2nd at 8:30 a.m. All three waste sites will be also be closed on Monday. Waste sites will be open as usual on Wednesday, July 3rd at 8:00 a.m.

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MVFN celebrates 25 years encouraging love, knowledge of nature EMC News – The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) held their annual general meeting (AGM) at the Almonte Civitan Club on May 16 followed by a very successful Spring Gathering event. The AGM was conducted by Ken Allison, president of MVFN, with attendance by the board and club members. Ken provided the membership with an overview of the organizations activities and finances over the last year. This is the club’s 25th year as an organization and during that time it has been very active promoting the understanding and awareness of the natural world in our community, with its popular natural history lectures series, canoe, hiking and birding outings, environmental programs for children and youth, and strong support for local conservation issues. The treasurer, Robert McCook presented the finances which show a well managed club which can continue to be very active. Ken introduced each of the board members for the coming year, and of special note is that Cliff Bennett, one of the founding members has once again been elected to the board where he will serve as vice-president for 201314. Cliff has been very actively involved with MVFN from it first days and will ensure it continues to be a vibrant and relevant organization. The AGM was followed by the wellattended and exciting Spring Gathering event. Starting with the reception, old friends and acquaintances shared drinks and chatted; many visited the Young Naturalists exhibit, the Reduce Plastic Bag campaign table and made bids on the silent auction items. The Almonte Civitan Club did an excellent job of providing top notch service and a very tasty meal. A special thanks goes out to all the volunteers, especially Rosemary McGinnis, this year’s event co-ordinator for MVFN. The master of ceremonies, Iain Wilkes, MVFN’s new publicity chair and well-known leader of the Carleton Place

Left, Cliff Bennett, left, one of Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists' (MVFN) founding members and newly-elected vice-president for 2013-14 with MVFN's Brenda Boyd at the recent Spring Gathering. Bottom left, guest speaker Éric Hébert-Daly, right, executive director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and MVFN's Iain Wilkes. Below, MVFN’s Ken Bennett, left, and Cathy Keddy enjoy some cake. Photos by PAULINE DONALDSON

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Talented lineup on tap for Calabogie Country Music Festival June 28 to 30

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The inaugural Calabogie Country Music Festival will take over Calabogie Peaks Resort June 28 to 30, featuring a talented group of country music stars, including the Ottawa area’s Kira Isabella, right. Isabella won the Canadian Country Music Association’s Rising Star Award in 2012 and will close the festival on Sunday, June 30. Above, Headlining Saturday’s performances will be Dallas Smith, who spent the last 10 years as the frontman for the band Default.

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EMC Entertainment – Calabogie Peaks Resort will be buzzing this weekend with top Canadian country music stars at the inaugural Class Axe Guitars Calabogie Country Music Festival. Dallas Smith, Kira Isabella, and Jordan McIntosh are just a few of the exciting acts to hit the stage during the three-day event. The festival was conceived by the same team that organizes the wildly popular Calabogie Blues & Ribfest, which is heading into its third year. The Calabogie Country Music Festival will deliver top country music, on-site camping, beer gardens, food vendors, chairlift rides, a kids’ zone and more. Hailing from nearby Carleton Place, singer Jordan McIntosh is the latest sensation on the country music scene. He will headline the Friday night show at the festival, with well-known singer Leah Daniels as the opener. McIntosh, who has acquired a large fan base already, is sure to deliver a performance that will showcase that show-stopping talent. Dallas Smith is set to headline Saturday evening’s events. Numerous country bands, including Autumn Hill, Whitney Rose, The Working Class & Ryan Cook, will be taking the stage, beginning at noon leading up to the night’s big event, a performance by Canadian country music star, Smith. He delivers an outstanding show, which is a must-see for any country music fan. Smith spent the last ten years fronting the popular band Default, before stepping into a solo career in 2011. He released his solo debut country album, Jumped Right In, back in May 2012 and its first single, ‘Somebody Somewhere’, immediately soared up the Canadian Hot 100 charts. Sunday’s wrap up to the festival includes performances by Tim Chaisson, the ever-popular country band Silver Creek, Kerosene Creek, and local favourites, Ambush. Closing out the festival will be the exciting Canadian Country Music Award winner Kira Isabella. In 2012, Isabella won the Canadian Country Music Association’s Rising Star Award. Her debut CD quickly garnered national attention and she became one to watch in the Canadian country music scene. The festival grounds will open at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 28 with onsite camping. Music performances will commence at 7 p.m. More information and tickets can be found at www.calabogiecountry. com.

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Robert Potts will be transparent and accountable to all Algonquin beneficiaries. The AOO will develop the governance structure, mandates and powers of these Institutions to ensure the most effective protection of all beneficiaries’ interests. Land has been critical to the way of life for the Algonquins and will play an important role in the cultural recognition and future economic sustainability of the AOO. The Preliminary Draft AIP establishes that Ontario will transfer not less than 117,500 acres of Provincial Crown Land to one or more Algonquin Institutions. This lands package consists of more than 200 parcels of land ranging in size from a few acres to more than 30,000 acres. The AOO’s proposed land selections were each chosen for the following purposes: (a) Historical/Spiritual

(b) Community Recreation and Environmental Protection (c) Economic Development, Resources, Tourist Commercial (d) Future Institutional, Residential, Industrial Development The Provincial Crown Land in the Settlement Area is 3.3 million acres. Nearly 2 million acres constitutes Provincial Parks, including Algonquin Park (1.8 million acres), where the AOO will have extensive management planning input. This leaves approximately 1.3 million acres of Provincial Crown Land to be considered for AOO land selections. The proposed lands package comprises approximately four per cent of the Provincial Crown Land in the land claim Settlement Area. Through the transfer of this land, existing access to cottages, private properties, or navigable waterways will not be lost or compromised, and no new First Nation reserves will be created. A Treaty will provide economic development opportunities that will not only benefit the AOO, but will also provide a tremendous benefit to our neighbours living within Eastern Ontario. This column is the second in a series providing insights into Algonquin history, the foundation for the land claim, elements of the Preliminary Draft AIP and next steps in the journey. The next column will focus on the Parks and Protected Areas component of the Preliminary Draft AIP. For more information visit www.tanakiwin.com. Robert Potts is Principal Negotiator and Senior Legal Counsel for the Algonquins of Ontario.

after two years under new wireless code EMC News – On June 3, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued a wireless code that will make it easier for Canadians to understand their contracts and sets out their basic rights. The code will apply to new contracts for cell phones and other personal mobile devices starting on Dec. 2, 2013. “Every day, Canadians rely on wireless devices while in their homes, at their jobs, at school or travelling abroad,” said Jean-Pierre Blais, chairman of the CRTC. “The wireless code will contribute to a more dynamic marketplace by making it possible for Canadians to discuss their needs with service providers at least every two years.” The wireless code addresses the main frustrations that Canadians shared with the CRTC, which included the length of wireless contracts, cancellation fees, roaming charges and other industry practices. Among other things, individual and small business consumers will be able to: • Terminate their wireless contracts after two years without cancellation fees, even if they have signed on for a longer term. • Cap extra data charges at $50/ month and international data roaming charges at $100/month to prevent bill shock. • Have their cell phones unlocked after 90 days, or immediately if they

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EMC News of Smiths Falls â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Town challenge when is up for the helping Haiti. it comes to In respons lenge issued e to a chalpresident of by Peter Hume, the Associa of Municipalities tion of Ontario (AMO) and tive directo AMO executown councir Pat Vanini, l committee committed at of the Wholeits Committee sion on Monda(COW) sesthe town makingy night to the minimum $100 Photo courtesy for Haiti indonation sought of JOHN GRAY of a devasta the aftermath Residents quake thatting 7.1 earthJan. 21 as may have noticed a curious several specia Central Americstruck the sight floatin hot air balloo l guests an nation g atop Smiths on Jan. 12. Connections n. During his ride, were invited to Falls on take a Realty Inc., John Gray, Smiths Falls broker of trip in the RE/MAX Dennis captured this picture record with Staples said Mayor sque view RE/MAX in support he of the town. of the initiati was By DIANN ve. He mentio E PINDER-MOS S that he had ned, however, â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is Well-known heard of some pheno Staff cartoo menal news commu Writer nist donate for the commu nities Orthopaedics EMC News s time to that ucts that had sending prodnities and Department LAWS. Smiths Falls â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Perth and certainwe serve. We been collect it will be with potent or shelter items. will will ed a pleasur ly ial soon to welcom orthopaedic have the a second e candid e him with orthopaedic have open arms,â&#x20AC;? ates. He asked staff â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Page 35 work with opportunity to geon to call he noted in if they had him.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;The recruit been on at their sur- press release. a The Perth hospital followi ment of that able to clarify whethe local physici and Smiths ans and would be r Falls ful recruitment ng a success- heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sDr. Mark Roberts the area can specialists to says would Distric t Hospit The responspossible. excited be a challen al ing process e from CAO Dr. Mark effort. like to acknow gof moving at the prospect Dr. Wayne Robert . I am delight Brown was ledge here. Intern ationa s, an Anderson 2009 ed based on that, and the OR by this announcemen â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was Medic al Graduate, will l extrem ely nursing staff who provide it is key to t as had seen, the news clips he UNITED impressed join the medenablin dynamic and with the hospita organiz ical staff at a staff, physici active ortho- continue to deliver g us to the Red Cross ations like WAY ans and admin-l paedic service Falls DistricPerth & Smiths istratio and Save the on our Childre ability to meet . n were seeking CAMPAIGN the needs of Dr. July, 2010. t Hospital in care n. The dedication donations to viding Roberts will be pro- patients in our area,â&#x20AC;? so they cash ently workin He is pres- sphereand the overall atmohip and knee hospita said g at London are proced joint Carter. l board chair Tim determine on site whatcould Health Scienc My family second to none. eral ures as part of a needed was es . genCentre, and University orthopaedic â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our screeni look forward I very much practic â&#x20AC;&#x153;Mone and trauma Hospital, London Ontari to relocat e, as in to the position has ng for this what theyy seems to be o. area and becom ing an orthop well as provide ing been nothare He has aedic a Brown stated. looking for,â&#x20AC;? less undergraduatereceived his ful part of such a wondeing office practice. clinic and we foundthan intense and A physici Councillor community,â&#x20AC;? r Mark to be and medical degrees Rob he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I referral will be require an ideal candid believe from Imperi ate to fulfill the agreed, saying he had Peters d to require College, al soned I can provide a sea- access his services. our from numer Goal: $370,000 heard ments. Ultima London inUniversity of and approach to patient ous to recruit their referrin s the United Raised to date: a physician, tely, tions â&#x20AC;&#x153;money is organizaKingdom. the easiest physician g doctor, Stabilizes program the process.â&#x20AC;? while incorpo must The additio $262,466 rating Dr. Peter n of a second as part of not see himself â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would suggest Roney, Chief the newest techniq some of orthop of Staff only aedic hospita 70.94% of goal the ues we supsurgeon special port the P&SFD my a long the donatio ty has will go nity. l but the commu says Dr. Robert H, n,â&#x20AC;? he said. way in stabiliz The Clinicto offer.â&#x20AC;? s will be â&#x20AC;&#x153;a the ing is a I believe Dr. Robert tremendous Surgery, Dr. al Chief of at orthopaedics program wonderful s If assetâ&#x20AC;? every to the says addition to govern the Perth organization. Paul munic ipal and Smiths the hospital team â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dr. Robert Anderson Falls Distric and he donate ment in Ontari and his family t Hospital. comed additio s is a wel- hospita o d a minim The will l n has a make to the wonde um spent countle $100,  hours in develo ss commu rful gain to our $44,00 that would result of â&#x20AC;&#x153;YOUR USED ping nity,â&#x20AC;? said in 0 of additio  CAR SUPER Stepanuik, Todd Salesperson STOREâ&#x20AC;? hospital presi- for Haiti, according nal aid to the AMO press 2007 FORD  release. ! â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Page 2

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