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ROBERT J. WALKER JOINS LLF LAWYERS LLP The Bobcaygeon law firm of Robert J. Walker is now associated with the Peterborough firm LLF Lawyers LLP, a regional firm who will continue Mr. Walker’s practice with he and his staff under the name LLF Lawyers Bobcaygeon, at the present location at 4 King Street. Robert (Bob) Walker has practiced law in the Bobcaygeon area for 40 years and has provided legal counsel to hundreds of local businesses, community groups and individuals during this time. “Timing is everything,” says Bob. “I had been considering my succession plan for some time, but wasn’t sure what direction it would take. It was important to me that my clients continue to receive timely and effective advice for all of their various needs. LLF Lawyers will work with Bob and his staff, Adriana and Cheryl. “Clients in the Bobcaygeon area will now have available to them the experience and expertise of a full-service law firm with eighteen lawyers providing advice in the Peterborough and Bobcaygeon offices,” says Bill Lockington, Senior Partner at LLF Lawyers. “We are looking forward to working with Mr. Walker’s clients and being part of the Bobcaygeon community.”

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The Promoter reserves the right to edit Letters to the Editor for length and clarity. Please include your email or mailing address and daytime phone number (not for publication). All opinions expressed are those of the writer.

Where Do I Go?

I can’t tell you how distraught I was when reading the letter to the editor on “The Arts & Heritage Trail” in The Promoter (March 10). I had no idea that The Boyd Heritage Museum had moved to Fenelon Falls. No one told me. Apparently, I have been going to the wrong workplace address for some time. No one gave me a new key or an address in Fenelon. No one gave me a parking spot or mileage expenses and now I know what happed to the proposed renovation. It happened in Fenelon Falls. Please move the Museum back to Bobcaygeon. I miss my colleagues already. Thank you Dr. Rae Fleming for bringing this to my attention. D. Smith Bobcaygeon

Traffic Control – Bobcaygeon

I had contacted this department approximately 18 months ago, registering a complaint about the huge volume of traffic at the intersection of William Street and King Street in Bobcaygeon. The response I received indicated a traffic study would be required before

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consideration for a four-way stop could be implemented. If you’re handicapped and trying to cross the street, you should first say a little prayer because if someone doesn’t stop for you, you may have to run which, of course, would create a problem if you are limited. We now have the Subway Shop, Cheese Hideaway, Grants Butcher Shop, variety store and Beer Store, which creates a fair amount of business for this area (which is positive). Plus you have traffic coming from or going to Foodland. William Street also provides a shortcut for those who don’t want to deal with the light at Highway 36 and King. Three new stop signs have been installed in Bobcaygeon along Front Street without a traffic survey being completed. The traffic at those locations is far less than the intersection I am complaining about. Suggested resolution would be to immediately make the intersection of William and King a four-way stop before the summer traffic commences. Failing this, I would appreciate an explanation why the stop signs were installed on Front Street and not at William and King, which has a higher volume of traffic. Linda Evans Bobcaygeon

Soupalicious!

Myself along with other volunteers had the privilege of assisting “Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank” with their recent fundraiser “Soupalicious.” There were just under 250 tickets sold for this tasty event held at the Royal Canadian Legion in Bobcaygeon. Many thanks to the nine restaurants that took the time to cook and bring their own soup creations and to the Legion for their generous use of their establishment. Last but not least thank you to those who attended and enjoyed tasting the soups!   I am always amazed by the generosity of this community. Janet Klein on behalf of Board of Directors Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank

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City Hall Core Services, Future Needs

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By Pat Warren

On Tuesday, March 28, City of Kawartha Lakes Council and staff met at Coronation Hall Omemee to review 2016 accomplishments and future needs. CAO Ron Taylor presented the good news that the city grew by 3%, Trent Severn Lock usage was up 6%, the City achieved a $1.4M surplus and 15 new developments are in progress across the city with a total value of all new construction increasing by $41M over 2016. Waste Management successfully implemented a door-to-door battery collection and a clear bag program resulting in a large increase in recyclables diverted from landfills. Approvals for expansion of the Fenelon Falls, Eldon and Lindsay landfills were granted by the Ministry, which will increase capacity for many years to come. Of note, approval was secured from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to do pilot testing on a new initiative “Pollinator Cover for the Fenelon Landfill”. By replacing the regular grass cover on the finished landfill areas with pollinator cover, the objective is to encourage bees in order to help protect their numbers. This initiative came through the City of Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee and many other municipalities are very interested in the outcome. Taylor also reviewed some of Councils Core decisions. In total, 49 reviews were completed. A few of these decisions include reducing Council to eight representatives in eight wards, implementing Internet and phone voting options for the 2018 election process, approval of an additional $10M for Capital projects in 2017 as well as an extra 40% increase in gravel resurfacing. Many initiatives in the Core Services process were assessed so they would become “right sized”.  Further highlights of the Core Services include consolidating municipal service centres and libraries, discontinuing the Bobcaygeon Trailer Park after 2017 season and completing the Planning Approvals Task Force which includes actions that will improve planning processes.

City-wide burn ban

As is usual practice at this time of year, Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service will be imposing a burn ban in effect on Saturday April 1, 2017. As in the past, the ban will be in place for the entire month. Residents will be informed when the ban is lifted. Fire Chief Mark Pankhurst says, “Grass fires place our residents and firefighters in unnecessary danger. The April burn ban helps reduce the risks and unnecessary costs associated with these fires.”

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Branch 238 Fenelon Falls (705) 887-3041 • Ladies’ 8-Ball and Mixed Shuffleboard Leagues - Mondays, 6:30 pm • Dart League - Tuesdays, 7:30 pm • Men’s Snooker League - Wednesdays, 7 pm • Tai Chi - Thursdays, 10 am • Hot Lunches - Thursdays and Fridays, 11:30 am-1 pm • English Pub Night* - first Friday each month, 5-7 pm • Meat Roll* - third Saturday each month, 2:30 pm, • Drop-in Shuffleboard - Sundays, 1:30 pm • Karate-jitsu - Sundays 4 pm

Branch 239 Bobcaygeon (705) 738-2710 • Monday Past Night – 5 to 7pm • Thursday Hamburger/Peameal Thursday – 4 to 7pm • Friday - Karaoke With Merle – 8pm • April 8 and 9 - Vimy Ridge Commemorative Weekend • Monday April 10th- 2 pm General & Nominating Meeting

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Trent Lakes Council Notes By Glenna Burns

Several items were discussed recently at Trent Lakes Council. Remuneration The remuneration review recommendation of increasing the Mayor’s salary will not be implemented in 2017. Council decided to revisit an amended salary report from staff in 2018 for the new incoming council and mayor. PAD Program Review Public access to defibrillators in Trent Lakes could be in jeopardy. In 2014 the Heart and Stroke Foundation stopped funding the Public Access Defibrillation Program. Since that time Peterborough Paramedics have been contracted to maintain the machines in the county, including the 10 defibrillators in the Municipality. The future of the program depends on whether the County and municipalities are willing to spend money to replace the many aging machines at a cost of $2,500 each or scrap the program. Fireworks Bylaw Council said ‘no’ to creating a new fireworks bylaw. Last summer people complained to the municipality that fireworks were being used excessively around the lakes. Instead of creating a new, difficult-toenforce bylaw, Council will use cottage and ratepayer associations to remind residents of existing noise bylaws and fire bans.

RECYCLING UP – CLEAR BAGS A MUST By Glenna Burns/Deb Crossen

A ‘good news’ story is always welcome. Writing a ‘good news’ story about garbage is not a common occurrence. Across the region, municipalities have instituted a Clear Bag policy at their transfer stations and landfill sites, requiring residents and visitors to use clear bags

for their garbage. That move seems to be taking a lot of recyclables out of the trash. These ‘clear’ garbage bag programs have already proven successful, despite the moaning of a few naysayers. In January 2017 in Trent Lakes there was a decrease of garbage by 21 tonnes. In February that figure increased to 30 tonnes. In the same period, recycling increased by 7 tonnes. In the City of Kawartha Lakes, officials say that during the first month of the program, residents recycled 20 percent more than the previous year. When all is said and done, this makes the waste management costs for any municipality decline because handling garbage is a huge cost. Organic waste is another major garbage factor. Many people have backyard composters. For those who don’t, in Trent Lakes at least, you can take organic waste to the Buckhorn transfer station for collection. As yet, CKL does not offer organics composting to its residents but you can purchase composters from both municipalities. There’s not much that can’t be composted except, of course, plastic. Even so-called biodegradable and compostable plastics are not accepted in municipal composting programs. There is a helpful list of compostable materials on the Municipality website – www.trentlakes.ca. There are many good reasons to pay attention to the use and recycling of plastics. Plastics are a great threat to the health of the Earth. Recently, the United Nations started the Clean Seas campaign to try to rid the oceans and seas of some 5 trillion pieces of plastic. Marine litter in plastic alone amounts to 8 million tonnes annually or one garbage truck load every minute dumped into the seas.

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Happy Easter EASTER HISTORY

Easter is perhaps the most important of Christian holidays. Celebrating Christ’s resurrection from the dead following his death on Good Friday, his rebirth symbolizes the arrival of light and awakening of life around us. Easter Sunday also represents the end of Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and penance. The week preceding Easter is called Holy Week and includes Maundy Thursday which commemorates Jesus’ last

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supper with his disciples; Good Friday, honouring the day of his crucifixion; and Holy Saturday, which focuses on the transition between the crucifixion and resurrection. Easter has been called a moveable feast because it doesn’t fall on a set date every year, as most holidays do. Instead, Christian churches in the West celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox on March 21. Therefore, Easter is observed anywhere between March 22 and April 25 every year. Orthodox Christians use the Julian calendar to calculate when Easter will occur and typically celebrate the holiday a week or two after the Western churches, which follow the Gregorian calendar. So where, in all of this, do the Easter Bunny and Easter eggs come into play? Here’s one theory: Feeling guilty about arriving late one spring, the Germanic Goddess Ostara saved the life of a poor bird whose wings had been frozen by the snow and made him her pet. Filled with compassion for him since he could no longer fly (in some versions, it was because

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she wished to amuse a group of young children), Ostara turned him into a snow hare and gave him the gift of being able to run with incredible speed so he could protect himself from hunters. In remembrance of his earlier form as a bird, she also gave him the ability to lay eggs (in all the colors of the rainbow, no less), but only on one day each year. As is common in mythology, eventually the hare did something to anger the Goddess Ostara. She cast him into the skies where he would remain forever. She did, however, allow him to return to earth once a year, but only to give his eggs to the children attending the Ostara festival each spring.

ALL ABOUT EGGS AND BUNNIES

While Easter may be more of a religious celebration for some, children (and some adults) look forward to a traditional Easter egg hunt and the inevitable chocolate bunnies left by our furry friend. AGENT Here are some fun facts! 1. The tallest Easter egg chocolate was made in Italy in 2011. It stood at 10.39 meters and weighed an astounding 7,200 kg. GENT 2. The art of painting eggs is called pysanka, which originated in Ukraine. It involves using wax and dyes to color the egg. 30 Y 3. The term Easter gets itsears name from Eastre, the AngloSaxon goddess who symbolizes the hare and the egg. 4. The exchange or giving of Easter eggs actually dates 0 ears backY to before Easter and the giving of eggs is actually

considered a symbol of rebirth in many cultures. 5. Americans consume more than 16 million jelly beans during this holiday. That is enough jelly beans to circle the globe not once, not twice, but three times. 6. Are you an ears, arms or tail person? Seventysix percent of people eat the ears on the chocolate bunny first, 5 percent go for the feet and 4 percent for the tail. 7. During the holiday, more than 90 million chocolate bunnies, 91.4 billion eggs and 700 million Peeps are produced each year in the United States alone. 8. Next to Halloween, Easter is the biggest candyconsuming holiday of the year. Good thing they are almost six months apart, perfect for your yearly dentist check-ups! 9. The Easter egg is said to symbolize and represent joy, celebration and new life. 10. Workers in Birmingham, who make the famous Cadbury Creme Egg, produce more than 1.5 million egg delights a year.

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Make Trinity United Church, Bobcaygeon part of your Easter! Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday 10:30 am at 44 William St.

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EASTER WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

Here are a couple of events to put on your “list of things to do” Easter weekend. Friday, April 14 – 10am to 2pm Blood Donor Clinic Bobcaygeon Legion Give the gift of life by donating blood. Donors are needed for the Good Friday blood donor clinic. New donors welcome and needed. Please book your appointment by visiting www.blood.ca. Friday, April 14 - 10am to 3pm Easter on the Farm Valentia Retraining Centre 705-786-2226 Easter Egg hunt with goody bags, get up close to baby goats, chicks, alpaca and, of course, horses. There’s also face painting, pony rides and a bake sale. Some activities have a fee, but all proceeds go to helping rehabilitate, retrain and find loving homes for horses. Admission is free for the kids, $2.50 for adults. 188 Valentia Road, Little Britain. Saturday, April 15 – 11am to 4pm Eco-Easter Egg Hunt Gamiing Nature Centre This annual event features fun for the whole family including trail walks, roast a hot dog or marshmallow, enjoy the petting zoo and, of course, hunt for eggs. Admission is by donation. Gamiing Nature Centre is located at 1884 Pigeon Lake Road, between Lindsay and Bobcaygeon.

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The Promoter Crossword # 197 – By Charon

34 Describes someone calling the Government (2,4) Down 2 How one stares into space (7) 3 Enough for a jury (6) 4 Take a break (4) 5 Armoured garment without arms (4) 6 Unfashionable headwear (3-3) 7 Not to be repeated (3-4) 8 Their days are numbered (6) 9 Climb up (6) 13 Love or hate for example (7) 14 Rattle or fluster (7) 15 Smothered laugh (7) 20 A seal on a letter (6) 21 Liberal-leaning (7) 23 He thinks he has all the answers (4-3) 24 In vogue (6) 25 Form a queue (4,2) 26 Word with party or warrant (6) 29 Dried up (4) 30 Bullets, briefly (4)

Across 1 Neither male nor female (6) 5 Form of religion in Haiti (6) 10 Keep down (7) 11 Sorrow (7) 12 Steal things (6) 15 Cleansing solution (6) 16 Highly regarded (7) 17 River ferried by Charon (4) 18 Give food to (4)

19 Seventh inning activity (7) 20 Young cow (4) 22 Comic sketch in the theatre (4) 25 Overlapping slats in a door (7) 27 Dracula's bed (6) 28 Annul, as a license (6) 31 Look that could kill (4,3) 32 Ariel for one (7) 33 Alternative to a paper clip (6)

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CELEBRATE THE EARTH

The theme for this year’s Earth Day on April 22 is “EarthPLAY”, according to Earth Day Canada. Celebrations across the country are highlighting our great outdoors. Locally, there are some wonderful “Earth Day“ events to enjoy on April 22. Earth Day Celebrations – Fenelon Falls Join the City’s Environmental Advisory Committee’s celebration at Russ Baptiste Ball Park. You can help plant a mini forest, take pictures in the special Earth Day photo booth, and enjoy some music. Those who bring their reusable mug can get a free organic fair trade coffee. It’s rain or shine and runs from 10 until 2pm. Gamiing Nature Centre The Centre will be open from 11 am to 4 pm with fun and educational activities for the whole family. 11am - Petting Zoo - Little Country Critters: Donkeys, sheep, goats, mini-pigs, rabbits and more with Amy Elliott. 12:30pm - Smudging with Alf Bowser 2pm - The Paddling Puppeteers: A variety of colourful puppets bring to life many stories about the environment. The shows present ideas of how we can take simple steps to preserve and restore Canada’s natural heritage. Everyone who attends Earth Day at Gamiing has an opportunity to make a Green Pledge for the year that could be put on display at the Centre for the day. Learn how to make a Native Talking Stick by going for a walk down the trails gathering  sticks and feathers complete your talking stick. Gamiing Nature Centre is located just south of Bobcaygeon at 1884 Pigeon Lake Road. Earth Week Programs and Events Earth Week is Sunday, April 16 to Saturday, April 22. The City of Kawartha Lakes is offering a number of programs for residents. * Community Clean Ups: Please contact the municipal office at 705-324-9411 Extension 3520 to find out how they can assist your community group, school, workplace or neighbourhood to organize a Clean Up in your community. Also, visit the City’s website for more information. * Plant a Seed, Watch it Grow at the Lindsay Public Library: An Earth Week activity for the whole family, that runs longer than Earth Week. Mondays at 6pm, April 17 to May 15.

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For Our Grandchildren

Submitted by Dana Buchman

St. James Anglican Church in Fenelon Falls will host a community conversation about climate change on Thursday, April 20 at 7 pm. The evening will include a speaker, a short film and time for conversation about what you know about the impact of climate change in our region, and what action we can take. The leader of the discussion and the guest speaker will be Guy Hanchet, who lives in Lakefield. He is a climate reality leader trained by Al Gore, a member of the Citizens Climate Lobby and the chair of the Peterborough chapter of 4RG - For Our Grandchildren. There will be also be a screening of a short film entitled “The Inescapable Before Us” that features narration by Canadians on the forefront of climate justice action.

Choristers Corner

Submitted by April Scott

Finally we don’t have to worry about the weather on Tuesday practice night. We have had several cancellations this year due to snow and freezing rain. Some of the Snowbirds are back from the sunny south and it won’t be long before we have a full quota of singers. Unfortunately we have lost another tenor but hopefully he will return after a leave of absence to get moved and settled in his new home. Recently Bob was delayed in Toronto and Debbi Risebrough did the honours and stood up to the podium to direct the practice. She is one talented lady and did a great job. Thank you, Debbi. With most of the music under our belts it is time for Sectional practices. The Sopranos and Altos worked hard when it was their evening. Going over parts of the songs that either they were not comfortable with yet or Bob felt they needed some help. The Tenors and Basses will have their turn in the next few weeks. Our concert in May will be here before we know it and there is still plenty to do besides singing. Selecting the music to be performed and procuring a guest to take part in the concert, programs to be designed and printed, any necessary advertising to be seen to along with posters to be designed and distributed through out town and surrounding areas, decisions on dress code for the concert along with many numerous little tasks too many to mention. Until next time don’t forget to like us on Facebook. Look for ‘Bobcaygeon Choristers’ to keep in touch with our activities and information on the concert as we get nearer to May.

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Roots & Ramblings By Sue Desroches

Hold onto your gardening hats – here we grow! The Bobcaygeon & District Horticultural Society (BDHS) is ready to start the growing season of 2017. * The swing bridge boxes will be removed on March 31, delivered to the greenhouse for planting and then returned before the May 20 long weekend. The new colour scheme of red and white will celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday. * Also by the long weekend, all the special 150th birthday tulip bulbs that were planted last fall will have bloomed as well. * The plants for the village gardens maintained by the BDHS have been ordered. Our faithful volunteers will be at work installing them in the following gardens: Trent Severn Locks, Need Street Triangles, Canal Road Corner (Hwy 36), Legion Beds, Service Centre and Shea Park, Bridge of Heroes’ planters, Settlers’ Village, Market Square and the Bolton Street Beds. Our regular general meetings held every third Thursday of the month at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall continue as planned. So far we have had two very successful and interesting presenters. For the month of April, we have invited Joe & Hazel

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Cook of Blossom Hill Nursery to speak on their passion “Peonies”. This all proves to be a great start to beautify, educate and celebrate the Bobcaygeon & District community. Come join us and get to know many wonderful people with hearts of gold. Visit www.bobcaygeonhorticulture. com for updated information on BDHS events.

VIMY RIDGE HEROES TO BE HONOURED

On April 9, 1917 during the First World War, Canadian soldiers showed the world bravery and sacrifice. This year, it’s the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which to this day remains one of the most epic turning points in Canadian history. Four Canadian divisions fought together as a unified force for the first time. The impressive show of force sent the German enemy in retreat. More than 10,500 Canadians were killed and wounded. To underscore the sacrifices made by Canada, France gave Canada 107 hectares of land at Vimy to build and maintain a memorial. That iconic site is today considered one of the most stirring of all First World War monuments, and certainly Canada’s most important war memorial. The members of the Bobcaygeon Legion will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 8 and 9. On Saturday, April 8 at 2pm, there will be a presentation. Then on Sunday, April 9, there will be an Open House at the Legion at 2pm, followed at 3pm with a special commemorative ceremony. Both events are free to the public.

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WE LOVE OUR VOLUNTEERS!

Thanks to our great volunteers, for all you do and for making a difference in our community. Doug Elmslie, Councillor, Ward 6

We wish to THANK all our volunteers for their dedication to the Fenelon Falls community. It takes teamwork to make it happen! 15 Oak St, Fenelon Falls, K0M 1N0 www.fenelonfallschamber.com M E M B E R O F PA R L I A M E N T

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In a way all of our performers are volunteers – singing and performing at various events. In addition we have volunteers who have specific duties including our treasurer and music librarian. There are also many people who help with advertising, ticket sales, costumes and probably more. The Retirement Suites “volunteers” the room, the piano and coffee and cookies each week. The choir is very thankful for all concerned. April Scott Bobcaygeon Choristers

Community Care’s volunteers are considered to be “exceptional people with extraordinary hearts.” Each year, our organization’s 600+ volunteers contribute to all facets of Community Care: from sitting on boards and committees, to assisting administrative and program teams. The significant involvement of our volunteers reflects how the City of Kawartha Lakes is a community where people come together to care for each other! Last year, volunteers gave more than 83,000 hours of their time to assist staff, clients, programs and services. The agency strives to make volunteering a rewarding experience for all involved. At the organization’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet later this month, we will recognize those who have reached milestone years of service, including 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years! Join our team - find out about volunteer opportunities with Community Care online at www. ccckl.ca/join/volunteer. Mike Puffer Community Care Health & Care Network

Our volunteers mean the world to us and the animals in our care. We could not operate without the dedication of these wonderful people. From those who walk the dogs, wash dishes, do laundry, sit on our Board of Directors, to helping out at fundraisers, every single volunteer is important to us and we thank them for their tireless efforts. Henny Venus Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes

Each year, more than 600 "exceptional people with extraordinary hearts" contribute to all aspects of Community Care's operations. The significant contributions that our volunteers make are invaluable. To join our team and find out about volunteer opportunities with Community Care: www.ccckl.ca/join/volunteer/ Or call our Volunteer Co-ordinator at 705-324-7323 ext 160.

Kawartha Lakes Food Source is very proud of our volunteers and value each for the tasks that they do to benefit KLFS and our mission. In 2016 , there was a total of  3,119 hours logged by 121 caring and kind community members. Michelle Elder Kawartha Lakes Food Source

Thank You To Our Volunteers

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A very sincere thank you to all of the volunteers in The City of Kawartha Lakes who make such a positive difference in our community. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.


A VOLUNTEER’S PERSPECTIVE

Submitted by Ann Adare, Bobcaygeon I have to say that since joining the community of volunteers in Bobcaygeon I feel that I have gained so much from the experiences and interactions while meeting some pretty amazing people along the way. As a cottager, prior to moving here full time, I have to admit I did not become involved in the community organizations here. I guess my feeling was that I was just here to relax and didn’t really have time. What I didn’t realize is that volunteering can indeed be simple and relaxing.  It is what you make of it. It can be as easy as picking up garbage while hiking the trails out on the Island or helping out at a one of the games at the Family Day weekend Frost Fest. I was initially intimidated but soon realized, what I really already knew, that Bobcaygeon is a very welcoming town. Before I knew it, people were stopping me on the street to ask how the campaign was going or, to my surprise, just to say hello and chat.  I would encourage anyone new to the area to become involved by volunteering sooner rather than later. You will be amazed at how quickly you can find your niche. Staying connected to your group online makes it easy to continue to stay involved even when away from our wonderful little town. Cottager or fulltime resident there is a volunteer activity out there for everyone that will be truly life enriching. For me, the most satisfying aspect of volunteering is the interaction with others and the bonds that are formed with fellow volunteers. Volunteering is my way of celebrating my gratitude for being able to live in Bobcaygeon.    There is a list of charity and volunteer organizations on the newly launched www.visitbobcaygeon.com website.  Why not try one out to see if it is a fit for you? Thank you to all the volunteers out there. For those of you contemplating becoming more involved, the volunteer community in Bobcaygeon awaits you.

KAWARTHA LAKES HEALTH CARE INITIATIVE thanks all current and past Board Members and community supporters for their hard work and dedication www.KawarthaLakesDoctors.org

THANK YOU!

Bobcaygeon & District Lions Club wishes to thank its Members and all other volunteers who have helped with our community work over the last year. Your time, talents, and donations allow us to help those in our community who are less fortunate than us. Volunteer in your community. Visit us at: ǁǁǁ͘ĞͲĐůƵƵƐĞ͘ŽƌŐͬƐŝƚĞƐͬďŽďĐĂLJŐĞŽŶ

May 26, 27 & 28

37th Annual Canada/US Walleye Tournament

Our (Green Team) of volunteers as we call them, range from teens to adults. Without volunteers, our enormous function-Walleye Tournament could not take place! Thanks for your participation! Contact Lynda for more info 705-738-0377

We're looking for volunteers

to assist with ongoing monitoring & maintenance of Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island. For details visit: www.KawarthaLandTrust.org or call 705-743-5599

Volunteers make our community better!

Volunteers needed for Unlock the Summer June 10 and other events Bobcaygeon Area Chamber of Commerce Phone: 705.738.2202 Fax: 705.738.1534 TF: 1.800.318.6173 21 Canal St., Bobcaygeon www.bobcaygeon.org

Looking for friendly people for 3-hour shifts chatting with tourists on weekends at our new bike sharing station near the locks. bobcaygeonbikeshare@gmail.com

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the trenches of Europe. They owned dogs or lived with dogs. They built boats and sailed them. They traveled to this great land and they traveled away from it. These characters loved Canada. These characters were Canada. Farley Mowat is overlooked. His example of Canadian culture is ignored. But Farley Mowat is a true Canadian. His books should be compulsory reading for all Canadian students. Every new Canadian should be expected to have an understanding of Farley Mowat’s Canada. Farley Mowat’s Canada is my Canada.

OH CANADA... 150

As Canada celebrates 150 years this July 1st, we felt it only fitting to honour some great Canadians who have woven the fabric of our country. Neil Thomasson is our contributor for this series.

FARLEY & ME

When I was seven years old, I was hospitalized for a ruptured appendix. Not a fun few weeks: but that’s a story for another time. Before I was hospitalized, my mum was reading a book to me at bedtime each night, a chapter a night. No chapter the night of surgery. That book became very important to me. It became the first real novel I read on my own. My mum read a chapter or two during visiting hours. That was not enough. She left it with me and I finished it. The book was “Owls In The Family”. The author was Farley Mowat. I went on to read many more of his novels. They were stories about Canadians -- young and old. They were growing up in urban communities, they were lost in the far north or they were fighting in

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Fill-A-Bus

Please join City of Kawartha Lakes Transit volunteers for Easter Food Drive in support of Kawartha Lakes Food Source. A Lindsay Transit bus will be parked at Food Basics in Lindsay on Saturday, April 8 from 9am to 1pm to collect non-perishable food and monetary donations. Donations to Kawartha Lakes Food Source help to support local food banks and school breakfast programs.

FIREFIGHTERS RECEIVE AWARDS

Firefighters in the City of Kawartha Lakes were recently honoured by the office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management with Long Service Medals. 55 Years: John Bailey 45 Years: Gerald Rintoul 40 Years:  Frank Spry, Edgar Fildey, Bruce Douglas, Don Barber, Derrick DeCarle, Donald James 35 Years: Tim Dier 30 Years: Duane Medd

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April 7 to April 20 Melodie McCullough

Aquarius (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19): Aquarians are known for their strong imaginations and ability to come up with new ideas. These attributes will prove especially valuable during this phase, as you will be required to exercise your creativity at work. You can do it! Pisces (Feb. 20 to March 20): “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”: Ralph Waldo Emerson. Pisces, try not to worry about the past or the future. Instead, focus on your innate abilities that “lie within” you to carry you through the tough times. Aries (March 21 to April 20): Easter time brings with it the promise of spring, of new beginnings, no matter what has occurred over the weary winter days. Don’t procrastinate, dear Aries -- start right now to look for new possibilities! Taurus (April 21 to May 21): Romance isn’t always roses and candlelight. Most often it’s hard work. Realize that conflicts will always arise and it is best to meet them head on and resolve them. Don’t let them linger and fester. It will be worth it in the end. Gemini (May 22 to June 22): Gemini, as you may know, is an air sign, and those born under it are gifted with the virtue of knowledge. So how do you use your knowledge, Gemini? We hope you graciously share it far and wide -- never condescendingly -- and use it to improve the lives of others. Cancer (June 23 to July 23): It’s been said that 20 minutes of meditation is the same as an hour of sleep. Have you tried it,

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Cancer? It has many adherents and has helped many. Don’t give up at first try. Its rewards are great and could be the answer to what you are looking for at this time in your life. Leo (July 24 to Aug. 23): Summer travel is on the horizon for you, Leo. You will not regret taking the time for new adventures. A love interest may even develop in some exotic location! Virgo (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23): You will receive notification containing a pleasant surprise in the coming weeks, Virgo. Big or small, we cannot say. An added bonus: Since you don’t know what it will entail, you can just enjoy every wonderful thing -- big or small -- that comes your way. Libra (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23): Now is not the time to spend your hand-earned cash frivolously, Libra, even though thoughts of new ‘things’ may be attractive. Stay the course where finances are concerned. Scorpio (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22): Friends can be the source of true happiness, Scorpio. We sense you have had a falling-out with someone once very close. Can you reach out to them? Focus on the good memories, and make the effort. Sagittarius (Nov. 23 to Dec. 21): If you feel the need to reach out for help, please do so, Sagittarius. Things may seem calm now, but there will always be battles to fight -- and every little bit of help makes a big difference! Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20): You have wisely chosen to slow down somewhat, Capricorn. Now, with the nice weather approaching, you will, no doubt, feel much more inclined to get moving again. Don’t underestimate the power of nature to soothe, as well.

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Dyer Speaks in Lindsay

Noted author, historian and journalist Gwynne Dyer will appear as a speaker in the Kawartha Lakes Library’s Canada 150 Author Series on Friday, April 28 at 8pm at the Lindsay Academy Theatre. “The Library is delighted to bring such a high calibre speaker as Gwynne Dyer to Kawartha Lakes in partnership with the Academy Theatre and the Friends of the Lindsay Branch Library,” said David Harvie, CEO and Chief Librarian. “He always provides a unique view on events that are engaging and thought provoking.” The title of Mr. Dyer’s lecture will be “The Trump Era: Barking up the Wrong Tree”, in which he will

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examine the populist revolts in the United States, Great Britain and France and the factors behind their growth. Admission will be free but seating will be limited. Mr. Dyer will answer questions from the audience after this lecture and will be signing books in the lobby.

CANADA 150 AWARDS

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organizations in our communities that have made our riding what it is today,” said Schmale. “Our community’s deep roots in agriculture and the contributions of faith communities, service clubs and many volunteers have played an important role in our history.” Canada has had a long tradition of commemorating the Confederation of Canada and recognizing deserving Canadians, the first of which happened in 1867 and continued in 1927, 1967 and 1992. The Canada 150 Awards will be presented to the chosen recipients in July in 15 categories, including; Agriculture, Arts, Culture, and Heritage; Caregivers;

Community Builders; Educators; Entrepreneurs; Faith in Action; First Responders; Good Neighbours; Legions and Ladies/Youth Auxiliaries; Older Adults; Service Clubs; Sports and Recreation; Youth/Student; and Other. Nominations are open to residents of HaliburtonKawartha Lakes-Brock and submissions are due by Friday, June 9th, 2017. Applications are available online (www.jamieschmale.ca) or can be picked up at MP Schmale’s constituency office located at 168 McLaughlin Road in Lindsay. Each application requires a minimum of two letters of reference for the nominee and a sponsor.

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It’s Easy Being Green We have Reached Peak Stuff

By Julia Taylor

Before I was at home with my kids, I ran a specialty cleaning business. I had a truck and a trailer, I would remove furniture and other household stuff, and then do a major clean up of appliances, windows, walls, carpets, etc. Most of my business was estate sales, foreclosures, and real estate turnovers, and the occasional basement/storage room organization and clean out. I also did commercial and residential housekeeping. Through all of this, I witnessed a lot of waste -- an EXCESSIVE amount of waste! At estate clean outs, after the family had chosen what they wanted, I would find cupboards full of cooking appliances and specialty dishware that hadn’t been used in years, some even new and never opened. At foreclosures and rental turnovers, good, useful and often new things no longer appreciated by the previous tenant/owner were left behind to be thrown in the trash. Piles of kid’s toys left to rot outside -- some good, some broken because of the cheap quality -never to be appreciated by a child because, by the looks of it, there were plenty of other toys to choose from. When I helped people clean out storage areas, I witnessed an attachment to things with no sentimental value, things that had been in storage untouched, forgotten and still not to be used for years, stuck in the box and onto the shelf for many more years to come. I was a regular at the landfill, and the local donation centres, often bringing full trailer loads to both. I saw over and over again those possessions that sat in storage for so long that they were no longer good for anybody else to use. At the opposite end of that, the lack of care for the things people had, and the lowquality things that didn’t last long only to end up in the landfill. I realised then that we have a ‘things’ problem. One to which, I vowed, I would no longer contribute. I started to rethink the way I bought things, the reason for buying those things, the things I had, the way I appreciated my things, and my connection to things -- or lack thereof. Science says that when we shop, we get a hit of the naturally occurring pleasure drug to our brains. But it quickly fades and we want to shop again to get that same feeling. Science also says we can get that same pleasure from spending time in nature, from helping others, and from exercise. The more you know, the less you need. PS. If you are doing your spring cleaning there is an interactive map of all of the places to donate and resell things in Kawartha Lakes with explanations about the cause supported by monies generated and lists of all of the items accepted at sogreenithurts.blogspot.ca. 22

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Medical Travel – An Underused Credit?

Submitted by Louise Pollard, Ledger Lady Lindsay

Considering the large, under-serviced area we live in, medical travel is a fact of life. Let’s face it, this area doesn’t always have specialists available and close to home. But if you have to travel 40 km (one way), you can claim the cost of travel expenses such as public transit or vehicle expenses on your income taxes. To claim these, there must not be “substantially equivalent medical services” near you, you must take a direct route – no side trips - and it must be medically necessary for you to seen by this practitioner. If your travel expenses are at least 80 km one way,

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then you can claim travel expenses, accommodations, meals and parking. To use the detailed method, keep receipts and records for your travel expenses. Or use a simplified method by calculating your km expenses on the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) km rate - for 2016 in Ontario that rate is $.54 per km. Remember to record that on the round trip km. Meal expenses are allowed for longer trips. Again, either keep the receipt, or you use a flat meal rate set by CRA for 2016 at $17 per meal. To claim accommodations or parking, you must have the receipts. Here’s hoping you are robust and healthy and won’t have cause to claim medical travel expenses, but in case you do, I hope this helps. A longer article on this can be viewed at ledgerladylindsay.ca.

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Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) is very pleased to announce their new logo and website (www.KawarthaLakesDoctors.org). KLHCI is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mandate is to recruit and retain family doctors for the City of Kawartha Lakes (CKL). “Working with local design company, Colour & Code, has been a great partnership in the redevelopment of KLHCI’s logo and website,” said Dan Joyce, KLHCI Marketing Committee Chairperson. KLHCI’s new website contains information for potential family doctor recruits, current family doctors, and medical learners. Additionally, there is information for CKL community members such as how to find a family doctor, locations and hours of after-hours clinics, and the programs that KLHCI uses to recruit and retain family doctors for CKL. The KLHCI Board of Directors has representation from throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes. The board is interested in adding new members. Being a member of KLHCI’s Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity to volunteer and be part of this vital component of our community health care, the recruitment and retention of family doctors. Anyone wishing to be part of this community effort by either volunteering or donating financially to support the ongoing recruitment and retention programs should contact Cindy Snider, Recruitment & Retention Coordinator at 705-328-6098 or info@ KawarthaLakesDoctors.org, or visit the KLHCI website at www.KawarthaLakesDoctors.org.

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Daffodil packs a punch

This April, the Canadian Cancer Society marks its 60th Daffodil Month by rallying Canadians to show their support for people living with cancer and honour those who have died by wearing a daffodil pin or buying fresh daffodils. Money raised through flower and pin sales during Daffodil Month funds critical cancer research, education and advocacy initiatives as well as compassionate support programs across the country. Volunteers will be hitting the streets in

SELECTIVE SOUND SENSITIVITY SYNDROME

The alliterative term “selective sound sensitivity syndrome” (or “misophonia”) is used to describe a condition whereby a person experiences an intense emotional reaction to a specific sound. It may be a constant tapping of a foot on the floor or a pencil against a desk surface that causes a misophonic individual to fly into a rage. The word “misophonic” literally means “hatred of sound.” This disorder is not caused by hearing impairment and is not the same as “hypercusis” (oversensitivity to the volume of sounds), but it is certainly worth noting. The sensitivity to certain sounds elicits extremely negative and immediate emotional and physiological responses that can significantly alter sufferers’ lives and their interactions with others. Think the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard is unpleasant? This is a mild example of what people with misophonia experience when exposed to a trigger sound. In some cases, a person with misophonia can become socially isolated and pull back from family and friends in an attempt to reduce the associated physical symptoms that they experience when triggered. For more information, please give us a call. Our team is committed to providing you and your loved ones with clear and up-to-date solutions. P.S. One possible treatment for misophonia is “tinnitus retraining therapy” (TRT), which teaches misophonic individuals to improve their ability to tolerate certain noises.

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communities across Canada, canvassing door to door, selling pins and fresh cut daffodils and encouraging the public to give generously. “Volunteers are absolutely critical to the work we do across the country, says Lynne Hudson, president & CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society. “It’s truly heartwarming to hear the stories of dedicated Canadians who have been CCS volunteers for, in some cases, more than 50 years. Because of their hard work, enthusiasm and loyalty, we will continue to make progress in cancer prevention, treatment, information, support and advocacy. We are so grateful to all our wonderful volunteers.”

success in Bobcaygeon

Submitted by United Way

For United Way and many of its funded agencies, the measurement of success has evolved. Success is not just about the numbers of people served, “it is about the sense of community, community connections, building relationships and the fact that a program comes to a rural community,” says Kim White, Early Learning Program Manager for the Ontario Early Years Centre (OEYC). “There are lots of successes for agencies and the focus is to deliver programs that change people’s lives, enhance their knowledge, build an individual’s confidence and/or alter living or health outcomes. As an example the OEYC’s reach into rural communities can have benefits for participants, but also other partners. Sometimes the back story is part of the success story,” says, Penny Barton Dyke, Executive Director for UWCKL. For 16 years, the OEYC brought outreach programs to Bobcaygeon that were customized around children 0-6. These programs have offered opportunities for children, their parents and grandparents and include diverse learning through: interactive circle and story time; play that strengthens social, emotional and physical skills; and parenting supports. A move to Kawartha Settlers’ Village in the fall

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of 2016 enabled the OEYC to broaden its reach. “We exploded the first week with 12 adults and 20 children attending! The Henderson House room was tight, so the following week we set up inside, on the porch and out on the lawn.  Everyone loved this location, it was a win/win environment…until the cold weather came. We knew that with our numbers we would never be able to squeeze everyone into the room in Henderson House. We didn’t want to lose the momentum of this program, so the search for a winter location became top priority,” says Pippa Stephenson, executive director of OEYC. Success continues for this agency as it has forged another partnership with Retirement Suites of Kawartha Lakes in Bobcaygeon. Now an exciting intergenerational program is underway with benefits for seniors, grandparents, parents, caregivers and of course children. For this winter venue the Sunshine room and now the Piano room at the Retirement Suites is a welcoming setting. This has been a great winter location for the program. The intention is to return to Kawartha Settlers’ Village once the warm spring weather is upon us.  OEYC has received funding for several decades from UWCKL. Since 2001, it has received over $235,000 from UWCKL for its rural outreach programs across the City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton and at its main office in Lindsay. For more information about OEYC programs call 705-324-7900.

GET TO ROOT OF PROBLEM

As healthy eating costs continue to rise in Haliburton County, Northumberland County and the City of Kawartha Lakes, public health officials say a major rethink is needed on how to help local families make ends meet. “Right now, social assistance benefits and income from minimum-wage jobs are not keeping pace with the higher costs of living, meaning people must choose between paying for food or rent,” says Rosie Kadwell, a Registered Dietitian with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit. “It’s time to look at bold, new approaches to ending poverty and ensuring people can access the nutritious food and other basics they need.” For Kadwell, this means increasing minimum wages and social assistance rates to “a reasonable, realistic amount” that ensures local families will no longer be forced to choose between putting healthy food on the table or having a roof over their heads. The HKPR District Health Unit recently reported the cost of a Nutritious Food Basket in 2016 for a


local family of four (two adults, a teenager and child) rose to $204.66 per week. The Nutritious Food Basket consists of 67 food items that are nutritious and commonly purchased by Ontarians; items excluded are other essentials like soap, toilet paper, toothpaste and personal care products. By Health Unit estimates, the cost of healthy eating has increased nearly $34 per week since 2011 for an average family of four living in Haliburton County, the City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County. Food insecurity – the inability to access food due to financial challenges – is a serious public health problem in Canada that negatively affects people’s physical, mental, and social health. According to the Health Unit, more than one in 10 people in Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland are considered ‘food insecure.’ In coming months, the provincial government will launch a pilot program to test out the Basic Income Guarantee in select Ontario communities. The Basic Income Guarantee – a proposal that has been endorsed by the Health Unit’s Board of Health – is one possible solution to the problem of food insecurity. The Basic Income Guarantee would see the government ‘guarantee’ all individuals or families, regardless of their work status, a minimum level of annual income. Anyone earning below this minimum annual income would receive government funding to make up the difference. “We’re really eager to see the results of the pilot project, because the Basic Income Guarantee could be one viable way to solve the problem of food insecurity in our community,” Kadwell adds.

WELL, WELL, WELL

For those of us who get our drinking water from a drilled or dug well, now is a good time to test the water. After the spring melt and rainfall, the increased amount of surface water and high groundwater could lead to higher levels of those unwanted bacteria. Testing your water is free through the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit or Peterborough Health Unit. You can pick up a testing kit at your local municipality office, then drop off the samples at the health unit. They are sent to a provincial lab for testing for Total Coliform or E. coli.

Total Coliform Coliform bacteria are present in animal wastes, but are also found in soil and vegetation that may mean that rainwater and run-off is getting into your well. The well cap should be inspected to ensure that it is secure and in good repair. E. coli E. coli bacteria are only found in the intestinal contents of all animals, including birds and humans. The presence of E. coli bacteria in your well indicates that there is some fecal contamination that may cause disease. E. coli levels should always be zero. If your results show a problem, now is the time to get it fixed. You can find out more at http://www.hkpr. on.ca.

FLOUR RECALL

Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. is recalling Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. We’re advised to not use or eat any Robin Hood All Purpose Flour, Original sold in 10 kilogram bags with a code containing BB/MA 2018 AL 17 and 6 291 548. The Public Health Agency Canada says there are 25 cases of E. coli O121 across Canada linked to the product. Six people were hospitalized as a result, but all have recovered. If you have unmarked flour, and are unsure of whether or not it is affected by the recall, Health Canada recommends throwing it out just in case. They say food contaminated by E. coli doesn’t look spoiled, but it can still make you sick. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. If you think you have become sick, CFIA advises you to call your doctor immediately.

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United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking individuals for its Board of Directors.

Applicants must be able to commit to between 5-7 hours per month for board-related activities. Experience with volunteer boards, non-profit organizations and/ or expertise in legal, financial, human resources and/or community development would be considered an asset but is not necessarily a requirement. Please forward a letter of interest and/or a completed application form (available on our website) to the UW CKL Nominating Committee at 50 Mary St. W. Lindsay, ON K9V 2N6 or by email: office@ckl.unitedway. ca by 4:00 p.m. on April 13. For more information, visit www.cklunitedway.ca.

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Adult Day Programs - Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls , Little Britain, Lindsay & Omemee. Call 705-324-7323 APR 7 - Mini Bucks Euchre, 7pm, $5 705-738-6627 for info. AR 7, 10, 14, 17 & 28 - SAGES exercises for seniors, Burnt River Community Centre, 9:30a.m. 705-324-7323 for info. APR 8 - Taste of Canada presented by Buckhorn Community Centre. Celebrating Canada 150 & BCC 40 anniversaries. buckhorncommunitycentre.com APR 8 - St. James Anglican Church, Fenelon Falls, 9 - 5. MUSICATHON. Admission by donation to The Grandmothers Campaign, Stephen Lewis Foundation. APR 8- Big Bucks Bridge, 11am, $10 (Lunch Included) for

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more info call Larry at 705-738-6930 APR 8 & 9 - Lindsay & District Model Railroaders 43rd Annual Train Show 10am-4pm, Victoria Park Armories., Lindsay. $5 Children 6-12 $2, under 6 Free. APR 9 - Dunsford United Palm Sunday service 10am. APR 9 & 16 - Progrssive Euchres, in support of the ‘New’ Peterborough Hospice. 1pm Delta Bingo & Gaming,1019 Clonsilla Ave. $10 entry & $2 Lone Hands. Cash prizes, optional 50/50. Call Sandra for further info: 705-750-8137. APR 10 - monthly Diners Club seniors luncheon, Lions Hall, Kirkfield, noon. 705-324-7323 to reserve. APR 10 - Living With Cancer Support Group for individuals


who have been diagnosed with cancer or who are receiving treatment. 2 Kent St. W., Lindsay, 2 p.m. 705-324-7323 ext 503 to reserve or for info. APR 10, 13, 20, 24 & 27 - Sexual Health Clinic: cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing, sexual health teaching; testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections are also provided. For info or appointment, call 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1205. APR 11 - Caregiver Support Group for people caring for frail older adults or adults with disabilities or chronic conditions. Fenelon Falls United Church, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. No charge. 705-324-7323 for more info. APR 11, 18, 19 & 25 - Weekly Diners Club seniors luncheon, 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls, noon. 705-3247323 to reserve. APR 11, 18, 25 - SAGES exercises for seniors, Dunsford Community Centre, 9:30 a.m. 705-324-7323 for info. APR 12 & 26 - SAGES exercises for seniors, Fenelon Falls Seniors Citizens Club, 10 a.m. 705-324-7323 for info. APR 13 - Men’s Sexual Health Clinic, 5-7 pm, Health Unit, Lindsay. Clinic provides men with testing/treatment for STIs and a chance to discuss their sexual health issues with a nurse. Appointments preferred, but walk-ins welcome. 1-866-888-4577, ext. 2205, for info. APR 14 - Blood Donor Clinic, Bobcaygeon Legion 10am-2pm. Help give life by donating blood. Book your appointment at www.blood.ca APR 14 - Dunsford United Good Friday service 10am. APR 14, 21 & 28 - Basic foot care services for seniors and people with special needs, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Bobcaygeon Senior Citizens Centre. Pre-booked appointments required, call 705-879-4100. APR 16 - Dunsford United celebrates Easter at 10 AM. APR 18 - Lindsay Osteoporosis information group, 1:30pm Adelaide Place, Lindsay. Topic and Speaker: Christine Thomas - Unbreakable: A Woman’s Triumph over Osteoporosis APR 18 - Food Handler Course 9am - 5pm, Health Unit, Lindsay. $40 per person. For more info and to confirm space availability, call 705- 324-3569. APR 18 & MAY 16 - Friends of the Library book sale downstairs in the Lindsay Library 10 am – 6pm APR 19 - Free blood pressure monitoring service, Knox Presbyterian Church, Bobcaygeon, 10 - 11:30 a.m. No appointment necessary. APR 19 - Monthly Diners Club seniors luncheon, Knox Presbyterian Church, Bobcaygeon, noon. 705-324-7323 to reserve. APR 20 - Impact of Climate Change on our region. Speaker, film, discussion. St. James Anglican Church, Fenelon Falls, 7pm, Free. 705-887-2537 APR 20 - Thursday Night Dinner for seniors, Fenelon Falls, 5 p.m. 705-324-7323 to reserve. APR 20 - Circle of Hope for the Bereaved - free support group for those who have recently lost a loved one to share with others. 2 Kent St. W., Lindsay, noon - 1:30 p.m. Call 705-879-4123 for info or to register. APR 20 & 27 - Basic foot care services for seniors and people

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with special needs,1027 Portage Rd., Kirkfield. Pre-booked appointments required. Call 705-879-4100 to inquire about foot care services and fees. APR 21, 24 & 28 - Basic foot care services for seniors and people with special needs Pre-booked appointments required, call 705-879-4100. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls. MON - Bobcaygeon Senior Centre Mahjong 1 p.m. $3 MON & WED - Pickleball 7 - 9 p.m. Bobcaygeon Public School. $3/person. 1st TUES - Dunsford Seniors Club Pot Luck, noon; 1:30 pm for Euchre. 2nd MON - Lindsay Creative Quilters’ Guild Meetings Cambridge Street United Church, Lindsay 1–3:30pm TUES - “Expanding the World of Literacy After School Program” Kinmount library 4:30 pm. Call 705 488-3199 TUES - Amateur photography club that meets alternate Tuesdays, 10 am, Bobcaygeon Library. $2 each for the use of the room. TUES - Omemee Legion Doubles darts @ 8pm. TUES - COFFEE TALK… “Creating a welcoming space for people to form friendships and supportive community.” Fellowship Room, Trinity United 10:30 -11:30 a.m. and join the conversation. ALL WELCOME!! 2nd TUES - The Kawartha Settlers’ Village Quilters meet at Wray House, Bobcaygeon. New members & guests welcomed. Contact: info@settlersvillagequilters.ca. 1st WED - Crime Fiction Book Club in the Carnegie Room, Lindsay Library to discuss works by certain authors. 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm. Call the Library for more info. WED- Scrapbooking and paper crafters meet from 9:30noon at the Salvation Army Church in Fenelon Falls. Beginners welcome, call church for details. WED - Bobcaygeon Senior Centre Carpet Bowling $3, 7 p.m. Contact: Al 705-738-1749 WED - Dunsford Seniors Club 1pm for Bid-Euchre. THURS-TOPS-Take off pounds sensibly at the Bobcaygeon Legion 6:30 p.m. All welcome. THURS - Omemee Legion mixed darts @ 8pm. THURS - Bobcaygeon Seniors Centre Cribbage 1pm $3 LAST THURS - Bingo, Fenelon Falls Senior Citizens Club.,5pm SAT - Omemee Legion Country music jams. 1pm Alternate Saturdays. 2nd SAT - Omemee Legion Progressive Euchre 12:30pm. 3rd SUN - Ladies auxiliary for Kinmount RCL BR.441 breakfast 8am -noon. APR 22 & MAY 13 - Friends of the Library book sale downstairs in the Lindsay Library 10:30 am – 4pm APR 26 & 28 - ‘Tobacco Talks’ Quit-Smoking Support Program/Drop-In, April 26, 4:30-5:30 pm, April 28, 9:30 am - 4:30pm Health Unit, Lindsay. Drop-in or book appointment. For more info, call 705- 324-3569 APR 26 - Monthly Diners Club seniors luncheon, Burnt River Community Centre, noon. 705-324-7323 to reserve. APR 26 - free blood pressure monitoring service, Burnt River Community Centre, 10:30 am - noon. No appointment necessary.

April 21 issue of The Kawartha Promoter will be historic.

We will be distributing 36,000 copies by Canada Post to every single home in the City of Kawartha Lakes. Our focus will be all about Cottage Country Living -- from boats and grounds maintenance to cottage toys and outdoor entertaining. You won’t want to miss out on this! Call Laura at 705-738-6188 to book your space and find out about our special rates. The deadline for ads is April 12.

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PUTTING THE ‘FUN’ IN FUNDRAISER

The Kiwanis Club of Scott’s Pains has a unique fundraiser coming up to help out Hospice Peterborough. There’s a progressive euchre tournament on April 9 and April 16 at 1pm in the lounge of Delta Bingo and Gaming on Clonsilla Avenue in Peterboroough. The entry fee is $10, then $2 for Lone Hands. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Lone Hands. There’s also an optional 50/50 draw. The club has pledged $12,500 to purchase equipment and furnishings for the new Hospice Peterborough Paediatric Room for youth and families. Your participation in the tournament will help fund that pledge.

KINETTES CELEBRATE SPRING

Submitted by Wendy Kimmett

The Kinette Club of Bobcaygeon is busy selling their Easter Eggs, all made lovingly by the members. Get yours before they sell out for only $3 each. They can be purchased from any Kinette member, the Dunsford Store in Dunsford, The Dairy, Village Gate Variety, Shakers and Pharma Save in Bobcaygeon. Proceeds go to Community Service. Don’t forget on Sunday, May 7, is the Kinette Spring Fling at the Bobcaygeon Legion. You will enjoy a lovely luncheon and fashion show, with many draws. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased at Paradise. Boutique on Bolton St., Bobcaygeon and from any

VISITING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

A few hours a month can make a difference in the life of an isolated senior or adult with special needs. We’re recruiting volunteers to offer confidential, one-to-one companionship and support to individuals who are ill, lonely or isolated. Volunteers keep in touch through regular home visits or telephone calls. If interested in becoming a Friendly Visiting volunteer with Community Support Services call us to find out more. 705-324-7323 or 1-800-461-0327 x 231 info@ccckl.ca www.ccckl.ca Caring for the Communities of Kawartha Lakes TM

Bobcaygeon Kinette member. Doors open at 11:30. Tickets are limited so purchase your tickets early. Don’t miss this fun day. Proceeds go to Cystic Fibrosis. Coming soon, the Bobcaygeon Kinettes will be running a food booth at the Walleye Tournament on May 27. The Kinette Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month, except for July and August. If you are interested in coming out to one of our meetings, just call one of our members.

Walleye Meet & Greet

Submitted by Lynda Wheeler

The 37th Annual Canada/US Walleye Tournament is quickly approaching. At 37 years it is Ontario’s longest-running live-release walleye event. This sold-out tournament of 280 anglers brings many visitors to the area, adding greatly to the economy. Many come up with their families the week before the tournament to prefish. They eat at our restaurants and shop in our stores. Like all such community events, this Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce endeavour is successful because of its volunteers. Our “Green Team” of volunteers, as we call them, range from teenagers to adults, males and females. Without volunteers an enormous function such as this cannot take place. The week of the Tournament we need assistance with setting up the arena. After the event we need assistance to “tear down.” And during the 3 days we need volunteers to give us one or two shifts of 4 hours of their time. This is a reminder to those who have held it together year after year and an invitation to others to join us for the first time. On Wednesday, April 12 at 7 pm at the Bobcaygeon Municipal Centre (across from the Legion), we are having a Meet and Greet session for previous and potential volunteers. Light refreshments will be served. Please come to our meeting to show your support for Bobcaygeon and the area. A great place to Live, Play and Volunteer!

Fenelon Falls Splash Pad Project

We’re raising funds to install a splash pad at the waterfront in Fenelon Falls. GRAND OPENING - July 1, 2017 Fundraising efforts are well on their way!

Would you like to help?

Make cheques payable to: Fenelon Falls Rotary Club (Splash pad) P.O. Box 862 Fenelon Falls, ON K0M 1N0 E Transfer: FenelonRotary@hotmail.com Please include your mailing information in the message if you require a tax receipt for any amount over $20.

Visit us to make a donation at Fenelon Falls Home Show / Fenelon Falls Area. At this time we would like to thank: The City of Kawartha Lakes, Sobeys Fenelon Falls, Jackett Landscaping, Fenelon Falls Legion - Branch 238, and Fenelon Falls Powerlinks Committee.

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