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When I was growing up, we didn’t have a lot of money. Mom worked as a nurse in a senior’s home and Dad did whatever he could, but money was tight. My mom was a terrific grocery shopper and, let’s face it, food was a lot less expensive in those days. We never had to use a food bank ... I don’t even know if there was one in our community. Today, though, through the generosity of volunteers and the communities throughout the country, most people know about food banks and the importance they play in today’s society. On our cover this issue is a group of volunteers from the Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank. This terrific organization helps 71 clients every month, handing out 368 bags of food. They also participate in the Breakfast Program at Bobcaygeon Public School. I spoke with Laura Fisher of the Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank about the need that continues all year long. After the Christmas drive, Laura tells me that the amount of donations drops off and, at

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this time of year, there are still many who rely on the program. They are one of the last independent food banks in Ontario, meaning that 100 percent of cash and food donations stay in this community. I’m sure that the Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank isn’t alone in its need for food and cash donations. Every community has a similar organization. In Bobcaygeon, there are bins near the entrance of the grocery stores or you can drop off your fresh and canned/ boxed food donations at Christ Anglican Church on Wednesdays between 9:30 and 11am. It takes a village to raise a child, but it takes a community to help put food on the table for those in need. Please think about your local food bank this Easter. editor@thepromoter.ca

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MARG MCLEAN, A LIFE WELL LIVED

A very special lady has left Bobcaygeon with a hole that will be difficult to fill. Marg McLean, in her 91st year, has moved onto a new volunteer mission and I am sure she will be looking down making sure we carry on her good work. During her time in Bobcaygeon, Marg became a volunteer at the Bobcaygeon Legion, where she was President of the Ladies Auxiliary and Zone Commander for 20 years. She helped organize youth essays/speeches, poppy teas and Remembrance Day services. She was also a very active member of the Kinettes and the Cancer Society. In 1982, Marg was named Citizen of the Year by the Bobcaygeon & Area Chamber of Commerce. After her husband Leo passed away, a group of widows affectionately known as “The Golden Girls” helped to fill the void for each other. This group of about six friends were very close and would have fun while giving back to their community. Thirty years ago, Reeve Frank Poole asked Marg to head up Canada Day Celebrations and she never looked back. Bobcaygeon Canada Day has become one of the best events in the area. Marg was always so heartened to see the streets of Bobcaygeon teeming with young and old celebrating Canada’s birthday. From the kid’s events in the morning, horseshoes, the cake cutting (with her hubby’s sword), the musical entertainment, the parade, the Legion BBQ and the incredible fireworks, Canada Day in Bobcaygeon is always a great time. I had the honour of accompanying Marg on many of the Canada Day events over the years and it was especially nice to join her for the 150th Celebrations last summer. Even though she had many maladies to

overcome, she was bound and determined to make it to the 150th. Although the weather wasn’t the best, it seemed like the whole village turned out for the event. Marg was beaming! Last Fall, her children Jamie, Margaret Anne and grandchildren Nicholas, Courtney and Emily threw her a wonderful outdoor 90th birthday celebration that was attended by many people from far and wide. She was so thrilled. Marg, you showed us how to make our community shine with your big smile, your strength of spirit and positive attitude. You will be missed my friend. Happy Trails,

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FILMS BY THE FALLS

The Kawartha Lakes Film Circuit is proud to announce Academy Award nominee, The Breadwinner, as their Films by the Falls feature presentation on March 27 at the Fenelon Falls Secondary School. Based on Deborah Ellis’ award-winning novel, director Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner tells the extraordinary story of an 11-year-old Afghan girl who finds strength in the love of her family and the power of storytelling. Executive produced by Angelina Jolie — whose humanitarian work over recent decades has brought her into contact with many young girls like Parvana — The Breadwinner is fundamentally about family, friendship, and imagination. With a team of over 200 artists, animators, and actors from around the world, Twomey

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FAMILY DOCTOR APPRECIATION CONTEST

Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) is asking the community to help celebrate the ninth annual Family Doctor Appreciation Week, being held June 4 to 8. The week will honour the many wonderful family doctors practicing in the City of Kawartha Lakes. KLHCI is holding a children’s poster and letter writing contest to promote Family Doctor Appreciation Week. Students in Grades K to 6 are encouraged to draw a picture or write a letter to their family doctor. What makes them special to you? Why would you like to thank your family doctor? The rules are available by contacting the KLHCI office at 705-328-6098, on the KLHCI website at www. KawarthaLakesDoctors.org, or can be picked up at any City of Kawartha Lakes Library Branch. All entries must be received by Friday, April 27. All entries will be judged in two categories: Grades K to 2 and Grades 3 to 6. First place winners in the poster contest from each category will have their artwork published in local newspapers and receive a prize. First place winners in the letter writing contest from each category will have their letters pre-recorded and aired on 91.9 BOB FM throughout the week of June 4 to 8 and receive a prize.

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Branch 184 Woodville & District (705) 439-2397 • The Country Music Jam is back the third Sunday of each month from 1-4 pm. • Dances the last Saturday of each month - 8pm to 11pm featuring The Gary Peters Band. $10 per person – light lunch at 11pm.

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BAD NEWS/GOOD NEWS By Pamela VanMeer, Kawartha411

The Two Sides of Opioids

There’s no denying it, there’s an opioid crisis all across the country, including right here in the City of Kawartha Lakes. A study published by the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network suggests that almost one in five people living in the Kawarthas and Peterborough area were given opioids for pain management in 2016. That works out to be 17 percent, well above the provincial average of 11.9 percent. Opioids are a class of medication used to treat severe pain. They bind to the receptors in the brain and spinal cord, disrupting pain signals. The problem is they also reward areas of the brain by releasing a feel-good hormone, creating a feeling of euphoria. For years they were marketed as a wonder drug of sorts, that could treat pain without being addictive. However, years later, after thousands of people became users, the drugs were found to be highly addictive. Medical officials in the City of Kawartha Lakes say there’s an average of one drug overdose per day in the City. Peterborough ranks highest in the province in the use of methadone, a drug used to treat addiction to opioids. In response to the crisis, Peterborough recently announced they would be opening a safe drug injection site. It’s a place where people who are addicted can go to use illegal drugs without fear of being charged. On June 9, 2017, 21-year-old ​Keagen Carson-Schiberras died of an opioid overdose. Keagan grew up in Lakefield. We aren’t immune because we live in a small town. The good news is that these drugs, when legitimately prescribed and monitored, are helping many people live with severe pain. “I just got so tired of hearing all the bad things about these drugs and it’s not everyone who is getting them off the street,” a City of Kawartha Lakes resident told me. “I thought somebody had to say something.” The woman was legitimately prescribed opioids for severe pain from scoliosis, stenosis and sciatica. She says, “I couldn’t live without them, I’d be in so much pain I would go nuts.” The 75-year-old says she wants people to know that not everyone who takes opioids fits the stereotype you often hear about. “Not everybody who is on them is an addict on the street looking for drugs.” With all of the media surrounding the negative effects of opioids, it’s easy to see how the positives can get lost in the chaos. When used properly, opioids such as morphine, oxycodone and fentanyl have been known to help the severe pain and can alleviate the suffering of people with advanced disease. Doctors are now mandated to reduce the number of prescriptions for opioids in an effort to get the cri–sis under control. For those who use the drugs to legitimately manage pain, it’s a move that impacts their way of life. Hopefully, we are on our way to striking a healthy balance between measures that help keep people from becoming addicted, while relieving the pain and suffering of those who really need it. You can find more local news and reports on www.kawartha411.ca.

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AUTHOR OFFERS INSIGHTS

Submitted by Diane Englestad

Parents of children with intellectual or other significant disabilities need to provide an exceptional level of ongoing support. That support happens not only during childhood, but throughout adulthood as well. Janet Klees is an internationally known author and speaker who has worked with families in Durham Region for 30 years. She believes there are creative solutions for families, when housing is seen as a community issue, and when busy families share ideas and experiences about their family member’s unique needs, interests and aspirations. At the invitation of Fenelon Forward and a new local initiative called ABLE (Access to Better Living Experiences), Ms. Klees will share her insights in Fenelon Falls, at St. James Anglican Church on April 4 at 7pm. She will give participants an opportunity to consider new possibilities with the support of others in similar situations. In nearby Durham, families come together on a regular basis to share their experiences and find solutions among themselves or from what might be happening elsewhere. “What are we hearing about innovative or good ways that people are securing housing every day? What are some ideas that people have around the patterns of support where their sons and daughters would live well? And what do we know is happening on the social housing front in the broader community?” Such discussions have put several families well on the road to solutions tailored to their family’s needs and resources. Anyone supporting family members or friends with disabilities are encouraged to come and hear Janet Klees, and join this important discussion. For more information, call 705-887-9755.

CLUB HOLDS SPECIAL MEETING

Submitted by John Sale

The Lindsay Men’s Probus Club is inviting guests to a special meeting on Tuesday, April 10. Canadian author, John Boyko, will speak on the subject of ‘Sir John A. Macdonald: The Case for a Strong Canada’. The meeting takes place at 10am in the Masonic Hall, 10 Ridout Street in Lindsay. Probus Clubs are non-profit, non-sectarian and nonfundraising, and exist to provide social opportunities, great fellowship, quality guest speakers on topical subjects, and club outings, for retired and semi-retired folk. In Lindsay the men’s club meets separately from the women’s club. Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. For more information about our Probus Club go to our website at www.lindsaymensprobusclub.com. If you plan to attend our April meeting, or any meeting in the future, please email info@ lindsaymensprobusclub.com or telephone 705- 3209540.


UNPLUG FOR THE PLANET

By Deb Crossen

We hear a lot about our disintigrating ozone layer, climate change, global warming, environmental disasters, major weather shifts and on and on. And, in the large scheme of things, many of us wonder how what we do – recycling, reducing our garbage output, walking more and driving less – has an impact on those forces of ever-changing environment. On Saturday, March 24 from 8:30 to 9:30pm, we can make a difference. It’s Earth Hour – when “regular” people are encouraged to shut off lights, electronics and other energy-suckers for just one hour. It started in 2007 as a symbolic “lights out” event in Sydney, Australia. It is now the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, during which millions take action for our planet and nature. In 2017, 187 countries and territories participated in Earth Hour with millions of people showing their support. In fact, more than 12,000 landmarks and monuments switched off their lights! This year, take the hour on March 24 to join in with others and think about changes you can make to help keep our Earth healthy for us, and future generations.

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CRUISEFEST COMING BACK

The Bobcaygeon & District Chamber of Commerce is continuing their 22-year tradition of the Bobcaygeon Cruisefest, held annually on September 15 at the Bobcaygeon Fairgrounds. “This one-day exhibition of antique and classic cars and trucks brings hundreds of visitors to the area,” says Miriam Newton, President of the Chamber. “We’ve gone into this year’s event with the same enthusiasm as we have for the past 22 years.” Newton also says, “There is some confusion because a similar event is taking place on the same day, but it is not the Chamber-organized and sanctioned event.” Cruisefest is a fundraising event for the Chamber, but a portion of the proceeds are donated to the Bobcaygeon Get your passport and travel across Europe tasting Helps Food Bank, the annual toy drive and the Fenelon food from different countries without waiting in long Falls Secondary School’s Automotive Program. lineups at the airport! More details about the event will be available this The Buckhorn Cultural Centre presents Taste of summer.

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CHORISTERS’ CORNER

By April Scott

The Choristers were saddened last week to learn of the passing of Vic Dunleavey. Our condolences are sent to his wife Barb and family. Barb and Vic were two of the original Choristers along with George Hedge as Director. Unfortunately, when the time came, they both had to take a bow due to health problems. I believe that the choir was Barb’s dream that came to fruition. Once again practice last night was moved to Trinity Church. The Retirement Suites were quarantined for the second time this year. It was a snowy night and we hope everyone arrived home safely. There are no further developments on the May concert except I believe that you will be introduced to a Male Quartet, but more about that to come. There is not much to share this week, other than a couple of birthdays to celebrate vocally. Hopefully the weather will improve and Spring bulbs will start to bloom. As always, new members are welcome . Why not

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DANCING IN THE AISLES

There’ll be swinging and swaying in the aisles at the Victoria Park Armoury on Saturday, April 21 from 8pm to 1am. The Enforcers will be in concert to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes-Haliburton. Doug Saunders of The Enforcers says, “Our style encompasses the blues sound that originated in Mississippi, Texas and Chicago, then throw in some Motown, Rhythm and Blues, Boogie and Reggae.” All proceeds from this event will stay in our community helping Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes-Haliburton. Tickets are only $15 and are available at Big Brothers Big Sisters office at 117 Kent St. W., Buy and Sell Shop at 31 Kent Street West and Common Grounds/Pita Pantry at 17 William St. S. Visit www.kawarthalakes. bigbrothersbigsisters.ca for more information.

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On any of the four distinct Rocky Mountaineer journeys, you’ll see astonishing vistas from your comfortable seat and dine on gourmet delights while gracious hosts attend to your every need and every track leads to life changing adventure. If you’re looking for a change of scenery, the Canadian Rockies are as big as it gets.

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RN ABOUT THE MAGICAL Art EXPERIENCES THAT INSIGHT VACATIONS HAS TO OFFER. at Kawartha Gallery! THURSDAY, APRIL 12th – 6:30 pm Dianne Lister “Travelling Blue Dress” Exhibit

March 20 to May 5, 2018 An exhibit featuring photography pieces from a series that invites viewer to complete the story, provoking different feelings Thursday, April 12 from 7 – 9pm - Kawartha Art Gallery

Introduction to Cruising TUESDAY APRIL 17th – 3pm & 6:30pm Emerald Waterways & Scenic River cruises* THURSDAY, APRIL 26th – 3pm & 6:30 pm Alaska cruises & cruise tours * WEDNESDAY, MAY 2nd – 3pm & 6:30pm Goway Travel featuring “Downunder”* TUESDAY, MAY 8th - 7pm Regent Seven Seas Luxury cruising WEDNESDAY, MAY 16th - 6:30pm Sandals Resorts - focus on Barbados THURSDAY, MAY 31ST – 3pm & 6:30 pm Cruising to the ‘circles’ and Iceland*

LYNE FROM INSIGHT VACATIONS WILL GIVE A SHORT PRESENTATION TO EXPLAIN THE INSI FERENCE AND WILL BE ON HAND TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS. Canvas Confidential Event

The evening will consist of fun, friends, draws, team painting, auction and choosing of a canvas created by a talented local artist Saturday, April 21, 2018 At Mackey Celebrations in Lindsay from 7 pm to 9 pm

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Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm A free workshop to learn, create and invent with hobby enthusiasts Please contact the Gallery at 705-324-1780 or art@kawarthagallery.com for information. Kawartha Art Gallery, second floor of The Lindsay Public Library, 190 Kent Street West, Lindsay. www.kawarthagallery.com

ALL SESSIONS ARE COMPLIMENTARY SEATING IS LIMITED TO 24 PEOPLE PER SESSION SO PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SEATS ASAP. * NOTE THAT IF THERE AREN’T ENOUGH PEOPLE REGISTERED, THESE PRESENTATIONS MAY BE COMBINED.

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Submit Your Nomination The City of Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee is looking for nominations for the 2017 Environmental Hero of the Year Award The criteria for a candidate to qualify are as follows: • An individual or group from the City of Kawartha Lakes that has worked to address a local environmental issue in 2017 • Made an outstanding environmental contribution within the City of Kawartha Lakes • Acted successfully to influence change for the benefit of the environment without any expectation of reward To accept this award, the individual or group must reside in the City of Kawartha Lakes Nomination forms are available at all Municipal Service Centres, local libraries and on the City’s website at www. kawarthalakes.ca. Nominations are to be submitted to the Environmental Advisory Committee by Friday, March 30, 2018. Completed forms can be submitted to: City of Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee c/o Planning Division 180 Kent Street West, 2nd Floor Lindsay, Ontario, K9V 2Y6 Fax: 705-324-4027 Email: ckleac@kawarthalakes.ca

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Register now for summer camp

Looking for a great way to keep your kids busy this summer, in a fun, interactive and educational way? Registration for Kawartha Conservation’s 2018 summer camps is now open. One-day Nature Camps for Kids are back, offering children ages 4 (must turn 4 by July 1) to 6, different themed days and hands-on, structured outdoor learning in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. Activities include guided hikes, arts and crafts, exploring nature, learning about wildlife, playing games and much more. For young people aged 6 to 10, the one-week Nature Explorer Summer Camp offers fun, interactive and educational programming with six weeks of camps available in July and August. New for 2018, there are also multi-day, multi-week and sibling discounts available. Camp participants for both the one-day Nature Camps and week-long Nature Explorer Summer Camps can be dropped off at 8am and picked up at 4:30 pm. This year, though there is an extended day service available from 4:30 to 5pm for an additional $10 per day. For more information visit www. kawarthaconservation.com/education.

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Enroll in our 6-week Hospice Core Training* 10 Sessions beginning April 10th Tuesdays & Fridays 1-4pm Hospice Services, Unit 3-2 Kent Street W, Lindsay

Volunteers needed in all Kawartha Lakes' communities *Registration fee applies. Please note: Interested participants are required to undergo a formal interview process to ensure suitability prior to becoming a volunteer


Horoscopes

March 22 to April 4

Melodie McCullough

Aquarius (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Your existing romantic relationship may be feeling a little boring, Aquarius, but we don’t recommend finding something new. Instead, why not rejuvenate, invigorate, and revivify that love interest, as only you can? It could prove very rewarding. Pisces (Feb. 20 to March 20) Connecting with the outside world is a valuable experience, Pisces. Get to know your surroundings, both locally and farther afield. Learn the customs, research the history. You will feel more a part of your community. Aries (March 21 to April 20) There will be a Blue Moon on March 31, Aries, during your zodiac phase. It’s the name given to a full moon that occurs twice in the same month – and it symbolically means something that is quite rare. So, we say why not do something spectacularly rare around this time? Something you might not consider doing any other time? Go for it! Taurus (April 21 to May 21) From the Quakers comes this quote: “Live simply so others may simply live.” What a lot of wisdom in only a few words! Why not try this philosophy on, Taurus, and see how it fits? Gemini (May 22 to June 22) Clearly expressing feelings and emotions is a healthy way to live, Gemini. Bottling them up is hard on your nerves, but letting them go has a calming effect, and provides emotional balance.

Leo (July 24 to Aug. 23) Your love of music is evident to all around you – AND it’s an important part of your self-help tool kit. So, keep on singing, keep on dancing, slide that trombone and tweet that flute. It’s all so very good for the soul. Virgo (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23) The sights, sounds, smells, tastes and happenings around you will make you feel alive, Virgo! Especially now, with Spring on its way. It’s a time of rebirth, new growth and exciting possibilities. How will you make the best of it? Libra (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) The seasons are about to change, Libra, and we sense, in you, a need for change, too. It doesn’t have to be dramatic and far-flung. It can be tiny steps, doing one thing differently each day. It CAN make a difference! Scorpio (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) Scorpios are known for their devotion to their partners, and they cherish each moment they share. But we also know that they do not appreciate being overshadowed, and you need to be in control of their thoughts and feelings. Sagittarius (Nov. 23 to Dec. 21) Well, it’s time for some plodding, Sag. Yes, plodding along at work that doesn’t seem to be taking you anywhere. However, remember that everything leads to something, and what you do today will definitely impact tomorrow. Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) So, you’ve been the recipient of some nasty comments, Capricorn. Take the high road, dear. It can be painful, but do we really care what those kinds of people say or do or think? Of course not!

Cancer (June 23 to July 23) Now is not the time to procrastinate, dear Cancer. You MUST buckle down and get the job done. Life will seem so much sweeter when your task is complete.

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Building Relationships

By Kirk Winter

A wise person once said that there are only two guarantees in life -- death and taxes. Leonard Teeuwen, partner in Turner Moore LLP can certainly help you with the latter. Leonard, who has been assisting clients for almost 20 years, takes great pride in the relationships that he has built with his long-time customers. Starting with only a few, he has seen his client base grow into the hundreds. Leonard believes that word of mouth is the best advertising, and so he wants to provide his clients with the best possible service. Confidentiality and quality are also key components. His firm offers “onestop shopping” for the small business owner. From bookkeeping to corporate tax filings, Leonard and his staff will help you stay current and compliant.

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For the individual who only needs to file their tax return, they’ll assess your situation, and ask you questions so they can find credits you can use to save you tax payable. Expenses like moving deductions, employment expenses, and deductions available to divorced and separating couples are often missed, and some time spent with an accountant would prevent this. Leonard and his staff are just starting to gear up for tax season that truly hits its stride in March and April. While Leonard no longer sleeps in the office during tax season, he said there is no university or coop placement that can prepare you for the hustle and bustle of tax season. Leonard says that along with the joys of forming long-term relationships with customers, comes the sorrow when a customer passes and their personal and business affairs have to be wound down. As that is very hard on family, Leonard knows how important it is to listen carefully to what the family wants, and understands that his services must be delivered in a respectful and caring manner. Leonard, Jackie, Brandon and Margaret take pride in what they do, and look forward to answering any questions that you might have by calling at 705-7381581.

TAX TIME TIPS

Here’s the second instalment of our special tax section with a few more tips from the experts at H&R Block. PARENTS • If you deposit your Canada Child Benefit into a separate bank account specifically for your child, any interest it earns is considered your child’s income rather than your own. Your child can earn up to $11,809 in the 2018 taxation year without being subject to federal tax. • If you are the single parent of a child under 18 and you live with your child and contribute to the maintenance of the dwelling in which you both live, you can claim

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an eligible dependant amount of $11,635 (which is the same as the spouse or common-law partner amount for couples). The amount is reduced by any income your child earns. • You may claim a non-refundable tax credit for expenses relating to the adoption of a child. For 2017, the maximum amount of expenses on which the credit is based is $15,670. You claim all your expenses in the year the adoption is finalized.  CAREGIVERS • If you are supporting an infirm dependant who is 18 or over and infirm, you may be able to claim the Canada caregiver amount. For 2017, the maximum claim is $6,883. It is reduced by your dependant’s net income in excess of $16,163. • You may also claim the Canada caregiver amount for children under 18 at the end of the year who have an impairment in physical or mental functions. The child must be dependent on others for assistance in attending to personal needs and care when compared to children of the same age. For 2017, the amount is $2,150. SENIORS • Seniors who turn 65 can postpone receiving Old Age Security benefits for up to five years and receive higher annual benefits when they do start collecting. This would probably be beneficial to seniors whose net income is more than $75,910 in 2018 since they will not be subject to the OAS clawback.  Norma Long - Manager/Broker

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PUBLIC NOTIFICATION Proposed Location

SBA Canada is proposing an antenna system at 2876 Highway #121 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario which consists of a 75 metre guyed wire telecommunications tower with a lightning road at the top with a compound to house the tower and the necessary equipment to be secured by chain link fencing. Access to the proposed tower will be provided through a 6.0 metre wide utility easement from Highway #121 to the tower compound. The tower compound will be setback approximately 360 metres from the road and 15 metres from the property line. Once completed the monopole structure and antenna system will measure 75 metres in height.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is responsible for the approval of this antenna system, and requires SBA Canada to review this proposal with the public and local municipality. After reviewing this proposal the City of Ottawa will provide its position to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and SBA Canada. SBA Canada invites you, within 30 calendar days of the date of this notice (April 23rd, 2018), to provide by e-mail or letter your comments, and/or request to be informed of the City’s position on the proposed antenna system. The Biglieri Group Ltd. are the planning consultants that represent SBA Canada. Please contact Brayden Libawski at The Biglieri Group Ltd. located at 20 Leslie Street, Suite 121, Toronto, ON M4M 3L4; Tel: 416-693-9155; Fax: 416-693-9133; blibawski@thebiglierigroup.com. We will be sure to respond to all reasonable and relevant concerns, and the City will be taking into account comments from the public and our response, on behalf of SBA Canada, to each when providing its position to SBA Canada and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

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By Deb Crossen

In 1835, poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote “In the Spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” Today, if that young man is a homeowner, his fancy might turn to thoughts of home improvements. Okay, that’s a bit of a stretch, but seriously Spring is the

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time to check out what your home has endured over the winter months and come up with a plan to make things right. Let’s start with your initial inspection of the exterior. Grab a clipboard, some paper and a pen to make notes of what you see on a walk around the outside of the house. Look for signs of loose or broken shingles on the roof and check the gutters to make sure they’re doing their job. Also, look up at the chimney for signs of wear and broken bricks. Take a close look at the seals around your windows and doors and for any signs of water damage. And don’t forget the foundation, making specific notes about the status of the grade near your house. Don’t forget to look at the siding, focusing on the north side of the house where often issues are first to show up. If you have a painted wood exterior, look for peeling paint, mould and even feel to see if the wood is soft. If you have brick or stucco, look for stains, cracks, or crumbling. Now is the time to give your deck a good inspection, looking for signs of cracked wood, loose nails and screws that may now be peaking above the board. If your property has any trees, look up and look for obvious signs of damage, dead limbs or dangling branches.

Ardron Roofing WELL, THANK GOODNESS THAT’S OVER! WHAT A WINTER!

It’s that time of year to do the spring evaluation of your home. Many people forget about their roof until it is too late. When you are evaluating your roof, look the state of your shingles. Replace if they are discoloured, curling or missing. At Ardron Roofing, we are the team to help ensure your roof – your homes first line of defense against the elements, gets the love it needs. We pride ourselves on timely and professional service and will take care of your roofing needs. Did you know that gutters play a big factor in protecting your home? If clogged, water can back up and can get under the shingles and cause leaking. In winter, water under your shingles can be disastrous. Freezing then melt and freeze and repeat, which will push shingles up. Keep those gutters clean and in good shape. Ardron Roofing is proud to add Kawartha SunDeckers to our repertoire! With Kawartha SunDeckers, we have upped our waterproofing game - this time, we get to add beauty with it. What is Kawartha SunDeckers you ask? We install Tufdek and Tuffshield, a waterproof membrane that is available in a variety of gorgeous waterproof patterns. With Kawartha SunDeckers, wasted space below your deck could be a dry useable space. We can install it anywhere. Call at 705 731-1000 for a free quote on any of our services. Enjoy the beautiful weather this season from all of us at Ardron Roofing and Kawartha SunDeckers!!

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Window rebates of up to $5,000? That sounds too good to be true!

“That’s a typical reaction we get from those who hear about the new Green Ontario Fund rebate program for the first time, and with good reason”, says Wayne McNelly, General Manager of Nortech Windows. “This government fund goes far beyond any previous renovation programs offering rebates for windows by offering substantially more money to homeowners.” The mandate of the “GreenON” fund is to reduce greenhouse gases by offering incentive programs to encourage homeowners to increase the energy efficiency of their homes. “This is very good news for anyone considering an upgrade to their windows at this time,” says Wayne. The plan is very simple. The fund provides $500.00 per window opening up to a maximum of $5000.00. Earlier programs only offered $80.00 per opening. Homeowners need to meet only a few conditions to be eligible for the rebate, according to Wayne. The replacement windows must be included on the Energy Star Most Efficient 2018 List. These high-performance windows feature very low heat transfer and are rated for Zone 3, which covers all of Canada. Homeowners must be replacing an existing window, including the full frame. The opening must be insulated back to the wall studs for better efficiency. The windows that are being replaced must be part of an existing structure. New construction is not included in this program. The windows must be installed by a contractor registered in the program who holds a Window Wise Certification and is a member of the Siding and Window Dealers Association of Canada, which sets training, quality, financial and ethical standards and audits for its members.

“That’s basically it,” says Wayne. “Very simple. The contractor submits the required paperwork to the government on behalf of the homeowner.” “The high performance windows will cost a little more, however, the cost is usually more than offset by the rebates. It’s our experience at Nortech that people are paying thousands of dollars less for the higher efficiency windows than they would have paid for regular dual-pane windows without the program.” An added bonus is that participants will continue to save more on energy costs year after year as well, says Wayne. “It seems to me to be a win-win situation. Its better for the environment, and it’s better for the pocketbook.” Wayne does have a word of caution. “The program is slated to be around for 2018 and 2019. However, the funds are limited, so when they run out, it will be over.” Nortech is already experiencing considerable interest in the program. “People are signing up even in the middle of winter,” says Wayne. “I think it’s going to be a very busy year. My advice would be that if you’re thinking of taking advantage of the program, it’s probably best to do it sooner rather than later.” ** Nortech Windows, part of family-owned Nortech Home Improvements Inc., has been serving the Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough regions for more than 20 years. Nortech’s goal is to provide the very best in products and customer service. As a result, Nortech receives most of its business from repeat customers and referrals. Nortech is registered as a participating contractor in the GreenON windows rebates program. For more information on the GreenON program, or to access the program through Nortech, contact the company at www.nortechwindows. com or 1-866-640-0206.

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Now it’s time to head inside and let’s start with the obvious – walls and ceilings. Go room by room, and look carefully for problems. Mostly, watch for discolouration. Yellow spots indicate water damage. Large ones on the ceiling point to a leaky roof, or if they’re next to exterior walls, ice dams. Small water spots are probably leaking or sweating plumbing pipes. Once you’ve called in a specialist, work with him or her to determine what’s the best way to solve any problems. Some will be easy fixes, others may be more serious and require a considerable amount of work. But to quote another bright man, Benjamin Franklin, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

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BIG CHANGES AT HOME

By Deb Crossen

When it became clear to us recently that my husband, John, was going to require a wheelchair to get around the house, I have to say that I was overwhelmed with the “new reality” of what our home was going to look like. As a service to those who may have to go through this, here’s what I learned: Ramps We had our deck boards replaced two years ago. At that time, I asked our contractor to build ramps to our sliding back door and the side door (which we use as our front door). He took a piece of plywood and screwed it on an angle to the sill of the sliding door. He built a small platform to bring the level of the deck up to the side door threshold, then added another plywood ramp. Since, at the time, John was able to walk around, he found the ramps set him off balance, so we took them out. As his balance got worse, and he was using a walker, I had a platform built to meet the threshold at the sliding door, to enable him more space to move around before “hitting the deck.” But with a wheelchair, a ramp was needed to get up to the platform. Luckily, I have a good friend who had a portable set of ramps that I’ve been able to use from the platform to the deck. Bathroom Not many people think about this, but how big is your bathroom? Watching the home improvement shows, we see these enormous caverns where you could have a party. Large glass and tile showers, clawfoot bathtubs, a separate room for the commode and, yes, dual sinks and plenty of counter space. Not in my house! When we bought the house, what did we know from bathrooms? It’s a shower/ablution room. Ours was tiny by comparison with the home improvement shows -- six-foot-wide by 10-feet long space, filled with a 4-foot vanity, tub and toilet. Originally, again because of John’s mobility issues, we replaced the tub with a shower stall to make it easier for him to get in and out.

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When it became apparent we would need to make room for wheelchair access, out came the vanity (replaced with a much smaller version where a wheelchair could fit under the sink). That came with some storage issues, but that’s what those handy IKEA bookcases are for, right? Oh, and the medicine cabinet had to be replaced because of the height restrictions between the mirror and the new sink. A flat mirror worked wonders. I’m sure the last thing the builder of our home considered was the possibility of future wheelchair access through the bathroom door. Little did I know that the “standard” width of a bathroom door was only 24 inches. A “standard” wheelchair is 28 inches. You do the math! So we had to widen the bathroom entrance, too. Not a problem, I thought. There’s plenty of space if we just take off the old door. Nope ... let’s remove the door trim, that should work. Nope ... a friend came over, removed some of the drywall (and yes, I still have a few gaping holes to fill), took the frame back to the studs, reinforced the header and, lo and behold ... a new entrance to the bathroom. Ah yes, but this should be a private room, right? Any traditional door would reduce the width of the entrance, so that wasn’t an option. Instead, there is a beautiful barn door setup that fills the need for privacy, but still looks elegant. Ramp or Lift I thought it would be relatively easy to have a ramp built from the “driveway” at the side of our house to the deck that sits about three feet off the ground to our side door. Wrong, again. Here’s what I learned about ramps for accessibility. You need to have one foot of length for every inch in height. So, since my deck was three feet off the ground, I would need a 36-foot ramp. Because of the length, it couldn’t be straight, there would have to be a few turns and “rests”. Gardens would have to be moved and, quite frankly, the company rep said it would be more hassle and money than it was worth. We decided on a wheelchair lift instead. After pouring a cement pad to serve as the bottom base

of the lift, removing a section of my two-year-old beautiful railing, and a pricetag somewhere between a great vacation on a beach and a used car, the lift was installed. No, it doesn’t come with a cover to keep the snow out of it so I improvised a lovely tarp enclosure for it that has served me well this winter. But it does make it easy for John to get in and out when we need to, so it’s well worth it. That’s just a few changes we’ve made to our home. The best thing is to get the experts to help you figure it all out. Another thing I’ve learned is to think about the long-term needs when you’re buying a house.

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Politics

By Kirk Winter

New PC Leader

By Kirk Winter

On Saturday, March 10, Progressive Conservatives from all over Ontario gathered at the Markham Convention Centre to see the coronation of a new leader. Most political pundits expected a neck-and-neck race between Christine Elliott and Doug Ford. The PCs were so sure that their fully automated election process would be without problems that they only booked the hall until 7pm. Tory organizers told the assembled media that after the opening addresses by Party luminaries and special guests a leader would be announced by 3:30 that afternoon. With the province watching, the Conservative convention turned into a spectacle never seen in modern Ontario history. It was clear that something was very wrong by 4pm, and rumours began to circulate of ballots wrongly tabulated, an extremely close vote with Elliot and Ford separated by one-half of one percent in support, a recount ordered and lawyers arriving at the hall to adjudicate this unexpected turn of events. By 7pm, Tory executives finally took to the stage before a half-empty hall and announced that everyone needed to go home, and that results would be announced in a timely manner. There would be no balloon drop, no concession speeches, no calls for public unity, and no shiny sound bite for the late evening news. This kind of public relations debacle was unprecedented in recent political memory. At 10:30 that evening, the Party proclaimed Doug Ford their leader, despite the fact that Christine Elliot was challenging the process, suggesting there had been “serious irregularities”. Elliot did not publicly concede until late the next day, after a meeting with the Ford camp. With Doug Ford as leader, the provincial Conservatives have completely and totally rejected the centrist legacy of previous leader Patrick Brown, who hoped for electoral success by moving into the moderate middle in Ontario politics once dominated

by Conservative icons Leslie Frost, John Robarts and Bill Davis. Doug Ford is a smarter, better-scripted and more disciplined version of his mercurial late brother Rob, whose reign of error in Toronto as Mayor made the city late night comedic fodder across North America. Doug Ford, unlike his brother, is a hard-wired social Conservative who opposes abortion, promises to scrap the new sexual education curriculum that the Wynne government rolled out two years ago, is indifferent to LGBTQ issues, and promises to remove what he has called the Wynne “nanny state”. Fiscally, Doug follows the Rob Ford playbook; government waste is endemic, there are too many workers on the government payroll, taxes are too high, and regulation is strangling small business in Ontario. When pushed on the leadership trail about plans for health and education policy whose costs consume well over half the provincial budget, Ford had no specific plans, a worrying trend to be sure. Doug Ford should not be taken lightly by either the Liberals or the NDP. He is a formidable political campaigner and skilled fundraiser. He is also very charming, in a Don Cherry kind of way. Politics right across the democratic west is in an ugly mood, with many calling for change for change sake. Ford could benefit from that, and there is no reason to be surprised if Ontarians wake up June 8 with a Premier Ford. Stay tuned!

ASHMORE WANTS TO RUN AGAIN

Ward 14 Councillor, Ron Ashmore, has announced his potential candidacy for councillor for the new Ward 6 in Kawartha Lakes. He says the key areas of his platform will be customer service, bringing people back to the City of Kawartha Lakes, providing incentives for business to expand or relocate in the City and controlling spending and debt levels in the municipal government. Ron indicates that more details will be unveiled in May, once the official nomination process opens.

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Happy Easter EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Fenelon Falls is going to be hopping on Saturday, March 31. It’s the annual Easter Eggstravanza from 10am to 1pm. Children search the town using a map of participating sponsors in the town, collecting stamps to redeem for treat bags at the Easter Bunny Headquarters (Slices n’ Scoops). This year, there are even more activities for the kids, including cookie decorating, face painting and photos with the Easter Bunny himself. There will also be some live bunnies that the children can pet.

TRADITIONS INCLUDE MORE THAN BUNNIES

By Deb Crossen

Here in Canada, many of us celebrate Easter with chocolate bunnies, ham and family. Around the world, there are many other traditions that, perhaps, might catch on here at home. BRITAIN All over England, people take part in a tradition that goes back hundreds of years - egg rolling. It involves sending specially-prepared hard-boiled eggs down a grassy hill. The winner is the one whose egg travels the farthest or is rolled successfully between two pegs. GERMANY Germans like to decorate trees with hollowed-out, painted eggs for Easter. For more than 40 years, one

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man took it to a new level. Volker Kraft hung more than 10,000 hand-blown eggs from an apple tree in his garden, drawing thousands of visitors a year. COLUMBIA Colombians have a unique take on Easter treats. Instead of munching on chocolate eggs, Colombians like to eat turtle egg omelettes, iguana soup, fried yucca and capybara, the world’s biggest rodent. It’s not unusual for a family member to show up with a special exotic treat to round out the meal. HUNGARY “Sprinkling” is a popular Hungarian Easter Monday tradition, in which boys playfully sprinkle perfume, cologne or water over a young women’s head, and ask for a kiss. FRANCE In the town of Haux, a giant omelette made with 4,500 eggs that feeds 1,000 people is served up in the town’s main square. The story goes, when Napoleon and his army were traveling through the south of France, they stopped in a small town and ate omelettes. SWEDEN In Sweden, children dress up as Easter witches wearing long skirts, colourful headscarves and painted red cheeks, and go from home to home in their neighborhoods trading paintings and drawings in the

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hope of receiving sweets. GREECE The traditional of “Pot Throwing” takes place on the morning of Holy Saturday. People throw pots, pans and other earthenware out of their windows, smashing them on the street. Some say the custom of throwing of pots welcomes spring, symbolizing the new crops that will be gathered in new pots. AUSTRALIA In Australian rabbits are considered pests because they destroy the land. So some Australians associate

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Easter with a different animal. In 1991, the Anti-Rabbit Research Foundation started a campaign to replace the Easter Bunny with the Easter Bilby. Bilbies have big, soft ears like rabbits and long noses like mice, and they’re endangered, another reason for publicity around the campaign.

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2:00pm Family Service THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER - March 31st 8:00pm St. James Fenelon Falls The lighting of the new fire, drama and party afterwards.

Children search the town and receive stamps which are redeemed for Easter treat bags at the Easter Bunny Headquaters! Pick up your map there also!

Headquarters: Slices and Scoops 10 Water Street ~ Across from the locks Hop on out to this fun filled event, and enjoy a eggciting day with the family! Cookie Decorating~Face painting~Treat bags~Craft

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Health & Wellness CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

By Kirk Winter

The Canadian Cancer Society needs your help this April and beyond. April 2018 marks the 61st year for the Cancer Society’s Daffodil Campaign and the need is greater than it has ever been. Individuals who make a donation or buy a daffodil pin or flowers are supporting the Canadian Cancer Society’s long history of helping people with cancer and funding life-saving research. The Canadian Cancer Society, first formed in 1938, saw its initial role as education, providing doctors with the information that would allow for an early and accurate diagnosis of cancer. In 1947, the Cancer Society switched gears from just better educating healthcare providers to funding research that would help Canadians with cancer live

longer and more fulfilling lives. In the early days this was a daunting task. Survival rates in the 1950s were less than 35 percent, and government funding of cancer research was simply inadequate. Since 1947, the Canadian Cancer Society has provided more than a billion dollars for cutting edge cancer research. The Canadian Cancer Society was honoured in 2003 when an international study ranked Canadian cancer research the best in the world. Survival rates across the board are now over 60 percent, and some cancers like thyroid and testicular cancer have survival rates of over 90 percent. Much work still needs to be done. Every three minutes a Canadian is told they have cancer. Almost half of all Canadians are expected to develop cancer sometime in their lives. By 2030, the rate of new cancer cases across Canada is expected to increase by nearly 40 percent. Cancer unfortunately still kills more Canadians than all other natural causes combined. As the largest charitable funder of cancer research, Daffodil Month sales and contributions are crucial to provide the necessary dollars to fight cancer through less invasive and more effective treatments. If the Daffodil Campaign is not for you, right across Canada this spring and summer multiple sites will offer you the opportunity to participate in a Relay for Life. Last year in Canada, 415 individual events were held, with 110,000 participants raising almost $25 million, which went directly into crucial research. Money raised by both of these campaigns fund

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excellent cancer research, provide information and deliver programs and services to prevent cancer, support people living with cancer and their families and caregivers right here in the City of Kawartha Lakes, and advocate on behalf of the cancer community to the federal government. How are you going to help? The local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society can be contacted at 705742-3823.

HOSPICE CORE TRAINING

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Caring and compassion have always been trademark qualities of the many people who volunteer with the Community Care Health & Care Network’s Hospice Services. The organization is offering the chance for new volunteers to get involved with helping to ease the journey of local residents facing serious illness, end of life, and grief and bereavement. A training series for interested volunteers begins in April. Hospice Core Training begins April 10 and runs for 10 sessions (Tuesday and Fridays, 1 to 4pm), at 2 Kent St. W. in Lindsay. Volunteers are the backbone of many Hospice services offered at no cost to local residents, according to Program Co-ordinator Carolyn Parkes. Such volunteers support Hospice clients living with critical illness in the community. Upon completion of the

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As increasing numbers of people have come to view hearing instruments as a technology extension to the smartphone, their coolness factor has risen commensurately. No longer regarded simply as a means of improving hearing, hearing instruments with Bluetooth connectivity have attained new status as communication and information-gathering devices. While once only compatible with Apple’s iOS mobile operating systems, newer Bluetooth hearing instruments offer universal connectivity, making them useable with an Android device or even a classic flip phone that is Bluetooth-ready. The latest Bluetooth hearing instruments can answer a phone call with a press of a button on the hearing aid. They have built-in microphones that feature automatic voice pickup, allowing people to have two-way conversations through their hearing instruments. If you or someone close to you are considering wearing a hearing aid, your timing couldn’t be better. The digital revolution has vastly improved hearing aid features and sound quality without increasing their size. This combination of technology and cosmetic appeal opens up a whole new world of hearing possibilities. You can always rely on a Doctor of Audiology at LINDSAY EAR CLINIC to address your needs on a one-to-one basis. Our goal is to find the most appropriate solution to each individual’s particular hearing concerns. P.S. A card-sized TV connector enables hearing instruments to plug into the back of a TV to pair with Bluetooth hearing instruments to stream high-fidelity TV sound.

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NEW FAMILY DOC

Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Melissa Bak has joined the practice of Dr. Peter Petrosoniak. Dr. Bak received her medical degree from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2014. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at McMaster University in 2017. Dr. Bak and Dr. Petrosoniak will be caring for patients currently in the practice with no new patients being accepted at this time. Dr. Bak is the proud mother of a newborn, and she and her husband are looking forward to raising their family in the City of Kawartha Lakes. “I am looking forward to getting to know the patients in the practice, along with exploring all that the City of Kawartha Lakes has to offer,” she says. Dr. Bak will join the doctors of the City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team. Local doctors work with the team’s nurse practitioners, family health

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nurses, dietician, pharmacists, psychologist, clinical social workers, occupational therapist and respiratory therapist to provide patients with complete health care. The family health team also partners with local health organizations and offers a variety of health programs designed to help keep residents healthy. KLHCI is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mandate is to recruit and retain family doctors for the City of Kawartha Lakes. KLHCI is directed through the work of a volunteer Board of Directors that is actively engaged in attracting new Board members from the community. Should you wish to support our efforts of ongoing recruitment and retention of family doctors in this manner please contact Cindy Snider, Recruitment & Retention Coordinator at 705-328-6098 or csnider@ rmh.org, or visit the KLHCI website at www. kawarthalakesdoctors.org.

GIFT FROM THE HEART

Canadian dental hygienists have banded together to make a difference for those who can’t afford oral healthcare or have difficulty accessing dental hygiene services. For the 6th year, Dental Hygiene Care by Marnie is participating in the annual national Gift from the Heart event on Saturday, April 7. She will offer no-cost preventive dental hygiene on that day, by appointment. You must register by Wednesday, April 4 and can do so by calling or texting Marnie Lamb at 705-8791689 or email dhcbymarnie@hotmail.ca. Please leave your contact information and Marnie will contact those who receive appointments.

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Flannel Rag Rug Workshops 10am-4pm April 21 at Trinity United Church, Bobcaygeon. Open to all skill levels $30+ supplies. Proceeds to 1st Bobcaygeon BPSA Explorer’s 2018 trip to PEI. For more info or to register call 705-324-8257 or email: RagRugWorkshop@ gmail.com ____________________ GRAND OPENING Blue Heron Quilts March 31 - April 2 432 County Rd. 49 705-738-1949 Find us on Facebook

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McLean: Margaret Victoria (nee Simpson) Passed away peacefully on March 8 at Ross Memorial Hospital with her children and her "other daughter" Jill by her side. Margaret was born Oct. 2, 1927 in Ottawa to the late Joseph and Margaret (Summers) Simpson. Marg, as she was known by all, was proud of her family, friends and community. She was always doing something to help the community of Bobcaygeon, where she lived for over 50 years. She was particularly involved with the Kinnette Club, Cancer Society, The Legion Branch and The Ladies Auxiliary where she was the Zone Commander for 20 years. One of her greatest joys was anything that involved children. As Legion Branch Youth Chairman she was excited to lead the Public Speaking and Essay Contests, and Children’s’ Christmas Party, to name just a few. Perhaps her most rewarding committee was Canada Day. She was a proud Canadian and wanted to pass that love to others. She did so by starting Canada Day festivities in Bobcaygeon 30 years ago. Marg received numerous awards and accolades, perhaps her most treasured was the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal. Margaret was predeceased in death by her loving husband Dr. James Frances Leo McLean. She is survived by her son James, daughter Margaret Anne (Crowley), son-in-law Bernard and her beloved grandchildren, Nicholas, Courtney and Emily. Sister of the late Frank (Isabel); late Bill (Helen); late Rita; and late Jim (Dot). Sister in law of Frank & the late Jo Mancini; late Josephine & Fred Condon; late Anna & Len Wallace; late Theresa and Steve Smegal; late Tom and Nori McLean; Gerrard & Adele McLean; Terry & late Betty McLean; late Ernie & Judy McLean; late Gord & Barb McLean; Bernard & Mureta McLean. Marg also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews. A mass of Christian burial will take place at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Bobcaygeon on Friday March 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM. Visitation to take place on Thursday March 15, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, MONK CHAPEL. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Royal Canadian Legion Br #239 Bursary Fund. Friends may send condolences or make donations by contacting the funeral home at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-738-3222. 30

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Local Events This section is only for Local Charitable Events. We do provide Not-for-profit rates for more in-depth advertising Adult Day Programs - Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls , Little Britain, Lindsay & Omemee. Community Care - Call 705324-7323 MAR 24 - Friends of the Lindsay Library book sale. MAR 24 - Easter Luncheon, Bake Sale and Bazaar at Dalrymple United Church, 11am to 2pm; $7 for lunch; 705833-2774. MAR 25 - Kirkfield Museum Concert by Ian Burney 2:30pm. Light refreshments at half time. By donation to the Museum to assist us in keeping this building and entertainment going. Call 705-438-5454. MAR 26 - Cancer Support Group at Hospice Services, 2 p.m. A free group for cancer survivors and those living with cancer. Call 705-879-4123. MAR 26 - Basic foot care services for seniors and people with special needs, 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls. Pre-booked appointments required, 705-879-4100. 9a.m. -4p.m. MAR 27- Diners Club seniors luncheon 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls, noon. 705-324-7323 to reserve. MAR 28 - Greet & Eat luncheon for seniors at Village Housing in Lindsay, noon. Call 705-324-7323 to reserve. MAR 28 - Lenten services & light lunch. Lakes Church, Bobcaygeon; noon. All welcome. MAR 28- Monthly Diners Club seniors luncheon, Burnt River Community Centre, noon. 705-324-7323 to reserve. MAR 29 - Bobcaygeon Seniors’ Centre Casino Rama Trip $5 Bus leaves 8:30am and arrives back at 4pm. Fees are to be paid one week before the trip. All Non-Members are welcome. For info call Lorraine at 705-738-4978 MAR 29 - Cooking for One Group, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Lindsay. 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Call 705-879-4100 to register. MAR 30 - Blood Donor Clinic, Bobcaygeon Legion. 10am -2pm APR 6 - Mini Bucks Euchre, 7pm. $5.Info: 705-793-1096 APR 10 - Big Bucks Bid Euchre, noon. $10 (Lunch Included) Info: 705-793-1096 SUN - Royal Canadian Legion Fenelon Falls Euchre 1pm $5 All skill levels are invited. 3rd SUN - Ladies auxiliary for Kinmount RCL BR.441 breakfast 8am -noon. MON - Bobcaygeon Senior Centre Mahjong 1 p.m. $3 MON - Euchre, Bolsover Community Centre,1:15 p.m. For more info call Lorraine 705-426-9053. MON - Bid Euchre, Carden Recreation Centre, 1 p.m.705484-5712 2nd MON - Lindsay Creative Quilters’ Guild Meetings 35 Lindsay Street N, Lindsay 1–3:30pm 1st TUES - Dunsford Seniors Club Pot Luck, noon; 1:30 pm for Euchre. 1st TUES- Free clinics are now at the Bobcaygeon Seniors Centre, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. No appointments are needed. 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 - Bobcaygeon Pickelball at Bobcaygeon Curling Club 7-9 pm Drop-in fee $3


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