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Virden Empire-Advance, November 21, 2014

CHRISTMAS LIGHT-UP THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27 THE SANTA CLAUS PARADE & LATE NIGHT SHOPPING The Santa Claus parade will start at 6 p.m. leaving from and ending at the Ag Society Fairgrounds. Please contact the Chamber of Commerce if you are interested in putting in a float.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 HOLIDAY TRAIN The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, will visit Virden at 9:15 a.m. The train will stop on the north side of the tracks, on Fifth Avenue - between Lyons Street and Ashburton Street. The train stops for approximately 1 hour with the show lasting 30-45 minutes.

HOLIDAY MADNESS For any purchase over $50, be entered to win $75!

For information regarding the Christmas festivities call the Virden Community Chamber of Commerce at (204) 851-1551 or email virdencc@mymts.net

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 JUDGING OF LIGHTS Judging of residential and commercial holiday lights will take place during the evening. Remember to turn on your lights.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 PHOTOS WITH SANTA Pictures with Santa will take place from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Lions Hall. Pat Siemens will once again be the photographer and she will have 5x7 pictures on hand so they will be available same day to those taking part.

FREE MATINEE MOVIE Head over to the Derrick Theatre on Nelson Street and take in a FREE matinee showing of the movie Despicable Me 2 which will start at 2 p.m.


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Virden Empire-Advance, November 21, 2014

Holiday Train to make stop in Virden

Photo/Submitted

By Charlotte Artyshko The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is making a stop in Virden on Friday, December 5 at 9:15 a.m. Salem Woodrow, spokesperson for CP said “We try to stop in as many communities as we can and

it’s great that we can add one more by including Virden.” The train stops for about an hour with the show lasting about 30 to 45 minutes. Canadian power pop rock band Odds will be putting on a performance. From British Columbia,

they achieved wide commercial success in the 1990s. Their CD, Cheerleader, was released in 2008. The first single, My Happy Place was used during the end credits for the Canadian TV show Corner Gas. Continued on page 4

FANTASTIC SAVINGS ON JEWELLERY Gold chains and bangles 40% off Large selection of rings 25-60% off

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Canadian diamond rings 25% off Watches up to 50% off Costume jewellery 40% off

With deals like these, why wait until Christmas?

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Virden Empire-Advance, November 21, 2014

CP Holiday Train

Pet pictures with Santa! Virden Animal Hospital annual event

Thursday, November 27 • 12 - 6 pm Virden Animal Hospital • Pet food donations are welcome Photos donated by Cloud Nine Photography (Sally Dale) 1 pose - $10 for 8 x 10 | 3 poses - $20 for 8 x 10 | Additional $15 for CD

The CP Holiday Train, which visits more than 150 communities across the Canada and the US, will make a stop in Virden on Friday, December 5. Photo/Submitted

Continued from page 3 Roxanne Potvin will also be performing. The Juno award nominated Montreal based singer songwriter, has a blues, soul and R&B background which has seen her work with luminaries such as Colin Linden, John Hiatt and Bruce Cockburn and tour with Sue Foley and Deborah Coleman. While the show is free, everyone is encouraged to bring a food or cash donation. The train visits more than 150 communities across Canada and the United States. It has raised more than $9.5 million and 3.3 million pounds of food for food banks. The Holiday Train will be stopping on the north side of the tracks on Fifth Avenue South between Lyons Street and Ashburton Street.

Supporting pets through Christmas Cheer with pet packs to be made and donated. The monetary funds raised will go to Zoey and Zayne Espayos of Hamiota, who were born with the rare blood disorder Alpha Thalassaemia. They have been receiving blood transfusions since before they were born to keep them alive.

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SAMSUNG 55” CURVE SMART TV

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Fountain Tire’s Owners’ Event is a combination of instant rebates from Fountain Tire and Goodyear manufacturer’s mail-in rebate at the time of purchase, on selected Goodyear tires. To qualify for this event you must purchase eligible tires between October 20 and January 17, 2015. One mail-in Goodyear manufacturer rebate coupon per invoice; one Fountain Tire instant rebate per invoice. Rebates are on a minimum purchase of a set of four and a maximum purchase of a set of six identical tires. To receive the mail-in Goodyear manufacturer rebate, the consumer must provide a copy of the invoice along with the printed rebate form and must send to the address printed on the rebate form by the date indicated on the rebate form. Mail-in rebates are paid in the form of a Goodyear MasterCard Prepaid Card - see mail-in rebate form for details. See goodyear.ca for full details on the mail-in Goodyear manufacturer rebate. Offer is valid for Canadian residents only and valid only for tire purchases from a participating Fountain Tire location. Rebates applicable on Fountain Tire’s Every Day Pricing (EDP). This is a consumer rebate only and does not apply to business-to-business, Goodyear National Accounts or Fountain Tire Elite Accounts. Inventory may vary by location. All applicable taxes (i.e.: GST, PST, HST and tire taxes) are extra. Ž™ Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne Inc., and Goodyear Canada Inc. Fountain Tire is licensed by AMVIC in Alberta.

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Flower Attic & Gifts New gift ideas!

Join us for Light-Up Thursday, November 21 Open until 9 p.m. In-Store Specials • Life Strength Bracelets • Salt Lamps • Sticks & Bones Jewelry • Humio Humidifiers • South of France Soaps • Sweet Apple Cider • Aromatherapy Essential Oils • Christmas Teas! • Honey • Raw & Organic Foods • Gluten Free Foods

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