Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published October 8, 2015

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. ~ William Arthur Ward

It's that special time of year again - cool crisp days and leaves turning brilliant colours. It is an occasion for families to get together. This is the time of year to reflect and think of all that we are thankful for. Have a wonderful, happy Thanksgiving!

Martha's Place will be hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday, October 11 from 2 to 3 pm. If for any reason you find yourself alone, or your family is unable to have a dinner, come join Martha's family.

Are you ready to vote? Did you receive your voter information card in the mail with your correct name and address and information on where to vote? If not, you may not be registered. You can check, update or complete your registration at or call 1-800- 463-6868. The federal election is on Monday, October 19. Advance polling is from Friday, October 9 to Monday, October 12.

Enjoy a great evening with the Rockabilly Riot! playing at BellRock Hall, Saturday, October 17 at 7:30 pm. The Rockabilly Riot! is a new style rockabilly! The band blends the sounds of the early Beatles and Rolling Stones with those of original rockabilly artists from the 50s; artists such as Buddy Holly, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Bill Haley, young Elvis, Louis Prima and Eddie Cochrane. The result is a stunning synthesis that preserves the best of both styles and keeps the audiences hopping. Tickets are $20 per person and are available at the door or at Verona Hardware, Asselstine Hardware, Nicole's Gifts, or Family Farms

The Heritage Quilting Show will be held Saturday, October 17 from 9 am to 3 pm at Trinity United Church. This year, in commemoration of Frontenac County's 150th anniversary, they will be displaying quilts of old and new. Dr. Peter Bell, of Sharbot Lake, will be displaying his collection of antique quilts. Many of the members are also in possession of heritage quilts, which will be on display as well as their creations from the past 2 years. Meet the vendors and their wares. Door prizes and a Quilt draw at 3 pm. Food available for purchase throughout the day. Admission $5. For further info contact Ann at 613-374-2516.

St. Paul's United Church, Hwy 38 Harrowsmith, will host a Roast Beef Supper with homemade pie on Saturday, October 17 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Adults $15. $6 for children over 6, under 6 eat free. Special family rate (includes parents and their school-aged children) is $35. Take out is available. Please call the church office at 613-372-2525 for more information. This event is part of the 166th Anniversary celebration of the church.

The Frontenac Flyers Novice Rep hockey team would like to thank everyone who donated their empties at Verona Foodland and arranged pickup for the bottle drive on Saturday October 3rd.Thank you to Foodland and its staff, the Frontenac News and the community for helping to make this fundraiser a success.

Debbie Lingen

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