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Adopt-A-Barrel 2013
Flower Growing

Published September 18, 2008

Verona recently lost a longtime neighbourhood friend and champion of underdogs. Gladys Smith passed away last week, surrounded by her family. Our sympathies go out to Elizabeth, Andrew, Lorna and James. Your mom was truly one of a kind.

Congratulations to Tina Wilson and Grant Orser on their new arrival. Proud grandparents are Keith and Karen Orser and Judy and Robert Wilson. Brent's great grandmas are Fleta Orser and Genevieve Walker.

Did you miss the Trinity United Fish Fry at the Verona Festival? Here's your chance to make up for it. Head over to Trinity this Friday (19th) for a tasty feed of _____ from the big blue fishmobile, complete with salads and dessert. Sept. 19th 5:30 - 7:00. Adults $12 Children $6. Takeout is available.

Thinking about Christmas presents? Prince Charles PS is mounting a magazine drive fundraiser that features hundreds of publications for all ages. (I counted over 40 in the Home and Garden section alone!) You'll find specialty magazines like birding, crafts, dogs, computers) kids and teens (44 of those!) culture and world issues (from Time to The Walrus to Consumer Reports) to 20 publications about religion. If you know a Prince Charles student, order through her, because the kids are eligible for prizes based on their sales. If you don't, then just stop by the school to pick up the catalogue. You'll be amazed at the selection.

On August 24th Verona's John & Lisa Layfield and their family lost their mobile home, both their vehicles and all their belongings and family pets to a terrible fire in Meadowood Trailer Park. As part of the effort to raise money to replace their home, the Layfield's children are organizing two fundraisers - both at the Lions Hall. Friday Sept. 26 A Gospel Sing Benefit from 7-11 PM. Adults $10; Children $5.00. Free will offerings accepted. On Saturday Sept. 27 a Benefit Dance & Silent Auction 7pm to 1am $10 @ the door. For more info or donations contact Lisa Gowdy @ (613)374-5765 . The Layfields send a thank you to all the businesses that have helped out with Silent Auction or Cash Donations.

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