Published June 10, 2009
If music be the food of love, play on. - William Shakespeare
Free summer concerts! Another first for Verona. The Verona Community Association is sponsoring a set of three free "Music in the Park" concerts " this summer at McMullen Beach in Verona. The first one, this Sunday June 14th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm will feature " The Confederation Jazz Band." Bring your lawn chairs and prepare for a great afternoon of entertainment.
Trinity United Church welcomes guest preacher The Very Reverend Dr. Lois Wilson this Sunday June 14. Dr Wilson has a long list of accomplishments. She is a Minister, ecumenist, educator, author, Chancellor, Senator, wife, mother of four and grandmother of twelve. She shared team ministry with her husband Roy for fifteen years and was Moderator of the United Church of Canada, as well as President of both the Canadian and World Council of Churches. You don't want to miss this event. It promises to be an informative and uplifting morning. After service there will be a delicious luncheon with Anniversary cake and homemade ice cream. 11 am.
Portland District & Area Heritage Society will hold their Annual General Meeting at the Princess Anne Community Hall in Hartington .June 17th 7 pm
Joanne Sands has an urgent request. Joanne is the Family Services Coordinator at Rural Visions Centre in Sydenham. She reports that the food bank is very low and is asking the public for help.. Help to fill hungry bellies and donate to this worthwhile cause. Top of the list of necessities needed are beans, cereal, canned veggies and fruit as well as crackers and rice. To make it more convenient to donate food, Joanne will arrange pick up of donations. Food can also be taken to the drop off area at the local Farmer's Market every Saturday morning. For further info contact Joanne at 613-376-6477
Welcome to Kaye Byers, a new vendor at the Farmer's Market. She is easy to spot. She is the lady who is surrounded by happy children and smiling parents. Kaye owns and runs K's Clubhouse. Kaye provides an extensive variety of arts and crafts to keep the kids entertained at the market. Children can participate in crafts that are free or cost a small fee to help cover the cost of the craft supplies. From the looks of the happy faces of the children and parents, this is a great addition to the farmer's Market.
The fourth annual Isaac Foundation Golf tournament will be played at Rivendell Golf Club June 13.. MPS VI is a rare, progressive, debilitating, and relentless disease caused by an enzyme deficiency. The Isaac Foundation's goal is to raise money to support research into MPS VI and assist projects that aim to explore new treatments and possible cures. Andrew McFadyen's son, Isaac was diagnosed with this disease in October of 2005, which prompted Mr McFayden to form the Foundation. For more information on the tournament and how to register visit www.theisaacfoundation.com
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