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Adopt-A-Barrel 2013
Flower Growing

Published August 13, 2009

The summer fun just keeps happening in Verona. "Music in the Park" free summer concert will be held at McMullen Park and Beach from 2 to 4 pm. this Sunday August 16. Toes will be tapping to the rock and roll music of Bill Lansdell and Friends. This concert is a free event, courtesy of the Verona Community Association. Don't miss out on this last free concert of the summer. Refreshments available. Bring a lawn chair. Free admission. Free parking. For more information contact Marcel Quenneville at 613-374-1982.

Don't you love our new McMullen Park and Beach signs on Road 38? Donna Larocque did a great job.

The 14th Verona Festival was a smashing success. The Verona Community Association would like to thank all the sponsors and donors who gave so generously to help make the festival a hit. Their contributions helped to provide many perks including the incredible entertainment and quality of sound that filled the park on all three days. Kudos to all the volunteers who spent hundreds of hours providing us with all the different venues that entertained all ages. And let us give a very special huge thank you to Wayne Conway, the general manager who conducted this mad array of bits and pieces into a smooth flowing, brilliant festival.

Find-a-Doc Cookbook Fundraiser Project needs your help! Nancy Lansdell is co-ordinating a project to publish a cookbook that will combine local history and heirloom recipes to sell as a fundraiser for the Find-A Doc committee. Area residents are asked to help make this cookbook a real keepsake by submitting their tried and true recipes. Contributors are also encouraged to add their local historical anecdotes along with their recipes. Help to make this cookbook a part of Verona's heritage, dig into those recipe boxes and memories. Recipe Forms can be picked up at the Local Family Farms, Jitterbugs and the Farmer's Market. or downloaded from the website. Local history stories can be included on the back of the recipe forms. For more information contact Nancy at 613-374-3225 or

Frontenac Flyers Junior C Hockey Club are holding tryouts Aug. 21, 22, 28 and 29 from 8:30pm - 10:00 pm . Please arrive between 7:00pm and 7:30pm on Aug. 21 for registration. Location is the Invista Center-Whig Rink, 1350 Gardiners Road at Fortune Crescent. For more information contact Willie Wilson-General Manager at 613-374-5637 or 613-483-3379 ,email at or visit the website

Pitch in and help clean up the Bell Rock Community Hall. The Hall Association will be painting and cleaning the hall all day Saturday August 15. Contact Kevin Wenkoff 613-545-5165 or Sarah O'Reilly 613-374-1787 if you want to participate.

Verona Lions Third Annual Garlic Festival is coming. Interested vendors please contact John McDougall at 613-374-2516 or Saturday, September 5. 9 am to 2 pm. Verona Lions Club, Verona Sand Road.

Debbie Lingen

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