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Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published January 28, 2010

We made it. Here it is the end of January. The days are getting visibly longer. Can spring be almost around the corner? Thank you to the many groups and organizations in Verona who have kept our spirits up with breakfasts and activities throughout January and on into what remains of the winter months.

Only two more Saturdays left to enjoy conversation over a home cooked breakfast. Come enjoy "Winter Weekend Wake-up Breakfast" this Saturday, January 30th. A breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, fried potatoes and beverage for only $5.00. Served from 9 am to 11 am. Trinity United Church, Verona.

The Frontenac Flyers Junior C hockey team will be playing at the Frontenac Arena. January 31st. 7 pm. The visiting team is the Napanee Raiders. The year is winding down for our lads. Only a few weeks left. Come down and cheer them on.

The Quilting Group meets February 3rd at Trinity United Church in Verona from 9 am till noon. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to join, whether a seasoned quilter or a beginner. They have lots of patterns and ideas and there are always people to help with advice. Workshops are given on occasion. For more information call Ann McDougall at 613 374-2516.

"Verona Diners" will be held at the Free Methodist Church on Feb 4th at noon. This program provides a full-course, catered meal for residents aged 55 plus. For $11 per person, you will enjoy a wonderful mid-day meal, entertainment and transportation (if required). This is a great opportunity to meet new and old friends, enjoy some local talent, and learn what's up in our community. Reservations are required. For more details call 613-376-6477.

Play some hands of euchre on February 4th. Lunch is at noon, euchre at 1 pm. Cash prizes and lunch all included for $2.00 Bellrock Community Centre. For more information call 613-374-5426

Prince Charles Public School has exciting news regarding full day Kindergarten. Starting September 2010, they will have two classes with 4 and 5 years old participating in the full day schooling programs which will also be connected with before and after school programs. You can check the Limestone Board website for more details.

Trinity United Church will be celebrating Black History Month by holding a "Down Home Dinner", with live entertainment and line dancing. All proceeds will go to the Haiti Relief Fund. Mark your calendar for Saturday February 20th and watch this space for further announcements.

Kudos to Linda Bates and her continued efforts to provide relief to the people of Haiti. Linda, the Western International Projects Team coordinator acting on behalf of the International Scout Guide Fellowship ( ISGF) has coordinated a massive campaign to collect supplies and equipment to aid the Haitians and help rebuild the devastation after the recent earthquakes. A host of services and organizations from all over Ontario have donated everything from Teddy Bears to wheelchairs to this tremendous effort. For more information on what you can do to help, contact Linda at 613-374-1307

Debbie Lingen

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