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Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published May 6, 2010

It's Mother's Day this weekend. Lots to do in and around Verona to make mom's day special.

Start Mom's special weekend at the Farmers Market this Saturday May 8th. Treat Mom to the Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Lion's Club. 3 sausages, 1 drink, all you can eat pancakes for only $ 6.00. Come hungry, leave full and mom doesn't have to clean dishes! 8:00 am to 12 noon. Lion's Club Hall, Verona Sand Road.

After breakfast wander through the new open air pavilion and pick Mom up a special present from one of the many Farmers' Market vendors. Don't forget to enter the Special Mother's Day draws. With every purchase you will receive an entry form to enter the draws for lovely gift baskets. The market will be open from 9am to 1 pm.

Mom, you don't have to bake in the hot kitchen this weekend! It is the Trinity Annual Pie Sale! Lots of delicious homemade pies to choose from. But hurry to Trinity United Church before they all sell out at this popular annual event. Cream pies, fruit pies, custard pies, take your pick, at only $8.00 per pie, Saturday May 8. 9 am to 1pm.

Congratulations to Sylvia and Gerry Pynenburg . They received the prestigious Paul Harris Fellows Award in recognition for their work. For the last 38 years, Sylvia and Gerry have provided love, support, encouragement and a home to more than 40 foster children. The award was presented by The International Order of Rotarians at their annual dinner in Kingston on Thurs, April 29th. This award was created to honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to furthering peace and understanding in the world. What a wonderful honour to two incredibly kind and generous people!

Sisters By Heart will be hosting a special evening. " Hats off to Women" Proceeds will go to New Life Girl's Home. Bring a friend for a fun evening. Free Methodist Church. Monday, May 10th. 7 to 9 pm. $ 5.00 admission.

This is it. Last chance to enter the "Adopt A Barrel" Flower contest. The deadline is Friday May 7th. You can pick up your entry form at Rona Hardware, Local Family Farms, Nicole's Gifts, Main St Mercantile and TeaRoom and Jitterbugs. For full contest rules, log onto

The Kingston & District Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays Club are hosting a Fund Raising Event on behalf of Canada's Wounded Warriors on Saturday May 8th. Verona resident and Club President Chief Warrant Officer (Ret'd) Chuck Konowalchuk will be shooting a 1000 Target Skeet Marathon expected to take 10-12 hours. Chuck is hoping to raise $7000.00 for this tremendous cause. All proceeds from this fundraiser are going to Canada's Wounded Warrior program ( in support of our seriously injured Troops returning home from combat in Afghanistan. For more info or to pledge, please contact Chuck Konowalchuk at 613-374-1118

Frontenac Women's Chorus will be singing a special concert "We Sing" for Mum and the whole family this Saturday, May 8th. Chalmers United Church, Kingston. 7:30 pm. Admissions $ 15.00, Students $ 10.00.

Debbie Lingen

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