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Adopt-A-Barrel 2013
Flower Growing

Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published April 28, 2011

Once again this summer, Main St. Verona is going to be bursting with blooms. The Verona Community Association has just announced the second Annual Adopt a Barrel Flower Competition. Applications are being accepted from businesses and private residents who would like to adopt a barrel for the summer. Use your green thumb and your imagination to help beautify Verona this summer. Deadline to enter the contest is May 14. You can pick up your entry form at Rona Hardware, Local Family Farms or Nicole's Gifts. For full contest rules log onto

Everything you ever wanted to know about quilting and the art of creating a quilt is about to be answered. The Verona Quilters' Group will be giving a Quilt Demonstration on Saturday, April 30 at the Frontenac Farmers' Market. From start to finish you can see how those beautiful quilts come to be. There will even be a frame that will be set up for you to practice on. 9 am to noon. Verona Lions Hall.

An indoor Flea Market and Craft Sale will be held at the Frontenac Community Arena on April 30 from 9 am to 3 pm. For more information or to book a space, call the arena at 613-374-2177.

Be sure to attend the fundraising event on April 30 to raise money for an education fund for the children of Verona resident, Greg Brown, who passed away last year. There will be many musicians who will be playing at this fundraiser. There will also be Karaoke, a silent auction and a raffle for a very special guitar, which has been signed by country music and hockey legends. Admission to this fundraiser is a $10 donation. Verona Lions Hall. 8 pm.

Have you got your 2011 Dog Tags? They are available at $12.00 each until April 30. After this date they will be increased to $25.00 each. All dogs over the age of 2 months must have a dog tag. Pick up the tags at Rona Hardware in Verona.

The Prince Charles Public School Community would like to thank Lisa and Troy Snider for all of their hard work this past weekend in cleaning and sprucing up the front flower bed at the school. It was a much-needed improvement and it looks great!

Make sure your Mothers' day weekend will include visiting the Frontenac Farmers Market. There is a lot happening Saturday, May 7. The market moves outdoors and will be celebrating Mothers Day with lots of specials. The Lions Club will have a pancake breakfast with all proceeds going to the International Scout and Guide Fellowship (Haiti project). The annual South Frontenac Natural Environment Committee will also be holding their annual Tree Sale at the market that day. Verona Lions Centre. 9 am to 1 pm.

Mom does not have to bake on her special day. Trinity United Church is holding their annual Pie Sale on May 7. Lots of delicious homemade pies to choose from. Take your pick of 9 inch pies for only $9.00 each. 9 am to 1pm.

Debbie Lingen

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