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Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published November 10, 2011

"When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?" -George Canning

Prince Charles Public School will mark Remembrance Day at the cenotaph on Main Street with a ceremony, wreath laying, and a minute of silence. The ceremony will start at 10:45 am at the cenotaph in McMullen Park. A special open invitation is extended to all veterans and Verona residents to attend and help us remember. In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be held in the gym at Prince Charles P.S. Friday, November 11, 10:45 am

The Christmas for Kids Campaign is in full swing. This Verona Community Association sponsored program works closely with Prince Charles Public School to make sure that no child is left off Santa's list. Presents, that are chosen to fit the special needs of each child, are wrapped and prepared for surprise delivery. To raise funds for this cause, collection jars have been distributed throughout the village in various stores and businesses. Any unwrapped new toys, new books or new clothes can also be dropped off at the Verona Hardware Store. Your generosity will help make this a special Christmas for a lot of Verona and area children and their families.

Christmas for Kids is also holding a bottle drive on Saturday, November 12. They will be located at the Verona Foodland from 11 am to 4 pm. You can drop off your empties (wine, beer, or cooler empties) with Santa's helpers

The Frontenac Flyers PeeWee Rep Team play a home game tonight, Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 pm when they take on the Napanee Stars. Their next home game is Sunday November 13 against Campbellford Colts at 6:30pm. Frontenac Community Arena in Piccadilly. Come out and support your local hockey team!

Nicole's Gifts is holding a Christmas for Kids Fundraiser. On Friday, November 18, from 5 pm to 9 pm, Nicole's gifts will donate 10 % of sales made during that time to Christmas for Kids. They will be offering in store specials, gift-wrapping, food tasting and more!

A fundraiser dance for the Frontenac Flyers PeeWee Rep Team will be held on Saturday, November 12th at the Sydenham Legion with band STAGE FRIGHT - playing classic rock, blues. For advance tickets, call Angie at 613-374-5314. Tickets are $10 per person. Tickets will be available at the door as well. Dance starts at 8:00 pm.

Prince Charles Public School Annual Shopping Trip is scheduled for Sunday November 20. The trip will include stops at Samko Toy Warehouse, Ikea & Vaughan Mills Mall. Cost is $35 for coach bus. All proceeds from the trip go towards the Christmas for Kids campaign. For more info or to reserve your seats call Nicki at 613-374-3610.

Only two more weeks to go! A very special day will start with a Free Skate for the children and their parents in the afternoon. This will be followed by Verona's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration at McMullen Park. Ross Clow will lead the crowd in Christmas songs as they enjoy free hot chocolate, hot dogs and and toast marshmallows around a firepit. Friday, November 25

Debbie Lingen

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