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Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published February 23, 2012

How would it feel to leave your family, your language and culture, and your country of birth, to begin a new life, an ocean away with no possessions and an uncertain future? Hear Ghanaians Kofi Nyarkah and Kwabena Emmanuel Bruce as they share their stories of immigration at Trinity United Church, 9:15am, Sunday February 26. Brunch following service, all welcome.

Bingo! The Verona Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus are co-hosting Bingo on Monday, February 27, at 7 pm. The doors and canteen open at 6 pm. Early bird game starts at 6:50 pm.. The prizes for each of the 12 regular games are meat packages.value of $25. Verona Lions Hall.

The next meeting for the Rural Women's Group is Wednesday, February 29. This group provides a safe and welcoming place for rural women to get together, addressing common interests and needs within Frontenac County. The meetings are held at Southern Frontenac Community Services. Transportation is available. Please call in advance to arrange it. For more information, please contact: Kate Hulton, Family Services Coordinator at 613-376-6477 or toll free: 1-800-763-9610

Portland Community Caring Services is moving. Don't worry, they will be easy to find. They are moving next door, from their old location, to the Princess Anne Community Centre, Hartington. They will continue to accept donations of clothing and household goods, and then resell them to the community. The proceeds go back to the community to support local organizations such as the local food banks, Firefighters Associations, Frontenac Mental Health and Salvation Army to name a few. Their new location opens on February 25.

K's Clubhouse is holding a March Break "Spring Fling" Kids Camp on March 12 to 16 from 8 am to 4 pm. They will be making lots of Easter and Spring crafts. Cost is $10 a day. (Craft and monetary donations always appreciated and will go toward camp costs.) Before and after care are available at $5 per half hour. Call Kaye to reserve a spot at 613-483-2326 or email

South Frontenac Community Services is currently running a Community Volunteer Income Tax service to help prepare your tax returns. This service runs until the end of April. To see if you are eligible for this service, call SFCSC at 613-374-6477.

The first of 5 Health Seminars will be held this evening at Trinity United Church, February 23 at 7 pm. The topic this evening will be Heart Health with guest speaker Vivian O'Neil. Admission is $ 5. For more information contact Deborah or Paul Spaar-Mueller at 613-374-3317.

Debbie Lingen

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