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Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published March 15, 2012

The next Verona Cattail Festival Meeting is on Wednesday, March 21. This meeting for volunteers will start planning for the 17th Verona Festival that will be held in August. New volunteers are encouraged to attend. No experience necessary and lots of fun guaranteed. 7:30 pm to 9 pm at the Verona Lions Hall, Verona Sand Rd. For more information call Wayne Conway 613-374-3807.

The Verona Community Association Annual General Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 21 from 7 pm to 7:30 pm at the Verona Lions Hall. The VCA is a group of volunteers who proudly sponsor projects and events that enhance our community through celebration, beautification and helping one another. They sponsor events such as the Music in the Park concerts, the Verona Cattail Festival, the Flower Barrel contest and Christmas for Kids.

With spring almost here, now is the time to register the kiddies for soccer. Soccer registration is now available on-line at If you do not have access to the website, contact the Soccer Hotline at 613-530-4250 and leave a message for a volunteer to contact you. A bursary program is available to qualified families. The Association is looking for volunteers to come forward now so they can make certain that there are enough coaches for each age group. They require 140 volunteers to provide soccer for your child. A coaching clinic will be held to provide you with all the tools and confidence required - so sign up today! To sign up for a volunteer role (coach, assistant coach, helper) send an email to or leave a message on the soccer hotline.

Stock up on reading material. Trinity United Church is holding their annual Book Sale. Saturday March 17. 9 a.m to 1 p.m. For more information, call Jen at 613-374-2199.

The next Diabetes Session will be held Thursday, March 22. Participants will learn of various aspects of diabetes management at the Verona Medical Centre. Whether you have just learned that you have diabetes or have had it for many years, this will be a chance to share your experiences, ask questions and learn from each other. 9 am to 12 noon.

"Partner in Crime" Murder Mystery Crimes presents "Candidate for Death" by Richard Linley on Saturday, March 24 at the Verona Lions Club. Advance tickets only, $30 per person (includes roast beef dinner and entertainment) and can be picked up at the Verona Hardware Store and Trousdale Hardware, Sydenham. For more information, call Darlene 613-374-3529

Bingo! The Verona Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus are cohosting Bingo on Monday, March 26, 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 $25.00. Verona Lions Hall.

Debbie Lingen

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