Sunday, April 18, 2021

Helen Solmes

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New Organizer For Meaford’s Terry Fox Run

Organizers of the annual Terry Fox Run in Meaford, Andy and Sandy Harrington, have passed the torch to a new lead organizer, Jennifer Speer. “We've...

More Than Just a Meal

The benefits of the Meals on Wheels program are emotional and psychological, as well as physical, according to Home and Community Support Services of...

Too Far Back in the Bush, The Story of Meaford Knights’ Hockey Team and their 1957-58 Championship Season

One of Meaford’s most notable moments in hockey history is being retold by sports enthusiast Brad Wilcox, who grew up in awe of the...

East Grey Hunters & Anglers Support Meaford’s Legion

The East Grey Hunters and Anglers Association has donated funds to Branch No. 32 of the Royal Canadian Legion to help with the many...

Bill’s Valu-mart Owners Retire, New Owners Take Over

Bill and Barb MacDonald have officially retired after 17 years as franchise owners of Bill’s valu-mart in Meaford. On Sunday, January 3, Bill’s valu-mart...

Santa’s Paws Walk to Meaford LTC

The Beautiful Joe Heritage Society (BJHS) spread some safe cheer to the residents of the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Saturday, December 19. The...

Meals on Wheels Volunteer Retiring

Howard Fligg signed on three and half years ago as a volunteer with the Meals on Wheels Program, delivering meals once a month to...

Remembrance Day Commemoration Altered Due to COVID-19

Helen Solmes This year’s Remembrance Day commemoration will be markedly different than in the past in Meaford, as it will be in most communities across...

Drive-Thru Graduation in the Midst of a Pandemic

Helen Solmes The staff at Georgian Bay Community School (GBCS) could not let as important a milestone as graduation go uncelebrated. It took some ingenuity...

Community Turning Patch of Grass Into Edible Garden

Helen Solmes Victoria Village residents pitched in on September 26 to convert a patch of grass into a grove of fruit-bearing shrubs that are expected...

Countdown to Opening of New Library

Helen Solmes The countdown has begun with less than a month to the opening of the long-awaited new Meaford Public Library. CEO Cathie Lee advises...

Crew of Volunteers Giving CCGC Westfort a Cleaning & Fresh Coat of Paint

Helen Solmes Each year since 2006, when Captain Bruce Sheppard guided the CCGC Westfort into the Meaford harbour and put the coast guard vessel on...

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