Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Community News

Organizers of the popular Scarecrow Invasion & Family Festival have announced that the event will not be held in 2023, though they are hopeful to see the event return in the future. “After 25 successful years, the Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival itself cannot move forward under the current planning committee structure. Countless hours of deliberation led to this unanimous decision. The various event committees profoundly thank the many, many organizers, sponsors and volunteers who gave their financial support, time...
The Owen Sound and District Junior Optimists have partnered with the Owen Sound Legion to mark Optimist Day on February 2, 2023. Free postcards are available at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 6, until January 28. Please consider writing a message to a member of the Canadian military to show your gratitude for their service. Or send a postcard to a local senior living in long-term care who may be feeling isolated. These postcards will be Random Acts of Kindness...

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