Community News

Big New Program for Boys

BBBS Logo225The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle (BBBSGT) have launched ‘Boy’s Club’, a new weekly recreational group mentoring program, across the region.

With the help of a recent $22,000 grant from the Canada Post Community Foundation, BBBSGT are taking a “big” step in the direction of providing more regular programs, specifically for boys without 1-on-1 mentors across the Georgian Triangle.

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Library Wins eBook Contest

E-readerdemo225The Meaford Public Library has announced that the library was a winner in the recent OverDrive Challenge, a promotion to help raise awareness of library eBook lending across the world and boost library eBook circulation.

During the month of June 2014, Meaford Public Library's eBook circulation increased more than 25 percent over its best month so far this year. The prize for this milestone was $1,500 in free eBooks.

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More Participants in This Year's Terry Fox Run

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Participants in this year's Terry Fox Run were greeted with sunny weather, and a new organizing team on Sunday September 14.  17 year old GBSS student, Haley Fawcett, assumed the duties of organizing this year's run, and she was pleased with her first experience.

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