Tiverton Midget Girls Weed Gardens around Community Centre as Gift to their Coaches

Tiverton Midget Girls Weed Gardens around Community Centre as Gift to their Coaches
The Tiverton Midget girls hockey team weeded the gardens around the Whitney Crawford Community Centre in Tiverton, as a gift for their coaches. By Liz Dadson The Tiverton Midget girls traded in their hockey sticks, helmets and skates, for rakes, gloves and work boots, as they weeded the gardens around the Whitney Crawford Community Centre in ...

Barbara Wright Award Shared by two local Mentors in Skilled Trades

Barbara Wright Award Shared by two local Mentors in Skilled Trades
Matt Cottrill (L) of Kincardine receives the Barbara Wright Award from Dave Barrett, co-ordinator/facilitator of the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program. By Liz Dadson Two outstanding mentors in the skilled trades are sharing the honour of receiving this year’s Barbara Wright Award. Matt Cottrill, owner/operator of Cottrill Heavy Equipment in Kincardine, and Ray Morrison, technology teacher ...

Erie Belle Old Stars donate to Kincardine & Community Health Care Foundation

Erie Belle Old Stars donate to Kincardine & Community Health Care Foundation
Bob Surridge (L) and Dan McFadden (R) of the Erie Belle Old Stars hockey team, present a cheque for $1,000 to the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation, represented by Jack Nancekivell, Dane Baldwin, Jennifer Cook and Lois Hackett; to date, the foundation has received a total of $12,662 from the hockey club which donates to ...

Ripley Lions host Workshop focused on making a Difference for Children, Youth

Ripley Lions host Workshop focused on making a Difference for Children, Youth
Colleen Gillis (L), representing the Township of Huron-Kinloss, and Jo Reid, music teacher, are in the middle of a discussion; in the background, is Tony Pollock of the Ripley and District Lions Club.  By Charles Liddle The Ripley and District Lions Club hosted a Community Development workshop, Wednesday, April 16, at the Ripley-Huron Community Centre, ...

Head of Local Community Living encouraged by Government plan for Development Services

Head of Local Community Living encouraged by Government plan for Development Services
Andy Swan, executive director of Community Living of Kincardine and District, is encouraged by the recent announcement by the provincial government that it is improving access to services for 21,000 people with developmental disabilities. “I am hopeful that individuals currently on the wait list for Passport and Special Services at Home (SSAH) funding in Kincardine and ...

Kathy Soloduka bringing puppy love to Community Living

Kathy Soloduka bringing puppy love to Community Living
Kathy Soloduka (R) of Kincardine and her dog, “Shylah,” visit with Donald Weatherhead at the Community Living of Kincardine and District apartment building on Saratoga Road. By Liz Dadson Kathy Soloduka of Kincardine has been working with therapy dogs for 22 years, but now she’s embarked on a different adventure with her new dog, “Shylah.” ...

Hundreds turn out for Kincardine Rotary Club’s 7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds turn out for Kincardine Rotary Club's 7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Excited children, ages one to three, rush onto the field to gather Easter eggs during the Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday morning, in Victoria Park. By Liz Dadson Hundreds of children, parents, grandparents, family and friends, gathered in Victoria Park, Kincardine, for the Kincardine Rotary Club’s seventh annual Easter Egg Hunt. It was a beautiful sunny ...

Emily Lotton, Friends, Family joining in Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis

Emily Lotton, Friends, Family joining in Gutsy Walk for Crohn's and Colitis
  Emily Lotton (seated) of Ripley, with her sister, Kendra (L) and parents, Ron and Gail Lotton.   By Liz Dadson Emily Lotton has Ulcerative Colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that is often undiagnosed or improperly diagnosed. The 20-year-old Ripley resident and her parents, Ron and Gail Lotton, have travelled a difficult five-year journey ...

Bruce Power, Owen Sound Attack present Sports Bursaries

Bruce Power, Owen Sound Attack present Sports Bursaries
  Bruce Power and the Owen Sound Attack once again coordinated to offer an Aboriginal Sports Bursary recognizing community service, athletic accomplishments and solid academic efforts. Nominations were received from both the Nawash Unceded and Saugeen First Nation communities, and winners were selected by a panel of judges from Bruce Power and the Attack. The ...

Bruce Power donates $150,000 to FIRST Robotics Canada

Bruce Power donates $150,000 to FIRST Robotics Canada
  Sarah Shortreed, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Bruce Power, presents a cheque in the amount of $50,000 to Mark Breadner, Executive Director, FIRST Robotics Canada, at the recent Waterloo regional robotics competition. Bruce Power announced a $150,000 donation over the next three years as a major sponsor of For Inspiration and Recognition of ...