Kincardine Women’s Triathlon to host Expo on the Night Before the Race

Kincardine Women's Triathlon to host Expo on the Night Before the Race
The Kincardine Women’s Triathlon is getting even bigger in 2014! The sold-out event will see the addition of a Healthy Lifestyle and Fitness Expo on the evening preceding the race, Friday, July 11, at the race site in Reunion Park, beside Kincardine Harbour. The triathlon will run Saturday, July 12, beginning at 9:30 a.m.. In ...

Ripley-Huron 4-H Conservation Club joins PRWIN to plant trees near Ripley

Ripley-Huron 4-H Conservation Club joins PRWIN to plant trees near Ripley
Members of the Ripley-Huron 4-H Conservation Club, their leaders and families, join the Pine River Watershed Initiative Network (PRWIN) at the farm of Don and Cathy Farrell before heading out to plant trees near Ripley, Saturday morning. By Liz Dadson More than 40 members of the Ripley-Huron 4-H Conservation Club, along with their leaders and ...

7th annual Community Living Golf Classic set for July 11 at Ainsdale

7th annual Community Living Golf Classic set for July 11 at Ainsdale
By Liz Dadson The 7th annual Community Living of Kincardine and District Golf Classic will be held Friday, July 11, at Ainsdale Golf Course. Community Living Kincardine and District is a not-for-profit agency that provides essential supports and services to infants, children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities in the Municipalities of Kincardine and ...

Haiti Mission Team moves Victoire into her New Home

Haiti Mission Team moves Victoire into her New Home
Nancy Craig is welcomed by the children when the team arrived in Haiti By Liz Dadson The 15-member Haiti mission team from the Kincardine area, arrived safely at its destination last week and has been working hard ever since. Thursday, May 15, the group moved Victoire Dorelus and her family into their new home. Laurie ...

Heroes for Hope in Kincardine

Heroes for Hope in Kincardine
By Liz Dadson Heroes across the province have been playing a leadership role in organizing the Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer events by involving the community in fund-raising and cancer awareness activities.  The events range from head shaves in public places to organizing various school-based fund-raising activities.  To raise funds in the … Read ...

Beth French is New Volunteer Co-ordinator for Community Living in Kincardine and Hanover

Beth French is New Volunteer Co-ordinator for Community Living in Kincardine and Hanover
Beth French By Liz Dadson Community Living of Kincardine and District, and Community Living of Hanover have received an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant which funds the hiring of Beth French as the new volunteer co-ordinator to launch volunteer programs in each of these communities. The two agencies will be collaborating to develop and implement a comprehensive ...

Haiti Mission Team Gathering Supplies, Fund-raising with Garbage Pick-up

Haiti Mission Team Gathering Supplies, Fund-raising with Garbage Pick-up
Cleaning up garbage along the fence line, east of Sobeys Kincardine, are James Neitzel (L), Jessica Brown, 10, and Josh Flood, 7, all of Tiverton. By Liz Dadson With less than two weeks remaining before they head to Haiti, a local mission team is in the final stages of gathering supplies, and fund-raising. The group ...

24-hour Thinkfast held at St. Anthony’s School

24-hour Thinkfast held at St. Anthony's School
A group of students raised $565 for Development and Peace during a 24-hour Thinkfast held April 17 at St. Anthony’s School, Kincardine.Photos by Amanda Saxton Seventeen students and teacher Amanda Saxton participated in a 24-hour Thinkfast at St. Anthony’s School, April 17. For the 24-hour period, the group had only liquids, and some had a ...

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 ...