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Today's date: Monday May 29, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 21
   
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Local singers part of children’s chorus for Drayton musical

Local singers part of children’s chorus for Drayton musical

DRAYTON - A dream will come true for 34 young performers, four from Wellington County, who have been selected as members of the children’s chorus for Drayton Entertainment’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which launched the 2017 season at the Drayton Festival Theatre this week.

Victorian Tea

Victorian Tea

Dorothy Reid, Bev Fettes and Pauline Brown were greeting guests when the Mount Forest Museum and Archives held its annual Victorian Tea on May 17.

Kinsmen set for Smoke N’ Sounds

DRAYTON - The Drayton Kinsmen are gearing up for their annual summer fundraiser.

Badminton Club

Badminton Club

Maryborough Public School had a huge turnout for Badminton Club this year. The younger students partner with an older student and learn the skills of serving/returning, etc.

Art from Mapleton

Art from Mapleton

Artist Donna Hirtle of Moorefield had her water colour painting “Precarious” selected for exhibit in the Minto Arts Council’s third Juried Art Exhibition. The show runs until June 2 at the Minto Arts Gallery in the Harriston Library.

Farm safety

Farm safety

Marlene Ottens of the Wellington County Home and Farm Safey Association talks farm safety with youngsters at the Safe Kids Day at the PMD arena on May 18.

Fire truck tour

Fire truck tour

After learning about firefighting equipment on a fire truck from Mapleton deputy fire chief Daryl Brodhaecker, students from Goldstone Parochial School tested the weight of a SCVA tank used by firefighters. Students from Grades 1 and 4 participated in Safe Kids Day on May 18 at the PMD arena.

EmpoWErment Day donation

EmpoWErment Day donation

Alma Optimist vice president Jim deBock, left, presented a cheque for $3,000 to Drayton Heights Public School students Silas Tamblyn, Morgan Maher and Reeghan Rumph.

Crash

Crash

Casey Soehner, third from left, of Maryborough Public School in Moorefield, bowls during the Special Olympics Track and Field meet at St. James Catholic High School on May 17.

Drayton United Church to celebrate 125 years in June

DRAYTON - Drayton United Church has a long history of faithful service in the Mapleton community. The church’s roots date back to May 5, 1925 when the union of the Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational Churches resulted in the formation of the United Church of Canada.

Consulting firm engaged on urban design guidelines for Community Improvement Plan

MAPLETON - Council here has authorized staff to retain the services of Stempski Kelly Associates Inc. to facilitate creation of urban design guidelines for the municipality’s Community Improvement Plan (CIP).

Emergency preparation

Emergency preparation

Wellington County emergency management assistant Heather Lawson discussed the contents of an emergency preparedness kit with Community Christian School students Liberty Thalen, Iris Nieuwland and Kaeley Parker at the Safe Kids Day at the PMD arena on May 18.

Kinsmen set for third Smoke N’ Sounds Festival

DRAYTON - The Drayton Kinsmen are gearing up for their annual summer fundraiser. Now in its third year, the Smoke N’ Sounds Festival will feature a barbecue competition along with live bands, a truck show and a pub night.

Building department issues permits for $5.2 million for April

MAPLETON - The value of construction in Mapleton last month exceeded April of last year, although the number of permits was lower.

Bird watchers tour township

Bird watchers tour township

After attending a birding workshop at the Drayton library on April 19, participants decided to put their newfound birding skills to use outdoors. Members of the group from Mapleton Township, under the guidance of workshop leader Susan Warren, took a bird tour of local properties on May 17, identifying and photographing birds common to the area. The group plans to conduct another bird tour in the fall.
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