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Today's date: Sunday April 21, 2019 Vol 52 Issue 16
   
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Outstanding partnership

Outstanding partnership

The Belwood Lions Club hosted a wing-night fundraiser on April 13 at the Belwood Hall. During the event Belwood Lions Club member Denis Vinette, left, was presented with the Diabetes Canada Outstanding Regional Partnership Award by Nicole Holder Dulson, the organization’s community engagement manager for Ontario. P

Elora Antique Show

Elora Antique Show

TOP: The annual Elora Vintage and Antique Show drew large crowds to the Elora and District Community Centre on April 13 and 14. MIDDLE: Michael Malmstrom, 11, enjoyed typing on a vintage typewriter during the show. ABOVE: Exhibitor Rochelle Latinsky reorganized her display, My Clementine Vintage, at the show.

Peewee winners

Peewee winners

Team 24 (The Dawgs) has won the CWMHA peewee local league championship. On March 26 in Fergus, The Dawgs defeated Team 26 4-1 to capture the series 5-1. Backstopped by Zachary Dickinson in net, Ethan Paterson, Derek Kurtz and Stephen Vanderstoep scored to propel The Dawgs to victory.

Tops in Ontario

Tops in Ontario

The Centre Wellington Fusion Midget A team are Ontario Champions. The team won the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) Championship April 12 to 14 in Elmira. In round robin play they beat teams from Stratford, Lorne Park and New Liskeard. The Fusion met the Elmira Jr. Sugar Kings in the final, which ended up being a rematch of the OMHA championship. Once again it took double overtime, but the CW Fusion emerged as provincial champs, by a score of 4-3. This is only the second OHF championship in CW history.

Local Gryphons player drafted by Kitchener Rangers

ELORA - Mark McIntosh of Elora has been drafted by the OHL’s Kitchener Rangers. The 16-year-old, who played this season with the Minor Midget AAA Guelph Gryphons, was selected in the 13th round.

Elora Writers Festival ends 25-year run with donation

Elora Writers Festival ends 25-year run with donation

FERGUS - As the Elora Writers Festival comes to an end its legacy lives on through a donation to the Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington.

Evalyn Parry’s SPIN on stage in Fergus

FERGUS - The Fergus Grand Theatre is presenting Evalyn Parry’s SPIN, on April 26.

Cape Breton’s Còig to perform in Fergus

Local concert promoter WeeAlec Productions is presenting an evening of award winning Celtic music at the Fergus Grand Theatre on April 25.

Preparing your pets for spring, summer

Preparing your pets for spring, summer

ELORA - With the weather beginning to warm up and summer just around the corner, your pet is likely beginning to get more active. That means they are also more exposed to wildlife and potential diseases.

Elora Festival and Singers Giant Book Sale set for May 3 to 5

Elora Festival and Singers Giant Book Sale set for May 3 to 5

Elora Festival and Singers book volunteers are ready to set up the 2019 Annual Giant Book Sale. The community has donated more than 60,000 books for the 2019 Elora Festival and Singers Giant Book Sale at the Elora Curling Club. The sale will take place on May 3 (5 to 9pm), May 4 (9:30am to 5pm) and May 5 (9:30am to 4pm).

Autism fundraiser

Autism fundraiser

Autism Behavioural Services hosted a fundraiser at the Fergus Legion on April 13. The Autism Strikes Back event ran from 7pm until midnight. All proceeds will go to the centre for autism support.

Four CWDHS students take on  international business competition

Four CWDHS students take on international business competition

FERGUS - Four Centre Wellington District High School Grade 12 students will be traveling to Orlando, Florida this month to compete in the DECA International competition.

Easter Bunny makes appearance at James McQueen PS

Easter Bunny makes appearance at James McQueen PS

Bunny breakfast - James McQueen Public School in Fergus hosted its 26th annual Bunny Breakfast on April 13. Events included meeting the Easter Bunny, a pancake breakfast, face painting, temporary tattoos and more.

Elora student fundraising for melanoma awareness

Elora student fundraising for melanoma awareness

ELORA - A local 10-year-old student is holding a melanoma awareness fundraiser next month. Morgan Gemmell’s white elephant charity sale, silent auction, raffle and bake table on May 25 will raise money for the David Cornfield Melanoma Fund.
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Community Guide Spring 2019

BUZZ

Wellington North’s inaugural open forum tackles housing
Study shows $85 million in pavement work needed on county roads
Seawaves Homes proposes 28-unit townhouse development in Arthur
County working toward launch of rural transportation network
Mozambique mission an overwhelming experience for Rockwood’s Kaylie Arsenault

COLUMNISTS

Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse

EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Hockey night in Eramosa

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