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Today's date: Sunday May 27, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 21
   
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Wellington North Farmers’ Market returns for fifth season on May 25

MOUNT FOREST - The Wellington North Farmers’ Market opens for its fifth season on May 25.

Community donation

Community donation

Arthur 2nd Look has handed out another $9,000 in community donations on May 11. This brings the total donation to $137,690 since 2013.

Participants take on homelessness in Mount Forest colour run

Participants take on homelessness in Mount Forest colour run

Splash of colour - LEFT: The first splash of colour is thrown out as participants take off on the Race Against Youth Homelessness: Colour Race in Mount Forest on May 19. The event was organized by the Wellington North Youth Action Council to raise awareness and funds to help support the efforts of New Growth Family Centre Inc. in building a respite facility for youth. MIDDLE: Colby Booth-Housego was among the participants in the Race Against Youth Homelessness: Colour Race. RIGHT: From left, Jen Hicks, Sarah Saunders and Stephanie Franklin gathered at the finish line.

Quack quack

Quack quack

The Arthur Lions Club hosted its annual duck race on May 12. From left: Joyce McKee, Jordan Blair, Lynn Rawlins, Ralph Roelofsen, Abby Bell and Corinne Bell held up some of the rubber ducks that were dropped into the Conestogo River.

Wellington North council gives out community grants and donations

Wellington North council gives out community grants and donations

KENILWORTH - Wellington North council has approved $25,700 in community grant funding and donations through its annual fund.

Victory Tea

Victory Tea

The Mount Forest Legion Branch 134 Ladies’ Auxiliary held its annual Victory Tea and among those attending were members of the Fergus-Elora based Ruby Red Hats.

Lots of plants

Lots of plants

Arthur plant sale - The Arthur and District Horticultural Society held its plant sale in conjunction with the Arthur Lions Club’s annual duck race on May 12. From left: Cathy Watkins, Marilyn Theurer, Teunie Laros and Terry Ireland.

Land price increase in Wellington North

KENILWORTH - In order to stay competitive, Wellington North council voted 4-1 to raise the price of municipally-owned industrial land. Economic development officer Dale Small recommended the price increase, from $15,000 to $25,000 per acre.

Quilt show

Quilt show

Quilts on display - The Mount Forest-based Four Corners Quilters’ Guild hosted a mammoth quilt show on Mother’s Day weekend in honour of the guild’s 20th anniversary. Large crowds attending to view quilts including, Appraisal on the High Sea by Karen Carter of Mount Forest and Canada 150 by Frances Winger of Palmerston, which drew many admiring looks.

Duck race demo

Duck race demo

The Arthur Lions Club hosted its annual duck race on May 12. Moeve Walsh, middle, tries on firefighting gear during the event with help from Wellington North firefighters, from left, Kyle Brunkard, Thomas Holjevac and Brendan Gorecki. Photo by Olivia Rutt

Wellington North passes recreation master plan

KENILWORTH - After months of planning and public consultation Wellington North has passed its recreation master plan.

Wellington North approves funding for two community projects

Wellington North Council has approved funding for two projects as part of its annual community-initiated project program.
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Community Guide Spring 2018

BUZZ

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