Lions serve. It’s that simple.
It has been that way since they first began in 1917. Lions clubs are places where individuals join together to give their valuable time and effort to improving their communities, and the world.
Kendal Community Centre News
By Diana Stephenson
The buzz from the timber mill in Kendal ceased nearly 100 years ago, but a new buzz is emerging from the area and it will have your heart pumping and your mouth watering.
Municipality seeks input on budget
By Margaret Zwart
Clarington is seeking input from residents on next year’s budget.
The municipality released a public service announcement on social media last Thursday asking residents to help set its 2019 budget priorities.
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On August 8, 1918, Allied forces on the Western Front launched a major offensive against the German lines near the town of Amiens, France, following a series of ultimately unsuccessful German attacks in the spring of 1918.
A pivotal offensive, the Battle of Amiens marked the beginning of Canada’s Hundred Days and the last chapter of the First World War.
Day 96 – November 11, 1918
At 6:30 a.m., a message reaches Canadian Corps Headquarters that an armistice will be declared at 11:00 a.m.
The pursuit continues forward regardless, reaching a line some eight kilometers to the northeast of Mons.
The armistice to end the First World War takes effect at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.
Our country’s great efforts in the Second World War, 1939-1945, involved virtually the whole country whether by serving in the military or by serving on the home front in industry or agriculture. More than one million Canadians and Newfoundlanders served in the military — more than 45,000 gave their lives and another 55,000 were wounded.
Three of my grandfathers - yes, I have three, served their country in WW2.
Read the complete editorial in this weeks Issue.
Nov 8th - Terrens Wellness Centre VIP Loyalty Night, 5-8:30 p.m. Demos, samples, save the tax.
Nov 10th - Newtonville Remembrance Service at 10:30 a.m.
Nov 10th - St. Saviour’s annual holiday bazaar, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Orono Town Hall.
Nov 11th - Newcastle Remembrance Service at 10:30 a.m.
Nov 11th - Bowmanville Remembrance Service at 10:30 a.m.
Nov 14th - Kendal Community Centre volunteer meeting, 7 p.m. at the Kendal Community Centre.
Nov 16th - Newcastle BIA presents Winter Wonder Lights, Town Hall lighting, at Newcastle Community Town Hall, 6 p.m.
Nov 16th - Kendal Lions Club Roast Beef Dinner, doors open 6:00, dinner is 6:30 p.m. Advance Tickets - Adults $20.00, Youth 7 - 13 $9.00, Under 6 - free Call: Lion Shirley - (905)786-2484 or any Kendal Lion or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov 18th - Newtonville Gift & Craft Sale, Newtonville Community Hall, 21 Church Lane and Stapleton Auctions, 4532 Highway 2, Newtonville, ON, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Nov 22nd - Bowmanville East Plan public information event, 6-8 p.m. at the Bowmanville Creek Retirement Community, 105 Queen St. Bowmanville.
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Do you want to know what was happening in Orono 25 years, 50 years or 75 years ago?
Read this weeks Looking Back in this weeks issue.