To help offset rising construction costs, Clarington Council voted to approve a $200,000 donation to support Durham Hospice Clarington as it fundraises to build a nine-bed hospice on Cobbledick Road in Newcastle at a two-acre site donated by the Municipality.
Jenny, seated on the left, and her friends are having a charity sale on Friday, June 10 from 12 to 2 p.m. at 7 Cutler Drive in Newcastle. They are selling candy and baked goods to raise money for the Clarington Animal Shelter. Pictured with Jenny are Michayla (seated) and standing (LtoR): Averll, Keira, Eden and Billie. Prices are by donation and their fundraising target is $500. This is an annual charity event. Over the years Jenny and her crew have raised over $2,500 for local charities, including the Clarington East Food Bank, Earth Rangers, Sick Kids, Dog Guides of Canada and Partners International (to raise money for clean water/wells in Africa).
On June 2 – with a 43.5 per cent voter turnout, the Ontario PC Party won an 83-seat majority. Out of 10.7 million eligible voters that translates to 4.6 million.
Brightly coloured umbrellas, easels and painting mate-rials were front and centre in A Gift of Art studio parking lot in Newcastle last Sunday afternoon, and they will be there for the remaining Sundays in June.