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Walking To Iraq
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About To Change..
And It only gets b .
On Page 4
Optimists host youth bike rodeo
by Sylene Argent
Local youth pedaled into a safer summer thanks to
Community a special bike rodeo held in the parking lot at the Essex
Pitches In On Center Sports Complex on Saturday. The Essex Optimist
Harrow Clean Up Club hosted the event for youth aged 13 and under. OPP
Community Policing Ofﬁcer Constable Joe Meloche was
on hand to help teach local youth the rules of the road for
Continued on Page 2
Local 4-H Reports
Freddie enjoys time on his bike during the Essex
Optimist Club’s Bike Rodeo on Saturday.
Madisyn Murdoch demonstrates her cycling skills
Page 16 during the Essex Optimist Club’s Bike Rodeo on Saturday.
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Optimists host youth bike rodeo... Continued from Front Page
The youth were able summer. He stressed that noted that cyclists are
to ride their bikes through it is important to wear also expected to obey
four obstacle courses a properly ﬁtted helmet the rules of the road and
during the event that tested when cycling to help that includes stopping at
their steering abilities and prevents head injury in an stop signs and obeying
balance on their bikes. accident. stoplights.
Before heading out Meloche said that Though the rain may
to play on the obstacle every cyclist under the have deterred some,
course, the participants age of eighteen must several youth were eager
were taught how to wear an approved bicycle to show off their skills on
properly signal when helmet. A ﬁne could be the obstacle courses and
making a turn or stop, issued if youth are caught learned many valuable
and how to properly ﬁt a without a helmet. Meloche safety tips.
helmet using the “1-2-3
rule.” Constable Meloche
also inspected all the
bikes to ensure they were
equipped with proper
reﬂectors and a horn.
said he was pleased to
participate in the bike
rodeo and that the Essex
Optimist Club decided
to host the event for
area youth. He hopes the
bike rodeo will help the
youth think about being
safe while cycling this
Kaitlynn Murdoch learns
a few safety tips during
the Essex Optimist Club’s
Bike Rodeo on Saturday.
Essex BIA meeting notes - May 10
by Sylene Argent twice a month. The sec- The BIA Board sup- motion with the excep-
The Essex BIA board ond Tuesday of the month ported board member tions Markham-Gay men-
of directors met for its meeting will be held at Sharon Parish’s motion tioned.
monthly meeting at the 6:30pm. The meetings that to elect a new BIA Chair- In a prelude to Parish’s
Essex Municipal Building will be held on the fourth person. Chris Magor was motions, she noted that she
on Tuesday, May 10. Tuesday of the month will elected to the position. is proud of Essex and that
The meeting was begin at 7:30am starting Parish also put a motion she is happy to brag about
scheduled as the last BIA immediately. The AM/PM forward that all meetings the Town. “Because of the
meeting Manager Marlene meetings will allow busi- be open to the member- BIA, I always have won-
Markham-Gay would at- ness owners the opportu- ship. Markham-Gay noted derful events and promo-
tend before her retirement nity to attend a meeting that in-camera meetings tions coming up to engage
at the end of the month. that ﬁts into their schedule are needed for property, new citizens and parents to
The BIA voted in fa- if they should wish to at- personal, or legal issues. participate around town. I
vour of holding a meeting tend. The board passed the just plain love Essex,” she
Parish went on to say,
“I strongly feel that this
board has no direction.”
She thinks some of the
directors had an agenda
Continued on Page 3
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Red Raider radiates artistic
prowess for remembrance
Honour and Remember.”
The Service Role documents display the names
of the many EDHS students that served in WWI and
WWII as volunteers. The Essex Branch of the Royal
Canadian Legion (Branch 201) helped with the cost
of the restoration in the fall. Local artist Ron Suchiu
framed the documents and the mural.
Megan Simon, art teacher at EDHS, said Judy
Imeson, a teacher’s aide with the Steps program who
spearheaded the restoration project of the Service Role
documents, approached her after the documents were
restored to ﬁnd a willing and talented student to paint a
“It shows her conﬁdence and abilities.” The project,
mural above the Service Roles.
Simon added, opened up opportunities for other students
Simon said she soon began spreading the word
and has gotten many of her peers thinking about what
about the project. Zaarour showed the most interest and
they can accomplish.
soon came up with a design.
Zaarour was recently
Zaarour said she got interested in the project
awarded for her artistic
because she felt compelled to create a piece that would
ability through the Essex
pay tribute to all of the people who have fought in
Legion’s Youth Education
wars. The mural features the silhouettes of four soldiers
Program Awards. Her
EDHS art teacher Megan Simon displays the on a hill in a sunset setting, poppies, and four facial
black and white poster
remembrance mural grade nine student Sarah Zaarour portraits.
submission was a third
created. Zaarour began the mural project at the end of
place provincial winner in
by Sylene Argent January. It was completed around the end of April.
the intermediate division.
High school is a critical time when students can What was important to Zaarour was to ensure that
Her coloured poster
really begin to explore the hidden talents they may the mural would make an impact on every student,
received a second place
possess. Those talents can then be honed with the staff member, and visitor at EDHS and have all eyes
ﬁnish at the Zone A-2
guidance of dedicated teachers and displayed for the look at the Service Roles because, “they fought for our
world to see. freedom,” she said.
Grade nine Essex District High School Student, Zaarour paid attention to detail on her art piece.
Sarah Zaarour, stepped up to share her artistic prowess Though there was a lot of work involved in ﬁnishing
with the student body. Starting in January, she has the piece, she said it was a lot of fun to create. Many of
dedicated over 40hours of her own time to create a her peers have passed along positive comments about
mural that draws attention to the recently restored four the mural, she said.
Service Role documents proudly displayed in the main Simon said Zaarour was just amazing in completing
hallway at the high school. The mural is entitled, “We the project, especially for her ﬁrst year in high school.
Essex BIA meeting notes... Continued from Page 2
“ﬁrst to [get] rid of the As a board member obtained the new Santa
current manager and save for the past two and a half Clause parade ﬂoat that
on administration costs, years, Parish said the past was ﬁnished last year, and Sale Starts Thursday!
and second, to abolish board had achieved many rebuilt the Christmas Tree
Prices in effect from
Thursday, May 19 to
the BIA...You need to be accomplishments, includ- lighting event. Wednesday, May 25
honest with the rest of the ing the Essex can make Parish said, “Without
directors and the member- it happen campaign, the day-to-day functions be-
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&Opinion Live & Uncensored
••• Comment Richard Parkinson •••
It only gets better
All of you are wondering why we I’ll be sad to see The Essex Voice We have to be a team. We have
have two titles on this week’s edition name go, but it’s just a name. In the to keep the doors open and we have
of the Essex Voice. Well, it’s a bold end, a business isn’t a name; it’s to be open to new ideas. We have to
announcement and it’s apparent. The people. We have great people here keep the ideas ﬂowing, because ideas
Essex Voice and the Essex Free Press and they’ll continue to work on our move people, they move businesses,
are merging. community’s behalf. and they move the customers
In the old days, newspapers were On a personal note, I have a and communities that businesses
A independently owned and operated the only delivery model of news and connection to The Free Press. Shelley support.
weekly community newspaper published information. Costs were low and and I both worked there. I worked We have to own this in a very real
each Thursday. 10,000 Copies are proﬁt margins were high. Times have there for around a decade, so in some way. We have to hold to our promise
distributed via door to door carrier changed. Today, you have to work ways, it’ll be like a homecoming for to make it better. We have to be
delivery and depot pick-up locations hard to make a dollar and costs have me. Ray (our publisher) joked I’d be open to the community to keep us
throughout the county. gone up. getting my old desk back. But I don’t grounded and on track.
In a market the size of ours it think of it as going back; I think of it The challenge is greater, the
Proud Members Of: makes economic sense to merge as moving forward. responsibility is greater, but so too
The Onatario Community Newspaper Association both newspapers. It’s the only way Now, I’m going to share with you are the opportunities.
Canadian Media Circulation Audit to be proﬁtable. And that’s the the essence of what I shared with the I honestly believe that together
Canadian Community Newspaper Association point of business – to turn a proﬁt. new team at the Essex Free Press. – and this includes the community
Canadian Federation Of Independent Business
Proﬁtable businesses are good for On Tuesday, we took the ﬁrst step – we will make it better.
the community. They provide stable of many steps to come. The ﬁrst step
The Essex Voice Staﬀ
and secure jobs and they have greater must be the surest.
opportunities to give back. I’m putting the challenge out
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Editor/Co-Publisher Creative Director
Reporter readers, are better served. And that’s can tell you, the tearing down part 2011 for publication in the May
what we are going to do – make is simple. It’s the building that takes 26th issue. Thank you and have a
Ray Stanton - Publisher things better. real work. wonderful holiday.
It’s about taking the best from both
publications and merging them under
a single title. While you’ll recognize
Let’s talk about...
some changes immediately, others
changes will occur over time as we
by Evelyn Couch
evaluate and determine what’s great
Greg Belchuk Jessica Beaudoin Sandy Kennedy Hollee Hutchins
Advertising Oﬃce/ Graphic Oﬃce Manager Advertising and what’s not-as-great. “It only gets
Accounts Rep. Design Accounts Rep. better” is the motto that will drive us. What If? appearance. It has been transformed
And you will play an important role If I write about the weather as from a street to an avenue.
Ofﬁce Location: in that. Your feedback counts. much as the rain falls upon the However, there is something
Open Monday-Friday 9 am - 4 pm Our philosophy remains the same drowned earth around here, this wrong and I think council should
as we move forward. The Essex column would be very boring. So investigate that problem. The grass
115 Talbot Street North, Essex Voice and the Essex Free Press in much of that sod has died, leaving
what? The weather is boring too.
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Mailing Address: newspapers belong to the community harangue at council on the kind Are we, the adjoining homeowners
P.O. BOX 115, they serve. It’s your business we of gravel to use on the roads, that expected to reseed? I know we are
Essex, Ontario N8M 2Y1 support through advertising and your would fall into the same category. expected to mow the grass and
news that we report in our pages. But I do have one question? Why control the weeds, and pick up all
can’t council be satisﬁed to accept those horrid catalpa beans that fall
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the provincially approved grade of all year
Fax: 519-776-9524 We can’t publish under both titles. that kind of road cover? I thought What was the point in installing
email: email@example.com It makes no sense. The Essex Voice the decision had been made, so I curbs and gutters with a grassed
& Free Press or the Essex Free Press wonder what merit there was in area between them and the sidewalk
www.theessexvoice.com & Voice doesn’t roll off the tongue hashing it over again. Could it be that if the town care-keepers aren’t
very well. As a result, the decision council is trying to draw attention to going to make certain the grass
was made to go with a single title. its supposed integrity. Or could it be is growing? Or does the fault lie
The Essex Free Press is a name that that they want to appear superior to with the homeowners because
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of advertisements appearing in this publication. These
materials may not be reproduced in any way or stored within weight and it has tradition. For that of having it shipped from Northern ofﬁcials is aware it exists?
an electronic device without the written consent of The Essex reason, that’s the name we’ll publish Ontario or the United States? Of course that compels me to
under. Okay. So I don’t live by a gravel comment on those streets where
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That’s not a judgment call on The road and I am very grateful that the there are lovely green boulevards
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Ltd. will not be liable for damages arising from errors and/or Essex Voice. The Voice carries its municipality decided to provide a over run by weeds because the
omissions made in advertisements beyond the amount paid weight as well. But, in the end, a new street in front of my place with adjoining owners don’t bother taking
for the advertisement. There will also be no liability for non
insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount paid for decision had to be made, so this is the curbs and gutters and a sod-covered care of that area. I am harping about
such advertisement. last time you’ll see The Essex Voice boulevard. It gives so many beneﬁts, the conditions on Laird Avenue in
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The Essex Voice - Thursday, May 19, 2011 - Page 5
Community urged to support walk to Iraq and back
Participants can arrive from many soldiers that soldier inspired her and
around a half an hour prior they feel as though they renewed her strength to
to the 3.8-mile trek around have been forgotten. To ﬁght.
Cottam. Participants are hear a soldier say they Squire’s goal is to help
urged to carry a picture of feel forgotten “breaks my attract one million people
a soldier during the walk. heart,” Squire said, adding to the walk, which will
A free barbeque a lot of people take their take place in various
will be provided to the freedom for granted. locations all over the
participants back at Squire said she owes world. “Wouldn’t that be
Squire’s home after the her life to a soldier. When awesome? It’s a great way
walk is completed. visiting her son, Troy, a to let them know we are
Squire is hoping Combat Medic currently proud of them and support
participants will sport the stationed at Fort Knox, them,” she said.
colour red during the walk she met a soldier that T-shirts will be
to help draw attention to had lost an arm and leg available for purchase
the initiative. Over the overseas, but was in great during the Cottam portion
past four years, many spirits about receiving of the Walk to Iraq and
have supported the walk, prosthetic limbs. At that back initiative. The t-
but last year’s numbers time, Squire said she was shirts will say, “Support
were down because many feeling down about going our Heroes.” Squire said
were affected by the through a third round the shirts would be sold at
Leamington tornado. of cancer. Meeting that cost.
Participants are not
Pam Squire is inviting the community out to participate in the annual Walk expected to collect pledge
to Iraq and Back in support of the troops serving overseas and those who protect and dollars for the walk. Squire
serve. The event will take place on Sunday, June 5. is willing, however, to
forward donations of care
by Sylene Argent organizing the local leg of to show support to all the packages or money for
Pam Squire, a Cottam the traditional Walk to Iraq troops serving overseas coffee to soldiers.
resident and military and Back initiative. The and to all of those who Squire is also hoping
mom, is hard at work, event is hosted annually serve and protect. to get a soldier on Skype
This year’s walk will or on the phone at some
take place on Sunday, June point during the event.
5 at 2pm and will launch The opportunity will
from Squire’s home in give the participants the
Cottam - 145 County Road chance to correspond
34, next to the Cottam with a soldier and learn
United Church. how much they appreciate
Squire is hoping to those who show support
attract many participants. through initiatives like the
Everyone is invited to walk-a-thon.
attend to show support Squire has organized
and gratitude. the local event for the past
four years. With a son
in the military, Squire
connects with hundreds
of soldiers through
Facebook. She has heard
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Community pitches in on Harrow center clean up
by Sylene Argent including a group of teens up the community for
Community members from Harrow District the variety of events to
and organizations pulled High School’s Interact take place over the next
together to help clean Club and Eco Team, several months, including
up Harrow Center on picked up recyclable the Rock ‘n Horse Fest on
Saturday morning, giving materials and trash on the the Victoria Day weekend,
the area a thorough spring side of the road. Some of and Explore the Shore
cleaning. Participants the participants were even event and the Harrow Fair
met at Tree’s Pub and willing to explore area that will take place over
Grill before fanning out ditches for beer bottles. the summer months.
to various parts of the After participating in a Bondy plans to hold
community. few local cleanups, Bondy another cleanup initiative
Councillor Sherry has been able to collect this fall. She thanked
Bondy was pleased $27 worth of beer bottles. everyone who pitched in.
with the event’s turnout. The money, in addition to “We made a difference,”
Around 35 participants, any other funds collected she said. “It was very
over the summer, will be successful.” She noted that
put in a fund then donated everyone worked hard and
to local food banks later did a thorough job. People
this year. were constantly calling
Because of the one another in need of After the cleanup, all the on the initiative in the old batteries or TVs, and
teamwork and hard work additional garbage bags. participants met at Tree’s future to include a drop off an area where people can
poured into the event, The participants were able to take part in a free depot for the Computers donate empty beer bottles
even on a rainy morning, to cleanup around half the barbeque. for Kids program, an area to raise additional dollars
over 50 bags of trash and town, she said. Bondy hopes to expand where residents can deliver for area food banks.
seven bags of recyclables
were removed from the
Harrow area, sprucing
CRIMINAL DEFENCE LAWYER
Impaired... assaults... threats... traffic tickets
by Sylene Argent
Why miss school or work to attend court
- Call -
Members of the Harrow Xi
Epsilon Mu chapter of the Beta
B.A., M.Ed., LL.B. Sigma Phi sorority forwarded a large
Criminal Defence donation of canned goods and non-
Evening & Weekend appointments Available in Essex perishable food items to the Harrow
Phone: (519) 253-0140
Res: (519) 776-8983
chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul
Criminal Pardons Food Bank located at St. Anthony
at a Reasonable Rate Church on Saturday morning.
Xi Epsom Mu President Aline
Sealy said the sorority sisters proudly
collected the food items for the food
bank during the Beta Sigma Phi
Founder’s Day Celebration held at members of the Beta Sigma Phi Xi Epsilon Mu Service Committee,
Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery sorority attended the Founder’s said the sorority sponsors a different
on April 30. The gala celebrated the Day Celebration from a variety of family every year through the St.
Harrow chapter’s 40th anniversary chapters located in surrounding Vincent de Paul Food Bank. Each
and 80th anniversary of the original municipalities. The donation, she member brings a canned good or
sorority. Founder, Walter W. Ross, said, will help those in the Harrow non-perishable food item to each of
established Beta Sigma Phi in area get the essentials from the food the semi-monthly meetings to help
1931. bank’s shelves. a family in need.
Sealy noted that around 140 Debbie Bondy, a member on the
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The Essex Voice - Thursday, May 19, 2011 - Page 7
realizes the community onboard with Riverside
Essex 73’s appoint new head coach supports its team and that
the club owes a lot to its
fans and sponsors for their
Minor “A” hockey as an
assistant coach then spent
two years coaching Sun
to throw his name into the General Manger. support. He said they plan County AAA players.
bidding. Miller’s thought process to “put an entertaining Langlois said he was
The 73’s, Langlois regarding the franchise product on the ice to keep very lucky as a minor coach
commented, is a strong was similar to his own, the fans in their seats.” to lead his teams to ﬁve
franchise that puts a quality Langlois said. The Langlois’s wife, Judy OMHA championships.
team on the ice year after partnership between the -who grew up in Essex - He noted that he was also
year. He said he knows, GM and the head coach said one of her husband’s awarded Coach of the Year
coming into the position, is important for the team best qualities as a coach three times.
that he has big shoes to ﬁll to be successful. Both is to draw the best out of Though he began
and is eager to bring his believe is it is important each player, know what coaching because of his
wealth of experience to to positively inﬂuence the qualities each player can sons, Langlois pointed
the team. players on and off the ice. bring to the team, and help out that he didn’t always
Langlois described Langlois is bringing that player excel to be the coach his son’s teams.
himself as an honest former 73’s captain best he can be. Most recently, Langlois
and tactical coach, and a Anthony Iaquinta in as an Originally from was the assistant coach
“student of the game.” He Assistant Coach. He said LaSalle, Langlois began of the Junior ‘B’ LaSalle
believes the harder you Iaquinta, being close to the his coaching career in St. Vipers. He spent three
work, the luckier you get. player’s age, would act as a Catharines with an AAA years with the team and
As head coach, Langlois great liaison between him minor hockey travel team. in that time won a league
hopes to engage the entire and the team. He will also He continued coaching in championship and the
team and build a tenacious look after the defense. St. Catharines for 15 years Sutherland Cup.
and mentally tough team. Iaquinta, Langlois before moving back to the
He said his experience as said, understands how region. Langlois then got
a Bank Manager, currently important the team is to
working for HSBC in the community. He also
Essex resident Gil Langlois is excited to start as
Windsor, gives him “has a very good head for
the new head coach for the Essex 73’s Junior C hockey
team. He is pictured with his wife Judy and dog Jodie. business skills that he will the game.” The experience
be able to tap into to help will deﬁnitely help his
by Sylene Argent to the game as youngsters. the team develop. personal development as a
Last week, the Essex As his sons progressed, Being competitive and coach.
73’s and recently appointed Langlois continued to having fun on the ice, One of the ﬁrst things
General Manager, Scott obtain his coaching levels he said, are linked. He Langlois would like to do
Miller, announced the and continually gained added, however, that the is call a meeting with the
appointment of the Junior more coaching experience atmosphere the coaching returning 73’s to open the
C hockey club’s new head every season. He noted staff develops for the lines of communication.
coach. Essex resident Gil that he didn’t play to any players would transfer out He noted that around
Langlois will take the great extent as a youngster, on the ice. Though hockey half the team is expected
position behind the bench but has spent the last is important to the players, to return. Due to age,
for the 73’s, bringing big several years studying Langlois said he realizes Langlois noted the club
hopes for the season and the game from a coaching the players have other is losing two of its top
over two decades worth of perspective. Langlois said important commitments scorers, but that will open
coaching experience with he is a lifelong hockey to their families and to up opportunities for the
him. fan. school. Having the 73’s up and coming players to
“I’m very excited to get When Langlois heard out in the community shine.
going,” Langlois said. the 73’s were seeking in support of important With Essex having a
Langlois got into someone to take over the causes is also important, large attendance at each
coaching hockey when head coach position, he he said, which is a vision game, Langlois said he
his now grown sons took jumped on the opportunity he shares with the new
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Fundraising dinner celebrates cancer survivors
submitted to event. Participants were raised $830.00 to donate
the Essex Voice able to enjoy the musical towards the excellent care
Having gone through talents of the Essex at the Met Cancer Clinic.
33 treatments of radiation, Country Ramblers and Not bad for our ﬁrst time
two treatments of Betty Anderson. The beneﬁt.
chemotherapy, homecare, musicians volunteered We want to thank
daily trips to the cancer to sing and play music everyone that participated
clinic in Windsor, and to to entertain the guests. and helped. A very special
be diagnosed that I was Several ladies donated thank you goes out to
cancer free, I, Keith Tyre, food and gifts for the draw. Frieda Tyre, Pat Beckstead,
felt the need to give back. Participants also released Kim McKibbin, Country
A beneﬁt dinner was balloons in memory of Ramblers Band, and Betty
held at Orchard Park on cancer victims. Anderson.
Saturday, May 14. The We all had an excellent
event was hosted with help time. Best of all, we
from my wife, Frieda, and
Pat Beckstead in honour
of being cancer free and
to anyone else that has
Voice Of Inspiration
been touched by cancer. “Serenity is a conquest.”
Around 40 people ~André Maurois
attended the celebratory
Community urged to walk for dog guides
by Sylene Argent dog for someone in need. Pledge forms
The Essex and District Lions Club are available online at www.dogguides.
invites the community to walk the com or at various shops in town.
path at Sadler’s Park on Sunday, June It can cost around $20,000 to prepare
5 in support of those in need of canine a trained dog to go to its new home to
assistance. assist its owner. The pups are fostered
For the last decade, the Essex & for the ﬁrst six months of their lives then
District Lions Club has hosted the annual sent to Dog Guides for training. Potential
Lions Foundation of Canada Purina Walk owners stay onsite for a week before
for Dog Guides program in Essex. bringing the dog home to ensure the dog/
Jacqui Flood, Essex walk coordinator, owner combo is a suitable match.
said Dog Guides is an organization based Last year’s Essex walk raised $1,230
out of Oakville that trains dogs for visual, for the Dog Guides program. Flood
hearing, and autism assistance. They also hopes to surpass last year’s donation with
train dogs that will alert its owner when it this year’s event. Everyone should get
senses an oncoming seizure or is trained involved with the walk, she said, because
for special skills. “It’s amazing what they it helps people gain independence through
can do,” she said. the use of a canine companion.
Registration begins at 9:30am and the Some of the animal-related businesses
walk begins around 10. The Kingsville in town, Flood said, have stepped up to
Essex Associated band will entertain the help sponsor this year’s event.
walkers during the registration process. The walk, Flood said, is a great event.
Flood noted that participants are urged The participants really enjoy being
to bring out their own pets to the event, involved and seeing all the different
but certainly do not need to have a dog to breeds of dogs ready to walk for the
participate. cause with their owners.
Participants are asked to collect The Purina Walk for Dog Guides will
pledges. The funds will go towards be hosted in around 200 communities
helping to cover the costs of training a across Canada.
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Congratulations Essex County Nurse Practitioner Led Clinc
On their new facility located at
35 Victoria Ave, Unit 6, Essex
“Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics are a
made-in-Ontario initiative to increase
access to family health care. I’m
thrilled to be here at the opening of the
Essex County Nurse-Practitioner-Led
Clinic and I know this clinic will be an
invaluable investment for the community
in Essex County for years to come.”
- Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
“I am excited that the Essex County
Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic is
providing residents and our community
with important health care services. It
has made it much faster and easier for
people in Essex County to get the medical
attention they need. This clinic continues
to demonstrate our government’s
commitment to frontline
78 Talbot Street North
Essex, ON N8M 1A2
519-776-6420 or 1-800-265-3909
The Essex Voice - Thursday, May 19, 2011 - Page 11
The Essex County Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (ECNPLC)
located in the town of Essex, is an innovative model of primary health
care. The uniqueness of this clinic promotes an interdisciplinary
model of care led by Nurse Practitioners and includes a variety
of interdisciplinary health professionals. This is an exciting new
opportunity to improve access to primary health care for the town
of Essex, Harrow, McGregor, Colchester, and Ghesto. Our Grand
Opening was a success.
We would like to extend a special ‘THANK YOU’
in the development of this clinic:
- Hon. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long Term Care (MoH & LTC)
- Oﬃce of the Nursing Secretariat, MoH <C
- Bruce Crozier, MPP
“It is very satisfying - Ron McDermott, Mayor of Essex and Town Council
- Residents of the Town of Essex and Surrounding Communities
and fulﬁlling to offer - Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario
the expertise of the
- Registered Nurses Association of Ontario
- Erie St. Clair LHIN
nurse practitioners - Founders of the Clinic: Catherine Schooley, Cheryl Poisson,
Pauline Gemmell and Allan McCallum
to residents of the - Our staﬀ, collaborative physicians and our Board of Directors
Essex and surrounding
- All of our partners/stakeholders associated with the clinic
- Siefker Automotive & Machine Ltd.
communities.” - All of our vendors, contractors, suppliers and everyone else that
assisted in celebrating our Grand Opening
- Clinical Lead and Nurse
Practitioner, Allan McCallum 35 Victoria Ave, Unit 6, Essex 519-776-6856
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Essex Energizers compete at 2011 Ontario Championships
Teams of eight (or more) Cayley Baetens, Teodora
skippers demonstrated Mitrevska, and Payton
synchronized routines to Hall), also competing
the beat of their favourite in the 12-14yr division
tunes; an event that was (perhaps the youngest
fairly new to several of the of the entire category)
Energizer competitors. At overcame many obstacles
the end of a long and tiring that came with skipping
day, the Essex Energizers together for only a month
came out on top, earning before competition. The
several ribbons, winning team earned a ﬁfth overall
medals, and setting new ﬁnish.
national records! In the 15 to17-year old
In the eight and nine- category, the Lightning
year old division, team Ladies (Vicki VanGent,
S.H.O.V.E. (Stephanie Marisa Willms, Emma
Bruce, Hanna Schroeder, Teskey, Emilie Erwied,
Olivia Hillier, Victoria and Bryanna Boyd)
Jubenville, and Emma took advantage of their
DeRyk) competed for the experience and came
very ﬁrst time and earned out with a bronze medal
themselves a ﬁrst place overall placement. And
overall ﬁnish. In the 10 last, but not least, the
and 11-year old category, Essex Energizers would
team Awesome (Avery like to congratulate their
Bruce, Nicole Galloway, coaches, the Wolf Pack
submitted to that would kick off the Nikolina Malic, & Skyler (Lou Statham, Lindsay
the Essex Voice weekend long event. Nephew) set a new George, Melissa Beaulieu,
On Friday, May 6, the Starting the day with national record and earned Lauren Sulpher, and
Essex Energizers headed group speed and power a gold medal ﬁnish. Jocelyn Cooper) on setting
to Brampton for the 2011 events, the Energizers Team Bieber Fever a new national record
Ontario Rope Skipping proved just what all of their (Sunny Boyd, Sydney in every event, taking a
Championships. After hard work and dedication Galloway, Grace gold medal overall in the
a restful night, these could accomplish. After Jubenville, and Grayson 30+ division. Way to go,
competitors were ready to a much needed lunch Dearing) of the 12 to14- Energizers!
take part in day one of the break, the team switched year old division, came Earning a gold medal
Provincial Competition. gears and did some ﬁnal together in the largest age for the large group routine
Early Saturday, the preparation for all of the category to win a silver in the junior category was:
Energizers, along with ten group freestyle events. medal for a second place Sunny, Haley, Sydney,
other teams, assembled To ﬁnish off the overall ﬁnish. Grace, Grayson, Payton,
into the facility for the competition, on Saturday, Team Black and Avery, Nicole, and Skyler.
opening ceremonies were the large group events. Purple (Haley Bruce,
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2011 Ontario Rope Tri-County Hounds capture championship
Continued from Page 12
Also, coming in ﬁrst place Martin (2nd) and Jocelyn
and earning a gold medal Cooper (8th). And setting
in the senior category was: the bar high for any future
Lou, Lindsay, Melissa, competitor by earning
Lauren, Jocelyn, Vicki, new national records in
Marisa, Emma, Emilie, the 30+ category, was
Bryanna, and Lucas. All our very own head coach,
the competitors put on Lou Statham, with a gold
amazing performances! medal overall ﬁnish!
Sunday’s schedule was Congratulations are
made up of the Masters extended to all of the
events. The skippers Energizer parents for
competed as individuals in withstanding the weekend
attempt to qualify for their long event either in the
National Competition. bleachers cheering on the
Nerves were running high, competitors or down on
but these competitors rose the competition ﬂoor with
to the challenge and did a clickers in their hands. It’s
superb job. Finishing in a lot to take in, but you’ve
the top eight for the eight all done a great job!
and nine-year old division The Essex Energizers
was Olivia Hillier (5th), are not slowing down.
Hanna Schroeder (6th), & They will continue to
Emma DeRyk (8th). practice and prepare
In the 10 and11 for the National Rope
category, Nikolina Malic Skipping Competition The Tri County Hounds row: Michael Pizzuti,
spring hockey team, made Matthew Brkljacic,
earned a ﬁfth and Nicole
Galloway eared a 6th.
that will take place in
Calgary, Alberta this up of local youth, are Liam Hall, Spencer
Local Motocross news
In the 12-14 division, July. Anxiously awaiting enjoying sucess on ice. Higginbottom, Sterling Mother Nature has not been kind during the start
Sunny Boyd earned a ﬁfth the ofﬁcial “qualiﬁers” Congratulations goes Wolters, Will Cockram, of the 2011 motocross season for local racer Cody
and Sydney Galloway list, these skippers will out to the team on its and Riley Pawluk. In the Cooper. With rained out races over the past two weeks
earned a seventh place again compete in small recent championship at the middle row: Adam Pizzo, it was ﬁnally time to hit the dirt. The track would be
placing. Emma Teskey group, large group, and as “Showdown In Motown” Nicholas Chenard, Ethan Cycle City in Milan, Michigan. It would be the ﬁrst
placed 7th overall in the individuals in this Canada hockey tournament. Hamelin, Josh Bennett, time Cooper would race in another country and was
15-17yr category. In the wide competition. The boys went and Jacob Derksen. In amped to see what the Americans had.
18-29yr division, the undefeated in the the back row: Coaches Coop was fast right off the trailer in both practice
Energizers saw two top tournament with a record Marchello Pizzuti, sessions and was conﬁdent he could do well. In the
eight ﬁnishers, Lucas of 37 goals for and 7 goals Grant Higginbottom, ﬁrst heat he wouldn’t get the hole shot he wanted
against. Jeff Pawluk and Scott due to a different starting system that he’s used to
Pictured above, Hamelin. back in Canada. Around the ﬁrst turn he would get
celebrating their pushed way outside but kept the throttle pinned until
tournament win are: Front he reentered the track in third place. That would be
his ﬁnishing position after the ﬁrst moto.
In the next heat race, Mother Nature again reared
her ugly head as the skies opened up and lighting
Family Owned and Operated Voice Of Inspiration ﬁlled the sky. The weather did not dampen the spirits
of these racers as the ﬁnal race got under way. By
Call 326-9111 “When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson.”
now it was dark and raining. Another ﬁrst for Cody
would be racing under the lights.
After Hours, Call Tim 776-7547
49 Hazelton Street, Leamington This time a better hole shot got him closer to the
front but lap trafﬁc would eventually leave him with
another 5th place ﬁnish.
All in all, it was a great day of racing and Cody
is looking forward to heading back to the USA to
sling some dirt. Cooper Racing will heading to the
Owen Sound area for double header over the long
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the Narthex. The need is will be held on Sunday,
great. All are very much June 5 at Lakeside Park in
appreciated. Thank you. Kingsville. We will join with
Please remember all the the First Baptist Church for
sick and shut-ins, those in the worship service in the
the hospital, homebound, Pavilion. Diane McBeth, a
in rest or nursing homes, missionary from Bolivia,
those who mourn, are will be bringing the
lonely, depressed, or less message.
fortunate and any others Please remember in
not well at this time in your prayer, Kimberly Calder,
thoughts and prayers, with those with health needs in
a card, call or visit. our community and those
in nursing homes.
Presenting social news and views from around the community.
being, John Nuefeld, Don our turn to take the nursing
submitted by Paquette News
Bakerville Ames, Percy Newman,
Cozy Corners home service at Iler lodge
Worship Service every
News Anna Simpson, Maxine Bethel-Maidstone at 2pm. Volunteers are
Sunday morning at 10am
by Barb Mactier
submitted by Knight & Elaine Taylor. welcomed and appreciated. Happy second Birthday
United Church with Pastor Steve Jones to our sweet little
Evelyn Baker The Euchre winners on The U.C.W. will be
submitted by Bev Holland bringing the message. granddaughter Addison
I always start off my Saturday evening were going to Colasanti’s on
Come join with us Sunday school is available on Friday the 13th – it
news with the weather Cecile St. Denis, Mary Wednesday, June 8 for
for our Sunday Worship for the children. The Spring certainly was a ‘lucky’ day
for friends and relatives Demars, Josie Dresser, dinner all women of the
service at 10am with Pastor, business meeting will be for us
who live away from here Ewald Dobettsberger, Congregation are welcome
Linda Blair. Sunday school held after worship service Birthday wishes to the
now but the weather has Keith Dresser & John to attend. There is a sign-
is at 10:15 am. A nursery this Sunday. following: John Frield on
been so miserable, I am Smith. Door Prizes to Mike up sheet in the Narthex.
is available during the Kid’s club every the 18th, our son Todd
not impressed, but I am Foldesi & Grant Beacom. We will car-pool from
Tuesday at 3:30pm led by on the 19th, special ﬁrst
depressed along with many Bring along some friends service. Coffee hour is held the church at 5:30pm for
Rev. linda Hollingsworth. birthday wishes on the 21st
others. and join in on our Tuesday in the hall for refreshments, dinner at 6:00pm. See you
All elementary school to our great niece Bronwyn
Happy birthday wishes and Saturday evenings snacks and fellowship there.
children are invited to Reilly from Kitchener and
on Saturday to Aunt Irene at 7pm for an enjoyable following the service. The Door Greeters are Alexis Reyner. Happy 55th
Church and Hall are both come.
Baker and Alexa Dunn evenings of card playing. Shirley and Bill Baker on anniversary to George and
handicapped accessible. Doug and Barb Trimble
who share the day for The ladies serve up a May 22. Elder on duty is Jean Curtis and happy
All are welcome to attend spent Mother’s Day with
celebration. delicious lunch following Ted Ure. 60th to Howard and Doris
our services. John, Sue and family
The Pleasant Valley the games. The U.C.W. collects Craig
Ofﬁce hours are Tues. in Freeland, Mich. Jeff
Community Club held it’s Hope you all have a postage stamps only for the St. Stephen’s
& Thurs. mornings from and Cameron Trimble of
Tuesday evening Pepper great 24 weekend and that Leprosy Mission. Please Homecoming Service will
9am to 1pm. Telephone: Rockford, Mich. were there
party with the lucky folks the sun shines on all of us. save yours and deposit take place on Sunday, June
519-723-2284 • E-Mail: also. It was a great day.
them in the envelope on 12 at 11am
firstname.lastname@example.org Pastor Steve’s Sister-
the bulletin board in the
This Friday evening , at Narthex. Trim them to 1/2”
in-law, Vicki is recovering Salvation Army
7:30pm, BMUC is hosting from a hip replacement.
around the stamp or tear Essex Community
a Dale Butler & Friends Kimberly Calder has
them off the envelope so
been taken out of the Isolet
musical evening. Proceeds they can be trimmed. Thank
and is in a crib.She can now
to the Gess†wood Camp. you for your continued submitted by
Call 519-735-8411 for be picked up and cuddled.
support. Carolyn Barnett
more information. We are truly thankful for Pioneer Club is cancelled
If you or someone you
Pastor Linda will be the progress she is making. on the 23rd-Victoria Day
know are ill and would like
away Sunday, May 22 & Clare and Pam Holt holiday. Bible study is at
a visit from Pastor Linda,
29. Lonnie Jones will be have returned from a great 10am on Tuesdays and
please call her at 519-712-
the guest speaker on the 22 holiday. They ﬂew to Fort Home League is at 7 pm
9512. She will be away
and Rob Cornies will speak Lauderdale, Florida and on Tuesdays. Moms and
until May 29. Please keep
on the 29. went on a 21 day cruise Tots meet at 10am on
her in your prayers.
There will be an ofﬁcial through the Panama Canal Thursdays.
Please remember your
board meeting on June 5 in stopping at many ports The Worship Team from
donations to the downtown
the hall at 7pm. on the way. The cruise South Windsor Corps will
mission can on the table in
took them up the west lead the service at 11am on
On Tuesday, June 7 it is
coast of the U.S. ending at Sunday, May 29. Join us in
Vancouver. It was a great a time of blended worship,
experience. including traditional hymns
This Sunday school
Continued on Page 15
and Church family picnic
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working on their Swedish Stop in today!
weaving art . Such beautiful Essex Community
work was presented by all Services is pleased to
of our demonstrators. announce we will be
In July we are having opening our third FOOT
our cancer walk. Please CARE CLINIC located
submit names of your at the New McGregor
loved ones who are breast Community Centre. The
cancer survivors or who Clinic will be opening
have passed on due to this in June. Advanced Foot
diseasefor a special honour. Care Nurses pamper you
All the money raised at our with a warm foot soak,
event will go to Windsor nail clipping and ﬁling,
Regional Hospital. We are treatment of corns, calluses
Presenting social news and views from around the community. also letting crafters set up and ingrown nails followed
free booths for a craft fair. by a relaxing foot/leg
Please call Donna 519- massage. Appointments
as well as new songs. We Essex United Golden Years enjoy the soup and salad 975-2634 or Joanne 519- are required as clinics book
know that we will be richly bar. Mark your calendar 975-2409 for info. up quickly. Foot Care gift
blessed by their ministry. Church Mini Golf now for our next season Euchre - Every Monday certiﬁcates also available,
Ladies Day Out is our Jim Hatt conducted our 64 made the ﬁnal round starting on September 15 at 12:45pm and Friday they make a great gift. Call
newly formed activity Sunday morning worship of the season on May 12. 9:30am at Colasanti’s. evenings at 7pm. Millen for more information: 519-
for women of all ages. service, with his usual Team seven, with a 238, Community Centre (1925 776-4231
On Saturday, May 28 we challenge that gives us took the big cash for ﬁrst South Middle Road) CARE-A-VAN TRIP
will meet at Colasanti’s food for thought. place, with Andy Orsini, Essex Retirees’ Woodslee . – Spring is here and its
Tropical Gardens at 10am The UCW Iler unit Bill Mayville, Mary Social Club time to get out and enjoy
for breakfast and shopping. meets at the Iler Lodge MacRae and Donna Bilett. the weather! Join us for
Meet us at the restaurant at every third Thursday of the A 240 earned team #6
Community Church Party
The Essex Gospel
Essex Community our next group outing
10, or if you need a ride, month. with Rose Taylor, Gerrit on Wednesday, May 25
contact Lt. Kristen ahead On Friday, May 20, Dale Vriesen, and Tom Hyatt
Community Church is Services to Colasanti’s Tropical
hosting a Euchre Party
of time. There is no upfront Butler and Friends present along with Team #17 with May is FOOT CARE Garden. You can shop,
at the Centre on Friday,
cost for this event, but you a musical evening at 7:30 Eileen MacIntosh, Moe MONTH. Stop in at Essex enjoy the gardens, and
May 27, at 7 p.m. All are
will be responsible for the p.m. at Bethel Maidstone Scratch, Frank Lasi, and Community Services (35 have dinner. Call today for
welcome to join the fun.
cost of your breakfast. All United Church. John Murphy second place. Victoria Ave. Unit #7) and ticket information, or seat
There will be refreshments
ladies are welcome. Kay Punter, who was an The third place ﬁnish went ﬁll out a ballot for your reservation call 776-4231.
and prizes. There is no
Lt. Kristen Gray leads instigator of the Windsor to Team # 13, the Kings, chance to win a free foot
us on Family Worship and Downtown Mission, was on a 242 stroke count. care session at one of our
Our next Friday night
Sunday school every week honoured Sunday for Teammates were Eva Kah, three clinics. The draw
Bingo is May 20. The
at 11am. We invite you to her 30 years of dedicated Audrey Knox & Linda ends on Tuesday, May 31st.
special prize sponsor is
join us! service. She is the widow Walsh. The winner will be drawn
Home Hardware. There
of a former Windsor United The lowest two rounds, on Wednesday, June 1st.
was a great attendance at
Church minister. a 73, showed for Bill Ward. No purchase nessasary.
this week’s Bingo.
Essex Christian On June 11, there will 76 strokes was carded for
The Centre will be
be a Broasted Chicken Audrey Knox and Bill
Reformed Church closed Monday, May 23,
Dinner and Strawberry MayVille. Iggy Arner,
submitted by for Victoria Day. Our
Gerrit Vriesen, and Duane
Beverley van Huizen
Join us for a Service
Social at Essex United.
Advance tickets only. Call MacIntosh ended play with
regular Pepper games will
be played in the evening.
What’s Going On
the church at 519-776- 78’s. Murray Knox, John
of Prayer for Crops and Our special Monday night
5121 Murphy, and Frank Lasi MAY 19 ECHRS General Meeting, 18 Gordon Ave., 7pm.Speaker: Mr.
Industry, Church, Family Pepper games are slated for Kenn Stanton, curator of North American Black Historical Museum. Call
GessTwood Camp each came in with a 79
and Nation on Sunday May 30. All are welcome. 519-962-9597 or 519-796-3393 or check our website www.echrs.org
will host its annual golf tally. Tom Hyatt was the
morning beginning Lynn Palmer and
tournament, Sunday, May only player showing an MAY 25 - ESSEX & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MEETING at
at 10:00am. Nursery Shirley Stiers tied for high
29 , at 1 p.m. Everyone will even round today. Kinsmen Fieldhouse, 7:30pm with speaker Marg Dudley. All are welcome
supervision is provided. score at Monday night
start and end their round Holes-in-one count
No Sunday school due to Pepper; Mary Lou Chibi MAY 27 - EUCHRE PARTY hosted by Essex Gospel Community Church at
of golf about the same made it to only 92 for
the holiday weekend. had most Peppers. Floyd Essex Retirees Social Club, at 7 p.m. Admittance is Free. All are Welcome.
time. Fee includes golf this last day of play. Bill
Family Fun Night: Cascadden had high score MAY 29 - Essex-Kent Cage Bird Society YOUNG FEATHER (BABY BIRD)
and dinner. Silent Auction MayVille led the pack with
Come out for an evening Tuesday Theresa Schmidt SHOW at Colasanti’s, from 10am to 3pm
to follow. Receipt for tax seven Aces. Next was Bill
of big screen movies, tied with Isabel McLeod MAY 30 - ESSEX-WINDSOR MASTER GARDENERS “Eco Friendly Products
purposes Taylor dropped seven.
pizza, popcorn, music with the most Peppers for since the Pesticide Ban.” 7pm, at Essex Civic Centre.Call 519-727-6343
On June 4, the Stan Vickery got four and
and, treats on Wednesday, the afternoon. Eileen Ames
GessTwood yard sale will three went in for Shirley JUNE 21 - ESSEX BLOOD DONOR CLINIC 1-7 p.m. , at Essex Legion Hall
May 25. We will feature and Bea Mailloux tied with
be a part of the Cottam Thiessen, Colleen Pearse, Call 1 888 2 DONATE (1 888 236-6283) for info. / appt. Walk-Ins welcome.
the movie Despicable Me high score at Wednesday
yard sales. Find them at Ethel Ferguson, Marg ESSEX LIBRARY - MEMOIR WRITING - Thursday, June 2 at 3:00 p.m. Bring
beginning at 7:00–8:30 pm. night Pepper. Doug Fields
223 County Road 34, east Graham, Bill Ward, and paper, pen and work in progress. HOORAY FOR FATHER’S DAY! - Saturday,
Babysitting for the baby and Louise Perrault tied for
of Cottam on the north side Audrey Knox. June 18 at 11:00 a.m. Ages 5 & up. ADULT BOOK CLUB - Tues., June 21st at
to preschool crowd will most Peppers. The winners
of the road. A pair fell for Angus 8p.m. discussing “SHADOW TAG” by Louise Erdrich. Register at the library
be available if desired on at Thursday night Bridge for these programs.
Join us Sunday mornings MacRae, Annie Mae
site. Call Andrea Schinkel were Ethel Queen and
for worship at 10:30. Leslie, Madeline Butler, COTTAM LIBRARY - COTTAM TEENS & BOOKS MEET - Tuesday, June 7 at
at 519-776-6230 for more Floyd Cascadden.
Wheel chair accessible. Rose Taylor, Julia Kos, 6:00 p.m. Ages 13 & up. SUMMER...SUMMER...SUMMER - Tuesday, June 14
information. Sunday School and nursery Laurie Hylton, Winnie at 6:00 p.m. Ages 6 & up. Register at the library for these programs.
available. Light lunch after Moore, Duane Quick, Betty Woodslee See Our “Events” Section in the Classiﬁeds and
the service provides a time McManus, Barb Murphy, display ads within our paper for other local events.
of fellowship. Linda Walsh, Cami Keith, Friendship Club
Moe Scratch, and Frank submitted by
Lasi. Single aces showed Donna Roubos Listings sponsored by:
for Marie Lasi, Don Euchre card result
In Loving Memory Ribble, Doug and Mary winners for Monday, May
Ann Vickery, Dorothy 9th are: Bernard Belleau,
Harrow, Iggy Arner, Dave McMurren / George
Eleanor Brook, Gerrit Diesbourg, Bill Roubos,
“Joan” Ellen Lambier (Kennedy) - May 21st, 1960 Vriesen, Pete Daudlin, Joan Broeders, Mary
Lloyd Honey, Marg Ross, Demars / Edna Chevalier,
“Joan” was a one of a kind lady. and Helen Manley.
Barb Arner, Bob Hatt, Neil
“Joan” lived her life for me and Our needlecraft night
Quick, Kathy Bradley,
her children. “Joan” asked for was a success as we watched
Eva Kah, John Murphy,
little in return. “Joan” can never Mary and Leah Meanwell
Barry and Art Sweet, Ernie
be replaced, and will live forever in do demonstrations of
Vandenberg, Wayne Reid,
our hearts and memories. their weaving art on their
Caroline and Herb Ascott,
In memory of “Joan” my wife and machines. They let us do
Duane MacIntosh, Bryon
friend, the mother of Bill, Ken, and a hands on to get a taste
Walker, Carol Hylton , Milt
Barb, until we join “Joan.” of how to manipulate the
Taylor, and Gayle Hyatt.
- With all of our love - The Wind Up Banquet machines. Donna Dennis
Cecil, Bill, Ken, Barb & families.
had 74 members and guests and Marie Dame were
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Essex County 4-H Club reports
Vice President, Abby need to have your steer by Building on Wednesday, sure was big; almost the clad in aluminum and a
Anger as Secretary and June 1st. May 11. After saying the same size as the Poultry 10,000sqft ﬁre...we may
Mikayla Nelson as Press Our next meeting will 4-H pledge we headed Barn. Our secretary, Nic, never know.
Reporter. be held on May 24th at outside with a tape had some interesting ideas The theme of tonight’s
After elections we Wismer’s farm. The club measure to get a visual on on how a pizza that size meeting was International
4-H Beef Club talked about what we would like to thank Chris how big the world’s largest was cooked, which he
by Mikayla Nelson would like to learn about Pollard, Shawn Morris pizza really was and it believes involved concrete Continued on Page 19
On Tuesday, May 3rd and do in the Beef Club and their helper John
the Essex County 4-H this year. McLean for volunteering
Beef Club had its ﬁrst We also learned about to lead the beef club.
meeting in Harrow at the how a cow’s stomach
agricultural building. works, and did you know
The meeting began a cow has two stomachs? 4-H Pizza Club
with the 4-H pledge then We ﬁnished off our ﬁrst The Essex County 4-H
everyone introduced Beef Club meeting with Pizza Club held its third
themselves by saying their snacks. meeting at the
name, grade, what they I think we will be Harrow
like to do and whether or looking towards Fair
not they have their steer a great summer
yet. After that we moved in the club!
on to elections: Emma Remember
Anger as President, Chris y o u
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______________ 9191. Proceeds to benefit the
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_______________________ Furniture and Misc..
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_____________ The Town of Kingsville Municipal Ofﬁce,
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RETIREES - 32 RUSSELL material for pulverizing, repair of and Double Surface
treatment of the Cameron Sideroad, North Talbot Road,
Road 6 East and South Talbot Road and the Double Surface
Treatment on North Talbot Road and McCain Sideroad.
_______________________ All tenders must be accompanied by a Certiﬁed Cheque or
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CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF ESSEX
PUBLIC NOTICE - HERBICIDE USE
The Corporation of the Town of Essex intends to control weeds under the Health or Safety
exception that affect public works along the following Rural Roads within the Town of
Ward # 3 3rd Concession, 4th Concession, 5th Concession, 6th Concession Road, McCormick
Road, Coulter Road, Rizzo Nicola Road, Johnson Road, Ferris Road, McLean Road,
Drummond Road, Smith Road
WITHIN THE TOWN OF ESSEX
Using the Pesticide Turboprop, Registration Number 27967 active ingredient dichlorprop and
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Commencing on May 16th, 2011 (Weather Permitting) and ending July 29th, 2011.
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519-776-7336 ext. 13
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&Business Essex County 4-H Club reports... Continued from Page 16
Pizzas. Three groups made
the dough, sauce, and
prepped the toppings for a
Boston Pizza, a New York
Pizza, and a ‘traditional
Directory white’ Italian Pizza (garlic
white sauce, grilled
chicken, and brocoli just
for fun). Each group did a
great job and many were
surprised how each dough
SHIPPINGMAILINGADDRESSPICK-UP and each sauce tasted
different from each other.
We were missing onion
powder and rosemary but
used basil, oregano, and out the dough recipe,
garlic instead. sauce recipe, and toppings
Members also worked for their own ECP (veggie
on the critique of local and meat lover varieties)
pizzeria names, logos, pizzas using only local
and slogans. Members ingredients as much
also came up with some as possible and then
designs for their own 4-H sourcing out donations or
Pizza Club pizza company ‘very, very good deals’
“Essex County Pizza” on local products for the
HOMERENOVATIONSDRYWALLINSULATION (ECP). Next week they ﬁnal week’s pizza mania!
will use the newly revised They think local bread,
‘buy local’ guide to ﬁgure ﬂour, and cheese will be
the hardest items to ﬁnd.
If you have any ideas
DOORSOPENERS please call our leaders at
519-322-0548. We also want to thank
President Leah moved 4-H Vet Club Emma A., a club member
to have the meeting Members of the 4-H
for letting her new puppy
adjourned at 9:30pm, Animal Friends-Vetrinary
Dizzie have her check-up
which was seconded by Care Club visited the
for us to see. We also loved
everyone including two Kingsville Animal Clinic
the bag of goodies that we
parents and both leaders. on April 27. The Club
took home.They were full
would like to thank Dr.
INSURANCEFINANCIALINSURANCEFINANCIAL of pet information. Thank
Brisbin and Kristen for
a great evening. It was a
great learning experience
and was very interesting.
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Cool fairy tale luncheon helps keep others warm
while learning traditional was able to purchase 90
dance moves. The young pairs of boots.
princesses were also able The items were
to get their picture taken distributed in the Kingsville
inside a giant pink castle and Leamington area.
after indulging on a meal Some of the articles were
ﬁt for a queen. forwarded to outreach
The pink castle and a programs in Windsor that
replica Princess Diana ring needed miracle donations
were rafﬂed off during the to help their clients. They
event. were thrilled with the
As the participating IODE’s donation.
by Sylene Argent princesses arrived at the The idea of hosting the
Young ladies from hall, trumpeters and a princess luncheon, Miller
all over the region were squire announced their said, is a fun way to teach
able to step into a fantasy arrival to all the attendees. the young participants to
fairy tale on Saturday as Miller noted the girls reach out to the community
the Sir Winston Churchill really enjoyed that feature. to help those in need; just Many local “princesses” were eager to dress up in their best gown to
Chapter of the IODE “The energy level is like the traditional role of participate in the Princess Luncheon at the Rhine Danube Club on Saturday. The
hosted its second annual phenomenal,” Miller said. the princess. event raised money to help buy boots and mittens for adults in need.
princess luncheon event “The princesses are full of The IODE, Miller said,
at the Rhine Danube vim and vigor.” started with a mandate to
Club in Leamington. The princess luncheon serve the country by caring
The enchanting event, was initiated last year for people and spreading
though fun for the young after the National IODE literacy. The Sir Winston
princesses, was an effort Board put out a challenge Churchill Chapter of the
to raise funds to help to all its chapters to IODE has been involved
purchase warm winter initiate a project that with a variety of local
items for adults in need. would have a positive projects, including helping
The princess luncheon impact on a local need as purchase the Seacliff Park
proved to be a popular part of the organization’s playground equipment.
event, Marilyn Miller, 110th anniversary. Miller The group also hosts
coordinator and IODE began organizing the the annual Antique and
member, noted. Around princess event to raise Nostalgia show at the
85 young princesses funds to purchase boots Leamington Sherk Center
dressed up in their best and mittens for adults every year. New members
gowns, tiaras, and costume in the area in need. The are always welcome.
jewelry for the luncheon. mittens and boots were “We are an amazing
The princesses took part in handed out with over 200 group,” Miller said, adding
a variety of royalty themed coats that were collected the members are diverse in
activities, including as a separate collection age and in walks of life.
storytelling and listening initiative. Because of last
in on entertaining music year’s initiative, the IODE