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                    Vol. 8         Thursday, May 19, 2011               Issue No. 19          information on this pet.




A LOOK INSIDE
Walking To Iraq
                      Only one newspaper in Essex
  And Back
                                                                                  Things Are
                                                                            About To Change..
                                                                           And It only gets b .
                                                                                             etter!
                                                                                       See Commentary
                                                                                          On Page 4




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                      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
                                                             cyclists.
                                                                                                  Continued on Page 2




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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.
                                                                                             Constable       Meloche
                                                                                          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
                                                                                          said.
                                                                                             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
The Essex Voice                                                             - Thursday, May 19, 2011 -                                                                                                           Page 3


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
                                                                                                                                        level.
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
                                                                                                                                                                                                    CLOSED MONDAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                      “Victoria Day”
directors and the member-     it happen campaign, the       day-to-day functions be-
ship,” Parish said to the     repair/restoration of the     ing managed, the BIA                                                  IT’S BETTER AT SCHINKELS’




                                                                                                                                                                                      3
board. “The BIA can be so     highway #3 billboard, was     is in grave danger.” She


                                                                                                                                                                              $                        99
useful to businesses when     involved with the build-      added that she is disap-                     Boneless Grades                     AA-AAA Beef
it’s functioning properly.”   ing of a new storage shed,    pointed that the BIA board
                                                            has not put forth a capitol
                                                            project plan, that certain
                                                                                                         Sirloin Tip
                                                            programs have or may be                      & Seasoned BBQ Roasts                                                                                           lb.
                                                            eliminated, and that there


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                                                            “is no forward thinking.”
                                                               She said that the board
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                                                            where the BIA is headed,


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                                                            the businesses.
                                                               “I know that there are
                                                                                                             And... no wonder! Only quality                                                                          Off
                                                            directors here that really
                                                                                                            ingredients in these Juicy Jumbos
                                                                                                                  It’s Better At Schinkels’             Wieners                                    All Pkg. Sizes
                                                            do care about Essex as a

                                                                                                                                                                                                    399
                                                                                                                                                                  Frozen
                                                            whole, the town, the busi-
                                                            nesses, [and] the citizens.
                                                                                                                                                                  Turkey                           $
                                                            Let’s get a plan, let’s give
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                                                            the BIA a chance of run-
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                                                                                                         Succulent AAA, Canadian
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                                                                                                                by our buchers.
                                                                                                                                       Long Loin Cod                          ady
                                                                                                                                                                                   Oven Re                                    lb.




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 Editorial
&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
                                                                                                                                                                                      Notice To Advertisers
                                                                                      This isn’t about resting on our             there to all of our staff to think of                 & Contributors
                                                                                   laurels. In fact, it’s the opposite. The       ways to add to the business. I say                    The Essex Voice office will be
                                                                                                                                                                                        CLOSED on Monday, May 23
                                                                                   opportunities and the challenges have          add, because subtracting comes too                    for the Victoria Day Holiday.
                                                                                   increased. We have to work harder to           easy. As anyone who has torn down                    Please have your submissions
   Richard Parkinson            Shelley Beaudoin          Sylene Argent            ensure that you, our advertisers and           something to build something new                   into our office by Friday, May 19,
    Editor/Co-Publisher          Creative Director
                                  /Co-Publisher
                                                              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.
                                                                                   aren’t our exclusive property. These                And if I write about the repeated          brown bare spots dotted with weeds.
                  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
         Phone: 519-776-5358                                                       Without you, there’d only be blank
                                                                                                                                    the provincially approved grade of            all year
                                                                                   pages.
           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: theessexvoice@bellnet.ca                                                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
  The Essex Voice Limited reserves the right to accept or
  reject any advertising or editorial material submitted for                       has been associated with the Essex               other county councils that are using          they haven’t notified council of the
  publication and maintains the sole right, including copyright,                   community for over a century. It has             gravel from a local supplier instead          problem and no one in that body of
  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
  Voice.
                                                                                   under.                                              Okay. So I don’t live by a gravel          comment on those streets where
  NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS: Every effort is made to avoid errors
                                                                                      That’s not a judgment call on The             road and I am very grateful that the          there are lovely green boulevards
  in advertisements.The advertiser agrees that The Essex Voice
  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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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
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                                                                        food donation
                                                                        by Sylene Argent
  Why miss school or work to attend court
                 - Call -
                                                                          Members of the Harrow Xi
                                                                        Epsilon Mu chapter of the Beta
      CHRISTINA SWEET
                           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


                                                                          This Week’s Pet: “Peanut”
                                                                             Peanut is a one year old black & orange
                                                                         domestic short hair that was brought here because
                                                                         her previous owner could no longer afford a pet. She is a sweet but
                                                                         slightly shy girl. She is gentle and loving and doesn’t mind being
                                                                         held and picked up. If you think Peanut is the girl for you, come in
                                                                         and meet her today!
                                                                             This pet also comes with 6 weeks of pre-paid pet health insurance.
                                                                         For more information please visit www.ospcainsurance.ca or call
                                                                         1-866-600-2445. Our organization offers 24PetWatch microchips,
                                                                         which include free registration into the 24PetWatch pet recovery
                                                                         service. For more information visit www.24petwatch.com or call
                                                                         1-866-597-2424. Visit the Windsor-Essex County Humane Society,
                                                                         1375 Provincial Rd., Windsor. Phone: 519-966-5751. Adoption
                                                                         Hours: Saturday/Sunday/Mon./Tues. 11am – 6pm, Wed./Thurs./Fri.
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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
                                              health care.”
                                           Bruce Crozier,
                                            MPP Essex
                                             78 Talbot Street North
                                               Essex, ON N8M 1A2
                                        519-776-6420 or 1-800-265-3909
                                          bcrozier.mpp@liberal.ola.org
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 &LTC
                                                             - 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
Championships...
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
                                                                                                                          weekend.
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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.
                                                                                                                            Brooker News
                             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
                                                                                                                            Ruth Newman
                                                                                                                                                            St. Stephen’s/Redeemer
                                                                                                                               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
                                                            bmuc@xplornet.ca                                                   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
                                                                                                                                                               Church News
                                                            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
                                                                                             entry fee.
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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       SERVICES
 _______________________
                                         SERVICES
                                   _______________________
                                                                           FOR RENT
                                                                     _______________________
                                                                                                                FOR RENT
                                                                                                          _______________________
                                                                                                                                                        EVENTS
                                                                                                                                                _______________________
                                                                                                                                                                                              LOST
                                                                                                                                                                                     _______________________
GREAT WHITE APPLIANCE                     SCREEN REPAIR             FOR RENT - St. George Hall           2, 1 Bdrm., & Bachelor Apts.          FLEA MARKET- Fri. May
REPAIR - Specializing in Wash-    Mobile service repairing window   - All Occasions... Meetings,         - Utilities & appliances included.    20, 10am-4pm. Gifts, crafts,
er, Dryer, Stove, Dishwasher &    door screens. Custom screens      Plays / Concerts / Piano             New renovated, secured build-         collectibles, baked goods.
Fridge repairs. Licensed gas      & patio screen doors built on     Recitals, Weddings, Showers,         ing. Princess Apts., Essex.           Kingsville Lakeside Park
technician. Call Mike today:      site. Call Dave 519-995-5580.     Family Celebrations. 115 Talbot      Available now. 519-816-3095.          Pavilion. Free admission.
519-984-9720.                            ________________           St., Essex. 519-776-8977.                                                  Contact      Anne:   519-733-
       ______________                                                                                                                          9191. Proceeds to benefit the
                                    BINGO • BINGO • BINGO
                                                                            _____________                       FOR SALE
                                                                                                          _______________________              Kingsville Parks & Recreation
KAHL RECYCLING - We come            $500 Jackpot $1000 Prize                                                                                   Department          Children’s
                                                                    LARGE, MODERN 2 BDRM.                PLANTS FOR SALE: - Perenni-
to you and haul away your junk.     Board. 1st & 3rd Fri. open                                                                                 Programs.
                                                                    APARTMENT - Near Essex.              als, over 40 varieties; Daylilies,
Metals and appliances are free.      6 p.m. start 7:15. ESSEX                                            Forsythia & Butterfly bushes.                  _____________
                                                                    $575 + hydro. No pets. Phone
Everything else has a fee. Kall     RETIREES - 32 RUSSELL                                                Over 80 varieties of tomatoes
                                                                    519-839-5582.
Ken 519-326-8559.                       License #M638919                  _____________                  (many heriloom), eggplants,           COMMUNITY YARD SALE                  LOST around Micheal Dr. &
       ______________                                                                                    sweet & hot peppers, and more.        & VENDOR MARKET AT                   Brien Ave. Wed., May 11. Goes
                                         SERVICES
                                   _______________________
                                                                    FOR RENT - 3 Bedroom                 108 Langtry St.. 519-776-8005.        HARROWOOD: 1 Pollard Dr.,            by the name “Cinnamon.” If
“ON TIME MOVERS” - Are                                              Townhouse. Very clean. $860                 ______________                 Harrow. Saturday, June 11,           found please call 226-344-0300
you moving? Need something            BUMPS LAWNCARE                /month + utilities. 33 Maidstone                                           9am-3pm (1 Day Only). BBQ            or the Voice 519-776-5358.
picked up or delivered? Please      Lawn Rolling & Aeration,        Avenue East, Essex, On. Please       FOR SALE: MOVING - Bring              (11am-2pm),        Facepainting,
call Larry or Dave today! 519-    Complete            property      phone: 519-776-6973.                 your own shovel. You dig -            Outdoor           Entertainment
                                  maintenance. Free estimates.             _____________                 Cheap. 4 Gorgeous Colorado
736-7411 or 519-984-7412.                                                                                                                      throughout the day. You will
      ________________            Call Jack: 519-999-7958 or        FOR RENT - 1 bdr m. apt. down-       Blues Spruce 4 rees, 50               find treasures galore outside
                                  519-776-7958.                     town Essex. Fridge, stove, &         Emerald cedars, all sizes, 20         and in the Woodhaven Room.
MIKE’S PAINTING & DRYWALL               ______________              utilities included. $625 Available   Dwarf Nest Spruce. 50 Norway          Gold Rush will be on hand to
REPAIRS - Interior, Exterior,                                       immediately. 519-990-7464.           Spruce (xmas trees) $10 ea.           buy from you, any old/broken
                                  LAWN CARE AVAILABLE                         _____________              - 10 Dwarf Blue Fat Alberts.
Mudding, Taping, Trim. 12 years                                                                                                                gold or sterling silver jewellery.
                                  - Grass cutting, lawn rolling,                                         Call Angie: 519-734-7799 (near
exp. Senoirs 15% discount. Call                                     FOR RENT -1 bdrm apt. down-                                                *All proceeds go to Harrowood
                                  aerating, dethatching, shrub                                           Villanova School).
Mike for free estimate at 519-                                      town Essex. $500 util. incl. - 2                                           Residents Council. Spaces still
                                  trimming, eco-friendly granular
776-9445.                                                                                                                                      available for rent. Phone 519-
                                  fertilizers, and weed control     bdrm apt., fridge & stove $650             YARD SALE
                                                                                                          _______________________              738-2286 for more information.
      ______________              application, and minor yard       util. incl. Call 519-776-6078.
                                                                              _____________
                                  work. Call 519-839-4776 or 519-                                        MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE-
KENNETH YARD WORKS -              981-4519 and ask for Steve.       FOR RENT - Real nice 2 bdrm.,        Friday, May 20-Sunday, May
Property maintenance from top                                       1 floor apt. w/central air, utili-   22 8-4 pm at 227 Joan Flood Dr
to bottom. Spring clean-ups,                                        ties appliances, sun room, and       in Essex. One Air Conditioner,
eavestrough cleaning, lawns              WANTED
                                   _______________________                                               Furniture and Misc..
                                                                    storage shed included. Possible
                                                                                                                 _____________
                                                                                                                                                                   CORPORATION OF THE
cut & trimmed. Trees, hedges
                                  CASH PAID for scrap cars and      satellite TV. No smokers. No                                                                   TOWN OF KINGSVILLE
trim/removed, power washing,
                                  trucks. Free removal. Please      pets. In country close to Cottam     GIANT YARD SALE - Something
sod. Call Kenneth 519-982-                                                                                                                                   TENDER FOR 2011 RURAL ROAD PROGRAM
                                  phone: 519-776-9237 or 519-       - Kingsville. $1,100/month. 519-     for everyone. 62 Road #8, West.
0362.
      ________________            791-5046.                         816-8121.                            (Arner at Kimball’s Lumber)                     AND 2011 SURFACE TREATMENT PROGRAM
                                                                                                         Sat. May 21 - Mon. May 23,             Tender Documents are available for pick up at:
                                                                                                         8am - 4pm.
                                                                                                                 _____________                           The Town of Kingsville Municipal Office,
                                                                                                                                                       Andrew Plancke, Director of Municipal Services
                                                                                                           BINGO • BINGO • BINGO                                2021 Division Road North
                                                                                                           $500 Jackpot $1000 Prize                                Kingsville, Ontario
                                                                                                           Board. 1st & 3rd Fri. open
                                                                                                            6 p.m. start 7:15. ESSEX            This contract is for the supply of labour, equipment and
                                                                                                           RETIREES - 32 RUSSELL                material for pulverizing, repair of and Double Surface
                                                                                                                                                treatment of the Cameron Sideroad, North Talbot Road,
                                                                                                               License #M638919
                                                                                                                                                Road 6 East and South Talbot Road and the Double Surface
                                                                                                                                                Treatment on North Talbot Road and McCain Sideroad.
                                                                                                            HELP WANTED
                                                                                                          _______________________               All tenders must be accompanied by a Certified Cheque or
                                                                                                                                                Bid Bond Deposit of $60,000
                                                                                                         LOOKING FOR A MALE                     Tender closes on Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 12:00 Noon
                                                                                                         SUPPORT WORKER - for a                 Lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted.
                                                                                                         16 year old boy. 8-12 hours per
                                                                                                                                                Tenders will be publicly opened at 2021 Division Road
                                                                                                         week, good wage. Must have
                                                                                                                                                North on
                                                                                                         car, Experience or training in
                                                                                                         behaviours would be an asset.                     Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 12:05 P.M.
                                                                                                         Call 519-776-4290.


                                                                                                                                        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
                                                                                                           Essex.
                                                                                                           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
                                                                                                           2,4-D, Under the Pest Control Product Act ( Canada )
                                                                                                           Commencing on May 16th, 2011 (Weather Permitting) and ending July 29th, 2011.
                                                                                                           For more information Call:
                                                                                                           DeAngelo Brothers Corporation:                      Corporation of the Town of Essex:
                                                                                                           1-866-853-9333                                      Richard Beausoleil, Director of Public Works
                                                                                                                                                               519-776-7336 ext. 13
                                                                                                                                                               Fax: 519.776.8811
                                                                                                                                                               Email:rbeausoleil@essex.ca
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 &Business                                 Essex County 4-H Club reports... Continued from Page 16
                                           Pizzas. Three groups made



       Professional
                                           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.
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                                                                                                       Brisbin and Kristen for
                                                                                                                                   you!
                                                                                                       a great evening. It was a
                                                                                                       great learning experience
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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

				
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