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									                                                                                                                                                       • Wednesday, January 30, 2008 • Page 26

                                 4-H Knitting and Crocheting
                                            Club                                                 LOCAL               RESIDENT WINS BIG
                                                                                                                                                                         Flanked by his wife
                                                                                                                                                                         Debbie, left, Harrow-
                                 BY JENNIFER     SCHERER         and Stitch ‘Til You Drop.                                                                               area resident
                                                                    And the winner is….                                                                                  Michael Kane is pre-
                                   The 4-H knitting and cro-     Hooks and Castaways! We                                                                                 sented with a
                                                                                                                                                                         cheque for $32,545
                                cheting club held our sec-       have to start thinking about                                                                            by Judy Lund, unit
                                ond meeting on January 26        how we want to present the                                                                              manager, and
                                at 1 p.m. at Mary’s House.       name on the board!                                                                                      Sandra McKee,
                                   We started the meeting by        We closed the meeting                                                                                Harrow area cam-
                                practising our knitting and      and brought all of our things                                                                           paign captain, for
                                                                                                                                                                         the Canadian
                                crocheting. When it was          upstairs to watch a video                                                                               Cancer Society. The
                                time for the business meet-      about knitting. Everyone                                                                                prize was presented
    SHEPLEY, Douglas            ing we said the 4-H pledge.      learned how to purl and                                                                                 at the CCS office in
   Douglas Shepley passed       For our roll call we had to      Bonnie learned how to do                                                                                Windsor Jan. 23 and
away peacefully at the          name three items that can be     the double crochet. Once the                                                                            was one of the major
Leamington           District                                                                                                                                            prizes awarded in the
                                knit and sold. Everybody         video was over, we all went                                                                             Canadian Cancer
Memorial Hospital on Wed.       had a variety of different       back down to practise our                                                                               Society Lottery.
Jan. 23, 2008 at 90 yrs. of     answers, such as hats, socks,    new skills. Practice makes
age.                            scarves, etc. We then had        perfect!
   Beloved husband of the
late Ada (nee Buhler). Son
                                the secretary’s minutes.            For our snack we had                                            The Corporation of the
of the late Vane and wife
                                Katie also brought some
                                angora yarn from her own
                                                                 delicious chocolate chip
                                                                 cookies from Katie and                                                Town of Essex
Florence Shepley. Dear
father of Gail and husband      rabbits for us to pass
                                around. It was very soft and
                                                                 some juice. Next week Beth
                                                                 and Emily are bringing
                                                                                                                    Information to Assist Potential Purchaser
Dan Sinnaeve, Carson and
                                it is known to be a lot          snacks.                                                  in Conducting Due Diligence
wife Jean Shepley and
                                warmer than normal yarn.            Our next meeting will be     Background
Sandy and husband Richard                                                                        By Council Resolution No. FC 2008-01-006, the truck herein described and currently owned by
Stiers. Cherished grandfa-      We also learned that it was      at Mary’s on Saturday
                                                                                                 the Town of Essex will be offered for sale by Public Tender.
ther of 21 grandchildren and    dyed by something a lot of       February 2. We have to
                                us drink: Kool Aid.              bring a knitting sample         Location of Truck
19 great grandchildren.
                                                                                                 The truck is located at Fire Station #3 at 25 Centre Street, Harrow, Ontario.
Dear brother of the late           As our homework last          using both the knit stitch
Burns, Wallace, Wilfred,        week we had to think of dif-     and purl stitch. Bonnie is to   Type & Size of Truck
Edgar and Annabelle.            ferent names for the club.       bring a crocheting sample           • 1981 Ford Model F-800
                                                                                                     • 429 V-8
Brother-in-law of Eileen        The suggestions that we had      with both the single and            • Fuel - Gas
Shepley, Kathleen Brackell,     were: Fabulous Stitches,         double crochet. We also             • 625 GPM pump
Grace Buhler and Jack           Hooks and Castaways, All         need to have our title pages        • 800 Gal. steel water tank
Buhler.                         Tied Up, the Yarners, Gifted     done for our binder. We’re          • 21467 miles
   Douglas’ life was cele-      Hands, The Crazy Balls,          off to an amazing start!!           • VIN 1FDPF82K6BVJ05182
brated at the Kennedy                                                                            The truck is currently not being used for Fire service as a new 2006 unit was purchased
Funeral Home Ltd. in Essex                                                                       and put into service December 2007.
on Mon. Jan. 28 with
Reverend John Stevenett
                                        HICKEY BYRNE                                             To set up an appointment to inspect this unit contact Ed Pillon at 519-776-6476.
officiating. Interment fol-                  Barristers & Solicitors                             Reserve Bid
                                                                                                 This truck is being offered for sale subject to a reserve bid of $6,500.
lowed       at    Greenhill
Cemetery in Kingsville.                Joseph A. Byrne B.A., M.A., LL.B                          Deposit
   If you so desire, dona-            Colleen A. Sylvester B. Comm., LL.B.                       Tenders must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or a bank draft
                                            Lianne M. Byrne, LL.B.                               or a cheque certified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the Town of Essex and rep-
tions to the Ontario Heart                                                                       resenting at least 20% of the tender amount. The deposit will be applied against the pur-
                                 14 Centre St.,                        Tel: 519-776-7349
and Stroke Foundation                                                                            chase price, including GST if a proponent s tender is accepted, or returned if a propo-
                                 Essex, ON N8M 1N9                    Fax: 519-776-8161
would be appreciated by the                                                                      nent’s tender is not accepted.
                                                                                                 Balance of Purchase Prices & Applicable Taxes
   You may send your cher-        Corporate • Wills/Power of Attorney • Estates • Real Estate    The successful purchaser will be required to pay the balance of the amount tendered
ished memories online at                                                                         together with GST upon acceptance of the tender. The purchaser will be responsible for                                                                                all costs related to the delivery of said vehicle to the purchaser and all repairs.
_____________________             1 COMPANY DRIVER - IMMEDIATELY                                 Responsibility & Representation
                                 Require clean abstract with 3 yrs. exp.                         The municipality makes no representation regarding the condition of the unit as the vehi-
   WELCH, Edward J.              - AZ license                                                    cle is being sold in an as is condition. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests
   Ted Welch died of cancer      - 40¢/mile + $.03 Safety Bonus -                                with the potential purchasers.
on Mon. Jan. 21, 2008 in         PC practical Miles                                              The purchaser shall be deemed to have relied on the Purchaser’s own inspection and knowl-
Victoria, B.C.                   - All drops + pickups paid (including first)                    edge of the truck, its true condition and possible liabilities independent of any representation
   The son of the late           - Year Round Work                                               by or on behalf of the Town of Essex. No error, misstatement or mistake shall annul this sale
Frederick and Barbara            - Health and Dental Available                                   nor shall any compensation be allowed to the Purchaser in respect thereof.
                                 - All border crossing paid
Welch. He was born in            - Late Model Equipment                                          The above described information does not form part of the Tender to Purchase.
Strathroy in 1946 and grew
up in Essex.
                                     Contact Gord Collins 1-519-322-2361                         Submission of Tenders
   Ted was talented, witty                at Sorensen Logistics, Inc.                            Tenders must be completed in ink or by typewriter using the prescribed form attached
                                                                                                 and must be accompanied by a deposit as outlined above. Tenders must be placed in a
writer; fantastic fisherman;                                                                     sealed envelope clearly marked as follows and without any extra exterior covering:
true dog buddy; generous
                                                                                                      “Tender - 1981 Ford Pumper
loyal friend and proud con-
trarian. His journalism                              Corporation of the                               Attn.: Ed Pillon, Fire Chief
                                                                                                      Town of Essex
career included several
years as city hall columnist
                                                     Town of Lakeshore                                33 Talbot St. S.
                                                                                                      Essex, ON N8M 1A8
for the Toronto Sun. He also                                                                     The name and address of the person submitting the tender should also be noted on the
worked for the Owen Sound             2008 SUMMER STUDENT                                        face of the envelope.
Sun times, The Canadian
Press and the Windsor
                                    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES                                     Faxed or emailed tenders provided by any proponent will be a breach of this Tender
                                                                                                 process and will result in the total rejection of any and all Tenders received, or to be
Weekly Standard.                  Applications Forms are now available for summer                received, from such proponent in any form under this Tender.
   Ted is survived by his         student employment. Please visit our website at
                                                                                                 All tenders must be received at the above address not later than 3:00 p.m. local time on
wife Marj; brothers Bill and click on “resident services”              Wednesday, February 13, 2008.
(Susan) of Barrie, Robert         “employment opportunities” for further details and
(Lori) of Sarnia and sister                                                                      Late submissions will be refused and returned to the proponent unopened. Responsibility
                                  application forms.                                             for submitting a tender on or before the stated date and time is solely and strictly the
Teresa of Essex, as well as a                                                                    responsibility of the Proponent. The Town will in no way be held responsible for delays
nephew and nieces.                Applications may also be picked up, in person, at the
                                                                                                 caused by Canada Post or other couriers or caused by any other occurrence.
   In lieu of flowers, the        Municipal office located at 419 Notre Dame Street, Belle
family asks that you remem-       River.                                                         Opening of Tenders
                                                                                                 A public opening of tenders will take place at the Town of Essex Municipal Offices, 33
ber Ted by donating time or       Please note students must apply using the 2008 Student         Talbot St. S., Essex, ON N8M 1A8 at 3:15 p.m. local time on Wednesday, February 13, 2008.
resources to a cause that is      Lottery Application Form. The deadline for application
important to you.                                                                                Acceptance of Tenders
                                  submissions is March 15, 2008.                                 The highest or any tender may not necessarily be accepted.

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