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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. family. 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 www.kennedyfh.com 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 www.lakeshore.ca 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.