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Stand Up Registration Form June_ 29, 2015.pdf

Summer training



June 21 6:00pm-9:00pm (deadline to register—June 12th)

July 22 6:00pm-9:00pm (deadline to register—July 13th)

August 11 6:00pm-9:00pm (deadline to register—July 31st)

Cost: $35

To register, please phone 705-524-7317



Special Invitation to join us Thursday June 4th 6 pm - 9 pm at DYNAMIC EARTH - 122 Big Nickel Road -P3C 5T7 for the 2015/2016 Older Adult Educational Series.


Free Admission: Advanced registration is required as spaces are limited!


Session Includes:

  • Special Workshop: Hieroglyph Art: Create your very own piece of art, a cartouche, using the Egyptian alphabet! Learn about Hieroglyphs and the Rosetta Stone to paint your own name in Hieroglyphs.
  • Special Guest Speaker: The Life and Times of Nefer-Mut presented by Gayle Gibson, Royal Ontario Museum Egyptologist
  • A guided tour of the Special Exhibit: King Tutankhamun Treasures From The Pharaoh's Tomb

To Register please call Carey Roy at 705 -522- 3701 Ext. 222, before 3PM Thursday June 4th. Spaces Limited.



Dynamic Earth

122 Big Nickel Road

Sudbury ON P3C 5T7


Join Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist at the Royal Ontario Museum, as she brings to life Nefer-Mut's world. This 3000 year old mummy, currently on show at Dynamic Earth, was a Chantress and wife of an Egyptian Priest, who died at a young age and was then mummified. What did the world look like for Nefer-Mut, all those years ago? This lecture will explore the evidence and clues about the life and times of Nefer-Mut and how her name was finally deciphered in 2014!




Lora Clausen  

Staff Scientist - Programs and Events

Science North / Science Nord

100 Ramsey Lake Road Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9


clausen@sciencenorth.ca   705-522-3701 ext. 342


Shout Out- May2015 Issue.pdf


...Churches working together on One-Day Projects

May 23rd for Communities of CGS

The following activities will be taking place in the various areas of Ward 2:


Volunteers in Whitefish will be participating in a Roadside Clean-Up along [4-5km] of Hwy 17 in the area on Saturday, May 23. Those interested in participating are encouraged to contact Rob Weatherby at Bethel Baptist Church for details. rob.weatherby@om.org

Copper Cliff

Volunteers in Copper Cliff will be cleaning up various gardens in Copper Cliff for the beautification of the community. Those interested in participating are encouraged to contact Kristin Luana Baumann at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church for details.



Volunteers in Lively will be having a Free Children’s Clothing Swap which will be held on Saturday May 23rd [11am-1pm] at Christ Anglican Church [231 6th Ave] in Lively. Clothing, laundered and in good condition, can be dropped off Friday May 22 from [4-7 pm]

Refreshments and BBQ served, as well as face painting and balloon animals for the children. It’s a great opportunity to cooperate with young families in our community. Those interested in participating are encouraged to contact Beverly Vanderjagt at Christ Anglican Church for details beverlyvanderjagt@bell.net


SWEAC Shout Out - May Issue.pdf

                                   ‘ELEVATE’...Churches Working Together

...On Projects to Help Serve the Communities of CGS

On Saturday, June 6 an event is taking place among many of the churches in the Greater Sudbury area. The event is called ‘ELEVATE’.

The vision of ‘ELEVATE’ is to serve as a catalyst for increased unity in the Christian community, which will lead to greater intentionality in our love and service of our neighbours in co-operation with Community Action Networks [CANs].

As a result a number of the churches in the Walden area were looking for a project to undertake in the Lively/Walden area to help serve our community. I will be getting together with most of the church ministers in the area on May 12th and we will be discussing ways that we can help out.

If you or your organization/community group are aware of any projects that need to be accomplished or if there is a need to be filled please feel free to contact me as I know that the churches in this area desire to be an active and positive part of our community.

If you hear or know of anything please feel free to phone 705 692-1658 or email (mike@cornerstonelively.com) any ideas you may have.

Thanks for your time


Mike Gordon

Cornerstone Community Church, Lively



Community Clean Up & Make Over Information Sheets.pdf

City Seeks Musical Entertainers for Bell Park Concert Series


Local musical entertainers are invited to apply for an opportunity to perform during the annual Bell Park Concert Series. The series runs from June to August, with concerts taking place on Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.


Priority will be given to entertainers who meet the following criteria:


• Entertainment is appropriate for family audiences
• Entertainment demonstrates collaboration amongst artists and individuals within the same area of performances
• Performances  present minimal logistical requirements, ensuring the concerts can remain a free event for the community
• Entertainers are representative of the diversity and culture of the City of Greater Sudbury.


Concerts are held at one of the three locations within Bell Park: the William Bell Gazebo, the Katherine Bell Gazebo or the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre. The venue selection is determined by the City based on criteria including: size of performing group, expected attendance, technical requirements, and the availability of locations.


Performing groups will receive a small honorarium as compensation. To express interest in participating in the 2015 Bell Park Concert Series, please visit www.greatersudbury.ca/bellparkconcertseries to access the application form. The forms can be scanned and e-mailed back to anne.gervais@greatersudbury.ca or dropped off at any Citizen Service Centre. The deadline to submit the application is 4:30 p.m. on April 17, 2015.




Media Contact:
Shannon Dowling, Corporate Communications
City of Greater Sudbury, 705-674-4455, ext. 2539
Facebook: www.facebook.com/greatersudbury



Controversial fund put under microscope March 6, 2015 - Sudbury Star - p. A2 Taxpayers will get their say about city council's controversial Healthy Community Initiative starting Monday.

People who have something to say can submit written comments online at www.greatersudbury.ca/hci,starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday until 4:30 p.m. March 27.

Printed forms will also be available at the city's citizen service centres and libraries.

Council has also scheduled a public hearing scheduled for March 24 at 6 p.m. in the council chamber of Tom Davies Square.

"Residents wishing to discuss and provide feedback on the HCI fund, including whether or not residents think the fund should continue, how it's used and administered, and ways to redefine the policy, may do so by either filling out the online form, filling out the printed form or by attending the public consultation meeting," the city said in a release.

"Those wishing to make a presentation at the public consultation meeting must register with the Office of the City Clerk by calling 311."

All comments will be provided to city council's finance and administration committee, with a report expected to be presented to the committee in early spring.

Under HCI, each of the city's 12 councillors get to spend $50,000 a year on projects in their wards. Critics call HCI a slush fund because there is little oversight before the money is spent and that councillors can use the money -- $200,000 over their four-year term -- to curry favour with voters in their wards.

In its release promoting the public meeting and input, the city said the Healthy Community Initiative fund "supports one of Council's strategic priorities; the promotion of Greater Sudbury as a healthy community.

"The HCI fund allows members of council the opportunity to enhance and promote harmonious community in their wards in support of advancing the healthy community priorities, in accordance with the Council Expense Policy and Healthy Community Initiative Fund Policy."

sud.editorial@sunmedia.ca - - - MORE INFO For more information on the Health Community Initiative fund or to view the existing policy, visit www.greatersudbury.ca/hci.


Healthy Community Initiative Fund Public Consultation Meeting Information


The HCI Funding Public Consultation meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber at Tom Davies Square.


Feedback can be sent from Monday, March 16, 2015 to end of day on Friday, March 27, 2015.


Residents will have a number of options to provide feedback:

- Presentations at the meeting can be made by registering with the Clerks Dept;
- An online feedback form (SurveyMonkey) will be available via the City’s Website (link to follow at a later date).
-  A print version of the feedback form will be available on the City's website, and at  local Libraries, Citizen Service Centres and at Tom Davies Square;   (see attached)


The City’s website will provide additional education pieces including links to the policy, to the presentation made at the January 27 meeting, as well as the printable and online feedback  forms.


The feedback form will ask a variety of questions about the HCI fund including: are you in favour of the HCI fund? Do you feel the fund should continue but with changes to the policy? What changes would you like to see? The form will also include an open suggestion section for written comments. The print form, which is in the process of being translated, is attached.


The meeting will be marketed via the City’s Facebook and Twitter accounts as well as a flyer/poster at various City facilities including Libraries, Citizen Service Centres and throughout Tom Davies Square, promoting the meeting and feedback process. A reminder PSA will be issued the Friday before the meeting (March 20) with social media reminders posted until the submission process has closed. 


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shannon Dowling.


Sherri Moroso, BPHE., M.A., Leadership, CSOS

Community Development Coordinator

City of Greater Sudbury

200 Brady Street

Sudbury, ON

P3A 5P3

Phone:  (705) 674-4455, x 2449

Fax:  (705) 671-8145



HCI Public Consultation_print survey_EN.pdf









We Want to Hear from YOU!


2015 Provincial Survey

Elder Abuse Ontario (EAO) is conducting our Annual Survey to receive valuable feedback from our community of stakeholders. The survey fulfills our agreement to our provincial funders, to get evaluate the success and impact of EAO initiatives and activities, as we work at implementing Ontario's Strategy to Combat Elder Abuse.

EAO invites you to invest 10 minutes and complete the survey, answering the questions from your own professional experiences. The questions focus primarily on our efforts in the co-ordination of community resources, training of front-line staff, and public education to improve awareness of elder abuse in the province.

As well, to guide our work in the community and set the course for the coming years, we are seeking suggestions on how to improve our support/services and want to hear what you feel are the challenges and priorities for elder abuse prevention.

EAO want to ensure that we remain responsive to the needs and perspectives of the individuals, communities and organizations that we support.

Please click the Link below to complete the survey.

Please feel to forward the survey or provide contact information for colleagues or organizations that might like to participate, or with whom EAO could open the lines of future communications as we expand our outreach.

If you have any questions, please contact:

416-916-6728 or via e-mail: admin@elderabuseontario.com

Yours truly,

Maureen Etkin,

Executive Director

Elder Abuse Ontario




Elder Abuse Ontario would like to thank you for participating in our Annual Provincial Survey.

The deadline for returning the survey is Feb 27th.

As a special thank you EAO would like to offer a 15% discount to the first ten respondents to this survey, to be applied towards the Registration Fee for the upcoming Provincial Conference (November 2-4, 2015).

Successful respondents will be notified in March 2015.

Thank you again,

Elder Abuse Ontario



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Thursday February 26 - 7:00 p.m.

Canadian Legion Branch 76

1533 Weller Street - Minnow Lake

No Charge to Attend

Feature Presentation

“Maley Drive - Moving a City”

by Thomas Price

Maley Drive Public Information Meeting

Arranged by CARP (Canadian Association of

Retired Persons- Sudbury Chapter) and

Friendly to Seniors - Sudbury

Potentially the largest and most expensive road project in

Sudbury History the Maley Drive “extension” has created

recent controversy. Since the original concept over 30 years

ago there is concern as to actual need and expense. Many

citizens do not know exactly what the “extension” involves,

where it is located and what is its purpose. Can we afford the

cost, especially if it involves an increase in taxes?

Mr. Price has had extensive private and public experience

internationally in engineering process analysis and will provide

an in-depth review of the Maley Drive “extension” as it relates

to present traffic patterns and possible future needs in

Sudbury. There will be the opportunity to ask questions.


                        FYI Ontario Seniors Community Grant Program

See Link:
Seniors Community Grant Program
The Seniors Community Grant Program, the first grant program in Ontario dedicated solely to seniors, was introduced to give seniors more opportunities to participate in their communities by providing funding to not-for-profit community groups for projects that encourage greater social inclusion, volunteerism and community engagement for seniors.
The program is focused on encouraging initiatives and projects in the non-profit sector that encourage greater social inclusion, volunteerism, education and community engagement for seniors across the province. Grants range from $500-$8,000.
Who Can Apply?
• Individuals who represent a seniors group, not for profit organizations, municipalities, local service boards and aboriginal groups are eligible to apply. Applicants may want to consider highlighting benefits related to: seniors in rural, aboriginal and or/ culturally diverse communities, senior women and intergenerational relationships.
• Applications are being accepted between January 28, 2015 to March 27, 2015 for projects that occur between June 15, 2015 and March 31, 2016.
• Read the program guidelines and use this application form and guide.
• January 28, 2015 - News Release
The Seniors Community Grant Program has already supported 179 projects and helped 43,000 seniors across the province. For a full list of previous grant recipients click here.
If you have any questions about the application process for the Seniors Community Grant Program, please contact seniorscommunitygrant@ontario.ca or 1-844-SCG-2015 (1-844-724-2015).

                      'Kitchen-table' conversations about the future

February 10, 2015 - Northern Life - Posted online

Imagine that it's the summer of 2025. You are entertaining friends from out of town for the weekend. During their stay they ask, "So, what's new in Greater Sudbury?" You reply by saying, "It's great! We recently...."

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) invites citizens to share ideas to grow our city's economic and social landscape over the next 10 years, during a series of informal "kitchen table" conversations in local neighbourhoods and communities. Open public conversations are scheduled from Feb. 12 through March 12 in eight locations throughout the city, between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

"It's vital that we listen to residents in our community as we build our city's strategic plan," said Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger. "Sudburians care about our future, and they want to see our community grow and prosper. Our economic development plan is a vital first step to begin our City's 2025 community-wide consultation later this year."

Economic development plans are used as a resource by council and the GSDC to guide municipal decisions and actions that will lead to the creation of a local economic climate that generates significant employment opportunities, attracts know-how and talent, provides a high quality of life and a higher-than-average standard of living.

Residents are invited to attend the following "kitchen table" conversations in their home community:

T.M. Davies Community Centre/Arena Hall, 325 Anderson Dr., Lively, on Thursday, February 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Beaver Lake Sports and Cultural Centre, 45 Club Rd., Worthington, on Tuesday, March 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

-Lionel E. Lalonde Centre, Room 101, 239 Montée Principale, Azilda, on Wednesday, March 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

-Centennial Community Centre/Hall, 4333 Centennial Drive, Hanmer, on Thursday, March 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

-Capreol Community Centre/Arena, 20 Meehan St., Capreol, on Monday, March 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

-Garson Community Centre/Arena, 100 Church St., Garson, on Tuesday, March 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

-McClelland Community Centre/Hall, 37 Veterans Rd., Copper Cliff, on Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

-Onaping Falls Community Centre Main Hall, 2 Hillside, Onaping Falls, on Thursday, March 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

For more information about "kitchen table" conversations and other public engagement opportunities, visit www.gs2025.ca, follow them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/gs2025) or on Twitter and Instagram using #gs2025.

The City of Greater Sudbury's 10-year economic development strategic plan, "From the Ground Up - #gs2025", is piloted by an Economic Development Strategic Plan Steering Committee, representing a cross-section of the community and its economic sectors, for publication in June 2015. Economic development plans chart a course of strategies and actions to leverage existing strengths and to identify and respond to new opportunities.



Sherri Moroso, BPHE., M.A., Leadership, CSOS

Community Development Coordinator

City of Greater Sudbury

200 Brady Street

Sudbury, ON

P3A 5P3

Phone:  (705) 674-4455, x 2449

Fax:  (705) 671-8145




2015 FEO Conference  Program Update   Event Management.pdf

Keep Hydro Public

Pledge your vote to a candidate that will keep hydro public.

There are three things you can do right now to help:

  1. Tell your friends and family about KeepHydroPublic.ca by sharing the web site with them and asking them to pledge their vote
  2. Share the Keep Hydro Public YouTube video with your friends and family on social media
  3. Ask the candidates whether they will keep hydro public at the January 29 all candidates debate or by contacting their campaign offices directly

Remember to vote on February 5, 2015!

Keep Hydro Public

The Society of Energy Professionals · 2239 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4S 2B5, Canada




SudburySeedySunday2015YOURORGANIZATION (2).pdf

Citizens Invited to Participate in 2015 Budget Consultation

As part of their commitment to long-term fiscal sustainability, the Finance and Administration Committee is looking for creative solutions to find efficiencies and opportunities for savings for the 2015 municipal budget. The committee will hear these ideas at a community consultation scheduled for Tuesday, January 20, 2015 in the Council Chamber of Tom Davies Square.

Residents wishing to make a presentation to the Finance and Administration Committee must register with the Office of the City Clerk by calling 3-1-1.

The Finance and Administration Committee will hear presenters in the order they appear on the speakers' list. Presenters are asked to limit their remarks to five minutes to provide as many people as possible an opportunity to share their comments.

Those who cannot attend the January 20 meeting are welcome to submit written comments online at www.greatersudbury.ca/budget , starting on Monday, January 12.

Forms will also be available at your local Citizen Service Centre. Written submissions will be accepted until end of day on Friday, February 6, 2015

All written comments will be provided to the Finance and Administration Committee for review.




Christmas Events at Walden Public School

ELK classes at Walden Public School will perform their Christmas concert on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 9:30 am and 5:30 pm.

Primary students will host "The Sights and Sounds of Christmas" on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 10:10 am and 6:10 pm.

Following performances by the Ojibwe Hand Drum Group and the Glee Club, Junior students will present a musical based on students’ anticipating a 'snow day'. Performances will take place on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 9:30 am and 6:30 pm.

Students will support the Kids Helping Kids Food Drive by participating in school-based competitions including a structure-building contest, where students will design and build structures using non-perishable food items. The contest theme is winter. The class to collect the most food items by Friday, December 12, 2014 will win a pizza party. Non-perishable food items will be collected until Wednesday, December 17, 2014.

Staff members encourage families to purchase a $5 Food Bank Gift Card in lieu of gifts. Each card will provide a meal for a person in need. It is the sincere hope of staff and students at Walden Public School that they can make a difference this Christmas for those less fortunate in the community.

Walden Public School's Primary Choir and Glee Club will perform at Meadowbrook on Monday, December 8, 2014 and the Anderson Farm Museum’s 8th Annual Tree Lighting event on Saturday, December 13, 2014.



Home and Community Care Survey to Northerners_EN.pdf

Friends of Sudbury Transit Update


Could you let people know about a Transit Survey the Friends of Sudbury Transit created to collect data about what changes riders would like to see in transit?

Do you use transit? Would you like to use transit but the routes and times don't work for you?
Tell us what changes are needed in transit to better meet your transportation needs.

Please fill in this survey and the results will be shared with Sudbury Transit.

Join us at one of our two Transit Conferences to provide more input.
Wednesday, November 12

12-2pm and 7-9pm
Peddler’s Pub, 63 Cedar St., back room

Wednesday, November 19
12-2pm and 7-9pm
In the Valley at Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre, 4040 Elmview Dr.



Kinsmen (Hillcrest) Lively Outdoor Rink
And Oja Outdoor Rink
Neighbourhood Associations

Neighbourhood Associations provide opportunities for residents of a neighbourhood to get involved and increase participation in leisure activities.

We are currently looking for people who can help with the outdoor rinks and/or anyone who enjoys planning events in the Kinsmen area (Hillcrest playground), the Lively Outdoor Rink area (Ski Hill) and the Oja Outdoor Rink area.

For additional information, please call:
Shelley Lalonde 705- 674-4455 Ext. 2453
Or e-mail: Shelley.lalonde@greatersudbury.ca


You are invited! Chez Nous on the Rocks shindig


Walden Lions Club Rain Barrel Sale...need 6 more Orders to reach 50!


The Walden Lions Club have 44 Rain Barrels ordered  but we would like to reach our minimum of 50 by the end of this week.

If you know of anyone who would be interested in purchasing a Rain Barrel please tell them to do it asap


Thank you


Walden Lions Club




KICX for Kids Radiothon.pdf

Knights Of Valour...One Night Only, May 30th 7-9pm at Anderson Farm Museum!

– The ANDERSON FARM MUSEUM will be the setting of the most extreme sport in history “FULL CONTACT JOUSTING.” 

The Knights of Valour present “Warriors Through Time”, a two hour event of epic proportion. Watch and enjoy as you are entertained by exhibitions of horsemanship and live steel combat. Demonstrations include bare back riding as was done in battle by Alexander the Great, the Roman chariot, Glorious Birds of Prey presented by the Canadian Raptor Conservancy, and Gladiator combat, see two fighters battle for your cheers. The climax of the evening will be a full contact heavy armour jousting tournament. Watch as some of North America’s best full contact jousters compete for the title of champion.


All events are emceed by World Champion jouster and host of History Television’s “Full Metal Jousting,” Shane Adams, Knights of Valour Captain and owner. Before or after the show feel free to visit our gift shop for souvenirs which can be autographed by the competitors and demonstrators.

Don’t miss this incredible show and competition, one night only at:

7pm - 9pm – Friday, May 30th
Doors Open at 6:00pm for seating

Please be Advised this a open field and a bring your own chair policy will be in effect.
GENERAL ADMISSION - $15.00 per person, 
CHILDREN ages 4-10 are $10.00 
And “lap” children 3 years and under are free, 

There are no Advance tickets for this event. Tickets are at the gate only on the evening at gate opening about 6pm.


*** Most horses of the Knights of Valour are rescued draft horses. 
*** All jousting at this event is real; unchoreographed, and done by trained professional athletes. 



Click here to view Joust Sudbury 

Derek Young

Account Executive - True North Mobile

Freelance event management, sponsorship, print and mobile advertising




Member Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

2011 Young Professionals Association Young Male Professional of the Year



Walden Food Bank

Annual General Meeting

All residents or people havinwelcome to join uWednesday, June 18,201at 7 p.m.

Kinsmen Hall (Boardroom),

15 Kin Dr., Lively

For more information contact

Beverly van der Jagt, President at 705-919-6541

or beverlyvanderjagt@bell.net


Anderson Farm Museum - Educational Tour Information Spring and Summer 2014.pdf



Saturday, May 24th from 12-6pm
at Trinity United Church on 6th Avenue

Fish * Cavendish French Fries
Coleslaw * lemon * tartar sauce

$12.00 per dinner


Call: DOUG @ 692-0608

See you there!


You arecordially invited...

United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts’ Board of
Directors and staff cordially invite you to its
Annual General Meeting.
Where: IMAX Theatre, Science North
When: Tuesday May 20, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
Please join us as we review our successes from 2013. During
the event, we will award Community Grants, United Way
Awards, and GenNext Volunteer Awards. There will also be
a special announcement regarding our Annual Campaign.
Please RSVP your attendance today by contacting Melanie
Dionne at office@unitedwaysudbury.com or by telephone
705-560-3330, ext 200.

Plant sale at Chelmsford Valley District Composite School greenhouse May 10 & 17

Chelmsford Valley District Composite School will host its annual greenhouse plant sale on Saturday, May 10, 2014 and Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 9 am to 2 pm. Chelmsford Valley District Composite School is located at 3594 Highway 144 in Chelmsford.

“Residents from across Greater Sudbury will be able to choose from a wide assortment of beautiful hanging baskets, flowers and garden vegetables that have all been grown in our school greenhouse,” said Chelmsford Valley District Composite School Principal Pamela Potvin.

Principal Potvin thanked the many volunteers who work diligently throughout the year to nurture the plants. “This annual event has been held for the past 20 years with all proceeds to fund student bursaries,” she said. “The greenhouse is contributing to the beautification and sustainability of our community and supporting student success.” This past year the Greenhouse also supported “at risk” programs for several students.

In addition to the Saturday sale on May 10th and 17th, the public is welcome to visit the greenhouse and purchase plants every weekday from 9 am until noon.

About the greenhouse
The greenhouse at Chelmsford Valley District Composite School was built 40 years ago in the central courtyard of the school. Teachers and students were involved in the project along with skilled trades. In the past 20 years, a large contingent of community volunteers, mostly seniors, and some staff operate the greenhouse, with great success.

Volunteers tend to the greenhouse each weekday morning and sometimes weekends and holidays. Many people in the community support the venture, not only by purchasing their plants from the greenhouse, but also by providing free pots, planters and many cuttings that are used for transplanting and propagating.

The greenhouse operates year-round with the exception of July and August. Following start-up in September, the propagation of donated plants begins and continues during the winter months. In the early spring, the seeding of annual flowers and vegetables begins.

Watering and fertilizing is ongoing. This yearlong labor of love culminates with the May sales where the community is invited to choose from a wide assortment of healthy plants.
Over the years, the greenhouse has provided a natural classroom for students from Chelmsford Valley District Composite School. Students enjoy the peaceful setting as they help with seeding, watering and general plant care. The greenhouse has also provided a perfect place for science demonstrations on a variety of topics, such as photosynthesis and horticulture.

Students are encouraged to visit the greenhouse, where their questions and inquiries are answered. They often volunteer their services and assist with spring sales. Students also visit the greenhouse on special occasions to purchase plants for family and friends.

Media Contact:

Pamela Potvin, Principal, Chelmsford Valley District Composite School,
Rainbow District School Board, 705-675-0225.








Olympic Homecoming Celebration Postponed

Out of respect for the passing of Councillor Fabio Belli over the weekend, the Olympic Homecoming Celebration scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, 2014, has been postponed.
The City is working with the athletes to find a suitable alternate date.
We thank residents for their understanding and look forward to celebrating our Olympic athletes at the celebration's new date, likely later this spring or early summer.



Remise de la célébration pour les athlètes olympiques locaux

La célébration pour fêter le retour de nos athlètes olympiques qui devait avoir lieu le mardi 15 avril 2014 sera remise, par respect, à l'occasion du décès du conseiller Fabio Belli au cours de la fin de semaine.
La Ville et les athlètes tentent de trouver une autre date qui convient.
Nous remercions les résidents de leur compréhension et nous fêterons nos athlètes olympiques locaux lors d'une autre célébration, soit un peu plus tard au printemps ou au début de l'été.

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