Community News from St. Marys and area.

Special celebration at Villages United Church

Submitted by Mary Peterson Spring is a season of change with opportunities for new growth, and there are some interesting changes at Villages United Church, one of the churches in Villages United Rural Ministries. At the United Church of Canada conference which was held recently in Port Elgin, Rev. Jacob Shaw was ordained, and he…

How to stay safe online: Cyber Safety Workshop for older adults

On June 15th the Perth Elder Abuse Committee (PEACe) will join other communities regionally, nationally and internationally to heighten awareness of elder abuse. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) focuses attention on the need for ALL to take responsibility in preventing elder abuse. WEAAD was proclaimed by the United Nations and the World Health Organization…

St. Marys Hikes For Hospice

5th annual event a success The 5th Annual Hike For Hospice took place Sunday June 2nd. Stratford Perth Hospice Foundation staff, volunteers, and fundraisers came from across Perth County for the Hike. Andy Werner chairs the foundation and announced that the Hospice will be celebrating its Grand Opening later this month. Participants of Sundays Hike…

Brian Dundas receives Paul Harris Fellowship Award

The highest honour in Rotary By Pat Payton STRATFORD – St. Marys resident and business owner Brian Dundas was one of four people specially honoured by the Festival City Rotary Club of Stratford here Tuesday, May 28 for contributions to the community. Assistant District Governor Dianne Yundt presented Paul Harris Fellowships, the highest honour in…

Parks passes now available for checkout at the Library

Cardholders can enjoy a day at an Upper Thames conservation area or Ontario provincial park Libraries across the country are changing and diversifying services and St. Marys Public Library is no exception. In an effort to continue offering new and exciting services, the Library has added parks passes to its growing list of available resources.…