Community News from St. Marys and area.

Drive for “Someone I Know”

Fundraiser on Saturday The very successful Ford Motor Company “Drive 4UR Community” will be held tomorrow Saturday June 11 and this time the proceeds will be going to the St. Marys Hospital Foundation. The concept is an easy one with people being asked to test drive a Ford product and for each test drive Ford…

Opening of the Thorndale Farmer’s Market

June 4th marked the opening of the weekly Thorndale Farmers’ Market. After a long winter the opening of the market tells us that summer is just around the corner. In exchange for supporting our local farmers and artisans customers get the freshest of ingredients grown just down the road. It is too early in the…

CJ Bear on the move… Again!

Every year CJ Bear acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Teddy Bears’ Reunion held in St. Marys in August. This year CJ travelled to Europe with Gary Hazelwood who was there for business purposes. In the picture CJ poses with Emmah Jola and Karolina Biieniek in Warsaw Poland. Although CJ likes to travel he…

13th Annual Create a Smile Walkathon set for Oct. 16

Pictured in front of Community Living St. Marys and Area’s Create a Smile quilt, executive director Marg McLean, left, accepts a $1,500 cheque from Orr Insurance and Investment representatives Brandon Boyd and Janelle Muir-Phillips to kick start fundraising for the 13th Annual Create A Smile Walkathon, which is set to be held in St. Marys…

St. Marys Lions annual toll bridge a success

On Saturday, the St. Marys Lions held their annual toll bridge event on Victoria Bridge, describing it in a press release as a “magnificent day,” despite the sweltering heat. Net proceeds of the day totalled nearly $3,000, which will go towards the revitalization of Cadzow Park. The group thanked St. Marys residents for their generosity,…