News from around St. Marys.

10-year-old philanthropist donates to “Someone I Know”

Charlotte Clinton donates $53.35 of savings to support our hospital By Stewart Grant The St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation’s “Someone I Know” campaign has been consistently spurred on by generous giving from local businesses, organizations and families. Each donation serves as an inspiration for the next. 10-year-old Charlotte Clinton should inspire us all. For the…

Another Round of Improv

Well I have stepped in to another round of Improv (Improvisational Comedy) and this time a little closer to home!  I loved the classes in London however they seemed like such an unattractive drive during the winter. So when I heard that there was one right next door at the town hall in St Marys,…

Emma Mitchell gets in on 8-ender

Curling history was made at the Peace River Alberta Curling Club last week! Former St Marys resident and curler Emma Mitchell (on left) was the vice skip of her team that scored an eight ender in their Ladies League game – the first at the Peace River Curling Club and for these ladies!! No small feat…

St. Marys DCVI hosts highschool Regionals

Fifteen secondary school teams (8 boys, 7 girls) competed Wednesday and Thursday at the Lind Sportsplex in the Perth County Regionals. Representing St. Marys DCVI for the boys were: Peter Conway-Black (grade 12+, skip), Joel Azzano (grade 12, vice), Kyle Gardner (grade 9, second), and Austen Connolly (grade 9, lead). The DCVI girls team was…

Rome wasn’t built in a day

It’s the first half of February and you’re wondering what the heck happened with the game plan you made on January 1st to hit the gym and change your life for the better.  Well guess what?  Before you decide to pack it in for another year, I thought I would share a couple points to…

Legion Mini Putt Tournament was fun for all

By Tom Jenkins On Saturday, February 4th, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 236 St Marys opened its doors to the public for a new and fun-filled project – a mini-putt tournament. It took about three days of preparation on the part of dedicated Legion volunteers to transform the upstairs hall into a golf course. Carpet…

LCBO donation to Someone I know campaign

Proceeds from a campaign at the St. Marys LCBO were presented to the “Someone I Know” campaign on Wednesday. It was a joint effort from staff who donated $100 and the remainder from customers. Pictured are (from left) Krista Linklater, Pat Craigmile, Dee Buhrow, Wayne Peck (at rear) who is President of Local 165 and…