News from around St. Marys.

Melodies at the Museum returns for a fifth season

Summer concert series features local favourites and first-time talent Back by popular demand, the St. Marys Museum will be hosting its fifth annual Melodies at the Museum summer concert series during the month of August. Every Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 8 p.m., a different musical performance will take place on the Museum’s front lawn.…

Rotary Club of St. Marys donation

Last Friday, the Rotary Club of St. Marys presented a cheque for $5,800 to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation as part of their ongoing “Someone I Know” capital campaign. Present for the presentation were, back row, from left: Gary Cumming, Doug Fread, Pierre Chateauvert, Len Hawkins, Homer Rath, hospital foundation chair John McIntosh, foundation…

St. Marys Memorial Hospital – Auxillary Quilt Draw

Pictured last Friday alongside past St. Marys Memorial Hospital Auxiliary President Irene Wortley, right, St. Marys Mayor Al Strathdee draws out the winners of the Auxiliary Quilt Draw. $1,560 worth of tickets were sold for the draw which will go to the Auxiliary, and towards their purchasing of equipment for the hospital. St. Marys resident…

Local graduate of Fanshawe First Nations Studies program attends Assembly of First Nations in Niagara Falls

By Dan Rankin From July 12 to 14 in Niagara Falls, the 37th Annual Assembly of First Nations took place, with major events including Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould discussing the future of the federal Indian Act, and Assembly Chief Perry Bellegarde signing a “memorandum of understanding” with the RCMP, which aims to improve native relations…