News from around St. Marys.

30th Annual Rotary Golf Tournament prize winners

There was a long list of competitions to take part in and prizes to win at the 30th Annual Rotary Golf Tournament, held June 9 at the St. Marys Golf and Country Club to raise money for community projects. The winners of the McDonald’s Independent Putting Contest, for a prize of four 18 hole passes…

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…

Perth South receives crystal clear water report

Building permits high for May On Tuesday at their ordinarily scheduled meeting, Perth South made an extraordinary donation, presenting a cheque for $75,000 to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation as part of their “Someone I Know” capital campaign. Accepting the donation were hospital foundation chair John McIntosh, left, and executive director Krista Linklater, fifth…

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…

Ontario’s Local Food Week continues until June 12

Ontario’s Local Food Week, which kicked off a celebration of the fresh, healthy food grown, produced and processed right here in Ontario on June 6, continues through until Sunday, with local food producers and lovers alike encouraged to share their love for local food on social media using the hashtag #loveONTfood. It is a great…