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Help the Nepal Earthquake Victims

Posted on by Jay, the web guy

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The Canadian Red Cross is now accepting donations to the Nepal Region Earthquake Fund. Click here to donate. Or you can donate to the Canadian Red Cross by texting REDCROSS to 45678 ($10) or 30333 ($5).
Standard text rates may apply. 

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Volunteer Spots Filled for both Pro-Am and LPGA Events in Smiths Falls Next Month

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

There will be a Volunteer Orientation Meeting tonight at the Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club for those helping out at either the Team Henderson Pro-Am or the Canadian Women’s Tour Ontario in June.  Organizers say the response has been terrific and all volunteer spots have been filled.

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OPP Carleton Place Cuts Office Hours

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Starting today, Monday May 25, the Lanark County OPP has new administrative office hours at the Carleton Place Detachment. Earlier this year, the Town of Carleton Place eliminated one of the administrative positions at the Carleton Place Detachment which had been supported as an enhancement to their policing contract. As a result of this, the new office hours for the public are;

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OMB Has Dismissed Appeal of 1-Hershey Drive Re- Zoning

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

An Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal filed in opposition of a zoning by-law amendment for 1 Hershey drive, has been dismissed by the OMB. The town of Smiths Falls received the OMB ruling last week, dismissing the appeal by area resident Mark Greer and upholding council’s decision to re-zone the property at 1-Hershey Drive to allow a pyrolosis operation.

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Ottawa Police Warn of Phone Scam

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

OTTAWA — If you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency, be careful. Ottawa Police are getting reports of an on-going phone scam, where a caller pretends to be from the Canada Revenue Agency and tries to get the victim’s credit card or Social Insurance Number.

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Battle 4 Brody Ball Tourney this Weekend at South Gower Ball Diamonds

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Brody Dubreuil is almost 2 years old, he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma (cancer) at the start of this year. Battle4Brody is a fundraiser/ball tournament to raise money for Brody and his family to help alleviate some of the costs with travel, food expenses, and overall bills.All the teams spots have been filled but there will be lots of way to help on Saturday.

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Dandelions and Lilacs Celebrated this Weekend

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

 The annual Kemptville Dandelion Festival starts off tonight with the Dandelion Dinner, a five-course dandelion-inspired feast. Saturday and Sunday feature entertainment for kids of all ages. Live entertainment from 10:30am to 9:30pm Sat., and from 10am to 4pm Sun. Details at: www.thedandelionfestival.ca.

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Beth Donovan Hike for Hospice Hike This Sunday in Kemptville

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Beth Donovan Hospice 5th. Annual “Hike for Hospice” is on Sunday afternoon. Registration at 12:30pm walk/run from 1pm to 3pm at the Ferguson Forest Centre Kemptville. There is a 1km Stroll, 3km. walk/run in the woods and 5k, Hike/run.

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Transport Canada Investigates Viral “drone attack” Video

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Transport Canada is looking into a local incident involving a drone after a YouTube video went viral. Three men in Constance Bay posted a YouTube video of a drone that is strapped with roman candles chasing them through the snow and firing at them from the air.

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Tallest Tree in Ontario is in Arnprior

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Arnprior Google MapsIf you want to see what is believed to be the tallest tree in the province, you just have to go to Arnprior. It’s a 154-foot white pine, in Gillies Groves,. The property is owned by the Nature Conservancy of Canada, who in conjunction with Forests Ontario announced the recent discovery.

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Jack in the Box Bonus Codes

Posted on by joel.smith

This Week’s Jack in the Box Bonus Codes:

 

MAY 25- Cottage

MAY 26- Boating

MAY 27- Ice Cream

MAY 28- Dock

May 29- Camping

 

 

Login to your Jack of Clubs account and enter these bonus codes to earn points!