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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Grants available to farmers to protect water quality
    866 900 4722 Financial assistance ranges from 30 per cent to 100 per cent of project costs depending on the project and its location The farmer must contribute the balance in cash materials or a combination of those and labour Landowners can add grants from the Rural Water Quality Program to grants they receive from the Canada Ontario Farm Stewardship program to reduce their own costs Ken Hunsberger president of the Waterloo Federation of Agriculture said This is a good opportunity for farmers who want to upgrade their level of environmental protection The Rural Water Quality Program is funded primarily by municipalities including the Region of Waterloo Guelph Brantford and the Counties of Brant Wellington Perth and Oxford Since the program began in 1998 more than 9 million in grants have been given to farmers to complete more than 3 100 projects October 21 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Province supports GRCA water management plan with 903 000 GRCA Stay off the ice Researchers will learn more about river health through organisms Grand River watershed residents can do a survey on water issues Get back to nature with GRCA events Grants available to farmers to protect water quality Grants help property owners decommission old wells GRCA removes buoys booms Fergus Lions Club receives GRCA conservation award Retired Arthur teacher Barbara Kidd wins GRCA award Jim Phillips growing a forest on his land

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10187 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Grandmothers hold vintage glassware sale
    in perfect condition and will be a nostalgic reminder of yesterday Organizers said it will be a wonderful opportunity to purchase a unique piece While doing so buyers will be supporting the Stephen Lewis Foundation as it works to help Grandmothers in Africa as they cope with the ravages of the HIV AIDS pandemic The event will be held at 448 St Andrew St in Fergus from 8am to 1pm Dessert and coffee will be available October 14 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Slower calendar sales could mean less funding for two local events Annual heifer sale supports Mennonite charities Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Chong sees party stick to plans has two issues of his own Fur friendly fashion Creations by Rose McCulligh Annual Fergus bonspiel fundraiser has new name more beneficiaries Kill Joy brings suspense to local theatre Settlers Creek Band to compete in national online reality music show Target plans to spend millions to renovate local Zellers Some contamination at site delays construction for Walmart Habitat event signalling return to township Bears Cheerleading teams bring home provincial medals Student fundraiser features Canadian documentary film Four babies made a grand entrance on Jan 1 Sample of Scotland coming to town with Robbie Burns night The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10133 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Combines set to roll for world record Sept. 30
    donated so 100 of the proceeds from the harvest can be used to alleviate hunger around the world The group s goal is to raise 200 000 by auctioning the soybeans at the site right after the harvest Anyone interested in participating with their combine should register by contacting Peter Rastorfer at 519 347 2669 or by email to harvest4hunger hotmail ca Everyone is invited to support the project by coming to watch the record breaking event on Highway 23 1 kilometre north of Monkton between Listowel and Mitchell Come for lunch beef and pork on a bun will be served The public can also be part of the fundraising by donating 20 per bushel to the Harvest for Hunger project to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank Donate Updates on the plans for the world record attempt can be found at Harvest for Hunger or Canadian Foodgrains Bank September 23 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Parkinson Society VON launch exercise program Annual heifer sale supports Mennonite charities Pettapiece named deputy critic Perth Wellington NDP hosting annual meeting this weekend Harvest for Hunger a huge success as cash raised nears 250 000 Pettapiece unseats Wilkinson in close Perth Wellington race Protesters shouted heckled at local election debate Combines set to roll for world record Sept 30 Nearly 100 combines have registered to set record in Harvest for Hunger Optimist club has candidates meet Full

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9945 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Nearly 100 combines have registered to set record in Harvest for Hunger
    come together It s been the personal invitations that have brought the numbers in Martine Rastorfer Peter s wife is one of the people visiting farms in the area explaining the goal of the project and asking farmers to commit their combine on harvest day There has also been good support from the farming community and agri businesses In fact several local businesses including Stoltz Farm Equipment Becker s Farm Equipment Huron Tractor Great Lakes New Holland Delta Power Premier Equipment Midwestern Farm Equipment Dave Muir Fuels and Connect Equipment sent out flyers with their regular billings asking people to commit their combines for the harvest For those who do not have a combine to contribute there are other ways to get involved The event is going to be filled with family activities lunch will be available and bleachers will be set up to watch the harvest come in everyone hoping in under five minutes Everyone is invited to come out and celebrate farming and support a good cause Although a harvest date is not set yet the group is regularly checking the crop and will soon set a final date for the Harvest Check www foodgrainsbank ca for specifics To register a combine to be part of harvest day contact Peter Rastorfer at rastorferfarms gmail com The Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a partnership of 15 churches and church based agencies working to end hunger in developing countries For more information go to www foodgrainsbank ca September 16 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9872 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Fergus BIA sends film funds to Goderich downtown area
    Goderich tornado occurs This gesture says we are thinking of them in this difficult time The local BIA received a cheque for 1 000 from the company in town recently to film Salem Falls a Lifetime television movie based on the Jodi Picoult book of the same name It will be redirected to the Goderich BIA We wish downtown Goderich a swift and successful recovery from this disaster added Fraser I am sure there are many who will rally around their downtown business community and ensure that it returns to its pre tornado glory Anyone can make a contribution at the coming Downtown Fergus Antique and Classic Car Show on Sept 9 Contributions will also be accepted at Cherry Hill Entertainment or Fraberts Fresh Food in the Fergus Marketplace on the River September 9 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Fergus Elora Minor Softball returns for 2012 season Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Chong sees party stick to plans has two issues of his own Fur friendly fashion Creations by Rose McCulligh Annual Fergus bonspiel fundraiser has new name more beneficiaries Kill Joy brings suspense to local theatre Buddy Holly Anniversary Concert comes to county Settlers Creek Band to compete in national online reality music show Target plans to spend millions to renovate local Zellers Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9789 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Guelph Legion branch holding sale of goods June 25
    items and treasurers that came from the old building The Legion has determined it just does not have room for all of the items in the new building The sale will start at 8am There are many useful items in good condition such as dishes glass ware table tops dishwasher racks kitchen items and a host of other goods Barbecue food will also be available The sale is cash and carry and the branch asks that buyers bring their own bags and boxes June 24 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Slower calendar sales could mean less funding for two local events Rainbow Chorus brings Broadway to Guelph stage Arts council welcomes new executive director Annual heifer sale supports Mennonite charities Council rejects request to waive fees for event Council approves early sweeper purchase Police see high costs from pocket 9 1 1 calls Farm and Food Care opens for business Military history lectures at citys Civic Museum Board of healths elected officers Animal tracking workshop to be held at Guelph Arboretum OFA President speaks to stand for green energy Auditions for Youth choir Concert band hosts celebration Sample of Scotland coming to town with Robbie Burns night Living with Less free workshops start Jan 16 The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters to the Editor

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9202 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Fire Marshal's Report
    were repairing the roof of the building and that led to the ignition of the interior combustible components of the roof structure Responding crews indicated that since there was an absence of significant smoke or flame in the building they entered to confirm no one was inside and to investigate the source of the fire The Fire Marshall s Office stated that while the victims were still inside the building a sudden collapse of the lightweight wood truss roof structure resulted in their deaths Vol 44 Issue 16 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Parkinson Society VON launch exercise program Annual heifer sale supports Mennonite charities Combines set to roll for world record Sept 30 Nearly 100 combines have registered to set record in Harvest for Hunger Fire Marshal s Report CHP leader in area on April 6 Tributes poured in after two killed fighting fire Pettapiece nominated as PC candidate for Perth Wellington riding Perth Wellington PCs to have contested nomination meeting Saturday Scientist explains areas of progress to group Wilkinson announces 3 million to revive former Campbell Soup factory via Erie Meat Products Limited Highway 23 resurfacing will mean rough road this fall Farmers honoured for innovations Annual heifer sale raised 202 000 for MCC Annual heifer sale Government investment to strengthen food safety of sheep and goat industry The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=8598 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - CHP leader in area on April 6
    builds a community and builds the country The event is open to all persons interested in learning more about CHP Canada and the national leader s vision There will be a presentation a question and answer period and a social time as well Admission is 7 Cash donations cannot exceed 20 Cheques are to be made out to CHP Perth Wellington For more information visit chppw xplornet com or call 519 338 3920 Vol 44 Issue 13 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Parkinson Society VON launch exercise program Annual heifer sale supports Mennonite charities Combines set to roll for world record Sept 30 Nearly 100 combines have registered to set record in Harvest for Hunger Fire Marshal s Report CHP leader in area on April 6 Tributes poured in after two killed fighting fire Pettapiece nominated as PC candidate for Perth Wellington riding Perth Wellington PCs to have contested nomination meeting Saturday Scientist explains areas of progress to group Wilkinson announces 3 million to revive former Campbell Soup factory via Erie Meat Products Limited Highway 23 resurfacing will mean rough road this fall Farmers honoured for innovations Annual heifer sale raised 202 000 for MCC Annual heifer sale Government investment to strengthen food safety of sheep and goat industry The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=8479 (2016-02-16)
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