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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Kill Joy brings suspense to local theatre
    felt I had the need to write His play takes place in Chicago during the late 1960s where a murder has taken place an innocent man has been accused and the work of a female police officer uncovers more than anyone wants her to know Inspired by his fascination with the shroud of mystery around the murder of John F Kennedy Hunter says his play is loosely based on his murder Making the play a reality is bittersweet for Hunter who started the project with the support of his grandfather Bruce Hunter of Belwood who passed away in October In his honour proceeds raised from the play will go to Vets Without Borders a program Bruce Hunter worked with as a professor at the University of Guelph Kill Joy runs from Jan 20 to 22 at the Fergus Grand Theatre Tickets are available at www fergusgrandtheatre ca or by calling Jacob at 519 362 5577 January 13 2012 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 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10823 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Settlers Creek Band to compete in national online reality music show
    competition said lead singer Lucas Rogerson Everyone else are alternative music artists More than 800 individual artists and bands across Canada applied but only 16 were chosen for a spot in the competition which will feature six episodes including four preliminary rounds for the 16 finalists then a fifth episode where the panel of judges will meet each band and discuss their critiques The sixth episode to be filmed at Chalet Studios in Claremont Ontario will conclude with a winner of the series We will be working with the winning artists to record a six song EP at Chalet Studios and then Rene and I will help them build six videos that will tell a story with the record and give them a product out of it Panda said Rogerson and his bandmates were excited to have made the final cut but are realistic that the work is still ahead of them It s something brand new for us that we haven t experienced before said Rogerson It s going to be interesting to hear the opinions of independent producers and hear what the judges have to say The band filmed its initial episode on Dec 6 in a cleared out barn in Marsville It was freezing cold but they had a good time said Allan Boynton the band s manager This show provides another monumental career move for a band who s debut self written CD Line in the Dirt saw them release two singles Wanna Go and This Town both of which were well received by Canadian country radio stations and the subsequent online music download fans Sixty one radio stations in Canada have picked up the singles said Boynton noting the band has gained a lot of radio support in both Ontario and British Columbia For the week of Oct 24 they had the most active Indie download in North America through the Digital Media Download Services Boynton said It s not bad considering we don t have any money from record labels or sponsors This summer the band shared the stage with Lady Antebellum Dierks Bentley Johnny Reid and Dean Broady We won the 820 CHAM House Band Contest which involved a private house party and then a few commitments down in Hamilton for the launch of the Canadian Country Music Awards said Rogerson who added the highlights included their pre launch performance of the awards week long festivities including an opportunity to perform in Jackson Square during the FanFest event The band is currently recording new music From Far and Wide is set to air in March For more information visit www fromfarandwide com To keep up with Settlers Creek Band visit www settlerscreekband com January 13 2012 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10820 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Target plans to spend millions to renovate local Zellers
    and the company plans to consider Zellers employees for jobs and to make it easy for them to apply for those jobs Reilly said Target is the first discount sales company to work with exclusive designers such as Michael Graves an architect who designs products for the home and last year the store began a successful relationship with Missoni of Italy which provides unique clothing housewares bed bath and other home products A spokesman for the Hudson s Bay Company which owns Zellers said in an interview the current store will operate until September and there will be liquidation sales starting approximately 12 weeks before the closing Tiffany Bourgé said Zellers stores have approximately 100 employees each although the company does not list how many are working in individual stores She said they will be offered a comprehensive career transition program As well Bourgé said because the stores are operating for the better part of this year employees will for the most part be able to continue working at the store until it closes Anyone interested in working for Target is encouraged to visit www Target ca careers to learn more about job opportunities and Target s fun collaborative work environment Target intends to announce the opening of additional stores in Canada in the coming months The Minneapolis based company has 1 767 stores across the United States and at also retails from Target com In addition it operates a credit card segment that offers credit card products The company has also operated in a community minded way Since 1946 Target has given five per cent of its income through community grants and programs today that equals more than 3 million a week For more information about Target s commitment to corporate responsibility visit Target com hereforgood January 13 2012

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10816 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Some contamination at site delays construction for Walmart
    building the centre for the American retail giant We have encountered some soil issues she said in an interview on Jan 5 We encounter issues on many of our sites as we deal with them We re dealing with them on a day to day basis and we expect we ll be back up and running shortly Cote said because the company does much construction of new stores soil contamination is just a fact of life She was unable to provide further details about the problems at the Fergus site January 13 2012 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 battling disorder Some contamination at site delays construction for Walmart Habitat event signalling return to township Cox Construction applies to expand gravel pit Bears Cheerleading teams bring home provincial medals Student fundraiser features Canadian documentary film The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10811 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Habitat event signalling return to township
    will allow Centre Wellington residents to be introduced to the project committee and Habitat staff apply to volunteer or to become a Habitat partner family support fundraising events and learn about the Habitat for Humanity organization We are thrilled to be building in Fergus again for there are a lot of residents of this town that are deserving of the sustainability and structure home ownership can provide them said Diane Nelson executive director of the local Habitat There are 2 965 social housing units in Wellington County As of December 2007 1 370 applicants were on the waiting list Average waiting times in 2008 for a one bedroom residence through social housing in Wellington County was three to five years with two and three bedroom units hovering at a two year wait Habitat officials say affordable housing can lead to improved health education and economic opportunities They add it also lessens the financial burden on society in the areas of social services justice and health care Habitat for Humanity provided me a hand up by giving me the ability to lend my hand out to others said Melanie Fegan Habitat partner family of the Elora home January 13 2012 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10790 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Bears Cheerleading teams bring home provincial medals
    Bears earned first place medals In early December the two younger Cheer Bears teams headed to London for the Power Cheer Christmas Challenge The Gummy Bears and Teddy Bears entered their first competition and took home two second place trophies There was more than one judge who commented that their performances were entertaining which made our day said Lees We are thrilled at the small town pride demonstrated by all Bears Cheerleading is offering an opportunity to introduce more local youths to the sport of cheerleading during Try It practices on Jan 10 from 6 to 7 30pm for ages 6 to 11 and Jan 11 from 5 to 6pm for ages 5 and under 8 to 9 30pm for pages 12 and over For more information visit www cheeron ca January 6 2012 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 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10764 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Student fundraiser features Canadian documentary film
    highlights the struggles of Shannen Koostachin a child activist whose short life left a legacy through the fight for a new school on the Attawapiskat reservation earning Koostachin a nomination for the 2008 International Peace Prize and the 2010 Award for Human Rights by the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children After the film there will be an open discussion about the film and the current state of Attawapiskat First Nations This event takes place at CWDHS on Jan 12 Doors open at 6 30 pm and admission is by donation for Attawapiskat along with a non perishable food donation for the Centre Wellington Food Bank There will be a bake and craft sale as well as a silent auction For more information contact Jack Frimeth at 519 843 2500 ext 522 or j frimeth hotmail com January 6 2012 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 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10759 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Four babies made a grand entrance on Jan.1
    35pm to proud parents Jenny and Glen Aldridge of Mount Forest Brinley was delivered by Dr Dan Reilly and Dr Patrick Otto at Groves Hospital He is the family s sixth child all of whom are boys In honour of his status as the New Year s baby at Groves Brinley s parents were greeted by Helen Marucci of the Centre Wellington Welcome Wagon and six totes of gifts from 78 local businesses Guelph General Hospital welcomed twin boys with Sebastian first at 5 51 pm and brother Leo 19 minutes later First time parents Aimee and Steven Savard had the babies with the aid of surrogate Tarrah Vandenberg of Guelph and were involved in the special delivery January 6 2012 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 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10745 (2016-02-16)
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