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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Sample of Scotland coming to town with Robbie Burns night
    to the Haggis and is considered one of the most theatrical presentations of Burns best known works Further theatrical presentations of the prose of Burns have been prepared by Don Dewar along with some Robbie Burns trivia for all to join the fun A full roast beef dinner will be served by the Alma Optimists The Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games presentation of Robbie Burns Night will take place on Jan 21 at the Fergus Legion 500 Blair Street in Fergus The doors will open at 5 30pm followed by piping in the haggis at 6 30pm Those who like to save money what Scot does not can order tickets for the full evening of dinner and entertainment before Jan 6 and save money Early bird tickets are 40 per person or 380 for a table of 10 Tickets ordered after Jan 6 are 45 per person Tickets may be purchased online at www fergusscottishfestival com or through the Fergus Scottish Festival box office at 519 787 0099 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 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10744 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Quilt raffle fundraiser to support Groves Memorial Community Hospital
    star squares and nine patch blocks The project was then sewn together around a creative centre block and machine quilted by Ruth Kennedy of Dancing Thread Long Arm Quilting of Fergus Now the full size quilt is hanging at Undercover Quilts and More in Fergus and the wall hanging is in the Groves Hospital Gift Shop Raffle tickets are selling for 2 each or 3 for 5 and are available from members of the fair board and Quilt Guild Tickets are also at the hospital gift shop various doctor s offices in the area Undercover Quilts and More Almost Anything Wood Ennotville Garage as well as the Fergus General Store and Market The draw will be held at the Fall Fair annual general meeting on Jan 27 For more information contact Susan Harrop at 519 843 5696 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 Buddy Holly Anniversary Concert comes to county Settlers Creek Band to compete in national online reality music show Hospital executives earn almost 700 000 Target plans to spend millions to renovate local Zellers Family friends to host benefit

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10738 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - School hosts First Nations fundraiser
    Angela O Leary Following will be an open discussion on the current state of Attawapiskat and First Nations communities in general There will also be a bake sale and admission is by donation and non perishable food item for the local food bank Doors open at 6 30pm the event starts at 7pm in the drama room at Centre Wellington District High School December 30 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 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 Quilt raffle fundraiser to support Groves Memorial Community Hospital School hosts First Nations fundraiser 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 Columns Cartoon Editorial Policy Submit

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10726 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Fergus/Elora Minor Softball returns for 2012 season
    are still learning League officials feel a large focus should be given to teaching the fundamentals of the game skills development and pitching catching clinics where the kids can benefit most This will improve their technical skills which will only make them stronger ball players But the most important factor is having fun It is very important to create a positive team oriented atmosphere League officials also recognize community involvement and say they believe in the bond that they have with the community they live in For more information visit www ferguseloraminorsoftball com January 20 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 Annual Fergus bonspiel fundraiser has new name more beneficiaries Buddy Holly Anniversary Concert comes to county 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 Sample of Scotland coming to town with Robbie Burns night Quilt raffle fundraiser to support Groves Memorial Community Hospital Doors Open seeking local volunteers Mayors breakfast set for Jan 25 Write for Rights Congregation believes one letter can make a difference Truck Show pays share of profits to its volunteer groups Bibles for Missions holds ground breaking for Fergus thrift store location Habitat for Humanity plans

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10862 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Doors Open seeking local volunteers
    to the event Anyone with a heritage building be it a business or family home or maybe a unique concept that visitors may find interesting are welcome to volunteer their sites for the one day event The next couple of weeks will be spent investigating new sites that needed to keep visitors returning and interest high The event is a way to bring new visitors to the community and share with them the rich history and culture of the township s beauty For more information call the Elora Information Centre at 519 846 9841 and ask for Robyn Mulder or email rmulder centrewellington ca December 30 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 Council passes taxes borrowing bylaws Fergus Elora Minor Softball returns for 2012 season Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Doors Open seeking local volunteers Township writes off taxes of over 90 000 AMO asks Centre Wellington to take part in municipal how to guide Mayors breakfast set for Jan 25 Council approved a number of changes to its fees schedules Write for Rights Congregation believes one letter can make a difference Township approves building department hike then reneges at bylaw Jack family starts fund to help needy children Habitat for Humanity plans two local builds Murray reappointed to water board Interim tax levy at 50 per cent Chamber sets new methods for

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10722 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Write for Rights: Congregation believes one letter can make a difference
    a spiritual and moving experience to have a letter be part of the 600 000 letters written every year by Amnesty International supporters and to give someone who might not have any hope left a spark in the darkness to hold on to Wangari Maathai a rights defender in Kenya stated I count the times Amnesty members have saved me Gabriel Shumba a torture survivor of Zimbabwe said Without Amnesty I might not be here today Riad al Turk a prisoner of conscience in Syria said I could always feel that you were concerned Helping others is one of the mandates of most spiritual institutions traditional or somewhat unusual like the Unitarian Universalists who have a base of at least 450 years It recommends members and friends consider becoming a member of Amnesty International and encourages anyone to do so The current action can be found on Amnesty s Write for Rights webpage www amnesty ca writeathon For more information about the Elora and Fergus Unitarian Universalist Church visit www efuuc org or call 1 800 565 2353 for Ellen Papenburg past president and a lay chaplain December 30 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 Council passes taxes borrowing bylaws Fergus Elora Minor Softball returns for 2012 season Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Doors Open seeking local volunteers Township writes off taxes of

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10700 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Habitat for Humanity plans two local builds
    for Humanity is holding an information session at the sportsplex in Fergus from noon to 2pm on Jan 14 Habitat builds houses with partner families using donations in the form of cash land and goods and services from companies churches service clubs and individuals In the 26 years it has operated in Canada it has built more than 1 800 homes here and 1 500 overseas The Rotary Clubs of Centre Wellington are the lead sponsors Fergus Elora Centre Wellington and Interact For information or to register visit www habitatwellington on ca call 519 767 9752 email fianrice gmail com or call Ian Rice at 519 362 4626 December 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 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 Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Habitat event signalling return to township Doors Open seeking local volunteers AMO asks Centre Wellington to take part in municipal how to guide Mayors breakfast set for Jan 25 Paper Hammers helps Habitat for Humanity Write for Rights Congregation believes one letter can make a difference Jack family starts fund to help needy children Habitat for Humanity plans two local builds Chamber sets new methods for annual awards Knights want to Keep Christ in Christmas Habitat for Humanity presented keys to home Free CPR training clinic is set for Nov 26 Local Legion schools libraries offer support for book of remembrance Church donates

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10610 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Chamber sets new methods for annual awards
    home based business under 15 employees business of the year 15 or more employees community award of merit cultural arts tourism impact award environmental excellence skilled trades and youth entrepreneur The business or home based business under 15 employees includes home based business to recognize many businesses in that sector Skilled trades is a new award to recognize those professions The chamber has combined the cultural and arts and tourism impact award into one this year The nomination cover pages must be received by Feb 10 A staff or committee member will contact the nominee and give that person a full nomination and information package to complete in as much detail as possible The nominee must have the completed package returned to the chamber office by 4pm on March 2 The adjudicating committee bases its decisions on the content in the nomination package only so the chamber asks people to provide as much relevant information as required Include photos letters of support and other awards received The nominees for Citizen of the Year Youth Citizen of the Year customer service excellence and corporate Citizen of the Year must be nominated by someone else by completing the appropriate award nomination cover page and specific category criteria For those categories the nominator will need to extol the virtues of the business organization or individual and gather letters of support Again the adjudicating committee bases its decisions on the information provided so it suggests being as thorough as possible Completed nomination packages must be received by March 2 at 4pm at the chamber office This year s theme is Centre Wellington Oh the places we will go It is a Dr Seuss theme so there are endless possibilities for costumes if people wish to dress in the theme Business attire is also appropriate Businesses that continue to grow and have reached 25 and 40 year milestones will also be recognized The chamber would appreciate a tip if someone knows of a business that qualifies Nomination forms are available online or at the chamber office Since some nominations require letters of support or photos the pdf forms can be printed completed and returned to the chamber office Be sure to use the correct award nomination cover page there are two to choose from To submit a nomination visit the web site cited above and fill the nomination form online for most of the awards or drop by the chamber office 400 Tower St S Fergus between 10am and 4pm to pick up forms To volunteer on the committee or assist with set up and take down on the day of the event contact Roberta Scarrow at 519 843 5140 December 2 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10532 (2016-02-16)
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