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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Knights want to Keep Christ in Christmas
    The group which is affiliated with St Mary Immaculate church in Elora and St Joseph s church in Fergus received its officials charter several weeks ago Officials are hoping the parade floats in addition to serving as an antidote of sorts to what some see as the commercialization of Christmas will help spread the word about the local group which is open to men from both churches November 25 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 Doors Open seeking local volunteers Write for Rights Congregation believes one letter can make a difference Habitat for Humanity plans two local builds Chamber sets new methods for annual awards Knights want to Keep Christ in Christmas Free CPR training clinic is set for Nov 26 Local Legion schools libraries offer support for book of remembrance Church donates 100 pounds of beans to local food bank Breakaway program Offering a chance for fun family and friendship Steppin out Elora Fergus contra dances are for everyone Song proceeds to cancer society NeighbourWoods plans two fall tree plants Culture Day in Canada a celebration of past Studio tour celebrating 25th anniversary this year Granny jars benefit Africa 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 a Letter Sports

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10490 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Free CPR training clinic is set for Nov. 26
    10 Learning CPR is easy and inexpensive and it could mean saving the life of a friend or family member When defibrillation is applied with CPR in the first few minutes it can dramatically improve a cardiac arrest victim s chance of survival by up to 75 The Heart and Stroke Foundation urges all Canadians to learn CPR The more people trained the greater the chance of keeping a person who is experiencing cardiac arrest alive until an ambulance arrives said Sam AbiSaab community mission specialist for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario You don t need to be a doctor to help save a life Acting chief of Guelph Wellington EMS Stephen Dewar said We hope as many people as possible can attend this free CPR training course Statistics indicate and I know from my own experience on the job that CPR and AEDs can make the difference between life and death The more people in our community with these life saving skills the more lives may be saved The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada sets the Canadian guidelines for CPR defibrillation and other aspects of emergency cardiovascular care in Canada November 18 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 Local Heart and Stroke fundraisers receive award fundraisers receive award Doors Open seeking local volunteers Write for Rights Congregation believes one letter can

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10364 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Local Legion, schools, libraries offer support for book of remembrance
    catchment area as well as Wellington County libraries in Fergus and Aboyne The Fergus Legion also recently presented a copy to Paige Marie Lovella Hough a provincial finalist in the Royal Canadian Legion s annual essay and poetry contest Hiller credits Mervin Fisher a Second World War veteran living in Pine Meadows near Belwood with much of the local success of the book Fisher who moved to the area last year from Etobicoke is one of the veterans featured in Miso s book Along with his wife Doreen Flockhart Fisher has helped Miso spread word about the book and even to sell copies We ve sold over 100 for her said Fisher He said the book is an invaluable tool to help teach students about veterans and remembrance and particularly those who gave their lives in service of their country It s important not to forget the ones that didn t make it Fisher said Hiller said he hopes the book catches on with other Legions He want to take the idea to Mount Forest and specifically to Wellington Heights Secondary School He also noted the Elora Legion was discussing the book Branch 229 president Ashley Woods was unavailable for comment by press time To date Miso has sold about 2 250 of 3 000 books She must sell the remainder in order to raise enough money for a Canadian WWI memorial at Hill 70 in France A proceed from the sales also goes to support the Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command Poppy Trust Fund Miso is currently working on another book and says she would consider a second printing of We ll Never Forget once the first 3 000 are sold For more information on Miso and her book visit www jeanmiso ca To purchase a copy locally for

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10254 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Church donates 100 pounds of beans to local food bank
    Wellington Food Bank will use its kitchens to make healthy nutritious and may also be using them in their cooking classes The Elora Fergus Unitarian Church is a community founded on a tradition of reason freedom and religious tolerance and is congregating at the Victoria Park Seniors Centre in Fergus Sundays at 10am For more information visit www efuuc org The Centre Wellington Food Bank is always looking for more food for their unfortunately rapidly growing client base For more information visit www centrewellingtonfoodbank org November 4 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 Doors Open seeking local volunteers Write for Rights Congregation believes one letter can make a difference Habitat for Humanity plans two local builds Chamber sets new methods for annual awards Knights want to Keep Christ in Christmas Free CPR training clinic is set for Nov 26 Local Legion schools libraries offer support for book of remembrance Church donates 100 pounds of beans to local food bank Breakaway program Offering a chance for fun family and friendship Steppin out Elora Fergus contra dances are for everyone Song proceeds to cancer society NeighbourWoods plans two fall tree plants Culture Day in Canada a celebration of past Studio tour celebrating 25th anniversary this year Granny jars benefit Africa The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10218 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Breakaway program: Offering a chance for fun, family and friendship
    but the operation costs would have skyrocketed said Julie Affiliation with the church allowed the program to be covered under the church policy Without insurance we wouldn t be able to have the program she added And the program has had lasting effects in the community It s been 11 years and the kids who were in the program when we first started are now young adults in the community Mark said It s neat to see them A lot of them do stay in the program for the full four years and then move on Julie remembered some of them being so involved in dance and hockey and other things But they preferred Breakaway because it s the most fun I never knew why they said that or what brought them out but it s non competitive their friends are involved Mark added It s not just sports it s a social thing too It s not like organized hockey where you re there to play hockey and learn how to play hockey it s so focused on that Julie added This is more we help them out in their skill levels We encourage them Added Mark But it s not the main thing Living where they do between Salem and Elora the Katerbergs see many kids who have been or still are involved in the program They re always so happy to see us and say hi how they love the program and ask when it is starting up again It makes it exciting for us We re making a difference Julie said Breakaway also offers a number of special events as well Once a year the Katerbergs host a hockey or street hockey tournament And through One Axe Pursuits it has held zipline courses in Elora s Irvine Gorge as a prize As well participants have attended Guelph Storm games as a prize Julie said there are numerous other activities Around Christmas We take them out of the gym and have movie and pizza parties just to mix things up for the fun social aspect of it Or they ve all skated here on our rink as something special We serve them doughnuts and hot chocolate and have a skating night The intent is to keep the activities fun and varied We re not just a sports program we re a youth program But sports is a venue to get kids out Mark said Ultimately we want to see them make good decisions as they move from their teens to young adults Julie added We had one little baby when we started this Now we have five kids and the older two can be involved already Times have changed Julie said one of the biggest impacts she has seen is the desire for young people to come back When they get too old they beg us to change the age limit so they can stay one more year she said The program is for children from 10

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10144 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Steppin out Elora, Fergus contra dances are for everyone
    women forming another line facing them so dancers are opposite or contra their partners Contra dancing has been popular in New England since the 1800s In Ontario they are held in Toronto Hamilton Guelph and Owen Sound Contra dancers tend to dress informally in loose light weight clothing Some like to wear a twirly skirt Comfortable low heeled shoes are a must What I discovered that first night was exciting live music that made me want to move a style of dance easy to learn and a place where the whole community dancing together is more important than any one person or couple looking good It really didn t matter that I came without a partner I danced every dance After dancing in Guelph for almost a year I want to bring contra dance to Elora and my home town of Fergus Along with friends from the Elora Fergus Unitarian Church and support from Relative Harmony we held dances in July and August Encouraged by the good turnout and enthusiastic response we have planned dances for the last Friday of the month in October and November Dances are held at the Highland Rugby Club Field House 150 Albert St W in Fergus Admission is 10 per person and dancing starts at 8pm All are welcome For more information contact Ferri at 519 843 9971 or visit www efuuc org and click on contra dance 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

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Song proceeds to cancer society
    way and might agree with spreading this song around the world Cook said in an email to promote the song and cause I have put my full efforts heart and soul into this work and believe with passion that we can make a difference We need your help though to listen share download and forward this song especially to people directly or indirectly affected by cancer The original words to the song were written by poet David Weatherford who passed away from cancer two years ago To listen to the song visit youtube com and search Slow Dance by Blind Colour To download the song and help the Canadian Cancer Society visit http www apple com itunes 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 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10134 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - NeighbourWoods plans two fall tree plants
    846 0841 or by email at awatts eloraenvironmentcentre ca as soon as possible 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 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10111 (2016-02-16)
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