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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Former Community News publisher passes away
    shop until the spring of 1969 when the enterprise was moved to Wood Street It was later relocated to the current location at the corner of Wellington and Wood Streets In 1971 Wimmenhove sold the publication and its assets to William Adsett who three years earlier had founded the Wellington Advertiser Adsett recalled Gerrit as an accomplished typographer with a deep interest in his heritage and community Gerrit wanted the paper to continue for the community Adsett said of the vision shared by the two men 39 years ago Wimmenhove is survived by several siblings and many nieces and nephews including several who still live in the Drayton area A memorial service will take place at a later date with files from Dave Adsett and Jean Campbell Vol 43 Issue 30 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 Rangers face off for charity cause Group tickets available now for Wicked Local girls shine at soccer tournament Twirlers return home national champions Racing lovers sought for film project Regional kidney patients benefit from growing nocturnal dialysis program Centre in the Square announces coming season World premiere of new Canadian choral work at Centre in the Square on Feb 12 CAO of area LHIN left Sept 27 Former Community News publisher passes away Philharmonic choir announces Vuorinen will be artistic director conductor The Museum extends Our Body The Universe Within show for three weeks Heppner sings Gerontius

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=6618 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Philharmonic choir announces Vuorinen will be artistic director, conductor
    ing the reins of this proud orga nization to a dynamic young conductor Dyck said I want to encourage the community to support Mark Vuorinen in the same positive way that it sup ported me John Cripton the Grand Phil harmonic Choir board member who led the search for a new artistic director said Vuorinen is the ideal candidate to continue Dyck s legacy Mark s training and experience and his artistic sen sitivity are a perfect match for this unique music ensemble said Cripton I have been associated with the Grand Philharmonic for almost five years now and I continue to mar vel at the high standards of repertoire selection and per formance of this choir Water loo Region surely must know what an artistic gem it has thanks to the steadfast work of Howard Dyck Vuorinen praised Dyck for building the choir into one of the finest symphony choruses in the country He has brought the great masterworks to the Waterloo Region and introduced some of Canada s finest soloists to this community I am excited to return to Waterloo Region to lead the Grand Philharmonic Choir into its next chapter The search for Dyck s replacement began last summer and reached across North Am erica The search committee included outside experts from the academic and music com mu nity as well as choir and board members The choir is preparing for its performance of the Verdi Requiem on May 8 at 7 30 pm at Centre in the Square That will be its final concert under Dyck s leadership with a cast of renowned soloists and the Kitchener Waterloo Sym pho ny Following the performance there will be a gala reception on stage to say farewell to Dyck Vol 43 Issue 19 Tweet Tell Us What You

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - The Museum extends Our Body: The Universe Within show for three weeks
    January 27 of the visitors have been from outside the Waterloo Region area Of those 10 visited from Guelph and area 7 from the London and Windsor areas and 5 from Toronto That is a slight increase over the day trips and overnight stays created by Andy Warhol s Factory 2009 We re hoping we will be able to continue this momen tum through the end of the run of the show said Marskell School group bookings have been extremely successful during Our Body with classes booked to The Museum s capa city daily since the show open ed with few spots still avail able In part being able to invite more of the public over the next three weeks will make up for the limitations in how many schools we can tour through the show In addition it opens more evenings for corporate and large group sales Our Body The Universe Within will be on display at The Museum until April 25 For more information and the complete hours of operation visit www TheMuseum ca Vol 43 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 Rangers face off for charity cause Group tickets available now for Wicked Local girls shine at soccer tournament Twirlers return home national champions Racing lovers sought for film project Regional kidney patients benefit from growing nocturnal dialysis program Centre in the Square announces coming season World premiere of

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=5880 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Heppner sings Gerontius on Jan. 16
    have come along in the last 125 years and because our choral and orchestral forces are now fully up to the considerable challenges posed by this musical tour de force Gerontius literally old man is a kind of Everyman who has come to the end of his life and is coming to terms with death and the after life Howard Dyck said In Ben Heppner we have one of the great vocal giants of our time singing a role in which he be lieves passionately It will be especially gratifying for me to have three leading Canadian soloists on the stage with me for this memorable occasion Dyck is known across Canada as Saturday Afternoon at the Opera on CBC Radio Tickets start at 30 senior tickets start at 27 To order tickets visit the Centre in the Square box office www centre square com or call 519 578 1570 1 800 265 8977 toll free Vol 43 Issue 03 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 Rangers face off for charity cause Group tickets available now for Wicked Local girls shine at soccer tournament Twirlers return home national champions Racing lovers sought for film project Regional kidney patients benefit from growing nocturnal dialysis program Centre in the Square announces coming season World premiere of new Canadian choral work at Centre in the Square on Feb 12 CAO of area LHIN left Sept 27 Former

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Queen show coming to Centre in the Square
    A Kinda Magic offers the whole band experi ence With 21st century sound and lighting and a cast that tak es magnetism to new heights the show re creates the 1986 world tour of Queen The passion of Freddie Mercury the guitar solos of Brian May and all those harmonies from the whole band are included The cast consists of Craig Pesco as Freddie Mercury Travis Hair as Brian May Brett Millican as Roger Taylor and Matt Newton as John Deacon The show is at the Centre In The Square on March 23 Tickets start at 49 50 plus applicable charges Tickets went on sale Dec 19 To obtain tickets call the box office at 519 578 1570 or online at www centre square com Vol 43 Issue 01 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 Rangers face off for charity cause Group tickets available now for Wicked Local girls shine at soccer tournament Twirlers return home national champions Racing lovers sought for film project Regional kidney patients benefit from growing nocturnal dialysis program Centre in the Square announces coming season World premiere of new Canadian choral work at Centre in the Square on Feb 12 CAO of area LHIN left Sept 27 Former Community News publisher passes away Philharmonic choir announces Vuorinen will be artistic director conductor The Museum extends Our Body The Universe Within show for three weeks Heppner sings Gerontius on Jan

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=5062 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Mental as Anything tour comes to centre March 5
    bull moose during forest hikes or experiencing the virtues of backyard com post ing and its promise of im mortality James brings a foot soldier s perspective from the trenches in the collective march through life s bright fury Incorporating a passionate love of language James takes the audience on a ride laughs From camping in leaky canvas walled tent to a man at the crossroads of mid life James traces the landscape of contem porary culture satirizing every thing from button down rule righteous life insurance agents to sanctimonious eco freaks Reserved seats are 49 to 56 and are available from the box office Call 519 578 1570 or 800 265 8977 or visit the website Vol 43 Issue 01 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 Rangers face off for charity cause Group tickets available now for Wicked Local girls shine at soccer tournament Twirlers return home national champions Racing lovers sought for film project Regional kidney patients benefit from growing nocturnal dialysis program Centre in the Square announces coming season World premiere of new Canadian choral work at Centre in the Square on Feb 12 CAO of area LHIN left Sept 27 Former Community News publisher passes away Philharmonic choir announces Vuorinen will be artistic director conductor The Museum extends Our Body The Universe Within show for three weeks Heppner sings Gerontius on Jan 16 Queen show coming to Centre in the

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=5061 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Museum launches advance tickets for Canadian Premier
    to appeal to children of all ages The Children s Museum is also presenting other interactive components to bring awareness to different aspects of health From a traveling feature called Germs Germs Germs to interactive equipment contributed by area hospitals universities and corporations in the health field to a speaker series The Museum is mounting a show that will appeal to a large audience Buyers looking to purchase tickets in advance can do so until December 31st at a discounted adult rate Tickets purchased before January also guarantee that buyers can be among the first to see the exhibit in its first two weeks which already has five sold out evenings Other benefits include extended January weekend hours and discounted merchandise Tickets to see Our Body are on sale now and available online at www TheMuseum ca Vol 42 Issue 51 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 Rangers face off for charity cause Group tickets available now for Wicked Local girls shine at soccer tournament Twirlers return home national champions Racing lovers sought for film project Regional kidney patients benefit from growing nocturnal dialysis program Centre in the Square announces coming season World premiere of new Canadian choral work at Centre in the Square on Feb 12 CAO of area LHIN left Sept 27 Former Community News publisher passes away Philharmonic choir announces Vuorinen will be artistic director conductor The Museum extends Our Body

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=4997 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Big Brothers, Big Sisters sets Bowl for Kids dates
    to give back childhood to our children and make sure they are valued as individuals so that they in turn will grow up to be responsible caring parents contributing members of society Mainland said We understand not everyone is in a position to volunteer their time on a weekly basis as our Big Brothers Big Sisters and in school mentors do but by coming our to bowl in our Bowl for Kids campaign you are helping out in a really big way because with out money we can not continue to provide our programs The 2012 Bowl for Kids event campaign will take place at the Mount Forest Bowling Centre with three dates to support all three of the BBBS of North Wellington groups The campaign kicks off on Feb 12 for the Mount Forest group Minto Mapleton s group has its bowling event on Feb 26 and the Arthur group on March 4 To put in a team in Bowl for Kids or to sponsor the event contact Marnie Mainland at 519 323 4273 For more details and a complete prize list visit the BBBS website at www bbbsnorthwellington org 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 Big Brothers Big Sisters sets Bowl for Kids dates Fire department unveils new education house Northern Big Brothers Big Sisters gets recognition Local Heart and Stroke fundraisers receive award fundraisers receive award Year one

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10875 (2016-02-16)
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