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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Minto Farmers Market opens in Palmerston
    similar vehicle was rented But when organizers considered the cost of rental We decided to build our own With the support of council and economic development the community and the Lions Club they were able to find someone in Clifford who built it for us Organizers bought a tractor and two trailers Over that winter he put this all together for us Martin said The intention is to give families rides through the park parades or advertise where ever we need to Minto Business and Economic Manager Belinda Wick Graham said With the railway heritage here in Palmerston it s a nice addition to the park She added it provides some activity for children and families It s an exciting thing and generates talk on the street with the train and everything associated with it She added that Martin was a great driver in getting the project completed along with other community members Without them it would not have been possible Wick Graham said For more information including market times visit www mintofarmersmarket ca June 17 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 Mapleton Minto 81s have successful weekend Town unveils long term water sewer plans Year One Mayor George Bridges goal is to streamline towns procedures Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman battling disorder Northern Big Brothers Big Sisters gets recognition FHT Locals should make resolutions they can keep Committee structure

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Over 70 trucks attend 14th annual truck show
    the grounds The truck show committee includes Harrow and his wife Joan He was one of the show s founders The rest of the committee included Laura and Mark Burgers Terry Quesnelle Dianne Fleming Wes Alexander and Ashley Harrow Joan Harrow cited one reason why the show has such a relaxed atmosphere Because there s no competition it s friendly she said It s a driver appreciation show Don Harrow added that all truckers pay 35 for entry and that includes a Sunday breakfast a plaque and prizes worth anywhere from 80 to 100 He said the show s sponsors and there are many of them are very generous There is entertainment on the Saturday afternoon and in the evening as well But the weather earlier in the day was daunting with rain nearly coming down sideways at some points and Joan admitted We had some guys leave But most stayed There was one truck from Saskatchewan and others came from as far away as Burlington Milton Beeton Windsor and Orangeville There were also a large number from Wellington County The Harrows looked upon the event as bringing about 200 people into Palmerston for a weekend June 10 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 Settlers Creek Band to compete in national online reality music show Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman battling disorder Truck Show pays share of profits to its

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Annual Womens Institute meeting had business and social themes
    scholarship recipient and was presented with her award at the Norwell District Secondary School commencement Wellington County Historical Society has completed Volume 24 of the annual journal and it will be released in June The publication highlights the theme Heritage Foods the Harriston Historical Society has a home and is now open to the public the Erin district has published a book on barns the Federated Women s Institute of Ontario has given permission to the Friends of the Lee group to do fundraising for the Erland Lee museum That will defer the decision on the feasibility of retaining the building the Country Heritage Park Milton will feature knitting and weaving this summer Tweedsmuir guidelines regarding privacy concerns have been drafted for the institute scrapbooks Most have been digitized and are located at the Wellington County Museum the books are then returned to the respective institutes Guest speaker for the afternoon was Vicki Laforge who had an informative talk and slide presentation on Women s Heart Health Laforge who worked at the Palmerston Hospital for 17 years has also nursed her way from Kingston to Calgary Laforge gave some eye opening statistics when she related that every day in Canada equal numbers of men and women succumb to cardiovascular disease Women s average age of presenting symptoms is 10 years older than males Women have very different symptoms and heart disease and stroke kill more women than breast cancer Females tend to ignore symptoms and deny an attack might be imminent because they are too busy to look after themselves Women do not generally experience the truck on the chest feeling that quickly identifies trouble for men Females exhibit unusual tiredness pain attributed to indigestion which goes right through to the back shortness of breath numbness in neck or jaw or profuse sweating If anyone has an unusual discomfort anywhere from nose to navel it is an opening for an electrocardiogram Ignoring for the moment the dietary warnings just related the group enjoyed a bountiful buffet served by the church women The election of officers was held Numbers are few and as Dorelene Anderson put it We are just recycling the same women over and over Peggy Roger Beehive volunteered to be treasurer to alleviate the work of the secretary Audrey Connell Carry On then consented to undertake another year in the secretarial role Betty Audet Carry On will be the assistant secretary treasurer The rest of the positions remained identical to last year For entertainment Heather Janzen Beehive sang two numbers Little Ireland presented a short skit on aprons and the host institute Carry On arranged with Fran Dawson a qualified leader to guide the group in some light yet effective stretching and strengthening exercises The draw for door prizes ended a successful and fun filled women s day out May 27 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

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Palmerstons Legion Branch 409 gets $69,000 for upgrades
    The Trillium grants help make this happen particularly in rural Ontario Legion treasurer Gail Rehling said On behalf of members of the Royal Canadian Legion Frank Lambier Branch 409 I would like to thank the provincial government and the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their generous grant Our Legion members and the community at large will certainly benefit with a much more efficient and more comfortable meeting space Minto Mayor George Bridge said The Frank Lambier Legion is a very important part of the fabric of our community as the members give so much back to area residents This grant allows our Legion to be more viable Our community relies on this facility to hold many local fundraisers and organizations use the space for their regular meetings On behalf of the Town of Minto I would like to express our heartfelt thanks for this Ontario Trillium Grant Vol 44 Issue 20 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 Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman battling disorder Palmerston teen author follows dream and publishes first fantasy fiction novella Siren Guelph Area WI 72nd area convention was well attended this year Drug prevention strategies Scott Woods show is on Nov 26 Barn Dance Show Band at Norgan Nov 17 Legion offers Nightmare on Daly Street haunted house Compassionate funding approved for Palmerston child with rare condition New trail outlines the history of Palmerstons rich heritage Minto

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - The Three Cantors will perform at church May 18
    combined with faith to transcend anything The Three Cantors Concert is a celebration of the power of music to bring joy hope and faith in Christ to bear on the challenges of world hunger and to have a great time doing it The trio became a sensation when they formed in 1996 Since their inception they have sold thousands of CDs and are well on their way to 200 concerts from coast to coast A portion of the sales of every concert and all of the CD proceeds will be donated to world hunger The proceeds from the concert in Palmerston will benefit the Food Grains Bank of Huron Diocese The doors open at 6 30pm Tickets are 20 and are available from the Palmerston Home Hardware or by phoning Palmerston United Church 519 343 3620 Vol 44 Issue 18 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 Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman battling disorder Palmerston teen author follows dream and publishes first fantasy fiction novella Siren Guelph Area WI 72nd area convention was well attended this year Drug prevention strategies Scott Woods show is on Nov 26 Barn Dance Show Band at Norgan Nov 17 Legion offers Nightmare on Daly Street haunted house Compassionate funding approved for Palmerston child with rare condition New trail outlines the history of Palmerstons rich heritage Minto Farmers Market opens in Palmerston Over 70 trucks attend 14th

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=8780 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Crop Smart Talks - Perth Production Day
    of corn at your local elevator or geotaging locations of broken tile drains Peter Johnston OMAFRA Wheat Specialist Horst Bohner OMAFRA Soybean Specialist and Rob Templeman of the Huron Research Station were dubbed The Three Smarts and led a feisty open question period Topics ranged from planting densities to the theoretical benefits of corn fungicides Crop marketing presented by Richard Vyn from Ridgetown College finished the day Vyn demonstrated the results of a marketing model that used historical price trends to indicate how and when could be the best time to sell a crop Vyn s research indicates that as marketing is very complex having a flexible marketing strategy will help maximize profits The Perth County Soil and Crop Improvement Association is part of the Heartland Soil and Crop Improvement Association which includes Perth Huron Waterloo and Wellington counties Heartland is part of the larger umbrella of the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association OSCIA OSCIA is a non profit farm organization that aims to facilitate responsible economic management of soil water air and crops through development and communication of innovative farming practices 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 Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman battling disorder Palmerston teen author follows dream and publishes first fantasy fiction novella Siren Guelph Area WI 72nd area convention was well attended this year Drug prevention strategies Scott Woods show is on

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Hospital staff makes donation to World Vision
    poverty around the world Vol 43 Issue 52 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 Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman battling disorder Palmerston teen author follows dream and publishes first fantasy fiction novella Siren Guelph Area WI 72nd area convention was well attended this year Drug prevention strategies Scott Woods show is on Nov 26 Barn Dance Show Band at Norgan Nov 17 Legion offers Nightmare on Daly Street haunted house Compassionate funding approved for Palmerston child with rare condition New trail outlines the history of Palmerstons rich heritage Minto Farmers Market opens in Palmerston Over 70 trucks attend 14th annual truck show Annual Womens Institute meeting had business and social themes Palmerstons Legion Branch 409 gets 69 000 for upgrades The Three Cantors will perform at church May 18 Crop Smart

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=7820 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Rosalinde Baumgartner: Unique art
    Guelph Ottawa and Ajax Baumgartner found more time to explore printmaking and sculpting So much so that she has taught the former at Springbank Art Centre in Mississauga and has also participated in a mentor s group for the latter at the Burlington Arts Centre Rosalinde s an extremely genial and generous person who s always willing to help others learn said Cairns Baumgartner also boasts various solo selected and juried exhibits plus several awards at venues in Wellington County throughout southern Ontario and even one in Switzerland Most recently she was selected to Visual Arts Mississauga s 34th annual Juried Show of Fine Art which is running until Feb 25 Locally Baumgartner is known as one of the founders of the Hills of Erin Studio Tour About 25 years ago she began meeting with a group of like minded artists living in and around Hillsburgh to discuss the formation of a tour of local art studios I really liked the idea of showing people what we re doing said Baumgartner It s definitely an advantage to have people come to your studio rather than bring your art somewhere else Baumgartner joined Jim Reid Stan Hall Carol Tyler and Monica and Dave Schut on the first Hills of Erin Studio Tour in May 1988 Since that time the tour has grown immensely in size and scope and in 2006 the tour won the artisan of the year award from the Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association Baumgartner has not participated in the tour for a couple of years but she relayed a strong desire to once again take part in the event she helped create Now 75 and a grandmother of six she opened Artevoke a studio of her own next to the family s home in the late 1990s At one time Baumgartner and her husband also ran a bed and breakfast out of the building but for over a decade it has been solely dedicated to her art work It overflows into the house she said with a laugh of the studio s contents When asked about artistic influences Baumgartner mentions several but first and foremost is Henri Matisse best known as a painter but also a sculptor printmaker and drawer Over the years she has worked with the Corbett Gray studio in Elora and St Michael s Print Shop in Newfoundland She also has studied lithography with Otis Tamasauskas and colour lithography at Open Studio in Toronto She puts much of her training to use on manual printing press in her studio She loves working on her art in a rural setting and like her husband does not for a minute regret coming to North America We totally are Canadian even though we didn t lose our accents Baumgartner said with a grin We love it here I d never go back to Europe to stay She particularly appreciated the educational opportunities moving to Canada provided At that time for us it was really great she said She

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10869 (2016-02-16)
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