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Fri. August 11, 2017


Manotick’s Deirdre Barnes, standing, left, dances on stage with Britney Spears on her Las Vegas show. Barnes, who was previously part of Justin Bieber’s “Believe” tour, was home last week and visited her old school, the Denise Smith School of Dance, where she worked with local children and students.
Photo courtesy of Deirdre Barnes
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Manotick to host Canadian Ultimate Championships Aug. 13-19
Laurent Loiseau of the Ottawa Phoenix makes a catch against Alberta during last year’s No Borders Ultimate Tournament at Ultimate Park in Manotick. Phoenix is one of the teams competing in the 2017 Canadian Ultimate Championships, held in Manotick Aug. 13-19.
Jeff Morris photo
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Rise Up
Manotick’s Ellie Gadzos (558) impresses the judges with her rendition of ‘Rise Up’ during auditions for Ottawa Idol at St. Laurent Centre on Sunday (August 7). The Top-25 young singers move on to the Showcase at The Brass Monkey on Greenbank Rd. (August 19) and semi-finals in on September 3.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Strong showing at Canadian Jr. Girls Championships for Armstrong
Carleton Golf and Yacht Club member Dylann Armstrong, 16, chips onto the green during round three of the Canadian Junior Girls Championship at Camelot Golf & Country Club last Thursday (August 3). Armstrong, who is a four handicap, just made the cut and shot 82-84-80-81 during the tournament.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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In the News

OTHS student hopes that her passion for art will lead to a career

OTHS student Megan Daley is hoping to pursue studies in graphic design.
Phill Potter photo
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Quiz Night Winners
Last month’s Community Fundraising Quiz Night at the Mill Tavern raised $2,200 for OVACC (Ottawa Valley Aid Chernobyl Children) at the Quiz Night  Fundraiser. Frist place winners are Kate Clark, Emma St. Georges, Kelly Thorenton and Tina Rudkoski. Back row, left to right, are: Steve Foster (Quiz Master), Tristan Tasker and Sarah Thorenton.
Gary Coulombe photo
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