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A wet and snowy weekend did not stop local residents and visitors from enjoying the activities at Manotick’s annual Shiverfest winter carnival. Horse drawn wagon rides through Centennial Park were among the many activities to be enjoyed through Friday night and Saturday. For our full photo album, visit the Manotick Messenger Facebook page.  
Greg Newton photo
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Happy Hundredth!
Dorothy Maziarz is joined by her family during her 100th birthday party last week at Orchard Walk Retirement Community. The Orchard Walk management describes her as a true inspiration to the staff and the other residents. She actively takes part in activities and swims regularly. When she was 98, she got the chance to ride on a 30-
motorcyle ride with the Ottawa Hog Chapter. Happy birthday Dorothy from all of us at the Messenger!
Jeff Morris photo
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Elementary teachers from Manotick Public School were on the picket lines Monday, as they protested proposed cuts by the Ontario Ford Government. Catholic high school teachers had their rotating strike Wednesday.   
 Jeff Morris photo
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Richmond Ag. Board

On January 21st, 2020 the Richmond Agricultural Society held its Annual General Meeting. Rob Parks will lead the Society again this year as President along with Bruce Bain returning as First Vice-President, Chris Lawton as Second Vice-President, Sheri Kavanagh will be returning as Homecraft President and David Brown as Past-President. Janet Hawkins will continue to serve as the Treasurer and Dale Greene as General Manager. Dale Greene who was nominated as the Richmond Hub Person of the Year, has announced that after 25 years with the Society, he will be retiring after the 2020 Fair. The Richmond Fair will be held from Thursday September 17th to Sunday September 20th, 2020.
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In the News

Student-athlete excels on golf course and in classroom

Ryan Baker has maintained an academic average in the 90s while playing golf and hockey at high levels.
Phil Potter photo
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The Richmond Agricultural Society hosted its annual Funspiel curling event at the Richmond Curling Club Sat., Jan. 18. Teams from South Carleton and throughout the city and Eastern Ontario came to participate in the fun event.
Jeff Morris photo
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