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Friday. Feb. 17, 2017

Love at the Legion

It was a night of love at the Manotick Legion during their Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance last week, as longtime members Allan Haan and Margery Toner wed. Manotick Legion Padre Rev. Martin Carnahan performed the ceremony for the couple. The best man was Allan's son, Tom Haan, and the maid of honor was Margery's daughter Tammie Metcalfe. More than 100 guests from as far away as Prince Edward Ilsand and British Columbia celebrated with Allan and Margery.
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Darouze leads initiative to put defibrillators into Legion branches
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Remembrance Park donations
The Manotick Horticultural Society presented a cheque for $1,000 to the Manotick Remembrance Park on Monday February 13th. at the RCMP Campsite on Nichols Island. From left to right are Peter Wueppelmann (Treasurer, Manotick Horticultural Society), Dr. Dennis Osmond (accepting cheque on behalf of the President of Manotick Legion), Anne Clark Stewart (Manotick Horticultural Society board member), and Linda Reasbeck (Vice-President, Manotick Horticultural Society).
Gary Coulombe photo
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The generosity of the Manotick community was evident at the recent Shiverfest activities in January. MVCA organizes the annual winter festival to provide an opportunity for area residents to enjoy time with friends and family, with many free activities.  Via the purchase of chili ballots, raffle and trivia tickets and various donation boxes, the community contributed $2,400 to ROSSS for its ongoing programs. Thank you to all the local merchants who contributed. Pictured are (l-r): Allan Haan, Shiverfest Committee, Courtney Rock, ROSSS, Grace Thrasher, MVCA Treasurer.
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In the News

Gloucester Rangers rookie succeeding in classroom as Honour St. Mark Special Olympian has a passion for music and dance

St. Mark student Emily Byrne has been involved in the Special Olympics since 2011.
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Sean Reid of Manotick is an Ontario Hockey League referee. He began officiating at the age of 13.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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