Christmas waves to the camera during the horse drawn wagon rides
sponsored by the Manotick BIA during Sunday’s Olde Fashioned Christmas
in the village. Record crowds turned out for this year’s Manotick Lions
Santa Claus Parade and the numerous events in Manotick for the annual
Olde Fashioned Christmas.
Jeff Morris photo
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full house was on hand for the Aphasia Fundraiser, which was part of
the community monthly quiz night fundraising program at the Mill Tavern
Nov. 28. The evening netted $2,000. Pictured with Quiz Master Steve
Grant, left, are the winning team of Freda Higgins, Janine Dunlop, Gail
Boyle and Judy Schmidt. The next fundraiser is for ROSSS on Tuesday
December 12th at 7p.m.
Gary Coulombe photo
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Hill was excited to have chat with Santa during the Osgoode
Co-operative Nursery School’s Breakfast with Santa on Saturday.
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Allure Elite and Laser and Medi-Spa is the new Face of Allure
Allure is celebrating its 19th anniversary this month.
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St. Mark student from Nunavut loves to play the guitar
Dustin Atatahak is a student at St. Mark High School. He has a passion for guitars.
Messenger photo by
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Local artist set to showcase single on-stage in advance of EP release
Tupper (left) receives his Order of Ottawa pin from mayor Jim Watson
and councillor Scott Moffatt during a ceremony at Ottawa city hall last
Thursday (Nov 16, 2017). Tupper served as a Councillor in the former
Township of North Gower, as the first Mayor of Rideau Township and
Regional Councillor from 1974 to 1978 and as a Member of the House of
Commons from 1984 to 1988. Tupper has immersed himself in the history
of Rideau Township, preserving Dickinson House in Manotick, and
developing Dickinson Square as a heritage destination. He was a
founding member and Past-President of the Rideau Township Historical
Society. Along with his wife, he published “The Dickinson Men of
Manotick”, a book chronicling the family that founded the historical
village. He has been a lifelong fundraiser for organizations like the
Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation, the United Way, the Ottawa
Hospital Foundation, and the Association of Former Parliamentarians
Education Foundation. Mentoring young people, from Boy Scouts to
graduate students has been among his many priorities.
Messenger photo by Mike Carroccetto
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