Read this issue of the Manotick Messenger.

Father 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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Quiz winners
A 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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Ryker 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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In the News

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
Phill Potter
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Local artist set to showcase single on-stage in advance of EP release
Bill 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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