December 8 2006,
come and celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception presided
by Father A. Tremblay at St Mathieu Parish 1608 Pioneer Road,
organized by the Grotto committee. Rosary at
followed by Mass at
December 12 2006, come and celebrate the Feast of Our Lady
of Guadeloupe presided by C. Allaire s.j., organized by the
Colombiettes #12047 at La Toussaint Parish 1519 Bellevue Avenue.
followed by Mass at
Grotto and Our Lady of
Shrine committee would like to offer this celebration to thank
the many volunteers that come out throughout the year to help us
with the events, the gardening and the redevelopment project.
Thank you for your generous time and support!
Euchre Tournament Takes Place Every
Monday Afternoon At LE
CENTRE CLUB AGE d'OR DE LA VALLEE - All Are Welcome!
Every Monday afternoon beginning at 12:25 p.m. anywhere from 24 to 32 people
gather for an afternoon of friendly competition in the form of euchre. Sue
Carr, on the left above, is the Coordinator of the Euchre Tournaments. She
is seated with Gerry Lee and Paul Legault. The entry fee is $4 per person,
which includes a chance to win lunch the following Monday. You can also
enter a 50/50 draw for only $2.00.
The group plays a "Progressive Style
Tournament" where everybody is on their own and points are accumulated
during the afternoon. It is a great pastime which ends at approximately 3
The play is open to the general public, so if you are interested in
playing euchre on Monday afternoons, just drop in and see Sue next Monday.
The Valley East Lions Club Is Once
Again Selling Tickets On The Ultimate Dream Home
Roger Larivierre, on the left, and Gerry Pope, are Co-Chairs of the Valley
East Lions Club Distribution Committee for the selling of the Ultimate
Dream Home tickets in Valley East. Helping them out during the
"kick-off" was Vickie Pope who supervised the ticket table while
her husband, Gerry visited other sites to make sure that they all had
their supply of tickets for the day.
Lion Debbra Christianson, was on hand to look after the Saturday morning
shift. The $20 tickets always sell extremely well in Valley East. Many
people look forward to the contest every year and often purchase tickets
to be given out as Christmas gifts or "stocking stuffers".
Besides buying your tickets at the Hanmer Valley Shopping Centre or
Loeb's IGA in Val Caron whenever the Lions are manning their tables, you
can also find them available at any time at Neil's Independent Grocers in
the Kiost; Mr. Gas in Val Caron; both Caisse Populaire's, and; the McCrea
SUDBURY TRAIL PLAN ASSOCIATION
Snowmobile Trail Permits
“Winter is just a
few short weeks away so we encourage all snowmobilers to get their
snowmobile trail permit early and save some money at the same
time” newly elected STP President Gilles Tessier announced today.
The Sudbury Trail Plan Association advises the 2006/2007 MTO full
season snowmobile trail permit is now available for sale. Permits
may be obtained from any one of the 8 local STP member clubs, or
through a number of businesses including local dealers. Riders who
have previously purchased their previous season trail permit through
Sudbury Trail Plan should look for a renewal application form in the
latest issue of the STP / PSSD joint publication “Northern Sno
Full season trail
permit prices for 2006/2007 are $180 if purchased on or before
December 1st, 2006 and $230 if purchased after December 1st.
Trail Permits allow riders access to the 45,000km of trails
maintained by over 250 member OFSC clubs. The purchase of a trail
permit from Sudbury Trail Plan also includes a subscription to
Northern Sno Trails and Ontario Snowmobiler Magazine. Purchase your
trail permit before Nov. 1st, and you could win 1 of 3
gas cards worth $1500.00, $1000.00 or $500.00.
“With the French
River Bridges in place as well as a number of other changes in the
system, snowmobile riders are going to want to make sure they can
access our northern trails this season” Tessier adds.
For further information please contact:
Sudbury Trail Plan Association
Gilles Tessier, President
Get Ready for Snowmobiling Week
Sudbury Trail Plan Association (STP) announced that the Ontario
Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) has designated the week of
November 25th thru December 1st 2006 as “Get Ready for
the start of the upcoming snowmobile season only a few short weeks
away, snowmobilers are reminded that now is the time to perform
pre-season inspections and make any necessary repairs to their
snowmobiles, trailers, and associated equipment,” reports STP
President Gilles Tessier. “Time spent now will only increase the
enjoyment of their winter excursions and ensure maximum safety for
themselves and others”.
made by OFSC and STP also include checking snowmobile registrations
and insurance policies to ensure they are current.Clothing and safety equipment should be inspected and
replaced as necessary to ensure proper operation.“Snowmobiling is an off-road activity and as such riders
need to recognize and be prepared for any associated risks they may
encounter through riding choices they have made,” states Tessier.
riders are preparing their equipment, over 6000 volunteers
representing 240 clubs province wide are busy preparing trails.
Locally, riders can utilize any of the 1,200 km of local trails
maintained by the STP and its eight member clubs as well as the
41,000 km of OFSC Prescribed Trails by purchasing and displaying on
their sled a 2006 – 2007 Snowmobile Trail Permit.
Trail Permits are the most significant source of revenue for
snowmobile clubs each season,” states Tessier. “Each permit sold
allows us to groom trails more frequently thus making the overall
riding experience more enjoyable and potentially safer”.Permits also identify that only authorized snowmobilers are
legally utilizing the land so generously provided to OFSC member
clubs by over 15,000 landowners.
Permits are available through the local snowmobile clubs and at over
25 authorized permit outlets throughout the City of Greater Sudbury.
Buyers can save $50 by purchasing their Trail Permit on or before
December 1st at the same pre-season price of $180 offered
Next Blood Donor Clinics
Scheduled For December 21 At Knights of Columbus Hall
Blais, Senior Clinic Coordinator, Donor Services for Canadian Blood Services
reminds all local residents that monthly clinics are held at the Knights of
Columbus Hall on Emily Street every month.
Clinic hours are between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. on the
January 17, 2007
February 21, 2007
March 21, 2007
Seventeen year old Kelsey Patterson, shown above in the photo, a Grade 12
student at Confederation Secondary School in Val Caron, recently gave blood
for the very first time on her 17th birthday. She is shown above with Health
Worker, Shiela Gravelle, who gave Kelsey a birthday to remember.
Bishop Alexander Carter
539 Francis Street, Hanmer
For All Men and Women
16 Years and older
8:00 to 9:00 p.m.
$20 Registration Per Year
Contact: Larry at 969-5023
or Vic at 969-7180
and Winter Programming
The Art Gallery of Sudbury on John Street has
several very interesting programs for children and adults starting up
this fall. Go to the main web site through the above link to see if
there is anything of interest that you may wish to take part in and
contact the administration at 675-4871.
SUDBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY
A TEEN ADVISORY GROUP
TAG! You’re it!
The Greater Sudbury Public Library is looking for teens in grades 7 to
12, who will meet monthly, to join the library’s Teen Advisory
Reasons to consider joining...
1. Look good on college resume
2. Earn Community Service hours
3. Suggest materials for the library
4. Meet new people
5. There’s always food at meetings
6. It’s fun!
have the choice of two groups:
East Public Library
Elmview Drive, Hanmer
Wednesday of the month
- 5:00 p.m.
MacKenzie Street, Sudbury
Wednesday of the month
- 5:00 p.m.
If you are interested, please call Ginette Mallette at
Join us for the next meeting.
more information, please contact:
Mallette, Children and Teens Programmer
Sudbury Public Library, 673-1155, extension 205
We thank Monique Grenon of Hanmer for sharing some of these old photos
that she uncovered from one of her albums. See if you can spot some of
your old friends (or ancestors). Click on the link below for more photos.