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Slotkin bill would require more PFAS chemical monitoring by EPA - A bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-8) could require... - May 17
COMMENTARY: Trump wants to Make the Great Lakes great again - In recent weeks, President Trump has begun honing his message on the... - May 17
Lake Ontario levels impacting U.S. Coast Guard operations - The U.S. Coast Guard at the Port of Rochester is feeling the effects of the... - May 17
U.S. Senate confirms new IJC commissioners - The U.S. Senate has finally confirmed three new members of the International... - May 17
Sturgeon festival in Port Huron puts spotlight on ancient fish - The Friends of the St. Clair River, Michigan, is offering the opportunity to... - May 17
Great Lakes ice free – first time since Nov. 14 - Thursday was the first day of 2019 with 0.0% ice on all the Great Lakes. That... - May 17
Damage of anchor strike to Straits of Mackinac pipeline finally revealed - A newly released video of an underwater inspection of the Line 5 oil and... - May 16
High-tech buoys give scientists insight into Great Lakes conditions - As summer sets in and algae begins to form in the Great Lakes, the challenges... - May 16

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Wasps may be smarter than we think, study shows - It may seem like a wasp’s only concern is getting at your can of pop, but a new... - May 17
This invasive plant in Ontario is super hard to get rid of - Garlic mustard is an invasive plant brought to North America from Europe. Its... - May 17

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Scattered showers possible over long weekend - Anyone heading to the campgrounds this Victoria Day weekend may occasionally... - May 17
How to prevent tick and mosquito bites - Huron County Public Health officials are warning residents to protect... - May 16

Bruce Beach News

MAC GREGOR, Malcolm Herbert - Cottage 103

Friday, April 19, 2019

On Friday, April 19th, 2019, Malcolm Herbert Mac Gregor, loving husband to Eleanor D. Mac Gregor, passed away at nearly 93-years of age. Malcolm was born on April 24, 1929, in Detroit, Michigan, as the oldest of three sons born to Herbert Mac Gregor and Mary Horvath. Malcolm served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and then enrolled at the University of Michigan in 1946, where he graduated in 1953 with a BA in mathematics, and an MA and PhD in physics. During those years he met his wife, Eleanor, won her heart by playing Clare de Lune on the piano, and married her in 1943.

ZELLERMEYER, Valerie (née Syms) - Cottage 139

Monday, April 15, 2019

VALERIE ZELLERMEYER (née Syms) It is with great sorrow that the family of Valerie Zellermeyer (née Syms) announces her passing on April 15, 2019 at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Valerie was born in Hamilton, New Zealand in 1944, but grew up near Mount Eden, in Auckland. Following in her big sister June's footsteps, Valerie trained in nursing. Like any good Kiwi, after graduating from nursing school she did extensive travelling through Australia, the United Kingdom and Europe.

EATON, Shirley Anne (née Reid) - Cottage 61

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Mom died peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2019, 3 weeks shy of her 87th Birthday. She will be deeply missed by her loving children David (Lindsay), Doug (Emily), Catherine (Peter) and Bruce. Dear grandmother of Sarah, Paige, Andrew, Kirk, Cody, Thomas, Dylan, Isabella, Cameron and step grandmother to Madi. Shirley was predeceased by her husband of 30 years John Eaton aka “Fred”, She was the only child of her predeceased parents, Dr. Roy Reid DDS and Pearl Reid.

WOOLFORD, Paul - Cottage 94

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

It is with great sadness, the family announces the passing of Paul on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Paul, beloved husband of Joanne.

Loving and devoted father of Nathan (partner Sarah Goegan) and Stephanie (partner Jakob Page) and Chanel (dog). Son of Fred (spouse Patricia) and Carolyn (partner Rob Paton); brother of Scott (partner Michael Godfrey); son-in-law of Lee and Marlene Klingbyle; brother-in-law of Heather Mykytiw and Bonnie Bridgewater (partner Gary Meloche); survived by several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

BBCA BBQ Sold out

Fellow Beachers, thanks to Donna Tiernan and Heather McGregor Brown and their ticket sales ability we have another sold out BBQ. There will be 511 people at this year's version of our annual affair.

We've come a long way from the days of dragging BBQs to the club house and the Dads flipping burgers and hot dogs while the families sat on blankets and socialized with neighbours.

See everyone on Saturday,

Brian MacEachern

Bruce Beach BBQ

Baseball at Bruce Beach

Baseball Batter For those who were at the season opener last weekend you witnessed Bruce Beach baseball at its best.   Imagine if you will Mike Buchanan on the mound pitching for the game.  Bottom of the 9th (or whatever inning Gerry says it is).  The score is 14 to 11.  The bases are getting fuller but somehow the game is lost as the opposition just can’t sustain any traction.  We all retire for a well-deserved beer or two.  Just another day in paradise known as Bruce Beach. 

 

Lake Huron e-news Announcement - July 2016

The Coastal Centre Welcomes New Executive Director

The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Matthew Hoy joined the Coastal Centre team on July 4, 2016 as the new Executive Director.

Matt Hoy
Matthew (Matt) Hoy, Executive Director

Matt is a long term resident of Goderich and is deeply committed to both his community and the Lake Huron shoreline.  Matt has had a successful career within the financial industry, however has decided to change his vocation and focus his efforts to benefit both the Lake Huron coastline and the environment. He firmly believes the strength of communities along Ontario’s southeast shoreline lies in the health of our Great Lake.

Junior Baseball Volunteers Needed

Good Morning Bruce Beachers, 
  
After a couple of great weekends at Bruce Beach many will be trying to figure out how to spend an extra week at the cottage this summer. 

What could be better than spending some extra time with your kids by volunteering to help with Junior Baseball. 
  
The activity takes place from 9.30 am to 10.30 am Monday through Friday every week during July and August.  The first day this year will be July 4th.

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Souvenir History of Bruce Beach

FOR well over forty years the Summer Resort known as Bruce Beach on Lake Huron’s friendly shore has been the holiday rendezvous for health-seekers, pleasure-seekers and tor those who were just tired. From a very modest beginning the popularity and the population have grown by leaps and bounds. The need of having some sort of historical souvenir which would preserve the happy annals of the Beach had been keenly felt for a long time. It was not, however, until the year 1915 that the meeting of this need took concrete form.

A History of Bruce Beach

Shortly after the Bruce Beach Historical Society was formed in the Fall of 1981, I was having lunch with a friend. When asked why I had given up curling that year, one of the two or three reasons I mentioned was my interest in publishing history of Bruce Beach, where my family had been spending their summers for more than sixty years. "How fortunate you are to have such roots", replied my friend.

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Important Dates

Garbage Pickup - Tue May 21 (All day)
Blue Box Pickup - Thu May 23 (All day)
Memorial Day - Mon May 27 (All day)
Father's Day - Sun Jun 16 (All day)
Baseball - Sun Jun 30 9:00

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