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Bruce Power joins Canada United to support local businesses and accelerate small - Bruce Power announced today its Retooling and Economic Recovery Council (RERC)... - Aug 6

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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.

Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation Announcement - June 2016

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The Coastal Centre has grown since its incorporation as a non-profit in 1998.  The Coastal Centre has gone from managing a few grant projects a year with one full-time contractual Coastal Resource Manager to managing twenty-three projects in 2014-15 and a growing number of full-time and part-time staff members.

The hiring of an Executive Director has been a goal of the Board of Directors since 2005, and the current Board embarked upon a recruitment plan in the fall of 2015.  We received an overwhelming response to the job opening and feel fortunate to have had such a strong pool of applicants.

The Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Matt Meade has been selected to fill the position of Executive Director and will officially join our team on June 8, 2016.  Matt has a Honours BA Geography, Post Graduate GIS, and a Masters in Forestry from University of Toronto.  Matt lives in Port Elgin with his wife and  two young children.

Toronto Star Newspaper Delivery to Cottage

Out of curiosity the other day I Googled the Toronto Star, Home Delivery and completed a request to have the Star delivered to the cottage.

Surprise of surprises! The next morning the Star was at the end of our laneway.

And to add to the delight, the price for one month,on an introductory offer  for 6 months is $17.81 per month and you are able to cancel at any time.

Now, why am I promoting this?  Strictly because of a selfish motive. I am concerned that if not enough people subscribe that we may loose this home delivery.

Bruce Beach Clubhouse Bookings

Hello fellow cottagers! Sunny, warm weather reminds us that Bruce Beach time is approaching, summer really is just around the corner. The Bruce Beach Clubhouse was a busy place last summer and this year looks like it will be the same. The clubhouse has already been booked for July 16th, July 23rd, July 30th and July 31st.

If you are interested in reserving the clubhouse for a cottagers' meeting, event, family gathering or wedding, please let me know as soon as possible and I will send you the appropriate forms.

Official Plan Open House

From: Sonya Watson <swatson@huronkinloss.com>
Date: February 25, 2016 at 11:14:51 AM EST
Subject: Official Plan Open House March 28th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ripley Huron Community Centre
 

Hi all, Trusting you can pass this Notice on to your members. All reports are available at the link below for information purposes.  At this point the consultant has conducted a detailed review of the Urban Settlement Area boundaries and analysed population and growth projections. There are no proposed expansions or reductions to the Lakeshore Urban Settlement Area as a result of this review.  The policy review is the next Phase.

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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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