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Kincardine accepting applications to join the BIA - The municipality of Kincardine is looking for residents who want to be more... - Jul 4
Local conservation authorities team up to produce videos on shoreline activity - Three local conservation Authorities have teamed up with community partners to... - Jul 4
Goderich still working on bylaw for short term rentals - The Town of Goderich is still mulling over what to do about short term rentals... - Jul 4
Murals to decorate Huron County towns - Huron County Tourism Development Officer, Rick Sickinger, says several... - Jul 4
Feel unsafe on the roads? You’re not alone - A new study commissioned by Canadian Automobile Association South Central... - Jul 4
Several water rescues by OPP - Nine people had to be rescued from the waters of Georgian Bay over two days to... - Jul 3
Meteors, conjunctions, occultations, auroras, all to delight stargazers this sum - It’s a big summer for stargazers this year. Dark Sky Chair for the Bruce... - Jul 3
OPP identify drowning victim - A man from Burlington has been identified as the individual who drowned in Lake... - Jul 1

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Only half of Great Lakes residents are aware of advisories for safely eating fis - A recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that only about... - Jul 1
Keeping plastic waste from entering Great Lakes top priority for binational grou - With more than 12.8 million tons of recyclable plastic packaging materials... - Jul 1
Plan to save Lake Superior reef will be unveiled at UP meeting - A public meeting will be held in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula town of Lake Linden... - Jul 1
This bird on the brink is staging a comeback in northwest Michigan - The piping plover is making its last stand along northern Michigan’s west coast... - Jul 1

Bruce Beach News

Bruce Beach Municipal Drain Phase II Information Session

Update: A draft of the Phase II project drawings have been posted to https://www.haveyoursayhk.ca/bruce-beach-drain
 
There's a Zoom information session that is happening this Saturday Feb 5, 2022 at 9:00 am. It will be to present the development plan and probably the additional tax assessments for Phase II of the Bruce Beach Municipal Drain. 

PUGH, Marjorie "Marny" L. - Cottage 81

Monday, December 14, 2020

MARJORIE “MARNY” L. PUGH, age 94, died Monday, December 14, 2020 at StoryPoint in Troy, Ohio.  She was born May 2, 1926 in Piqua, Ohio to the late Fred and Agnes (Morgan) Wadsworth.

She is survived by daughters: Debi Sacks of Glen Echo, MD and Cyndy (Dennis) Burt of Troy; son: Jamie (Kim) Pugh of Ludlow Falls, Ohio; six grandchildren: Brad (Samantha) Pugh, Kati (Ben) Redick, Julie (Sean) Fellers, Gordon Burt, Morgan (Travis) Gulker and Davis Sacks; and six great grandchildren: Mia, Sadie, Emma, Addie, Tripp and Elouise.  In addition to her parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband: Robert, in 2016; brother: Robert Wadsworth; and sister: Elizabeth Wadsworth Zimmerman.

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.

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.

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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 Jul 5 (All day)
Junior Baseball - Tue Jul 5 9:30
Teen Baseball - Tue Jul 5 7:00
Baseball - Sun Jul 10 9:00
Worship in the Church Grove - Sun Jul 10 4:00

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Water Levels - Lake Huron at Goderich from CHS

Beach Water Quality - latest monitoring data from Grey Bruce Public Health Unit

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