The hard working Tiverton Reunion Committee led by Heather Convay and Kelly Glover put on one heck of a party at the Whitney Crawford Community Centre. The Tiverton Reunion is set for June 27-July 1, 2019 and there is “No Place Like Home” as the community launched the first of many warm up events to come in 2019. It was a rockin’ good time with a well thought out environment completed with decorations and some great prizes donated by local business. The Tiverton Reunion Committee 2019 is looking forward to seeing everyone come out for the reunion in the summer of 2019.
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Huron Shores Hospice was the recipient of a cheque presentation on Tuesday December 4, 2018 and the Lake Huron Learning Collaborative Inc. (LHLCI) donated $5000 to the cause. HSH: L to R – Moniek Geene HSH, Rosemary Rognvaldson, LHICI, Cheryl Cottrill, HSH, Larry Kraemer LHICI, Sarah Pollock LHICI, Elizabeth Kruspe LHICI and Sandy Thomson LHICI.
Something very special was in the works for one of St. Anthony’s School staff members on December 5, 2018. A very well organized effort to create a school wide surprise for “Miss Mac” went down on Wednesday December 5, 2018. The clever staff at St. Anthony’s had planted the seeds with students prior to Wednesday by requesting that the students wear white to school with no one really knowing why and no questions were asked. The students weren’t the only ones dressed in white, as St. Anthony’s staff members dressed up as bridesmaids to put on a small wedding celebration in the gymnasium.
A second family has been selected and the Kincardine Refugee Committee is ready for round two of helping provide assistance to refugees who have migrated to Canada. The family with travel to Kincardine once the Government of Canada and the United Nations complete the necessary administrative work and is expected to be completed in 2019.
Santa Claus is busy as many communities have him ‘doing his thing’ during parades this holiday season. The Kincardine Santa Claus Parade was held on Saturday December 1 , 2018 and Santa himself made his way through downtown Kincardine. The parade brought out many of the local businesses and community groups who did an excellent job of decorating their floats.
The SBGHC Kincardine Auxiliary hosted their first Poinsettia lunch on Friday November 16, 2018 at the Kincardine United Church . This exciting endeavour was very well received with the selling of all 120 tickets . Sylvia Abbot , her committee and many volunteers did an excellent job of organizing this new event .Hot apple cider and cheese trays donated by Pine River Cheese welcomed the guests . Then came the delicious main course of spinach or ham quiche and a festive salad followed by homemade cherry or blueberry cheesecake.
Kincardine Hometown Christmas unleashed a bigger and better year starting on Friday November 16, 2018. The ‘Big Reveal’ was a new feature which encouraged businesses downtown Kincardine to decorate their windows the best they could to qualify for some big prizes and the winner will be declared on Thursday November 22, 2018. The myFM lighting of Victoria Park was a fantastic holiday display on Friday with the Kincardine Community Singers setting the mood festive mood. Saturday November 17, 2018 was a big day downtown Kincardine as things got underway a little earlier this year.
A Kincardine local was a part of the honourable job in performing Public Duties on November 11, 2018. Trent Perrier of Kincardine was one of many in the Canadian Armed Forces who have been cleared for public duty and are serving as part of the Queen’s Guard in London England. Remembrance Day 2018 was not only a major mark in history because of it’s 100 years since the first war ended in 1918, but now for a local man it will be something he’ll cherish forever. “This deployment was a great honour, to be able to be one of the Queen’s guardsmen,” said Trent Perrier.
An unfortunate accident that recently put Donna Coughlan in distress has created a very necessary reason for people to raise money. Donna Coughlan is the ‘angel’ behind Allies for Alley Catz and has been helping with the control and care of felines for quite some time. Hospital bills and the cost of keeping the care of cats going has turned out to be a very expensive time since due to injuries Donna has been forced to be out of the game when it comes to how she normally operates.
By Melinda Smegal
Halloween came early for kids as the Kincardine BIA and participating businesses welcomed ghosts, ghouls and many other characters to their stores on Saturday October 27, 2018. The downtown area was filled with families going door to door and getting some real great treats and no tricks involved. Many of the downtown business owners dressed up to play along and some noted efforts went to the group of Royal LePage and Penetangear. Some great costumes from downtown business owners and one of Kincardine’s new additions ‘Now Playing’ had a haunted house that left some pretty scared afterwards.
Kincardine is known for its Hometown Christmas event every year in November to kick start the holiday season. The Kincardine BIA is putting positive steps forward to make the winter season more exciting by teaming up with the Municipality of Kincardine, Kincardine Chamber of Commerce and other community players to focus on making existing events bigger and more successful. Hometown Christmas Kincardine has changed and the idea is to ‘freshen up’ the launch into the Christmas season by introducing some new ideas and positive changes.