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Donations are still being accepted for Terry Fox Run

By Michelle Poirier The annual Georgina Terry Fox Run took place virtually this year on September 19 and has raised $18,000 so far.  “Despite there being no actual Terry Fox Run at the North Gwillimbury Park as in past years, it was still an inspiring day for countless people. A day...

Local restaurants support The Georgina Cares Fund

By Michelle Poirier Two local fast-food chains have raised money for The Georgina Cares Fund, Tim Hortons through their Smile Cookie campaign, and McDonald’s through their McHappy Day.  The Smile Cookie campaign ran at local Tim Hortons from September 13 to 19, with 100 per cent of the proceeds from cookie...

Legacy of Ladies of the Lake celebrated at ClearWater Farm

By Mike Anderson More than 30 former members of Ladies of the Lake, a volunteer organization formed in 2005 to raise public awareness about Lake Simcoe's environmental challenges, reunited at ClearWater Farm on September 11 to honour four members who have since passed. The contributions of Nancy Heidenreich (2012), Wanda Big...

Caboose project nears completion at Georgina Pioneer Village

By Mike Anderson The Georgina Historical Society (GHS) has been busy refurbishing a 103-year-old railway caboose during the pandemic. The project, which started in 2020, is nearing completion, with the exterior getting a fresh coat of paint, the roof repaired, windows replaced, and the interior converted into an exhibit space.

Register now for Georgina’s Terry Fox Run

TERRY FOX-- Marathon of Hope runner, Terry Fox, shown in this undated photo, had his dream of running across the country cut short near Thunder Bay, Ont., when he learned that cancer had spread to his lungs. (CP PHOTO) 1981 By Michelle Poirier There is still time to register...

Georgina Studio Tour Preview

By Ewa Chwojko-Srawley The Georgina Studio Tour started 27 years ago, and attracts thousands of visitors, both from Georgina and neighbouring municipalities.  This year, on September 25 and 26, the event features 36 artists in 23 locations. Barbara Banfield, acting Chair of the event and an accomplished pottery artist who has...

The Briars is set to reopen before Easter

By: Michelle Poirier The Briars Resort & Spa in Jackson's Point is ready to reopen on April 2, after closing mid-November due to the pandemic. "We are excited to reopen and to serve our guests and the community again," Kim Zhang, Vice General Manager at The Briars, said.

Sutton Legion gets a much-needed boost from federal support program

By: Mike Anderson It was thumbs up at the Sutton Legion when Branch 356 President Stephen Wiebe deposited a federal e-transfer for nearly $11,000 on March 3. The funds were issued through the Veterans Organizations Emergency Support Fund (VOESF), a federal COVID-19 support program to help Legions continue to operate during...

Georgina Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic rebuild a go in Jackson’s Point

By: Mike Anderson The rebuild of the Georgina Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (GNPLC) at 21071 Dalton Rd. in Jackson’s Point is finally moving forward. Health Georgina, the volunteer-run, non-profit organization that owns the land and is tasked with the rebuild, issued the tender on February 26, with construction expected to begin in...

Georgina Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic rebuild a go in Jackson’s Point

By: Mike Anderson The rebuild of the Georgina Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (GNPLC) at 21071 Dalton Rd. in Jackson’s Point is finally moving forward. Health Georgina, the volunteer-run, non-profit organization that owns the land and is tasked with the rebuild, issued the tender on February 26, with construction expected to begin in...

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September 10, 2021 Issue

Main Stories: Council calls on province not to fast-track Bradford Bypass, Field to Table promotes Agritourism