Category Archives: Advertisements

Advertisements and other items of possible interest to the neighbourhood. These typically will be from a third party and may be commercial in nature.

Petition regarding community newspapers

From: Hampton Iona Newsletter <newsletter@hamptoniona.ca>
Date: December 5, 2017 at 4:16:08 PM EST
Subject: Petition regarding community newspapers

Communities across Ottawa and Ontario took a big hit recently when Postmedia and Torstar announced they were swapping 32 community newspapers and then shutting them down.
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Boughs, boughs, boughs for sale

Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2017 11:41:47 -0500
From: Laurie Fagan <laurie.fagan@cbc.ca>

Boughs, boughs, boughs for sale

The Champlain Park Garden Club has many extra bundles of boughs left over from the two wreath making workshops this past weekend. They are nice for a mantle or decorate your railing and the smell is incredible.
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Rosemount Library Update

From: READRosemount <readrosemount@gmail.com>
Date: November 14, 2017 at 5:22 PM
Subject: Rosemount Library Renovation – READ Response

Good evening,

We are writing to update the community associations in the Rosemount catchment area on the status of the library’s redevelopment.

In October, the OPL Board made the unfortunate decision to renovate rather than expand the Rosemount Library. READ is disappointed with this result. In our view, the community is already underserved and a superficial renovation does not address the community’s current and future needs.

Attached you’ll find READ’s statement in response to the OPL’s decision. We encourage you to share it with your contacts and association members.
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Indoor Soccer and Basketball

via Lorrie Marlow (Mechanicsville Community Association):

Basketball for youth on Fridays at Connaught Gym is very popular. They play ball for 4 hours straight!

In May, RAH sponsors teams for the Lowertown tournament in May.

Cuts for Kids – November 26

via Lorrie Marlow (Mechanicsville Community Association), Van Lang field house is near the Westboro bus station:

Cuts for Kids foundation along with local Westboro salon “West Side Spa” and West Wellington barber “Hair Fellas” are providing free hair cuts to local kids. There will be sports games, pizza and Hip Hop performances on Sunday Nov 26 from 1 to 4pm. Last haircut at 3pm.

Cuts for Kids throw a great event for kids and youth!

See https://www.cutsforkids.org/events/van-lang for details.

Black Belt Lost

LOST: Karate black belt at the Fieldhouse last Tuesday morning.

If you find it, please contact Hashmat Kahn or the webmaster.

Binoculars Found

From Kelly or Laurie on Tue, 31 Oct 2017 19:32:21 -0400:

FOUND: During Halloween trick or treating, someone found a pair of binoculars in our driveway. They are the portable kind that fold up and can be put in a leather case on your belt. The brand name is Tasco.

Please call 613-728-1945 to claim or drop by 197 Daniel Avenue.

Thank you.