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TUESDAY, Nov. 7/17

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AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY:

 

-A&W Job Fair, 3pm-6pm, Aylmer Community Services, 25 Centre St.

-EESS Girls BBall: Jr and Sr at Wood. Coll. Ave; semifinals

 

-Thu -Aylmer Library: Valentines For Vets; Create a Valentine; All Day

-Thu -Blood Donor Clinic; EEC Complex; 2:30-7 pm

-Thu -EESS Jr Football SemiFinal v London South at Citifield

-Sat -Remembrance Day Services, Springfield 9:15 am, Aylmer 10:30 am

 

 

REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICES SATURDAY

 

-9:15 am –Springfield – Service

-10:30 am – Aylmer – Parade from Legion to Aylmer Cenotaph (In the parade will be Ontario Police College students, Legion members, Air Cadets, Veterans etc.); 10:45 am – Service

-10:30 am – Belmont – Organizer Betty Simpson said the service will take place in the Belmont Community Park. The event will include a piper, a short parade and the laying of a few wreaths. The service takes place in front of the huge metal poppy in the park.

 

 

MALAHIDE FIRE REPORT

 

– September 26, 2017, Station #3,  Station #2, Talbot Line, Mutual Aid Barn Fire

– September 30, 2017, Station #3, assisted by Station #2, Imperial Road, MVC

– October 1, 2017, Station #4, Avon Drive, MVC

– October 2, 2017, Station #1 assisted by Station #2, Sparta Line, MVC

– October 2, 2017, Station #2 , Stations #1, #3 and #4, John Wise Line, Fire

– October 11, 2017, Station #1, Springwater Road, Power Lines Down

– October 17, 2017, Station #4, Stations #1, #2 and #3, Mapleton Line, Barn Fire

– October 18, 2017, Station #1, Calton Line, Fire

– October 21, 2017, Station #1 assisted by Station #2, Imperial Road, MVC

 

 

OV NATURALISTS MONDAY

 

The Otter Valley Naturalists will hold their monthly meeting on Monday at 8 pm at the Vienna Community Centre. Speaker will be Jay Cossey who will be sharing stories of butterflies, moths and many other insects with remarks about his recent book, Southern Ontario Butterflies and their Natural History.

 

 

JEDIDIAH KLASSEN BOOK

 

(Contributed) Jedidiah, 10, son of Darrell and Helen Klassen of Aylmer also recently wrote his first book, called ‘The First Christmas’ which is a retelling of the bible account found in the book of Matthew. The story is 6 written pages with 6 coordinating illustrations and includes family pictures. It was printed at Bethel Baptist Church in Lambeth and sells for $5. It will be available next Thursday evening with a book launch at the family home at 49278 Conservation Line. Contact Helen Klassen  at 765 3472 for more information. It will also be available at Campbells uptown.

 

 

NO EECC MANAGER UNTIL NEW YEAR?

 

At the August meeting of the EEC Complex Interim Board the resignation of James Allen as EECC General Manager was accepted. Mr. Allen had held the position since December, 2015. The Board then decided the process to fill this vacancy would be delayed until the Market and Organizational Review Study for Aylmer is completed. Aylmer CEO Jenny Reynaert was appointed to be the day by day operations manager in the interim. Said the CEO: “The Review was approved in February at a cost of nearly $30,000. We are anticipating the report will be finalized by the end of December or early January. Typically it is recommended that a market review be completed every 5 years. The previous market review was done in 2005. An organizational review is undertaken only when needed.”


Added Malahide Mayor Dave Mennill – “The organizational review will be presented to the EECC board at the January 31st meeting.  The complex is functioning well; Jenny Reynaert and the staff are filling in for the General Manager at the present time.  Of course this cannot be a permanent arrangement and we are hoping to replace the position in the spring.”

 

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