Tag: Anita Grace

Snow much fun!

By Anita Grace – Parkdale Park was filled with creative snow figures on Saturday, February 8. Described by event organizer John Ferguson as a “random act of fun,” the first annual GT Snowman Building Contest was a showcase of wintery talents. Naomi Ireland’s team of five builders created a […]

To the top of Kilimanjaro

Two Westboro men are climbing Africa’s tallest mountain with two goals: to reach the summit and to bring clean water to people in some of Africa’s poorest regions. [View some photos from their trip at the end of this story.] Jason Thomson and Simon Mead are joining a […]

Going beyond the classroom

By Anita Grace – Shauna Pollock is passionate about preparing her students for the 21st century. In recognition of her dedication and avant-garde approach, the Churchill Alternative School teacher recently received the Prime Minister’s Teaching Award for Excellence. Churchill principal Megan Egerton describes Pollock as a teacher who […]

Going the distance

Close to 400 athletes participated in the inaugural Wellington Mile race on Thanksgiving Monday, October 14. “The mile is historic,” said Samantha Calder-Sprackman, who was the first woman across the line in the first heat. She noted that it is a great distance for a community run as […]

Byron Tramway Parade

Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m. An all-ages-friendly community parade will take place on the Byron Pathway. Meet at theByron Tramway Park (just east of Island Park Drive) at 10:00. We’ll walk/stroll/roll along Byron Pathway, cross at Hilson Avenue and end at Iona Park. Costumes, music and noise makers are encouraged. Coffee and lemonade will be […]

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