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Written by  Pearl Killingbeck Wednesday, 13 December 2017 12:11
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(note – this was missed in the newspaper this week. Much apologies to all of the great Pearl Killingbeck fans – ps she is our favourite columnist as well, but don’t tell anybody because it is a secret)

What a great get together at the Maples on Wednesday December 6 for Harriett Riddell’s 84th birthday. 15 people attended, it was a great meal as usual. Thank you Elaine for the beautiful carrot cake you always make, and everyone loves. (The staff at the Maples always love it too!) Happy birthday Harriett, we wish you many many more.

Friday morning at Coffee Break was the community doing it together. There was a great crowd. It was nice to see Joelle and Don’s son Scott out enjoying a coffee. He lives in Orillia, Ontario. Get well wishes go out to Allan Massey.

Happy December Birthday wishes to Anne and Allen Massey, Karen Paterson, Harriet Riddell, Morley, Colton and Cooper Wark.

Tip of the hat this week goes out to Glen Paterson. Thank you for cleaning up all the garbage around the mailboxes. You did a great job.

Don’t forget music night at Snow Road Community Centre on Thursday December 14 from 7 until 9. Al Tuck and Joey Wright will be playing. Tickets are $10, All Welcome. There will be a light lunch served.

There will be a Community Christmas Banquet sponsored by the Mississippi Free Methodist Church at Snow Road Snowmobile Club, 1106 Gemmill Rd, December 15, 2017 at 6pm. Adults $15, children 6-12 $7.50. Under 6 free.

Back Forty Artisan Cheese  is having a Holiday Open House on Saturday December 16 from 10am -4pm at Mississippi Station on the Gully Road. Come pick up your holiday cheeses and charcuterie and warm up by the fire pit with a hot cup of cider.
The Snow Road Snowmobile Club will be hosting a Christmas dinner and evening of social entertainment. On December 16 starting at 6pm. Advance Tickets are required, they’re $15 and you can call Ruth at 613-278-0477 or Alice at 613-278-1020 to acquire them.

The Sharbot Lake Diners is on December 20 at noon at the United Church Hall. It will be a turkey dinner, with all the trimmings, catered by Itty Bitty Bites. If you want to go and you haven’t registered, call 613-279-3151. You’ll be happy you did.

December 17 will be White Gift Sunday organized by the Lanark Churches to collect food or gifts for less fortunate families in the Lanark area. Also December 17 will be food bank Sunday at the Elphin & McDonald's Corners Churches.

Congratulations to Scott Gemmill and Allison Carruthers who eloped on Friday December 8 at Fire Valley, Grand Canyon, Nevada. You sure pulled one over all of us. So happy for you and wish you both many years of happiness.

The Gemmill family celebrated their Christmas at Walter and Marie’s in Perth. There were 42 people, and now 4 generations again.

Sympathy to the Crain family on the death of their eldest brother Guy Welsh of Staynor.

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