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Today's date: Wednesday January 23, 2019 Vol 52 Issue 03
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Zumba fundraiser scheduled for Feb. 9

Zumba fundraiser scheduled for Feb. 9

FERGUS - A Zumba fundraiser is being held for Jacqueline (Jackie) Gallegos, who has been diagnosed with stage four breast cancer and bone cancer.

Probus Club of Centre Wellington new management team for 2018-2019

Probus Club of Centre Wellington new management team for 2018-2019

Front row: Ellen Oaks, Membership; Glynn Broadrick, treasurer; Yvonne Day, secretary; Norma Seibert, telephone committee & greeters; Greta DeBoer, president. Back Row: Howard Coats, newsletter; Peter Manning, events; Dean Percy, historian. Absent: Dianne Smart, speakers; Linda Coats, newsletter; Dale Hall, goodwill.

Progress continues on construction of new Groves Memorial Community Hospital

Progress continues on construction of new Groves Memorial Community Hospital

ABOYNE - Groves Memorial Community Hospital (GMCH) and Foundation board members came together recently to view progress on the new hospital.

Advertiser receives national award, recognition

Advertiser receives national award, recognition

FERGUS - The Wellington Advertiser is now a national award-winning newspaper. The Advertiser recently received notification that it won the 2018 Best Editorial Page (circulation over 25,000) award at News Media Canada’s Canadian Community Newspaper Awards.

Junior curling coach honoured

Junior curling coach honoured

ELORA - Elora Curling Club junior and bantam coach Scott Lindhorst was presented with an Ontario Curling Association (OCA) extraordinary volunteer award on Jan. 11. The nomination recognized Lindhorst’s dedication to the ongoing development and success of the program.

Gallery Concert Series to begin Jan. 20 at museum

ABOYNE - On Jan. 20 the new concert season opens at the Wellington County Museum with the Gallery Music Group presenting flute, piano and horn renditions, which flow from the era of French Impressionism.

Puppets Elora exhibit to open at Wellington museum

ABOYNE - In celebration of Puppets Elora’s 25th anniversary, the Wellington County Museum and Archives’ newest exhibit, A Peek Behind the Curtain, highlights the performing arts of Elora puppetry. Come experience puppets first hand at the museum, officials say.

WeeAlec Productions announces spring concerts

Local music promoterWeeAlec Productions has announced its spring lineup of concerts coming to Fergus. It includes an array of traditional and Celtic musicians from Scotland, Ireland, Ontario, Newfoundland and Cape Breton.



The Centre Wellington District High School Social Justice class raised almost $2,000 for Kids Help Phone South Western Ontario through donations received at the Dec. 11 CW Community Dinner Project.

Assault charge

FERGUS - On Jan. 8 at about 8pm Wellington County OPP officers responded to a disturbance between two women at a house on Flannery Drive here.

Learn how to welcome your Chinese visitors

It is estimated that Chinese tourists contributed 1.48 billion to Canada’s tourism sector and there were over 620,000 arrivals in 2017 alone. A press release sent by Deb Dalziel, Elora and Fergus tourism and destination coordinator states “We are pleased to offer a fun and educational workshop on understanding more about the Chinese culture and being better prepared to serve the Chinese traveler when visiting our community.”
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