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Dave Ogilvie

DYS float

Members of the student council at Donald Young School gave up part of the lunch break to paint signs for the school’s float in the Santa Claus parade this coming Friday (Dec. 5) as part of “Holly Daze” festivities in Emo. The student council, members of P.A.L.S.

Help needed to nourish students

The province has been in the business of funding various student nutrition programs for more than a decade.

In 2005, however, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services instituted a new regional model to support the Ontario Student Nutrition Program (OSNP). This model provides an annual amount of $8.5 million regional agencies across the province.

District township goes ‘green’

Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls, well-known for the natural splendour of its forest, wildlife, and lakes, recently has added to its reputation as a “green” municipality.

Just last spring, the municipality took advantage of a one-time grant from the Rural Infrastructure Investment Initiative program in order to purchase and install a solar panel system on the municipal building.

Chapple heritage supper all set to go Saturday

The Chapple heritage fall supper, this year featuring stews, salads, and homemade bread and pies, will be held this Saturday (Oct. 25) at 6 p.m. in the Barwick Hall. Entertainment will be provided by Glen Hart and Friends.

Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children eight and under, with proceeds going towards the upkeep of the heritage museum in Barwick.