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Paislee Christiansen got help from fellow Crossroad student Kolton McCormick during a craft-making session for Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. For the craft, students partnered up, read the story “Snippets,” built paper houses with scrapbooking paper, celebrated the differences each home had, and worked together to build a little paper house community.

Cookie display

Marg Bogacki, left, and Priscilla Wright showed off some of the fresh baking that was sold at the Knox United Church's Christmas bake sale and luncheon held Nov. 17. Soups, sandwiches, and delicious desserts were served up to those who attended.

'Winter Vendorland'

Jolene Richert had her kitchen gadgets and spices on display during the fourth-annual “Winter Vendorland” that took place in the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium on Nov. 17. More than 20 vendors set up tables featuring their wares, with many offering locally-produced products and goods that work great as a gift for the holiday season.

Tea for two

Sam Arbuckle, left, and Dr. Robert Green were among those who dropped by the annual Christmas tea hosted by St. John's Anglican Church back on Nov. 17. More than 50 people turned out to enjoy homemade baking, meat pies, draws, a mystery gift table, and quality time with friends.

'Last hurrah'

A group of local postal workers were out picketing this morning prior to the federal government's legislation that forced them back to work at 11 a.m. today. Local union president Sandra Lange said this was their “last hurrah” before being forced back. The local staff are upset by the legislation and disappointed in the government.

Free the Tree

St. Michael's kindergarten students Jasper Dennis, Ainsley Johnson, Logan Dallas, and Aela Drombolis did a science project entitled “Free the Tree” that looked at their experience trying to better the health of a tree at their school. The four young environmentalists noticed the tree had a chain wrapped around it to hold a bike rack in place and did what they could to help it grow.

Quilters honour local veterans

Local residents Wilna and Hubert Meyers have handcrafted quilts over the last few years that have been given to various veterans in the community to recognize their service.

The contributions are part of the “Quilts of Valour” program that is made up of volunteers who create quilts to recognize injured soldiers and veterans.