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Nominees being sought for top senior

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This is the time of year when the Township of La Vallee is asking for nominations for its “Senior of the Year” award. Residents are asked to nominate someone who they think should receive it.

The nominees has to be a resident of our township, be age 65 or older, and someone who has made our community a better place to live through volunteering their time, etc.

Send in your nomination, along with a brief description as to why you chose this person and a bit about how they how they have made our community a better place.

Nominations have to be received at the municipal office no later than Friday, March 28.

When a heavy snowfall takes place, all municipal roads are plowed first and then driveways are done the next day. If you are the “on call” list and require your driveway to be plowed, it is important that you call the first day of snowfall to advise that you would like your driveway plowed.

If you wait and call after the equipment has been out doing driveways, an additional fee will be required to have the equipment go out again.

The Township of La Vallee would like to welcome Dale Jerry, who has been hired as road supervisor/equipment operator.

Maxine Hayes was the winner of the Emo Legion's most recent 50/50 draw, taking home $320. Be sure to purchase your 50/50 ticket for February.

A reminder the next “Country Jam” at the Emo Legion will take place this Friday (Feb. 15) starting around 7 p.m.

An archery competition was held at Sturgeon Creek School on Saturday, with 23 students from Crossroads and Sturgeon Creek competing.

Winning silver for Crossroads was Teddy Donaldson while picking up a bronze were Monica Empey and Rex Tolton. These three competitors have been practising since January for this event.

Students from Grade 8 can take part in this event.

A big thanks to Trevor Hands for his continued volunteerism in this sport.

Sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Bill Mosbeck.

He will be sadly missed by family, and always remembered as a strong man and vital part of the Emo community.

Sincere sympathy, as well, to the family and friends of Todd Ducharme.

The community also is sending thoughts and prayers to John and Ann Craig and their family in the passing of Don Wilson.

This Monday (Feb. 18) is Family Day. Students have no school and many people have a holiday.

Be sure to enjoy your day and spend time with your family! Enjoy your day.

Robin's 2¢:

Whoever said “Do it right the first time and you'll never have to do it again?” obviously never had to shovel a Canadian driveway!

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