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Nominees for top senior sought

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Every year, the Township of La Vallee nominates a local individual as “Senior of the Year.”

But this year, the township decided to take a different approach and instead ask residents to nominate someone they think should receive the award.

The “Senior of the Year” has to be a resident of our township, be 65 years of age or older, and has made their community a better place to live.

Send the municipality your nomination, along with a brief reason as to why you chose this person and a little bit about them.

Nominations have to be received at the municipal office no later than Friday, March 31.

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With spring approaching, just a reminder that building permits are required for any construction within our municipality.

If you have any questions as to whether or not you need a permit, call the municipal office or building inspector Marc McPherson at 275-7814.

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A reminder that cards are played every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Emo Legion (singles are played so no partner is necessary).

The cost is $5, which includes a light lunch.

And don't forget that Bingo is played there every Tuesday, with doors opening at 6 p.m.

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Starting March 3, the Emo Legion will be having a beer-and-burger bar special every Friday from 7-9 p.m.

The cost is $5 and the bar will stay open late.

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Congratulations to Luke and Marissa Esselink on the arrival of their first child, Paisley, who was born on Feb. 1.

Proud grandparents are Tammy and Allan Kinnear and Gary and Betty Esselink, along with great-grandparents, John and Linda Esselink.

Your community sends you happy parenting wishes!

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Robin's 2¢:

A quiet man is a thinking man. A quiet woman usually is mad.

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