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Spare me

Cheryl Regier, bowling for Town & Country Bowling Lanes in Zurich, did her home lanes proud by winning first place in the Master Bowlers Association of Ontario Aggregate: Ladies Teaching Division in Hamilton May 7-8. Regier will bowl for Ontario with a team of other ladies in a national competition starting June 28.

Special guest

Canadian television star Rick Mercer of CBC’s “Rick Mercer Report” is the special guest at the upcoming South Huron Foundation Gala, held June 3 at the South Huron Rec Centre. The popular annual event, a major fundraiser for the hospital, has been sold out for months.


The Rotary Club of Grand Bend’s open concept beach community stage now awaits delivery of its prefabricated roof, expected to be installed by the end of May. The stage is immediately north of the beach house and has an accessible ramp at back.


Cast and crew at South Huron District High School are busily preparing for the school’s upcoming production of “Little Shop of Horrors,” which will be presented at the school May 26-28. Above from left are crew members Carleen Hone, Dianne Heatherington, Esmeralda Lopez, Gina Harris, Emily Vincent and director/producer Beth Jantzi.


The first annual Bayfield Beer, Wine and Food festival was held May 14 at the Bayfield arena. Restaurants, craft breweries and wineries from Bayfield and surrounding communities provided samples and let everyone know what kind of great food and drink is nearby. Above, Becky Simpson of Exeter is poured a glass of cabernet Franc by Anthony Fazzalari at the table for Alton Farms Estate Winery, which is located in Plympton-Wyoming.


Taylor Montgomery, Sarah Martin, Sadie Scott, Robin Montgomery and Justin Wall offered some elbow grease to the car wash fundraiser at the Drive 4 UR Community event hosted by Leslie Motors on May 8. The national campaign lead by Ford of Canada raised $500,000 for relief in Fort McMurray.


The Rotary Club of Grand Bend celebrated its 25th anniversary May 3 at Hessenland Country Inn north of St. Joseph. Above, past-president Bruce Shaw, left, and current president Peter Phillips read certificates of congratulations sent by local MPs and MPPs. Popular public speaker and performer Neil Aitchison was the evening’s guest speaker.

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