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ON THE CLOCK – The Old Post project donors enjoyed a tour of the former downtown Harriston post office and dinner Oct. 20, courtesy of Post owners Michael and Susan Hendrick. During the tour, which afforded a look at the many upgrades completed inside the building, included a look inside the clock tower. Getting the clock ticking and the bell ringing again were two major goals of the restoration project.

Celebrating One Year

Pictured holding their creations is Wingham Collective Kitchen participant, Mike Cowan with food advisers Marilyn King and Cindy Bos at the one-year-anniversary of the local collective kitchen. A group of community members meets once a month at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Food stop

Linda Dewer stops to talk and try out some of the food from Mount Forest Foodland owner Mike Armstrong at last Saturday’s Bubbles, Suds and Moonshine event, which was a fundraiser for Mount Forest Homecoming 2017.

New executive installed

The Mount Forest District Chamber of Commerce installed their new executive for the upcoming year at their annual general meeting on Oct. 18. The new executive consists of, from left: Drew Nelson, secretary; Shawn McLeod, director; David Sharpe, president; Roslyn Fortier, director; and David Ford, past president.

Expected growth

Wellington North mayor Andy Lennox talked to Mount Forest District Chamber of Commerce members last week about the township's expected growth over the next 25 years.

Lifetime business achievement award

The 2016 South Huron Business and Community Excellence Awards Gala was held Oct. 20 at the Exeter Golf Club, with a sold-out crowd of nearly 200 people. Among the winners was Jerry MacLean of MacLeans, above centre, who received a Lifetime Business Achievement Award. With MacLean are Shelagh Cleary of Usborne-Hibbert Mutual Insurance (Award Sponsor presenter), left, and Leanne Comeau of Realty Executives Platinum Brokerage (presenter on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors).


Students in the Associate Diploma in Equine Care and Management program will complete the first year of their studies through Ridgetown at the Regional Equine and Agricultural Centre in Clinton, and the second year at the Ridgetown Campus in Ridgetown, ON.


Pictured cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of the White Willow studio in Wingham is (left to right) landlords Doug Kuyvenhoven and Jeff Drost, White Willow owner Mary Skinn, North Huron Coun. Yolanda Ritsema-Teeninga, and North Huron economic development officer Connie Goodall.

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