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Happenings At First United Church – Jan 16

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 This year the season of Epiphany began on Sun. Jan. 6 and continues for seven Sundays. Sat.      Jan.   19    Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. Thurs. ...

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First Nations call on Ontario to fix unjust process threatening electrical transmission reliability and economic development in the north

Today, leaders of six First Nations call on the Ontario Government to intervene and fix a broken process created by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) and the previous Ontario government that ignores First Nations’ rights and northern development pertaining to a necessary and important electricity transmission project planned for Northern Ontario. The six First Nations are part of Bamkushwada Limited ...

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Between the Covers – January 16th

Come on in and check out our great selection of books, magazines, DVD’s, Blu-rays, Audiobooks, French books, and more.  And don’t forget our awesome Children’s collection and our growing Graphic Novel collection! NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are “Guilt” by Amanda Robson; “The New Iberia Blues” by James Lee Burke; “Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich and ...

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Plan for Magical Total Lunar Eclipse – January 20th

  A total lunar eclipse is a magical event to witness and our next chance comes on the night of January 20/21 with all of North America having a ring side seat for the entire show. An eclipse is a result of the perfect lineup of the sun, earth and moon. This does not occur every month as our moon ...

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Between the Covers – January 7th

New Books – Our New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are “Of Blood and Bone” by Nora Roberts; “The Dream Daughter” by Diane Chamberlain; “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand and “The Crimes of Grindelwald”, the original screenplay by J.K. Rowling.  Also for our James Patterson fans we have new on the shelf “Juror #3” and “Target Alex ...

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Community Christmas 2018

Santa and Mrs. Claus came early this year, to join in the celebrations for Wawa’s 30th Annual Community Christmas Day event, escorted by Constable TJ Tremblay from the Ontario Provincial Police, held on Saturday Dec. 1st from 11: 00 am – 1:00 pm at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. The agency which first spearheaded Community Christmas was Algoma Child and ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks The Superior Children’s Centre

The staff of the Superior Children’s Centre donated $504.00 to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Wish Upon A Star” Campaign. The staff members have been donating to their Jean Day Fund throughout the year and have now contributed $5,300.75 to the Foundation. Thank you to the staff of the Superior Children’s Centre! There is still time to donate to ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – January 9

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. The Season of Epiphany from the Greek “to show forth” began on Jan. 06.  It commemorates the showing forth of the Infant Jesus to the Wise Men, the ...

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January 2019 Happenings at Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre

The Board, Staff, and Learners of the Adult Learning Centre wish you a Happy New Year in 2019! On Monday, January 14, family history buffs are invited to join Lorne as our Ancestor Research for Beginners course resumes from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. On Tuesday, January 15, we will begin a new Computer Basics course on ...

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Remembering our Friend, Eddy Lefrançois, ALS Canada Ambassador

  From ALS Canada We are heartbroken to share with you that Eddy Lefrançois, ALS Canada Ambassador, passed away earlier today – a tremendous loss for the ALS community of a champion, advocate and friend. Diagnosed with ALS in 1992 with a prognosis of three to five years to live, Eddy became a force within the ALS community, showing the ...

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Wawa CommunityFood Bank – End of 2018 Community Thank You

Wawa Community Food Bank is indebted to many individuals, organisations and businesses in our remarkably generous town. Thank you for the donations we have been receiving from mid- November through to the end of December, 2018. All monetary contributions of any size are appreciated and each personal or non- perishable food item is valued. Feed The Need, our annual major ...

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Between the Covers – December 24

New Books – New books on the Seven Day Shelf this week are: “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean; “Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty; “Final Report” by Rick Mercer and “An Ocean of Minutes” by Thea Lim (Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist).   Staff Picks for the Month of December are “The Rules of Magic” by Alice Hoffman; “Terri’s Journey-the Colour ...

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Vive le vent et l’esprit de Noël!

Le jeudi 13 décembre dernier, des élèves de la classe de 7e et 8e année de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), accompagnés de Mme Isabella Impératori et Mme Suzanne Trudel, ont fait du porte-à-porte pour chanter de belles chansons de Noël! Cet événement est toujours très attendu dans la communauté Wawa! Cette guignolée est parmi de nombreux prélèvements de fonds que font ...

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Time for Christmas Carols!

On the evening of Thursday, December 13, grade 7 and 8 students of École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) accompanied by Ms. Isabella and Ms Suzanne went from door to door in the community singing Christmas carols. This is always a highly anticipated event in Wawa. This activity was aimed at raising funds for the students’ end of year trip to Toronto as ...

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