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Northern Lights Last Friday/Saturday

  Last Thursday communities in the northern latitudes throughout the world had the opportunity to see the Northern Lights. The debris from Wednesday, September 6th monster X9-class solar flare had created Northern Light so bright that they stopped traffic in Finland. Despite the clouds Thursday, Wawa had a great show. The first series began just after 10 p.m. despite the cloud cover.   ...

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Adam’s Most Canadian Experience

Sep 14, 2017 @ 10:26 Adam came from Germany last fall as an exchange student for six months. He was billeted in the Barrie area and through school befriended my grandsons Kevan and Darek. They seemed to have the same interests, mainly outdoor activities, and anything motorized. A ski hill was in close proximity and after school and on weekends ...

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Happening at First United Church – September 13

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 Our Student Minister Roberta Howey will be with us until the end of April. Choir Practice each  Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Everyone with a love of singing is ...

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Between the Covers – September 13

New books New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “Collared” by David Rosenfelt, “Look Behind You” by Iris & Roy Johansen, “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid, and “Watch Me Disappear” by Janelle Brown. New on the seven day non-fiction shelf this week: “Killing the Rising Sun” by Bill O’Reilly. New children’s books this ...

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From the Branch – September 13

Sep 13, 2017 @ 08:06 Yes, it is September and we are back at it like they say and our first membership meeting is Thursday 14 September at 7.00 pm so we see you ALL there so we can plan all the events and fundraisers to keep our doors open and serve our veterans and the community. Yes September is ...

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FortisOntario sends crews to assist in Turks & Caicos Restoration efforts

Sep 11, 2017 @ 17:29 Following the devastation arising from Hurricane Irma, FortisOntario has deployed 6 employees to support sister utility FortisTCI in its extensive power outage restoration efforts in Turks and Caicos. Crews have been sent from Canadian Niagara Power, Algoma Power and Cornwall Electric. “Our thoughts are with the people of Turks and Caicos and their families during the difficult ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa

Sep 6, 2017 @ 08:17 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 We welcomed our Student Minister Roberta Howey last Sunday.  She will be with us for eight months. The congregation wishes to ...

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Keep your eyes out for School Buses this School Season

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding drivers that the September long weekend is now behind us and that marks the beginning of a new school year. This is a busy time of year for everyone and the OPP wants everyone to keep safety in mind. There is going to be a large number of school buses out on our roadways. Drivers ...

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Happenings at First United Church – August 30

Aug 30, 2017 @ 08:06 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705 – 856 – 2926. We have enjoyed sharing Morning Worship with  the Congregation of St. Paul’s during the months of July ...

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Dream Vacation Lottery

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will be in the community promoting its Annual Dream Vacation Lottery.  Tickets are available at local businesses and hospital admitting.  Watch for volunteers selling tickets at local businesses and community events. With only 2000 tickets printed your odds for winning are great.   By purchasing a ticket today you are helping to fund ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – August 23

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705 – 856 – 2926. We have enjoyed sharing Morning Worship with  the Congregation of St. Paul’s during the months of July & August. Only one more ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – August 2017

  The Wawa Community Food Bank once again wishes to acknowledge the many expressions of support we have received over the summer months. First of all, we recognise the many individuals who have provided gift cards, food or clothing items. Thank you to Lorna Chiupka, Emma Desgagne, Gordon Draper, Regis Kenny, Dave and Carol Robertson and the many anonymous donors ...

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Happenings at First United Church – August 16

Aug 16, 2017 @ 08:17 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705 – 856 – 2926. We extend a warm welcome to the Congregation of St. Paul’s who are joining us for Morning ...

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Federal Gas Tax Funding to benefit local communities

In July, the Government of Canada delivered the first of two annual $391 million federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) installments to Ontario. In total, Ontario’smunicipal governments will be provided with over $782.1 million this year through the fund. The funding, which flows through the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is now available to support community infrastructure projects. GTF funding supports hundreds ...

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Happenings At First United Church – August 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. We extend a warm welcome to the Congregation of St. Paul’s to join us for Morning Worship at 11:00 a.m. during the month of August. We ...

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