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In Memory – J.P. Letourneau

May 29, 2007 One year already, you went to a better place where you have no more pain. I face an empty chair, but sometimes in the silence, I imagine you there. My companion for so many years, no longer here with me, any yet in some mysterious way, you keep me company. Often I turn towards the couch to ...

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For the Fallen

Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), published in The Times newspaper on 21st September 1914. With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and royal Sings sorrow up into ...

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Bob Paterson – Watercolours

Nov 4, 2006 @ 14:56 Once again winter is here… And one of Wawa’s most enjoyed traditions is back. Bob Paterson is showing watercolours at the Legion Hall. Last night saw many of these beautiful watercolours marked with a “S” signifying that they had been snapped up by an admirer. Although don’t despair, roughly half are still available for purchase ...

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Pathways – On Making Commitments (and breaking them)

How often do we make commitments to ourselves, then not follow through? How often do we feel so sure that what we have committed ourselves to will come to pass – as if by magic? How often have we made life changing commitments, only to break the commitment or have it broken for us? Ouch!! I can only speak to ...

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Pathways – The Mischievous Committee

Have you a mischievous committee chattering away within your head? This committee consists of many members trying to make themselves heard. Some members want to grow and change and tackle new and interesting challenges. Others want to maintain the status quo, still others offer all the reasons why something just won’t work, or why the time isn’t right. Sound familiar? ...

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Pathways – A Smile Makes the World a Brighter Place

Have you ever wondered why the world becomes brighter when you smile? Or when you meet someone whose smile lights up your life…for that fleeting second? What is it that changes when we smile? Is there ever a smile more joyous then when a baby first smiles? It doesn’t matter whether it’s rainy, foggy, snowing or whatever. They just smile ...

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McKinnon, Elizabeth (nee Overton)

Born May 15, 1952 In loving memory of a cherished and devoted wife and mother who passed away May 15th, 2005. Sweetheart, you are always in my thoughts, as I care for the flower beds that you meticulously worked. They are a lasting monument to you. Friends still comment that they remember you in your gardening clothes tending the beds til dark. ...

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Pathways – Melancholy, An Opportunity for Change

Melancholy: described in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary as a pensive sadness, sad or gloomy. The past few days I’ve felt melancholy, in a funk. I continued to do all those things that one feels they must do each day just to survive. I put a smile on my face when I needed to. I tried to practice what I preach. ...

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Wawa WOW!

Published on: Apr 8, 2005 That’s it… Short, sweet, elegant… WOW! Wawa has its new branding/positioning “slogan”. After meeting with a variety of people in Focus Groups, “Benjamin James” has presented us with a new “brand”. The intent of this project was to identify Wawa’s strengths and identify ways to direct our efforts. The efforts to rejuvenate and expand our ...

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Brown Announces Funding Increase to Twp of Michipicoten

Published on: Apr 7, 2005 Under the new Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) the Township of Michipicoten will receive an increase of $209,226 over what it received under the old Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF), Mike Brown, M.P.P. for Algoma-Manitoulin announced today. The funding is part of the Ontario government’s announcement that it is replacing the CRF with the more equitable ...

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Bantam & Midget Travellers to Play in SSM League

Published on: Apr 6, 2005 Wawa Minor Hockey Association reached an agreement with Sault Major Hockey Association in order to have our Bantam and Midget team join their league for next season. The agreement is for a 24 game schedule, 16 of the games will be played in Sault Ste. Marie with the remaining 8 games being played in Wawa. ...

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DeoWeb visits Wawa

Published on: Apr 5, 2005 Members of the DeoWeb team came to Wawa last Saturday to provide Content Manager and Administrator training to parishioners of St. Monica’s Parish in Wawa.   The intent of this training was to provide key people with access to the dioceasan website, which will then allow them to upload information about parish activity for not ...

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Wawa Goose Club Holds Daffodil Tea & Bake Sale

Published on: Apr 4, 2005 The Wawa Goose Club had their annual Daffodil Tea & Bake Sale on Friday, April 1st. All the proceeds of nearly $600.00 were presented to the Canadian Cancer Society, Algoma Unit, Wawa Branch at the close of the tea. The door prize, a floral display donated by Broadway Flowers, was won by Doreen Sabourin. The ...

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10th Annual Ken Brown Jr. Wado Kai Karate Tournament

Published on: Apr 4, 2005 The Michipicoten & Wawa Wado Kai Karate clubs will be holding the 10th Annual Ken Brown Jr. Wado Kai Karate Tournament, Saturday April 23rd, 2005, in the Michipicoten High School Gymnasium, 86 Magpie Rd; beginning at 9:30 a.m. The tournament is jointly sponsored by the Michipicoten & Wawa Wado Kai Karate clubs. According to Sensei ...

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Buy Your Daffodils!

Surely the past few days have brought thoughts that spring has arrived! One of the sure signs that spring has arrived is the Canadian Cancer Society’s Annual Daffodil Sales Campaign that kicks off the month of April. Of course, April is also Cancer Society Month, when they have their major residential canvassing campaign. Daffodils in Wawa and Hawk Junction will ...

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