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Happenings at Wawa First United – March 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. Thurs.   Mar.  14    Worship Committee – 2 p.m. Sun.       Mar.  17   Official Board Meeting – 1 p.m. Sat.        Mar.   23   Prayer Shawl Ministry  – ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 13

Weather – Snow ending late this morning then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of drizzle. Risk of freezing rain early this morning. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High plus 4. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. Rain beginning late this evening. Risk of freezing rain late this evening and ...

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Freezing Rain Warning

11:31 PM EDT Tuesday 12 March 2019 Freezing rain warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Freezing rain is expected late this evening. Freezing rain will last for a few hours before changing to rain or drizzle overnight. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care ...

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Search Continues for Missing Couple and Helicopter – UPDATE Helicopter Found

Mar 12, 2019 @ 15:43 The search for two people onboard a Robinson R66 helicopter that went missing between Sudbury and Kapuskasing, Ontario, ended with the discovery of their aircraft on March 11, 2019. Unfortunately, when Royal Canadian Air Force search and rescue technicians (SAR techs) arrived at the crash site, Jody and Nicole Blais were found without vital signs. ...

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Corporate Planning Meeting Tonight – March 12

Agenda CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of Agenda   ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of Minutes – Corporate Planning Meeting, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 OLD BUSINESS Annual and Summary Reports for 2018 – Wawa Drinking Water System Remedial Action ...

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Friday Night Mixed Bowling – March 8

Men’s High Single – Dave Casavant ( 318 ) Women’s High Single – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 283 ) Men’s High Triple – Jake Casavant ( 801 ) Women’s High Triple – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 695 ) Team High Single ( Hdcp’d ) – Wilderness Helicopters Strike Force – ( 1412 ) Team High Triple ( Hdcp’d ) – ...

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Congratulations Delaney!

  Wawa Figure Skating Club was represented well at the Skate Ontario Provincial Championships this past weekend.  Delaney skated four programs and finished 4th in Bronze Triathlon and 16th in STAR 8. The WFSC would like to thank Wawa for its continued support of our local athletes.

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Thank You – SJFICS

  The Grade 6 & 7 class from St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School would like to thank everyone who supported our Annual Bake Sale and the Bottle Drive.  We are overwhelmed by the generosity of our town! All of the proceeds will go towards our 2020 trip to Québec. We would also like to thank the amazing volunteers who ...

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Les deux équipes de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) remportent une 4e place à la compétition provinciale des courses de bateaux en carton

  L’école élémentaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ainsi que l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont très bien réussi à la compétition provinciale des courses de bateaux en carton qui a eu lieu à Waterloo le 6 et 7 mars. Les deux équipes ont remporté une 4e place avec plus de 25 équipes de partout en province qui ont accédé à la compétition provinciale ...

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Algoma Steel Announces Appointment of Michael McQuade as Chief Executive Officer

Algoma Steel Inc. (with its affiliates, “Algoma” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment today of Michael McQuade as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. McQuade, who is currently a director of Algoma, has more than 35 years of steel industry experience in a number of senior leadership positions. “On behalf of the board of directors, I ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 12

Weather – Clearing this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 16 in the morning. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Periods of freezing rain beginning late this evening then changing to rain or drizzle after midnight. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h. Low minus 2 with ...

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Atomic MusicFest is Coming This August

Corey McKenzie of AstroRabbit Entertainment has been working on a Heavy Metal festival for quite some time. Corey’s vision and hard work have caught the interest of many who have been following his story. The festival will be held outdoors from Friday, August 9 until Sunday, August 11, at the Elliot Lake Airport. Corey has the support of the local ...

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New Staff at the Wawa Economic Development Office

The Wawa EDC Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Sylvia Lesage has joined the organization as Business Administrator.  Sylvia brings a variety of skills and experience to the position and is a graduate of Laurentian University’s Bachelor of Business Administration program with work experience in non-profit business management, economic development and business writing. “Sylvia brings a wide variety ...

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In Memory – Kim Gagnon

In loving memory of a cherished Wife, Mom & Meema, who passed away on March 11, 2018. Those we love remain with us, for love itself lives on. Cherished memories never fade, because one loved is gone. Those we love can never be, more than a thought apart. For as long as there is a memory, they live on in ...

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