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Shop My Closet event on FPW fire hall on Nov. 15

['Port Greville News with Gail Wagstaff']
['Port Greville News with Gail Wagstaff']

Port Greville News with Gail Wagstaff

Pumpkin People have begun to visit our area and are beginning to assemble at the FPW field.

If you can, please join in and add your creativity to the assembled visitors!

Practices for the Living Christmas Tree performance began on Oct. 22. This is always a highlight of the Christmas season in our community.

The Shore Drive Community Development Association will hold a flu clinic on Friday, Oct. 26 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the FPW Firehall.

Remember to bring your health cards along.

Please go through your winter clothing (boots, coats, jackets, sweaters, and so on) to see if you are able to donate items for the Shop My Closet event.

People may come in and shop from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, November 15 at the FPW fire hall. Items may be dropped off prior to the event at Barb Aris' (8654 Highway 209 or at Sharon Benjamin's at 94 Cochrane Rd. or at the fire hall on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

The next meeting of the Shore Drive Community Development Association will take place at the Diligent River Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.

A guest speaker from Efficiency Nova Scotia will enlighten us on how to make our homes cozier and more energy efficient.

The War Memorial Trust Committee (Barb Aris, Cindy Lake, Ora Collins, Wendy McLelland, and Gail Wagstaff) met recently to make plans for Remembrance Day activities.

Ongoing upkeep and mowing/ landscaping costs require funds to maintain the site properly. If you can make a donation (large or small) it would be gratefully appreciated.

Donations can be made to Cindy Lake, treasurer War Memorial Trust Committee at 8422 Hwy 209, R. R. # 3 Parrsboro, N.S. B0M 1S0 or via any member of the committee.

Memorial donations in memory of a loved one are also possible. Tax Receipts can be issued. This year the Remembrance Day Service is at the Holy Trinity Anglican church at 2 p.m. followed by the laying of wreaths and ceremony at the Robert Cochrane Park and War Memorial site. a light lunch will be served at the FPW Fire hall, courtesy of the Shore Drive Association.

Churches across Canada re being asked to peal their bells 100 times at sunset on Nov. 11 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

The Foxy lady is out of news for now. Have a great week, everyone.

Gail Wagstaff writes for the Port Greville area for the Amherst News.

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