Special volunteers given fond farewell

September 5, 2018   ·   0 Comments

“Get involved in your community as much as possible. It’s so rewarding.” No truer words have been spoken. And they come from Sue and Peter Iaboni, long-time King volunteers. The couple moved away from their cherished community, settling in closer to family in the Toronto area. Local residents, volunteers, dignitaries and members of Arts Society King (ASK) bid the couple a fond farewell last Wednesday at an event held at Seneca College.

New municipal centre is for the people

King’s new municipal centre will serve residents for generations to come. As crews put the finishing touches on the new facility, it’s evident this will be a centrepiece of governance and community service.

‘The Buzz’ is first public event about pollinators

King residents will have the opportunity to learn what all “The Buzz” is about at an upcoming event at Cold Creek Conservation Area. King staff ...

Joan Kelley Walker to guide Serve & Savour patrons on culinary journey

This year has been a very busy one for Joan Kelley Walker. The philanthropist, fresh off TV success as one of The Real Housewives of Toronto, inspired Aurora students with her own philanthropic experiences earlier this year at the 2018 Give Back Awards, participated in United Nations events to mark the advancement of women. Just last week, she returned from Dubai to lay the groundwork for her new clothing line, which will benefit international programs empowering women.

Triumph’s Rik Emmett performs Friday

If the t-shirt has “legend” emblazoned across its chest, Rik Emmett will wear it – albeit reluctantly. Emmett, who co-founded the band Triumph alongside Mike Levine and Gil Moore, underscores his point, recalling a recent trip to the grocery store.

King student earns RBC scholarship

Our future is in good hands, thanks to inspiring young people like King’s Nikisha Thapar. Thapar is one of only 15 students nation-wide to receive the RBC Student Leading Change scholarship. The $10,000 award will go toward her post-secondary tuition and ultimately will help make the world a better place.

King’s CIP program gets a shot in the arm

Leveraging some provincial funding, King’s Community Improvement Plan (CIP) grant program will help bolster even more projects. Council gave its Economic Development Department the okay to allocate $15,000 from the Ontario’s Main Street Revitalization Initiative (OMSRI) to the CIP program, in order to continue carrying out the program for the remainder of 2018.

Schomberg’s Jayne, Biersteker in top 20 of Hoedown Showdown

Singers from Aurora, King, Simcoe and Dufferin counties, and from towns and cities across Ontario, will be vying for a place in the Top 10 in the 2018 Hoedown Showdown competition.

Excitement builds as Seneca gets ready to open Magna Hall at King Campus

As the finishing touches are put on Magna Hall, King students and community members are starting to preview the new space. When the building opens ...

Michelin tires backed by years of innovative engineering

We spend a lot of time and forethought in selecting our family vehicles. The same amount of consideration should be spent on picking the right tires. Instead of just kicking the tires, we need to look at them closely, to ensure they fit our needs.

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