July 2015 Archive

Joining hearts through two decades of marriage

My wife and I became best friends. I was lucky to find her. While I often don’t show it, I am thankful, every day of my life, that we crossed paths and touched hearts.

King and the Climate Action Statement

I have to make both an apology and a confession. In my last column on the Climate Summit of the Americas, I neglected to include Philippe Coulliard, Premiere of Quebec, as one of the primary movers of the historic Climate Action Statement.

Canada wins show jumping gold in Palgrave

There’s often not a great difference between gold and silver medals. In the case of the team show jumping competition at the Pan American Games, that difference amounted to a fraction of a second last Thursday.

Burnett takes experience at Pan Am Games in stride

There’s no rest for the wicked in the world of amateur athletics. Just one week after finishing one spot shy of the podium in individual trampoline at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Jason Burnett of Nobleton was back in the air in Calgary this weekend, competing at the Canadian Games. There he earned a second-place finish behind only an opponent from Great Britain, and actually ahead of fellow Canadian Keegan Soehn, who earned the gold for Canada at Pan Am. Such is the life of an amateur athlete. “You have to pick yourself up and move on,” said Burnett. “There’s always a competition to prepare for, or train for, so you have to look forward to that.”

Milestone sign put up in King Township

Cyclists flock to scenic King, enjoying hundreds of kilometres of some of the best cycling routes around. The 500th Greenbelt Route sign was put up Friday by King Mayor Steve Pellegrini on Kettleby Road just west of Keele Street.

Mayor’s golf tournament gives back

The King community will get a nice shot in the arm, thanks to proceeds from the Mayor’s Annual Golf Tournament.

Movie memorabilia sought for Food Bank’s 2015 Sip & Savour

The King Township Food Bank is rolling out the red carpet this fall for its second annual Sip & Savour fundraising event.

New signage rules boost tourism

To boost the visibility of local businesses and improve tourism, King Township has adopted a new policy for wayfinding and tourism signage.

Cruise for the Cure sets new records

The 5th annual Tim and Brenda’s Cruise for a Cure set records all around, making it one of the finest outdoor car shows in the province.

Abby fundraiser gives back in a big way

A thank-you to the community has also given back, in a very big way.

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