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Winter Solstice celebration helps Hospice Wellington

An evening filled with live harp music, choir performances and painting will be held to celebrate the Winter Solstice.
Hosted by Milestones Celebrant Services on the longest night of the year, Dec. 21, all proceeds will go to Hospice Wellington.

Guelph Food Bank

Packing it in

Volunteer Elizabeth Dewer, police officer Andrew McLachlan (centre) and firefighter Chris Dixon were among a dozen volunteers and emergency first responders collecting non-perishable food items and donations on Saturday.

Lincol Alexander

Lincoln Alexander Day goes national

Ontario’s Lincoln Alexander Day on Jan. 21 will now be recognized across Canada after the Senate successfully signed off on it this fall.

Bring on St. George’s Square debate

Editorial: It may be that city staff who have championed redesigning St. George’s Square as a central space surrounded by a one-way road have the right idea.

Poster contest for Crime Stoppers

Students have the chance to create an official Crime Stoppers’ anonymous poster and win $500 in cash and $25 in art supplies.

Community Seed Hub

Seed hub planted, now watch it grow

A big open space for everyone to share healthy meals, a garden area and nutrition and cooking knowledge is what organizers foresee for the Seed Community Food Hub.

Album singled out as one of Top 30

Guelph musician Adrian Raso’s latest album has been honoured by the CBC as one of the Top 30 Best Canadian Albums of 2014.

U of G a player in book award finals

University of Guelph professor Karyn Freedman’s book about her personal story of rape, pain and recovery has been shortlisted for the British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction – the same award retired U of G prof Thomas King won last year.

Elora on lookout for sculptors

A project that places sculptures outdoors in the village of Elora from May to October is seeking entries for its fifth year in 2015.

Not too late to donate

Hospice Tree of Remembrance Hospice offers a variety of handmade Christmas ornaments for sale. All proceeds from this fundraiser go to support the many programs and services at Hospice Wellington, both in the residence and in the community.  Locations: Stone Road Mall  to Dec. 23 and Duff’s Church in Morriston (Dec. 21, 24). Emma’s Annual [...]

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