The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 497 held the grand opening of their new patio. The patio was made possible through a Trillium grant and offers an accessible location for weddings or parties as well as for Legion functions.
MP Jamie Schmale, MPP Laurie Scott, Mayor Andy Letham and several councillors were in attendance to see Second World War veteran John Sadler cut the ribbon to declare the patio open.
The Omemee Swans Club presented the Legion with a defibrillator for the club in case of an emergency.
The Omemee Swans are hosting coffee on the Legion Patio, Thursday and Fridays, 8-10:30 a.m. The event happens inside in case of inclement weather.
The club will be hosting a fundraising dinner for Trinity United Church, Sept. 10. Sittings are 5:30 and 7 p.m. Meal is pork loin, salads, corn on the cob, coffee, tea and desserts for only $15. Tickets must be reserved in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Swans will host a Mom to Mom Sale, Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Legion. $15 per table with 14 tables available. You can sell gently used clothing, toys and equipment that you no longer need. The Swans will have a raffle table and lunch available. Entrance fee is $1 which will go toward Loonies for the Library to support children’s programming.
Another business, Texas Burgers has arrived in town in the former Bill’s Pizza location, Currently it is open until mid-afternoon with hopes of expanding when employees are found.
For the next year, King Street will be a construction zone while improvements are made to all aspects of the streetscape. Traffic will be down to one lane with opposite flowing traffic diverted to Mary St. Hopefully it is short term pain for long term gain.
This project has been in the planning stages for at least two Council terms. Work is to begin Sept. 12.
Pickleball is held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning at 9 a.m. until the end of September at the Omemee Curling Centre, James Street. Cost is $5 each session or $40 for unlimited. You don’t need to have any experience. Drop in and see what the buzz is all about.
Curling registration for the upcoming season takes place Sept. 7, 7-9 pm at the Curling Center. There are a variety of leagues and no experience is necessary.
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