Author: Dave West

BP UGLY XMAS SWEATER PARTY

The invasion of ugly Christmas sweaters Boston Pizza Collingwood threw an Ugly Christmas Sweater party on December 18th. The evening, which included a pizza, salad and pasta buffet, silent auction, prizes for the ugliest sweater and a toy drive, was a Charity Booster Night with all proceeds to Eat Well to Excel, a volunteer run breakfast, snack and lunch program for school age children in Simcoe...

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OLDE FASHIONED CHRISTMAS

Christmas hustle and bustle in Thornbury Thornbury Olde Fashioned Christmas is a special tradition that’s been a part of this community and area for over 40 years. Sponsored by the Thornbury Business Improvement Area, it is their way to say thank you to the many residents, and visitors that come to the town. Beautifully decorated shops, the activities throughout the day, the Christmas tree lighting and the traditional Hidden Santa hunt, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, singing, and laughter and of course Santa and his helpers were all part of this special day on December...

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STAYNER SANTA CLAUS PARADE

Christmas magic in Stayner The magic of Christmas filled the air as the Stayner Kinsmen held their annual Santa Claus Parade on December 2nd. Starting downtown at the Station Gazebo and ending at the Community Arena, one of the largest and most colourful parades in recent memory included a wonderful assortment of floats, dancers, marching bands, performers and of course to everyone’s delight, the star of the show, Santa Claus. The Christmas spirit is alive and well in Clearview...

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SIDE LAUNCH HOLIDAY MARKET

Brews while you choose Guests had the opportunity to enjoy a freshly brewed cold can at Side Launch Brewery as they perused the goods from some of Ontario’s most exclusive artisans at the Holiday Market in Collingwood presented by Peaces! The event was a tremendous success and featured vendors selling diverse goods from handmade craftsmen items, to vintage clothing, antiques & collectibles, plants, delicious eats & more! Donations of canned goods and used clothing were gratefully accepted and the intake was...

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RBC BVO FUNDRAISER

13 minutes to wait RBC Dominion Securities, in conjunction with Summerhill Entertainment Inc. hosted a screening of the film ‘13 Minutes to Wait’, Steve Podborski’s Story of the 1980-81 World Cup Season. On hand to introduce the film were Todd Brooker and Bill Johnston, the film’s Director. Sponsored by Nick Hamilton, Investment Advisor with RBC Dominion Securities in Collingwood, the evening was a fundraiser for the BVO’s Emergency Needs Food Bank ($2000 cash and $500 in food donations...

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