Together they climbed The inaugural Everest Challenge, in support of Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, was an exciting one-day event that took place on October 13th, at the Village at Blue Mountain. Over 600 participants of all ages came together to complete the incredible challenge of climbing 29,092 feet, the height of Mount Everest. Teams of 2, 4, 5, 8, or 10 registered to participate in the event, with teams of 2 climbing the mountain together 20 times, teams of 4 climbing 10 times, and teams of 8 climbing 5 times, etc. Thank you to all of the amazing...Read More
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Clearview Kids Fire Chief for a Day As part of Fire Prevention Week, two new Clearview Township Fire Chiefs were sworn in October 11th, but just for the day. Congratulations to Chase Dempsey of Nottawasaga & Creemore Public School, and Athan Mueller of Byng Public School. Grade 3 Children attending a Clearview Elementary School from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 4 were eligible to win the contest to become a Fire Chief for the Day. Colouring contest sheets, which ask students to review smoke alarm and home escape plan safety, were circulated to all Clearview Elementary Schools during the week...Read More
Every picture tells a story The annual Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts (BMFA) photography competition and gallery show took place at their new location, 65 Simcoe Street in Collingwood, on September 30th. Photographic contributors received critiques on their work from the Jurists. Photos/Story: Bryan Davies...Read More
Golfing to support the new Wasaga Library The 1st annual Wasaga Beach Library Build Fund Golf Tournament held at Marlwood Golf and Country Club on September 21st was a great success, exceeding the $50,000 target in a single day event. Major sponsors were Marlwood Golf and Country Club, Stonebridge Building Group and FRAM Building Group. Many business and individuals also donated prizes for the live and silent auctions, door prizes and grab bag items. Photos/Story: Enrique...Read More
‘Tis the season to fall in love with local beer Collingwood Brewery hosted their annual Fall Beer Fest on October 13th with a little help from their brewing friends including: Black Bellows, Creemore Springs, Duntroon Cyder House, Duxbury Cider, Northwinds Brewhouse & Kitchen, Side Launch Brewing Company and Wasaga Beach Brewing Company. It was an awesome day filled with beer and cider from the region, live music, delicious food, games, plus fun for the kids! Photos/Story: Dave West...Read More