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Candidate for mayor: Frank Jonkman

"Frank Jonkman got into politics very much the same way that he got into the greenhouse business - to meet a need. Jonkman started by building greenhouses for his father's farming operation, using recycled materials that included old television aerials. In the 1970s, other Marsh farmers began to call on him for help with putting up their greenhouses, as his reputation gre for getting the work done at a reasonable cost..."

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Hughes elected warden, sixth from township

"West Gwillimbury Reeve Orville Hughes is the Warden of Simcoe County for 1976. Mr. Hughes, 55, defeated Tecumseth Deputy Reeve Allan Glassford for the post, in an election during county council's 1976 inaugural session Monday. County Clerk George Watson opened nominations for the warden's post and five men were nominated for the post. That left Hughes and Mr. Glassford to run for the post. In a recorded vote, Hughes won handily over Glassford. He polled 45 votes o Glassford's 23. The newly-elected warden was then led to the dias by Midland Reeve Lionel Dion and Bradford Reeve Art Turner, the mover and seconder of his nomination."

George Jackson

Institute elects year's officers

"The Tee-We-Gwill chapter of the Women's Institute held their first meeting with this year's officers last Monday night at the home of Mrs. Barbara Wilcox on Beeton Road. The Women's Institute was originally founded in Ontario to educate women in rural areas in the homemaking field. Since then it has become a world-wide community services oriented organization. The Tec-We-Gwill chapter sponsors a Can-Save Child in Austria, as well as sponsoring the Tec-Gwill 4-H Club for young women."

Back Row: Mary Orr, Marguerite Ramsay, Margaret Jessop
Front Row: Lois West, Jean Calder, Barbara Wilcox

Art Chamberlain

It's time for

"Arthur Evans, retiring Simcoe-Centre MPP said Thursday night he was leaving politics because "we should have new blood". He was speaking at an all-candidates meeting held in Sir William Osler School by the Bradford and West Gwillimbury Progressive Conservative Riding Association. Three contestants for the nomination in Simcoe-centre spoke after Mr. Evans reminisced about his last 16 years at Queen's Park. Evans described his various duties, told a joke about Stuart Smith, and promised the nominees that the winner would have all his support and advice."

George Jackson

Magani retires, election races shaping up

"BRADFORD - After 16 years in public office, Bradford Mayor Joe Magani is retiring from politics. He made his announcement Thursday night before fellow members of town council.
"I think it's about time for Uncle Joe to quit," he said quietly. "I've been in this job for 16 years, and I'm tired. I'd like to spend more time with my family." ...

Bradford Witness

New Lions Executive

"Newly elected Lions Club executive are left to right [front row]: Secretary Eric Hall; Second Vice President John Rutherford; First Vice President Bernie Horne; President Mac Lewis; Immediate Past President Jim Dodds; Third Vice President Gerry Van Alebeek; Treasurer George Robertson. Back row [left to right]: Director Gerry Barker; Tail Twister Joe Alebeek; Director Bill Melbourne; Lion Tamer Bill Lotto; Directors Joe Magani, Merle Woodcock and Jack Armstrong."

New Rotary excutive

"The Bradford Rotary Club elected its new executive last week, naming Bas Visser president. Front, from left;; Jim Simone, treasurer; Frank Maurino, inter-club relations; Reg Harris, Paul Harris Fellowship winner. Rear: Paul Travis, vocational service; Peter Van Scheyndel, secretary; Bas Visser; Don Wood, vice-president; Rick Walker, past president; Sheldon Harries, international service. Absent, Wayne Stinson, club services; Bill Skwarchuk community service."

Bradford Witness

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