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Two new wheelchairs

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26930
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  • 1976

"Simcoe Manor, Beeton has two spanking new wheelchairs for residents' use. Last Thursday Women's Auxiliary president, Mary Cannon of Gilford made the presentation of the chairs valued at $230. A picture of Jesus in contemporary art was also presen...

Simcoe Scope

Used car dealer wins 76 Cadillac Eldorado in Lions club car draw

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26932
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  • 1976-09-15

"Dunnville used car dealer Robert Rowe won the 1976 Cadillac Eldorado at the annual Lions Club car draw Monday night. A capacity crowd remained past midnight to watch as the tickets on the board dwindled, drawing ever closer to the big prize. The ...

Bradford Witness

Volunteers wanted, to help market WEGWHIST history book

  • CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26694
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  • 2005-07-09

Description : As we approach the end of the writing and editing, we are faced with the challenge of marketing our product, the book. We need someone who can help us develop a marketing plan and execute it. We offer the same pay and benefits that w...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

W.I.'s cake

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27016
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  • 1975-07-09

"Bradford Women's Institute last Wednesday celebrated 50 years "For Home and Country", the motto of the world-wide organization. Long time member Mrs. H.L. Blackwell cuts the anniversary cake fashioned in the shape of the figure 50, as Bradford W....

Jean Saunter

Wanted: WEGWHIST researchers

  • CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26684
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  • 2002-09-07

Description : The West Gwillimbury History project (WEGWHIST for short) is gathering information and interest, pursuing the many aspects of Who, What, Where, When and How of the historic Township. The story begins about the time that the Township ...

George Jackson

Well-Known Landmarks At Bond Head

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26944
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  • 1976

"Best known landmark in Bond Head is the Anglican church at the top of the hill where the driving sheds used to shelter the horses and buggies of church members until a few decades ago still may be seen. In the lower photograph, a simple cairn mar...

Bradford Witness

Winter damage

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26954
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  • 1975-04-09

"Miraculously, the driver of this truck survived. The flat bed tractor trailer had been carrying a load of steel south on Highway 400 when just south of the Highway 88 intersection it spun around and overturned in the west ditch facing northward. ...

Bradford Witness

Winter returns, halts all activity

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26955
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  • 1975

"When Southern Ontario residents put away all their snowmobiling equipment and winter clothes, they thought the long, cold winter had ended, but Old Man Winter decided he still had some say in the matter. Over a foot of snow covered southern Simc...

Bradford Witness

a colorful pageant

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26747
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  • 1977-11-09

"The Harvest Queen contestants posed in their ethnic costumes Sunday at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre. From left: Christine Jolivel, Debbie Langley, Fil Moniz, Stella Balon, Harvest Queen Karen Brinkos, Penny Ackerman, Michele Wierenga, Debbie Rif...

George Jackson

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