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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

The Harvest Queen

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26749
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  • 1977-11-09

"Karen Brinkos had good reason to smile last Saturday. The attractive 19-year-old Bradford girl was chosen Harvest Queen at the first Harvest Festival held in the Ukrainian Cultural Centre on the weekend. Karen represented the Slovak peoples. Her ...

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Wintario winner

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27020
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  • 1975

"A happy Bathurst St. resident recently won $1,000 in the Wintario Lottery. Ladislaw [Walter] Dyrda, who has lived in Bradford 26 years, won the money with a ticket he purchased at Davis Pharmacy. Mr. Dyrda, an employee at Sterling Drugs in Aurora...

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Lion-sized cheque

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26759
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  • 1977-11-23

"The Bradford Lions Club went over the top in the Lions Pool project with the airplane draw last September. The club presented the balance of $50,000 to Bradford Mayor Roy Gordon at a special meeting Monday. From left, club president John Rutherfo...

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dePeuter draw

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26746
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  • 1977-11-09

"Clarence Ritchie (left) of 69 Frederick Street, Bradford, accepts tickets for a trip for two to Mexico from Lawrence de Peuter, owner of DePeuter Interiors. Mr. Ritchie and his wife were the winners in the third annual draw sponsored by DePeuter ...

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Harvest Queen contestants

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26741
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  • 1977-10-19

"Some of the queen contestants in the International Harvest Festival assembled on the weekend, representing many of the ethnic groups in the Bradford area. The festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, November 5 and 6. Front row: Penny Acker...

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Peter Smith and Lesley Barker proudly display trophies

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26942
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  • 1976-11-10

"Peter Smith and Lesley Barker proudly display the trophies they won last Thursday at the Bradford District High School's Drama Night. Lesley and Peter won the best actress and best actor awards for the second year in a row, the first time that ha...

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Jim Simone wins trip to Bahamas

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26935
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  • 1976-10-13

"Mr. and Mrs. Jim Simone of RR 2, Newmarket are the lucky winners of a trip of De Peuter Interiors of Bradford. The second annual draw was held in the De Peuter showroom October 2, and the Simones were present, along with several other people to w...

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