communautaire Le lien community link The Hawkesbury Le Club Fil d’Argent organise une sortie à Montréal pour voir le nouveau spectacle Cavalia, le samedi 27 juin. Renseignements : Jeanine, 613-446-4814. The Hawkesbury branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, located at 152 Nelson, holds weekly Darts Wednesday at 7 p.m., live music and dancing every Sunday from2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and a SmokedMeat Dinner with live music on the last Friday of each month. The Hall is available for rent. Information: 613-632-5136. L’Orignal Family Beach Party put on by the Knights of Columbus at L’Orignal Beach, Saturday, July 4. Plantagenet UnitedWay/Centraide Prescott Russell Annual General Meeting, June 22, 7 p.m. 550 Albert St. Info: 613 632 4699 or info@ Voyage du Club Entre Amis de Lefaivre au Théâtre des Hirondelles le 9 juillet. Comédie : Parfum de crime. Départ à 14 h 30 du Centre communautaire. Renseignements : Gisèle, 613-679-2586, ou Lucille, 613-679-4427. Ste-Anne-de-Prescott The parish of Ste-Anne-de-Prescott invites you to participate in a pilgrimage in honour of Sainte Anne on Sunday, July 27. Mass at 10:00 a.m., followed by a colourful procession in the street, with flags and prayers. Méchoui dinner at the Community centre. Information: 674- 2042, St-Eugène Sculpture Garden, May 24 to October 30, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Garden Sculpture Show in aid of the CMHA in Philippa’s Garden at the Skelly Gallery, 160 County Road 10, St-Eugène. Vankleek Hill Vankleek Hill & District Horticultural Society presentation by Jill Crosby: Floral Decor for the Home. Thursday, June 18, at 7 p.m., at the VKH Community centre, 36 Mill Street. Vankleek Hill & District Horticultural Society Flower Show and Tea, Sunday, June 28, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the VKH Community centre, 36 Mill Street. AllThings Bright and Beautiful Concert at Knox Church, 29 High Street. Sunday, June 28 at 3 p.m. Reception and art exhibition to follow in Archie Hardy Hall. Wendover Tournoi de Golf du Club Optimiste de Wendover, le samedi 27 juin, Club de golf Nation. 100 $ par joueur (comprend golf, voiturette et souper), pour ceux qui s’ajoutent pour le souper, seulement 25 $. Pour information/inscriptions : Chris, 673- 4465, ou Fred, 859-2135.

Foodland is here!

Hamel. “We have a lot of spaces to fill, and a community to keep happy.” AlthoughMikeDeans had trouble keeping food on the shelves over the past fewmonths, Hamel said the shelves are stocked, and full of fresh items just in time for the opening. “The shelves are being stocked as we speak,” quipped Hamel. “Everything will be ready for our opening.” Scott Foley, regional manager and director of operations, said the sale went through rather quickly and organizers had to hustle to be prepared. “It’s an exciting time for us,” said Foley. “The store is going to be full again.” Foodland is a chain of grocery stores in Ontario, owned by Sobeys Inc. The store in Vankleek Hill is currently a corporate run store, but is being prepared to be sold as a franchise. “Right nowwe just want to get the doors open,” said Foley. “We will update the branding as we go along. We are getting it ready and then we will Franchise it out to someone, hopefully local.”

Karine Hamel, the storemanager for the new Foodland grocery store, and Scott Foley, director of operations, were on hand at the job fair held June 11 at the Vankleek Hill Arena. The new store opened June 17.

so familiar to the community of Vankleek Hill closed up shop, and Foodland moved in. The new grocery store is cleaning up, stocking shelves, and hiring new employees. “We hope to hire about 45 to 50 people,” said Karine Hamel during a Foodland job fair on June 11. “We will be operating from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.” Hamel said employees from the Mike Dean’s store were welcomed to stay on, or had the choice of going to one of the other Mike Dean’s locations. Although 14 previous employees will be staying on to work for the Foodland brand, most of the employees required to run the operation were chosen from the recent job fair. “We will still be taking applications even after we open,” said


It’s finally here.The newFoodland grocery store opened its doors at 7 a.m., June 17, much to the delight of local patrons. The shelves are full, the store is clean, and shoppers are happy. There has been much controversy over the closure of Mike Dean’s recently. In a recent press release, the Dean family stated that the store would not close, however, closed it is. But, it was closed for just a few days tomake way for the new Foodland store that recently opened. The Mike Dean’s store that has become


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